Duolingo has acquired its first startup, an animation studio that has created art for the language learning app and for Amazon, Dropbox, Spotify and Google. The startup, Gunner, is a Detroit-based bus
Substack is officially launching its Android app following beta tests, the company announced on Tuesday. The rollout of the Android app comes six months after Substack introduced its iOS app. The Subs
It sure looks like Elon Musk’s $44 billion Twitter takeover is actually happening. On Tuesday, representatives of the billionaire notified Twitter through a letter that he intends to move forwar
Meta is shutting down Bulletin, the off-platform newsletter product it launched last summer. Available to writers on an invite-only basis, Bulletin allowed readers to subscribe to newsletters from con
It is typical for consumers to purchase more food items than they need and then throw them away because they either forgot about them or the food expired. It is estimated that 1.3 billion tons of food
Crypto "losses” from hacks and fraud continued to decline in the third quarter, Immunefi’s Crypto Losses Q3 report shows.
When it comes to the decentralized world of crypto, few single entities loom larger or carry more weight in the industry than exchange behemoth Binance. The blockchain giant processed $34 trillion in
Seems Google couldn’t wait until Thursday to announce all of its upcoming hardware. In a pair of blog posts this morning, the company announced two additions to its Nest line of smart home products:
Clayton Bryan, head of 500 Global’s accelerator fund, says demo days are still key for founders and investors, even if they're held virtually.
The collective creativity, ingenuity and technical prowess of the Startup Battlefield 200 presented by Capital Connect by JP Morgan is nothing short of amazing. Out of thousands of applications, only
Highnote launched to the public today, allowing musicians, podcasters and other creators to collaborate on audio files by recording voice notes directly over a track, making timestamped reactions and
After doing whatever he could to back out of his bid to buy Twitter for $44 billion, Elon Musk proposed to move forward with his initial offer of buying Twitter at $54.20 per share. Bloomberg first re
Disney+ today relaunched as a native app on PlayStation 5 (PS5) consoles, which now supports PS5 capabilities like 4K HDR (High-Dynamic Range) streaming. The company also relaunched Star+, Disney+R
Zipline, a drone delivery and logistics company that got its start delivering medical supplies in Africa, has started dropping prescriptions and over-the-counter medications to homes in the Salt Lake
Following another quarter that saw marketers pull back on their ad spending, Meta today announced it’s increasing its ad load on Instagram with the launch of two new ad slots. Amid a slew of pro
The Matter 1.0 standard and certification program enables smart home device brands to communicate with each other in your home from one place.
The European Space Agency and Airbus teamed up with New Zealand-based startup Emrod to demonstrate a wireless power transfer system last week.
We’re less than a month away from TechCrunch Disrupt on October 18–20 in San Francisco! Imagine a drumroll, folks, because we’re about to announce the last tranche of investors and thought leade
Reddit announced today that it’s bringing on the team from Oterlu, a startup from Gothenburg, Sweden that develops machine learning-powered content moderation tools. The Oterlu team will join Re
Last fall, Rakesh Mathur stayed up until the wee hours of the morning, waiting for his daughter to come home from a frat party at Stanford. “She walks in at 2:30 with just a big, beaming smile.