• Expanding in Africa, eBay partners with MallForAfrica.com Crunch Network

    Expanding in Africa, eBay partners with MallForAfrica.com

    American eBay sellers will soon gain access to Africa’s biggest consumer markets. This comes via a new partnership between the U.S. e-commerce giant and online shopping startup MallforAfrica.com, set to go live July 2016. Read More

  • Uber positions its China app as more than a ride-hailing service

    Uber positions its China app as more than a ride-hailing service

    Uber China is repositioning itself as an all-in-one solution for transportation, food and entertainment. At TechCrunch Shanghai, Uber China VP of Operations and Regional General Manager of Central China Kate Wang showed off Uber’s new vision for China — one that includes two new offerings, UberLIFE and Uber + Travel, which will roll out across China this year. All-in-one solutions… Read More

  • A quick look at the state of hardware technologies in China and beyond

    A quick look at the state of hardware technologies in China and beyond

    Recent developments in the hardware world show just how far China’s star has risen and how dominant the country has become in the world of technology hardware manufacturing, development, and innovation. And the physical impact of these products is only just beginning to shape the direction the tech industry will take in years to come. Read More

  • The future of 3D-printed prosthetics Crunch Network

    The future of 3D-printed prosthetics

    The recent ubiquity of 3D printers and innovations in prosthetic design, manufacturing and distribution offer a viable solution for the millions of people living with limb loss around the world. In the United States alone, close to 200,000 amputations are performed each year, yet, with prosthetics priced between $5,000 and $50,000, having one can almost be considered a luxury. Read More

  • Accessibility was all around this year’s WWDC Crunch Network

    Accessibility was all around this year’s WWDC

    Accessibility, conceptually, is much more than just the discrete “accessibility options for people with disabilities”. At its heart, accessibility is about just that: access. You don’t need to have a disability to benefit from it. Read More

  • The opportunities Silicon Valley doesn’t see Crunch Network

    The opportunities Silicon Valley doesn’t see

    Silicon Valley is justifiably seen as the geographical center of digital innovation. From Google and Facebook to Uber and Netflix, the Valley is home to many global technology leaders. However, when searching for the next big startup, the time has come to look beyond Silicon Valley. Read More

  • A new sales technology stack is coming Crunch Network

    A new sales technology stack is coming

    The sales tech stack is being built as we speak, and it’s happening in lockstep with the move from the one-to-many work of demand generation, to the one-to-one world of account-based sales and marketing. Read More

  • How the ‘insecurity of things’ creates the next wave of security opportunities Crunch Network

    How the ‘insecurity of things’ creates the next wave of security opportunities

    More than 5 billion IoT devices were installed in 2015. Gartner estimates this will grow to 20 billion by 2020. Unfortunately, experts agree that security is not only an afterthought, but often is actively resisted and circumvented Read More

  • Will the rich get richer with Apple’s new app store ads

    Will the rich get richer with Apple’s new app store ads

    Apple’s reveal of sponsored search ads on the App Store was overshadowed by its simultaneous opening up and improvement of its subscription offerings. But for the average developer or publisher, the ads will have a much more immediate effect on their business. Paid ads won’t begin until Apple has completed a period of free testing. In the interim, App Store publishers should be… Read More

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