TechCrunch Podcasts this week: Scaling web3, bulls and bears, falling tech valuations and UFOs

TechCrunch is more than just a site with words. We’re also building a growing stable of podcasts focused on the most critical topics relating to the startup and venture capital worlds. To help y

Netflix shares down more than 20% after losing 200,000 subscribers in first quarter

Concerning news from Netflix’s earnings today. The streaming service reported that in the first quarter of 2022, it lost 200,000 subscribers — its first subscriber loss in over a decade. A

Pixel Vault banks $100 million in funding to chase an NFT media empire

The world of NFTs is bizarre, confounding and exhilarating. Detractors see a space full of capital-obsessed hucksters who want to choke all of the lasting value from popular culture, while boosters se

Turing nabs $32M more for an AI-based platform to source and manage engineers remotely

As remote work continues to solidify its place as a critical aspect of how businesses exist these days, a startup that has built a platform to help companies source and bring on one specific category

SpotOn taps $50M to take on Square and more in payments and financial services for SMBs

Small and medium enterprises make up the vast majority of businesses globally, and today a startup building merchant services to help them operate is announcing a growth round to address that opportun

Ripple is going after startups to build an ecosystem around the XRP cryptocurrency

It’s finally happening.┬áRipple is making a push to expand the use of the XRP cryptocurrency into new verticals and segments beyond the payment and banking space where the company is focused. XR

Greg Mark of Markforged talks about putting metal into the microwave

When a guy like Greg Mark emails it pays to reply. Mark, who is the eccentric and excitable founder of Markforged, a 3D printer systems that spits out ready-made carbon fiber and metal products, is al

Notion Ink Fans Now Considerably Harder To Find

The folks who lambasted me so roundly last year about the Notion Ink Adam are now nowhere to be found. The “fans,” Greg at NotionInkFan most notably, are quiet. NotionInkHacks is now Table

Presented Without Comment: A Video Review Of The Notion Ink Adam

Since Greg of notioninkfan was so kind as to call me out in his recent post, I present without comment his first NI Adam review video and encourage you to pop over to his website where you can find th

Notion Ink Adam Finally Receives FCC Clearance

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Notion Ink Adam Tablet Still Delayed

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Notion Ink Tablet To Ship With Crazy Rear Touchpad Disabled

As we all know, in Chinese, the symbol for “crisis” is “danger” plus “opportunity.” Keep that in mind when you hear this latest tidbit: the “rear touchpad&#82

It's Alive! The Notion Ink Adam Gets A Real Hands On

So here you go. You’ve asked for it, they provided: live, hands-on video of the Notion Ink Adam tablet in the flesh. While the video is a little fuzzy, it’s fairly complete and shows the f

Why I Don't Believe In the Notion Ink Adam (Among Other Devices)

I’ve been allowed the great privilege of enjoying a spirited discussion on this very site with a number of die-hard fans of the Notion Ink Adam tablet. In over 135 comments directed at us by thi

Notion Ink Tablet Still, You Know, Delayed

Yeah, sure, it will come out. Don’t worry. I know you guys are totally into the Notion Ink Adam tablet and I’m here to tell you that this thing won’t ship this year and when it does

Notion Ink Says Adam Tablet Could Be Ready By Christmas Day

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Adam Gets Its Own Genesis

Everyone’s favorite tablet, the Notion Ink Adam, is getting its own SDK. The framework, called Genesis, seems to suggest that Notion Ink will be offering some value-add over the standard Android

The Notion Ink Adam, the Most Exciting Tablet That Will Never Ship, To Get More Features

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The Notion Ink Adam tablet is set for a June '10 release

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The Notion Ink Smartpad better be real

Man alive. Look at this thing. It’s like an iPod Touch with hormonal issues. This is the Notion Ink Smartpad, a 10-inch tablet running an NVIDIA Tegra T20 chipset with 1080p video playback and P