Federico Musto is out as Arduino CEO

Last week Arduino AG, the holding company for the open source Arduino project, announced that CEO Federico Musto stepped down, to be replaced with Massimo Banzi as new Chairman and CTO of Arduino and

Crunch Report | Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Resigns

The CEO of Uber, Travis Kalanick, resigns from the company, Tesla gets a new lead, Andrej Karpathy, for their autopilot program, University of Michigan students get driverless shuttles and Snapchat in

Crunch Report | Uber CEO Takes Leave of Absence

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is taking a leave of absence, Verizon closes on its $4.5 billion acquisition of Yahoo and Marissa Mayer is leaving the company, Tim Cook discusses more of Apple's car plans an

Rackspace appoints a new CEO

Rackspace today announced that its board has appointed Joe Eazor as its new CEO, effective June 12. Eazor will replace Rackspace president Jeff Cotten, who stepped in as the company’s interim CE

Docker’s new CEO sees gargantuan opportunities ahead

Earlier this week, Docker made the surprise announcement that its long-time CEO Ben Golub was stepping down and that former Concur CEO Steve Singh was stepping into his shoes. While this move surely c

Docker gets a new CEO

There is change in the air for Docker, the company that helped make software containers popular among developers. But Docker is under pressure from the growing ecosystem of Kubernetes-based services a

Nigeria’s Cars45 closes $5M round to digitize Africa’s used autos markets

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Africa Roundup: Uber says it’s staying, Konga could be

TransferWise moves into Asia Pacific with opening of regional HQ in Singapore

TransferWise, the billion-dollar valued startup that reduces the cost of cross-border payments, has taken a big step to globalizing its service after it opened an Asia Pacific office in Singapore. Th

Uber details early steps to change culture, and ongoing COO search

Uber held a special press call on Tuesday, hosted by board member Arianna Huffington and staffed with three of its highest ranking female staff. The call was pretty clearly an attempt to counter-messa

Safaricom and mSurvey launch Consumer Wallet to map Africa’s cash economy

Kenya’s leading mobile provider, Safaricom, is teaming up with data collection startup mSurvey to launch Consumer Wallet ― an online platform using mobile and SMS to map Africa’s cash-based econ

Crunch Report | YouTube TV Is Live

An in-depth review of the highly anticipated Nintendo Switch, YouTube launches YouTube TV, Uber's CEO apologizes for being mean to a driver and Craig Newmark donates $1 million to ProPublica. All this

UK’s long-delayed digital strategy looks to AI but is locked to Brexit

The UK government is due to publish its long awaited Digital Strategy later today, about a year later than originally slated. Existing delays having been compounded by the shock of Brexit. Drafts of t

The inside story of the rise and rise of Uber

Brad Stone’s new book, The Upstarts, recounts the surprising rise – and possible fall – of the sharing economy. By looking at Uber and AirBnB, Stone brings life and drama to the orig

Crunch Report | 100 Companies File Opposition to Trump’s Immigration Order

100 companies file opposition to Trump's immigration order, Zenefits gets a new CEO, Snap partners with BBC to get Planet Earth II on its platform and DARPA's SideArm simplifies military drone landing

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella addresses Trump immigration order in employee Q&A

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has already weighed in on Donald Trump’s January 27 executive order on refugees in a LinkedIn post, but now the company has made public additional thoughts on the sub

Ford CEO and Chairman say the automaker does not support Trump’s immigration order

Ford CEO Mark Fields and Executive Chairman Bill Ford have released a statement on Donald Trump’s immigration order, making them the first major U.S. automaker to offer an official comment or po

Build bridges instead of walls

We are a nation of immigrants, and we must not forget that is a key reason this country has been so successful. The Immigration Act of 1965, which re-oriented U.S. immigration policy to focus on reuni

Crunch Report | AppDynamics CEO Talks Cisco Acquisition

AppDynamics CEO David Wadhwani and Cisco VP of IoT Rowan Trollope talk to us about the $3.7 billion acquisition, Alpahbet biotech moonshot lands $800 million in funding and a Snapchat Spectacles case

Crunch Report | Zoom CEO Eric Yuan Raised $100 Millon

Hanging out with the CEO of Zoom Eric Yuan and talking about the most recent investment for Sequoia for $100 million, LinkedIn's major desktop update, and the NHTSA fully exonerates Tesla's AutoPilot.

Crunch Report | Samsung Leader Bribery Charges

Xiaomi admits company grew too fast, Samsung's leader Jay Y. Lee is issued an arrest warrant, SpaceX successfully launches and lands a Falcon 9 and Airbus is exploring flying taxis. All this on Crunch
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