China’s Honor returns to the Indian smartphone market

Honor is a top five smartphone maker in its native China. After more than three years the company is returning to India with the Honor 90, its first new device for the world’s second largest sma

Smartphone sales drop sharply in China

New numbers from Counterpoint Research paint a rough picture for China’s smartphone market. Things show a steady climb, dating back to the iPhone 5’s 2012 launch, before peaking in December 2016 a

Senior care startup Honor secures $370M in debt and equity, reaches unicorn status

Senior care can be a sensitive topic as many older people find themselves in situations where they need care, but are not to the point where they need the kind of around-the-clock care provided by nur

Apple sales bounce back in China as Huawei loses smartphone crown

Huawei’s smartphone rivals in China are quickly divvying up the market share it has lost over the past year. Indeed, 92.4 million units of smartphones were shipped in China during the first quar

Huawei’s struggles hurt overall smartphone shipments in China, but rivals like Apple found new opportunities

The impact of United States government sanctions on Huawei is continuing to hurt the company and dampen overall smartphone shipments in China, where it is the largest smartphone vendor, according to a

Mid-range flagships like the Honor 20 Pro are giving premium phones a run for their money

Phone sales have been trending downward for some time now. There are a number of reasons for this — many of which you can read about in this piece I published last week. The creeping cost of premium

Huawei responds to Android ban with service and security guarantees, but its future is unclear

Huawei has finally gone on the record about a ban on its use of Android, but the company’s long-term strategy on mobile still remains unclear. In an effort to appease its worried customer base,

Several chip companies, including Qualcomm and Intel, have reportedly stopped supplying Huawei after blacklist

Several key suppliers are reportedly cutting off Huawei after the Trump administration added the Chinese telecom equipment and smartphone giant to a trade blacklist last week. According to Bloomberg,

AARP dangles $10K prize in front of startups to help aging population

An impetuous 20-something year old team of startup founders may not automatically reach out to the AARP to bring its products to market. Ignoring the aging population isn't the sharpest move, however.

HomeHero wants to work with hospitals to connect in-home caregivers to seniors

CEO Kyle Hill spent a lot of time building technology for his parents that would help them find better service for their aging family members — who were around 2,000 miles away across the country. S

And The Winners Of The 9th Annual Crunchies Are…

Silicon Valley is getting dressed up tonight to celebrate startups, their founders and CEOs, VCs and angels, and the products they make during our 9th Annual Crunchies awards show at the San Francisco

Meet The Nominees For The 9th Annual Crunchies Awards

The 9th Annual Crunchies are almost here. On February 8, pioneering tech startups, entrepreneurs and investors will make their way to San Francisco’s War Memorial Opera House for what we like to cal

Meet The Startups Vying For The Crunchie For Best New Startup Of 2015

The 9th Annual Crunchies are right around the corner, and some of the best and brightest startups, companies and leaders are vying for the chance to win the coveted Crunchie award in one of the 12 cat

Announcing The 9th Annual Crunchies Finalists

After a multitude of worthy nominations, TechCrunch is proud to announce the 9th Annual Crunchies Awards finalists. Take a peek below at the full list of finalists for each award category. There are

Honor Shifts Closer To An On-Demand Model By Offering Elder Care Within Two Hours Of A Request

Honor, the San Francisco-based company that is tackling the issues posed by a rapidly aging American society, is shifting closer to an on-demand model with Honor Now. The new product will bring custom

James Currier And Stan Chudnovsky Take The Wraps Off Their New Incubator, NFX Guild

A new Bay Area accelerator, NFX Guild, has emerged on the scene with plans to run a three-month-long program twice a year for between 10 and 15 companies. It has a novel approach, too. For one thing,

Andreessen Horowitz-Backed Honor Pledges $1M In Free Care For Seniors, Expands Across The Bay Area

Honor, a startup focused on caring for the country’s aging population, is giving away $1 million in free care to seniors and is opening across the San Francisco Bay Area today. At an event on ag

An Ex-Googler Launches An In-Home Care Startup Called Honor And Raises $20 Million

Seth Sternberg, who sold a messaging service to Google for around $100 million, is launching a new startup centered around in-home care — and has raised a ton of money to build it. Honor, a combina