Smart home startup Level Home emerges from stealth with $71M and a new take on the smart lock – TechCrunch

Smart home startup Level Home emerges from stealth with $71M and a new take on the smart lock – TechCrunch

As companies like Google, Amazon and Apple hone their strategies to build the brain that helps you use the…

Watch Google unveil the Pixel 4 live right here – TechCrunch

Libra claims 180 potential replacements for 7 mutineers – TechCrunch

Leo Labs and its high-fidelity space radar track orbital debris better than ever — from New Zealand – TechCrunch

Facebook has a weak stance on political ads – TechCrunch

Facebook should ban campaign ads. End the lies. – TechCrunch

Why each Libra member’s mutiny hurts Facebook – TechCrunch

Cryptocurrency’s bad day continues as the SEC blocks Telegram’s $1.7 billion planned token sale – TechCrunch

Nomad’s new Base Station Pro offers a taste of what Apple’s AirPower had promised – TechCrunch

NASA’s new Moon-bound spacesuit is safer, smarter, and much more comfortable – TechCrunch

Xage now supports hierarchical blockchains for complex implementations – TechCrunch

Clari snags $60M Series D on valuation of around $500M – TechCrunch

Creators of modern rechargeable batteries share Nobel prize – TechCrunch

Gnarbox 2.0 backup SSD is a photographer’s best friend in the field and at home – TechCrunch

Instagram launches Create mode with On This Day throwbacks – TechCrunch

With $15M round and 100K tablets sold, reMarkable CEO wants to make tech ‘more human’ – TechCrunch

Google makes moving music and videos between speakers and screens easier – TechCrunch

Arm brings custom instructions to its embedded CPUs – TechCrunch

Facebook’s Workplace hits 3M paying users, launches Portal app in a wider push for video – TechCrunch

Forward Networks raises $35M to help enterprises map, track, and predict their networks’ behavior – TechCrunch

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Watch Google unveil the Pixel 4 live right here – TechCrunch

Watch Google unveil the Pixel 4 live right here – TechCrunch

Google is about to unveil its new smartphone lineup, the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL. And if you’re…

You probably won’t be buying a Mac Pro this year

Google updates its Titan security keys with USB-C – TechCrunch

You probably won’t be buying a Mac Pro this year

Microsoft preps service pack-esque Windows 10 1909 for release

Google’s Pixel 4 briefly went up for preorder on Best Buy Canada – TechCrunch

Patch Tuesday problems persist: Start stops, Edge crumbles, Outlook and VMware shake

Google’s Pixel 4 launches next week, here’s what we expect – TechCrunch

Rahko raises £1.3M seed from Balderton for quantum machine learning tech – TechCrunch

Rahko raises £1.3M seed from Balderton for quantum machine learning tech – TechCrunch

Microsoft prods customers with Windows 10 retirement dates

Why venture capital firms need culture experts – TechCrunch

Google takes AMP to the OpenJS Foundation – TechCrunch

Getting more people to open your emails – TechCrunch

A Chrome security setting you shouldn’t overlook

A troubled update to critical browser patches for October Patch Tuesday

Android file transfer: How to move data between your phone and computer

“Completely driverless Waymo cars are on the way” – TechCrunch

Silicon Valley’s competing philosophies on tech ethics with The New Yorker’s Andrew Marantz – TechCrunch

Patch Tuesday preliminary report: Looks like the fourth time’s a charm

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South Korea-based Mathpresso, developer of tutoring app Qanda, raises $14.5 million Series B – TechCrunch

South Korea-based Mathpresso, developer of tutoring app Qanda, raises $14.5 million Series B – TechCrunch

Seoul-based education technology startup Mathpresso announced today that it has raised $14.5 million in Series B funding. The company’s…

Bird’s chief legal & policy officer is leaving the company – TechCrunch

WeWork pulls thousands of phone booths out of service over formaldehyde scare – TechCrunch

AI-based firefighter safety startup Prometeo wins IBM Call for Code Challenge – TechCrunch

Founder’s guide to the pre-IPO secondary market – TechCrunch

DoorDash opens a shared kitchen in Redwood City – TechCrunch

Opendoor appoints CFO, CPO – TechCrunch

Apply to TC Top Picks @ Disrupt Berlin 2019 – TechCrunch

Foodvisor automatically tracks what you eat using deep learning – TechCrunch

Why each Libra member’s mutiny hurts Facebook – TechCrunch

What you need to know now – TechCrunch

What you need to know now – TechCrunch

YC grad Revel’s plan to connect women over 50 – TechCrunch

Nike has picked up Russell Wilson’s Tally/TraceMe in a rare acquisition – TechCrunch

EBay, Stripe and Mastercard drop out of Facebook’s Libra Association – TechCrunch

what founders need to know about recent changes in VC deal terms – TechCrunch

Rahko raises £1.3M seed from Balderton for quantum machine learning tech – TechCrunch

Club Factory raises $100M to expand its lifestyle e-commerce platform in India – TechCrunch

Instacart shoppers are organizing a nationwide protest – TechCrunch

Polte raises $12.5 million to track devices using LTE signal – TechCrunch

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Descartes Labs snaps up $20M more for its AI-based geospatial imagery analytics platform – TechCrunch

Descartes Labs snaps up $20M more for its AI-based geospatial imagery analytics platform – TechCrunch

Satellite imagery holds a wealth of information that could be useful for industries, science and humanitarian causes, but one big and persistent challenge with it has been a lack of effective ways to tap that…

SAP’s Bill McDermott on stepping down as CEO – TechCrunch

SAP’s Bill McDermott on stepping down as CEO – TechCrunch

SAP’s CEO Bill McDermott today announced that he wouldn’t seek to renew his contract for the next year and step down immediately after nine years at the helm of the German enterprise giant. Shortly after…

Bill McDermott steps down as SAP’s CEO – TechCrunch

Bill McDermott steps down as SAP’s CEO – TechCrunch

SAP today announced that Bill McDermott, its CEO for the last nine years, is stepping down immediately. The company says he decided not to renew his contract. SAP Executive Board members Jennifer Morgan and Christian…

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With a possible Apple tag waiting in the wings, Tile unveils Sticker, an adhesive device for tracking objects – TechCrunch

With a possible Apple tag waiting in the wings, Tile unveils Sticker, an adhesive device for tracking objects – TechCrunch

We are still waiting to see if Apple officially unveils a new spin on the business of tracking tags —…

HTC’s new CEO discusses the phonemaker’s future – TechCrunch

HTC’s new CEO discusses the phonemaker’s future – TechCrunch

Ahead of a Disrupt appearance, Yves Maitre talks mobile, VR and blockchain Brian Heater @bheater / 7 hours On September…

How ‘the Internet broke America’ with The New Yorker’s Andrew Marantz – TechCrunch

How ‘the Internet broke America’ with The New Yorker’s Andrew Marantz – TechCrunch

When Elizabeth Warren took on Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook earlier this week, it was a low moment for what New…

Annual Extra Crunch members can receive $1,000 in AWS credits – TechCrunch

Annual Extra Crunch members can receive $1,000 in AWS credits – TechCrunch

We’re excited to announce a new partnership with Amazon Web Services for annual members of Extra Crunch. Starting today, qualified…

PayPal is the first company to drop out of the Facebook-led Libra Association – TechCrunch

PayPal is the first company to drop out of the Facebook-led Libra Association – TechCrunch

PayPal is the first company to walk away from Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency. PayPal’s decision to take its ball and go…

As Sinai Ventures returns first fund, partner Jordan Fudge talks new LA focus – TechCrunch

As Sinai Ventures returns first fund, partner Jordan Fudge talks new LA focus – TechCrunch

At age 27, Jordan Fudge is quietly making a splash in the VC world. Fudge is the managing partner of…

Zuckerberg says Facebook will sue to stop EU’s global content takedowns – TechCrunch

Zuckerberg says Facebook will sue to stop EU’s global content takedowns – TechCrunch

Facebook plans to challenge Europe’s top court, which today ruled that EU countries can order Facebook to globally remove content…

Osano makes business risk and compliance (somewhat) sexy again – TechCrunch

Osano makes business risk and compliance (somewhat) sexy again – TechCrunch

A new startup is clearing the way for other companies to better monitor and manage their risk and compliance with…

Sony’s new A9 II mirrorless full-frame camera has the speed sports photographers need – TechCrunch

Sony’s new A9 II mirrorless full-frame camera has the speed sports photographers need – TechCrunch

Sony announced a successor to its popular A9 mirrorless interchangeable lens full-frame camera today. The A9 II carries over some…

Instagram launches Threads, a Close Friends chat app with auto-status – TechCrunch

Instagram launches Threads, a Close Friends chat app with auto-status – TechCrunch

What if Instagram could automatically tell your Close Friends you’re 🏠 (home), 🤓 (working), 🚗 (on the move), or 🛋️…

India’s Fyle bags $4.5M to expand its expense management platform in US, other international markets – TechCrunch

India’s Fyle bags $4.5M to expand its expense management platform in US, other international markets – TechCrunch

Fyle, a Bangalore-headquartered startup that operates an expense management platform, has extended its previous financing round to add $4.5 million…

CcHub’s iHub acquisition, Andela’s $50M run-rate and layoffs, Transsion’s IPO – TechCrunch

CcHub’s iHub acquisition, Andela’s $50M run-rate and layoffs, Transsion’s IPO – TechCrunch

Two of Africa’s powerhouse tech incubators joined forces in September. Nigerian innovation center and seed-fund CcHub acquired Nairobi based iHub. The…

MyMilk Labs launches Mylee, a small sensor that analyzes breast milk at home – TechCrunch

MyMilk Labs launches Mylee, a small sensor that analyzes breast milk at home – TechCrunch

Many expectant mothers are told that breastfeeding will come naturally, but it is often a fraught and confusing experience, especially…

OmniVis could save lives by detecting cholera-infected water in minutes rather than days – TechCrunch

OmniVis could save lives by detecting cholera-infected water in minutes rather than days – TechCrunch

Clean drinking water is one of the most urgent needs in developing countries and disaster-stricken areas, but safety tests can…

Embracing the Founder to CEO (F2C) Journey – TechCrunch

Embracing the Founder to CEO (F2C) Journey – TechCrunch

Neeraj Agrawal Contributor More posts by this contributor Build bridges instead of walls The SaaS Success Database It’s been four…

Zuckerberg is wrong about TikTok – TechCrunch

Zuckerberg is wrong about TikTok – TechCrunch

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Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 7 finally has USB-C, ships on October 22 – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 7 finally has USB-C, ships on October 22 – TechCrunch

Today at its special hardware event, Microsoft unveiled the new Surface Pro 7. The new Surface Pro finally brings USB-C…

Honeycomb.io raises $11.4M to help developers observe and debug their apps – TechCrunch

Honeycomb.io raises $11.4M to help developers observe and debug their apps – TechCrunch

As companies continue to expand the number of cloud-based tools and apps that are used to run their businesses, DevOps…

Elizabeth Warren bites back at Zuckerberg’s leaked threat to K.O. the government – TechCrunch

Elizabeth Warren bites back at Zuckerberg’s leaked threat to K.O. the government – TechCrunch

Presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren has responded publicly to a leaked attack on her by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, saying…

GoPro launches new Hero8 Black and MAX action cameras – TechCrunch

GoPro launches new Hero8 Black and MAX action cameras – TechCrunch

GoPro has released new versions of both its hero line, and its newer 360-degree ruggedized action cameras. The $399 GoPro…

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With Windows Virtual Desktop, the bad old days are coming back

With Windows Virtual Desktop, the bad old days are coming back

I’ve been saying for a while now that Microsoft wants you to move from Windows on your desktop to Windows…

Europe’s recharged antitrust chief makes her five year pitch to be digital EVP – TechCrunch

Europe’s recharged antitrust chief makes her five year pitch to be digital EVP – TechCrunch

Europe’s competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager, set for a dual role in the next Commission, faced three hours of questions from…

Opera jumps on tracking blocker bandwagon

Opera jumps on tracking blocker bandwagon

Opera jumps on tracking blocker bandwagon | Computerworld The browser maker unveiled version 64 of Opera, which now relies on…

Google makes moving music and videos between speakers and screens easier – TechCrunch

Google makes moving music and videos between speakers and screens easier – TechCrunch

Google today announced a small but nifty feature for the Google Assistant and its smart home devices that makes it…

Nadella warns government conference not to betray user trust – TechCrunch

Nadella warns government conference not to betray user trust – TechCrunch

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, delivering the keynote at the Microsoft Government Leaders Summit in Washington, DC today, had a message…

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Unagi is the iPhone of scooters you actually buy – TechCrunch

Unagi is the iPhone of scooters you actually buy – TechCrunch

Can you never find a scooter to rent when you need one? Here’s a radical idea.…

Jobpal pockets $2.7M for its enterprise recruitment chatbot – TechCrunch

Google brings its Jacquard wearables tech to Levi’s Trucker Jacket – TechCrunch

Facebook faces VR challenges – TechCrunch

Kickstarter darling EcoFlow Delta battery generator is not what it seems – TechCrunch

Why is Dropbox reinventing itself? – TechCrunch

As vape lung death toll mounts, CDC investigators warn against ‘informal’ THC sources – TechCrunch

Cracking the code on podcast advertising for customer acquisition – TechCrunch

HTC’s new CEO Yves Maitre is coming to Disrupt San Francisco – TechCrunch

TC’s Greg Epstein and Kate Clark talk mental health startups and the ‘Cult of the Founder’ – TechCrunch

DARPA aims to make networks 100 times speedier with FastNIC – TechCrunch

MediaRadar’s new product helps event organizers maximize sales – TechCrunch

Europe shows the way in online privacy – TechCrunch

The time is right for Apple to buy Sonos – TechCrunch

Alexa developers can now personalize their skills by recognizing the user’s voice – TechCrunch

Apple’s iOS and iPadOS 13 support multiple PS4 or Xbox One controllers, which could be huge for Arcade – TechCrunch

Nigeria’s CcHub acquires Kenya’s iHub to create mega Africa incubator – TechCrunch

Everything Amazon announced at its Alexa event today – TechCrunch

Ears-on with Amazon’s new Echo earbuds, framebuds, and ringbud – TechCrunch

Why Flexport built a slick Slack SaaS for shipping – TechCrunch

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Google’s Grasshopper coding class for beginners comes to the desktop – TechCrunch

Google’s Grasshopper coding class for beginners comes to the desktop – TechCrunch

Google today announced that Grasshopper, its tool for teaching novices how to code, is now available…

9 critical questions about Microsoft’s first Android phone

Satya Nadella looks to the future with edge computing – TechCrunch

Opera’s desktop browser gets built-in tracking protection – TechCrunch

The NBA should learn from Google China – TechCrunch

Waymo is creating 3D maps of Los Angeles to better understand traffic congestion – TechCrunch

Apple ships macOS Catalina; here’s what you get

Apple ships macOS Catalina and here’s what you get

As Patch Tuesday approaches, turn off Automatic Update temporarily and — especially — disengage IE

Microsoft’s plan to ignore Windows 10 1809 worked

Microsoft crowdsourced QA, and look what we got

An interview with Dr. Stuart Russell, author of “Human Compatible, Artificial Intelligence and the Problem of Control” – TechCrunch

HTC’s new CEO discusses the phonemaker’s future – TechCrunch

How ‘the Internet broke America’ with The New Yorker’s Andrew Marantz – TechCrunch

How you shouldn’t handle your data breach – TechCrunch

Microsoft releases even more patches for the CVE-2019-1367 IE zero-day, and the bugs are having a field day

Google launches leaked-password checker, will bake it into Chrome in December

Google-backed Dunzo raises $45M to expand its hyperlocal delivery startup in India – TechCrunch

Kitty Hawk reveals its secret project, Heaviside – TechCrunch

Redesigned Google Shopping goes live, with price tracking, Google Lens for outfits and more – TechCrunch

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Final day to save up to €600 on passes to Disrupt Berlin 2019 – TechCrunch

Final day to save up to €600 on passes to Disrupt Berlin 2019 – TechCrunch

Tick tock it’s now o’clock, startuppers. The last few hours of super early bird savings on…

CrunchMatch helps you network with ease at Disrupt Berlin 2019 – TechCrunch

Klarna CEO Sebastian Siemiatkowski to speak at Disrupt Berlin shortly after raising $460 million – TechCrunch

Autonomous trucking startup Einride eyes US market with $25 million in new funding – TechCrunch

Top VCs, founders share how to build a successful SaaS company – TechCrunch

India’s Vahdam Teas raises $11M to grow its tea-commerce business in the US and Europe – TechCrunch

Lab-grown meat could be on store shelves by 2022, thanks to Future Meat Technologies – TechCrunch

To beat Amazon Go, Standard Cognition buys cashierless DeepMagic – TechCrunch

Grammarly raises $90M at over $1B+ valuation for its AI-based grammar and writing tools – TechCrunch

Nexkey raises $6M Series A round to make your company’s doors smarter – TechCrunch

SmileDirectClub’s former CEO is back with a new dental startup called Tend – TechCrunch

Getting more people to open your emails – TechCrunch

Electric moped startup Revel raises $27.6 million as it eyes new markets – TechCrunch

Coinbase is launching Coinbase Pro mobile app – TechCrunch

Tiger Global values people management tool Lattice at ~$200M – TechCrunch

Parsley Health nabs $26 million Series B to launch telemedicine products – TechCrunch

Clari snags $60M Series D on valuation of around $500M – TechCrunch

Only two days left to save up to €600 on passes to Disrupt Berlin 2019 – TechCrunch

Looking for a job selling weed? EpicHint pitches training for cannabis dispensary ‘budtenders’ – TechCrunch

GoCardless CEO Hiroki Takeuchi is coming to Disrupt Berlin – TechCrunch

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Harness launches Continuous Insights to measure software team performance – TechCrunch

Harness launches Continuous Insights to measure software team performance – TechCrunch

Jyoti Bansal, CEO and co-founder at Harness, has always been frustrated by the lack of tools…

Samsung pulls the plug on Chinese smartphone production – TechCrunch

Render challenges the cloud’s biggest vendors with cheaper, managed infrastructure – TechCrunch

Kong acquires Insomnia, launches Kong Studio for API development – TechCrunch

Snaplogic raises $72M more for its enterprise data integration platform – TechCrunch

A startup factory? $1.2B-exit team launches $65M superset – TechCrunch

Salesforce is building an office tower in Sydney, pledging 1000 new jobs in next five years – TechCrunch

Rhino looks to replace renters’ security deposits with a small monthly fee – TechCrunch

AWS IQ matches AWS customers with certified service providers – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop service is now generally available – TechCrunch

Confluent adds free tier to Kafka real-time streaming data cloud service – TechCrunch

Africa’s top mobile phone seller Transsion lists in Chinese IPO – TechCrunch

Google will soon open a cloud region in Poland – TechCrunch

The Galaxy Fold is now available for purchase in the US – TechCrunch

My Galaxy Fold display is damaged after a day – TechCrunch

Battlefield vets StrongSalt (formerly OverNest) announces $3M seed round – TechCrunch

India’s Darwinbox raises $15M to bring its HR tech platform to more Asian markets – TechCrunch

Symantec’s Sheila Jordan named to Slack’s board of directors – TechCrunch

Segment’s new privacy portal helps companies comply with expanding regulations – TechCrunch

Vannevar Labs comes out of stealth to bring best-in-class AI tech to national security agencies – TechCrunch