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Dear Sophie: I need the latest details on the new H-1B registration process

The U.S. government has shared much more information about changes to the H-1B visa program in recent weeks.

TechCrunch 22 Feb 2020 12:42 am

Report: Outdoor Voices founder Tyler Haney is stepping down as CEO as growth slows

Tyler Haney, the founder and chief executive of activewear label Outdoor Voices, has stepped down, according to the Business of Fashion. We’ve reached out to Haney

TechCrunch 22 Feb 2020 12:05 am

Hot Wheels made two remote-controlled Tesla Cybertruck toys

Hot Wheels will ship you a Cybertruck long before Tesla is likely to make any deliveries on their electric retro-future wheels trapezoid: The toy maker just unveiled two

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 11:54 pm

Do AI startups have worse economics than SaaS shops?

A few days ago, Andreessen Horowitz’s Martin Casado and Matt Bornstein published an interesting piece digging into the world of artificial intelligence (AI) startup

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 11:47 pm

SpaceX anticipates building many rockets as it iterates Starship toward orbital flight this year

SpaceX founder Elon Musk has been sharing a number of updates about his company’s progress on Starship this week. Along with footage of the assembly process of the

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 11:32 pm

Daily Crunch: Coronavirus causes likely PC shipment decline

The coronavirus outbreak continues to impact the tech industry, Facebook’s Libra Association signs up a new partner and short-form vi

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 11:29 pm

Mangrove Capitals Mark Tluszcz on the huge mHealth opportunity and why focusing on UX is key

Mangrove Capital Partners’ co-founder and CEO Mark Tluszcz is brimming with enthusiasm for whats coming down the pipe from health tech startups. Populations armed w

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 10:44 pm

These leaders are coming to Robotics + AI on March 3. Why arent you?

TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics + AI brings together a wide group of the ecosystem’s leading minds on March 3 at UC Berkeley. Over 1,000+ attendees are expected from

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 10:15 pm

DSP Concepts raises $14.5M for its Audio Weaver platform

DSP Concepts a startup whose Audio Weaver software is used by companies as varied as Tesla, Porsche, GoPro and Braun Audio is announcing

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 9:44 pm

Shopify joins Facebooks cryptocurrency Libra Association

After eBay, Visa, Stripe, and other high-profile partners ditched the Facebook -backed cryptocurrency collective, Libra scored a win today

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 8:37 pm

Anomalous data can lead to growth opportunities

Julian Shapiro Contributor Share on Twitter Julian Shapiro is the founder of, a growth marketing team that trains startups in advanced growth, helps you hir

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 8:30 pm

Why Dropbox shares are soaring after it reported earnings

While the broader SaaS category has seen huge valuation gains in recent quarters, Dropbox has not. But perhaps the environment is changing for the company with its latest

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 7:55 pm

Equity is not always the answer

Hello and welcome back toEquity, TechCrunchs venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week was a fun combination of early-s

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 7:32 pm

Where top VCs are investing in manufacturing and warehouse robotics

Robotics and automation tools are now foundational parts of warehouses and manufacturing facilities around the world. Unlike many other robotics and AI use cases, the tec

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 7:30 pm

Volocopter extends Series C funding to $94M with backing from logistics giant DB Schenker and others

Autonomous air mobility company Volocopter has added to the Series C funding round it announced in September 2019. The German electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTO

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 7:02 pm

eCommerce paltform Near.Store raises $300,000 seed fund

Once plugged in, the AI and ML algorithms on the platform take over and manage the various aspects of discovery (SEO), discovery and hyper-

The Economic Times 21 Feb 2020 4:48 pm

Karnataka moots plug-and-play factories for industries

These facilities will be offered on lease which will reduce industries upfront investment and help them channel more funds into technology

The Economic Times 21 Feb 2020 2:35 pm

Tier Mobility, the European e-scooter rentals startup, adds another ~$40M to ..

Tier, the European e-scooter rentals startup that operates in 55 cities across 11 countries, has topped up its funding for the second time

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 2:30 pm

Paytm Bank partners with Ola & Uber to issue FASTags to one lakh drivers

FASTag is promoted by the NETC program for making toll payments directly from the customers linked prepaid or savings or current account. Paytm Payments Bank manages over

The Economic Times 21 Feb 2020 2:21 pm

Rajasthan: Budget focus on solar power

The state had set an ambitious target of 30,000 MW from solar energy. In his budget speech, chief minister Ashok Gehlot said ultra-mega solar parks would be development i

The Economic Times 21 Feb 2020 12:45 pm

After Amazon, Flipkart challenges India antitrust probe

Amazon and Flipkart have faced criticism from Indian retailers which accuse them of violating local laws by racking up billions of dollars of losses to fund deep discount

The Economic Times 21 Feb 2020 12:17 pm

Bengaluru firm Table Space takes on lease over 2L sqft from DLF

With this deal, Table Space, which so far had presence in Bengaluru, Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Pune will now be entering the Delhi-NCR market.

The Economic Times 21 Feb 2020 11:18 am

Amazon, the worlds largest e-tailer, grapples with the fallout from the Coron..

Amazon is likely to feel potential shortages of goods earlier than its American peers because it usually keeps fewer items on hand than the

The Economic Times 21 Feb 2020 10:30 am

EV fleet management gets another venture-backed contender as Electriphi raises $3.5 million

Electriphi, a provider of charging management and fleet monitoring software for electric vehicles, has joined the scrum of startups looking to provide services to the gro

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 10:11 am

At Tock, this restaurant group owner and former trader is building a Spotify for reservations

Tock, a nine-year-old, Chicago-based culinary reservation service, has never had the kind of brand-recognition that other companies in the space have enjoyed, from public

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 9:52 am

How med-tech firms are disrupting traditional models

Startups that are disrupting traditional models or creating new markets say a shift in technologies and the market opportunity in the country are making them design new p

The Economic Times 21 Feb 2020 9:31 am

SoftBanks Son to pitch US investors under cloud of WeWork

Son, who often goes by the nickname Masa, controls more than a quarter of SoftBank stock through various vehicles, and the company bylaws require two-thirds of votes to p

The Economic Times 21 Feb 2020 9:30 am

WeWork India to go slow, expects profit this year

CEO Karan Virwani said the company has gone considerably slow in signing lease agreements for new buildings after September, when it had to withdraw its IPO following tep

The Economic Times 21 Feb 2020 8:27 am

Apps make stars reach out on your special day, at a price

Teenagers, college-goers, housewives from small towns and cities are driving the bulk of demand for such services where a celebrity wishes

The Economic Times 21 Feb 2020 8:02 am

Flipkarts wholesale unit may go live next quarter

Flipkart has over the last few months ramped up its supply chain capabilities and engagements with manufacturers in the run-up to the launc

The Economic Times 21 Feb 2020 7:53 am

Heres our pick of the top six startups from Pause Fest

Weve been dropping into the Australian startup scene increasingly over the years as the ecosystem has been building at an increasingly faster pace, most notably at our ow

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 7:42 am

Gaming-focused investment firm Bitkraft closes in on at least $140 million fo..

Esports, video games and the innovations that enable them now occupy a central space in the cultural and commercial fabric of the tech worl

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 6:44 am

How much should a startup spend on security?

One of the questions I frequently ask startup founders is how much they’re spending on security. Unsurprisingly, everyone has a different answer. Startups and small

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 6:04 am

The debut of electric pickups signals a new EV era

Several companies rolled out electric pickups in 2019. Tesla’s Cybertruck got most of the attention, but don’t sleep on General Motors and Ford bringing elec

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 5:23 am

Network with CrunchMatch at TC Sessions: Mobility 2020

Got your sights set on attending TC Sessions: Mobility 2020 on May 14 in San Jose? Spend the day with 1,000 or more like-minded founders, makers and leaders across the st

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 4:50 am

One year later, the future of foldables remains uncertain

Yesterday, Samsung announced that the Galaxy Flip Z sold out online. What, precisely, that means, is hard to say, of course, without specific numbers from the company. Bu

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 4:46 am

An Adidas experiment and whole new exterior facility head to ISS next month

March 2 is the planned launch date for SpaceX’s 20th ISS resupply mission, which is bringing the usual supplies and goodies, plus a p

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 4:22 am

SpaceX alumni are helping build LAs startup ecosystem

During the days when Snapchat’s popularity was booming, investors thought the company would become the anchor for a new Los Angeles technology scene. Snapchat, they

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 4:12 am

SpaceXs spin-outs are helping build LAs startup ecosystem

During the days when Snapchat’s popularity was booming, investors thought the company would become the anchor for a new Los Angeles technology scene. Snapchat, they

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 4:12 am

Quibis streaming service app launches in app stores for pre-order

Quibi, the mobile-only streaming service from Jeffrey Katzenberg, is now open for pre-orders. The company declined to fully show off its ap

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 4:05 am

Shogun raises $10M to help e-commerce brands build faster websites

Amazon may have a market cap of more than $1 trillion, but Finbarr Taylor, CEO of Y Combinator-backed startupShogun, said the e-commerce gi

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 3:38 am

DeFi aims to bridge the gap between blockchains and financial services

If youve been following cryptocurrency news for the past few months, theres one word that keeps coming back DeFi, also known as decentralized finance. As the name sugges

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 12:48 am

Scaleway overhauls its dedicated servers

French cloud-hosting company Scaleway is updating its lineup of dedicated servers and giving it a new name. Dedicated servers might not be the hot new thing, but many cus

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 12:32 am

Japanese mission to land a rover on a Martian moon and bring back a sample is a go

A bold mission by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) to Mars’ two moons, including a lander component for one of them, is all set to enter the developmen

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 12:23 am

The rise of the winged pink unicorn

Female-founded and female co-founded companies are over-indexing for unicorn status despite a lack of investment dollars.

TechCrunch 21 Feb 2020 12:03 am

Tesla Model 3 makes Consumer Reports Top Picks list for 2020

Tesla’s Model 3 is among the top 10 choices for car buyers in 2020, according to Consumer Reports. The nonprofit organization released its “Top Picks” o

TechCrunch 20 Feb 2020 11:55 pm

WarnerMedias new streaming service HBO Max is coming to YouTube TV, along with HBO & Cinemax

WarnerMedia and YouTube TV today announced a distribution deal that will bring HBO and Cinemax to the Google-owned live TV streaming service for the first time as well as

TechCrunch 20 Feb 2020 11:47 pm

How to identify and remove KidsGuard stalkerware from your phone

We reported today on KidsGuard, a powerful mobile spyware. Not only is the app secretly installed on thousands of Android phones without th

TechCrunch 20 Feb 2020 11:30 pm

A stalkerware app leaked phone data from thousands of victims

A spyware app designed to “monitor everything” on a victim’s phone has been secretly installed on thousands of phones. Th

TechCrunch 20 Feb 2020 11:30 pm

DigitalOcean raises $100M in debt as it scales toward revenue of $300M, profitability

DigitalOcean, a cloud infrastructure provider targeting smaller business and younger companies, announced today that it has secured $100 million in new debt from a group

TechCrunch 20 Feb 2020 11:00 pm