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Workforce training app developer Poka adds strategic investor Schneider Electric

23 minutes ago   |   TechCrunch

Poka , a workforce training app and software service for industrial companies, has added SE Ventures, the venture capital arm of the European energy and automation conglomerate...
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Bird shuts down Circ operations in Middle East, scraps as many as 10,000 scooters

3 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Bird has shut down scooter sharing in several cities in the Middle East, an operation that was managed by Circ, the micromobility startup it acquired in January. About 100 Circ...
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Venture firms rush to find ways to support Black founders and investors

4 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

As protests against police brutality and economic manifestations of systemic racism in the U.S. continue, venture capital firms are joining the chorus of technology industry...
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Trump's executive order attacking social media companies faces its first legal challenge

Trump's executive order attacking social media companies faces its first legal challenge

5 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   8 articles

An executive order from the White House targeting Twitter for moderating one of the president's posts is being challenged in a new lawsuit from a digital rights group. The...
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Zoom's paid usage skyrockets as remote work takes over

6 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   7 articles

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, few companies seemed more poised to receive a usage bump than Zoom and its enterprise-grade video chat platform, but it turns out Zoom's growth has...
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Remote work helps Zoom grow 169% in one year, posting $328.2M in Q1 revenue

6 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   7 articles

Today after the bell, video-chat service Zoom reported its Q1 earnings. The company disclosed that it generated $328.2 million in revenue, up 169% compared to the year-ago...
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Pitch deck teardown: The making of Atlassian's 2015 roadshow presentation

8 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

In 2015, Atlassian was preparing to go public, but it was not your typical company in so many ways. For starters, it was founded in Australia, it had two co-founder co-CEOs...
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Peloton's fitness app finally lands on Apple TV

8 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

Since announcing in March that they were extending the free trial of their digital subscription from 30 to 90 days for a short time, Peloton has been rolling out more support...
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Zigazoo launches to be a ‘TikTok' for kids, surpasses 100,000 uploads and downloads

Zigazoo launches to be a ‘TikTok' for kids, surpasses 100,000 uploads and downloads

8 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Like many parents, Zigazoo founder Zak Ringelstein worries about his children's screen time. His worries only grew when COVID-19 led to school shutdowns and kids came home to a...
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What motivates innovative entrepreneurs: Money or altruism?

9 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   3 articles

Hala Hanna Contributor Share on Twitter Hala Hanna is Managing Director, Community at MIT Solve , a marketplace for social impact innovation. In today's new world completely...
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Amazon planning June discount event to jump-start sales, report says

Amazon planning June discount event to jump-start sales, report says

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Trump's Twitter order violates the First Amendment, new lawsuit claims

Trump's Twitter order violates the First Amendment, new lawsuit claims

Photo by Saul Martinez/Getty Images President Donald Trump's executive order targeting social media companies faced its first legal challenge Tuesday, claiming that Trump... Read more ...

IDC: 4.2 million wearables shipped in India during Q1

IDC: 4.2 million wearables shipped in India during Q1

According to the latest IDC report, wearable shipments during the January-March period in India have increased by over 80% on a yearly basis. The total units shipped for the... Read more ...

BBC iPlayer's Alexa-rivaling voice assistant has arrived - here's how to try...

BBC iPlayer's Alexa-rivaling voice assistant has arrived - here's how to try it out

Last year, the BBC announced that it was working on a voice assistant called Beeb to rival the likes of Alexa and Google Assistant , which would help users navigate its... Read more ...

T-Mobile OnePlus 7 Pro security update now rolling out

T-Mobile OnePlus 7 Pro security update now rolling out

OnePlus 7 Pro owners, it's time to update. T-Mobile is pushing a software update to its OnePlus 7 Pro this week that bumps the phone to version 10.0.4.GM31CB. As for what's... Read more ...

Sega is making a Game Gear Micro

Sega is making a Game Gear Micro

Sega is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year with another retro console, and it looks like it might be the tiniest yet. The Game Gear Micro is a revival of Sega's 8-bit... Read more ...

Best Buy Canada sale offers tablets, headphones and more on sale until June 5

Best Buy Canada sale offers tablets, headphones and more on sale until June 5

Best Buy Canada is having a four-day sale , with three days left, offering a limited-time deal on wireless headphones, tablets and more. Some of these are some good deals for... Read more ...

The HP Pavilion Gaming 16 is an $800 gaming laptop with 16 inches of screen

The HP Pavilion Gaming 16 is an $800 gaming laptop with 16 inches of screen

The HP Pavilion Gaming 16 knows that sometimes a 15-inch laptop is a little too small, and a 17-inch laptop can be a lot too big. As its name suggests, the Pavilion Gaming 16... Read more ...

Hublot Big Bang e is a Wear OS smartwatch you can't even afford

Hublot Big Bang e is a Wear OS smartwatch you can't even afford

There are always expensive smartwatches but there also very expensive smartwatches. Unlike Apple's wearables that have a more or less consistent price tag, Wear OS smartwatches... Read more ...

ICloud is down for some users, affecting some macOS and iOS software and web...

ICloud is down for some users, affecting some macOS and iOS software and web apps

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple's iCloud service is experiencing an outage right now, causing errors with account sign-in, iCloud Mail, and web apps via... Read more ...