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LABSTER SCORES $21M SERIES B TO BRING VR TO STEM EDUCATION

Labster , the Denmark headquartered startup building virtual laboratory simulations for STEM students, has raised $21 million in Series...

Internet connectivity projects unite as Alphabet spinout Loon grabs $125M from SoftBank's HAPSMobile

INTERNET CONNECTIVITY PROJECTS UNITE AS ALPHABET SPINOUT LOON GRABS $125M FROM SOFTBANK'S HAPSMOBILE

Two futuristic projects are coming together to help increase global internet access after Loon, the Google spinout that uses a collection...

 
 
 

HOW TO SOURCE HARD-TO-FILL PROGRAMMING POSITIONS

Zack Burt Contributor Zack Burt is an American computer programmer He founded Code For Cash , the tech recruiting firm. The competition...

ELON MUSK ON TAKING TESLA PRIVATE: ‘THAT SHIP HAS SAILED'

Elon Musk would prefer if Tesla, which is known for its volatile share price and is among the most heavily shorted stock, were a private...

 
 
 

TESLA PLANS TO LAUNCH AN INSURANCE PRODUCT ‘IN ABOUT A MONTH'

Tesla is developing an insurance product, which could be launched in about a month, CEO Elon Musk said during a call with analysts...

THE OSCARS WON'T CHANGE THEIR RULES TO EXCLUDE STREAMING

It looks like movies produced by Netflix and other streaming services will be able to compete for next year's Academy Awards without...

 
 
 

APPLY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE HACKATHON AT DISRUPT SAN FRANCISCO 2019

Great news for all you coders, hackers, developers and creative tech makers - our onsite Hackathon returns to Disrupt San Francisco...

Scientists pull speech directly from the brain

SCIENTISTS PULL SPEECH DIRECTLY FROM THE BRAIN

In a feat that could eventually unlock the possibility of speech for people with severe medical conditions, scientists have successfully...

 
 
 

DESPITE DECLINES FOR THE QUARTER, TESLA IS BULLISH ON ITS OVERALL ENERGY BUSINESS

Even as its solar business declined in step with its overall earnings , Tesla is bullish on the prospects for the energy side of its...

TESLA REPORTS $702 MILLION LOSS IN FIRST QUARTER

Tesla reported Wednesday wider-than-expected loss of $702 million, or $4.10 a share, in the first quarter after disappointing delivery...

 
 
 

SAMSUNG GALAXY FOLD REVIEW: FUTURE SHOCK

The Galaxy Fold has been the most polarizing product I can recall having reviewed. Everyone who saw it wanted to play with the long-promised...

YOU MIGHT HATE IT, BUT FACEBOOK STORIES NOW HAS 500M USERS

You might think it's redundant with Instagram Stories, or just don't want to see high school friends' boring lives, but ephemeral Snapchat-style...

 
 
 

SLACK TO EXTEND COLLABORATION TO FOLKS WHO DON'T WANT TO GIVE UP EMAIL

As Slack gathered with its growing customer base this week at the Frontiers Conference in San Francisco, it announced several enhancements...

FACEBOOK KEEPS GROWING WITH 2.38B USERS IN Q1, BUT SAVES $3B FOR FTC FINE

A massive penalty hangs over Facebook's head, but it otherwise had a very strong Q1 earnings report. Facebook reached 2.38 billion...

 
 
 
Microsoft beats expectations with $30.6B in revenue as Azure's growth continues

MICROSOFT BEATS EXPECTATIONS WITH $30.6B IN REVENUE AS AZURE'S GROWTH CONTINUES

Microsoft reported its quarterly earnings for Q3 2019 today. Overall, Wall Street expected earnings of about $1 per share and revenue...

ROBOTICS VCS ON WHAT'S REAL, WHAT'S COMING, AND WHAT TO KEEP IN MIND

Last week, at TechCrunch's robotics event at UC Berkeley, we sat down with four VCs who are making a range of bets on robotics companies,...

 
 
 
41% of voice assistant users have concerns about trust and privacy, report finds

41% OF VOICE ASSISTANT USERS HAVE CONCERNS ABOUT TRUST AND PRIVACY, REPORT FINDS

Forty-one percent of voice assistant users are concerned about trust, privacy and passive listening, according to a new report from...

NASA, FEMA AND INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS ARE PLANNING AN ASTEROID IMPACT EXERCISE

When it comes to planning for a potential asteroid strike on planet Earth, The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration and...

 
 
 

NETWORK WITH CRUNCHMATCH AT TC SESSIONS: MOBILITY 2019

If you're planning to attend TC Sessions: Mobility 2019 on July 10, then get ready to network like never before. And by that, we mean...

LEGO BRAILLE BRICKS ARE THE BEST, NICEST, AND IN RETROSPECT MOST OBVIOUS IDEA EVER

Braille is a crucial skill for children with visual impairments to learn, and with these LEGO Braille Bricks kids can learn through...

 
 
 



Microsoft crosses $1 trillion market cap after impressive Q3 earnings

Microsoft crosses $1 trillion market cap after impressive Q3 earnings

Microsoft has joined the likes of Apple and Amazon among the first companies to hit a $1 trillion market cap. After beating analyst expectations with its FY19 Q3 earnings... Read more ...

TikTok is available again in India

TikTok is available again in India

The TikTok app is no longer banned in India, after a court in Tamil Nadu reversed its order of prohibiting downloads of the app on App Store and Google Play. Initially, it... Read more ...

Mortal Kombat 11 Review - A Disgusting Delight

Mortal Kombat 11 Review - A Disgusting Delight

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Developer: NetherRealm Studios Release: April 23, 2019 Rating: Mature Reviewed on: Xbox One Also on: PlayStation 4, Switch, PC In each new... Read more ...

Google Duo group calling rolls out but only in select regions

Google Duo group calling rolls out but only in select regions

If the defunct Allo was supposed to be Google's answer to Apple's iMessage, the still existing Duo is its response to FaceTime. If that's the case, it's only fitting that it... Read more ...

Mortal Kombat 11's Custom Variations Should Run Wild In Ranked

Mortal Kombat 11's Custom Variations Should Run Wild In Ranked

One of Mortal Kombat 11 's greatest strengths is how it lets you view the same characters through different lenses. In the story mode, you see past and future versions of the... Read more ...

Huawei P30 lite goes on sale in India

Huawei P30 lite goes on sale in India

The Huawei P30 lite that debuted in India last month is now on sale in the country. It's priced at INR19,990 for the 4GB/128GB variant, with the 6GB/128GB model carrying a... Read more ...

Echo users might not feel safe after reading about the information Amazon...

Echo users might not feel safe after reading about the information Amazon employees can access

Earlier this month, we told you that Amazon has teams of employees in Boston, Indonesia and Romania who listen to recordings of consumers interacting with Alexa. Teams members... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy View 2 coming to AT&T on April 26, priced higher than the...

Samsung Galaxy View 2 coming to AT&T on April 26, priced higher than the original

It's quite clear that AT&T plans to launch a sequel to the huge Samsung Galaxy View tablet, but no details about its availability and price have been announced yet. Earlier... Read more ...

What's new on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hulu in May 2019

What's new on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hulu in May 2019

A mustachioed Clooney, the determined women of 2018, the hilariously important Fleabag , and so much more coming up on your favorite streaming services. May typically is one of... Read more ...

Super Mario Maker 2 Nintendo Switch exclusive finally has a date

Super Mario Maker 2 Nintendo Switch exclusive finally has a date

If you've ever dreamed of making your own Super Mario levels, legally of course, and taking it with you wherever you go, you didn't really have much choice. Super Mario Maker's... Read more ...