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WORKFORCE TRAINING APP DEVELOPER POKA ADDS STRATEGIC INVESTOR SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC

Poka , a workforce training app and software service for industrial companies, has added SE Ventures, the venture capital arm of the...

GOOGLE PULLS ‘REMOVE CHINA APPS' FROM PLAY STORE

Remove China Apps, an app that gained popularity in India in recent weeks and did exactly what its name suggests, has been pulled from...

 
 
 

FACEBOOK AND PAYPAL INVEST IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN RIDE-HAILING GIANT GOJEK

Facebook and PayPal have made investments in GoJek, joining Google and Tencent among other high-profile technology companies that have...

BIRD SHUTS DOWN CIRC OPERATIONS IN MIDDLE EAST, SCRAPS AS MANY AS 10,000 SCOOTERS

Bird has shut down scooter sharing in several cities in the Middle East, an operation that was managed by Circ, the micromobility startup...

 
 
 

BBC RELEASES FIRST BETA OF ITS BEEB VOICE ASSISTANT TO UK WINDOWS INSIDER MEMBERS

Back in August 2019 , the BBC made some waves with the news that it was developing a voice assistant called Beeb, an English language...

VENTURE FIRMS RUSH TO FIND WAYS TO SUPPORT BLACK FOUNDERS AND INVESTORS

As protests against police brutality and economic manifestations of systemic racism in the U.S. continue, venture capital firms are...

 
 
 

AHEAD OF ITS 2015 DEBUT, ATLASSIAN'S IPO DECK DETAILED A FINANCIAL ROCKETSHIP

TechCrunch recently dug into Atlassian's IPO deck , detailing how the company prepped the document and took it on the road. It's worth...

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

An executive order from the White House targeting Twitter for moderating one of the president's posts is being challenged in a new...

 
 
 

ZOOM'S PAID USAGE SKYROCKETS AS REMOTE WORK TAKES OVER

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, few companies seemed more poised to receive a usage bump than Zoom and its enterprise-grade video chat...

REMOTE WORK HELPS ZOOM GROW 169% IN ONE YEAR, POSTING $328.2M IN Q1 REVENUE

Today after the bell, video-chat service Zoom reported its Q1 earnings. The company disclosed that it generated $328.2 million in revenue,...

 
 
 

GLOBAL PC SHIPMENTS SET TO DROP 7% IN 2020

New numbers from Canalys project a 7% drop in global PC sales, owing to financial strains. The category is one of countless impacted...

PITCH DECK TEARDOWN: THE MAKING OF ATLASSIAN'S 2015 ROADSHOW PRESENTATION

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...

 
 
 

PELOTON'S FITNESS APP FINALLY LANDS ON APPLE TV

Since announcing in March that they were extending the free trial of their digital subscription from 30 to 90 days for a short time,...

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

Like many parents, Zigazoo founder Zak Ringelstein worries about his children's screen time. His worries only grew when COVID-19 led...

 
 
 
Podcast app Majelan pivots to premium audio content around personal growth

PODCAST APP MAJELAN PIVOTS TO PREMIUM AUDIO CONTENT AROUND PERSONAL GROWTH

French startup Majelan is pivoting a year after launching a podcast player and service. The company, created by former Radio France...

WHAT MOTIVATES INNOVATIVE ENTREPRENEURS: MONEY OR ALTRUISM?

Hala Hanna Contributor Share on Twitter Hala Hanna is Managing Director, Community at MIT Solve , a marketplace for social impact innovation. In...

 
 
 

EUROPE ASKS FOR VIEWS ON PLATFORM GOVERNANCE AND COMPETITION TOOLS

The European Commission is asking for views on how online platforms should be regulated in future, launching a public consultation...

Daily Crunch: Facebook employees walk out virtually

DAILY CRUNCH: FACEBOOK EMPLOYEES WALK OUT VIRTUALLY

Facebook staff protests the social network's stance on Trump posts, Volkswagen finalizes its $2.6 billion investment in Argo AI and...

 
 
 
Apple further expands into original podcasts with launch of ‘The Zane Lowe Interview Series'

APPLE FURTHER EXPANDS INTO ORIGINAL PODCASTS WITH LAUNCH OF ‘THE ZANE LOWE INTERVIEW SERIES'

Apple has quietly expanded its original podcast efforts with Friday's launch of The Zane Lowe Interview Series , available on Apple...

France releases contact-tracing app StopCovid on Android

FRANCE RELEASES CONTACT-TRACING APP STOPCOVID ON ANDROID

After weeks of intense debate , the French government has released its contact-tracing app StopCovid. While it was supposed to be released...

 
 
 



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

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

The online event is an effort to boost sales following a pandemic-related slump Read more ...

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 ...