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NASA MAKES HISTORY BY FLYING A HELICOPTER ON MARS FOR THE FIRST TIME

NASA has marked a major milestone in its extraterrestrial exploration program, with the first powered flight of an aircraft on Mars....

CLUBHOUSE CLOSES AN UNDISCLOSED $4BN VALUATION SERIES C ROUND, AS TECH GIANTS' CLONES CIRCLE

Buzzy ‘social audio' app Clubhouse has raised a Series C funding round, reportedly valuing the company at $4 billion. Clubhouse said...

 
 
 

VOLVO TO SUPPLY CHINESE RIDE HAILING GIANT DIDI WITH AUTONOMOUS DRIVING CARS

As the autonomous driving race in China heats up, Didi is rushing to expand its car fleets by picking Swedish automaker Volvo, an old...

Andela begins global expansion in 37 countries months after going remote across Africa

ANDELA BEGINS GLOBAL EXPANSION IN 37 COUNTRIES MONTHS AFTER GOING REMOTE ACROSS AFRICA

More than a year after the pandemic began, remote work shows no signs of going away. While it has its cons, it remains top of mind...

 
 
 

UK'S ZILCH RAISES $80M AT A $500M+ VALUATION FOR ITS DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER BUY NOW, PAY LATER SERVICE

The buy now, pay later model, popularized by companies like Klarn and Affirm has been one of the big e-commerce winners in the last...

GETT INKS DEAL WITH CURB MOBILITY TO BRING YELLOW CABS TO ITS ENTERPRISE-FOCUSED ON-DEMAND RIDE-HAILING APP

Gett , the ride-hailing startup that has been carving out a niche for itself in a crowded and competitive market for on-demand transportation...

 
 
 

INDIA'S RAZORPAY RAISES FUNDS AT $3 BILLION VALUATION AHEAD OF SOUTHEAST ASIA LAUNCH

Six-year-old Bangalore-based fintech Razorpay topped a $1 billion valuation late last year , becoming the first Y Combinator-backed...

Once VMware is free from Dell, who might fancy buying it?

ONCE VMWARE IS FREE FROM DELL, WHO MIGHT FANCY BUYING IT?

TechCrunch has spilled much digital ink tracking the fate of VMware since it was brought to Dell's orbit thanks to the latter company's...

 
 
 

CONSUMER AGENCY WARNS AGAINST PELOTON TREAD+ USE, AS COMPANY PUSHES BACK

Almost exactly a month ago, Peloton CEO John Foley wrote an open letter about the the company's treadmill. “I'm reaching out to you...

WHY IT'S NOT SURPRISING TO SEE NINE-FIGURE AI ROUNDS 

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It's broadly based on the daily column that appears...

 
 
 

WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO CREATE A STARTUP ECOSYSTEM?

Say it louder for the people in the back: As tech grows bigger by the minute and venture capital adds dollar signs by the day, a startup...

HOW ONE FOUNDER BUILD A STARTUP AROUND COMPASSION AND CARE FACILITATED BY AI

In the second episode of our new podcast Found , our guest is Brie Code. Code is the founder and CEO of TRU LUV, a startup based out...

 
 
 
Hear how StockX brought the sneaker scene to Detroit

HEAR HOW STOCKX BROUGHT THE SNEAKER SCENE TO DETROIT

At TechCrunch's Detroit City Spotlight this week, I sat down with Rae Witte , the journalist behind the StockX EC-1 . TechCrunch's...

OUTDOOR STARTUPS SEE SUPERCHARGED GROWTH DURING COVID-19 ERA

After years of sustained growth, the pandemic supercharged the outdoor recreation industry. Startups that provide services like camper...

 
 
 
This Week in Apps: A surprising report on App Tracking, Apple event predictions, Instagram for kids

THIS WEEK IN APPS: A SURPRISING REPORT ON APP TRACKING, APPLE EVENT PREDICTIONS, INSTAGRAM FOR KIDS

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the...

Daily Crunch: Squarespace files to go public

DAILY CRUNCH: SQUARESPACE FILES TO GO PUBLIC

Squarespace is going public, Apple shares some music payment details and Twitter bans the founder of the right-wing media organization...

 
 
 

BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING IS A NECESSITY FOR YOUR FUND AND PORTFOLIO

Will Poole Contributor Share on Twitter Will Poole is co-founder and managing partner of Capria Ventures, a global financial services...

PELOTON RESPONDS TO CONCERNS OVER APPLE GYMKIT INTEGRATION

Third-party hardware integration can be a tricky thing. Peloton this week raised some eyebrows by dropping Apple GymKit compatibility...

 
 
 

KATIE HAUN ON SAYING YES TO COINBASE AND WHERE A16Z'S CRYPTO FUND IS LARGELY PLACING ITS BETS NOW

Coinbase , the newly public cryptocurrency exchange, has had it share of ups and downs. Still, the nearly nine-year-old, San Francisco-based...

SPACEX WINS NASA CONTRACT TO DEVELOP HUMAN LANDING SYSTEM FOR RETURNING TO THE MOON

The winner of NASA's Human Landing System contract award is SpaceX, which bid $2.9 billion for the privilege of developing the means...

 
 
 



Here's how small the iPhone 13's notch could be

Here's how small the iPhone 13's notch could be

While we're waiting for Apple's spring event to kick off at 10 am PT Tuesday , how about a juicy iPhone 13 rumor to pass the time? We've been hearing reports for a while about... Read more ...

Apple's ‘Spring Loaded' preview: A big surprise could be on the way

Apple's ‘Spring Loaded' preview: A big surprise could be on the way

It's not long now. Apple sent out invitations last week for its first event of 20201 with the seasonal tagline ‘Spring Loaded” and teasing a keynote streaming at 10 am PT on... Read more ...

Audi A6 e-tron concept showcases future Audi design, but it's the platform...

Audi A6 e-tron concept showcases future Audi design, but it's the platform that's important

Audi has used Auto Shanghai 2021 to unveil a new concept. Stepping away from the SUVs that have dominated Audi's e-tron efforts so far, we move to a core offering from Audi... Read more ...

Nasa's Ingenuity helicopter attempts historic first flight on Mars - live...

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This Fire HD 8 and Blink Mini bundle costs less than the tablet alone

If you are even the slightest bit interested in setting up some smart security surveillance for your home, then you're not going to want to miss this one-day deal at Amazon... Read more ...

Researchers investigate some of the first color photographs ever produced

Researchers investigate some of the first color photographs ever produced

A group of researchers from the EPFL Audiovisual Communications Laboratory were allowed to study some of the very first color photographs ever produced. The photos are... Read more ...

Ingenuity's first flight on Mars scheduled for today

Ingenuity's first flight on Mars scheduled for today

NASA has been working hard to get the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter prepared for its first controlled flight on the Red Planet. The helicopter ran into some issues that prevented... Read more ...

CD Projekt RED n'a pas l'intention d'abandonner Cyberpunk 2077

CD Projekt RED n'a pas l'intention d'abandonner Cyberpunk 2077

Le FPS-RPG sera soutenu jusqu'au bout par le studio polonais CD Projekt RED. Read more ...

Sky TV channels explained: What channels do you get with Sky TV and its...

Sky TV channels explained: What channels do you get with Sky TV and its add-on packages&quest

Everything you need to know about Sky TV channels including prices, plans and viewing options. Read more ...

Zack Snyder's Justice League cast a Green Lantern actor for its ending scene

Zack Snyder's Justice League cast a Green Lantern actor for its ending scene

Zack Snyder has revealed that his Justice League cut almost had another major cameo appearance. Read more ...