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BEYOND MEAT FILES FOR A PUBLIC OFFERING

Beyond Meat , the meat replacement company whose packages of Beyond Burgers line grocery store aisles across America, has filed for...

AUDIOBURST RAISES $10M TO BUILD A.I.-POWERED INFOTAINMENT SYSTEMS FOR CARS, AD SOLUTIONS

Audioburst , a startup that uses A.I. technology to extract the best bits from podcasts and talk radio to create new listening experiences,...

 
 
 

SAMSUNG REPORTEDLY PUSHES BACK GALAXY FOLD LAUNCH

Can't say we didn't see this coming. Four days out from the Galaxy Fold's official launch date, Samsung is pushing things back a bit,...

SIRIUSXM'S NEW STREAMING-ONLY ‘ESSENTIAL' PLAN TARGETS SMART SPEAKER OWNERS

Last week, Amazon and Google rolled out free music streaming services to cater to the growing base of smart speaker owners. Now, SiriusXM...

 
 
 

A HOTSPOT FINDER APP EXPOSED 2 MILLION WI-FI NETWORK PASSWORDS

A popular hotspot finder app for Android exposed the Wi-Fi network passwords for more than two million networks. The app, downloaded...

CORPORATIONS AND PRIVATE INVESTORS ARE BACKING NEW “GREEN” DEALS AS CLIMATE WORRIES MOUNT

In the nine years since private equity and venture capital investments into sustainable technologies last crossed the $6 billion threshold...

 
 
 
Tencent's latest investment is an app that teaches grannies in China to dance

TENCENT'S LATEST INVESTMENT IS AN APP THAT TEACHES GRANNIES IN CHINA TO DANCE

Besides churning out video games for China's young generations, Tencent has also been attuned to the need of silver-haired users: its...

GO-JEK BRINGS IN MISFIT CO-FOUNDER AND EX-FACEBOOK HEAD TO LEAD VIETNAM BUSINESS

Ambitious ride-hailing startup Go-Jek's Southeast Asia expansion plan suffered a blow when it lost the leadership team behind its business...

 
 
 

CONFIRMED: PAX LABS RAISES $420 MILLION AT A VALUATION OF $1.7 BILLION

Pax Labs, the popular vape maker, has today confirmed the close of a $420 million equity round, including from existing investors Tiger...

Huawei says it shipped 59M smartphones in Q1 as revenue jumped 39% to $27B

HUAWEI SAYS IT SHIPPED 59M SMARTPHONES IN Q1 AS REVENUE JUMPED 39% TO $27B

Fresh from an $8.8 billion profit last year , much-maligned Chinese tech giant Huawei is touting yet more growth. The firm said today...

 
 
 

SONY LAUNCHES A TAXI-HAILING APP TO RIVAL UBER IN TOKYO

Sony last year announced it would enter Japan's taxi-hailing space and, good to its word, the electronics giant has kicked off its...

China's new gaming rules to ban poker, blood and imperial schemes

CHINA'S NEW GAMING RULES TO BAN POKER, BLOOD AND IMPERIAL SCHEMES

Lots of news has surfaced from China's gaming industry in recent weeks as the government hastens to approve a massive backlog of titles...

 
 
 

RESURGENT HAPPYFRESH RAISES $20M FOR ITS ONLINE GROCERY SERVICE IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

It's been a tricky past few years for HappyFresh, the startup seeking to bring Instacart-like grocery deliveries to Southeast Asia....

WHAT YOU MISSED IN CYBERSECURITY THIS WEEK

It's been a busy week - it's tough to keep up with all the cybersecurity news. We've collected some of the biggest cybersecurity stories...

 
 
 

NOTES FROM THE SAMSUNG GALAXY FOLD: DAY SIX

I'm starting to get that thing where my iPhone XS screen feels super tiny when I switch back from the Fold to send a text message from...

SRI LANKA BLOCKS SOCIAL MEDIA SITES AFTER DEADLY EXPLOSIONS

The government of Sri Lanka has temporarily blocked access to several social media services following deadly explosions that ripped...

 
 
 
Week-in-Review: is Samsung unfolding another flop?

WEEK-IN-REVIEW: IS SAMSUNG UNFOLDING ANOTHER FLOP?

Stop me if you've heard this one before. Samsung tries to deliver a big innovation and fails miserably. A big story this week on TechCrunch...

THE UK'S LATEST LIST OF MOST HACKED PASSWORDS IS AS BAD AS YOU'D THINK

Names, soccer players, musicians and fictional characters make up some of the worst passwords of the year, according to the U.K. government's...

 
 
 

THE RULES OF THE GAME OF OLIGARCHS

Technology shrinks the world, makes geography less relevant. People find kinship, common cause, and community on the Internet, across...

No one knows how to hire, plus brand design and African tech

NO ONE KNOWS HOW TO HIRE, PLUS BRAND DESIGN AND AFRICAN TECH

Editor's Note: No one knows how to hire Hiring is the lifeblood of the world. Few people do truly singular work; instead, nearly every...

 
 
 



With Galaxy Fold late, Samsung tries to pacify preorders

With Galaxy Fold late, Samsung tries to pacify preorders

Samsung is delaying the Galaxy Fold, offering preorder customers the option to cancel rather than wait for the troubled smartphone, amid questions about just how the foldable... Read more ...

A beginner's guide to flawless victory in Mortal Kombat 11

A beginner's guide to flawless victory in Mortal Kombat 11

Mortal Kombat 11 is a complex fighting game with several systems to learn, but with our beginner's guide and a bit of practice, you can be finishing enemies off with a Fatality... Read more ...

The Full Mortal Kombat 11 Roster So Far

The Full Mortal Kombat 11 Roster So Far

The Mortal Kombat 11 reveal event lived up to its name , laying bare a number of new details. The biggest remaining mystery is who's filling out the character roster... Read more ...

Tesla's new self-driving chip is here, and this is your best look yet

Tesla's new self-driving chip is here, and this is your best look yet

In late 2017, we learned that Tesla was attempting to build its very first computer chip for self-driving cars, and Elon Musk said in October 2018 that the silicon was a mere... Read more ...

Sekiro Gets A Patch Tonight That Calms That Bull

Sekiro Gets A Patch Tonight That Calms That Bull

If you're one of the many still working your way through Sekiro, From Software's recently-released ninja action game, there might be some respite coming for you soon. An update... Read more ...

AT&T's 5G E marketing ploy is turning out to be a disaster

AT&T's 5G E marketing ploy is turning out to be a disaster

AT&T may have just amicably settled a false advertising lawsuit with Sprint over its “5G Evolution” branding, but the company's apparent marketing strategy here is proving to... Read more ...

Quick Look: Dragon's Dogma

Quick Look: Dragon's Dogma

Brad and Ben are joined by their faithful pawn ****a in the Nintendo Switch release of Dragon's Dogma! Read more ...

OnePlus 7 Pro screen to significantly bump up the price

OnePlus 7 Pro screen to significantly bump up the price

Come next month, OnePlus will be breaking tradition. Not only will it be unveiling more than one phone, a variant of its flagship, to be exact, it might also be revealing its... Read more ...

Watch the Captain Marvel, other MCU post-credits scenes before Avengers: Endgame

Watch the Captain Marvel, other MCU post-credits scenes before Avengers: Endgame

Catch up on the Marvel Cinematic Universe's ongoing storyline before Avengers: Endgame's big finale by watching the post-credits scenes for every Marvel film, including Captain... Read more ...

Phone Comparisons: Samsung Galaxy Note9 vs Samsung Galaxy S10+

Phone Comparisons: Samsung Galaxy Note9 vs Samsung Galaxy S10+

The Samsung Galaxy Note9 is no longer the company's flagship as that status now goes to the Galaxy S10 series, and most notably the Galaxy S10+. In spite of the Note9 no longer... Read more ...