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Buffalo shooter invited others to his private Discord ‘diary’ 30 minutes before attack

The shooter maintained a detailed "diary" in a private Discord server, but opened it to others just 30 minutes before the killing began.

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Harlem Capital leads seed into Because, an e-commerce enablement startup

Because provides a “Canva-like” editing experience for e-commerce managers to design and publish messages aimed at driving conversion rates.

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ZMO.ai secures $8M led by Hillhouse to create AI generated fashion models

With breakthroughs in machine learning, it’s no longer uncommon to see algorithmically generated bodies that can move and talk authentically...

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AI-powered construction management platform Buildots lands $60M

Buildots, a startup developing a construction management platform powered in part by AI and computer vision, has raised $60 million in venture...

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Earlybird VC closes new €350M fund for Western European startups, with a deeptech angle

Earlybird VC was one of the, if not the “OG” of the emergence of Berlin as a key global tech startup ecosystem 15 years ago. Founded in 1997,...

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Google faces fresh class action-style suit in UK over DeepMind NHS patient data scandal

Google is facing a new class-action style lawsuit in the UK in relation to a health data scandal that broke back in 2016, when it emerged that its AI...

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Optibus taps $100M at a $1.3B valuation for its AI-based mass transit operations platform

Mass transit has made a rebound with the return of city life post-Covid 19, and today a startup that’s building tech to help it run more...

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Inflection AI, led by LinkedIn and DeepMind co-founders, raises $225M to transform computer-human interactions

Inflection AI, the startup co-founded by LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman and founding DeepMind member Mustafa Suleyman, has raised $225 million in...

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DeepMind’s new AI can perform over 600 tasks, from playing games to controlling robots

Alphabet-backed research lab DeepMind created an AI system, Gato, that can perform hundreds of tasks ranging from controlling a robot to analyzing...

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Congress asks Meta, TikTok, YouTube and Twitter to archive evidence of Russian war crimes

Four U.S. representatives signed letters to the CEOs of Meta, TikTok, YouTube and Twitter urging them to archive any content uploaded to their...

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Going, going…grab one of the last 2 demo tables at TC Sessions: Climate before they’re gone

Climate-change warriors heed this call! If you want to demo your climate tech at TC Sessions: Climate 2022 on June 14 at UC Berkeley, time is running...

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Watch the latest TechCrunch Live here: Raising monster rounds for self-driving mobility startups

TechCrunch Live records, well, live every Wednesday at noon Pacific, and it’s a great time. The events are free, and is available to watch on...

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Data-driven fintech Tifin valued at $842M in new $109M Series D round

TIFIN brought in $109 million in fresh funding to bring its tech to the wealth and asset management industries

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This startup hopes photonics to will get us to AI systems faster

The problem with waiting for quantum computing to bring in the next wave of AI is that it’s likely to arrive a lot slower than people would like....

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Synergies raises $12M to give factory managers an AI analytics assistant

There’s no lack of startups around the world trying to make industrial activities more efficient with artificial intelligence. Some invent...

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Google details its latest language model and AI Test Kitchen, a showcase for AI research

During its first keynote at Google I/O 2022, Google detailed its latest language model, LaMDA 2, and an app called AI Test Kitchen.

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Google launches a 9 exaflop cluster of Cloud TPU v4 pods into public preview

At its I/O developer conference, Google today announced the public preview of a full cluster of Google Cloud’s new Cloud TPU v4 Pods....

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Google Translate adds 24 new languages, including its first indigenous languages of the Americas

In addition to improving Google Assistant’s ability to communicate with users in a more natural way, Google today also announced improvements...

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Oriient raises $11M Series A for its indoor positioning service

Oriient, which powers the platform that Instacart shoppers use to gather their orders in hundreds of stores, announced that it has raised an $11...

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Arrikto expands it MLOps platform with Kubeflow as a Service

Arrikto’s mission is to enable data scientists to build and deploy their machine learning models faster. The company, which raised a $10...

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Rodney Brooks and Clara Vu will discuss human-robot interaction at TC Sessions: Robotics 2022

Robots have transformed automation across industries such as agtech, automotive, logistics, manufacturing and warehousing. Yet even the most advanced...

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The market for synthetic data is bigger than you think

To understand what's happening, but also what's coming if synthetic data does get more broadly adopted, we talked to various CEOs and VCs...

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Seadronix aims to reduce marine accidents at port and sea with AI

South Korean startup Seadronix nabs $5.8 million to reduce marine accidents with its technology that helps cargo ships navigate.

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Clearview AI banned from selling its facial recognition software to most US companies

A company that gained notoriety for selling access to billions of facial photos, many culled from social media without the knowledge of the...

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All the tech that got our attention at F1 Miami Grand Prix

All eyes are on Miami this weekend as the international glitterati arrives for the city’s inaugural Formula One Grand Prix. The European racing...

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ESPN+ debuts ‘McEnroe vs. McEnroe’, the first-ever tennis match between a real person and their virtual avatar

Premiering on May 7 at 10 PM ET on ESPN+, Michelob Ultra, in collaboration with tech and production company Unit 9, presents “McEnroe vs....

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Consumers and data are driving changes in the insurance sector: Where are we headed?

Digital transformation in insurance is still in its early stages, but the combination of data, automation and massive investments in the sector is a...

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Watch the latest TechCrunch Live event on building a better mobility fintech startup

This TechCrunch Live covered mobility startups; Rachel Holt from Construct Capital and Kevin Bennet from GoCaribou spoke with TC's...

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