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LG Electronics launches NFT platform that lets users buy and sell digital artwork

LG Electronics said today it has released its non-fungible token (NFT) platform LG Art Lab, which lets users discover, buy, sell and trade NFTs on...

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Samsung says customer data stolen in July data breach

The technology giant said the incident occurred in late-July.

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Nvidia the latest collateral damage in US-China tech war

Nvidia, the world’s largest maker of artificial intelligence chips, is at the heart of a new round of U.S. tech sanctions targeting China....

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Apple may have given us a hint at its AR/VR headset’s name

Apple’s highly anticipated mixed reality headset may now have a name, according to a Bloomberg report earlier this week. The outlet spotted...

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Ex-Apple engineer admits stealing automotive trade secrets

A case concerning Apple’s driving trade secrets which started in 2018 has come to a close. Xiaolang Zhang, a former Apple employee, pleaded...

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Apple kicks off fundraising effort to support U.S. National Parks via Apple Pay donations

Apple is introducing a handful of new ways to support U.S. National Parks. The company announced today it’s continuing its annual National Park...

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These 5 investors are betting on helping you live longer and better

"Longevity tech is only getting started now and will infiltrate all aspects of our life in the next five to 10 years."

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This new $100M fund plans to focus on startups accelerating the science around longevity

Longevity-focused startups have been proliferating in recent years as we become more focused on our health. However, it’s not just about apps to...

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Google workers call on the company to expand abortion and privacy protections

A group of more than 600 Google employees is pressing the company to expand worker health benefits, divest itself of some political ties and bolster...

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Paul Davison spills the tea on Clubhouse’s past, present and future at Disrupt

When social audio app Clubhouse launched in May of 2020 (with a $100 million valuation), it took off like a rocket ship fueled, in large part, by...

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Klarna founder to launch new ‘Nobel Prize for Impact’

According to BCG global assets under management are around $100 trillion, but only $715 billion, or less than 1%, goes on what you might term...

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SoftBank, Sequoia China back this ERP startup enabling China’s online exporters

Thanks to cross-border e-commerce platforms, China continues to be a major exporter of consumer goods for the world in the online shopping age....

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SoftBank to trim Alibaba stake to 14.6%, poised to book $34B gain

Masayoshi Son famously built his war chest by pumping $20 million into Alibaba two decades ago. Over the years the Chinese e-commerce behemoth has...

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TikTok parent ByteDance just bought a hospital group in China

TikTok’s parent company ByteDance is making some pretty heavy bets on the healthcare space as it acquired Amcare, which runs high-end...

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Getting acquired is a legitimate strategy for building your business

While the IPO is characterized as the pinnacle for venture-backed startups, far more companies see successful exits via an M&A process than by...

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Microsoft puts its RiskIQ acquisition to work

Microsoft today added two new features to its Microsoft Defender security platform: Microsoft Defender Threat Intelligence and Microsoft Defender...

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Swvl’s $100m acquisition of Smart Bus startup Zeelo is off, amid tech stocks slump

All is not well with the proposed acquisition of UK start bus platform Zeelo by Mass transit group Swvl. Back in April, we covered how a possible...

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The outlook is getting more complicated for Meta’s virtual reality dreams

For an industry that rarely has major news anymore, this was an awfully big week for virtual reality. Unsurprisingly, all of the important data...

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3 indicators to watch for on Stellantis Q2 earnings day

Compared to this year’s drumbeat of announcements from car companies touting future battery-electric models, Stellantis has remained quiet,...

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What does Amazon get for the $3.9B it is paying for One Medical?

This morning, let's peek at One Medical's latest financial results to both understand the deal and what Amazon is really buying.

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Treggo, armed with new funds, takes on crowded Latin American last-mile delivery sector

Treggo works with thousands of last-mile providers to give merchants information on the best delivery provider in a certain zip code.

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Twitch is adding a ‘charity mode’ that simplifies streaming for a good cause

Streaming to raise money for a good cause is a big deal on Twitch, but the platform has always pointed creators elsewhere to manage the logistics of...

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Hotel giant Marriott confirms yet another data breach

It's the company's third breach in recent years.

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UK launches antitrust investigation into Microsoft’s $69B proposed Activision acquisition

One more hurdle up ahead for Activision Blizzard, the games giant behind “Call of Duty” that Microsoft is looking to acquire for $68.7...

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Amazon takes a Prime step back into restaurant delivery in the US with new Grubhub investment and partnership

Amazon tried but then ultimately stepped away from building its own cost-intensive Grubhub and DoorDash competitor in the U.S. back in 2019. Now...

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TechCrunch+ roundup: SaaS success stats, leveraging ad tech chaos, 2022 layoff trends

I remember the dread I felt as a startup worker during downturns when I read about mass layoffs at tech firms that had previously been considered...

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Substack cuts 13 jobs to avoid raising more venture captial

The newsletter platform Substack laid off 13 employees today, mostly in HR and writer support roles. Co-founder and CEO Chris Best informed the...

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Meta, Microsoft, NVIDIA, Unity and others form Metaverse Standards Forum

As more tech companies develop virtual and augmented reality products, some oversight groups are trying to keep the industry on the same page. The...

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