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Fintech Kasheesh wants financially strained customers to say ‘bye’ to BNPL

Kasheesh just raised $5.5 million in funding for its multi-card payment solution from investors including NFL's Odell Beckham Jr

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Fintech infrastructure startup Prime Trust raises $100M to add IRAs, crypto staking

The crypto infrastructure space is still hot despite the recent market downturn because it's a bet on adoption, Prime Trust's CFO said

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Khazenly, an Egyptian on-demand warehousing and fulfiLlment platform, raises $2.5M seed funding

The e-commerce market in Egypt is expected to grow 30% to $7.5 billion this year, spurred by a growing number of younger shoppers and rising incomes....

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For the first time in years, the Apple Store is down ahead of WWDC

Expect the Apple Store to return to its normal operations following today's WWDC Keynote.

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Fighting the ‘copycat’ stigma in SaaS: 3 tricks that work

It always stings to hear a prospect say, "Oh you’re like a cheaper/newer version of [your biggest competitor]." It stings even more when...

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After buying Bungie, Sony goes all in on live service games

Sony plans to launch 12 different live service games, integrating technology and expertise from its acquisition of Destiny developer Bungie.

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Sylndr, a used-car retailer, raises $12.6M pre-seed to disrupt Egypt’s automotive market

Egypt is home to one of Africa’s largest vehicle fleets, with over 6 million cars (80% are passenger cars) on its roads. According to this finding,...

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YouTube’s player gains new features including Most Replayed, Video Chapters, Single Loop and more

YouTube today is launching a new feature designed to help users identify the most popular parts of a video they’re watching, along with other...

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Gopuff, the instant delivery upstart, taps ex-Disney head Bob Iger as its newest investor and advisor

Gopuff, the instant delivery giant valued at $15 billion (and filing for financing in December 2021 at a valuation of up to $40 billion), made a name...

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Roku rolls out a premium bundle combining the Roku Ultra and its Voice Remote Pro

Roku is making its top-of-the-line device a better deal as competition with Fire TV heats up. The company today announced that its high-end Roku...

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RIP iPod, you walked so smartphones could run

A long, long time ago before the iPod, MP3 players were badly designed devices with insufficient storage. The market was ripe for a change, and Steve...

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Faye hopes to do for travel insurance what Lemonade did for general insurance

While (former) startups like Lemonade came along to attack the tired world of insurance, the travel insurance market is now coming in for the same...

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Identitypass, an identity verification API for Africa, raises $2.8M seed funding

Identitypass plans to expand its existing infrastructure, roll out new verticals around compliance, security and data collection, and push into new...

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Apple Music arrives on Roku devices, three years after hitting Fire TV

Three years after launching on Fire TV devices, Apple Music will today become available to Roku customers. The streaming device maker says that Apple...

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Fire TV Cube becomes first-ever U.S. streaming media player to support audio streaming for hearing aids

Today, Amazon Fire TV announced the launch of Audio Streaming for Hearing Aids (ASHA) on Fire TV Cube (2nd gen) for compatible Bluetooth hearing aids...

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HBO Max app just had one of its best quarters to date, but app performance still has room to improve

Sensor Tower’s “Q1 2022: Store Intelligence Data Digest” report saw HBO Max as a top contender for the most downloaded apps in the U.S. Not...

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Comcast and Charter team up to launch a new streaming platform for US consumers

U.S. cable TV giants have a new plan to stake their claim in the streaming wars. This morning, Comcast and Charter announced they will team up to...

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Skich’s new app brings social discovery to mobile game recommendations

A new startup called Skich wants to help mobile users find games to play that better match their interests. To do so, it’s created a game...

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Amazon Kids+ subscription service launches its first original mobile games

Amazon Kids+ (previously FreeTime)  is giving children another excuse to beg for their parents’ phones. Amazon today announced two new...

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Bosch picks up Five.ai after the self-driving startup pivoted to B2B and then put itself up for sale

Consolidation is moving ahead in the world of autonomous driving, with the latest development coming out of Europe. Today, Bosch announced that it...

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Lucky is bringing brands, retailers together with its take on product merchandising

Lucky's plug-and-play API gives e-commerce brands visibility of its products on retailer store shelves to offer local fulfillment options.

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Productsup raises $70M to help retailers navigate sales strategies in the choppy world of e-commerce

To many people, e-commerce is synonymous with shopping on Amazon, but the reality is that a retailer has the option to use a bundle of different...

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Huge Plex update adds a universal watchlist, cross-service search and new discovery features

Streaming media platform Plex is expanding on its mission to serve as a one-stop-shop for media and entertainment with the launch of new features...

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YouTube TV finally adds picture-in-picture support on iOS; YouTube support expected in ‘coming months’

YouTube TV is catching up to other streaming apps including Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max, Prime Video and others by finally adding support for...

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Roku’s latest software offers collaborative, photo screen savers, recommendations, and more

Roku today is introducing the latest version of its streaming TV software, Roku OS 11 — an update that, this time, focuses on adding more...

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Apple’s 2022 iPad Air elbows M1 into the lineup

I must confess, the iPad Air was a bit confusing to me at first. With each passing addition to Apple’s iPad lineup, they fill out more of their...

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ChannelEngine raises $50M for an operating system that helps retailers sell through marketplaces

Marketplaces are the order of the day when it comes to selling online, providing a one-stop shop for shoppers, and for retailers looking to target as...

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Ubisoft won’t say why it reset employee passwords after ‘cyber incident’

The gaming giant said the incident led to a "temporary disruption to some of our games, systems, and services."

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