Apps

Pinterest invests in creator tools with acquisition of video creation and editing app Vochi

Pinterest is further investing in creator tools and video with today’s news it’s acquired the video creation and editing app, Vochi, for an undisclosed sum....

Sense raises $50M to bolster recruitment efforts with AI

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022....

This Week in Apps: Apple and Google’s best apps of the year, Amazon Appstore fails, Twitter’s new CEO

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

6 big Kubernetes container security launches at AWS re:Invent 2021

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022....

Top 12 AI and machine learning announcements at AWS re:Invent 2021

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022....

The top 12 security announcements at AWS re:Invent 2021

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022....

Gadgets News

Gift Guide: 10 great cameras for when a smartphone lens just isn’t enough

Welcome to TechCrunch’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide! Need help with gift ideas? We’ve got lots of them. Looking for our other guides? Find them here!...

Our new hybrid lives: Tactile virtual experiences and hardware that lives with us

Francois Nguyen Contributor Francois Nguyen, executive design director of product design at frog, is responsible for ensuring high standards of design excellence. With hybrid models taking...

Razer launches handheld dev kit with brand new Snapdragon G3x chip

Snapdragon’s G3x is Qualcomm’s fantastically exciting bid to embrace the gaming market — a brand new reach for the manufacturer, which introduces powerful GPUs, 5G-enabled...

Robots and AI assist in designing and building Swiss university’s ‘hanging gardens’

Architecture and construction have always been, rather quietly, at the bleeding edge of tech and materials trends. It’s no surprise, then, especially at a renowned...

Fairphone hits software support longevity akin to Apple’s iPhone

Fairphone, the Dutch social enterprise dedicated to making consumer electronics (more) sustainable and ethical, including by supporting repairability so that users can hold onto their...

Belkin’s new 3-in-1 wireless charger delivers speedy charging for the latest Apple Watch and iPhone

Belkin has a new 3-in-1 wireless charger that’s tailor made for iPhone and Apple Watch owners, and that also provides MagSafe 15W charging speeds for...

Mobile News

Apple Watch SE 2 and a ‘rugged’ Apple Watch coming in 2022, latest report says

The Apple Watch Series 7 was a modest update when compared to Series 6. It featured the same processor, features, and design as the previous...

The best Google Pixel 5a cases and covers

Looking for a midrange phone with a solid battery life and excellent camera skills? Google’s Pixel A range has been a strong contender for the...

Pinterest invests in creator tools with acquisition of video creation and editing app Vochi

Pinterest is further investing in creator tools and video with today’s news it’s acquired the video creation and editing app, Vochi, for an undisclosed sum....

Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 are ONLY $119 today – with holiday delivery

Looking for a great gift idea for someone who loves music and podcasts? The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 are just $120 at Samsung right now,...

Save $40 on the Galaxy Watch 4 with delivery in time for the holidays

If you’re looking for a new smartwatch that will arrive in time for Christmas, we’ve spotted a pretty great deal for you. Right now, you...

TamatemGames raises $11M Series B led by PUBG maker Krafton

Jordan-based mobile game publisher TamatemGames announced today it has raised $11 million in a Series B led by KRAFTON, a South Korean game developer behind PUBG, marking...

Social

WhatsApp users can now choose to have messages disappear for all new chats by default

WhatsApp users can now choose to easily have all new messages they send or receive disappear as the world’s largest instant messaging service broadens its...

Pinterest invests in creator tools with acquisition of video creation and editing app Vochi

Pinterest is further investing in creator tools and video with today’s news it’s acquired the video creation and editing app, Vochi, for an undisclosed sum....

MarketForce partners with Cellulant to expand in five new markets across Africa as it races to cover continent

MarketForce, a Kenyan B2B retail and financial services distribution startup, has expanded into five additional markets across Africa to grow RejaReja — its retailer ‘super...

Report: Phishing campaign is actively targeting U.S. military families

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022....

Report: 91% of professionals say automation tools improve their work-life balance

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022....

Facebook Messenger is testing a new ‘Split Payments’ feature in the U.S.

Facebook Messenger announced today that it’s starting to test out a new “Split Payments” feature that introduces a way for users to share the cost...

Software News

LogDNA raises $50M to bring ‘full power’ of observability data to security

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022....

Sense raises $50M to bolster recruitment efforts with AI

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022....

How to turn AI failure into AI success

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022....

6 big Kubernetes container security launches at AWS re:Invent 2021

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022....

How AI and ML can thwart a cybersecurity threat no one talks about

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022....

Top 12 AI and machine learning announcements at AWS re:Invent 2021

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022....

Startups

Equity Monday: When does a selloff become a rout?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Despite the advanced...

Bain Capital Ventures taps ex-Affirm exec as its newest partner to focus on early-stage fintech and commerce

Bain Capital Ventures has named Christina Melas-Kyriazi, a former Affirm executive and angel investor, as its newest partner. Melas-Kyriazi will be based in the firm’s...

Pinterest invests in creator tools with acquisition of video creation and editing app Vochi

Pinterest is further investing in creator tools and video with today’s news it’s acquired the video creation and editing app, Vochi, for an undisclosed sum....

Hometap closes on $60M to let people tap into their home equity without taking out a loan

Hometap, a startup that offers people a way to borrow against the equity in their homes without taking out loans, has raised $60 million in...

Dispatch Goods takes in $3.7M for restaurant, food delivery container reuse

Plastic containers are ending up in landfills and oceans all over the world as more countries stop accepting our recycled goods. This is adding up:...

TradeDepot raises $110M from IFC, Novastar to extend BNPL service to merchants across Africa

Startups digitizing B2B e-commerce and retail in Africa continue to grab the headlines after the pandemic paved the way for widespread offline retail and commerce...

Technology

He allegedly set up a meeting with…

A screenshot from the amateur sting video that allegedly shows PlayStation executive George Cacioppo. People v. Preds A senior Sony vice president who worked on...

Girls Who Code CEO Tarika Barrett on what causes tech’s gender gap

A reckoning for tech’s bro culture is long overdue, many believe.In November, Tesla, headed by the world’s richest man Elon Musk—who himself is often all sorts...

LogDNA raises $50M to bring ‘full power’ of observability data to security

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022....

Halo is already one of the most…

Halo Infinite's release, on Dec. 8, comes six years after the last installment in the series. Microsoft/Screenshot by CNET Microsoft wants Halo Infinite to be...

Should abuse survivors have to disappear from the internet?

For more than two decades, Lorraine* has known her ex-boyfriend is watching her. She cut contact with him 20 years ago, but in Facebook posts...

Private space stations are coming. What can tourists expect?

A new era of space stations is about to kick off. NASA has announced three commercial space station proposals for development, joining an earlier proposal...

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