A new $124 million for Brazil’s Movile proves that investors still see promise in Latin American tec

Brazil’s macroeconomic picture may be gloomy, but technology investors still see hope in the nation’s burgeoning technology sector — and a recent $124 million financing for the mobile conglomerate Movile is the latest proof that that the pace of investment isn’t slowing down.

Okay, one final Form D note

Some more comments from readers on the changing culture around startups filing their Form Ds with the SEC, and then a short update on SoftBank and a bunch more article reviews. We are experimenting with new content forms at TechCrunch.

Twitter, those ‘verified’ bitcoin-pushing pillocks are pissing everyone off

Elon Musk’s tweets piss me off for two reasons. When he’s not accusing actual heroes of sex crimes or trolling the federal government, it’s what comes after that drives me batshit.

BlaBlaCar to acquire Ouibus and offer bus service

French startup BlaBlaCar is announcing plans to acquire Ouibus, the bus division of France’s national railway company SNCF. For the first time, BlaBlaCar is moving beyond carpooling and plans to offer both long-distance carpooling rides and bus rides.

Chappy, the Bumble-backed dating app for gay men, inks partnership with GLAAD

Chappy, the dating app for gay men, has today announced a partnership with GLAAD. As part of the partnership, Chappy will make a donation to GLAAD for each conversation initiated on the dating app, from now throughout 2019. The company won’t disclose the amount of the donation,

With the Paris Call, Macron wants to limit cyberattacks

French President Emmanuel Macron gave a speech at the Internet Governance Forum at the UNESCO in Paris. While the IGF has been around for a while, it hasn’t been as active as some would have hoped. That’s why the French government is issuing the Paris Call,

Enterprise shopping season starts early with almost $50B in recent deals

Black Friday may be still be 10 days away, but shopping season started early in the enterprise this year. We have seen acquisitions totaling almost $50 billion in the last couple of months alone, topped by the mega $34 billion IBM-Red Hat deal two weeks ago. What exactly is going on here?

Audioburst turns the best part of podcasts into personalized news briefs

Tel Aviv-based Audioburst has been developing a search engine for audio news, which allows users to locate audio content within podcast and other talk radio programs. Today,

Intelligent recruiting platform Greenhouse picks up another $50M

Finding the right talent is a make-or-break situation for any company — especially smaller ones, which might not have the robust tools (or pocket books) of larger companies like Google that have a complete system in place.

Meero raises $45 million for its on-demand photography service

Have you ever wondered why photos on Airbnb, UberEats and your favorite hotel platform always look so good? French startup Meero has been working on a marketplace and AI-powered technology to make it easy to get good photos of products and places.

Apply to TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Latin America

The TechCrunch crew is practically giddy to be heading to São Paulo, Brazil to host the inaugural Startup Battlefield Latin America on November 8, 2018. This is the first time we’ve hosted an event in Latin America, and we’re stoked to cover and support the region’s fast-growing startup scene.





[组图]设计一反传统 Airbus提交UFO飞机专利申请

人类之所以能不断进步,很大程度是由于我们拥有天马行空的想象力。最近法国空中巴士公司 Airbus 就提交了一项天马行空的飞机设计专利申请,这款新飞机的外表看起来就像一个 UFO。



Dust Off That Day Planner For These Compact Solar Charging Panels

The Blackberry struck the first blow, but eventually those multi-page day planners were all but completely replaced by modern smartphones. However,

One-in-five Developers Now Works On IoT Projects

dcblogs writes Evans Data Corp.,which provides research and intelligence for the software development industry, said that of the estimated 19 million developers worldwide, 19% are now doing IoT-related work. A year ago, the first year IoT-specific data was collected, that figure was 17%.


-- 信心下降,通缩压力加剧 北京2015年3月20日电 /美通社/ -- 根据最新国际市场新闻社(MNI)中国企业信心调查,3月份中国大型企业报告信心恶化。 MNI中国3月份企业信心指数自2月份的52.8降至52.


6月8号,苹果将在WWDC大会上推出首批接入苹果智能家居平台Homekit的硬件设备。然而,就在苹果入局前夜,专注美国智能家居产品及系统服务的Alarm.com申请IPO了。 上周五,Alarm.


据外媒报道,现在,BBC正在测试一项利用大脑控制电视机的技术。这套由BBC数字部门和用户体验工作室This Place共同开发的头套可通过读取佩戴者的脑电波让佩戴者拥有远程选择电视节目的能力。

The best reactions to the WTF deal between 'Sesame Street' and HBO

Thanks to a deal announced Thursday between Sesame Street and HBO, children will learn their ABCs from the same channel on which adults will learn Jon Snow's true fate.That's right: Sesame Street will make HBO its official home for the show's next five seasons. Nothing is sacred.See also:

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