Singapore’s Golden Gate Ventures has announced the close of its newest (and third) fund for Southeast Asia at a total of $100 million. The first hit a first close in the summer, as TechCrunch reported at the time, and now it has reached full capacity.
In a further sign of the increasing maturity of Southeast Asia’s startup ecosystem, a new fund has emerged to offer yet more financing options for emerging tech companies. Venturra Capital is a new, big-hitting $150 million fund announced this week that is focused on the region,
Jungle Ventures, one of a group of fresh VC firms that have burst on the scene in Asia these past few years, is stepping things up after announcing a new $100 million fund. Read More
Alexa skill developers will now be able to sell “consumables” within their voice apps, known as Alexa skills, Amazon announced this morning. The company says that, starting today, developers in the U.S.
Microsoft released Office 2019 for Windows and macOS this week, the latest version of its regular, non-subscription productivity suite. It’s the kind of Office that, ten years ago, you would’ve bought in a shrink-wrapped package at Office Depot.
When Salesforce bought Mulesoft last spring for the tidy sum of $6.5 billion, it looked like money well spent for the CRM giant. After all, it was providing a bridge between the cloud and the on-prem data center and that was a huge missing link for a company with big ambitions like Salesforce.
Bleximo, a startup that aims to build ‘quantum accelerators’ — basically quantum-based application-specific integrated circuits — today announced that it has raised a $1.5 million seed round led by Eniac Ventures. Other investors in this round include Boost VC, Creative Ventures,
Back in March, we asked the question “Are corporations that use Wikipedia giving back?” The answer was kind of, sort of, with one key exception, noting, “Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Google all contributed around $50,000 by matching employee gifts. Amazon, on the other hand,
This past Saturday, something pretty weird happened in Pokémon Go: immediately after the monthly "Community Day" event came to a close, a strange, new, never-before-seen Pokémon showed up. Weirder yet: no one could actually catch it.
Tinder in India is now rolling out a new feature that allows women to make the first move. The setting, called “My Move,” is similar to the core feature in rival dating app Bumble, which is currently enmeshed in multiple lawsuits with Tinder parent Match Group.
Last week, on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt, regulator Jina Choi, who heads the SEC’s wide-reaching San Francisco unit, declined to confirm or deny that the SEC is investigating Tesla CEO Elon Musk for possible fraud. Said Choi, “I can’t tell you about any particular investigation in our office.
Nintendo is at last (at last!) bringing some new content to the Switch! Yes! In a Nintendo Direct, the company let fly a number of games and a couple of original titles.
The news that Nintendo would be adding NES games to the Switch as part of its paid online service had a mixed reception, but the company has made up for this controversial decision by releasing wireless NES controllers to play those games with. At $60 they’re a bit steep, but come on.
Mobile device appellations bear little relevance to the device itself. By naming its latest mid-sized tablet the Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 (officially the SM-T320, $399.99, discounted to $369.99), Samsung gives us at least a clue to its intended usage and audience.
After some speculation yesterday about the winner of the auction for the first block of bitcoins seized from the Silk Road, the winner went ahead and made his identity public. Tim Draper has won the U.S.
在移动互联网时代——人们快速消费数字内容的时代里，怎样在迎合用户的使用需求和习惯继续保持盈利，是 Getty Image 需要考虑的问题。
Radiohead's Thom Yorke has announced that he'll be distributing his new album Tomorrow's Modern Boxes using BitTorrent. The album will be sold as a BitTorrent "bundle" for $6. This is the first BitTorrent bundle to be placed behind a "paygate." Read more...
Apple CEO Tim Cook took to Businessweek with an essay he penned himself acknowledging that he is gay, saying that despite valuing personal privacy, he has decided to openly state his sexual preference in order to hopefully help others who might be struggling with their own identity,
MELBOURNE, Florida — Bill Cosby lay on his back onstage,