With a growing number of challenger banks taking on the U.S. market, one of the original startup banks, Simple — now owned by BBVA — has taken the unusual step of removing a core banking feature: bill pay. The company claimed the feature was under-utilized and usage was trending downwards,
As Facebook prepares to launch its new cryptocurrency Libra in 2020, it’s putting the pieces in place to help it run. In one of the latest developments, it has acquired Servicefriend,
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, a 35-year-old billionaire who keeps refusing to sit in front of international parliamentarians to answer questions about his ad business’ impact on democracy and human rights around the world, has a new piece of accountability theatre to sell you: An “Oversight Board“.
Alchemist Accelerator, a startup incubator which focuses on enterprise companies, held a demo day yesterday for its 22nd batch. Each company got 5 minutes to tell a theater full of investors who they are, what they’re building, and why they might be the best to build it.
Aicha Evans, CEO of self-driving startup Zoox, is joining us at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco in just two short weeks. Evans came on board to Zoox earlier this year following the unexpected firing of co-founder and former CEO Tim Kentley-Klay in August. At the time of the announcement,
In this week's newsletter: Airbnb, WeWork and Postmates prep IPOs.
Back in January, Blackstone — the investment firm whose assets under management surpassed a jaw-dropping half a trillion dollars earlier this year — quietly began piecing together a new, growth equity platform called Blackstone Growth, or BXG.
Yesterday, software development tool maker Chef found itself in the middle of a firestorm after a Tweet called them out for doing business with DHS/ICE. Eventually it led to an influential open source developer removing a couple of key pieces of software from the project,
Gamers feel passionately about loot boxes, turns out some elected officials do too. A new Senate bill was formally introduced today with bipartisan support and it could categorically shift how today’s top platforms and distribution platforms monetize the titles they sell.
Brad Bao, a Lime co-founder and long-time Tencent executive, will assume chief responsibilities.
Canopy, an upscale, profitable developer of co-working spaces, has expanded its footprint in San Francisco to a third location on the heels of a strategic financing round.
早前才报导过 Softbank 有意收购梦工场的消息，今天它就公布了与另一家电影制作公司 Legendary Entertainment 组成战略合作关系。Softbank 将会投放 2.5 亿美元，用以在网上和移动装置推广有关作品...
HughPickens.com writes: Erik Wemple writes at the Washington Post that Fox News recently took the controversial step of posting a horrific 22-minute video online that shows Jordanian pilot Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh being burned to death.
At least a few Tesla investors probably aren't laughing right now.Four minutes before the end of the trading day, Tesla put out a tweet and blog post with the headline: "Announcing the Tesla Model W.
本周早些时候，微软面向Windows Insider用户推送了版本号为10049的Windows 10技术预览版，当时我们将主要的目光都瞄准了首次亮相的Spartan浏览器，不过新版系统中同样在很多细节方面进行了调整，其中就包括电池指示。
Part of a rocket engine crashes through the roof of a house in northeast China’s Shanxi province early Friday morning. Read more...
据外媒报道，日前，Oculus Rift在向用户推送的更新中屏蔽了一款叫做Revive的软件，这款软件可以让用户在HTC Vive运行Rift的独占游戏。Revive在1个月前发布，安装了这款软件之后，用户就能用HTC Vive玩《Lucky's Tale 》和《Oculus Dreamdeck》，而这2款游戏本应该是Oculus Rift独享的。Oculus Rift这么做的意图非常明显，尽一切可能不让自己的游戏为竞争对手服务。