All IPOs should be paid for in Robux

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast (now on Twitter!), where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is an all-time first for the show, it’s an Equity Leftovers.

Review: Sketchboard Pro for iPad

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2-year-old CRED valued at $800 million after $80 million funding round

CRED, a two-year-old startup that is helping credit card users in India improve their financial behaviour, has raised $80 million in a new financing round, a source familiar with the matter told TechCrunch. The new financing round, a Series C for CRED, was led by existing investor DST Global.

Dozens of tech companies sign ‘Tech for Good Call’ following French initiative

A couple of years ago, French President Emmanuel Macron initiated the Tech for Good Summit by inviting 50 tech CEOs to discuss the challenges in the tech industry and make some announcements. Usually, tech CEOs meet ahead of Viva Technology, a tech event in Paris. This year,

The road to smart city infrastructure starts with research

Distributed ledger technology (DLT), when applied correctly, can do for a city's infrastructure what existing technologies cannot.

Alphabet’s DeepMind achieves historic new milestone in AI-based protein structure prediction

DeepMind, the AI technology company that’s part of Google parent Alphabet, has achieved a significant breakthrough in AI-based protein structure prediction.

As Slack acquisition rumors swirl, a look at Salesforce’s six biggest deals

The rumors ignited last Thursday that Salesforce had interest in Slack. This morning, CNBC is reporting the deal is all but done and will be announced tomorrow. Chances are, this is going to a big number, but this won’t be Salesforce’s first big acquisition.

Materialize scores $40 million investment for SQL streaming database

Materialize, the SQL streaming database startup built on top of the open source Timely Dataflow project, announced a $32 million Series B investment today led by Kleiner Perkins with participation from Lightspeed Ventures. While it was at it,

Daily Crunch: Roblox is going public

Roblox opens its books, Snap makes an acquisition and Pfizer and BioNTech seek regulatory approval for their vaccine. This your Daily Crunch for November 20, 2020. The big story: Roblox is going public The child-friendly gaming company filed confidentially to go public in October,

Extra Crunch roundup: A fistful of IPOs, Affirm’s Peloton problem, Zoom Apps and more

DoorDash, Affirm, Roblox, Airbnb, C3.ai and Wish all filed to go public in recent days, which means some venture capitalists are having the best week of their lives. Tech companies that go public capture our imagination because they are literal happy endings.

Restaurant search engine FoodBoss adds support for direct delivery from restaurants

FoodBoss aims to be something like Kayak for online food ordering — the place where you can search across different service and apps to find the lowest prices and fastest delivery times. One limitation, however,

带手柄的电视棒?亚马逊新设备传闻汇总

亚马逊已经在上周发出邀请函,预计于今天深夜在纽约发布视频相关的产品。外界普遍猜测这是亚马逊进军客厅市场的节奏,有可能发布机顶盒,也有可能是电视棒,相关的传闻也甚嚣尘上。

受冲突牵连 伊拉克当局实施网络屏蔽

由于伊拉克政治局势动荡,该国家的数字化基础设施遭到了牵连。据科威特国家通讯社报道,该国家的电信中心已被政府军控制,并且屏蔽了Facebook,推特以及YouTube等服务。

[图]中国电信4G网络西安地区抢先实测

感谢老李的投递自7月22日起,在包括西安在内的16座城市,中国电信各营业厅开放天翼4G手机业务,用户可去当地营业厅办理。

怎样评价 Apple Watch 的设计?

其实某种程度上没法摸到手上的实体产品无论是手机还是手表都不太好判断具体设计怎样,但对于apple官方给出的视频演示来看,我觉得多多少少还是有一些东西可以看的,尤其是对于AW(apple watch)出来之后网上大量的吐槽,我觉得事实或许并不是那样的。

Coursera:MOOC的下一步是职业教育

今天,Coursera 宣布与 Google,Instagram 以及其他的500家创业公司合作,丰富原有的 “Specialization” 系列课程,建立一个独立的新品牌 “Capstones”。

Fresh honey on tap? Beehive invention nets $2 million

Two Aussie inventors have enticed investors like bees to a honeypot with their new beehive creation.

微信用户最新数据:月活跃用户达到5.49亿,支付用户4亿左右

注:腾讯今天发布了“2015微信用户数据报告”,下面是报告的主要内容。  1.微信最新数据总览  截止到2015年第一季度,微信已经覆盖中国 90% 以上的智能手机,月活跃用户达到 5.

若由三星造Nexus手机 你会不会心动呢?

谷歌已经确认,将于 9 月 29 日正式召开秋季新品发布会,按照多方面预计,本次发布会上谷歌将于发布正式版本的 Android 6.

RIP Melissa Mathison, The Woman Who Gave Us E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial

There are few films out there that have had as much an impact on the movie-going public as E.T.:The Extra-Terrestrial. On Wednesday, Melissa Mathison, who authored the screenplay passed away at the age of 65 due to complications from cancer. Read more...

将从餐桌走向手术台的猪器官

白色碎冰上的猪肺,看上去和屠宰场猪肺没有两样,不过这不是普通的猪肺,而是将用于移植给狒狒研究用的猪肺,这是巴尔的摩马里兰大学医学院外科医生6小时前从造价高昂的猪身上摘取的猪肺。

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