Human Capital: Uber’s Black employee base shrinks

Welcome back to Human Capital, where I break down the latest in diversity, equity and inclusion, and labor in tech. TL;DR: This week, Apple announced its third head of diversity and inclusion in four years,

What to make of Stripe’s possible $100B valuation

This is The TechCrunch Exchange, a newsletter that goes out on Saturdays, based on the column of the same name. You can sign up for the email here. Welcome to a special Thanksgiving edition of The Exchange. Today we will be brief. But not silent, as there is much to talk about. Up top,

How Ryan Reynolds and Mint Mobile worked without becoming the joke

In the past decade, celebrity interest and investment in tech companies has significantly increased. But not all celebrity investments are created equally. Some investors, like Ashton Kutcher, have prioritized the VC pursuits. Some have invested casually without getting overly involved.

Original Content podcast: Just don’t watch Netflix’s ‘Holidate’ with your parents

You might think that a new Netflix film called “Holidate” offers holiday-themed romance that’s perfect for a family watch party. You’d be wrong. The film stars Emma Roberts and Luke Bracey as a pair of strangers who agree (in classic romantic comedy style) to keep each other company on holidays.

Black Friday on track for $8.9B+ in online sales as shoppers stay away from brick-and-mortar stores

Black Friday — the day that launched 1,000 other shopping holidays — may have lost its place as the “start” of the Christmas shopping season by now (it gets bigger and earlier with each passing year).

Tony Hsieh, iconic Las Vegas tech entrepreneur, dies aged 46

Tony Hsieh, the former head of Zappos who catapulted the shoe company into the big leagues with a sale to Amazon and then used the proceeds of his success in a huge project kickstarting regeneration of a run-down part of Las Vegas, Nevada, with tech and wider business investments, has died aged 46.

Facebook’s Libra could launch in January

According to a report from the Financial Times, Facebook-backed cryptocurrency Libra could launch in January. More interestingly, the Libra Association, the consortium created by Facebook, could scale back its ambitions once again. When it was first unveiled,

India sets rules for commissions, surge pricing for Uber and Ola

Ride-hailing firms such as Ola and Uber can only draw a fee of up to 20% on ride fares in India, New Delhi said in guidelines on Friday, a new setback for the SoftBank-backed firms already struggling to improve their finances in the key overseas market. The guidelines,

Affirm, Airbnb, C3.ai, Roblox, Wish file for tech IPO finale of 2020

For some of the most awaited Silicon Valley tech companies of the decade, this week looked good enough to file for IPOs

Hulu UX teardown: 5 user experience fails and how to fix them

Hulu is the first major streaming platform to offer a social watching experience. And with most major league sports now being allowed to resume behind closed doors, Hulu’s combined proposition with ESPN will likely help entertain the service’s 30+ million users over the winter months.

This Week in Apps: Apple slashes commissions, Twitter launches Fleets, warnings about Parler

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the TechCrunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 204 billion downloads and $120 billion in consumer spending in 2019.

小保方晴子涉嫌学术不端事件最终调查结果公布!

针对STAP细胞论文的学术不端的质疑,理化学研究所于4月1日宣布该研究中确实存在学术不端,判定小保方晴子其中存在捏造、篡改2项学术不端行为。

程序界跳槽的潜规则 - 麒麟子(Alex)

一、跳得多涨得快,不跳不涨很多人觉得,现在的程序员很浮燥,干不了多久就要跳了。 但是,有没有想过,这是什么导致的。 你一年不涨工资,两年不涨工资,那别人发现,自己的工资与业界水平相距太远,不得不跳。

Gartner:2015年全球平板出货量将超PC

据国外媒体报道,市场分析公司Gartner今日发布了今明两年全球计算设备的出货量情况预测报告。报告指出,平板电脑的出货量会在2015年超越个人电脑。Gartner的报告统计了PC、平板电脑、超便携设备和手机等消费类计算设备。

美媒:百度已成功转型为移动搜索引擎公司

美国知名科技网站 Search engine journal近日刊载文章称,百度已经转型为一家移动搜索引擎公司,内容如下:10月29日(美国时间),中国最大搜索引擎公司百度发布了第三季度财务报告。

Android学习之——GridView - JohnTsai

背景知识 GridView(九宫格)在Android开发中和ListView一样经常被使用。如我们经常使用的快图浏览,里面就有将图片的布局改为网格(即GridView)的选项。 定义 GridViewis aViewGroupthat displays items in a two-d...

语音邮件的缓慢死亡

可口可乐公司是最新一个抛弃语音邮件的大公司。随着智能手机的崛起,语音邮件的死亡已被预言了多年。语音邮件系统诞生于1970年代,在1980年代初逐渐流行起来,过去几年语音邮件的使用率随着智能手机功能的增强而下降。

iPad Pro屏幕供应商曝光:夏普负责大部分

随着苹果在 iOS 9 中为 iPad 设备增加多任务特性之后,业界不少人士都认为这是苹果将会推出更大屏幕 iPad 的前兆。今天来自供应链的消息再次打破了沉寂,该消息指出 12.

宫本茂:虚拟现实有设备没游戏 任天堂不做

这些年来游戏领域最受关注的技术莫过于虚拟现实了,毕竟能够亲自进入游戏世界中是玩家们最大的愿望。索尼、Valve、Oculus 玩得那么溜,以创意自居的任天堂不动心?好像还真不动心。

Google Play游戏不再需要用户登录Google+帐户

谷歌正在去掉Google Play游戏需要登录Google+帐户的规定,这将让那些没有Google+账号的Android玩家感到高兴。该决定是谷歌其他服务与Google+解捆的最新举动。去年7月谷歌已经去掉了YouTube与Google+的捆绑。

受日本地震影响 索尼推迟发布年度财报预期

索尼今日宣布,受日本南部地区地震的影响,将推迟发布下个财年的业绩展望。按照原计划,索尼将于4月28日发布2015财年业绩报告和下一财年的业绩展望。但索尼周五表示,已推迟业绩展望的发布日期,但5月份会给出一个指导性预期。昨日,索尼已经给出了2015财年初步的业绩报告。索尼当时将2015财年的运营利润下调了9.4%,称全球智能手机市场疲软影响到了公司摄像头模块的需求。

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