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APPLE SAYS IT'S ‘COMMITTED' TO SUPPORTING THUNDERBOLT ON NEW MACS AFTER INTEL DETAILS LATEST VERSION

Earlier today, Intel offered some key insight into Thunderbolt 4, following an initial unveil at CES back in January. The latest version...

Daily Crunch: Facebook faces blistering civil rights audit

DAILY CRUNCH: FACEBOOK FACES BLISTERING CIVIL RIGHTS AUDIT

Auditors were not impressed by Facebook's civil rights work, Tinder tests video chat and a new nasal spray could reduce the risk of...

 
 
 

NASA INJECTS $17M INTO FOUR SMALL COMPANIES WITH ARTEMIS AMBITIONS

NASA awards millions of dollars a year to small businesses through the SBIR program, but generally it's a lot of small awards to hundreds...

FISKER RAISES $50 MILLION TO BRING ITS ALL-ELECTRIC OCEAN SUV TO MARKET IN 2022

Electric vehicle startup Fisker Inc. said Wednesday it has raised $50 million, much needed capital that will go towards funding the...

 
 
 

GARRY KASPAROV ON AI: ‘PEOPLE ALWAYS CALLED ME AN OPTIMIST'

Garry Kasparov is a political activist who's written books and articles on artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and online privacy,...

FACEBOOK AND INSTAGRAM BOOT CLOSE TRUMP ALLY ROGER STONE FOR NETWORK OF FAKE ACCOUNTS

Facebook released its latest report detailing disinformation campaigns operating on its massive social network Wednesday and this one...

 
 
 

RAISING $22.5 MILLION, LIFTIT LOOKS TO EXPAND ITS LOGISTICS SERVICES IN BRAZIL, MEXICO, CHILE, AND ECUADOR

The Colombian trucking and logistics services startup Liftit has raised $22.5 million in a new round of funding to capitalize on its...

STRIVE SCHOOL WANTS TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF JOB-READY SOFTWARE ENGINEERS IN EUROPE

College in the United States is expensive and, for many, comes with massive student debt. The price tag has led to the increase of...

 
 
 
Colvin raises $15M to rethink the flower supply chain

COLVIN RAISES $15M TO RETHINK THE FLOWER SUPPLY CHAIN

At first glance, Colvin - which recently announced that it has raised a $15 million Series B - might look like just another flower...

Mercedes opts for more screens and fewer buttons in the 2021 S-Class

MERCEDES OPTS FOR MORE SCREENS AND FEWER BUTTONS IN THE 2021 S-CLASS

Teaser images and leaked photos of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class suggested the automaker was moving towards a more digital-centric...

 
 
 

IN PANDEMIC ERA, ENTREPRENEURS TURN TO SPACS, CROWDFUNDING AND DIRECT LISTINGS

If necessity is the mother of invention, then new business owners are getting very inventive in the ways in which they access cash....

PQSHIELD RAISES $7M FOR QUANTUM-READY CRYPTOGRAPHIC SECURITY SOLUTIONS

A deep tech startup building cryptographic solutions to secure hardware, software, and communications systems for a future when quantum...

 
 
 
Amazon U.S. sellers will have to display their name and address starting Sept. 1, 2020

AMAZON U.S. SELLERS WILL HAVE TO DISPLAY THEIR NAME AND ADDRESS STARTING SEPT. 1, 2020

Amazon on Wednesday informed its U.S. sellers they will soon have to display their business name and address on their Amazon.com seller...

IN BLISTERING AUDIT, CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS RAISE ALARMS ABOUT FACEBOOK'S ONGOING POLICY FAILURES

The results of a multiyear investigation into Facebook's policies and their consequences for the civil liberties of its more than 2.5...

 
 
 
Microsoft makes Teams video meetings less tiring with its new Together mode

MICROSOFT MAKES TEAMS VIDEO MEETINGS LESS TIRING WITH ITS NEW TOGETHER MODE

Video meetings. While the move to remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic may have made them mainstream, they are not without issues...

WHAT INDIA'S TIKTOK BAN MEANS FOR CHINA

For more than a decade, China has limited how foreign tech firms that operate inside its borders do business. The world's largest internet...

 
 
 

GOHEALTH EYES MULTIBILLION-DOLLAR VALUATION AS IT SETS ITS INITIAL IPO PRICE RANGE

GoHealth , a Chicago-based company that provides consumers with a digital portal to help them select insurance products, set an initial...

ADE AJAO, MARYANNA SAENKO, CHARLES HUDSON, ULILI ONOVAKPURI, AND MELISSA BRADLEY ARE COMING TO DISRUPT

At TechCrunch Disrupt , our Startup Battlefield event is the centerpiece of the event, the true heart of this signature program. There's...

 
 
 

SWIFTMILE RAISES $5 MILLION ROUND LED BY THAYER VENTURES FOR MICROMOBILITY CHARGING STATIONS

Swiftmile, the startup that makes and deploys charging stations for electric bikes and scooters in cities, has raised a $5 million...

FINTECH STARTUP NCINO TARGETS ~$2B VALUATION IN IMPENDING IPO

As IPO season continues , another venture-backed tech company is moving closer toward going public. This week nCino filed an updated...

 
 
 



Bed Bath and Beyond is closing 200 stores as quarterly sales tumble nearly 50%

Bed Bath and Beyond is closing 200 stores as quarterly sales tumble nearly 50%

Bed Bath & Beyond plans to shutter around 200 stores over the next two years. On July 8, the company published an investor relations presentation that revealed Bed Bath &... Read more ...

The Latest: Fauci cautiously optimistic on COVID vaccine

The Latest: Fauci cautiously optimistic on COVID vaccine

UNITED NATIONS - The leading U.S. infectious disease expert says he is cautiously optimistic that a coronavirus vaccine with some degree of effectiveness will be successfully... Read more ...

United Airlines warns 36,000 workers they could be laid off

United Airlines warns 36,000 workers they could be laid off

United Airlines is warning 36,000 employees - nearly half its U.S. staff - they could be furloughed in October, the clearest signal yet of how deeply the virus pandemic is... Read more ...

United will warn 36,000 workers they could be laid off

United will warn 36,000 workers they could be laid off

United Airlines is warning 36,000 employees - nearly half its U.S. staff - they could be furloughed in October, the clearest signal yet of how deeply the virus pandemic is... Read more ...

8 free COVID-19 test sites to open; new deaths reported

8 free COVID-19 test sites to open; new deaths reported

BOSTON - Massachusetts is launching free COVID-19 testing sites in eight communities to help monitor the spread of the disease in part by also offering tests to asymptomatic... Read more ...

What to do with your emergency savings if your high-yield savings account...

What to do with your emergency savings if your high-yield savings account rate has plummeted

The Fed has cut interest rates to near zero since the coronavirus has wreaked havoc on the economy, which sent APYs on high-yield savings accounts to new lows. If your... Read more ...

The Latest: Official says Tulsa rally likely led to surge

The Latest: Official says Tulsa rally likely led to surge

OKLAHOMA CITY - President Donald Trump's campaign rally in Tulsa in late June that drew thousands of people, along with large protests that accompanied it, “likely contributed”... Read more ...

I ran my taxes through Credit Karma Tax and H&R Block. Here's how they...

I ran my taxes through Credit Karma Tax and H&R Block. Here's how they compare on price, ease of use, and refunds

This year I prepared my tax return on both Credit Karma Tax and H&R Block . I wanted to save money on preparation fees, get my maximum refund, and move through the process... Read more ...

Brooks Brothers, worn by Lincoln and Kennedy, goes bankrupt

Brooks Brothers, worn by Lincoln and Kennedy, goes bankrupt

NEW YORK - Brooks Brothers, the 200-year-old company that dressed nearly every U.S. president, filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday, the latest major clothing seller to be... Read more ...

Canada predicts historic deficit due to pandemic spending

Canada predicts historic deficit due to pandemic spending

OTTAWA - The Canadian government is predicting a historic CDN$343 billion deficit for 2020-21 resulting from its economic and stimulus plans to battle COVID-19. Read more ...