At TechCrunch Disrupt, insights into key trends in venture capital – TechCrunch

At TechCrunch Disrupt, insights into key trends in venture capital – TechCrunch

At TechCrunch Disrupt, the original tech startup conference, venture capitalists remain amongst the premier guests. VCs are responsible for…

How Kobalt is betting on music’s middle class and DIY stars – TechCrunch

Lookiero closes $19M led by MMC Ventures to be the Stitch Fix for Europe – TechCrunch

The cult of the founder and Silicon Valley’s lack of moral authority – TechCrunch

Clutter acquires The Storage Fox for $152M to add self-storage to its on-demand platform – TechCrunch

Ginkgo Bioworks’ dev shop for genetic programming is now worth $4 billion – TechCrunch

Subscription email app Tempo hits the right minimalist notes – TechCrunch

Airbnb says it will go public next year – TechCrunch

Darkstore raises $21 million Series B round – TechCrunch

Groww, an investment app for millennials in India, raises $21.4M – TechCrunch

Lime is shutting down car rental service, LimePod – TechCrunch

Wing will test drone delivery in the US with Walgreens and FedEx – TechCrunch

Payments giant Stripe is raising another $250M at a $35B pre-money valuation – TechCrunch

Readying an IPO, Postmates secures $225M from private equity firm GPI Capital – TechCrunch

Impossible Foods will debut in SoCal grocery stores on Friday as first step in phased national rollout – TechCrunch

As it readies a test for vaping additives, cannabis testing company Cannalysis raises $22.6 million – TechCrunch

Built Robotics raises $33M for its self-driving construction equipment – TechCrunch

How Automattic wants to build the operating system of the web – TechCrunch

Cannabis logistics startup Wayv launches dynamic distribution platform – TechCrunch

Automattic raises $300M – TechCrunch

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Chef CEO says he’ll continue to work with ICE in spite of protests – TechCrunch

Chef CEO says he’ll continue to work with ICE in spite of protests – TechCrunch

Yesterday, software development tool maker Chef found itself in the middle of a firestorm after a Tweet called them…

Vianai emerges with $50M seed and a mission to simplify machine learning tech – TechCrunch

Google is investing $3.3B to build clean data centers in Europe – TechCrunch

New Relic launches platform for developers to build custom apps – TechCrunch

Tableau update uses AI to increase speed to insight – TechCrunch

Salesforce brings AI power to its search tool – TechCrunch

Aliro comes out of stealth with $2.7M to ‘democratize’ quantum computing with developer tools – TechCrunch

Salesforce is building an app to gauge a company’s sustainability progress – TechCrunch

GitLab hauls in $268M Series E on 2.768B valuation – TechCrunch

Data storage company Cloudian launches a new edge analytics subsidiary called Edgematrix – TechCrunch

Ten years after Adobe bought Omniture, the deal comes into clearer focus – TechCrunch

Salesforce launches vertical clouds – TechCrunch

Walt Disney Studios partners with Microsoft Azure on cloud innovation lab – TechCrunch

Salesforce doubles down on verticals, launches Manufacturing and Consumer Goods Clouds – TechCrunch

Hear how to build a billion-dollar SaaS company at TechCrunch Disrupt – TechCrunch

Ten questions for 2020 presidential candidate John Delaney – TechCrunch

The mainframe business is alive and well, as IBM announces new Z15 – TechCrunch

IBM brings Cloud Foundry and Red Hat OpenShift together – TechCrunch

Kubernetes co-founder Craig McLuckie is as tired of talking about Kubernetes as you are – TechCrunch

Explorium reveals $19.1M in total funding for machine learning data discovery platform – TechCrunch

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Take cover, it’s a drone with a nail gun! – TechCrunch

Take cover, it’s a drone with a nail gun! – TechCrunch

The FAA has warned against equipping your drone with weapons such as flamethrowers and handguns. But can a nail…

Fujifilm’s upcoming X-Pro3 camera has a unique design sure to appeal to film photographers – TechCrunch

Ricoh’s Theta Z1 is the first truly premium consumer 360 camera – TechCrunch

India bans e-cigarettes citing youth health concerns – TechCrunch

The portable $399 Sonos Move is like having two great speakers in one – TechCrunch

Facebook launches Portal TV, a $149 video chat set-top box – TechCrunch

FarmWise and its weed-pulling agribot harvest $14.5M in funding – TechCrunch

Pax Labs’ Bharat Vasan is out as CEO – TechCrunch

The Sony RX100 VII is the best compact camera you can buy – TechCrunch

Apple awards another $250 million to precision glass maker Corning – TechCrunch

Google is bringing data saver feature to Android TVs – TechCrunch

After conquering smartphones, PopSocket sets its sights on beverages – TechCrunch

Google will unveil the Pixel 4 and other new hardware on October 15 – TechCrunch

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S6 combines creative flexibility with great design – TechCrunch

This prosthetic arm combines manual control with machine learning – TechCrunch

UK police arrest a number of climate activists planning Heathrow drone protest – TechCrunch

Nintendo shows off exercise-powered RPG for Switch, Ring Fit Adventure – TechCrunch

ckbk pulls a ‘Spotify for recipes’ out of the beta oven – TechCrunch

Why does the new iPhone 11 Pro have 3 cameras? – TechCrunch

Apple introduces the A13 Bionic for the iPhone 11 – TechCrunch

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Does NoOps Signal the End for Infrastructure Employees?

Does NoOps Signal the End for Infrastructure Employees?

Will AI and automation eliminate the need for the people who now keep IT infrastructures in operation? Not if those people take charge of their own futures. NoOps (No Operations) is the idea that emerging…

VMware vRealize vs. Turbonomic: Real User Insights

VMware vRealize vs. Turbonomic: Real User Insights

IT professionals shared their thoughts on the pros and cons of a pair of hybrid cloud management tools. Managing extensive virtualized infrastructure, such as hybrid cloud environments, presents unending challenges in administration and resource-allocation. Cloud…

10 Fixes for When Change Brings Your Systems to Their Knees

10 Fixes for When Change Brings Your Systems to Their Knees

When your systems slow to a crawl it’s easy to blame the technology, but some of the causes — and fixes –may relate to how enterprises do business these days. 1 of 11 Image: Pixabay…

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5 Ways Android Won Me Over

5 Ways Android Won Me Over

From security to “Lego” programming, Android has more going for it than you might think. For the past two years,…

Hacker Weev Free After Appeal

Hacker Weev Free After Appeal

Andrew “Weev” Auernheimer, who embarrassed AT&T by exposing a security flaw, had his conviction overturned by federal appeals court.  …

Google Glass Goes Public – InformationWeek

Google Glass Goes Public – InformationWeek

Google Glass Explorer Program will be open to US-based adults on tax day. 20 Great Ideas To Steal In 2014…

Amazon Plans 3D Phone: Report

Amazon Plans 3D Phone: Report

Amazon phone capable of displaying images in three dimensions could ship this fall. Microsoft Office For iPad: 7 Questions Answered…

Facebook Changes: What To Expect

Facebook Changes: What To Expect

Facebook cracks down on spammy posts, tweaks privacy options, and revamps messaging. Here’s what it means to you. 10 Famous…

Luring The Elusive Cyber Security Pro

Luring The Elusive Cyber Security Pro

Struggling to find scarce IT security talent? Make sure your hiring managers understand the certifications and match candidates for skills…

Twitter Posts Betray Illness – InformationWeek

Twitter Posts Betray Illness – InformationWeek

Tweets reveal whether you have influenza, according to Penn State researchers. 15 Apps For Healthy Living (Click image for larger…

Georgia Solves Campaign Finance Data Challenge Via OCR

Georgia Solves Campaign Finance Data Challenge Via OCR

In a project to make financial disclosure and campaign contribution data public, Georgia turns to Captricity’s hybrid system, which combines…

Google Maps Shows Crimea As Russian To Russians

Google Maps Shows Crimea As Russian To Russians

Google makes Crimea part of Russia on the Russian version of Google Maps and draws protests and scrutiny. Twitter Revamp:…

Enterprise Wearables Will Avoid BYOD Pitfalls

Enterprise Wearables Will Avoid BYOD Pitfalls

Wearable devices made for the enterprise will offer more immediate value than BYOD programs. Here’s why. By now, it’s clear…

Secure Collaboration Tool Aims to Stop Data Leaks

Secure Collaboration Tool Aims to Stop Data Leaks

BAE Systems’ leakage-prevention Secure Information Broker Appliance program edits info your organization doesn’t want outsiders to see. Domestic Drones: 5…

Facebook Friend Tracking: 3 Facts

Facebook Friend Tracking: 3 Facts

Facebook’s “Nearby Friends” feature will track, store, and share your location with friends. Before you turn it on, here’s what…

Heartbleed Will Require Rehab – InformationWeek

Heartbleed Will Require Rehab – InformationWeek

Patches are just band-aids. Heartbleed’s long-term effects will force companies to reassess how they deploy and manage technology. Security experts…

Doctors Doping: What Can Tech Do?

Doctors Doping: What Can Tech Do?

It’s estimated 100,000 healthcare professionals abuse prescription drugs, endangering patients and hospitals. Video, bar coding, and even robots could bring…

Sensitive Data: What Constitutes ‘Reasonable Protection’?

Sensitive Data: What Constitutes ‘Reasonable Protection’?

NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework takes on new context for industry execs in light of FTC lawsuit against the Wyndham hotel chain…

Google Street View Offers Time Travel

Google Street View Offers Time Travel

Street View images from different periods can now be compared to see how places have changed over time. Google’s 10…

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Facebook will let users disable storage of Portal voice snippets – TechCrunch

Facebook will let users disable storage of Portal voice snippets – TechCrunch

As consumer tech companies come under fire for how they handle voice data from consumers, Facebook is announcing changes to…

Facebook announces Portal TV – TechCrunch

Facebook announces Portal TV – TechCrunch

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered…

Facebook’s new policy Supreme Court could override Zuckerberg – TechCrunch

Facebook’s new policy Supreme Court could override Zuckerberg – TechCrunch

A real check to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s control is finally coming in the form of a 11- to 40-member…

LinkedIn launches skills assessments, tests that let you beef up your credentials for job hunting – TechCrunch

LinkedIn launches skills assessments, tests that let you beef up your credentials for job hunting – TechCrunch

LinkedIn, the social networking service for the working world, is today taking the wraps off its latest effort to provide…

Facebook rolls out new video tools, plus Instagram and IGTV scheduling feature – TechCrunch

Facebook rolls out new video tools, plus Instagram and IGTV scheduling feature – TechCrunch

Facebook on Monday announced a number of updates aimed at video creators and publishers, during a session at the International…

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Patreon sells product curation site Kit to GeniusLink – TechCrunch

Patreon sells product curation site Kit to GeniusLink – TechCrunch

Patreon, the platform for independent content creators to operate membership businesses for their core fans, announced…

Google Photos adds a time-traveling version of Stories, plus more sharing and printing options – TechCrunch

Facebook tightens policies around self-harm and suicide – TechCrunch

Spotify users can now share music and podcasts to Snapchat – TechCrunch

Looking to become the video-based social network of the gaming world, Medal.tv raises $9 million – TechCrunch

NY attorney general will lead antitrust investigation into Facebook – TechCrunch

Facebook Dating comes to the U.S. – TechCrunch

Facebook is making its own deepfakes and offering prizes for detecting them – TechCrunch

Facebook’s lead EU regulator is asking questions about its latest security fail – TechCrunch

YouTube launches a dedicated Fashion vertical – TechCrunch

Facebook Dating launches in the U.S., adds Instagram integration – TechCrunch

Depop CEO Maria Raga tells us everything about social e-commerce at Disrupt Berlin – TechCrunch

Pandora now lets you share music and podcasts to your Instagram Stories – TechCrunch

How Zhihu’s become one of China’s biggest hubs for experts – TechCrunch

Facebook might remove Like counts – TechCrunch

The NFL joins TikTok in multi-year partnership – TechCrunch

Facebook rolls out new business tools for Messenger, kills the ‘Discover’ tab – TechCrunch

‘Behind the Screen’ illuminates the invisible, indispensable content moderation industry – TechCrunch

Facebook will require political advertisers provide further credentials, or have their ads paused – TechCrunch

YouTube to reduce conspiracy theory recommendations in the UK – TechCrunch