‘Mythic Quest’ is a likable comedy with a single standout episode – TechCrunch

‘Mythic Quest’ is a likable comedy with a single standout episode – TechCrunch

There’s plenty to like about “Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet,” a new series on Apple TV+ — its sympathetic-but-critical portrayal…

YouTube TV cancels Apple’s rev share, more bad news for mobile voting, WhatsApp hits 2B users – TechCrunch

Living with the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip – TechCrunch

Judge halts Microsoft work on JEDI contract after AWS request – TechCrunch

Netflix fends off new streaming rivals by way of Samsung partnership

Intuition Robotics raises $36M for its empathetic digital companion – TechCrunch

Samsung skips nine numbers, announces the Galaxy S20 – TechCrunch

This is more like it – TechCrunch

Here’s everything Samsung just announced at Unpacked 2020 – TechCrunch

Samsung gives foldables another go with the Galaxy Z Flip – TechCrunch

The team behind Apple’s ‘Mythic Quest’ says video games aren’t the punch line – TechCrunch

California’s new privacy law is off to a rocky start – TechCrunch

Instagram gives unfollow suggestions in new ‘following categories’ – TechCrunch

What to expect from Samsung’s S20 event – TechCrunch

Apple News adds coverage of 2020 US presidential election, including guides to candidates, issues & news literacy – TechCrunch

Microsoft Teams has been down this morning – TechCrunch

Only a few tickets left to the Winter Party at Galvanize This Friday – TechCrunch

Even as Microsoft Azure revenue grows, AWS’s market share lead stays strong – TechCrunch

Apple’s redesigned Maps app is available across the U.S., adds real-time transit for Miami – TechCrunch

Codility raises $22M for its tech recruiting platform – TechCrunch

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Shopify joins Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra Association – TechCrunch

Shopify joins Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra Association – TechCrunch

After eBay, Visa, Stripe, and other high-profile partners ditched the Facebook -backed cryptocurrency collective, Libra scored a win today…

PC shipments expected to drop this year because of coronavirus outbreak – TechCrunch

How ‘The Mandalorian’ and ILM invisibly reinvented film and TV production – TechCrunch

ChartHop grabs $5M seed led by a16z to automate the org chart – TechCrunch

Thomas Kurian on his first year as Google Cloud CEO – TechCrunch

BluBracket scores $6.5M seed to help secure code in distributed environments – TechCrunch

Dell sells RSA to consortium led by Symphony Technology Group for over $2B – TechCrunch

Ring slightly overhauls security and privacy, but it’s still not enough – TechCrunch

Egnyte unifies its security and productivity tooling into single platform – TechCrunch

Facebook asks for a moat of regulations it already meets – TechCrunch

Rippling starts billboard battle with Gusto – TechCrunch

Alibaba Cloud revenue reaches $1.5B for the quarter on 62% growth rate – TechCrunch

7-month-old Simsim secures $16M for its social commerce in India – TechCrunch

Judge temporarily halts work on JEDI contract until court can hear AWS protest – TechCrunch

Datometry snares $17M Series B to help move data and applications to the cloud – TechCrunch

Tozny introduces encrypted identity tool as part of security service platform – TechCrunch

Facebook will pay Reuters to fact-check Deepfakes and more – TechCrunch

SaaS helped kill the single-vendor stack – TechCrunch

Tangle EE project joins Eclipse Foundation to bring distributed ledger apps to enterprise – TechCrunch

Fb Workplace co-founder launches downtime fire alarm Kintaba – TechCrunch

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Facebook prototypes tabbed News Feed with Most Recent & Seen – TechCrunch

Facebook prototypes tabbed News Feed with Most Recent & Seen – TechCrunch

Facebook may make it easier to escape its ranking algorithm and explore the News Feed in different formats. Facebook…

WhatsApp hits 2 billion users, up from 1.5 billion 2 years ago – TechCrunch

Model9 gets $9M Series A to move data between mainframes and cloud – TechCrunch

Infosys is acquiring Simplus for $250M to grow its Salesforce consulting arm – TechCrunch

Google backs productivity startup building algorithmic inbox for Slacks, emails and texts – TechCrunch

Nearly 70% of U.S. smart speaker owners use Amazon Echo devices – TechCrunch

Amazon wants to depose president and Secretary of Defense as part of JEDI protest – TechCrunch

Facebook’s Twitter account compromised, hacker group claims credit – TechCrunch

The CIA wants to upgrade its cloud tech without DoD’s JEDI drama – TechCrunch

LinkedIn is getting a new CEO – TechCrunch

Where top VCs are investing in open source and dev tools (Part 1 of 2) – TechCrunch

Shopping via smart speakers is not taking off, report suggests – TechCrunch

Koch Industries acquires Infor in deal pegged at nearly $13B – TechCrunch

Trump to halt immigration from Africa’s top tech hub, Nigeria – TechCrunch

Customer feedback is a development opportunity – TechCrunch

Twitch’s loss of top streamers impacts hours watched and streamed in Q4 2019, report says – TechCrunch

AWS partners with sports leagues to change how we watch games – TechCrunch

Five reasons you (really) don’t want to miss TechCrunch’s AI and Robotics show on March 3 – TechCrunch

Nutanix execs discuss how they built their 2016 IPO roadshow deck – TechCrunch

India’s InterviewBit secures $20M to grow its advanced online computer science program – TechCrunch

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Twitter adds a button so you can thread your shower thoughts – TechCrunch

Twitter adds a button so you can thread your shower thoughts – TechCrunch

Hold that tweet — and add another one. Twitter is adding a new feature for mobile users to make it easier to link dispersed ‘shower thoughts’ together — and another thing styleee. Per 9to5Mac, the feature…

Lack of big tech GDPR decisions looms large in EU watchdog’s annual report – TechCrunch

Lack of big tech GDPR decisions looms large in EU watchdog’s annual report – TechCrunch

The lead European Union privacy regulator for most of big tech has put out its annual report which shows another major bump in complaints filed under the bloc’s updated data protection framework, underlining the ongoing…

Europe sets out plan to boost data reuse and regulate “high risk” AIs – TechCrunch

Europe sets out plan to boost data reuse and regulate “high risk” AIs – TechCrunch

European Union lawmakers have set out a first bundle of proposals for a new digital strategy for the bloc, one that’s intended to drive digitalization across all industries and sectors — and enable what Commission…

Startups

OpsRamp raises $37.5M for its hybrid IT operations platform – TechCrunch

OpsRamp raises $37.5M for its hybrid IT operations platform – TechCrunch

OpsRamp, a service that helps IT teams discover, monitor, manage and — maybe most importantly — automate their hybrid environments,…

Microsoft shares rise after it beats revenue, profit expectations, Azure posts 62% growth – TechCrunch

Microsoft shares rise after it beats revenue, profit expectations, Azure posts 62% growth – TechCrunch

Today Microsoft reported its fiscal 2020 second quarter (calendar Q4 2019) results, including revenue of $36.9 billion (up 14%), net…

Apple reports better-than-expected revenue – TechCrunch

Apple reports better-than-expected revenue – TechCrunch

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

Tracking corporate venture capital’s rise over the past decade – TechCrunch

Tracking corporate venture capital’s rise over the past decade – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between.…

Apple shares rise after company reports better-than-expected revenue of $91.8B – TechCrunch

Apple shares rise after company reports better-than-expected revenue of $91.8B – TechCrunch

Today after the bell, Apple reported the results of the first quarter of its fiscal 2020. The company’s revenue totaled…

Filmic’s DoubleTake app brings simultaneous camera shooting to the iPhone 11 – TechCrunch

Filmic’s DoubleTake app brings simultaneous camera shooting to the iPhone 11 – TechCrunch

Filmic had a solid cameo at the iPhone launch event in Cupertino last September. Such an appearance is always a…

NASA taps startup Axiom Space for the first habitable commercial module for the Space Station – TechCrunch

NASA taps startup Axiom Space for the first habitable commercial module for the Space Station – TechCrunch

NASA has selected Houston-based Axiom Space, a startup founded in 2016, to build the first commercial habitat module for the…

Apple’s ‘Little America’ chooses uplift over anger – TechCrunch

Apple’s ‘Little America’ chooses uplift over anger – TechCrunch

“Little America,” a new anthology series on Apple TV+, has been widely described as the best show on the fledging…

As Indian startups raise record capital, losses are widening – TechCrunch

As Indian startups raise record capital, losses are widening – TechCrunch

Indian tech startups secured nearly $14 billion in 2019, more than they have raised in any other year. This is…

The Apple Watch hits the gym with Connected program – TechCrunch

The Apple Watch hits the gym with Connected program – TechCrunch

Wrist-worn fitness trackers tend to do a fine job when exercising outdoors. For those glued to gym equipment, however, things…

Microsoft releases tools to let devs start building for its upcoming dual-screen devices – TechCrunch

Microsoft releases tools to let devs start building for its upcoming dual-screen devices – TechCrunch

  As we learned back in October, Microsoft has been cracking away at not one, but two dual screen devices:…

Apple TV+ scores Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Meryl Streep, announces release dates for new shows – TechCrunch

Apple TV+ scores Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Meryl Streep, announces release dates for new shows – TechCrunch

Apple has scored more big names for its newly launched streaming service, Apple TV+, including “Veep” and “Seinfeld” star Julia…

Tencent’s new US gaming studio and WeChat’s new paywall – TechCrunch

Tencent’s new US gaming studio and WeChat’s new paywall – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what…

TechCrunch’s Top 10 investigative reports from 2019 – TechCrunch

TechCrunch’s Top 10 investigative reports from 2019 – TechCrunch

Facebook spying on teens, Twitter accounts hijacked by terrorists, and sexual abuse imagery found on Bing and Giphy were amongst…

Forget cord cutting, here comes the stream slashing – TechCrunch

Forget cord cutting, here comes the stream slashing – TechCrunch

Hey everyone, welcome back to Week in Review where I dive deep into a bit of news from the week…

As Alphabet crests the $1T mark, SaaS stocks reach all-time highs of their own – TechCrunch

As Alphabet crests the $1T mark, SaaS stocks reach all-time highs of their own – TechCrunch

Continuing our irregular surveys of the public markets, two things happened this week that are worth our time. First, a…

Microsoft announces global Teams ad push as it combats Slack for the heart of enterprise comms – TechCrunch

Microsoft announces global Teams ad push as it combats Slack for the heart of enterprise comms – TechCrunch

The long-running contest between Microsoft and its Teams service and Slack’s eponymous application continued this morning, with Redmond announcing what…

Foxconn and Fiat Chrysler partner to develop EVs and an ‘internet of vehicles’ business – TechCrunch

Foxconn and Fiat Chrysler partner to develop EVs and an ‘internet of vehicles’ business – TechCrunch

Foxconn Technology Group, the Taiwanese electronics giant best known for its iPhone manufacturing contract, is forming a joint venture with…

Mobileye takes aim at Waymo – TechCrunch

Mobileye takes aim at Waymo – TechCrunch

CEO/president Amnon Shashua explains why getting into robotaxi services is a strategic move Mobileye has built a multi-billion-dollar business supplying…

Here is the first stable release of Microsoft’s new Edge browser – TechCrunch

Here is the first stable release of Microsoft’s new Edge browser – TechCrunch

Right on schedule, Microsoft today released the first stable version of its new Chromium-based Edge browser, just over a year…

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Xerox sweetens HP offer to $24 per share as take-over drama continues – TechCrunch

Xerox sweetens HP offer to $24 per share as take-over drama continues – TechCrunch

Ever since Xerox set its sights on HP last November, the companies have been engaged in an ongoing battle. Xerox…

After $479M round on $12.4B valuation, Snowflake CEO says IPO is next step – TechCrunch

After $479M round on $12.4B valuation, Snowflake CEO says IPO is next step – TechCrunch

Snowflake, the cloud-based data warehouse company, doesn’t tend to do small rounds. On Friday night word leaked out about its…

Why your next TV needs ‘filmmaker mode’ – TechCrunch

Why your next TV needs ‘filmmaker mode’ – TechCrunch

TVs this year will ship with a new feature called “filmmaker mode,” but unlike the last dozen things the display…

Brilliant makes your smart home more manageable – TechCrunch

Brilliant makes your smart home more manageable – TechCrunch

Controlling your smart home gadgets from your phone or by voice isn’t exactly a chore, but after setting up a…

Forescout to be acquired by a pair of private equity firms for $1.9B – TechCrunch

Forescout to be acquired by a pair of private equity firms for $1.9B – TechCrunch

Forescout, the network security company that has been publicly traded since 2017, announced today it was going private again. Private…

Startups View all

Have we hit peak smartphone? – TechCrunch

Have we hit peak smartphone? – TechCrunch

There’s reason to believe the market may never return to sustained growth Brian Heater @bheater /…

Smasung launches the rugged, enterprise-ready Galaxy XCover Pro – TechCrunch

Twitter is bringing twttr’s experiments in threaded conversations to its main app – TechCrunch

Farewell, don’t @ me. Twitter will test a way to let you limit replies to your tweets – TechCrunch

Samsung’s knife-wielding robotic chef is all flash – TechCrunch

A closer look at Ballie, Samsung’s friendly robotic ball – TechCrunch

Samsung’s Lite devices bring the headphone jack to flagship design (sort of) – TechCrunch

PopSockets launches a $60 wireless charger that works with its PopGrips – TechCrunch

Samsung’s GEMS exoskeleton is now an ‘immersive workout experience’ – TechCrunch

Samsung hints at AR ambitions, shows off prototype glasses – TechCrunch

Meet Ballie, Samsung’s rolling personal assistant that does…stuff – TechCrunch

Watch Samsung’s CES press conference live – TechCrunch

Asus and Samsung roll out the first Chromebooks with Intel’s Project Athena certification – TechCrunch

tech leaders weigh in on Jack Dorsey’s planned move to the continent – TechCrunch

Samsung’s latest flagship and foldable appear set for a Feb 11 announcement – TechCrunch

Oyo’s toxicity + A farewell – TechCrunch

Samsung announces ‘Lite’ versions of the Galaxy S10 and Note 10 – TechCrunch

Just how good was 2019 for wireless headphones? Very, very good. – TechCrunch

Jumia IPOs, China goes digital, Nigeria becomes fintech capital – TechCrunch

Universal Acceptance is the first-mover advantage that may be worth billions – TechCrunch

Security View all

Netskope hauls in another $340M investment on nearly $3B valuation – TechCrunch

Netskope hauls in another $340M investment on nearly $3B valuation – TechCrunch

Netskope has always focused its particular flavor of security on the cloud, and as more workloads…

Datree announces $8M Series A as it joins Y Combinator – TechCrunch

Where top VCs are investing in open source and dev tools (Part 2 of 2) – TechCrunch

Clear gets $13M Series A to build high-volume transaction system on the blockchain – TechCrunch

Layoffs hit another Softbank co as $3.2B Flexport cuts 50 – TechCrunch

Fujifilm’s X100V strengthens the case for owning a compact camera – TechCrunch

Does Asana’s planned direct listing reveal the company’s true value? – TechCrunch

Messenger Kids adds expanded parental controls, details how much kids’ data Facebook collects – TechCrunch

Neo4j 4.0 graph database platform brings unlimited scaling – TechCrunch

Monday.com 2.0 workflow platform lets companies build custom apps – TechCrunch

Nomagic, a startup out of Poland, picks up $8.6M for its pick-and-place warehouse robots – TechCrunch

Decrease user churn by better managing expectations – TechCrunch

HPE acquires cloud native security startup Scytale – TechCrunch

BlackBerry and TCL will end their handset partnership in August 2020 – TechCrunch

Ginni Rometty leaves complex legacy as she steps away as IBM CEO – TechCrunch

Maxar and NASA will demonstrate orbital spacecraft assembly with a new robotic arm – TechCrunch

IBM names new CEO – TechCrunch

Arvind Krishna will replace Ginni Rometty as IBM CEO in April – TechCrunch

Facebook’s profits disappoint – TechCrunch

Hyperledger Fabric, the open source distributed ledger, reaches release 2.0 – TechCrunch

News View all

The drunken HQ Trivia finale before it shut down was insane – TechCrunch

The drunken HQ Trivia finale before it shut down was insane – TechCrunch

“Not gonna lie. This f*cking sucks. This is the last HQ ever!” yelled host Matt Richards…

HQ Trivia shuts down after acquisition falls through – TechCrunch

Bloomberg memes push Instagram to require sponsorship disclosure – TechCrunch

Instagram prototypes “Latest Posts” feature – TechCrunch

Facebook’s latest experiment is Hobbi, an app to document your personal projects – TechCrunch

Tinder tests new social features, including prompts and a ‘Share to Matches’ option – TechCrunch

FTC votes to review influencer marketing rules & penalties – TechCrunch

Ever Loved’s funeral marketplace undercuts undertakers – TechCrunch

MWC hangs by a thread after Nokia, DT and other big names back out – TechCrunch

European founders look to new markets, aim for profitability – TechCrunch

Revolut uses ‘open banking’ to let you aggregate other bank account data within its app – TechCrunch

A/O PropTech offers giant sandbox for startups disrupting real estate – TechCrunch

Jam lets you safely share streaming app passwords – TechCrunch

4 factors to consider before entering international markets – TechCrunch

Index Fund’s portfolio is driving long-overdue innovation in femcare – TechCrunch

Instagram prototypes letting IGTV creators monetize with ads – TechCrunch

Twitter-backed ShareChat eyes fantasy sports in India – TechCrunch

How Hoop hit #2 with its Tinder for Snapchat – TechCrunch

My H-1B was renewed, but I’m getting laid off – TechCrunch

Facebook board adds Zuckerberg’s pal, Dropbox’s CEO – TechCrunch

Technology View all

Google acquires AppSheet to bring no-code development to Google Cloud – TechCrunch

Google acquires AppSheet to bring no-code development to Google Cloud – TechCrunch

Google announced today that it is buying AppSheet, an 8 year-old no-code mobile application building platform.…

Google brings IBM Power Systems to its cloud – TechCrunch

India orders investigation into alleged anti-competitive practices by Amazon and Walmart’s Flipkart – TechCrunch

Amazon fires employees for leaking customer email addresses and phone numbers – TechCrunch

Cross-border investments aren’t dead, they’re getting smarter – TechCrunch

Paytm targets merchants to fight back Google and Walmart in India’s crowded payments field – TechCrunch

Fire TV Edition expands to more soundbars, plus cars, cable boxes and more – TechCrunch

‘Alexa, pay for gas’ command to work at over 11,500 Exxon and Mobil stations this year – TechCrunch

Despite JEDI loss, AWS retains dominant market position – TechCrunch

Amazon announces new auto partners – TechCrunch

Amazon-backed Rivian will integrate Alexa into its electric pickup and SUV – TechCrunch

Amazon’s Fire TV platform now reaches over 40 million monthly active users, topping Roku – TechCrunch

Amazon partners with India’s second largest retailer to sell its goods online – TechCrunch

Jumia, DHL, and Alibaba will face off in African ecommerce 2.0 – TechCrunch

India’s richest man is ready to take on Amazon and Walmart’s Flipkart – TechCrunch

Launches from SpaceX, Boeing and the ESA – TechCrunch

Amazon’s Ring partners with National Center for Missing & Exploited Children to put missing posters in Neighbors app – TechCrunch

Goldman Sachs leads $15M investment in Indian fintech startup ZestMoney – TechCrunch

Amazon takes action against FedEx – TechCrunch

Google details its approach to cloud-native security – TechCrunch