Software

An EU coalition of techies is backing a ‘privacy-preserving’ standard for COVID-19 contacts tracing – TechCrunch

An EU coalition of techies is backing a ‘privacy-preserving’ standard for COVID-19 contacts tracing – TechCrunch

A European coalition of techies and scientists drawn from at least eight countries, and led by Germany’s Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute for telecoms (HHI), is working on contacts-tracing proximity technology for COVID-19 that’s designed to comply with the region’s strict privacy rules — officially unveiling the effort today. China-style individual-level location-tracking of people by states […]

What is Project Treble? The Android upgrade fix explained

It’s tough to talk about Project Treble without getting lost in a forest of technical gobbledygook. And it’s no wonder: Project Treble (take a deep breath) is Google’s ambitious effort to rearchitect Android in order to establish a modular base in which the lower-level code created by silicon vendors is separated from the main Android […]

A new era for consumer tech – TechCrunch

A new era for consumer tech – TechCrunch

TechCrunch is out hunting for bright spots in the startup world as we all come to grips with the pandemic — particularly where checks are actually being written despite everything. D2C is back to the future First up this week, we surveyed top direct-to-consumer investors, and they seemed pretty optimistic despite the struggles of some […]

Video conferencing apps saw a record 62M downloads during one week in March – TechCrunch

Video conferencing apps saw a record 62M downloads during one week in March – TechCrunch

Work-from-home policies, social distancing, and government lockdowns have increased the demand for video conferencing apps, for both business and personal use. According to a new report from App Annie, out on Monday, business conferencing apps have been experiencing record growth, as a result, and just hit their biggest week ever in March, when they topped […]

Airbnb offers housing for healthcare workers – TechCrunch

Airbnb offers housing for healthcare workers – TechCrunch

Airbnb says it will subsidize housing for 100,000 workers at the front lines of COVID-19 care, Groupon gets a new CEO and Stripe invests in a universal checkout startup. Here’s your Daily Crunch for March 26, 2020. 1. Airbnb to provide free or subsidized housing for 100,000 COVID-19 healthcare workers Airbnb’s effort will work by […]

Inside Udaan’s push to digitize India’s B2B retail market – TechCrunch

Inside Udaan’s push to digitize India’s B2B retail market – TechCrunch

During a recent visit, Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella reiterated his company’s commitment to India and revealed a new fund to help SaaS startups in the country. And then Nadella and Anant Maheshwari, president of Microsoft India, discussed the success story of B2B platform Udaan in three separate onstage public appearances. Headquartered in Bangalore, Udaan […]

Monitoring is critical to successful AI – TechCrunch

Monitoring is critical to successful AI – TechCrunch

Companies often identify AI and ML performance issues after the damage has been done Amit Paka Krishna Gade 2 days Amit Paka is co-founder and chief product officer at Fiddler Labs, an explainable AI startup that enables enterprises to deploy and scale risk- and bias-free AI applications. More posts by this contributor How Legal Immigration […]

1 2 3 18