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China roundup: Keep down internet upstarts, cultivate hard tech

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. The tech industry in China has had quite a turbulent week. The government is u.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchJul 31st, 2021

3 strategies to make adopting new HR tech easier for hiring managers

Recruiting for technical roles can be challenging. There are often too many roles to fill, too many or too few candidates to interview and not enough time to get it all done. Neil Morelli Contributor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 27 min. ago

Google’s R&D division experiments with newsletters powered by Google Drive

Following entries into the newsletter market from tech companies like Facebook and Twitter, Google is now experimenting with newsletters, too. The company’s internal R&D division, Area 120, has a new project called Museletter, which allows anyo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 27 min. ago

CodeSignal secures $50M for its tech hiring platform

The company’s technical assessment technology is a “flight simulator for developers,” that gives candidates a score based on a simulated evaluation of their skills. In less than a year after raising $25 million in Series B funding, te.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 27 min. ago

Researchers observe enhanced yield ratio between strange and nonstrange open-charm mesons

Researchers from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, together with international collaborators, observed an obvious enhancement in the yield ratio between strange (Ds±) and nonstrange (D0) ope.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 27 min. ago

New Encryption Technique Better Protects Photographs in the Cloud

Users can display images as usual, but neither attackers nor tech platforms can see them -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News9 hr. 55 min. ago

Alphabet’s Project Taara is beaming high-speed internet across the Congo River

The high speed wireless optical link technology Alphabet originally developed for its shuttered Loon balloon company is currently being used for another moonshot called Project Taara. Mariella Moon Contributor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 55 min. ago

SoftBank deepens commitment to LatAm with two new partners focused on early-stage investing

In March 2019, SoftBank Group International made headlines when it announced the SoftBank Innovation Fund, which started out with a $2 billion commitment to invest in tech startups in Latin America. A lot has changed since then. SoftBank changed the.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 55 min. ago

Watch: eSports competitor celebrates so hard that he dislocates his shoulder

The incident took place at the three-day Riptide gaming tournament and convention in Sandusky, Ohio, which started on September 10. Competitors could take part in Super Smash Bros. (Brawl & Melee) and Splatoon 2, as well as Rivals of Aether......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News11 hr. 55 min. ago

A16z in talks to back CoinSwitch Kuber in first India investment

A16z is inching closer to making its first investment in a startup in India, the world’s second largest internet market that has produced over two dozen unicorns this year. The Menlo Park-headquartered firm is in final stages of conversations t.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 27 min. ago

Southwest China earthquake collapses homes, kills at least 3

An earthquake destroyed houses, killed at least three people and injured dozens Thursday in southwest China's Sichuan province......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 27 min. ago

3 crew leave China"s space station for Earth after 90 days

Three astronauts who lived for 90 days on China's space station departed Thursday in preparation for returning to Earth......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 27 min. ago

Best cheap Garmin watch deals for September 2021

Garmin makes some of the best fitness wearables, and we can help you find the right one at the right price with this roundup of the best Garmin watch deals......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 28 min. ago

China new energy car output, sales in August rise

China-based makers produced 309,000 new energy vehicles and sold 321,000 units in August 2021, both soaring 180% on year, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM)......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News17 hr. 56 min. ago

Monolithic/heterogeneous integration to drive Silicon 4.0: Q&A with Etron chairman Nicky Lu

While global chip shortages can hardly ease in the short term and prices continue to rise further, regional semiconductor fleets are quietly taking shape as the US, EU, South Korea, Japan and China are all moving to enhance localized chip production,.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News17 hr. 56 min. ago

Batam to open two speical economic zones for tech and digital economy

Indonesia is opening two special economic zones in Batam, focusing on developing high-tech, digital economy, data center, logistics, tourism, and aviation industries......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News17 hr. 56 min. ago

Corning names new president for CDTT

Corning has appointed Andrew Ho as president of Corning Display Technologies Taiwan (CDTT), replacing Daniel Tseng, who has been named president and general manager of Corning Display Technologies China......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News17 hr. 56 min. ago

Daily Crunch: SpaceX set to launch 4 civilians into orbit for 3-day mission

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package. To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 27 min. ago

Surprise! Amazon is having a flash sale on must-have smart home tech today

The Amazon flash sale is going on now. Tons of in-demand items got huge markdowns for this event......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 28 min. ago

Tiger Global-led $100M investment makes Apna India’s fastest unicorn

A 22-month-old startup that is helping millions of blue- and gray-collar workers in India learn new skills and find jobs has become the youngest firm to join the coveted unicorn status in the world’s second-largest internet market. Apna announced o.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

The iPhone 13 Pro just got a premium feature the MacBook Pro should have

Now that the iPhone 13 Pro has ProMotion refresh rate tech, it’s about time the MacBook Pro got it too. But there’s a problem that could kill the whole idea......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021