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Daily Crunch: A crowded market for exits and acquisitions forecasts a hot AI summer

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:  techcrunchJun 9th, 2021

Extra Crunch roundup: Square buys Afterpay, paid search basics, career advice for devs

Square paid around a quarter of its present-day value for Afterpay. That seems like a lot. But was it too much? Square paid around a quarter of its present-day value for Afterpay, Alex Wilhelm notes in The Exchange. That seems like a lot. B.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 36 min. ago

Give Amazon your palm print and receive $10 in credit

When Amazon One launched in September 2020, only two Amazon Go stores in Seattle were using this technology. Since then, the tech giant has expanded its contactless technology to multiple Amazon Go, Go Grocery, Books, 4-star, Whole Foods Market and P.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 36 min. ago

Tencent"s value plunges by $60 billion after China calls online games "electronic drugs"

In an article on Tuesday, the state-run Economic Information Daily said many teenagers were now addicted to online games, and they were having a negative effect on the youngsters. It also called for more restrictions. The outlet is affiliated with Ch.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 36 min. ago

Samsung loses top European phone vendor crown to Xiaomi

According to Strategy Analytics, Xiaomi shipped a record 12.7 million smartphone units in Europe during the second quarter, giving it a market share of 25.3%. Second-place Samsung, meanwhile, managed 12 million shipments for a 24% share......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 36 min. ago

Insignia F50 is the first Fire TV with a quantum dot display

Amazon and Best Buy's partnership to sell Fire TV Edition smart TVs might be headed up-market with the first model to offer a quantum dot-based display......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 37 min. ago

Who you bargain against can impact your home price

When putting a house on the market, who has the edge when it comes to selling for a profit?.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News9 hr. 8 min. ago

Deadly summer of extreme weather as climate change bites

Climate scientists have long warned that the 21st century would see more natural disasters made worse or more likely by global warming......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News9 hr. 8 min. ago

IC design houses form alliances to strengthen competitiveness

IC designers in Taiwan are poised to embrace the most lucrative year in 2021 amid the persistent crunch of chips, but they are also facing increasing cost pressure on developing new-generation chip solutions, which may reshape the IC design sector an.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News18 hr. 37 min. ago

China PCB maker DSBJ to step into IC substrate market

China's PCB maker Dongshan Precision Manufacturing (DSBJ) has disclosed plans to invest CNY1.5 billion (US$232.1 million) in establishing a new wholly-owned subsidiary that will be dedicated to production and sale of IC substrates......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News18 hr. 37 min. ago

Apple to sharply up components pull-ins for new iPhones in 2H21

Apple is expected to significantly increase its pull-ins of components shipments for new iPhones in the second half of the year, driven by its impressive growth in market share in China for high-end 5G models, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News18 hr. 37 min. ago

In the US, Life Cycle Emissions For EVs Are Already 60-68% Lower Than Gasoline, Study Finds

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Today in the US market, a medium-sized battery EV already has 60-68 percent lower lifetime carbon emissions than a comparable car with an internal combustion engine. And the gap is only going to.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

Cloud infrastructure market kept growing in Q2, reaching $42B

It’s often said in baseball that a prospect has a high ceiling, reflecting the tremendous potential of a young player with plenty of room to get better. The same could be said for the cloud infrastructure market, which just keeps growing with l.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Salesforce steps into RPA buying Servicetrace and teaming it with Mulesoft

Over the last couple of years, Robotic Process Automation or RPA has been red hot with tons of investor activity and M&A from companies like SAP, IBM and ServiceNow. UIPath had a major IPO in April and has a market cap over $30 billion. I wondered wh.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Best cheap MacBook deals and sales for August 2021

If you’re in the market for a new MacBook, our deals roundup will help make your choice a little easier......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Cloud infrastructure market kept growing in Q2 reaching $42B

It’s often said in baseball that a prospect has a high ceiling, reflecting the tremendous potential of a young player with plenty of room to get better. The same could be said for the cloud infrastructure market, which just keeps growing with l.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

E-scooter company Fenix acquires Palm for $5M, gains entry to Turkish market

Abu Dhabi-based micromobility company Fenix has acquired Palm, a shared e-scooter company in Turkey, for $5 million – the exact amount the company raised last November and this past February during its seed round. Despite having not even raised a S.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Best cheap MacBook deals and sales for July 2021

If you’re in the market for a new MacBook, our deals roundup will help make your choice a little easier......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Indian online insurer PolicyBazaar files for IPO, seeks to raise over $800 million

Indian online insurance aggregator PolicyBazaar has filed for an initial public offering in which it is seeking to raise $809 million, becoming the fourth startup in the past two months from the South Asian market to explore public markets. In papers.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Views from Taiwan (5): Who is the top dog to hit a big time for 5G handsets?

Following the 5G commercial launch, 5G handsets have experienced a surge in shipments since 2020, and China is the foremost market in terms of volume, keeping other countries at bay......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

India roundup: Handset market resilient; carmakers dissatisfied with Musk remarks

India's handset market saw a milder-than-expected sequential drop in sales in second-quarter despite COVID surges, while its car industry is calling on the government not to extend preferential tariffs to Tesla......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021