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Extra Crunch roundup: How Duolingo became an edtech leader

The pandemic has just pushed edtech mainstream, but language-learning startup Duolingo had already spent the past decade figuring out how to build a successful edtech app. In our latest installment of the EC-1 series, Natasha Mascarenhas goes deep wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchMay 7th, 2021

Estonia is a global leader on all things cyber. Now it"s offering to teach other countries

When people like the German Chancellor Angela Merkel or the King of Belgium want to learn more about cybersecurity, they go to Estonia......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

The Motorola Defy is back, with a special dual-layer body for extra toughness

Motorola and rugged phone experts Bullitt have joined forces and launched the Motorola Defy, a tough phone with a dual-layer body for extra protection......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

Amazon Echo Show 5 vs. Echo Show 8

The Echo Show 5 and Echo Show 8 are similar in many ways, but the Echo Show 8 has a larger screen and other upgrades that might be worth the extra cost......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

Chip shortages lead to more counterfeit chips and devices

Industry analysts recommend businesses take extra care with the supply chain. Enlarge / This pair of FT232RL USB to serial UARTs looks quite similar—but the one on the right is a counterfeit based on a mask-programmable microcontroller and onl.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Bionic reconstruction: New foot for "Mia" the bearded vulture

With Oskar Aszmann and his team at the Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, MedUni Vienna has long been regarded as a world leader in bionic limb reconstruction. It was only last year that the world's first fully integrated bi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Senate To Probe Whether Legislation Needed To Combat Cyber Attacks

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday said he is initiating a review of recent high-profile cyber attacks on governments and businesses to find out whether a legislative response is needed. From a report: "Today I am asking Chairman G.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Daily Crunch: With $639M funding found, Klarna is Europe’s highest-valued private fintech

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 NewsJun 10th, 2021

Luminar Recruits Two Finance and Technology Leaders to Board of Directors

PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Luminar Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: LAZR), the global leader in automotive lidar hardware and software technology, announced the addition of Jun Hong Heng, Founder and Chief Investment Officer of C.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

When Walmart comes knocking

As I’m typing this, I’ve just finished my second panel for our big TC Sessions: Mobility event. The write-ups will be ready in time for next week’s roundup, but a couple of things worth thinking about in the meantime. The first is partnerships.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Cityblock’s Iya Romm and Maverick Ventures’ Ambar Bhattacharyya are joining us on Extra Crunch Live

If the pandemic achieved anything good, it was putting health front and center in the minds of the general public, elected officials, investors and innovators. Cityblock has been working on solutions for bringing together the healthcare industry and.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

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:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Ivory Coast prays for rain to ease energy crunch

"We have no water," Ladji Kone Vacaba, head of the Ayame dam in southeastern Ivory Coast, said bluntly......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Enterprise Data Storage Vendor Roundup

The top enterprise data storage vendors make a lot of money in the rapidly changing enterprise storage sector, but it’s a challenging market......»»

Category: databaseSource:  infostorRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

See everything lurking in the woods with one of these trail cameras

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or looking for some extra security, a trail camera is a must-have piece of gear. The model I rely on is the Campark T45. As a wildlife photographer, this camera allows me to see where animals are traveling day o.....»»

Category: topSource:  technobuffaloRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Ratchet and Clank Devs Take to Twitter to Praise What They Say is Lack of Crunch at Insomniac

Ratchet and Clank Devs Take to Twitter to Praise What They Say is Lack of Crunch at Insomniac.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Ways to Profit from being an Avid Sports Fan

Not every sports enthusiast can become a professional athlete and earn millions. However, in today’s world it’s definitely possible to earn extra income on the side by pursuing your passion. Here are 4 ways to profit from being an avid fa.....»»

Category: topSource:  tapscapeRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Trevor Noah says Jeff Bezos should just pay for the extra Blue Origin seat

In case you hadn't heard, Jeff Bezos is about to go into space. On Monday, the former Amazon CEO announced his intention to join the first crewed suborbital flight by Blue Origin, his own spaceflight company. The billionaire invited his brother,.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Extra Crunch roundup: Security data lakes, China vs. Starlink, ExtraHop’s $900M exit

News broke this morning that Bain Capital Private Equity and Crosspoint Capital Partners are purchasing Seattle-based network security startup ExtraHop. News broke this morning that Bain Capital Private Equity and Crosspoint Capital Partner.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Brinqa Announces $110 Million in Growth Funding to Accelerate Adoption of Risk-based Cybersecurity

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)– #AppSec–Brinqa™, a leader in Cyber Risk Management, today announced that it has received $110 million in growth capital from leading global venture capital and private equity firm Insight Partners. B.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Daily Crunch: Fastly CDN outage briefly takes Twitch, Reddit and Pinterest offline

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 NewsJun 8th, 2021