Warung Pintar raises $27.5M to digitize Indonesia’s street vendors – TechCrunch

The digital revolution in Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy, continues to attract big money from investors. Hot on the heels of a $50 million round for Bukalapak, a billion-dollar company...

Canada’s Telus says partner Huawei is ‘reliable’: reports – TechCrunch

The US-China tension over Huawei is leaving telecommunications companies around the world at a crossroad, but one spoke out last week. Telus, one of Canada’s largest phone companies showed support...

The AI market is growing, but how quickly is tough to pin down –...

More posts by this contributor Furniture startups skip the showroom and go straight to your door If you work in tech, you’ve heard about artificial intelligence: how it’s going to replace us, whether it’s...

Following a record year, Illinois startups kick off 2019 on a strong foot –...

Illinois’s startup market in 2018 was very strong, and it’s not slowing down as we settle into 2019. There’s already almost $100 million in new VC funding announced, so let’s...

Squad’s screen-shares and Slack’s swastika – TechCrunch

We’re three weeks into January. We’ve recovered from our CES hangover and, hopefully, from the CES flu. We’ve started writing the correct year, 2019, not 2018. Venture capitalists have gone full...

Welcome to the abnormalization of transportation – TechCrunch

Something odd is in motion in Los Angeles. On a recent day at the office, colleagues debated the merits of the Boring Company’s proposal to alleviate Dodger traffic via levitating...

Snap’s exec team continues to shrink as more reports of internal drama surface –...

Days after Snap announced the departure of its CFO, reports have emerged that the company’s HR chief was asked to leave following an internal investigation late last year that...

Curious 23andMe twin results show why you should take DNA testing with a grain...

If you’ve ever enthusiastically sent your spit off in the mail, you were probably anxious for whatever unexpected insights the current crop of DNA testing companies would send back. Did...

Free to play games rule the entertainment world with $88 billion in revenue –...

They may be free, but they sure pay. Games with no upfront cost but a plethora of other ways to make money generated a mind-blowing $88 billion in 2018 according...

Wine-by-the-glass subscription service Vinebox raises $5.9 million – TechCrunch

One SF startup wants you to get home from a day at work and polish off a bottle of wine by yourself. Vinebox isn’t really trying to get you wasted though,...