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Apple reportedly launching new iPhone Pro and iPads with better cameras, 16-inch MacBook Pro and new AirPods Apple is getting ready for its usual fall iPhone launch event, which is rumored to be happening September 10, though the event hasn’t been officially confirmed this year. A new report from Bloomberg offers a preview of the lineup of hardware products it’s looking to debut this year. There are new iPhones, of course, including […]
N26 launches Shared Spaces and is now fully available in the U.S. Challenger bank N26 is announcing two things this week. First, the company lets you share sub-accounts with other N26 users in just a few taps. Second, after a limited beta test, the company is officially launching in the U.S. with open registration. Shared Spaces could be seen as an alternative to joint accounts. The feature […]
Zomato hits roadblocks in India as restaurants lose appetite for gold Zomato, one of India’s biggest food delivery startups, has major ambitions. It is increasingly expanding its reach in the countryto serve dozens of new cities and towns every few weeks. It is investing heavily in building cloud kitchens to quickly meet demand for certain food items.And it is internally working on “Project Kisan”, something which […]
A $44m series B Drop in the bucket for millennial loyalty Commerce and marketing are radically changing these days. Consumers are increasingly looking for brands they identify with, while at the same time, the cost of acquiring users is increasing year-over-year for marketers. For brands, that math makes marketing complicated: they want to reach the right customers with the most efficient acquisition channels in order to […]
Compete in Startup Battlefield at Disrupt Berlin 2019 Lasst die Spiele beginnen, startup founders — let the games begin! In case you haven’t heard, the application window for the Startup Battlefield at Disrupt Berlin 2019 is wide open and waiting for you. Don’t miss the chance to launch your early-stage startup on an international stage in front of some of tech’s most influential […]
ThredUp, whose second-hand goods will start appearing at Macy’s and JCPenney, just raised a bundle ThredUp, the 10-year-old fashion resale marketplace, has a lot of big news to boast about lately. For starters, the company just closed on $100 million in fresh funding from an investor syndicate that includes Park West Asset Management, Irving Investors and earlier backers Goldman Sachs Investment Partners, Upfront Ventures, Highland Capital Partners and Redpoint Ventures. […]
Eminem’s publisher accuses Spotify of copyright infringement in new lawsuit Eminem’s music publisher Eight Mile Style has filed a lawsuit against Spotify, accusing the service of “blatant copyright infringement” in streaming “Lose Yourself” and other Eminem songs. As explained by The Hollywood Reporter, the suit is tied Spotify’s implementation of the Music Modernization Act, which was signed into law last year. Under the MMA, Spotify […]
T-Mobile hit by hours-long nationwide outage T-Mobile customers across the U.S. said they couldn’t make calls or send text messages following an outage. We tested with a T-Mobile phone in the office. Both calls to and from the T-Mobile phone failed. When we tried to send a text message, it said the message could not be sent. Access to mobile data […]
Apple warns against storing the Apple Card in leather and denim First of all, keep it out of the light. It hates bright light, especially sunlight, it’ll kill it. Second, don’t give it any water, not even to drink. But the most important rule, the rule you can never forget, no matter how much it cries, no matter how much it begs, never feed it after […]
Should you raise equity venture capital or revenue-based investing VC? Most founders who are raising capital look first to traditional equity VCs. But should they? Or should they look to one of the new wave of revenue-based investors?
After a breakout year, looking ahead to the future of podcasting 2019 has been a breakout year for podcasting. According to Edison Research’sInfinite Dial report, more than half of Americans have now listened to a podcast, and an estimated 32% listen monthly.
Splunk acquires cloud monitoring service SignalFx for $1.05B Splunk, the publicly traded data processing and analytics company, today announced that it has acquired SignalFx for a total price of about $1.05 billion. Approximately 60% of this will be in cash and 40% in Splunk common stock. The companies expect the acquisition to close in the second half of 2020. SignalFx, which emerged from […]
Porsche invests in ‘low visibility’ sensor startup TriEye Porsche’s venture arm has acquired a minority stake in TriEye, an Israeli startup that’s working on a sensor technology to help vehicle driver-assistance and self-driving systems see better in poor weather conditions like dust, fog and rain. The strategic investment is part of a Series A financing round that has been expanded to $19 million. […]
Peak Design’s Travel Duffel 35L is as simple or as powerful as you need it to be A good, solid duffel bag is a mainstay for many travelers — especially those who like packing up a car for a weekend away, or frequent flyers who disdain the thought of checking a bag. Peak Design introduced its own take on the duffel bag this year, with a couple of different twists on the […]
YC is doubling down on these investment theses in its most recent batch Changes at YC, trends in the startup universe and a breakdown of the accelerator's latest batch.