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Don’t be stupid and hold off on announcing your funding round

For those who have followed TechCrunch and/or me for a long time, you know that I like to harp on the fact that fewer and fewer startups are filing their Form Ds with the SEC, which discloses information about...

Hashicorp soars above $5B valuation in new $175M venture round

The rise of the cloud over the past decade has forced software developers and DevOps engineers to completely rearchitect the modern web application, ensuring scalability, performance, and security. That’s a really painful proposition when done manually, which is where...

Microsoft moves its 2020 Build developer conference online

May is traditionally a month of big developer conferences, with Facebook F8, Google I/O and Microsoft Build often happening within the same two-week period. But not this year. After F8 and I/O were already canceled in favor of...

FCC looks to mandate anti-robocall tech after prodding from Congress

The FCC is finally going to require wireless carriers to implement an anti-robocalling technology, after asking them nicely for more than a year to do so at their convenience. Of course, the FCC itself is now required to...

Stocks fell sharply today, bringing yet more unwelcome volatility to tech shares

Are you tired of TechCrunch reporting on the daily stock market gyrations? Well, we’re tired of writing about them. And yet here we are, because stonks yet again did wild things that we have to talk about. Markets are still...

Google Cloud’s newest data center opens in Salt Lake City

Google Cloud announced today that it’s a new data center in Salt Lake City has opened, making it the 22nd such center the company has opened to-date. This Salt Lake City data center marks the third in the western region...

Samasource CEO Leila Janah passes away at 37

The startup community has lost another moral leader today. Leila Janah, a serial entrepreneur who was the CEO and founder of machine learning training data company Samasource, passed away at the age of 37 due to complications from Epithelioid Sarcoma, a...

Aki acquires Eyeview’s ad personalization tech

Video advertising company Eyeview shut down in December, but its technology will live on thanks to an acquisition by Aki Technologies. Aki CEO Scott Swanson told me that he’s anticipating serious growth in the demand for ad personalization, particularly as...

TechCrunch’s Top 10 investigative reports from 2019

Facebook spying on teens, Twitter accounts hijacked by terrorists, and sexual abuse imagery found on Bing and Giphy were amongst the ugly truths revealed by TechCrunch’s investigating reporting in 2019. The tech industry needs more watchdogs than ever...
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US authorities have asked Iraqis to allow them to deploy this anti-aircraft defense system to protect their troops in Baghdad, the target of several...

Sergio Ramos, a legend with a long history to write

The captain of the Spanish team and Real Madrid is turning 34 years old. Aim to play at least three more seasons. Sergio Ramos in...

USA USA says that Maduro's environment received an "incentive" to betray him

A senior US official said that by filing charges against the President of Venezuela, his environment will have an incentive to betray him. He...