April 4th, 2020
02:30 AM
Zoom admits some calls were routed through China by mistake
02:30 AM
Before suing NSO Group, Facebook allegedly sought their software to better spy on users
01:38 AM
As tech layoffs surge, some support emerges for those without a job
12:46 AM
Zelos is like a cross-game battle pass, rewarding you for completing challenges in games you already play
12:21 AM
ZmURL customizes Zoom link previews with images & event sites
12:21 AM
Google research makes for an effortless robotic dog trot
April 3rd, 2020
11:55 PM
Want to survive the downturn? Better build a platform
11:29 PM
Pandemic puts the brakes on micromobility
11:29 PM
Zoom will enable waiting rooms by default to stop Zoombombing
11:03 PM
Stocks drop as unemployment spikes
10:37 PM
The pandemic is already reshaping tech’s misinformation crisis
10:37 PM
‘Artemis Fowl’ is skipping theaters for Disney+
09:19 PM
Google rolls back SameSite cookie changes to keep essential online services from breaking
08:53 PM
How Homage is tackling Southeast Asia’s growing eldercare need
08:53 PM
GM and Honda are co-developing two new electric vehicles due to arrive in 2024
08:52 PM
Insight closes $9.5B fund to help support portfolio companies through the pandemic crunch
07:35 PM
Sleep apnea retrofit designed by doctors and engineers could help address ventilator shortage
07:35 PM
Germany’s Xpension pension platform raises €25M in a Series C growth round
07:09 PM
Daily Crunch: Google publishes coronavirus mobility reports
07:09 PM
Emergent BioSolutions gets $14.5M in federal funding to expedite COVID-19 plasma therapy development
07:09 PM
Bustle Digital Group shuts down The Outline as part of broader layoffs
06:43 PM
Join prolific enterprise/SaaS seed investor Jonathan Lehr April 6 at 2pm EDT for a live conference call
05:25 PM
OctoML raises $15M to make optimizing ML models easier
04:33 PM
NASA details how it plans to establish a sustained human presence on the Moon
04:33 PM
27 TV show recommendations from TechCrunch while you’re stuck at home
04:07 PM
The pendulum will swing away from founder friendly venture raises
03:41 PM
Valispace raises $2.4M lead by JOIN Capital to become the ‘Github for hardware’
03:41 PM
In the wake of COVID-19, UK puts up £20M in grants to develop resilient tech for critical industries
03:41 PM
Google is now publishing coronavirus mobility reports, feeding off users’ location history
03:15 PM
Keeping the score on Zoom
03:15 PM
Apple brings its hardware microphone disconnect feature to iPads
03:14 PM
Longtime VC Neil Sequeira: funding founders without in-person meetings is ‘quite difficult’
02:49 PM
SpaceX’s latest Starship prototype fails under pressure testing
02:49 PM
Forward Partners launches Forward Advances, a revenue-based finance solution for startups
02:49 PM
Nordic challenger bank Lunar adds €20M to its Series B
03:59 AM
Peloton launches an Android TV app
03:59 AM
CDC is expected to tell Americans to wear cloth masks, save medical masks for health workers
12:57 AM
Using AI responsibly to fight the coronavirus pandemic
12:57 AM
FCC enacts $200M telehealth initiative to ease COVID-19 burden on hospitals
12:05 AM
You can now buy AWS’ $99 DeepComposer keyboard
April 2nd, 2020
11:39 PM
White House says it is ordering more companies to make ventilators
11:39 PM
The space in between: The stratosphere
11:38 PM
HBO makes some top shows, movies, and documentaries free to stream on HBO NOW and HBO GO
11:38 PM
Pinterest CEO and a team of leading scientists launch a self-reporting COVID-19 tracking app
10:47 PM
U.S. markets shrug off record unemployment numbers as tech shares rise
10:47 PM
Tesla delivers 88,400 electric vehicles, beating expectations
10:46 PM
Flagship Pioneering raises $1.1 billion to spend on sustainability and health-focused biotech
10:21 PM
Henry Ford Health System to conduct first large U.S. study of hydroxychloroquine’s ability to prevent COVID-19
10:21 PM
Instacart to provide shoppers with face masks, hand sanitizers and thermometers
10:20 PM
Activity-monitoring startup Zensors repurposes its tech to help coronavirus response
09:55 PM
Apple accidentally confirms the existence of an unreleased product, AirTags
09:29 PM
Google and USCF collaborate on machine learning tool to help prevent harmful prescription errors
09:03 PM
Disney debuts its streaming service in India
08:37 PM
Apple, Laurene Powell Jobs and Leonardo DiCaprio launch a GoFundMe with $12M for the hungry
08:37 PM
Visa’s Africa strategy banks on startup partnerships
07:19 PM
Estimote launches wearables for workplace-level contact tracing for COVID-19
06:53 PM
IRL pivots into virtual event calendar In Remote Life
06:53 PM
Modsy confirms layoffs, 10 months after announcing its $37M Series C
06:53 PM
Lending startups are angling for new business from the COVID-19 bailout
06:52 PM
NASA and SpaceX add some retro flair to the Falcon 9 rocket flying the first crewed Dragon launch
06:27 PM
Daily Crunch: Amazon announces new warehouse safety steps
06:27 PM
Google Cloud launches a managed Memcached service
06:27 PM
ARCH Venture Partners raises $1.46 billion across two funds for biotech investing
06:01 PM
Consumers spent record $23.4 billion on apps in Q1 2020, thanks to being stuck indoors
05:09 PM
Virgin Orbit announces new plans for first Asian spaceport in Oita, Japan
05:09 PM
T-Mobile customers on unlimited wireless family plans get a free year of Quibi
05:08 PM
Forward launches ‘Forward At Home’ primary care service to address COVID-19 healthcare crunch
04:43 PM
Venture-backed Celularity receives FDA approval for early trials of a new cell therapy for COVID-19
04:43 PM
Amazon begins running temperature checks and will provide surgical masks at warehouses
04:43 PM
Jim Fruchterman raises $1.7M for Tech Matters, a new effort to help nonprofits do tech better
04:42 PM
A bug bounty alone won’t save your startup — here’s why
04:17 PM
Facebook Messenger launches Mac & Windows apps
04:17 PM
Luckin Coffee’s board initiates investigation into $300M potential fraud
04:16 PM
Disney+ beat Netflix in recent US downloads (report)
04:16 PM
SaaS growth appears to slow as churn concerns rise