Technology

MobiKwik, a mobile wallet app in India that has expanded to add several financial services in recent years, said today it plans to enter international markets as it approaches profitability with the local operation. The company is kick-starting its overseas ambitions with cross-border mobile top-ups support. The 10-year-old firm said [...]
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Source: TechCrunch
Swati Mylavarapu worked at Square and Kleiner Perkins before pivoting to progressive startups. Now she applies lessons from the tech world to Pete Buttigieg's campaign. [...]
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Source: Wired
A little more than a year ago, Waymo surprised the industry and announced that its next big move in the world of autonomous vehicles would be a partnership with Jaguar Land Rover to add the automaker's new all-electric I-Pace crossover to its fleet of self-driving cars. Now, it appears [...]
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Source: TechCrunch
You'd be hard-pressed to find a tech company that said it wished it had waited longer to implement on diversity and inclusion efforts. The examples of tech companies “doing it right” in this industry are few and far between, but that doesn't mean it's not worth trying. And for those [...]
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Source: TechCrunch
Microsft in 2017 said it would shut eventually down Wunderlist, a company it acquired, in order to forge ahead with its own “to do” app. It has since launched To-Do, as the app is called, on Windows, iOS, Android and the web and expanded its feature set. Today, it's bringing [...]
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Source: TechCrunch
Cleo, the London-based “digital assistant” that wants to replace your banking apps, has quietly taken venture debt from U.S.-based Triplepoint Capital, according to a regulatory filing. The amount remains undisclosed, though I understand from sources that the figure is somewhere in the region of mid-“single digit” millions and will bridge the [...]
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Source: TechCrunch
Silicon Valley is entering a new phase in its quest for diversity and inclusion in the technology industry. Some advocates call this part “the end of the beginning,” Code2040 CEO Karla Monterroso tells TechCrunch. At first, advocates were focused on calling out the lack of diversity at tech conferences, pressuring [...]
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Source: TechCrunch
We know you're hard at work bringing your early-stage startup dreams to fruition, but allow us to offer this hot tip. Super-early-bird-pass pricing for Disrupt San Francisco 2019 pulls a disappearing act on June 21 at 11:59 p.m. (PT). Buy your pass now and depending on the pass you buy you [...]
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Source: TechCrunch
Adobe's upcoming drawing and painting app has an official name: Adobe Fresco. Inspired by the classic technique of applying pigment to wet plaster, the app is intended “to inspire spontaneous creativity.” The app has been in development under the codename ‘Project Gemini' and debuted at Adobe's Max conference in 2018. It [...]
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Source: TechCrunch
SoftBank's Vision Fund may be facing some challenges when it comes to restocking its massive reserves, but the firm famous for cutting big checks is leading a sizeable round for Collective Health. This startup focused on enterprise employee healthcare management announced a $205 million Series E raise today, brining [...]
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Source: TechCrunch
Domino's really emphasizes its commitment to ‘innovation,' but even if it's a marketing tactic, the global pizza brand does indeed walk the walk. Case in point: It's launching a new pilot for self-driving pizza delivery in Houston in partnership with Nuro. Autonomous driving tech startup Nuro was founded by Dave [...]
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Source: TechCrunch
Also, Taylor Swift dropped a video for "You Need to Calm Down." Watch it here. [...]
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Source: Wired
A new study suggests smart speaker owners aren't using those devices to buy things on the internet—because it's a bad shopping experience. [...]
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Source: Wired
Scientists are building a case for a mission to Neptune, an ice giant that's only been visited by a spacecraft once. But the window to act is closing. [...]
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Source: Wired
A cheap bottom-washer from Tushy transformed my relationship to my nethers. [...]
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Source: Wired
There are dozens of life-transforming features hidden inside the unassuming image-keeper—features you're likely not using. [...]
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Source: Wired
Your house is a mess, and everything is a disaster. Start by vacuuming your floors. [...]
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Source: Wired
New drugs based on proteasomes could treat previously undruggable diseases. [...]
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Source: Wired
It's time to put some big girl pants on and deal with your crap. [...]
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Source: Wired
Scammers are taking advantage of default calendar settings to try to trick users into clicking malicious links. [...]
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Source: Wired

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