Sunday, May 9, 2021
Travel activities platform KKDay raises $75 million Series C as it focuses on “staycations” – TechCrunch

Journey actions platform KKDay raises $75 million Sequence C because it focuses on “staycations”...

With lockdowns around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has hit the travel industry especially hard. In Asia, however, several startups are adapting by focusing...
Apple and Epic Games Spar Over Returning Fortnite to the App Store

Apple and Epic Video games Spar Over Returning Fortnite to the App Retailer

But by taking on Apple so directly and publicly, Epic — a 29-year-old privately held company worth $17.3 billion and based in Cary, N.C....
N26 hires Adrienne Gormley as its new chief operating officer – TechCrunch

N26 hires Adrienne Gormley as its new chief working officer – .

Fintech startup N26 is announcing some changes in the leadership team with two new C-Level hires. First, Adrienne Gormley, pictured above, is joining the...
Uber Can Continue Operating in London, Judge Rules

Uber Can Proceed Working in London, Decide Guidelines

LONDON — Uber scored an important victory on Monday when a judge restored the company’s transportation license in London, one of its most important...
Philippines payment processing startup PayMongo lands $12 million Series A led by Stripe – TechCrunch

Philippines fee processing startup PayMongo lands $12 million Collection A led by Stripe –...

Stripe has led a Series A round worth $ 12 million in Manila-based online payment platform PayMongo, the startup announced today. PayMongo, The company,...
TikTok and WeChat: What They Tell Us About the Global Internet

TikTok and WeChat: What They Inform Us In regards to the World Web

On Sunday, millions of phones across the United States buzzed with a peculiar notification: “TikTok is here to stay!”The alert led to a video...
This is how police request customer data from Amazon – TechCrunch

That is how police request buyer information from Amazon – .

Anyone can access portions of a web portal, used by law enforcement to request customer data from Amazon, even though the portal is supposed...
Strangers' Things

Strangers’ Issues

Make money online by selling intimate items that are not obviously sexual (including emotions).
Is your startup the next TikTok? – TechCrunch

Is your startup the following TikTok? – .

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U.S. Places Restrictions on China’s Leading Chip Maker

U.S. Locations Restrictions on China’s Main Chip Maker

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has placed new restrictions on exports to Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation, China’s most advanced maker of computer chips, a...

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Cyberattack Forces a Shutdown of a Top U.S. Pipeline

Cyberattack Forces a Shutdown of a Top U.S. Pipeline

Since Colonial is privately owned, there is less pressure than a public company to reveal details. However, as the manager of an important...
How one founder realized the potential of sustainable energy stored deep below our feet – TechCrunch

How one founder realized the potential of sustainable energy stored deep below our feet...

On this week's Found podcast, we sat down with Dandelion Co-Founder and President Kathy Hannun. Kathy came up with the idea for Dandelion...
The Separate Worlds of Bill and Melinda Gates

The Separate Worlds of Bill and Melinda Gates

“It was a constant stress point in the foundation. It was Warren who put it down, but Bill's appetite is always, "We should...