In a new Hulu documentary, Hillary Clinton wouldn’t commit to endorsing Bernie Sanders if he wins the Democratic nomination. And she doesn’t stop there. Clinton bashed “his online Bernie Bros” for an allegedly toxic online culture of relentless attacks on women. But the survey data don’t fit the “Bernie Bro” narrative. Hillary Clinton’s feeling the…
Apple has scored more big names for its newly launched streaming service, Apple TV+, including “Veep” and “Seinfeld” star Julia Louis-Dreyfus, as well as Meryl Streep, the latter who’s attached to an animated short film about Earth Day, set to premiere on April 17. In addition, Apple has now announced several new series for Apple…
On Monday, Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana tweeted a guarantee that “his team” would win Super Bowl LIV. Montana spent the first 14 years of his NFL career with the San Francisco 49ers, with whom he won four Super Bowls, before spending his final two seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs. While Montana spent…
Google’s strategy for bringing new customers to its cloud is to focus on the enterprise and specific verticals like healthcare, energy, financial service and retail, among others. It’s healthcare efforts recently experienced a bit of a setback, with Epic now telling its customers that it is not moving forward with its plans to support Google…
Little Town Hero is hitting PS4 in Japan on April 23. The Nintendo Switch title didn’t go over well with reviewers or gamers. It shows just how bad of a developer Game Freak has become. Little Town Hero is making its way over to the PlayStation 4, but that’s no real loss for the Nintendo…
Canonical, the company behind the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution, today announced the launch of Anbox Cloud, a new platform that allows enterprises to run Android in the cloud. On Anbox Cloud, Android becomes the guest operating system that runs containerized applications. This opens up a range of use cases, ranging from bespoke enterprise apps to…
I’m still going through some of the comments I received on last week’s articles about the heightened competition among VCs for the best (typically SaaS) venture deals. Some more notes on whether large funds investing in small rounds causes VC signaling risk in a moment, but first, a fun anecdote about how lame LPs (still)…
One of the big questions I got around the time the Apple Card launched was whether you’d be able to download a file of your transactions to either work with manually or import into a piece of expenses management software. The answer, at the time, was no. Now Apple is announcing that Apple Card users…
Ever since Bitcoin’s conception, the financial industry has faced unprecedented and unpredictable changes that have had a significant effect on the market as a whole. One of the most intriguing concepts to rise out of this influx of innovations is the market of crypto-backed loans. Piggybacking on an enormous cryptocurrency buzz during the last quarter…
In recent years, the retail category has become one of the biggest and best-funded robotics categories — particularly when coupled with connected verticals like warehouse fulfillment and logistics. Berkshire Grey has flown mostly under the under the radar, but is kicking 2020 off with some pretty sizable funding news. The Massachusetts-based company just announced a…
According to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports, the Los Angeles Lakers “have expressed interest” in trading for Detroit Pistons point guard Derrick Rose. Rose is averaging 18.4 points on 49.8% shooting, 5.8 assists and 2.4 rebounds in only 26.0 minutes per game with the Pistons this season. However, the Lakers don’t have enough young players…
A mysterious respiratory disease is ripping through China and Asia. The last time a similar disease ravaged through the region, U.S. stocks suffered heavy losses. The new virus emerges at a time when the greatest human migration is underway. A mysterious SARS-like disease is infecting hundreds of people in Asia. CNN reported that the respiratory…
Good morning, friends, and welcome back to TechCrunch’s Equity Monday, a short-form audio hit to kickstart your week. Equity’s regular, long-form shows still land each and every Friday, including this entry from just a few days ago. This morning, coming to you early from the frozen tundra of the American East Coast, it’s Tuesday. That’s…
This morning FloQast, an LA-area startup, announced that it closed a $40 million Series C led by Norwest Venture Partners. The company also told TechCrunch in an interview that it raised a $20 million inside round between today’s investment and its 2017 Series B. Including today’s infusion, the firm has raised a little over $90…
Halo Reach was released on PC in December 2019. Although it launched with more than 90,000 active players, that number quickly declined by as much as 90%. This massive decline is a sign that player hype can no longer be trusted to indicate success. The Halo series is unquestionably legendary. What started out as an…
Antonio Brown hinted that he uses drugs. This could be the key to understanding his increasingly-alarming behavior. This may explain what former agent Drew Rosenhaus meant when he said he hoped the wide receiver “gets help.” Antonio Brown has had one of the most high-profile falls from grace of any sporting superstar. While many fans…