Perlego raises $9M Series A for its textbook subscription service – TechCrunch

Perlego raises $9M Series A for its textbook subscription service – TechCrunch

Perlego, the textbook subscription service, has raised $9 million in Series A funding. Backing the round is Charlie Songhurst,…

Playbuzz becomes Ex.co and expands its content marketing platform – TechCrunch

Bolt Bikes launches e-bike subscription platform for gig delivery workers in US, UK – TechCrunch

Ubiquity6’s Display.land is part 3D scanner, part social network – TechCrunch

Luko raises $22 million to improve home insurance – TechCrunch

Steve Jang & Kanyi Maqubela form or fund as Kindred Ventures – TechCrunch

Opera’s Africa fintech startup OPay gains $120M from Chinese investors – TechCrunch

Weber’s new SmokeFire pellet grill uses June technology for smart cooking – TechCrunch

Ohi raises $2.75M to power same-day delivery for brands that aren’t Amazon – TechCrunch

SmartNews raises $92M at a $1.2B valuation – TechCrunch

Fertility startup Mojo wants to take the trial and error out of IVF – TechCrunch

Elavon to acquire Sage Pay, a gateway that competes with Stripe, PayPal and Adyen, for $300M – TechCrunch

5 reasons you need to be at Disrupt Berlin – TechCrunch

Heetch adds $4 million to its Series B round – TechCrunch

VoltServer adds a data layer to electricity distribution in a move that could help smart grid rollout – TechCrunch

More layoffs at pivoting London edtech startup pi-top – TechCrunch

Despite bans, Giphy still hosts self-harm, hate speech, and child sex abuse content – TechCrunch

Last chance for early-bird pricing on passes to Disrupt Berlin 2019 – TechCrunch

Investment bank Lazard has quietly recruited a ‘Venture and Growth’ team to focus on European scale-ups – TechCrunch

SoftBank Vision Fund’s Carolina Brochado is coming to Disrupt Berlin – TechCrunch

Startups: It View all

The Cerebras CS-1 computes deep learning AI problems by being bigger, bigger, and bigger than any other chip – TechCrunch

The Cerebras CS-1 computes deep learning AI problems by being bigger, bigger, and bigger than any other chip – TechCrunch

Deep learning is all the rage these days in enterprise circles, and it isn’t hard to understand why. Whether…

18 months after acquisition, MuleSoft is integrating more deeply into Salesforce – TechCrunch

Gremlin brings Chaos Engineering as a Service to Kubernetes – TechCrunch

Bill McDermott takes reins as ServiceNow CEO sooner than expected with new CFO – TechCrunch

Salesforce, Apple partnership begins to come to life – TechCrunch

Why Salesforce is moving Marketing Cloud to Microsoft Azure – TechCrunch

Three of Apple and Google’s former star chip designers launch NUVIA with $53M in series A funding – TechCrunch

AWS confirms reports it will challenge JEDI contract award to Microsoft – TechCrunch

Adobe announces GA of customer data platform – TechCrunch

Salesforce announces it’s moving Marketing Cloud to Microsoft Azure – TechCrunch

Moveworks snags $75M Series B to resolve help desk tickets with AI – TechCrunch

Messaging app Wire confirms $8.2M raise, responds to privacy concerns after moving holding company to the US – TechCrunch

AWS, Salesforce join forces with Linux Foundation on Cloud Information Model – TechCrunch

Freshworks raises $150M Series H on $3.5B valuation – TechCrunch

Atlassian expands Jira Service Desk beyond IT teams – TechCrunch

Mirantis acquires Docker Enterprise – TechCrunch

Work collaboration startup Notion Labs cozies up to Silicon Valley’s top accelerators – TechCrunch

Salesforce Ventures invested $300M in Automattic while Salesforce was building a CMS – TechCrunch

How Microsoft is trying to become more innovative – TechCrunch

AWS announces new savings plans to reduce complexity of reserved instances – TechCrunch

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Angell is a smart bike with an integrated display – TechCrunch

Angell is a smart bike with an integrated display – TechCrunch

Meet Angell, a new smart bike from a French startup led by Marc Simoncini who is mostly known for…

Intel and Argonne National Lab on ‘exascale’ and their new Aurora supercomputer – TechCrunch

Logitech accessory kit makes the Xbox Adaptive Controller even more accessible – TechCrunch

The new AirFly Pro is the perfect travel buddy for your AirPods Pro – TechCrunch

Motorola throws back to the future with a foldable Razr reboot – TechCrunch

Return of the Mack – TechCrunch

Apple’s Mac Pro ships in December with maximum 8TB of storage – TechCrunch

These sneakers vibrate – TechCrunch

Samsung’s Space Monitor is handsome and minimal — if you have the desk for it – TechCrunch

Smartphone maker Realme is taking India and other emerging markets by storm – TechCrunch

Adidas backpedals on robotic shoe production with Speedfactory closures – TechCrunch

Vape lung ‘breakthrough’ suggests lethal culprit in THC products could be vitamin E acetate – TechCrunch

This robotic arm slows down to avoid the uncanny valley – TechCrunch

DNA testing startup Veritas Genetics confirms data breach – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 starts shipping – TechCrunch

San Francisco smokes Juul’s hopes by voting to keep e-cigarette ban – TechCrunch

The Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 is a truly great game controller – TechCrunch

UK drone register takes off – TechCrunch

Xiaomi unveils Mi Watch, its $185 Apple Watch clone – TechCrunch

BMW’s magical gesture control finally makes sense as touchscreens take over cars – TechCrunch

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Ex-Facebook CPO Chris Cox now advises on climate & campaign tech – TechCrunch

Ex-Facebook CPO Chris Cox now advises on climate & campaign tech – TechCrunch

Chris Cox’s motivational speeches were at the heart of Facebook’s new employee orientation. But after 14 years at the social network, the Chief Product Officer left in March amidst an executive shake-up and Facebook’s new…

Walmart reaches settlement with Tesla over solar panel fires, drops lawsuit – TechCrunch

Walmart reaches settlement with Tesla over solar panel fires, drops lawsuit – TechCrunch

Walmart has dropped a lawsuit that accused Tesla of breach of contract and gross negligence after rooftop solar panel systems on seven of the retailer’s stores allegedly caught fire. A settlement has been reached and…

Supercross’s anticipated EV class not ready for primetime in 2020 – TechCrunch

Supercross’s anticipated EV class not ready for primetime in 2020 – TechCrunch

Motorcycle racing series Supercross isn’t quite ready to add an EV class. The sport — where riders race high-performance machines on jump-filled stadium tracks — currently fields only gas-powered two-wheelers. Supercross was poised to launch…

Security

Duck Duck Go offers Mac users even more privacy

Duck Duck Go offers Mac users even more privacy

People are finally waking up to the importance of privacy and the risk of entities over whom we have no…

Duck Duck Go gives Mac users even more privacy

Duck Duck Go gives Mac users even more privacy

People are finally waking up to the importance of privacy and the risk of entities over whom you have no…

Apple updates its privacy pages, and you should take a look

Apple updates its privacy pages, and you should take a look

Apple has updated its Privacy website and published several white papers explaining its approach to the topic and how its…

Microsoft Intune can now block unauthorized BYOD hardware

Microsoft Intune can now block unauthorized BYOD hardware

Microsoft Intune can now block unauthorized BYOD hardware | Computerworld Microsoft’s decision to integrate third-party mobile threat defense software is…

Do you really need a Chief Mobility Officer? (Spoiler alert: nope)

Do you really need a Chief Mobility Officer? (Spoiler alert: nope)

While one in three large enterprises has a chief mobility officer (CMO), according to one survey, that role is now…

Earn your IoT security certification

Earn your IoT security certification

Enterprises rolling out IoT devices are justifiably excited about the opportunity to gain insight from the data that these remote…

Memory-Lane Monday: Please tell me his name wasn’t Jones

Memory-Lane Monday: Please tell me his name wasn’t Jones

Memory-Lane Monday: Please tell me his name wasn’t Jones | Computerworld True tales of IT life, fresh every weekday. Got…

Name game | Computerworld

Name game | Computerworld

Name game | Computerworld True tales of IT life, fresh every weekday. Got a story of useless users, hapless bosses,…

5 big buts about the Pixel 4 phone

5 big buts about the Pixel 4 phone

Look, I’ll just come out and say it: I’m a big believer in buts. Now, hang on a sec: You…

Train to be a certified cyber security professional for just $39

Train to be a certified cyber security professional for just $39

Train to be a certified cyber security professional for just $39 | Computerworld StackCommerce “); }); try $(“div.lazyload_blox_ad”).lazyLoadAd( threshold :…

Utah county moves to expand mobile voting through blockchain

Utah county moves to expand mobile voting through blockchain

Disabled voters in Utah County will be able to use their smartphones to vote in the November municipal election, an…

But I’m still me | Computerworld

But I’m still me | Computerworld

But I’m still me | Computerworld True tales of IT life, fresh every weekday. Got a story of useless users,…

Can Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency survive the exodus?

Can Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency survive the exodus?

After the withdrawal of seven of the 29 founding members of the Libra Association, the governing council for Facebook’s planned…

Why we need Apple’s HomeKit-enabled routers

Why we need Apple’s HomeKit-enabled routers

How secure are the connected smart devices you keep in your home? How much protection have you put in place,…

IoT dangers demand a dedicated group

IoT dangers demand a dedicated group

IoT dangers demand a dedicated group | Computerworld The internet of things brings with it a wide range of IT…

Will 5G increase mobile security?

Will 5G increase mobile security?

There is no question that mobile devices are mainstream access and productivity tools for most enterprise users. Indeed, in some…

5 industries that will be disrupted by blockchain

5 industries that will be disrupted by blockchain

How much of an impact will blockchain have on business and society as a whole? At this point, no one…

Throwback Thursday: Everybody gets an F

Throwback Thursday: Everybody gets an F

Throwback Thursday: Everybody gets an F | Computerworld True tales of IT life, fresh every weekday. Got a story of…

Post-retirement Windows 7 patches: Not just for the big dogs now

Post-retirement Windows 7 patches: Not just for the big dogs now

Microsoft on Tuesday changed its plans for selling Windows 7 post-retirement support, saying that it will offer patches-for-a-price to any…

Cheers! | Computerworld

Cheers! | Computerworld

Cheers! | Computerworld True tales of IT life, fresh every weekday. Got a story of useless users, hapless bosses, clueless…

Social View all

TikTok tests social commerce – TechCrunch

TikTok tests social commerce – TechCrunch

TikTok is beginning to dabble in social commerce. The short-form video app said it has started to allow some users…

This ride-hailing PR pitch shows platforms and digital campaign ‘dark arts’ want democracy to be pay to play – TechCrunch

This ride-hailing PR pitch shows platforms and digital campaign ‘dark arts’ want democracy to be pay to play – TechCrunch

A UK PR firm pitching to run an account for Ola has proposed running a campaign to politicize ride-hailing as…

Facebook quietly built “Popular Photos”, an in-app Instagram – TechCrunch

Facebook quietly built “Popular Photos”, an in-app Instagram – TechCrunch

Facebook is copying Instagram while simultaneously invading its acquisition with branding and links back to the mothership. TechCrunch has spotted…

Social network for motherhood Peanut raises $5M, expands to include women trying to conceive – TechCrunch

Social network for motherhood Peanut raises $5M, expands to include women trying to conceive – TechCrunch

Peanut, an app that began its life as a match-maker for finding new mom friends but has since evolved into…

Facebook wants you to pay people on Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp with Facebook Pay – TechCrunch

Facebook wants you to pay people on Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp with Facebook Pay – TechCrunch

Square. Venmo. PayPal. Apple Pay. Google Pay. There’s really no shortage of ways to give people money via your phone,…

Infrastructure View all

All-electric Mini Cooper SE priced starting at $29,900 in the U.S. – TechCrunch

All-electric Mini Cooper SE priced starting at $29,900 in the U.S. – TechCrunch

The new all-electric Mini Cooper SE, the first Mini designed from the ground up as an…

Tesla’s new Solar Roof costs less than a new roof plus solar panels, aims for install rate of 1K per week – TechCrunch

Elon Musk predicts Tesla energy could be ‘bigger’ than its EV business – TechCrunch

Tesla is launching version three of its solar roof tile this week – TechCrunch

Plug and Play launches an accelerator to develop technologies addressing plastic waste – TechCrunch

Pizza Hut is testing Zume’s compostable round boxes – TechCrunch

In the Accelerator over the Sea – TechCrunch

Europe’s recharged antitrust chief makes her five year pitch to be digital EVP – TechCrunch

NASA’s first all-electric experimental X-plane is ready for testing – TechCrunch

Here’s how much the all-electric Polestar 2 will cost in its launch markets – TechCrunch

ClimateTech is the new hot space for investors in a warming planet – TechCrunch

Google announces 18 new renewable energy deals – TechCrunch

The man behind Tesla’s Powerwall is now pitching an all-in-one power management system for homes – TechCrunch

Amazon’s ‘climate pledge’ commits to net zero carbon emissions by 2040 and 100% renewables by 2030 – TechCrunch

Amazon orders 100K electric delivery trucks from Rivian as part of going carbon neutral by 2040 – TechCrunch

Porsche unveils the $150,900 Taycan Turbo electric sedan – TechCrunch

Porsche Taycan vs Tesla Model S: Spec for spec, price for price

from sketch to Mission E concept to Porsche Taycan – TechCrunch

Walmart and Tesla are going to try and work things out – TechCrunch

The 2020 Chevy Bolt EV now has a 259-mile range thanks to some cell chemistry tinkering – TechCrunch

Mobile View all

Instagram Stories launches TikTok clone Reels in Brazil – TechCrunch

Instagram Stories launches TikTok clone Reels in Brazil – TechCrunch

Instagram is launching a video-music remix feature to finally fight back against Chinese social rival TikTok.…

Facebook’s first experimental apps from its ‘NPE Team’ division focus on students, chat & music – TechCrunch

Popular Android phones can be tricked into snooping on their owners – TechCrunch

T-Mobile sugar-coats Sprint merger with promises of free data — but only if it’s approved – TechCrunch

Spotify’s podcasting app Anchor now helps you make trailers – TechCrunch

FCC approves T-Mobile/Sprint merger despite serious concerns – TechCrunch

AT&T will pay $60 million over fake unlimited data ‘bait and switch scam’ – TechCrunch

Huawei calls hackers to Munich for secret bug bounty meeting – TechCrunch

Adobe’s Photoshop Camera is an AI-powered photo editor for your phone – TechCrunch

Adobe launches Photoshop for iPad – TechCrunch

TikTok expands its influence to third-party apps with new developer program – TechCrunch

AI in E-Commerce: Risk or Competitive Advantage?

Mario Kart Tour will test real-time multiplayer in December – TechCrunch

Google Maps Incognito mode starts rolling out for Android users – TechCrunch

8th Wall’s new Cloud Editor helps customers quickly build mobile AR experiences – TechCrunch

For the first time in two years, the smartphone market shows signs of life – TechCrunch

Apple Card users can now finance iPhone purchases for 24 months, interest-free – TechCrunch

Facebook shares rise on strong Q3, users up 2% to 2.45B – TechCrunch

Spotify launches a dedicated Kids app for Premium Family subscribers – TechCrunch

Samsung teases a clamshell foldable form factor – TechCrunch

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Facebook says government demands for user data are at a record high – TechCrunch

Facebook says government demands for user data are at a record high – TechCrunch

Facebook’s latest transparency report is out. The social media giant said the number of government demands…

A US federal court finds suspicionless searches of phones at the border is illegal – TechCrunch

Facebook pilloried over iPhone ‘secret camera access’ bug – TechCrunch

S’More is a new dating app that looks to suspend physical attraction for something more – TechCrunch

Dutch court orders Facebook to ban celebrity crypto scam ads after another lawsuit – TechCrunch

Snapchat Spectacles 3 review: Pretty, pricey – TechCrunch

Facebook finally lets you banish nav bar tabs & red dots – TechCrunch

Twitter drafts a deepfake policy that would label and warn, but not always remove, manipulated media – TechCrunch

Instagram to test hiding Like counts in US, which could hurt influencers – TechCrunch

Legislators from ten parliaments put the squeeze on Facebook – TechCrunch

YouTube’s homepage redesign focuses on usability, giving you control over recommendations – TechCrunch

With $6.5M in funding, Aircam offers a fast, easy way to share photos at events – TechCrunch

WhatsApp says it will let you control if and how you get added to Groups (for real this time) – TechCrunch

Saudi Arabia reportedly recruited Twitter employees to steal personal data of activists – TechCrunch

Tinder’s interactive video series ‘Swipe Night’ is going international next year – TechCrunch

Valence launches a social network for black professionals – TechCrunch

Twitter suspends accounts affiliated with Hamas and Hezbollah – TechCrunch

YouTube rolls out Super Stickers, a new way for creators to make money – TechCrunch

Friended is a new social network that wants to get real – TechCrunch

WeWork-owned Meetup confirms restructuring, layoffs – TechCrunch