No one knows how effective digital therapies are, but a new tool from Elektra Labs aims to change that – TechCrunch

No one knows how effective digital therapies are, but a new tool from Elektra Labs aims to change that – TechCrunch

Depending on which study you believe, the wearable and digital health market could be worth anywhere from $30 billion…

Whoop, the sports tech and analytics company that makes discreet wearables, raises $55M – TechCrunch

Nigeria’s Interswitch confirms $1B valuation after Visa investment – TechCrunch

Uploadcare raises $1.7M for its CDN platform – TechCrunch

Lawyers hate timekeeping. Ping raises $13M to fix it with AI – TechCrunch

Loop Returns picks up $10 million in Series A led by FirstMark Capital – TechCrunch

Only four days left to buy early-bird passes to Disrupt Berlin 2019 – TechCrunch

Introducing the TC Top Picks for Disrupt Berlin 2019 – TechCrunch

PacketAI predicts IT incidents by parsing large event data sets – TechCrunch

A16Z-backed Shift.org announces veterans hiring pipeline partnership with Better.com – TechCrunch

OLX Group invests up to $400M in used car marketplace Frontier Car Group at $700M valuation – TechCrunch

Join Jeremy Johnson from Andela at Disrupt Berlin – TechCrunch

Voi raises another $85M for its European e-scooter service – TechCrunch

Airbnb’s growing pains – TechCrunch

Inside StockX’s authentication center – TechCrunch

Extension on early-bird sale to Disrupt Berlin 2019 – TechCrunch

Badoo’s Andrey Andreev sells his stake in Bumble owner MagicLab to Blackstone, valuing the dating apps at $3B – TechCrunch

Alpaca nabs $6M for stocks API so anyone can build a Robinhood – TechCrunch

African logistics startup Lori Systems raises Series A led by Chinese investors – TechCrunch

Andreessen Horowitz launches free crypto startup school – TechCrunch

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

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

Startups building work software for other startups have been a huge focus of investment in Silicon Valley as eager…

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

Salesforce announces new content management system – TechCrunch

An early look at eFounders’ next batch of enterprise SaaS startups – TechCrunch

Cyber-skills platform Immersive Labs raises $40M in North America expansion – TechCrunch

Neo4j introduces new cloud service to simplify building a graph database – TechCrunch

Seismic acquires Percolate to expand its marketing tools – TechCrunch

ZenHub adds roadmapping to its GitHub project management tool – TechCrunch

Microsoft Azure gets into ag tech with the preview of FarmBeats – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge browser gets new privacy features, will be generally available January 15 – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s Azure Synapse Analytics bridges the gap between data lakes and warehouses – TechCrunch

The 7 most important announcements from Microsoft Ignite – TechCrunch

Microsoft launches managed meeting rooms as a service – TechCrunch

Microsoft launched Endpoint Manager to modernize device management – TechCrunch

Microsoft launches Project Cortex, a knowledge network for your company – TechCrunch

Microsoft launches Power Virtual Agents, its no-code bot builder – TechCrunch

You can now ask Excel questions about your data – TechCrunch

Microsoft Teams gets Yammer integration, secure private channels, and more – TechCrunch

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

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

As Xiaomi widens its smartphone lead over Samsung in India, a new competitor is increasingly posing a challenge. Realme,…

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

Tiny, powerful and the perfect drone for anyone – TechCrunch

Nintendo’s Ring Fit Adventure is a silly, gentle way to shape up – TechCrunch

This tactile display lets visually impaired users feel on-screen 3D shapes – TechCrunch

The GoPro MAX is the ultimate pocketable travel vlogging camera – TechCrunch

Ember’s Mug 2 and Travel Mug 2 extend your coffee temperature sweet spot – TechCrunch

This robot relies on human reflexes to keep its balance – TechCrunch

SiriusXM picks up voice control support on Google/Nest devices – TechCrunch

Will the quantum economy change your business? – TechCrunch

Here’s what the Uber Eats delivery drone looks like – TechCrunch

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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 electric car, is going to retail in the U.S. starting at $29,900 (plus an $850 Destination and Handling fee)…

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

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

Tesla has launched the third iteration of its solar roof tile for residential home use, which it officially detailed in a blog post on Friday and in a call with media. Tesla CEO Elon Musk…

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

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

Tesla CEO Elon Musk forecast that the company’s energy business will eventually be the same size as — or even bigger than — its automotive sector, the latest sign that the company plans to put…

Security

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…

Apple just made Safari a better fit for the enterprise

Apple just made Safari a better fit for the enterprise

Enterprise users can now wrap a new layer of security around their web services, thanks to Apple’s introduction of support…

Microsoft delivers emergency security update for antiquated IE

Microsoft delivers emergency security update for antiquated IE

Microsoft on Monday released an emergency security update to patch a vulnerability in Internet Explorer (IE), the legacy browser predominantly…

iOS 13: Apple’s big BYOD improvements help enterprise pros

iOS 13: Apple’s big BYOD improvements help enterprise pros

Apple may place much of its focus on Apple Arcade and consumer-friendly iPad/iPhone features, but there are numerous enterprise-focused enhancements…

Social View all

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

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

Are those red notification dots on your Facebook home screen driving you crazy? Sick of Facebook Marketplace wasting your screen…

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

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

Twitter last month said it was introducing a new policy to help fight deepfakes and other “manipulated media” that involve…

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

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

“We will make decisions that hurt the business if they help people’s well-being and health” says Instagram’s CEO Adam Mosseri.…

Legislators from ten parliaments put the squeeze on Facebook – TechCrunch

Legislators from ten parliaments put the squeeze on Facebook – TechCrunch

The third session of the International Grand Committee on Disinformation, a multi-nation body comprised of global legislators with concerns about…

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

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

YouTube’s homepage is getting a makeover. The company announced today an updated, cleaner design that does away with information density…

Infrastructure View all

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

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

Tesla will debut a new, third iteration of its solar roof tile this week – with…

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

Frontier technologies are moving closer to the center of venture investment – TechCrunch

Shell’s first electric vehicle fast charger lands in Singapore – TechCrunch

Through a new partnership and $72 million in funding, LanzaTech expands its carbon capture tech – TechCrunch

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Adobe launches Photoshop for iPad – TechCrunch

Adobe launches Photoshop for iPad – TechCrunch

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like…

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

LA-based gaming studio Scopely raises $200M at a $1.7B valuation – TechCrunch

Facebook staff demand Zuckerberg limit lies in politcal ads – TechCrunch

Why Design Thinking Will Save Businesses From Themselves

GameClub offers mobile gaming’s greatest hits for $5 per month – TechCrunch

Here’s what the Pixel 4’s radar chip looks like – TechCrunch

Mobile banking app Current raises $20M Series B, tops half a million users – TechCrunch

Netflix launches $4 mobile-only monthly plan in Malaysia – TechCrunch

India to spend $6 billion to revive telecom operators BSNL and MTNL – TechCrunch

OnePlus’ second 5G phone will be a T-Mobile exclusive – TechCrunch

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

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

Aircam is a new startup that allows anyone to get instant access to pictures taken by…

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

Facebook’s new branding distinguishes app from acquisitions – TechCrunch

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

Twitter’s political ads ban is a distraction from the real problem with platforms – TechCrunch

Facebook sues OnlineNIC for domain name fraud associated with malicious activity – TechCrunch

Twitter is banning political ads – TechCrunch

Twitter banning political ads is the right thing to do, so it will be attacked mercilessly – TechCrunch

Zuckerberg defends political ads that will be 0.5% of 2020 revenue – TechCrunch

Jack Dorsey says Twitter will ban all political ads – TechCrunch

Facebook agrees to pay UK data watchdog’s Cambridge Analytica fine but settles without admitting liability – TechCrunch

Facebook unveils its first foray into personal digital healthcare tools – TechCrunch

Tech giants still not doing enough to fight fakes, says European Commission – TechCrunch