This is one smart device that every urban home could use

Living in a dense urban environment brings many startup-fuelled conveniences, be it near instant delivery of food — or pretty much whatever else you fancy — to a whole range of wheels that can be hopped on (or into) to whisk you around at the tap of an app. But the biggest problem afflicting city dwellers is not some minor inconvenience. It’s bad, poor, terrible, horrible, unhealthy air. And there’s no app to fix that. Nor can hardware solve this problem. But smart hardware Read more […]

Growth, Kubernetes, rocket launches, gender in tech, and more Luckin Coffee

Housekeeping & Extra Crunch 20% event discount reminder Extra Crunch will not be publishing on Monday due to the Memorial Day holiday in the United States. Publishing will resume as normal on Tuesday. Reminder: if you are an annual member of Extra Crunch, your membership includes a 20% discount on event tickets and exhibitor packages. If you want to claim a discount for one of our upcoming events, such as Sessions: Mobility, Sessions: Enterprise or TechCrunch Disrupt SF, just send an email Read more […]

Which public US universities graduate the most funded founders?

Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor Big revenues, huge valuations and major losses: charting the era of the unicorn IPO Some reassuring data for those worried unicorns are wrecking the Bay Area A lot of students attend public universities to lessen the financial burden of higher education. At last tally, tuition and fees at American public colleges and universities averaged around $6,800 a year, per the federal government. Read more […]

How to Watch ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Live on iPhone and iPad

World Cup season is upon us. 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup is scheduled to be hosted by England and Wales this time around. The season will start on 30th May and the finals are going to be on 14th July. In between, a total of 48 matches to determine the world cricket champion! Excited? You can watch along at home, or no matter where you are. All you need is an iPhone app. Here’s how to watch ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Continue reading → Source: iPhonehacks.com Read more […]

Apple Acquired Tueo Health Startup in 2018 Working on App to Monitor Asthma in Children

Apple acquired Tueo Health, a startup working on an app that worked with commercial breathing sensors to help parents monitor the asthma symptoms of their children while sleeping. The acquisition was done by Apple in 2018 itself but the news has come to light only today. Continue reading → Source: iPhonehacks.com Read more […]

Startups Weekly: VCs are drunk on beverage startups

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a newsletter published every Saturday that dives into the week’s most noteworthy venture deals, fundraises, M&A transactions and trends. Let’s take a quick moment to catch up. Last week, I wrote about an alternative to venture capital called revenue-based financing and before that, I jotted down some notes on one of VCs’ favorite spaces: cannabis tech. Remember, you can send me tips, suggestions and feedback to kate.clark@techcrunch.com Read more […]

China’s largest chipmaker is delisting from the Nasdaq

The U.S-China trade war is increasingly influencing tech. Huawei has suffered a turbulent past week with key suppliers pausing work with the company, and now China’s largest chipmaker is planning to delist from the New York Stock Exchange. Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) announced in a filing published Friday that it plans to delist next month ending a 15-year spell as a public company in the U.S. The firm will file a Form 25 to delist on June 3, which is likely to see Read more […]

Apple Says Apple Watch Series 4 to Get ECG Feature in Canada ‘as Quickly as Possible’

Earlier this week, Health Canada approved the ECG app on the Apple Watch Series 4 thereby paving the way for the feature to make its way to Canada. Now, Apple has informed The Canadian Press that it is working on bringing Apple Watch Series 4’s ECG feature to Canada “as quickly as possible”. Continue reading → Source: iPhonehacks.com Read more […]

Business author Julian Guthrie on the biggest difference between ‘alpha’ men and women

If you’ve been out and about in Silicon Valley in the last month or so, chances are you’ve heard of “Alpha Girls,” a new book written by longtime journalist Julian Guthrie about four investors who’ve made a big impact on the world of startup investing. The book recognizes them — Theresia Gouw, MJ Elmore, Sonja Hoel Perkins, and Magdalena Yesil — because they are interesting individuals, each with very different upbringings and skill sets and areas of expertise. But Read more […]

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