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PAYTM, VIJAY SHEKHAR SHARMA TO ACQUIRE RAHEJA QBE FOR $76M

Paytm, India's most valuable startup, and its co-founder and chief executive, Vijay Shekhar Sharma, announced on Monday they have reached...

UBER REPORTEDLY AGREES TO ACQUIRE POSTMATES FOR $2.65 BILLION

Uber has reportedly agreed to buy Postmates in an all-stock deal worth $2.65 billion. According to Bloomberg , the deal may be announced...

 
 
 

LYDIA EXPANDS CREDIT OFFERING IN PARTNERSHIP WITH YOUNITED CREDIT

French startup Lydia is announcing a new partnership with Younited Credit , which lets you borrow anything between €500 and €3,000...

The Station: The startups edition

THE STATION: THE STARTUPS EDITION

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here - just click The Station - to receive it every...

 
 
 

ORIGINAL CONTENT PODCAST: ‘EUROVISION SONG CONTEST: THE STORY OF FIRE SAGA' IS A GOOFY DELIGHT

The new Netflix comedy “Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga” should win anyone over, even if you're not a huge Will Ferrell...

FACEBOOK MAKES EDUCATION PUSH IN INDIA

Facebook, which reaches more users than any other international firm in India, has identified a new area of opportunity to further...

 
 
 

ROCKET LAB LAUNCH FAILS DURING ROCKET'S SECOND STAGE BURN, CAUSING A LOSS OF VEHICLE AND PAYLOADS

Rocket Lab's ‘Pic or it didn't happen' launch on Saturday ended in failure, with a total loss of the Electron launch vehicle and all...

HOW TO WATCH ROCKET LAB LAUNCH SATELLITES FOR CANON, PLANET AND MORE LIVE

Rocket Lab is launching a rideshare mission today which includes seven small satellites from a number of different companies, including...

 
 
 
Startups Weekly: Tech unicorns look to IPOs as Lemonade, Accolade boom

STARTUPS WEEKLY: TECH UNICORNS LOOK TO IPOS AS LEMONADE, ACCOLADE BOOM

Hundreds of tech-oriented startups worth a billion or more dollars had envisioned successful public offerings before the pandemic hit....

THIS WEEK IN APPS: INDIA BANS CHINESE APPS, APPLE FREEZES GAME UPDATES IN CHINA, IOS DEVELOPER BACKLASH CONTINUES

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money...

 
 
 

TESLA IS TAKING RESERVATIONS FOR ITS CYBERTRUCK IN CHINA

Tesla has opened up reservations for its all-electric Cybertruck to customers in China, a move that will test the market's appetite...

R&D Roundup: Tech giants unveil breakthroughs at computer vision summit

R&D ROUNDUP: TECH GIANTS UNVEIL BREAKTHROUGHS AT COMPUTER VISION SUMMIT

Computer vision summit CVPR has just taken place, and like other CV-focused conferences, there are quite a few interesting papers....

 
 
 

WE NEED A NEW FIELD OF AI TO COMBAT RACIAL BIAS

Gary M. Shiffman Contributor Share on Twitter Gary M. Shiffman, Ph.D., is the author of " The Economics of Violence: How Behavioral...

As Q3 kicks off, four more companies join the $100M ARR club

AS Q3 KICKS OFF, FOUR MORE COMPANIES JOIN THE $100M ARR CLUB

Welcome back to our $100 million annual recurring revenue series, in which we take irregular looks at companies that have reached material...

 
 
 

GGV'S JEFF RICHARDS: ‘THERE IS A LEVEL OF RESILIENCY IN SILICON VALLEY THAT WE DID NOT HAVE 10 YEARS AGO'

Earlier this week, GGV Capital's Jeff Richards and Hans Tung joined TechCrunch for an Extra Crunch Live session. During our hour-long...

How Have I Been Pwned became the keeper of the internet's biggest data breaches

HOW HAVE I BEEN PWNED BECAME THE KEEPER OF THE INTERNET'S BIGGEST DATA BREACHES

When Troy Hunt launched Have I Been Pwned in late 2013, he wanted it to answer a simple question: Have you fallen victim to a data...

 
 
 

WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU LEMONS, PRINT MONEY WITH LEMONADE

And welcome back to Equity , TechCrunch's venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Before...

Dating app S'More adds blurred video calling and launches in LA

DATING APP S'MORE ADDS BLURRED VIDEO CALLING AND LAUNCHES IN LA

The pandemic hasn't slowed down dating app S'More - at least according to CEO Adam Cohen-Aslatei, who said that the app's daily active...

 
 
 

THE UK GOVERNMENT TO ACQUIRE SATELLITE COMPANY ONEWEB IN DEAL FUNDED IN PART BY INDIA'S BHARTI GLOBAL

Distressed satellite constellation operator OneWeb, which had entered bankruptcy protection proceedings at the end of March, has completed...

US PLANS TO ROLLBACK SPECIAL STATUS MAY ERODE HONG KONG'S STARTUP ECOSYSTEM

For two months, the people of Hong Kong waited in suspense after China's legislature approved a new national security law. The legislation's...

 
 
 



Ford isn't just bringing back the legendary Bronco - it's making it into a...

Ford isn't just bringing back the legendary Bronco - it's making it into a dedicated off-roading brand

Prior to next week's reveal of the all-new Ford Bronco, the carmaker announced the that the SUV would return as a brand, with a family of vehicles. The new Bronco will arrive... Read more ...

Uber Reportedly Agrees To Buy Postmates In $2.65 Billion All-Stock Deal

Uber Reportedly Agrees To Buy Postmates In $2.65 Billion All-Stock Deal

The deal has been approved by Uber's board, Bloomberg reported, and could be announced as soon as Monday. Read more ...

Early Coronavirus Testing Restrictions Led To Some Big ER Bills

Early Coronavirus Testing Restrictions Led To Some Big ER Bills

People with COVID-19 symptoms in March and April were often billed for expensive scans and bloodwork because they didn't qualify back then for a confirmatory coronavirus test... Read more ...

Global stocks rise as investors look ahead to week's data

Global stocks rise as investors look ahead to week's data

BEIJING - Global stock markets rose Monday as investors shrugged off worries about rising coronavirus infections in the United States, Australia and some other countries. Read more ...

China makes a bullish call on the markets, and global stocks take off

China makes a bullish call on the markets, and global stocks take off

This is the web version of the Bull Sheet, Fortune's no-BS daily newsletter on the markets. Sign up to receive it in your inbox here . Good morning, Bull Sheeters. It's a... Read more ...

Developers cancel long-delayed, $8B Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Developers cancel long-delayed, $8B Atlantic Coast Pipeline

RICHMOND, Va. - The developers of the long-delayed, $8 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced the cancellation of the multi-state natural gas project Sunday, citing... Read more ...

The Latest: Australia's most populous state to close border

The Latest: Australia's most populous state to close border

SYDNEY, Australia - The leader of Australia's most populous state says her government's decision to close its border with hard-hit Victoria state marks a new phase in the... Read more ...

The Latest: Philippines reports spike in coronavirus cases

The Latest: Philippines reports spike in coronavirus cases

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines has reported its biggest spike in coronavirus infections in recent days as the government eases quarantine restrictions to revive the... Read more ...

The Latest: Australian state records highest daily increase

The Latest: Australian state records highest daily increase

MELBOURNE, Australia - The hard-hit Australian state of Victoria has recorded a death and its highest-ever daily increase in coronavirus cases as authorities prepare to close... Read more ...

The Latest: WVirginia sees biggest 2-day jump in virus cases

The Latest: WVirginia sees biggest 2-day jump in virus cases

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia has experienced its biggest two-day jump in confirmed coronavirus cases, according to health statistics released Sunday. Read more ...