Daily Archives: March 10, 2020

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Join us for the digital Google for Games Developer Summit

Posted by the Google for Games Team Last month, Game Developers Conference (GDC) organizers made the difficult decision to postpone the conference. We understand this decision, as we have to prioritize the health and safety of our community. GDC is one of our most anticipated times of the year to […]

Daily Crunch: French data watchdog investigates Criteo

Criteo faces a privacy investigation, an e-discovery startup raises $62 million and hackers hack other hackers. Here’s your Daily Crunch for March 10, 2020. 1. Adtech giant Criteo is being investigated by France’s data watchdog Criteo is under investigation by the French data protection watchdog, the CNIL, following a complaint […]

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Monograph, developer of project and cost management software for architects, raises $1.9 million

Monograph, a startup working on cloud-based software that makes project and cost management easier for architects, announced today that it has raised $1.9 million in seed funding. The round was led by Homebrew Ventures and Parade Ventures, with participation from Designer Fund, Hustle VC and angel investors. The San Francisco-based […]

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Postmates reveals plans to cover medical costs for couriers as part of COVID-19 response

Postmates said that it will be creating a fund to cover the costs for doctor appointments and medical expenses related to the COVID-19 outbreak for its delivery fleet, and, for merchants, Postmates will waive commission fees for stores in impacted markets. The goal, the company said, is to give small […]

Agriculture, cameras, tire changes and drive-throughs: Here are our robotics pitch-off winners

We tried something new at last week’s TC Sessions: Robotics + AI. For the first time ever, we incorporated a pitch-off into the event. With a site as embedded in the startup world, it made sense to find a way to give some stage time to some early-stage startups. On […]

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How Google Play Protect kept users safe in 2019

Posted by Rahul Mishra, Program Manager, Android Security and Privacy Team Through 2019, Google Play Protect continued to improve the security for 2.5 billion Android devices. Built into Android, Play Protect scans over 100 billion apps every day for Uploading rare apps for scanningThe Android app ecosystem is growing at […]

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BMW axes plans to bring electric iX3 SUV to US

BMW will not bring the iX3, the automaker’s first electric crossover, to the U.S., the latest automaker to shift its EV strategy to Europe and China. BMW told Automotive News, the first media outlet to report the change, that at this time, it doesn’t have plans to bring iX3 to […]

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Edtech startups prepare to become ‘not just a teaching tool but a necessity’

As Stanford, Princeton, Columbia and others shutter classrooms to limit the coronavirus outbreak, college educators around the country are clambering to move their classes online.  At the same time, tech companies that enable remote learning are finding a surge in usage and signups. Zoom Video Communications, a videoconferencing company, has […]