Category: Tech News

SkyX drones are half-helicopter, half-plane and built to fly long distances

A Markham, Ontario startup called SkyX Ltd. emerged from stealth today to share with TechCrunch details about its unique industrial drone designs. The company’s...

Crunch Report | Jeff Bezos Sells $1B in Amazon Stock Annually to Fund Blue Origin

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Trump plans to nominate Lyft’s Derek Kan to transportation department

President Donald Trump is expected to nominate Lyft General Manager Derek Kan as under secretary of transportation for policy, Reuters reports. Kan also serves on the...

Google’s fact check feature goes global and comes to Google Search

We live in the age of fake news — both the really fake news that’s simply fake and the kind of news that some people like to call “fake” only because...

Meniga helps incumbent banks keep fintech fear at bay

A VC once told me that fear was the best sales tool ever invented. That was in reference to the hockey stick growth his cybersecurity startup was seeing, thanks to a...

Will Spotify go public without an IPO?

The Wall Street Journal wrote a story that Spotify is “seriously considering” joining the stock market without an IPO. The news was also reported by Mergermarket....

A look inside the Skopje startup scene

On Wednesday I had the unique pleasure of hanging out with a bunch of Macedonian startup founders and was very impressed. The Balkans have long been a promising spot for...

Packhelp raises €350,000 to make your boxes pretty

You never think about it until it’s too late. Say you’ve built an amazing company selling the stoat-hair drink coasters from Iceland. Your ecommerce and marketing...

Samsung is back in business as it forecasts 50% profit jump

Samsung is back in business. Fresh from its highest profit jump in three years and the successful launch of its new flagship Galaxy S8, the Korean company is now...

Canonical ends development of its phone to focus on cloud and IoT

Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution, long had aspirations to become a player in the mobile phone and tablet world, too. You can’t easily buy...