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Farmstead is an ambitious grocery delivery startup with plans to defeat Instacart – TechCrunch

Farmstead is an ambitious grocery delivery startup with plans to defeat Instacart – TechCrunch In its 3,000-square-foot warehouse in San Francisco’s Mission District, Farmstead founders Pradeep Elankumaran and Kevin Li, a pair of former Yahoo product managers, plot the future of grocery shopping. “Think of us as if Whole Foods was rebuilt …

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WhiteFox Defense lands $12 million as the demand for drone defense technologies intensifies – TechCrunch

WhiteFox Defense lands $12 million as the demand for drone defense technologies intensifies – TechCrunch Four months ago, when two commercial DJI-made drones loaded with 1 kilogram each of plastic explosive href=”https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/05/venezuela-claims-drones-loaded-with-explosives-used-in-failed-attack-on-president/”>detonated during a speech from Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro at a military event in Caracas, the world at large …

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Uber Eats test lets restaurants trade discounts for ranking boost – TechCrunch

Uber Eats test lets restaurants trade discounts for ranking boost – TechCrunch Uber Eats has effectively invented its own native ad unit. Uber confirmed to TechCrunch that a test quietly running in markets around India allows restaurants to bundle several food items together and sell them at a discounted price …

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Agtech startup Imago AI is using computer vision to boost crop yields – TechCrunch

Agtech startup Imago AI is using computer vision to boost crop yields – TechCrunch Presenting onstage today in the 2018 TC Disrupt Berlin Battlefield is Indian agtech startup Imago AI, which is applying AI to help feed the world’s growing population by increasing crop yields and reducing food waste. As …

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Meituan, China’s ‘everything app’, walks away from bike sharing and ride hailing – TechCrunch

Meituan, China’s ‘everything app’, walks away from bike sharing and ride hailing – TechCrunch A major player in the race to transport Chinese people around is losing steam. Meituan Dianping, the Tencent-backed all-encompassing platform for local services, continues to put the brakes on bike-sharing and ride-hailing, the company said on …

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One billion 3D views and counting – TechCrunch

One billion 3D views and counting – TechCrunch Last week Sketchfab, the 3D content hub, shared an exciting milestone — the company has just crossed 1 billion cumulative pageviews. Taken with the community’s growth — they just surpassed 2 million users, as well as the 200 million people that have …

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Standard Cognition raises $40M to replace retailers’ cashiers with cameras – TechCrunch

Standard Cognition raises $40M to replace retailers’ cashiers with cameras – TechCrunch The Amazon Go store requires hundreds of cameras to detect who’s picking up what items. Standard Cognition needs just 27 to go after the $27 trillion market of equipping regular shops with autonomous retail technology. Walk into one …

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