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GM is transforming Cadillac into an electric brand – TechCrunch

GM is transforming Cadillac into an electric brand – TechCrunch General Motors is turning Cadillac into its lead electric vehicle brand in a bid to compete against Tesla as well as a host of other automakers bringing EVs onto the market. Plans are already underway to introduce the first model …

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Nexon founder hints at plan to sell his $9B majority share in gaming giant – TechCrunch

Nexon founder hints at plan to sell his $9B majority share in gaming giant – TechCrunch The founder of Korea’s Nexon, one of the biggest gaming companies on the planet, today appeared to acknowledge his intention to sell his controlling interest for around $9 billion. The divestment has been a hot …

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Contentful raises $33.5M for its headless CMS platform – TechCrunch

Contentful raises $33.5M for its headless CMS platform – TechCrunch Contentful, a Berlin- and San Francisco-based startup that provides content management infrastructure for companies like Spotify, Nike, Lyft and others, today announced that it has raised a $33.5 million Series D funding round led by Sapphire Ventures, with participation from OMERS …

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SimbaPay launches Kenya to China payment service via WeChat – TechCrunch

SimbaPay launches Kenya to China payment service via WeChat – TechCrunch More posts by this contributor Africa’s agtech wave gets $10 million richer as Twiga Foods raises more capital Nigerian data analytics company Terragon acquires Asian mobile ad firm Bizense Forging another link between Africa and China’s digital economies, the …

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Quantum computing, not AI, will define our future – TechCrunch

Quantum computing, not AI, will define our future – TechCrunch William (“Whurley”) Hurley Contributor William Hurley, commonly known as whurley, is an American entrepreneur and the founder of Chaotic Moon Studios, Honest Dollar, and Equals: The Global Partnership for Gender Equality in the Digital Age. He is currently chairing the …

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Security flaw in DJI’s website and apps exposed accounts to hackers and drone live feeds – TechCrunch

Security flaw in DJI’s website and apps exposed accounts to hackers and drone live feeds – TechCrunch It took about six months for popular consumer drone maker DJI to fix a security vulnerability across its website and apps, which if exploited could have given an attacker unfettered access to a …

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Chat app Line’s games business raises $110M for growth opportunities – TechCrunch

Chat app Line’s games business raises $110M for growth opportunities – TechCrunch Messaging app firm Line has given up majority control of its Line Games business and raised outside financing as it seeks to expand its collection of games titles and look at global expansion options. The Line Games business …

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Airobotics raises another $30 million for its automated drone technologies – TechCrunch

Airobotics raises another $30 million for its automated drone technologies – TechCrunch Airobotics, the developer of automated drones that can fly without a pilot, has raised $30 million in a new round of financing. The new funding will be used to boost the company’s manufacturing efforts to meet new demand and …

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Chinese investment into computer vision technology and AR surges as U.S. funding dries up – TechCrunch

Chinese investment into computer vision technology and AR surges as U.S. funding dries up – TechCrunch More posts by this contributor The Reality Ecosystem: What AR/VR/XR needs to go big China could beat America in AR/VR long-term Last year 30 leading venture investors told us about a fundamental shift from early …

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Meet the startups in the latest Alchemist class – TechCrunch

Meet the startups in the latest Alchemist class – TechCrunch Alchemist is the Valley’s premiere enterprise accelerator and every season they feature a group of promising startups. They are also trying something new this year: they’re putting a reserve button next to each company, allowing angels to express their interest …

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