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Apple plans major US expansion including a new $1 billion campus in Austin – TechCrunch

Apple plans major US expansion including a new $1 billion campus in Austin – TechCrunch Apple has announced a major expansion that will see it open a new campus in North Austin and open new offices in Seattle, San Diego and Los Angeles as it bids to increase its workforce …

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Cities that didn’t win HQ2 shouldn’t be counted out – TechCrunch

Cities that didn’t win HQ2 shouldn’t be counted out – TechCrunch Brooks Rainwater Contributor More posts by this contributor As tasks wane, skills rise Blockchain technology could be the great equalizer for American cities Scott Andes is the program director for the National League of Cities City Innovation Ecosystem program. …

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Lies, damn lies, and HQ2 – TechCrunch

Lies, damn lies, and HQ2 – TechCrunch There are few things certain in our world except for the uplifting tendencies of technology. I’ve spent the past few years trying to prove this to myself, at least, by interviewing hundreds of thinkers on the topic. I’ve come to a singular conclusion: …

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How smartphone apps could help keep health records accurate – TechCrunch

How smartphone apps could help keep health records accurate – TechCrunch Ben Moscovitch Contributor Robert S. Rudin Contributor Robert S. Rudin is an information scientist with the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corporation. Suppose that the next time you go to a new doctor’s office, you wouldn’t have to balance a clipboard on your …

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VCs say Silicon Valley isn’t the gold mine it used to be – TechCrunch

VCs say Silicon Valley isn’t the gold mine it used to be – TechCrunch In the days leading up to TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018, The Economist published the cover story, ‘Why Startups Are Leaving Silicon Valley.’ The author outlined reasons why the Valley has “peaked.” Venture capital investors are deploying …

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Safety and inspection bot startup Gecko Robotics adds $7 million to the coffers – TechCrunch

Safety and inspection bot startup Gecko Robotics adds $7 million to the coffers – TechCrunch Gecko Robotics aims to save human lives at our nation’s power plants with its wall-climbing robots. To continue doing so, the startup tells TechCrunch it has just secured $7 million from a cadre of high-profile …

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ANGLR raises $3.3 million to create Fitbit for fishing – TechCrunch

ANGLR raises $3.3 million to create Fitbit for fishing – TechCrunch ANGLR, a tracking system for fisherpersons, has raised a $3.3 million Series A to add AR and wearables to their already impressive package of fishing trip management and devices to help record fishing data. That’s right… they caught a …

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