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Inside the pay-for-post ICO industry – TechCrunch

Inside the pay-for-post ICO industry – TechCrunch In a world where nothing can be trusted and fake news abounds, ICO and crypto teams are further muddying the waters by trying – and often failing – to pay for posts. While bribes for blogs is nothing new, sadly the current crop …

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Symantec offers free anti-spoofing services to US political campaigns and election groups – TechCrunch

Symantec offers free anti-spoofing services to US political campaigns and election groups – TechCrunch Symantec is the latest private security company to offer its expertise to vulnerable political targets on the house. Today the company announced that it would extend its “Project Dolphin” service (dolphins eat phish, get it) to …

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How the Audi e-tron compares to the Tesla Model X and Jaguar I-Pace – TechCrunch

How the Audi e-tron compares to the Tesla Model X and Jaguar I-Pace – TechCrunch Audi just announced its first production electric vehicle. Called the e-tron, the EV is a mid-size SUV loaded with technology with an unofficial range of over 300 miles. It’s nicely equipped, and with a starting …

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This is what Americans think about the state of election security right now – TechCrunch

This is what Americans think about the state of election security right now – TechCrunch A wide-ranging new poll yields some useful insight into how worried the average American feels about election threats as the country barrels toward midterms. The survey, conducted by NPR and researchers with Marist College, polled 949 …

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Base10’s debut fund is the largest-ever for a Black-led VC firm – TechCrunch

Base10’s debut fund is the largest-ever for a Black-led VC firm – TechCrunch Adeyemi Ajao (above left), the co-founder and managing director of Base10 Partners, was surprised to hear his firm’s $137 million fund was the largest debut to date for a black-led venture capital firm. He and his co-founder …

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African experiments with drone technologies could leapfrog decades of infrastructure neglect – TechCrunch

African experiments with drone technologies could leapfrog decades of infrastructure neglect – TechCrunch More posts by this contributor Harley-Davidson is opening a Silicon Valley R&D center to power EV production With a $10 million round, Nigeria’s Paga plans global expansion Samantha Stein Contributor More posts by this contributor Only 48 …

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FEMA to send its first ‘Presidential Alert’ in emergency messaging system test – TechCrunch

FEMA to send its first ‘Presidential Alert’ in emergency messaging system test – TechCrunch The Federal Emergency Management Agency will this week test a new “presidential alert” system that will allow the president to send a message to every phone in the US. The alert is the first nationwide test …

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North Korea skirts US sanctions by secretly selling software around the globe – TechCrunch

North Korea skirts US sanctions by secretly selling software around the globe – TechCrunch Fake social media profiles are useful for more than just sowing political discord among foreign adversaries, as it turns out. A group linked to the North Korean government has been able to duck existing sanctions on …

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Kegel trainer startup Elvie is launching a smaller, smarter, hands-free breast pump – TechCrunch

Kegel trainer startup Elvie is launching a smaller, smarter, hands-free breast pump – TechCrunch Elvie, a Berlin-based startup known best for its connected Kegel trainer is jumping into the breast pump business with a new $480 hands-free system you can slip into your bra. Even with all the innovation in …

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Golden Gate Ventures closes new $100M fund for Southeast Asia – TechCrunch

Golden Gate Ventures closes new $100M fund for Southeast Asia – TechCrunch Singapore’s Golden Gate Ventures has announced the close of its newest (and third) fund for Southeast Asia at a total of $100 million. The first hit a first close in the summer, as TechCrunch reported at the time, …

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