Evervault raises $3.2M from Sequoia, Kleiner for an API to build apps with privacy baked in – TechCrunch

Evervault raises $3.2M from Sequoia, Kleiner for an API to build apps with privacy baked in – TechCrunch

Data privacy for apps is typically part of the purview of compliance teams — a model that isn’t always…

&Open helps businesses distribute gifts to reward customer loyalty – TechCrunch

This brilliant app waits on hold for you – TechCrunch

Uber integrates electric moped service Cityscoot in Paris – TechCrunch

RealTime Robotics scores $11.7M Series A to help robots avoid collisions – TechCrunch

All Raise expands to new geos, launches ‘VC Cohorts’ – TechCrunch

Healx raises $56M Series B to use AI to find treatments for rare diseases – TechCrunch

Booqed, a Hong Kong-based platform for on-demand work spaces, raises $1.675 million in seed funding – TechCrunch

Founders, get advice from top experts at Disrupt Berlin this Dec. 11-12 – TechCrunch

Brazilian unicorn Ebanx will hit $2 billion in payments processed by the end of the year – TechCrunch

True Balance raises $23M to bring its payments app to more small cities and towns in India – TechCrunch

Algolia finds $110M from Accel and Salesforce for its search-as-a-service, used by Slack, Twitch and 8K others – TechCrunch

Flowhub raises $23 million for its retail management software for cannabis dispensaries – TechCrunch

Ex-Uber exec launches startup to autonomously reposition electric scooters and bikes – TechCrunch

ZeroDown, valued at $150M, plans to take on Zillow – TechCrunch

Interior design startup Havenly raises $32 million – TechCrunch

Spearhead will give $1M to 15 founders to invest freely – TechCrunch

Headless CMS company Strapi raises $4 million – TechCrunch

8 tips for founders trying to raise their first round of venture capital – TechCrunch

Brooklyn-based construction robotics startup Toggle gets $3M seed fund – TechCrunch

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Autify raises $2.5M seed round for its no-code software testing platform – TechCrunch

Autify raises $2.5M seed round for its no-code software testing platform – TechCrunch

Autify, a platform that makes testing web application as easy as clicking a few buttons, has raised a $2.5…

Canva, now valued at $3.2 billion, launches an enterprise product – TechCrunch

Databricks brings its Delta Lake project to the Linux Foundation – TechCrunch

Amazon migrates more than 100 consumer services from Oracle to AWS databases – TechCrunch

Why it might have been time for new leadership at SAP – TechCrunch

Descartes Labs snaps up $20M more for its AI-based geospatial imagery analytics platform – TechCrunch

SAP’s Bill McDermott on stepping down as CEO – TechCrunch

Bill McDermott steps down as SAP’s CEO – TechCrunch

Flaw in Cyberoam firewalls exposed corporate networks to hackers – TechCrunch

Xage now supports hierarchical blockchains for complex implementations – TechCrunch

Salesforce adds integrated order management system to its arsenal – TechCrunch

Okta wants to make every user a security ally – TechCrunch

Suse’s OpenStack Cloud dissipates – TechCrunch

Nadella warns government conference not to betray user trust – TechCrunch

Arm brings custom instructions to its embedded CPUs – TechCrunch

Satya Nadella looks to the future with edge computing – TechCrunch

Forward Networks raises $35M to help enterprises map, track, and predict their networks’ behavior – TechCrunch

83North closes $300M fifth fund focused on Europe, Israel – TechCrunch

T4 wants to transform market research data with a combination of AI and humans – TechCrunch

Osano makes business risk and compliance (somewhat) sexy again – TechCrunch

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In the Accelerator over the Sea – TechCrunch

In the Accelerator over the Sea – TechCrunch

In our oceans the scale of disasters is measured in millions, billions, and trillions, while solutions amount to single…

The Analogue Pocket might be the perfect portable video game system – TechCrunch

Google launches the $649 Pixelbook Go Chromebook – TechCrunch

Google’s Pixel 4 ships October 24, starting at $799 – TechCrunch

Google overhauls Nest Aware cloud recording plan – TechCrunch

Kabuto is building smart suitcases for geeks – TechCrunch

Google Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL not launching in India – TechCrunch

Google aims to change the definition of good photography with Pixel 4’s software-defined camera – TechCrunch

Google launches Nest Wifi mesh router and extender with built-in Google Assistant – TechCrunch

Watch Google unveil the Pixel 4 live right here – TechCrunch

Leo Labs and its high-fidelity space radar track orbital debris better than ever — from New Zealand – TechCrunch

Nomad’s new Base Station Pro offers a taste of what Apple’s AirPower had promised – TechCrunch

NASA’s new Moon-bound spacesuit is safer, smarter, and much more comfortable – TechCrunch

Creators of modern rechargeable batteries share Nobel prize – TechCrunch

Gnarbox 2.0 backup SSD is a photographer’s best friend in the field and at home – TechCrunch

Google makes moving music and videos between speakers and screens easier – TechCrunch

With a possible Apple tag waiting in the wings, Tile unveils Sticker, an adhesive device for tracking objects – TechCrunch

Sony’s new A9 II mirrorless full-frame camera has the speed sports photographers need – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 7 finally has USB-C, ships on October 22 – TechCrunch

Microsoft launches the ARM-based Surface Pro X – TechCrunch

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Q&A: Gartner’s Sid Nag on IaaS Market Growth & Consolidation

Q&A: Gartner’s Sid Nag on IaaS Market Growth & Consolidation

Amazon maintains its dominance, for now, ahead of Microsoft, Alibaba, Google, and IBM as the IaaS field narrows. Image: leowolfert – stock.adobe.com At the tail end of July, Gartner released a study of revenue growth…

VMware vRealize vs. Turbonomic: Real User Insights

VMware vRealize vs. Turbonomic: Real User Insights

IT professionals shared their thoughts on the pros and cons of a pair of hybrid cloud management tools. Managing extensive virtualized infrastructure, such as hybrid cloud environments, presents unending challenges in administration and resource-allocation. Cloud…

10 Fixes for When Change Brings Your Systems to Their Knees

10 Fixes for When Change Brings Your Systems to Their Knees

When your systems slow to a crawl it’s easy to blame the technology, but some of the causes — and fixes –may relate to how enterprises do business these days. 1 of 11 Image: Pixabay…

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Apple Misstep Leaves iPhones Open to Jailbreak

Apple Misstep Leaves iPhones Open to Jailbreak

Newest version of iOS contains a critical bug that the company had previously already patched. In a somewhat uncharacteristic blunder,…

CISOs Struggle with Diminishing Tools to Protect Assets from Growing Threats

CISOs Struggle with Diminishing Tools to Protect Assets from Growing Threats

Most CISOs see the risk of cyberattacks growing and feel they’re falling behind in their ability to fight back, a…

3 Ways to Avoid Technical Debt in Open Source Projects

3 Ways to Avoid Technical Debt in Open Source Projects

Engineering teams have only a certain amount of capacity. Cutting down the volume of rework inherent in the open source…

Hackathons Should Be More Than A Circus

Hackathons Should Be More Than A Circus

Tapping into developer talent at a hackathon should be fun, but don’t lose sight of the potential business benefits. Every…

Google Glass For Parkinson’s: 10 Findings

Google Glass For Parkinson’s: 10 Findings

Google Glass offers more health benefits than awkwardness, Parkinson’s patients in UK study find. 20 Great Ideas To Steal In…

5 Job Interview Tips Via Alice In Wonderland

5 Job Interview Tips Via Alice In Wonderland

Curiouser and curiouser! Use these techniques during your next interview to win that IT or security job offer. Even though…

Rogue IT Driven By Need For Speed

Rogue IT Driven By Need For Speed

We’ve lost control to business users before. But this time, the thing that initiated our pain (the cloud) may also…

5 Ways Android Won Me Over

5 Ways Android Won Me Over

From security to “Lego” programming, Android has more going for it than you might think. For the past two years,…

Hacker Weev Free After Appeal

Hacker Weev Free After Appeal

Andrew “Weev” Auernheimer, who embarrassed AT&T by exposing a security flaw, had his conviction overturned by federal appeals court.  …

Google Glass Goes Public – InformationWeek

Google Glass Goes Public – InformationWeek

Google Glass Explorer Program will be open to US-based adults on tax day. 20 Great Ideas To Steal In 2014…

Amazon Plans 3D Phone: Report

Amazon Plans 3D Phone: Report

Amazon phone capable of displaying images in three dimensions could ship this fall. Microsoft Office For iPad: 7 Questions Answered…

Facebook Changes: What To Expect

Facebook Changes: What To Expect

Facebook cracks down on spammy posts, tweaks privacy options, and revamps messaging. Here’s what it means to you. 10 Famous…

Luring The Elusive Cyber Security Pro

Luring The Elusive Cyber Security Pro

Struggling to find scarce IT security talent? Make sure your hiring managers understand the certifications and match candidates for skills…

Twitter Posts Betray Illness – InformationWeek

Twitter Posts Betray Illness – InformationWeek

Tweets reveal whether you have influenza, according to Penn State researchers. 15 Apps For Healthy Living (Click image for larger…

Georgia Solves Campaign Finance Data Challenge Via OCR

Georgia Solves Campaign Finance Data Challenge Via OCR

In a project to make financial disclosure and campaign contribution data public, Georgia turns to Captricity’s hybrid system, which combines…

Google Maps Shows Crimea As Russian To Russians

Google Maps Shows Crimea As Russian To Russians

Google makes Crimea part of Russia on the Russian version of Google Maps and draws protests and scrutiny. Twitter Revamp:…

Enterprise Wearables Will Avoid BYOD Pitfalls

Enterprise Wearables Will Avoid BYOD Pitfalls

Wearable devices made for the enterprise will offer more immediate value than BYOD programs. Here’s why. By now, it’s clear…

Secure Collaboration Tool Aims to Stop Data Leaks

Secure Collaboration Tool Aims to Stop Data Leaks

BAE Systems’ leakage-prevention Secure Information Broker Appliance program edits info your organization doesn’t want outsiders to see. Domestic Drones: 5…

Facebook Friend Tracking: 3 Facts

Facebook Friend Tracking: 3 Facts

Facebook’s “Nearby Friends” feature will track, store, and share your location with friends. Before you turn it on, here’s what…

Heartbleed Will Require Rehab – InformationWeek

Heartbleed Will Require Rehab – InformationWeek

Patches are just band-aids. Heartbleed’s long-term effects will force companies to reassess how they deploy and manage technology. Security experts…

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Twitter says it will restrict users from retweeting world leaders who break its rules – TechCrunch

Twitter says it will restrict users from retweeting world leaders who break its rules – TechCrunch

Twitter said it will restrict how users can interact with tweets from world leaders who break its rules. The social…

GoFundMe launches free platform for nonprofits and charities, rolls out button to donate anywhere – TechCrunch

GoFundMe launches free platform for nonprofits and charities, rolls out button to donate anywhere – TechCrunch

GoFundMe has made its name primarily as a platform for individuals to create fundraisers for personal causes — a service…

Facebook has a weak stance on political ads – TechCrunch

Facebook has a weak stance on political ads – TechCrunch

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered…

Reddit now lets iOS users share to Snapchat – TechCrunch

Reddit now lets iOS users share to Snapchat – TechCrunch

Reddit users can now share their favorite content from the site to Snapchat, thanks to a new integration that allows…

Facebook should ban campaign ads. End the lies. – TechCrunch

Facebook should ban campaign ads. End the lies. – TechCrunch

Permitting falsehood in political advertising would work if we had a model democracy, but we don’t. Not only are candidates…

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Samsung’s Galaxy Fold concierge service is live in the US for those who need it – TechCrunch

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold concierge service is live in the US for those who need it – TechCrunch

Part of Samsung’s reboot of the Galaxy Fold was the announcement of a Premiere Service. Along…

Google’s Pixel 4 briefly went up for preorder on Best Buy Canada – TechCrunch

Life with the Samsung Galaxy Fold – TechCrunch

Apester unveils a new Story Strip format for online publishers – TechCrunch

IAC outlines its plans for a Match Group spinoff – TechCrunch

Apple pulls Hong Kong app – TechCrunch

Google takes AMP to the OpenJS Foundation – TechCrunch

Get ready to see more looping videos on Spotify, as Canvas launches into beta – TechCrunch

App revenue climbs 23% year-over-year to $21.9B in Q3 – TechCrunch

China pressures Apple – TechCrunch

European risk report flags 5G security challenges – TechCrunch

What the hell is up with this Essential device? – TechCrunch

Microsoft adds per-app time limits to its parental controls – TechCrunch

CBS News is bringing a 60 Minutes-inspired news show to streaming service Quibi – TechCrunch

Spotify gains Siri support on iOS 13, arrives on Apple TV – TechCrunch

HTC stopped innovating on smartphones, new CEO admits – TechCrunch

HTC’s new CEO discusses the phonemaker’s future – TechCrunch

Amazon’s Prime Video app disappears from the App Store – TechCrunch

Zuckerberg says Facebook will sue to stop EU’s global content takedowns – TechCrunch

Instagram launches Threads, a Close Friends chat app with auto-status – TechCrunch

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Doctors Doping: What Can Tech Do?

Doctors Doping: What Can Tech Do?

It’s estimated 100,000 healthcare professionals abuse prescription drugs, endangering patients and hospitals. Video, bar coding, and…

Sensitive Data: What Constitutes ‘Reasonable Protection’?

Google Street View Offers Time Travel

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Trump gets on Twitch – TechCrunch

Trump gets on Twitch – TechCrunch

The reelection campaign will be livestreamed. US president Donald Trump has joined Amazon-owned livestreaming platform Twitch.…

Getting more people to open your emails – TechCrunch

Facebook sure does love free $peech – TechCrunch

Instagram launches Create mode with On This Day throwbacks – TechCrunch

Facebook’s Workplace hits 3M paying users, launches Portal app in a wider push for video – TechCrunch

Lawyers for former Tinder execs file to dismiss defamation lawsuit – TechCrunch

Instagram is killing its creepy stalking feature, the Following tab – TechCrunch

Snap CEO isn’t expecting much from Facebook antitrust investigations – TechCrunch

Ellen Pao calls out Twitter’s ‘public town square’ model as flawed – TechCrunch

Facebook faces government pressure over encryption – TechCrunch

TikTok explains its ban on political advertising – TechCrunch

Europe’s top court sets new line on policing illegal speech online – TechCrunch

Will Smith just dropped $10K on a startup that pitched him on Disrupt’s stage – TechCrunch

Facebook leads in news consumption among social feeds, but most don’t trust it, says Pew – TechCrunch

YouTube’s Neal Mohan describes the company’s efforts on safety and trust – TechCrunch

Zuckerberg is wrong about TikTok – TechCrunch

Twitter launches its anti-abuse filter for Direct Messages – TechCrunch

Facebook faces VR challenges – TechCrunch

Instagram launches a ‘creators’ account to encourage more… creation – TechCrunch

Not all is predictable on Facebook’s social Horizon – TechCrunch