Saving, not spending, is the new hotness in fintech

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private firms, public markets and the grey-haired opening in between. Yesterday news broke that Robinhood is on the hunt for brand-new fund at a approximately flat valuation, per friend of…

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Chinese startup Rokid pitches COVID-19 detection glasses in US

Thermal imaging wearables used in China to identify COVID-1 9 manifestations could soon be implemented in the U.S. Hangzhou based AI startup Rokid is in talks with several companies to sell its T1 glasses in America, according to Rokid’s U.S….

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Ford, GM, Tesla given the go ahead to produce ventilators, Trump says

Ford, GM and Tesla have been given the “go ahead” to realize ventilators to help alleviate a shortage amid the COVID-1 9 pandemic, President Donald Trump said in a tweet Sunday that ended with a challenge to auto managers to…

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AWS partners with Kenyas Safaricom on cloud and consulting services

Amazon Web Business has entered a partnership with Safaricom — Kenya’s largest telco, ISP and mobile fee provider — in a collaboration that could spell competition between American shadow providers in Africa. In a statement to TechCrunch, the East African…

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Court rules Mike Rothenberg must fork over more than $31 million to settle SEC allegations

Mike Rothenberg, the immediately high-flying VC bent on bringing the party to Silicon Valley, must now pay a whopping $31.4 million to settle a California federal court rulingin favor of Security and Exchange Commission allegations. TechCrunch deemed Rothenberg a’ virtual…

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Startups Weekly: Oyo has issues + A farewell

Welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last-place week I wrote about the startups we lost in…

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Lyfts IPO is hot, YC Demo Day, two new unicorns and whats Boy Brow?

There are an integral part edit issues in the initial publishing of this week’s Equity episode that ought to have redressed. The player below will represent the corrected escapade . Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast,…

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Startups Weekly: Whats up with YC? Plus, mobility layoffs and Airbnbs grand plans

Where to begin … Netflix darling Marie Kondo is hitting up Sand Hill Road in search of $40 million to fund an ecommerce pulpit, Y Combinator is returning $150,000 to a startup constructing a $380,000 flying motorcycle( because why not)…

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Transportation Weekly: Amazons secret acquisition and all the AV feels

Welcome to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, elderly transportation reporter at TechCrunch. I include all the ways parties and goods move from Moment A to Point B — today and in the future — whether it’s by bike,…

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Crunch Report | Hey Dillon Francis, iPhone X Is Now Available For Pre-Order

The iPhone X is now available for pre-order Walmart is flattening out shelf-scanning robots in stores, but “says hes” won’t supersede beings is linked to sungs in todays episode : Get out of my room- https :// soundcloud.com/ tito-hamze/ get-out-of-my-room…

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