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Documentary series Foundation is back with a season 2

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Paris startup campus Station F and Le Studio Next have teamed up once again for a second season of Foundation, a documentary series about improving a startup. If you liked the first season, you’ll is all right at home. A video team obeyed the entrepreneurs working for three startups through their work issues, their personal…

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How to avoid PR disasters, the new web, and who owns Huawei?

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Soon: Live conference call with Anthony Ha on TED At 2pm EST/ 11 am PST, we will have TechCrunch novelist Anthony Ha talking live with Extra Crunch readers about all things TED meet, which was last week in Vancouver. Come forearmed with your questions, or send us an email if you want us to ask…

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Fearing an escalation of the trade war with China, stock markets plummet… then rally

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Stock business declined today as investors worried about the potential for an escalating trade war with China sold off shares. Markets had been trading near or above all-time high-flowns before President Donald Trump threatened to significantly increase tariffs on Chinese goods. The bulletin sent stock market into a free-fall in mid-day trading, but world markets…

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Samsung made a vertical TV for watching smartphone videos

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So it’s come to this. After years of letter boxes and enraged commenters, the electronics life is eventually giving in and developing hardware designed to view vertical videos. Time to pack it in, the portrait-mode crap-shooters have won, and their honour is this ridiculous 43 -inch TV from Samsung. The Sero joins a handful of…

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The curious case of Slack’s missing $162 million

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Slack has filed its S-1 registration statement with the SEC in preparation for its direct register. One interesting dataset that usually comes out of these S-1s is the company’s actual fundraising biography. Slack has raised eight primary rounds( successions -AH ), and 15 rounds total when including individual tranches since it incorporated on February 25,…

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Hong Kong insurance tech startup OneDegree extends its Series A to a total of $30 million

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OneDegree, an guarantee technology startup based in Hong Kong, has announced it has extended its Series A round to $30 million, up from the $25.5 million it announced in September. Its increase, which the company is calling its “A2” round, was led by BitRock Capital, an investment firm that focuses on business tech. Cyberport Macro…

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Qualcomm stock skyrockets 23% as Apple legal battle concludes

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Qualcomm asset tided after the announcement that the company has decided its multi-billion-dollar disputes with Apple. At busines close Qualcomm’s stock cost agreed at $70.45 after opening at $57.46. The stock surge showcases just how surprising the resolution is, especially given how wholeheartedly Apple appeared to be moving forward with Intel to keep Qualcomm tech…

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The Power of Content Marketing Storytelling

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3 Easy Ways to Increase Your Social Media Engagement Once upon a duration your social media marketing strategy was probably primarily focused on sharing links to third-party content with your public. Well, those eras are over, and if you want to stand out in the crowded and loud online environment, you need to focus on…

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Baillie Gifford’s Charles Plowden on 110 years of investing

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“It is our contention that the investment industry is also available experiencing a crest of its own, in this case the degree of the maximum pace at which it extracts quality from its clients’ resources. Let’s call it Peak Gravy.” That’s a recent paraphrase from Tom Coutts, who is one of a few dozen partners…

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Google Cloud adds a managed service for Microsoft’s Active Directory

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Love it or detest it, Microsoft’s Active Directory was still of the most-used name services in the enterprise. Google’s Cloud Platform has long let you to manually set up an Active Directory deployment, but today, Google is taking this a step considerably by heralding the beta of a managed work. As the reputation shows, Google…

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