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5 days ago

First-time leaders need to stick to these 4 truths to succeed

Sixty percent of all new managers fail within the first 24 months of their new position. Here’s how to not have that happen to you.

5 days ago

Mojo Vision is putting an augmented reality screen on a contact lens

Mojo Vision is revealing a smart contact lens with a built-in display that lets you view augmented reality images on a tiny screen.

5 days ago

Joby Aviation raises $590 million led by Toyota to launch an electric air taxi service

Joby Aviation has raised a $590 million Series C round of funding, including $394 million from lead investor Toyota Motor Corporation, the company announced today. Joby is in the process of ... See more

5 days ago

Amazon partners with thousands of mom-and-pop stores in India

Neighborhood stores dot tens of thousands of cities, towns and villages in India. They have survived — and thrived, despite — retail giants’ billions of investment in the country. Now, Amazon ... See more

5 days ago

As Alphabet crests the $1T mark, SaaS stocks reach all-time highs of their own

Continuing our irregular surveys of the public markets, two things happened this week that are worth our time. First, a third domestic technology company — Alphabet — passed the $1 trillion ... See more

2 weeks ago

Toyota is building a tiny utopian prototype city filled with people, robots and AI

Toyota researches and tests robotics, material science, automated driving and alternative fuel technology in labs all around the world. Now the automaker is trying a new and far more ambitious ... See more

2 weeks ago

Sony just announced a car

Today at CES 2020, Sony unveiled a car. I’m surprised too. There are very few details about the Sony Vision-S sedan at this time. We’ll get more once we can see it on the show floor. According to ... See more

1 month ago

The 14 most important design ideas of the decade, according to the experts

Designers and curators from Apple, Adobe, Pentagram, Wolff Olins, Cooper Hewitt, and more consider their industry’s legacy in the 2010s.

1 month ago

By 2023, the secondhand clothes market will double to $51 billion. Here’s why

How Poshmark, Depop, and the RealReal are making your closet more eco-friendly

1 month ago

As the Nasdaq sets new records, a reminder how highly valued tech stocks are today – TechCrunch

Today the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite closed at an all-time record high of 8,814.23, up 0.91% on the day. The Nasdaq is up more than 32% on the year. Turning the clock back, the Nasdaq Composite is ... See more

1 month ago

World’s Best Hedge Fund Returns Are Found in Tiny Singapore

On most mornings, Chong Chin Eai starts his day with a jog through Singapore’s Botanic Gardens. After taking his son to school, he trades futures on his laptop at home until it’s time for lunch, ... See more

1 month ago

The hottest housing markets of 2020 are far from the coasts

Home buyers next year are expected to flock to smaller, more affordable cities, according to Realtor.com.

1 month ago

100 greatest innovations of 2019: Best of What's New

This year saw the introduction of cars that can talk to other cars and traffic lights, a next-generation wireless network fast enough to replace cable-bound broadband, and a “meat” burger that ... See more

1 month ago

Banks Are Cutting 75,700 Jobs Worldwide

Banks worldwide have announced major job cuts this year. Globally 75,700 jobs are reportedly being eliminated, with the most recent announcement coming from Italy’s largest bank. Unicredit has ... See more

1 month ago

https://techcrunch.com/2019/11/25/the-aclu-wants-details-about-videos-of-boston-dynamics-robot-in-police-exercises/

Back in April at our robotics event at UC Berkeley, Boston Dynamics head Marc Raibert showed off video of the company’s Spot robot in a number of different real world scenarios. Some, like ... See more

1 month ago

Here’s what happens when you decide to sell your startup

Whether you're a founder or just have equity, there's a bunch of stuff you need to know — stuff that you won't actually learn until you've been through it.

1 month ago

China Financial Warning Signs Are Flashing Almost Everywhere

From rural bank runs to surging consumer indebtedness and an unprecedented bond restructuring, mounting signs of financial stress in China are putting the nation’s policy makers to the test.

2 months ago

Japan wants foreign entrepreneurs, but what's missing?

For foreign entrepreneurs, Japan has never been the easiest place to launch a startup for a number of reasons, including its conservative corporate culture

2 months ago

These AI-powered swim goggles are the wave of the future

AI-powered wearable tech can help make swimming more interesting while tracking your laps for you.

2 months ago

LVMH to Buy Tiffany for $16 Billion in Largest Luxury-Goods Deal Ever

France’s richest man is adding the biggest jewel yet to his collection, as Bernard Arnault clinched a deal to buy Tiffany & Co. for $16.2 billion.

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