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Google takes on AWS and Azure in India with Airtel cloud deal

Google takes on AWS and Azure in India with Airtel cloud deal

Google has inked a deal with India’s third-largest telecom operator as the American giant looks to grow its cloud customer base in the key overseas market that is increasingly emerging as a new cloud battleground…

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Decrease user churn by better managing expectations

Decrease user churn by better managing expectations

Plus, competitor ads analysis for Facebook, budget explainer ads and more Julian Shapiro Contributor Julian Shapiro is the founder of…

SpaceX successfully completes key test of its Crew Dragon human spacecraft

SpaceX successfully completes key test of its Crew Dragon human spacecraft

SpaceX completed a crucial test of a key safety system of its Crew Dragon spacecraft today. The test involved launching…

Original Content podcast: Netflix goes to the Oscars

Original Content podcast: Netflix goes to the Oscars

When this year’s Academy Award nominations were announced on Monday, Netflix received 24 nominations — the most of any Hollywood studio.…

Eaze’s struggles reflect falling VC interest in cannabis startups

Eaze’s struggles reflect falling VC interest in cannabis startups

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Yesterday,…

What we know (and don’t) about Goldman Sachs’ Africa VC investing

What we know (and don’t) about Goldman Sachs’ Africa VC investing

Goldman Sachs is investing in African tech companies. The venerable American investment bank and financial services firm has backed startups…

Google Cloud gets a premium support plan with 15-minute response times

Google Cloud gets a premium support plan with 15-minute response times

Google Cloud today announced the launch of its premium support plans for enterprise and mission-critical needs. This new plan brings…

Reading Ted Chiang’s ‘The Merchant and the Alchemist’s Gate’

Reading Ted Chiang’s ‘The Merchant and the Alchemist’s Gate’

What would we do if we could visit our own pasts or futures? Are we more likely to change our…

Google brings IBM Power Systems to its cloud

Google brings IBM Power Systems to its cloud

As Google Cloud looks to convince more enterprises to move to its platform, it needs to be able to give…

Former Google Pay execs raise $13.2M to build neo-banking platform for millennials in India

Former Google Pay execs raise $13.2M to build neo-banking platform for millennials in India

Two co-founders of Google Pay in India are building a neo-banking platform in the country — and they have already…

At CES, companies slowly start to realize that privacy matters

At CES, companies slowly start to realize that privacy matters

Every year, Consumer Electronics Show attendees receive a branded backpack, but this year’s edition was special; made out of transparent…

Casper files to go public, shows you can lose money selling mattresses

Casper files to go public, shows you can lose money selling mattresses

E-commerce phenom and D2C bright light Casper has filed to go public. The New York-based company that raised nearly $340…

OrCam announces new AI-enabled device for hearing impairment

OrCam announces new AI-enabled device for hearing impairment

OrCam is expanding its product lineup with new devices that tackle new use cases. OrCam’s best-known device is the OrCam…

Paytm targets merchants to fight back Google and Walmart in India’s crowded payments field

Paytm targets merchants to fight back Google and Walmart in India’s crowded payments field

Paytm today announced two new features for businesses as the financial services firm looks to expand its reach in the…

Join us for the TechCrunch 2020 book club, starting next week

Join us for the TechCrunch 2020 book club, starting next week

It’s a new year, a new decade, and a renewed opportunity to read great non-fiction and fiction that strikes at…

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Amazon’s fresh $1B investment in India is not a big favor, says India trade minister

Amazon’s fresh $1B investment in India is not a big favor, says India trade minister

India’s trade minister isn’t impressed with Amazon’s new $1 billion investment in the country. A day after Amazon chief executive…

Amazon partners with India’s second largest retailer to sell its goods online

Amazon partners with India’s second largest retailer to sell its goods online

Amazon is deepening its relationship with India’s second largest retail chain, Future Retail, as the e-commerce giant widens its footprint…

India orders investigation into alleged anti-competitive practices by Amazon and Walmart’s Flipkart

India orders investigation into alleged anti-competitive practices by Amazon and Walmart’s Flipkart

India ordered a large-scale investigation into Flipkart and Amazon India on Monday after a retail trade group alleged that the…

Ring revamps lighting lineup with solar panels and indoor lightbulb

Ring revamps lighting lineup with solar panels and indoor lightbulb

Ring is slowly expanding to Philips Hue’s territory by releasing its first traditional connected light bulb that works both indoor…