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Cloud infrastructure market keeps rolling in Q1 with almost $40B in revenue

Cloud infrastructure market keeps rolling in Q1 with almost $40B in revenue

Conventional wisdom over the last year has suggested that the pandemic has driven companies to the cloud much faster than they ever would have gone without that forcing event, with some suggesting it has compressed…

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Telkomsel invests an additional $300 million in Gojek

Telkomsel invests an additional $300 million in Gojek

Telkomsel, a unit of Indonesia’s largest telecom operator Telkom, has invested an additional $300 million in ride-hailing and payments firm…

How Duolingo became a $2.4B language unicorn

How Duolingo became a $2.4B language unicorn

At the heart of Duolingo is its mission: to scale free education and increase income potential through language learning. However,…

Daily Crunch: A huge fintech exit as the week ends

Daily Crunch: A huge fintech exit as the week ends

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m.…

SoftBank leads $15M round for China’s industrial robot maker Youibot

SoftBank leads $15M round for China’s industrial robot maker Youibot

SoftBank has picked its bet in China’s flourishing industrial robotics space. Youibot, a four-year-old startup that makes autonomous mobile robots…

Tesla supplier Delta Electronics invests $7M in AI chip startup Kneron

Tesla supplier Delta Electronics invests $7M in AI chip startup Kneron

Despite a persistent semiconductor shortage that is disrupting the global automotive industry, investors remain bullish on the chips used to…

Brex, Ramp tout their view of the future as Divvy is said to consider a sale to Bill.com

Brex, Ramp tout their view of the future as Divvy is said to consider a sale to Bill.com

Earlier today recent dog-parent Alex Konrad and fellow Forbes staffer Eliza Haverstock broke the news that Divvy, a Utah-based corporate…

Uber and Arrival partner to create an EV for ride-hail drivers

Uber and Arrival partner to create an EV for ride-hail drivers

Arrival, the electric vehicle manufacturer that’s attempting to do away with the assembly line in favor of highly automated microfactories,…

Gillmor Gang: Walk the Dinosaur

Gillmor Gang: Walk the Dinosaur

Clubhouse hosted another excellent conversation between Josh Constine and Facebook’s audio czar Fidji Simo. The format continues to sparkle, as…

Emotional marketing and an e-mail titan walk into a bar

Emotional marketing and an e-mail titan walk into a bar

My mom cuts to the chase when she is describing my beat to others. In her words, I cover companies…

Extra Crunch roundup: Fintech stays hot, Brex doubles, and startup IRR is up all over

Extra Crunch roundup: Fintech stays hot, Brex doubles, and startup IRR is up all over

Tech companies in Silicon Valley, the geography, have had an incredible year. But one indicator points to longer-term changes. The…

Daily Crunch: Biden’s labor secretary says gig workers should be reclassified

Daily Crunch: Biden’s labor secretary says gig workers should be reclassified

The Biden administration hints at gig economy changes, Blue Origin will be taking passengers and we interview Jim Belushi about…

Apple sales bounce back in China as Huawei loses smartphone crown

Apple sales bounce back in China as Huawei loses smartphone crown

Huawei’s smartphone rivals in China are quickly divvying up the market share it has lost over the past year. 92.4…

Indian food delivery startup Zomato files for an IPO

Indian food delivery startup Zomato files for an IPO

Indian food delivery startup Zomato on Wednesday filed for an initial public offering, becoming the first tech unicorn startup from…

Daily Crunch: iOS 14.5 brings privacy changes and more

Daily Crunch: iOS 14.5 brings privacy changes and more

Apple’s latest software upgrade brings a big change, Roku accuses Google of anti-competitive behavior and Brex raises a big funding…

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Walmart’s Flipkart to cover insurance for all sellers in India and waive additional fees

Walmart’s Flipkart to cover insurance for all sellers in India and waive additional fees

Walmart-owned Flipkart is exempting storage and cancellation fees for sellers on its marketplace and also providing them with insurance coverage…

Amazon announces new Fire tablets and kids editions

Amazon announces new Fire tablets and kids editions

There’s a bunch of tablet news coming from Amazon this morning. Leading the way is the release of two new…

PayPal’s ambition and uphill battle in China

PayPal’s ambition and uphill battle in China

Over the last few months, PayPal has been quietly gearing up for its expansion in China. At the recent Boao…

India’s ElasticRun raises $75 million to grow its commerce platform for neighborhood stores

India’s ElasticRun raises $75 million to grow its commerce platform for neighborhood stores

A startup that is helping over 125,000 neighborhood stores in India secure working capital, inventory from top brands, and work…