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States to launch antitrust investigation into big tech companies, reports say

States to launch antitrust investigation into big tech companies, reports say

The state attorneys in more than a dozen states are preparing to begin an antitrust investigation of the tech giants, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times reported Monday, putting the spotlight on an…

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The fight for seed

When Mike Fitzsimmons went out to raise his seed round, he negotiated with all the usual suspects. The second-time founder…

Bring your posse to Disrupt SF 2019 with group discounts

Bring your posse to Disrupt SF 2019 with group discounts

Disrupt San Francisco 2019, our flagship event on October 2-4, features three full days of programming, more than 10,000 attendees,…

‘This is Your Life in Silicon Valley’: The League founder and CEO Amanda Bradford on modern dating, and whether Bumble is a ‘real’ startup

‘This is Your Life in Silicon Valley’: The League founder and CEO Amanda Bradford on modern dating, and whether Bumble is a ‘real’ startup

Sunil Rajaraman Contributor More posts by this contributor ‘This is Your Life in Silicon Valley’: Former Pinterest president, Moment CEO…

Shell’s first electric vehicle fast charger lands in Singapore

Shell’s first electric vehicle fast charger lands in Singapore

Royal Dutch Shell, the energy giant known for its fossil fuel production and hundreds of Shell gas stations, is creeping…

Original Content podcast: Netflix’s ‘Wu Assassins’ is a punching, kicking delight

Original Content podcast: Netflix’s ‘Wu Assassins’ is a punching, kicking delight

When we reviewed “Another Life” last week, we described it as an old-fashioned science fiction space show, something that’s been…

Next Apple Watch could include new ceramic and titanium models

Next Apple Watch could include new ceramic and titanium models

Apple’s next Apple Watch revision could include new materials for the case, including titanium and ceramic. That’s according to new…

Showcase your startup in Startup Alley at Disrupt SF 2019

Showcase your startup in Startup Alley at Disrupt SF 2019

What’s the lifeblood of any early-stage startup? Money and media coverage. Opportunities to acquire both abound at Disrupt San Francisco…

Meet the TC Top Picks for Disrupt SF 2019

Meet the TC Top Picks for Disrupt SF 2019

Honestly, the creativity and quality of early-stage startups and their founders never ceases to amaze us. When we issued the…

Why chipmaker Broadcom is spending big bucks for aging enterprise software companies

Why chipmaker Broadcom is spending big bucks for aging enterprise software companies

Last year Broadcom, a chipmaker, raised eyebrows when it acquired CA Technologies, an enterprise software company with a broad portfolio…

Domino’s launches e-bike delivery to compete with UberEats, DoorDash

Domino’s launches e-bike delivery to compete with UberEats, DoorDash

Domino’s will start using custom electric bikes for pizza delivery through a partnership with Rad Power Bikes, as it aims to…

Roblox announces new game creation tools and marketplace, $100M in 2019 developer revenue

Roblox announces new game creation tools and marketplace, $100M in 2019 developer revenue

A week after gaming platform Roblox announced its new milestone of 100 million monthly users — topping Minecraft — the…

Original Content podcast: ‘Another Life’ is no masterpiece, but we want a second season anyway

Original Content podcast: ‘Another Life’ is no masterpiece, but we want a second season anyway

Most critics haven’t found much to like in “Another Life,” a new space opera on Netflix, but look: We had…

Kobalt, Apple and smartwatches, Hadoop, customer support, and social work and AI

Kobalt, Apple and smartwatches, Hadoop, customer support, and social work and AI

The Kobalt EC-1: How a Swedish saxophonist built Kobalt, the world’s next music unicorn My favorite pieces we host on…

Proterra, the Tesla of electric buses, closes in on $1 billion valuation

Proterra, the Tesla of electric buses, closes in on $1 billion valuation

Proterra has authorized shares to raise $75 million, a new round of funding that would push the electric bus maker’s…

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Walmart tops US online grocery market, with 62% more customers than next nearest rival

Walmart tops US online grocery market, with 62% more customers than next nearest rival

Walmart is dominating the U.S. online grocery market, according to new research out this week from the analysts at Second…

Why AWS gains big storage efficiencies with E8 acquisition

Why AWS gains big storage efficiencies with E8 acquisition

AWS is already the clear market leader in the cloud infrastructure market, but it’s never been an organization that rests…

Don’t miss this epic Twitter fight between the IAB’s CEO and actual publishers

Don’t miss this epic Twitter fight between the IAB’s CEO and actual publishers

Grab popcorn. As internet fights go, this one deserves your full attention — because the fight is over your attention.…

President throws latest wrench in $10B JEDI cloud contract selection process

President throws latest wrench in $10B JEDI cloud contract selection process

The $10 billion, decade-long JEDI cloud contract drama continues. It’s a process that has been dogged by complaints, regulatory oversight…