Oscar Health now has 400,000 members and expects to bring in $2 billion by the end of 2020 – TechCrunch

Oscar Health now has 400,000 members and expects to bring in $2 billion by the end of 2020 – TechCrunch

Oscar Health, the upstart healthcare insurance company and technology developer, expects to have roughly 400,000 members insured under its…

ToursByLocals snaps up its first funding, C$33M, to link sightseers with guides globally – TechCrunch

Atrium lays off lawyers, explains pivot to legal tech – TechCrunch

Casper’s IPO could be a bellwether for unprofitable startups in the post-WeWork era – TechCrunch

More tickets released for 3rd Annual Winter Party at Galvanize – TechCrunch

Away’s CEO plans comeback while SaaS valuations rise and epiFI raises – TechCrunch

Jolt raises $14.1M for its ‘pay-monthly’ business school – TechCrunch

Skyqraft, a startup using AI and drones for electricity power-line inspection, raises $505K – TechCrunch

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

Rappi and Oyo pare staff as Vision Fund companies trim costs, target profits – TechCrunch

CES takes half-baked stance on cannabis – TechCrunch

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

Layoffs at Lime and Getaround herald rise of profit-hungry unicorns – TechCrunch

Lucky coffee, unicorn stumbles, and Sam Altman’s YC wager – TechCrunch

Just Spices, the German spice mix startup, raises €13M Series B – TechCrunch

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone backs tutoring platform Scoodle – TechCrunch

PayU acquires controlling stake in Indian credit business PaySense, to merge it with LazyPay – TechCrunch

Meet MarsCat, a robot cat with lots of love to give and room to grow – TechCrunch

Lime is laying off about 100 people and ceasing operations in 12 markets – TechCrunch

Gig economy giants launch efforts to keep workers classified as independent contractors – TechCrunch

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Google brings IBM Power Systems to its cloud – TechCrunch

Google brings IBM Power Systems to its cloud – TechCrunch

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

Adobe Experience Manager now offered as cloud-native SaaS application – TechCrunch

Zebra’s SmartSight inventory robot keeps an eye on store shelves – TechCrunch

Salesforce announces new tools to boost developer experience on Commerce Cloud – TechCrunch

Smasung launches the rugged, enterprise-ready Galaxy XCover Pro – TechCrunch

Sisense nabs $100m at a $1B+ valuation for accessible big data business analytics – TechCrunch

Despite JEDI loss, AWS retains dominant market position – TechCrunch

BigID bags another $50M round as data privacy laws proliferate – TechCrunch

CrowdStrike’s CEO on how to IPO, direct listings and what’s ahead for SaaS startups – TechCrunch

Moving storage in-house helped Dropbox thrive – TechCrunch

The story of why Marc Benioff gifted the AppStore.com domain to Steve Jobs – TechCrunch

These ten enterprise M&A deals totaled over $40B in 2019 – TechCrunch

VMware completes Pivotal acquisition – TechCrunch

Seed investors favor enterprise over consumer for first time this decade – TechCrunch

VMware completes $2.7 billion Pivotal acquisition – TechCrunch

Revenue train kept rolling all year long for Salesforce – TechCrunch

the $100M ARR CLUB – TechCrunch

Three SaaS companies we think will make it to $1B in revenue – TechCrunch

Tech startups going public raise 3x more today than in 2015 – TechCrunch

SAP spinout Sapphire Ventures raises $1.4B for new investments – TechCrunch

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Sony Interactive will skip E3 again this year – TechCrunch

Sony Interactive will skip E3 again this year – TechCrunch

Sony Interactive Entertainment will skip E3 again this year and participate instead in “hundreds of consumer events across the…

Kids with lazy eye can be treated just by letting them watch TV on this special screen – TechCrunch

At CES, companies slowly start to realize that privacy matters – TechCrunch

Cherry goes downmarket with its new Viola mechanical keyboard switches – TechCrunch

How Ring is rethinking privacy and security – TechCrunch

OrCam announces new AI-enabled device for hearing impairment – TechCrunch

August Home ditches the bridge and Yale launches a smart lock in Europe – TechCrunch

At CES, Schneider Electric unveils its own upgrade to the traditional fusebox – TechCrunch

American Airlines starts trialing Google Nest Hubs as translators in its lounges – TechCrunch

This autonomous security drone is designed to guard your home – TechCrunch

Razer shows off Sila, the first 5G router built for gaming – TechCrunch

Intel and Google plot out closer collaboration around Chromebooks and the future of computing – TechCrunch

Watch Intel’s CES press conference live right here – TechCrunch

Echodyne steers its high-tech radar beam on autonomous cars with EchoDrive – TechCrunch

Brilliant adds a dimmer switch and smart plug to its smart home ecosystem – TechCrunch

Watch AMD’s CES press conference live right here – TechCrunch

Ring revamps lighting lineup with solar panels and indoor lightbulb – TechCrunch

Pax unveils a vape that increases transparency around cannabis consumption – TechCrunch

Watch LG’s CES press conference live right here – TechCrunch

Netatmo enters the smart door lock space with programmable NFC keys – TechCrunch

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How IT Supports the Data Science Operation

How IT Supports the Data Science Operation

Data science and IT no longer are separate disciplines. Think of it as a partnership. The data science world in its most puristic state is populated by parallel processing servers that primarily run Hadoop and…

Q&A: LightStep’s Spoonhower on Microservices, Deep Systems

Q&A: LightStep’s Spoonhower on Microservices, Deep Systems

As microservices, multi-cloud, and other features introduce more layers of complexity, developers may need a hand combing through the thicket of apps. There may be no going back as ecosystems get peppered with options meant…

Misconfigured Containers Open Security Gaps

Misconfigured Containers Open Security Gaps

Laziness, inattention and poor management practices make containerized applications vulnerable to invasion and attack. Fortunately, establishing strong safeguards is fast and easy. Image: Coloures Pic – stock.adobe.com One of the biggest cloud security threats facing…

Security

5 Ways Android Won Me Over

5 Ways Android Won Me Over

From security to “Lego” programming, Android has more going for it than you might think. For the past two years,…

Hacker Weev Free After Appeal

Hacker Weev Free After Appeal

Andrew “Weev” Auernheimer, who embarrassed AT&T by exposing a security flaw, had his conviction overturned by federal appeals court.  …

Google Glass Goes Public – InformationWeek

Google Glass Goes Public – InformationWeek

Google Glass Explorer Program will be open to US-based adults on tax day. 20 Great Ideas To Steal In 2014…

Amazon Plans 3D Phone: Report

Amazon Plans 3D Phone: Report

Amazon phone capable of displaying images in three dimensions could ship this fall. Microsoft Office For iPad: 7 Questions Answered…

Facebook Changes: What To Expect

Facebook Changes: What To Expect

Facebook cracks down on spammy posts, tweaks privacy options, and revamps messaging. Here’s what it means to you. 10 Famous…

Luring The Elusive Cyber Security Pro

Luring The Elusive Cyber Security Pro

Struggling to find scarce IT security talent? Make sure your hiring managers understand the certifications and match candidates for skills…

Twitter Posts Betray Illness – InformationWeek

Twitter Posts Betray Illness – InformationWeek

Tweets reveal whether you have influenza, according to Penn State researchers. 15 Apps For Healthy Living (Click image for larger…

Georgia Solves Campaign Finance Data Challenge Via OCR

Georgia Solves Campaign Finance Data Challenge Via OCR

In a project to make financial disclosure and campaign contribution data public, Georgia turns to Captricity’s hybrid system, which combines…

Google Maps Shows Crimea As Russian To Russians

Google Maps Shows Crimea As Russian To Russians

Google makes Crimea part of Russia on the Russian version of Google Maps and draws protests and scrutiny. Twitter Revamp:…

Enterprise Wearables Will Avoid BYOD Pitfalls

Enterprise Wearables Will Avoid BYOD Pitfalls

Wearable devices made for the enterprise will offer more immediate value than BYOD programs. Here’s why. By now, it’s clear…

Secure Collaboration Tool Aims to Stop Data Leaks

Secure Collaboration Tool Aims to Stop Data Leaks

BAE Systems’ leakage-prevention Secure Information Broker Appliance program edits info your organization doesn’t want outsiders to see. Domestic Drones: 5…

Facebook Friend Tracking: 3 Facts

Facebook Friend Tracking: 3 Facts

Facebook’s “Nearby Friends” feature will track, store, and share your location with friends. Before you turn it on, here’s what…

Heartbleed Will Require Rehab – InformationWeek

Heartbleed Will Require Rehab – InformationWeek

Patches are just band-aids. Heartbleed’s long-term effects will force companies to reassess how they deploy and manage technology. Security experts…

Doctors Doping: What Can Tech Do?

Doctors Doping: What Can Tech Do?

It’s estimated 100,000 healthcare professionals abuse prescription drugs, endangering patients and hospitals. Video, bar coding, and even robots could bring…

Sensitive Data: What Constitutes ‘Reasonable Protection’?

Sensitive Data: What Constitutes ‘Reasonable Protection’?

NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework takes on new context for industry execs in light of FTC lawsuit against the Wyndham hotel chain…

Google Street View Offers Time Travel

Google Street View Offers Time Travel

Street View images from different periods can now be compared to see how places have changed over time. Google’s 10…

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Twitter’s new reply blockers could let Trump hide critics – TechCrunch

Twitter’s new reply blockers could let Trump hide critics – TechCrunch

What if politicians could only display Twitter replies from their supporters while stopping everyone else from adding their analysis to…

Facebook and eBay pledge to do more to tackle trade in fake reviews after pressure from UK regulator – TechCrunch

Facebook and eBay pledge to do more to tackle trade in fake reviews after pressure from UK regulator – TechCrunch

Facebook and eBay have made commitments to do more to stop fake reviews being sold on their platforms after coming…

What to expect in digital media in 2020 – TechCrunch

What to expect in digital media in 2020 – TechCrunch

As we start 2020, the media and entertainment sectors are in flux. New technologies are enabling new types of content,…

Facebook bans deepfakes – TechCrunch

Facebook bans deepfakes – TechCrunch

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered…

Facebook bans deceptive deepfakes and some misleadingly modified media – TechCrunch

Facebook bans deceptive deepfakes and some misleadingly modified media – TechCrunch

Facebook wants to be the arbiter of truth after all. At least when it comes to intentionally misleading deepfakes and…

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Samsung’s Lite devices bring the headphone jack to flagship design (sort of) – TechCrunch

Samsung’s Lite devices bring the headphone jack to flagship design (sort of) – TechCrunch

Some devices need no explanation. The Galaxy S10 and Note 10 Line are not such devices.…

PopSockets launches a $60 wireless charger that works with its PopGrips – TechCrunch

Royole looks to move flexible displays beyond the foldable phone – TechCrunch

TCL teases a 5G device, headset and its first foldable at CES – TechCrunch

Samsung confirms February 11 event for its next flagship launch – TechCrunch

Samsung’s latest flagship and foldable appear set for a Feb 11 announcement – TechCrunch

Samsung announces ‘Lite’ versions of the Galaxy S10 and Note 10 – TechCrunch

TRACED Act signed into law, putting robocallers on notice – TechCrunch

Google Pixel 4A renders include a headphone jack and hole-punch display – TechCrunch

Snapchat will launch Bitmoji TV, a personalized cartoon show – TechCrunch

Huawei reportedly got by with a lot of help from the Chinese government – TechCrunch

Cosmo and Google create a mobile Watch Party for the new season of ‘You’ – TechCrunch

Travis Kalanick is leaving Uber’s board – TechCrunch

A false start for foldables in 2019 – TechCrunch

Robocall-crushing TRACED act passes Senate and heads to Oval Office – TechCrunch

Extra Crunch members get 25% off Otter.ai voice meeting notes – TechCrunch

Huawei set to debut a new, improved Mate X – TechCrunch

New Technology Adoption: Not an All or Nothing Proposition

Instagram hides false content behind warnings, except for politicians – TechCrunch

The top mobile apps and games of 2019 – TechCrunch

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Douyin, TikTok app in China, hits 400 million daily active users – TechCrunch

Douyin, TikTok app in China, hits 400 million daily active users – TechCrunch

China’s TikTok, which has taken the world by storm, is working its magic in its home…

Facebook data misuse and voter manipulation back in the frame with latest Cambridge Analytica leaks – TechCrunch

Twitter offers more support to researchers — to ‘keep us accountable’ – TechCrunch

India’s ruling party accused of running deceptive Twitter campaign to gain support for a controversial law – TechCrunch

Snapchat quietly acquired AI Factory, the company behind its new Cameos feature, for $166M – TechCrunch

ByteDance & TikTok have secretly built a Deepfakes maker – TechCrunch

Fyre Festival meets Mr. Bone Saw – TechCrunch

TikTok’s national security scrutiny tightens as U.S. Navy reportedly bans popular social app – TechCrunch

Facebook acquires a cloud gaming startup – TechCrunch

Subscription-based social network MeWe launches premium features and a business product – TechCrunch

Facebook is building an operating system so it can ditch Android – TechCrunch

Snackpass snags $21M to let you earn friends free takeout – TechCrunch

Spotify prototypes Tastebuds to revive social music discovery – TechCrunch

UK’s competition regulator asks for views on breaking up Google – TechCrunch

Instagram to now flag potentially offensive captions, in addition to comments – TechCrunch

Solve, the startup creating an interactive ‘Law & Order’ for social media, raises $20 million – TechCrunch

Twitter is bringing back Election Labels to identify 2020 U.S. election candidates – TechCrunch

Twitter will now preserve JPEG quality for photo uploads on the web – TechCrunch

Facebook Messenger adds Star Wars-themed features and AR effects – TechCrunch

The iPhone’s new parental controls can limit who kids can call, text and FaceTime and when – TechCrunch