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New Motorola Razr will reportedly be just as sharp as the original, with one key difference

Rumor has it that Lenovo’s Motorola is planning to revive its legendary Razr smartphone, and that it may come in February.  And now, thanks to ...

Get 2 years of IPVanish on sale for 66% off during this limited VPN sale

Did you know Jan. 28 is international Data Privacy Day? Celebrate the occasion by snatching a two-year subscription to IPVanish, on sale for 66% off ...

Learn the secrets of AI on the cheap with this online course sale

The robots are coming, if not already here: A 2017 study conducted by the McKinsey Global Institute revealed that up to 800 million jobs worldwide ...

After raising $125M, Munchery fails to deliver

On-demand food delivery startup Munchery is ceasing operations effective immediately, the startup announced in an e-mail to customers on Monday. Founded in 2010, the San ...

Roger Dickey ditches $32M-funded Gigster to start Untitled Labs

Most founders don’t walk away from their startup after raising $32 million and reaching 1000 clients. But Roger Dickey’s heart is in consumer tech, and ...

Flexciton is using AI to help factories optimise production lines

Flexciton, the London-based startup that is using AI to help factories optimise production lines, has raised £2.5 million in funding, in a round led by ...

Twitter, citing rules violation, suspends account that helped amplify the video of an encounter between a Native American elder and students wearing MAGA hats (Donie O'Sullivan/CNN)

Donie O’Sullivan / CNN:Twitter, citing rules violation, suspends account that helped amplify the video of an encounter between a Native American elder and students wearing ...

In email to customers, Munchery says it will end operations effective immediately and will refund any outstanding orders; Munchery had raised $125M+ from VCs (Carolyn Said/San Francisco Chronicle)

Carolyn Said / San Francisco Chronicle:In email to customers, Munchery says it will end operations effective immediately and will refund any outstanding orders; Munchery had ...

Chinese online ticketing app Maoyan postpones Hong Kong IPO to Feb. 4 after naming Xiaomi as one of three new cornerstone investors, seeks to raise up to $350M (Laura He/South China Morning Post)

Laura He / South China Morning Post:Chinese online ticketing app Maoyan postpones Hong Kong IPO to Feb. 4 after naming Xiaomi as one of three ...

Apple says its Giving program has raised $365M+ for nonprofits since it began eight years ago, with $125M+ in donations and 250M+ hours volunteered in 2018 (Benjamin Mayo/9to5Mac)

Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:Apple says its Giving program has raised $365M+ for nonprofits since it began eight years ago, with $125M+ in donations and 250M+ ...

Gartner survey of more than 3,000 CIOs in 89 countries finds that deployment of AI in enterprise grew 270% in the past four years and 37% in the last year (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:Gartner survey of more than 3,000 CIOs in 89 countries finds that deployment of AI in enterprise grew 270% in the past ...

There are three models of Samsung Galaxy S10 and a photo of all three apparently leaked

Samsung is supposed to lift the veil off of its next-gen Galaxy S10 smartphone on Feb. 20 at an Unpacked event. Unfortunately, the internet got ...

Score a trio of extra long Lightning cables on sale for 65% off

Apple’s included one of its Lighting-to-USB connectors with every iPhone and iPad for the past seven-ish years, and that’s seven-ish years too long. It’s not ...

The AI market is growing, but how quickly is tough to pin down

Holden Page Contributor Holden Page is an editor and journalist at Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor Furniture startups skip the showroom and go ...

Knock, a home trade-in platform started by Trulia veterans, has raised $400M Series B in equity and debt financing led by Foundry Group (Kate Clark/TechCrunch)

Kate Clark / TechCrunch:Knock, a home trade-in platform started by Trulia veterans, has raised $400M Series B in equity and debt financing led by Foundry ...

Profile of Audiomack, which started as a mixtape hosting site and now has a popular free music streaming service with 1.5M users, up from 400K a year ago (Dan Rys/Billboard)

Dan Rys / Billboard:Profile of Audiomack, which started as a mixtape hosting site and now has a popular free music streaming service with 1.5M users, ...

AppRiver, a Florida-based cybersecurity company that focuses on email and web protection, agrees to be acquired by email security firm Zix Corporation for $275M (O'Ryan Johnson/CRN)

O’Ryan Johnson / CRN:AppRiver, a Florida-based cybersecurity company that focuses on email and web protection, agrees to be acquired by email security firm Zix Corporation ...

Video of a purported Google Pixel 3 Lite shows a phone with a plastic case, 3.5mm headphone jack, 5.56" 2220×1080 LCD display, and Snapdragon 670 CPU (Sam Byford/The Verge)

Sam Byford / The Verge:Video of a purported Google Pixel 3 Lite shows a phone with a plastic case, 3.5mm headphone jack, 5.56″ 2220×1080 LCD ...

Uber is hiring for a new Micromobility Robotics team to develop autonomous scooters and bikes that can drive themselves to reach customers and charging points (James Cook/Telegraph)

James Cook / Telegraph:Uber is hiring for a new Micromobility Robotics team to develop autonomous scooters and bikes that can drive themselves to reach customers ...

FDA boss threatens 'game over' for e-cigs if companies won't keep kids away

The head of the Food and Drug Administration has threatened to pull e-cigarettes out of U.S. markets entirely unless e-cig makers take greater measures to ...

Chevy built a massive, 3,000-pound Lego replica of its Silverado truck

If you’ve ever wondered what a full-sized pickup truck would look like in Lego form, Chevrolet and Lego have you covered. The two companies have ...

More Snap execs are out amid reports of an 'inappropriate relationship'

Snap is facing a fresh round of executive drama after reports have surfaced that two more executives are leaving the company under less than desirable ...

There's a secret dog hidden in your YouTube video timeline

YouTube hasn’t ever been one to skimp on the Easter eggs, but this is a new one for me. It’s hidden away on the timeline ...

Facebook could face 'record-setting' fine from FTC

Facebook could soon set a new record — just not the good kind. The Federal Trade Commission is reportedly considering a “record-setting” fine for the ...

Following a record year, Illinois startups kick off 2019 on a strong foot

Jason Rowley Contributor Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor Global VC market sees highest-ever ...

Startups Weekly: Squad’s screen-shares and Slack’s swastika

We’re three weeks into January. We’ve recovered from our CES hangover and, hopefully, from the CES flu. We’ve started writing the correct year, 2019, not ...

Tech companies funding journalism projects deepens their codependence and implies the media is the exception that should be protected from tech's disruption (James Ball/Columbia Journalism Review)

James Ball / Columbia Journalism Review:Tech companies funding journalism projects deepens their codependence and implies the media is the exception that should be protected from ...

Google Maps rolls out ability to see user-reported speed traps via small camera icons, in North America, UK, Australia, Russia, Brazil, India, and Indonesia (Matt Binder/Mashable)

Matt Binder / Mashable:Google Maps rolls out ability to see user-reported speed traps via small camera icons, in North America, UK, Australia, Russia, Brazil, India, ...

Japanese hotel, trying to replace all of its staff with robots, ended up creating more work for staff and frustrated guests as robots didn't perform as expected (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal:Japanese hotel, trying to replace all of its staff with robots, ended up creating more work for staff and frustrated guests as robots ...

Strategy Robot, founded by the creators of an AI bot that beat four top professional Texas Hold 'Em players, signs a $10M two-year contract with the US Army (Tom Simonite/Wired)

Tom Simonite / Wired:Strategy Robot, founded by the creators of an AI bot that beat four top professional Texas Hold ‘Em players, signs a $10M ...

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