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September 28, 2020
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This Week in Apps: Redesigning the iOS 14 home screen, app makers form ‘fairness’ coalition, latest on TikTok ban

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Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the TechCrunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry ....

September 25, 2020
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LinkedIn launches Stories, plus Zoom, BlueJeans and Teams video integrations as part of wider redesign

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With the employment market remaining sluggish as the world continues to struggle with Covid-19, a company that has built its popular businesses largely around recruitment is launch....

September 25, 2020
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Zoom’s earliest investors are betting millions on a better Zoom for schools

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Zoom was never created to be a consumer product. Nonetheless, the video-conferencing company’s accessibility made it the answer to every social situation threatened by the pande....

September 24, 2020
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Amazon removes the $500 Prime Bike, says it has nothing to do with the Peloton knock-off

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Yesterday, a fitness equipment maker called Echelon Fitness announced its latest product, the so-called Prime Bike. At $500, it’s nearly a clone of Peloton’s $1,900 product. Th....

September 24, 2020
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Salsify nabs $155M as its commerce experience platform sees a big surge of business from Covid-19

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As traditional brands grapple with a new world where selling online is as much or perhaps even more important than how you are positioned in a physical store, a startup that helps ....

September 23, 2020
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TikTok, WeChat and the growing digital divide between the U.S. and China

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Over the past decade, the dynamic between Chinese and United States tech companies has undergone dramatic shifts. Once seen as a promising market for American companies, that narra....

September 21, 2020
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The TikTok deal solves quite literally nothing

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Well… that was pointless. After debasing the idea of free commerce in the U.S in the name of a misplaced security concern, stringing along several multi-billion dollar companies ....

September 21, 2020
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From Unity to Disrupt, tech has an especially optimistic week

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Editor’s note: Get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use by email every Saturday morning (7 a.m. PT). Subscribe here. While TechCrunch was busy pro....

September 20, 2020
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Outschool, newly profitable, raises a $45M Series B for virtual small group classes

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Outschool, which started in 2015 as a platform for homeschooled students to bolster their extracurricular activities, has dramatically widened its customer base since the coronavir....

September 20, 2020
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Ride-hailing was hit hard by COVID-19. Grab’s Russell Cohen on how the company adapted.

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A contactless Grab delivery Ride-hailing services around the world have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, and Grab was no exception. The company is one of the most highly-....