Daily Archives: September 2, 2017

IFA 2017’s biggest announcements | TechCrunch

The September time frame positions the Berlin show perfectly as a launch pad for holiday products. As such, some of tech’s biggest names, including Samsung, Sony, LG and Lenovo, use it to debut some of their biggest products of the year. It’s also proven a

Gillmor Gang: Summer School | TechCrunch

The Gillmor Gang — Denis Pombriant, Keith Teare, John Taschek, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Thursday, August 31, 2017. G3: Exit Interview recorded live Thursday, August 31, 2017 with Francine Hardaway, Elisa Camahort Page, Maria Ogneva, and Tina Chase Gillmor. @stevegillmor, @jtaschek, @kteare,

Funding your bliss: mindfulness startups scale up

The connected life is not necessarily the good life. Too often, it seems like we are squandering our time checking devices, losing touch with fellow humans and cultivating bad habits in the pursuit of instant gratification. If only an app could fix that. Preferably, it’d

10 of the most-funded startups to fail in 2017

Startups rise and startups fall. 2017 has seen some prominent startups go under. From Jawbone to Beepi to Yik Yak, these companies raised major cash before they ultimately shut their doors. What follows are 10 of the best-funded companies to close in the first nine

Huawei announces Kirin 970 chipset with on-device AI capabilities

Huawei has announced its next-generation chipset for smartphones, the Kirin 970. It bets big on AI and comes with what Huawei calls a neural processing unit (or NPU) bringing on-device AI capabilities. The new chipset features an octa-core CPU with 4×2.4GHz Cortex-A73 and 4×1.8GHz Cortex-A53