Travel activities platform KKDay raises $10.5M led by Japanese travel firm H.I.S.
KKDay, a startup from Taiwan that operates a platform that helps travelers find local activities, has raised $10.5 million. The funding round was led by Japanese travel operator H.I.S. with participation from existing backer MindWorks Ventures, the Hong Kong-based VC. KKDay is one of a number of...
Falcon.io buys Komfo from Sitecore as social media management consolidates
Falcon.io, a startup out of Denmark that helps businesses manage their presence across social media and messaging platforms, has acquired a competitor in a wider trend of consolidation in the market for such services. It is buying Komfo from customer experience software developer Sitecore, which...
Apple said to debut voice-activated Siri AirPods in 2018, water-resistant model in 2019
Apple is preparing a couple of updating models of AirPods, according to Bloomberg. The popular fully wireless earbud-style headphones that Apple introduced last year are currently on track for a refresh in 2018 with the addition of a new version of the “W” line of chips that Apple created specif...
Pitching a wearable to make cattle farming more sustainable, Vence raises $2.7 million
A new startup called Vence from sunny San Diego is aiming to make cattle farming more sustainable with a wearable device to create virtual fences for livestock. The company has raised $2.7 million in new funding to bring its product to market and develop new services for farmers in a round led b...
Watch the Airbus Project Vahana prototype autonomous air taxi take flight
Airbus recently had the first ever successful flight of its Vahana autonomous air vehicle, and now it’s released video of that pivotal moment in the aircraft’s development. The flight took place at the end of January in Pendleton, Oregon, when the flying, passenger-capable drone took off and hov...
Harley Davidson’s EV debut could electrify the motorcycle industry
Harley Davidson will launch its first production e-motorcycle in 2019. Yes, the iconic symbol of American steel and piston popping internal combustion is shifting to voltage. “We announced we’ll invest more aggressively in…electric technology in premium motorcycles,” Harley Davidson CEO Matt Lev...
Uber CEO plans to ‘invest aggressively’ to compete with rivals Southeast Asia
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has distanced the company from reports that it might exit Southeast Asia and India. Currently in India on his maiden visit to Asia as Uber boss, Khosrowshahi told an audience that the company plans to continue to invest in Southeast Asia, where Uber has slipped behind ...
Pop star turned entrepreneur Starshell raises $1 million for her Birthday Girl World
For the singer-songwriter Starshell, a one-time protege of Mary J. Blige, success comes in many guises — and the latest is startup entrepreneur. Her song “Birthday Girl“, resonated so strongly with fans, says the singer born LaNeah Menzies, that it became something of an anthem. And Menzies has ...
Gartner reports first ever global decline in smartphone sales
Global smartphone sales have not been firing on all cylinders for several years now but Gartner’s latest figures record the first ever decline since the analyst began tracking the market all the way back in 2004. Read More
Startups! Come to the TechCrunch Barcelona ‘Meet & Greet’ during MWC
Come and “Meet and greet” with TechCrunch Editorial staff while they are in Barcelona for Mobile World Congress! The event will be on Mon 26 February 2018m 19:30 – 22:30, at Cloud Coworking. It is necessary to get a free ticket here. Senior journalists will be there to make contacts with you and...
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USA Beats Canada for Womens Hockey Gold Medal in Pyeongchang
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Girl Follows Her Dad Around With a Confetti Cannon
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Young Angela Merkel having a Schnaps with fishermen on the island of Rügen during her first MP campain in summer 1990
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The pioneers used to ride these babys for miles
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Pablo Picasso wearing a hat and holding a revolver & holster given to him by Gary Cooper - Cannes, 1958
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Chris Tucker Confirms 'Rush Hour 4' is happening
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Have Archaeologists Discovered the 'Signature' of a Biblical Prophet?
A 2,700-year-old clay seal from Jerusalem may reference Isaiah, making it the earliest reference to the prophet outside of the Bible.
Ancient Cave Drawings and Early Human Language Linked in New Study
Sound echoing within caves may have also influenced what early humans put on rock walls.
Ocean Refuge the Size of Great Britain Announced
The new conservation measure will protect Seychelles from illegal fishing for generations to come.
For This Monkey, a Bigger Nose Means a Better Sex Life
A new study nearly two decades in the making sheds light on how the endangered—and distinctive—primate evolved.
Earthquake Swarms Are Shaking Yellowstone's Supervolcano. Here's What That Means.
Hundreds of earthquakes have rocked the famous supervolcano in the past few days, but this seismic activity is regular in the region.
Which Are Smarter, Red Squirrels or Gray Squirrels? Science Weighs In
An experiment comparing cousins from across the pond may help explain a British squirrel invasion.
America’s Most Toxic Town Is Not Where You Think
A small city in remote Alaska is working to reduce contamination from the nearby Red Dog Mine.
Jupiter’s Great Red Spot May Soon Disappear...
...or it may not. Scientists aren’t quite sure what will happen to the shrinking mega-storm.
Outrage Follows Mysterious Mass Bunny Murder
As volunteers close in on a solution for a community of abandoned pet rabbits, dozens of them were found poisoned in a park.
Maya Artifacts Found In World's Largest Underwater Cave
Remains of giant sloths and proto-elephants were found interspersed with burnt human bones and ceramics in Mexico's Sac Actun cave system.