Amazon confirms acquisition of Souq, marking its move into the Middle East
Amazon today confirmed that it has acquired Souq.com, an e-commerce marketplace serving the Middle East based out of Dubai, which was already commonly described as “the Amazon of the Middle East.” We had reported last week that the companies had already reached an agreement and that “the ink [was] ...
Canon acquires London-based printing tech startup Kite
Canon Europe seems to be developing a penchant for buying up London-based startups in the photo or printing space. Following the acquisition of parental photo-sharing app Lifecake in 2015, the company is on a shopping spree again, this time acquiring Kite, a print tech startup that lets developers ...
Truecaller adds payments and Google Duo video calls in move to rival WhatsApp in India
Sweden-based startup Truecaller made its name as a nifty mobile app that helps people fielder out unwanted phone calls and messaging, but now it is making a move to become a platform. At a press event in India, Truecaller’s largest market based on its 150 million users, the company announced a seri...
Tesla refutes claims in racial harassment lawsuit filed by one of its workers
Tesla has refuted the contents of a lawsuit filed by an employee who alleges that he was the victim of racial harassment and discrimination while working at the company. DeWitt Lambert, a 44-year-old black man working on the assembly line at Tesla’s California-based plant, claimed in a suit that he...
Didi Chuxing is reportedly considering a $6 billion investment backed by SoftBank Group
Didi Chuxing, the largest ride sharing app in China, is deliberating a proposed $6 billion investment backed by SoftBank Group, according to a report in Bloomberg. Read More
Crunch Report | Creator of Android Teases Bezel-less Smartphone
The creator of Android, Andy Rubin, teases a photo of a new smartphone his company has been working on, Facebook officially launches Town Hall for contacting government reps and Spotify buys content recommendation startup MightyTV. All this on Crunch Report. Read More
Between robots’ ‘safe’ and ‘unsafe’ zones, a sort of robot friend zone proposed
It goes without saying that working with robots and heavy machinery is more than a little dangerous. While better practices and ethical companies are still less common than they should be, smarter robots are another, parallel solution. German research outfit Fraunhofer suggests an intuitive model f...
TechCrunch decides: The best and worst emoji of Unicode 10.0
The always reliable Emojipedia (they have one job and they do it well (actually it’s a complex beat)) has posted the final list of emoji that will be included in the Unicode 10.0 release this June. There’s a bunch of great stuff in here if you like fantasy creatures and inclusion. But there are a c...
Airobotics scores authorization to fly autonomous drones in Israel
A startup based in Petah Tikva, Israel, Airobotics, has scored the right to fly drones autonomously for business purposes in Israel. The Civil Aviation Authority of Israel (CAAI) was the first in the world to authorize commercial, fully unmanned drone flights in their nation’s airspace. Read More
Samsung will sell a refurbished version of the Note 7 to address environmental concerns
The final chapter of Samsung’s lengthy Note 7 saga apparently has yet to be written. Following pressure from environmental groups that culminated with a on-site protester at the company’s Mobile World Congress press event, Samsung has confirmed its intentions to re-release the Note 7 back into the ...
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South Africa in trouble after day 4 collapse
HAMILTON, New Zealand (AP) Kane Williamson's superb 176 almost exactly measured New Zealand's first-innings advantage over South Africa in the third cricket test Tuesday before a top order collapse left the Proteas' second innings in disarray at stumps on day four.
Florida coach, Auburn player clash after softball game
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida softball coach Tim Walton was involved in an altercation with Auburn shortstop Haley Fagan on Monday night after Walton gave Fagan a slight push during postgame handshakes.
NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Las Vegas, so what now?
PHOENIX (AP) Sometime in the not distant future, they will become the Las Vegas Raiders.
Monday's Sports in Brief
Capitals thriving entering five-game trip (Mar 28, 2017)
SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- On Feb. 18, the Minnesota Wild were at the top of the Western Conference and challenging the Washington Capitals for the best record in the NHL.
India win series from Australia 2-1 after 8-wicket romp
DHARAMSALA, India (AP) The inevitable end came quickly as India took the test cricket series from Australia 2-1 by romping to an eight-wicket win with a day to spare in the fourth test on Tuesday.
Hot Wizards visit struggling Lakers (Mar 28, 2017)
LOS ANGELES -- With a crucial four-game stretch against Western Conference foes ahead of them, the Washington Wizards try to keep their bid alive for the top spot in the Eastern Conference when they face the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday at Staples Center.
Collison leads Kings to 91-90 win over slumping Grizzlies (Mar 27, 2017)
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) This was no feel-good road trip for the Memphis Grizzlies, who had another loss to contemplate on a long flight home.
Grizzlies LIVE To Go: Distressful loss to the Kings causes Grizzlies to go 0-4 in Western Conference road trip
Memphis Grizzlies fall to the Sacramento Kings 91-90. Kings loss causes Grizzlies to go 0-4 in road trip. Mike Conley led the Grizzlies with 22 points.
Jazz beat Pelicans 108-100 behind Gobert, hot shooting
Jazz beat Pelicans 108-100 behind Gobert, hot shooting
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