2 12, 2019

Chinese investors double down on African startups – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-12-02T06:00:13+00:00 December 2nd, 2019|africa, Airbnb, alex wilhelm, China, crystal stream capital, economy, Facebook, finance, financial technology, First Round Capital, goldman, GSR Ventures, Hillhouse Capital, IDG Capital, Lori Systems, money, netease, Nigeria, Omni, online marketplace, Opay, PalmPay, reporter, saber, sequoia china, spotify, Startup company, Startups, Startups Weekly, TechCrunch, Thanksgiving, Transsion, Uber, Uncategorized, unicorn, VC, venture capital, Verizon Media, Virtual Reality, Weekend Fund, west africa|

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I [...]

23 11, 2019

VTEX, an e-commerce platform used by Walmart, raises $140M led by SoftBank’s LatAm fund – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-23T05:53:23+00:00 November 23rd, 2019|api, business, China, Creditas, eCommerce, Europe, Funding, inventory management, latin america, levis, loreal, Motorola, Naspers, north america, oracle, QuintoAndar, Rappi, Recent Funding, Salesforce, salesforce.com, sap, Shopify, Softbank, SoftBank Group, Sony, Startups, TC, Uncategorized, United States, vtex, Walmart|

E-commerce now accounts for 14% of all retail sales, and its growth has led to a rise in the fortunes of startups that [...]

11 11, 2019

Photoshop for iPad bombs, Google Play’s new rewards program, iOS bug fixes – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-11T05:44:20+00:00 November 11th, 2019|Adobe, app installs, app stores, APPLE, Apps, China, developers, Games, Google, Microsoft, Mobile, mobile games, publishers, TC, this week in apps, tiktok, Uncategorized|

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support, and the [...]

6 10, 2019

HTC’s new CEO discusses the phonemaker’s future – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-10-06T05:07:56+00:00 October 6th, 2019|5g, APPLE, AT&T, Augmented Reality, Chanel, cher wang, China, deutsche telekom, Disrupt, Disrupt SF 2019, Ericsson, Exodus, Facebook, Google, Hardware, HTC, Huawei, Internet of Things, Louis-Vuitton, Mobile, mobile devices, Nokia, smartphones, sprint, T-Mobile, telecommunications, Uncategorized, Verizon, Virtual Reality, Yves Maitre|

Ahead of a Disrupt appearance, Yves Maitre talks mobile, VR and blockchain Brian Heater @bheater / 2 days On September 17, HTC announced [...]

3 09, 2019

WeChat restricts controversial video face-swapping app Zao, citing “security risks” – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-09-03T04:42:02+00:00 September 3rd, 2019|Apps, China, deepfakes, face swapping, Startups, TC, Tencent, Uncategorized, WeChat, weixin, Zao|

Zao went viral in China this weekend for its realistic face-swapping videos, but after controversy about its policies, WeChat restricted access to the [...]

26 08, 2019

Google falls to third place in worldwide smart speaker market – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-26T16:35:18+00:00 August 26th, 2019|alibaba, Amazon, Amazon Echo, Assistant, Baidu, China, Companies, echo, Gadgets, Google, Google Home, smart speakers, Speaker, Uncategorized, United States, voice assistants, voice computing, xiaomi|

The global smart speaker market grew 55.4% in the second quarter to reach 26.1 million shipments, according to a new report from Canalys. [...]

22 08, 2019

After a breakout year, looking ahead to the future of podcasting – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-22T04:32:47+00:00 August 22nd, 2019|APPLE, China, Column, digital audio, digital media, energy, Google, Media, Netflix, online video, Pandora, Podcast, Podcast Movement, podcast networks, Podcasting, social media, soundcloud, spotify, Uncategorized, United States, Wondery, world wide web|

Justine Moore Contributor Justine Moore is a venture investor at CRV and co-founded Cardinal Ventures alongside her sister, Olivia. More posts by this [...]

13 08, 2019

Huawei’s new OS isn’t an Android replacement… yet – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-13T04:24:39+00:00 August 13th, 2019|Android, China, Google, Government, Hardware, HarmonyOS, Huawei, Mobile, operating system, Policy, Tariffs, Trade war, trump, Uncategorized|

If making an Android alternative was easy, we’d have a lot more of them. Huawei’s HarmonyOS won’t be replacing the mobile operating system [...]

25 05, 2019

Why Luckin’s ultimate target may not be Starbucks – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-25T15:16:58+00:00 May 25th, 2019|7-eleven, Apps, Asia, China, Coffee, courier services, drinks, finance, Food, food and drink, luckin, Luckin Coffee, Seattle, shenzhen, Social, starbucks, Startups, TC, Uncategorized|

Starbucks plans to double its store count in China to 5,000 in 2021 and Luckin, a one-year-old coffee startup, is matching up by [...]

24 05, 2019

Indian PM Narendra Modi’s reelection spells more frustration for US tech giants – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-24T03:16:19+00:00 May 24th, 2019|Amazon, apple music, Apps, Asia, bytedance, China, digital rights, eCommerce, encryption, Facebook, Flipkart, Getty-Images, Google, Government, iamai, india, Information technology, Internet.org, Mark Zuckerberg, Media, messaging apps, narendra modi, nasscom, New Delhi, Policy, reliance jio, Social, spotify, Startup company, Startups, Tracxn, Uncategorized, Walmart, WHATSAPP|

The re-election of Modi will in many ways chart the path of India’s burgeoning startup ecosystem, the local play of Silicon Valley companies, [...]