Ubie, a Tokyo-based startup providing an AI-powered symptom checker app and hospital SaaS products, has closed a $19 million extension to its previous Series C round. This brings the health tech startup’s total funding to $45.2 million in Series C. The extension round consists of 90% equity and 10% debt financing, according to the co-founder […]
Japan’s health-tech Ubie wants to fuel its U.S expansion with $19M Series C extension by Kate Park originally published on TechCrunch
Artificial intelligence is taking over almost every industry. The investment and finance industry is no exception. In Deloitte’s 2019 report, the firm reveals that AI is transforming the financial ecosystem to reduce costs and make operations more efficient by providing automated insights and alternative data, analysis and risk management. Technology such as AI has digitized […]
Akros Technologies, an AI-powered asset management platform, raises funding from Z Holdings by Kate Park originally published on TechCrunch
Virgin Orbit is retargeting a launch that was supposed to take place as soon as next week from Cornwall, England — and that was to be the first spaceflight to depart from British soil — due to additional technical to-dos and remaining regulatory hurdles. In a statement, Virgin Orbit CEO Dan Hart said the company […]
UK regulator says it’s not to blame for Virgin Orbit mission delay by Aria Alamalhodaei originally published on TechCrunch
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Daily Crunch: Airtable lays off 250+ as CEO cites importance of ‘being a lean organization’ by Christine Hall originally published on TechCrunch
For some reason, Niantic added a feature to Pokémon Go in which sometimes Pokémon can be HUGE and sometimes they’re tiny. This feels like a relatively useless feature that doesn’t really change gameplay at all, but I mean, sure, I will take a tiny Poochyena, please and thank you! Rolling out now, the Pokémon Poochyena, […]
In Pokémon Go you can now capture super big or super small friends by Amanda Silberling originally published on TechCrunch
We’ve heard a lot about Stewart Butterfield stepping down as Slack CEO, but less about his successor, Lidiane Jones.
Slack’s new CEO, Lidiane Jones, brings two decades of product experience to the job by Ron Miller originally published on TechCrunch
Solana’s co-founders see this downturn as an opportunity for its team and developers to build and ignore the noise.
Solana founders see now as a time to bridge the blockchain and the physical world by Jacquelyn Melinek originally published on TechCrunch
GitHub Copilot, GitHub’s service that intelligently suggests lines of code, is now available in a plan for enterprises months after launching for individual users and educators. Called GitHub Copilot for business, the new plan, which costs $19 per user per month, comes with all the features in the single-license Copilot tier along with corporate licensing […]
GitHub launches Copilot for business plan as legal questions remain unresolved by Kyle Wiggers originally published on TechCrunch
You know what I miss about working in an office? Literally nothing, apart from having access to a fancy coffee machine. It turns out that the magic of the liquid black gold is within reach even for work-from-home keyboard warriors. You don’t even need to spend ridiculous amounts of money for a tasty hot beverage […]
6 gifts for coffee lovers looking to up their game by Haje Jan Kamps originally published on TechCrunch