TechCrunch Disrupt 2018 will offer the latest batch of hopeful startups the chance to shine in front of industry experts and investors on the lookout for the next Facebook, Uber or Airbnb this week.
Since Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that he would take the luxury electric car maker private, there has been much speculation as to where that funding has come from and if he really has it.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced on Twitter – as he is prone to do – that he plans to take the electric car maker private at $420 a share.
Japanese technology giant SoftBank Group Corp today reported a 49% surge in first-quarter operating profits, prompting the company’s stock price to climb 2.18%.
Online estate agent Purplebricks’ share price has fallen 31% since the start of the year, amid a slumping housing supply and expensive expansions into US and Australian markets.
The UK tech startup scene has had the fastest growth in Europe over the last five years, according to new research.
Office space is one of the most costly expenses for employers.
The sharing economy has come to electronics through Berlin-based startup Grover, which today announced that it had raised €37m in Series A funding.
“We came here for the friends,” says Facebook’s apologetic TV commercial, part of the social network’s PR campaign to undo the damage caused by ‘fake news’ and data misuse.
The shine has come off Elon Musk’s Tesla of late, with a series of incidents involving both Musk himself and the car company.
Wireless charging is moving out of the home and into the office.
Teens are ditching their dreams of becoming the next Cristiano Ronaldo or LeBron James to set their sights on matching the feats of professional video gamers like Faker and KSharp, as esports continues to rise in popularity.
The 2018 Fortune 40 Under 40 list has been released with Instagram cofounder Kevin Systrom having knocked French leader Emmanuel Macron off of the top spot.
Genesis frontman Peter Gabriel has invested in blockchain startup Provenance, a UK software company that is using blockchain technology to improve transparency in supply chains.
Brexit talks are in turmoil, with a number of key government officials handing in their resignations in response to Theresa May’s Brexit strategy.
Everyone is talking about data at the moment.
The UK Government does not have a good enough understanding of the STEM skills needed in today’s economy, according to a report published on Friday.
Xiaomi, China’s biggest consumer electronics unicorn, has started taking orders ahead of its proposed initial public offering (IPO) in July.
Financial trade body UK Finance has reported that credit and debit card spending overtook cash payments in the country last year for the first time ever.
Anything you can do, AI can do better.
Six former or current Fitbit employees are accused of violating confidentiality agreements with their former employer, Jawbone, after they were found to be in possession of trade secrets belonging to the failed technology company.
In 2015, industry analysts CCS Insight tipped wearable technology to become a $25bn industry by 2019.
Japanese technology giant SoftBank has confirmed the status of General Motors’ autonomous vehicle unit Cruise as a key player in the emerging self-driving car market by investing $2.25bn.
UK fintech firm Revolut has joined the country’s ranks of so-called unicorns after being valued at more than $1 billion.
Norway’s oil fund is not going to be allowed to speculate on private equity but the country has opened the door for it to move into renewable infrastructure.
US ride-hailing app Uber has taken a fresh legal blow, losing a court case against France at the European Court of Justice (ECJ).
Bookings are now available at the world’s first space hotel, thanks to technology making space stations a commercially viable option for super-rich travellers.
LGBTQ networking app Grindr has stopped sharing the HIV status of its users with third-parties, the company’s head of security has confirmed.
Social media research firm Fizziology is going to use artificial intelligence to detect sudden changes in social media conversation, using the tech to monitor topics, brands and projects.
Tencent – the company that owns the social networks WeChat and QQ – has lost more than $26 billion from its market cap after issuing a margin warning.