Saturday, August 8, 2020

Silicon Valley can fight systemic racism by supporting Black-owned businesses – TechCrunch

As the United States sees its second week of large-scale protests against police brutality, it’s painfully clear that the country’s racial divide requires significant short- and long-term action. But most...

Amazon Air adds 12 new aircraft to its cargo fleet, expands its ground operations...

Amazon announced today it has added 12 new cargo aircraft to Amazon Air, bringing its total fleet to more than 80 aircraft, in part because of increased demand for shipments...

How to upgrade your at-home videoconference setup: Lighting edition – TechCrunch

In this installment of our ongoing series around making the most of your at-home video setup, we’re going to focus on one of the most important, but least well-understood or...

Amazon expands use of SNAP benefits for online grocery to 11 more states –...

Amazon customers in nearly a dozen more U.S. states are now able to use their SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits to purchase groceries online, the retailer announced on Thursday....

USPS reportedly reassessing last-mile delivery deals with companies like Amazon – TechCrunch

In a time when package deliveries are more essential than ever, the future of the United States Postal Service is very much in limbo. The president of the United States...

To fight fraud, Amazon now screens third-party sellers through video calls – TechCrunch

Amazon is piloting a new system aimed at validating the identify of third-party sellers over video conferencing, the company announced on Sunday. The technology is a part of a...

FTC to examine every acquisition by Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft in 2010-2019...

Companies like Apple, Amazon and Google do not always disclose every acquisition they make, especially when the companies in question are little fish in the big tech pond. But in...

Netflix begins streaming in AV1 on Android – TechCrunch

Netflix announced this week that it has started to stream titles in AV1 on Android in what could significantly help the two-year-old media codec gain wider adoption. The world’s biggest...

Watch OneWeb launch 34 satellites for its broadband constellation live – TechCrunch

One of the various companies looking to deploy a globe-spanning broadband internet satellite constellation is adding 34 satellites to its existing operations in space. OneWeb will launch that many...

Adding India to your business – TechCrunch

Kumar Shah is the founder of Transit Capital, a cross-border VC firm that partners with growth-stage entrepreneurs building global champions. At the start of recruiting season in business school, a top-tier...

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