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Tradeshift raises $240M and appears to put its expected IPO on hold — for now

Tradeshift — the startup which set out to disrupt the traditional arena of supply chain payments and marketplaces when it first appeared in 2008 — has today announced a new funding round of $240

AirPods could be a $15 billion business in 2020

The iPhone might still be Apple’s biggest product by a wide margin, but the AirPods have a good claim to being Cupertino’s MVP of the year. Accord to Bernstein analyst Toni Sacconaghi, Apple sold $6

If you don’t have an investment banker, replicate one

Good news: even if you have a small company and can’t afford a banker, you can synthetically and cheaply replicate one.

Analyst complains iPhone’s average selling price is slipping

There are plenty of reasons to be enthusiastic about Apple’s massive earnings call yesterday. One analyst who’s not happy, however, is Barclays analyst Tim Long. In a note to clients, Long writes that
Was John Bolton a source for the whistleblower?

Was John Bolton a source for the whistleblower?

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Auto workers’ strike pushes GM losses past $1 billion

The workers strike against General Motors — now in its third week — has cost the automaker more than $1 billion during the third quarter, according to a research note from J.P. Morgan analyst Ryan
Update on Nigerian fintech firm Interswitch and its speculative IPO

Update on Nigerian fintech firm Interswitch and its speculative IPO

Nigerian fintech firm Interswitch has been circulating in business news around a possible IPO on the London Stock Exchange. Last month Bloomberg News ran a story — based on unnamed sources — reporting

Y Combinator graduate PredictLeads helps VCs hunt for unicorns

PredictLeads collects data to help venture capital firms and sales teams identify high growth companies.

Learn how enterprise startups win big deals at TechCrunch’s Enterprise show on Sept. 5

Big companies today may want to look and feel like startups, but when it comes to the way they approach buying new enterprise solutions, especially from new entrants, they still often act like

U.S. Treasury just designated China as a currency manipulator, so expect more economic shocks

The U.S. Treasury has just taken the extraordinary step of designating China as a currency manipulator, something no administration has done since the days of Bill Clinton. With the action, the trade

Vizio rolls out its Apple AirPlay and HomeKit integrations to its SmartCast TV platform

Ahead of Apple launching its big video streaming initiative Apple TV+ this autumn, an integration is going live today that brings Apple closer to working with third-party TV makers and making its

Porsche Taycan reservations surpass 30,000 ahead of world debut

Porsche has secured 30,000 deposits for the Taycan more than a month before the German automaker will unveil the all-electric sports cars, numbers that suggest there’s enough demand to support the

Apple's rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro may ditch the flaky keyboard

Apple may ditch the butterfly mechanism keyboard on its laptops sooner than expected. The rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro -- predicted to ship this year -- may arrive with a scissor mechanism instead of

Tesla focuses on service with 25 new service centers in Q2, rate of new openings to ‘increase’

Tesla is set to aggressively ramp up the rate at which it opens new service facilities, according to CEO Elon Musk’s guidance on the company’s Q2 2019 earnings call. In total, Tesla opened 25 new

AlphaSense, a search engine for analysis and business intel, raises $50M led by Innovation Endeavors

Google and its flagship search portal opened the door to the possibilities of how to build a business empire on the back of organising and navigating the world’s information, as found on the internet.

Apple reportedly shifting to new keyboard design in 2019/2020 MacBooks

Apple is set to replace the technology underlying the keyboards found in its MacBook Air and MacBook Pro computers, according to a new report from Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (via 9to5Mac). Kuo is
App revenue tops $39 billion in first half of 2019, up 15% from first half of last year

App revenue tops $39 billion in first half of 2019, up 15% from first half of last year

App store spending is continuing to grow, although not as quickly as in years past. According to a new report from Sensor Tower, the iOS App Store and Google Play combined brought in $39.7 billion in
VCs double down on data-driven investment models

VCs double down on data-driven investment models

New efforts could automate the role of an analyst.
16-inch MacBook Pro could launch alongside 2019 iPhone

16-inch MacBook Pro could launch alongside 2019 iPhone

Apple’s most intriguing laptop in years could arrive this fall, according to analyst predictions, with the 16-inch MacBook Pro tipped to launch at the same event as the new 2019 iPhone. The
16-inch MacBook Pro could launch alongside 2019 iPhone

16-inch MacBook Pro could launch alongside 2019 iPhone

Apple’s most intriguing laptop in years could arrive this fall, according to analyst predictions, with the 16-inch MacBook Pro tipped to launch at the same event as the new 2019 iPhone. The