So your [friend, partner, kid, parent] wants to be a Twitch streamer… – TechCrunch

Though many people still scratch their head at the idea of watching people play video games, Twitch and its content creators have proven that the platform is attractive to (even...

Pivotal announces new serverless framework – TechCrunch

Pivotal has always been about making open-source tools for enterprise developers, but surprisingly, up until now, the arsenal has lacked a serverless component. That changed today with the alpha launch...

IBM selling Lotus Notes/Domino business to HCL for $1.8B – TechCrunch

IBM announced last night that it is selling the final components from its 1995 acquisition of Lotus to Indian firm HCL for $1.8 billion. IBM paid $3.5 billion for Lotus back...

Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 raises $6M, expands in Africa – TechCrunch

More posts by this contributor SimbaPay launches Kenya to China payment service over WeChat Africa’s agtech wave gets $10 million richer as Twiga Foods raises more capital Nigerian trucking logistics startup Kobo360 has raised $6...

TikTok parent ByteDance said to raise $1.45 billion for AI and content – TechCrunch

ByteDance, the Chinese company behind the immensely popular video app TikTok, is in talks to raise $1.45 billion for a new fund, The Information reported on Friday citing...

TransferWise keeps growing money transfers despite global turbulence – TechCrunch

You don’t have to follow the financial technology industry or work with developers in faraway lands to know TransferWise, arguably the world’s leading peer-to-peer money-transferring startup. Thanks to its presence...

Lightspeed hires 5 new partners from Slack, Twitter and more – TechCrunch

Lightspeed Venture Partners, one of the best-performing VC firms in Silicon Valley, is closing out 2018 with a slew of new hires. The firm has brought on five additional investing...

Artie aims to bring you closer to your digital idols with autonomous AR avatars...

If you spend enough time scrolling through manicured photos of manicured lives on social media, you might come to the realization that maybe the fakeness of the online world has...

Contentful raises $33.5M for its headless CMS platform – TechCrunch

Contentful, a Berlin- and San Francisco-based startup that provides content management infrastructure for companies like Spotify, Nike, Lyft and others, today announced that it has raised a $33.5 million Series...

Join TechCrunch for our 2nd Annual Winter Party – TechCrunch

After last year’s stellar turn out of almost 1,000 Silicon Valley shakers and movers at our inaugural Winter Party, TechCrunch is returning with the 2nd Annual Winter Party in San...