Engineering and Technology

Pegging Libra to just the $ could soothe regulators, a16z says – TechCrunch

What if Libra wasn’t backed by a basket of international currencies, but only the dollar? Regulatory pushback to the Facebook-led cryptocurrency Libra has caused...

Why it might have been time for new leadership at SAP – TechCrunch

SAP CEO Bill McDermott announced he was stepping down last night after a decade at the helm in an announcement that shocked many....

Nike has picked up Russell Wilson’s Tally/TraceMe in a rare acquisition – TechCrunch

Nike has long been synonymous with premium sneakers and other sports gear, but now it seems that the company could be extending its...

Cryptocurrency’s bad day continues as the SEC blocks Telegram’s $1.7 billion planned token sale...

Cryptocurrency’s bad news day continues to get worse as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has said it has filed an emergency...

Apple creates its own TV studio, will produce WWII drama ‘Masters of Air’ –...

While Apple has a long list of new programming lined up for its TV+ subscription streaming service, the company won’t actually own...

Alexa now speaks Spanish, including in multi-lingual mode – TechCrunch

At Amazon’s hardware event last month in Seattle, the company announced plans to launch multi-lingual modes for its Alexa devices in the...

eBay, Stripe, and Mastercard drop out of Facebook’s Libra Association – TechCrunch

Oof — a week after PayPal announced plans to part ways with Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project and the related association of the same...

what founders need to know about recent changes in VC deal terms – TechCrunch

Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This...

Google’s Pixel 4 launches next week; here’s what we expect – TechCrunch

Here in New York, the air is crisp and the leaves have begun to turn crimson and brown. That can only mean one...

Electric moped startup Revel could expand to Texas next – TechCrunch

Revel, the New York-based shared electric moped startup, appears to be preparing to expand into Texas, according to job listings first spotted and...