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Nobi’s smart lamp alerts caregivers when a fall is detected: Brian Heater


As expected, this year’s (virtual) CES has brought with it a new flood of smart home gadgets. The technology has been a major presence over the last several CES events, and with a world stuck at home for the foreseeable future, a lot of this tech has become a…

Signal’s Brian Acton talks about exploding growth, monetization and WhatsApp data-sharing outrage: Manish Singh


Brian Acton is crossing paths again with Facebook. Over more than a decade of building and operating WhatsApp, the company’s co-founder first competed against and then sold his instant messaging app to the social juggernaut. Only a few years ago he parted way…

Lime removes all Trump-owned properties from its list of approved corporate hotels: Kirsten Korosec


Lime has changed its corporate travel policy to ensure not a dime of its money ends up in the coffers of the Trump Organization’s hotels and other properties in response to the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol that led to several deaths. The micromo…

Daily Crunch: Visa calls off Plaid acquisition: Anthony Ha


Regulatory action prompts Visa to back off a fintech acquisition, Uber and Moderna partner and Checkout.com is valued at $15 billion. This is your Daily Crunch for January 12, 2021. The big story: Visa calls off Plaid acquisition The deal, valued at $5.3 bill…

Companies rush to replace the gym at CES: Brian Heater


The year of the first-ever all-virtual CES is, unsurprisingly, the year of the virtual gym. The past 12 months have seen most of our fitness routines completely transformed — speaking for myself, my Apple Watch step count shows two big empty spots where March…

A deep dive on Steve Jurvetson and Maryanna Saenko's $200 million new fund: Connie Loizos


Future Ventures — cofounded by renowned VC Steve Jurvetson and Maryanna Saenko, a colleague of Jurvetson at his last firm, DFJ, as well as an investor previously with Airbus Ventures and Khosla Ventures — has closed its second fund with $200 million in capita…

Visa will not acquire Plaid after running into regulatory wall: Alex Wilhelm


Visa and Plaid called off their agreement this afternoon, ending the consumer credit giant’s takeover of the data-focused fintech API startup. The deal, valued at $5.3 billion at the time of its announcement, first broke cover on January 13th, 2020, or nearly…

Sono Motors plans to license the tech that powers its solar electric car: Kirsten Korosec


Sono Motors wants to bring technology it developed for its solar electric car to the masses. And it’s starting with autonomous shuttle startup EasyMile. The German-based startup said Tuesday during a presentation at the virtual 2021 CES tech trade show that i…

Techstars names Maëlle Gavet CEO as the accelerator group looks to expand: Alex Wilhelm


This morning Techstars, a network of startup accelerators and a venture capital fund, announced that Maëlle Gavet is its new CEO. Former CEO and co-founder David Brown will stay on Techstars’ board, while the group’s other co-founder, David Cohen, will become…

Is there still room in the cloud-security market?: Kelley Mak


There are a number of eye-numbing market maps out there that seem to suggest that the security market is highly saturated. But when it comes to cloud security, is there room for more?


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