Daily Crunch: Google launches Live Transcribe

Last Updated on February 20, 2019Daily Crunch: Google launches Live Transcribe The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here: 1. Google intros a pair of Android accessibility features for people… […]

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Global investor SparkLabs launches a consultancy business for corporates

Last Updated on February 20, 2019Global investor SparkLabs launches a consultancy business for corporates Global investor SparkLabs is adding another business line after it announced a new consultancy division that’s aimed at working with Fortune 500 companies and other global corporates keen to deepen their position in tech. Best known for its funds — which […]

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Steemit, crypto’s answer to Reddit, gets a new boss to rebuild after widespread layoffs

Last Updated on February 19, 2019Steemit, crypto’s answer to Reddit, gets a new boss to rebuild after widespread layoffs Steemit, an early blockchain startup that’s developing an alternative to Reddit, has a new chief less than two months after laying off most of its staff as part of cost-cutting measures. Celebrated as an early success […]

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Anchorage emerges with $17M from A16z for ‘omnimetric’ crypto security

Last Updated on February 18, 2019Anchorage emerges with $17M from A16z for ‘omnimetric’ crypto security I’m not allowed to tell you exactly how Anchorage keeps rich institutions from being robbed of their cryptocurrency, but the off-the-record demo was damn impressive. Judging by the $17 million Series A this security startup raised last year led by […]

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Digital Garage teams up with Blockstream to develop blockchain financial services in Japan

Last Updated on February 18, 2019Digital Garage teams up with Blockstream to develop blockchain financial services in Japan The global crypto market may have tanked last year, but notable names have joined forces to develop Bitcoin and blockchain financial services in Japan, which has emerged as one of the world’s most crypto-friendly markets. Blockstream, a […]

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Binance now lets users buy crypto with a credit card

Last Updated on February 18, 2019Binance now lets users buy crypto with a credit card Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange based on trading volume, will now let you spend money you don’t have after it added support for credit cards from Visa and Mastercard. Credit card usage in crypto is controversial. Aside from the […]

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Crypto exchange Kraken acquires Crypto Facilities

Last Updated on February 18, 2019Crypto exchange Kraken acquires Crypto Facilities Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken just closed its biggest acquisition to date. The company is buying Crypto Facilities in a nine-figure deal. Crypto Facilities is an exchange and index provider regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the U.K. In particul… Read More…

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