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China’s Didi pumps $1B into its rebranded driver services business

Didi Chuxing is going pedal to the metal for its automobile services business after it announced it will invest $1 billion into the division, which is also getting a rebrand. The Chinese ride-hailing firm had been tipped to spin out the business and raise $1.5 billion from investors ahead...


Tickets now on sale for TechCrunch Startup Battlefield MENA 2018

TechCrunch Startup Battlefield MENA 2018 represents our first foray into the rapidly developing startup scene in the Middle East and North Africa, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to help identify and showcase the top tech startups in the region. Our premiere startup pitch competition takes pl...


LemonBox brings US vitamins and health products to consumers in China

China is rising in many ways — the economy, consumer spending and technology — but still many of its population looks overseas, and particularly to the West, for cues on lifestyle and health. That’s a theme that’s being seized by LemonBox, a China-U.S. startup that lets Chine...


Google Maps on desktop now shows the Earth as a 3D globe

While Google has been busy adding updates to its Maps app, the search giant took its time announcing the most important one yet. When you open Google Maps on your desktop computer and zoom all the way out, the world now appears as a 3D globe rather than the usual flat two-dimensional map.Adding...


Become a complete coder with $1.5K of training for 95% off

It’s serious deal time at AA Picks, and a great opportunity to open the doors to any type of coding career you decide to pursue. If you’re not sure where to begin your programming journey, this is the place to start. It’s easy to get hung up on which language to learn, or which bes...


Why the time is right for a Sony PlayStation Phone

It’s no secret Sony is struggling to find any kind of solid foothold in the modern smartphone market. A recent sales report paints a bleak picture for the Japanese giant’s mobile division, but in truth, Sony has struggled for close to a decade to keep pace with industry leaders like Sam...


This week in Android: Moto Z3 hands-on, Google Pixel 3 XL leaks, and more

As I’m sure you know by now, we were in Chicago, Illinois this week to see Motorola announce the Moto Z3. While it may not be the super high-end phone people were expecting, it has a pretty gigantic trick up its sleeve: the promise to be the first 5G-capable smartphone.  Actually, this w...


Unpacking Google’s role in Android One — Is this the new Nexus line?

We’re hot off the heels of the launch of Xiaomi’s Mi A2 — an Android One device that makes us pretty excited for the future of the platform. The thing is, a lot of people are still pretty confused about what Android One is, exactly. Is it a product? A platform? Both? We decid...


itel P32 and $500 Amazon gift card international giveaway!

Welcome to the Sunday Giveaway, the place where we giveaway a new Android phone each and every Sunday. A big congratulations to last week’s winner of the LG V30 giveaway: Petri R. from Finland This week we are giving away a brand new itel P32 and $500 in Amazon gift cards! Smar...


Is Mozilla's new DNS feature really dangerous?

A story on the Ungleich blog claims that Mozilla integrating two new DNS related security and privacy features into Firefox is dangerous. The two features discussed in the opinion piece, DNS over HTTPS and Trusted Recursive Resolver are available in Nightly builds of the web browser currently. We ta...

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