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Here’s how much the all-electric Polestar 2 will cost in its launch markets

October 03, 2019 at 06:44PM Volvo group’s Polestar electric performance car sub-brand has announced pricing for the Polestar 2, the company’s second production car, a four-door mid-sized fastback that will begin production in 2020 and start shipping as early as next June. Starting prices are set at between 58,800€ (around $63,720 U.S.). Those prices include… Continue reading Here’s how much the all-electric Polestar 2 will cost in its launch markets

Associated Press · TIME

Time: After a Few Glitches, Samsung’s Folding Phone Finally Hits the U.S.

September 24, 2019 at 02:22AM NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung’s folding phone is finally hitting the U.S. Samsung will start selling the Galaxy Fold, a phone with a screen that folds together like a book, on Friday. There will be an AT&T version as well as an unlocked version sold at Best Buy and Samsung… Continue reading Time: After a Few Glitches, Samsung’s Folding Phone Finally Hits the U.S.

Enterprise – TechCrunch

Watch TC Session: Enterprise live stream right here

September 05, 2019 at 05:32PM TechCrunch is live from San Francisco’s YBCA’s Blue Shield of California Theater, where we’re hosting our first event dedicated to the enterprise. Throughout the day, attendees and viewers can expect to hear from industry experts and partake in discussions about the potential of new technologies like quantum computing and AI,… Continue reading Watch TC Session: Enterprise live stream right here

GreenTech – TechCrunch

Porsche’s all-electric evolution: from sketch to Mission E concept to Porsche Taycan

September 04, 2019 at 03:00PM The Porsche Taycan, the German automaker’s first all-electric sports car, has arrived. After four years of development, the company lifted the veil Wednesday on the Porsche Taycan. Here’s a look back at how this four-door electric vehicle developed from a few sketches to the Mission E concept, and then to… Continue reading Porsche’s all-electric evolution: from sketch to Mission E concept to Porsche Taycan

GreenTech – TechCrunch

Porsche unveils the $150,900 Taycan Turbo electric sedan

September 04, 2019 at 02:50PM Porsche has poured more than $1 billion into the development of its first all-electric vehicle, a sleek four-door specimen that marks the beginning of a new chapter for the German automaker and its biggest bet in more than a generation. On Wednesday, in three simultaneous events in Canada, China and… Continue reading Porsche unveils the $150,900 Taycan Turbo electric sedan

Technology | The Guardian

The drama surrounding Google and Huawei’s new phone – explained

August 31, 2019 at 06:00AM Mate 30 won’t have licensed access to any Google apps, thanks to ongoing dispute between US and the Chinese smartphone makerHuawei, the number two smartphone maker in the world, will launch its next flagship device without licensed access to the number one smartphone operating system in the world – Google’s… Continue reading The drama surrounding Google and Huawei’s new phone – explained

Lisa Abend / Copenhagen · TIME

Time: Cyclists and E-Scooters Are Clashing in the Battle for Europe’s Streets

August 27, 2019 at 05:36PM It was five o’clock on a recent Monday afternoon, and at one of the busiest connectors between the city’s center and its surrounding neighborhoods, rush hour was in full swing. Hundreds of vehicles flowed across Dronning Louise’s bridge every minute, but this being Copenhagen, the vast majority of them–some 48,000… Continue reading Time: Cyclists and E-Scooters Are Clashing in the Battle for Europe’s Streets

Enterprise – TechCrunch

Save with group discounts and bring your team to TechCrunch’s first-ever Enterprise event Sept. 5 in SF

July 31, 2019 at 09:00PM Get ready to dive into the fiercely competitive waters of enterprise software. Join more than 1,000 attendees for TC Sessions Enterprise 2019 on September 5 to navigate this rapidly evolving category with the industry’s brightest minds, biggest names and exciting startups. Our $249 early-bird ticket price remains in play, which… Continue reading Save with group discounts and bring your team to TechCrunch’s first-ever Enterprise event Sept. 5 in SF

Technology | The Guardian

Most YouTube climate change videos ‘oppose the consensus view’

July 25, 2019 at 05:01AM Scientist behind study urges platform to tweak algorithms to ‘prioritise factual information’The majority of YouTube videos about the climate crisis oppose the scientific consensus and “hijack” technical terms to make them appear credible, a new study has found. Researchers have warned that users searching the video site to learn about… Continue reading Most YouTube climate change videos ‘oppose the consensus view’

Enterprise – TechCrunch

Announcing the agenda for TC Sessions: Enterprise | San Francisco, September 5

July 22, 2019 at 05:00PM TechCrunch Sessions is back! On September 5, we’re taking on the ferociously competitive field of enterprise software, and thrilled to announce our packed agenda, overflowing with some of the biggest names and most exciting startups in the enterprise industry. And you’re in luck, because $249 early-bird tickets are still on… Continue reading Announcing the agenda for TC Sessions: Enterprise | San Francisco, September 5

TIME

Time: E.U. Investigates Amazon Over Use of Retailer Info To Gain Competitive Edge

July 17, 2019 at 02:23PM (BRUSSELS) — The European Union is opening a new front in its quest to more closely regulate big tech companies, saying Wednesday it was investigating whether U.S. online giant Amazon uses data from independent retailers to gain an illegal edge when selling its own products. EU antitrust Commissioner Margrethe Vestager… Continue reading Time: E.U. Investigates Amazon Over Use of Retailer Info To Gain Competitive Edge

Enterprise – TechCrunch

Signavio raises $177M at a $400M valuation for its business process automation solutions

July 11, 2019 at 12:11PM Robotic Process Automation has been the name of the game in enterprise software lately — with organizations using advances in machine learning algorithms and other kinds of AI, alongside big-data analytics to speed up everything from performing mundane tasks to more complex business decisions. To underscore the opportunity and growth… Continue reading Signavio raises $177M at a $400M valuation for its business process automation solutions

Tali Arbel and Mae Anderson / AP · TIME

Time: New York, California and Other States Are Suing to Block T-Mobile’s Sprint Deal

June 11, 2019 at 08:20PM (NEW YORK) — A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm. The state attorneys general said the merger would hurt competition and drive up prices for cellphone service. They said… Continue reading Time: New York, California and Other States Are Suing to Block T-Mobile’s Sprint Deal

Technology | The Guardian

More than a third of Europe’s fastest-growing tech firms are in UK – study

June 10, 2019 at 06:00AM Government research suggests British tech ‘unicorns’ are only surpassed by US and ChinaBritain is creating more technology companies worth at least £786m ($1bn) than any other company in Europe, according to government research.It found that UK-based entrepreneurs have built 72 such businesses in the past 20 years, including 13 in… Continue reading More than a third of Europe’s fastest-growing tech firms are in UK – study

GreenTech – TechCrunch

This is one smart device that every urban home could use

May 25, 2019 at 06:00PM Living in a dense urban environment brings many startup-fuelled conveniences, be it near instant delivery of food — or pretty much whatever else you fancy — to a whole range of wheels that can be hopped on (or into) to whisk you around at the tap of an app. But… Continue reading This is one smart device that every urban home could use

Enterprise – TechCrunch

eFounders backs Yousign to build a European eSignature company

May 23, 2019 at 04:11PM French startup Yousign is partnering with startup studio eFounders. While eFounders usually builds software-as-a-service startups from scratch, the company is trying something new with this partnership. eFounders wants to create all the tools you need to make your work more efficient. The startup studio is behind many respectable SaaS successes,… Continue reading eFounders backs Yousign to build a European eSignature company

Technology | The Guardian

Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis – study

May 22, 2019 at 11:38AM UK workers must move to nine-hour week if carbon levels do not change, says thinktankPeople across Europe will need to work drastically fewer hours to avoid disastrous climate heating unless there is a radical decarbonising of the economy, according to a study.The research, from thinktank Autonomy, shows workers in the… Continue reading Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis – study

Technology | The Guardian

Britons less trusting of social media than other major nations

May 03, 2019 at 06:00AM Majority in UK favour stronger regulation of tech companies such as Facebook and Twitter Britons trust social media platforms less than any other major nation and favour stronger regulation of Silicon Valley’s technology companies, according to a survey of 23 countries.More than four in five Britons distrust platforms such as… Continue reading Britons less trusting of social media than other major nations

Enterprise – TechCrunch

Microsoft teams up with BMW for the IoT-focused Open Manufacturing Platform

April 02, 2019 at 10:51AM Car companies are making big investments in technology to help ensure that they are not cut out of the next generation of transportation and automotive manufacturing, and today came the latest development in that trend. The BMW Group and Microsoft announced they would team up in a new effort called… Continue reading Microsoft teams up with BMW for the IoT-focused Open Manufacturing Platform

Enterprise – TechCrunch

German LinkedIn rival Xing is rebranding as ‘New Work’ acquires recruitment platform Honeypot for up to $64M

April 01, 2019 at 04:17PM Xing, the business networking platform that has been described as Germany’s answer to LinkedIn, has made an acquisition to beef up its recruitment business ahead of a rebrand of the business as “New Work.” The company has acquired Honeypot, a German startup that has built a job-hunting platform for tech… Continue reading German LinkedIn rival Xing is rebranding as ‘New Work’ acquires recruitment platform Honeypot for up to $64M