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Vroom nabs $146M from AutoNation, VCs for its used car marketplace – TechCrunch

Vroom has raised $146 million in Series G investment, a selection to a $30 million funding we reported in early September. U.S. automobile store AutoNation led the spherical for the startup, with participation from present buyers T. Rowe Price, L Catterton, General Catalyst and Fraser McCombs Capital. The corporate declined to reveal the valuation, however […]

Voyager 2 joins its twin in interstellar space – TechCrunch

Voyager 2, the multi-planetary exploratory probe introduced in 1977, has in spite of everything entered interstellar space, some six years after its twin, Voyager 1, did the similar. It’s now about 11 billion miles from Earth, the second-farthest-out human-made object in space. Interstellar space begins the place the solar’s “heliosphere” ends — the large ball […]

A manager at Uber’s self-driving unit warned executives about safety issues just days before fatal crash – TechCrunch

Less than per week before a Uber self-driving SUV prototype struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona closing March, a manager despatched executives an electronic mail cautioning that its self sufficient automobile unit had to “work on establishing a culture rooted in safety,” reviews The Information. Robbie Miller, then a manager within the unit’s […]

US tech giants decry Australia’s ‘deeply flawed’ new anti-encryption law – TechCrunch

A gaggle of U.S. tech giants, together with Apple, Google and Microsoft, have jointly denounced the new so-called “anti-encryption” law handed through the Australian parliament final week. The invoice was once handed not up to an afternoon after the ruling coalition executive secured the votes from opposition Labor lawmakers, regardless of sturdy objection from tech […]

British Airways shows everyone how not to GDPR – TechCrunch

Let’s all take a minute to admire the view within the British Airways social media cockpit, the place staffers on the coalface of the airline’s Twitter account have presided over a wildly odd ‘interpretation’ of Europe’s new knowledge coverage laws. One that, er, suggests moderately the other of GDPR compliance… Given the corporate’s social media […]

Google has acquired one of India’s most popular train-tracking apps – TechCrunch

Google is expanding its efforts in India after it snapped up the workforce at the back of popular transportation app “Where is my Train.” The app claims 10 million registered customers and, because the title suggests, it is helping commuters observe arrivals and departures in addition to purchasing seats. That’s no small process, for the reason […]

Apple says iPhones remain on sale in China following court injunction – TechCrunch

Apple has filed an attraction to overturn a court choice that might ban iPhone gross sales in China, the corporate stated on Monday, including that each one of its fashions remain to be had in its third-largest marketplace. The American massive is locked in a criminal struggle in the arena’s greatest smartphone marketplace. On Monday, […]

Uber Eats test lets restaurants trade discounts for ranking boost – TechCrunch

Uber Eats has successfully invented its personal local advert unit. Uber showed to TechCrunch test quietly operating in markets round India lets in restaurants to package a number of meals pieces in combination and promote them at a reduced value in alternate for promoted placement by way of Uber Eats in a featured segment of […]

A manager at Uber’s self-driving unit warned executives about safety issues just days before fatal crash – TechCrunch

Less than every week before a Uber self-driving SUV prototype struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona closing March, a manager despatched executives an e-mail cautioning that its self sufficient car unit had to “work on establishing a culture rooted in safety,” studies The Information. Robbie Miller, then a manager within the unit’s checking […]

JIRA is an antipattern – TechCrunch

Atlassian’s JIRA started lifestyles as a bug-tracking software. Today, regardless that, it has develop into an agile making plans suite, “to plan, track, and release great software.” In many organizations it has develop into the main map of device tasks, the hub of all construction, the notorious “source of truth.” It is a truism that […]