Companies



Withings raises $60 million to bridge the gap between consumer tech and healthcare providers

July 28, 2020 0

Since being re-acquired from Nokia in 2018 by a group including its original founders and some of its original investors, health tech company Withings has

Google is building a new private subsea cable between Europe and the U.S.

July 28, 2020 0

Google today announced its plans to build a new subsea cable with landing points in New York in the U.S. and Bude, UK and Bilbao,

Eco-friendly laundry goods subscription service smol raises £8M from Balderton

July 21, 2020 0

Smol is a startup that delivers eco-friendly laundry capsules and dishwasher tablets on subscription through letterboxes, which undercut the price of the leading brands, to

Elementary Robotics is making its quality assurance robots commercially available

July 1, 2020 0

Two years and more than $17 million after it first began working on its robots for quality assurance, the Los Angeles-based Elementary Robotics has finally

BMW, Mercedes Benz end ‘long term’ automated driving alliance, for now

June 20, 2020 0

BMW Group and Mercedes-Benz AG have punted on what was meant to be a long term collaboration to develop next-generation automated driving technology together, less

Workforce training app developer Poka adds strategic investor Schneider Electric

June 3, 2020 0

Poka, a workforce training app and software service for industrial companies, has added SE Ventures, the venture capital arm of the European energy and automation

UK government reverses course on Huawei’s involvement in 5G networks

May 24, 2020 0

Conservative members of the United Kingdom’s government have pushed Prime Minister Boris Johnson to draw up plans to remove telecom equipment made by the Chinese

SoftBank’s Q1 2020 earnings presentation mixes comedy and drama

May 19, 2020 0

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Today we’re digging into SoftBank’s

Daily Crunch: Apple Stores begin to reopen

May 19, 2020 0

Apple outlines new safety measures as it reopens stores, Huawei responds to new U.S. chip curbs and Jack Ma departs SoftBank’s board of directors. Here’s

As Jack Ma and SoftBank part ways, the open and globalized era of tech comes ever closer to an end

May 19, 2020 0

It would be one of the greatest startup investments of all time. Masayoshi Son, riding high in the klieg lights of the 1990s dot-com bubble,