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Karma Automotive to lay off 60 more workers at California headquarters

February 13, 2020 0

Karma Automotive is laying off 60 workers at its Irvine, Calif., headquarters, just three months after cutting 200 workers, according to documents filed with the

Watch experts from Boston Dynamics, Built, Dusty and Toggle discuss robotic construction at TC Sessions: Robotics

February 4, 2020 0

After recently doing a survey of the top robotics investment rounds, it became pretty clear: construction is going to be huge for this industry. Global

Nigeria is becoming Africa’s unofficial tech capital

February 3, 2020 0

Africa has one of the world’s fastest growing tech markets and Nigeria is becoming its unofficial capital. While the West African nation is commonly associated

Latin America Roundup: Loft raises $175M, SoftBank invests in Mexico’s Alphacredit and Rappi pulls back

February 1, 2020 0

Sophia Wood Contributor Sophia Wood is a principal at Magma Partners, a Latin America-focused seed-stage VC firm with offices in Latin America, Asia and the

Trump’s travel ban could extend to Africa’s top tech country, Nigeria

January 28, 2020 0

The Trump administration is poised to add several African countries to a U.S. travel ban list, including Africa’s top tech hub, Nigeria. Politico first reported

China Roundup: Tencent’s new US gaming studio and WeChat’s new paywall

January 20, 2020 0

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in

Foxconn and Fiat Chrysler partner to develop EVs and an ‘internet of vehicles’ business

January 17, 2020 0

Foxconn Technology Group, the Taiwanese electronics giant best known for its iPhone manufacturing contract, is forming a joint venture with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to build

Mobileye takes aim at Waymo

January 16, 2020 0

CEO/president Amnon Shashua explains why getting into robotaxi services is a strategic move Kirsten Korosec 18 hours Mobileye has built a multi-billion-dollar business supplying automakers

Joby Aviation raises $590 million led by Toyota to launch an electric air taxi service

January 16, 2020 0

Joby Aviation has raised a $590 million Series C round of funding, including $394 million from lead investor Toyota Motor Corporation, the company announced today.

China Roundup: WeChat’s new focus on monetization

January 13, 2020 0

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in

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