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Lana has launched in Latin America to be the one-stop shop for gig workers financial needs

Lana, a new startup based in Madrid, is looking to be the next big thing in Latin American fintech. Founded by a serial entrepreneur Pablo Muniz, whose last business was backed by one of Spain’s largest financial services institutions, BBVA; Lana is looking to be the all-in-one financial services provider for Latin America’s gig economy ...

Technologists: Consider Canada

If you want to build technology to be harnessed for equity, diversity and social advancement of the many — rather than freedom and inclusion for the few — we think Canada is a good place to do it. ...

Apple and Google are working on coronavirus contact-tracing technology for iOS and Android

Google and Apple are working on a joint effort to introduce opt-in Bluetooth-based COVID-19 contact tracing APIs in mid-May for iOS and Android.

The companies say the technology will not track the users' location or identity.

Contact tracing can help slow the spread of COVID-19 and can be done without compromising user privacy. ...

A guide to Silicon Valley’s High-Tech Heritage Trail

Over at The Startup on Medium, David Laws, semiconductor curator at the wonderful Computer History Museum, has prepared a fascinating guide to Silicon Valley's "high-tech heritage trail exploring places that housed the early stirrings of the digital revolution." Covering the "30-mile corridor from Stanford University to the former IBM disk-drive campus," Laws visits ...

Startups Weekly: Oyo has issues + A farewell

In this week's newsletter: India's growing pains, Brazil's latest venture funding and how to pitch journalists. ...

China Roundup: Y Combinator’s short-lived China dream

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 the rest of the world. Last week, we looked at how Alibaba and Tencent fared in the last quarter; the talk in Silicon Valley and Beijing this week is on ...

A rich white guy reclaimed his ‘richest person’ title, but we all still lose

11.16.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

The two-way race for which white tech man has the most unfathomable amount of money seesawed again on Friday.  Jeff Bezos has led the pack for most of 2019 as the richest rich guy, with about $110 billion in the bank. Nipping at his sumptuously ... ...

Prayer beads and vegan jerky: Inside L.A.’s elite hippy tech conference

11.16.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Prayer beads are a fashion must-have for a certain type of Professional. You know the kind. They don't drink alcohol for reasons relating to "energy," probably worked in private equity at some point, and "practice" meditation and fasting. They were o... ...

Good news Peter Thiel and Count Dracula, company that sells young blood is back in business

11.08.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Scientific evidence and federal approval be ******: young blood is back on the menu. Ambrosia, the company that sold plasma transfusions from donors aged 16-25 with the promise of youthful health benefits, shuttered its doors in August after the FDA ... ...