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Why isn’t Robinhood a verb yet?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s VC-focused podcast (now on Twitter!), where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week Natasha Mascarenhas, Danny Crichton and your humble servant gathered to chat through a host of rounds and venture capital news for your enjoyment. As a programming note, I am off next week effectively, so look for Natasha ...

Zoom catches up with new accessibility features for sign language interpretation

09.23.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

For Zoom users who are part of the Deaf and hard-of-hearing community, some long-awaited features are here. On Wednesday, Zoom added three major accessibility options, each mainly focused on making it easier for sign language interpreters to stay vis... ...

Comic book-style gesture messaging for video conferencing

Do we all have Zoom fatigue yet? So many annoying aspects to living our work and social lives over video conferencing. One of these is the need for everyone having to mute when listening and unmuting when talking, especially just to say "Yes," "No," "Great," "BRB," etc. Engineer Cameron Hunter got tired enough of these ...

As it delists, Rocket Internet’s ill-fated experiment with public markets is over

It was all supposed to be so different. When Rocket Internet IPO’d in 2014 it was the largest tech company floatation in Europe for seven years. A year later it had lost $46 million and its valuation had dropped by 30%. Since then the German startup factory behind internet companies such as Delivery Hero, Zalando ...

Meet the anti-antitrust startup club

More entrepreneurs and investors are willing to throw caution to the wind and go after core segments like search, email and video conferencing with gusto. ...