The family dynasty that owns Purdue Pharma in Stamford, Connecticut, is a major benefactor to charity.Now, money from the Sackler family has become radioactive in the world of high-profile nonprofits and museums. In fact, cultural institutions like the Metropolitan Museum...continued
SoftBank and its $100 billion Vision Fund have been spending billions of dollars around Silicon Valley, helping start-ups delay their IPOs, but is this strategy working?One of the company's biggest investments, Uber, had disappointing results on its first day of trading a...continued
Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a newsletter published every Saturday that dives into the week’s most noteworthy venture deals, fundraises, M&A transactions and trends. Let’s take a quick moment to catch up. Last week, I wrote about an alternative to ventur...continued
Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) on Tuesday dismissed a GOP colleague’s recent call to impeach President Donald Trump, saying that the real villains have already been punished and claiming — incorrectly — that House Democrats were against such a move anyway.
In an interview wit...continued
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.
This week was something a bit special for the team, albeit in a sad way. It marked the last episode in which we’d all be together in the curre...continued
A few manufacturers have managed to buck global trends. Can 5G and foldables turn things around for the rest?
Earlier this month, Canalys used the word “free...continued
Until the last century, Lal Ded had remained almost unknown beyond the niche corners of Bhakti resistance and poetry. The Bhakti movement, which began in south India in the eighth century and spread north until the 17th, started as a resistance against the caste system an...continued
Stocks rose on Wednesday on news that President Donald Trump plans to delay the implementation of auto tariffs.The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded up 101 points after falling as much as 190 points earlier in the session. The S&P 500 gained 0.5% while the Nasdaq Co...continued
When Epsagon launched last Fall, the Israeli startup had an idea to monitor serverless, architectures, specifically AWS Lambda. But the company didn’t want to confine itself to monitoring a narrow class of applications, and today it announced it is now able to monitor a b...continued
Pedestrians walk past Google headquarters in New York.Jeenah Moon | ReutersGoogle knows an awful lot about you.I recently showed you how much information it stores about your location, and how to turn that off. But there's a lot more, including everything you've ever sear...continued
David Simon, chairman and chief executive officer of Simon Property GroupPatrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesThe biggest mall owner in the country is anticipating the pace of retail store closures will slow after a nasty start to the year. But its CEO won't make a...continued