Category: TC

Consumers get another digital home health offering as Tyto Care and Best Buy launch TytoHome – TechCrunch

Best Buy is partnering with the Israeli technology Tyto Care to become the official retailer for the company’s all-in-one digital diagnostics kit through its physical stores in California, the Dakotas, Ohio and Minnesota and through its online store. Tyto previously sold its technology through healthcare plans, making its handheld examination device with attachments that act
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Udacity restructures operations, lays off 20 percent of its workforce – TechCrunch

Udacity, the $1 billion online education startup, has laid off about 20 percent of its workforce and is restructuring its operations as the company’s co-founder Sebastian Thrun seeks to bring costs in line with revenue without curbing growth, TechCrunch has learned. The objective is to do more than simply keep the company afloat, Thrun told
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On the heels of a $40 million round, TriNetX brings its services for drug trials to Europe – TechCrunch

The market for technology and services for clinical drug trials is expected to reach $68.9 billion over the next seven years. The trials, which are necessary to bring new healthcare treatments to market, are by necessity prolonged, complicated affairs. Several companies are vying for a piece of this multi-billion dollar pie with the offer of
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Lyft’s stock has a blue Monday as shares slide after public debut – TechCrunch

Today, investors took off their rose-colored glasses (and pink-colored mustaches) and looked at Lyft’s shares with fresh eyes after Friday’s ebullient debut. And — judging by the company’s share price at the end of the day — what they saw wasn’t exactly to their liking. Lyft’s shares suffered a pretty blue Monday in trading on
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Apple TV+ makes Facebook Watch look like a joke – TechCrunch

Apple flexed its wallet today in a way Facebook has scared to do. Tech giants make money by the billions, not the millions, which should give them an easy way to break into premium video distribution: buy some must-see content. That’s the strategy I’ve been advocating for Facebook but that Apple actually took to heart.
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Hackers conquer Tesla’s in-car web browser and win a Model 3 – TechCrunch

A pair of security researchers dominated Pwn2Own, the annual high-profile hacking contest, taking home $375,000 in prizes including a Tesla Model 3 — their reward for successfully exposing a vulnerability in the electric vehicle’s infotainment system. Tesla handed over its new Model 3 sedan to Pwn2Own this year, the first time a car has been
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Gillmor Gang: Check and Balance

The Gillmor Gang — Frank Radice, Denis Pombriant, Michael Markman, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor . Recorded live Saturday March 2, 2019. Netflix and the mining of social capital, bingewashing and the new prime time, how AOC asks the right questions. Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor @tinagillmor @fradice, @denispombriant, @mickeleh, @kteare, @stevegillmor Liner
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