Don’t miss Q&A Sessions at Disrupt Berlin 2018

Every TechCrunch Disrupt Main Stage features an incredible roster of speakers representing the best and brightest leaders, luminaries and legends at the crossroads of startups, technology, entrepreneurism and investment. It’s an opportunity to hear their perspective, what they’ve learned along the way and catch a glimpse of what the future …

Starbucks challenger Luckin snags $200M investment on $2.2B valuation

Luckin, a startup that vows to topple Starbucks’ dominance in China, announced on Wednesday that it’s lifted its valuation to $2.2 billion after raising $200 million in a series B funding round. That came only five months after the coffee upstart, which soft-launched in January, picked up $200 million in investment. Luckin has …

Theranos documentary review: The Inventor’s horrifying optimism

A blood-splattered Theranos machine nearly pricks an employee struggling to fix it. This gruesome graphical rendering is what you’ll walk away from HBO’s “The Inventor” with. It finally gives a visual to the startup’s laboratory fraud detailed in words by John Carreyrou’s book “Bad Blood”. The documentary that premiered tonight …

Test your tech knowledge in TechCrunch’s 2018 Year In Tech Quiz

Think you know tech? Square off against TechCrunch editors with 2018’s year in tech quiz. TechCrunch’s 2018 Year In Tech Quiz Square off against TechCrunch’s reporters and editors in this year’s annual quiz, covering the major stories of the past twelve months. Have you got what it takes? Which big …

Beddy’s: Female entrepreneurs teach the world how to buy and make a bed

Who doesn’t like a fun, fashionable and functional bunk bed? Wait. Have you ever tried making a bunk bed? It’s darn impossible. Betsy Mikesell went crazy trying to get her twins to make their bunk beds. So she came up with a solution, brought in her good friend as a …

Is leadership the missing variable in the productivity equation?

Quality of leadership is reported to be the single most important factor to impact the level of productivity in an organisation according to a new international research study. The report, The Puzzle of Productivity: What enhances workplace performance? was compiled by the Fourfront Group, The United Workplace (TUW) and WORKTECH …

Decline in new UK commercial property construction work within private sector

The results of the EU referendum have been detrimental to the commercial property sector with the number of constructions continually decreasing, according to an analysis of the figures by Savoy Stewart. With figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) showing a monthly decline in the number of new UK …

What is user-generated content and can it help your business?

It might be hard to imagine, but there was a time when people got the bulk of their news and information from one primary source. Whether that information came from your daily newspaper, favorite radio station or TV channel — you had limited options for content consumption. Back then, user-generated …

‘The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ takes a while to cast its spell, but the magic is still there

Teen dramas often revolve around the universal experience of growing up and being forced, for the first time, to make choices that have an impact on the rest of one’s life. Whereas children don’t often have control over their futures, teens face choosing the right classes, picking the right friends, …

New report challenges idea that productivity has no link with income

A new IZA World of Labor report published today suggests that workers’ effort may be more responsive to wage incentives and therefore the efficiency costs of progressive labour income taxation larger than previously thought. A fundamental question in economic policy is how labour supply responds to changes in remuneration. The responsiveness …

Companies that adopt agile working enjoy improved financial performance, claims report

Companies that embrace agile working and and a generally more flexible and responsive way of working enjoy a financial and operational competitive advantage over their rivals, according to new research from PA Consulting.  Two thirds of the respondents said that their business model is at risk of fundamentally becoming outdated, …

Elon Musk says Tesla won’t make e-scooters, but might consider electric bikes

Tesla won’t be joining the scooter wars. But electric bikes? Yeah, maybe. During a lengthy podcast with Recode’s Kara Swisher, Tesla CEO Elon Musk talked about everything from AI and his fights on Twitter with journalists to Saudi Arabia and Mars. Even scooters. Of course, scooters. But don’t get your …

Writing Guest Posts That Will Turn You Into a Thought Leader

WRITING GUEST POSTS Writing Guest Posts That Will Turn You Into a Thought Leader Raven Brajdic, Content Writer @ Article-Writing.co Are you looking for an effective way of increasing your brand’s exposure, reaching a new audience and increasing your authority and reputation? Writing guest posts is a great way to …

Here’s a Genius Way to Save Money at Every Major Retailer

If you’re trying to save money—and who isn’t?—it’s key to shop strategically at the stores where you spend the most. That likely means some combination of Walmart, Amazon, Costco, and Target—the four all-purpose retailers biggest by sales, in that order, in the U.S. Given how easy it is to whip …