Getaround, Facebook, AI chips, Nvidia, Africa, and immigration

Who helped your startup grow? Nominate a growth marketing agency. For those who have been members of Extra Crunch for a while now, you have seen us go through two cycles of Verified Experts, covering startup attorneys and brand designers. Now, we turn our attention to our third community of …

How to Set up a Secure Relational Database on Alibaba Cloud

This article was originally published on Alibaba Cloud. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Gain an introduction to ApsaraDB for RDS, a cloud-based relational database product provided by Alibaba Cloud. In this webinar you will watch over the shoulder of a Solution Architect and Trainer, as …

Overcast makes it easy to turn clips from podcasts into viral clips

The popular iOS podcasts app Overcast wants to make it easier for people to share across social media clips from their favorite shows. The feature will likely be well-received by podcasters looking to expand their show’s audience, as they’ve previously been limited to sharing their podcast by way of links …

How to convert your website into a mobile app using a WordPress plugin

Why would you want a mobile app for your WordPress website? Well, it probably won’t surprise you that more people are using mobile devices than ever before. In fact, your customers likely spend the majority of their online browsing time on their phones, tablets and other mobile devices. This means optimizing …

Slack to live stream pitch to shareholders on Monday ahead of direct listing

Slack, the ubiquitous workplace messaging tool, will make its pitch to prospective shareholders on Monday at an invite-only event in New York City, the company confirmed in a blog post on Wednesday. Slack stock is expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange as soon as next month. …

Over half of workers admit to arguments about the office temperature

Almost two thirds (59 percent) of UK employees say that the office temperature is a controversial topic amongst colleagues, with over half (52 percent) admitting that it causes regular arguments. Now new research conducted by Boiler Plan highlights the extreme lengths that some office workers are willing to go to in the …

TikTok downloads ordered to be blocked on iOS and Android in India over porn and other illegal content

TikTok, the user-generated video sharing app from Chinese publisher Bytedance that has been a global runaway success, has stumbled hard in one of the world’s biggest mobile markets, India, over illicit content in its app. Today, the country’s main digital communications regulator, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, ordered …

CMU’s robotic arm attaches to a backpack to lend a helping hand

Carnegie Mellon’s Biorobotics Lab is probably best known as the birthplace of the modular snake robot. Initially designed to squeeze into tight spots for search and rescue missions and infrastructure inspections, the lab’s snake robot has given rise to an army of different projects, and at least one Pittsburgh-area startup. …

This Chart Shows Which Airline Is the WORST When It Comes to Delays

Flight delays around the holidays are about as sure a thing as families bickering over Thanksgiving. This year will be no exception. In the first eight months of 2018, a whopping 19.37% of all domestic flights were delayed according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). The average amount of …

Showcase your startup — buy a demo table at TC Sessions: Mobility 2019

While we haven’t achieved Gene Roddenberry’s vision of the transporter beam (yet), mobility and transportation — and the tech that drives both — are undergoing a huge and rapid evolution. There’s no better place to see, share and learn about these revolutionary advances than at TC Sessions: Mobility 2019, a …