Former Google Pay Execs Raise $13.2M To Build Neo-Banking Platform For Millennials In India


Original Content podcast: Netflix's '6 Underground' is very fun and very dumb: Anthony Ha, Jordan Crook



Netflix’s “6 Underground” feels like a movie that belongs on the big screen. Sure, it isn’t part of a giant franchise (yet), and it doesn’t feature any well-known superheroes — but it does star “Deadpool”‘s Ryan Reynolds as a wise-cracking hero who cr…

Former Google Pay execs raise $13.2M to build neo-banking platform for millennials in India: Manish Singh



Two co-founders of Google Pay in India are building a neo-banking platform in the country — and they have quickly secured backing from three top VC funds. Sujith Narayanan, a veteran payments executive who co-founded Google Pay in India (formerly known as Goo…

CES was a snoozefest: Brian Heater



At a certain point during the last week, I found myself wandering the halls of CES, looking for the gadget that would fix all of my problems. Maybe it’s the modern condition, or just a sign of having been involved in this industry for far too long. Technology…

Identifying opportunities in today's saturated cybersecurity market: Connie Loizos



Yoav Leitersdorf is the founder of YL Ventures, a 12-year-old, Mill Valley, California.-based seed-stage venture firm that invests narrowly in Israeli cybersecurity startups and closed its fourth fund with $120 million in capital commitments last summer — a v…

China Roundup: WeChat's new focus on monetization: Rita Liao



Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. At the beginning of each year, a large crowd of developers, content creators and digitall…

R.I.P. Goofy Times: Jon Evans



A strange new sensation has settled across the tech industry, one so foreign, so alien, it’s almost hard to recognize. A sense that some great expectations are being radically revised downwards; that someone has turned down a previously unquenchable money spi…

Smasung launches the rugged, enterprise-ready Galaxy XCover Pro: Frederic Lardinois



We got a bit of a surprise at the end of CES: some hands-on time with Samsung’s latest rugged phone for the enterprise, the Galaxy XCover Pro. The XCover Pro, which is officially launching today, is a mid-range $499 phone for first-line workers like flight at…

Week in Review: The old Vision Fund heave-ho: Lucas Matney



Hey everyone, welcome back to Week in Review where I dive deep into a bit of news from the week or just share some thoughts and go over some of the more interesting stories of the week. If you’re reading this on the TechCrunch site, you can get this in your i…

After delays, noise-adapting NuraLoop earbuds are coming soon and sound great: Brian Heater



A few buffet mistakes aside, NuraLoop were the biggest disappointment of my 2019 CES. When the headphones showed up at the show as dummy units, it hurt my heart a little. The original Nuraphones made an appearance on my 2017 best of the year list, and the ide…

This Week in Apps: Apple's record holiday, Pokémon Go's staying power, a spying tool gets the boot: Sarah Perez



Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as hot as ever with a record 203 billion downloads in 2019 and $119 billion i…



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