Tesla brings on new VP of engineering from Snap – TechCrunch

Tesla announced a number of new hires today, including Stuart Bowers, who is joining as VP of engineering. Bowers is joining Tesla from Snap, where...

Elon Musk shuffles Tesla’s executive team in email – TechCrunch

After a string of executive departures over the past several months that continued Friday with the resignations of two people in high-profile positions, CEO Elon Musk...

Google snags Sony’s ‘Magic Lab’ VR guru – TechCrunch

Google has hired Richard Marks, Sony’s Magic Lab head who was behind much of the company’s VR efforts, to a position in its Advanced...

Fast-growing game engine startup Unity loses its CFO – TechCrunch

Unity Technologies, the highly valued startup behind one of the most popular game development tools, lost its CFO Mike Foley earlier this summer, Business Insider (paywalled)...

Trump wants to just tariff the hell out of China – TechCrunch

Another day, another whopper of a tariff. The Trump administration has been busy finalizing the rulemaking process to put 25% tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese...

Silicon Valley scooter wars – TechCrunch

Electric scooters have become the hot new area for startups and “innovation.” For those who haven’t been keeping track, there are three main players in the Silicon...

Five-camera phones are coming soon, because sure, why not? – TechCrunch

Peer into the future — or a future, at least. Having otherwise run out of things to improve on, Nokia brand licenser HMD is apparently bringing...

Tor Project launches official mobile browser for Android – TechCrunch

Tor Project, the group behind the anonymous Tor browser, has released an alpha version of its own anonymous browser for Android. Following this release, Orfox, the longstanding Tor...

Weebly brings more e-commerce features to mobile – TechCrunch

Weebly is part of Square now, but it continues to update as a standalone product. This week, for example, the company announced a number of new...

BlockFi just gathered up $50 million to lend to bitcoin and ethereum holders who...

Because cryptocurrency prices are almost comically volatile owing to challenges involved in valuing them, it’s hard to know when or why to sell. Enter crypto-asset backed loans,...

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