Apple’s new iPhones are powered by the industry’s first 7nm chips – TechCrunch

Unsurprisingly, Apple today announced its newest generation of iPhones. And with that, it also announced its new chips: the A12 Bionic. What makes the A12 Bionic stand out is that it’s built using a 7nm process. While it’s hard to compare these numbers given that every chip manufacturer seems to …

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Hustle Fund, founded by two ex-500 Startups partners, closes $11.5 million fund – TechCrunch

Hustle Fund, the pre-seed firm founded by former 500 Startups partners Elizabeth Yin and Eric Bahn, have closed their first fund, coming in at the tune of $11.5 million. Hustle Fund also recently brought on Shiyan Koh to its team of general partners. Before joining the firm, Koh was the …

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Hulu and Discovery announce partnership for live and on-demand programming – TechCrunch

Hulu and Discovery this morning announced a wide-ranging partnership that will see Discovery’s live and on-demand programming added to Hulu’s streaming service. The multi-year agreement will see nearly 4,000 episodes of Discovery’s shows added to Hulu’s on-demand library, as well as five additional Discovery TV networks – Discovery Channel, TLC, Investigation …

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European parliament gives thumbs up to controversial copyright reforms – TechCrunch

The European Parliament has just voted to back controversial proposals to reform online copyright — including supporting an extension to cover snippets of publishers content (Article 11), and to make platforms that hold significant amounts of content liable for copyright violations by their users (Article 13). Today’s plenary vote in …

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ICOs are increasingly just for venture capitalists – TechCrunch

The rollercoaster-get-rich ICOs of 2017 are over — crypto companies are waking up to the idea that VC investors aren’t so bad after all. Companies used initial coin offerings (ICOs) to raise some $5.5 billion in cryptocurrency-based funding last year. As an emerging investment system with no regulation, nearly anyone …

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Deliveroo will enter Taiwan, its fourth market in the Asia-Pacific so far – TechCrunch

Food delivery service Deliveroo is making headway in its Asian expansion strategy. The London-based company announced today that it will launch in Taiwan in the coming weeks, starting with Taipei, the country’s capital, before heading to other cities. This marks Deliveroo’s fourth market in the Asia-Pacific region (the others are …

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I watched HBO’s Tinder-shaming doc ‘Swiped’ so you don’t have to – TechCrunch

Have you ever wanted to see one of your “hate-reads” stretched out to feature-film length? If so, you’ll want to watch HBO’s new documentary, “Swiped,” which takes a depressing, trigger-inducing and damning look at online dating culture, and specifically Tinder’s outsized influence in the dating app business. The film evolved …

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