Data management startup Rubrik confirms $180M round at a $1.3B valuation
Rubrik, a startup that provides data backup and recovery services for enterprises across both cloud and on-premises environments, has closed a $180 million round of funding that values the company at $1.3 billion. The [..]
Cloudera finishes up 20% in stock market debut
Cloudera, the enterprise big data company, closed the day up over 20% at $18.09, after pricing its IPO at $15 per share. This is also above the range of $12 to $14 that enterprise big data company was preparing [..]
Elon Musk teases Tesla electric semi truck, up to 4 new Gigafactory locations
Elon Musk was on stage at the 2017 TED Conference in Vancouver on Friday, and he revealed some of his tunnel work and aspirations, but he also talked about a few ongoing Tesla projects he’s referenced before. The [..]
Tumblr just added a switch in the iOS Settings that lets you turn the porn back on
Here’s an interesting change: Tumblr’s iOS application just received an update which now lets you turn on or off adult-oriented, NSFW search results just by toggling a switch in iOS’s Settings. That’s [..]
10 best PC games to play on your living room couch
The image of PC gaming as something that happens in a cramped study or a musty bedroom is fading. More people than ever seem to be happy plugging their rig into their TV and gaming on the sofa. Who wouldn’t want that? [..]
Want to delete your Uber account? It just got a lot easier
Uber has updated its app with a dedicated menu for controlling your privacy settings that includes another much-requested feature: the ability to delete your account.
Rolling out today, the ridesharing service’s new [..]
Download of the day: GIMP
GIMP (the GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a free photo-editor that’s powerful enough to rival paid-for software like Photoshop, and it’s surprisingly straightforward to use.
Its array of [..]
The best free alternative to WinRAR 2017
WinRAR is an excellent tool for compressing and archiving files – it’s fast, able to split archives into volumes, and offers secure 256-bit password encryption.
However, despite a generous 40-day trial, WinRAR [..]
Equity podcast: Earnings clown car and the profitable-ish Dropbox with Hunter Walk
Welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture-capital focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the narrative. Homebrew’s own Hunter Walk joined us for this episode along with co-hosts Katie Roof, Matthew [..]
Plug and Play launches a fintech accelerator in Paris
Plug and Play is launching a new accelerator based in Paris. This time, the company is partnering with French bank BNP Paribas and focusing on fintech startups. The first batch of startups has just been picked. Plug [..]