YC-backed Tango Builder wants to use aerospace engineering to build a house

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Housing has been constructed for millennia, and while clearly our modern abodes are ever so slightly better than the elk tents we used to live in, the construction techniques behind housing today haven’t progressed all that much. What has progressed are prices — it’s more expensive than ever to build a modern unit, and that’s […]

Prices increase tonight on TechCrunch’s virtual founder workshop event, TC Early Stage

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We’re less than a month away from launching TC Early Stage 2020, our interactive online bootcamp, that runs July 21-22. Don’t miss out on more than 50 expert-led workshops focused on the core subjects every early-stage startup founder needs to ace. But hold up — today is your last chance to score an early-bird deal. […]

Even amid the pandemic, this newly funded travel startup is tackling the stodgy timeshare market

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The world is rife with me-too startups, which makes it all the more refreshing when a founder comes along that manages to find a broken market that’s hiding in plain sight. That’s what Mike Kennedy appears to be doing with Koala, a young outfit determined to update the stodgy world of property time-share management, wherein […]

Why AWS built a no-code tool

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AWS today launched Amazon Honeycode, a no-code environment built around a spreadsheet-like interface that is a bit of a detour for Amazon’s cloud service. Typically, after all, AWS is all about giving developers all of the tools to build their applications — but they then have to put all of the pieces together. Honeycode, on […]

Crypto Startup School: The legal and fundraising implications of crypto tokens

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The final week of a16z’s Crypto Startup School kicks off with former Coinbase Chief Legal Officer Brian Brooks discussing “Token Securities Frameworks and Launching a Network.” Brooks starts off calling crypto the “most perfect intersection of tech and finance,” but he cautions that crypto builders must navigate traditional financial-services regulatory structures.

Suse launches version 2.0 of its Cloud Foundry-based Cloud Application Platform

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Suse, the well-known German open-source company that went through more corporate owners than anybody can remember until it finally became independent again in 2019, has long been a champion of Cloud Foundry, the open-source platform-as-a-service project. And while you may think of Suse as a Linux distribution, today’s company also offers a number of other […]

Google’s 46-camera ‘light field videos’ let you change perspective and peek around corners

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Google is showing off one of the most impressive efforts yet turning traditional photography and video into something more immersive: 3D video that lets the viewer change their perspective and even look around objects in frame. Unfortunately, unless you have 46 spare cameras to sync together, you probably won’t be making these “light field videos” […]

Mercedes-Benz, Nvidia partner to bring ‘software defined’ vehicles to market in 2024

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Dig into the guts of a 2020 Mercedes-Benz — or just about any modern luxury vehicle — and dozens of electronic control units will appear. Traditional automakers have historically added ECUs as they have added more technology, a practice that has introduced complexity and cost as well as limitations that newer rivals like Tesla happily […]

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