TSMC, Intel, GlobalFoundries, and other chipmakers have begun halting deliveries to Russia in response to U.S. sanctions

The global computer chip industry, including the giant Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, has begun halting sales to Russia in the wake of U.S. sanctions aimed at punishing…

MFine, a Bangalore-based on-demand healthcare platform, raises $48 Million

Four-year old MFine is an on-demand healthcare platform which provides users access to virtual consultations with doctors via chat or video formats. The app allows users to…

London-based instant grocery delivery startup Zapp raises a $200M

Zapp, the instant grocery delivery startup that launched in 2020 in London, has picked up a substantial round of funding to go head-to-head with Getir, Gopuff, Jiffy,…

SCOTUS throws out a lower court ruling that had allowed 3rd-party

The Supreme Court has given LinkedIn another chance to stop a rival company from scraping personal information from users’ public profiles, a practice LinkedIn says should be…

In a letter to shareholders and employees, India’s Paytm has confirmed that it plans to file for an IPO (Manish Singh/TechCrunch)

Manish Singh / TechCrunch:In a letter to shareholders and employees, India’s Paytm has confirmed that it plans to file for an IPO  —  Paytm, India’s most valuable startup,…

Current and former insiders shed light on IBM’s missteps with Watson, as IBM takes a less ambitious approach to commercializing Watson in the corporate market (Steve Lohr/New York Times)

Steve Lohr / New York Times:Current and former insiders shed light on IBM’s missteps with Watson, as IBM takes a less ambitious approach to commercializing Watson in the…

McDonald’s is selling Dynamic Yield, a startup it acquired for $300M in 2019 that helps retailers offer personalized digital promotions, to Mastercard (Kimberly Chin/Wall Street Journal)

Kimberly Chin / Wall Street Journal:McDonald’s is selling Dynamic Yield, a startup it acquired for $300M in 2019 that helps retailers offer personalized digital promotions, to Mastercard  — …

Cruella Pirated on Torrent Sites Months Ahead of India Release

Cruella has arrived on torrent websites and different networks that allow piracy, in a number of completely different resolutions and file dimension (from 7.5GB to 16GB). While most…

Sendlane, which helps e-commerce companies automate email and SMS marketing, raises $20M Series A; CEO says Sendlane, which is seeing $7M+ in ARR, is profitable (Christine Hall/TechCrunch)

Christine Hall / TechCrunch:Sendlane, which helps e-commerce companies automate email and SMS marketing, raises $20M Series A; CEO says Sendlane, which is seeing $7M+ in ARR, is profitable …

Tailscale, which provides an enterprise mesh VPN service built on the open source WireGuard protocol, raises a $100M Series B at a $1B+ valuation (Kyle Wiggers/TechCrunch)

Kyle Wiggers / TechCrunch:Tailscale, which provides an enterprise mesh VPN service built on the open source WireGuard protocol, raises a $100M Series B at a $1B+ valuation  — …