Saturday, January 16, 2021
GitLab has confirmed with TechCrunch that it oversaw a $195 million secondary sale that values the company at $6 billion. CNBC broke the story earlier today. The company’s impressive valuation comes after its most recent 2019 Series E in...
Some time ago, I gave up on the idea of finding a thread that connects each story in the weekly Extra Crunch roundup; there are no unified theories of technology news. The stories that left the deepest impression were...
Thousands of Canadians are thumbing their noses at government advice to stay home and hopping international flights to sunny destinations even as the COVID-19 crisis worsens in many parts of the country, CBC News has found. Canadian air...
The wall of noise is constant as the workers manually check, sort and pack a seemingly endless supply of disposable gloves into boxes destined for international markets like Canada. The production line, filled mostly with migrant workers,...
Alberta's United Conservative government is hiring influential Capitol Hill lobbyists and communications experts as it seeks to win support in Washington, D.C., for the Keystone XL pipeline and other trade interests south of the border. CBC News has identified three firms...
Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson knows a thing or two about unleashing developers. His company has garnered a market cap of almost $60 billion by creating a set of tools to make it easy for programmers to insert a...
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin company launched a new capsule into space Thursday to test all the astronaut perks before people strap in. Thursday's flight with a dummy named Mannequin Skywalker lasted 10 minutes and reached 106 kilometres above...
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today the federal government is open to strengthening pandemic restrictions on international travel as concerns mount about Canadians travelling abroad — but suggested the government's pre-existing measures are still effective. "Our measures have...
Last year, a number of startups building OKR-focused software raised lots of venture capital, drawing TechCrunch’s attention. Why is everyone making software that measures objectives and key results? we wondered with tongue in cheek. After all, how big could...
Hello, Earthlings! This is our weekly newsletter on all things environmental, where we highlight trends and solutions that are moving us to a more sustainable world. (Sign up here to get it in your inbox every Thursday.) This week:How carbon capture...

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