Stephen Colbert explains why ‘defund the police’ doesn’t mean no cops at all

[ad_1] Widespread protests against racism and police brutality have now entered their second week, with a poll finding the Black Lives Matter movement has gained increasing popularity. As Late Show host Stephen Colbert noted on Tuesday, 53 percent of registered voters now support the cause, up from 42 percent at the end of April. “So…

Alibaba taps international influencers to sell more globally – TechCrunch

[ad_1] For years, Chinese e-commerce exporters have been learning the ins and outs of ad placement on Facebook, Instagram and other mainstream social media platforms to reach customers around the world. But they recently spotted a new way to grab people’s attention, one that has never felt more familiar. Video influencers. Shopping via videos is…

Apply to TC Top Picks at Disrupt 2020 – TechCrunch

[ad_1] This is one [expletive deleted] tough time to be an early-stage startup founder. But giving up simply isn’t part of startup DNA. Instead, it’s time to do whatever it takes to catch the eyes and imagination of investors, media and other tech and business influencers. Here’s an easy way to begin. Apply to be…

‘How my photo ended up breaking Android phones’

[ad_1] Image copyright GAURAV AGRAWAL Gaurav Agrawal, a scientist and amateur photographer living in San Diego, couldn’t believe it when he suddenly started seeing a photograph he took last summer popping up on the news. He took it at St Mary Lake in Glacier National Park, Montana, one “magical evening” in August 2019. He shared…

Uber Africa launches Uber Cash with Flutterwave and explores EVs – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Uber is launching its Uber Cash digital wallet feature in Sub-Saharan Africa through a partnership with San Francisco based — Nigerian founded — fintech firm Flutterwave. The arrangement will allow riders to top up Uber wallets using the dozens of remittance partners active on Flutterwave’s Pan-African network. Flutterwave operates as a B2B payments gateway…

This startup is tackling women’s bladder leakage with grace (and a subscription business) – TechCrunch

[ad_1] No one likes to talk about urinary incontinence, but the loss of bladder control is something that impacts millions of people around the globe. Women are especially prone to developing related issues because of pregnancies, childbirth, and menopause, all of which can affect the urinary tract and the muscles that support it. According to…