July 21, 2019 News Magazine

Month: July 2019


Watch Patrick Stewart grow bored of his winery in first ‘Star Trek: Picard’ trailer

July 20, 2019

July 20, 2019

Yes, Captain Jean-Luc Picard is indeed coming back. We knew this from previous announcements, but CBS All Access turned heads...

NASA’s Orion crew capsule is officially complete and ready to prep for its first Moon mission

July 20, 2019

July 20, 2019

NASA’s 50th anniversary celebrations weren’t limited to just remembrances of past achievements – the space agency also marked the day...

US national security, climate change, startup HR, and launching in the Midwest

July 20, 2019

July 20, 2019

Reminder: Extra Crunch Event Discounts for Summer Party TechCrunch’s annual Summer Party is just around the corner next week —...

Elon Musk says Starship prototypes will have first test flights in ‘2 to 3 months’

July 20, 2019

July 20, 2019

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk believes that both the Texas and Florida Starship prototype rockets being developed by the private space...

Hold the first Moon rock ever collected with your smartphone

July 20, 2019

July 20, 2019

NASA is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing in a variety of ways today, but here’s...

Original Content podcast: We’re not on the same page about ‘Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein’

July 20, 2019

July 20, 2019

Just to get this out of the way: “Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein” is a great title. In fact, it’s probably...

Startups Weekly: The opportunities & challenges for mental health tech

July 20, 2019

July 20, 2019

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last week, I wrote about Zoom and Superhuman’s PR disasters. Before that, I noted the big uptick in VC spending in 2019. Remember, you can send me tips, suggestions and feedback to kate.clark@techcrunch.com or on Twitter @KateClarkTweets. If you don’t subscribe to Startups Weekly yet, you can do that here. Now let’s talk about mental health startups. VCs may be confident in the potential of teletherapy, but struggling companies in the space tell another story. Nine months ago Basis launched a website and app for guided conversations via chat or video with pseudo-therapists or people trained in research-backed approaches but who lack the same certifications as a counseling or clinical psychologist. I wrote a story noting that the company, led by former Uber VP Andrew Chapin, had raised a $3.75..

Startups Weekly: The opportunities & challenges for mental health tech

July 20, 2019

July 20, 2019

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital...

Tesla drops request for restraining order against allegedly dangerous short seller

July 20, 2019

July 20, 2019

Tesla has withdrawn its request for a court-ordered restraining order against Randeep Hothi, documents submitted to the court where the...

Google is adding Find My Device and battery features to Fast Pair headphones

July 19, 2019

July 19, 2019

Introduced a few I/Os back, Fast Pair is Google’s attempt to make its own mark on the post-AirPod headphone landscape....