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Sky.Garden, Kenya’s Amazon-style marketplace, faces closure after funding fell through

The future of Kenya-based Sky.Garden — an Amazon-style marketplace for third-party merchants to sell electronics, home goods and more — is in the balance after the startup failed to close a round of financing, according to a memo the startup sent out to employees. An insider told TechCrunch that the startup’s Co-founder and CEO, Martin Majlund, sent […]

Sky.Garden, Kenya’s Amazon-style marketplace, faces closure after funding fell through by Annie Njanja originally published on TechCrunch

Studio’s private group camcorder app lets friends create ‘episodes’ by combing 10-second videos

As younger consumers are shifting to social apps that focus on video and more personal forms of social networking, a new social app called Studio, launching today, is introducing a group camcorder experience that allows groups of friends to share videos with one another in private albums. These albums, or “studios” as they’re called, are […]

Studio’s private group camcorder app lets friends create ‘episodes’ by combing 10-second videos by Sarah Perez originally published on TechCrunch

Square now supports Apple’s Tap to Pay on iPhones

Block, the company behind Square and Cash App, now supports Apple’s Tap to Pay for iPhone feature for merchants. Existing Square users or new businesses wanting to use Square can now use their iPhones to receive payments while using the fintech company’s financial management software. The Jack Dorsey-led company said that merchants can open the […]

Square now supports Apple’s Tap to Pay on iPhones by Ivan Mehta originally published on TechCrunch

Meta urged to pay reparations for Facebook’s role in Rohingya genocide

Meta is facing a fresh call to pay reparations to the Rohingya people for Facebook’s role in inciting ethnic violence in Myanmar. A new report by Amnesty International — providing what it calls a “first-of-its kind, in-depth human rights analysis” of the role played by Meta (aka Facebook) in the atrocities perpetrated against the Rohingya […]

Meta urged to pay reparations for Facebook’s role in Rohingya genocide by Natasha Lomas originally published on TechCrunch

‘Virtual ward’ startup Doccla gets Series A injection as it eyes AI tools

Doccla, a Sweden founded but London-headquartered health tech startup that sells a remote patient monitoring platform to hospitals to run so-called ‘virtual wards’, has closed a £15 million (~$17M) Series A funding round a year after raising a $3.3M seed. The Series A is led by US VC General Catalyst, with participation from funds managed […]

‘Virtual ward’ startup Doccla gets Series A injection as it eyes AI tools by Natasha Lomas originally published on TechCrunch

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