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D2C companies deliver customer delight and simplicity – TechCrunch

D2C companies deliver customer delight and simplicity – TechCrunch

Ashwin Ramasamy Contributor Ashwin Ramasamy is the cofounder of PipeCandy, which provides algorithm-generated insights and predictions about ecommerce and D2C companies. His company helps investors, banks, tech firms and governments understand the global ecommerce landscape. @Ashwinizer More posts by this contributor The different playbooks of D2C brands Waiting for the right professional network As the […]

Amazon to open its first non-Whole Foods grocery store in 2020 – TechCrunch

Amazon to open its first non-Whole Foods grocery store in 2020 – TechCrunch

Amazon is opening its first non-Whole Foods grocery store in the L.A. neighborhood of Woodland Hills, the retailer today confirmed. The news of the new store was first reported by CNET, which spotted several job postings referencing the location including those for a zone leader, grocery associates, and a food service associate. Unlike Amazon’s growing […]

Banning digital political ads gives extremists a distinct advantage – TechCrunch

Banning digital political ads gives extremists a distinct advantage – TechCrunch

Jessica Alter Contributor Jessica Alter is co-founder and chairman of Tech for Campaigns, an organization building the lasting tech and digital arm for Democrats and has helped over 200 campaigns on this front since 2017. Jack Dorsey’s announcement that Twitter will no longer run political ads because “political messages reach should be earned, not bought” […]

Alpaca nabs $6M for stocks API so anyone can build a Robinhood – TechCrunch

Alpaca nabs $6M for stocks API so anyone can build a Robinhood – TechCrunch

Stock trading app Robinhood is valued at $7.6 billion, but it only operates in the US. Freshly-funded fintech startup Alpaca does the dirty work so developers worldwide can launch their own competitors to that investing unicorn. Like the Stripe of stocks, Alpaca’s API handles the banking, security, and regulatory complexity, allowing other startups to quickly […]

Legislators from ten parliaments put the squeeze on Facebook – TechCrunch

Legislators from ten parliaments put the squeeze on Facebook – TechCrunch

The third session of the International Grand Committee on Disinformation, a multi-nation body comprised of global legislators with concerns about the societal impacts of social media giants, has been taking place in Dublin this week — once again without any senior Facebook management in attendance. The committee was formed last year after Facebook’s CEO Mark […]

Yandex is now testing a self-driving sidewalk cargo delivery robot – TechCrunch

Yandex is now testing a self-driving sidewalk cargo delivery robot – TechCrunch

Add another one to the list of companies piloting small wheeled autonomous robots for small package and food delivery: Yandex . Russia’s search and services giant has expanded its ambitions in the world of autonomous transportation, building on its work with self-driving cars to deploy a six-wheeled robot that adopts the popular cooler on wheels […]

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