African trading platform WaystoCap raises $3M right after graduating Y Combinator

Cross-border commerce platform WaystoCap has raised new funding to expand its reach in Africa, the startup confirmed to TechCrunch today. A recent graduate from the Y Combinator...

TechCrunch to Host a Startup Competition with Facebook in Nairobi

TechCrunch is hosting its first startup competition in Sub-Saharan Africa. We’ve wanted to bring TechCrunch to Africa for a long time, and now thanks to...

Time is running out to exhibit at Disrupt’s Hardware Alley

We want to see you in New York for Disrupt NY 2017, our annual celebration of all things startup. It’s a great time. You get...

Crunch Report | Yahoo and AOL combine to become Oath

Yahoo and AOL combine under Verizon to become Oath, Yelp acquires Wi-Fi marketing company Turnstyle Analytics, Apple improves the specs of the Mac Pro and a new sentiment index aims...

After an unexpected reveal, AOL’s CEO explains that Oath is about B2B branding

You weren’t supposed to know about Oath. Not this week, at least. And certainly not under these circumstances. The newly minted and already much maligned...

Yahoo + AOL = Oath, for some reason

Verizon’s long-promised Yahoo acquisition has a name. And it, for some reason, is Oath. AOL CEO Tim Armstrong acknowledged the strange new branding on Twitter...

What’s it like to use AOL dial-up internet in 2017?

It wasn’t so long ago that dial-up was normal, but going back to 56K after years of faster connections can be a frustrating experience. The post What’s it like to use...

Weekly Roundup: Claims surface on Trump’s dealings with Russia, Yahoo splits into Altaba

As part of the Verizon acquisition, Yahoo has split itself into an investment unit called Altaba and is now waiting for Verizon to undertake its...

Yahoo shares tumble as investors fear Verizon acquisition trouble

Yahoo shares tumbled 6% on Thursday as investors feared that the latest Yahoo hack revelation could spell bad news for its sale to Verizon. This is...

Crunch Report | Tesla Acquisition of SolarCity Approved

LinkedIn now blocked in Russia, Tesla acquisition of SolarCity is approved, SpaceX wants to bring internet access to everyone, AOL lays off 7 percent of workforce, Zesty replaces CEO and...