Tesla wants help, will hire customer experience specialists at 98 locations

Tesla is hiring showroom sales and delivery staff. Perhaps Tesla’s recent reported success in ramping up Model 3 production line output is the reason for the hiring spree. It may be that...

FirstMark Capital’s Catherine Ulrich is joining us at TechCrunch Sessions: AR/VR

One of the underlying trends of VR/AR investment in 2018 is that money has become harder to come by for startups which may have had no trouble pulling together a...

Australia’s Simple lands $17M to grow its marketing intelligence platform worldwide

Simple, an Australia-based business that operates a platform for managing marketing strategies and campaigns, has pulled in $17 million to expand its business in the U.S. and other global markets. The...

Uber wants to focus on bikes over cars for shorter journeys

For most people, Uber is all about requesting a ride and jumping in a car. But Uber boss Dara Khosrowshahi is planning to change all that as the company switches...

Alexa’s smart speaker market lead slips as Google Assistant and others gain

Amazon Alexa remains the global leader in smart speaker sales by a significant margin, but Google Assistant is steadily gaining market share in the U.S. Smart speakers from other companies...

The lobbying is fast and furious as gig companies seek relief from pro-labor Supreme...

Antoinette Siu Contributor For four years, Edhuar Arellano has left his house at 7 a.m. on weekdays to drive customers around the Bay Area for Lyft and Uber . Most days,...

Attack by hackers affects about 2 million T-Mobile customers

T-Mobile has announced that around 2 million of its customers may have had personal details stolen in an attack by hackers. While financial details were not compromised, other personal details...

Australia bans the use of Huawei 5G network tech

The Australian government has expanded its network security rules to effectively ban Chinese company Huawei from its future 5G network. Huawei calls the decision extremely disappointing for consumers. The post Australia...

Qualcomm’s next flagship mobile chip will feature 5G connectivity

The latest smartphones get loads of power from the latest processors -- but we want more. Qualcomm's next major chip is on the way, and it has been confirmed to...

Walmart continues push against Amazon with Walmart eBooks store

Walmart is continuing its assault against the likes of Amazon. How? The company has launched Walmart eBooks in partnership with Rakuten Kobo, giving Walmart customers access to Kobo's 6-million-strong library...