Pinterest launches wellness actions to assist customers address stress, nervousness

Pinterest has launched emotional wellness actions tailor-made for the hundreds of thousands of customers looking out the visible pinboard for emotional well being and associated subjects. Created in partnership with Brainstorm, the Stanford Lab for Psychological Well being Innovation, Vibrant Emotional Well being and the Nationwide Suicide Prevention Lifeline, the actions, meant for customers to finish when they're feeling anxious,...

Free inventory buying and selling app Robinhood raises $323M at $7.6B valuation

Robinhood, the favored free inventory buying and selling app, this morning introduced a large $323 million spherical led by DST International. The Sequence E financing values the Menlo Park-headquartered enterprise at $7.6 billion, up from its Sequence D valuation of greater than $5 billion. Ribbit Capital, NEA, Sequoia and Thrive Capital have additionally participated within the spherical, which the corporate says...

Meet 500 Startups’ 25th batch of startups

It’s that point of yr once more. When startup founders fret for weeks on finish because the long-awaited Demo Day approaches. Buyers pore by means of lists of startups taking part in varied accelerator packages and have their associates ping dozens of founders for espresso conferences. Demo Day season is upon us. Quickly Y Combinator’s newest cohort of startups will...

The roles instruments play in worker engagement

Christina Janzer Contributor Christina Janzer is Slack’s Director of Analysis & Analytics, accountable for main all world analysis and product analytics efforts that present insights about individuals and work. Worker engagement isn’t simply in regards to the morale of particular person staff—it additionally allows broader workforce productiveness and results in higher enterprise outcomes. In reality, analysis performed by The Society for...

Asserting the agenda for TC Periods: Enterprise | San Francisco, September 5

TechCrunch Periods is again! On September 5, we’re taking over the ferociously aggressive subject of enterprise software program, and thrilled to announce our packed agenda, overflowing with a few of the largest names and most enjoyable startups within the enterprise trade. And also you’re in luck, as a result of $249 early-bird tickets are nonetheless on sale — be...

Huawei reportedly helped North Korea construct out 3G community in secret

A new report may finally show one other bombshell in Huawei’s on-going conflicts with the U.S. authorities. New paperwork obtained by The Washington Publish tie the Chinese language {hardware} large to North Korea’s business 3G wi-fi community. If confirmed, the ties can be but extra fodder for the U.S., which has already dinged the corporate over prices of violating Iran...

Serverless, Inc expands free Framework to incorporate monitoring and safety

Serverless improvement has largely been a lonely pursuit till not too long ago, however Serverless, Inc has been providing a free framework for intrepid programmers since 2015. At first, that concerned improvement, deployment and testing, however immediately the corporate introduced it's increasing into monitoring and safety to make it an end-to-end instrument — and it’s out there free of...

Slack quickens its internet and desktop consumer

Slack is launching a significant replace to its internet and desktop right now that doesn’t introduce any new options or a brand new consumer interface. As an alternative, it’s virtually an entire rebuild of the underlying expertise that makes these two experiences work. Over the course of the final 12 months or so, Slack labored on shifting the online...

UK challenger financial institution Atom raises one other £50M from BBVA and extra, sources say at £530M valuation

One other hopeful amongst Europe’s so-called challenger banks — startups taking up the large names in shopper banking by focusing on area of interest teams of customers with a extra fashionable set of instruments to handle customers’ cash — has raised a sizeable spherical of funding to broaden its enterprise. Atom Financial institution — which targets primarily millennial-aged shoppers (present...

Amazon is opening a pair of latest robotic achievement facilities in Ohio

Amazon this morning introduced its intentions to open a pair of robotic-powered achievement facilities in Ohio. The 2 warehouses — each bigger than 700,000 sq. ft — might be positioned within the north of the state, in Akron and Rossford, respectively. They’ll operate very similar to Amazon’s different transport facilities, offering a collaborative workspace between human workers and the corporate’s...