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SaaS management platform BetterCloud raises $75M Series F - https://www.launchticker.com/story/saas-management-platform-bettercloud-raises-75m-series-f-led-by-warburg
MasterClass, an education platform with high-profile teachers, raises $100M Series E - https://www.launchticker.com/story/masterclass-an-education-platform-with-high-profile-teachers-raises-100m-series-e
Leaked iOS 14 code reveals details about AirTag item trackers, Apple's in-store AR plans, more - https://www.launchticker.com/story/9to5mac-details-the-plans-apple-has-for-numerous-products-as-revealed
White House officials expect the official unemployment rate to pass 20 percent by the end of May: Report - https://www.launchticker.com/story/white-house-officials-expect-the-official-unemployment-rate-to-pass-20
Reuters details how South Korea used an urban planning system for coronavirus response - https://www.launchticker.com/story/south-koreas-smart-city-data-system-designed-to-enable-authorities-to
Elon Musk says he does not expect the production version of Tesla's Cybertruck to be much smaller than the prototype - https://www.launchticker.com/story/elon-musk-says-he-does-not-expect-the-production-version-of
The Washington Post examines how pandemic lockdowns have driven demand for home office products while inhibiting supply chains - https://www.launchticker.com/story/the-washington-post-examines-how-pandemic-lockdowns-have-driven-demand-for
Kenosha County, WI health officer says she'll shut down Amazon's local campus if the company doesn't cooperate with coronavirus response efforts - https://www.launchticker.com/story/amazon-has-not-been-cooperative-with-public-health-officials-in-kenosha
Virgin Orbit misses Sunday launch window due to sensor problem, hopes to launch Monday afternoon - https://www.launchticker.com/story/virgin-orbit-misses-sunday-launch-window-due-to-sensor-problem-hopes
Anti-vax conspiracy theorists repurpose a years-old hoax video, claiming it features Bill Gates pitching an anti-fundamentalist vaccine - https://www.launchticker.com/story/anti-vax-conspiracy-theorists-repurpose-a-years-old-hoax-video-claiming-it-features
Jailbreaking group Unc0ver releases a new tool that unlocks all versions of iOS from 11 to 13.5 - https://www.launchticker.com/story/jailbreaking-group-unc0ver-releases-a-new-tool-that-unlocks-all-versions
Glitch, which provides browser-based tools for building web apps, lays off a substantial number of employees - https://www.launchticker.com/story/glitch-which-provides-browser-based-tools-for-building-web-apps-lays-off
Various federal agencies and industry associations request the FCC reconsider its approval of Ligado Networks' 5G network plans, citing potential interference with GPS - https://www.launchticker.com/story/various-federal-agencies-and-industry-associations-request-the-fcc-reconsider-its
Brazil's telecom regulator says the pandemic will result in additional delays for its 5G spectrum auction - https://www.launchticker.com/story/brazils-telecom-regulator-says-the-pandemic-will-result-in-additional-delays
Apple plans to bring the macOS Messages app up to date with the mobile version of the app, according to iOS 14 code - https://www.launchticker.com/story/apple-plans-to-update-the-messages-app-for-macos-with-the
The New York Times covers tech upgrades that are enabling emergency responders to operate more efficiently during the pandemic - https://www.launchticker.com/story/the-city-of-new-orleans-with-the-help-of-new-york
Singaporean shopping mall operator CapitaLand to launch two e-commerce platforms - https://www.launchticker.com/story/singaporean-shopping-mall-operator-capitaland-to-launch-two-e-commerce-platforms-on
Reliance Jio Platforms rolls out its JioMart e-commerce business in dozens of new Indian markets - - https://www.launchticker.com/story/reliance-jio-platforms-rolls-out-its-jiomart-e-commerce-business-in-dozens
Facebook's policy regarding anti-vax misinformation conflicts with the company's policy on coronavirus misinformation: Report - https://www.launchticker.com/story/facebooks-leniency-regarding-anti-vax-misinformation-conflicts-with-the-companys-policy-on
London-based Blink launches an app for deskless frontline employees and raises ~$10M - https://www.launchticker.com/story/london-based-blink-launches-an-app-for-deskless-frontline-employees-and-raises
Google Messages to support end-to-end encryption for RCS conversations: Report - https://www.launchticker.com/story/google-messages-to-support-end-to-end-encryption-for-rcs-according-to-code
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the country will ramp up COVID-19 testing and tracing - https://www.launchticker.com/story/canadian-prime-minister-justin-trudeau-says-the-country-will-ramp-up
Arbiter in Uber price-fixing suit said he ruled in the company's favor out of fear for his personal safety, according to a court filing from the plaintiff - https://www.launchticker.com/story/spencer-meyer-who-initiated-an-antitrust-suit-against-uber-that-sought
VentureBeat examines the tech governments and organizations are using to track and better understand COVID-19 - https://www.launchticker.com/story/venturebeat-examines-how-governments-and-organization-are-using-contact-tracing-and-smartphone
SpaceX on track to launch a crewed mission to the International Space Station on Wednesday - https://www.launchticker.com/story/spacexs-nasa-funded-demo-2-mission-which-will-take-astronauts-bob-behnken-and
New York International Auto Show organizers cancel the 2020 event after pushing it from April to August - https://www.launchticker.com/story/new-york-international-auto-show-organizers-cancel-2020-event-the-greater
Australian researchers achieve 44.2 Tbps data transfer over standard optical fiber with micro-comb tech they say could upgrade existing internet infrastructure with minimal expense - https://www.launchticker.com/story/australian-researchers-achieve-44-2-tbps-data-transfer-over-standard-optical-fiber
Amazon confirms a woman who worked in the company's Randall, OH facility has died of COVID-19 - https://www.launchticker.com/story/amazon-confirms-a-woman-who-worked-in-the-companys-randall-oh
The Wall Street Journal examines how large, dominant tech companies weather crises that damage smaller firms - https://www.launchticker.com/story/the-wall-street-journal-examines-how-large-dominant-tech-companies-weather
Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and other American firms are providing web services to blacklisted Chinese surveillance companies: Report - https://www.launchticker.com/story/amazon-google-microsoft-and-other-american-firms-are-providing-essential-web
Microsoft announces HoloLens 2 will roll out to 15 more countries this fall, gain dark mode and 5G support - https://www.launchticker.com/story/microsoft-announces-hololens-2-will-roll-out-to-15-more-countries
Venezuela’s Supreme Court orders DirecTV to restore local service after parent AT&T shut it down due to sanctions - https://www.launchticker.com/story/venezuelas-supreme-court-orders-directv-to-restore-local-service-after-parent
Judge approves Faraday Future Founder Jia Yueting's bankruptcy restructuring plan - https://www.launchticker.com/story/judge-approves-faraday-future-founder-jia-yuetings-bankruptcy-restructuring-plan-much
Boris Johnson has called on officials to develop a plan to eliminate Huawei's role in Britain's infrastructure by 2023: Report - https://www.launchticker.com/story/british-pm-boris-johnson-has-called-on-officials-to-develop-a
President Trump is considering the establishment of a commission that would review complaints of political bias on social media platforms: Report - https://www.launchticker.com/story/president-trump-is-considering-the-establishment-of-a-panel-that-would
A coalition of tech companies and privacy advocates calls on the House of Representative to protect Americans' browsing and search histories from warrantless searches - https://www.launchticker.com/story/a-coalition-of-tech-companies-and-privacy-advocates-calls-on-the
CVKey Project launches with an app to ease the reopening of businesses - https://www.launchticker.com/story/cvkey-project-launches-with-an-app-to-ease-the-reopening-of
Bloomberg examines China's plans to spend $1.4T over six years to deploy 5G networks, surveillance infrastructure, more - https://www.launchticker.com/story/bloomberg-examines-chinas-plans-to-spend-1-4t-over-six-years-to
Seattle District Court judge rules that waking a phone's display to see the lock screen is a search - https://www.launchticker.com/story/seattle-district-court-judge-rules-the-fbi-cannot-access-a-mobile
Reuters analyzes smartphone data to determine how people are behaving as lockdown restrictions ease - https://www.launchticker.com/story/reuters-analyzes-smartphone-data-from-safegraph-to-determine-how-people-in
Box to allow employees to work remotely until January, plans office-remote hybrid model for the future - https://www.launchticker.com/story/box-ceo-aaron-levie-announces-employees-will-have-the-option-to
This Week in Startups: AMA with Slice Founder and CEO Ilir Sela - https://www.launchticker.com/story/this-week-in-startups-ama-with-ilir-selaslice-founder-and-ceo
Shanghai-based e-commerce company Pinduoduo Q1 beats with $916M revenue - https://www.launchticker.com/story/shanghai-based-e-commerce-company-pinduoduo-81b-market-cap-q1-beats-916m-revenue
Wired interviews Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai about the holding company model, the pandemic, doing business in China, more - https://www.launchticker.com/story/wired-interviews-alphabet-ceo-sundar-pichai-about-how-google-was-positioned
NetEase and http://JD.com plan secondary listings on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in June: Report - https://www.launchticker.com/story/netease-and-jd-com-plan-secondary-listings-on-the-hong-kong-stock
Dutch District Court judge rules woman who refused to remove photos of her grandchildren from social media violated GDPR - https://www.launchticker.com/story/dutch-district-court-judge-rules-woman-who-refused-to-remove-photos
Hackers and security researchers have had access to an early version of iOS 14 since February: Report - https://www.launchticker.com/story/hackers-and-security-researchers-have-had-access-to-an-early-version
This Week in Startups: News Roundtable with Coelius Capital MP Zach Coelius and The Hustle CEO Sam Parr - https://www.launchticker.com/story/this-week-in-startups-news-roundtablejason-speaks-with-coelius-capital-mp
After rescheduling Prime Day, Amazon plans a summer sale to help merchants move excess inventory: Report - https://www.launchticker.com/story/amazon-plans-a-summer-sale-to-help-merchants-move-excess-inventory
Archer, an urban air mobility startup from Vettery founders, emerges from stealth - https://www.launchticker.com/story/urban-air-mobility-startup-archer-emerges-from-stealth-with-plans-to
 
 
 
 
 
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