Category : Tech

Tech / TechCrunch - 2 months ago

Snap reportedly bought its very own 3D game engine

Snapchat’s parent company bought a web-based 3D game engine startup out of the UK this past May, Business Insider (paywalled) reports. PlayCanvas is a development tool focused on letting people easily design rich 3D environments. Unlike product...

Tech / TechCrunch - 2 months ago

IPOs are back, but for how long?

The first quarter is almost over, and despite Dropbox’s splashy debut on the public market earlier today, it was preceded by just two other U.S. tech companies to IPO in 2018: Cardlytics and Zscaler.  Will Dropbox turn things around? Will the f...

Tech / TechCrunch - 2 months ago

Dropbox finishes up 36% on first day of trading

Dropbox was off to the races on its first day as a public company. After pricing above the range at $21 per share, raising $756 million, Dropbox kicked off its first day soaring to $31.60, and closing the day at $28.48. This is up almost 36 percent....

Tech / TechCrunch - 2 months ago

Dropbox and Box were never competitors

As Dropbox had its IPO moment this morning, more than 10 years after launching, we can finally put one myth to rest. Dropbox and Box were never targeting the same customers.As Anshu Sharma, founder at Prekari, a stealth startup and former partner at...

Tech / TechCrunch - 2 months ago

Facebook knows literally everything about you

Cambridge Analytica may have used Facebook’s data to influence your political opinions. But why does least-liked tech company Facebook have all this data about its users in the first place? Let’s put aside Instagram, WhatsApp and other Facebook prod...