Daimler names new CEO to lead push into electric, autonomous vehicles – TechCrunch

From Techcrunch Daimler said Wednesday that Dieter Zetsche is stepping down as CEO and will be replaced by a long-serving executive who has most recently been leading the automaker’s research and development... Read more »

Panasonic to move its European HQ out of the UK because Brexit – TechCrunch

From Techcrunch Chalk up yet another Brexit deficit: Japanese electronics firm Panasonic will be moving its European headquarters from the UK to Amsterdam in October because it’s worried about the tax implications... Read more »

Mail digitizing service Earth Class Mail acquires receipt digitizing service Shoeboxed – TechCrunch

From Techcrunch Earth Class Mail, a company that digitizes your physical mail so you don’t have to go to the mailbox every day, today announced that it has acquired receipt scanning and... Read more »

The hottest new space to disrupt is immigration – TechCrunch

From Techcrunch Ayah Bdeir is the founder and CEO of littleBits, a platform of easy-to-use electronic building blocks for children to create inventions, large and small. Tech CEOs and founders are disrupting... Read more »

Watch Rocket Lab’s first commercial launch, ‘It’s Business Time’ – TechCrunch

From Techcrunch Rocket Lab, the New Zealand-based rocket company that is looking to further amplify the commercial space frenzy, is launching its first fully paid payload atop an Electron rocket tonight —... Read more »

Labstep wants to fix the way science experiments are recorded and reproduced – TechCrunch

From Techcrunch Labstep, an app and online platform to help scientists record and reproduce experiments, has raised £1 million in new funding, including from existing investors. The company, whose team has a... Read more »

Spotify CEO tries to clear up handling of R. Kelly situation

From CNET Spotify CEO Daniel Ek says his company’s new hate speech policy wasn’t intended to punish one individual. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Spotify Spotify’s CEO believes the music-streaming service could have handled... Read more »

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey doesn’t own a laptop

From CNET Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, unencumbered by the shackles of corporate servitude. Francois Durand/Getty When you’re the founder one of the world’s biggest social networks and CEO of a Silicon Valley... Read more »

Packet teams up with Platform 9 and Datera to launch its new private cloud platform – TechCrunch

From Techcrunch Packet, the bare metal cloud provider, today announced that it has partnered with open source hybrid cloud specialist Platform9 and storage and data management service Datera to launch a new... Read more »

Elon Musk tweet-announces a $78,000 performance Model 3 with all-wheel drive

From Ars Technica Enlarge / WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 26: Tesla’s new Model 3 car on display is seen on Friday, January 26, 2018, at the Tesla store in Washington, D.C. (Photo... Read more »