Category: Hardware

Amazon’s hardware business doesn’t escape Congressional scrutiny
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Amazon’s hardware business doesn’t escape Congressional scrutiny

While much of today’s Congressional grilling into the anticompetitive practices of the big tech giants focused on their core businesses, Amazon’s hardware also came in for close inspection during the hours-long interrogation. It was a small but significant exchange, because it touched on the breadth of the company’s services and how dominance in one area…

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Hardware IPOs continue to struggle
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Hardware IPOs continue to struggle

Now that the final technology IPOs of 2019 have touched down, it’s a good time to start looking back at what happened during the year. We’re hunting for trends as the clock winds down. Here’s one that’s obvious: Hardware startups are still struggling. It’s cliché to note in startupland that hardware is hard. Everyone knows…

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Applications still open for Hardware Battlefield TC Shenzhen
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Applications still open for Hardware Battlefield TC Shenzhen

We’re still in the hunt for innovative early-stage hardware startup founders. And by that, we mean boundary-pushers, exceptional disrupters and all-around game-changers. If that sounds like you, you still have time to apply to compete in Hardware Battlefield at TC Shenzhen on November 11-12. Don’t miss your chance to compete in our epic, hardware-focused pitch competition.…

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Lessons from the hardware capital of the world
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Lessons from the hardware capital of the world

Key takeaways from a week in Shenzhen A week is obviously not enough time to truly understand a market as massive and fascinating as China. Hell, it’s not really even enough time to adjust to the 12-hour time difference from New York. That said, each of the three visits I’ve taken to the country in…

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