TechCrunch: Hyundai leads $14.3M investment in Indian car rental startup Revv

Korean automaker Hyundai is jumping into India’s on-demand mobility space after it led a $14.3 million investment in car-rental startup Revv. Hyundai, which is the second largest seller of cars in India, initially announced an undisclosed investment in Revv this…

TechCrunch: Zoox CEO and co-founder Tim Kentley-Klay is out

Tim Kentley-Klay, the co-founder and CEO of secretive self-driving vehicle company Zoox, was fired suddenly Wednesday by the company’s board. Kentley-Klay’s departure was first reported by The Information, which cited an unnamed source. Kentley-Klay later tweeted a statement confirming that he…

TechCrunch: Apple removing Facebook’s Onavo for gathering data about apps on your phone

If you were on the edge of your seat wondering what Facebook’s next major consumer privacy headache would be, the wait is over! The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple has deemed Facebook-owned app Onavo in violation of its App…

TechCrunch: Hackers failed to hack into DNC voter database, says security firm

The Democratic National Committee has prevented an attempt to hack into its database of tens of millions of voters. CNN and the Associated Press reported on Wednesday, citing an unnamed party official, that the political organization was warned Tuesday of the…

TechCrunch: ‘Legacy system’ exposed Black Hat 2018 attendees’ contact information

A “legacy system” was to blame for exposing the contact information of attendees of this year’s Black Hat security conference. Colorado-based pen tester and security researcher who goes by the handle NinjaStyle said it would have taken about six hours…