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This is one smart device that every urban home could use  TechCrunch · 55 minutes
Living in a dense urban environment brings many startup-fuelled conveniences, be it near instant delivery of food — or pretty much whatever else you fancy —... more
Growth, Kubernetes, rocket launches, gender in tech, and more Luckin Coffee  TechCrunch · 3 hours
Housekeeping & Extra Crunch 20% event discount reminder Extra Crunch will not be publishing on Monday due to the Memorial Day holiday in the United States.... more
Which public US universities graduate the most funded founders?  TechCrunch · 3 hours
When it comes to public universities, the old adage “you get what you pay for” clearly does not apply. Leading public research universities have a track record of turning out... more
Startups Weekly: VCs are drunk on beverage startups  TechCrunch · 3 hours
In this week's newsletter: Y Combinator has a new president, DoorDash raises $600M and startups go on acquisition sprees. more
China’s largest chipmaker is delisting from the Nasdaq  TechCrunch · 15 hours
The U.S-China trade war is increasingly influencing tech. Huawei has suffered a turbulent past week with key suppliers pausing work with the company, and now China’s largest chipmaker is planning to delist... more
Business author Julian Guthrie on the biggest difference between ‘alpha’ men and women  TechCrunch · 19 hours
If you’ve been out and about in Silicon Valley in the last month or so, chances are you’ve heard of “Alpha Girls,”... more
Uber’s first employee Ryan Graves resigns from board  TechCrunch · 20 hours
After nearly a decade on Uber's board of directors, the former CEO is calling it quits. more
First American site bug exposed 885 million sensitive title insurance records  TechCrunch · 22 hours
News just in from security reporter Brian Krebs: Fortune 500 real estate insurance giant First American exposed approximately 885 million sensitive records because of a bug... more
‘Observation’ is a tense, atmospheric puzzler where you play a modern HAL 9000  TechCrunch · 22 hours
When you watch 2001: A Space Odyssey, do you find yourself criticizing HAL 9000's machinations and thinking, "I could do better than... more
How to see another company’s growth tactics and try them yourself  TechCrunch · 22 hours
Every company’s online acquisition strategy is out in the open. If you know where to look. This post shows you exactly where to look, and how... more
Coinbits launches as a passive investment app for bitcoin  TechCrunch · 23 hours
Erik Finman is a twenty-something bitcoin maximalist as famous for his precocity as he is for his $12 bet on the currency a few years ago. Now, Finman, who built... more
Livekick raises $3M to use live video for one-on-one training  TechCrunch · 23 hours
Livekick, a startup that gives customers access to one-on-one personal training and yoga from their home (or hotel room, or elsewhere), is announcing that it has raised $3... more
SpaceX reveals more Starlink info after launch of first 60 satellites  TechCrunch · 24 hours
Last night's successful Starlink launch was a big one for SpaceX — its heaviest payload ever, weighed down by 60 communications satellites that will eventually be... more
Livekick raises $3M to use live video for private training  TechCrunch · 24 hours
Livekick, a startup that gives customers access to one-on-one personal training and yoga from their home (or hotel room, or elsewhere), is announcing that it has raised $3... more
Daily Crunch: Assange faces Espionage Act charges  TechCrunch · 1 day
The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1.... more
Apply to TechCrunch’s premier startup competition, Startup Battlefield  TechCrunch · 1 day
Imagine what $100,000 cash could do for your startup dreams. If you’re an early-stage startup founder determined to take your business to the top, it’s time to stop dreaming and get down... more
Sonic the Hedgehog movie is getting delayed to redesign the title character  TechCrunch · 1 day
To say that reaction to the first Sonic the Hedgehog trailer was mixed would be overly diplomatic. But at least fans were able to... more
Amazon finally supports Traditional Chinese books on Kindle  TechCrunch · 1 day
A long-awaited service for readers in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and some other overseas Chinese communities have finally come true: Amazon has just started offering Traditional Chinese books for its Kindle E-reader. The... more
Roland’s tiny R-07 recorder is better than your phone’s recorder app  TechCrunch · 1 day
In an era when the smartphone can do everything, why do you need a standalone audio recorder? Roland, makers of music gear, might have an answer.... more
Luckin leaves bitter aftertaste, now trading below IPO price  TechCrunch · 1 day
In the first few days following Luckin Coffee’s initial public offering, the stock chart for LK looked like a roller coaster. Now it’s looking more like a freefall. The Chinese... more
Why Luckin’s ultimate target may not be Starbucks  TechCrunch · 1 day
Starbucks plans to double its store count in China to 5,000 in 2021 and Luckin, a one-year-old coffee startup, is matching up by aiming to reach 4,500 by the end of this... more
MacBook Pro teardown reveals subtle changes to keyboard mechanism  TechCrunch · 1 day
The shift to a new butterfly keyboard mechanism is Apple’s least popular design decision in recent memory. After a flood of negative feedback over stuck and malfunctioning keys, the company,... more
Best Buy cancels Samsung Galaxy Fold pre-orders  TechCrunch · 1 day
Samsung is taking its time bringing the Galaxy Fold back to market. And frankly, that’s probably for the best. The Note debacle from a few years back was an important lesson about what happens... more
The US Senate is coming after ‘loot boxes’  TechCrunch · 1 day
Gamers feel passionately about loot boxes, turns out some elected officials do too. A new Senate bill was formally introduced today with bipartisan support and it could categorically shift how today’s top... more
How to avoid An IPO  TechCrunch · 1 day
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. more
Best Buy cancels Samsung Galaxy Fold preorders  TechCrunch · 1 day
Samsung is taking its time bringing the Galaxy Fold back to market. And frankly, that’s probably for the best. The Note debacle from a few years back was an important lesson about what happens... more
Roland’s tiny R-06 recorder is better than your phone’s recorder app  TechCrunch · 1 day
In an era when the smartphone can do everything, why do you need a standalone audio recorder? Roland, makers of music gear, might have an answer.... more
Nigeria’s Gokada raises $5.3M round for its motorcycle ride-hail biz  TechCrunch · 1 day
In many large cities across Africa, motorcycle taxies are as common as yellow-cabs in New York. That includes Lagos, Nigeria, where ride-hail startup Gokada has raised a $5.3... more
Crypto exchange Binance prepares to add margin trading ‘soon’  TechCrunch · 1 day
Binance, the world’s most prominent crypto exchange, says it is close to adding a much-anticipated margin trading feature to its service following weeks of speculation. The company tweeted confirmation of... more
Online bank Simple makes things harder by removing bill pay  TechCrunch · 1 day
With a growing number of challenger banks taking on the U.S. market, one of the original startup banks, Simple — now owned by BBVA — has taken the... more
Lime’s founding CEO steps down as his co-founder takes control  TechCrunch · 2 days
Brad Bao, a Lime co-founder and long-time Tencent executive, will assume chief responsibilities. more
The U.S. Senate is coming after ‘loot boxes’  TechCrunch · 2 days
Gamers feel passionately about loot boxes, turns out some elected officials do too. A new Senate bill was formally introduced today with bipartisan support and it could categorically shift how today’s top... more
Canopy’s upscale co-working business adds a new location in SF on the heels of strategic funding  TechCrunch · 2 days
Canopy, an upscale, profitable developer of co-working spaces, has expanded its footprint in San Francisco to... more
You can do it, robot! Watch the beefy, 4-legged HyQReal pull a plane  TechCrunch · 2 days
It's not really clear just yet exactly what all these powerful, agile quadrupedal robots people are working on are going to do,... more
Automakers have a choice: Become data companies or become irrelevant  TechCrunch · 2 days
Cars are here to stay, whether they have drivers or not. Automakers can ensure their seat at the table by implementing strategies better suited for the digital age. more
Streem buys Selerio in effort to boost its AR teleconferencing tech  TechCrunch · 2 days
Streem, an AR startup that is meshing teleconferencing software with computer vision tech, has acquired a small UK startup called Selerio that’s also building out augmented... more
Snap, which has yet to release a diversity report, hires its first head of D&I  TechCrunch · 2 days
Snap has brought on its first-ever diversity and inclusion lead, former Google Director of Diversity Strategy Oona King.... more
WikiLeaks’ Assange charged under the Espionage Act in a ‘major test case’ for press freedom  TechCrunch · 2 days
Julian Assange, founder of whistleblowing site WikiLeaks, has been charged with over a dozen additional charges by U.S.... more
Shopify quietly acquired Handshake, an e-commerce platform for B2B wholesale purchasing  TechCrunch · 2 days
E-commerce platform Shopify has quietly made an acquisition to continue its expansion of the services and products that merchants can sell and purchase through its platform.... more
Fresh off a $530M round, Aurora acquires lidar startup Blackmore  TechCrunch · 2 days
Aurora, the self-driving car startup backed by Sequoia Capital and Amazon, is in an acquiring mood. The company, founded in early 2017 by Chris Urmson, Sterling Anderson and... more
From launch to launch: Peter Beck on building Rocket Lab’s orbital business  TechCrunch · 2 days
Breaking into the launch industry is no easy task, but New Zealand's Rocket Lab has done it without missing a step. The company has... more
Cruise says its AV successfully completed 1,400 unprotected left hand turns  TechCrunch · 2 days
Unprotected left hand turns are tough for robots and humans alike. The compounding variables of crossing in front of oncoming traffic make it one of the... more
From launch to launch: Peter Beck on building an orbital business from scratch  TechCrunch · 2 days
Breaking into the launch industry is no easy task, but New Zealand's Rocket Lab has done it without missing a step. The... more
Daily Crunch: Indiegogo has a new CEO  TechCrunch · 2 days
The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1.... more
EFounders backs Yousign to build a European e-signature company  TechCrunch · 2 days
French startup Yousign is partnering with startup studio eFounders. While eFounders usually builds software-as-a-service startups from scratch, the company is trying something new with this partnership. Indeed, eFounders wants to... more
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Alexa announcements feature now works on every Alexa-compatible device
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Researcher exposes vulnerability in macOS Gatekeeper security mechanism
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OnePlus 7 Pro Users Report ‘Phantom Touch’ Display Issue, Fix Incoming
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IndyCar to mandate Aeroscreen cockpit protection for 2020 season - Roadshow
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Tesla is limiting Supercharging to 80% of battery capacity in some locales, report says - Roadshow
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Review: 23.7-inch LG UltraFine Display – faster charging, and two Thunderbolt 3 ports [Video]
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Google working on new way to run Android apps in Chrome OS called ‘ARCVM’
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Twitter ousts anti-Trump Krassenstein brothers for 'fake accounts' - CNET
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Social Blade shaped YouTube culture, and creators are now banding together to save it
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OnePlus 7 Pro review: Super-charged superphone [Video]
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