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Apple could announce its gaming subscription service on Monday  TechCrunch · 2 minutes
Apple is about to announce some new services on Monday. While everybody expects a video streaming service as well as a news subscription, a new report from Bloomberg says that... more
Transportation weekly: Nuro dreams of autonomous lattes, what is a metamaterial, Volvo takes the wheel  TechCrunch · 2 minutes
Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. We love the... more
MoviePass parent’s CEO discusses the service’s rocky year  TechCrunch · 37 minutes
In the space of a few months, MoviePass went from being the hottest startup on the block to a cautionary tale about growing too big, too fast. By the time the summer... more
It’s not so obvious that this VC firm is focused on impact  TechCrunch · 37 minutes
Obvious Ventures was founded in 2014 by Ev Williams, Vishal Vasishth and James Joaquin. Its mission? To invest in startups that make a positive impact on the world. more
Where did social media go wrong?  TechCrunch · 37 minutes
For most of my life, the Internet, particularly its social media — BBSes, Usenet, LiveJournal, blogosphere, even MySpace, early Twitter and Facebook — consistently made people happier. But roughly 5 years ago it began to consistently... more
The ethics of internet culture: a conversation with Taylor Lorenz  TechCrunch · 2 hours
Taylor Lorenz was in high demand this week. As a prolific journalist at The Atlantic and about-to-be member of Harvard’s prestigious Nieman Fellowship for journalism, that’s perhaps not... more
Hackers conquer Tesla’s in-car web browser and win a Model 3  TechCrunch · 13 hours
A pair of security researchers dominated Pwn2Own, the annual high-profile hacking contest, taking home $375,000 in prizes including a Tesla Model 3 — their reward for... more
A family tracking app was leaking real-time location data  TechCrunch · 22 hours
A popular family tracking app was leaking the real-time locations of more than 238,000 users for weeks after the developer left a server exposed without a password. The app, Family... more
A week of game streaming and earthquakes  TechCrunch · 23 hours
From Extra Crunch We hope all of you enjoyed the conversation with Eric Peckham and Lucas Matney on GDC and game streaming. For those who couldn’t join, a transcript should be coming shortly. Our... more
Planning for the uncertain future of work  TechCrunch · 23 hours
In a recently published, roughly 75-page report, British non-profit organization The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts (RSA) outlined several scenarios for how the UK labor market will be impacted by frontier technologies... more
Corporate biotech venture funding rises again  TechCrunch · 24 hours
Biotech venture funding has been on a tear for the past couple of years, and corporate investors in the space are doing their part to boost the totals. more
Startups Weekly: A much-needed unicorn IPO update  TechCrunch · 24 hours
In this week's newsletter: Details on Pinterest, Lyft, Uber and Zoom's upcoming IPOs, plus Glossier and Rent The Runway's big rounds. more
How Nuro plans to spend Softbank’s $940 million  TechCrunch · 24 hours
Autonomous delivery startup Nuro is bursting with ideas since SoftBank invested nearly $1 billion in February, new filings reveal. A recent patent application details how its R1 self-driving vehicle could carry smaller... more
The damage of defaults  TechCrunch · 24 hours
Apple popped out a new pair of AirPods this week. The design looks exactly like the old pair of AirPods. Which means I’m never going to use them because Apple’s bulbous earbuds don’t fit my ears. Think square peg, round... more
Elon Musk defends tweets in SEC’s contempt proceedings  TechCrunch · 2 days
Tesla CEO Elon Musk argued Friday that his Twitter use did not violate a settlement agreement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and that the agency’s request to have him held... more
Equity Shot: Pinterest and Zoom file to go public  TechCrunch · 2 days
In the latest Equity Shot, Kate Clark and Alex Wilhelm take a closer look at Pinterest and Zoom's IPO filings. more
This is how much money Pinterest execs made last year  TechCrunch · 2 days
Silicon Valley is known for its massive wealth. When these companies file to go public, we all finally get to know how much money these executives take home... more
Our 9 favorite startups from Y Combinator W19 Demo Day 2  TechCrunch · 2 days
Heathcare kiosks, a home-cooked food marketplace, and a way for startups to earn interest on their funding topped our list of high-potential companies from Y Combinator’s... more
Pinterest drops its IPO filing  TechCrunch · 2 days
The visual search engine will go public on the NYSE under the ticker symbol "PINS." more
Drone analytics startup Aria Insights suddenly shutters  TechCrunch · 2 days
Earlier this year, Helen Greiner-founded drone startup Cyphy Works announced a major change. The company was rebooting and renaming itself Aria Insights, a move that arrived with a new-founded, AI/data-driven focus. Now, just over... more
Zoom, a profitable unicorn, files to go public  TechCrunch · 2 days
Zoom posted $330 million in revenue in the year ending January 31, 2019, a remarkable 2x increase year-over-year more
What to expect from Apple’s ‘Show Time’ event  TechCrunch · 2 days
The biggest surprise about next week’s Apple event may be the fact that the company has anything left to announce. This week, several core pieces of Apple hardware received upgrades, including the... more
Clark, a venture-backed tutoring platform, will now help tutors build their own sites  TechCrunch · 2 days
A couple of years ago, Clark, a New York-based startup, appeared on the scene with tutoring software that aimed to both make... more
Gates-backed Lumotive upends lidar conventions using metamaterials  TechCrunch · 2 days
Pretty much every self-driving car on the road, not to mention many a robot and drone, uses lidar to sense its surroundings. But useful as lidar is, it also involves physical compromises that limit... more
Mailchimp and Shopify break up  TechCrunch · 2 days
Shopify today announced that the Mailchimp app, which let its users use their Shopify data to create targeted email campaigns, for example, is no longer available in its marketplace. The reason for this, Shopify says, is that it... more
Firefox is now a better iPad browser  TechCrunch · 2 days
Mozilla today announced a new iOS version of Firefox that has been specifically optimized for Apple’s iPad. Given the launch of the new iPad mini this week, that’s impeccable timing. It’s also an admission... more
Talk about the big news from GDC with TechCrunch writers  TechCrunch · 2 days
The Game Developers Conference concludes today in San Francisco but that doesn’t mean our coverage is over. TechCrunch writer Lucas Matney and Extra Crunch contributor Eric Peckham were... more
Crunchyroll raises its monthly subscription price to $7.99  TechCrunch · 2 days
Crunchyroll is announcing its first major price increase since the anime streaming service launched in 2006. Prices for its premium subscription will go up in the United States, Great Britain, Australia and... more
Daily Crunch: Facebook admits password security lapse  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
GM investing $300 million to build a new electric Chevy in the US  TechCrunch · 2 days
GM announced Friday it will invest $300 million into a Michigan factory to produce a new Chevrolet electric vehicle, reversing a decision... more
How Salesforce paved the way for the SaaS platform approach  TechCrunch · 2 days
When we think of enterprise SaaS companies today, just about every startup in the space aspires to be a platform. That means they want people using their stack... more
Respondology helps brands and influencers hide toxic comments  TechCrunch · 2 days
“Don’t read the comments” is one of those cliches that sticks around because it’s still good advice — maybe the best advice. But the team at Respondology is trying to change that.... more
GM investing $300 million to build a new electric Chevy in the U.S.  TechCrunch · 2 days
GM announced Friday it will invest $300 million into a Michigan factory to produce a new Chevrolet electric vehicle, reversing a decision... more
Could Walmart be the next big company to launch a game streaming service?  TechCrunch · 2 days
Google stole this spotlight at this year’s GDC with the launch of Stadia. What the game streaming service lacked in specifics, it... more
Homeland Security warns of critical flaws in Medtronic defibrillators  TechCrunch · 2 days
Homeland Security has issued a warning for a set of critical-rated vulnerabilities in Medtronic defibrillators which put the devices at risk of manipulation. These small implantable cardio-defibrillators are implanted in... more
Lyft’s IPO is hot, YC demo day, two new unicorns, and what’s Boy Brow?  TechCrunch · 2 days
This week on Equity: Glossier and Rent The Runway enter the unicorn club and YC debuts 200 startups. more
Facebook staff raised concerns about Cambridge Analytica in September 2015, per court filing  TechCrunch · 2 days
Further details have emerged about when and how much Facebook knew about data-scraping by the disgraced and now defunct Cambridge Analytica political... more
North Korea’s new website and pro rata rights  TechCrunch · 2 days
From Extra Crunch We have published the transcript for Brian Heater’s conference call on robotics. Arman published report reviews on China’s luxury goods and consumer spending as well as on perceptions of... more
Indonesia’s Kargo comes out of stealth with $7.6M from Travis Kalanick, Sequoia and others  TechCrunch · 2 days
Travis Kalanick may be busy cooking up a cloud kitchen business, but that hasn’t stopped the former Uber CEO’s VC... more
Keatz, a European ‘cloud kitchen’ startup, raises further €12M  TechCrunch · 2 days
Keatz, one of a growing number of so-called “cloud kitchens” — delivery only restaurant brands running on the rails of Deliveroo and UberEats — has raised €12 million in new... more
Asia’s AnyMind pulls in another $8M and expands into outdoor advertising  TechCrunch · 2 days
Asia-focused marketing startup AnyMind Group has landed a further $8 million in funding to close out its Series B round and expand into new verticals. The... more
Tesla’s customer referral program is back weeks after it was killed off  TechCrunch · 2 days
Tesla killed off its customer referral program way back on Feb. 1, 2019 because the popular program was getting too costly to maintain. But... more
Nintendo’s Labo: VR Kit is not Virtual Boy 2.0  TechCrunch · 3 days
Even the most successful tech company is going to have a stumble from time to time. Nintendo’s 45 years in the video game industry is spotted with a few doozies,... more
MoviePass parent’s CEO says its rebooted subscription service is already (sort of) profitable  TechCrunch · 3 days
Two days after MoviePass announced the return of the company’s unlimited ticket plan, Ted Farnsworth, CEO of its parent company Helios and... more
Trump promotes Michael Kratsios to US Chief Technology Officer  TechCrunch · 3 days
More than two years into the Trump administration, the long vacant post of U.S. Chief Technology Officer will be filled. Bloomberg first reported that today Trump is elevating Michael Kratsios,... more
Tech regulation in Europe will only get tougher  TechCrunch · 3 days
European governments have been bringing the hammer down on tech in recent months, slapping record fines and stiff regulations on the largest imports out of Silicon Valley. Despite pleas from the world’s... more
To fund Y Combinator’s top startups, VCs scoop them before Demo Day  TechCrunch · 3 days
Meet the startups that raised venture capital, or got acquired, before Demo Day. more
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