Why are revenue-based VCs investing in so many women and underrepresented founders? – TechCrunch

Why are revenue-based VCs investing in so many women and underrepresented founders? – TechCrunch

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Independent report on Facebook bias catalogues mild complaints from conservatives – TechCrunch

IBM is moving OpenPower Foundation to The Linux Foundation – TechCrunch

Facebook unveils new tools to control how websites share your data for ad-targeting – TechCrunch

YC’s Earth AI closes funding for its platform to make mining less wasteful – TechCrunch

Snapchat beats a dead horse – TechCrunch

Alibaba cloud biz is on a run rate over $4B – TechCrunch

Instagram says growth hackers are behind spate of fake Stories views – TechCrunch

Incorta raises $30M Series C for ETL-free data processing solution – TechCrunch

Final Oculus co-founder departs Facebook – TechCrunch

‘Private’ and ‘hidden’ mean different things to Facebook – TechCrunch

Why chipmaker Broadcom is spending big bucks for aging enterprise software companies – TechCrunch

New Facebook ad units can remind you when a movie comes out – TechCrunch

iPhone XS and XS Max review: Apple’s latest are the best yet. But do you need them?

Facebook collected and transcribed users’ audio without permission – TechCrunch

Uber to pay record $148 million over 2016 data breach

Facebook is losing its last Oculus co-founder – TechCrunch

Bitcoin mining IPOs are coming at a really tricky time

Facebook’s AR dev toolkit exits closed beta on Instagram – TechCrunch

Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin rocket company beats out spaceflight veteran for engine contract

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The 11 best startups from Y Combinator’s S19 Demo Day 1 – TechCrunch

The 11 best startups from Y Combinator’s S19 Demo Day 1 – TechCrunch

Y Combinator, the genesis for many of the companies that have shaped Silicon Valley including Airbnb, PagerDuty and Stripe,…

States to launch antitrust investigation into big tech companies, reports say – TechCrunch

Twitter says accounts linked to China tried to ‘sow political discord’ in Hong Kong – TechCrunch

Watch the trailer for the Apple TV+ drama ‘The Morning Show’ – TechCrunch

Twitter blocks state-controlled media outlets from advertising on its social network – TechCrunch

Developers accuse Apple of anti-competitive behavior with its privacy changes in iOS 13 – TechCrunch

Trump and Tim Cook talked easing tariffs again – TechCrunch

Microsoft acquires jClarity, an open source Java performance tuning tool – TechCrunch

Twitter is blocked in China, but its state news agency is buying promoted tweets to portray Hong Kong protestors as violent – TechCrunch

SoftBank reportedly plans to lend employees as much as $20 billion to invest in its VC fund – TechCrunch

Next Apple Watch could include new ceramic and titanium models – TechCrunch

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ review – TechCrunch

How ‘ghost work’ in Silicon Valley pressures the workforce, with Mary Gray – TechCrunch

Twitter to test a new filter for spam and abuse in the Direct Message inbox – TechCrunch

China’s Transsion and Kenya’s Wapi Capital partner on Africa fund – TechCrunch

Twitter leads $100M round in top Indian regional social media platform ShareChat – TechCrunch

Apple is suing Corellium – TechCrunch

Microsoft admits humans can listen to Skype, Cortana audio – TechCrunch

Apple, Samsung continue growth as North American wearables market hits $2B – TechCrunch

Another day, another reversal in stock fortunes as recession fears grow – TechCrunch

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IFTTT warns against migrating Nest devices to Google accounts – TechCrunch

IFTTT warns against migrating Nest devices to Google accounts – TechCrunch

Google says it’s moving Nest devices over to a unified Google ecosystem for the sake of simplicity. But simple…

State attorneys general to launch antitrust investigation into big tech companies, reports say – TechCrunch

Baidu beats estimates on strong video streaming growth – TechCrunch

Torch CEO and Well Clinic founder Cameron Yarbrough on mental health & coaching – TechCrunch

Without evidence, Trump accuses Google of manipulating millions of votes – TechCrunch

These are the games coming to Google Stadia – TechCrunch

Ally raises $8M Series A for its OKR solution – TechCrunch

Installing Windows 7 from a backup? You need a BitLocker patch right away

The five great reasons to attend TechCrunch’s Enterprise show Sept. 5 in SF – TechCrunch

Sonos Bluetooth-enabled, battery-powered speaker leaks ahead of official launch – TechCrunch

Disney+ comes to Canada and the Netherlands on Nov. 12, will support nearly all major platforms at launch – TechCrunch

Google discloses its acquisition of mobile learning app Socratic as it relaunches on iOS – TechCrunch

Windows 10 1803-to-1903 forced upgrades gather speed

The renaissance of silicon will create industry giants – TechCrunch

Google Search gets expanded college search features – TechCrunch

4 noteworthy new Chrome OS features coming your way right now

What will Tumblr become under the ownership of tech’s only Goldilocks founder? – TechCrunch

The Google Assistant now lets you annoy your family members with assignable reminders – TechCrunch

Kitty Hawk’s Flyer personal VTOL has now flown over 25,000 times – TechCrunch

Microsoft warns of Visual Basic, VBA and VBScript ‘procedure call’ errors after August patches

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Simon Data hauls in $30M Series C to continue building customer data platform – TechCrunch

Simon Data hauls in $30M Series C to continue building customer data platform – TechCrunch

As businesses use an increasing variety of marketing software solutions, the goal around collecting all of that data is to improve customer experience. Simon Data announced a $30 million Series C round today to help.…

Windows 10 Pro: More of a dead end than ever

Windows 10 Pro: More of a dead end than ever

Windows 10 Pro remains a dead end for most organizations, an analyst reiterated in an interview. “Absolutely, still a dead end,” said Stephen Kleynhans, a research vice president at Gartner. More than a year ago,…

Microsoft ups effort to get firms off Windows 7 with FastTrack

Microsoft ups effort to get firms off Windows 7 with FastTrack

[Disclosure: Microsoft is a client of the author.] Windows is pretty unique in the segment if you think about it. For most everything else we use, the hardware and software come from – and get…

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YouTube Originals become ad-supported and free after September 24th – TechCrunch

YouTube Originals become ad-supported and free after September 24th – TechCrunch

In an email distributed to YouTube Premium subscribers, the company confirmed that access to YouTube’s original programming will no longer…

YC-backed Lokal wants to bring local news, classifieds to 900 million Indians in their regional languages – TechCrunch

YC-backed Lokal wants to bring local news, classifieds to 900 million Indians in their regional languages – TechCrunch

Each month millions of Indians are coming online for the first time, making India the last great growth market for…

Motorola has GoPro aspirations for its latest budget handset – TechCrunch

Motorola has GoPro aspirations for its latest budget handset – TechCrunch

Good on Motorola for keeping it interesting. At the end of the day, I’m not sure how large a market…

Voice Assistants Bring AI to the Workplace

Voice Assistants Bring AI to the Workplace

More enterprise organizations are experimenting with AI-based voice assistants to boost internal efficiencies, but it will be a while before…

Toolkit for digital abuse could help victims protect themselves – TechCrunch

Toolkit for digital abuse could help victims protect themselves – TechCrunch

Domestic abuse comes in digital forms as well as physical and emotional, but a lack of tools to address this…

Corey Weiner is taking over as CEO of mobile ad company Jun Group – TechCrunch

Corey Weiner is taking over as CEO of mobile ad company Jun Group – TechCrunch

After 18 years at the helm, Mitchell Reichgut is stepping down as CEO of Jun Group, with COO and President…

Huawei pushes back launch of 5G foldable, the Mate X – TechCrunch

Huawei pushes back launch of 5G foldable, the Mate X – TechCrunch

If you were desperately ripping days off of your calendar until you could get your hands on Huawei’s $2,600 5G…

WW launches Kurbo, a hotly debated ‘healthy eating’ app aimed at kids – TechCrunch

WW launches Kurbo, a hotly debated ‘healthy eating’ app aimed at kids – TechCrunch

Kurbo Health, a mobile weight loss solution designed to tackle childhood obesity which was acquired for $3 million by WW…

Artificial intelligence can contribute to a safer world – TechCrunch

Artificial intelligence can contribute to a safer world – TechCrunch

Alan Cohen is an operating partner at DCVC. We all see the headlines nearly every day. A drone disrupting the…

Huawei employees reportedly aided African governments in spying – TechCrunch

Huawei employees reportedly aided African governments in spying – TechCrunch

A new report from The Wall Street Journal could be another damning piece of evidence for a company already under…

Ajit Pai formally recommends T-Mobile/Sprint merger approval – TechCrunch

Ajit Pai formally recommends T-Mobile/Sprint merger approval – TechCrunch

Ajit Pai has long signaled that he would approve a T-Mobile/Sprint merger, but today the FCC Chairman made it official.…

AT&T and T-Mobile team up to fight scam robocalls – TechCrunch

AT&T and T-Mobile team up to fight scam robocalls – TechCrunch

Two major U.S. carriers, AT&T and T-Mobile, announced this morning a plan to team up to protect their respective customer…

Phones, laptops and game consoles get tariff reprieve until December – TechCrunch

Phones, laptops and game consoles get tariff reprieve until December – TechCrunch

Update: Trump confirmed to reporters that the delay is due to timing for the holiday shopping season. “We’re doing this…

Apple brings contactless student IDs to a dozen more universities – TechCrunch

Apple brings contactless student IDs to a dozen more universities – TechCrunch

Ahead of the upcoming school year, Apple this morning announced it’s bringing contactless student IDs in Apple Wallet to several…

Oregon joins lawsuit opposing T-Mobile/Sprint merger – TechCrunch

Oregon joins lawsuit opposing T-Mobile/Sprint merger – TechCrunch

Oregon this week became the 15th state (plus the District of Columbia) to sign onto a lawsuit seeking to stop…

NTWRK moves into live IRL events – TechCrunch

NTWRK moves into live IRL events – TechCrunch

NTWRK, is a fascinating experiment in live video shopping for the iPhone set. It’s been described as a blend of…

DJI slims down and simplifies its smartphone gimbal – TechCrunch

DJI slims down and simplifies its smartphone gimbal – TechCrunch

As we noted last month, DJI’s camera stabilizer line began life as an offshoot of the company’s drone offerings. Since…

Apple Sans Ive – TechCrunch

Apple Sans Ive – TechCrunch

Well, this has been interesting. After almost 30 years with Apple, Jony Ive is leaving to found his own firm,…

Apple’s iOS 13 update will make FaceTime eye contact way easier – TechCrunch

Apple’s iOS 13 update will make FaceTime eye contact way easier – TechCrunch

Apple has added a feature called “FaceTime Attention Correction” to the latest iOS 13 Developer beta, and it looks like…

Twelve South’s HiRise Wireless is a super versatile wireless smartphone charger – TechCrunch

Twelve South’s HiRise Wireless is a super versatile wireless smartphone charger – TechCrunch

Wireless charging has been a wonderful addition to mainstream flagship smartphones, including the iPhone, Samsung’s Galaxy lineup and Google’s Pixel…

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Tesla’s stock tumbles after SEC sues Elon Musk

Tesla’s stock tumbles after SEC sues Elon Musk

Tesla’s stock tumbled Friday morning after the SEC sued Elon Musk for misleading investors. Musk tweeted on August 7 that…

UK watchdog eyeing PM Boris Johnson’s Facebook ads data grab – TechCrunch

UK watchdog eyeing PM Boris Johnson’s Facebook ads data grab – TechCrunch

The online campaigning activities of the UK’s new prime minister, Boris Johnson, have already caught the eye of the country’s…

SEC sues Elon Musk for his allegedly misleading tweets

SEC sues Elon Musk for his allegedly misleading tweets

Elon Musk has tweeted himself into serious trouble. The Securities and Exchange Commission sued Tesla’s CEO on Thursday for making…

What the smart money is saying

What the smart money is saying

Analysts are telling Tesla investors to brace themselves. “If you buy or own Tesla stock, be prepared for a wild…

With MapR fire sale, Hadoop’s promise has fallen on hard times – TechCrunch

With MapR fire sale, Hadoop’s promise has fallen on hard times – TechCrunch

If you go back about a decade, Hadoop was hot and getting hotter. It was a platform for processing big…

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Burglars accused in string of robberies strike Pelham, NH gas station – Boston News, Weather, Sports

Burglars accused in string of robberies strike Pelham, NH gas station – Boston News, Weather, Sports

PELHAM, N.H. (WHDH) – Surveillance cameras caught a break-in in progress at a gas station in…

Passenger falls out NJ Transit train and onto tracks when doors open on wrong side

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Instagram got us hooked on likes. What happens when they’re gone?

Trump could ‘certainly’ support Russia’s return to what would be the G8

First on CNN: More NRA leaders step down amid spending controversy

Trump cools on background check push in recent lawmaker conversations

Joe Biden airs first TV ad in Iowa

A 9-year-old girl was mauled to death by three dogs while playing in Detroit

A tiny kinkajou sneaked into a Florida home and attacked a man

Facebook commissioned a study of alleged anti-conservative bias. Here’s what it found

A bear broke into a house and raided the fridge as terrified teens hid in the next room

Venezuela’s inflation rate hits 130,060%

Phoenix police must now document each time they point their gun at a suspect

Trump touts economy but payroll tax discussion reveals recession fears

Deleted Twitter account may signal provocative change in China's targeting of US

Venezuela’s gas shortages create days-long lines

Nicolas Maduro and Venezuela’s ‘bloody’ gold

Trump mocks Tlaib’s tears, says she ‘grandstanded’ over grandmother visit

Trump admin formally approves fighter jet sale to Taiwan

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UnitedMasters releases iPhone app for DIY cross-service music distribution – TechCrunch

UnitedMasters releases iPhone app for DIY cross-service music distribution – TechCrunch

Alphabet-backed UnitedMasters, the music label distribution startup and record label alternative that offers artists 100% ownership…

Alexa’s indefinite memory and NASA’s otherworldly plans for GPS – TechCrunch

Apple opens app design and development accelerator in China – TechCrunch

Apple disables Walkie Talkie app due to vulnerability that could allow iPhone eavesdropping – TechCrunch

Here are the new security and privacy features you might’ve missed – TechCrunch

What lower Netflix pricing tells us about competing in India – TechCrunch

Report claims all three new iPhones planned for 2020 will support 5G – TechCrunch

iPhones have weak quarter, but wearables are doing great – TechCrunch

Vizio rolls out its Apple AirPlay and HomeKit integrations to its SmartCast TV platform – TechCrunch

Apple suspends Siri response grading in response to privacy concerns – TechCrunch

A closer look at China’s smartphone market – TechCrunch

StockX was hacked, exposing millions of customers’ data – TechCrunch

Hardware startup North’s big pivot bet on wearable computing and platform shifts – TechCrunch

Apple expands its bug bounty, increases maximum payout to $1M – TechCrunch

This hacker’s iPhone charging cable can hijack your computer – TechCrunch

Retailers Catch Up with Technology Investments

Now That You Have IoT, How Do You Manage It?

AT&T is offering free Spotify to select Unlimited subscribers – TechCrunch

What CES Announcements Mean for Enterprise IT

Google is shutting down its Trips app – TechCrunch

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Facebook still full of groups trading fake reviews, says consumer group – TechCrunch

Facebook still full of groups trading fake reviews, says consumer group – TechCrunch

Facebook has failed to clean up the brisk trade in fake product reviews taking place on…

BlackBerry’s comeback continues — sales and profits top forecasts

Learn how enterprise startups win big deals at TechCrunch’s Enterprise show on Sept. 5 – TechCrunch

Facebook sues two app developers for click injection ad fraud – TechCrunch

Can the Model 3 survive the controversy?

Salesforce is acquiring ClickSoftware for $1.35B – TechCrunch

Zendesk puts Smooch acquisition to work with WhatsApp integration – TechCrunch

Facebook hack exposed 50 million users’ info — and accounts on other sites

Google and Twitter are using AMD’s new EPYC Rome processors in their data centers – TechCrunch

Instagram ad partner secretly sucked up and tracked millions of users’ locations and stories – TechCrunch

Elon Musk agrees to pay $20 million and quit as Tesla chairman in deal with SEC

Opsani helps optimize cloud applications with AI – TechCrunch

Instagram gets a new chief: Facebook vet Adam Mosseri

Only 24 hours left to save $100 on TC Sessions: Enterprise 2019 – TechCrunch

Facebook could face billions in potential damages as court rules facial recognition lawsuit can proceed – TechCrunch

Tinder, Pinterest and others struggle to determine how Facebook hack affects their users

Experts from Airbnb and Carta on building and managing your company’s customer support – TechCrunch

Why AI needs more social workers, with Columbia University’s Desmond Patton – TechCrunch

Uber hires Expedia exec to fill HR role

Preclusio uses machine learning to comply with GDPR, other privacy regulations – TechCrunch

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Procore brings 3D construction models to iOS – TechCrunch

Procore brings 3D construction models to iOS – TechCrunch

Today, Procore, a construction software company, announced Procore BIM (Building Information Modeling), a new tool that…

Ripple is going after startups to build an ecosystem around the XRP cryptocurrency – TechCrunch

Mercari, Japan’s first unicorn, files for $1.1B Tokyo IPO – TechCrunch

India’s Hansel raises $4M to bring its app development platform to the US – TechCrunch

Twitter will let you hide replies – TechCrunch

Tech companies get a reprieve thanks to a reversal from the President on tariffs – TechCrunch

In-car commerce startup Cargo raises $22 million led by Founders Fund – TechCrunch

Twitter.com launches its big redesign with simpler navigation and more features – TechCrunch

Investors say HeadSpin, valued at $500M, is ‘one of the fastest-scaling software companies’ ever – TechCrunch

Snap turns to search giant Baidu to court Chinese advertisers – TechCrunch

Zynga to acquire Small Giant Games, the maker of Empires & Puzzles, for $700M – TechCrunch

Twitter tests ways for users to follow and snooze specific topics – TechCrunch

Consolidation is coming to gaming, and Jam City raises $145 million to capitalize on it – TechCrunch

Twitter launches the ‘Hide Replies’ feature, in hopes of civilizing conversations – TechCrunch

Xiaomi tops Indian smartphone market for eighth straight quarter – TechCrunch

Zynga founder Mark Pincus is raising up to $700 million for an investment fund – TechCrunch

Twitter to attempt to address conversation gaps caused by hidden tweets – TechCrunch

Twitter tests a new way to label replies – TechCrunch

How even the best marketplace startups get paralyzed – TechCrunch

Snapchat launches Mario Party-style multiplayer games platform – TechCrunch