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Tesla’s $50,000 threat to Cybertruck resellers may be back after all

Tesla’s warning to Cybertruck resellers and scalpers appears to be back. An apparent early Cybertruck buyer claims they spotted Tesla’s $50,000 legal threat again in an order agreement for

Tumblr’s ‘fediverse’ integration is still being worked on, says owner and Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg

Despite delays, the plan to connect Tumblr’s blogging site to the wider world of decentralized social media, also known as the “fediverse,” is still on, it seems. Over a year ago, Au

Docker acquires AtomicJar, a testing startup that raised $25M in January

AtomicJar was seemingly a high-flying early-stage startup with a hefty (by today’s standards) $25 million Series A last January. It was building a commercial container testing platform, based on a p

Elon Musk says X is bringing video to Spaces soon

Elon Musk has announced that X, formerly Twitter, will be bringing video to Spaces, the social network’s live audio conversation feature. Musk said X plans to launch the feature by the end of th

Arc browser launches its Windows client in beta

The Browser Company announced today that it is onboarding the first set of users for its Windows client — launching today as a beta version. Users and observers have been demanding a Windows version

TikTok loves e-commerce and VCs think Mistral AI will be fine (potential EU regulatory overhang or not)

Welcome back to Equity. Our Monday show covers the latest in tech news from the weekend and what’s making headlines early in the week.

TikTok becomes first non-game app to reach $10B in consumer spending

TikTok’s short-form video app is hitting a new milestone. The app, which reached 1 billion monthly active users in 2021, has now become the first non-game mobile app to generate $10 billion in c

Food tech roundup: VC funding declines again in Q3 amid fewer deals

Food tech investors discuss another consecutive quarter of decline in venture capital investments into areas like plant-based meat alternatives and cultivated meat.

US healthcare giant Norton says hackers stole millions of patients’ data during ransomware attack

Kentucky-based non-profit healthcare system Norton Healthcare has confirmed that hackers accessed the personal data of millions of patients and employees during an earlier ransomware attack. Norton op

With regulation looming, Citrusx helps ensure AI models are in compliance

Every day we seem to hear another news story about some government entity exploring how to regulate AI. Just last week, the EU finalized a new set of rules, but they are far from alone as other countr

After year-long search, Strava appoints YouTube exec Michael Martin as new CEO

Strava has finally announced who its next CEO will be, almost a year after confirming that co-founder Michael Horvath was leaving the hotseat for a second time. Michael Martin will start his new role

PwC is acquiring Surfaceink, the hardware designer that was once a close partner of Apple’s

A lesser-known but significant player in the Silicon Valley tech world is getting acquired today — a move that underscores the changing economics in the world of hardware, and who wants to get m

Mistral AI, a Paris-based OpenAI rival, closed its $415 million funding round

French startup Mistral AI has officially closed its much anticipated Series A funding round. The company has raised €385 million, or $415 million at today’s exchange rate — according to Bloomber

TikTok to invest $1.5B in GoTo’s Indonesia e-commerce business Tokopedia

ByteDance’s TikTok wants to do more business in Indonesia — Southeast Asia’s biggest e-commerce market. So after facing roadblocks from the regulators, it’s now come up with a

Amazon loses second AWS India and South Asia top exec in less than a year

Vaishali Kasture, the executive Amazon appointed as the interim head of AWS India and South Asia, has quit the firm, a source familiar with the matter told TechCrunch, merely seven months into the top

US-China tech war escalates over EV battery dominance

Semiconductors have in recent years become a focal point in the U.S.’s efforts to impede China’s technological advancement. Now Washington has its eye on yet another red-hot tech sector wh

Elon Musk brings Alex Jones and Infowars back on X after user poll

Elon Musk has restored the X accounts of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his media site Infowars. The X accounts of Jones and Infowars were “permanently banned” from Twitter by the prev

SumUp taps €285M more in growth funding to weather the fintech storm

SumUp — the fintech that provides payments and related services to some 4 million small businesses in Europe, the Americas and Australia — has picked up some growth funding to navigate the

Cruise faces fines, TuSimple exits the U.S. and a new reporter joins the TC transpo team

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