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Regie secures $10M to generate marketing copy using AI

Regie.ai, a startup using OpenAI’s GPT-3 text-generating system to create sales and marketing content for brands, today announced that it raised $10 million in Series A funding led by Scale Vent

Streaming service Epix will get a facelift and relaunch as MGM+ in 2023

On the same day that Lionsgate renamed Starzplay to Lionsgate+, MGM’s Epix announced it would also get a “+” in its brand title. Epix, the ad-free streaming service, announced today that it will

Vietnam to restrict which social media accounts can post news: report

With the rising tide of fake news on social media platforms, the debate over how much control a government should have on online information is a perennial one. In Vietnam, the government is intensify

BMW will use Amazon Alexa to build its next voice assistant

Amazon Alexa will be the foundation of BMW’s next-generation voice assistant, the companies announced Wednesday at Amazon’s annual Devices and Services launch event. The German automaker a

Lyft freezes hiring in the US amid economic instability

Lyft has been canceling job interviews this week and is reportedly on a hiring freeze in the U.S., according to anonymous professional network Blind and a report from Bloomberg. The freeze affects all

US senators aim to amend cybersecurity bill to include crypto

The update would provide a voluntary way for crypto companies to report bad actors and protect the industry from “dangerous practices.”

Our top 4 Tesla AI day predictions

Tesla’s second AI Day is fast approaching, and with it a flurry of speculations as to what will be discussed at the event — a phenomenon that we at TechCrunch are certainly not above. AI D

Amazon sheds some light on your would-be intruders with Blink Floodlight

Weighing in at $100, Amazon’s new the new Blink Floodlight camera brings more brightness and smarts to its camera line. The company also launched a brand new $30 Blink Mini Pan Tilt mount, givin

Eviation’s all-electric Alice aircraft makes its maiden flight

Eviation’s Alice electric aircraft took off for the first time yesterday, teasing a future in which regional flights of hundreds of miles will be done with zero emissions and a lot less noise. I

UiPath co-CEO Rob Enslin still sees plenty of potential despite stock turbulence

UiPath co-CEO Rob Enslin believes that RPA is just the tip of the automation iceberg.

Rotten Tomatoes gets its first card game to entertain film buffs

Movie and TV reviews site Rotten Tomatoes is releasing a card game in early 2023 called “Rotten Tomatoes: The Card Game,” a fast-paced party game that challenges cinephiles by making them guess wh

Google Search will soon begin translating local press coverage

At a Google Search-focused event this morning, Google announced that it will soon introduce ways to translate news coverage directly from Search. Starting in 2023, English users, for example, will be

Google rolls out tool to request removal of personal info from search results, will later add proactive alerts

This spring, Google announced it would expand the types of personal information users could request to have removed from Google Search results to include contact information, like a phone number, addr

Google Search now queries Reddit and Quora in response to open-ended questions

In early April, software engineer Dmitri Kyle Brereton published a blog post — “Google Search Is Dying” — that struck a nerve. Now among the most upvoted threads of all time on

Google is getting new sustainability features, including a fuel cost calculator

Google is adding several new sustainability features for Search, the company announced today at its Search On event. The search giant will start showing the annual fuel cost for cars in search results

Google revamps shopping with 3D images, shoppable looks, buying guides, and more personalization

At its Search On event this afternoon, Google announced a number of shopping-related changes and new features across areas that include visual shopping, personalization and buying with the help of tru

Google Search will soon make it easier to find the exact dish you’re craving

Google is gearing up to launch several Search updates to make it easier for users to find the perfect dish, the company announced today at its Search On event. Most notably, the search giant says user

Kickstarter names Everette Taylor CEO

Kickstarter announced today that it has appointed Everette Taylor as CEO. The news comes nearly six months after Aziz Hasan officially stepped down from the Chief Executive role. Hasan had served in t

Here are all of the new features and updates coming to Google Maps

Google is gearing up to launch several new updates for Maps in the coming months, the company announced today at its Search On event. Google teased the upcoming launches of new Maps features called Im

Google’s upcoming Maps feature will let you check out the ‘vibe’ of a neighborhood

Google is introducing a new Maps feature called “Neighborhood vibe,” the company announced today at its Search On event. The feature is designed to give users an instant understanding of a
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