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LinkedIn is testing a new, paid ticketed events service

LinkedIn earlier this month unveiled a new push around creators to bring more original content (and engagement) to its platform, but that’s not the only effort they are making to bring more acti

Terran Orbital to open a $300M satellite manufacturing and component facility on Florida’s Space Coast

Satellite manufacturing company Terran Orbital said Monday it would open the world’s largest space vehicle manufacturing facility on Florida’s Space Coast at a cost of $300 million. The 660,000 sq

Will rising interest rates scupper the startup surge?

Investor and entrepreneur Anshu Sharma — formerly Storm Ventures, now CEO of privacy-focused SkyFlow — asked on Twitter today about the connection between interest rates and technology val

Creative capital is the secret sauce, not venture capital

Around 90% of startups fail, and the reasons for failure are well known: undercapitalization, scaling challenges, lack of a competitive advantage or realistic IP. But what about the 10% that succeed?

YC-backed Malloc wants to take the sting out of mobile spyware

Mobile spyware is one of the most invasive and targeted kinds of unregulated surveillance, since it can be used to track where you go, who you see and what you talk about. And because of its stealthy

Lamborghini’s vision for an alternative-fuel future

Car enthusiasts have a history of electric-car hesitancy. While some are fully on board with electrification and hybridization, there are still some petrol holdouts, especially at the rarified and poi

EdSights gets a $5 million Series A for student retention services

When sister duo Claudia and Carolina Recchi were first building EdSights, they used a big guiding question. “In a perfect world [where] we somehow had a magic wand that allowed us to collect the dat

Introducing TechCrunch+, advice and analysis to help startups get ahead

We’re changing the name of our membership product to TechCrunch+. We’re doing so for a few reasons but mainly because you know and trust TechCrunch to bring you the best alpha possible in the

Coinbase to let you deposit part of your paycheck into your Coinbase account

Cryptocurrency company Coinbase is announcing a handful of new features. While the company is better known for its exchange that lets you convert USD into various cryptocurrencies, Coinbase wants to e

YouTube TV may drop 14 NBC Universal channels over a contract dispute

NBC Universal has warned YouTube TV subscribers that 14 of its channels may be removed, and YouTube says it will drop its monthly price by $10 if the situation isn't resolved and channels go away.

Five days left to save $100 on passes to TC Sessions: SaaS 2021

We’re in countdown mode, folks. With just one month to go before TC Sessions: SaaS 2021, the early-bird pass is living on borrowed time — five days to be precise. Take advantage of full event acce

TikTok reached 1 billion monthly active users

TikTok announced in a blog post today that 1 billion people use TikTok every month. That means that on this big rock in space that we call home, about one in seven-and-a-half people are regularly watc

Can direct listings really fix the IPO pricing problem?

Even if you are tired of IPOs, the direct listings from Amplitude and Warby Parker warrant your attention.

New Age Meats bites into $25M for cultured meat product line development

The company will begin production of its first product offering, a variety of pork sausages, next year.

Astera Labs, a fabless chip startup, nabs $50M at a $950M valuation to remove bottlenecks in high-bandwidth cloud applications

As more enterprises migrate to cloud-based architectures, they are also taking on more applications (because they can) and, as a result of that, more complex workloads and storage needs. Machine learn

US Space Force awards $87.5M to Rocket Lab, SpaceX, Blue Origin, ULA for next-gen rocket testing

The U.S. Space Force, the military branch spun out of the Air Force in December 2019, has announced its next batch of awards for projects related to next-gen rocket engine testing and upper-stage impr

UK clears Facebook’s purchase of CRM maker, Kustomer

The U.K.’s competition watchdog has cleared Facebook’s acquisition of Kustomer, a maker of CRM tools. The purchase was announced last November — with a price tag we reported as $1 bi

Beyond Meat’s plant-based ‘chicken’ tenders are coming to grocery stores

Beyond Meat brought its plant-based “chicken” tenders to restaurants this summer, and soon you'll be able to enjoy them at home when Beyond starts selling them through retailers.

Check out the amazing speakers joining us on Extra Cru… ahem, TechCrunch Live

It’s been an Extra Crunch summer. We’ve heard how to craft your pitch deck around the one thing that really hooks an investor, and how the industry experience of Retail Zipline’s Mel

Equity Monday: Instagram pauses youth product as Amplitude, Warby Parker prep public offerings

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the latest pri
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