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SaaS platform klikit saves restaurant kitchens from “tablet hell”

The proliferation of delivery services give customers many options, but means chaos for busy restaurants that need to manage orders across multiple apps and channels. Many kitchens handle this by jugg

Tesla Semi production begins with Pepsi getting the first deliveries

Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted Thursday that production on its long-delayed all-electric semi truck has started with the first deliveries beginning in December. The automaker introduced an all-electric C

As the market cools, aggressive Tiger Global looks to raise a fund that’s half the size as its last

In recent years, assets under management at the investment firm Tiger Global have exploded. Now the firm is taking stock and winnowing down its operations, per a new investor letter first seen by Axio

Did Kim Kardashian really deserve that crypto fine?

This week was a weird one for crypto, as reality TV superstar Kim Kardashian was one of the first celebrities to get an SEC fine for promoting a cryptocurrency in a social media #ad; we also had to ab

Amazon has 365 days to pour $150 million into diverse check writers

Amazon announced yesterday the launch of Amazon Catalytic Capital, a $150 million commitment focused on investing in underrepresented builders in tech. The initiative, according to a release, will inv

The Musk vs. Twitter trial is temporarily on hold as proposed deal looms

Judge Kathaleen McCormick ruled that the Elon Musk vs. Twitter trial will be put on hold so that the two parties can work out a deal. Earlier this week, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO finally agreed to pay

Daily Crunch: Everything you wanted to know about Google Fall Event 2022 (but were afraid to ask)

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Meet the young turks of blockchain, DeFi and web3 exhibiting at TC Sessions: Crypto

Basketball isn’t the only heat you’ll find in Miami, a city rapidly becoming known for its emerging tech development and investment in the hot crypto sector. It’s why we chose it as the destinat

The Mario movie trailer is as cursed as we hoped

Nintendo shared the first trailer for the anticipated “The Super Mario Bros. Movie,” an animated adventure featuring some deeply meme-worthy casting. With Chris Pratt as Mario and Jack Bla

Spotify cancels 11 original podcasts, lays off under 5% of podcast staff

Spotify is pulling 11 original podcasts from the platform, which will impact studios Parcast and Gimlet and involve less than 5% layoffs from Spotify’s podcast staff, a source familiar with the

Elon Musk moves to kill the upcoming Twitter trial

After Elon Musk agreed to buy Twitter after all, his legal team is now motioning for the court to cancel the upcoming trial with Twitter, slated to begin on October 17. But, as Judge Kathaleen McCormi

Sub-Optimus

I sat out Friday’s big Tesla AI event. I was actually looking forward to seeing what the company had cooked up after months of teasing, but a combination of rogue stomach virus and the most inconven

Ro says it ‘inadvertently’ exposed employees’ personal information

Healthcare unicorn Ro is notifying employees of a data exposure involving their personal information after a security contractor “inadvertently” uploaded a spreadsheet of employee data to

GOP’s war on ESG could come back to bite it

Barring investment in ESG initiatives is not just counterproductive and dangerous — it’s fiscally foolish.

A new cross-border VC firm is offering a sweetener to its founder LPs: Part of its own profits

Atman Capital, a year-old early-stage venture firm partially backed by about 20 founders, is sweetening the deal for these individual limited partners. It promises to give credit to any one of them wh

The Startup Battlefield 200: Climate tech and health tech edition

We think you’ll be as amazed as we are by the collective creativity, ingenuity and technical prowess of the Startup Battlefield 200. Out of thousands of applications, only 200 early-stage startups m

Google Pixel 7 up close: The software’s the thing

As with the Pixel Watch, we’ll be bringing more in-depth thoughts with a full review in the near future. Now, however, seems like as good a time as any to offer up some initial thoughts (and picture

Twitter’s edit button will reach all US subscribers by end of today

Just a few days after Twitter said its new “Edit” button would launch to its paying subscribers in select markets, the company today announced the feature would begin to roll out to its U.

Michigan is becoming the center of US battery manufacturing

Michigan, long the automotive manufacturing capital of the United States, is now getting pumped with investment both publicly and privately to build out a series of battery manufacturing plants that w

Platforms beware: Politics won’t save you from antitrust legislation

Usually, the number of times a major policy issue receives bipartisan support is between none and zero. But in this case, each party has an axe to grind.
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