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GTA 6 footage leaks, Revolut gets hacked, and Wipro fires 300 for “moonlighting”

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How Change co-founders brainstormed their way into entrepreneurship

Welcome back to Found, the podcast where we get the stories behind the startups. After graduating college, co-founders Amar Shah and Sonia Nigam were bored with their first ”real jobs,” so through

Netflix’s edition of Night School’s ‘Oxenfree’ is now available to play on iOS and Android

Netflix is adding Oxenfree, the popular supernatural mystery thriller game created by Night School Studio, to its gaming roster. Oxenfree: Netflix Edition is now available for Netflix subscribers to d

Tiger Global, fickle checks and the difficulty of acceleration

Welcome to Startups Weekly, a fresh human-first take on this week’s startup news and trends. To get this in your inbox, subscribe here. When On Deck had to cut its staff twice within a matter of mon

This Week in Apps: YouTube takes on TikTok, Spotify adds audiobooks, BeReal takes a dive

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. Global app spending reached $65 billion in th

For Brazilian shareholders, Nubank’s IPO has a bitter aftertaste

Nubank's decision is now another data point that leaves us wondering how long it will be before another Latin American fintech dares to IPO.

Startups are building businesses out of DevOps tools for existing sales platforms

As tools like Salesforce grow in usage, a crop of new startups is emerging to make integrating the tools into existing processes easier.

Perceptron: Multilingual, laughing, Pitfall-playing and streetwise AI

Research in the field of machine learning and AI, now a key technology in practically every industry and company, is far too voluminous for anyone to read it all. This column, Perceptron, aims to col

Steve Case is trying to make money with founders outside Silicon Valley; his plan is starting to work

Steve Case, the cofounder of America Online, the investment firm Revolution, and its offshoot seed-stage arm Rise of the Rest, has a new book out called Rise of the Rest: How Entrepreneurs in Surprisi

Daily Crunch: London-based spatial computing startup Hadean closes $30 million Series A

Hello, friends, and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

The ‘ideal runway’ is a myth, isn’t it?

Startups are given a lot of advice about extending their runway, but after speaking to sources, it seems like there is no magic number.

Mighty Capital’s thesis is that the best product wins — even more so in a downturn

You can't be product-led without a great product.

Triller settles lawsuit with Timbaland and Swizz Beatz

Last month, Grammy-winning artists Timbaland and Swizz Beatz sued TikTok competitor Triller for $28 million. Triller acquired their livestream event series Verzuz last year, but the two musicians alle

Instagram Stories under 60 seconds are no longer broken up into clips

Instagram is rolling out the ability for users to upload longer uninterrupted Stories, the social network confirmed to TechCrunch on Friday. Now, when you post a Story that’s under 60 seconds in

How a pivot helped HopSkipDrive emerge successful in a sector where many failed

Joanna McFarland got the idea for HopSkipDrive in 2014 because she needed a solution to a problem that many working parents like herself face: How do you consistently get your kids where they need to

Byju’s clears $230 million payment to Blackstone for $1 billion Aakash deal

Byju’s has cleared all its dues to Blackstone by paying $234 million it owed the global investment giant for the $1 billion acquisition of Aakash, a source familiar with the matter told TechCrunch,

How Blaseball’s fantasy sports fever dream is embracing the future

A star pitcher is resurrected from the Hall of Flame. A Hellmouth swallows the state of Utah. Crows descend on Tastykake Stadium, pecking slugger Jessica Telephone out of a peanut shell. This is Blase

Smaller Dreamforce still comes up big in first live meeting in three years

With the Salesforce event back live and in person this week, just in time for its 20th anniversary, everyone seemed to be happy to be together at a live event.

GM invests in Canadian battery recycler to fight supply shortage

General Motors is partnering with a Canadian battery recycler to produce new batteries from recovered battery materials, as it aims to scale EV production in North America amid supply shortages and ri
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