SpaceX won its first contract for Starshield, the defense-focused version of its Starlink satellite internet service, from the U.S. Space Force. The one-year contract has a maximum value of $70 millio
In a new report, a social media watchdog group details how steroid content is exploding in some TikTok communities, promoting potentially dangerous and often illegal substances while propagating unatt
In a blow to Uber, DoorDash and Grubhub, a New York judge on Thursday ruled to allow the implementation of the minimum pay rate of $18 per hour for New York City’s food delivery workers. The del
In a live chat earlier this month, Elon Musk said X would charge users “a small monthly payment” to use its service — a necessity, he explained, in order to combat the “vast ar
The EEOC filed suit against Tesla, accusing the automaker of violating federal law by tolerating widespread and ongoing racial harassment of its Black employees.
Japanese space company ispace has invested over $40 million in its new U.S. subsidiary to-date, as it looks to take advantage of growing investment from NASA and the Pentagon in technologies for the m
Honda is touting today that drivers of its EVs will soon have access to the most amount of charging locations in America. This is thanks to just-announced agreements with EVgo and Electrify America, t
Large language models are trained on all kinds of data, most of which it seems was collected without anyone’s knowledge or consent. Now you have a choice whether to allow your web content to be
Which do you prefer: Regulators working to contain market power or a potential ceiling being set on exit values for the companies that you back?
Tablo has always been a niche product, Grant Hall, founder and CEO of parent company Nuvyyo, admitted to TechCrunch. However, as more cord-cutters become frustrated with streaming services raising the
Apple has asked the Supreme Court to reconsider a previous ruling in its fight against Epic Games that would change the rules of the App Store. In a cert petition, filed Thursday and embedded below, A
I wasn’t able to make it to TechCrunch Disrupt this year. What were your main immigration takeaways for founders and startups?
Welcome back to Chain Reaction. We’re gearing up for the highly anticipated Sam Bankman-Fried trial. As for other news, it’s been an interesting and somewhat slower week for the crypto community.
Web publishing platform Medium has announced that it will block OpenAI’s GPTBot, an agent that scrapes web pages for content used to train the company’s AI models. But the real news may be
Naysayers reacted to the hype around Worldcoin with almost the same level of intensity as its backers, but the company is still moving forward with its big plans.
Pilot, a Vancouver-based startup, wants to become “the hub of global travel experience” and connect people via travel.
New AI tech could upend the status quo, and I think that Microsoft adding AI at the OS level could be a big step in that direction.
Amazon has chalked up an early (partial) win in a court challenge related to the European Union’s designation of its ecommerce marketplace as subject to the strictest level of regulation under t
Last year’s techwide reckoning continues. In 2023, layoffs have yet again cost tens of thousands of tech workers their jobs; this time, the workforce reductions have been driven by the biggest names
ChatGPT, OpenAI’s text-generating AI chatbot, has taken the world by storm. It’s able to write essays, code and more given short text prompts, hyper-charging productivity. But it also has