Google rolls out a new set of search tools for eco-conscious travelers

In recent months, Google has been steadily adding new tools to help consumers choose more sustainable options when using its services like Google Maps, Google Flights and hotel search. On Tuesday, th

IT services group Wipro fires 300 employees moonlighting for competitors

IT services giant Wipro has fired 300 employees in recent months who were found to be moonlighting for competitors, a top executive said Wednesday, weighing in on a practice that has gained momentum a

Enact Systems connects solar installers and customers for more efficient energy use

There are about three million solar installations in the United States per year, but that process is costly and often lacks transparency. Pleasanton, California–based Enact Systems wants to increase

5 compelling reasons why you don’t want to miss TechCrunch Disrupt

We’re less than one month away from coming to you — live and in person — at TechCrunch Disrupt on October 18–20 in San Francisco. We can hardly wait to…Wait, what’s that? You haven’t boo

Flowhub launches Maui, the next generation of its cannabis POS platform

Selling weed is easy. Selling legal weed is not easy. Dispensaries have to comply with an ever-changing list of regulations and consumer expectations. For example, online menus must match local invent

UK to change Online Safety Bill limits on ‘legal but harmful’ content for adults

Changes are incoming to draft online safety legislation in the U.K. which continues to attract controversy over the impact on free speech. The draft Online Safety Bill has already been years in the ma

Nigeria’s YC-backed Remedial Health raises $4.4M seed funding

Early this year, Nigerian health tech startup Remedial Health announced plans to scale within the West African country, digitizing pharmacies and bringing efficiency in the pharmaceutical supply chain

Daily Crunch: Rockstar’s whoopsie means you can get an early look at GTA 6

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Tile rolls out ‘Lost and Found’ QR code stickers to complement its hardware lineup

After getting Sherlocked by Apple’s AirTag and exiting to Life360 late last year, lost item tracker Tile is launching a new product — and it’s not a hardware device. Today, the compa

Facebook debuts a Reels API for sharing from third-party apps

Meta is going all in to expand the reach of its short video products. In the latest step to those offerings widely reachable, the company is launching a Facebook Reels API for developers to integrate

Keeping financial tabs on Instacart as it preps its IPO

Instacart's willingness to go public this year is now slightly better understood after The Wall Street Journal reported that it isn't planning on a mega-fundraise when it does list.

Community isn’t a buzzword, it’s a challenge

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. I first covered Launch House in Oct 2020, when the co-founders

Daily Crunch: All I can see is you — iOS 16 users enjoy new photo background removal feature

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Unsealed docs in Facebook privacy suit offer glimpse of missing app audit

It’s not the crime, it’s the cover up… The scandal-hit company formerly known as Facebook has fought for over four years to keep a lid on the gory details of a third party app audit

Launch House’s community reacts to misconduct and harassment allegations

Launch House, a community-oriented startup that has built a brand around launching ideas out loud, is in the middle of a controversy after a Vox investigation surfaced multiple sexual assualt and hara

Last call to save $1100 on Disrupt passes

The clock is ticking and the countdown is on: There are now less than 24 hours left to save $1,100 on a regular ticket to TechCrunch Disrupt 2022. The dramatic discount to the biggest tech gathering o

Index Ventures, Sila, The Engine weigh in on startups that require a longer time horizon at Disrupt

Building a startup is no simple task regardless of the vertical you claim as your own. The reality, though, is that some startups — think robotics or climate tech — require a lot more time in the

Just 2 days left to save $1,100 on Disrupt 2022 tickets

It’s rare to find a sure thing these days, but a ticket to TechCrunch Disrupt 2022 is an investment that should produce years of dividends. For the next two days, the ROI on that pass will be expone

Mobility startups are filling the void in the much, much smaller Detroit auto show

Long-time visitors to the Detroit auto show will be disappointed. The glitz and glamor are gone. In 2022, the show is much, much smaller than in the past. Ford, General Motors, and Stellantis are exhi

Adobe snaps up Figma for $20B, taking out one of its biggest rivals in digital design

Big news in the world of digital creative technology: Adobe today announced that it would acquire Figma for $20 billion, taking out one of its biggest rivals in the realm of digital design. Both the W
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