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Bolt founder Ryan Breslow isn’t going away

Ryan Breslow has had a tumultuous 2022. It’s not slowing him down. Few outside of Breslow’s world even knew his name a year ago. Then Bolt, a “one-click” checkout tech company that evo

Daily Crunch: HBO Max is pulling 36 shows this week — Here’s the list

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

Federal, state regulators put pressure on Tesla’s Autopilot safety

Tesla is coming under fire from federal and state regulators over both the safety and the capabilities of its Autopilot advanced driver assistance system. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administr

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 review

I have been carrying both of Samsung’s new foldables on my person when I leave the house for the last few days. It’s mostly for testing purposes, of course, but there’s also a fun game I like to

Facebook is losing its grip as a ‘Top 10’ app as BeReal and TikTok grow

Facebook this year has been struggling to maintain its position among the Top 10 apps on the U.S. App Store, according to an analysis of iPhone App Store data. As younger consumers shift to newer soci

Cameo now lets you have 10-minute calls with celebs

The dream to find out what actually happened on your favorite show last week, spill the tea with the Real Housewives or learn about your favorite artists’ creative process is now underway as Cam

FDA decision to allow over-the-counter hearing loss technology will be a catalyst for innovation

The FDA on Monday announced that hearing aids and other hearing technology can now be sold over the counter, ending a system that mandated a prescription.

Do Kwon’s Terra trauma and drama lives to see another day

There are some events in your life that you look back on and think to yourself, “Wow, that was a really tough time.” We all have memories like that and I think the crypto community definit

These 5 investors are betting on helping you live longer and better

"Longevity tech is only getting started now and will infiltrate all aspects of our life in the next five to 10 years."

5 investors explain why longevity tech is a long-term play

It’s becoming clear that longevity as a theme has resonated with investors, though it appears it will be some time before more generalist investors take interest.

The three true robotic startup outcomes

Allow me to borrow a phrase from baseball for a moment. If you follow the sport, you’re likely aware of the concept of the “three true outcomes.” They are, specifically, a home run, a strikeout,

Pixelmator Photo is coming to Mac with a new subscription-based model

The longtime iOS and iPadOS image editing application Pixelmator Photo, a companion to the popular Pixelmator Pro, is embracing subscriptions as it heads to the Mac. Previously the app was available f

Streaming viewership surpassed cable TV for the first time, says Nielsen

Streaming viewership reached new highs last month, exceeding cable usage for the first time, according to Nielsen. The measurement firm today released its total TV and streaming report for July, stati

Sports partnerships are more than just a deal for major crypto companies

Are alliances between crypto companies and sports teams paying off in a meaningful way?

Why do startup valuations go down when interest rates go up?

Despite the focus on interest rates, it is the second aspect — inflation and the consequent government response — that will have the most significant consequences for founders and the public.

Looks like time is up for Snap’s Pixy drone

Snap may have flown a bit too close to the sun in its development of the palm-sized selfie drone, Pixy. Following a late-April announcement, the social media firm has already begun pumping the brakes

Quora is shutting down the English version of its Partner Program

Quora is shutting down the English version of its Partner Program on September 1, the company announced on its website. The Partner Program will remain active in other languages, including German, Jap

Sofy raises cash to grow its no-code mobile app testing platform

Sofy, a startup developing a testing platform for mobile app devs it claims is used by Microsoft, today closed a $7.75 million seed round that brings its total capital raised to $9.5 million. Voyager

Google will roll out new updates to reduce low-quality and unoriginal content in search results

Google announced today that it’s rolling out new Search updates over the next few weeks that will aim to make it easier for people to find high-quality content. The new ranking improvements will

🌎🔥😬🥴🤷😭 Why we need an emoji for climate change

The consequences of climate change are becoming more apparent, and a growing number of people are experiencing climate anxiety. We need a way to communicate that.
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