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Toyota used up all its EV tax credits on hybrids

Toyota has reached the 200,000-unit cap on electric and plug-in-hybrid vehicles that are eligible for a federal tax credit of $7,500. While the Japanese automaker does have exactly one electric vehicl

TikTok is testing the ability to restrict livestreams to viewers who are 18+

TikTok is testing a new setting that lets users restrict their livestreams to viewers who are 18 years of age and above. The company confirmed to TechCrunch that the new setting is currently in limite

Crypto trading volume drops in India as additional taxes hit investors

India on July 1 implemented a 1% tax on cryptocurrency trades over 10,000 Indian rupees, or about $127. There’s already been a chilling effect on Indian digital asset marketplaces.

How one state’s aggressive climate policy could boost its economy

Offshore wind hasn’t made many waves in the U.S. yet, but it’s about to, and one state is making sure it's a centerpiece of its economic policy.

Outschool, which raised a Series B, C and D in 12 months, lays off 18% of workforce

Outschool, a marketplace for kid-friendly, virtual after-school programs, has laid off 31 people or 18% of its workforce, CEO Amir Nathoo confirmed to TechCrunch over text message. The layoff, conduct

Veo’s Candice Xie one year later, still slowly and steadily winning the profitability race

We sat down with Veo CEO and co-founder Candice Xie one year after our initial interview to discuss what is happening in shared micromobility.

Voyantis emerges from stealth to predict customer lifetime value

Voyantis, a startup developing tools to estimate a customer’s lifetime value, today emerged from stealth with $19 million in seed funding from Target Global, Square Peg, Schusterman Family Inves

Matt Mullenweg thinks Tumblr can be a better Twitter than Twitter ever was

Welcome Back to Found, the TechCrunch podcast where we get the stories behind the startups. It’s rare we get to speak to someone who has been working at their company for 19 years so this conversati

4 negotiation points startup founders must focus on in a down market

As founders bend over backward to get backing, legal due diligence can sometimes go overlooked.

TechCrunch+ roundup: Overinflated valuations, equity crowdfunding, SCOTUS v. climate tech

All valuations are hypothetical, so bear that in mind the next time you're reviewing an offer letter.

UK signs its first data sharing deal post-Brexit, with South Korea

Six years on from the referendum where the United Kingdom voted to leave the EU, and in the midst of an apparent government meltdown, the country is announcing its first international data sharing dea

Register now for the new and improved TechCrunch Live weekly event series!

TechCrunch Live is a weekly event designed to help founders build better venture-backed businesses. The event series records live every Wednesday at 12:00 pm Pacific, and features industry-leading fou

Raising big money in a sour market

They say that great companies are founded and built in hard times. But the same could be said about the returns profile of the funds backing them.

TikTok reportedly drops plans to expand its live e-commerce ‘Shop’ venture to the US

TikTok has reportedly dropped plans to expand its live e-commerce “TikTok Shop” initiative to the United States and additional parts of Europe, according to the Financial Times. The compan

Google halts KakaoTalk updates on Play Store in Korea after messaging app refused to remove its own payment links 

Google has stopped providing updates to popular messaging app KakaoTalk in South Korea, according to a local report, after Kakao continued using an external payment link in its Android app, against Go

Today, last chance to snap up a TechCrunch Disrupt two-for-one ticket

Take a few minutes right now to score two-for-one passes to TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco on October 18-20. This holiday flash-sale won’t last forever. In fact, it ends today, July 5, at preci

Rocket Lab rockets to the moon and other TC news

This week on The TechCrunch Podcast our host, Managing Editor Darrell Etherington talks with TC’s Amanda Silberling about VidCon and the creator economy coming of age. He also speaks to Aria Alamalh

Contrarian bets in a downturn

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Alex and Grace are back to cover the biggest, boldest and ba

Startup founders. Consider your language. Keep it simple.

Research shows that more than half of Americans can’t read very well. Their reading skill is below a sixth-grade level. As a startup founder, that is an important statistic. It is something you

UK to combat Russia’s ‘hostile online warfare’ by forcing internet firms to remove disinformation

The U.K. government is pushing to make “foreign interference” such as disinformation a priority offence under its proposed Online Safety Bill, forcing technology firms to remove contraveni
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