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Disclose your Scope 3 emissions, you cowards

Many companies are saying that they don’t take climate change seriously enough to fully understand — and disclose — their own impact on it.

Disney extends CEO Bob Chapek’s contract for three more years despite difficult tenure

Disney’s board unanimously voted to extend CEO Bob Chapek’s contract for three more years, the company announced yesterday. His deal was set to expire in February 2023. Despite a chaotic t

Dear Sophie: Will a doctor get a green card faster than an engineer?

I’m a software engineer, and I’ve been waiting for a green card number for three years. My wife is a doctor, so can she apply for a green card? Will she get a green card sooner given her professio

Cybersecurity startups, once the VC darling, hammered by layoffs

On the face of it, the cybersecurity sector is doing just fine. Demand for cybersecurity products remains high as cyberattacks continue to blight both public and private-sector businesses, and investo

Google and the Internet Archive are the first customers to gain commercial access to Wikipedia content

Google is going to start paying for its use of Wikipedia information to help power its knowledge panels in Google Search. The search giant, along with the digital library the Internet Archive, are the

5 ways to seize the opportunities created by recent chaos in ad tech

As the major platforms are forced to innovate, advertisers who are willing to "be like water" and flow with change are going to come out ahead.

Anonymous social apps shift their attention to Instagram in the wake of Snapchat’s ban

Anonymous social apps targeting teens haven’t gone away in the wake of Snapchat’s new policy, which earlier this year banned these types of social experiences from integrating with its dev

Amazon’s new physical retail analytics service gives brands insights about product and ad performance

Amazon announced today that it’s launching a new physical retail store analytics service that offer brands insights about the performance of their products, promotions and ad campaigns. The new

When it comes to sanctions, PE firms must proceed with great caution

In order to effectively mitigate sanction risks, PEs are doing due diligence on their LPs and investing in the management of compliance programs and policies at their portfolio companies.

Regard serves as a ‘medical co-pilot’ for busy physicians

Legacy healthcare software systems are often complicated and cumbersome for providers to use, leading to less time with patients. That’s why Regard (formerly HealthTensor) developed a platform to he

One to watch: Debut Capital’s Pilar Johnson works to augment funding for overlooked founders

Debut Capital raised $1 million in three months. Its founder, Pilar Johnson, had no previous experience in the industry.

Audience Choice: Vote for the roundtable sessions you want to see most at Disrupt

Ever hear a great idea that’s so obvious — like wheels on luggage, for example — that you can’t help but wonder why someone didn’t think of it sooner? Welcome to Audience Choice at TechCrunc

Today’s TechCrunch Live starts at 3:00 pm EDT/ 12:00 pm PDT. Register for the free event here

Today’s TechCrunch Live event should be fantastic. We have Vanessa Larco, a partner at NEA, and Deon Nicholas, co-founder and CEO of Forethought AI, and they promised not to get rowdy. That basi

With $2.4M seed, Zing Data wants to put data analysis in the palm of your hand

If data is at the heart of any modern business, it needs to be easier to access and manipulate it without expertise. While there are many data analysis tools available, including the sophisticated dat

Helios wants to tame the microservices development chaos

Helios, a Tel Aviv–based startup that wants to make it easier for developers to understand, troubleshoot and test their distributed systems during the development phase, today announced its general

Today’s startup layoffs have nothing on the 2020 correction

The point at which layoffs started to rise as a percentage of all changes to startup employment was loosely the same moment that everyone decided that paying 100x ARR was probably too much.

Understanding the not-so-fine print of 2022 term sheets

This is our Wednesday show, where we niche down to a single topic, think about a question and unpack the rest. This week, Natasha asked: What’s in the fine print for term sheets these days, and wha

Gmail’s redesigned interface including Chat and Meet is now the new default

Gmail is now rolling out a new user interface that will show Chat and Meet sections in the side pane by default — unless you’ve already disabled them. Google introduced this new integrated vie

Hyundai reveals the IONIQ 6 EV sedan, the eagerly anticipated follow-up to its IONIQ 5

Hyundai previewed the IONIQ 6 sedan Wednesday, the heavily-anticipated follow-up to the brand’s popular first battery-electric model, the IONIQ 5 SUV. The automaker won’t announce details

Snapchat officially introduces its paid subscription at $3.99 per month

Snapchat officially launched its paid subscription plan called Snapchat+ today that will offer exclusive features like the ability to change the app icon and being able to see which people have rewatc
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