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Could Supernova be an ‘ethical alternative’ to the social media giants?

Supernova is a new app that has now gone live on the Apple and Android app stores, billing itself as a new “ethical alternative” to Instagram and Facebook, where most of the ad revenues go to char

Spotify expands into audiobooks with acquisition of Findaway

In an effort to expand beyond music, Spotify has been investing hundreds of millions to build out its podcasts business. Now the company has set its sights on another form of audio, with today’s

A guide to Virtual Beings and how they impact our world

Money from big tech companies and top VC firms is flowing into the nascent “virtual beings” space. Mixing the opportunities presented by conversational AI, generative adversarial networks, photore

An optimistic view of deepfakes

The negative implications of deepfakes are troubling, and the better we understand them, the better we’ll be able to prevent their worst consequences.

MMC Ventures launches fresh £52M seed fund aimed at London startups

Synthesia is a London-based startup that recently achieved notoriety after powering the technology behind the recent global campaign showing Malaria survivors speaking through David Beckham to help ra

The startup behind that deep-fake David Beckham video just raised $3M

The recent global campaign showing Malaria survivors speaking through David Beckham to help raise awareness around the Malaria Must Die initiative spooked a lot of people: The campaign has already exc

Yahoo Tries To Score With Football Fans By Teaming Up With David Beckham

<img src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/beckham.jpg" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://yahoo.com">Yahoo</a> is <a href="http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/David-Beckham-Signs-W

Video: Snoop Dogg, David Beckham re-create Star Wars cantina scene for World Cup funsies

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/snoop.png" />In the interest of killing two minutes of your time: the famous Star Wars cantina scene, as remixed by <a HREF="http://www.c

Video: Half-robot David Beckham totally uses the Motorola Aura (which costs $2,000)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/bemilan.jpg" />Just like Krusty the Clown, David Beckham will endorse damn near anything, provided the price is right. That helps explain