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ClickUp raises $400M at a $4B valuation to expand its all-in-one workplace productivity platform to Europe

Companies like Slack and Asana stormed into the world of tech to steal a march on incumbents like Microsoft in providing a new wave of point solutions to make it easier for workers respectively to cha

Netflix employees stage a trans solidarity walkout, pose list of demands

Netflix employees staged a walkout yesterday in response to the company’s handling of a Dave Chappelle special that premiered on October 5. At the same time, Los Angeles-based trans activist Ash

Inside the Trump SPAC deal taking on Twitter, Disney, CNN and every major tech company

In a blinding flash of humility, TMTG allows that taking on public cloud and fintech infrastructure giants is more a "long-term" goal, not something it intends to get busy on right away.

Spotify opens access to video podcast publishing to Anchor creators

Spotify has already invested around $1 billion in podcasting between its acquisitions, exclusive deals and other partnerships. Now, it wants people to do more than just listen — it wants them to

Netflix says 142 million households watched Korean series ‘Squid Game’

Netflix's pre-recorded call to shareholders announcing its Q3 results gives us a glimpse at how successful Squid Game was: Around 142 million households worldwide watched the Korean-language show.

Amazon Music Unlimited users can now stream spatial audio on any pair of headphones

Amazon announced that starting today, Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers can stream spatial audio with their current headphones on its Android and iOS apps. The company currently supports two forms of

SOC Prime lands $11M Series A to become ‘Spotify for cyber threats’

SOC Prime, a Boston-based early-stage startup that claims to have built the world’s largest threat detection marketplace, has secured $11 million in Series A funding. The company will use the invest

ViacomCBS CEO Bob Bakish downplays idea of a merger to get scale in streaming

ViacomCBS CEO Bob Bakish this morning downplayed his company’s interest in a potential merger — like one with its partner Comcast. At the WSJ Tech Live conference today, the media company

Equity Monday: Welcome to Big Tech hardware week

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the latest pri

Netflix fired the employee who organized a walkout in solidarity with trans workers

Netflix fired an employee who led the company’s trans employee resource group and planned a walkout on October 20, a current and former Netflix employee with knowledge of the situation confirmed

HTC reveals the $499 Vive Flow, a tiny VR headset with some big tradeoffs

Today, HTC has revealed their latest consumer-focused headset, the $499 Vive Flow. It’s designed for portability with a compact design and 189 gram weight, though there are some big caveats, whi

India’s MX Player tops 1 billion downloads

MX Player, the popular on-demand video streaming service, has passed 1 billion downloads, joining a very small but high-profile list of apps globally to achieve this milestone. The firm, owned by Indi

South Africa’s Telkom ditches Netflix

South Africa’s telecommunication provider Telkom SA SOC Ltd has since October discontinued Netflix Inc. from its phone and internet set-top box, said a Bloomberg report. Telkom’s Content Execu

The metaverse is coming for ‘Squid Game’

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is our Wednesday show, the time of the week when we niche do

Netflix brings its shuffle mode feature, ‘Play Something,’ to Android users worldwide

Netflix is today officially launching a new feature for its Android users that will make it easier to find something to watch when you can’t make a decision. The feature, called “Play Some

Strike looms over labor conditions on TV and film productions by big streaming services

Update: IATSE workers have voted overwhelmingly in favor of the strike authorization. This does not mean a strike is sure to happen, only that it can should negotiations with the AMPTP fail again. IAT

Tech giants brace for impact in India as new payments rule goes into effect

Apple, Sony, Google, Zoom, PayPal and several other tech companies as well as scores of banks have cautioned customers and partners in India to expect a surge in declined transactions as the world’s

South Korean ISP SK Broadband counterclaims against Netflix for bandwidth usage fees

South Korean internet service provider SK Broadband, a subsidiary of South Korean telco company SK Telecom, has filed a counterclaim against Netflix to demand payment for the bandwidth the streaming p

Netflix acquires its first games studio, “Oxenfree” developer Night School

Night School Studio, the independent game developer known for narrative-driven titles like Oxenfree, announced today it has been acquired by Netflix. This makes it the first games studio the streaming

Netflix launches new mobile games in Poland, Italy and Spain as a members-only perk

Netflix is expanding its mobile gaming push with the launch of three more gaming titles which will become exclusively available to Netflix members in select European markets. The company today is intr
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