Unsealed docs in Facebook privacy suit offer glimpse of missing app audit
It’s not the crime, it’s the cover up… The scandal-hit company formerly known as Facebook has fought for over four years to keep a lid on the gory details of a third party app audit
Facebook moves to settle Cambridge Analytica lawsuit
Can money buy privacy? Facebook’s parent, Meta, has proposed to settle a long-running privacy class action lawsuit in the Northern District of California related to the Cambridge Analytica scand
Bolt Mobility bolted (and left cities with a mess) and other TC news
This week on The TechCrunch Podcast we’re talking to Natasha Mascarenhas about YC’s decision to shrink their startup cohort and the recent layoffs at On Deck. Then we’re joined by Rebecca Bellan
Digital marketplace Clutch closes $1.2M pre-seed round led by Precursor Ventures
The duo aims to democratize the tools needed for everyone to become a content creator.
Will a weaker euro lead to greater US investment in European startups?
A strong dollar makes deals in Europe potentially cheaper for American investors and could make selling abroad more attractive to euro-denominated startups.
Daily Crunch: Sheryl Sandberg is out at Meta, and Zuckerberg’s not looking for a new COO
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Meta posts its first-ever quarterly revenue decline
The company formerly known as Facebook isn’t doing so hot. After cutting its overhead, scaling back hiring and weathering a new SEC investigation, it doesn’t come as a surprise that Meta&#
Wow, Facebook really knows how to give someone a send-off!
So much for that touching goodbye post to Sheryl Sandberg that Mark Zuckerberg posted just 9 days ago, when after a 14-year run at Facebook — now Meta Platforms — Sandberg said she was resigning f
Sheryl Sandberg a source of inspiration for f7 Ventures’ general partners as they deploy first fund
Kelly Graziadei and Joanna Lee Shevelenko, general partners at f7 Ventures, were inspired by Sheryl Sandberg and her advocacy for women having a seat at the table.
The battle for BNPL buyers and other TC news
Welcome back to The TechCrunch Podcast, where you’ll hear everything you need to know about the week’s top stories in tech from the people who wrote them. This week we talk with Mary Ann Azevedo a
TechCrunch podcasts this week: Layoffs, the crypto downturn, investor offense and Columbus, Ohio
TechCrunch is more than just a site with words. We’re also building a growing stable of podcasts focused on the most critical topics relating to the startup and venture capital worlds. To help y
How the myth of the ‘girlboss’ harms emerging women in tech
On Lafayette Street in SoHo, young, fashionable women lined up around the block to enter a minimalist, millennial oasis, the most perfect Instagram feed brought to life. Staff members glided around th
Sheryl Sandberg, Substack and the art of still raising money for groceries
Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This was another live week from the Equity crew, meaning that
Daily Crunch: Buick unveils Wildcat concept car as company shifts to EV-only lineup
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Sheryl Sandberg will step down as Meta COO
Sheryl Sandberg announced today on Facebook that she is leaving Meta after more than a decade as the company’s chief operating officer. Sandberg joined Meta, then Facebook, as COO in 2008. Over
Meta says it will now pay creators for original content in Facebook Reels
Meta recently said it would prioritize original content in its algorithms. Now, it’s going to pay for it. To help fend off the TikTok threat, Meta announced this week it will now dole out additi
Sheryl Sandberg under fire for trying to kill a story about her ex, the CEO of Activision Blizzard
Meta Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is now facing “internal scrutiny” at the company after pressuring U.K. tabloid the Daily Mail to kill a story about her former boyfriend, Activ
Meta crowns Nick Clegg president of tilting at regulatory headwinds
Nick Clegg, the former deputy prime minister of the U.K., has been elevated to new heights at Meta, the tech giant formerly known as Facebook — under a new title of president of global affairs i
Notable, which makes RPA-based tools to speed up healthcare admin, raises $100M at a $600M valuation
Timing is everything in healthcare — yet too often diagnoses, treatments and procedures are held up by paperwork, administrative red tape between patients, clinicians, carers, bookkeepers, insur
The FDA should regulate Instagram’s algorithm as a drug
Instagram’s unwillingness to do what is right is a clarion call for regulation: The FDA must assert its codified right to regulate the algorithm powering the drug of Instagram.