Daily Crunch: China sets three-hour weekly time limit for under-18 gamers

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. Hello and welcome to Daily Crunch for August 30, 2021. The startup world is gearing up for Y Combinator Demo Day this week, but the rest of tech isn’t taking a pause. So we have Apple news, Telegram news, antitrust news, video game news, you name it. But we have some TechCrunch news to start: Ryan Reynolds is coming to Disrupt to talk about his company, Maximum Eff...
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Here's Why Instagram Is Now Demanding to Know Your Birthday

As part of a broader effort to make its platform safer for young users, Instagram will now require everybody to share their birthday. If you don’t want to give that data to Instagram, you eventually won’t be able to use the app at all.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Software, Computing, Operating Systems, Terms Of Service, Internet Privacy, Like Button, Video Software, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Technology Internet, Private Message

The life cycle of an old Tokyo house and its elderly owner

This first photo was taken back in the summer of 2014. It remains a firm favourite of mine — a scene I’m fond of for so many reasons, and the memory of pressing the shutter is still so fresh it almost feels like it was taken yesterday. The next time I walked past is similarly clear in my mind, as I was shocked to find the house abandoned and empty. A home once so full of life was suddenly utterly bereft of it — even the colours weren’t there anymore. A structure so instantly recognisable, and...
Tags: Travel, Photography, Tokyo

Kanye West says Universal released 'Donda' without his permission

"Universal put my album out without my approval and they blocked jail 2 from being on the album," Kanye West said in an Instagram post. Rich Fury/VF20/Getty Images for Vanity Fair Kanye West said in an Instagram post that his label released "Donda" without approval. West also says that Universal Music intentionally left "Jail pt 2" off the album "Donda" was expected to premiere the same day as Drake's new album, "Certified Lover Boy." See more stories on Insider's business page. Ka...
Tags: News, Media, Instagram, Entertainment, Trends, Atlanta, Chicago, Kanye West, West, Drake, 50 Cent, Universal Music, Manson, Mercedes Benz Stadium, Donda, Aubrey Drake Graham

This morning's sunrise.

The third photo is by Meade.  Feel free to talk about anything you want in the comments. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Photography, Law, Sunrise, Lake Mendota, Ann Althouse, Meade Feel

Details revealed as Arsenal confirm Willian departure

 Premier League giants Arsenal have, on Monday evening, confirmed the departure of out of favour attacker Willian. Gunners woes The subject of Willian’s future of course came back to the fore in a major way over the last couple of weeks.This came with the Brazilian having not been afforded a single minute of playing time in any of Arsenal’s last six outings (including pre-season).Willian was brought to the Emirates last summer amid widespread concern on the part of the Gunners faithful, many of ...
Tags: Instagram, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Arsenal, Emirates, Everton, Brazil, Mikel Arteta, north London, Corinthians, Willian, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Emerson, Ainsley Maitland Niles

Arsenal latest: Fresh suitor for Elneny & Emerson opts for Spurs

 A series of updates on the work of Premier League giants Arsenal on the transfer front have been forthcoming on Monday evening. Turkey bound? The first surrounds a potential outgoing at the Emirates ahead of tomorrow night’s transfer deadline.The player involved? Mohamed Elneny.Egyptian midfielder Elneny is of course one of only four recognised senior central midfielders in Mikel Arteta’s squad as things stand, alongside Thomas Partey, Granit Xhaka and summer arrival Sambi Lokonga.In turn, unle...
Tags: Instagram, Sport, Barcelona, Turkey, Soccer, Premier League, Spurs, Tottenham, Arsenal, Matt Law, Everton, Mikel Arteta, Camp Nou, north London, Fenerbahce, Las Palmas

Instagram will require users to provide their birthday

Instagram will begin prodding users to share their birthday with the service, if they haven’t already done so. The company today announced it will now start popping up a notification that asks you to add your birthday to “personalize your experience.” But the prompt can only be dismissed a handful of times before becoming a requirement. The move is a part of Instagram’s larger goal to create new safety features aimed at younger users, the company explains. This includes the teen privacy protecti...
Tags: Google, Social, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Instagram, Teens, Privacy, Social Networking, Social Networks, Children, Social Media, Tech, Regulations, Mobile Apps, Teenagers

Made From Scratch

THE KIND OF SUCCESS Texas Roadhouse has enjoyed didn’t happen by doing things the conventional way. But then founder Kent Taylor is not a conventional guy. He dropped out of business school and threw away the rule book. Through trial and error and a whole lot of perseverance, he opened the first Texas Roadhouse in 1993. He describes Texas Roadhouse as “a people company that just happened to sell steaks.” In 1997 he was awarded an Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year. Regarding that occasion, he sa...
Tags: Facebook, Leadership, Instagram, Leaders, Taylor, Texas Roadhouse, Kent Taylor

Crystal Palace turn attentions to Edouard after Eddie Nketiah negotiations collapse

 A fresh insight into the efforts of Crystal Palace to land a new striker before the transfer window slams shut has been forthcoming on Monday. Palace building for the future The efforts of those in a position of power in South london to reinforce new boss Patrick Vieira’s squad this summer have of course been widely lauded in the media.In a long overdue push to add a touch of youth and exuberance to an aging panel of players, the Eagles first clinched an impressive swoop for Reading midfield se...
Tags: UK, Instagram, Scotland, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Celtic, Arsenal, Emirates, Everton, Leeds United, Crystal Palace, Fulham, Selhurst Park, Emirates Stadium

You’ll have to tell Instagram your birthday to keep using the app

The company will also use AI to see if you’re lying.
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Instagram to Require Users to Provide Their Date of Birth

Instagram today said that it is now requiring all Instagram users to share their date of birth to "create safer, more private experiences for young people." Instagram users who have not already provided their birthday to Instagram will be prompted to share it. Instagram plans to ask for date of birth when the app is opened up, and will provide notifications asking for the information a handful of times. Users will be required to share their birthdays to continue using the Instagram app. Inst...
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How Polaroid went from celebrity favorite to bankruptcy - and is finding new life in the digital world

Instant film pioneer Polaroid was a photographic giant and cultural icon for decades. But digital technology left the company exposed, and Polaroid shut down all production in 2008. The Impossible Project bought what was left of Polaroid and is keeping instant film alive. See more stories on Insider's business page. Read the original article on Business Insider [Author: [email protected] (Noah Lewis)]
Tags: Photography, Video, Trends, Retail, Polaroid, Tech Insider, Noah Lewis, Video Format Rise And Fall

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Teases Our First Look at a New Hero

New pictures from Venom: Let There Be Carnage give us a look at new and returning friends. Manifest will, well, manifest for one last time on Netflix. The streamer’s new Wednesday Addams show rounds out its cast. Plus, what’s coming on Fantasy Island’s finale and Day of the Dead. Spoilers, get! Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Instagram, Netflix, Jasper, Martin Freeman, Batgirl, Maggie, Bill Pullman, Day Of The Dead, Black Panther, Afrofuturism, Leslie Jordan, Cam, Lewis, HARRIS

Ainsley Maitland-Niles takes massive Instagram swipe at Arsenal as Everton bid rejected

Maitland-Niles attracts Everton interest News broke this morning that Arsenal midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles was garnering interest from fellow Premier League club Everton. The Merseyside outfit were thought to be offering an initial loan with a potential buy option at the end of the season. 🚨 Everton in talks with Arsenal for a deal to sign Ainsley Maitland-Niles on loan with an option to buy. Offer submitted, Arsenal considering internally before responding. Talks ongoing. Versatile 24yo un...
Tags: Instagram, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Arsenal, Everton, Merseyside, Mikel Arteta, Toffees, Efc, Rafa Benitez, Kean, Gunners Arsenal, Ainsley Maitland Niles, David Ornstein, Maitland Niles

Covid fears lead to cancellation of Trophy Cup cyclocross series

Now even more of a collector’s item. Official series poster by Mary Lytle. “I would much rather err on the side of safety. My priority is to keep folks and their families safe.”— Clint Culpepper, Portland Trophy Cup The posters are printed, the sponsors are lined up, the racers are ready and their race numbers are ready to be pinned on. But for the second year in a row, cross is not coming. Clint Culpepper, the owner of the popular Portland Trophy Cup cyclocross race series, annou...
Tags: Instagram, Oregon, Sport, Front Page, Racing, Cycling, Delta, Portland, Kate Brown, Mtb, Sandy, Cyclocross, Culpepper, Jonathan Maus, BikePortland, Steve Schulz

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