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Daily Crunch: Apple urges users to update all devices after hacktivists reveal zero-day flaw

Hello and welcome back to Daily Crunch for September 13, 2021. This is Alex and I am back! A big thanks to Greg for taking over last week while I was on staycation. It is lovely to be back with you all. Before we dive into the news, a reminder that Disrupt is next week. So, make sure you have a ticket and get hype. More here. It’s going to be a heck of a show. TechCrunch Disrupt 2021 The TechCrunch Top 3+ The Apple-Epic war far from over: While the internet digests the recent, controver...
Tags: Apple, TC, Instagram, China, Boston, Africa, Tech, Ford, Alibaba, Gm, Alex, Shopify, Databricks, Unicorn, Sapphire Ventures, Mike

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...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, TC, Facebook, Spotify, Instagram, Congress, China, Boston, Tech, Amsterdam, Aws, Casper, Ryan Reynolds, Ola, Falcon Edge Capital

Daily Crunch: Bangalore-based UpGrad becomes India’s newest unicorn with $185M funding round

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 9, 2021. We are ever so glad that you are here. We have global startup news for you, rocket news, car-rental IPO news and more. And if you are a student, we even have Extra Crunch discounts for you. Call it a technology and money smorgasbord. All in one email. Let’s go! — Alex How to claim a student discount for Extra ...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Hong Kong, Spacex, Instagram, Congress, China, India, Tech, CMO, Turkey, Tencent, Reddit, Credit, General Atlantic, Bangalore

Daily Crunch: No-code startup Bubble pops with $100 million Series A round

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 July 27, 2021. Today is a good day not only because the U.S. women’s national soccer team is heading to the Olympics quarter finals (shoutout Gotham’s Carli Lloyd!), but also because Danny Crichton just published an incredibly interesting EC-1 digging into RapidSOS. Danny has previously written extensively about disaster tech, ...
Tags: Google, TC, Pinterest, Instagram, China, Boston, New York City, Africa, America, Startup, Tech, Gotham, EC, Alex, Edtech, Shopify

The future of retail and office space is up in the air, and proptech investors are optimistic

Editor’s note: Get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use by email every Saturday morning (7 a.m. PT). Subscribe here. The malls and grocery stores of the 20th century are being converted into industrial conveyor belts of goods and services traveling from the internet to your home. The customer is no longer even allowed inside, as Connie Loizos details this week in a closer look at Amazon and other online-first companies taking over commercial spaces near you. America...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Startups, TC, Facebook, Europe, Utah, New York, London, Instagram, Australia, Youtube, China, Ipo, Berlin, India

Daily Crunch: Twitter hacked in crypto scam

A Twitter hack hits the platform’s most famous users, Netflix gets a co-CEO and Revel’s mopeds are coming to San Francisco. Here’s your Daily Crunch for July 16, 2020. The big story: High-profile Twitter accounts hacked in crypto scam This was a crazy one: The Twitter accounts of Apple, Elon Musk, Joe Biden and many, many others were compromised yesterday, posting messages with the address of a bitcoin wallet, promising that any payments would be doubled and sent back. Apparently a hacker u...
Tags: Security, Social, Facebook, Twitter, Hong Kong, Europe, Instagram, China, New York City, San Francisco, Tech, Netflix, Ted Sarandos, GDC, EU US, Stein

Startups Weekly: A new era for consumer tech

TechCrunch is out hunting for bright spots in the startup world as we all come to grips with the pandemic — particularly where checks are actually being written despite everything. D2C is back to the future First up this week, we surveyed top direct-to-consumer investors, and they seemed pretty optimistic despite the struggles of some sector leaders. Here’s Lightspeed Venture Partners Nicole Quinn, for example, on investor activity versus current opportunity: I would argue it is too weak as in...
Tags: TC, Instagram, Microsoft, Tech, Alexis Ohanian, Casper, Cac, Alex, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Gitlab, Sxsw, Josh, Google Facebook, Google Amazon, Josh Constine, Connie Loizos

With kids and adults staying at home, are virtual worlds ready for primetime?

We’ve been diligently following the development of virtual worlds, also known as the “metaverse,” on TechCrunch. Hanging out within the virtual worlds of games has become more popular in recent years with the growth of platforms like Roblox and open-world games like Fortnite, but it still isn’t a mainstream way to socialize outside of the young-adult demographic. Three weeks ago, TechCrunch media columnist Eric Peckham published an in-depth report that positioned virtual worlds as the next er...
Tags: Social, Gaming, Facebook, Instagram, Social Networks, Amc, Tech, Virtual Worlds, Virtual Reality, Minecraft, Epic Games, Eric, Danny Crichton, Roblox, Metaverse, Eric Peckham

Daily Crunch: Instagram influencer contact info exposed

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Millions of Instagram influencers had their private contact data scraped and exposed A massive database containing contact information for millions of Instagram influencers, celebrities and brand accounts was found online by a security researcher. We traced the database back to Mumbai-based social medi...
Tags: Google, Security, Social, Instagram, US, Tech, Gm, Mumbai, Huawei, Maisie Williams, Trump, Department of Commerce, Danny Crichton, Daily Crunch, Bytedance TikTok, Chtrbox Shortly

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