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24 biotech startups that are poised to take off

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and today in healthcare news:The 24 biotech startups VCs say will take off in the next year;Flawed ideas about testosterone are fueling Republican bills to ban trans kids in sports;Your COVID-19 vaccine isn't perfect.If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Comments, tips? Email me at [email protected] or tweet @lydiaramsey125. Let's get to it... From left: Venture capitalists Abbie Celniker, Vineeta Ag...
Tags: Florida, Trends, Healthcare, Delta, Andreessen Horowitz, Biotech, Vaccines, Newsletters, Dan Mullan Getty, Laurel Hubbard, RTW Investments, Ian MacNicol Getty, Trans Athletes, Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, BI Graphics, Dispensed


10 things in tech: Pixel 6 sneak peek - Top developers - Food delivery's future

Google Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. ​​Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Let's get started.1. Google just revealed new details about the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. In the company's biggest smartphone upgrade in years, the phones will come with a refreshed design that makes them more competitive with Apple and Samsung. Here are four other things we learned.2. Bi...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Youtube, Singapore, Samsung, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Porsche, Bill Gates, Coachella, Gates, Pixel, Melinda


Daily Crunch: Zoom will pay $85M to settle lawsuit over ‘Zoombombing,’ user privacy

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 Monday, August 2, 2021. What a day. Square kicked off this week’s news cycle with a megadeal, Google popped up with new hardware, and there are new VC funds aplenty. It’s busy, but before we get started, there’s a special summer edition of Extra Crunch Live this week that’s 100% pitch-off. It’s on Wednesday, so be there or be s...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, TC, Asia, Europe, Disney, Tech, Mexico City, Square, Salesforce, Latin America, Matrix Partners, Ron, Ron Miller, Newsletters


Transmission among vaccinated people could raise the risk of a variant that can evade vaccines

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and today in healthcare news:Vaccinated transmission could raise the risk of a variant that can evade vaccines;We're learning more about how breakthrough cases are impacting people with weakened immune systems;Get the list of the 9 biggest healthcare funding rounds of the second quarter.If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Comments, tips? Email me at [email protected] or tweet @lydiaramsey125. Let's get ...
Tags: Cdc, Global, US, Trends, Healthcare, Delta, Pfizer, Vaccine, National Guard, Newsletters, Ed Jones, Delta Delta, Moderna, LIMA Peru Peru, Vermont Creamery, Noom


10 things in tech: New tech hub - Robot waiter - Tesla's $1.5M settlement

Richtech Robotics Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. ​​Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get started.1. A robot is serving restaurant customers in California because there aren't enough staff. A manager said the talking robot is filling in as she struggles to find employees amid the labor shortage. Meet the robot, Matradee, here.2. Apple removes anti-vaxx dat...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, California, US, Alabama, San Francisco, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Cadillac, Huntsville, Facebook Google, Newsletters, Huntsville Alabama, BMW Mercedes


Unicorns are ready for a haircut

The digitization of your haircut may not have been on your 2020 bucket list, but 2021 has an even more surprising line item: Tech-powered barbershops are now a business proposition valued at nearly a billion dollars. Squire is a back-end barbershop management tool for independent businesses. I first covered it in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic. The startup raised millions of dollars days before its key clientele — barber shops — were shut down across the country. The company eventuall...
Tags: TC, China, Ipo, Tech, Bank, Edtech, Robinhood, Alex Wilhelm, Newsletters, Squire, Salvant, Songe, TechCrunch Tesla, Startups Weekly, Richard Drury, Waseem Daher


10 things in tech: Nikola founder charges - Uber vax mandate - Tanium lawsuit

Massimo Pinca/Reuters Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. ​​Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get started.1. Nikola founder Trevor Milton has been charged with fraud. Milton has been charged for making false and misleading statements to investors, something Insider had explored in previous reporting, where we found he has a history of bending the truth. Get the la...
Tags: Amazon, Steve Jobs, Disney, US, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Cisco, Dubai, Scarlett Johansson, Milton, Newsletters, Nikola, Tech Insider, Tanium, Trevor Milton


Daily Crunch: European privacy regulators fine Amazon $887M over targeted advertising practices

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 30, 2021. What a week, my friends. It was packed full of IPOs and earnings and startup news and new venture funds. And today was no exception. Before we get into it, however, I am happy to report that Calendly CEO Tope Awotona is coming to Disrupt. It’s also the last day for early-bird passes, which are cheap. See you ther...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, TC, Spacex, Elon Musk, Australia, Softbank, Africa, Samsung, Tech, Tesla, Eu, Spain, Luxembourg, Estonia, Cto


Daily Crunch: Scarlett Johansson sues Disney, says streaming release of ‘Black Widow’ breaches contract

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 29, 2021. Between the IPO cycle and earnings it has been quite the day. And Nikola’s founder was indicted on three counts of fraud. It’s busy! Let’s get into it! — Alex The TechCrunch Top 3 (OK, four, but it’s about Scarlett Johansson) Nikola founder indicted on fraud charges: From the you saw this coming files, former ...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Facebook, Microsoft, Mexico, China, India, Softbank, Disney, Tech, Paypal, Google Glass, Belgium, Manhattan, Scarlett Johansson, Latin America


An OnlyFans model is suing 2 agencies that manage social-media accounts for influencers

OnlyFans was launched in London in 2016 OnlyFans Hi, this is Amanda Perelli and welcome back to Insider Influencers, our weekly rundown on the business of influencers, creators, and social-media platforms. Sign up for the newsletter here.In this week's edition:An OnlyFans model is suing two agencies, alleging "coercion, control, humiliation, and abuse"How much money a Twitch streamer earns by combining ASMR and gamingA TikToker with 3 million followers is being sued by a Florida car was...
Tags: Amazon, Florida, London, Media, Instagram, Youtube, Advertising, US, Trends, Tesla, Asmr, Lucasfilm, Orlando, Bryan, Orlando Florida, Curtis


10 things in tech: Google, FB mandate vax - Robinhood IPO - AWS exec exit

Getty Images Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. Big tech giants like Google and Facebook will require employees to get vaccinated. The companies have become the latest to mandate vaccinations in order to return to the office. It comes after an attendee at an Uber board meeting had COVID-19 and went on to infect other employees. Here's what you need to know.2. Apple warns the chip shortage is finally comi...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, US, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Tim Cook, Silicon Valley, Robinhood, Amazon Web Services, Musk, Zuckerberg


Daily Crunch: $150M Series D vaults search-as-a-service provider Algolia to $2.25B valuation

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 28, 2021. What a day. Duolingo went public. Algolia raised an epic round. Crypto prices rose. And we’re being treated to a raft of earnings reports from tech’s biggest names. If you like tech news, boy do we have a post for you. Let’s go! — Alex P.S. Super cheap Disrupt tickets end in two days, so snag yours now. All the c...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, TC, Twitter, Spotify, Etsy, China, Tech, Walmart, Crypto, Alex, Branson, Shopify, Alphabet, Bezos


The 9 behind-the-scenes professionals you need to know in digital health

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and today in healthcare news:We found 9 players working behind the scenes who can make or break a digital health startup;It's back to wearing masks indoors, even for those fully vaccinated, CDC says;Here's the presentation Deep Genomics used to raise $180 million from investors including SoftBank and Khosla.If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Comments, tips? Email me at [email protected] or tweet @lydia...
Tags: Cdc, Softbank, Masks, US, Toronto, Trends, Cnn, Healthcare, Delta, Wu Tang, Andreessen Horowitz, Biden, Khosla, Orlando Florida, Biogen, Newsletters


10 things in tech: Apple's big earnings - Activision strike - Insta update

Roy Rochlin/WireImage/Getty Images Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. Apple and Alphabet breeze past earnings estimates. Despite the global chip shortage, Apple's fiscal third-quarter earnings surpassed Wall Street expectations. Take a look at the key numbers. Alphabet, Google's parent company, also defied expectations. See those figures here. 2. Employees lambast "Call of Duty" maker over its response ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Elon Musk, Instagram, Singapore, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Walmart, Silicon Valley, Starbucks, Mcdonalds, Instacart


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


Meet the top 11 gene-editing biotechs

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and today in healthcare news:Meet the 11 biotechs at the forefront of the gene-editing revolution;See the presentation clinical trials startup Castor used to raise $45 million;Leading doctor and nurse groups are demanding vaccine mandates for healthcare workers.If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Comments, tips? Email me at [email protected] or tweet @lydiaramsey125. Let's get to it... Intellia Therapeu...
Tags: US, Trends, Healthcare, Biden, Clinical Trials, Newsletters, Gene Editing, US Department of Veterans Affairs, David Shulkin, Intellia Therapeutics, Mario Tama Getty, Intellia, Pitch Decks, COVID, Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, Dispensed


10 things in tech: Tesla's $1 billion Q2 - Big Tech reports - AWS's 'nightmare scenario'

Elon Musk's Tesla just had its most profitable quarter. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo/File Photo Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. Tesla just had its most profitable quarter yet. Despite supply chain issues complicating car production, the company surpassed Wall Street's expectations and exceeded $1 billion in quarterly profits for the first time. Here are the numbers you should know. 2. Stocks finished a...
Tags: Facebook, Spacex, Elon Musk, NYC, China, US, Los Angeles, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Joe Biden, Nasa, Electric Vehicles, Moon, Jeff Bezos


Daily Crunch: Accused January 6 insurrectionist must use face to unlock laptop, orders judge

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 26, 2021. Tech news got off to a cracking start this week after the Chinese government spent the weekend rolling out a new regulatory framework for the myriad edtech startups in the country. The Ant IPO was really just the start of the recent blizzard of changes concerning how China’s government runs its economy. The food ...
Tags: Amazon, TC, China, Berlin, Softbank, Africa, Tech, Nasa, Fbi, Andreessen Horowitz, Portland Oregon, Jeff Bezos, Pepsico, Coca Cola, Musk, Blue Origin


The promise of gene editing to upend how we treat heart disease and transform pharma

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and today in healthcare news:We got an inside look at biotechs that are using gene-editing to transform medicine;What expanding access to high-speed internet means for the future of telehealth;2 people who got COVID-19 after being vaccinated share what to expect from a breakthrough infection.If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Comments, tips? Email me at [email protected] or tweet @lydiaramsey125. Let's get...
Tags: UK, Wales, La, US, Trends, Broadband, Atlantic, Healthcare, Pfizer, Cambridge Massachusetts, Newsletters, Gene Editing, Telehealth, Beam Therapeutics, COVID, Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer


10 things in tech: Gates Fdn. turmoil - Leaked Oracle memo - Blizzard lawsuit

REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration/File Photo Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. Senior government officials of US allies were targets of Pegasus phone malware in 2019. WhatsApp's CEO made a statement after reports of an Israeli company selling access to military-grade spyware, which was used to hack the phones of journalists, activists, and government officials. Get the full rundown here.2. Video shows ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Elon Musk, US, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Larry Page, Canada, Pegasus, Airbnb, Bill, Jeff Bezos, Oracle, Fiji


The DL on CockroachDB

As college students at Berkeley, Spencer Kimball and Peter Mattis created a successful open-source graphics program, GIMP, which got the attention of Google. The duo ultimately joined Google, and even personally got kudos from Sergey Brin and Larry Page. Kimball and Mattis quickly rose to prominence within the company, and then chose to leave it all behind to start what would eventually become CockroachDB. Years later, Cockroach Labs has over 250 employees and has received investments from the l...
Tags: Google, TC, Hong Kong, China, Southeast Asia, India, US, Tech, Sergey Brin, WeWork, EC, Jack Dorsey, Alex, Redpoint, Latin America, Matterport


Should we be worried about insurtech valuations?

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s inspired by what the weekday Exchange column digs into, but free, and made for your weekend reading. Want it in your inbox every Saturday? Sign up here. Hello everyone, I hope you had a lovely week. I turned 32 after experiencing sleep-destroying heartburn. So, a little good and a little bad. But that didn’t stop the markets. Nope. Not a bit. Which means we have a lot to talk about, including falling insurte...
Tags: TC, MetroMile, Texas, China, Ipo, Tech, Ses, SEC, Exchange, SPAC, Cain, Oss, Yahoo Finance, Newsletters, Hippo, Couchbase


Daily Crunch: Bitcoin ‘is a big part of our future,’ says Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

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 23, 2021. It’s been an interesting week for the crypto faithful. One eye-catching piece of news came from Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey, who said that bitcoin will be a “big part” of the company’s future. In his view it’s the internet’s “native currency.” Kinda? I would have picked a more modern chain, but that’s just...
Tags: TC, Facebook, China, India, Tech, Chinese communist party, Tumblr, Jack Dorsey, Venmo, Taboola, SPAC, Jonathan, Christine Hall, Newsletters, Minter, Twitter and Square


What could become the next big cancer treatment

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and this week in healthcare news:We found the drugmakers that are all going after the same potential cancer treatment;A CB Insights report shed light on the newest unicorns and top corporate investor so far this year;We took a closer look at some of the new approaches companies have been taking to tackle mental and behavioral health - especially for youth. If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Tips, comments? Email...
Tags: Apple, US, Trends, Walmart, Healthcare, VCs, Digital Health, Behavioral Health, Andrew, UnitedHealth Group, Big Pharma, Megan, Newsletters, Akili, Kevin Lynch, Cancer Immunotherapy


10 things in tech: Larry Page in Fiji - Zuck's metaverse - Web outages

A host of high-profile websites including UPS and Airbnb went dark yesterday. Screenshot Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. A lot of websites went dark yesterday. UPS, FedEx, US Bank, Airbnb, and other major websites saw outages beginning around noon yesterday, but the issue was fixed within an hour. What we know about what happened.2. Mark Zuckerberg said he wants to turn Facebook into "a metaverse company."...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Disney, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Nasa, UPS, Larry Page, Silicon Valley, Airbnb, Goldman Sachs, Mars


Daily Crunch: Today’s widespread internet outage ‘not a result of a cyberattack,’ says Akamai

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 22, 2021. Today we have a lot of news for you, but with a notable twist. Normally we have lots of startup news and a few notes from Big Tech companies. Today we have a lot from both, so strap in. Also, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg is coming to Disrupt. Because TechCrunch covers the worlds of micromobilit...
Tags: TC, Uber, Spotify, Microsoft, Softbank, US, Tech, Tesla, Canada, Cctv, Alex, Latin America, Greylock, Giphy, Pittsburgh, Ma


Top managers and agents for gaming influencers and streamers

100 Thieves' Jack “CouRage” Dunlop, Rachel “Valkyrae” Hofstetter, and Matthew “Nadeshot” Haag 100 Thieves. Hi, this is Amanda Perelli and welcome back to Insider Influencers, our weekly rundown on the business of influencers, creators, and social-media platforms. Sign up for the newsletter here.In this week's edition:The top managers and agents for gaming influencers and streamersYouTube launches a new tipping feature called Super ThanksBrands are finding workarounds to TikTok...
Tags: Media, Instagram, Nbc, Australia, Youtube, Advertising, US, Trends, Preston, New Zealand, Jack, Cnbc, Matthew, Iron Galaxy Studios, Influencers, Hofstetter


Meet the startups tackling youth mental health

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and today in healthcare news:We rounded up 6 startups tackling mental and behavioral health for kids and young adults;Meet the 11 newly minted healthcare unicorns of 2021;Why companies that make apps and video games could be prime takeover targets for telehealth firms.If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Comments, tips? Email me at [email protected] or tweet @lydiaramsey125. Let's get to it... Sprout Th...
Tags: Video Games, Washington Post, Trends, Mental Health, Healthcare, Delta, Pfizer, Getty, Unicorns, Aba, VCs, Cb Insights, Johnson Johnson, Newsletters, Akili, Telehealth


10 things in tech: TikTok algorithm - Uber talent exodus - Steve Jobs NFT

The influencing factors behind the TikTok algorithm have been revealed. Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. The secret factors that influence your TikTok algorithm were just revealed. The algorithm, which determines which videos populate your "For You" page, is influenced by how long you watch or hover over videos. Here's what else we've learned abou...
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, WeWork, Biden, Google Maps, Justice Department, Arielle Zuckerberg, Zuckerberg, NFT, Newsletters, FSD


Daily Crunch: India’s most valuable startup buys US-based digital reading platform Epic for $500M

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 Extra Crunch for July 21, 2021. It’s been a good day for crypto fans, with major coins seeing some recovery from recent lows. Bitcoin and ether remain depressed on a seven-day time frame, however. And the stock market is up today. What more can we ask for on a Wednesday? Well, how about a huge run of startup and tech news? We can do that! — Ale...
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