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Zoox reveals close-up of its autonomous robotaxi

Zoox shared a close-up of its commercial electric robotaxi at the TechCrunch Mobility 2022 conference in San Mateo, California.

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Amazon’s $60 Fire 7 tablet finally gets USB-C

Amazon puts out new version of their tablet, along with its kids-focused counterpart, featuring a USB-C port and 40% upgrade in battery life to 10...

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Facebook and Twitter still can’t contain the Buffalo shooting video

Ten people were murdered this weekend in a racist attack on a Buffalo, New York supermarket. The eighteen-year-old white supremacist shooter...

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Candle Media, the new media co backed by former Disney execs, acquires Gen-Z focused ATTN:

Candle Media, the new media company headed by former Disney execs, Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs, has made another acquisition — this time with an...

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Google Cloud launches new software supply chain and zero trust security services

Google Cloud is holding its annual Security Summit this week and unsurprisingly, the company used the event to launch a few new security features....

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Amazon’s free streaming service Freevee launches on Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD

The free ad-supported streaming service (FAST), Amazon Freevee (formerly IMDb TV) announced that the Freevee app is now available through the App...

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Virtual product placement ads are coming to Amazon Prime Video and Peacock

Announced at this month’s NewFronts, Amazon and Peacock demonstrated new ad formats that use similar virtual product placement (VPP) tools, a...

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Rivian says pricing dispute with seat supplier threatens Amazon van program

Rivian filed a complaint against Commercial Vehicle Group, alleging that the supplier violated a contract and nearly doubled prices on a custom seat...

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Tech giants pledge $30M to boost open source software security

The goal is to find and fix open source vulnerabilities faster in an effort to better protect the U.S. from malicious cyberattacks.

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Daily Crunch: Key Twitter executives depart following Elon Musk ownership deal

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Amazon’s ‘Alexa Together’ elder care subscription service for families now supports up to 10 caregivers

Amazon is introducing two new features for its “Alexa Together” elder care subscription service. The subscription expands on Amazon’s...

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Google TV app to add casting as Android TV ecosystem grows to 110M monthly active devices

Following last year’s makeover of the Google TV app, which added features like movie and TV recommendations, critics’ scores and more,...

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Amazon’s Alexa app now asks customers to scan their shopping receipts for cashback rewards

It’s been said that no one uses Alexa for voice-based shopping. But retail giant still sees the potential for Alexa as a shopping companion...

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Data-driven fintech Tifin valued at $842M in new $109M Series D round

TIFIN brought in $109 million in fresh funding to bring its tech to the wealth and asset management industries

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Google Cloud launches AlloyDB, a new fully-managed PostgreSQL database service

Google today announced the launch of AlloyDB, a new fully-managed PostgreSQL-compatible database service that the company claims to be twice as fast...

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3 predictions for Rivian’s Q1 earnings

Rivian, the Irvine, Calif.-based electric vehicle startup, has faced mounting production pressures since launching late last year in one of the...

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MARA raises $23M from Coinbase Ventures and FTX to build Africa’s portal to the crypto economy

The use of cryptocurrency in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly among its young people, cannot be overstated. Data from blockchain intelligence firm...

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Nexite raises $67M for its new approach to tagging and tracking merchandise in physical stores

When it comes to commerce innovation, physical retail often feels like it gets the short end of the development stick against newer, faster-growing,...

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Silicon Valley rallies behind New York ban on geofence and keyword search warrants

Eleven tech giants, including Google, Microsoft and Yahoo, support the state bill to ban the controversial warrants.

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Byrd nabs $56M to grow its European e-commerce logistics and fulfillment network as an alternative to Amazon

Shopify put a spotlight on the role and significance of logistics and fulfillment in e-commerce when it snapped up Deliverr for $2.1 billion last...

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Paddle, the company that wants to take on Apple in IAP, raises $200M at a $1.4B valuation to supercharge SaaS payments

Software as a service has become the default for how organizations adopt and use apps these days, thanks to advances in cloud computing and...

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Rivian shares down more than 17% following report of Ford sell-off

Rivian's stock price fell more than 17% Monday, a drop prompted by a CNBC report that Ford was selling 8 million shares of the EV automaker.

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All the tech that got our attention at F1 Miami Grand Prix

All eyes are on Miami this weekend as the international glitterati arrives for the city’s inaugural Formula One Grand Prix. The European racing...

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Amazon Labor Union president tells Senate that workers’ rights aren’t a ‘Democrat or Republican’ issue

Amazon Labor Union president Chritian Smalls, who led the JFK8 warehouse's historic union win, testified in a hearing for the Senate Committee...

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Knit picking

TechCrunch's weekly robotics newsletter, Actuator: Amazon, community clusters, banana fingers and a more serious spot

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Copper is building ‘the Instagram for book lovers’

Copper founder Allison Trowbridge wanted to build a social network that revolves around books, connecting authors and fans through discussions and...

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IMDb launches new interactive gaming app ‘What to Watch’ on Amazon Fire TV

Searching for something to watch can often feel like a chore. Today, IMDb will launch a free IMDb What to Watch app for Fire TV, exclusively to users...

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Daily Crunch: European startup studio eFounders unveils its next-generation CRM tool

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