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Daily Crunch: Plaid product updates signal push to ‘own’ more of the account funding process

It’s Wednesday, May 18, 2022, and we are hanging out at our Mobility event, ogling cars that fly, drive themselves and have various identity...

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New Apple ad targets data brokers

Apple is doubling down on raising consumer awareness of privacy risks in a new ad campaign, unveiled today, which puts the spotlight on how the data...

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Apple unveils online training to close IT skills gap around managing Apple devices

As with many skilled professions these days, there is a gap between demand and supply when it comes to IT pros. As more people turn to Apple devices...

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Daily Crunch: Musk pauses Twitter buy until platform proves less than 5% of users are spambots

It’s Tuesday, May 17, 2022, and we are currently in the midst of an existential crisis; aren’t we all, when we are being very honest with...

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Apple reportedly testing E Ink outer display for upcoming foldable

“Apple is testing E Ink's Electronic Paper Display (EPD) for future foldable device's cover screen & tablet-like applications,”...

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Apple Music’s new concert series will livestream select performances, starting with Harry Styles

Apple is launching a new concert live-streaming series called “Apple Music Live” that will showcase performances from “the biggest...

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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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PSA: Apple’s new rules let apps raise subscription prices automatically

Surely, this won’t be abused? Alongside the launch of the iOS 15.5 update, Apple introduced a new set of rules to govern auto-renewing...

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Apple adds live captions to iPhone and Mac, plus more accessibility upgrades to come

Apple has released a bevy of new accessibility features for iPhone, Apple Watch, and Mac, including a universal live captioning tool, improved visual...

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Daily Crunch: ‘The bitcoin network is not a payments network,’ says FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried

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iOS 15.5 brings new Apple Cash update that lets you send and request money directly in Wallet

Apple users can now request and send money from their Apple Cash card directly through the Wallet app with the launch of iOS 15.5. The company notes...

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Apple TV+’s ‘For All Mankind’ season three trailer drops, teasing a space race to Mars

Apple TV+ released the trailer for season three of “For All Mankind,” which returns to the service on Friday, June 10, featuring ten...

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Apple Podcasts gains storage clean-up tools, support for annual subscriptions, and a new distribution system

As the battle for podcaster talent and distribution heats up among providers, Apple this morning announced the launch of several new features for its...

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Kevin Rose on crypto winters, pseudonymous founders and his buzzy Moonbirds NFT project

On the Chain Reaction podcast this week, we spoke with Kevin Rose, a serial entrepreneur whose efforts — including most famously Digg...

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Apple said to be testing a switch to USB-C for future iPhones

It’s neither surprising, nor necessarily new scuttlebutt, but one of the most reliable Apple news scoopers of all time has chimed in to say that...

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Register now for TechCrunch Live’s event in Columbus, Ohio!

TechCrunch Live is thrilled to shine the spotlight on Columbus, Ohio. On June 1, our crew is virtually heading to Columbus to explore the...

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Google Play adopts App Store-like features including in-app events and custom product pages

At Google’s I/O developer conference, the company rolled out a series of updates for Android app developers who publish to Google Play. Among...

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Google’s Flutter 3 adds support for macOS and Linux desktop apps

At its I/O developer conference, Google today announced the launch of Flutter 3, the latest version of its open-source, multiplatform UI development...

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Fanhouse was built by creators, for creators (and they mean it)

Rosie Nguyen (@jasminericegirl) talks about how her experiences as a creator have shaped the way she's building Fanhouse, a new creator...

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Google launches Google Wallet to help you store your credit cards, tickets and more

Google today launched Google Wallet, a new Android and Wear OS app that will allow users to store things like credit cards, loyalty cards, digital...

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Europe’s CSAM scanning plan unpicked

The European Union has formally presented its proposal to move from a situation in which some tech platforms voluntarily scan for child sexual abuse...

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RIP iPod, you walked so smartphones could run

A long, long time ago before the iPod, MP3 players were badly designed devices with insufficient storage. The market was ripe for a change, and Steve...

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Airbnb is reinventing itself — Brian Chesky tells us why

We sat down with founder and CEO Brian Chesky to discuss the release, where Airbnb is headed, and how he's planning for the future.

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Daily Crunch: Peloton CEO to shareholders: ‘Turnarounds are hard work’

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UK opts for slow reboot of Big Tech rules, pushes ahead on privacy ‘reforms’

The UK government has confirmed it will move forward on a major ex ante competition reform aimed at Big Tech, as it set out its priorities for the...

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The iPod is dead

Apple announced the iPod is dead, remaining for sale while supplies last. If you were considering purchasing one, buy now or forever hold your peace.

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Bitcoin’s bid to become the “one chain to rule them all”

VCs are pouring millions of dollars into startups expanding the Bitcoin ecosystem through dApps

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reMarkable, maker of a focus-friendly e-paper tablet, says it closed funding at a $1B+ valuation after selling 1M devices

Hardware, as the saying goes, is hard; but there remains an opportunity for startups that focus on specific niches to build viable businesses. In the...

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