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I want to forget Elon’s dumb $420 tweet, but y’all won’t let me

Elon Musk hasn’t tweeted in 10 days, but his Twitter account is once again news because time is a flat circle. This is why we must now scrunch...

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Daily Crunch: Indian edtech giant Byju’s delays $1B acquisition payment, lays off hundreds of workers

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Tesla veterans’ Industrial Next picks up $12M to automate EV production

Elon Musk is unabashed about his obsession with manufacturing. Over the years, Tesla has gradually gained recognition in the manufacturing world...

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Tesla will go back to court for racial discrimination lawsuit

After former Tesla worker rejected $15M payout, down from jury-awarded $137M, a judge has ordered a new trial.

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New York-based grand jury issues subpoenas to Truth Social SPAC board members

Plans for a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) merger for Donald Trump’s media group could have hit roadblocks with a New York-based...

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The Station: Cruise turns on the meter, Bird fails to take flight, layoffs come for micromobility

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Why LFP batteries are poised to bring down entry-level EV prices

An older, cheaper and safer battery technology is poised to reshape battery manufacturing worldwide and boost EV sales in the U.S. — if the global...

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This Week in Apps: Twitter Notes, Instagram age verification, Spotify’s Live Events

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app...

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Daily Crunch: London-based SumUp pins $8.5B valuation with $624M debt-equity round 

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Want an EV? You may have to wait

Surging demand for this year’s most hotly anticipated EVs is smashing order books and lengthening waitlists. The $60,000 Cadillac Lyriq SUV is the...

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The Boring Company wants to dig a tunnel under Tesla Gigafactory Texas

Elon Musk’s The Boring Company has filed an application with the city of Austin to build a tunnel under Tesla’s Gigafactory Texas in Austin....

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Daily Crunch: With $153M Series C, LeadSquared becomes India’s newest unicorn

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Twitter to expand into long-form content with upcoming Twitter Notes feature

In what could be one of Twitter’s more significant changes since doubling the character count from 140 to 280 characters, the company is...

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Former Tesla worker rejects $15M payout in racial abuse lawsuit

A Black former worker at Tesla’s Fremont, California assembly plant has rejected a $15 million payout from the automaker in a lawsuit alleging...

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Twitter is bringing back its long-lost Chirp Developer Conference in November

As Twitter continues to woo developers back to its platform, the company today announced the return of its developer conference, Chirp. The event was...

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Twitter is bringing back its long-lost Chirp Developer Conference in November

As Twitter continues to woo developers back to its platform, the company today announced the return of its developer conference, Chirp. The event was...

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Tesla sued by former workers for allegedly violating federal law during ‘mass layoffs’

Two former Tesla employees filed a lawsuit against the EV maker Sunday alleging that the company did not provide the 60 days of advance notice...

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The fintech funding market is not dead

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines....

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Twitter asks shareholders to approve the $44 billion Elon Musk takeover

Twitter’s board wants the $44 billion Elon Musk takeover completed, which is why it’s asking its shareholders to approve the deal,...

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Bill Gates offers guidance on what climate technologies he’s looking to fund

Bill Gates joined us at TechCrunch Sessions: Climate 2022 to discuss his priorities in terms of investment projects and technological breakthroughs...

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Bill Gates doesn’t know how Elon Musk finds the time and other TC news

This week on the TechCrunch Podcast our host, I talk with Bill Gates (yes, that Bill Gates) about whether we can still avoid climate disaster, the...

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Down bad

Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we talked about layoffs and the Winklevoss rock gods. This week, we’re looking at a new layer of...

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Another brutal week for crypto and crypto companies

Welcome back to Week in Review, the newsletter where we recap the most read stories to cross TechCrunch over the last week.

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SpaceX said to have fired employees behind company-wide letter criticizing Elon Musk

SpaceX moved quickly to terminate at least some of the employees involved in the open letter circulated through the company’s internal...

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In all-hands Twitter call, Elon Musk fields questions about free speech and bots

As Elon Musk addressed Twitter employees for the first time in an all-hands Q&A meeting, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO provided some more details...

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Dogecoin investor sues Elon Musk, Tesla and SpaceX for $258 billion

The crypto selloff of the past several weeks has erased hundreds of billions of dollars in paper gains and is leaving plenty of had-been crypto...

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Daily Crunch: SpaceX employees blast Musk’s tweets as a ‘source of distraction and embarrassment’

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Elon Musk tells Twitter employees he wants to be involved in product

In a company-wide Twitter call today, presumptive buyer Elon Musk answered questions from “tweeps” for the first time. Will the Tesla and...

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