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Daily Crunch: Nvidia chips become collateral damage in new US sanctions targeting China

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Facebook is shutting down its Nextdoor clone next month, following tests in the U.S. and Canada

Meta today confirmed it’s shutting down Neighborhoods, its Nextdoor clone launched last year to standardize the way neighbors connect and share...

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Reddit acquires contextualization company Spiketrap to boost its ads business

Reddit’s acquisition spree is continuing this morning with news that the company is bringing the audience contextualization company...

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Daily Crunch: Embedded finance fintech Pezesha raises $11M pre-Series A equity-debt round

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Instagram tests new features to give users more control over suggested posts

Instagram is testing two new features that are designed to help users control more of what they see on the app, Meta announced on Tuesday. Firstly,...

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Facebook is shutting down its standalone Gaming app in October

Just over two years after its launch, Facebook is shutting down the Facebook Gaming app on October 28, 2022. Now, when you open the app, you’ll...

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Meta lets advertisers in India pay for their ad campaigns in ‘no-cost’ monthly installments

Meta has introduced a feature to let its advertisers in India pay for their advertising campaigns in ‘no-cost’ monthly installments for...

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Meta now lets you post your NFTs on both Facebook and Instagram

Meta lets you post your NFTs on both Facebook and Instagram; the company has been experimenting with NFTs on both its platform since May.

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Meta now lets you post your NFTs on both Facebook and Instagram

Meta lets you post your NFTs on both Facebook and Instagram; the company has been experimenting with NFTs on both its platform since May.

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Justice Department in early stages of filing an antitrust lawsuit against Apple, says report

The DoJ has been examining whether or not Apple abused its market power to dominate smaller tech companies, including both hardware and software...

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WhatsApp confirms some users have access to its new group discussions feature, WhatsApp Communities

WhatsApp Communities, the messaging app’s anticipated expansion aimed at supporting larger discussion groups, has now rolled out to additional...

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Meta officially rolls out its new metaverse ID system

Meta, formerly Facebook, has officially rolled out what it’s calling Meta accounts and Meta Horizon Profiles. The global launch will be...

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9count, maker of Wink and new dating app Summer, scores additional funding

Alex Hofmann once served as Musical.ly’s president, overseeing the North and South American markets for the TikTok precursor, then leaving...

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Ravel emerges from stealth with privacy-first data tools based on scalable homomorphic encryption

The world has gotten a lot more serious about privacy and data protection, but in many cases business models that rely on personalization of one kind...

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9count, maker of Wink and new dating app Summer, scores an additional $27.5M

Alex Hofmann once served as Musical.ly’s president, overseeing the North and South American markets for the TikTok precursor, then leaving...

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Is Adam Neumann a new man? and other TC news

This week on the TechCrunch Podcast Anita Ramaswamy is back to talk about Adam Neumann’s latest Andreessen Horowitz-backed startup and Amanda...

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This Week in Apps: Android 13 arrives, apps plan for midterms, Amazon copies TikTok

This Week in Apps offers a way to keep up with the fast-moving apps industry in one place, with the latest including news, updates, startup fundings,...

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Daily Crunch: Ending a 4-year partnership, DoorDash will stop delivering Walmart groceries next month

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Mark Zuckerberg says the metaverse won’t be as cringey as his cursed selfie

To mark the expansion of Meta’s bland virtual reality platform, Horizon Worlds, into France and Spain, Mark Zuckerberg recently shared a...

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Facebook is losing its grip as a ‘Top 10’ app as BeReal and TikTok grow

Facebook this year has been struggling to maintain its position among the Top 10 apps on the U.S. App Store, according to an analysis of iPhone App...

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Planning to use your startup equity as collateral? Good luck

If you have equity and are seeking liquidity, you are not alone. Getting liquidity for startup equity is an industrywide problem and has been for...

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A new TikTok feature lets creators share TikTok Stories to Facebook and Instagram

Facebook and Instagram may be busy trying to clone TikTok within their own apps as Reels, but a new feature rolling out now from TikTok will see the...

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As a startup founder, you really need to understand how venture capital works

Once you're on the VC-fueled treadmill, you can't easily step back off.

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Facebook will turn off new political ads a week before US midterm elections

Meta loosely outlined how it plans to brace its platforms for the upcoming U.S. midterm elections Tuesday, starting with political ads. In November,...

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Meta rolls out new Reels features on Instagram and Facebook, including an ‘Add Yours’ sticker

Meta announced today that it’s launching new Reels features for Instagram and Facebook. Most notably, the company is rolling out an “Add...

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Meta launches Horizon Worlds in France and Spain

In an effort to expand its social platform for virtual reality, Horizon Worlds, Meta is launching it in France and Spain today — building on the...

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DoorDash partners with Meta to test delivery of Facebook Marketplace items

The partnership between DoorDash and Meta attempts to achieve DoorDash’s mission to expand into delivering more products other than food.

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The phishing catch of the day is Twillio (and other TC news)

This week on the TechCrunch Podcast Natasha Mascarenhas is back to talk about VC-backed aperitif company Haus being forced to sell. Then we’re...

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