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Google blocks Truth Social from the Play Store, will Apple be next?

Google’s decision to block the Truth Social app’s launch on the Play Store over content moderation issues raises the question as to why...

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Ex-security chief accuses Twitter of cybersecurity mismanagement in an explosive whistleblower complaint

Pieter "Mudge" Zatko accuses his former employer of "egregious" cybersecurity deficiencies.

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YouTube launches a dedicated podcasts homepage for U.S. users

Earlier this year, reports emerged that YouTube would soon add a dedicated podcasts homepage — a signal the company was getting more serious...

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Complete helps startups think through the ‘why’ and ‘how’ of employee pay

As hiring slows, YC-backed Complete thinks early-stage startups will place more importance on getting compensation right

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Crypto, where the fallen seek a fresh start

Adam Neumann launches a new a16z-backed crypto startup for the second time this summer

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Kickstarter sent password reset emails to millions of users, but didn’t tell anyone why

Five million users got a password reset email, but Kickstarter says it wasn't breached.

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TikTok parent ByteDance just bought a hospital group in China

TikTok’s parent company ByteDance is making some pretty heavy bets on the healthcare space as it acquired Amcare, which runs high-end...

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Snapchat officially introduces parental controls through a new ‘Family Center’ feature

Snapchat today is rolling out its first set of parental controls, after announcing last October it was developing tools that would allow parents to...

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Twilio hacked by phishing campaign targeting internet companies

TechCrunch has learned that the same actor also targeted another U.S. internet company and several international IT companies.

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Salesforce shutters Hong Kong office, leans on Alibaba in China

Salesforce is repositioning itself in China as it looks to expand the reach of its customer relationship management software in the country. The...

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German semiconductor giant Semikron says hackers encrypted its network

The German manufacturer produces semiconductors for electric vehicles and industrial automation systems.

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Pinterest debuts a new app, Shuffles, for collage-making and moodboards

Pinterest may be best known for shopping inspiration and design ideas, but the company’s newest product wants to inspire its users to tap into...

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Massage-booking platform Urban responds to reports of alleged sexual assaults by some therapists

Urban, a popular UK-based startup that allows customers to find self-employed massage therapists who can be booked to attend customers’ homes, has...

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Sources: Ironsource and Unity are merging in a big consolidation play for gaming and interactive content

The downturn in tech valuations is leading to some significant M&A activity, and the latest development on that front looks like it is coming...

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Honda key fob flaw lets hackers remotely unlock and start cars

The hackers showed the flaw allowed them to unlock vulnerable cars and start car engines.

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Twitter lays off 30% of its talent acquisition team

The company is under a hiring freeze in the midst of Elon Musk's planned takeover.

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Hotel giant Marriott confirms yet another data breach

It's the company's third breach in recent years.

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WeWork India exposed visitors’ personal information and selfies

Visitor names, email addresses, phone numbers, and selfies were exposed to the internet.

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Cybersecurity startups, once the VC darling, hammered by layoffs

Thousands have been laid off, despite startups raising huge amounts of cash and VC investments increasing year-over-year.

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An Apple store in Maryland makes history by forming the company’s first recognized union

This historic victory comes after concentrated efforts from Apple to discourage its retail workers from unionizing.

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If you must conduct layoffs, don’t be a jerk

As yet another week of workforce reductions sweeps the tech industry, remember: layoffs suck, but you can make them suck slightly less.

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Jay-Z and Jack Dorsey launched a Bitcoin academy in a public housing complex

Is billionaire-funded crypto education really what low-income people need?

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Thousands of Mobike users’ passports and IDs exposed online

An exposed cloud storage bucket was left online without a password for at least three months.

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Athleisure icon Ty Haney raises $9.8M in fresh funding for her blockchain rewards startup

The Outdoor Voices founder's latest venture, Try Your Best, helps consumer brands engage customers through crypto-based perks

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TweetDeck for Mac is shutting down as Twitter pushes users to web app

Twitter’s long-ignored social media dashboard app, TweetDeck for Mac, will be shutting down on July 1. The company informed users of the Mac...

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Kim Kardashian lends her taste buds to Beyond Meat as first chief taste consultant

She will also be featured in a new campaign touting her recipes for using Beyond Meat and other creative content.

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Filing: Anduril is raising up to $1.2B, sources say at a $7B pre-money valuation, for its defense tech

Technology built to improve state resilience — be it in the form of cybersecurity, energy independence, national defense or something else...

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A group of Activision Blizzard workers vote to unionize

After months of organizing, the quality assurance testers at Raven Software, a division of gaming giant Activision Blizzard, have voted to unionize....

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