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How did a rental startup I’d never heard of leak my home address?

Read your apartment's privacy policy.

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As the global venture capital market slows, Africa charts its own course

Experts say that most recent deals were finalized months before macroeconomic challenges hit the global VC landscape. This means there’s a lag in...

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North Korean Lazarus hackers linked to $100M Harmony bridge theft

Researchers say the hack was consistent with the activities of the North Korean hackers.

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MAYA Capital closes second fund with $100M for early-stage Latin American startups

This new fund triples the firm’s assets under management and will enable the pair to invest in another 25 to 30 companies.

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European Union keeps mobile roaming fees at bay for another decade

Five years ago, the European Union passed rules which largely ended mobile roaming fees for citizens traveling with their devices across borders...

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Google’s ‘deceptive’ account sign-up process targeted with GDPR complaints

Consumer rights groups in Europe have filed a new series of privacy complaints against Google — accusing the advertising giant of deceptive...

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The company behind Pokémon Go, Niantic lays off 8% of staff and cancels 4 projects

Pokémon Go developer Niantic is running into trouble as it builds “the real-world metaverse.” Like so many other tech companies facing...

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Disclose your Scope 3 emissions, you cowards

Many companies are saying that they don’t take climate change seriously enough to fully understand — and disclose — their own impact on it.

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Dear Sophie: Will a doctor get a green card faster than an engineer?

I’m a software engineer, and I’ve been waiting for a green card number for three years. My wife is a doctor, so can she apply for a green card?...

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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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When it comes to sanctions, PE firms must proceed with great caution

In order to effectively mitigate sanction risks, PEs are doing due diligence on their LPs and investing in the management of compliance programs and...

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Europe proposes ban on flavored vapes

European Union lawmakers are proposing to ban flavored heated tobacco products — a category that covers vaping — in a move they say is...

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FCC Commissioner writes to Apple and Google about removing TikTok

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr wrote to Apple and Google on Tuesday, requesting the companies to remove TikTok from their app stores for “its...

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UK urgently needs new laws on use of biometrics, warns review

An independent review of UK legislation has concluded the country urgently needs new laws to govern the use of biometric technologies.

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Social care SaaS maker Birdie tops up with $30M

Birdie's SaaS platform provides care workers a suite of digital tools to support their work by streamlining admin and patient management

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The UK wants to boost AI development by removing data mining hurdles

These changes make the most of the greater flexibilities following Brexit. They will help make the UK more competitive as a location for firms doing...

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TechCrunch+ roundup: CEO pregnancy checklist, decision-tree planning, reassessing valuations

It sounds counterintuitive, but in this environment, a lower valuation might help you retain and hire talented employees.

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Astrix Astronautics’ Fia Jones on wooing Peter Beck to launch her startup

Astrix has figured out how to use inflation to deploy a very large surface area from a compact volume, which allows for ease of access to power in...

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Shop Circle wants to keep Shopify merchants from going ‘round and ‘round finding apps they need

The London-based company is creating a one-stop shop for what it considers to be the “best-of-the-best” e-commerce apps to get merchants...

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CIBC Innovation Banking comes in with new $1.5B venture financing to fill VC gap

CIBC's Mark McQueen says the bank's non-dilutive capital can be "unicorn fuel" as startups wait for VC funding spigot to flow...

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Speechmatics raises $62M for its inclusive approach to speech-to-text AI

Last week I wrote about an AI startup that’s building technology that can alter, in real time, the accent of someone’s speech. But what...

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Consumers swap period tracking apps in search of increased privacy following Roe v. Wade ruling

Consumers are ditching their current period tracking apps in favor of what they perceive to be safer options in the wake of the Supreme Court’s...

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Fourth of July flash sale: Two-for-one passes to TechCrunch Disrupt

Summer is whipping right along with Memorial Day and the Summer Solstice already in the rear-view mirror. We’re rounding the corner into the next...

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Proptech still has fundamental problems for entrepreneurs to solve

Proptech has made our lives easier with innovations like smart homes, AirBnB, and the ability to shop for and secure a mortgage from our phones. But...

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What’s a fintech even worth these days?

Fintech was the hottest thing around last year, a fact that may now turn into a venture capital and startup headache.

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UK’s Magical Mushroom Company uses Mycelium to replace plastic packaging

Global plastic waste has more than doubled, and 40 percent of that waste comes from packaging. Luckily there are no shortage of sustainable packaging...

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Formerly rich NFT buyers party through the pain

Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we talked about infinite pessimism in the crypto markets. This week, we’re talking about parties and...

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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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