Can carbon capture startup Carbon Clean deliver on its cost claims?

If it can hit its promised targets, Carbon Clean could offer hard-to-decarbonize industries a pathway to net zero.

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Pintarnya is building a super app for Indonesia’s blue collar workers

Indonesia’s 60 million blue collar workers contribute 20% to its gross domestic product, but they face a lot of uncertainty. Many are forced to bounce from job to job, some fall victim to scam job postings and without a steady employment history, are unable to qualify for financial services, say th…

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NY AG is investigating Twitch, Discord and 4chan for their role in the Buffalo mass shooting

New York Attorney General Letitia James will launch an investigation into the role that social media and online message boards played in the tragedy that unfolded in Buffalo over the weekend. On Saturday, an 18-year-old shooter opened fire at a Tops supermarket, killing 10 people and wounding three…

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Another week of job slashes and crypto crashes

Hi friends! Welcome back to Week In Review, the newsletter where we wrap up many of the top stories to cross TechCrunch’s front page over the last seven days. The big thing this week — at least based on what our backend suggests readers cared about most — was the crypto market plunging hard a…

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Daily Crunch: Better.com CEO Vishal Garg says he’s on the hook for $750M SoftBank loan

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

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Twitter is testing a new ‘Liked by Author’ label for tweets

Twitter is testing a new ‘Liked by Author’ label that appears when the creator of a tweet likes your reply. A reporter on the TechCrunch team spotted the new label in the Twitter Android app. A spokesperson from Twitter confirmed to TechCrunch that the company has been testing different…

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48 hours left to save $200 on TC Sessions: Mobility

TC Sessions: Mobility 2022 takes place May 18-19 in San Mateo, California, followed by an online event on May 20. Buy your pass before May 15 and save $200.

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Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal says he fired key execs due to ‘challenging’ economy

Twitter’s new CEO Parag Agrawal has largely remained silent through the company’s ongoing rollercoaster ride, even as its likely future owner Elon Musk continues to very much do the opposite. But Agrawal finally broke his silence following an especially tumultuous week at the company, w…

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To win insurtech 2.0, focus on underwriting before growth

Focusing on customer experience on the front end leads to rapid growth indeed, but failing to focus on underwriting on the back end can lead to a very large number of claims, very quickly.

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DOJ warns that misuse of algorithmic hiring tools could violate accessibility laws

AI tools for the hiring process have become a hot category, but the Department of Justice warns that careless use of these processes could lead to violations of U.S. laws protecting equal access for people with disabilities. If your company uses algorithmic sorting, facial tracking or other high-te…

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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 Apple is indeed at least serious enough about a potential switch from Lightning to USB-C on future iPhones that it’s doing testing with models equipped wi…

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