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Forethought AI’s CEO explains the pitch deck that won Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt 2018

TechCrunch Live records weekly, live, each Wednesday at 3:00pm EDT / 12:00pm PDT. Forethought AI won Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt 2018....

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Google and the Internet Archive are the first customers to pay for commercial access to Wikipedia content

Google is going to start paying for its use of Wikipedia information to help power its knowledge panels in Google Search. The search giant, along...

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Audience Choice: Vote for the roundtable sessions you want to see most at Disrupt

Ever hear a great idea that’s so obvious — like wheels on luggage, for example — that you can’t help but wonder why someone didn’t think of...

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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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NFT summer in New York is in full swing amid crypto winter

Anita and Lucas discuss the NFT NYC conference and dive into recent DAO and dogecoin drama

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The Oversight Board’s annual report tracks how often Meta follows its advice

The advisory group reviewing Facebook and Instagram’s content moderation decisions issued its first annual report Wednesday, capping off its...

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Box CEO Aaron Levie on where web3 doesn’t make sense

It’s been a rough week for the crypto community as top tokens have seen massive selloffs, pushing some in the space to double down while...

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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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YouTube Shorts tops 1.5B logged-in users monthly users, touted as feeder to long-form content

In an effort to present itself as a viable competitor to the reigning short-form video platform TikTok, YouTube announced today its rival service...

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Yahoo appoints six new board members, including Jessica Alba

Last year, the company was purchased by Apollo for $5 billion, then appointed a new CEO, Jim Lanzone.

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Five to Nine raises $4.25M seed round to help improve the efficiency of DEI initiatives

Founded by two Black women, Five to Nine helps companies manage their employee resource groups.

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Five to Nine raises $4.5M seed round to help improve the efficiency of DEI initiatives

Founded by two Black women, Five to Nine helps companies manage their employee resource groups.

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Join SOSV’s Climate Tech Meetup on June 13

Global venture firm SOSV is one of the most active investors in climate tech and — as a partner of TechCrunch Sessions: Climate — you’re...

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TikTok to launch LIVE creator subscriptions this week

TikTok is ramping up its competition with Twitch, YouTube, and others with this week’s launch of TikTok LIVE subscriptions, a new program that...

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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...

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Grubhub’s free lunch promo creates a literal ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ for NYC restaurants

Grubhub offered free lunch to everyone in New York City. What could go wrong?

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Facebook and Twitter still can’t contain the Buffalo shooting video

Ten people were murdered this weekend in a racist attack on a Buffalo, New York supermarket. The eighteen-year-old white supremacist shooter...

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There are no easy answers for tech in the aftermath of the Buffalo tragedy

As a gunman wrought terror in a Buffalo, New York supermarket over the weekend, the violence was, yet again, streamed live online. The latest U.S....

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WeAre8 launches crowdfunder for its social media app, where users are paid to watch ads

With Elon Musk’s recent interest in Twitter, Facebook’s growth flattening, and TikTok’s meteoric rise, it feels like the world of social media...

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Congress asks Meta, TikTok, YouTube and Twitter to archive evidence of Russian war crimes

Four U.S. representatives signed letters to the CEOs of Meta, TikTok, YouTube and Twitter urging them to archive any content uploaded to their...

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Watch the latest TechCrunch Live here: Raising monster rounds for self-driving mobility startups

TechCrunch Live records, well, live every Wednesday at noon Pacific, and it’s a great time. The events are free, and is available to watch on...

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Google’s new ‘multisearch’ features hint towards an AR glasses future

In April, Google introduced a new “multisearch” feature that offered a way to search the web using both text and images at the same time....

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YouTube Shorts gains a TikTok-like ‘Green Screen’ feature

YouTube is expanding on its latest feature that made any public YouTube video potential fodder for its TikTok competitor, YouTube Shorts. Today, the...

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Silicon Valley rallies behind New York ban on geofence and keyword search warrants

Eleven tech giants, including Google, Microsoft and Yahoo, support the state bill to ban the controversial warrants.

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The New York Times edits Wordle answer list after Roe v. Wade leak

Today's solution was supposed to be "FETUS," but the New York Times changed the five-letter answer to be less politically charged.

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Cloudflare heads effort to make JavaScript environments interoperable

Cloudflare announced that it's collaborating with Deno and Node.js contributors to make JavaScript web app environments work seamlessly together.

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A major Patreon survey shows that most creators don’t want crypto payments

Patreon announced the results of its creator census, which invited the community to share feedback about how the fan membership platform can best...

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Wordle brought “tens of millions” of new users to the New York Times

About three months after Wordle's sale to the New York Times, the paper announced that the game drove unprecedented growth in Games...

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