HuffPost is reportedly on the auction block – TechCrunch

HuffPost is reportedly on the auction block – TechCrunch

Late last night the Financial Times reported that HuffPost, arguably one of the crown jewels of Verizon Media Group’s…

Pegging Libra to just the $ could soothe regulators, a16z says – TechCrunch

$35B face data lawsuit against Facebook will proceed – TechCrunch

Kenyan telco Safaricom’s Alpha incubator faces uncertain future – TechCrunch

‘Cloud kitchens’ is an oxymoron – TechCrunch

Pendo scores $100M Series E investment on $1 billion valuation – TechCrunch

Amazon’s Echo gets a decent-sounding refresh – TechCrunch

Autify raises $2.5M seed round for its no-code software testing platform – TechCrunch

Amazon migrates more than 100 consumer services from Oracle to AWS databases – TechCrunch

Facebook’s new Portal increases privacy, but is still searching for a reason to exist – TechCrunch

Libra claims 180 potential replacements for 7 mutineers – TechCrunch

Facebook has a weak stance on political ads – TechCrunch

Why each Libra member’s mutiny hurts Facebook – TechCrunch

Why it might have been time for new leadership at SAP – TechCrunch

EBay, Stripe and Mastercard drop out of Facebook’s Libra Association – TechCrunch

Alexa now speaks Spanish, including in multi-lingual mode – TechCrunch

Trump gets on Twitch

SAP’s Bill McDermott on stepping down as CEO – TechCrunch

Top VCs, founders share how to build a successful SaaS company – TechCrunch

To beat Amazon Go, Standard Cognition buys cashierless DeepMagic – TechCrunch

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Microsoft accessibility grants go out to companies aiming to improve tech for the disabled – TechCrunch

Microsoft accessibility grants go out to companies aiming to improve tech for the disabled – TechCrunch

The tech world has a lot to offer those with disabilities, but it can be hard to get investors…

LinkedIn now supports real-world events – TechCrunch

Microsoft launches new open-source projects around Kubernetes and microservices – TechCrunch

Twitter says it will restrict users from retweeting world leaders who break its rules – TechCrunch

Beats brings noise-canceling to its on-ear Solo headphones – TechCrunch

Apple caves to China’s App Store demands, Q3 trend outlook, more – TechCrunch

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold concierge service is live in the US for those who need it – TechCrunch

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch Active 2 is a solid smartwatch for Android users – TechCrunch

Nike has picked up Russell Wilson’s Tally/TraceMe in a rare acquisition – TechCrunch

Apple creates its own TV studio, will produce WWII drama ‘Masters of Air’ – TechCrunch

Twitter comes back to the Mac – TechCrunch

Trump gets on Twitch – TechCrunch

Apple Arcade’s black box – TechCrunch

Apple pulls Hong Kong app – TechCrunch

Apple rolls out new Siri audio clip grading opt-in and request history deletion feature in beta – TechCrunch

Amazon Music arrives on Apple TV – TechCrunch

Apple pulls HKmap from App Store, the day after Chinese state media criticized its “unwise and reckless decision” to approve it – TechCrunch

China attacks Apple for allowing Hong Kong crowdsourced police activity app – TechCrunch

Twitter admits it used two-factor phone numbers and emails for serving targeted ads – TechCrunch

Apple releases latest MacOS update – TechCrunch

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Google Maps adds more Waze-like features, including driving incident reports – TechCrunch

Google Maps adds more Waze-like features, including driving incident reports – TechCrunch

Google Maps is starting to look a lot more like Waze. Google today announced a series of new features…

Farewell, Google Clips – TechCrunch

This month’s Win10 1903 patch throws ‘unexpected error; quitting’ and doesn’t play well with an Intel video driver

Windows 10 update (and retirement) calendar: Mark these dates

Labor leaders and startup founders talk how to build a sustainable gig economy – TechCrunch

Every angle of Volvo’s first electric vehicle, the XC40 Recharge – TechCrunch

Volvo unveils its first electric car, the XC40 Recharge – TechCrunch

Live Caption, Google’s automatic captioning technology, is now available on Pixel 4 – TechCrunch

The second round of October patches arrives — with a few twists and a new nag

Google Nest Mini hands-on – TechCrunch

A new self-driving car startup, Inside Tesla’s V10 software, Lilium’s big round – TechCrunch

9 ways to use Windows 7 (safely) when support ends

Up close with Google’s budget Chromebook, the Pixelbook Go – TechCrunch

Annie Leibovitz used the Pixel 4 to shoot a new collection of photos – TechCrunch

Here’s everything Google just announced at the Made By Google 2019 event – TechCrunch

Google launches the $649 Pixelbook Go Chromebook – TechCrunch

Google overhauls Nest Aware cloud recording plan – TechCrunch

Google’s Pixel 4 is official – TechCrunch

Google Home Mini is now Nest Mini – TechCrunch

Google teases fully wireless Pixel Buds, arriving Spring 2020 – TechCrunch

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Is that the internet we want? – TechCrunch

Is that the internet we want? – TechCrunch

China is exporting its social values, political ads are an important part of free expression, and the definition of dangerous speech must be kept in check, Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg argued today in a speech…

Sentons launches SurfaceWave, a processor and tech to create software-defined surfaces that supercharge touch and gesture – TechCrunch

Sentons launches SurfaceWave, a processor and tech to create software-defined surfaces that supercharge touch and gesture – TechCrunch

As handset makers continue to work on ways of making smartphones more streamlined and sleek, while at the same time introducing new features that will get people buying more devices, a startup that is pioneering…

Zoho launches Catalyst, a new developer platform with a focus on microservices – TechCrunch

Zoho launches Catalyst, a new developer platform with a focus on microservices – TechCrunch

Zoho may be one of the most underrated tech companies. The 23-year-old company, which at this point offers more than 45 products, has never taken outside funding and has no ambition to go public, yet…

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No Wonder the Chatbots are Sad

No Wonder the Chatbots are Sad

Emotional cognition is maturing, and there’s a great deal of potential. Perhaps ‘happiness’ is in store for AI-powered bots in…

The Information will launch Ticker, a tech news app that costs $29 per year – TechCrunch

The Information will launch Ticker, a tech news app that costs $29 per year – TechCrunch

Since it was founded by journalist Jessica Lessin in 2013, The Information has stood out in the tech news landscape…

Samsung confirms glaring S10 fingerprint reader flaw, promises fix – TechCrunch

Samsung confirms glaring S10 fingerprint reader flaw, promises fix – TechCrunch

Galaxy S10 users should turn on some alternative security features as Samsung works to address a major flaw with the…

YouTube partners with Merchbar to sell music artists’ swag underneath videos – TechCrunch

YouTube partners with Merchbar to sell music artists’ swag underneath videos – TechCrunch

YouTube is partnering with Merchbar on a new integration that will allow artists to sell their official merchandise to their…

This brilliant app waits on hold for you – TechCrunch

This brilliant app waits on hold for you – TechCrunch

DoNotPay helps you get out of parking tickets, cancel forgotten subscriptions, and now it can call you when it’s your…

Foursquare CEO calls on Congress to regulate the location data industry – TechCrunch

Foursquare CEO calls on Congress to regulate the location data industry – TechCrunch

The chief executive of Foursquare, one of the largest location data platforms on the internet, is calling on lawmakers to…

Hands-on with the new Pixel 4 – TechCrunch

Hands-on with the new Pixel 4 – TechCrunch

After the onstage presentation at Made by Google 2019, we got our hands on a Pixel 4. In this video,…

Up close with Google’s new Pixel 4 – TechCrunch

Up close with Google’s new Pixel 4 – TechCrunch

This is the Pixel 4, the handset that literally everyone saw coming. Even by Google’s standards, the handset leaked like…

Enterprise Guide to Edge Computing

Enterprise Guide to Edge Computing

Here’s a collection of information to help IT leaders and professionals learn more about edge computing and use cases for…

Germany says it won’t ban Huawei or any 5G supplier up front – TechCrunch

Germany says it won’t ban Huawei or any 5G supplier up front – TechCrunch

Germany is resisting US pressure to shut out Chinese tech giant Huawei from its 5G networks — saying it will not…

Samsung opens Android 10 One UI beta ahead of final launch – TechCrunch

Samsung opens Android 10 One UI beta ahead of final launch – TechCrunch

After pushing back a planned early-October launch, Samsung has introduced the Android 10 beta of its One UI. The 2.0…

Foodvisor automatically tracks what you eat using deep learning – TechCrunch

Foodvisor automatically tracks what you eat using deep learning – TechCrunch

Meet Foodvisor, a startup that has built a mobile app that helps you log everything you eat in order to…

Life with the Samsung Galaxy Fold – TechCrunch

Life with the Samsung Galaxy Fold – TechCrunch

Avoid pressing hard on the screen. Tap lightly to keep it safe. Your Galaxy Fold isn’t water or dust resistant.…

Apester unveils a new Story Strip format for online publishers – TechCrunch

Apester unveils a new Story Strip format for online publishers – TechCrunch

Apester, which helps digital publishers add interactivity to their content, is rolling out a new format called the Story Strip.…

IAC outlines its plans for a Match Group spinoff – TechCrunch

IAC outlines its plans for a Match Group spinoff – TechCrunch

Digital media holding company IAC has taken the next step toward spinning off Match Group, with a proposal outlining what…

Google takes AMP to the OpenJS Foundation – TechCrunch

Google takes AMP to the OpenJS Foundation – TechCrunch

AMP, Google’s somewhat controversial project for speeding up the mobile web, has always been open-source, but it also always felt…

Get ready to see more looping videos on Spotify, as Canvas launches into beta – TechCrunch

Get ready to see more looping videos on Spotify, as Canvas launches into beta – TechCrunch

Spotify is opening up its Canvas feature to more artists, the company announced this morning, which means you’ll see a…

App revenue climbs 23% year-over-year to $21.9B in Q3 – TechCrunch

App revenue climbs 23% year-over-year to $21.9B in Q3 – TechCrunch

Global app revenue continues to climb, thanks to the growth in mobile gaming and the subscription economy. In the third…

China pressures Apple – TechCrunch

China pressures Apple – TechCrunch

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered…

European risk report flags 5G security challenges – TechCrunch

European risk report flags 5G security challenges – TechCrunch

European Union Member States have published a joint risk assessment report into 5G technology which highlights increased security risks that…

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Flaw in Cyberoam firewalls exposed corporate networks to hackers – TechCrunch

Flaw in Cyberoam firewalls exposed corporate networks to hackers – TechCrunch

Sophos said it is fixing a vulnerability in its Cyberoam firewall appliances, which a security researcher says can allow an…

YouTube TV is now available on Fire TV devices – TechCrunch

YouTube TV is now available on Fire TV devices – TechCrunch

Earlier this year, Google and Amazon reached an agreement to bring their streaming video apps to each other’s platforms, following…

Salesforce adds integrated order management system to its arsenal – TechCrunch

Salesforce adds integrated order management system to its arsenal – TechCrunch

Salesforce certainly has a lot of tools crossing the sales, service and marketing categories, but until today when it announced…

Okta wants to make every user a security ally – TechCrunch

Okta wants to make every user a security ally – TechCrunch

End users tend to get a bad rap in the security business because they are often the weakest security link.…

Facebook sure does love free $peech – TechCrunch

Facebook sure does love free $peech – TechCrunch

Ensuring politicians in the 2020 election stay truthful is hard work, so Facebook has decided it’s going to sit this…

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PM Modi warns against efforts to ‘demonize’ technology in India, says AI can be harnessed to benefit mankind — RT World News

PM Modi warns against efforts to ‘demonize’ technology in India, says AI can be harnessed to benefit mankind — RT World News

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken out against anti-technology sentiment in his country, arguing that…

New ‘Artificial Skin’ could change the way we interact with our smartphones

SAP in three-year cloud partnership with Microsoft

West paying price for backing Hong Kong: Chinese state media

Russia hopes Syria coordination with Turkey, U.S. will help stability: RIA

Prince Harry Admits He And Prince William Are On Different Paths

Kurds plead with US troops to turn back as they pull out of Syria… but Trump ‘may keep 200 soldiers there after all’ – The Sun

Northern Ireland prepares for momentous abortion, same-sex marriage changes

North Korea says U.S., South Korea must present new solutions for conflict

Ex-Baltimore mayor D’Alesandro, Pelosi’s brother, dies at 90

Even if Johnson’s deal passes, Brexit won’t just be ‘done’

In the Trump era, news cycles are out and shock cycles are in

Indonesia president may delay cabinet announcement to Wednesday

Indonesia Gojek CEO Makarim says he will join Widodo’s cabinet

Hacking the hackers: Russian group hijacked Iranian spying operation, officials say

Maritime industry seeks solutions to limit pollution

Longest direct passenger flight arrives in Sydney from New York in 17-hour ‘ultra-long-haul’ journey

Chile’s deadly weekend of fire as youth anger ignites

Chile Unrest Spreads, With 8 Deaths Reported in Violence

Quake of magnitude 6.4 strikes off Vanuatu: USGS

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What the hell is up with this Essential device? – TechCrunch

What the hell is up with this Essential device? – TechCrunch

Essential CEO Andy Rubin has been pretty silent over the past year for, well, lots of…

Instagram launches Create mode with On This Day throwbacks – TechCrunch

Microsoft adds per-app time limits to its parental controls – TechCrunch

Robinhood revives checking with new debit card & 2% interest – TechCrunch

Lawyers for former Tinder execs file to dismiss defamation lawsuit – TechCrunch

CBS News is bringing a 60 Minutes-inspired news show to streaming service Quibi – TechCrunch

Spotify gains Siri support on iOS 13, arrives on Apple TV – TechCrunch

HTC stopped innovating on smartphones, new CEO admits – TechCrunch

Zuckerberg says Facebook will sue to stop EU’s global content takedowns – TechCrunch

Stock trading app Robinhood revamps its newsfeed with The Wall Street Journal and ad-free videos – TechCrunch

Six Inevitable Technologies and the Milestones They Unlock

Rune raises $2M to help you find new friends in mobile games, starting with Brawl Stars – TechCrunch

Lookout, Robinhood. E*Trade, Schwab, Ameritrade go zero-fee – TechCrunch

YouTube Music is launching three personalized playlists – TechCrunch

Apple launches Deep Fusion feature in beta on iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro – TechCrunch

Knowable launches its “not a podcast” $100 audio classes – TechCrunch

Pandora puts its personalization powers to work in a revamped app – TechCrunch

IT Careers: 12 Job Skills in Demand for 2020

Spotify now lets you add podcasts to playlists – TechCrunch

HTC’s new CEO Yves Maitre is coming to Disrupt San Francisco – TechCrunch

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Suse’s OpenStack Cloud dissipates – TechCrunch

Suse’s OpenStack Cloud dissipates – TechCrunch

Suse, the newly independent open-source company behind the eponymous Linux distribution and an increasingly large set…

Arm brings custom instructions to its embedded CPUs – TechCrunch

Nadella warns government conference not to betray user trust – TechCrunch

Over 30 civil rights groups demand an end to Amazon Ring’s police partnerships – TechCrunch

Satya Nadella looks to the future with edge computing – TechCrunch

Forward Networks raises $35M to help enterprises map, track, and predict their networks’ behavior – TechCrunch

Amazon introduces a Kindle for kids – TechCrunch

83North closes $300M fifth fund focused on Europe, Israel – TechCrunch

HTC’s new CEO discusses the phonemaker’s future – TechCrunch

Annual Extra Crunch members can receive $1,000 in AWS credits – TechCrunch

PayPal is the first company to drop out of the Facebook-led Libra Association – TechCrunch

As Sinai Ventures returns first fund, partner Jordan Fudge talks new LA focus – TechCrunch

Facebook faces government pressure over encryption – TechCrunch

Facebook is being leaned on by US, UK, Australia to ditch its end-to-end encryption expansion plan – TechCrunch

T4 wants to transform market research data with a combination of AI and humans – TechCrunch

India’s Fyle bags $4.5M to expand its expense management platform in US, other international markets – TechCrunch

Facebook leads in news consumption among social feeds, but most don’t trust it, says Pew – TechCrunch

Blue Origin’s passengers will pay hundreds of thousands of dollars for a ticket on New Shepard – TechCrunch

Snaplogic raises $72M more for its enterprise data integration platform – TechCrunch

A startup factory? $1.2B-exit team launches $65M superset – TechCrunch

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Amid AR/VR experiments, Apple reportedly buys UK visual effects studio – TechCrunch

Amid AR/VR experiments, Apple reportedly buys UK visual effects studio – TechCrunch

Apple has reportedly acquired UK special effects studio IKinema, a startup that may be useful in…

Amazon’s Prime Video app disappears from the App Store – TechCrunch

Samsung pulls the plug on Chinese smartphone production – TechCrunch

How Bongo, the ‘Netflix of Bangladesh’, won the local video streaming market with just $10M – TechCrunch

Microsoft just announced a dual-screen Surface phone – TechCrunch

Here’s everything Microsoft announced at today’s Surface event – TechCrunch

Microsoft teases Neo dual-screen Surface, set to debut holiday 2020 – TechCrunch

Microsoft introduces Windows 10X for dual-screen devices – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s new wireless earbuds work with Office — no, seriously – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s latest Surface Laptop arrives in 13- and 15-inch models – TechCrunch

Twitter and TweetDeck are experiencing partial outages – TechCrunch

Here’s what Microsoft will probably announce at tomorrow’s Surface event – TechCrunch

Coding training and outsourcing service Catalyte launches a toolkit for corporate ‘up-skilling’ – TechCrunch

Defining micromobility and where it’s going with business and mobility analyst Horace Dediu – TechCrunch

Twitter launches its anti-abuse filter for Direct Messages – TechCrunch

Microsoft OneDrive Personal Vault rolls out worldwide, launches expandable storage – TechCrunch

SmartNews’ head of product on how the news discovery app wants to free readers from filter bubbles – TechCrunch

Africa’s top mobile phone seller Transsion lists in Chinese IPO – TechCrunch

The Galaxy Fold is now available for purchase in the US – TechCrunch

My Galaxy Fold display is damaged after a day – TechCrunch