Hands on with Facebook’s Portal TV

Hands on with Facebook’s Portal TV

We try out Facebook’s new video chat TV set top box and smaller smart screens. For more on Facebook’s…

Tableau update uses AI to increase speed to insight – TechCrunch

Aliro comes out of stealth with $2.7M to ‘democratize’ quantum computing with developer tools – TechCrunch

Facebook’s new policy Supreme Court could override Zuckerberg – TechCrunch

In a social media world, here’s what you need to know about UGC and privacy – TechCrunch

Boston-based DataRobot raises $206M Series E to bring AI to enterprise – TechCrunch

Amazon launches Amazon Music HD with lossless audio streaming – TechCrunch

GitLab hauls in $268M Series E on 2.768B valuation – TechCrunch

Data storage company Cloudian launches a new edge analytics subsidiary called Edgematrix – TechCrunch

What startup CSOs can learn from three enterprise security experts – TechCrunch

Ten years after Adobe bought Omniture, the deal comes into clearer focus – TechCrunch

Walt Disney Studios partners with Microsoft Azure on cloud innovation lab – TechCrunch

Get popcorn for iOS 13’s privacy pop-ups of creepy Facebook data grabs – TechCrunch

How to get people to open your emails – TechCrunch

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Amazon tests a one-tap review system for product feedback – TechCrunch

Ten questions for 2020 presidential candidate John Delaney – TechCrunch

The mainframe business is alive and well, as IBM announces new Z15 – TechCrunch

SmartDrive snaps up $90M for in-truck video telematics solutions for safety and fuel efficiency – TechCrunch

Kubernetes co-founder Craig McLuckie is as tired of talking about Kubernetes as you are – TechCrunch

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Apple Arcade is now available for some iOS 13 beta users – TechCrunch

Apple Arcade is now available for some iOS 13 beta users – TechCrunch

If you’re running a beta version of iOS 13 or 13.1, chances are you can now open the App…

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S6 combines creative flexibility with great design – TechCrunch

Apple games the system – TechCrunch

Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple’s board of directors – TechCrunch

Apple introduces a ‘grace period’ for lapsed App Store subscriptions – TechCrunch

This game uses troll tactics to teach critical thinking – TechCrunch

Apple tweaks App Store rule changes for children’s apps and sign in services – TechCrunch

Walgreens joins Apple Card’s rewards program to offer 3% Daily Cash on purchases – TechCrunch

Apple TV+ will cost $5.99 in Canada, £4.99 in the UK and INR 99 in India – TechCrunch

Tech startups want to destigmatize sex – TechCrunch

Apple’s HomePod set to gain some long overdue functionality this fall – TechCrunch

Apple hid a secret message in its latest YouTube video – TechCrunch

The weird things after closing a venture round, iPhone 11, AI ad errors, and Cloud Foundry – TechCrunch

AirDrop gets an upgrade in iPhone 11 – TechCrunch

What the iPhone 11 says about Apple’s present — and future – TechCrunch

Apple Watch Series 5 hands-on – TechCrunch

Apple will now let you pick your own band color with launch of ‘Apple Watch Studio’ – TechCrunch

Apple is releasing macOS Catalina in October – TechCrunch

iOS 13 will be available on September 19 – TechCrunch

Watch the first trailer for ‘See’, Apple’s post-apocalyptic show starring Jason Momoa – TechCrunch

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The portrait of an avatar as a young artist – TechCrunch

The portrait of an avatar as a young artist – TechCrunch

LaTurbo was early to exploring these questions of identity and experimenting with telepresence. She has shape-shifted across media types, spending…

Mozilla first reveals, then conceals, paid support plan for Firefox

Google starts highlighting key moments from videos in Search – TechCrunch

10 hidden tricks for making the most of Android 10’s gestures

Call me crazy, but Windows 11 could run on Linux

What’s in the latest Chrome update? No EVs, that’s what

How to work with top influencers and avoid ad blockers – TechCrunch

YouTube Music cracks down on rampant chart manipulation with new pay-for-play ban – TechCrunch

4 Google Assistant additions worth watching

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Mozilla previews Firefox VPN, will charge for service at some point

Complex September update brings large Windows, browser and development tool patches

Heads up: Microsoft is back to snooping with this month’s Win7 and 8.1 ‘security-only’ patches

Google says it will do more to prioritize original reporting in search – TechCrunch

Google to pay $549 million fine and $510 million in back taxes in France – TechCrunch

Microsoft confirms yet another Search bug in the latest Win10 1903 patch

How to handle Windows 10 updates

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Despite Brexit, UK startups can compete with Silicon Valley to win tech talent – TechCrunch

Google Express to close in a few weeks, will become part of Google Shopping – TechCrunch

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Facebook launches Portal TV, a $149 video chat set-top box – TechCrunch

Facebook launches Portal TV, a $149 video chat set-top box – TechCrunch

Facebook wants to take over your television with a clip-on camera for video calling, AR gaming, and content co-watching. If you can get past the creepiness, the new Portal TV let you hang out with…

Salesforce is developing an app to help build a sustainable company – TechCrunch

Salesforce is developing an app to help build a sustainable company – TechCrunch

Salesforce has always tried to be a socially responsible company, encouraging employees to work in the community, giving 1% of its profits to different causes and building and productizing the 1-1-1 philanthropic model. The company…

FarmWise and its weed-pulling agribot harvest $14.5M in funding – TechCrunch

FarmWise and its weed-pulling agribot harvest $14.5M in funding – TechCrunch

Automating agriculture is a complex proposition given the number and variety of tasks involved, but a number of robotics and autonomy companies are giving it their best shot. FarmWise seems to have impressed someone —…

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The iPhone 11 goes to Disneyland – TechCrunch

The iPhone 11 goes to Disneyland – TechCrunch

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Natural lighting is the key to Apple’s remodeled Fifth Ave. store – TechCrunch

Natural lighting is the key to Apple’s remodeled Fifth Ave. store – TechCrunch

When it opened in 2006, Apple’s Fifth Avenue flagship quickly became a top destination for New York City residents and…

Google Fi gets an unlimited plan – TechCrunch

Google Fi gets an unlimited plan – TechCrunch

For the longest time, Google Fi didn’t play the unlimited calls, text and data game and instead focused on offering…

I hope Apple Arcade makes room for weird cool shit – TechCrunch

I hope Apple Arcade makes room for weird cool shit – TechCrunch

Apple Arcade seems purpose built to make room in the market for beautiful, sad, weird, moving, slow, clever and heartfelt.…

How to Create a Performance-Focused Culture

How to Create a Performance-Focused Culture

Instilling a culture of performance is really all about serving your customers. In most cases, what they want is speed…

Google Photos adds a time-traveling version of Stories, plus more sharing and printing options – TechCrunch

Google Photos adds a time-traveling version of Stories, plus more sharing and printing options – TechCrunch

Google Photos is getting its own version of Stories. But instead of focusing on what you’re doing now, as Stories…

Yelp adds predictive wait times and a new way for restaurants to share updates – TechCrunch

Yelp adds predictive wait times and a new way for restaurants to share updates – TechCrunch

With a new feature called Yelp Connect, Yelp is allowing users to go beyond customer reviews and see “what the…

Zyl raises $1.1 million to resurface old memories from your photos – TechCrunch

Zyl raises $1.1 million to resurface old memories from your photos – TechCrunch

French startup Zyl has raised $1 million (€1 million) in a round led by OneRagtime. The company has developed an…

Apple unveils new iPhones – TechCrunch

Apple unveils new iPhones – TechCrunch

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iFixit gives Fairphone 3 a perfect 10 for repairability – TechCrunch

iFixit gives Fairphone 3 a perfect 10 for repairability – TechCrunch

Here’s something the hermetically sealed iPhone can’t do: Score a perfect 10 for repairability. Smartphone startup and social enterprise Fairphone’s…

Apple debuts the triple-camera iPhone 11 Pro – TechCrunch

Apple debuts the triple-camera iPhone 11 Pro – TechCrunch

Apple’s triple-camera iPhone is real and it’s the first phone the company has dubbed “Pro.” The iPhone 11 Pro comes…

Razer made a case for cooling iPhones while gaming – TechCrunch

Razer made a case for cooling iPhones while gaming – TechCrunch

Razer’s efforts to build a game-centric smartphone haven’t exactly caught the world on fire just yet. Still, mobile gaming is…

iPhone 11 Pro hands-on – TechCrunch

iPhone 11 Pro hands-on – TechCrunch

More than any other iPhone event in recent memory, today’s big launch was content-first. Apple began the show with several…

Here’s everything Apple announced today at the iPhone 11 event – TechCrunch

Here’s everything Apple announced today at the iPhone 11 event – TechCrunch

  Like clockwork, Apple has used its annual September event to announce a new generation of iPhones. But they also…

Apple introduces the A13 Bionic for the iPhone 11 – TechCrunch

Apple introduces the A13 Bionic for the iPhone 11 – TechCrunch

Apple is announcing new iPhone models today. The iPhone 11 uses an Apple A13 Bionic system-on-a-chip. It is a nice…

Watch Apple unveil the new iPhone live right here – TechCrunch

Watch Apple unveil the new iPhone live right here – TechCrunch

Apple is set to announce new iPhone models today. The company is holding a keynote on its campus at 10…

Microsoft debuts a new version of its To Do app as Wunderlist founder expresses remorse – TechCrunch

Microsoft debuts a new version of its To Do app as Wunderlist founder expresses remorse – TechCrunch

Microsoft several years ago acquired the popular iOS app Wunderlist with the intention of building out its own list-making productivity…

Apple tweaks its App Store algorithm as antitrust investigations loom – TechCrunch

Apple tweaks its App Store algorithm as antitrust investigations loom – TechCrunch

That Apple has used its App Store to offer itself a competitive advantage is nothing new. TechCrunch and others have…

The Vivaldi browser lands on Android – TechCrunch

The Vivaldi browser lands on Android – TechCrunch

Vivaldi has long billed itself as a browser for advanced users who want to be able to customize their browser…

Fairphone 3 is a normal smartphone with ethical shine – TechCrunch

Fairphone 3 is a normal smartphone with ethical shine – TechCrunch

How long have you been using your current smartphone? The answer for an increasing number of consumers is years, plural.…

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America’s largest companies push for federal online privacy laws to circumvent state regulatory efforts – TechCrunch

America’s largest companies push for federal online privacy laws to circumvent state regulatory efforts – TechCrunch

As California moves ahead with what would be the most restrictive online privacy laws in the nation, the chief executives…

HashiCorp expands Terraform free version, adds paid tier for SMBs – TechCrunch

HashiCorp expands Terraform free version, adds paid tier for SMBs – TechCrunch

HashiCorp has had a free tier for its Terraform product in the past, but it was basically for a single…

Snyk grabs $70M more to detect security vulnerabilities in open source code and containers – TechCrunch

Snyk grabs $70M more to detect security vulnerabilities in open source code and containers – TechCrunch

A growing number of IT breaches has led to security becoming a critical and central aspect of how computing systems…

Latest Adobe tool helps marketers work directly with customer journey data – TechCrunch

Latest Adobe tool helps marketers work directly with customer journey data – TechCrunch

Adobe has a lot going on with Analytics and the Customer Experience Platform, a place to gather data to understand…

Shopify buys warehouse automation tech developer 6 River Systems for $450 million – TechCrunch

Shopify buys warehouse automation tech developer 6 River Systems for $450 million – TechCrunch

Shopify, the shopping technology developer that’s quickly becoming the anti-Amazon, has taken another step up the sales supply chain with…

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Pax Labs’ Bharat Vasan is out as CEO – TechCrunch

Pax Labs’ Bharat Vasan is out as CEO – TechCrunch

Bharat Vasan is no longer the Chief Executive Officer at Pax Labs, the consumer tech company…

IEX’s Katsuyama is no flash in the pan – TechCrunch

LinkedIn launches skills assessments, tests that let you beef up your credentials for job hunting – TechCrunch

Google is bringing data saver feature to Android TVs – TechCrunch

After conquering smartphones, PopSocket sets its sights on beverages – TechCrunch

Salesforce launches vertical clouds – TechCrunch

Google will unveil the Pixel 4 and other new hardware on October 15 – TechCrunch

Facebook rolls out new video tools, plus Instagram and IGTV scheduling feature – TechCrunch

FOSSA scores $8.5 million Series A to help enterprise manage open source licenses – TechCrunch

Salesforce doubles down on verticals, launches Manufacturing and Consumer Goods Clouds – TechCrunch

How to get your ads working, and whether PR is worth it – TechCrunch

This prosthetic arm combines manual control with machine learning – TechCrunch

UK police arrest a number of climate activists planning Heathrow drone protest – TechCrunch

Nintendo shows off exercise-powered RPG for Switch, Ring Fit Adventure – TechCrunch

ckbk pulls a ‘Spotify for recipes’ out of the beta oven – TechCrunch

IBM brings Cloud Foundry and Red Hat OpenShift together – TechCrunch

Explorium reveals $19.1M in total funding for machine learning data discovery platform – TechCrunch

ScyllaDB takes on Amazon with new DynamoDB migration tool – TechCrunch

Why does the new iPhone 11 Pro have 3 cameras? – TechCrunch

The Polaroid Lab uses the light from your phone’s screen to turn digital photos into Polaroids – TechCrunch

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The Rooster That’s Loose In The White House Is No Longer Afraid Of The Jack-O’-Lantern President Trump Put Outside The Oval Office To Scare It Away

The Rooster That’s Loose In The White House Is No Longer Afraid Of The Jack-O’-Lantern President Trump Put Outside The Oval Office To Scare It Away

A national security crisis is currently unfolding in Washington, D.C. that could alter the course of…

Why Spain is having yet another election

Riyadh gave NO PROOF Tehran launched oil-plant attack – but still ‘expects US to do its dirty work for them’ — RT World News

U.S. Quandary On Response To Airstrikes Against Saudi Oil Facilities : NPR

Baby gut study finds bacteria different after C-section births

Video messages from world leaders for WPL 2019

As Bermuda braces for hurricane Humberto, forecasters say other storms brewing – National

Pompeo says attack was ‘act of war’ on Saudi Arabia, seeks coalition

Q&A: Advancing tomorrow’s leaders – CBS News

Students flee a mass shooter in powerful back-to-school ‘survival’ video – National

US charges 58 in Texas with healthcare fraud, illegal opioid distribution

Trump orders new sanctions against Iran as Saudi officials present drone wreckage

The Myth of Technophobia | WIRED

Amazon Cracks Down on Third-Party Apps Over Privacy Violations

Donald Trump names Robert O’Brien as national security adviser

Missile evidence ‘proves’ Iran was responsible

Ilhan Omar says Trump put her life at risk with false ‘partying on 9/11’ claim – live | US news

US Fed cuts interest rates for second time since 2008

Sonos Move Review: The King of Wi-Fi Speakers Adds Bluetooth

Clever New DDoS Attack Gets a Lot of Bang for a Hacker’s Buck

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Facebook Dating comes to the U.S. – TechCrunch

Facebook Dating comes to the U.S. – TechCrunch

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After announcing Galaxy Fold release date, Samsung cancels older preorders – TechCrunch

What to expect from Apple’s September 10 iPhone event – TechCrunch

Apple could add in-screen fingerprint reader to 2020 iPhone – TechCrunch

TCL adopts Tempow’s multi-device bluetooth streaming tech – TechCrunch

8-month-old startup FPL Technologies raises $4.5M to improve credit card experience in India – TechCrunch

‘Mental fitness’ startup Elevate Labs launches a personalized meditation app called Balance – TechCrunch

Cowboy recruits Sunrise co-founder Jeremy Le Van as VP of Product – TechCrunch

Spotify expands its new Premium Duo plan to Latin America – TechCrunch

Light’s new minimalist phone is available now for $350 – TechCrunch

Depop CEO Maria Raga tells us everything about social e-commerce at Disrupt Berlin – TechCrunch

Google releases Android 10 – TechCrunch

India’s mobile payments firm MobiKwik reaches rare key profit milestone – TechCrunch

Now Facebook says it may remove Like counts – TechCrunch

What you missed in cybersecurity this week – TechCrunch

Apple still has work to do on privacy – TechCrunch

Skype upgrades its messaging feature with drafts, bookmarks and more – TechCrunch

Apple will unveil the next iPhone on Sept 10 – TechCrunch

You can now share music from Spotify to Facebook Stories – TechCrunch

Instagram may allow creators to syndicate IGTV videos to Facebook – TechCrunch

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Spendesk raises $38.4 million for its corporate card and expense service – TechCrunch

Spendesk raises $38.4 million for its corporate card and expense service – TechCrunch

French startup Spendesk has raised another $38.4 million Series B round with existing investor Index Ventures…

DHL expands Africa eShop online retail app to 34 countries – TechCrunch

Amazon’s ‘Carnival Row’ mixes fairies, politics and murder – TechCrunch

APIs are the next big SaaS wave – TechCrunch

US senator demands answers from Amazon Ring over its police partnerships – TechCrunch

NY attorney general will lead antitrust investigation into Facebook – TechCrunch

Newly renamed Superside raises $3.5M for its outsourced design platform – TechCrunch

Battlefield winner Forethought adds tool to automate support ticket routing – TechCrunch

Shared inbox startup Front adds WhatsApp support – TechCrunch

Facebook’s lead EU regulator is asking questions about its latest security fail – TechCrunch

Spirable refuels with $7.4M to serve more personalized video ads in the US – TechCrunch

Facebook Dating launches in the U.S., adds Instagram integration – TechCrunch

Reps from DHS, the FBI and the ODNI met with tech companies at Facebook to talk election security – TechCrunch

A huge database of Facebook users’ phone numbers found online – TechCrunch

Why Walmart’s Flipkart is betting heavily on Hindi – TechCrunch

Amazon unveils a new Fire TV Cube, soundbar, and over a dozen Fire TV Edition products – TechCrunch

Elliptic banks $23M to shrink crypto risk, eyeing growth in Asia – TechCrunch

Starboard Value takes 7.5% stake in Box – TechCrunch

Facebook might remove Like counts – TechCrunch

Kabbage acquires Radius Intelligence, the marketing tech firm with a database of 20M small businesses – TechCrunch