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

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

Over the past few years, gig economy companies and the treatment of their labor force has become a hot…

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

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

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

Facebook has a weak stance on political ads – TechCrunch

Facebook should ban campaign ads. End the lies. – TechCrunch

Why each Libra member’s mutiny hurts Facebook – TechCrunch

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

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

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

Descartes Labs snaps up $20M more for its AI-based geospatial imagery analytics platform – TechCrunch

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

Flaw in Cyberoam firewalls exposed corporate networks to hackers – TechCrunch

YouTube TV is now available on Fire TV devices – TechCrunch

Salesforce adds integrated order management system to its arsenal – TechCrunch

Okta wants to make every user a security ally – TechCrunch

Facebook sure does love free $peech – TechCrunch

Suse’s OpenStack Cloud dissipates – TechCrunch

Arm brings custom instructions to its embedded CPUs – TechCrunch

Facebook’s Workplace hits 3M paying users, launches Portal app in a wider push for video – TechCrunch

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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…

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

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

Life with the Samsung Galaxy Fold – TechCrunch

Twitter comes back to the Mac – TechCrunch

Nomad’s new Base Station Pro offers a taste of what Apple’s AirPower had promised – 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

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

Apple releases latest MacOS update – TechCrunch

Satya Nadella looks to the future with edge computing – TechCrunch

Via is launching an on-demand public transit network in the city of Cupertino – TechCrunch

Apple’s MacOS Catalina is now available – TechCrunch

Ellen Pao calls out Twitter’s ‘public town square’ model as flawed – TechCrunch

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Canva, now valued at $3.2 billion, launches an enterprise product – TechCrunch

Canva, now valued at $3.2 billion, launches an enterprise product – TechCrunch

Canva, the Australian-based design tool maker, has today announced that it has raised an additional $10 million to bring its valuation to $3.2 billion, up from $2.5 billion in May. Investors in the company include…

Databricks brings its Delta Lake project to the Linux Foundation – TechCrunch

Databricks brings its Delta Lake project to the Linux Foundation – TechCrunch

Databricks, the big data analytics service founded by the original developers of Apache Spark, today announced that it is bringing its Delta Lake open-source project for building data lakes to the Linux Foundation and under…

Google launches Nest Wifi mesh router and extender with built-in Google Assistant – TechCrunch

Google launches Nest Wifi mesh router and extender with built-in Google Assistant – TechCrunch

Today at its Google hardware event, Google introduced new mesh routers called Nest Wifi. This is a successor tot he Google Wifi product it introduced a couple of years ago, but with a number of…

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Pelosi says Trump had ‘meltdown’ over House vote on Syria

Pelosi says Trump had ‘meltdown’ over House vote on Syria

FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi takes part in a press conference about the College Affordability Act on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Leah…

Mobile

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…

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…

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

IAC outlines its plans for a Match Group spinoff

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…

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

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

Apple’s decision to greenlight an app called HKmaps, which is being used by pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong to crowdsource…

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 reasons — both business…

Instagram launches Create mode with On This Day throwbacks – TechCrunch

Instagram launches Create mode with On This Day throwbacks – TechCrunch

Instagram has finally turned Throwback Thursday into an official feature. It’s part of the new Instagram “Create” mode that launches…

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

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

Microsoft is following Apple and Google’s lead with today’s launch of per-app and per-game time limits in its parental control…

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

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

This time it actually has insurance. Zero-fee stock trading app Robinhood is launching Cash Management, a new feature that earns…

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

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

Last week, former Tinder CEO Greg Blatt filed a defamation lawsuit against Sean Rad and Rosette Pambakian, who are part…

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

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

Jeffrey Katzenberg’s streaming service Quibi, due to launch in April, has partnered with CBS News to modernize “60 Minutes”-style programming…

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

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

In a long-awaited move, Spotify announced this morning its iOS 13 app would now offer Siri support and its streaming…

HTC stopped innovating on smartphones, new CEO admits – TechCrunch

HTC stopped innovating on smartphones, new CEO admits – TechCrunch

Several months back, we invited HTC cofounder and CEO Cher Wang to appear on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt. Sometimes, however,…

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

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

Over 30 civil rights organizations have penned an open letter that calls on government officials to investigate Amazon Ring’s business…

Amazon introduces a Kindle for kids – TechCrunch

Amazon introduces a Kindle for kids – TechCrunch

While it’s true that many parents are doing their best to reduce screen time as much as possible, there’s something…

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

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

Ahead of a Disrupt appearance, Yves Maitre talks mobile, VR and blockchain Brian Heater @bheater / 7 hours On September…

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

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

PayPal is the first company to walk away from Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency. PayPal’s decision to take its ball and go…

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

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

At age 27, Jordan Fudge is quietly making a splash in the VC world. Fudge is the managing partner of…

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SDF commander says Trump did not oppose deal with Damascus to fend off Turkish offensive

SDF commander says Trump did not oppose deal with Damascus to fend off Turkish offensive

BEIRUT (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump did not object to an agreement cut between Kurdish-led…

Italy Refuses To Stop Da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man Drawing From Being Loaned To Louvre

Man charged after Dutch family found locked away in secret room

A year after pot legalization in Canada, it’s a slow roll

Why won’t Democrats vote to authorise impeachment?

Tru Optik releases Privacy.TV, CCPA-compatible solution for Net-based TV

Brexit deal at hand in Brussels, Johnson struggles to win support at home

France spark outrage from Brussels after blocking plan to increase size of EU | World | News

Leonardo’s Vitruvian Man can go to the Louvre, court rules | Art and design

Uber integrates electric moped service Cityscoot in Paris – TechCrunch

Hong Kong protest leader Jimmy Sham attacked with hammers

Windows Wireless File Transfer That’s Faster Than Bluetooth

4 Ways the Media Can Survive the ‘Trump Bump’ and Find Long-Term Growth – Adweek

U.S. House Republicans to introduce legislation imposing sanctions on Turkey: Representative Cheney

Why we need Apple’s HomeKit-enabled routers

UK quietly ditches porn age checks in favor of wider online harms rules – TechCrunch

Vast trove of sarcophagi found ‘as the ancient Egyptians left them’ in Luxor (PHOTOS) — RT World News

Hero brother saved family from 9-year doomsday cult hell ‘locked in basement by mystery carpenter Josef the Austrian’ – The Sun

Brexit Talks Grind On as Hurdles Remain

Has the potential to shake up sub-Rs 20,000 segment- Technology News, Firstpost

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

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

Facebook plans to challenge Europe’s top court, which today ruled that EU countries can order Facebook…

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

Look out, Robinhood. E*Trade, Schwab, Ameritrade all go zero-fee – TechCrunch

YouTube Music is launching three personalized playlists – 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

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

App Annie acquires analytics firm Libring, bringing ad tech-related insights to its platform – TechCrunch

OnePlus 7T arrives with Android 10 in October for $599 – TechCrunch

Verizon lights up 5G in (parts of) NYC – TechCrunch

Facebook secures exclusive digital rights for ICC cricket events – TechCrunch

Indonesia’s ride-hailing giant Gojek launches video streaming service GoPlay – TechCrunch

Nintendo’s ‘Mario Kart Tour’ is out now for iPhone, iPad and Android – TechCrunch

Nintendo’s ‘Mario Kart Tour’ is out now for iPhone and iPad – TechCrunch

India’s ALTBalaji partners with Microsoft to bring online video streaming to offline users – TechCrunch

Facebook promises not to stop politicians’ lies & hate – TechCrunch

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Snap CEO isn’t expecting much from Facebook antitrust investigations – TechCrunch

Snap CEO isn’t expecting much from Facebook antitrust investigations – TechCrunch

Facebook’s relentless blatant feature copy of Snapchat have been seen as one of the chief examples…

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

Google-backed Dunzo raises $45M to expand its hyperlocal delivery startup in India – TechCrunch

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

Harness launches Continuous Insights to measure software team performance – TechCrunch

CcHub’s iHub acquisition, Andela’s $50M run-rate and layoffs, Transsion’s IPO – TechCrunch

Kong acquires Insomnia, launches Kong Studio for API development – TechCrunch

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

Embracing the Founder to CEO (F2C) Journey – TechCrunch

Zuckerberg is wrong about TikTok – TechCrunch

Honeycomb.io raises $11.4M to help developers observe and debug their apps – TechCrunch

Elizabeth Warren bites back at Zuckerberg’s leaked threat to K.O. the government – TechCrunch

Rhino looks to replace renters’ security deposits with a small monthly fee – TechCrunch

Facebook faces VR challenges – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop service is now generally available – TechCrunch

Why is Dropbox reinventing itself? – TechCrunch

Cracking the code on podcast advertising for customer acquisition – TechCrunch

Google will soon open a cloud region in Poland – TechCrunch

TC’s Greg Epstein and Kate Clark talk mental health startups and the ‘Cult of the Founder’ – TechCrunch

GoodRx is coming for subscription prescription services with the launch of GoodRx Care – TechCrunch

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

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

Rumored in 2008 and officially canceled two years later, Courier is one of the great “what…

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

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

Microsoft just announced a dual-screen Surface phone – 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

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

My Galaxy Fold display is damaged after a day – TechCrunch

Learn how to help build a sustainable gig economy at Disrupt SF – TechCrunch

Apple’s iOS and iPadOS 13 support multiple PS4 or Xbox One controllers, which could be huge for Arcade – TechCrunch

Symantec’s Sheila Jordan named to Slack’s board of directors – TechCrunch

How Amazon is closing out competitors by opening up voice – TechCrunch

Microsoft launches its AI presentation coach for PowerPoint – TechCrunch