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Daily Crunch: A huge fintech exit as the week ends

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package. To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day a.....»»

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Google Goes Nuclear Against Roku By Adding YouTube TV To the Main YouTube App

A week after their broken-down negotiations spilled into the public, Google and Roku still haven't been able to reach a deal to renew YouTube TV's presence on the huge streaming platform. But Google has come up with a workaround in the meantime: it's.....»»

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The Fortnite Trial Is Exposing Details About the Biggest iPhone Hack on Record

As part of the trial against Epic Games, Apple released emails that show that 128 million users, of which 18 million were in the U.S., downloaded apps containing malware known as XCodeGhost from the App Store. From a report: In 2015, unknown hackers.....»»

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A New Covid Vaccine Could Bring Hope To the Unvaccinated World

The German company CureVac hopes its RNA vaccine will rival those made by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech. It could be ready next month. From a report: In early 2020, dozens of scientific teams scrambled to make a vaccine for Covid-19. Some chose tried-a.....»»

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Ajit Pai Promised Cheaper Internet -- Real Prices Rose 19% Instead

The average US home-Internet bill increased 19 percent during the first three years of the Trump administration, disproving former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai's claim that deregulation lowered prices, according to a new report.....»»

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Sharks Use Earth"s Magnetic Field To Navigate the Seas

A new study suggests some sharks can read Earth's field like a map and use it to navigate the open seas. ScienceMag: The result adds sharks to the long list of animals -- including birds, sea turtles, and lobsters -- that navigate with a mysterious m.....»»

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SpaceX Might Try To Fly the First Starship Prototype To Successfully Land a Second Time

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: SpaceX is fresh off a high for its Starship spacecraft development program, but according to CEO Elon Musk, it's already looking ahead to potentially repeating its latest success with an unplanned.....»»

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Analytics Suggest 96% of Users Leave App Tracking Disabled in iOS 14.5

An early look at an ongoing analysis of Apple's App Tracking Transparency suggests that the vast majority of iPhone users are leaving app tracking disabled since the feature went live on April 26 with the release of iOS 14.5. MacRumors reports: Accor.....»»

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LiveLeak, the Internet"s Font of Gore and Violence, Has Shut Down

Video site LiveLeak, best known for hosting gruesome footage that mainstream rivals wouldn't touch, has shut down after fifteen years in operation. In its place is "ItemFix," a site that bans users from uploading media containing "excessive violence.....»»

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The Coronavirus Is an Airborne Threat, the CDC Acknowledges In Updated Public Guidance

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times: Federal health officials on Friday updated public guidance about how the coronavirus spreads, emphasizing that transmission occurs by inhaling very fine respiratory droplets and aerosolized.....»»

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Elon Musk"s Own Engineers Say He Exaggerates Autopilot Capabilities

boudie2 writes: According to his own employees, Elon Musk has been exaggerating the capabilities of Tesla's Autopilot system. Documents obtained from the California Department of Motor Vehicles show that despite Musk's tweets to the contrary, "Elon's.....»»

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Sennheiser Sells Its Consumer Audio Business To Hearing Aid Specialist Sonova

Sennheiser has sold its consumer electronics division to a Swiss company called Sonova that specializes in hearing care, Sennheiser has announced. Engadget reports: Sonova said it made the 200 million euro ($241 million) deal to expand its aging demo.....»»

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Another Virtual 5K in Boulder As Spring Emerges in Full Bloom

I received a lot of positive feedback on my post highlighting the 2nd annual Emerge Virtual 5k Run so … It’s time for the 10th Annual Happy Smackah 5k Fun Run and Walk.   This would have been the 11th Annual, but due to the COVID-19.....»»

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Tesla Autopilot director contradicts Musk’s self-driving timeline

Musk described full autonomy as "basically a solved problem" in 2016. Enlarge / Elon Musk in 2020. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / Getty) In January's Tesla earnings call, an analyst asked Elon Musk about his belief that Tesla would achieve Lev.....»»

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Sony faces lawsuit over alleged “monopoly pricing” of PlayStation downloads

Proposed class action says Sony's moves have increased prices for PlayStation games. Enlarge / A gift card like this goes less far because of Sony's monopolistic control of the PlayStation downloads market, according to a new lawsuit. In Appl.....»»

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Windows 10 “Sun Valley” will do away with Windows 95 era icons

The results are more subtle than you might expect from a 25+ year visual update. In this image, courtesy of Windows Latest, we see new icons from a Sun Valley preview build on the left versus p.....»»

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Best Password Managers for 2021

Password managers secure employee login credentials in an encrypted vault. Explore password management software for SMBs......»»

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Is Micro-Influencer Marketing Right for You?

Micro-influencers present an effective way of expanding your reach and attracting new customers. Here's what you should know......»»

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Tesla refutes Elon Musk’s timeline on ‘full self-driving’

What Tesla CEO Elon Musk says publicly about the company’s progress on a fully autonomous driving system doesn’t match up with “engineering reality,” according to a memo that summarizes a meeting between California regulators.....»»

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Betting on upcoming startup markets

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter for your weekend enjoyment. Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s broadly based on the daily column that a.....»»

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