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ELON MUSK STEPPED IN IT AGAIN TODAY - “F CK OFF IS MY VERY DIPLOMATIC REPLY TO YOU”

Elon Musk today waded into the Ukraine-Russia war with a peace plan that was. .. not very well-received. It may have been a tactic...

BESSEMER BACKS SAAS PLATFORM THAT AUTOMATES BILLING WORKFLOWS

Zenskar , a startup that is aiming to help SaaS companies automate their billing workflows, has raised $3.5 million in a seed funding...

 
 
 

DROWNING IN TRASH: GOOGLE OPENS APPLICATIONS FOR CIRCULAR-ECONOMY ACCELERATOR

Google is spinning up a new, online-only startup accelerator centered around the elusive circular economy. The effort is Google's latest...

ACTIVISION BLIZZARD ILLEGALLY WITHHELD RAISES FROM UNIONIZING WORKERS, LABOR BOARD FINDS

Gaming giant Activision Blizzard unlawfully retaliated against workers at Raven Software who formed a union, the National Labor Relations...

 
 
 

UK PAUSES DATA REFORM BILL TO RETHINK HOW TO REPLACE GDPR

The UK government has confirmed another pause to draft digital legislation under new prime minister Liz Truss' reshuffled cabinet -...

NAVER AGREES TO ACQUIRE FASHION MARKETPLACE POSHMARK FOR $1.2B

Naver, the South Korean search giant, today announced it plans to acquire secondhand apparel marketplace Poshmark for $1.2 billion...

 
 
 

JOHN CURTIUS IS LEAVING TIGER GLOBAL TO START HIS OWN VENTURE FUND

John Curtius, the prolific Tiger Global senior partner who has been at the center of some of the firm's biggest deals in the last several...

Daily Crunch: Vice Society hackers post 500GB of data stolen from LA school district to dark web

DAILY CRUNCH: VICE SOCIETY HACKERS POST 500GB OF DATA STOLEN FROM LA SCHOOL DISTRICT TO DARK WEB

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Max Q: Hubble hubble, toil and trouble

MAX Q: HUBBLE HUBBLE, TOIL AND TROUBLE

And welcome back to Max Q. I hope all of our Florida readers stayed safe during Hurricane Ian - thinking of you guys. In this issue: How...

THE SUPREME COURT TAKES ON SECTION 230

Section 230 of the Communications Act, which prevents online platforms from being liable for the content posted by their users, will...

 
 
 

TWITTER EXPANDS ACCESS TO ITS EXPERIMENTAL STATUS FEATURE.BUT NOT TO ITS PAID SUBSCRIBERS

Twitter's throwback feature, Twitter Status, is today expanding its list of potential status updates to choose from, in a continuation...

RIVIAN MADE 7.363 OF ITS EV PICKUPS AND SUVS IN Q3

Electric vehicle maker Rivian announced its Q3 production and delivery numbers on Monday, revealing it made 7,363 of its R1T pickup...

 
 
 

GOPUFF DELIVERS ON GOODNOW, ITS NEW HEALTH, WELLNESS PRIVATE LABEL OFFERING

Gopuff adds another private label to its arsenal of offerings, this time in the health and wellness space with Goodnow, the company...

SPOTIFY RELEASES A NEW EXCLUSIVE PODCAST HOSTED BY KIM KARDASHIAN

Today, Spotify released the first two episodes of the new original podcast “ Kim Kardashian's The System: The Case of Kevin Keith ,”...

 
 
 

TIER MOBILITY-OWNED SPIN LAYS OFF ABOUT 10% OF WORKFORCE, EXITS TWO MARKETS

Spin, which was acquired by Tier Mobility earlier this year, has laid off about 10% of its staff - including a number of executives...

LET'S NOT DEFEND KIM KARDASHIAN FOR SHILLING CRYPTO

Kim Kardashian is the latest celebrity to land in legal trouble for unlawfully promoting a crypto product to her followers without...

 
 
 

EDITED TWEETS IS STILL A MINEFIELD, BUT TWITTER'S SOLUTION JUST MIGHT WORK

I've long been super against edited tweets, mostly for technical reasons. The core issue is that Twitter isn't like other social media...

META SETTLES LAWSUIT FOR ‘SIGNIFICANT' SUM AGAINST BUSINESSES SCRAPING FACEBOOK AND INSTAGRAM DATA

Facebook parent Meta has settled a lawsuit in the U.S. against two companies that had engaged in data scraping operations, which had...

 
 
 

WHAT TECH TYCOON RICHARD LIU'S SEXUAL MISCONDUCT CASE MEANS FOR CHINA'S METOO

One of the highest-profile sexual assault allegations against Chinese business tycoons ended abruptly this past weekend. Liu Qiangdong,...

DRAYMOND GREEN WILL FLIP THE SCRIPT AT TECHCRUNCH DISRUPT

Golden State Warrior and four-time NBA champion Draymond Green will take the stage at TechCrunch Disrupt on October 18-20 in San Francisco...

 
 
 



Google's October Android update is rolling out, maybe the last one for the...

Google's October Android update is rolling out, maybe the last one for the Pixel 4 and 4 XL

As you may already know, Google releases its monthly Android updates for its supported Pixel phones on the first Monday of the month (unless it happens to be a holiday in the... Read more ...

World's whitest paint now thinner than ever, ideal for vehicles

The world's whitest paint-seen in this year's edition of Guinness World Records and "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert"-keeps surfaces so cool that it could reduce the need... Read more ...

Researchers use light to control magnetic fields at nanoscale

In thin, two-dimensional semiconductors, electrons move, spin and synchronize in unusual ways. For researchers, understanding the way these electrons carry out their intricate... Read more ...

Mist: An AUR-Helper-Like Application for Debian and Ubuntu

Mist is a helper for MPR, which provides extra software for Debian and Ubuntu Linux distributions. Learn more about Mist here. Read more ...

'Roblox Meme Sea' Codes: How to Get Free Money and Gems

'Roblox Meme Sea' Codes: How to Get Free Money and Gems

A few "Roblox Meme Sea" codes have shown up, and they can be used to gain in-game bonuses. Learn more. Read more ...

The Try Guys and Ned Fulmer Drama: All the Latest Updates - CNET

The Try Guys just released a new video about former member Ned Fulmer. Read more ...

Watch NASA's cinematic trailer for this week's SpaceX Crew-5 launch

Watch NASA's cinematic trailer for this week's SpaceX Crew-5 launch

NASA has released a cinematic trailer as part of the build-up for this week's SpaceX Crew-5 mission to the International Space Station. Read more ...

How to Install the Latest Mainline Kernel Version on Ubuntu 22.04

Want to install the latest mainline kernel update? Learn how to install the latest mainline kernel version on Ubuntu 22.04 here. Read more ...

Babcock Ranch in Florida Survives Hurricane Ian, Solar Power Helped Avoid...

Babcock Ranch in Florida Survives Hurricane Ian, Solar Power Helped Avoid Power Loss

This ranch brought more than power, along with a carefully planned neighborhood to withstand storms. Read more ...

Is Tesla Ready to Deliver Useful AI to the Real World? Elon Musk Claims it...

Is Tesla Ready to Deliver Useful AI to the Real World? Elon Musk Claims it Works ‘Non-Hierarchically'

Tesla is one of the most renowned AI developers in the world, but is it ready to deliver on useful tech? Read more ...