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Lyft confirms 90 layoffs as it targets profitability

Shares of popular American ride-hailing giant Lyft are off 3% today in regular trading after the New York Times reported that the company would cut some staff. TechCrunch confirmed with the company that 90 individuals are expected to be impacted by the change
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Lyft confirms 90 layoffs as it targets profitability

Shares of popular American ride-hailing giant Lyft are off 3% today in regular trading after the New York Times reported that the company would cut some staff. TechCrunch confirmed with the company that 90 individuals are expected to be impacted by the changes. In a statement, the company said that it has “carefully evaluated the […]

Xplore teams up with Nanoracks for commercial deep space exploration

Mostly when we talk about commercial space, and space startups, the focus is relatively close to home – stretching to orbit, and maybe the Moon. But Seattle-based startup Xplore wants to extend the privatization of space further still, through the developme
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Xplore teams up with Nanoracks for commercial deep space exploration

Mostly when we talk about commercial space, and space startups, the focus is relatively close to home – stretching to orbit, and maybe the Moon. But Seattle-based startup Xplore wants to extend the privatization of space further still, through the development of spacecraft and a platform designed for commercial missions to the Moon, Mars, Venus, […]

Google Nest begins testing HVAC alerts, partners with Handy for booking service calls

Google’s Nest is testing a new feature that will alert you to potential HVAC issues and even help you book an HVAC professional to fix it, thanks to a partnership with Handy. The company says the HVAC alerts are only available in select cities during th
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Google Nest begins testing HVAC alerts, partners with Handy for booking service calls

Google’s Nest is testing a new feature that will alert you to potential HVAC issues and even help you book an HVAC professional to fix it, thanks to a partnership with Handy. The company says the HVAC alerts are only available in select cities during the testing period. If you’re in one of the supported […]

GoFundMe CEO Rob Solomon is stepping down, will be replaced by Tim Cadogan, CEO of OpenX

A significant changing of the guard is underway at GoFundMe, the popular charitable and causes-based online giving platform that has generated $9 billion from 120 million donations globally to date. The company is announcing that Rob Solomon, who has been th
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GoFundMe CEO Rob Solomon is stepping down, will be replaced by Tim Cadogan, CEO of OpenX

A significant changing of the guard is underway at GoFundMe, the popular charitable and causes-based online giving platform that has generated $9 billion from 120 million donations globally to date. The company is announcing that Rob Solomon, who has been the CEO of GoFundMe for the last five years, is stepping down from the role […]

Coinbase poaches Google Shopping VP as CPO for cryptocommerce

“We’re trying to shift cryptocurrency from this speculative asset class to driving real world utility” Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong tells me. How? Through commerce and micropayments. But now Coinbase has the who to build it. Today the start
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Coinbase poaches Google Shopping VP as CPO for cryptocommerce

“We’re trying to shift cryptocurrency from this speculative asset class to driving real world utility” Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong tells me. How? Through commerce and micropayments. But now Coinbase has the who to build it. Today the startup announces its hired away former Head Of Product for Indian ecommerce giant Flipkart and Google Shopping VP of […]

HBO Max investment hits AT&T’s revenue in Q4 to the tune of $1.2B

AT&T’s revenue took a hit in the fourth quarter as the company gears up for the launch of WarnerMedia’s new streaming service, HBO Max, due to arrive this May. The WarnerMedia division, which includes HBO as well as Turner and Warner Bros., sa
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HBO Max investment hits AT&T’s revenue in Q4 to the tune of $1.2B

AT&T’s revenue took a hit in the fourth quarter as the company gears up for the launch of WarnerMedia’s new streaming service, HBO Max, due to arrive this May. The WarnerMedia division, which includes HBO as well as Turner and Warner Bros., saw revenue decline 3.3% to $8.92 billion — a drop that was in […]

Aurora can now give the public rides in its self-driving cars

Aurora has been given permission by California regulators to transport passengers in its self-driving vehicles, TechCrunch has learned. The California Public Utilities Commission granted Aurora a permit, which was posted on its website Wednesday, to partici
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Aurora can now give the public rides in its self-driving cars

Aurora has been given permission by California regulators to transport passengers in its self-driving vehicles, TechCrunch has learned. The California Public Utilities Commission granted Aurora a permit, which was posted on its website Wednesday, to participate in the state’s Autonomous Vehicle Passenger Service pilot. Aurora confirmed the approval. “This permit lets us give rides powered by the […]

Daily Crunch: Apple reports better-than-expected revenue

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Apple shares rise after company reports better-than-e
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Daily Crunch: Apple reports better-than-expected revenue

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Apple shares rise after company reports better-than-expected revenue of $91.8B Apple has worked in recent years to lessen its dependence on […]

Rivian is building Lincoln an all-electric vehicle

Lincoln Motor’s first all-electric vehicle is coming from Rivian . Lincoln, the luxury brand under Ford, said Wednesday the two companies will work together to develop an “all-new” electric vehicle. This electric vehicle, or at least the int
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Rivian is building Lincoln an all-electric vehicle

Lincoln Motor’s first all-electric vehicle is coming from Rivian . Lincoln, the luxury brand under Ford, said Wednesday the two companies will work together to develop an “all-new” electric vehicle. This electric vehicle, or at least the intent to build it, was announced in April as part of Ford’s $500 million investment in Rivian . […]

Microsoft takes wraps off $40M ‘AI for Health’ initiative

When the topics of Microsoft and global health overlap, one tends to think about the Gates Foundation, but the company itself is doing good work along these lines as well. The latest such effort is AI for Health, an $40M, five year outgrowth of Microsoft's A
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Microsoft takes wraps off $40M ‘AI for Health’ initiative

When the topics of Microsoft and global health overlap, one tends to think about the Gates Foundation, but the company itself is doing good work along these lines as well. The latest such effort is AI for Health, an $40M, five year outgrowth of Microsoft's AI for Good program that aims to help apply the benefits of AI with an eye to bettering the health of the less fortunate worldwide.

48 hours left on early-bird pricing to TC Sessions: Robotics + AI 2020

Just two days stand between you and serious savings on tickets to TC Sessions: Robotics+AI 2020. This annual day-long event draws the most innovative and visionary technologists, researchers and investors from two game-changing industries — last year we hos
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48 hours left on early-bird pricing to TC Sessions: Robotics + AI 2020

Just two days stand between you and serious savings on tickets to TC Sessions: Robotics+AI 2020. This annual day-long event draws the most innovative and visionary technologists, researchers and investors from two game-changing industries — last year we hosted 1,500 attendees. Make a smart investment. Buy an early-bird ticket before prices go up on January […]

Dept. of Interior grounds its drones amid cybersecurity concerns

The U.S. Department of the Interior has confirmed it has grounded its fleet of non-emergency drones amid concerns over cybersecurity. In a brief statement, the department said the move will help to ensure that “the technology used for these operations i
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Dept. of Interior grounds its drones amid cybersecurity concerns

The U.S. Department of the Interior has confirmed it has grounded its fleet of non-emergency drones amid concerns over cybersecurity. In a brief statement, the department said the move will help to ensure that “the technology used for these operations is such that it will not compromise our national security interests.” Interior spokesperson Carol Danko […]

No pan-EU Huawei ban as Commission endorses 5G risk mitigation plan

The European Commission has endorsed a risk mitigation approach to managing 5G rollouts across the bloc — meaning there will be no pan-EU ban on Huawei. Rather it’s calling for Member States to coordinate and implement a package of “mitigati
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No pan-EU Huawei ban as Commission endorses 5G risk mitigation plan

The European Commission has endorsed a risk mitigation approach to managing 5G rollouts across the bloc — meaning there will be no pan-EU ban on Huawei. Rather it’s calling for Member States to coordinate and implement a package of “mitigating measures” in a 5G toolbox it announced last October and has endorsed today. “Through the […]

Insurance startup Gabi raises $27M to double its product, engineering and marketing teams

Gabi, a startup built to help consumers save money on home and auto insurance, announced today that it has closed a $27 million Series B. The company intends on using its new capital to rapidly expand its team and invest in its product. Nearly every startup d
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Insurance startup Gabi raises $27M to double its product, engineering and marketing teams

Gabi, a startup built to help consumers save money on home and auto insurance, announced today that it has closed a $27 million Series B. The company intends on using its new capital to rapidly expand its team and invest in its product. Nearly every startup does something similar after it collects new cash, so […]

How the world’s largest cannabis dispensary avoids social media restrictions

Planet 13 is the world’s largest cannabis dispensary. Located in Las Vegas, blocks off the Strip, the facility is the size of a small Walmart. By design, it’s hard to miss. Planet 13 is upending the dispensary model. It’s big, loud and visit
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How the world’s largest cannabis dispensary avoids social media restrictions

Planet 13 is the world’s largest cannabis dispensary. Located in Las Vegas, blocks off the Strip, the facility is the size of a small Walmart. By design, it’s hard to miss. Planet 13 is upending the dispensary model. It’s big, loud and visitors are encouraged to photograph everything. As part of the cannabis industry, Planet […]

What is our meaning in life in a world of technology?

The informal TechCrunch book club is now venturing into the short story Exhalation, the second piece in Ted Chiang’s eponymous collection. Today’s story gets at the meaning of existence, climate change, community, and connection all within a beautifully i
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What is our meaning in life in a world of technology?

The informal TechCrunch book club is now venturing into the short story Exhalation, the second piece in Ted Chiang’s eponymous collection. Today’s story gets at the meaning of existence, climate change, community, and connection all within a beautifully intricate story that runs for just a few handfuls of pages. I was hooked, and so let’s […]

Greylock’s Reid Hoffman and Sarah Guo to talk fundraising at Early Stage SF 2020

Early Stage SF is around the corner, and we are more than excited for this brand new event. The intimate gathering of founders, VCs, operators and tech industry experts is all about giving founders the tools they need to find success, no matter the challenge
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Greylock’s Reid Hoffman and Sarah Guo to talk fundraising at Early Stage SF 2020

Early Stage SF is around the corner, and we are more than excited for this brand new event. The intimate gathering of founders, VCs, operators and tech industry experts is all about giving founders the tools they need to find success, no matter the challenge ahead of them. Struggling to understand the legal aspects of […]

SpaceX succeeds with a key pressure test in its Starship program

SpaceX has completed a key test necessary for development of its next Starship prototype – stress testing a fuel tank to the point of failure, at its Starship development site in Boca Chica, Texas. This test comes on the heels of a less intense pressure tes
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SpaceX succeeds with a key pressure test in its Starship program

SpaceX has completed a key test necessary for development of its next Starship prototype – stress testing a fuel tank to the point of failure, at its Starship development site in Boca Chica, Texas. This test comes on the heels of a less intense pressure test for the same tank, which resulted in a burst […]

Kenshō Healthcare publicly launches its “antithesis of Goop”

Last year, when co-founders Danny Steiner and Krista Berlincourt first debuted Kenshō Health, their directory and information service for holistic medicine, Berlincourt called it “the antithesis of Goop”. While Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle b
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Kenshō Healthcare publicly launches its “antithesis of Goop”

Last year, when co-founders Danny Steiner and Krista Berlincourt first debuted Kenshō Health, their directory and information service for holistic medicine, Berlincourt called it “the antithesis of Goop”. While Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand startup serves up a heady mix of unverified pseudo-scientific claims alongside long-standing holistic practices, Steiner and Berlincourt focused on the verified and […]

Whip Media Group, parent to TV show tracking app TV Time, raises $50M

In the streaming era, data on a show’s viewership and popularity is harder to come by. It’s no longer as simple as setting up a Nielsen box to get data on a show being watched across TVs, phones, tablets, and the web. One company solving this prob
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Whip Media Group, parent to TV show tracking app TV Time, raises $50M

In the streaming era, data on a show’s viewership and popularity is harder to come by. It’s no longer as simple as setting up a Nielsen box to get data on a show being watched across TVs, phones, tablets, and the web. One company solving this problem for content owners, broadcasters and streamers alike is […]

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