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The pandemic is testing the limits of face recognition

The pandemic is testing the limits of face recognition

At first glance, JB, an artist based in Los Angeles, perhaps doesn’t look much like...

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Multiverse, the tech apprenticeship startup, nabs $130M at an $875M valuation

Multiverse, the tech apprenticeship startup, nabs $130M...

After rebranding from White Hat and raising $44 million earlier this year, tech...

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Toyota’s Woven Planet acquires vehicle operating system developer Renovo Motors

Toyota’s Woven Planet acquires vehicle operating system...

Toyota subsidiary Woven Planet Holdings has made its third acquisition in less than...

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Amazon launches computer science education program Future Engineer in India

Amazon launches computer science education program Future...

Amazon said on Tuesday it is extending its computer science program Future Engineer...

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Dance raises another $19.4 million for its e-bike subscription service

Dance raises another $19.4 million for its e-bike subscription...

German startup Dance has raised $19.4 million in new funding (€16.5 million). The...

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Pulling methane out of the atmosphere could slow global warming—if we can figure out how to do it

Pulling methane out of the atmosphere could slow global...

Pulling methane out of the atmosphere has the potential to help slow global warming...

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The enormous challenges and abundant opportunities in climate tech

The enormous challenges and abundant opportunities in climate...

The decarbonization of the planet will be the next major disruption of the century,...

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Ford, SK to spend $11.4B to build two US manufacturing campuses dedicated to EVs and batteries

Ford, SK to spend $11.4B to build two US manufacturing...

Ford Motor Company and battery manufacturer SK Innovation plan to spend $11.4 billion...

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Equity Monday: Instagram pauses youth product as Amplitude, Warby Parker prep public offerings

Equity Monday: Instagram pauses youth product as Amplitude,...

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where...

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Apple Maps rolls out 3D view to London, LA, New York and San Francisco

Apple Maps rolls out 3D view to London, LA, New York and...

Apple is bringing its 3D maps to more cities within the Apple Maps app, including...

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The pandemic problems that boosters won’t solve

The pandemic problems that boosters won’t solve

The US booster program is about to get underway, after the CDC backed additional...

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Sea’s Shopee quietly launches seller website in India

Sea’s Shopee quietly launches seller website in India

Southeast Asian e-commerce giant Shopee, which recently expanded to several Latin...

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Flat6Labs closes $10M seed fund for Tunisian startups

Flat6Labs closes $10M seed fund for Tunisian startups

Regional seed and early-stage venture capital firm, Flat6Labs, has finished raising...

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Thailand’s fintech startup Ascend Money lands $150M at a $1.5B valuation

Thailand’s fintech startup Ascend Money lands $150M at...

Ascend Money, the Thailand-based fintech startup behind TrueMoney, an e-wallet service,...

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Signal, the encrypted messaging app, is currently down for many users

Signal, the encrypted messaging app, is currently down...

Signal is down for many users right now. Its status website says the encrypted messaging...

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Facebook’s wearable glasses can succeed where Google Glass flopped

Facebook’s wearable glasses can succeed where Google Glass...

While Google tried to invent the design of its new glasses — using its imagination...

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China roundup: Meng Wanzhou’s release and Huawei’s future

China roundup: Meng Wanzhou’s release and Huawei’s future

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China roundup, a digest of recent events...

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When the biggest Disruption is to just sit down and focus

When the biggest Disruption is to just sit down and focus

Welcome to Startups Weekly, a fresh human-first take on this week’s startup news...

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This Week in Apps: PayPal launches ‘super app,’ Twitter adds crypto tips, Apple won’t take Fortnite back

This Week in Apps: PayPal launches ‘super app,’ Twitter...

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the...

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Extra Crunch roundup: Here’s everything you missed at TechCrunch Disrupt 2021

Extra Crunch roundup: Here’s everything you missed at TechCrunch...

If that headline sounded judgmental, I apologize.

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Daily Crunch: Chinese regulators issue blanket ban on crypto trading, mining

Daily Crunch: Chinese regulators issue blanket ban on crypto...

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup,...

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FCC showers schools across the US with $1.2B from Emergency Connectivity Fund

FCC showers schools across the US with $1.2B from Emergency...

The FCC has sent out the first checks from its Emergency Connectivity Fund, an effort...

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Tess Hatch joins us at TC Sessions: Space this December

Tess Hatch joins us at TC Sessions: Space this December

This year has been one of the busiest yet in terms of new commercial launch companies...

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The US is about to kick-start its controversial covid booster campaign

The US is about to kick-start its controversial covid booster...

The news: The White House is set to kick off its booster shot campaign today, after...

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Amazon assembles video streaming apps to fight with Netflix and Disney in India

Amazon assembles video streaming apps to fight with Netflix...

Amazon has launched Prime Video Channels in India, allowing its customers to subscribe...

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China says all cryptocurrency-related transactions are illegal and must be banned

China says all cryptocurrency-related transactions are...

China’s central bank said on Friday that all cryptocurrency-related transactions...