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ISRO’s Chandrayaan-2 Moon lander mission launch reset for July 22  TechCrunch · 17 seconds
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) was all set to launch its Chandrayaan-2 mission to deliver a rover to the Moon’s South Pole last week, but a “technical... more
Qualcomm hit with $271M EU fine over predatory pricing of baseband chips  TechCrunch · 36 minutes
A long-running European antitrust investigation into whether Qualcomm used predatory pricing when selling UMTS baseband chips about a decade ago has landed the chipmaker... more
Intel announces deep, multi-year partnership with SAP  TechCrunch · 36 minutes
Intel announced a deep partnership with SAP today around using advanced Intel technology to optimize SAP software tools. Specifically the company plans to tune its Intel Xeon Scalable processors and Intel Optane DC persistent... more
Plaid introduces Liabilities to create debt-tracking apps, starting with student loans  TechCrunch · 1 hour
Plaid has always been about helping developers build financial applications. Up until now that has involved standard checking and savings, and more recently investments. Today, they... more
Watch an unfiltered interview of PicsArt founder at Disrupt Berlin  TechCrunch · 2 hours
Smartphones have become a creative playground thanks to cameras and innovative apps, such as PicsArt. With PicsArt, anybody can add filters, stickers and tweak photos and videos in... more
On a growth tear, work trip SaaS TravelPerk adds $60M to its Series C  TechCrunch · 2 hours
Business travel SaaS startup, TravelPerk, has announced it’s more than doubled the $44M Series C round we wrote about just... more
EBay picks 5.5% stake in India’s Paytm Mall  TechCrunch · 5 hours
EBay said today it is buying a 5.5% stake in e-commerce marketplace Paytm Mall as the global firm makes another push to gain footprint in India’s fast-growing e-commerce market. The two firms... more
Congressional testimony reveals some faults in Facebook’s digital currency plans  TechCrunch · 6 hours
As Facebook continues to lay the foundation for getting some of the world’s largest payment processing and technology companies a seat at the global monetary policy table, the... more
Banking startup N26 raises another $170 million at $3.5 billion valuation  TechCrunch · 9 hours
Fintech startup N26 is raising $170 million a few months after raising $300 million. While it’s technically structured as a new round, the company considers today’s... more
Georgia Tech’s ant-sized micro-robots move through vibration  TechCrunch · 9 hours
The above image is a shot of Georgia Tech’s latest robot posed next to a penny. The 3D printed bot is roughly two millimeters in length — or about the size of the world’s... more
How a Hong Kong startup gets caught up in US-China trade war  TechCrunch · 10 hours
Taylor Host has been operating his artificial intelligence startup out of Hong Kong for more than two years. The American entrepreneur has clients from... more
Southeast Asian cloud communications platform Wavecell acquired by 8×8 in deal worth $125 million  TechCrunch · 10 hours
Wavecell, a cloud-communications platform for companies in Southeast Asia, announced today that it has been acquired by 8×8 in a... more
FaceApp gets federal attention as Sen. Schumer raises alarm on data use  TechCrunch · 13 hours
It's been hard to get away from FaceApp over the last few days, whether it's your friends posting weird selfies using the app's aging... more
Altitude Angel launches an API for safer drone flights  TechCrunch · 13 hours
Altitude Angel, a U.K. startup that provides safety, data and traffic management systems for drones, is launching a de-confliction service for drone flights — available via its developer API platform.... more
Netflix will roll out a lower-priced subscription plan in India  TechCrunch · 14 hours
Netflix said on Wednesday that it will roll out a cheaper subscription plan in India, one of the last great growth markets for global companies, as the streaming... more
Coinbase tells you if top holders are buying or selling a crypto asset  TechCrunch · 14 hours
Coinbase is taking advantage of its significant user base to give you more information about trading behavior and price correlation. Given that... more
Twitter launches the ‘Hide Replies’ feature, in hopes of civilizing conversations  TechCrunch · 15 hours
Twitter today is beginning its test of a radical and controversial change to its service with the launch of a new “Hide Replies” feature. Effectively, this... more
SpaceX’s ‘Starhopper’ bursts into flames during static fire test  TechCrunch · 16 hours
SpaceX's test vehicle, a small-scale demonstration craft for some Starship components, caught fire after what appears to be a fuel leak or dump following an otherwise successful static fire test... more
Netflix reports first net subscriber loss in the US, misses global subscriber growth predictions  TechCrunch · 16 hours
Netflix’s continued subscription price hikes might finally have reached the end of some customers’ patience in the U.S., judging from... more
Instagram will now hide likes in 6 more countries  TechCrunch · 16 hours
Would the Internet be a better place if we all paid a little less attention to fake Internet points? Instagram is still trying to figure it out. Just a few... more
Microsoft has warned 10,000 victims of state-sponsored hacking  TechCrunch · 16 hours
Microsoft said it has notified close to 10,000 people in the past year that they have been targeted by state-sponsored hackers. The tech giant said Wednesday that the victims were either targeted... more
Netflix reports first net subscriber loss in the U.S., misses global subscriber growth predictions  TechCrunch · 16 hours
Netflix’s continued subscription price hikes might finally have reached the end of some customers’ patience in the U.S., judging from... more
Twitter officially launches its ‘Hide Replies’ feature, initially to users in Canada  TechCrunch · 16 hours
Twitter today is beginning its test of a radical and controversial change to its service with the launch of a new “Hide Replies” feature.... more
HBO Max is bringing back ‘Gossip Girl’  TechCrunch · 17 hours
“Gossip Girl,” the soapy CW drama about wealthy teenagers behaving badly in New York City’s Upper East Side, is returning to TV thanks to HBO Max. Specifically, the streaming service has placed a 10-episode,... more
Peloton’s new automated vehicle system gives one driver control of two trucks  TechCrunch · 18 hours
The trucking world has been inundated in recent years by startups and large companies alike pitching an array of automated driving technology and business... more
For World Emoji Day, the Unicode Consortium redesigns its site to be more user-friendly  TechCrunch · 19 hours
Ahead of World Emoji Day on Wednesday, July 17, Apple and Google announced plans to bring an expanded set of... more
Facebook’s regulation dodge: Let us, or China will  TechCrunch · 19 hours
Facebook is leaning on fears of China exporting its authoritarian social values to counter arguments that it should be broken up or slowed down. Its top executives have each claimed that if... more
Daily Crunch: Neuralink prepares for brain-computer testing  TechCrunch · 19 hours
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.... more
Let CrunchMatch simplify your networking at Disrupt SF 2019  TechCrunch · 20 hours
Set in the city where startup dreams began, TechCrunch’s flagship tech conference — Disrupt San Francisco 2019 — takes place October 2-4. And with more than 10,000 attendees converging on... more
AT&T signs $2 billion cloud deal with Microsoft  TechCrunch · 20 hours
While AWS leads the cloud infrastructure market by wide margin, Microsoft isn’t doing too badly, ensconced firmly in second place, the only other company with double-digit share. Today, it announced a big... more
Crowdfunded spacecraft LightSail 2 snaps amazing photos ahead of solar sail deployment  TechCrunch · 20 hours
LightSail 2 may still have at least a few days to go before it begins its primary purpose, by unfurling the solar sail it... more
How much HR does a scale-up need?  TechCrunch · 21 hours
Nora Jenkins Townson Contributor Share on Twitter Nora is an unconventional HR expert based in Toronto. After helping successful startups like FreshBooks and Wealthsimple grow, she founded Bright + Early, an HR consultancy focused... more
Spotify partners with Disney on a new streaming hub aimed at families  TechCrunch · 21 hours
In an effort likely aimed at boosting family memberships, Spotify this morning announced a new partnership with Disney on the creation of a Disney... more
Fifth Wall Ventures raises $503M for second real estate fund  TechCrunch · 22 hours
Fifth Wall Ventures, an investor in Clutter, b8ta, ClassPass, Lime and others, has raised $503 million for its sophomore venture capital fund. The firm, which closed on $212... more
Atomico co-founder and partner Mattias Ljungman is leaving to start his own seed fund  TechCrunch · 22 hours
Changes are afoot at European VC Atomico, with news breaking that long-time partner Mattias Ljungman is leaving to raise his... more
VidCon, seed-stage dilution, advertising, privacy, and building a career in design  TechCrunch · 22 hours
The need-to-know takeaways from VidCon 2019 Extra Crunch media columnist Eric Peckham took part in all the craziness that has become VidCon this past week, where... more
10x Ascend aims to help tech talent with job negotiations  TechCrunch · 22 hours
10x Ascend is a new firm that helps software development, cybersecurity and data science professionals negotiate for better deals. Founders Michael Solomon and Rishon Blumberg started out in... more
FaceApp responds to privacy concerns   TechCrunch · 22 hours
FaceApp, the AI-powered selfie-editing app that’s been having another viral moment of late, has now responded to a privacy controversy that we covered earlier here. We’ve pasted the company’s full statement at the bottom of this post. The... more
Peer-to-peer car sharing marketplace Turo raises $250M at over $1B valuation from IAC  TechCrunch · 23 hours
Car-sharing startup Turo has raised $250 million in a Series E round of funding from IAC, the internet media company that owned... more
ClassPass introduces a corporate wellness program  TechCrunch · 23 hours
ClassPass has set up yet another revenue stream, signing on partners like Facebook, Glossier, Google, Morgan Stanley, Under Armour, Etsy, Southwest Airlines and Gatorade to a corporate wellness program. The program will give employees at these... more
Dust Identity secures $10M Series A to identify objects with diamond dust  TechCrunch · 23 hours
The idea behind Dust Identity was originally born in an MIT lab where students developed a system of uniquely identifying objects using diamond dust.... more
Google’s Area 120 launches Byteboard to improve technical interviews  TechCrunch · 23 hours
Area 120, Google’s lab for experimental projects, is launching Byteboard today, a new tool that aims to make the technical interview experience less tedious and more effective. The team argues... more
Uber riders now earn rewards for shopping during their trip with new Cargo app  TechCrunch · 23 hours
Uber is launching a new shopping app with commerce partner Cargo, a startup it signed an exclusive global partnership with... more
Amazon amends seller terms worldwide after German antitrust action  TechCrunch · 24 hours
Amazon has agreed to make a raft of changes to the business terms it offers sellers on its marketplaces following an intervention by Germany’s Federal Cartel Office (FCO). The regulator... more
DJI introduces a Ronin stabilizer for mirrorless cameras  TechCrunch · 24 hours
The camera stabilizer has been an interesting piece of DJI’s product play. A kind of offshoot of the company’s advanced drone-based imaging systems, the Ronin line has allowed it to appeal to... more
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[Update: Dodgers at Phillies] YouTube to exclusively stream 13 MLB games for free
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Google Doodle takes you on Apollo11's mission to the moon - CNET
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Lexus built the GX Off-Road concept to get dirty and have adventures - Roadshow
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Thatgamecompany’s Sky is out now for iOS
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SpaceX’s test rocket catches fire after engine test
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Xiaomi Mi Band 4: The best value Google Fit companion gets even better [Video]
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Microsoft has a wild hologram that translates HoloLens keynotes into Japanese
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DJI's Ronin-SC a trimmed-down single-handed camera stabilizer for $439 - CNET
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