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Microsoft makes Teams video meetings less tiring with its new Together mode

Microsoft makes Teams video meetings less tiring with its new Together mode

Video meetings. While the move to remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic may have made them mainstream, they are not without issues and more and more people are now opting out. For good reason. As…

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Startups Weekly: The world is eating tech

Startups Weekly: The world is eating tech

Editor’s note: Get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use by email every Saturday morning (7am…

Daily Crunch: Rackspace is going public again

Daily Crunch: Rackspace is going public again

We look at Rackspace’s finances, a Facebook code change causes numerous app issues and electric vehicle company Rivian raises $2.5…

Daily Crunch: Apple releases public beta of iOS 14

Daily Crunch: Apple releases public beta of iOS 14

A beta version of Apple’s latest mobile operating system is available to the public, Coinbase may go public and researchers…

Daily Crunch: Facebook faces blistering civil rights audit

Daily Crunch: Facebook faces blistering civil rights audit

Auditors were not impressed by Facebook’s civil rights work, Tinder tests video chat and a new nasal spray could reduce…

Samsung will reveal the next Galaxy Note on August 5

Samsung will reveal the next Galaxy Note on August 5

Samsung’s next big Unpacked event is scheduled for August 5. As is the trend these days, the unveiling will be…

Daily Crunch: Uber confirms Postmates acquisition

Daily Crunch: Uber confirms Postmates acquisition

You may have noticed that The Daily Crunch is publishing about six hours later than usual. Do not be alarmed!…

The Station: The startups edition

The Station: The startups edition

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to…

Startups Weekly: Tech unicorns look to IPOs as Lemonade, Accolade boom

Startups Weekly: Tech unicorns look to IPOs as Lemonade, Accolade boom

Hundreds of tech-oriented startups worth a billion or more dollars had envisioned successful public offerings before the pandemic hit. But…

Tesla is taking reservations for its Cybertruck in China

Tesla is taking reservations for its Cybertruck in China

Tesla has opened up reservations for its all-electric Cybertruck to customers in China, a move that will test the market’s…

Police roll up crime networks in Europe after infiltrating popular encrypted chat app

Police roll up crime networks in Europe after infiltrating popular encrypted chat app

Hundreds of alleged drug dealers and other criminals are in custody today after police in Europe infiltrated an encrypted chat…

Venmo begins piloting ‘Business Profiles’ for small sellers

Venmo begins piloting ‘Business Profiles’ for small sellers

Venmo is going after small businesses. The PayPal-owned mobile payments app maker announced today it’s piloting a new feature called…

Elementary Robotics is making its quality assurance robots commercially available

Elementary Robotics is making its quality assurance robots commercially available

Two years and over $17 million after it first began working on its robots for quality assurance, the Los Angeles-based…

Amazon Prime Video introduces ‘Watch Party,’ a social coviewing experience included with Prime

Amazon Prime Video introduces ‘Watch Party,’ a social coviewing experience included with Prime

Amazon Prime Video is beginning to roll out a coviewing feature to Amazon Prime members in the U.S., the company…

The modern mobile app needs a revamp

The modern mobile app needs a revamp

Hey everybody, welcome back to Week in Review. Last week, I wrote about Apple’s App Store controversy, which I’m kind…

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Amazon Fire TV now pulls in live TV content from Sling TV, YouTube TV and Hulu + Live TV

Amazon Fire TV now pulls in live TV content from Sling TV, YouTube TV and Hulu + Live TV

Amazon is upgrading its Fire TV’s live TV experience through new integrations with several live TV streaming services, including Sling…

Flipkart invests $35 million in Indian fashion brand to target youth

Flipkart invests $35 million in Indian fashion brand to target youth

Flipkart, which competes with Amazon in India, is doubling down on an area where it has established a clear lead:…

Docker partners with AWS to improve container workflows

Docker partners with AWS to improve container workflows

Docker and AWS today announced a new collaboration that introduces a deep integration between Docker’s Compose and Desktop developer tools…

Amazon US sellers will have to display their name and address starting Sept. 1, 2020

Amazon US sellers will have to display their name and address starting Sept. 1, 2020

Amazon on Wednesday informed its U.S. sellers they will soon have to display their business name and address on their…