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1. Here’s everything announced at Samsung’s Galaxy S10/Galaxy Fold event
Samsung announced five new phones, some new earbuds, a virtual assistant and a watch.
And one of those phones is foldable. Folded, the handset sports a 4.6-inch display that only takes up about three-fourths of the front. Unfolded, it turns into a 7.3-inch tablet. Pricing starts at $1,980.
2. Lyft reportedly plans to debut on Nasdaq next month
Two reports, one from Reuters, the other from WSJ, indicate Lyft plans to list its shares on Nasdaq next month. The WSJ, citing unnamed sources, reported Lyft may make the filing public as early as next week.
3. Clutter confirms SoftBank-led $200M investment for its on-demand storage service
There’s plenty of speculation right now around apparently disgruntled investors in SoftBank’s Vision Fund, but the drum continues to beat and the checks continue to be written.
4. Highlights & transcript from Zuckerberg’s 20K-word ethics talk
Zuckerberg said it would feel wrong to charge users for extra privacy controls.
5. Companies including Nestlé, Epic and reportedly Disney suspend YouTube ads over child exploitation concerns
Days after a YouTube creator accused the platform of enabling a “soft-core pedophilia ring,” several companies have suspended advertising on the platform. Other advertisers, including Peloton and Grammarly, said they are calling on YouTube to resolve the issue.
6. Trump calls for 6G cellular technology, because why the heck not?
6G isn’t a thing. But … maybe it could be?
7. Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Patreon
TechCrunch’s media consultant Eric Peckham spent dozens of hours interviewing Patreon’s management team and investors, as well as poring over data, in order to write this deep analysis of the company and the lessons learned. (Extra Crunch subscription required.)