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It's official, Elon Musk is buying Twitter

TechCrunch 11 hours, 10 minutes ago
Elon Musk’s $44 billion Twitter takeover is actually happening. On Tuesday, representatives of the billionaire notified Twitter via a court filing that he intends to move forward with the tumultuous deal. “We write to notify you that the Musk Parties intend t…

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Twitter shares halted after report Elon Musk deal to go ahead
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Ukraine war: Liberated town shows human cost of Russia's defeat

BBC News 18 hours, 49 minutes ago
The BBC's Orla Guerin finds desolate scenes in Lyman, a town Ukraine recaptured from Russia.

Investing app Stash adds crypto offering, passes $125M in annual revenue

TechCrunch 18 hours, 19 minutes ago
The fintech has seen deposits grow over 30% in the past year and is focusing on cultivating a long-term investment mentality in its customers

South Korea military apologises after failed missile launch sparks alarm

BBC News 2 hours, 5 minutes ago
Social media posts showing what appeared to be an explosion caused some residents in Gangneung to panic.

Asteroid struck by Nasa probe leaves 10,000km trail

BBC News 2 hours, 35 minutes ago
A telescope in Chile captures an image of a comet-like plume of debris behind the giant rock.
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Five reasons why China's economy is in trouble

BBC News 3 hours, 20 minutes ago
President Xi Jinping faces his greatest challenge yet ahead of a historic Communist Party meeting.

'Claims I had sexsomnia destroyed my rape case'

BBC News 5 hours, 19 minutes ago
Jade's case failed to reach court because it was suggested she may have a rare sleep disorder.

Angelina Jolie accuses Brad Pitt of abuse on private plane

BBC News 5 hours, 20 minutes ago
Ms Jolie says Mr Pitt grabbed her by the head and attacked two of their children. He denies the claim.

Somalia drought: The fight for survival as famine looms

BBC News 5 hours, 20 minutes ago
Children are dying in growing numbers amid the worst drought to hit Somalia in 40 years.

Trump seeks Supreme Court ruling in Mar-a-Lago dispute

BBC News 5 hours, 20 minutes ago
The former president wants an outside expert to vet 103 documents with classification markings.

US midterms: 'America's elections could turn really nasty'

BBC News 7 hours, 20 minutes ago
Amid warnings of violence, the first vote since the Capitol riot will be a huge test of US democracy.

Party Round's rebrand is banking on founder bank accounts

TechCrunch 7 hours, 58 minutes ago
Party Round is rebranding to Capital, in a new play to refresh founder banking account services. Co-founder Jordi Hays tells TechCrunch more.

White House proposes voluntary safety and transparency rules around AI

TechCrunch 8 hours, 7 minutes ago
The White House proposed what it calls an "AI Bill of Rights" to protect against algorithmic ills. But it's voluntary -- and far from the first of its kind.

Just before Musk backtracked, a judge said Twitter could hunt for secret chats with whistleblower

TechCrunch 8 hours, 13 minutes ago
Late Monday, a judge weighed in on Twitter's request to search for hidden conversations between Musk's team and Peiter “Mudge” Zatko.

China officially bans fruit flavorings in e-cigarettes

TechCrunch 8 hours, 22 minutes ago
China has joined a handful of countries in banning flavored vapes to combat underage use of nicotine. Starting October 1, e-cigarette companies are only allowed to sell tobacco-flavored vapes in the country, an effort by the government to “standardize” the pr…

Russia debates staying on ISS past 2024 despite tensions

TechCrunch 8 hours, 47 minutes ago
Russia is discussing continuing its participation on the ISS beyond 2024, despite threatening to pull out of the station.

Ukraine war: The families who made it through the new Iron Curtain

BBC News 8 hours, 50 minutes ago
The families fleeing Russian-occupied areas speak of their hopes and fears as the border hardens.

Kickstarter CEO Everette Taylor on blockchain, inclusion, unions and the future of crowdfunding

TechCrunch 8 hours, 58 minutes ago
Less than a week after being named Kickstarter CEO, Everette Taylor discusses his plans for the crowdfunding service.

Tesla is now building Model 3 and Model Y vehicles without ultrasonic sensors

TechCrunch 9 hours, 19 minutes ago
Tesla is removing ultrasonic sensors from Model 3 and Model Y vehicles, the next step in CEO Elon Musk's Tesla Vision plan.

Wagatha Christie: Rebekah Vardy to pay 90% of Coleen Rooney's legal costs

BBC News 9 hours, 20 minutes ago
Rebekah Vardy is ordered to pay 90% of Coleen Rooney's legal costs after the Wagatha Christie case.

Woman handcuffed in police car hit by train... and survives

BBC News 9 hours, 35 minutes ago
This is the moment a train collided with a police car in Colorado - with a woman in the back seat.

Daily Crunch: Blocking VLC player downloads violates Indian law, claims VideoLAN in legal challenge

TechCrunch 9 hours, 44 minutes ago
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Duolingo makes its first official acquisition, with more to come

TechCrunch 10 hours, 4 minutes ago
Duolingo, a popular language learning app, has bought Gunner. Over a year after going public, this marks its first acquisition to date.

Google Japan's outlandish keyboards might be the best running joke in tech

TechCrunch 10 hours, 15 minutes ago
Google Japan may be the only tech team capable of a funny April Fool's joke, partly because they fully commit to these ridiculous keyboards.

Yeah, no, most VCs still don't really care about your path to profitability

TechCrunch 10 hours, 51 minutes ago
Despite many VCs saying they were going to focus on startups with good underlying business fundamentals, they still favor growth.

Substack officially launches its 'Reader' Android app

TechCrunch 11 hours, 3 minutes ago
Substack is officially launching its Android app, the company announced on Tuesday.

This startup out of Carnegie Mellon wrangled my tabs once and for all

TechCrunch 11 hours, 4 minutes ago
Skeema, a startup out of Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University, takes a research-backed approach to tab management.

Ukraine war: Crimea beauty queen fined over song

BBC News 11 hours, 34 minutes ago
Olga Valeyeva is fined nearly $700 by the Russian authorities and another woman is jailed for 10 days.

Meta shuts down Bulletin newsletters, moves resources to its discovery algorithm

TechCrunch 11 hours, 45 minutes ago
Meta will refocus resources from Bulletin to work on its discovery algorithm, a key interest for the company as it competes with TikTok.

Binance founder Changpeng 'CZ' Zhao shares his vision of web3 opportunities at TC Sessions: Crypto

TechCrunch 12 hours, 18 minutes ago
When it comes to the decentralized world of crypto, few single entities loom larger or carry more weight in the industry than exchange behemoth Binance.

'Grocery sharing' app Recelery lets users resell food items to help minimize waste

TechCrunch 12 hours, 22 minutes ago
Recelery relaunched its app with updates to its online marketplace, which allows users to sell and buy unused grocery store items.

Crypto losses total $428M in Q3, down 36% from previous quarter

TechCrunch 12 hours, 29 minutes ago
Crypto "losses” from hacks and fraud continued to decline in the third quarter, Immunefi’s Crypto Losses Q3 report shows.

Twitter shares halted after report Elon Musk deal to go ahead

BBC News 12 hours, 35 minutes ago
Trading in Twitter shares is suspended after a report stated the billionaire will now buy the business.

Ukraine regains Kherson villages from Russians

BBC News 12 hours, 35 minutes ago
Russia's latest setbacks came as President Putin was due to sign into force annexation decrees.

Google debuts a new Nest Doorbell, faster Wi-Fi router and redesigned Home app

TechCrunch 13 hours, 16 minutes ago
Ahead of Thursday's hardware event, Google debuts a new Nest Doorbell, the WiFi Pro router and an updated version of its Home app.

TechCrunch+ roundup: Edtech market map, robotics fundraising, getting started with FinOps

TechCrunch 13 hours, 16 minutes ago
Clayton Bryan, head of 500 Global’s accelerator fund, says demo days are still key for founders and investors, even if they're held virtually.

Herschel Walker: US Senate candidate denies report he paid for girlfriend's abortion

BBC News 13 hours, 50 minutes ago
The Daily Beast reported the anti-abortion Republican paid for the procedure for a girlfriend in 2009.

Highnote launches a collaboration platform for musicians and podcasters offering voice notes, polls and more

TechCrunch 13 hours, 57 minutes ago
Highnote launches to allow creators to collaborate on audio files by recording voice notes, making timestamped reactions, and creating polls.

Robert Gilman: Ex-US marine jailed in Russia for drunken attack

BBC News 14 hours, 5 minutes ago
Robert Gilman is the latest American to be given a lengthy prison term in Russia.

Elon Musk proposes to follow through on Twitter deal, reports say

TechCrunch 14 hours, 11 minutes ago
After months of legal back and forth, Musk reportedly proposed to buy Twitter for $54.20 per share, his initial offer.

Disney+ and Star+ relaunch as native apps on PlayStation 5 for users to stream in 4K

TechCrunch 14 hours, 11 minutes ago
Disney+ relaunched as a native app on PlayStation 5, which now supports 4K HDR streaming.

Zipline's drones to deliver medicine in Salt Lake City area

TechCrunch 14 hours, 34 minutes ago
Zipline has launched an on-demand drone delivery service in Salt Lake Valley, Utah, delivering prescriptions and over-the-counter medications.

Instagram to increase ad load as Meta fights revenue decline

TechCrunch 14 hours, 35 minutes ago
Meta is increasing its ad load on Instagram with the launch of two new ad slots on Explore and in the profile feed.

Wireless power company Emrod beams 550 W across an Airbus warehouse

TechCrunch 14 hours, 54 minutes ago
The European Space Agency and Airbus teamed up with New Zealand-based startup Emrod to demonstrate a wireless power transfer system in Munich last week.

Matter’s Internet of Things standard, certification ready for developers

TechCrunch 14 hours, 59 minutes ago
The Matter 1.0 standard and certification program enables smart home device brands to communicate with each other in your home from one place.

Ukraine makes breakthrough in south against Russia

BBC News 15 hours, 5 minutes ago
Ukraine makes fresh gains in occupied territory annexed by Russia, straining Russian supply lines.

Queen of Country music Loretta Lynn dies aged 90

BBC News 15 hours, 19 minutes ago
The singer's hits included Coal Miner's Daughter, Honky Tonk Girl and feminist anthem The Pill.

Reddit acqui-hires team from ML content moderation startup Oterlu

TechCrunch 15 hours, 33 minutes ago
Reddit is bringing on the team from Oterlu, a startup from Gothenburg, Sweden that develops machine learning-powered content moderation tools.

Sixt to buy 100,000 electric vehicles from China's BYD

TechCrunch 15 hours, 57 minutes ago
Sixt initially committed to buy "several thousand" EVs from BYD. First deliveries to France, Germany, Netherlands and U.K. start this year.

Google begins rolling out its iOS 16 Lock Screen widgets

TechCrunch 15 hours, 57 minutes ago
Google’s anticipated iOS 16 Lock Screen widgets have now begun to arrive. Alongside the launch of Apple’s new mobile operating system, iOS 16, the search giant last month had teased its plans to support the iPhone’s newest feature that allows users to place w…

SingleStore raises $30M more to brings its database tech to new customers

TechCrunch 16 hours, 10 minutes ago
SingleStore, which provides a relational database platform for enterprise, has raised an additional $30 million as part of its extended Series F.

3 takeaways from the Poshmark-Naver deal

TechCrunch 16 hours, 20 minutes ago
Let's chat through the Naver-Poshmark deal's numbers and consider how the late-2022 M&A market differs from that of mid-2021.

Edtech’s honeymoon might be over, but expect a second boom

TechCrunch 16 hours, 21 minutes ago
Learning is something we all do from our earliest days to our final years, and the breadth of edtech investment is slowly reflecting this truth.

Railsr, formerly Railsbank, raises $46M for embedded finance, says it now has 300 customers

TechCrunch 16 hours, 33 minutes ago
Despite the funding downturn, fintech as a service continues to see a lot of attention from investors.

Why does time go forwards, not backwards?

BBC News 16 hours, 35 minutes ago
The arrow of time began its journey at the Big Bang, and when the Universe eventually dies there will be no more future and no past. In between, what is it that drives time onward?

Xiaomi's latest flagship has a 200-megapixel sensor — so don't think spec race is over

TechCrunch 16 hours, 40 minutes ago
Xiaomi launched a new flagship offering called the Xiaomi 12T pro that has a 200-megapixel sensor as its marquee feature

Confluent launches visual streaming data pipeline designer

TechCrunch 17 hours, 16 minutes ago
Confluent, the company built on the open source Apache Kafka project, announced a new streaming data visual design tool today.

Easop helps you grant equity to international employees

TechCrunch 17 hours, 36 minutes ago
Meet Easop, a new software-as-a-service startup that helps companies manage equity incentives for employees across multiple countries. Easop works particularly well with startups that want hire remote workers and offer them equity. If you’re working for a tec…

Slovenia's Bunny.net raises a $6M round to offer a 'developer-friendly' CDN

TechCrunch 17 hours, 39 minutes ago
Bunny.net raises a $6M round to offer a 'developer-friendly' CDN

Why a Memphis VC is betting $52M on startups selling to complex orgs

TechCrunch 17 hours, 43 minutes ago
Ridgeline Partners wants to back B2B tech companies that could transform legacy entities from corporations to the federal government.

EU vote paves way for USB-C to be common device charger in 2024

TechCrunch 18 hours, 37 minutes ago
The European Parliament has voted overwhelmingly to back EU legislation that will standardize mobile chargers on USB Type-C.

In 2019 this VC decided to invest in diverse founders. Three years later it's already starting a second fund

TechCrunch 18 hours, 53 minutes ago
Ada Ventures, a European VC that decided to invest in diverse and normally unrepresentative groups and sectors, like women or POC founders reaches a £36m ‘first close’ of its second fund, after 28 investments and a diverse portfolio in Europe, with approximat…

Iran schoolgirls remove hijabs in protests against government

BBC News 19 hours, 20 minutes ago
Dramatic scenes show teenagers removing their headscarves and chanting against clerical authorities.

Ukraine war: Lyman retreat sparks rare criticism of Russian top brass

BBC News 19 hours, 20 minutes ago
Some pro-war Russians are tiring of what they perceive to be an overly cautious military leadership.

Europe gives final sign off to rebooted ecommerce rules

TechCrunch 19 hours, 47 minutes ago
EU lawmakers have given final approval to an online safety-focused overhaul of its ecommerce rules -- the first major update since 2000.

Nigerian proptech Spleet gets $2.8M led by MaC VC to scale its property management products

TechCrunch 21 hours, 42 minutes ago
Spleet is a platform that partners with apartment owners to list their properties and offers renters options to pay rent monthly, quarterly and biannually.

Indonesia football crush: Cries for justice as families mourn dead

BBC News 22 hours, 5 minutes ago
A teenager who died at the Indonesian football stadium crush is mourned, as families demand justice.

App Store experienced sharp revenue drop in September, Morgan Stanley says

TechCrunch 22 hours, 29 minutes ago
Apple's App Store net revenue declined by 5%. It's biggest dip since Morgan Stanley started tracking the data.

Candlelight vigil for Indonesia stadium victims

BBC News 22 hours, 35 minutes ago
At least 125 people died after police fired tear gas at football fans who ran onto the pitch in Java.

Timed Teaser: What's the name of Elon Musk's robot buddy?

BBC News 22 hours, 35 minutes ago
Test your knowledge of the news these last few days - 10 questions, 10 seconds each. Go!

VLC-developer VideoLAN sends legal notice to Indian ministries over ban

TechCrunch 23 hours, 22 minutes ago
Indian telecom operators have been blocking VideoLAN’s website, where it lists links to downloading VLC, since February of this year.

GIC backs Indian EV startup Euler Motors in $60 million funding

TechCrunch 23 hours, 52 minutes ago
The new funding round values the New Delhi-headquartered electric vehicle startup Euler Motors at $200 million.

Egyptian venture capital firm Algebra Ventures hits first close of second fund at $100M

TechCrunch 23 hours, 52 minutes ago
Egyptian VC Algebra Ventures reaches first close of second fund, exceeding its initial targeted $90M for the whole fund