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Will Google destroy Indian entrepreneurship? Many tech startups think so

1 hour ago   |   ZDnet

The 30% fee applied to in-app purchases as well as a virtual monopoly in many significant verticals by Google has incensed Indian entrepreneurs.
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Surveillance company harassed female employees using its own facial recognition technology

Surveillance company harassed female employees using its own facial recognition technology

9 hours ago   |   The Verge

Photo from Verkada A surveillance startup in Silicon Valley is being accused of sexism and discrimination after a sales director used the company's facial recognition system to...
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Dallas' ShearShare has a marketplace connecting stylists with available seats at salons and $2.3 million in funding

Dallas' ShearShare has a marketplace connecting stylists with available seats at salons and $2.3 million in funding

10 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Courtney Caldwell and her husband Tye have been building the Dallas-based startup ShearShare , which provides a marketplace service connecting stylists with open seats at hair...
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Max Q: NASA makes key discovery for future of deep space exploration

Max Q: NASA makes key discovery for future of deep space exploration

11 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Max Q is a weekly newsletter from TechCrunch all about space. Sign up here to receive it weekly on Sundays in your inbox . This past week, we unveiled the agenda for TC...
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Good and bad board members

11 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Ryan Caldbeck, co-founder and former CEO of consumer-brands-focused crowdfunding site CircleUp , recently published an email he'd written to a former director on the board of...
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Decrypted: How Twitter was hacked, GitHub DMCA backfires

12 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

One week to the U.S. presidential election and things are getting spicy. It's not just the rhetoric - hackers are actively working to disrupt the election, officials have said...
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Hubilo raises $4.5 million, led by Lightspeed, to focus on virtual events

14 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Earlier this year, the founders of event analytics platform Hubilo pivoted to become a virtual events platform to survive the impact of COVID-19. Today, the startup announced...
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Mailman's new Gmail assistant aims to tame your inbox

Mailman's new Gmail assistant aims to tame your inbox

14 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

A new startup, Mailman , recently launched an email assistant that helps Gmail users to get better control over their inbox. Unlike many email startups, which require users to...
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This startup wants to fix the broken structure of internships

This startup wants to fix the broken structure of internships

14 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Internships are an opportunity for students to experiment with new career paths and land a full-time offer ahead of graduation. For companies, the weeks-long programs help...
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What would Databricks be worth in a 2021 IPO?

What would Databricks be worth in a 2021 IPO?

14 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

TechCrunch recently covered Databricks' financial performance in 2020 , contrasting its recent performance to some historical 2019 data that the company shared. The...
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Facebook launches free-to-play cloud games in beta in the US

Facebook launches free-to-play cloud games in beta in the US

Facebook is getting into cloud gaming, with free-to-play cloud games, launching in beta starting 26 October. Unlike rivals like Google , which offers a standalone cloud gaming... Read more ...

Microsoft updates Office for iPad apps with mouse and trackpad support

Microsoft updates Office for iPad apps with mouse and trackpad support

The Office for iPad apps have updated wth mouse and trackpad support. Microsoft first announced it would update its Office iPadOS apps earlier this year. That update is now... Read more ...

Star Wars: Squadrons to Add Free DLC From The Mandalorian

Star Wars: Squadrons to Add Free DLC From The Mandalorian

Star Wars: Squadrons is also celebrating the launch of season 2 of The Mandalorian this week with some free DLC that includes a dashboard decoration of Baby Yoda/The... Read more ...

YouTube revamps its mobile app with new gestures, video chapter lists, and more

YouTube revamps its mobile app with new gestures, video chapter lists, and more

YouTube today is rolling out a series of updates to its player page on mobile devices. The changes relocate some elements, add new features - like an expanded set of... Read more ...

New Ubisoft games on next-gen consoles will enjoy these perks

New Ubisoft games on next-gen consoles will enjoy these perks

In just a few weeks, the gaming world will be welcoming the first new consoles from Microsoft and Sony to come in a long, long time. And with new consoles naturally come launch... Read more ...

OnePlus just turned into Samsung with the Nord N10 5G and Nord N100

OnePlus just turned into Samsung with the Nord N10 5G and Nord N100

OnePlus is showing that it doesn't care about its fans anymore by launching the Nord N10 5G and N100 with Android 10. OnePlus released two new models in the Nord series - the... Read more ...

Galaxy Z Fold 2 features now available on the Galaxy Fold

Galaxy Z Fold 2 features now available on the Galaxy Fold

The Galaxy Z Fold 2 is definitely a much-needed upgrade but that doesn't mean that the Galaxy Fold is any less capable. At least as far as core features are concerned, anything... Read more ...

Microsoft Is Releasing An Official Mandalorian Controller

Microsoft Is Releasing An Official Mandalorian Controller

Releasing on December 31, the Mandalorian wireless Xbox One controller is coupled with a charging stand and retails for $160. It's not made of beskar steel, but it looks like... Read more ...

TCL rollable screen phone shows off another way to expand screens

TCL rollable screen phone shows off another way to expand screens

Foldable phones were mostly created to solve a size problem. People want large, tablet-sized screens but don't want to lose the portability and handiness of a handheld device... Read more ...

Apple is planning to launch new AirPods and AirPods Pro in 2021

Apple is planning to launch new AirPods and AirPods Pro in 2021

Apple is reportedly planning to launch new AirPods and AirPods Pro models in 2021. The new AirPods 3 will adopt the design of the AirPods Pro while the AirPods Pro 2 will... Read more ...