Samsung’s Note 10 is available today, starting at $949 – TechCrunch

Samsung’s Note 10 is available today, starting at $949 – TechCrunch

Samsung’s settled into a nice little twice-yearly schedule for releasing flagships. That’s allowed the company double the opportunity to…

Mobile gaming is a $68.5 billion global business, and investors are buying in – TechCrunch

DoorDash reveals details of its new tipping model – TechCrunch

mobile and social media users in emerging markets have more diverse social networks – TechCrunch

US cell carriers team up to combat robocalls — but no deadline set – TechCrunch

Apple plans Pro iPhones – TechCrunch

Verizon is teaming with Boingo to bring 5G inside – TechCrunch

Google ditches desserts as Q becomes Android 10 – TechCrunch

Apple reportedly launching new iPhone Pro and iPads with better cameras, 16-inch MacBook Pro and new AirPods – TechCrunch

T-Mobile customers report outage, can’t make calls or send text messages – TechCrunch

Google denies reports of unannounced changes to Android app review process – TechCrunch

Apple exec Susan Prescott is coming TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise – TechCrunch

Alexa’s indefinite memory and NASA’s otherworldly plans for GPS – TechCrunch

Apple opens app design and development accelerator in China – TechCrunch

Apple disables Walkie Talkie app due to vulnerability that could allow iPhone eavesdropping – TechCrunch

Here are the new security and privacy features you might’ve missed – TechCrunch

What lower Netflix pricing tells us about competing in India – TechCrunch

Report claims all three new iPhones planned for 2020 will support 5G – TechCrunch

iPhones have weak quarter, but wearables are doing great – TechCrunch

Vizio rolls out its Apple AirPlay and HomeKit integrations to its SmartCast TV platform – TechCrunch

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Apple warns against storing the Apple Card in leather and denim – TechCrunch

Apple warns against storing the Apple Card in leather and denim – TechCrunch

First of all, keep it out of the light. It hates bright light, especially sunlight, it’ll kill it. Second,…

Square’s crazy run this year dodges any major snags with a decent Q2 – TechCrunch

Square now lets developers use its Reader to build custom checkout experiences – TechCrunch

Square can now process chip cards in two seconds – TechCrunch

Weebly brings more e-commerce features to mobile – TechCrunch

Square sellers can now offer their customers payment plans – TechCrunch

Sarah Friar, long the CFO of Square, is leaving to join the social network Nextdoor as its CEO – TechCrunch

Apple exec Susan Prescott is coming TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise – TechCrunch

Square unveils the Square Terminal, designed to replace old keypad credit card machines – TechCrunch

Square details compensation and promotion practices – TechCrunch

Apple, Google and Mozilla block Kazakhstan’s browser spying tactics – TechCrunch

Despite a strong Q3 earnings report, Square’s Q4 forecast disappoints investors – TechCrunch

Overnight success now requires a little more time – TechCrunch

Square finds its Sarah Friar replacement with new CFO Amrita Ahuja – TechCrunch

Square launches its in-app payments SDK – TechCrunch

Square loses another key executive as Mary Kay Bowman joins Visa – TechCrunch

A new Square debit card makes it easy for businesses to spend their Square revenue – TechCrunch

WashU announces donation from Square co-founder to grow engineering school – TechCrunch

Tristan O’Tierney, who helped develop Square’s original payment app, has passed away – TechCrunch

Square reports Q1 sales of $489M, up 59%, but net loss widens to $38M – TechCrunch

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Android 10 and the end of whimsy

Android 10 and the end of whimsy

When I first heard about Google’s plan to ditch the Android dessert naming system, my reaction was pretty minimal.…

Google says China used YouTube to meddle in Hong Kong protests – TechCrunch

Frontier technologies are moving closer to the center of venture investment – TechCrunch

How do you build a secure startup? Find out at TechCrunch Disrupt SF – TechCrunch

On-demand parking startup SpotHero raises $50 million – TechCrunch

Google ditches desserts as Q becomes Android 10 – TechCrunch

Google proposes new privacy and anti-fingerprinting controls for the web – TechCrunch

Windows 10 quick tips: 13 ways to speed up your PC

After a breakout year, looking ahead to the future of podcasting – TechCrunch

Google updates to a cleaner, simpler Play Store design [Updated] – TechCrunch

Sending severed heads, and even more PR DON’Ts – TechCrunch

Disney+ comes to Canada and the Netherlands on Nov. 12, will support nearly all major platforms at launch – TechCrunch

Mobility on July 10 – TechCrunch

YC’s Earth AI closes funding for its platform to make mining less wasteful – TechCrunch

Singapore passes controversial ‘fake news’ law which critics fear will stifle free speech – TechCrunch

How Dropbox, Nike, Salesforce, MailChimp, Google and Pepsi welcome their new hires – TechCrunch

Innovations in inclusive housing – TechCrunch

Classic Hangouts will hang in there a bit longer – TechCrunch

the 200+ innovative startups transforming affordable housing – TechCrunch

Google denies reports of unannounced changes to Android app review process – TechCrunch

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Verified Expert Growth Marketing Agency: Torch – TechCrunch

Verified Expert Growth Marketing Agency: Torch – TechCrunch

CEO Jeremy OBriant never intended to create Torch, an agile growth marketing agency based in San Francisco. He started his career as a CPA, but after leading a growth team at Sidecar and running growth…

India exempts startups from long-standing ‘angel tax’ – TechCrunch

India exempts startups from long-standing ‘angel tax’ – TechCrunch

India today addressed a long-standing challenge that has been affecting the country’s booming startup ecosystem. As part of a raft of measures to boost overall economic growth from a five-year low, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said New…

Japan’s ispace now aims for a lunar landing in 2021, and a Moon rover deployment in 2023 – TechCrunch

Japan’s ispace now aims for a lunar landing in 2021, and a Moon rover deployment in 2023 – TechCrunch

One of the private companies aiming to deliver a commercial lunar lander to the Moon has adjusted the timing for its planned mission, which isn’t all that surprising given the enormity of the task. Japanese…

Mobile

Apple suspends Siri response grading in response to privacy concerns – TechCrunch

Apple suspends Siri response grading in response to privacy concerns – TechCrunch

In response to concerns raised by a Guardian story last week over how recordings of Siri queries are used for…

A closer look at China’s smartphone market – TechCrunch

A closer look at China’s smartphone market – TechCrunch

In February 2013, China surpassed the United States to become the world’s largest smartphone market. More than half a decade…

StockX was hacked, exposing millions of customers’ data – TechCrunch

StockX was hacked, exposing millions of customers’ data – TechCrunch

It wasn’t “system updates” as it claimed. StockX was mopping up after a data breach, TechCrunch can confirm. The fashion…

Hardware startup North’s big pivot bet on wearable computing and platform shifts – TechCrunch

Hardware startup North’s big pivot bet on wearable computing and platform shifts – TechCrunch

Waterloo, Canada-based hardware startup North is a rare bird when it comes to the tech sector: It began life as…

Apple expands its bug bounty, increases maximum payout to $1M – TechCrunch

Apple expands its bug bounty, increases maximum payout to $1M – TechCrunch

Apple is finally giving security researchers something they’ve wanted for years: a macOS bug bounty. The technology giant said Thursday…

This hacker’s iPhone charging cable can hijack your computer – TechCrunch

This hacker’s iPhone charging cable can hijack your computer – TechCrunch

Most people don’t think twice about picking up a phone charging cable and plugging it in. But one hacker’s project…

Apple brings contactless student IDs to a dozen more universities – TechCrunch

Apple brings contactless student IDs to a dozen more universities – TechCrunch

Ahead of the upcoming school year, Apple this morning announced it’s bringing contactless student IDs in Apple Wallet to several…

Procore brings 3D construction models to iOS – TechCrunch

Procore brings 3D construction models to iOS – TechCrunch

Today, Procore, a construction software company, announced Procore BIM (Building Information Modeling), a new tool that takes advantage of Apple…

Artificial intelligence can contribute to a safer world – TechCrunch

Artificial intelligence can contribute to a safer world – TechCrunch

Alan Cohen is an operating partner at DCVC. We all see the headlines nearly every day. A drone disrupting the…

Disney+ comes to Canada and the Netherlands on Nov. 12, will support nearly all major platforms at launch – TechCrunch

Disney+ comes to Canada and the Netherlands on Nov. 12, will support nearly all major platforms at launch – TechCrunch

Disney+ will have an international launch that begins at the same time as its rollout in the U.S., Disney revealed.…

Porsche is integrating Apple Music into the all-electric Taycan – TechCrunch

Porsche is integrating Apple Music into the all-electric Taycan – TechCrunch

Porsche said Monday it will integrate Apple Music into its upcoming all-electric Taycan sports car, the first time the music…

Yubico launches its dual USB-C and Lightning two-factor security key – TechCrunch

Yubico launches its dual USB-C and Lightning two-factor security key – TechCrunch

Almost two months after it was first announced, Yubico has launched the YubiKey 5Ci, a security key with dual support…

PayPal-backed money lender Tala raises $110M to enter India – TechCrunch

PayPal-backed money lender Tala raises $110M to enter India – TechCrunch

Tala, a Santa Monica, California-headquartered startup that creates a credit profile to provide uncollateralized loans to millions of people in…

YC-backed Stoic is a journaling app with a focus on understanding your feelings – TechCrunch

YC-backed Stoic is a journaling app with a focus on understanding your feelings – TechCrunch

The process of using the Stoic journaling app is simple: You open the app in the morning and the evening,…

The five technical challenges Cerebras overcame in building the first trillion transistor chip – TechCrunch

The five technical challenges Cerebras overcame in building the first trillion transistor chip – TechCrunch

Superlatives abound at Cerebras, the until-today stealthy next-generation silicon chip company looking to make training a deep learning model as…

Mammoth Media introduces Choose Your Own Adventure-style storytelling to its chat fiction app Yarn – TechCrunch

Mammoth Media introduces Choose Your Own Adventure-style storytelling to its chat fiction app Yarn – TechCrunch

The chat fiction stories offered in Mammoth Media‘s mobile app Yarn are about to get more interactive. The branching narrative…

YouTube Originals become ad-supported and free after September 24th – TechCrunch

YouTube Originals become ad-supported and free after September 24th – TechCrunch

In an email distributed to YouTube Premium subscribers, the company confirmed that access to YouTube’s original programming will no longer…

YC-backed Lokal wants to bring local news, classifieds to 900 million Indians in their regional languages – TechCrunch

YC-backed Lokal wants to bring local news, classifieds to 900 million Indians in their regional languages – TechCrunch

Each month millions of Indians are coming online for the first time, making India the last great growth market for…

Motorola has GoPro aspirations for its latest budget handset – TechCrunch

Motorola has GoPro aspirations for its latest budget handset – TechCrunch

Good on Motorola for keeping it interesting. At the end of the day, I’m not sure how large a market…

Voice Assistants Bring AI to the Workplace

Voice Assistants Bring AI to the Workplace

More enterprise organizations are experimenting with AI-based voice assistants to boost internal efficiencies, but it will be a while before…

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Square acquires conversational AI startup Eloquent Labs – TechCrunch

Square acquires conversational AI startup Eloquent Labs – TechCrunch

Square has acquired conversational artificial intelligence startup Eloquent Labs to help its merchants improve customer service. Eloquent Labs, which raised…

Square’s The Avengers stars vaguely familiar versions of Marvel’s iconic heroes – TechCrunch

Square’s The Avengers stars vaguely familiar versions of Marvel’s iconic heroes – TechCrunch

This evening’s Square E3 press was…something. After more than an hour of Final Fantasy remasters, the publisher closed things out…

DoorDash is buying Caviar from Square in a deal worth $410 million – TechCrunch

DoorDash is buying Caviar from Square in a deal worth $410 million – TechCrunch

DoorDash has reached an agreement with Square to purchase on-demand food delivery and catering business Caviar. DoorDash has agreed to…

Microsoft ups effort to get firms off Windows 7 with FastTrack

Microsoft ups effort to get firms off Windows 7 with FastTrack

[Disclosure: Microsoft is a client of the author.] Windows is pretty unique in the segment if you think about it.…

Microsoft pitches free help for Windows 7-to-Windows 10 upgraders

Microsoft pitches free help for Windows 7-to-Windows 10 upgraders

Microsoft on Monday touted the assistance it will give organizations transitioning from the soon-to-be-expired Windows 7 to its successor, Windows…

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Toolkit for digital abuse could help victims protect themselves – TechCrunch

Toolkit for digital abuse could help victims protect themselves – TechCrunch

Domestic abuse comes in digital forms as well as physical and emotional, but a lack of…

Corey Weiner is taking over as CEO of mobile ad company Jun Group – TechCrunch

WW launches Kurbo, a hotly debated ‘healthy eating’ app aimed at kids – TechCrunch

Huawei employees reportedly aided African governments in spying – TechCrunch

Ajit Pai formally recommends T-Mobile/Sprint merger approval – TechCrunch

AT&T and T-Mobile team up to fight scam robocalls – TechCrunch

Xiaomi tops Indian smartphone market for eighth straight quarter – TechCrunch

Phones, laptops and game consoles get tariff reprieve until December – TechCrunch

Oregon joins lawsuit opposing T-Mobile/Sprint merger – TechCrunch

Apple brings contactless student IDs to a dozen more universities – TechCrunch

DJI slims down and simplifies its smartphone gimbal – TechCrunch

Enterprise Guide to Digital Transformation

Huawei’s new OS isn’t an Android replacement… yet – TechCrunch

Sequoia leads $40M investment in mobile messaging startup Attentive – TechCrunch

Telegram introduces a feature to prevent users from texting too often in a group – TechCrunch

Car2go hikes hourly rental rates by as much as a third – TechCrunch

What Enterprises Have to Learn About Emerging Tech, Again

Retailers Catch Up with Technology Investments

Now That You Have IoT, How Do You Manage It?

Google is bringing voice-free emergency operator access to Android – TechCrunch

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Torch CEO and Well Clinic founder Cameron Yarbrough on mental health & coaching – TechCrunch

Torch CEO and Well Clinic founder Cameron Yarbrough on mental health & coaching – TechCrunch

Chad M. Crabtree Contributor There has long been a stigma associated with therapy and mental health…

Karat nabs $28M led by Tiger Global to grow its human-powered online interview platform for engineering jobs – TechCrunch

Apple, Google and Mozilla block Kazakhstan’s browser spying tactics – TechCrunch

Demo your tech onstage at TC Sessions: Mobility 2019 – TechCrunch

Ally raises $8M Series A for its OKR solution – TechCrunch

A look at the many ways China suppresses online discourse about the Tiananmen Square protests – TechCrunch

These are the games coming to Google Stadia – TechCrunch

LinkedIn to shutter Chitu, its Chinese-language app, in July, redirects users to LinkedIn in Chinese – TechCrunch

Without evidence, Trump accuses Google of manipulating millions of votes – TechCrunch

Salesforce’s Tableau acquisition is huge, but not the hugest – TechCrunch

Baidu beats estimates on strong video streaming growth – TechCrunch

Hyundai takes minority stake in self-driving car startup Aurora – TechCrunch

This hand-tracking algorithm could lead to sign language recognition – TechCrunch

How to scale a startup in school – TechCrunch

YouTube is closing its private messages feature…and many kids are outraged – TechCrunch

Apple acquires self-driving startup Drive.ai on the brink of closure – TechCrunch

Waymo releases a self-driving open data set for free use by the research community – TechCrunch

Higher Ground Labs is betting tech can help sway the 2020 elections for Democrats – TechCrunch

Andrew Ng’s AI companies expand to Medellin, Colombia – TechCrunch

Girlboss pivots to provide a LinkedIn for professional women – TechCrunch

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Watch YC CEO Michael Seibel chat startups, prices, and tech’s center of gravity – TechCrunch

Watch YC CEO Michael Seibel chat startups, prices, and tech’s center of gravity – TechCrunch

This week, nearly 200 startups convened at Y Combinator Demo Day to pitch venture capitalists, angels…

Tumblr’s next step forward with Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg – TechCrunch

Apple plans Pro iPhones – TechCrunch

How do you build a secure startup? Find out at TechCrunch Disrupt SF – TechCrunch

The CareVoice raises $10 million to develop better tech for insurance providers in Asia – TechCrunch

Remediant lands $15M Series A to disrupt privileged access security – TechCrunch

Crimson Education, a platform to help students get into top universities, nabs $5M at a $245M valuation – TechCrunch

N26 launches Shared Spaces and is now fully available in the U.S. – TechCrunch

Compete in Startup Battlefield at Disrupt Berlin 2019 – TechCrunch

A $44m series B Drop in the bucket for millennial loyalty – TechCrunch

ThredUp, whose second-hand goods will start appearing at Macy’s and JCPenney, just raised a bundle – TechCrunch

Twitter picks up team from narrative app Lightwell in its latest effort to improve conversations – TechCrunch

Should you raise equity venture capital or revenue-based investing VC? – TechCrunch

After a breakout year, looking ahead to the future of podcasting – TechCrunch

YC is doubling down on these investment theses in its most recent batch – TechCrunch

Our 12 favorite startups from Y Combinator’s S19 Demo Day 2 – TechCrunch

YC-backed Stoic is a journaling app with a focus on understanding your feelings – TechCrunch

Crossbeam gets $12.5M Series A to help companies organize their partnerships – TechCrunch

Workspace provider Knotel secures $400M, putting it in WeWork’s rear-view mirror – TechCrunch

How Dropbox, Nike, Salesforce, MailChimp, Google and Pepsi welcome their new hires – TechCrunch