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ARGO AI CAN NOW OFFER THE PUBLIC RIDES IN ITS AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES IN CALIFORNIA

Argo AI, the autonomous vehicle technology startup backed by Ford and VW, has landed a permit in California that will allow the company...

Daily Crunch: European privacy regulators fine Amazon $887M over targeted advertising practices

DAILY CRUNCH: EUROPEAN PRIVACY REGULATORS FINE AMAZON $887M OVER TARGETED ADVERTISING PRACTICES

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PITTSBURGH GOOGLE CONTRACTORS RATIFY DEAL WITH HCL

Nearly two years ago, contractors for Google's Pittsburgh operations voted to join the United Steelworkers union in a bid to secure...

TUSIMPLE'S SELF-DRIVING TRUCK NETWORK TAKES SHAPE WITH RYDER PARTNERSHIP

TuSimple, the self-driving truck company that went public earlier this year, has partnered with Ryder as part of its plan to build...

 
 
 

BRING YOUR OWN ENVIRONMENT: THE FUTURE OF WORK

Michael Biltz Contributor Share on Twitter Michael Biltz is managing director of Accenture Technology Vision , where he leads the enterprise's...

THIS WEEK IN APPS: INSTAGRAM RESTRICTS TEENS' ACCOUNTS, ELON MUSK CRITICIZES APP STORE FEES, GOOGLE PLAY'S NEW POLICIES

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the...

 
 
 

CHINA ROUNDUP: KEEP DOWN INTERNET UPSTARTS, CULTIVATE HARD TECH

And welcome back to TechCrunch's China roundup , a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to...

5 LESSONS FROM DUOLINGO'S BELLWETHER EDTECH IPO OF THE YEAR

Duolingo landed onto the public markets this week, rallying excitement and attention for the edtech sector and its founder cohort....

 
 
 
The pandemic effect is slowing

THE PANDEMIC EFFECT IS SLOWING

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It's inspired by what the weekday Exchange column...

Unicorns are ready for a haircut

UNICORNS ARE READY FOR A HAIRCUT

The digitization of your haircut may not have been on your 2020 bucket list, but 2021 has an even more surprising line item: Tech-powered...

 
 
 

SUMMIT INVESTS $215M INTO ODOO, AN OPEN SOURCE BUSINESS MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE DEVELOPER, AT A $2.3B+ VALUATION

Open source has become a major force in the world of IT, and today a startup that has built a profitable operation by developing business...

Student labor marketplace Pangea closes $2M seed round

STUDENT LABOR MARKETPLACE PANGEA CLOSES $2M SEED ROUND

Pangea , a Providence, Rhode Island-based startup that connects youthful talent and businesses in need of freelance labor, announced...

 
 
 
Nothing Ear (1) review

NOTHING EAR (1) REVIEW

Carl Pei says he looked around and saw a lot of the same. He's not alone in that respect. Apple didn't invent the fully wireless earbud...

CONVERSENOW IS TARGETING RESTAURANT DRIVE-THRUS WITH NEW $15M ROUND

One year after voice-based AI technology company ConverseNow raised a $3.3 million seed round, the company is back with a cash infusion...

 
 
 

HELLO DIVORCE RAISES $2M SO THAT COUPLES CAN SAY ‘GOOD-BYE' EASIER

Divorce is messy and stressful, made even messier and stressful when a couple is unable to go through the legal process because of...

Swarm debuts $499 Evaluation Kit for consumers and tinkerers

SWARM DEBUTS $499 EVALUATION KIT FOR CONSUMERS AND TINKERERS

Satellite connectivity company Swarm has come out with a new product that will give anyone the ability to create a messaging or Internet...

 
 
 

DRAFT.DEV CEO KARL HUGHES ON THE IMPORTANCE OF USING EXPERTS IN DEVELOPER MARKETING

Developers can be a tough crowd. They typically hate being marketed to and are often short on time, which sets a particularly high...

TALKIATRY LANDS $20M SERIES A TO GO ALL IN ON IN-NETWORK PSYCHIATRIC CARE

Talkiatry announced today that it has raised a $20 million Series A to scale a strategy simple in theory yet potentially challenging...

 
 
 

NIKOLA FOUNDER TREVOR MILTON INDICTED ON THREE COUNTS OF FRAUD

Trevor Milton, the fast-talking showman founder of Nikola and the electric truck startup's former CEO and executive chairman, has been...

PAYPAL'S NEW ‘SUPER APP' IS READY TO LAUNCH, WILL ALSO INCLUDE MESSAGING

PayPal's plan to morph itself into a “super app” have been given a go for launch. According to PayPal CEO Dan Schulman, speaking to...

 
 
 



Alleghany Corp : Price Down $-11.61 % Over Past Day, Down $-10.39 % Over...

Alleghany Corp : Price Down $-11.61 % Over Past Day, Down $-10.39 % Over Past Hour

The Hourly View for Y 500 - Internal server error This move is a reversal from the hour prior, which saw price move up. Regarding the trend, note that the strongest trend... Read more ...

The Insurance Claims Process and How to File

The Insurance Claims Process and How to File

An insurance claim is a critical part of getting money for your losses, so it is important to know how to file one. Read more ...

The health of labor markets post-pandemic: The supply perspective

The health of labor markets post-pandemic: The supply perspective

As we discussed in the previous post , firms everywhere are having serious difficulties filling vacancies. With these worker shortages on everyone's minds, let's discuss how... Read more ...

What Is a Workers' Comp Ghost Insurance Policy?

What Is a Workers' Comp Ghost Insurance Policy?

A workers' compensation ghost insurance policy is different from a regular workers' comp policy. Here's the difference. Read more ...

What Is Cyber Insurance?

What Is Cyber Insurance?

Cyber insurance is quickly becoming a necessity in the era of remote work to protect your company's online assets. Read more ...

Why Your Business Needs Indemnity Insurance

Why Your Business Needs Indemnity Insurance

While indemnity insurance isn't a specific policy type, it does play a critical role in the types of insurance your business needs. Read more ...

Workers' Compensation for Independent Contractors

Workers' Compensation for Independent Contractors

Independent contractors have unique considerations to keep in mind when it comes to workers' compensation insurance. Read more ...

Workers' Comp and Taxes

Workers' Comp and Taxes

There are certain tax implications for workers' compensation that every employee and business owner should understand. Read more ...

What Is Gap Insurance?

What Is Gap Insurance?

Gap insurance covers what your commercial auto insurance doesn't. Here's when your business might need it. Read more ...

Agriculture Advertising and Marketing

Agriculture Advertising and Marketing

Plant seeds of success with agricultural marketing. Read more ...