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Tesla refutes Elon Musk’s timeline on ‘full self-driving’ – TechCrunch

What Tesla CEO Elon Musk says publicly about the company’s progress on a fully autonomous driving system doesn’t match up with “engineering reality,” according to a memo that summarizes a meet

The Anchor Effect and de-risking decisions – TechCrunch

Twitch evidently has no issues getting people to spend time on its platform — even politicians can draw huge crowds by streaming themselves playing games.And more importantly, what subtle psychology

WhatsApp is doing fine despite months-long backlash over policy update – TechCrunch

It’s safe to say WhatsApp didn’t have the ideal start to 2021.) The backlash prompted WhatsApp to offer a series of clarifications and assurances to users, and it also postponed the deadline for e

Twitter Tip Jar lets you pay people for good tweetin’ – TechCrunch

Twitter today confirmed earlier reports that it’s testing a new Tip Jar feature.“Tip Jar is an easy way to support the incredible voices that make up the conversation on Twitter,” the company wr

Kahoot acquires Clever, the US-based edtech portal, for up to $500M – TechCrunch

Kahoot, the popular Oslo-based edtech company that has built a big business out of gamifiying education and creating a platform for users to build their own learning games, is making an acquisition to

Shift Technology raises $220M at a $1B+ valuation to fight insurance fraud with AI – TechCrunch

While insurance providers continue to get disrupted by startups like Lemonade, Alan, Clearcover, Pie and many others applying tech to rethink how to build a business around helping people and companie

Applications for the TC Early Stage Pitch-Off July are open – TechCrunch

Early stage startups – now is your time to shine at the TechCrunch Early Stage event on July 8 and 9.This is part two of the highly successful event from April where top experts train and teach fou

You can bid for a seat on Blue Origin’s first human spaceflight on July 20 – TechCrunch

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin is offering up one seat on the inaugural flight of its sub-orbital rocket New Shepard, set to take place July 20 – but instead of a fixed price ticket sale, the seat will g

Wisk Aero and Blade Urban Air Mobility partner to bring electric air taxi services to the skies – TechCrunch

Once the design, manufacturing and certification of electric aircraft is complete, urban air mobility companies face a cascade of logistical issues, including building an app that connect customers to

Apple expands its ad business with a new App Store ad slot – TechCrunch

At the same time as it’s cracking down on the advertising businesses run by rivals, Apple is introducing a new way for developers to advertise on the App Store.Previously, developers could promote t