Why can’t we build anything?
Last week, California governor Gavin Newsom announced that he was intending to aggressively scale back plans for the...
Daily Crunch: Huawei founder remains defiant
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UK parliament calls for antitrust, data abuse...
A final report by a British parliamentary committee which spent months last year investigating online political...
Daily Crunch: Amazon scraps HQ2 plans in NYC
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Urban unicorn renewal
Three cities, three dead urban unicorn renewal projects. In just the past few days, we’ve had Foxconn renege on...
Amazon drops plans for New York HQ2
In a surprise turn, Amazon has announced that it’s pulling out on plans to open one of two HQ2 locations in New...
Apple fails to block porn & gambling...
Facebook and Google were far from the only developers openly abusing Apple’s Enterprise Certificate program meant...
Reddit confirms $300M Series D led by China’s...
Last week TechCrunch reported that Reddit was raising $150 million from Chinese tech giant Tencent and up to $150...
Dating apps face questions over age checks after...
The UK government has said it could legislate to require age verification checks on users of dating apps, following an...
NYC launches partnership network, “The Grid”,...
The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and CIV:LAB – a nonprofit dedicated to...
Why no one really quits Google or Facebook
Another week, another set of scandals at Facebook and Google . This past week, my colleagues reported that Facebook and...
Online platforms still not clear enough about...
In its latest monitoring report of a voluntary Code of Conduct on illegal hate speech, which platforms including...
Apple reactivates Facebook’s employee apps...
After TechCrunch caught Facebook violating Apple’s employee-only app distribution policy to pay people for all...
Twitter cuts off API access to follow/unfollow...
Notification spam ruins social networks, diluting the real human interaction. Desperate to gain an audience, users pay...
Apple bans Facebook’s Research app that paid...
In the wake of TechCrunch’s investigation yesterday, Apple blocked Facebook’s Research VPN app before the...
Facebook pays teens to install VPN that spies on...
Desperate for data on its competitors, Facebook has been secretly paying people to install a “Facebook...
Facebook, Google and Twitter told to do more to...
A first batch of monthly progress reports from tech giants and advertising companies on what they’re doing to...
China’s social credit system won’t tell you...
For the past few years, China has been rolling out a Black Mirror / Harry Potter-esque social rating policy...
Has the fight over privacy changed at all in
Few issues divide the tech community quite like privacy. Much of Silicon Valley’s wealth has been built on...
Facebook launches petition feature, its next...
Gather a mob and Facebook will now let you make political demands. Tomorrow Facebook will encounter a slew of fresh...