UK health minister leans on social media...
Social media-fuelled anti-vaxxer propaganda is the latest online harm the U.K. government is targeting. Speaking on BBC...
Huawei pushes back on reports of government ties,...
Huawei’s controversial status in North America and Europe stems from a lot of different factors. At the heart of...
Digging into key takeaways from our 2019...
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N26 opens tech hub in Vienna with a focus on...
Fintech startup N26 is opening its fourth office in Vienna. Eventually, the company plans to hire 300 software...
Microsoft says its data shows FCC reports...
The broadband divide in the U.S. is real, but if you want to know how real, don't ask the FCC. Its yearly broadband...
Slowdown or not, China’s luxury goods still...
Despite well-documented concerns over an economic slowdown in China, the country’s luxury goods market is still...
Google fined $1.49BN in Europe for antitrust...
The European Commission has just announced another antitrust fine for Google . The latest fine — $1.49BN —...
Ahead of third antitrust ruling, Google announces...
Google is widely expected to be handed a third antitrust fine in Europe this week, with reports suggesting the European...
Twitter cracks down on API abuse, will charge B2B...
To prevent its own Cambridge Analytica and make sure it’s getting paid for its data, Twitter will audit...
Snap is under NDA with UK Home Office discussing...
Snap is under NDA with the UK’s Home Office as part of a working group tasked with coming up with more robust age...
Visa policies threaten innovation but aren’t...
The growing intensity of the US visa approval process has made it more difficult for companies to attract, support and...
Instagram founders say losing autonomy at...
Rather than be sore about losing independence within Facebook, Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom told me it was an...
Online platforms need a super regulator and...
The latest policy recommendations for regulating powerful Internet platforms comes from a U.K. House of Lord committee...
Dragonfly, ethics, and infrastructure spending
Yesterday’s analysis of the ethical tradeoffs faced by engineers working in the Valley certainly lit up my inbox...
Google employees can’t just walk away from...
Let me blunt up front: I think Google should launch a censored search engine in China (albeit with careful...
Highlights & transcript from...
Mark Zuckerberg says it might be right for Facebook to let people pay to not see ads, but that it would feel wrong to...
Why can’t we build anything?
Last week, California governor Gavin Newsom announced that he was intending to aggressively scale back plans for the...
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
The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get...
Urban unicorn renewal
Three cities, three dead urban unicorn renewal projects. In just the past few days, we’ve had Foxconn renege on...