Gremlin brings Chaos Engineering as a Service to Kubernetes – TechCrunch

Gremlin brings Chaos Engineering as a Service to Kubernetes – TechCrunch

The practice of Chaos Engineering developed at Amazon and Netflix a decade ago to help those web scale companies…

Bill McDermott takes reins as ServiceNow CEO sooner than expected with new CFO – TechCrunch

Salesforce, Apple partnership begins to come to life – TechCrunch

Facebook’s Libra code chugs along ignoring regulatory deadlock – TechCrunch

AWS confirms reports it will challenge JEDI contract award to Microsoft – TechCrunch

The ONNX format becomes the newest Linux Foundation project – TechCrunch

John Carmack steps down at Oculus – TechCrunch

Amazon and Google double down on hands-free recipes to help sell their smart displays – TechCrunch

Moveworks snags $75M Series B to resolve help desk tickets with AI – TechCrunch

Eigen nabs $37M to help banks and others parse huge documents using natural language and ‘small data’ – TechCrunch

John Carmack steps down at Oculus to pursue AI passion project ‘before I get too old’ – TechCrunch

Messaging app Wire confirms $8.2M raise, responds to privacy concerns after moving holding company to the US – TechCrunch

AWS, Salesforce join forces with Linux Foundation on Cloud Information Model – TechCrunch

Atlassian expands Jira Service Desk beyond IT teams – TechCrunch

Google to offer checking accounts in partnership with banks starting next year – TechCrunch

Facebook wants you to pay people on Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp with Facebook Pay – TechCrunch

The AI stack that’s changing retail personalization – TechCrunch

Facebook pilloried over iPhone ‘secret camera access’ bug – TechCrunch

Lawyers hate timekeeping. Ping raises $13M to fix it with AI – TechCrunch

D2C companies deliver customer delight and simplicity – TechCrunch

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Why Salesforce is moving Marketing Cloud to Microsoft Azure – TechCrunch

Why Salesforce is moving Marketing Cloud to Microsoft Azure – TechCrunch

When Salesforce announced this week that it was moving Marketing Cloud to Microsoft Azure, it was easy to see…

Twitter makes its political ad ban official – TechCrunch

Know your startup’s value so you can communicate it to investors – TechCrunch

Microsoft announces its xCloud streaming service and a truckload of new games are coming in 2020 – TechCrunch

The new AirFly Pro is the perfect travel buddy for your AirPods Pro – TechCrunch

Apple Research app arrives on iPhone and Apple Watch with three opt-in health studies – TechCrunch

Meet Apple’s new MacBook Pro – TechCrunch

GitHub launches a mobile app, smarter notifications and improved code search – TechCrunch

HBO’s former CEO said to be in talks with Apple TV+ for an exclusive production deal – TechCrunch

Samsung’s Space Monitor is handsome and minimal — if you have the desk for it – TechCrunch

Pan-African e-tailer Jumia grows 3Q revenue, e-payments, and losses – TechCrunch

The case against Grace Hopper Celebration – TechCrunch

Mozilla partners with Intel, Red Hat and Fastly to take WebAssembly beyond the browser – TechCrunch

Smartphone maker Realme is taking India and other emerging markets by storm – TechCrunch

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day sales top $38 billion – TechCrunch

Twitter drafts a deepfake policy that would label and warn, but not always remove, manipulated media – TechCrunch

Apple’s star-studded ‘Morning Show’ gets off to a bumpy-but-promising start – TechCrunch

Photoshop for iPad bombs, Google Play’s new rewards program, iOS bug fixes – TechCrunch

Microsoft uses AI to diagnose cervical cancer faster in India – TechCrunch

A look at the top trends exciting NYC’s consumer VCs – TechCrunch

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Freshworks raises $150M Series H on $3.5B valuation – TechCrunch

Freshworks raises $150M Series H on $3.5B valuation – TechCrunch

Freshworks, a company that makes a variety of business software tools from CRM to help desk software, announced a…

Facebook says government demands for user data are at a record high – TechCrunch

Mirantis acquires Docker Enterprise – TechCrunch

Apple’s Mac Pro ships in December with maximum 8TB of storage – TechCrunch

These sneakers vibrate – TechCrunch

Work collaboration startup Notion Labs cozies up to Silicon Valley’s top accelerators – TechCrunch

Loop Returns picks up $10 million in Series A led by FirstMark Capital – TechCrunch

Dutch court orders Facebook to ban celebrity crypto scam ads after another lawsuit – TechCrunch

Adidas backpedals on robotic shoe production with Speedfactory closures – TechCrunch

Facebook machine learning aims to modify faces, hands, and… outfits – TechCrunch

Facebook finally lets you banish nav bar tabs & red dots – TechCrunch

Salesforce Ventures invested $300M in Automattic while Salesforce was building a CMS – TechCrunch

Vape lung ‘breakthrough’ suggests lethal culprit in THC products could be vitamin E acetate – TechCrunch

I ran digital ads for a presidential campaign, and Twitter is right to ban them – TechCrunch

This robotic arm slows down to avoid the uncanny valley – TechCrunch

DNA testing startup Veritas Genetics confirms data breach – TechCrunch

Libra’s critics are missing the forest for the trees – TechCrunch

AWS announces new savings plans to reduce complexity of reserved instances – TechCrunch

Salesforce announces new content management system – TechCrunch

Solar based ISP startup Tizeti launches 4G LTE network in Nigeria – TechCrunch

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Spain orders extradition of Venezuela’s ex-intelligence chief to U.S.

Spain orders extradition of Venezuela’s ex-intelligence chief to U.S.

Former Venezuelan intelligence chief Hugo Carvajal stands during his extradition hearing to U.S. at the High Court in Madrid, Spain, September 12, 2019. . Emilio Naranjo/Pool via REUTERS – RC1C1D1AE970 MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s High…

‘Fox & Friends’ Hosts Gush Over Convicted War Criminal Pardoned By Trump

‘Fox & Friends’ Hosts Gush Over Convicted War Criminal Pardoned By Trump

A convicted war criminal pardoned by President Donald Trump stopped by “Fox & Friends” on Monday for his first interview since being released from military prison, and the show’s hosts were apparently over the moon…

Amazon deforestation accelerates by almost a third in year since far-right Bolsonaro took power, space agency reveals

Amazon deforestation accelerates by almost a third in year since far-right Bolsonaro took power, space agency reveals

New figures from Brazil’s space agency show levels of deforestation in the Amazon have hit their highest rate in more than a decade. Deforestation between August 2018 and July 2019 is up by 30 per…

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TikTok starts experimenting with commerce – TechCrunch

TikTok starts experimenting with commerce – TechCrunch

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered…

The surprisingly boring road to self-driving cars – TechCrunch

The surprisingly boring road to self-driving cars – TechCrunch

At last, it is here! The truly self-driving car, no human behind the wheel! For the public! …A few hundred…

LA warns of ‘juice-jacking’ malware, but admits it has no cases – TechCrunch

LA warns of ‘juice-jacking’ malware, but admits it has no cases – TechCrunch

Los Angeles’ district attorney is warning travelers to avoid public USB charging points because “they may contain dangerous malware.” Reading…

Spotify confirms it’s testing real-time lyrics synced to music – TechCrunch

Spotify confirms it’s testing real-time lyrics synced to music – TechCrunch

With the launch of iOS 13, Apple added perfectly timed live lyrics to its Apple Music app. Now Spotify may…

Facebook quietly built “Popular Photos”, an in-app Instagram – TechCrunch

Facebook quietly built “Popular Photos”, an in-app Instagram – TechCrunch

Facebook is copying Instagram while simultaneously invading its acquisition with branding and links back to the mothership. TechCrunch has spotted…

Instagram tests hiding Like counts globally – TechCrunch

Instagram tests hiding Like counts globally – TechCrunch

Instagram is making Like counts private for some users everywhere. Instagram tells TechCrunch the hidden Likes test is expanding to…

Disney+ to launch in India, Southeast Asian markets next year – TechCrunch

Disney+ to launch in India, Southeast Asian markets next year – TechCrunch

Disney plans to bring its on-demand video streaming service to India and some Southeast Asian markets as soon as the…

New NASA app puts you in the pilot’s seat of Boeing’s Starliner or SpaceX’s Crew Dragon – TechCrunch

New NASA app puts you in the pilot’s seat of Boeing’s Starliner or SpaceX’s Crew Dragon – TechCrunch

NASA has a new app (or web-based game, if you’re on desktop) that provides a simplified simulation of what it’s…

Yahoo Japan and Line are reportedly going to merge – TechCrunch

Yahoo Japan and Line are reportedly going to merge – TechCrunch

According to Nikkei, messaging app Line and Yahoo Japan are about to merge and form a single tech company. Despite…

Return of the Mack – TechCrunch

Return of the Mack – TechCrunch

In poker, complacency is a quiet killer. It can steal your forward momentum bit by bit, using the warm glow…

Minecraft Earth is live, so get tapping – TechCrunch

Minecraft Earth is live, so get tapping – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s big experiment in real-world augmented reality gaming, Minecraft Earth, is live now for players in North America, the U.K.,…

Instagram Stories launches TikTok clone Reels in Brazil – TechCrunch

Instagram Stories launches TikTok clone Reels in Brazil – TechCrunch

Instagram is launching a video-music remix feature to finally fight back against Chinese social rival TikTok. Instagram Reels lets you…

Facebook’s first experimental apps from its ‘NPE Team’ division focus on students, chat & music – TechCrunch

Facebook’s first experimental apps from its ‘NPE Team’ division focus on students, chat & music – TechCrunch

This July, Facebook announced a new division called NPE Team which would build experimental consumer-facing apps, allowing the company to…

Popular Android phones can be tricked into snooping on their owners – TechCrunch

Popular Android phones can be tricked into snooping on their owners – TechCrunch

Security researchers have found several popular Android phones can be tricked into snooping on their owners by exploiting a weakness…

iOS 13.2.2 fixes bug that kills your background apps prematurely – TechCrunch

iOS 13.2.2 fixes bug that kills your background apps prematurely – TechCrunch

Does it feel like your iPhone is being a little quick to shut down apps running in the background lately?…

T-Mobile sugar-coats Sprint merger with promises of free data — but only if it’s approved – TechCrunch

T-Mobile sugar-coats Sprint merger with promises of free data — but only if it’s approved – TechCrunch

The planned $26 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint has been approved by the Justice Department and the FCC, but…

Spotify’s podcasting app Anchor now helps you make trailers – TechCrunch

Spotify’s podcasting app Anchor now helps you make trailers – TechCrunch

Spotify’s simple podcasting suite, Anchor, is today introducing a new feature designed to help creators promote their podcast: trailers. On…

With $6.5M in funding, Aircam offers a fast, easy way to share photos at events – TechCrunch

With $6.5M in funding, Aircam offers a fast, easy way to share photos at events – TechCrunch

Aircam is a new startup that allows anyone to get instant access to pictures taken by professional photographers at weddings,…

Tinder’s interactive video series ‘Swipe Night’ is going international next year – TechCrunch

Tinder’s interactive video series ‘Swipe Night’ is going international next year – TechCrunch

Tinder’s big experiment with interactive content — the recently launched in-app series called Swipe Night — was a success. According to Tinder parent company…

Apple refreshes its privacy site with new technical whitepapers – TechCrunch

Apple refreshes its privacy site with new technical whitepapers – TechCrunch

For the fourth year in a row, Apple has updated its privacy pages. Every year the tech giant’s refreshes the…

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Amazon to open its first non-Whole Foods grocery store in 2020 – TechCrunch

Amazon to open its first non-Whole Foods grocery store in 2020 – TechCrunch

Amazon is opening its first non-Whole Foods grocery store in the L.A. neighborhood of Woodland Hills, the retailer today confirmed.…

Instagram to test hiding Like counts in US, which could hurt influencers – TechCrunch

Instagram to test hiding Like counts in US, which could hurt influencers – TechCrunch

“We will make decisions that hurt the business if they help people’s well-being and health” says Instagram’s CEO Adam Mosseri.…

Ex-Facebook CPO Chris Cox now advises on climate & campaign tech – TechCrunch

Ex-Facebook CPO Chris Cox now advises on climate & campaign tech – TechCrunch

Chris Cox’s motivational speeches were at the heart of Facebook’s new employee orientation. But after 14 years at the social…

Banning digital political ads gives extremists a distinct advantage – TechCrunch

Banning digital political ads gives extremists a distinct advantage – TechCrunch

Jessica Alter Contributor Jessica Alter is co-founder and chairman of Tech for Campaigns, an organization building the lasting tech and…

Alpaca nabs $6M for stocks API so anyone can build a Robinhood – TechCrunch

Alpaca nabs $6M for stocks API so anyone can build a Robinhood – TechCrunch

Stock trading app Robinhood is valued at $7.6 billion, but it only operates in the US. Freshly-funded fintech startup Alpaca…

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FCC approves T-Mobile/Sprint merger despite serious concerns – TechCrunch

FCC approves T-Mobile/Sprint merger despite serious concerns – TechCrunch

The FCC has given its stamp of approval to T-Mobile and Sprint’s proposed merger, saying the…

AT&T will pay $60 million over fake unlimited data ‘bait and switch scam’ – TechCrunch

Huawei calls hackers to Munich for secret bug bounty meeting – TechCrunch

Brazilian mobile phone insurance technology startup Pitzi is now worth over $100 million – TechCrunch

Gradeup raises $7M to expand its online exam preparation platform to smaller Indian cities and towns – TechCrunch

Adobe’s Photoshop Camera is an AI-powered photo editor for your phone – TechCrunch

Adobe launches Photoshop for iPad – TechCrunch

TikTok expands its influence to third-party apps with new developer program – TechCrunch

AI in E-Commerce: Risk or Competitive Advantage?

Mario Kart Tour will test real-time multiplayer in December – TechCrunch

Google Maps Incognito mode starts rolling out for Android users – TechCrunch

8th Wall’s new Cloud Editor helps customers quickly build mobile AR experiences – TechCrunch

Apple Card users can now finance iPhone purchases for 24 months, interest-free – TechCrunch

Spotify launches a dedicated Kids app for Premium Family subscribers – TechCrunch

Samsung teases a clamshell foldable form factor – TechCrunch

LA-based gaming studio Scopely raises $200M at a $1.7B valuation – TechCrunch

Facebook staff demand Zuckerberg limit lies in politcal ads – TechCrunch

Why Design Thinking Will Save Businesses From Themselves

GameClub offers mobile gaming’s greatest hits for $5 per month – TechCrunch

Here’s what the Pixel 4’s radar chip looks like – TechCrunch

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Every startup is a bank–or wants to be – TechCrunch

Every startup is a bank–or wants to be – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the…

Legislators from ten parliaments put the squeeze on Facebook – TechCrunch

Yandex is now testing a self-driving sidewalk cargo delivery robot – TechCrunch

An early look at eFounders’ next batch of enterprise SaaS startups – TechCrunch

Amazon is planning a $40M robotics hub near Boston – TechCrunch

Echo Studio is Amazon’s lower-cost answer to the HomePod – TechCrunch

Workday to acquire online procurement platform Scout RFP for $540M – TechCrunch

The 7 most important announcements from Microsoft Ignite – TechCrunch

CTO.ai’s developer shortcuts eliminate coding busywork – TechCrunch

Ben Horowitz on shocking rules and dramatic object lessons – TechCrunch

Facebook’s new branding distinguishes app from acquisitions – TechCrunch

Robocorp announces $5.6M seed to bring open source option to RPA – TechCrunch

Sumo Logic acquires JASK to fill security operations gap – TechCrunch

You can now ask Excel questions about your data – TechCrunch

Microsoft Teams gets Yammer integration, secure private channels, and more – TechCrunch

Twitter’s political ads ban is a distraction from the real problem with platforms – TechCrunch

Amazon now sells movie tickets in India – TechCrunch

Facebook sues OnlineNIC for domain name fraud associated with malicious activity – TechCrunch

Zuckerberg defends political ads that will be 0.5% of 2020 revenue – TechCrunch

Google launches TensorFlow Enterprise with long-term support and managed services – TechCrunch

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Older Samsung smart TVs to lose Netflix support next month – TechCrunch

Older Samsung smart TVs to lose Netflix support next month – TechCrunch

An unspecified number of smart TVs manufactured by Samsung will lose native support for Netflix next…

Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 starts shipping – TechCrunch

Saudi Arabia reportedly recruited Twitter employees to steal personal data of activists – TechCrunch

Microsoft has big plans for its new Edge browser – TechCrunch

Veterans can now use an iPhone to pull up their health records – TechCrunch

How Europe overtook the US in championing free markets – TechCrunch

The Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 is a truly great game controller – TechCrunch

Twitter suspends accounts affiliated with Hamas and Hezbollah – TechCrunch

An interview with economist Thomas Philippon, author of ‘The Great Reversal’ – TechCrunch

How Europe overtook the U.S. in championing free markets – TechCrunch

Microsoft Azure gets into agtech with the preview of FarmBeats – TechCrunch

Adobe’s Fresco drawing app is now available on Windows – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge browser gets new privacy features, will be generally available January 15 – TechCrunch

You can now use Azure to manage resources anywhere, including on AWS and Google Cloud – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s Azure Synapse Analytics bridges the gap between data lakes and warehouses – TechCrunch

Microsoft launches managed meeting rooms as a service – TechCrunch

Apple commits $2.5 billion to address California’s housing crisis and homelessness issues – TechCrunch

Adobe is bringing Illustrator to the iPad in 2020 – TechCrunch

Cortana wants to be your personal executive assistant and read your emails to you, too – TechCrunch

Microsoft launches the first public preview of its Fluid Framework for collaborative editing – TechCrunch