• 25 French unicorns, 25 French unicorns, do I hear 100?

    Welcome to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s inspired by the daily TechCrunch+ column where it gets its name. Want it in your inbox every Saturday? Sign up here. My home country’s president, Emmanuel Macron, wants to have 100 French unicorns by 2030. Economy minister Bruno Le Maire, 10 homegrown decacorns. But shouldn’t […]

  • Seattle Seawolves vs New York Rugby Live Stream: How to Watch Online

    After 18 rounds the the Seattle Seawolves and New York Rugby will face off in the final of Major League Rugby over at Red Bulle Arena in Harrison, New Jersey. The game (Noon ET start time) will be televised on Fox. But if you don’t have cable, here are some different ways you can watch […]

  • Startup layoffs, the art of reinvention and a MasterClass in change

    Just as one company’s success shouldn’t cast a halo on its vertical’s brethren, one company’s layoffs don’t quite mean that its competitors are equally screwed. Instead, I think that changes within a particular startup can be used as benchmark questions for their larger market; in other words, we can use the micro to better understand […]

  • YouTube Music can now recommend songs when you connect to earbuds

    YouTube Music can now recommend songs when you connect to earbuds

    YouTube Music has been constantly updating its features, with the most recent one being the new shuffle and offline mixtape control features added to the media recommendations on Android 12. In a report from 9to5Google, YouTube Music will allow users to shuffle through music in the suggestions panel to their liking as well as select their […]

  • Juul can keep selling vaping products in the US for now

    A federal appeals court froze the FDA’s ban on Juul products Friday after the company sought an emergency administrative stay. On Thursday, the U.S. regulator took sweeping action against the e-cigarette maker, effectively killing its access to the U.S. market. The temporary stay will be in place essentially to buy time until the case can […]

  • Meta shuts down social media post tracking tool on Facebook

    Meta shuts down social media post tracking tool on Facebook

    CrowdTangle, a social media tool used to track popular story posts for things like misinformation, has been shut down by Meta. Meta, which owns CrowdTangle, has opted to remove support for CrowdTangle from Facebook, according to a report from Bloomberg. The removal of CrowdTangle will prevent stories containing misinformation from spreading as popular posts on […]

  • NASA determines Space Launch System testing complete

    NASA determines Space Launch System testing complete

    The testing campaign for NASA’s super big, super expensive Space Launch System is now complete, the agency declared on Friday. All that’s left now for the rocket is launch the Artemis I demonstration mission to the moon, the first in a long line of planned missions to eventually return humans to the lunar surface by […]

  • Daily Crunch: Months after rejecting a $17B bid, Zendesk sells to private equity group for $10.2B

    Daily Crunch: Months after rejecting a $17B bid, Zendesk sells to private equity group for $10.2B

    To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. Hey, folks, and welcome to the Friday edition of Daily Crunch. As you might’ve seen, the Supreme Court issued a major decision on abortion today, effectively overturning Roe v. Wade in declaring […]

  • TikTok is reportedly on pace to rake in $12 billion this year

    TikTok is reportedly on pace to rake in $12 billion this year

    TikTok, the subsidiary of China-based Bytedance, is projected to bring in nearly $12 billion USD (about $15.5 billion CAD) this year. If the estimations from research firm EMarketer are correct, TikTok will become larger than Twitter and Snap combined thanks to ad revenue. TikTok is still relatively new to the app space. The video creation […]

  • Apple TV Siri Remote hinted in iOS 16 beta

    Apple TV Siri Remote hinted in iOS 16 beta

    With iOS 16 betas already underway, many features have been released, with others still hidden but slowly surfacing through spotted hints. According to Aaronp613 from AppleDB, coding lines labelled “SiriRemote4” and “WirelessRemoteFireware.4” were noticed on the programming for a potential Siri Remote. Aaron also mentions that previous Siri Remotes were labelled “SiriRemote2” and “SiriRemote3” for […]