Waymo releases a self-driving open data set for free use by the research community – TechCrunch

Waymo releases a self-driving open data set for free use by the research community – TechCrunch

Waymo is opening up its significant stores of autonomous driving data with a new ‘Open Data Set’ it’s making…

Andrew Ng’s AI companies expand to Medellin, Colombia – TechCrunch

Safari to ape Firefox, go all-in on anti-tracking

This hand-tracking algorithm could lead to sign language recognition – TechCrunch

Google’s lightweight search app, Google Go, launches to Android users worldwide – TechCrunch

Waymo self-driving cars head to Florida for rainy season – TechCrunch

Yubico launches its dual USB-C and Lightning two-factor security key – TechCrunch

IFTTT warns against migrating Nest devices to Google accounts – TechCrunch

State attorneys general to launch antitrust investigation into big tech companies, reports say – TechCrunch

Baidu beats estimates on strong video streaming growth – TechCrunch

Without evidence, Trump accuses Google of manipulating millions of votes – TechCrunch

These are the games coming to Google Stadia – TechCrunch

Ally raises $8M Series A for its OKR solution – TechCrunch

Installing Windows 7 from a backup? You need a BitLocker patch right away

Torch CEO and Well Clinic founder Cameron Yarbrough on mental health & coaching – TechCrunch

The five great reasons to attend TechCrunch’s Enterprise show Sept. 5 in SF – TechCrunch

YC’s Earth AI closes funding for its platform to make mining less wasteful – TechCrunch

Disney+ comes to Canada and the Netherlands on Nov. 12, will support nearly all major platforms at launch – TechCrunch

Sonos Bluetooth-enabled, battery-powered speaker leaks ahead of official launch – TechCrunch

Windows 10 Pro: More of a dead end than ever

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Shazam data is powering Apple Music’s newest chart, the Shazam Discovery Top 50 – TechCrunch

Shazam data is powering Apple Music’s newest chart, the Shazam Discovery Top 50 – TechCrunch

Apple continues to make use of Shazam, the music recognition app it acquired for $400 million in 2018. Earlier…

Microsoft’s new Chromium-based Edge browser is now in beta – TechCrunch

Porsche is integrating Apple Music into the all-electric Taycan – TechCrunch

Developers accuse Apple of anti-competitive behavior with its privacy changes in iOS 13 – TechCrunch

Microsoft acquires jClarity, an open source Java performance tuning tool – TechCrunch

Trump and Tim Cook talked easing tariffs again – TechCrunch

Watch the trailer for the Apple TV+ drama ‘The Morning Show’ – TechCrunch

SoftBank reportedly plans to lend employees as much as $20 billion to invest in its VC fund – TechCrunch

Next Apple Watch could include new ceramic and titanium models – TechCrunch

How ‘ghost work’ in Silicon Valley pressures the workforce, with Mary Gray – TechCrunch

China’s Transsion and Kenya’s Wapi Capital partner on Africa fund – TechCrunch

Apple is suing Corellium – TechCrunch

Enterprise on September 5 – TechCrunch

Microsoft admits humans can listen to Skype, Cortana audio – TechCrunch

Apple, Samsung continue growth as North American wearables market hits $2B – TechCrunch

Microsoft tweaks privacy policy to admit humans can listen to Skype Translator and Cortana audio – TechCrunch

Another day, another reversal in stock fortunes as recession fears grow – TechCrunch

Tech companies get a reprieve thanks to a reversal from the President on tariffs – TechCrunch

Xiaomi tops Indian smartphone market for eighth straight quarter – TechCrunch

Apple Card can’t be used to buy crypto – TechCrunch

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Join The New Stack for Pancake & Podcast with Q&A at TC Sessions: Enterprise – TechCrunch

Join The New Stack for Pancake & Podcast with Q&A at TC Sessions: Enterprise – TechCrunch

Popular enterprise news and research site The New Stack is coming to TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise on September 5 for a special Pancake & Podcast session with live Q&A, featuring, you guessed it, delicious pancakes and…

Simon Data hauls in $30M Series C to continue building customer data platform – TechCrunch

Simon Data hauls in $30M Series C to continue building customer data platform – TechCrunch

As businesses use an increasing variety of marketing software solutions, the goal around collecting all of that data is to improve customer experience. Simon Data announced a $30 million Series C round today to help.…

How Facebook does IT – TechCrunch

How Facebook does IT – TechCrunch

If you have ever worked at any sizable company, the word “IT” probably doesn’t conjure up many warm feelings. If you’re working for an old, traditional enterprise company, you probably don’t expect anything else, though.…

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The unexpected side effect of Google’s Pixel 4 phone

The unexpected side effect of Google’s Pixel 4 phone

Look, I get what you’re probably thinking right now. I’m normally the guy who calls shenanigans when some over-the-top article…

Trump brand takes another hit: Sears and Kmart

Trump brand takes another hit: Sears and Kmart

Nordstrom. Neiman Marcus. TJ Maxx. And now, Sears and Kmart. Sears Holdings, the company that owns retail stores Sears and…

Fast forward: What’s coming in future versions of Chrome?

Chrome continues to gobble up the browser market, leaving rivals to split a pile of crumbs. Now with nearly 69%…

Tesla is going to sell electric cars in the Middle East

Tesla is going to sell electric cars in the Middle East

Tesla is bringing its electric cars to the heart of the oil producing world. The automaker announced Monday that its…

Microsoft cheat sheets: Dive into Windows and Office apps

Need to get up to speed on the latest features in Excel 2016? Wrestling with an old version of Word?…

Verizon’s new plan: Consumers win, investors lose

Verizon’s new plan: Consumers win, investors lose

Verizon has brought back its unlimited data plan. That’s great if you’re a Verizon customer. But it is terrible news…

Microsoft relaxes telemetry rule for PCs managed with Windows Update for Business

Microsoft has quietly relaxed a rule that prevented privacy-first organizations from managing the Windows Update for Business (WUfB) service using…

America’s NAFTA nemesis: Canada, not Mexico

America’s NAFTA nemesis: Canada, not Mexico

America and Canada have one of the world’s biggest trade relationships. President Donald Trump met for the first time Monday…

When will your phone get Android Q? A data-driven upgrade guide

When will your phone get Android Q? A data-driven upgrade guide

With Google’s final Android Q beta now out in the wild and the final Q release likely just days away,…

Apple stock nears record high

Apple stock nears record high

Apple has found its groove again. The iPhone maker’s stock hit $133.82 in early trading Monday, putting Apple less than…

How to create a mobile policy for Android devices

Although Apple’s iPhone and iPad make up the majority of mobile devices used in business, Android also makes a strong…

Stocks hit record again. But is Trump the reason?

Stocks hit record again. But is Trump the reason?

The Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq and Russell 2000 each hit new all-time highs Monday. Investors are giddy with excitement and…

The best privacy and security apps for Android

The best privacy and security apps for Android

Let’s get one thing out of the way right off the bat: If you’re looking for recommendations about Android security…

Mexico ready to retaliate by hurting American corn farmers

Mexico ready to retaliate by hurting American corn farmers

Mexico is ready to hit the U.S. where it hurts: Corn. Mexico is one of the top buyers of American…

Windows 10 update (and retirement) calendar: Mark these dates

Windows 10 update (and retirement) calendar: Mark these dates

Microsoft is releasing new versions of Windows 10 on a set schedule – and just as regularly retiring older versions…

‘America First’ could turn into ‘India First’

‘America First’ could turn into ‘India First’

America is great because of its willingness to accept talented immigrants. That’s what Nandan Nilekani, the billionaire co-founder of Infosys…

Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the Insider Preview builds

Microsoft never sleeps. Even before the Windows 10 May 2019 Update (version 1903) started to roll out, the company began…

Will the iPhone 8 charge wirelessly?

Will the iPhone 8 charge wirelessly?

You may never have to plug in your iPhone again. Apple has joined an industry group devoted to wireless charging,…

Is Windows pushing you to upgrade? Don’t be bullied. There’s a middle path.

Is Windows pushing you to upgrade? Don’t be bullied. There’s a middle path.

Microsoft’s in a full-court press to get folks running Win10 version 1803 to upgrade to version 1903. Ostensibly it’s because…

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Snapchat beats a dead horse – TechCrunch

Snapchat beats a dead horse – TechCrunch

Hey. This is Week-in-Review, where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring…

Google discloses its acquisition of mobile learning app Socratic as it relaunches on iOS – TechCrunch

Google discloses its acquisition of mobile learning app Socratic as it relaunches on iOS – TechCrunch

Google publicly disclosed its acquisition of homework helper app Socratic in an announcement this week, detailing the added support for…

Microsoft ups effort to get firms off Windows 7 with FastTrack

[Disclosure: Microsoft is a client of the author.] Windows is pretty unique in the segment if you think about it.…

Windows 10 1803-to-1903 forced upgrades gather speed

Windows 10 1803-to-1903 forced upgrades gather speed

Microsoft has focused its Windows 10 attention on upgrading hundreds of millions of machines before they lose rights to security…

The renaissance of silicon will create industry giants – TechCrunch

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Google Search gets expanded college search features – TechCrunch

Google Search gets expanded college search features – TechCrunch

Google today announced a number of new features for students looking for more information about U.S.…

US legislator, David Cicilline, joins international push to interrogate platform power – TechCrunch

4 noteworthy new Chrome OS features coming your way right now

The Google Assistant now lets you annoy your family members with assignable reminders – TechCrunch

Kitty Hawk’s Flyer personal VTOL has now flown over 25,000 times – TechCrunch

Microsoft warns of Visual Basic, VBA and VBScript ‘procedure call’ errors after August patches

Critical updates for Microsoft Patch Tuesday may cause testing headaches

WebKit’s new anti-tracking policy puts privacy on a par with security – TechCrunch

Chrome, Firefox to expunge Extended Validation cert signals

Racial bias observed in hate speech detection algorithm from Google – TechCrunch

Google’s new ‘Assignments’ software for teachers helps catch plagiarism – TechCrunch

Misfit releases a new Wear OS smartwatch – TechCrunch

Procore brings 3D construction models to iOS – TechCrunch

Facebook’s human-AI blend for audio transcription is now facing privacy scrutiny in Europe – TechCrunch

Google details AI work behind Project Euphonia’s more inclusive speech recognition – TechCrunch

Windows 10’s fall upgrade: Yep, it’s a service pack

Automattic’s bargain-bin Tumblr deal plugs right into the WordPress business model – TechCrunch

Avoid high bounce rates – TechCrunch

Apple’s new iPad mini continues to be mini – TechCrunch

Trump attacks Google and Sundar Pichai in morning tweets – TechCrunch

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Samsung’s Note 10 game streaming arrives in early September – TechCrunch

Samsung’s Note 10 game streaming arrives in early September – TechCrunch

PlayGalaxy Link got fleetingly little stage time at last week’s Unpacked event. It’s true that Samsung…

Apple rolls out Apple Card Preview to select users – TechCrunch

The acquisition charting Salesforce’s future – TechCrunch

Microsoft acquires data privacy and governance service BlueTalon – TechCrunch

Lessons from the hardware capital of the world – TechCrunch

Hardware startup North’s big pivot bet on wearable computing and platform shifts – TechCrunch

A guide to Virtual Beings and how they impact our world – TechCrunch

Week in Review: Regulation boogaloo – TechCrunch

Apple Card is almost here – TechCrunch

Real estate platform Compass raises another $370M on a $6.4B valuation en route to an IPO – TechCrunch

Samsung posts 55.6% drop in second-quarter profit as it copes with weak demand and a trade dispute – TechCrunch

PodcastOne is launching LaunchpadDM, a free hosting platform for independent podcasters – TechCrunch

Apple, Microsoft and Google to test new standard for patient access to digital health data – TechCrunch

Vizio rolls out its Apple AirPlay and HomeKit integrations to its SmartCast TV platform – TechCrunch

TikTok-parent is getting into mobile search – TechCrunch

Samsung targets iPad Pro with the Galaxy Tab S6 – TechCrunch

This hacker’s iPhone charging cable can hijack your computer – TechCrunch

Microsoft Azure now lets you have a server all to yourself – TechCrunch

The Samsung Galaxy Dongle – TechCrunch

Ninja is leaving Twitch for Microsoft’s Mixer – TechCrunch

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Lucidworks raises $100M to expand in AI-powered search-as-a-service for organizations – TechCrunch

If the sheer amount of information that we can tap into using the internet has made…

iPhone XS and XS Max review: Apple’s latest are the best yet. But do you need them?

Uber to pay record $148 million over 2016 data breach

Apple subsidiary FileMaker Inc. changes its name (back) to Claris – TechCrunch

Bitcoin mining IPOs are coming at a really tricky time

Slack makes some key security enhancements – TechCrunch

Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin rocket company beats out spaceflight veteran for engine contract

72 hours left on early-bird pricing to TC Sessions: Enterprise 2019 – TechCrunch

Tesla’s stock tumbles after SEC sues Elon Musk

Enterprise on Sept. 5 – TechCrunch

SEC sues Elon Musk for his allegedly misleading tweets

Zendesk puts Smooch acquisition to work with WhatsApp integration – TechCrunch

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CircleCI brings its continuous integration to Microsoft programmers for first time – TechCrunch

BlackBerry’s comeback continues — sales and profits top forecasts

Rookout lands $8M Series A to expand debugging platform – TechCrunch

Can the Model 3 survive the controversy?

Ment.io wants to help your team make decisions – TechCrunch

Facebook hack exposed 50 million users’ info — and accounts on other sites

Only 48 hours left for early-bird tickets to TC Sessions: Enterprise 2019 – TechCrunch