Amazon migrates more than 100 consumer services from Oracle to AWS databases – TechCrunch

Amazon migrates more than 100 consumer services from Oracle to AWS databases – TechCrunch

AWS and Oracle love to take shots at each other, but as much as Amazon has knocked Oracle over…

Facebook’s new Portal increases privacy, but is still searching for a reason to exist – TechCrunch

Libra claims 180 potential replacements for 7 mutineers – TechCrunch

Facebook has a weak stance on political ads – TechCrunch

Facebook should ban campaign ads. End the lies. – TechCrunch

Why each Libra member’s mutiny hurts Facebook – TechCrunch

What you need to know now – TechCrunch

Nike has picked up Russell Wilson’s Tally/TraceMe in a rare acquisition – TechCrunch

Cryptocurrency’s bad day continues as the SEC blocks Telegram’s $1.7 billion planned token sale – TechCrunch

Alexa now speaks Spanish, including in multi-lingual mode – TechCrunch

Top VCs, founders share how to build a successful SaaS company – TechCrunch

To beat Amazon Go, Standard Cognition buys cashierless DeepMagic – TechCrunch

YouTube TV is now available on Fire TV devices – TechCrunch

Amazon Music arrives on Apple TV – TechCrunch

Salesforce adds integrated order management system to its arsenal – TechCrunch

Silicon Valley’s competing philosophies on tech ethics with The New Yorker’s Andrew Marantz – TechCrunch

Arm brings custom instructions to its embedded CPUs – TechCrunch

Nadella warns government conference not to betray user trust – TechCrunch

Over 30 civil rights groups demand an end to Amazon Ring’s police partnerships – TechCrunch

Forward Networks raises $35M to help enterprises map, track, and predict their networks’ behavior – TechCrunch

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Apple creates its own TV studio, will produce WWII drama ‘Masters of Air’ – TechCrunch

Apple creates its own TV studio, will produce WWII drama ‘Masters of Air’ – TechCrunch

While Apple has a long list of new programming lined up for its TV+ subscription streaming service, the company…

Life with the Samsung Galaxy Fold – TechCrunch

Twitter comes back to the Mac – TechCrunch

Rahko raises £1.3M seed from Balderton for quantum machine learning tech – TechCrunch

Trump gets on Twitch – TechCrunch

Apple Arcade’s black box – TechCrunch

Apple pulls Hong Kong app – TechCrunch

Apple rolls out new Siri audio clip grading opt-in and request history deletion feature in beta – TechCrunch

Apple pulls HKmap from App Store, the day after Chinese state media criticized its “unwise and reckless decision” to approve it – TechCrunch

China pressures Apple – TechCrunch

China attacks Apple for allowing Hong Kong crowdsourced police activity app – TechCrunch

Twitter admits it used two-factor phone numbers and emails for serving targeted ads – TechCrunch

Apple releases latest MacOS update – TechCrunch

Satya Nadella looks to the future with edge computing – TechCrunch

Via is launching an on-demand public transit network in the city of Cupertino – TechCrunch

Apple’s MacOS Catalina is now available – TechCrunch

Ellen Pao calls out Twitter’s ‘public town square’ model as flawed – TechCrunch

Amid AR/VR experiments, Apple reportedly buys UK visual effects studio – TechCrunch

Amazon’s Prime Video app disappears from the App Store – TechCrunch

Samsung pulls the plug on Chinese smartphone production – TechCrunch

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Smart home startup Level Home emerges from stealth with $71M and a new take on the smart lock – TechCrunch

Smart home startup Level Home emerges from stealth with $71M and a new take on the smart lock – TechCrunch

As companies like Google, Amazon and Apple hone their strategies to build the brain that helps you use the smart home of the future, where a new wave of internet-enabled appliances, climate and security systems…

Watch Google unveil the Pixel 4 live right here – TechCrunch

Watch Google unveil the Pixel 4 live right here – TechCrunch

Google is about to unveil its new smartphone lineup, the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL. And if you’re an Android fan, you know that the Pixel is one of the most interesting Android phones…

Leo Labs and its high-fidelity space radar track orbital debris better than ever — from New Zealand – TechCrunch

Leo Labs and its high-fidelity space radar track orbital debris better than ever — from New Zealand – TechCrunch

Ask anyone in the space business and they’ll tell you that orbital debris is a serious problem that will only get worse, but dealing with it is as much an opportunity as it is a…

Mobile

Nomad’s new Base Station Pro offers a taste of what Apple’s AirPower had promised – TechCrunch

Nomad’s new Base Station Pro offers a taste of what Apple’s AirPower had promised – TechCrunch

Accessory maker Nomad already offers a couple of excellent wireless chargers that work great with Apple and other Qi-compatible devices,…

Apester unveils a new Story Strip format for online publishers – TechCrunch

Apester unveils a new Story Strip format for online publishers – TechCrunch

Apester, which helps digital publishers add interactivity to their content, is rolling out a new format called the Story Strip.…

IAC outlines its plans for a Match Group spinoff – TechCrunch

IAC outlines its plans for a Match Group spinoff – TechCrunch

Digital media holding company IAC has taken the next step toward spinning off Match Group, with a proposal outlining what…

Google takes AMP to the OpenJS Foundation – TechCrunch

Google takes AMP to the OpenJS Foundation – TechCrunch

AMP, Google’s somewhat controversial project for speeding up the mobile web, has always been open-source, but it also always felt…

Get ready to see more looping videos on Spotify, as Canvas launches into beta – TechCrunch

Get ready to see more looping videos on Spotify, as Canvas launches into beta – TechCrunch

Spotify is opening up its Canvas feature to more artists, the company announced this morning, which means you’ll see a…

App revenue climbs 23% year-over-year to $21.9B in Q3 – TechCrunch

App revenue climbs 23% year-over-year to $21.9B in Q3 – TechCrunch

Global app revenue continues to climb, thanks to the growth in mobile gaming and the subscription economy. In the third…

European risk report flags 5G security challenges – TechCrunch

European risk report flags 5G security challenges – TechCrunch

European Union Member States have published a joint risk assessment report into 5G technology which highlights increased security risks that…

What the hell is up with this Essential device? – TechCrunch

What the hell is up with this Essential device? – TechCrunch

Essential CEO Andy Rubin has been pretty silent over the past year for, well, lots of reasons — both business…

Instagram launches Create mode with On This Day throwbacks – TechCrunch

Instagram launches Create mode with On This Day throwbacks – TechCrunch

Instagram has finally turned Throwback Thursday into an official feature. It’s part of the new Instagram “Create” mode that launches…

Microsoft adds per-app time limits to its parental controls – TechCrunch

Microsoft adds per-app time limits to its parental controls – TechCrunch

Microsoft is following Apple and Google’s lead with today’s launch of per-app and per-game time limits in its parental control…

Robinhood revives checking with new debit card & 2% interest – TechCrunch

Robinhood revives checking with new debit card & 2% interest – TechCrunch

This time it actually has insurance. Zero-fee stock trading app Robinhood is launching Cash Management, a new feature that earns…

Lawyers for former Tinder execs file to dismiss defamation lawsuit – TechCrunch

Lawyers for former Tinder execs file to dismiss defamation lawsuit – TechCrunch

Last week, former Tinder CEO Greg Blatt filed a defamation lawsuit against Sean Rad and Rosette Pambakian, who are part…

CBS News is bringing a 60 Minutes-inspired news show to streaming service Quibi – TechCrunch

CBS News is bringing a 60 Minutes-inspired news show to streaming service Quibi – TechCrunch

Jeffrey Katzenberg’s streaming service Quibi, due to launch in April, has partnered with CBS News to modernize “60 Minutes”-style programming…

Spotify gains Siri support on iOS 13, arrives on Apple TV – TechCrunch

Spotify gains Siri support on iOS 13, arrives on Apple TV – TechCrunch

In a long-awaited move, Spotify announced this morning its iOS 13 app would now offer Siri support and its streaming…

HTC stopped innovating on smartphones, new CEO admits – TechCrunch

HTC stopped innovating on smartphones, new CEO admits – TechCrunch

Several months back, we invited HTC cofounder and CEO Cher Wang to appear on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt. Sometimes, however,…

Zuckerberg says Facebook will sue to stop EU’s global content takedowns – TechCrunch

Zuckerberg says Facebook will sue to stop EU’s global content takedowns – TechCrunch

Facebook plans to challenge Europe’s top court, which today ruled that EU countries can order Facebook to globally remove content…

Stock trading app Robinhood revamps its newsfeed with The Wall Street Journal and ad-free videos – TechCrunch

Stock trading app Robinhood revamps its newsfeed with The Wall Street Journal and ad-free videos – TechCrunch

Robinhood may be best known its free stock trading, but today it’s rolling out a new version of the newsfeed, adding…

Six Inevitable Technologies and the Milestones They Unlock

Six Inevitable Technologies and the Milestones They Unlock

Grand-scale technologies act as nodes of progress that spark continued innovation. Here are several that will continue to impact society.…

Rune raises $2M to help you find new friends in mobile games, starting with Brawl Stars – TechCrunch

Rune raises $2M to help you find new friends in mobile games, starting with Brawl Stars – TechCrunch

Multiplayer games are more fun when you get to play with the same crew regularly. Playing with the same people…

Lookout, Robinhood. E*Trade, Schwab, Ameritrade go zero-fee – TechCrunch

Lookout, Robinhood. E*Trade, Schwab, Ameritrade go zero-fee – TechCrunch

The biggest players in online stock trading all just copied Robinhood by removing their fees for stock and ETF trading.…

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Amazon introduces a Kindle for kids – TechCrunch

Amazon introduces a Kindle for kids – TechCrunch

While it’s true that many parents are doing their best to reduce screen time as much as possible, there’s something…

An interview with Dr. Stuart Russell, author of “Human Compatible, Artificial Intelligence and the Problem of Control” – TechCrunch

An interview with Dr. Stuart Russell, author of “Human Compatible, Artificial Intelligence and the Problem of Control” – TechCrunch

(UC Berkeley’s Dr. Stuart Russell’s new book, “Human Compatible: Artificial Intelligence and the Problem of Control, goes on sale Oct.…

HTC’s new CEO discusses the phonemaker’s future – TechCrunch

HTC’s new CEO discusses the phonemaker’s future – TechCrunch

Ahead of a Disrupt appearance, Yves Maitre talks mobile, VR and blockchain Brian Heater @bheater / 7 hours On September…

Annual Extra Crunch members can receive $1,000 in AWS credits – TechCrunch

Annual Extra Crunch members can receive $1,000 in AWS credits – TechCrunch

We’re excited to announce a new partnership with Amazon Web Services for annual members of Extra Crunch. Starting today, qualified…

PayPal is the first company to drop out of the Facebook-led Libra Association – TechCrunch

PayPal is the first company to drop out of the Facebook-led Libra Association – TechCrunch

PayPal is the first company to walk away from Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency. PayPal’s decision to take its ball and go…

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2nd Nigerian school accused of abuses, hundreds escape before police raid

2nd Nigerian school accused of abuses, hundreds escape before police raid

Hundreds of captives who were beaten, abused and held in squalid conditions at a purported Islamic…

Czech top court dismisses taxation of church restitution

RIP Dashboard, the MacOS Feature I Don’t Want to Live Without

Wings And A Pair

Russia moves to fill void left by US in northern Syria

Chilling dispatch from Syria-Turkey border reveals Kurds’ descent into hell with airstrikes and suicide attacks by ‘awakened’ ISIS sleeper cells

Brazilian police investigate head of Bolsonaro’s PSL party for corruption: source

Crackle’s Parent Company Is Pushing Further into Original Content – Adweek

World Cup soccer qualifying: North Korea hosts the South, but bans opposition fans and TV coverage

Burger King’s Mascot Hand-Delivers Food Through Uber Eats – Adweek

Hundreds fled abusive Nigerian ‘school’ before police raid

5 things to know for October 15: Syria, Fort Worth shooting, impeachment inquiry

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov calls for country’s football chief to resign

Hong Kong Leader to Give Key Address Amid Political Crisis

Writing From Real Life, in All Its Excruciating Detail

How old is Imran Khan, what was the Pakistan election result and when was the cricket legend married to Jemima Goldsmith?

Syrian rebel force: it was mostly Kurdish militants who entered Manbij

‘Tortured’ and shackled pupils freed from Nigerian Islamic school

UK’s Brexit proposals fall short, need agreement by end of the day: EU diplomats

Fukushima, Beaten Down by Nuclear Disaster, Takes Big Typhoon Hit

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YouTube Music is launching three personalized playlists – TechCrunch

YouTube Music is launching three personalized playlists – TechCrunch

YouTube Music is preparing to better challenge Spotify and others with the launch of three new…

Zuckerberg misunderstands the huge threat of TikTok – TechCrunch

Knowable launches its “not a podcast” $100 audio classes – TechCrunch

Pandora puts its personalization powers to work in a revamped app – TechCrunch

IT Careers: 12 Job Skills in Demand for 2020

Spotify now lets you add podcasts to playlists – TechCrunch

HTC’s new CEO Yves Maitre is coming to Disrupt San Francisco – TechCrunch

Facebook tries hiding Like counts to fight envy – TechCrunch

App Annie acquires analytics firm Libring, bringing ad tech-related insights to its platform – TechCrunch

OnePlus 7T arrives with Android 10 in October for $599 – TechCrunch

Verizon lights up 5G in (parts of) NYC – TechCrunch

Facebook secures exclusive digital rights for ICC cricket events – TechCrunch

Indonesia’s ride-hailing giant Gojek launches video streaming service GoPlay – TechCrunch

Nintendo’s ‘Mario Kart Tour’ is out now for iPhone and iPad – TechCrunch

India’s ALTBalaji partners with Microsoft to bring online video streaming to offline users – TechCrunch

Facebook promises not to stop politicians’ lies & hate – TechCrunch

Meme editor Kapwing grows 10X, raises $11M – TechCrunch

iOS, iPadOS and tvOS 13.1 updates are now available – TechCrunch

Spotify’s app for artists gets a big revamp, adds real-time stats for any song – TechCrunch

Xiaomi’s 108MP Mi Mix Alpha has a display that wraps around the back – TechCrunch

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As Sinai Ventures returns first fund, partner Jordan Fudge talks new LA focus – TechCrunch

As Sinai Ventures returns first fund, partner Jordan Fudge talks new LA focus – TechCrunch

At age 27, Jordan Fudge is quietly making a splash in the VC world. Fudge is…

Facebook is being leaned on by US, UK, Australia to ditch its end-to-end encryption expansion plan – TechCrunch

T4 wants to transform market research data with a combination of AI and humans – TechCrunch

Instagram launches Threads, a Close Friends chat app with auto-status – TechCrunch

Kong acquires Insomnia, launches Kong Studio for API development – TechCrunch

Facebook leads in news consumption among social feeds, but most don’t trust it, says Pew – TechCrunch

Blue Origin’s passengers will pay hundreds of thousands of dollars for a ticket on New Shepard – TechCrunch

Embracing the Founder to CEO (F2C) Journey – TechCrunch

Zuckerberg is wrong about TikTok – TechCrunch

A startup factory? $1.2B-exit team launches $65M superset – TechCrunch

Salesforce is building an office tower in Sydney, pledging 1000 new jobs in next five years – TechCrunch

AWS IQ matches AWS customers with certified service providers – TechCrunch

Facebook faces VR challenges – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop service is now generally available – TechCrunch

Confluent adds free tier to Kafka real-time streaming data cloud service – TechCrunch

How to become a VC, Amazon’s voice play, Peloton stock, Facebook’s new VR environment and more – TechCrunch

Cracking the code on podcast advertising for customer acquisition – TechCrunch

Facebook hides Like counts – TechCrunch

TC’s Greg Epstein and Kate Clark talk mental health startups and the ‘Cult of the Founder’ – TechCrunch

To curb lobbying power, Elizabeth Warren wants to reinstate the Office of Technology Assessment – TechCrunch

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Microsoft teases Neo dual-screen Surface, set to debut holiday 2020 – TechCrunch

Microsoft teases Neo dual-screen Surface, set to debut holiday 2020 – TechCrunch

Rumored in 2008 and officially canceled two years later, Courier is one of the great “what…

Microsoft introduces Windows 10X for dual-screen devices – TechCrunch

Microsoft just announced a dual-screen Surface phone – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 7 finally has USB-C, ships on October 22 – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s latest Surface Laptop arrives in 13- and 15-inch models – TechCrunch

Twitter and TweetDeck are experiencing partial outages – TechCrunch

Here’s what Microsoft will probably announce at tomorrow’s Surface event – TechCrunch

Coding training and outsourcing service Catalyte launches a toolkit for corporate ‘up-skilling’ – TechCrunch

Defining micromobility and where it’s going with business and mobility analyst Horace Dediu – TechCrunch

Apple launches Deep Fusion feature in beta on iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro – TechCrunch

Twitter launches its anti-abuse filter for Direct Messages – TechCrunch

Microsoft OneDrive Personal Vault rolls out worldwide, launches expandable storage – TechCrunch

SmartNews’ head of product on how the news discovery app wants to free readers from filter bubbles – TechCrunch

Africa’s top mobile phone seller Transsion lists in Chinese IPO – TechCrunch

The Galaxy Fold is now available for purchase in the US – TechCrunch

My Galaxy Fold display is damaged after a day – TechCrunch

Learn how to help build a sustainable gig economy at Disrupt SF – TechCrunch

Symantec’s Sheila Jordan named to Slack’s board of directors – TechCrunch

How Amazon is closing out competitors by opening up voice – TechCrunch

Microsoft launches its AI presentation coach for PowerPoint – TechCrunch