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Tesla is taking reservations for its Cybertruck in China


Tesla has opened up reservations for its all-electric Cybertruck to customers in China, a move that will test the market’s appetite for a massive, futuristic truck. The reservations page on Tesla’s China website was first posted in Reddit channel r/teslamotor… more

R&D Roundup: Tech giants unveil breakthroughs at computer vision summit


Computer vision summit CVPR has just (virtually) taken place, and like other CV-focused conferences, there are quite a few interesting papers. More than I could possibly write up individually, in fact, so I’ve collected the most promising ones from major comp… more

We need a new field of AI to combat racial bias


Responsibly managing machine learning processes is no longer just a desirable component of progress but a necessary one. more

GGV's Jeff Richards: 'There is a level of resiliency in Silicon Valley that we did not have 10 years ago'


Earlier this week, GGV Capital’s Jeff Richards and Hans Tung joined TechCrunch for an Extra Crunch Live session. During our hour-long chat, we touched on startup profitability, the global venture capital scene, why GGV doesn’t have an office in Europe, how th… more

As Q3 kicks off, four more companies join the $100M ARR club


Welcome back to our $100 million annual recurring revenue (ARR) series, in which we take irregular looks at companies that have reached material scale while still private. The goal of our project is simple: uncovering companies of real worth beyond how they a… more

How Have I Been Pwned became the keeper of the internet's biggest data breaches


With almost 10 billion records, the data breach notification service shows no signs of slowing down. more

Dating app S'More adds blurred video calling and launches in LA


The pandemic hasn’t slowed down dating app S’More — at least according to CEO Adam Cohen-Aslatei, who said that the app’s daily active user count doubled in March and hasn’t gone down since. “When people are working form home, they have much more time to dedi… more

When life gives you lemons, print money with Lemonade


Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Before we dive in, don’t forget that the show is on Twitter now, so follow us there if you want to see discarded headline ideas, … more

The UK government to acquire satellite company OneWeb in deal funded in part by India's Bharti Global


Distressed satellite constellation operator OneWeb, which had entered bankruptcy protection proceedings at the end of March, has completed a sale process, with a consortium led by the UK Government as the winner. The group, which includes funding from India’s… more

US plans to rollback special status may erode Hong Kong's startup ecosystem


Depending on the extent of the United States’ rollbacks on special status, a lot of Hong Kong’s appeal to American tech companies and talent may be eroded. more

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