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Waymo scores a critical robotaxi permit, Fisker cuts more workers and Apple car fades away

TechCrunch Mobility is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click TechCrunch Mobility — to receive the newsletter every weekend in your inbox. Subscribe for free. Welcome back to TechCrunch Mobility — your central hub for … Continue reading

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Camshaft says Byju’s unit beneficial owner of $533 million funds

Camshaft disclosed in court filings this week that some $533 million it managed for Byju’s Alpha, a U.S. unit of Indian edtech group Byju’s, was transferred to another 100% and U.S.-based subsidiary of Byju’s, thereby refuting allegations that the Indian … Continue reading

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Plug In South LA helps build diverse startups in a traditionally underserved area

Derek Smith launched Plug In South LA with goal of helping historically under represented people build successful startups. © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.

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When startups fail, these startups clean up

Welcome to TechCrunch Fintech (formerly The Interchange)! Apologies for being out last week — a cold got the best of me, but I’m back and here to talk about the fact that shutting down startups is big business, Stripe’s new … Continue reading

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Francine Bennett uses data science to make AI more responsible

TechCrunch has launched a series of interviews focusing on remarkable women who’ve contributed to the AI revolution. © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.

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Apple cancels its car, Google’s AI goes awry and Bumble stumbles

Hello, folks, welcome to Week in Review (WiR), TechCrunch’s newsletter covering noteworthy happenings in the tech industry. This week, investment firm KKR announced that it would acquire VMware’s end-user computing business from Broadcom for $4 billion. As Ron explains, that … Continue reading

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Taiko raises $37M to build web3 infrastructure for a censorship-free internet

Amid the speculation and volatility in the casino-like crypto land, there remains a subset of individuals who espouse blockchain’s potential to decentralize various aspects of human activities for the greater good. Taiko‘s founder Daniel Wang is one of these idealistic … Continue reading

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Apple abandons its car: Here are other projects the company has killed

Apple has scrapped plans to enter the automotive industry with its mysterious autonomous electric car, instead shifting focus to the wildly popular world of generative AI. The project saw the company hiring prominent executives from places like Tesla and Ford. … Continue reading

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Nubank CEO dishes on the neobank’s profit surge and how tourist VCs in LatAm have gone home

Listen here or wherever you get your podcasts. Hello, and welcome back to Equity, the podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This is our interview show, where we sit down with a … Continue reading

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College AI degree programs are booming. Are they worth the cost?

Colleges and universities including Ivy League schools are creating AI-specific degrees. Artificial intelligence will change jobs, but can that be taught?

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