Today’s biggest tech headlines in a flash from TechCrunch.
Daily Crunch 9/23/21
FedEx to test Aurora’s self-driving trucks on Dallas-to-Houston route; AeroFarms is supplying the hops for Goose Island’s latest IPA; YouTube confirms it’s testing a feature that lets users download videos on their browser
Daily Crunch 9/22/21
PayPal launches its ‘super app’ combining payments, savings, bill pay, crypto, shopping and more; Tumblr’s subscription product Post+ enters open beta after much scrutiny from users; Instacart shopper activist group asks customers to delete the app until demands for better conditions are met
Daily Crunch 9/21/21
Following SEC lawsuit threat, Coinbase cancels launch of ‘Lend’ product; Facebook warned over ‘very small’ indicator LED on smart glasses, as EU DPAs flag privacy concerns; Study finds half of Americans get news on social media, but percentage has dropped
Daily Crunch 9/18/21
In internal memo, Apple says it is monitoring legal challenges to Texas abortion law; Elon Musk praises Chinese automakers amidst regulatory scrutiny; Defy Partners leads $3M round into sales intelligence platform Aircover
Daily Crunch 9/17/21
Twitter Super Follows has generated only around $6K+ in its first two weeks; Ford boosts spending to increase production capacity of its F-150 Lightning electric truck; Lucid Air snags the longest range EV title, surpassing Tesla
Daily Crunch 9/16/21
Walmart to launch autonomous delivery service with Ford and Argo AI; The FDA should regulate Instagram’s algorithm as a drug; Europe plans a Chips Act to boost semiconductor sovereignty
Content: great, sound effects: awful
The content is great... The sound between news items is apalling!
I flinched and almost dropped my coffee the first time I heard it 😬