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What 377 Y Combinator pitches will teach you about startups

Along with a cadre of other TechCrunch folks, I spent this week extremely focused on one event: Y Combinator. The elite accelerator announced a staggering 377 startups as its Summer 2021 cohort. We covered every single on-the-record startup that presented and plucked out some favorites: Here are all the companies …

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Apple’s dangerous path

Hello friends, and welcome back to Week in Review. Last week, we dove into the truly bizarre machinations of the NFT market. This week, we’re talking about something that’s a little bit more impactful on the current state of the web — Apple’s NeuralHash kerfuffle. If you’re reading this on …

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From passion to hobby to startup

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s inspired by what the weekday Exchange column digs into, but free, and made for your weekend reading. Want it in your inbox every Saturday? Sign up here. Hey team! Alex here. I am off next week. Anna, my regular …

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JBL boosts the durability of its popular Flip Bluetooth speaker

Announced alongside a host of other audio gear

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Moonfall is a disaster movie about the Moon falling

Of course it’s a Roland Emmerich film

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Firefly’s Alpha rocket detonated by Space Force during first launch

The rocket nailed its liftoff, but started cartwheeling mid-air before perishing in an explosive fireball

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Feds to close unit that monitored Americans’ social media for Census disinformation

The ITMS unit in the Commerce Department overstepped its boundaries, an internal review found

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New study will show misinformation on Facebook gets way more engagement than news

Six times as much

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