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Meet the VIP of the burgeoning $25 billion cultivated meat market

Meet the VIP of the burgeoning  billion cultivated meat market

Eric Schulze helped Upside Foods score the first U.S. regulatory approval for its cultivated chicken, and he’s just getting started. Eric Schulze likes to cook meat. Roasted, basted, smoked, rubbed, cured, pulled, even spatchcocked—you name the preparation, and he’s tried it. This makes Schulze a typical American carnivore, but his habits do set him apart …

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Temu’s hot streak, Walmart’s m-commerce & an Apple XR App Store • TechCrunch

Temu’s hot streak, Walmart’s m-commerce & an Apple XR App Store • TechCrunch

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app economy in 2023 hit a few snags, as consumer spending last year dropped for the first time by 2% to $167 billion, according to the latest “State …

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Toyota’s surprise executive shakeup may disappoint investors • TechCrunch

Toyota’s surprise executive shakeup may disappoint investors • TechCrunch

Toyota’s president, Akio Toyoda, surprised the automotive world this week by announcing he would resign his position and hand the reins over to Koji Sato, who currently helms the company’s Lexus and Gazoo Racing divisions. But Toyoda isn’t going far. The 66-year-old isn’t retiring outright, but instead retiring to the boardroom, where he’ll take over …

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Stripe responds to report that it seeks to raise $2B with a terse ‘no comment’ • TechCrunch

Stripe responds to report that it seeks to raise B with a terse ‘no comment’ • TechCrunch

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PST, subscribe here. Well, it’s Friday again. And as the Equity pod team noted today, “You could be Wasted and not even know it.” — Christine and Haje The TechCrunch Top 3 The search for …

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10 steps every business can take to avoid a cybersecurity breach

10 steps every business can take to avoid a cybersecurity breach

Check out all the on-demand sessions from the Intelligent Security Summit here. Businesses that survive cyberattacks understand that breaches are inevitable. That’s a strong motivator to make cyber-resilience and business recovery a core part of their DNA. CISOs and IT leaders tell VentureBeat that taking steps beforehand to be more resilient in the face of …

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Walmart’s increased starting pay is a good start but still not enough. Here’s why

Walmart’s increased starting pay is a good start but still not enough. Here’s why

Under CEO Doug McMillon, the retail giant has hiked pay multiple times, and yet many workers still don’t make a real living wage. Walmart raised its starting pay this week, and in so doing, the nation’s biggest employer highlighted what has been going right with the U.S. economy—and also precisely what’s wrong with it. Read …

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Switzerland is becoming the global center for innovation to decarbonize construction

Switzerland is becoming the global center for innovation to decarbonize construction

In a drive to create more sustainable processes, Holcim and other Swiss companies are reinventing concrete and how to build with (and without) it. This is the third part of a series of articles on concrete.  The first installment appeared on December 3, 2022; the second on December 10, 2022. Read Full Story Source link …

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Intel misses analyst targets as it struggles with a slowdown

Intel misses analyst targets as it struggles with a slowdown

Connect with top gaming leaders in Los Angeles at GamesBeat Summit 2023 this May 22-23. Register here. Intel reported fourth-quarter earnings that failed to hit analyst expectations as the big chip maker struggles with slowing demand. The Santa Clara, California-based chip maker also said it had already taken measures to “right-size” the company’s headcount during …

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Substack introduces ‘private Substacks’ that readers can request to subscribe to • TechCrunch

Substack introduces ‘private Substacks’ that readers can request to subscribe to • TechCrunch

Newsletter platform Substack announced today that it’s introducing several new features, including private Substacks. A private Substack is a publication that you can host alone or readers can request to subscribe to read your posts. Writers can choose to approve or decline each subscription request. In a blog post, Substack explained that private Substack accounts …

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The Best Time Management Hacks for Entrepreneurs Starting a New Year

The Best Time Management Hacks for Entrepreneurs Starting a New Year

Every entrepreneur must allocate the right amount of time to each task, regardless of how busy their schedule is. To start the New Year 2023 with an efficient and productive business, here are 15 time management hacks from entrepreneurs. Calendar – Calendar 1. Focus on productivity’s key components. There’s no denying that you can get …

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The thing we thought was happening with robotic investments is definitely happening • TechCrunch

The thing we thought was happening with robotic investments is definitely happening • TechCrunch

There was a brief, beautiful moment for a few months in 2021 when it felt like robotic investments might be immune from broader market forces. We all fundamentally and implicitly understood this to not be the case, but it was a nice moment nevertheless. Truth is, there was a bit of insulation in there. There …

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Mythical Games acquires DMarket blockchain gaming marketplace

Mythical Games acquires DMarket blockchain gaming marketplace

Connect with top gaming leaders in Los Angeles at GamesBeat Summit 2023 this May 22-23. Register here. Mythical Games, a publisher and developer of blockchain games, said it has acquired DMarket, a marketplace for digital skins and non-fungible tokens for gamers. And today, Los Angeles-based Mythical is launching its Mythical Marketplace 2.0, based on the …

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YouTube unveils new program that enables students to earn college credits • TechCrunch

YouTube unveils new program that enables students to earn college credits • TechCrunch

YouTube announced today that it’s partnering with Arizona State University and educational video company Crash Course to launch a new program that enables students to earn college credit. The Google-owned company says the new program, which is called College Foundations, is designed to create an affordable and accessible way to earn college credit. Starting today, …

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How password management tools are helping enterprises prevent intrusions

How password management tools are helping enterprises prevent intrusions

Check out all the on-demand sessions from the Intelligent Security Summit here. Attackers continue to launch aggressive assaults on corporate networks, combining techniques to steal passwords and privileged access credentials. The variations and iterations come at a rate that makes it very hard for hard-pressed enterprises to handle. Password management can help. Stolen credentials and password …

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Let This Refurbished Apple iPad Air Help You Multitask, Now for $99.99

Let This Refurbished Apple iPad Air Help You Multitask, Now for .99

Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. Whether you excel at multitasking or it doesn’t exactly come naturally, being able to juggle multiple things at …

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IPOs decline as large companies gobble up more startups. That’s bad for innovation

IPOs decline as large companies gobble up more startups. That’s bad for innovation

Economists from Yale and the University of Maryland reveal a dramatic shift in the IPO market that might be hurting consumers. Prior to 2022, it seemed like every other startup on the market was going public. But during 2022, as the Fed aggressively raised interest rates to curb inflation, the trend reversed. Global IPO volumes …

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Pasqal raises $100M to build a neutral atom-based quantum computer • TechCrunch

Pasqal raises 0M to build a neutral atom-based quantum computer • TechCrunch

Pasqal, a Paris-based quantum computing startup, today announced that it has raised a $100 million Series B funding round let by Singapore’s Temasek. In addition to Temasek, existing investors Quantonation, the Defense Innovation Fund, Daphni and Eni Next, as well as new investors European Innovation Council (EIC) Fund, Wa’ed Ventures and Bpifrance (through its Large …

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Search for Animera debuts on ImmutableX Web3 platform

Search for Animera debuts on ImmutableX Web3 platform

Connect with top gaming leaders in Los Angeles at GamesBeat Summit 2023 this May 22-23. Register here. Unicorn Labs, the development team behind Web3 massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) Search for Animera, today announced its launch on ImmutableX, a platform for building and scaling Web3 games on Ethereum. By partnering with ImmutableX, Search for …

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Netflix teams up with Bumble so users can bond over popular TV shows • TechCrunch

Netflix teams up with Bumble so users can bond over popular TV shows • TechCrunch

Bumble is putting the phrase “Netflix and Chill?” to the test with the launch of a weekly in-app Netflix-themed question game called “Netflix Nights In” that asks users questions about a popular Netflix show. Users can play against their match to see who can answer all the questions correctly. According to a recent Bumble survey, …

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How to Change it Up

How to Change it Up

Those working from home, which is 26% of U.S. employees, have likely experienced some benefits and some drawbacks since they started doing so two or three years ago. First, let’s start with the pros. Calendar – Calendar As long as the work is done and results are strong, many remote jobs also offer flexible schedules, …

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Food waste, wastewater, and the UK’s troubled battery industry • TechCrunch

Food waste, wastewater, and the UK’s troubled battery industry • TechCrunch

Welcome back, climate tech readers! Like last week, we’ve got a full slate once more, from food waste to wastewater and more. Let’s dive in. Image Credits: Mill Industries After selling Nest to Google for $3.2 billion, Matt Rogers is no stranger to scaling fast. But unlike last time, Rogers isn’t interested in selling so …

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A hack at ODIN Intelligence exposes a huge trove of police raid files • TechCrunch

A hack at ODIN Intelligence exposes a huge trove of police raid files • TechCrunch

Detailed tactical plans for imminent police raids, confidential police reports with descriptions of alleged crimes and suspects, and a forensic extraction report detailing the contents of a suspect’s phone. These are some of the files in a huge cache of data taken from the internal servers of ODIN Intelligence, a tech company that provides apps …

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Breakdancing will soon be an Olympic sport. These guys designed a system to score it

Breakdancing will soon be an Olympic sport. These guys designed a system to score it

‘Breaking’ will debut at the Summer Olympics in Paris next year. It’s time to start learning how to watch it. If you haven’t thought much about breakdancing since Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo hit multiplexes in 1984 —or are too young to know what that even is—it may come as a surprise to learn that a …

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Area 120, Google’s in-house incubator, severely impacted by Alphabet mass layoffs • TechCrunch

Area 120, Google’s in-house incubator, severely impacted by Alphabet mass layoffs • TechCrunch

Area 120, the Google in-house incubator responsible for products such as Checks, Tables, Stack and ThreadBite, has been significantly affected by broader layoffs at Google parent company Alphabet. A spokesperson tells TechCrunch via email that the majority of the Area 120 team has been “winded down,” and that only three projects from the division will …

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Orca Security deploys ChatGPT to secure the cloud with AI

Orca Security deploys ChatGPT to secure the cloud with AI

Check out all the on-demand sessions from the Intelligent Security Summit here. Securing the cloud is no easy feat. However, through the use of AI and automation, with tools like ChatGPT security teams can work toward streamlining day-to-day processes to respond to cyber incidents more efficiently.  One provider exemplifying this approach is Israel-based cloud cybersecurity …

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Google to cooperate with Indian authorities after losing bid to block Android antitrust ruling • TechCrunch

Google to cooperate with Indian authorities after losing bid to block Android antitrust ruling • TechCrunch

Google will continue to challenge the Indian antitrust watchdog’s ruling but will cooperate with the authorities “on the way forward,” it said Friday, responding to a high-profile decision by the top Indian court this week that is cornering the Android-maker into making a series of changes that could topple how it conducts business in the …

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These 3 government climate actions could trigger a cascade of positive tipping points

These 3 government climate actions could trigger a cascade of positive tipping points

Mandating more electric cars, alternate proteins, and cleaner fertilizer would help push change in much wider areas of the economy. Tackling climate change means transforming the entire economy. But each action toward that future isn’t equal: a specific set could act as “super leverage points” that would have outsize positive impact. Read Full Story Source …

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Zitti soaks up some funding sauce so restaurants can manage their food supply chain • TechCrunch

Zitti soaks up some funding sauce so restaurants can manage their food supply chain • TechCrunch

Getting a handle on food costs at an independent restaurant is a constant challenge for owners, and there is a long list of startups, like MarginEdge, OneOrder, TouchBistro, PreciTaste, ConverseNow, Fudo, Owner.com, that have stepped with their solutions. Zitti’s app shows food pricing insights. Image Credits: Zitti Zitti’s co-founder Dante DiCicco is coming at this …

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What are ‘extraordinary measures’? Treasury says debt ceiling reached, default possible

What are ‘extraordinary measures’? Treasury says debt ceiling reached, default possible

The government has brushed up against its legal borrowing capacity of $38.381 trillion. Here’s what that means. The countdown toward a possible U.S. government default is in the offing, and frictions between President Joe Biden and House Republicans are raising alarms about whether the United States can sidestep a potential economic crisis. Read Full Story Source link …

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GoMechanic lays off 70% after investors discover ‘founders knowingly misstated facts’ • TechCrunch

GoMechanic lays off 70% after investors discover ‘founders knowingly misstated facts’ • TechCrunch

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PST, subscribe here. Helloooo, Crunchers! The heavy goods train of tech news keeps on rollin’ down (and sometimes off) the tracks. Apropos tracks, we’ve been a little besotted with this absolutely magnificent music video of …

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Why Apple should have retired its (perfectly good) HomePod design

Why Apple should have retired its (perfectly good) HomePod design

Apple’s second-generation smart speaker looks very familiar. After discontinuing its inaugural HomePod in 2021, Apple has decided to give its smart speaker another go, announcing today that the HomePod 2.0 will go on sale February 3. Read Full Story Source link Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

Kate is a new car maker focused on micro-cars for everyday use • TechCrunch

Kate is a new car maker focused on micro-cars for everyday use • TechCrunch

Meet Kate, a French company that wants to create a tiny car that you can use for your daily commute and various errands. In addition to CEO Matthias Goldenberg and CTO Pierre Escrieut, Kate is also co-founded by Thibaud Elzière, the serial entrepreneur behind Hexa, the startup studio formerly known as eFounders. While Kate is …

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Sleepagotchi raises $3.5M to gamify sleep with digital collectibles

Sleepagotchi raises .5M to gamify sleep with digital collectibles

Sleepagotchi, which has launched a mobile app that helps gamify sleep via digital collectibles, has raised $3.5 million. Sleepagotchi uses game-like interaction and social elements to help users improve their sleeping habits. The investors included 6th Man Ventures, Collab+Currency, Shima Capital, 1kx, DeFi Alliance, Sfermion, Emoote, and LCA Game Guild. Angel investors included Cem Kansu, …

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Employers beware: Even your ‘loyal’ Gen Z workers may still be looking for another job

Employers beware: Even your ‘loyal’ Gen Z workers may still be looking for another job

Even more than the millennial or Gen X generations before them, Gen Z appears to view work as transactional. Employers have cause for concern when it comes to Gen Z workers staying put, suggests a new report by the Oliver Wyman Forum. Among other things surrounding Gen Z, the report delves into the youngest working …

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VividQ and Dispelix create a 3D holographic tech for wearable AR

VividQ and Dispelix create a 3D holographic tech for wearable AR

Check out all the on-demand sessions from the Intelligent Security Summit here. VividQ, a maker of holographic display technology for augmented reality gaming, has teamed up with waveguide designer Dispelix to make new 3D holographic imagery technology. The companies said the tech was near impossible just two years ago. They said they have designed andmanufactured …

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Twitter’s third-party client issue is seemingly a deliberate suspension • TechCrunch

Twitter’s third-party client issue is seemingly a deliberate suspension • TechCrunch

Last Friday, a ton of popular Twitter clients including Tweetbot, Twitterrific, and Echofon were down. Users couldn’t log into their accounts or look at their timelines. At first, it looked like a bug in Twitter API, but radio silence from Twitter and new details indicated that the company deliberately limited access to third-party apps. The …

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2 states celebrate MLK and Robert E. Lee on the same day. A Mississippi lawmaker wants to change that

2 states celebrate MLK and Robert E. Lee on the same day. A Mississippi lawmaker wants to change that

Alabama and Mississippi are the only states left that ‘bundle’ the celebration of the civil rights leader and the Confederate general on the third Monday of January. Everyone knows Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federal holiday that honors the slain civil rights leader on the third Monday in January. But two states also …

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MrBeast’s president wants you to know the creator economy is not dead

MrBeast’s president wants you to know the creator economy is not dead

Marc Hustvedt, president of MrBeast YouTube, was ‘creator economy’ before it was cool. Here’s where it’s going next. If you can believe that the “creator economy” has been around long enough to have battle-scarred veterans, then Marc Hustvedt is one of them. As the 43-year-old president of MrBeast (the current most subscribed-to individual YouTuber), Hustvedt …

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ChatGPT app scammers, Instagram revamp and a consumer spending slowdown • TechCrunch

ChatGPT app scammers, Instagram revamp and a consumer spending slowdown • TechCrunch

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app economy in 2023 hit a few snags, as consumer spending last year dropped for the first time by 2% to $167 billion, according to the latest “State …

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Learn to Model Your Business on Sustainable Practices with This Course Bundle

Learn to Model Your Business on Sustainable Practices with This Course Bundle

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Running a business is expensive, but shifting to a sustainable, more environmentally friendly strategy could lower your operating cost by as much as 60%. U.S.-based companies can also benefit from tax breaks and rebates for incorporating sustainable practices. You could hire a sustainability expert to consult on …

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How sustainability and hybrid work has become a part of computer design | Alex Cho

How sustainability and hybrid work has become a part of computer design | Alex Cho

Alex Cho, president of HP Personal Systems, showed off a bunch of gear from a HyperX keyboard with zany animal characters to HP’s latest Omen gaming PCs while at the CES 2023 tech trade show. Those new products from HP underscored the big trends of modern computer design, with an emphasis on sustainability and the …

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Creating a seamless access experience with the digital double

Creating a seamless access experience with the digital double

Check out all the on-demand sessions from the Intelligent Security Summit here. Economics in the digital world has evolved in parallel with those of the physical world — moving from a focus on products to services and, now, experiences. Joseph Pine and James Gilmore first introduced the concept in their book[1], “The Experience Economy.” There …

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Amazon quietly tests even cheaper Prime membership in India • TechCrunch

Amazon quietly tests even cheaper Prime membership in India • TechCrunch

Amazon is quietly piloting a new tier for its Prime membership in India, providing customers with access to popular benefits such as free two-day delivery and ad-supported Prime Video in standard definition at a lower price. The new tier, called Prime Lite, is currently available to select customers at a discounted annual price of $12 …

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Bugatti’s new electric scooter is bigger with W16 Mistral vibes • TechCrunch

Bugatti’s new electric scooter is bigger with W16 Mistral vibes • TechCrunch

Somewhere hidden amid the thousands of flashy displays and exhibits at CES 2023 in Las Vegas was the newly upgraded 2023 Bugatti electric scooter. TechCrunch never saw it. Did anyone? Luckily, details and images of the 2023 model, a 10% larger, more premium electric scooter, have now been released into the world. Bugatti, through a …

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