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Adam Neumann is back in the shared economy business with an investment in GoTo Global [TechCrunch] Adam Neumann, the controversial co-founder and former CEO of WeWork, has taken a 33% equity stake in GoTo Global, a shared mobility company that operates in Israel and Malta and aims to expand into Europe later this year. Neumann’s family office, 166 2nd Fina…

As pandemic rages out of control, CDC head warns of darker times this fall [Ars Technica] CDC director is worried but says it's not too late to turn things around.

A Biden Presidency Would Be a Disaster for the Stock Market - Here’s Why [Crypto Coins News] If you have money invested in the stock market, you might not like what happens to your wealth if Joe Biden wins the election in November.

LGBTQ+ visual novels: The genre that's doing inclusivity right [The Next Web] Visual novels occupy an unusual space in the gaming industry -- not quite like the conventional idea of a “game” but still part of the broad category of interactive media. Besides ...

Tesla lands another tax break to locate Cybertruck factory in Texas [TechCrunch] Lawmakers in Texas just gave Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk another incentive to locate its next factory there. Commissioners in Travis County, home to Austin and the possible next Tesla factory, approved Tuesday property tax breaks worth at least $14 million ov…

Dear Sophie: What are my F-1 and other immigration options after graduation? [TechCrunch] Here’s another edition of “Dear Sophie,” the advice column that answers immigration-related questions about working at technology companies.

VidMob rethinks video production in the pandemic era [TechCrunch] VidMob, which started out as a marketplace connecting marketers and video editors, now bills itself as a “creative technology platform.” There’s still a marketplace, but it’s part of a broader suite of tools for managing video production and turning those vid…

Austin approves tax breaks for Tesla in bid for Cybertruck factory [The Verge] Travis County, Texas agreed to give Tesla about $14 million in property tax breaks on Tuesday, adding to $50 million in incentives approved by a local school district. Austin and the surrounding area is trying to get Tesla to build its new Cybertruck factory …

Should Nick Cannon Get Canceled for His So-Called "Racist" Rant? [Crypto Coins News] Nick Cannon's controversial comments about white people being "lesser than" and "savages," is making the rounds again. Does he deserve to be canceled?

Daily Crunch: Behold, The TechCrunch List [TechCrunch] TechCrunch launches a major new initiative, Amazon tests a smart shopping cart and ICE backs down from its controversial student visa rule change. Here’s your Daily Crunch for July 14, 2020. The big story: Behold, The TechCrunch List Back in June we published…

Jail time for polluters in Biden’s $2T climate plan [Ars Technica] Biden calls for massive investment to hit climate change, jobs crisis at same time.

The Digital Solution For Africa's Payment System Issues [Crypto Coins News] Read the entire story "The Digital Solution For Africa's Payment System Issues" on CCN.com from category Press Releases.

Microsoft urges patching severe-impact, wormable server vulnerability [Ars Technica] 17-year-old DNS flaw requires no user interaction and may be exploited soon.

Facebook to launch officially licensed music videos in the U.S. next month [TechCrunch] Facebook is preparing to launch officially licensed music videos on its social network in the U.S. next month, in a direct challenge to YouTube. In materials reviewed by TechCrunch, Facebook informed Page owners linked to artists they’ll need to toggle on a n…

White House reportedly orders hospitals to bypass CDC during COVID-19 data collection [The Verge] The Trump administration is now having the Department of Heath and Human Services collect coronavirus patient data in a central database built by Peter Thiel’s Palantir. The move has raised fears among CDC officials that the HHS wants to cut out public health…

Microsoft details how Xbox Series X will load 4.8GB/s from memory [Ars Technica] NVMe SSDs, APIs, and texture slicing help make up the "Velocity Architecture."

It's not just you: WhatsApp is down for many users [The Next Web] If you've been having trouble sending or receiving messages on WhatsApp, you're not alone. People around the world are reporting the Facebook-owned services is experiencing major outages, ...

SpaceX's Starlink asks potential service testers for addresses, says private beta starts this summer [TechCrunch] Starlink, the high-bandwidth, low-latency broadband internet service that SpaceX is in the process of deploying, has sent out an email to those who’ve registered their interest in becoming beta testers. The email asks for a specific address, to replace the pr…

Trump admin caves to Harvard and MIT, won’t deport online-only students [Ars Technica] ICE policy withdrawn after lawsuit, letting international students remain in US.

‘Young Wokes’ Stregthen Trump Every Time They Cancel People Like Bari Weiss [Crypto Coins News] New York Times writer Bari Weiss resigned today, citing an 'illiberal' environment. It's the same environment that will push centrists to Trump.

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