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Security, privacy experts weigh in on the ICE doxxing – TechCrunch

Security, privacy experts weigh in on the ICE doxxing – TechCrunch In what appears to be the latest salvo in a new, wired form of protest, developer Sam Lavigne posted code that scrapes LinkedIn to find Immigration and Customs Enforcement employee accounts. His code, which basically a Python-based tool that …

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PUBG juggernaut hits 400 million users, and for a limited time, players can get the PC version for $19.99 – TechCrunch

PUBG juggernaut hits 400 million users, and for a limited time, players can get the PC version for $19.99 – TechCrunch Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds, the progenitor and once-reigning champion of last-player-standing battle royale gaming that’s swept the video game world by storm, has hit over 400 million players globally across …

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Sneaker market GOAT hires COO Lizzie Francis and makes a play for women sneaker shoppers – TechCrunch

Sneaker market GOAT hires COO Lizzie Francis and makes a play for women sneaker shoppers – TechCrunch GOAT, the secondary marketplace for sneakers that recently merged with Flight Club, is announcing a new hire. Lizzie Francis will join the company as Chief Operating Officer, coming from Brilliant Ventures where she …

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a look at M&A deals – TechCrunch

a look at M&A deals – TechCrunch In startup land, the mandate is to get bought, go public or die trying. And, as far as getting bought goes, one of tech’s Big Five could be a desirable acquirer. They have a lot of weight to throw around. Alphabet (the parent company of …

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Bumble CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd is coming to Disrupt SF – TechCrunch

Bumble CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd is coming to Disrupt SF – TechCrunch Bumble founder and CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd has always done things her own way. Whether it’s standing up for her political beliefs, building a company with fully outsourced engineers, or avoiding the usual startup fundraising runaround, Wolfe Herd …

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Indonesia’s EV Hive raises $20M for its co-working business to rival WeWork – TechCrunch

Indonesia’s EV Hive raises $20M for its co-working business to rival WeWork – TechCrunch WeWork is setting its sights on Southeast Asia, but that isn’t stopping local rivals from building up there business. In Indonesia, EV Hive — a co-working brand first started by a VC firm — has pulled …

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Nvidia prices its Jeston Xavier AI platform developer kit at $1,299 – TechCrunch

Nvidia prices its Jeston Xavier AI platform developer kit at $1,299 – TechCrunch Today at Computex in Taipei, Nvidia CEO and founder Jensen Huang announced the availability of a drastically upgraded version of Issac. Nvidia calls the next-gen robotics system the next step in autonomous machines as it reportedly brings …

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Monetizing computing resources on the blockchain – TechCrunch

Monetizing computing resources on the blockchain – TechCrunch A while back, a blockchain startup approached me with their pitch, a decentralized social media application in which users can earn money by simply doing what they already do on other platforms, such posting updates, photos and videos. I would have been …

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PayPal and Singapore’s Temasek invest $125M in Indian payment startup Pine Labs – TechCrunch

PayPal and Singapore’s Temasek invest $125M in Indian payment startup Pine Labs – TechCrunch Fresh from agreeing its largest acquisition to date with a deal to buy European payment firm iZettle for $2.2 billion, PayPal is on the investment hunt once again after it backed India’s Pine Labs with a …

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Papua New Guinea threatens to close Facebook for a month to investigate its harmful impact – TechCrunch

Papua New Guinea threatens to close Facebook for a month to investigate its harmful impact – TechCrunch Facebook is proving problematic for many governments worldwide, but few would think to shut it down entirely. That’s exactly the approach that Papua New Guinea, the Pacific sea island nation located near Australia, is …

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