Proctorio sued for using DMCA to take down a student’s critical tweets – TechCrunch

A university student is suing exam proctoring software maker Proctorio to “quash a campaign of harassment” against critics of the

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Deepfake tech takes on satellite maps – TechCrunch

While the concept of “deepfakes,” or AI-generated synthetic imagery, has been decried primarily in connection with involuntary depictions of people,

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Audi spinoff holoride collects $12M in Series A led by Terranet AB – TechCrunch

Holoride, the company that’s building an immersive XR in-vehicle media platform, today announced it raised €10 million (approximately $12 million)

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5 emerging use cases for productivity infrastructure in 2021 – TechCrunch

Gleb Polyakov Contributor Gleb Polyakov is co-founder and CEO of Nylas, which provides productivity infrastructure solutions for modern software. Gleb

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Fraud prevention platform Sift raises $50M at over $1B valuation, eyes acquisitions – TechCrunch

With the increase of digital transacting over the past year, cybercriminals have been having a field day. In 2020, complaints

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Satellite imagery startup Albedo closes $10M seed round – TechCrunch

While most startups today are creating software, not every upstart enterprise is taking a code-only approach to building a business.

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Applied XL raises $1.5M to build ‘editorial algorithms’ that track real-time data – TechCrunch

AppliedXL, a startup creating machine learning tools with what it describes as a journalistic lens, is announcing that it has

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Ex.co acquires video adtech company Cedato – TechCrunch

Ex.co is announcing its very first acquisition — it’s buying Cedato, a video monetization startup founded in 2015. Previously known

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RapidSOS and Axon ink deal to give better real-time information to emergency responders – TechCrunch

Every time an emergency responder or police officer responds to a 911 dispatch, they enter an unknown terrain. What’s the

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With $30M extension, BigID boosts Series D to $100M at $1.25B valuation – TechCrunch

When we last heard from BigID at the end of 2020, the company was announcing a $70 million Series D

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Satellite Vu’s $5M seed round will fuel the launch of its thermal imaging satellites – TechCrunch

Earth imaging is an increasingly crowded space, but Satellite Vu is taking a different approach by focusing on infrared and

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Bux, a European Robinhood, raises $80M to expand its neo-broker platform – TechCrunch

A new wave of apps have democratized the concept of investing, bringing the concept of trading stocks and currencies to

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‘Conscience laws’ endanger patients and contradict health tech’s core values – TechCrunch

Lena Levin is co-founder and CEO of Via Surgical, a leading developer of novel surgical fixation solutions. Recent laws allowing

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New privacy bill would end law enforcement practice of buying data from brokers – TechCrunch

A new bill known as the Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act would seal up a loophole that intelligence

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Micromobility’s next big business is software, not vehicles – TechCrunch

The days of the shared, dockless micromobility model are numbered. That’s essentially the conclusion reached by Puneeth Meruva, an associate

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Hive raises $85M for AI-based APIs to help moderate content, identify objects and more – TechCrunch

As content moderation continues to be a critical aspect of how social media platforms work — one that they may

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Per Diem raises $2.3M to help local businesses build subscription programs – TechCrunch

It might be time for neighborhood restaurants and coffee shops to start thinking about a subscription business — at least

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Google Meet gets a refreshed UI, multi-pinning, autozoom and more – TechCrunch

Google today announced a major update to Meet, its video-meeting service, which brings several user interface tweaks for desktop users,

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AppOmni raises $40M for tools to secure enterprise SaaS apps – TechCrunch

Enterprises are adopting an ever-wider range of SaaS applications to work and interface with customers, and that is proving to

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Authzed scores $3.9M seed to build permissions API service – TechCrunch

Authzed, an early stage startup that wants to make it easier for developers to build permissions in their applications, announced

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UK’s IoT ‘security by design’ law will cover smartphones too – TechCrunch

Smartphones will be included in the scope of a planned “security by design” U.K. law aimed at beefing up the

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