FDA clears procedure for N95 mask decontamination – TechCrunch

FDA clears procedure for N95 mask decontamination – TechCrunch

The FDA approves a new procedure that could allow healthcare workers to reuse N95 respirator masks, Microsoft divests from…

Apple launches COVID-19 screening website – TechCrunch

Zindi taps 12,000 African data scientists for solutions to COVID-19 – TechCrunch

Apple will donate 10M face masks to healthcare workers – TechCrunch

The CDC launches a ‘coronavirus self-checker’ bot called Clara for people in the United States – TechCrunch

Game downloads will be throttled to manage internet congestion – TechCrunch

Fiat Chrysler to start producing 1 million face masks a month – TechCrunch

Oprah Winfrey’s new Apple TV+ show, ‘Oprah Talks COVID-19,’ arrives for free streaming – TechCrunch

Tech giants take steps to fight coronavirus – TechCrunch

IBM, Amazon, Google and Microsoft partner with White House to provide compute resources for COVID-19 research – TechCrunch

Apple’s ‘Amazing Stories’ is thoroughly unamazing – TechCrunch

Apple MacBook Air review – TechCrunch

Twitter broadly bans any COVID-19 tweets that could help the virus spread – TechCrunch

Apple unveils new iPad Pro and MacBook Air – TechCrunch

The MacBook Air gets an updated keyboard and souped-up specs, starting at $999 – TechCrunch

Apple announces new iPad Pro – TechCrunch

Bored at home? Come hang out with TechCrunch at 12:30pm PT on a live call – TechCrunch

You can ask to skip your Apple Card payment for March, Apple tells customers – TechCrunch

GitHub nabs JavaScript packaging vendor npm – TechCrunch

Microsoft Teams goes down — just as everyone starts working from home – TechCrunch

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A former chaos engineer offers 5 tips for handling online disasters remotely – TechCrunch

A former chaos engineer offers 5 tips for handling online disasters remotely – TechCrunch

Kolton Andrus Contributor Kolton is co-founder and CEO of Gremlin, the chaos engineering company helping the world build a…

Okta launches Lifecycle Management Workflows to make building identity-centric processes easy – TechCrunch

Facebook launches a global version of its Community Help feature in response to the COVID-19 pandemic – TechCrunch

Palo Alto Networks to acquire CloudGenix for $420M – TechCrunch

Amid shift to remote work, application performance monitoring is IT’s big moment – TechCrunch

DataStax launches Kubernetes operator for open source Cassandra database – TechCrunch

Security lapse exposed Republican voter firm’s internal app code – TechCrunch

Facebook deletes Brazil President’s coronavirus misinfo post – TechCrunch

Facebook Messenger preps Auto Status location type sharing – TechCrunch

Atlassian’s Confluence gets a new template gallery – TechCrunch

Facebook commits $100M to support local news orgs hit by COVID-19 crisis – TechCrunch

Turbo Systems hires former Looker CMO Jen Grant as CEO – TechCrunch

Elizabeth Warren for President open-sources its 2020 campaign tech – TechCrunch

Polaroid is reborn out of The Impossible Project – TechCrunch

NYU makes face shield design for healthcare workers that can be built in under a minute available to all – TechCrunch

Facebook launches Community Hub for Messenger users to fight coronavirus rumors – TechCrunch

Facebook appoints Treasury’s Kimmitt as lead independent board director – TechCrunch

Dyson and Gtech answer UK call for ventilator design and production to support COVID-19 response – TechCrunch

Kaizo raises $3M for its AI-based tools to improve customer service support teams – TechCrunch

Yaguara nabs $7.2M seed to help e-commerce companies understand customers better – TechCrunch

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Xerox drops $34B HP take-over bid amid COVID-19 uncertainty – TechCrunch

Xerox drops $34B HP take-over bid amid COVID-19 uncertainty – TechCrunch

Xerox announced today that it would be dropping its hostile takeover bid of HP. The drama began last fall…

Amazon warehouse workers walk out – TechCrunch

Xage adds full-stack data protection to blockchain security platform – TechCrunch

SMB loans platform Kabbage to furlough a ‘significant’ number of staff, close office in Bangalore – TechCrunch

Target pauses plans for grocery pickup amid COVID-19 outbreak – TechCrunch

Salesforce’s Benioff pledges no ‘significant’ layoffs for 90 days – TechCrunch

Apple Music adds a personalized playlist of happy songs to cheer you up, plus a work-from-home mix – TechCrunch

88 out of top 200 US cities have seen internet speeds decline this past week, 3 cities by more than 40% – TechCrunch

Amazon issues COVID-19 guidelines, as cases are reported in multiple US fulfillment centers – TechCrunch

Espressive lands $30M Series B to build better help chatbots – TechCrunch

Amazon warehouse workers organized to demand PTO, and coronavirus clinched it – TechCrunch

Amazon prioritizes essential products in India, temporarily discontinues ‘lower-priority’ items – TechCrunch

Facebook Messenger provides governments, agencies with free developer tools to combat COVID-19 – TechCrunch

Startups are helping cloud infrastructure customers avoid vendor lock-in – TechCrunch

Amazon Care to provide delivery and pick-up of at-home COVID-19 test sample kits in Seattle trial – TechCrunch

Amazon Prime Video is streaming kids’ movies and TV for free, no Prime membership required – TechCrunch

Under quarantine, media is actually social – TechCrunch

Streaming services respond to COVID-19 – TechCrunch

Workers sent home after Amazon warehouse employee tests positive for COVID-19 – TechCrunch

The 20 best startups from Y Combinator’s W20 Demo Day – TechCrunch

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Scaleway launches managed Kubernetes clusters – TechCrunch

Scaleway launches managed Kubernetes clusters – TechCrunch

Cloud hosting company Scaleway has launched Kubernetes Kapsule, a new service that lets you manage Kubernetes clusters on Scaleway’s infrastructure. The service works with a wide-range of Scaleway instances and lets you create large clusters…

Addionics, a startup creating ‘next-gen’ batteries for electric cars and more, raises $6M – TechCrunch

Addionics, a startup creating ‘next-gen’ batteries for electric cars and more, raises $6M – TechCrunch

Addionics, an Israeli/U.K. startup that is developed next-generation rechargeable batteries for electric vehicles and other applications, has raised $6 million in funding. The round is led by Next Gear Ventures, and includes a $2.5 million…

Operation Covid-19 will allow self-reporting of cases, to get ahead of official figures – TechCrunch

Operation Covid-19 will allow self-reporting of cases, to get ahead of official figures – TechCrunch

The Canadian founder of a startup who caught Covid-19 from Justin Trudeau’s wife has launched an initiative to allow anyone to self-report their own case of the disease and publish the results, helping authorities to…

Startups

Microsoft just revealed a ton of new info about the Xbox Series X – TechCrunch

There will be no E3 this summer. And quite frankly, the future of just about every conference for the year…

The latest Powerbeats bring Pro-style updates to a tethered design at $149 – TechCrunch

The latest Powerbeats bring Pro-style updates to a tethered design at $149 – TechCrunch

After several weeks worth of leaks, the latest version of Apple/Beat’s Powerbeats arrive this week. One key thing many of…

Microsoft moves its 2020 Build developer conference online – TechCrunch

Microsoft moves its 2020 Build developer conference online – TechCrunch

May is traditionally a month of big developer conferences, with Facebook F8, Google I/O and Microsoft Build often happening within…

Amazon asks all employees to work from home, if they can – TechCrunch

Amazon asks all employees to work from home, if they can – TechCrunch

Amazon issued guidance Thursday in response to the COVID-19 outbreak recommending that global employees who are able to work from…

Atlassian brings new automation tools to Jira Cloud – TechCrunch

Atlassian brings new automation tools to Jira Cloud – TechCrunch

A few months ago, Atlassian acquired Code Barrel, the Sydney-based company behind the popular Automation for Jira low-code tool for…

Apple News adds a special coverage section for tracking the coronavirus outbreak – TechCrunch

Apple News adds a special coverage section for tracking the coronavirus outbreak – TechCrunch

Apple today is rolling out a dedicated section within its Apple News app that will help readers stay updated on…

All the startups threatened by iOS 14’s new features – TechCrunch

All the startups threatened by iOS 14’s new features – TechCrunch

Fitness, wallpaper, and lost item-finding startups could have a big new competitor baked into everyone’s iPhones. Leaks of the code…

Jack Dorsey defends his work as Twitter CEO – TechCrunch

Jack Dorsey defends his work as Twitter CEO – TechCrunch

Twitter’s CEO defends himself from activist investors, Google takes additional coronavirus precautions and a fizzy drink maker raises $30 million.…

App Store Guidelines ban police-spotting apps, raise bar on dating apps and more – TechCrunch

App Store Guidelines ban police-spotting apps, raise bar on dating apps and more – TechCrunch

Apple this week alerted developers to a new set of App Store Review Guidelines which detail which apps will be…

TLcom closes $71M fund, Jumo raises $55M, AWS partners with Safaricom – TechCrunch

TLcom closes $71M fund, Jumo raises $55M, AWS partners with Safaricom – TechCrunch

VC firm TLcom Capital closed its Tide Africa Fund at $71 million in February, and announced plans to invest in…

Apple Stores to host over 5,000 female-focused sessions in March for International Women’s Day – TechCrunch

Apple Stores to host over 5,000 female-focused sessions in March for International Women’s Day – TechCrunch

Apple is celebrating International Women’s Day with a full month of events across its retail stores, App Store and other…

After turbulent week, the stock market sees record gains – TechCrunch

After turbulent week, the stock market sees record gains – TechCrunch

So much for that correction! After a desolate week, the United States saw its major indices rally on Monday, pushing…

Silicon Valley could be Biden’s funding lifeline post South Carolina – TechCrunch

Silicon Valley could be Biden’s funding lifeline post South Carolina – TechCrunch

Presidential candidate Joe Biden is likely to throw a fundraising lifeline to Silicon Valley donors after his commanding South Carolina…

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he is thinking about quitting social media – TechCrunch

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he is thinking about quitting social media – TechCrunch

Another major figure could soon join the list of a growing number of people who are done with social media:…

Microsoft’s Cortana drops consumer skills as it refocuses on business users – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s Cortana drops consumer skills as it refocuses on business users – TechCrunch

With the next version of Windows 10, coming this spring, Microsoft’s Cortana digital assistant will lose a number of consumer…

AWS partners with Kenya’s Safaricom on cloud and consulting services – TechCrunch

AWS partners with Kenya’s Safaricom on cloud and consulting services – TechCrunch

Amazon Web Services has entered a partnership with Safaricom — Kenya’s largest telco, ISP and mobile payment provider — in…

The coronavirus begins to impact US tech earnings – TechCrunch

The coronavirus begins to impact US tech earnings – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between.…

Samsung’s Galaxy S20 Ultra is a lot of phone for a lot of money – TechCrunch

Samsung’s Galaxy S20 Ultra is a lot of phone for a lot of money – TechCrunch

Let’s talk about money. More specifically, let’s talk about how much things cost. A few years back, the price of…

Microsoft offers a closer look at the next Xbox – TechCrunch

Microsoft offers a closer look at the next Xbox – TechCrunch

It’s been a few months since Microsoft announced the impending arrival of the Xbox Series X. The somewhat redundantly named…

Microsoft launches 100X100X100 program to help Indian B2B SaaS startups – TechCrunch

Microsoft launches 100X100X100 program to help Indian B2B SaaS startups – TechCrunch

As Indian startups begin to make inroads in the world of SaaS, Microsoft has taken notice. The American tech giant…

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Spotinst rebrands as Spot and announces new cloud spend dashboard – TechCrunch

Spotinst rebrands as Spot and announces new cloud spend dashboard – TechCrunch

Spotinst, the startup that helps companies find lower-cost spot instances in the cloud, announced today that it was rebranding as…

Humio announces $20M Series B to advance unlimited logging tool – TechCrunch

Humio announces $20M Series B to advance unlimited logging tool – TechCrunch

Humio, a startup that has built a modern unlimited logging solution, announced a $20 million Series B investment today. Dell…

TripActions reportedly lays off hundreds amid COVID-19 travel freeze – TechCrunch

TripActions reportedly lays off hundreds amid COVID-19 travel freeze – TechCrunch

The coronavirus demand crunch has taken another bite: Palo Alto-based corporate travel-focused unicorn, TripActions, reportedly laid off hundreds of staff…

Control each other’s apps with new screensharing tool Screen – TechCrunch

Control each other’s apps with new screensharing tool Screen – TechCrunch

It’s like Google Docs for everything. Screen is a free interactive multiplayer screensharing app that gives everyone a cursor so…

Former founders of SocialRank have launched a job board for COVID-19 layoffs – TechCrunch

Former founders of SocialRank have launched a job board for COVID-19 layoffs – TechCrunch

The COVID-19 pandemic has already triggered a number of layoffs across industries, from travel companies to scooter startups. But, as…

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Apple blames coronavirus for revenue miss – TechCrunch

Apple blames coronavirus for revenue miss – TechCrunch

Apple says the coronavirus outbreak will hurt its manufacturing and sales, Jeff Bezos makes a big…

African crowdsolving startup Zindi scales 10,000 data scientists – TechCrunch

Apple will miss revenue forecast as coronavirus impacts its manufacturing, sales – TechCrunch

‘Mythic Quest’ is a likable comedy with a single standout episode – TechCrunch

YouTube TV cancels Apple’s rev share, more bad news for mobile voting, WhatsApp hits 2B users – TechCrunch

Living with the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip – TechCrunch

Judge halts Microsoft work on JEDI contract after AWS request – TechCrunch

Netflix fends off new streaming rivals by way of Samsung partnership

Intuition Robotics raises $36M for its empathetic digital companion – TechCrunch

Samsung skips nine numbers, announces the Galaxy S20 – TechCrunch

This is more like it – TechCrunch

Here’s everything Samsung just announced at Unpacked 2020 – TechCrunch

Samsung gives foldables another go with the Galaxy Z Flip – TechCrunch

The team behind Apple’s ‘Mythic Quest’ says video games aren’t the punch line – TechCrunch

California’s new privacy law is off to a rocky start – TechCrunch

Instagram gives unfollow suggestions in new ‘following categories’ – TechCrunch

What to expect from Samsung’s S20 event – TechCrunch

Apple News adds coverage of 2020 US presidential election, including guides to candidates, issues & news literacy – TechCrunch

Microsoft Teams has been down this morning – TechCrunch

Only a few tickets left to the Winter Party at Galvanize This Friday – TechCrunch

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Apple releases iOS and iPadOS 13.4 with trackpad support – TechCrunch

Apple releases iOS and iPadOS 13.4 with trackpad support – TechCrunch

Apple has released software updates for the iPhone, the iPad, the Apple Watch, the Apple TV…

Facebook in talks to acquire stake in top Indian telco Reliance Jio, report says – TechCrunch

GitLab offers key lessons in running an all-remote workforce in new e-book – TechCrunch

Where top VCs are investing in D2C – TechCrunch

Oura partners with UCSF to determine if its smart ring can help detect COVID-19 early – TechCrunch

Kinsa’s fever map could show just how crucial it is to stay home to stop COVID-19 spread – TechCrunch

New Jersey launches online portal to give residents accurate answers about COVID-19 – TechCrunch

Activist investor Starboard Value taking three Box board seats as involvement deepens – TechCrunch

Box’s Aaron Levie says it will take creativity and focus to get through this crisis – TechCrunch

Search the web – TechCrunch

India launches WhatsApp chatbot to create awareness about coronavirus – TechCrunch

AWS, IBM launch programs to encourage developers solving COVID-19 problems – TechCrunch

FluSense system tracks sickness trends by autonomously monitoring public spaces – TechCrunch

Watch Mark Zuckerberg talk live with epidemic expert Dr. Anthony Fauci – TechCrunch

Even in the age of COVID-19, you need to stay focused on the customer – TechCrunch

Facebook and Twitter fight coronavirus misinformation – TechCrunch

Storj brings low-cost decentralized cloud storage to the enterprise – TechCrunch

Facebook will put a new coronavirus info center on top of the News Feed – TechCrunch

Chinese cloud infrastructure market generated $3.3B in Q42019 – TechCrunch

Around is the new floating head video chat multitasking app – TechCrunch

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WeWork sells off social network Meetup to AlleyCorp and other investors – TechCrunch

WeWork sells off social network Meetup to AlleyCorp and other investors – TechCrunch

Meetup, the social networking platform designed to connect people in person, is being spun out from…

Online tutoring marketplace Preply banks $10M to fuel growth in North America, Europe – TechCrunch

Zyl resurfaces old photos to create collaborative stories – TechCrunch

Telco metadata grab is for modelling COVID-19 spread, not tracking citizens, says EC – TechCrunch

Huawei announces the P40 and tries to stay relevant without Google – TechCrunch

People who mostly get news from social networks have some COVID-19 misconceptions – TechCrunch

The future of collectibles is digital – TechCrunch

France launches marketplace to manage essential products against COVID-19 – TechCrunch

Self-reporting app for Covid-19 symptoms for UK research sees 650k downloads in 24 hours – TechCrunch

France announces $4.3 billion plan to support startups – TechCrunch

Kry launches free service for doctors to do video consultations during COVID-19 crisis – TechCrunch

Snapchat’s Zenly launches coronavirus Stay Home leaderboard – TechCrunch

Pinterest launches a ‘Today’ tab featuring daily recommendations and trending topics – TechCrunch

Twitter is donating $1M across two foundations to support journalism during the coronavirus pandemic – TechCrunch

Flexport, Arnold Schwarzenegger and others launch a fund to get supplies to front-line responders – TechCrunch

Instagram launches Co-Watching of posts during video chat – TechCrunch

Revolut launches its neobank in the US – TechCrunch

Imatag inserts invisible watermarks to track images around the web – TechCrunch

EU parliament moves to email voting during COVID-19 pandemic – TechCrunch

Here’s a wrap of the main tech-related coronavirus news in the last 24 hours – TechCrunch

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Now streaming on Hotstar in India: Disney+ – TechCrunch

Now streaming on Hotstar in India: Disney+ – TechCrunch

Disney+ has arrived in India — weeks ahead of its scheduled launch date. The American giant revamped…

HireSweet helps employers find candidates that aren’t actively looking to change jobs – TechCrunch

Amazon is now selling its cashierless store technology to other retailers – TechCrunch

How the information system industry became enterprise software – TechCrunch

Etsy’s 2-year migration to the cloud brought flexibility to the online marketplace – TechCrunch

$75M legal startup Atrium shuts down, lays off 100 – TechCrunch

Facebook fact-check feud erupts over Trump virus “hoax” – TechCrunch

Amazon makes its same-day delivery service faster in select U.S. cities – TechCrunch

Ampere launches new chip built from ground up for cloud workloads – TechCrunch

Amazon Transcribe can now automatically redact personally identifiable information – TechCrunch

What virtual worlds in the coming multiverse era will look like – TechCrunch

Amazon all set to enter India’s food delivery market – TechCrunch

Freshworks acquires AnsweriQ – TechCrunch

Why social networks want even more gaming – TechCrunch

Amazon opens its first cashier-less grocery store – TechCrunch

Target breaks into the top 10 list of US e-commerce retailers – TechCrunch

These leaders are coming to Robotics + AI on March 3. Why aren’t you? – TechCrunch

The Org nabs $8.5M led by Founders Fund to build a global database of company org charts – TechCrunch

Ordway lands $10M Series A to bridge gap between sales and finance – TechCrunch

Facebook backs Indian education startup Unacademy – TechCrunch