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Recent articles by Darrell:

Like me, Loona the Petbot is dumb but lovable

Loona is a pet robot that's a lot cheaper than most, but with the ability to express a range of virtual emotions. Here's our review. → Read More

Elon Musk is being investigated by the SEC for Tesla self-driving claims, report says

Elon Musk is facing SEC scrutiny into whether he may have made false or misleading statements about Tesla's self-driving capabilities. → Read More

Honda is setting up a dedicated EV division

Honda is creating a dedicated EV division for the first time, as it attempts to catch up to its rivals in electrification of its lineup. → Read More

Lyft adds wait-time fees, nearly seven years after Uber

Lyft has added wait time fees for riders, something Uber introduced in 2016 but that Lyft has managed to avoid until now. → Read More

US sues Google over “anticompetitive, exclusionary, and unlawful” ad tech monopoly

US sues Google, alleging that the search giant holds a monopoly in the digital advertising business which it achieved via artificial means. → Read More

Being the steady hand in market uncertainty with Sebastian Siemiatkowski from Klarna

On this episode the co-founder of Klarna dives into the company's history, how it navigated 2022's turmoil, and where it is headed next. → Read More

Elon Musk admits Twitter has too many ads, says fix is coming

Elon Musk admitted that there are too many ads on Twitter, and that they appear too large in users' feeds. He added an ad-free tier is coming. → Read More

Court to decide if Elon Musk is careless or criminal, and other TC news

And as always, we break down the biggest stories in tech. → Read More

Canada wants to support commercial space launches

Canada announced that it wants to play host to commercial space launches, starting as soon as possible using existing regulatory frameworks. → Read More

Apple introduces a brand new HomePod with better sound and smarts

Apple introduced a new larger HomePod, which looks like the original but offers improved sound and onboard intelligence at $299. → Read More

Modernizing the live music industry with Mir Hwang from GigFinesse

Hwang explains how his passion for music led him to found GigFinesse which makes the gig booking process easier for artists and venues. → Read More

Vitruvian’s Trainer+ is an all-in-one home gym that actually lives up to its promises

Vitruvian Trainer+ review: A great all-in-one home workout machine that is expensive but incredibly capable and flexible. → Read More

Bad Meta! and other TC news

This week Christine Hall is here to talk about how VCs are using ChatGPT and Natasha Lomas comes on to explain why meta is in regulatory hot water. → Read More

All U.S. domestic flights grounded as key FAA system goes down

All U.S. domestic flights are grounded due to the complete failure of a key FAA safety system. → Read More

Two CEOs is better than one with Henrique Dubugras from Brex

Henrique talks about what it has been like working as a co-CEO and how the company endured changes and layoffs this year. → Read More

FTX co-founder Gary Wang and Alameda’s Caroline Ellison plead guilty to criminal charges

Former Alameda CEO Caroline Ellison and FTX co-founder Gary Wang have agreed to plea deals after facing federal charges. → Read More

Tesla said to be conducting a fresh round of layoffs next quarter

Tesla will reportedly conduct a new round of layoffs and also pause hiring starting in the first quarter of 2023. → Read More

Augmenting creativity with Alice Albrecht from re:collect

This episode explores a startup offering a new tool for creatives that helps them brainstorm and recall information. → Read More

SBF doesn’t need SPF where he’s going and other TC news

The TechCrunch Podcast covers the top stories in tech from the week. → Read More

7 great gifts for smart home smarties

This year was a big one for the smart home thanks to the actual introduction of Matter after a couple years of discussion and refining the standard. It’s still early days for the cross-brand compatibility layer, and it’s probably still something that should only be one factor in how you set up your smart home […] → Read More