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Trash uses AI to edit your footage into a fun, short videos –

Trash is a new startup promising to make it easier for anyone to create well-edited videos. Social video is an area that CEO Hannah Donovan knows well, having previously served as general manager at Vine (the video app that Twitter acquired and eventually shut down). She said that in user research, even though people had […] → Read More

Original Content podcast: Netflix’s ‘When They See Us’ is difficult-but-essential viewing –

“When They See Us,” a new miniseries on Netflix, can be so infuriating that it’s hard to watch — especially its first hour, which depicts the arrest of the teenaged boys who became known as The Central Park Five, and shows police detectives coercing them into confessing to a brutal rape. We review the series […] → Read More

Daily Crunch: Google’s not making any more tablets –

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Google says it’s not making any more tablets “For Google’s first-party hardware efforts, we’ll be focusing on Chrome OS laptops and […] → Read More

Netflix wins rights to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Tick, Tick… Boom!’ –

“Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda will be making his debut as a feature film director on Netflix . Variety reports that Netflix won the rights to Miranda’s film adaptation of “Tick Tick … Boom!” following “a heated bidding war,” with Andrew Garfield (who played Eduardo Saverin in “The Social Network” and recently won a Tony for […] → Read More

Daily Crunch: Slack makes its Wall Street debut –

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Slack prices IPO at $26 per share Slack is debuting on the New York Stock Exchange today. Trading hasn’t opened yet […] → Read More

Daily Crunch: A closer look Facebook and Libra –

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Libra currently looks more like a fiat currency than a cryptocurrency Facebook unveiled a cryptocurrency called Libra yesterday. Romain Dillet looks […] → Read More

Netflix signs landmark deal with writer-director Janet Mock –

Netflix has signed a development deal with “Pose” writer-producer-director Janet Mock. In its announcement, the streamer notes that Mock is the first black transgender woman to sign an overall deal with a major studio. Before joining “Pose” — an FX series about New York’s LGBTQ ballroom scene in the 1980s and ’90s — Mock began her […] → Read More

Whitebox raises $5M for its e-commerce logistics platform –

Whitebox, a startup that CEO Marcus Startzel said is working to “power the direct-to-consumer economy,” has raised $5 million in Series A funding. The company works with both startups and more established brands, giving them the tools they need to run direct-to-consumer e-commerce busin… → Read More

Daily Crunch: Facebook unveils Libra cryptocurrency –

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency: All you need to know Facebook has finally revealed the details of its cryptocurrency Libra, which will […] → Read More

Advertisers and digital media companies form a new Global Alliance for Responsible Media –

Many of the major players in online advertising have come together to create an organization called the Global Alliance for Responsible Media, which is supposed to focus on “digital safety.” In this context, that means safety for brand marketers, who want to ensure that their ads aren’t running alongside hateful, misleading or otherwise controversial content. […] → Read More

Daily Crunch: Huawei predicts $30B in lost revenue –

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Huawei says US ban will cost it $30B in lost revenue Following a string of trade restrictions from the U.S., China’s […] → Read More

Original Content podcast: ‘Black Mirror’ returns with one of its strongest seasons –

Less than six months after releasing the disappointing interactive experiment “Bandersnatch,” Netflix’s science fiction anthology series “Black Mirror” is back with three traditionally-structured episodes. On the latest installment of the Original Content podcast, we weigh in with our thoughts on the new season. We didn’t entirely agree on which episodes were strongest, but we agreed […] → Read More

Fiverr CEO says he’s building the ‘everything store for digital services’ –

Freelance marketplace Fiverr has become closely associated with the gig economy, but Micha Kaufman argued that not all gig economy companies are created equal. I spoke to Kaufman yesterday afternoon, after Fiverr debuted on the New York Stock Exchange and spent the day climbing to 90% above the IPO price. As we talked about Fiverr’s […] → Read More

Daily Crunch: Fiverr goes public –

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Fiverr shares climb 90% in first day of trading Freelance marketplace Fiverr had a good first day on the New York […] → Read More

Fiverr shares climb 90% in first day of trading –

Freelance marketplace Fiverr had a good first day on the New York Stock Exchange. The company priced its IPO at $21 per share last night, raising around $111 million. It then started trading this morning at $26, with shares climbing for most of the day and closing at $39.90 — up 90% from the IPO […] → Read More

Daily Crunch: Telegram faces new attack in China –

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Telegram faces DDoS attack in China… again The popular encrypted messaging service Telegram is once again being hit with a distributed […] → Read More

Target Circle and TapHeaven team up in a mobile marketing merger –

Target Circle and TapHeaven have announced that they’re merging into a single company under the Target Circle brand. TapHeaven co-founder and CEO Chris Hoyt, who is becoming chief growth officer at the combined organization, said the two companies have been “trying to solve the same problem” — namely, eliminating many of the inefficiencies in the mobile advertising […] → Read More

VidMob raises raises $25M for its video advertising tools –

Video advertising company VidMob is announcing that it has raised $25 million in Series B funding. When I wrote about VidMob’s seed funding back in 2015, it was focused on building a marketplace that connected marketers and professional video editors. That’s still a component of the VidMob business, said founder and CEO Alex Collmer, but the […] → Read More

Laundry startup FlyCleaners confirms major layoffs –

FlyCleaners, a New York startup offering on-demand laundry pickup and delivery, has laid off “a large number” of its employees, co-founder and CEO David Salama told TechCrunch. This confirms a story earlier this week in Crain’s New York reporting that FlyCleaners filed a notification with the Department of Labor outlining plans to close its Long […] → Read More

Daily Crunch: Fortnite-maker acquires Houseparty –

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Fortnite maker Epic acquires social video app Houseparty The company behind the Unreal Engine and the ridiculously successful Fortnite phenomenon has […] → Read More