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The new Apple Watch series 8 gets a pair of temperature sensors

Nov 26, 2022

A lot of doctors consider body temperature – and changes in body temperature – a vital sign. That’s true both to track illnesses, but also natural processes in the body, such as ovulation data and menstrual cycle tracking. Apple added cycle tracking three years ago, and in today’s event, it shared that it has helped 10s of millions of people gain deeper insights into their menstrual cycles and overall health. The new watch includes a new temperature sensor — two of them, in fact ...read more

Connecticut Gives Frontier A Wrist Slap For Years Of Bullshit Fees

Nov 26, 2022

from the a-wrist-slap-will-surely-fix-it dept Wed, Sep 7th 2022 06:30am - Karl Bode For decades, federal regulators have turned a blind eye while your cable and broadband provider rips you off with a bevy of misleading fees. The fees usually come with nonsensical names like “regulatory recovery fee” or “internet cost recovery surcharge,” and are tacked below the line post sale, letting cable and broadband providers covertly jack up the advertised price of sale. While federal regu ...read more

NASA’s Artemis I Revives the Moonshot

Nov 26, 2022

Update 5 Sept.: For now, NASA’s giant Artemis I remains on the ground after two launch attempts scrubbed by a hydrogen leak and a balky engine sensor. Mission managers say Artemis will fly when everything's ready—but haven't yet specified whether that might be in late September or in mid-October.“When you look at the rocket, it looks almost retro,” said Bill Nelson, the administrator of NASA. “Looks like we’re looking back toward the Saturn V. But it’s a totally different, new, hi ...read more

Nextdoor and Vote.org partner to increase voter turnout for US midterms

Nov 26, 2022

Nextdoor is partnering with Vote.org to encourage people to participate in the U.S. midterm elections this November, the company announced on Wednesday. The neighborhood social network says the partnership aims to simplify political engagement and increase voter turnout. The app will encourage users to verify their voter registration status and find their polling place. Leading up to election day on November 8, the social network will identify polling locations and encourage neighbors to ...read more

As the economy falters, tracking the money behind the money

Nov 26, 2022

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This is our Wednesday show, where we niche down to a single topic and unpack the rest. Today we asked: How is the economic downturn and startup slowdown impacting VCs, and the folks who finance venture capital funds? Unlike our usual mid-week episodes, Natasha was not at the helm. Instead, Alex stood in for her and brought along TechCrunch+ venture capital ...read more

Selling Sunset’s Christine Quinn on Found Live to talk about new venture RealOpen

Nov 26, 2022

Welcome back to Found, the podcast where we hear the stories behind the startups. This week we have a special Found Live edition. This week Darrell is joined by special guest host Anita Ramaswamy from TechCrunch’s Chain Reaction to talk with Christine Quinn (who you probably know from Selling Sunset) and her husband Christian Dumontet about their new company RealOpen. Dumontet has been working in crypto since 2013 and combines his knowledge with Christine’s real estate savvy to begin ...read more

QNAP battles yet another DeadBolt ransomware campaign, issues patch for NAS devices

Nov 26, 2022

A hot potato: The DeadBolt menace rises again, and QNAP is the fated victim of this prolific ransomware infection. Users should install a newly released software patch as soon as possible -- it's also advisable to avoid using your NAS units connected directly to the internet, instead you should add a firewall or other form of security layer if you want to access files remotely. Network-attached storage (NAS) devices made by QNAP are experiencing another ransomware campaign orchestrated by the ...read more

Uiflow secures cash and Freshworks partnership to bolster its app dev platform

Nov 26, 2022

Uiflow, a company that enables teams to build frontend apps using their existing data, today announced that it raised $15 million in Series A funding led by Addition, Transpose Platform and Together Fund — bringing the company’s total raised to $21 million. CEO Sol Eun told TechCrunch in an interview that the infusion will be put toward expanding Uiflow’s team and starting the company’s go-to-market motion. Eun co-founded Uiflow with Eric Rowell, who he met at Workday, in early 2 ...read more

Online grocery company Misfits Market to acquire Imperfect Foods

Nov 26, 2022

Misfits Market is acquiring Imperfect Foods in an all-stock deal, Misfits Market founder and CEO Abhi Ramesh told TechCrunch. Both online grocery platforms, Misfits Market raised nearly $530 million since being founded in 2018, most recently a $200 million Series C round in 2021 that put its valuation at over $1 billion. Meanwhile, Imperfect Foods, founded in 2015 to rescue and redistribute goods, brought in a total of $229 million, including a $110 million Series D round last year. Though Ram ...read more

Apple ordered to stop selling iPhones without chargers in Brazil

Nov 26, 2022

Editor's take: Perhaps having the option to buy phones with or without a wall charger included would be a good compromise. Some consumers might prefer a bundled first-party charger that supports the phone's maximum charging speed, as most brands opt for proprietary fast charging technologies over USB-PD. Other people might feel they have enough chargers filling their drawers and could opt to save a few bucks by buying one without a charger, helping the environment in the process. Brazil's gov ...read more