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May 1, 2021
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Daily Crunch: Biden’s labor secretary says gig workers should be reclassified

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The Biden administration hints at gig economy changes, Blue Origin will be taking passengers and we interview Jim Belushi about weed. This is your Daily Crunch for April 29, 2021. ....

April 1, 2021
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Daily Crunch: Facebook makes it easier to view a non-algorithmic News Feed

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Facebook has some thoughts and updates about its News Feed, Siri gets some new voices and Tonal becomes a unicorn. This is your Daily Crunch for March 31, 2021. The big story: Face....

October 10, 2020
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Daily Crunch: Big tech responds to antitrust report

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The major tech platforms push back against the House antitrust report, Google Assistant gets a “guest” mode and we interview a freshly minted Nobel laureate. This is your Dail....

September 23, 2020
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TikTok, WeChat and the growing digital divide between the U.S. and China

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Over the past decade, the dynamic between Chinese and United States tech companies has undergone dramatic shifts. Once seen as a promising market for American companies, that narra....

September 21, 2020
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The TikTok deal solves quite literally nothing

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Well… that was pointless. After debasing the idea of free commerce in the U.S in the name of a misplaced security concern, stringing along several multi-billion dollar companies ....

September 5, 2020
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Daily Crunch: India bans PUBG and other Chinese apps

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India continues to crack down on Chinese apps, Microsoft launches a deepfake detector and Google offers a personalized news podcast. This is your Daily Crunch for September 2, 202....

August 25, 2020
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Daily Crunch: TikTok sues the US government

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TikTok fights its U.S. ban, Twitter takes action against another Trump tweet and Unity files to go public. This is your Daily Crunch for August 24, 2020. The big story: TikTok sue....

August 4, 2020
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Daily Crunch: Microsoft-TikTok acquisition inches closer to reality

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A possible Microsoft –TikTok acquisition is causing plenty of drama, we review Google’s new budget Pixel and SpaceX’s Crew Dragon returns to Earth. Here’s ....

August 4, 2020
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Trump calls TikTok a hot brand, demands a chunk of its sale price

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Today the president appeared to bless the budding Microsoft-TikTok deal, continuing his evolution on a possible transaction. After stating last Friday that he’d rather see Ti....

July 12, 2020
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Daily Crunch: Facebook faces blistering civil rights audit

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Auditors were not impressed by Facebook’s civil rights work, Tinder tests video chat and a new nasal spray could reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. Here’s your ....