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Anthony Ha

Daily Crunch: Twitter and Facebook take action against Trump

Facebook and Twitter are taking a stronger stand against pandemic misinformation, we preview the latest version of macOS and a mental health startup raises $50 million. Here’s your Daily Crunch for August 6, 2020. The big story: Twitter, Facebook take action against Trump misinformation Facebook and Twitter both took action against a post from President

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Kirsten Korosec

Uber’s delivery business is now larger than ride-hailing

Uber reported its second-quarter earnings Thursday and buried in the blizzard of less-than-rosy numbers is a stunning figure that illustrates how much the company has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Uber’s delivery business — better known as Uber Eats — is now bigger than its original and core ride-hailing division, based on adjusted net revenue.

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Zack Whittaker

Security bugs let these car hackers remotely control a Mercedes-Benz

Few could ever forget back in 2015 when security researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek remotely killed a Jeep’s engine on a highway with a Wired reporter at the wheel. Since then, the car hacking world has bustled with security researchers looking to find new bugs — and ways to exploit them — in a

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Kirsten Korosec

Uber shares drop 4% after it loses more money than expected in Q2

Today after the bell, American ride-hailing giant Uber released its second-quarter results. The company’s revenue fell compared to both the year-ago quarter (Q2 2019), and the sequentially preceding period (Q1 2020). Investors had anticipated Uber’s declines due to COVID-19, and the company had spent time earlier this year assuring the investing public that it had

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Walter Thompson

The tale of 2 challenger bank models

Tilman Ehrbeck Contributor Tilman Ehrbeck is managing partner at Flourish, based in Washington D.C. Anuradha Ramachandran Contributor Ameya Updadhyay Contributor Ameya Updadhyay is a venture partner managing African investments at Flourish Ventures, He is based in London. Accelerated by the pandemic and its economic fallout, the tale of retail challenger bank models across the world

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