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TechCrunch Minute: Apple’s stance on right to repair changes with new iPhone policy

Apple’s stance on the right to repair has now become more accommodative, with the company now supporting used parts for iPhone 15 repairs that can include the camera, display and battery. Components that did not require “configuration,” TechCrunch reports, already worked in a similar fashion. While Apple’s move is welcome to many, it does answer […]
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How Ukraine’s cyber police fights back against Russia’s hackers

On February 24, 2022, Russian forces invaded Ukraine. Since then, life in the country has changed for everyone. For the Ukrainian forces who had to defend their country, for the regular citizens who had to withstand invading forces and constant shelling, and for the Cyberpolice of Ukraine, which had to shift its focus and priorities. […]
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Beeper acquired by Automattic, fintech’s decline and YC’s lack of LatAm founders

When it comes to news items that we love at TechCrunch, IPOs rank pretty darn high. Another great newsy bit that comes along less frequently than we’d like is a startup buying another startup. These deals are often very interesting as they either bring a gob of talent or technology to an already growing company, […]
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5 reasons to attend TC Early Stage 2024

TechCrunch Early Stage 2024 isn’t just another tech startup event — it’s the destination for early-stage startups to get hands-on, actionable insights to scale their business directly from expert leaders. Here are five amazing reasons why you need to mark your calendar for April 25 and secure your spot at this groundbreaking event in Boston. […]
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India’s Exponent Energy brings 15-minute charging to passenger three-wheelers

India is getting an electric three-wheeler passenger vehicle that charges from 0 to 100% in 15 minutes. The launch of the new EV — a collaboration between auto manufacturer Omega Seiki Mobility and battery-tech startup Exponent Energy — comes amid India’s ambition to electrify 80% of all its three-wheelers by 2030 in an effort to […]
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Meta trials its AI chatbot across WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger in India and Africa

Meta has confirmed to TechCrunch that it is testing Meta AI, its large language model-powered chatbot, with WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger users in India and parts of Africa. The move signals how Meta plans to tap massive user bases across its various apps to scale its AI offerings. The social media giant has been scrambling […]
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