• by Rebecca Bellan
    Walt Disney Co. has eliminated its metaverse division as part of staff cuts that promise to reduce head count by around 7,000 across the company over the next two months, reports The Wall Street Journal. CEO Bob Iger said Monday that those layoffs would begin this week. Disney’s next-generation storytelling and consumer experiences unit, the […] Disney cuts metaverse division as part of broader restructuring by Rebecca Bellan originally published on TechCrunch
  • by Rebecca Bellan
    Tesla is bringing back its referral program to Europe, a strategy that taps into the brand loyalty of customers as it seeks to preserve market share and boost sales before the first quarter of 2023 closes. The referral program follows Tesla’s move to reduce prices in a variety of markets, including Europe, China and North […] Tesla brings back European referral program as end of Q1 nears by Rebecca Bellan originally published on TechCrunch
  • by Christine Hall
    Hello, friends, and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package. Daily Crunch: Twitter tells GitHub to remove proprietary source code and help them ID who posted it by Christine Hall originally published on TechCrunch
  • by Aria Alamalhodaei
    In this issue of Max Q: Relativity Space's Terran 1 reaches Max Q; NRO lines up hyperspectral imagery providers; News from Virgin Orbit, and more. Max Q: A lifeline by Aria Alamalhodaei originally published on TechCrunch
  • by Rebecca Bellan
    UPDATE: This article has been updated with compensation package information for Green, Zimmer and Risher. Lyft co-founders, CEO Logan Green and president John Zimmer, are stepping down from their roles by mid-April, the company said Wednesday. They will serve as chair and vice chair of Lyft’s board, respectively. David Risher, a former retail executive at […] Lyft CEO and president stepping down to be replaced by former Amazon exec by Rebecca Bellan originally published on TechCrunch
  • by Sarah Perez
    Have you ever wanted an iPhone case that looks like a pair of Crocs? You know, the ugly-but-comfy slip-on shoes covered in holes that you can optionally decorate with colorful push-pins? You haven’t? Well, apparently some designer at smartphone case maker Casetify saw a pair of Crocs and thought to themselves, wow, that would make […] Casetify launches iPhone cases that look like Crocs with Jibbtiz. Yes, for real. by Sarah Perez originally published on TechCrunch
  • by Matthew Panzarino
    If the past few years, and even the past week, has reminded us soundly of anything — it’s that the startup world will never be predictable. To meet the changing startup landscape, we’re refreshing and re-imagining TechCrunch Disrupt 2023 in a big way, with more of what you love and new ways to accelerate your growth. […] Disrupt 2023 — we’re shipping a big new release by Matthew Panzarino originally published on TechCrunch
  • by Ron Miller
    When Elliott announced it was withdrawing its slate of Salesforce board candidates, it seems that some activist pressure had been lifted. As Elliott withdraws Salesforce board nominations, activist pressure could be easing by Ron Miller originally published on TechCrunch
  • by Ivan Mehta
    Apple today released the iOS 16.4 update to users, which includes a number of new features, like an expanded set of emojis, voice isolation for calls, website push notifications and more. Users can update to the latest version by going to Settings > General > Software Update. While iOS updates often simply patch security holes […] Apple releases iOS 16.4 with new emojis, web push notifications, voice isolation for calls & more by Ivan Mehta originally published on TechCrunch
  • by Alex Wilhelm
    Turo could be the first out of the IPO gate when the public-offering window reopens. What’s Turo worth? by Alex Wilhelm originally published on TechCrunch