Apple is getting ready for its next iPhone, Joe Rogan interviews Zuck, and Twitter intends to halt plans to compete with OnlyFans – TechCrunch
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What to expect from Apple’s iPhone event: Apple events tend to suck all the air out of the room in the coming days because…well, nobody wants to announce some big new thing only to have it immediately overshadowed by iPhone 37’s. we. Most read This week’s post is, so far, Brian’s recap of what we could/likely/definitely see announced at Apple’s event on September 7th.
Rogan interviews Zuck: If you are using the Internet in 2022, you probably know who both Joe Rogan and Mark Zuckerberg are. Was their three-hour conversation like yours? If so, check out Zuck’s appearance on the Joe Rogan Experience. If not but you still want the highlights, check out Devin’s live recap of Zuck’s thoughts on art, the rise of social media, and why waking up every day feels like a “punch.” in the stomach”.
WhatsApp has built-in grocery ordering feature in India: Half a billion people use WhatsApp in India every month and these people can now use the platform to order groceries thanks to a new joint venture between Meta, Jio Platforms and India’s largest retailer, Reliance Retail .
Twitter stops trying to monetize porn: Twitter was said to want to build something of an OnlyFans competitor into its platform but has been holding back for now. “Twitter appears to have put this project on hold,” wrote Amanda, “after an 84-employee ‘red team’, designed to test the product for security flaws, noticed that Twitter could not detect it. child sexual abuse material (CSAM) and large-scale non-consensual nudity. “
Royal Caribbean + SpaceX: Just a few days after the announcement partner to bring Starlink to T-Mobile phones, SpaceX’s satellite-based internet effort has another big new customer: Royal Caribbean. The shipping line announced this week that it is adding Starlink connectivity to its entire fleet. At first, it only works near the coast, but they hope it will operate in the middle of the ocean in the next few years.
What’s in CTV’s podcast land this week? Darrell and Jordan sat down with the founder of Abridge on Find to hear about the company’s efforts to help patients better understand their often jargon-laden doctor appointments, Chain reaction The team took some time to delve into the maze that is Ethereum’s major “Unified” network upgrade, and Matt Burns learned all about how to introduce Series A (and how the process differs from raising a seed ring like) on TechCrunch Live.
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