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Subscription email app Tempo hits the right minimalist notes – TechCrunch

Subscription email app Tempo hits the right minimalist notes – TechCrunch

SUMMARY: Tempo is an email app — currently in free beta — that tries to minimize distractions while helping you be more deliberate and less obsessive about email.

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Rihanna's Savage X Fenty Show on Amazon: What it is, how to watch

Rihanna's Savage X Fenty Show on Amazon: What it is, how to watch

SUMMARY: Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for Savage X Fenty Show presented by Amazon Prime VideoWhat is Savage X Fenty?

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Facebook employee dies after apparent suicide at company’s Menlo Park headquarters – TechCrunch

Facebook employee dies after apparent suicide at company’s Menlo Park headquarters – TechCrunch

SUMMARY: “Menlo Park Police Officers and Menlo Park Fire Protection District personnel responded, and when they arrived, found the victim unresponsive,” a police press release reads.

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Global climate strike: Start times, locations, how to get involved

Global climate strike: Start times, locations, how to get involved

SUMMARY: A massive number of strikes are registered on the Global Climate Strike website, so that's a great place to start if you're seeking a nearby climate strike to attend.

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The Mate 30 is a moment of truth for Huawei – TechCrunch

The Mate 30 is a moment of truth for Huawei – TechCrunch

SUMMARY: The Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro don’t use full Android, but rather an open-source version of the operating system based on it.

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Facebook worker dies after jumping off building at company headquarters

Facebook worker dies after jumping off building at company headquarters

SUMMARY: Angela Lang/CNETA Facebook employee died after jumping off the fourth floor of a building at the social network's Menlo Park, California, headquarters in an apparent suicide, the company said Thursday.

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Ad Astra review: Brad Pitt adds rocket fuel to stunning sci-fi epic

Ad Astra review: Brad Pitt adds rocket fuel to stunning sci-fi epic

SUMMARY: This emotional reunion journey is the rocket fuel that powers Ad Astra.

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YouTube tightens restrictions on verification program

YouTube tightens restrictions on verification program

SUMMARY: The video site isn't the only big tech platform rethinking its verification policies.

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Storm Area 51, Alienstock and the weekend's other ET madness explained

Storm Area 51, Alienstock and the weekend's other ET madness explained

SUMMARY: "We will all meet up at the Area 51 Alien Center tourist attraction and coordinate our entry," the original text read.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg tells lawmaker he's not selling WhatsApp or Instagram

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg tells lawmaker he's not selling WhatsApp or Instagram

SUMMARY: Facebook has repeatedly said it doesn't plan to split Instagram and WhatsApp away from the world's largest social network.

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Huawei Mate 30 Pro ditches Google Apps, keeps Android. Why it matters

Huawei Mate 30 Pro ditches Google Apps, keeps Android. Why it matters

SUMMARY: The Mate 30 will start at 799 euro (about $885, £700 or AU$1,300), the Mate 30 Pro will start at 1,099 euro and the Mate 30 Pro 5G will start at 1,199 euro.

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Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus 007 wants to make America a Le Mans winner again

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus 007 wants to make America a Le Mans winner again

SUMMARY: This is Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus' SCG 007, and it will take to the French endurance race for the 2020/21 season.

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Billions of birds have vanished from the US and Canada since 1970

Billions of birds have vanished from the US and Canada since 1970

SUMMARY: That's the word applied conservation scientist Ken Rosenberg used to describe his team's reaction to their study that's tallied a massive loss of birds in the continental US and Canada.

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The emergence of super apps in Latin America – TechCrunch

The emergence of super apps in Latin America – TechCrunch

SUMMARY: Super apps in Latin America will not be the same as in ChinaWe are starting to see the rise of the super apps in Latin America, but they will not follow the Chinese path as the markets are very different.

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Twitter launches its controversial ‘Hide Replies’ feature in the US and Japan – TechCrunch

Twitter launches its controversial ‘Hide Replies’ feature in the US and Japan – TechCrunch

SUMMARY: Twitter’s controversial “Hide Replies” feature, aimed at civilizing conversations on its platform, is launching today in the U.S. and Japan after earlier tests in Canada.

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Readying an IPO, Postmates secures $225M led by private equity firm GPI Capital – TechCrunch

Readying an IPO, Postmates secures $225M led by private equity firm GPI Capital – TechCrunch

SUMMARY: DoorDash, for one, recently purchased another food delivery service, Caviar, from Square in a deal worth $410 million.

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Lime is shutting down car rental service, LimePod – TechCrunch

Lime is shutting down car rental service, LimePod – TechCrunch

SUMMARY: “We deeply appreciate our partnership with the Seattle community and the opportunity to collaborate on our LimePod Pilot Program,” a Lime spokesperson told TechCrunch.

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Ricoh’s Theta Z1 is the first truly premium consumer 360 camera – TechCrunch

Ricoh’s Theta Z1 is the first truly premium consumer 360 camera – TechCrunch

SUMMARY: VideoThe Ricoh Theta Z1 does video, too — though the specs for the video it produces are essentially unchanged from the Theta V on paper.

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Google announces 18 new renewable energy deals – TechCrunch

Google announces 18 new renewable energy deals – TechCrunch

SUMMARY: Google today announced its largest package of renewable energy deals yet.

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Finding sustainable success with Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman – TechCrunch

Finding sustainable success with Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman – TechCrunch

SUMMARY: One of my favorites was a company we did an enormous amount of work for and really helped save.

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