Daily Crunch: Google will use private subsea cable to launch its first full-scale cloud region in Africa

Happy Wednesday! Haje is enjoying a well-deserved day off, but I’m here to dive into…

SpaceX notches eighth human spaceflight mission with Crew-5

The Crew-5 mission (so named because it’s SpaceX’s fifth crewed mission with NASA’s Commercial Crew…

Popular censorship circumvention tools face fresh blockade by China

“Starting from October 3, 2022 (Beijing Time), more than 100 users reported that at least…

Space billboards could cost $65M and still turn a profit

Of course, just because they could doesn’t mean they should. But let’s focus on the…

Twitter v. Musk judge says the trial is still on

In the letter, sent a day after news broke that Elon Musk would seek to…

Google answers Meta’s video-generating AI with its own, dubbed Imagen Video

As my colleague Devin Coldewey noted in his piece about Make-A-Video, text-to-video systems aren’t new.…

7 investors discuss how agtech can solve agriculture’s biggest problems

For starters, rising greenhouse gas emissions are driving punishing droughts and storms, which are harming…

Engage with AT&T, Polygon, & more at TechCrunch Disrupt

Building a startup is no easy task — not exactly a newsflash, we know. One…

Grubhub and Gopuff team up for grocery and alcohol delivery

The companies are piloting the partnership this week in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago,…

As Iran throttles its internet, activists fight to get online

But then the government cracked down on internet access; and WhatsApp, Signal, Viber, Skype, and…