Party Round’s rebrand is banking on founder bank accounts

Party Round wants you to know that the party isn’t over. In fact, it just rebranded, put the music just a little bit lower and finally put out some appetizers. After a certain point, don’t we all get peckish? Party Round announced today that it has rebranded to Capital to underscore its product expansion. Now, […]
Party Round’s rebrand is banking on founder bank accounts by Natasha Mascarenhas originally published on TechCrunch

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White House proposes voluntary safety and transparency rules around AI

The White House this morning unveiled what it’s colloquially calling an “AI Bill of Rights,” which aims to establish tenets around the ways AI algorithms should be deployed as well as guardrails on their applications. In five bullet points crafted with feedback from the public, companies like Microsoft and Palantir and human rights and AI […]
White House proposes voluntary safety and transparency rules around AI by Kyle Wiggers originally published on TechCrunch

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China officially bans fruit flavorings in e-cigarettes

China has joined a handful of countries in banning flavored vapes to combat underage use of nicotine. Starting October 1, e-cigarette companies are only allowed to sell tobacco-flavored vapes in the country, an effort by the government to “standardize” the production, sales and consumption of the novel tobacco product. China’s e-cigarette makers had a short-lived […]
China officially bans fruit flavorings in e-cigarettes by Rita Liao originally published on TechCrunch

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Telegram cuts subscription fee by more than half in India

Telegram has cut the monthly subscription fee for its premium tier by more than half in India, just months after introducing the offering as it attempts to aggressively cash in on a large user base in one of its biggest markets. In a message to users in India on Saturday, Telegram said it was making […]
Telegram cuts subscription fee by more than half in India by Manish Singh originally published on TechCrunch

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Meta plans hiring freeze, NASA shoots an asteroid, and Elon’s texts about Twitter are made public

Hi all! Welcome back to Week in Review, the newsletter where we quickly sum up some of the most read TechCrunch stories from the past seven days. The goal? Even when you’re swamped, a quick skim of WiR on Saturday morning should give you a pretty good understanding of what happened in tech this week. […]
Meta plans hiring freeze, NASA shoots an asteroid, and Elon’s texts about Twitter are made public by Greg Kumparak originally published on TechCrunch

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