Amazon Is Removing Products Promoting The Qanon Conspiracy

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Zipmex, which aspires to build the Asia Pacific region's largest digital assets exchange, raises $6 million led by Jump Capital: Catherine Shu


Zipmex, a digital assets exchange headquartered in Singapore, announced today it has raised $6 million in funding led by Jump Capital. The startup, which plans to become a digital assets bank, says the round exceeded its initial target of $4 million. Along wi…

Amazon is removing products promoting the QAnon conspiracy: Jonathan Shieber


Amazon has begun the process of removing QAnon-related products from its platform. A spokesperson for the company said that the process may take a few days. Any sellers that attempt to evade the company’s systems and list products will be subject to action, i…

Sony reveals more details on its secretive Vision-S sedan: Kirsten Korosec


Sony’s Vision-S prototype sedan, one of the biggest surprises at CES last year, didn’t fade away after the tech trade show ended. The Vision-S is back in a series of new videos released by Sony during 2021 CES, which kicked off Monday. Two videos show the Vis…

BukuKas raises $10 million led by Sequoia Capital India to build a "end-to-end software stack" for Indonesian SMEs: Catherine Shu


The backbone of Indonesia’s economy are small- to medium-sized businesses, which account for 60% of its gross domestic product. Many still rely on manual bookkeeping, but the impact of COVID-19 has driven small businesses to digitize more of their operations.…

PopSockets announces its MagSafe-compatible iPhone 12 accessories: Sarah Perez


In October, TechCrunch broke the news that PopSockets was developing its own line of MagSafe-compatible products that will support the new wireless charging capabilities of the iPhone 12 devices. Today, at the (virtual) 2021 Consumer Electronics Show, the com…

Sony unveils AirPeak, its camera-carrying video drone: Brian Heater


When Sony teased the AirPeak late last year, it didn’t give us much to go one. We knew the consumer electronics giant was finally getting in the drone business — but beyond that, not much else. Just a dark image or two from some piece of the UAV. See the late…

The Capitol riot and its aftermath makes the case for tech regulation more urgent, but no simpler: Jonathan Shieber


Last week and throughout the weekend, technology companies took the historic step of deplatforming the president of the United States in the wake of a riot in which the US Capitol was stormed by a collection of white nationalists, QAnon supporters, and right …

Ahead of inauguration, Airbnb pledges bans for anyone involved in Capitol riot: Jonathan Shieber


Building on a policy that the company said has been in place since the Charlottesville protests back in 2017, Airbnb said it will take additional steps to beef up community protections for the DC metro area ahead of the presidential inauguration. Airbnb alrea…

Content discovery platform Dable closes $12 million Series C at $90 million valuation to accelerate its global expansion: Catherine Shu


Launched in South Korea five years ago, content discovery platform Dable now serves a total of six markets in Asia. Now it plans to speed up the pace of its expansion, with six new markets in the region planned for this year, before entering European countrie…

Daily Crunch: Parler sues Amazon after going offline: Anthony Ha


Platforms and infrastructure providers dump Parler, Microsoft unveils a new Surface and a Chinese fitness app raises $360 million. This is your Daily Crunch for January 11, 2021. The big story: Parler sues Amazon after going offline President Donald Trump has…


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