The trust dilemma of continuous background checks

First, background checks at startups, then Huawei’s finance chief is detained, SoftBank’s IPO is subscribed and I am about to record our next publication of TechCrunch Equity. It’s Thursday, December 6, 2018. TechCrunch is experimenting with new content structures. This…

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The SaaS VC gap: China & other markets trail the US

Jason Rowley

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Trump has two secure iPhones, but the Chinese are still listening

President Trump has three iPhones — two of them are “secure” and his third is a regular personal design. But whenever the commander-in-chief takes a entitle, his adversaries are said to be listening. That’s according to a brand-new report by…

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The next big restaurant chain may not own any kitchens

If investors at some of the biggest technology companies are right, the next big restaurant chain could have no kitchens of its own. These venture capitalists think the same forces that have transformed transportation, media, retail and logistics will also…

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Apple Watches and AirPods are safe from Trump’s trade war

Now you can get yer Apple watch for the low, low price of … well, still not low-grade at all . Image: screenshot: jake krol/ mashable Well well well, looks like Tim Cook’s glad-handing has paid off. The Trump administration…

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Chinese Tesla rival Nio trims IPO target: now aims to raise up to $1.5B

The U.S. IPO window may be wide open for Chinese tech firms, but electrical vehicle manufacturer Nio has conservatively trimmed the target for its NYSE listing to $1.5 billion after it exhausted a price range for its shares. The company…

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Trump wants to just tariff the hell out of China

Another day, another falsity of a tariff. The Trump administration has been busy finalise the rulemaking process to put 25 percent excises on $200 billion of Chinese goods, which will almost certainly change the prices of numerous critical technology ingredients…

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Security News This Week: A Devastating Report on the CIA’s Deadly Mistakes in China

There’s no such thing as time vacation in protection, and researchers started off this week by disclosing a problematic flaw in Intel processors that undercuts the company’s so-called secure enclave provide, and potentially other abilities like virtual machines. A different…

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‘Almost like they have an AGENDA’. Sean Davis highlights how differently the FBI treated Feinstein’s Chinese spy vs Trump

In contingency you missed it, and the course the media has NOT been flooding it’s likely you have, it was discovered a few epoches back that Sen. Diane Feinstein had a Chinese spy in her implement for 20 years. Yeah…

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Washington hit China hard on tech influence this week

After months of back-and-forth talks, Washington moved rapidly this past week to fend off the increasing transcendence of China’s tech industry, with Congress passing expanded national insurance dominates over M& A deals and the Trump administration heaping greater pressure on…

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