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  • newBag Week 2018: Timbuk2’s Launch featherweight daypack is tough and tiny
    If you need something small, lightweight and indestructible, Timbuk2’s Lightweight Launch Backpack ($129) might be right up your alley. The pack, constructed from famously tough Tyvek, can fit a 13″ laptop comfortably and plenty else. At only 18L…
    - 4 hours ago 22 Jun 18, 11:41pm -
  • newBag Week 2018: P.MAI’s women’s leather laptop bag is luxury packed with utility
    Welcome to Bag Week 2018. Every year your faithful friends at TechCrunch spend an entire week looking at bags. Why? Because bags — often ignored but full of our important electronics — are the outward representations of our techie styles, and we…
    - 6 hours ago 22 Jun 18, 10:25pm -
  • newApple will repair busted keyboards on recent MacBooks and MacBook Pros for free
    Back in 2016, Apple redesigned the MacBook Pro’s keyboard. It… hasn’t gone as well as they probably hoped. Complaints of failing keys quickly started popping up. Some keys had a tendency to get stuck in place; others move freely, but simply don…
    - 6 hours ago 22 Jun 18, 9:53pm -
  • newVC Brian O’Malley jumps from Accel to Forerunner Ventures
    Brian O’Malley may be the most-poached venture capitalist in Silicon Valley. While rising through the ranks at the global investment firm Battery Ventures, where O’Malley had led deals in Hotel Tonight among others, he was plucked out of the firm…
    - 10 hours ago 22 Jun 18, 6:15pm -
  • newA look back at the best tech ads of the last 35 years
    Last week the Association of Independent Commercial Producers announced the winners of its annual awards honoring the best moving image marketing of the year and Apple’s “Welcome Home” ad took home the prize for Advertising Excellence in the si…
    - 10 hours ago 22 Jun 18, 5:47pm -
  • newReddit launches a ‘News’ tab into beta testing
    Reddit is rolling out its “news” tab into beta, the company announced this week. The expansion follows on Reddit’s initial test of a news-related feature that began this May, when an alpha version shipped to some users of Reddit’s iOS app. At…
    - 10 hours ago 22 Jun 18, 5:30pm -
  • newKonsus looks to give companies a way to get specially designed documents in under a day
    Fredrik Thomassen as a consultant used to have the resources to offload the annoying project tasks — like making PowerPoint presentations — but now that it’s gone, he and his team wanted to make that available for everyone. Now the startup, cal…
    - 11 hours ago 22 Jun 18, 5:00pm -
  • newYour second chance for Startup Battlefield at Disrupt SF
    If you missed the deadline last week to apply for the renowned Startup Battlefield at Disrupt SF, have no fear. There is still one more chance at being part of the action! Out of all of the early-stage companies exhibiting at Disrupt, three Start…
    - 11 hours ago 22 Jun 18, 5:00pm -
  • newFacebook mistakenly leaked developer analytics reports to testers
    Set the “days without a Facebook privacy problem” counter to zero. This week, an alarmed developer contacted TechCrunch, informing us that their Facebook App Analytics weekly summary email had been delivered to someone outside their company. It c…
    - 11 hours ago 22 Jun 18, 4:57pm -
  • newUber safety driver of fatal self-driving crash was watching Hulu, not the road
    A safety driver operating an Uber self-driving vehicle looked down at a phone that was streaming The Voice on Hulu 204 times during a 43-minute test drive that ended when pedestrian Elaine Herzberg was struck and killed in Tempe, Arizona, according t…
    - 11 hours ago 22 Jun 18, 4:54pm -


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  • newChild Migrants in the U.S.: 'As an American, I Feel Deeply Ashamed'
    U.S. President Donald Trump says he has put an end to the separation of migrant families. But 2,300 children remain incarcerated with no plan in place to reunite them with their parents. Human rights lawyer Michael Bochenek has visited them.
    - 19 hours ago 22 Jun 18, 8:46am -
  • newErdogan's Endgame: Turkey's All-Powerful President Grabs for More
    The elections in Turkey on June 24 will determine President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's future and his legacy. He is currently at the zenith of his power and is looking to add even more. But he remains desperately afraid of losing it all.
    - 20 hours ago 22 Jun 18, 8:24am -
  • Trump's Attacks on Germany: The Enemy in the White House
    Trump's latest lies are an open attack on the German government and the European Union. This U.S. president was never a partner. He is an aggressive opponent and should be treated as such.
    - 3 days ago 20 Jun 18, 1:51pm -
  • Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai: 'We Failed Miserably'
    In an interview with SPIEGEL ONLINE, former Afghan President Hamid Karzai discusses the failure of the U.S. intervention in Afghanistan, the future of the war and why he would be willing to work with the Trump administration.
    - 9 days ago 14 Jun 18, 2:29pm -
  • Rise of the Autocrats: Liberal Democracy Is Under Attack
    Autocratic leaders and wannabes, from Putin to Trump, are making political inroads around the world. In recent years, Western liberal democracy has failed to live up to some of its core promises, helping to fuel the current wave of illiberalism. By D…
    - 10 days ago 13 Jun 18, 3:19pm -
  • Economic Trumpism: U.S. President Makes Life Tough for German Companies
    Seldom has an American president exploited the country's economic power to the degree the Trump administration has. Washington appears to be attacking German companies at every opportunity. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
    - 10 days ago 13 Jun 18, 1:43pm -
  • The G-7 Fiasco: It's Time to Isolate Donald Trump
    The G-7 summit once again made it clear that U.S. President Donald Trump is intent on treating America's allies worse than its enemies. Europe must draw the consequences and seek to isolate Trump on the international stage.
    - 12 days ago 11 Jun 18, 9:55am -
  • International Arrest Warrant: Germany Takes Aim at Assad's Torture Boss
    DER SPIEGEL has learned that Germany's chief federal prosecutor has issued an international arrest warrant for one of the Syrian regime's top intelligence officials. He is suspected of being responsible for wide-scale torture and murder.
    - 15 days ago 8 Jun 18, 11:23am -
  • Hobby Detectives: Army of Investigators Has Trump in Its Sights
    Americans have been riveted in recent months to every new detail coming out of the ongoing investigation into possible collusion by the Trump campaign. An army of amateur investigators has managed to uncover new developments in the case. Who are they…
    - 19 days ago 4 Jun 18, 12:56pm -
  • PEDs Scandal: Romanian Doping Lab Covered Up Positive Tests
    A sports doping laboratory in Romania has been suspended for months. An internal report from the World Anti-Doping Agency indicates the penalty came in response to intentional manipulation by an "external entity."
    - 37 days ago 17 May 18, 12:51pm -