Gillmor Gang: HBO Plus

http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/Techcrunch?d=2mJPEYqXBVI With one fell swoop, WarnerMedia eradicated the status quo in Hollywood, turning its 2021 feature film schedule on its head. Well, not quite. By moving 2021’s theatrical releases to…

How one company reached revenues of $200M without VC money

http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/Techcrunch?d=2mJPEYqXBVI Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s broadly based on the daily column that appears on Extra Crunch, but free, and made for your weekend…

Human Capital: Google’s labor stumbles

https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/tcdisrupt_sf17_silbermann-2657.jpg?w=680 Welcome back to Human Capital, a weekly newsletter that looks at the latest in diversity and inclusion in tech, as well as labor. This week, Google made headlines a…

Superkids must battle an alien invasion in We Can Be Heroes trailer

Director Robert Rodriguez revisits the fictional world of his 2005 flick, The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl, in new Netflix film We Can Be Heroes, debuting on Christmas Day It’s been…

China’s Chang’e 5 completes docking mission on its way back to Earth

The ascender of Chang’e-5 spacecraft flies above the surface of the Moon December 3rd. | Xinhua/Jin Liwang via Getty Images China’s Chang’e-5 mission completed a tricky docking maneuver on Saturday,…

‘The Last of Us’ lead Neil Druckmann becomes Naughty Dog co-president

Naughty Dog has a new co-president, and it’s the creative director behind some of its most popular titles. The company has announced that Neil Druckmann, who led the development for…

Voyager probes detect a new form of cosmic ray burst from the Sun

The Voyager probes are still contributing to science over 40 years later and billions of miles from home. Researchers have detected a new form of cosmic ray electron burst using…

Tesla diversity report shows its US leadership is 59 percent white and 83 percent male

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla published its first-ever diversity report on Friday, which shows the automaker’s US leadership is 83 percent male, and 59 percent white. The…

Japan’s asteroid sample return mission lands in Australian desert

An artistic rendering of Hayabusa2’s sample capsule landing on Earth | Image: JAXA After spending six years in space, a Japanese spacecraft just landed in the desert of southern Australia,…

Review: Freaky is a familiar-but-fun riff on the classic body swap concept

Vince Vaughn and Kathryn Newton star as a serial killer and a high school student who swap bodies in the new horror comedy Freaky, written and directed by Christopher Landon.…