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To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox each day at 3pm PDT, Subscribe here. Hey folks and welcome to Friday’s Daily Crunch. As you may have seen, the Supreme Court made a key decision on abortion today, effectively effectively Roe v. Wade overthrown by declaring that the … Read more

Juul, the Stanford-founded vape maker, watches its US market share evaporate – TechCrunch

It’s almost Shakespeare. Juul, the vape company that took the US by storm five years ago — and was valued at $38 billion at its peak — is on the verge of being thrown out of the country, according to the WSJ. According to the outlet’s report today, the Food & Drug Administration could announce … Read more

Juul, the Stanford-founded vape maker, watches its US market share evaporate – TechCrunch

It’s almost Shakespeare. Juul, the vape company that took the US by storm five years ago — and was valued at $38 billion at its peak — is on the verge of being thrown out of the country, according to the WSJ. According to the outlet’s report today, the Food & Drug Administration could announce … Read more

Layoffs hit crypto and real estate tech particularly hard – TechCrunch

Hey Siri, when does a “macrodown” become a “recession”? It’s another grim week for startups as they weather grim tech stocks and even worse cryptocurrency prices. But let’s start with good news: your children can be vaccinated against COVID-19! Back to the bad news, we write another weekly column on layoffs because once again this … Read more

Jay-Z and Jack Dorsey founded a Bitcoin Academy in a public housing complex – TechCrunch

Twitter co-founder and Block CEO Jack Dorsey teams with artist Jay-Z (Shawn Carter) to launch the Bitcoin Academy in Marcy Houses, the Brooklyn, New York public housing complex where Jay-Z grew up. The initiative aims to provide financial education focused on Bitcoin as a path to financial freedom, with free classroom and online courses taught … Read more