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TestCard founder: Attending Disrupt Berlin is a ‘no-brainer’
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TestCard founder: Attending Disrupt Berlin is a ‘no-brainer’

We love Berlin’s electric, evolving, early-startup ecosystem. Let’s be perfectly blunt: Whether you’re a startup founder, investor, hacker or tech leader, you can’t afford to miss Disrupt Berlin 2019, which takes place on 11-12 December. Get your super early-bird passes here. TechCrunch honors its Silicon Valley roots, and we pack that ethic in our carry-on…

Mubi founder Efe Cakarel is coming to Disrupt Berlin
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Mubi founder Efe Cakarel is coming to Disrupt Berlin

Most entrepreneurs who have tried to compete with Netflix have failed. But Efe Cakarel isn’t one of them. As the founder and CEO of Mubi, he has created a beloved movie streaming service. That’s why I’m excited to announce that Mubi founder Efe Cakarel is joining us at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin. Mubi has been around…

Ousted founder Julia Angwin returns to The Markup
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Ousted founder Julia Angwin returns to The Markup

The yet-to-launch tech journalism site The Markup has had a bumpy 2019 — co-founder and editor-in-chief Julia Angwin was fired, prompting the departure of the majority of the editorial staff. Soon after, The Markup’s other founders (whose disputes with Angwin apparently led to her ouster) left the company themselves. Now things may be back on…

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes to stand trial in 2020
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Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes to stand trial in 2020

Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of the now-defunct biotech unicorn Theranos, will face trial in federal court next summer with penalties of up to 20 years in prison and millions of dollars in fines. Jury selection will begin July 28, 2020, according to U.S. District Judge Edward J. Davila, who announced the trial will commence in…

Huawei founder talks US ban, says Huawei is no longer going wherever
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Huawei founder talks US ban, says Huawei is no longer going wherever

The ongoing US and China Trade War has been keeping Huawei in a perpetual state of emergency ever since the US placed it on its Entity List. Since then Google was forced to withdraw Huawei’s license to Android (and has since overturned the decision for up to 90 days) and the number two smartphone maker…