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Once VMware is free of Dell, who may fancy purchasing it?

TechCrunch has spilled much digital ink tracking the fate of VMware since it was brought to Dell’s orbit thanks to the latter company’s epic purchase of EMC in 2016 for $58 billion. That transaction saddled the well-known Texas tech company with heavy debts. Because the deal left VMware a public company, albeit one controlled by…

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Consumer Bureau Cautions against Peloton Tread+ Usage, as company pushes back

Almost exactly a month ago, Peloton CEO John Foley wrote an open letter about the the company’s treadmill. “I’m reaching out to you today because I recently learned about a tragic accident involving a child and the Tread+, resulting in, unthinkably, a death,” it begins. “While we are aware of only a small handful of…

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Why it is not surprising to see nine-figure AI rounds 

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 reading. If you want it in your inbox every Saturday morning, sign up here.  Ready? Let’s talk money, startups and spicy IPO rumors. This week, Scale…

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What exactly does it take to create a startup ecosystem?

Say it louder for the people in the back: As tech grows bigger by the minute and venture capital adds dollar signs by the day, a startup hub’s success is not an either/or situation. The next Silicon Valley is a tired narrative, when in reality startups look, innovate and create differently all over the world.…

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How one Creator Construct a startup about compassion and care facilitated by AI

In the second episode of our new podcast Found, our guest is Brie Code. Code is the founder and CEO of TRU LUV, a startup based out of Toronto that has its roots in the game industry, but that is taking a radically different approach to designing interactive experiences based on a historically-overlooked motivating paradigm…

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Xbox Series X restock: Target, Walmart, Best Buy – when and where to buy it

Home News Gaming (Image credit: Microsoft/Future) Our Xbox Series X restock tracker is ready for Target, Walmart and Best Buy to have the Microsoft console back in stock this week, and if that happens on the dates and times projected, Matt Swider will alert you – if you follow his account. When is the next…

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Rays vs Yankees live stream: how to See MLB 2021 online Today

Home News Entertainment (Image credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) The New York Yankees-Tampa Bay Rays rivalry is the gift that just keeps on giving, and tempers once again boiled over last weekend, as the Yanks’ pitchers hit the Rays’ batters four times over the course of their juicy first encounter of the season at The Trop.…

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PS5 restock tracker: Walmart, GameStop and Best Buy – know when PS5 is for sale

Home News Gaming (Image credit: Future) Sunday update: Our PS5 restock Twitter tracker, Matt Swider, is tracking where the PS5 if for sale at US retailers, including GameStop, Walmart, Best Buy and Target, among others. Today, April 18, is unlikely to see a major restock, as has been the case over every weekend in 2021…

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Xbox Game Pass is a treasure trove for horror fans

Home News Gaming (Image credit: Capcom) My mother never let me play horror games. In our house, if something was rated R then it was less of a suggestion and more of a rule. I pretended to understand when friends boasted about watching their older siblings play Silent Hill in the schoolyard and, in my…

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This Samsung 65-inch QLED TV gets a Huge $700 Cost cut at Best Buy

Home News Televisions (Image credit: Future) Upgrade your current set and save money with this stunning QLED TV deal that we’ve spotted at Best Buy. For a limited time, you can get this Samsung 65-inch QLED 8K TV on sale for $1,999.99 (was $2,699.99). That’s a massive $700 discount and a fantastic price for a…