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Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Airbnb adds 21 accessibility filters to help people find lodgings that have step-free entry to rooms, entryways that can accommodate a wheelchair, and more   —  Airbnb has made some changes to its platform in order to make it easier for people with disabilities to find accommodations that suit their needs.
Mar 15, 2018, 5:00 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Facebook partners with Lyft, Chase, Save the Children, and others to bolster its Community Help efforts by offering more information on food, transport, shelter   —  Facebook is amping up its Community Help efforts, now enabling companies like Lyft, Chase, International Medical Corps and Save …
Feb 15, 2018, 12:00 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
A district court judge has ruled that Grubhub properly classified a California delivery driver as an independent contractor   —  A few months after hearing closing arguments in the Lawson v. Grubhub case, Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley has ruled Raef Lawson, the plaintiff …
Feb 8, 2018, 5:05 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Hired data: on average, white tech workers ask for $130K salary, receive $136K offer; Hispanic and black workers ask for $124K, receive ~$130K offer   —  Pay discrimination and discrepancies based on gender and race are nothing new.  Unfortunately, it seems that little has changed over the years.
Feb 8, 2018, 3:40 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Owl raises $18M Series A, unveils dashcam with break-in and accident detection, voice control, and smartphone integration, for $349 with 1 year of LTE included   —  With $18 million in funding from Defy Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Menlo Ventures, Sherpa Capital and others …
Feb 2, 2018, 11:40 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Uber partners with JUMP to begin piloting a bike-sharing service called Uber Bike in San Francisco starting next week   —  Uber is launching a bike-sharing service next week in partnership with JUMP, a startup that recently received the first and only permit to operate dockless bike-sharing in San Francisco.
Jan 31, 2018, 11:20 AMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Podcast network TWiT is suing Twitter, alleging breach of contract and trademark infringement in connection with the distribution of audio and video content   —  TWiT, officially known as This Week in Tech, is suing Twitter.  The audio and video media platform alleges breach of written contract …
Jan 17, 2018, 1:05 AMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Mesh Wi-Fi startup Eero lays off 20% of its workforce, or ~30 staff, as it shifts priorities to its core business; Eero was launched in 2015, has raised $90M   —  Eero, the mesh Wi-Fi router startup, has laid off 20 percent of its workforce (about 30 employees), TechCrunch has learned.
Jan 4, 2018, 1:50 AMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Spotlite, a two-month-old video live streaming app with monetization options for singers raises $10M from Sequoia Capital China and BlueRun Ventures   —  Described to me as “American Idol meets musical.ly,” startup Spotlite recently raised more than $10 million from Sequoia Capital China and BlueRun Ventures.
Dec 15, 2017, 11:20 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Facebook publicly shares its internal policies on harassment and bullying in the workplace, outlines process for investigating harassment allegations   —  Facebook, in a similar manner to what it did with its internal policies around Managing Bias, is making publicly available its policies on harassment and bullying.
Dec 8, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context

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