Daily Crunch: Layoffs at HQ Trivia



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1. HQ Trivia lays off ~20 percent since it preps subscriptions

The cuts hit HQ’s HR, marketing and product development teams, according to LinkedIn profiles of employees. Morale could be further hampered by the cuts in the startup following a first half of this year.

It also could leave the business short-handed since it tries to increase revenue with the launch of monthly subscriptions.

2. Tesla reveals off next-gen automated emergency braking stopping for pedestrians and cyclists

The coming features include mechanically engaging the wheels on a car when the system detects a pedestrian crossing the car’therefore route, and doing the same for a fisherman.

3. Internet group brands Mozilla ‘net celebrity ’ for supporting DNS privacy feature

The trade group for U.K. internet service providers nominated Mozilla for the title due to a proposed safety attribute that ISPs say will allow users to “skip U.K. filtering obligations and civic controls, undermining net safety criteria in the U.K.”

4. Apple reportedly shifting to new keyboard design in 2019/2020 MacBooks

Apple is defined to replace the technologies underlying the computer keyboards found in its MacBook Air and MacBook Pro computers, according to a new report from Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

5. Sony’s new wireless earbuds pack amazing noise-canceling and battery lifetime

Brian Heater has just had a while with Sony’s WF-1000XM3, but he claims that they look custom-built for long flights.

6. Waresix hauls in $14.5M to progress its drive to digitize logistics in Indonesia

Like others in its sector — which include Chinese unicorn Manbang and BlackBuck in India — Waresix is focused on optimizing logistics making the procedure more transparent for customers and more effective for haulage companies and truckers.

7. What everyone in a startup needs to know about immigration

Over the past three years, immigration policies and procedures have been in a state of flux and the procedure has become more unforgiving for even the smallest errors. (Extra Crunch membership required.)

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