Mastercard and Visa will stop processing payments to Pornhub

Mastercard and Visa will stop processing payments to Pornhub | Tech

Following the viral New York Times report that detailed Pornhub's hosting of videos featuring underaged girls — and the massive tube site not doing much to rectify the problem — Mastercard and Visa have announced on Thursday that they're cutting ties with Pornhub. Mastercard full-stop won't allow their cards to be used to process Pornhub paymentsVisa is suspending card use and will conduct their own investigation, Bloomberg reported. In statements to Bloomberg, both companies claimed the move was done due to the illegal content on Pornhub.  Given the allegations of illegal activity, Visa is suspending Pornhub’s acceptance privileges pending the completion of our ongoing investigation. We are instructing the financial institutions who serve MindGeek to suspend processing of payments through the Visa network. — VisaNews (@VisaNews) December 10, 2020 Read more... More about Mastercard, Visa, Pornhub, Culture, and Other

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NBA 2K23 will feature Michael Jordan on the cover. This marks the first time Jordan has graced the cover of the game since NBA 2K11.

Source: | 06. 07. 2022 04:40:43 | Tech

South Korean AI chip developer Rebellions has raised a $22.8 million ($30 million) extension to its Series A financing from a strategic investor KT, one of the largest telecom companies in South Korea.  Last month,

Source: | 06. 07. 2022 04:40:32 | Tech

With bare metal support for EKS Anywhere, AWS wants to reduce the dependency on VMware to enable enterprise customers to deploy Kubernetes directly on physical servers running within the data center and at the edge.

Source: | 06. 07. 2022 03:01:03 | Tech

During the most recent Y Combinator startup batch, Peakflo stood out to TechCrunch. The company’s simple pitch — for Southeast Asia — fit neatly into the broader narrative of the world increasingly digitizing its workflows and the generally hot market we’d

Source: | 06. 07. 2022 02:50:14 | Tech

New legislation will give regulators the power to force technology companies to stop sexual abuse of children on their platforms.

Source: | 06. 07. 2022 01:55:12 | Tech

The government is giving Ofcom extra powers to tackle child sexual abuse and exploitation content.

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Jordan Kretchmer founded Rapid Robotics with the mission of simplifying robotics for manufacturing by providing out-of-the-box automation solutions. Founded in 2019, the company quickly gained the attention of top VCs including Bee Partners who led Rapid Robotics seed round and participated in each of the following rounds. Hear Rapid Robotics pitch ...

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Cloud storage and memory spending should be one of the fastest technology areas to rebound. With the rise of efficient data management for multi-cloud and multi-site data, spending on this part of the storage and memory business will have the fastest return on investment.

Source: | 06. 07. 2022 00:31:01 | Tech

Loft, a Brazilian proptech unicorn, has laid off about 380 employees, or 12% of its workforce, the company announced today. The layoff marks the company’s second round of cuts this year so f

Source: | 06. 07. 2022 00:05:45 | Tech

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. Guess who’s back? Back again? Well, me after a long weekend, but also Elon Musk is tweeting again, and he

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Armed with fresh funding, payments fintech PayMongo is helping small businesses in the Philippines to join the digital economy.

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The committee cited BuzzFeed News reporting that China-based employees at TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, had repeatedly accessed sensitive US user data.

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Apple has released a new firmware version for its Apple TV Siri Remote, though it isn't clear what the update contains.Siri RemoteThe firmware update, which brings the software to version 10M1103, is meant for the redesigned Siri Remote released in 2021. Read more...

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At the end of a tour that drew some social media mockery, the billionaire brothers’ rock band received a friendly reception at a venue close to their parents’ beach house.

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When you think about shared micromobility, Veo isn’t exactly the first company that comes to mind. It’s not as widespread as competitors like Voi, Tier and Lime, and it hasn’t raised nearly as much in venture capital. But as consolidation and, simply put, ba

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Researchers from the California Institute of Technology say the “mosaic-8” vaccine could protect people from other coronaviruses, including SARS and MERS.

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The fifth developer beta for macOS Monterey 12.5 has been released by Apple, providing testers yet another build to try out.MacBooksThe newest builds can be downloaded via the Apple Developer Center for those enrolled in the test program, or via an over-the-air update on devices running the beta software. Public betas typically arrive within a few ...

Source: | 05. 07. 2022 20:01:04 | Tech

Voyantis, a startup developing tools to estimate a customer’s lifetime value, today emerged from stealth with $19 million in seed funding from Target Global, Square Peg, Schusterman Family Investments, Kaedan Capital and Operator Partners. CEO Ido Wiesenberg tells TechCrunch that the funds will be used to expand Voyantis’ product offeri ...

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Studies show that what makes you laugh is sometimes no laughing matter.

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Indian fitness platform Ultrahuman is expanding its wearable portfolio by launching a smart ring to boost its ability to provide tech loving ‘biohackers’ — and, it hopes, health-concerned Boomers — with more insightful metabolic insights. Sensors embedded in the forthcoming Ultrahuman Ring include temperature, heart rate and ...

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My work in early-stage startups focused on operations, so I used Wikipedia to find the formula for calculating a company’s post-money valuation: PMV = N x P N = number of shares the company has post-investment P = price per share at which the investment was made So, if a company offers a round with 10 million shares and one investor pays $1 ...

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Even in an in-demand industry like tech, it’s possible for a professional to make the wrong moves or bad decisions that hurt their career.

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It’s even harder now to understand what the U.S. wants to accomplish with its computer chip plans.

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Apple has distributed the fourth developer beta builds of iOS 15.6, iPadOS 15.6, tvOS 15.6, and watchOS 8.7 to testers.The fourth developer betas are available for downloadThe newest builds can be downloaded via the Apple Developer Center for those enrolled in the test program, or via an over-the-air update on devices running the beta software. Pub ...

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TechCrunch Live is a weekly event designed to help founders build better venture-backed businesses. The event series records live every Wednesday at 12:00 pm Pacific, and features industry-leading founders and venture capitalists as they talk through different parts of their business. We’ve had some great guests: Deel’s Alex Bouaziz and ...

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This recent attack highlights a problem with the cybersecurity preparedness of the British Army that was first noted back in 2013

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One easy complaint to make when it comes to venture capital is that it’s mostly not. Venture-ous, that is. It’s definitely capital. During the last decade, for example, a huge portion of venture capital investment went into software-as-a -ervice companies, some of the least risky private technology companies out there. Sure, some fail,

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Weather experts weigh in on oddities associated with the early 2022 Atlantic hurricane season so far.

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After two decades of medical advancements, Sue has options to help save her sight.

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Inclusion and diversity are integral to innovation and equitable care.

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With the introduction of the M2 chip, rumors have already started about Apple's next chip launches. Here's when to expect Apple's next Apple Silicon launches.Apple is now firmly in the second generation of its M2 chip generation, shipping the first devices housing the updated SoC design. So far, it has only brought out the M2, but more are expected ...

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Zound Industries is a company based in Sweden with its own audio brand and licenses to produce audio products using the Marsha

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Companies and individuals have been operating in the cloud for years without really thinking about it—whether it’s streaming personal content or office applications.

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Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines.

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Reviews are currently coming in as we speak for Thor Love and Thunder, the second joint project between Chris Hemsworth’s Thor and beloved director Taika Waititi after Thor Ragnarok. They're not amazing.

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Clearly, at a time where transparency and exemplary ESG credentials have become integral to the external reputation and internal functioning of companies of all sizes, many boardrooms are still adjusting to this transition in expectations.

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Taking on the hard and soft cost savings of your DIY software procurement could be the most strategic move you make this quarter, but it has to start with a holistic understanding of the pitfalls of an ad hoc approach.

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Well it appears I accidentally threw a Molotov cocktail into the Destiny 2 community over the weekend when I published my “seasonal rut” video about how I wanted to see some formatting variety in seasons going forward. However, this soon got spun into a classic “DLCs versus seasons” debate,

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There is an enormous gap in this "smart" industry. There’s a lack of consideration for humanity.

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Whatever you think of the billionaire space race, two separate research teams warn that the consequences for the planet could be grave.

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Inspiration for a new company can come from many different places. For Maya Ashkenazi Otmazgin, a biomedical engineer, it was while nursing her first child that she got the idea for harnessing the health benefits of breast milk, but in food and wellness supplements for adults. “I wondered why we were not understanding the proteins inside breast mil ...

Source: | 05. 07. 2022 15:01:06 | Tech

Although finance teams ultimately control budgets within their companies, investment in technology under the chief financial officer’s purview had been limited — at least until recently. That’s the assertion of Tesorio CEO Carlos Vega, who observed that, prior to the pandemic, most cash management processes had been run in spreadsheets ...

Source: | 05. 07. 2022 15:00:58 | Tech

I’m not sure I’ve seen a show go from one of the most must-see offerings of the year to relative obscurity so quickly, but that’s what the last few seasons of Westworld have felt like, with nothing matching the intensity of season 1 as we attempted to guess who was a host (practically everyone) a...

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If your business hasn’t registered your long codes already, get it done as soon as possible.

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News headlines are talking about a study in China that purportedly used AI-based facial recognition and brainwave detection to aid in detecting Chinese Communist Party (CCP) loyalty, which smacks of considerable AI Ethics qualms and could have consequences globally about oppressive uses of AI.

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Apple has always gone for the minimalist look in anything it makes, and now new documentation suggests it wants to do away with unsightly zippers, clasps, and fasteners and use magnets instead.Maybe the closest thing Apple will get to making clothing is the recent "Ted Lasso"merchandise, or health-monitoring gloves. But it's definitely looking at w ...

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This alignment between the goals of the cybersecurity team and the needs of the insurance buyer has succeeded in bringing two worlds together. 

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Fans who have just finished Stranger Things season 4 are eager to hear what’s up with season 5, and thanks to some new post-finale interviews, we have a lot more information we used to.

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A new map covers the vast majority of Mars, revealing dozens of minerals found on its surface.

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In the world of online shopping, the brand-customer relationship must begin well before the point of sale.

Source: | 05. 07. 2022 14:15:58 | Tech

European lawmakers have given the green light to antitrust law changes targeting self-preferencing by Apple and other big tech companies, but there are fears that it will be difficult to enforce the regulations.Following months of negotiations, the European Parliament has approved the final iterations of the Digital Markets Act and Digital Services ...