EV subscription startup Canoo, co-founder sued for alleged harassment – TechCrunch

Simply weeks after Canoo took the wraps off of its electric vehicle, the Los Angeles-based startup and co-founder Stefan Krause has been accused of gender and marital discrimination, harassment, breach of contract, and wrongful termination in a lawsuit filed Tuesday. The lawsuit, which was filed by Christina Krause, the corporate’s former head of communications and Stefan…

In search of a job promoting weed? EpicHint pitches coaching for hashish dispensary ‘budtenders’ – TechCrunch

Adriana Herrera first got here up with the concept for EpicHint, a coaching and staffing service for hashish dispensaries, whereas she was browsing off the coast of Oaxaca, Mexico. Decompressing after the dissolution of her final startup enterprise — her second try at operating her personal enterprise — Herrera realized shortly that browsing and #vanlife…

Twitter admits it used two-factor telephone numbers and emails for serving focused adverts – TechCrunch

Twitter has stated it used telephone numbers and e mail addresses, supplied by customers to arrange two-factor authentication on their accounts, to serve focused adverts. In a disclosure Tuesday, the social media big stated it didn’t know what number of customers had been impacted. The problem stemmed from the corporate’s tailored audiences program, which permits…

After a number of disappointing quarters, Chinese language EV maker Nio’s gross sales surge – TechCrunch

Nio delivered 4,799 automobiles within the third quarter, a 35.1% surge in gross sales and a constructive improvement for the Chinese language electrical automaker that has been affected by value overruns, a voluntary battery recall and macroeconomic circumstances similar to declining passenger automobile gross sales and decreased EV subsidies. The corporate stated Tuesday it additionally…

Over 30 civil rights teams demand an finish to Amazon Ring’s police partnerships – TechCrunch

Over 30 civil rights organizations have penned an open letter that calls on authorities officers to analyze Amazon Ring’s enterprise practices and finish the corporate’s quite a few police partnerships. The letter follows a report by The Washington Post in August that detailed how over 400 police forces throughout the U.S. have partnered with Ring…