Published On: Fri, Jul 31st, 2020

Daily Crunch: Apple beats Q3 expectations

Apple has a clever entertain notwithstanding coronavirus, Impossible Foods is entrance to Walmart and NASA launches a new Mars rover. Here’s your Daily Crunch for Jul 30, 2020.

The large story: Apple beats Q3 expectations

Apple’s latest earning news suggests that a association is abounding notwithstanding COVID-19, with income of $59.69 billion in a third entertain of a mercantile year. That’s significantly aloft than a $52.25 billion approaching by analysts, and it reflects 11% expansion year over year.

This isn’t a initial time Apple has reported gain given coronavirus became a partial of a lives, though Q3 was a initial entertain to start wholly during a pandemic.

The association also announced a four-for-one batch separate scheduled for a finish of August, by that Apple investors will accept 3 some-more shares for any share they already own, with singular shares apropos together some-more affordable.

The tech giants

Amazon says military final for patron information have left adult — The total uncover that in a initial half of 2020, Amazon perceived 23% some-more subpoenas and hunt warrants compared to a initial half of 2019.

PayPal and Venmo QR Code checkout is entrance to 8,200 CVS stores in Q4 — CVS will turn a initial national tradesman to concede business to compensate regulating possibly their PayPal or Venmo QR formula during a register, but fees.

Google is creation autofill on Chrome for mobile some-more secure — The new autofill knowledge on mobile will use biometric authentication for credit label transactions.

Startups, appropriation and try capital

Impossible Foods starts offered in Walmart and expands placement of a new sausage product — Impossible Foods will now be accessible during some-more than 2,000 Walmart stores opposite a country.

Rocket launch startup Astra readies for orbital exam moody as early as Sunday — The startup usually incorporated 3 years ago, and it’s building a rockets in Alameda, California.

We’ve updated The TechCrunch List with 116 new VCs prepared to write initial and lead checks into startups — Thanks to reader response and recommendations, a list keeps growing!

Advice and research from Extra Crunch

Six heading investors consider a remote-work startup landscape — In a latest VC survey, we try to know if SaaS tired is genuine and where open-space still exists in a remote-work world.

Four keys to building your startup — Insights from Sequoia’s Jess Lee, Initialized’s Garry Tan, Floodgate’s Ann Miura-Ko and Neo’s Ali Partovi.

Jesus, SaaS and digital tithing — Part 1 of a array on “church tech.”

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Everything else

NASA successfully launches a Mars 2020 Perseverance corsair regulating an Atlas V rocket — The Perseverance corsair is versed with sensors privately designed to assistance it find justification of ancient, microbiotic life on Mars.

CBS All Access adds 3,500 new episodes before rebranding in 2021 — ViacomCBS had formerly announced skeleton to launch an stretched and rebranded chronicle of CBS All Access this summer, to improved contest opposite streaming offerings like Disney+ and HBO Max.

Just 48 hours left on early-bird passes to Disrupt 2020 — Less than 48 hours now!

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