Published On: Wed, Dec 4th, 2019

Daily Crunch: Twitter will undo asleep accounts

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1. Twitter will giveaway adult handles by deletion dead accounts

“As partial of a joining to offer a open conversation, we’re operative to purify adult dead accounts to benefaction some-more accurate, convincing information people can trust opposite Twitter,” a association said.

Sounds like a intelligent move, with one large catch: If someone with a Twitter comment died some-more than 6 months before and no one else has their login, their comment will be deleted. So hopefully, Twitter will come adult with a approach to commemorate these accounts.

2. Facebook buys VR studio behind Beat Saber

Virtual existence doesn’t have many strike games yet, though Facebook is shopping a studio behind one of a medium’s biggest titles. It says Beat Games will join Oculus Studio though will continue to work independently.

3. Indian scooter let startup Bounce raises $150M

Bounce, before famous as Metro Bikes, allows business to franchise a scooter for as small as Rs 1 (0.1 cents) per kilometer and Rs 1.5 per hour. Sources told us a new financing turn values a startup “well over $500 million.”

4. Netflix leases New York’s Paris Theatre

Netflix is expanding a melodramatic participation by signing a long-term franchise for a ancestral single-screen venue in New York City. This follows reports that a streaming association is also operative to buy a Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles.

5. Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince is entrance to Disrupt Berlin

Back in 2010, web opening and confidence association Cloudflare launched on-stage during a Disrupt SF Battlefield. And as Prince loves to remind us, a association came in second.

6. Gift Guide: STEM toys for your builders-in-training

Yep, it’s present beam season. Here’s a updated roundup of a latest things clamoring to tempt and enthuse kids with coding tricks and electronic wizardry.

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