E-commerce software bundler Carbon6 Technologies grabs $66M in equity, debt • TechCrunch

Businesses can use dozens of separate software tools to manage their day-to-day operations. Carbon6 Technologies estimates that for smaller businesses, like e-commerce marketplace companies, that can be between eight and…

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Activision Blizzard illegally withheld raises from unionizing workers, labor board finds • TechCrunch

Gaming giant Activision Blizzard unlawfully retaliated against workers at Raven Software who formed a union, the National Labor Relations Board found. The quality assurance (QA) department at subsidiary Raven Software,…

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Big Tech unites to make speech recognition tools better for people with disabilities

Getty Images/iStockphotoThe University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) is partnering with Amazon, Apple, Google, Meta, Microsoft and non-profit partners in the Speech Accessibility Project. The project's aim is to improve current…

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Twitter expands access to its experimental Status feature…but not to its paid subscribers • TechCrunch

Twitter’s throwback feature, Twitter Status, is today expanding its list of potential status updates to choose from, in a continuation of tests that began this July. The feature, which is…

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