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  • Consumer agency warns against Peloton Tread+ use, as company pushes back
    Business
    TechCrunch

    Consumer agency warns against Peloton Tread+ use, as company pushes back

    Almost exactly a month ago, Peloton CEO John Foley wrote an open letter about the the company's treadmill. “While we are aware of only a small handful of incidents involving the Tread+ where children have been hurt, each one is devastating to all of us at Peloton, and our hearts go out to the families involved.” Today, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a warning, telling users to stop using the Tread+.

  • Nintendo sues Bowser for violating copyright with Switch hacks
    Business
    Engadget

    Nintendo sues Bowser for violating copyright with Switch hacks

    Nintendo is suing Bowser (that is, Gary Bowser) for allegedly violating copyright by selling Switch hacks.

  • Why it's not surprising to see nine-figure AI rounds 
    Business
    TechCrunch

    Why it's not surprising to see nine-figure AI rounds 

    This week, Scale AI raised a $325 million Series E. The company, as TechCrunch has written, works in the data labeling space. In 2019 TechCrunch wrote about how the company’s then-22-year-old CEO had put together a $100 million round. Well, as I learned earlier this week, AI startups in general are having one hell of a year.