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India’s MX Player expands to US, UK and other markets in international push – TechCrunch

India’s MX Player expands to US, UK and other markets in international push – News

MX Player, the on-demand video streaming service owned by India’s conglomerate Times Internet, is expanding to more than half a dozen new international markets including the U.S. and the U.K. to supply more entertainment content to millions of people trapped in their homes. The Singapore-headquartered on-demand video streaming service, which raised $111 million in a …

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Polestar 2 EV

Volvo’s Polestar begins production of the all-electric Polestar 2 in China – News

Polestar has started production of its all-electric Polestar 2 vehicle at a plant in China amid the COVID-19 pandemic that has upended the automotive industry and triggered a wave of factory closures throughout the world. The start of Polestar 2 production is a milestone for Volvo Car Group’s standalone electric performance brand  — and not …

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Apple Card gets updated privacy policy on new data sharing and more transaction detail – TechCrunch

Apple Card gets updated privacy policy on new data sharing and more transaction detail – News

Apple is updating its privacy policy for Apple Card to enable sharing more anonymized data with Goldman Sachs, its financial partner. Apple’s reasoning here is that this will make it able to do a better job of assigning credit to new customers. The data is aggregate and anonymized, and there is an opt-out. Three things …

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MasterClass is launching free, live Q&A sessions with big shots in their respective industries – TechCrunch

MasterClass is launching free, live Q&A sessions with big shots in their respective industries – News

MasterClass is known for selling access to pre-recorded online classes by a long list of people who are among the best at what they do, from tennis great Serena Williams to writer David Sedaris to chef Thomas Keller. More recently, however, the company added live Q&A sessions with these same stars as a member benefit, …

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Using 25% lower bandwidth, Disney+ launches in UK, Ireland, 5 other European countries, France to come online April 7 – TechCrunch

Using 25% lower bandwidth, Disney+ launches in UK, Ireland, 5 other European countries, France to come online April 7 – News

Disney+, the streaming service from the Walt Disney Company, has been rapidly ramping up in the last several weeks. But while some of that expansion has seen some hiccups, other regions are basically on track. Today, as expected, Disney announced that it is officially launching across 7 markets in Euopre — but doing so using …

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