UK finally opens antitrust probe of Google’s role in the adtech stack – TechCrunch

The UK’s competition watchdog has just announced another investigation into Google over potential antitrust abuses around adtech. This is the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) second probe of Google’s adtech practices — after said it would investigate an ad deal between Google and Facebook referred to internally as ‘Jedi Blue’, back in March. (That deal…

Dentsply Stock is Repricing Itself

Global dental products provider Dentsply (NASDAQ: XRAY) stock has been plunging worse than the benchmark indices down (-34%) on the year. The maker of SureSmile clear dental aligner systems has diversified its portfolio with the acquisition of Byte and Propel Orthodontics. The Company admittedly had a disappointing start to the year plagued by global supply…

Indigov lands more funding to connect besieged lawmakers and their oft-frustrated constituents – TechCrunch

Republican lawmakers are facing growing anger over the deadliest mass shooting at an American school in nearly a decade yesterday, with many of their constituents expressing frustration over their repeated votes against even modest gun control reforms. Social media can’t solve the problem. Indigov, a three-year-old, 70-person New York-based startup, can’t solve it either, but…

The iPhone 14 disappointment is real

No matter how you measure these things, the iPhone reveal each fall is the single biggest event on Apple’s calendar. It affects the most customers (and potential customers), it drives the most revenue, and it gets by far the most media attention. Yet it’s nearly always a disappointment. Perhaps that’s inevitable. How could anything possibly…