Fisker loses customers’ money, Robinhood launches credit card, and Google generates travel itineraries

Are you ready to dive into the latest happenings in the tech world? If so, you’re in for a treat with this week’s edition of Week in Review (WiR) from TechCrunch. From scandalous revelations to exciting funding news, this recap has it all. So grab a cup of coffee, sit back, and let’s explore the highlights of the past few days together.

In a wild turn of events, EV startup Fisker found itself in hot water after losing track of millions of dollars in customer payments. Meanwhile, Facebook was caught snooping on Snapchat users in a secretive project known as “Project Ghostbusters.” And let’s not forget about the resignation of Stability AI’s founder and CEO Emad Mostaque, adding another layer of drama to the tech world.

From the booming success of budgeting app Copilot to the liquid assets of canned water startup Liquid Death, the funding scene is buzzing with activity. We also have former Nextdoor exec Dan Laufer raising $25 million for PipeDreams, a startup shaking up the HVAC industry.

Is Nvidia on track to become the next AWS? Ron explores the growth trajectories of these tech giants and finds some interesting parallels worth delving into.

Equity and Found podcasts delve into the latest developments in the tech and startup world, from Robinhood’s new credit card to innovations in climate tech. Meanwhile, Chain Reaction shines a spotlight on Space and Time, a promising player in the web3 space.

Bonus Round:
In a surprising move, Spotify is testing the waters of online learning, offering freemium video courses to its massive user base. Could this be the next big thing in the streaming platform’s evolution?

With so much to unpack and explore, this edition of WiR is a must-read for tech enthusiasts and industry insiders alike. Don’t miss out on the latest insights and revelations shaping the tech landscape. Stay tuned for more exciting updates in the world of technology and innovation.

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