Daily Crunch: Layoffs at HQ Trivia
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The cuts hit HQ’s HR, marketing and product engineering teams, according to LinkedIn profiles of employees let go. The cuts could further hamper morale at the startup following a tough first half of the year.
It also could leave the company short-handed as it attempts to diversify revenue with the upcoming launch of monthly subscriptions.
The upcoming features include automatically engaging the brakes on a vehicle when the system detects a pedestrian crossing the car’s path, and doing the same for a cyclist.
The trade group for U.K. internet service providers nominated Mozilla for the title because of a proposed security feature that ISPs say will allow users to “bypass U.K. filtering obligations and parental controls, undermining internet safety standards in the U.K.”
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