Australia fires: Bigger than 200 homes burn down on fly

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFirefighters in New South Wales sheltered in their truck as it was overrun by flamesBushfires have killed at least eight people in south-eastern Australia since Monday, while two others remain unaccounted for. The latest fires, which raced towards the coast this week, have also destroyed more than…

Day-to-day Crunch: Cyber Monday is bigger than ever

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Cyber Monday totalled $9.2B in US online sales, smartphones accounted for a record $3B Cyber Monday — the final day of…