Hear Why AtoB Calls Itself Stripe For Trucking On TechCrunch Live

Trucking is a vital industry and yet the majority of operations are operating on outdated platforms. AtoB thinks it has the solution and CEO and co-founder Harshita Arora says the company is essentially Stripe for transportation. I’m excited to have her and Eric Tarczynski of Contrary Capital speaking on an upcoming TechCrunch Live taking place […]
Hear why AtoB calls itself Stripe for trucking on TechCrunch Live by Matt Burns originally published on TechCrunch

CVCs Remained Consistent Investors In 2022

While different than traditional VCs, CVCs offer a potentially stable source of capital for startups amid the current downturn.
CVCs remained consistent investors in 2022 by Rebecca Szkutak originally published on TechCrunch

The Justice Department Is Investigating TikTok Over Journalist Spying Incident

The Biden administration has recently ramped up pressure on TikTok over national security concerns stemming from its ties to China, and apparently the Justice Department and the FBI are also applying pressure of their own. Forbes first reported that the agencies are actively investigating ByteDance, TikTok’s parent company. The investigation was reportedly initiated after some […]
The Justice Department is investigating TikTok over journalist spying incident by Taylor Hatmaker originally published on TechCrunch

Pull Systems Launches Out Of Up.Labs-Porsche Partnership To Tackle EV Performance

When Porsche partnered with venture studio UP.Labs, the mission was to create six startups over three years all designed to solve the German automaker’s biggest problems and be compelling enough as a standalone business it that can attract other customers. On Porsche’s list: software that helps manage and automate the performance of EVs. Pull Systems, […]
Pull Systems launches out of Up.Labs-Porsche partnership to tackle EV performance by Kirsten Korosec originally published on TechCrunch

The Monarch Could Be The Next Big Thing In Braille

For many people around the world, braille is their primary language for reading books and articles, and digital braille readers are an important part of that. The newest and fanciest yet is the Monarch, a multipurpose device that uses the startup Dot’s tactile display technology. The Monarch is a collaboration between HumanWare and the American […]
The Monarch could be the next big thing in Braille by Devin Coldewey originally published on TechCrunch

Rawr? Green Li-ion Recharges With $20.5M To Scale Its Recycling Tech

Green Li-ion says its battery recycling machines are the “size of a small house,” so it’s no wonder the Singapore-based startup needed to top up on funds. It’d only raised about $15 million ahead of its latest cash infusion. This week, Green Li-ion announced a $20.5 million “pre-Series B” round led by climate-tech investor TRIREC. […]
Rawr? Green Li-ion recharges with $20.5M to scale its recycling tech by Harri Weber originally published on TechCrunch

Glaze Protects Art From Prying AIs

The asymmetry in time and effort it takes human artists to produce original art vs the speed generative AI models can now get the task done is one of the reasons why Glaze, an academic research project out of the University of Chicago, looks so interesting. It’s just launched a free (non-commercial) app for artists […]
Glaze protects art from prying AIs by Natasha Lomas originally published on TechCrunch

A $500 Million Term Sheet In 12 Hours: How Rippling Struck A Deal As SVB Was Melting Down

As a serial entrepreneur who has famously endured some ups and downs, Parker Conrad thought he’d seen it all. Still, he never imagined that there would be a run on Silicon Valley Bank that would upend Rippling, his six-year-old workforce management company, a run so severe that Rippling would liquidate $130 million in money market […]
A $500 million term sheet in 12 hours: How Rippling struck a deal as SVB was melting down by Connie Loizos originally published on TechCrunch

Strangeworks Might Be The First Startup To Rely On AI To Create Everything It Brought To SXSW

It’s a very modern conjurer’s trick: Create a SXSW talk out of thin air, with the help of generative AI. That’s what whurley did this year in Austin. It took nine weeks for whurley — a staple of the Austin tech scene — to create and prepare for a keynote at SXSW 2018, where he […]
Strangeworks might be the first startup to rely on AI to create everything it brought to SXSW by Kirsten Korosec originally published on TechCrunch

Elemental Aims To Pump $43M Into Climate Startups With ‘deep Community Impact’

Elemental Excelerator, a nonprofit investor in climate-tech startups including BlocPower and ChargerHelp, says it’s “doubling down” in the wake of Silicon Valley Bank‘s collapse. Elemental intends to pump $43 million more into climate-tech startups — $13 million of which will be set aside for its twelfth accelerator program, beginning in October. The investor hasn’t secured all of […]
Elemental aims to pump $43M into climate startups with ‘deep community impact’ by Harri Weber originally published on TechCrunch

Meta Launches Paid Verification On Instagram And Facebook In The US

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today that the company is rolling out Meta Verified on Instagram and Facebook in the U.S. The subscription service, which first launched in Australia and New Zealand last month, allows users to add the coveted blue check mark to their Instagram and Facebook accounts for a monthly fee. Meta Verified […]
Meta launches paid verification on Instagram and Facebook in the US by Aisha Malik originally published on TechCrunch

TikTok And MLS Enter Multiyear Partnership To Deepen The League’s Presence On The App

TikTok and Major League Soccer (MLS) have announced a multiyear partnership that will bring exclusive content, in-app programming and more to the app. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Throughout the season, fans will be able to search “MLS” on TikTok and get access to the “MLS Hub,” which will feature new content […]
TikTok and MLS enter multiyear partnership to deepen the league’s presence on the app by Aisha Malik originally published on TechCrunch

YouTube Reinstates Donald Trump’s Account

YouTube announced today that former President Donald Trump’s YouTube channel will no longer be suspended. The account had been restricted in the week after the January 2021 riot on the U.S. Capitol building. Following the lead of platforms like Twitter and Facebook, YouTube said at the time that Trump’s social media accounts could be used […]
YouTube reinstates Donald Trump’s account by Amanda Silberling originally published on TechCrunch

Don’t Use Sam Altman And AI Hype In The Same Sentence

Hello, and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Today, we’re celebrating Equity’s 6th birthday! Thankfully, it fell during the easiest, slowest news cycle we’ve had since the beginning of the grocery delivery wars and WeWork. Just kidding. Alex and Natasha […]
Don’t use Sam Altman and AI hype in the same sentence by Natasha Mascarenhas originally published on TechCrunch

Advance Twitter Marketing Course

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Update On Meta’s Year Of Efficiency

Mark Zuckerberg announces steps to make Meta a better technology company and improve our financial performance.
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Kali Linux 2023.1 Release (Kali Purple & Python Changes)

Today we are releasing Kali 2023.1 (and on our 10th anniversary)! It will be ready for immediate download or updating by the time you have finished reading this post.
Given its our 10th anniversary, we are delighted to announce there are a few special ...