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TechCrunch’s Top 3
- Leak eventTwilio has announced that it is laying off 11 percent of its workforce. CEO Jeff Lawson said the layoffs were “wise and necessary” as the company continues its path to profitability. Kyle It has more.
- Bite to Apple iPhone 14: We find it rare Panzer story, so we’re glad to see it doing so well. Maybe you DailyCrunch fans were excited to see a story with the name, or to hear about the iPhone 14 review. Don’t worry, we won’t say if it’s the latter.
- This “island” is not tropical: iPhone fanatics may have doubted the usefulness of the “Notch” on the iPhone X, but Ivan He writes that the new “Dynamic Island” feature for the iPhone 14 is something else.
Startups and VCs
Somehow, it was time for audio companies to cash in, as we have stereo pair stories today: Roman Loudspeaker manufacturer Devialet raised $50 million and Brian And came Nomono, which created the $3,000 podcast Mike’s Deal, has reported raising $3.6 million.
In the transportation industry, things come in pairs, it seems. Rebecca As reported, TruckSmarter has come out of hiding with a free freight board for truckers and Kyle Nichex has a history of loading $25 million into his bank account to match shippers with ocean carriers.
News on non-voice and non-delivery startups:
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Big Tech Inc.
It was a busy news day for our big tech companies. We start with some lights, camera, action…uh, action. came, writing on DJI’s new Osmo Action 3 camera. Introducing your new best friend for taking underwater photos up to 16 meters deep.
Some news from South Korea: Google and Meta were jointly fined $71.8 million by the country’s authorities for violating South Korea’s privacy laws. Kate Reports. in addition, Manish Terraform Labs founder Do Kwon wrote earlier this year that two of his company’s tokens lost $40 billion worth of warrants in a matter of days. As a result of this news, the price of Luna, the renewed ecosystem token, fell to $2.23 per share.
- More layoffsContinued from Twilio news above Amanda Patreon has more than 17% layoffs, however Lauren Netflix is reportedly downsizing its animation department.
- More GoogleGoogle had a mixed day. The search giant has been unsuccessful in overturning a €4 billion Android antitrust ruling. Natasha L He wrote. But, as Ivan He reportedly now has 31 new emojis. Find out which one “rocked it”. Meanwhile, Sarah He reports some bad news from Google’s Area 120 R&D department – “power cuts” – and also walks us through Google’s new redesigned Memories feature and creative tools.
- More creative toolsSpeaking of innovation, Canva has launched a new collection of products hoping to shed its full graphic design image. Amanda He wrote.
- More embarrassing AIDevine enthralls us with “a terrifying AI-created woman lurking in the depths of space.”
- Additional charging stationsToday at the Detroit Auto Show, Biden announced $900 million for EV charging stations. Rebecca Reports.