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And we’re back! Well, just me anyway. came He’ll be covering CES, so if you’re there, look him up and say “Hi!” Eat it. thank you so much Henry To lead the Daily Crunch train last week. It was a pleasure to read and I hope you enjoyed it too. Looks like we’re back at it with some long news, so let’s get started. – Christine
TechCrunch’s Top 3
- It’s hard to pull the wool over the eyes of Reddit users.: If you have an out-of-warranty Apple iPhone, iPad, or MacBook, you might want to join Reddit. Users noticed, and it quickly spread, that a change in maintenance pages for those devices could increase battery replacement service charges for those devices by up to $50. Ivan Reports.
- Sit, bonk, sit… good dogThe newly launched Dog Coin Bonk is thought to have contributed to the Solana price hike. The price of cryptocurrency has been volatile lately. Jacqueline He writes, following the whole FTX debacle.
- TikTok creates its own “Adults Only” sectionTik Tok’s ability to limit live streams to mature audiences is something the social media giant is now offering to creators of short-form videos. Aisha Reports.
Startups and VCs
Can co-CEOs work? If you’re a two-founder company looking for that advice, Becca And Darrell Have a well received podcast. This time they were joined by Brex founder and CEO Henrique Dubugras, who talked not only about the company’s corporate credit card and expense management startups, but also about what made him and co-founder Pedro Franceschi decide to become one. Associate CEOs.
And we have three more for you:
- If 2022 is the headline…: Natasha M, Mary Ann And Alex He asked for answers to that question and compiled a list of how they describe the tech industry in 2022.
- Sharing economy, but for hospital roomsHD is a Southeast Asian startup betting that demand will match supply and can also apply to open hospital units. Rita The company has more on how to do this.
- BharatPe CEO is out.: Manish BharatPe CEO Suhail Sameer reportedly plans to exit the India-based fintech over the weekend. Although CFO Nalin Negi has stepped into the role of interim CEO, the company is already on shaky ground: BharatPe fired its founder last year after it was discovered he was misusing company funds.
How to make the most of your startup’s big fundraising season
No matter the size, early stage investments are a sign of validation for any startup.
However, “when you see other companies raising hundreds of millions of dollars, it can be easy to think that no one wants to hear about your startup’s very small round,” writes Ham Capital CMO Scott Brown.
In this marketing guide for early stage startups, Brown explains how founders can use fundraising ads to maximize media interest, comply with SEC guidelines, and “get the most bang for their buck” with investors.
One more from the TC+ team:
- Green pasturesCould climate be a safe investment these days? feel like. Tim He spoke with Union Square Ventures about the new $200 million fund and shared what USV plans to do by 2023.
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Big Tech Inc.
If you were hoping for some Nvidia news today, boy, we’ve got you covered. Roman, Rebecca And Brian Don’t miss out on listening to the CES virtual press conference. Some of the highlights are the many NVIDIA devices going into cars: Mercedes uses Nvidia’s digital twin technology to update its factories, Foxconn’s EVs are built with NVIDIA’s self-driving equipment, and Hyundai, BID and Polestar are among the cars that use the company. The game features in the car. Meanwhile, Nvidia’s robot simulator has improved its human counterparts and Nvidia GeForce Now with RTX 4080 performance for end users.
And we have five more for you:
- One for all and all for the unionMicrosoft now has its first official union in America; Amanda He wrote. Over 300 quality assurance testers at the Zinemax-owned game studio have voted to unionize, something that is becoming a trend in the gaming industry.
- Hackers came knockingThe Lockbit ransomware team is claiming responsibility for the ransomware attack on the Los Angeles City Housing Authority. Carly Reports. HACLA provides affordable housing to over 19,000 people in the city.
- Show a pony: Ingrid He writes about Intel’s new high-end 13th-gen 24-core processor and its new CES strategy. For all your CES news, stay tuned to TechCrunch’s CES event page throughout the conference, which ends on January 8th.
- to infinity and beyond: Arya It has your vision for 2023 space industry trends.
- Tesla ran out of gas while delivering vehicles in Q4.: Rebecca Tesla reports that it delivered 405,278 vehicles in the fourth quarter, which was 5% below Wall Street expectations.