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- It’s out now.Hackers have released a large amount of data — 500GB worth — stolen during a Los Angeles Unified School District ransomware attack. Carly He wrote. This includes certain personally identifiable information, financial reports, and health care information. Are you sure?
- A person was not “continuing”.: And one person was Kim Kardashian, who settled with the US Securities and Exchange Commission for 1.26 million after she was found to have violated the rules regarding accepting payments in exchange for touting cryptocurrency. Darrell It has more. Meanwhile, Anita And Dominic Madori Get in touch to explain why it’s not a good idea to not defend Kardashian, especially since, as they put it, “EthereumMax was an unknown token with no value before she posted about it on Instagram.”
- Name changeAmazon now has a standalone portal for its affordable shopping options called Amazon Access, which includes features like free shipping and coupons. Aisha Reports.
Startups and VCs
Look, we know we usually focus on content here at TC.com, but this week, two stories from our subscription site TechCrunch+ caught our eye.
Ron And Alex In the year Early 2022 looks set to be a tough year for SaaS M&A. Looks like that didn’t really happen. With so many heads up and some theories, you’ll be asking why we’re not seeing more aggressive SaaS M&A.
Meanwhile, Becca He recalls that venture capital was on a roller coaster this year. The theme is the same; In the year 2022 began riding the strongest wave of venture capitalization on record before the stock market plunged and dragged venture capital down. Crystal got the ball rolling and admitted that while it’s unclear what will happen in VC in Q4, it certainly won’t be boring.
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3 FinOps principles to help explain cloud costs to the board
Cloud financial management, or simply, “FinOps,” leverages cross-functional teamwork between finance, engineering, and product teams to help organizations make better use of their resources.
“Knowing the economics of your cloud segment is key to building a clear, transparent model for cloud costs,” says Team8 co-founder Liran Greenberg.
“Dev teams need to face the music and start being financially responsible for the infrastructure and services they use. Meanwhile, CFOs and CTOs need to be ready to answer some tough questions at board meetings.”
Three more from the TC+ team:
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Big Tech Inc.
Process has decided not to move forward with its $4.7 billion acquisition of Bill Desk. Manish Reports. A month after receiving the green light from India’s antitrust body, the company is citing “certain unfulfilled conditions” as the reason for not going ahead with the deal.
Meanwhile, TikTok is looking for a few good partners to help launch its direct marketing offering in the US. Ivan He wrote.
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