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What to expect from Apple’s iPhone event: Apple events tend to suck all the air out of the room in the days leading up to the event. Because no one wants to announce big new things just to be overshadowed by the iPhone 37 so soon. most read In this week’s post, Brian rounds up what’s likely, likely, or certain to be announced at Apple’s event on September 7th.
Logan interviews Zack: If you’re on the internet in 2022, you probably know who both Joe Rogan and Mark Zuckerberg are. Does a three-hour conversation between them sound like anything to you?If so, check out his Zuck appearance on The Joe Rogan Experience. If you’re still in need of highlights otherwise, Devin is right there on Zach’s thoughts on art, his media evolution, and why every day he wakes up feeling like he’s been “hit in the stomach.” Check out the article we put together.
WhatsApp incorporates grocery ordering in India: 500 million people use WhatsApp in India every month and thanks to a new venture between Meta, Jio Platforms and India’s largest retailer Reliance Retail, these people are using the platform to shop for groceries. can now be ordered.
Twitter Stops Attempts To Monetize Porn: Twitter reportedly wanted to incorporate something like an OnlyFans competitor into its platform, but has hit the brakes for now. “Twitter apparently put this project on hold,” she wrote Amanda. on a large scale. “
Royal Caribbean + SpaceX: just a few days after the announcement Partnership to bring Starlink to T-Mobile phones, SpaceX’s satellite-based Internet efforts have another big new customer: Royal Caribbean. The cruise line announced this week that it is adding Starlink connectivity to its entire fleet. Initially, it will only work near the coast, but we expect it to work in the central waters in the next few years.
What’s On This Week’s TC Podcast? Darrell And Jordan Sit Down With Ubridge Founders found To hear about the company’s efforts to help patients better understand doctor’s appointments full of jargon, Chain reaction The crew spent time digging through the maze of Ethereum’s big “merge” network upgrade, and Matt Barnes learned all about how to pitch a Series A (and how the process differs from raising a seed round). TechCrunch Live.
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Why Most Early-Stage VC Deals Collapse: What do investors look for during the due diligence stage? Haje spoke with several early stage investors to better understand the process and the main reasons why deals tend to fail. I was.
Investors detail red (and green) flags: Meanwhile, Rebecca catches up with another set of investors and finds out what made them get away, or hopefully made them get away with it. towards — Potential investment.