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Today, We’re slacking off work to explore the weirdest subgenres of holiday music. Trap Christmas is a thingChristopher Lee (Yes That Christopher Lee, Saruman from “Lord of the Rings”) heavy metal christmas albumthis is really bad. Spinal Tap also sang holiday songs, that is… that is.and we’re not upset disco christmas or these goat song “We Wish You a Merry Christmas” too…
anyway . . . What’s your favorite out-of-leftfield holiday tune? Answer by e-postcard, plz! — Christine When Haje
TechCrunch Top 3
- Bonus, bonus, read the whole thing: British newspaper The Guardian has confirmed that it has been hit by ransomware following some bizarre incidents it has begun noticing in its IT infrastructure. curly There are more.
- Children, get your parents’ permission: If you were a kid in the 80’s, you may remember being constantly reminded to “ask your parents permission to…”. Google is now introducing a similar feature to Google Play, allowing children to send purchase requests to parents. Ivan writing.
- new year light reading: Anna When Alex Collected them and now share some books startup founder When venture capitalist I couldn’t put it down this year. happy reading!
Startups and VC
Karl Eschenbach, a longtime enterprise software executive who joined Sequoia Capital in 2016 and has led numerous lucrative deals for venture companies, will return to an operations role. Connie report. As Workday’s new co-CEO, Eschenbach co-leads enterprise cloud application giant Until 2024, Eschenbach will take over as sole CEO at that time, along with Aneel Bhusri, co-CEO, co-founder and chairman of the company.
you know what? There are a few more:
How to make the most of your investor relationships in 2023
While Santa Claus reviews his list of naughty and kind people, it’s also a good time for startup founders to reflect on their relationships with investors.
Vidya Raman, partner at Sorenson Ventures, wrote a TC+ article outlining the do’s and don’ts of upcoming board meetings, highlighting the best communication channels for various help requests and specific data points to cover in the discussion. expresses his thoughts about .
“Be ruthless about how you spend your time, especially with investors,” he advises.
Three more from the TC+ team:
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Big Tech Co., Ltd.
In July, Federal Trade Commission sues Meta About the proposed acquisition of VR company Within. This week it was Mark Zuckerberg’s turn. Amanda has details.
Now let’s move on to Tesla. Darrell Reports that may be produced by car manufacturers New round of layoffs next quarterThat’s not the only problem facing the company. There is also a small issue with stock prices. Rebecca It writes Tesla stock plunge It fell to its lowest level in two years, partly due to the turmoil on Twitter and declining sales in China.
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