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our favorite part Lorenzoexcellent part of the above how the federation disrupted a cybercrime forum: “In a spectacular trick of hackers. . . The second proof comes from Pompompurin himself. . . . He said he noticed a data breach posted on the website that did not include ‘one of my old emails’ which he looked up on the website that reported a legitimate data breach I was Pwned.”
Go get that. Or, if your business stays away from it rather than gets it, stay away from them!
Top 3 TechCrunch
- Come together: If you find yourself grumbling about using Microsoft Teams, this story might make you smile: Frederic reports that Microsoft has rebuilt Teams from the ground up, promising some neat things, such as 2x faster performance and only half the memory usage.
- Riding WaveOne: If you are having a “Silicon Valley“Experience right now, you are not alone. Apple acquires WaveOne, a startup that uses AI to compress videos, Kyle report.
- Before the game: A GitHub user named “FreeSpeechEnthusiast” wants to fulfill Elon Musk’s promise to open-source all the code used to suggest tweets on March 31 by creating a GitHub repository containing the source code of Twitter. Ivan explain what happened next.
Start-ups and VC
First Citizens Bank has agreed buy $72 billion in deposits and loans from Silicon Valley Bridge Bankthe California lender formerly known as Silicon Valley Bank was taken over by the FDIC two weeks ago, Manish report.
A few more to get you ready for this week’s water-cooling moments:
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Title claimants must meet certain income and licensing requirements. Otherwise, nearly anyone can schedule Zoom calls with the founders to talk about making their dreams come true.
Business schools teach the basics, but Mysty Rusk, who has reviewed around 4,500 trades over the past 20 years, says the most important lessons she’s learned are the result of her mistakes. acquired in the process.
There may be no way to foresee a global crisis, a stealthy competitor, or other risks completely beyond the startup’s control, Rusk writes. can be avoided with the right knowledge.”
Three other pieces of information from the TC+ team:
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Big tech company
It’s spring now, so we guess it’s the right time for Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba, to reappear. Rita reported that Ma back to China after a precarious year including China “trying to speak out in favor of the private sector after a years-long crackdown on the tech industry, including Shelves Ant Group’s IPO plan, Alibaba’s fintech arm. The movement has motivated a number of founders move abroad and seek to expand business abroad.”
Looks like Salesforce did a good job at convincing investors that they were on the right track. Activist investor Elliott Investment Management, who has perhaps been a thorn in the side of Salesforce for the better part of this month, said it was abandoned its plan to nominate its director. Paul there are many more.
And we have five more for you: