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Trump’s Truth Social plans to launch a live TV streaming platform

The streaming service will launch in three phases and will focus on "news networks" and "religious channels," as well as "family-friendly" offerings.

Betaworks bets on AI agents in latest ‘Camp’ cohort

Betaworks is embracing the AI trend not with yet another LLM, but instead a clutch of agent-type models automating everyday tasks that nevertheless aren’t so simple to define. The investor&#8217

Apple will now let users in the EU download apps through web sites, not just the App Store

Apple is opening up web distribution for iOS apps targeting users in the European Union starting Tuesday. Developers who opt in — and who meet Apple’s criteria, including app notarization requ

Bay Bridge Ventures is raising $200M for a new climate fund, filings show

Bay Bridge Ventures' fundraising efforts come at a time when venture investors appear to be increasingly bullish on climate tech.

Evolution Equity Partners raises $1.1B for new cybersecurity and AI fund

Evolution Equity Partners, a growth capital firm based in NYC, has raised $1.1 billion for a new cyber- and AI-focused fund.

Investors and founders can meet their match with Cherub, the ‘Raya of angel investing’

Jaclyn Johnson and Angeline Vuong were on a hike deliberating how hard it can be for people to get started in angel investing when they realized they had stumbled upon a startup idea.  Today they are

Consumer tech investing is still hot for Maven Ventures, securing $60M for Fund IV

Overall, 16% of Maven’s portfolio companies have reached a minimum $500 million exit or valuation, which is 10x industry average, the firm said.

TechCrunch Minute: Why Tesla’s big layoffs happened, and what comes next

Tesla’s layoffs and executive departures took a bite out its share price this week. The well-known electric vehicle company shed around 10% of its staff, impacting an estimated 14,000 staff or m

Silicon Valley artist Danielle Baskin launches Moonlight, an online tarot platform

Bay Area artist Danielle Baskin is not a first-time founder — but this is the first time she’s started a tech company that isn’t a performance art piece, or an elaborate joke. Still, she has

Substack’s Notes feature is getting more Twitter-like capabilities

Substack is adding new capabilities to its Twitter-like Notes feature that bring it more in-line with the social network now known as X. The company announced on Tuesday that users can now post videos

WhatsApp is adding filters to easily find messages

For those who use WhatsApp more like an inbox, the app will now become more useful. WhatsApp on Tuesday announced a handful of new chat filters for the app to access certain types of messages easily:

Loft Labs brings power of virtualization to Kubernetes clusters

It may seem like a paradox to have virtualized Kubernetes clusters. They are, after all, an abstraction in themselves of virtual machines made popular by VMware in the early 2000s. Loft Labs saw a sim

Omni Hotels says customers’ personal data stolen in ransomware attack

A ransomware gang called Daixin has taken credit for the breach, and claimed to steal millions of customer records dating back to 2017.

Amazon brings its ‘Amazon Live’ shoppable livestreams to Prime Video and Freevee

Amazon is trying to keep live shopping relevant with the launch of an “Amazon Live” FAST (free ad-supported TV) channel on Prime Video and Freevee. Previously only available as a feature on deskto

Atlas shrugged: Boston Dynamics retires its hydraulic humanoid robot

Now that humanoids are all the rage in the robotics industry, Boston Dynamics on Tuesday officially retired theirs. The Hyundai-owned firm has always marched to the beat of its own drummer. Even so, i

Amazon Music follows Spotify with an AI playlist generator of its own, Maestro

Amazon Music is now testing Maestro, an AI playlist generator, that lets U.S. customers on iOS and Android create playlists using spoken or written prompts.

SOSV founder says climate investing is a ‘war effort’ as firm closes $306M fund

SOSV’s new fund makes it one of the largest pools of deep tech venture capital to be raised in recent years.

GovDash aims to help businesses use AI to land government contracts

Tim Goltser and Curtis Mason have been building things together since high school, when the two were the co-captains of their school’s robotics team. In college, Goltser and Mason teamed up to c

Indaband’s new app lets you create music with people around the world

The app is designed to make people who usually play an instrument on their own feel like they’re part of a worldwide band.

Learn how to master cap table management with Fidelity Private Shares

Are you gearing up to secure funding for your startup or maybe you’ve raised a little bit already? If so, ensuring your cap table and data room are pristine could be the difference between a smo
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