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LinkedIn’s new feature lets you schedule posts for later

LinkedIn is rolling out a new feature that allows users to schedule posts to send at a later time. The Microsoft-owned social network has seemingly been testing the new feature internally for several

Patreon confirms security team layoffs

Patreon has confirmed it has laid off five employees from its security team. Emily Metcalfe, a former senior security engineer at Patreon, said in a LinkedIn post on Thursday: “So for better or

Boopos adds to its small business M&A lending pot with new investment

The company is able to underwrite online businesses in less than 48 hours and provides facilities for funding up to 80% of an acquisition under a flexible, revenue-based schedule.

African genomics startup 54gene lays off 95 as COVID testing business struggles

African genomics startup 54gene has laid off 95 employees, or about 30% of its LinkedIn-sourced 290+ employees. A company’s spokesperson confirmed the news after several sources informed TechCru

Paul Davison spills the tea on Clubhouse’s past, present and future at Disrupt

When social audio app Clubhouse launched in May of 2020 (with a $100 million valuation), it took off like a rocket ship fueled, in large part, by pandemic restrictions that made it difficult for peopl

LinkedIn rolls out new tools to give creators more ways to share visual content

LinkedIn announced today that it’s rolling out new features for creators that are designed to make it easier to share visual content on the social network. The launch marks LinkedIn’s late

A new app called Banish blocks those annoying ‘open in app’ banners

A new app for iPhone users can help you browse the web without being constantly bothered by pop-up panels that beg you to use the company’s app instead. The app, called Banish, is a Safari exten

The advertising slowdown is dinging Big Tech

Perhaps the real deciding line between Big Tech and the rest of the technology industry is the point at which advertising incomes become a material part of their revenues.

Microsoft misses expectations, points to foreign exchange rates and weakened PC market

Microsoft announced its fourth-quarter results Tuesday, missing Wall Street’s expectations. The company reported it had $51.9 billion in sales for the quarter that ended June 30, an increase of 12%

Gradient Ventures-backed Shypyard aims to ‘raise the sales’ for DTC merchants

Shypyard provides tools for entrepreneurs who want to start an e-commerce business but don’t know how to do it.

A newly discovered malware hijacks Facebook Business accounts

An ongoing cybercriminal operation is targeting digital marketing and human resources professionals in an effort to hijack Facebook Business accounts using a newly discovered data-stealing malware. Re

Truecaller forays into live audio with its new Open Doors app

If you thought of the age of companies launching real-time audio chat apps was over, think again. Swedish caller identification service Truecaller is today launching a new app in the space called Open

Volkswagen planning ‘big moves’ and hiring spree in China

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess said the company is planning “big moves” in China. The world’s second-largest automaker is beefing up operations in its largest market to keep pace with fast-growing

What to look for when hiring a growth marketing agency

The rapid expansion of the growth marketing industry has created a significant problem for startups looking to hire.

How to implement an effective chatbot program

Today’s chatbots are compelling. They use AI and ML algorithms to learn, speak like people, offer solutions and basic customer support, route customers and much more.

Duolingo back in China app stores after 1 year, with a local twist

Duolingo, the Nasdaq-listed language learning app, is back in China’s Apple App Store and Android stores nearly a year after it disappeared from the country’s app stores. Users in China fo

How the myth of the ‘girlboss’ harms emerging women in tech

On Lafayette Street in SoHo, young, fashionable women lined up around the block to enter a minimalist, millennial oasis, the most perfect Instagram feed brought to life. Staff members glided around th

DDG has a tracker blocking carve-out linked to Microsoft contract

DuckDuckGo, the self-styled “internet privacy company” — which, for years, has built a brand around a claim of non-tracking web search and, more recently, launched its own ‘pri

Three senior Twitter employees leave amid potential Musk takeover

  As Elon Musk tweets poop emojis at Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal, it appears that some of the platform’s executives are ready to move on. According to a Bloomberg report, three senior employe

Amid crypto’s talent war, Encode Club mints new web3 developers

Crypto-savvy developers are in short supply these days. Blockchain startups and protocols are fighting to onboard and train more engineers — an even tougher undertaking in a world where developi
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