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Daily Crunch: IBM sells off Watson Health unit to private equity firm Francisco Partners

I normally try to bring some pep to my little intros in this missive. But today I am going to avoid astruturning my own mood to simply say, hey, what's up with the stock market?

Cana Technology raises glass to new capital as it readies beverage printer for market

Cana focused on identifying the basic set of ingredients, basically deconstructing beverages to figure out what makes it taste like a certain drink.

Netflix’s dismal results are more evidence that the pandemic trade is over

The pandemic trade is coming apart, and Netflix is the latest company to suffer.

Netflix had its lowest year of subscriber growth since 2015

Despite producing global hits like “Squid Game” in 2021, Netflix’s fourth quarter returns show the streaming giant struggling to maintain a lead over its competitors. The company fel

Disney’s streaming biz reorg includes an international content hub, plans to double Disney+ footprint

Disney announced today it plans on expanding its direct-to-consumer streaming business to more global markets and is creating a new International Content and Operations group to aid in this push. The

Netflix’s gaming service adds two more titles on iOS and Android

Late last year, Netflix’s new gaming service became globally available across both iOS and Android with a debut lineup that included two “Stranger Things”-themed games and a few casual games

Permiso emerges from stealth with $10M to tackle the next wave of cloud security

Permiso, a Palo Alto-based startup that provides cloud identity detection and response for cloud infrastructures, has launched from stealth with $10 million in seed funding. The company, founded by fo

Netflix raised its prices again

Netflix has raised the prices of its subscription services once again in the U.S. and Canada. All new subscribers will see the new prices starting today, and existing customers will receive an email n

App Annie: Global app stores’ consumer spend up 19% to $170B in 2021, downloads grew 5% to 230B

Consumer spending on mobile apps reached $170 billion in 2021, according to App Annie’s newly released “State of Mobile 2022″ report, out today, which offers a comprehensive look at

Netflix’s ‘Hype House’ shows the dark side of the creator economy

We used to describe celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton as “famous for being famous.” But the TikTok megastars featured on the Netflix docu-soap “Hype House” are famous for being

Netflix gets its first Golden Globe for best motion picture (drama) in a bizarre, live-tweeted event

You didn’t miss last night’s Golden Globes — it wasn’t on. But you may have seen the tweets. NBC announced in May 2021 it wouldn’t broadcast the awards show this year aft

Dazzled and damned by the demo: The best tech industry critique in ‘Don’t Look Up’

Warning: Contains spoilers for Netflix’s ‘Don’t Look Up.’ I’ve seen a lot of theories making the rounds about Mark Rylance’s character Peter Isherwell in “Don

Cheugiest tech moments of 2021

Technology has come a long way in 2021. There are widespread mRNA vaccines! An asteroid-deflecting space mission! A very powerful laptop with a very controversial notch! But it’s unfortunately e

AWS just can’t catch a break

For the third time this month, AWS today suffered an outage in one of its data centers. This morning, a power outage in its US-EAST-1 region affected services like Slack, Asana, Epic Games and others.

Demand Curve: Avoid these 10 copywriting mistakes to get more conversions

Copywriting isn’t about combining the right words to sell your product — it’s how your messaging connects with users. By improving a few words, your copy can better convince people to become cus

Snap paid $250 million to creators on its TikTok clone this year

Snap announced today that it paid over $250 million to more than 12,000 creators this year on Spotlight, its TikTok clone. Unlike Snapchat’s friend-to-friend, ephemeral messaging, Spotlight allo

Netflix launches a website dedicated to news about renewals, exclusive interviews and more

Netflix has launched a new website called “Tudum,” which will host consumer news about renewals, release dates and extra content featuring its TV shows and movies. The company is marketing

UK’s Atom Learning picks up $25M from SoftBank for an AI-based online learning platform aimed at elementary school-aged students

The COVID-19 pandemic ushered in a new chapter for virtual learning, giving a boost of attention to existing tools and spurring the creation of new services and use cases as students of all ages were

Twitter is the latest platform to test a TikTok copycat feature

Twitter posted today that it’s testing a feature that would turn its in-app “Explore” page into a TikTok-like video feed, complete with even a “For You” tab. This feature

Netflix’s gaming service adds three more titles globally on iOS and Android

Last month, Netflix’s new gaming service became globally available across both iOS and Android with a debut lineup that included two “Stranger Things”-themed games and a few more casual gaming
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