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It: most read was the story of this week. . . Well, that’s all that came out of Apple’s annual global developer conference. Apple tends to dominate the news cycle at WWDC, and this year’s show was no exception.
Apple always starts the WWDC with a keynote address, where they make one-on-one announcements for their entire product line. New iOS! Plans to take over your car’s dashboard. A new M2 chip that is somehow even faster / more efficient than the already absurdly fast / efficient M1. Instead of linking to thousands of different posts on all the news, I’ll just link to you our great WWDC summary here.
The “unnoticeable” flaw of the M1Speaking of the M1, MIT security researchers detailed the work of an “imperceptible” flaw in the security of the chip. An Apple spokesman thanked the researchers for “proving this concept” but said the company did not consider it an “immediate risk” for users “not enough to bypass operating system security on its own”.
Uber Eats will now deliver food to you from all over the country: Yours: [on-demand delivery companies] They were so busy, whether they could or not, they kept thinking about whether they could required.
Oracle has reduced $ 28 billion on CernerWe knew Oracle was going to Cerner Health Records, although we learned of the deal in late December, at a time when most people are doing everything they can. no look at the computer screen / news. Oracle announced this week that the deal was over, which ended in a whopping $ 28 billion.
More cutsOh hey, that’s my least favorite (but seemingly endless) part of this newsletter. Since we last registered, there have been redundancies at Superhuman (22% staff), edtech unicorn Eruditus, scooter company Bird (23%), clothing subscription Stitch Fix (15% payroll), security unicorn OneTrust ( 25%): %) and much more. Amanda և Natasha Have a look at the latest cuts here.
Nimbus ‘looks like a roofed motorcycle’Do you want to have fun on a motorcycle or scooter, but you do not want to deal with the weather, you know? This week, the Nimbus startup in Michigan unveiled a prototype of the Nimbus One tricycle that looks like a mix of a motorcycle և Smart car. The company says they will cost as little as $ 10,000, or about $ 200 a month for a subscription when they start shipping next year.
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Women leave VC companies to create their own funds“Over the past year, many prominent female investors have left their roles in established companies to raise their own funds,” wrote Rebecca Scutak, pointing out some of her recent high-profile departures.
The decline of the NFT is realNFT sales fell. Will investing in NFT-based companies follow suit? Alex looks at the data.
A look at the $ 50 million LunchboxBack in February, Lunchbox, the company that builds online ordering systems for restaurant ghost kitchens, raised $ 50 million in Series B. This week, Haje looked at the playing field that the company used to attract investors.