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- Brian may have found the perfect MacBook: Brian shows the new Apple MacBook Pro 14-inch M2 Max inside and out, in which he writes: The best the company has to offer. ’ This could be the 2023 version of ‘I like Mikey! in the meantime, mat Reviewing the 2023 Mac Mini, he calls it “a serious contender for the M2 Pro.”
- layoffs are likely to increase: Another tech company reveals it had bigger eyes than stomach when it came to hiring. This time around, Spotify is laying off staff. romance report. The music streaming company will lay off about 600 people, or 6% of his workforce.
- Give ChatGPT something: After much speculation, Microsoft has confirmed that it will invest undisclosed billions of dollars in OpenAI, expanding the partnership between the two companies. Kyle There are more.
Startups and VC
TechCrunch Live is entering its third season, mat Frankly, I’m ridiculously excited to be leading the event again this year. The first event will be held on February 1, 2023, with a timely discussion of what to do if the company fails to raise a Series A. Cambly’s Sameer Shariff and Benchmark’s Sarah Tavel speak at the first event. Pike down!
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Failure Is Valuable IP: Protecting Your Startup’s Negative Trade Secrets
Patent filings and GitHub codespaces are clearly part of intellectual property, but so are the nasty mistakes and deadlocks that all companies encounter.
Competitors can learn a lot from their competitors’ failed A/B tests, failed email campaigns, and wasted engineering cycles, say Eugene Y. Mar and Thomas J, attorneys at Farella Braun + Martel LLP in San Francisco. . Pardini writes.
This post provides general tips for defining and managing trade secrets, along with advice for protecting “negative know-how.”
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Big Tech Co., Ltd.
Just when Salesforce thought it was safe to put it back on the water, activist investors came to the company and acquired a multi-billion dollar stake. Ron Elliott Management looks forward to working with Salesforce, but writes that there may be something else behind it. Occasionally, they may encourage a CEO change or even sell the company, but this seems unlikely. ” You will be the judge.
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