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- looking for more money: Mary Ann Following yesterday’s post that Stripe set a deadline for going public, I’d like to add additional information that Stripe reportedly tried to lower its valuation and raise additional funding. Find out more about this unfolding story in Mary Ann’s Interchange newsletter, which goes out on Sunday. If it hasn’t arrived in your inbox yet, click here.
- no music for you: Google showcased its musical talent, but now doesn’t share it with the world. Kyle writing. The search engine giant has created an artificial intelligence system that can generate music from text descriptions, but reports that it “has no immediate plans to release it for fear of risk.” Maybe if we all have something nice to say to them…
- From Angel to Boardroom: Twitter co-founder Biz Stone is the newest board member of Chroma, an audiovisual startup that Stone invested in two years ago. Sara There are more.
Startups and VC
Kano, a venture-backed UK start-up known for its proprietary computer kits and software for teaching programming and related STEM skills, said Warner Bros. had copied one of its products and owned intellectual property. accused of infringing. Pole report.
Either way, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff is a successful executive. He helped build Salesforce from the ground up, starting in a San Francisco apartment in 1999 and eventually building his Salesforce Tower, the tallest building in the city. Ron report. He took the idea of running software in the cloud and grew it into a de-facto method for delivering software at a time when most companies offered software in a box or on-premises seat with his license. rice field. What Will The CRM Giant Do Next As Activist Investors Target His Salesforce? (TC+)
In addition, there are five
4 practical steps to evolve your prototype into an MVP using no-code
Forget about dogs. No-code development tools can be a non-technical founder’s best friend.
Building a minimum viable product used to require engineering and design proficiency. Bootstrap founders can now iterate without developers to keep costs down and extend runway.
Katherine Kostereva, CEO and Managing Partner at Creatio, advises:
She shares four tactics for transforming prototypes into usable products without code.
- Adopt a daily delivery approach
- Proper scoping and decomposition
- Carefully manage and decouple dependencies
- Invest in continuous deployment automation
Three more from the TC+ team:
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Big Tech Co., Ltd.
Apparently, “Any AI that can generate art, text, etc. is worth computing.” Kyle I am writing today. He’s following class action lawsuits against Microsoft, GitHub, and OpenAI. The lawsuit alleges that “Copilot, a code-generating AI system trained on billions of lines of public code, violates copyright law by regurgitating licensed snippets of code without providing credit. Kyle explains everything, even saying that such cases for generative AI are just the beginning.
If you’ve been enjoying HBO’s new zombie thriller The Last of Us, you can enjoy it a little longer. The show was picked up for a second season after entertaining over 22 million viewers. Lauren writing.
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