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Google’s call-scanning AI could dial up censorship by default, privacy experts warn

A feature Google demoed at its I/O confab yesterday, using its generative AI technology to scan voice calls in real-time for conversational patterns associated with financial scams, has sent a collective shiver down the spines of privacy and security experts … Continue reading

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The top AI announcements from Google I/O

Google’s going all-in on AI — and it wants you to know it. During the company’s keynote at its I/O developer conference on Tuesday, Google mentioned “AI” more than 120 times. That’s a lot! But not all of Google’s AI … Continue reading

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Dietitian startup Fay has been booming from Ozempic patients and emerges from stealth with $25M from General Catalyst, Forerunner

For years, Sammy Faycurry has been hearing from his dietician mom and sister about how poorly many Americans eat and their struggles with delivering nutritional counseling. Although nearly half of all adults in the country are affected by chronic conditions … Continue reading

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Apple announces new accessibility features for iPhone and iPad users

Apple is bringing new accessibility features to iPads and iPhones, designed to cater to a diverse range of user needs. © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.

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Startup Blueprint: TC Disrupt 2024 Builders Stage agenda sneak peek!

TechCrunch Disrupt, our flagship startup event held annually in San Francisco, is back on October 28-30 — and you can expect a bustling crowd of thousands of startup enthusiasts. Exciting news! We’re thrilled to unveil the near-complete agenda for the … Continue reading

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Anthropic hires Instagram co-founder as head of product

Mike Krieger, one of the co-founders of Instagram and, more recently, the co-founder of personalized news app Artifact (which TechCrunch corporate parent Yahoo! recently acquired), is joining Anthropic as the company’s first chief product officer. As CPO, Krieger will oversee … Continue reading

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Alkira connects with $100M for a solution that connects your clouds

As cloud adoption continues to surge towards the $1 trillion mark in annual spend, we’re seeing a wave of enterprise startups gaining traction with customers and investors for tools to help manage that usage. In the latest development, a startup … Continue reading

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Meet PayHOA, a profitable and once-bootstrapped SaaS startup that just landed a $27.5M Series A

PayHOA, a previously bootstrapped Kentucky-based startup that offers software for self-managed homeowner associations (HOAs), is an example of how real-world problems can translate into opportunity. It just raised a $27.5 million Series A round in an environment where nearly $30 … Continue reading

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Restaurant365 orders in $175M at $1B+ valuation to supersize its food service software stack 

The U.S. restaurant industry is expected to pass $1 trillion in sales for the first time this year, despite wider economic pressures on consumers. Now Restaurant365, a startup building tech to manage those businesses, has raised a hot round of … Continue reading

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Portuguese VC firm Shilling launches €50M opportunity fund to back growth-stage startups

Venture firm Shilling has launched a €50M fund to support growth-stage startups in its own portfolio and to invest in startups everywhere else.  © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.

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