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See you tomorrow, dear friends! – Christine and Haje
TechCrunch’s Top 3
- suitable for: Today we have another piece of OG Apps news. This time Ivan reports that Google has also removed it from the Play Store. You may remember that The OG promised an ad-free Instagram experience. After Meta said such an app violated its policies, Apple made the first move and removed it a few weeks ago.
- The day has finally come: Hulu raised the subscription price today, reports Lauren.
- It is a trap!: “If risks to the software supply chain are not yet a priority for the board, they will soon,” said Endor Labs co-founder Varun Badhwar. Kyle. Software supply chain startup emerges from stealth today with $25 million to continue developing graph analytics technology to learn how to use dependencies in an organization and create appropriate risk indicators.
Start-ups and VC
“The crude analogy I am using internally is that last year was the party and this year the hangover. That’s really how I feel – that we’re starting to understand last year’s outperformance,” said Mark Goldberg of Index Ventures. in an interviewfeatured in Mary AnnNewsletter The Interchange. “We have seen time off work after the fact. At Index, we are probably investing more heavily in what we think the next generation of fintech companies will become. “
Cloud kitchens became popular during the global pandemic as a way for restaurants to reach their communities when people don’t go out much. One of all Foodology, a virtual restaurant and cloud kitchen company based in Colombiajust raised $50 million, Christine report.
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Growth hack is really just growth testing
“Growth hacks” may not be the best phrase to describe the work required to fine-tune marketing campaigns and systems. In fact, successful marketers continually iterate, measure, and test efforts to minimize waste and maximize ROI.
“If each test can lead to a 1% improvement, you are on your way to a 100% improvement after running 100 tests,” says Jonathan Martinez, a self-described “marketing nerd” who promotes developments at Uber, Postmates and Echo.
Martinez, who shares a RICE scorecard (reach, impact, confidence, and effort), along with his thoughts on growth hacking conversions and triggers.
“It is important to remember that there is no such thing as disruptive growth. Instead, you should think about how you can run 100 tests to move the needle forward.”
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Big Tech Inc.
When a company in Florida ask your employees to turn on the webcam During the business day for the company to say it could supervise their work, they learned the hard way that hiring someone from abroad and doing video surveillance is a violation of the company’s human rights policies. Europe. Haje more about what happened.
ICYMI over the weekend, Twitter has locked Kanye West’s account after an anti-epidemic tweet, Taylor reported. And this was evident after Elon Musk tweeted welcoming Ye, who tweeted that he had been removed from Instagram.
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