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1. Apple reportedly in talks to amass Intel’s modem enterprise for $1B+
Apple is in “advanced talks” to purchase Intel’s smartphone modem enterprise for “$1 billion or more,” in line with a brand new report in The Wall Street Journal.
This deal might probably deliver Apple a whole bunch of engineers and key patents, and that would permit the corporate to construct out a few of the applied sciences it’s at present licensing from Qualcomm.
2. Bird is elevating a Series D spherical led by Sequoia at $2.5 billion valuation
Sequoia Capital beforehand led Bird’s $300 million Series C spherical again in June, with Roelof Botha becoming a member of Bird’s board on the time. Sequoia declined to touch upon the spherical, however Botha did say the Bird workforce “exemplifies grit.” (So, not precisely a denial.)
three. Pinterest launches wellness actions to assist customers address stress, anxiousness
The choice to have interaction with the brand new actions — like deep respiratory and self-compassion workout routines — pops up when a Pinterest person searches for “stress quotes,” “work anxiety” or different phrases that point out they is perhaps feeling down.
four. Facebook fails to maintain Messenger Kids’ security promise
The Verge obtained messages despatched by Facebook informing dad and mom that the corporate has discovered “a technical error.” This error permits a baby’s good friend to create a bunch chat with them that additionally included contacts who hadn’t been authorised by their father or mother — which is precisely what Messenger Kids was supposed to forestall.
5. It seems to be like TikTok has acquired Jukedeck, a pioneering music AI UK startup
The startup — which received our Startup Battlefield in London — was constructing know-how to do issues like interpret a video and robotically set music to it.
6. Mixhalo raises $10.7M to deliver higher sound high quality to dwell occasions
The firm’s preliminary aim was to deliver higher sound high quality to live shows. Instead of listening to music blasted out of audio system, customers can join their smartphone to a Mixhalo community — then, via their earbuds, they’ll hear the identical sound combine that the musicians obtain via their in-ear displays.
7. Announcing the agenda for TC Sessions: Enterprise
The agenda for TC Sessions: Enterprise has simply been introduced, that includes enterprise powerhouses like Bill McDermott (SAP), Scott Farquhar (Atlassian), Andrew Ng (Landing AI), Julie…