Sunday , July 3 2022

Apps

Deliverr’s nearly flat exit price isn’t as bad as it looks

The leading story in technology-land this morning is the multibillion dollar exit of Deliverr, a San Francisco, California-based e-commerce fulfillment startup, to e-commerce giant Shopify. At first blush, the deal looks like a clear win. What startup wouldn’t want to exit for billions to a company growing as quickly as …

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Copper is building ‘the Instagram for book lovers’

Any book lover knows the feeling: The incredible novel you’re reading ends with a vicious cliffhanger, and all you want to do is gab with other fans about what might happen next, but none of your friends have read the book. You might find fan discussions on Reddit, Tumblr or …

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Spotify Stations has left the station

Spotify Stations, the streaming service’s lightweight listening app offering easy access to curated playlists, is shutting down on May 16. The company told TechCrunch that the app and web player will no longer be available after this date. The Stations app was originally designed for those who want a more …

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The emerging types of language models and why they matter

AI systems that understand and generate text, known as language models, are the hot new thing in the enterprise. A recent survey found that 60% of tech leaders said that their budgets for AI language technologies increased by at least 10% in 2020 while 33% reported a 30% increase. But …

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