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Vanity Kip top 3

  • EU investigates government use of spyware Pegasus mobile spyware is not only a headache for those targeted by the software in Europe. According to gaming-updates, this week the European Parliament voted to “investigate allegations that European member states have acquired and used them.”
  • How the starting game changes: With young tech companies doing everything from biology to space tech to software and consumer cryptocurrency trading algorithms, it’s hard to keep track of what’s going on with “startups” as a category. But after spending several weeks gathering data on the subject, gaming-updates sums up how technology companies looking to build the future are faring.
  • The latest technical response to the Ukrainian invasion of Russia: Non-Russian tech companies continue their work to isolate the Russian state after the government invaded neighboring Ukraine. YouTube is now blocking Russian state media worldwide, and we have seen how the decision to stop sales in Russia will affect technical issues more broadly. In response, Russia has decided to block Instagram, which we believe is more defensive than offensive.

Startups and venture capitalists

  • Sorenson Ventures Raises $150M The Utah-based company held another fundraiser by assembling a new car that is 50% larger than the previous one. gaming-updates writes that Sorenson backed about 30 startups with his first capital pool. Guess what he’s been investing in all this time? Yes, it’s more.
  • Among the good initials today are: What do you think 100ms does? something with speed? Yes! Works with 100ms live video applications where speed and latency are really important. And the company chose Serie A shortly after the seed round was announced.
  • Striped Crypto Heart: While this isn’t Stripe’s first cryptocurrency rodeo, this latest news surge is more significant than in the past. Stripe, a publicly traded company, has developed a way for its clients to “manage interoperable workflows such as buying and holding crypto tokens, making payments, NFT trading, and Know Your Customer.”
  • Striped, go to the fair!
  • Byju Raveendran is investing $400 million in Byju Raveendran cash in the Byju startup founded by Byju Raveendran. The investment was part of an $800 million round, meaning the well-known Indian edtech company has a lot of money to play with. gaming-updates reports that the company is now worth about $22 billion, which is a staggering amount.
  • Biyu, go to the fair!

And speaking of going public, the Equity team has a fun release of Life Comments today. after SPAC for startups that considered this method public but ended up saying: Definitely not.

6 technologists discuss how no code tool changes software development

Photograph of a green garden through a jagged hole in a brick wall, taken in Latina, Italy.

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We have been reporting a rise in no-code/low-code software for years, but with the onset of the pandemic, they have taken on a new meaning.

Rapid digital transformation is taking place in an age where employees have learned to work remotely and software developers are in greater demand than ever before.

We interviewed six technologists to learn more about the impact of no-code/little-code tools, reducing technical debt, and related topics:

  • Patrick Jean, CTO, Outsystems
  • Deb Gildersleeve, CIO, QuickBase
  • Zoe Cleland, VP Product & Experience, Nintex
  • Bruno Vieira Costa, founder and CEO of Abstra
  • David Hsu, founder and CEO of Retool
  • Trisha Kotari, co-founder and CEO of Unit21

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