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AI app Petey uses ChatGPT to make Apple Music playlists for you

Petey, the mobile app that introduced ChatGPT to Apple Watch users, recently brought its feature set to the iPhone, allowing users to access its AI assistant more quickly and even swap out Siri with P

GitLab’s new security feature uses AI to explain vulnerabilities to developers

Developer platform GitLab today announced a new AI-driven security feature that uses a large language model to explain potential vulnerabilities to developers, with plans to expand this to automatical

Apple wins antitrust court battle with Epic Games, appeals court rules

Apple has won its antitrust-focused appeals court battle with Fortnite maker Epic Games over its App Store policies, according to the opinion issued today by the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. T

Precision fermentation’s capacity craze: Have we lost the plot?

To get the economics right for large-volume commodity food products, the precision fermentation industry should focus in on a few areas.

Google Authenticator can now sync 2FA codes to the cloud

Google Authenticator just got an update that should make it more useful for people who frequently use the service to sign in to apps and websites. As of today, Google Authenticator will now sync any o

10 years of fintech failure: 3 more ideas that failed to live up to the initial hype

These innovations rolled out with hype and momentum, but they ultimately failed to change the way the average person manages their money.

Unpacking the Twitter blues

Hello and welcome back to Equity, the podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Our Monday show covers the latest in tech news from the week

Apigee rolls out new AI-powered API protection features

Timed to coincide with the annual RSA cybersecurity conference, Google Cloud announced updates to Apigee, its API management and predictive analytics service, designed to help prevent business logic a

Volvo Cars Tech Fund invests in driver monitoring startup CorrActions

CorrActions, an Israeli startup that, among other things, built a driver monitoring system that can understand a driver’s cognitive state, today announced that it has raised a strategic investme

Snapchat sees spike in 1-star reviews as users pan the ‘My AI’ feature, calling for its removal

The user reviews for Snapchat’s “My AI” feature are in — and they’re not good. Launched last week to global users after initially being a subscriber-only addition, Snapch

Apple captures nearly half of global refurbished smartphone market

About half of refurbished smartphones sold globally were iPhones, as Apple’s sales in the category grew 16% year-on-year in 2022. The new figures arrives by way of Counterpoint Research, marking

YouTube TV says it’s experimenting with picture quality enhancements

YouTube TV users have long complained of poor picture quality, low bitrate and other issues that impact the streaming experience. The company finally addressed the issues, including an increased bitra

Honey, I shrunk the revenue multiple

It's worth remembering that the difference between an actual software company and a company that offers a service via software is often massive and tough to overcome.

Oura/Best Buy partnership brings the smart ring to 850 stores across the US

It’s been a whirlwind few years for Oura. The hardware-maker rode the early days of the pandemic to the top of the wearable ranks, establishing itself as the top smart ring maker by a mile. With the

Constrafor, a construction procurement company, goes ‘SAFE’ route with new capital

Constrafor provides embedded financing and software to keep payments flowing between contractors and their subcontractors.

Shopify adds direct bill payments in bid to be a single-stop fintech for merchants

Twitter gave a gold checkmark to a fake Disney account

In a drive to offer free verification to top organizations, Twitter briefly gave a gold checkmark to a fake Disney account. The gold checkmark indicates that the account belongs to a company. It is r

Woodoo is creating decarbonized wood-based materials

Woodoo, a startup working on alternative materials for various industries, has raised $31 million. The company is manufacturing composite materials based on wood so that they can replace common materi

ChatGPT: Everything you need to know about the AI-powered chatbot

ChatGPT, OpenAI’s text-generating AI chatbot, has taken the world by storm. It’s able to write essays, code and more given short text prompts, hyper-charging productivity. But it also has targets its $85M equity, debt raise into new savings super app's super app is focused on helping “everyday Americans” find deals and savings across multiple categories, including travel and shopping.
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