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Welcome to the Daily Grunge for Monday, April 11, 2022! Today is the day that surprised us with what Elon Musk said Twitter has not joined the groupThis time I think it’s a shame for me because anything he does should stop us from being surprised. AlexLuckily, We looked closely to see if we had learned anything. Spoiler warning: “Yes?”

It has nothing to do with him in all respects, fee He appeared as a guest on the weekend, I wonder if social media is causing a (re)shared shock.

Breathe, get out, you got it, we trust you! a lot of love Christine And pilgrim

Note: If you’re out on the weekend, here are some things you might have missed:

Tech Crunch Top 3

  • Fitbit pulls our hearts out: Google has confirmed that its Fitbit wearables are now detecting FDA-approved atrial fibrillation, known as arrhythmias, which can lead to stroke or heart failure. What is different is that “the new technology provides a permanent approach to detecting AFib, as opposed to the periodic tests currently available through the Fitbit app.”
  • How much is this window conditioner?Conditioning units cause aches in everyone’s joints, and the Windmill team wants to reduce the experience by adding ease of installation and a long-lasting experience into the mix. The company raised $10 million to expand beyond the thousands of units sold to date. Lovely.
  • Inside Buy SailPoint: You can see this on Big Tech as well, but Alex Wilhelm wanted to highlight the purchase of sliced ​​onions by SailPoint for Toma Bravo affiliate security products. Is it a good idea to buy at unicorn exit prices?

Startups and VC

Earlier this year, at CES, I spoke with the math team knowing high-end venues with speaker technology – I don’t realize how fast they are. In three months, the smart speaker will be huge Sonos announces the acquisition of a small but powerful startup. I did it deeply Interview with the founding team In January, it became even more interesting in the context of this acquisition. Look at both!

Pamper your eyes with these wonderful stories:

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Founded in 2018, Kindbody has raised $154.7 million to build a network of clinics that provide fertility, gynecological, and healthcare services.

In the three-part series, reporter Ray Waite explores the company’s appearance in an interview with founder Gina Berdassi, who explains why she’s been called a leader in improving the quality of patient care from fertility insurance:

“Being a call center at an insurance company has led to many complaints from patients that you can’t help, so patients will call and complain that the doctor left them in the waiting room, didn’t answer their call or took too long to answer the phone. There is nothing you can do about it.”

Part One: How Fertility and Content Contribute to Change in Fertility

Part 2: Why Focusing on Universal Maintenance Helped Kindbody Triple Its Revenue by 2021

Part 3: One patient at a time, eliminating reproductive health problems

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Big Tech Inc.

  • Etsy sellers are creating a strikeAs of today, more than 14,000 Etsy sellers are planning to strike in protest of the platform’s increase in transaction fees from 5% to 6.5%. The regulators collected 48,000 signatures from both buyers and sellers asking ATC to “work with sellers, not against us”.
  • Lots of mergers and acquisitions today: Ron Miller has been busy writing this morning as the three companies announced deals, as promised above: Performance Software announces acquisition of infrastructure automation company PuppetWe were informed that we were looking for financing when the acquisition opportunity arose. next one, Sailpoint acquires Toma Bravo for $6.9 billion The private sector will be responsible for the company. Cyber ​​security is currently a hot market, and this is the sixth acquisition of Toma Bravo. Finally, if you don’t believe us when we say the internet industry is hot, maybe Casey acquires Dato’A disaster relief company will turn you into an insured for $6.2 billion.
  • Lots of news streaming today: If you like the Netflix show”Weird thingsA new experience is coming in New York in May. Speaking of Netflix, ‘cool’ won’t cut it anymore, so”above two thumbs“We just learned about it at the time. To all of you YouTube fans are waiting for your photoThe company wants you to know it will be “in a few days”.

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