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GPU Mining Is Dead, Where Are My Cheap GPUs?

Sep 24, 2022

Let's talk GPU prices and this month's update is very interesting because of two key factors: the first, Nvidia just launched new GeForce 40 series graphics cards; and second, GPU mining is now dead. We're expecting price movement to continue throughout the fourth quarter and it all starts with these two developments which have major implications for the GPU market. But have these factors had any impact in the market yet? Let's find out. Nvidia's new GPUs and graphics cards (check this out for ...read more

The case for US venture capital outperformance

Sep 24, 2022

John Zic is a partner and founding team member at EQUIAM. He spends most of his time wrestling with fragmented and imperfect private market data in a never-ending effort to derive market-beating investment signals. Shachi Shah is director of business operations at EQUIAM. She is passionate about leading design, implementation and oversight of actionable strategies unlocking synergies, leveraging untapped efficiencies and fostering collaborations across functional areas. We’ve seen ...read more

Startups are building businesses out of DevOps tools for existing sales platforms

Sep 24, 2022

The growing market for sales tools has given rise to a curious cottage industry: DevOps startups specifically targeting the software used in sales and marketing functions. (Here, “DevOps,” refers to tools that automate processes between software development and IT teams.) It’s become a blossoming sector all its own, with vendors selling DevOps platforms for software including Salesforce purporting to make sales tech easier to integrate into a company’s existing workflows. But wai ...read more

SpaceX wants to put Starlink Internet on school buses so kids can do homework

Sep 24, 2022

What just happened? SpaceX is working with select school districts to pilot a program to provide Wi-Fi on buses, transforming "ride time to connected time." In a recent message to the Federal Communications Commission, SpaceX argued that no service is better situated to bridge the "Homework Gap" than Starlink. SpaceX is targeting school districts in rural areas where commutes are more than an hour each way and predominantly lack access to other mobile broadband services. SpaceX further noted ...read more

Perceptron: Multilingual, laughing, Pitfall-playing and streetwise AI

Sep 24, 2022

Research in the field of machine learning and AI, now a key technology in practically every industry and company, is far too voluminous for anyone to read it all. This column, Perceptron, aims to collect some of the most relevant recent discoveries and papers — particularly in, but not limited to, artificial intelligence — and explain why they matter. Over the past few weeks, researchers at Google have demoed an AI system, PaLI, that can perform many tasks in over 100 languages. Elsewhere, ...read more

Rad expands to rentals: Seattle e-bike startup debuts subscription plan in Berlin

Sep 24, 2022

(Rad Power Bikes Photo) The biggest e-bike company in North America is for the first time offering its bikes to consumers through a subscription plan — but not in the U.S. Seattle-based Rad Power Bikes is partnering with a German company already in the e-bike subscription business to provide its vehicles for rent. Berlin’s Cycle offers e-bikes to couriers and delivery services in multiple European countries. This month they’ll add two Rad cargo models to its subscription lineup and m ...read more

How a pivot helped HopSkipDrive emerge successful in a sector where many failed

Sep 24, 2022

Joanna McFarland got the idea for HopSkipDrive in 2014 because she needed a solution to a problem that many working parents like herself face: How do you consistently get your kids where they need to be on time? The idea was sparked at a birthday party she attended with one of her children. The topic of moving kids around came up and every mom there had their own story of a situation where they felt they had to let their child down because they had no way to get them to whatever the dest ...read more

This Netgear USB adapter adds plug-and-play Wi-Fi 6E to PCs

Sep 24, 2022

The big picture: Widespread adoption of Wi-Fi 7 is probably over a year away. In the meantime, Netgear has a new solution designed to make Wi-Fi 6E more accessible. The new adapter could help mitigate the strong headwinds the standard has faced since its introduction. Netgear recently introduced a USB adapter that makes Windows PCs compatible with Wi-Fi 6E networks. The attachment could significantly boost bandwidth and connection reliability while everybody waits for Wi-Fi 7, which tech comp ...read more

How Blaseball’s fantasy sports fever dream is embracing the future

Sep 24, 2022

A star pitcher is resurrected from the Hall of Flame. A Hellmouth swallows the state of Utah. Crows descend on Tastykake Stadium, pecking slugger Jessica Telephone out of a peanut shell. This is Blaseball, the absurdist baseball simulator that captured the most delightfully wacky corners of the internet when it launched in summer 2020. Developed by indie studio The Game Band, Blaseball arrived at a moment of global isolation and fear. So, naturally, swaths of extremely online gamers with lots ...read more

The ‘ideal runway’ is a myth, isn’t it?

Sep 24, 2022

When it comes to advice, tech loves standardization. Startups are often told that there are certain metrics to hit, deadlines to meet, timetables to measure themselves against. Examples abound: Here’s the ideal amount of money to raise at your Series A round; here’s how many employees you should have before hiring this executive; here’s what stage to hire legal counsel; and, most recently, here’s what percentage of staff you should lay off if you’re unable to access more financ ...read more