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Whalesync wants to simplify the process of syncing data between SaaS apps

Jan 26, 2023

There’s no doubt that no-code tools are transforming the way apps are made — particularly in the corporate world, where there’s often a premium placed on tech that can cut costs. According to recent Gartner surveys, 70% of new business apps will use low-code/no-code technologies by 2025, and by 2024, 80% of non-IT professionals will develop IT products and services — with over 65% of them using low-code/no-code tools. No-code is a lucrative market, then — and one chock-full of vendor ...read more

Kenya’s growth was strongest in Africa’s VC market; clean tech, e-commerce pulled in most of the funding

Jan 26, 2023

As VC activity slowed down globally last year, Kenya defied odds to record the strongest growth in funding raised in Africa. Reports show that the deal count and value to the country surpassed 2021 figures owing to increased investor interest. Data from market intelligence firm Briter Bridges, and The Big Deal shows Kenya raised $1.1 billion, more than double the funding that East Africa’s biggest economy got in 2021, when the continent raised about $5 billion. Another report by Partech ...read more

Addie’s opens first drive-up grocery store in Massachusetts following $10.1M seed

Jan 26, 2023

Much of the online grocery delivery frenzy from the past three years has mainly catered to urbanites who need a few items delivered in 20 minutes. But what if you are a suburban mom trying to fit a week’s worth of grocery shopping in between shuttling children to various activities? Enter Addie’s, a drive-up grocery store opening its first location today in Norwood, Massachusetts. CEO Jim McQuade told TechCrunch that he and co-founder and CTO Jeremiah Strauss created the concept so that gro ...read more

Teach yourself growth marketing: How to perform growth experimentation through A/B testing

Jan 26, 2023

Jonathan Martinez Contributor Jonathan Martinez is a former YouTuber, UC Berkeley alum and growth marketing nerd who's helped scale Uber, Postmates, Chime and various startups. More posts by this contributor Without customers, there can be no business. So how do you drive new customers to your startup and keep existing customers engaged? The answer is simple: Growth marketing. As a growth marketer who has honed this craft for the past decade, I’ve been exposed to countles ...read more

WhatsApp opens beta for macOS native app

Jan 26, 2023

WhatsApp for Windows and Mac are extensions of the WhatsApp account on your phone. The messages you send and receive are synced between your phone and computer, and you can see your messages across all devices. Can I use WhatsApp on my computer and phone at the same time? Yes. WhatsApp web and desktop applications are extensions of the WhatsApp account on your phone. The messages you send and receive are synced, and you can see your messages on all devices seamlessly. You can use up to four li ...read more

First Mode, Anglo American wrap up $1.5B transaction for zero-emission mining

Jan 26, 2023

A two-megawatt hydrogen-fueled powerplant, designed and built by First Mode in Seattle, is installed in this Anglo American haul truck at their platinum mine in Mogalakwena, South Africa, creating the world’s largest zero-emission vehicle. (First Mode Photo) Seattle-based First Mode and Anglo American have closed a complicated $1.5 billion transaction that will remake First Mode as a clean-energy company for heavy industry — and shift its headquarters to London. Anglo American, a global ...read more

Creator of $2,000 Steam game says don't buy it if you can't afford it

Jan 26, 2023

TechSpot is about to celebrate its 25th anniversary. TechSpot means tech analysis and advice you can trust. WTF?! There are some expensive items for sale on Steam, though most of them are pieces of hardware, such as the Valve Index VR headset and the Steam Deck. It's not like you'll find similarly priced games. That's technically true because 'The Hidden and Unknown' is even more expensive at $1,999. Even its creator warns against buying it. Created by indie dev ProX.team, founded by someone ...read more

Square Enix Gets Twitch Strike For Streaming ‘Forspoken’ During Embargo, Thanks To Time Zones

Jan 26, 2023

from the dead-zone dept One of the more annoying aspects of how the video game industry conducts its relationships with gaming journalists is the concept of embargos. The idea goes something like this: publishers will furnish journalists and/or game streamers with advanced copies of games, but include an embargo on any reporting, reviews, or streaming those games prior to a certain date. Sometimes that date is the release date of the game, so that there aren’t reports or displays of the gam ...read more

NASA wants to test a nuclear-powered spacecraft within five years

Jan 26, 2023

TechSpot is about to celebrate its 25th anniversary. TechSpot means tech analysis and advice you can trust. Forward-looking: NASA is working with DARPA to develop a new fission-based engine for next-generation spacecraft. The space agency wants to test the prototype by 2027 so the technology can be adopted for future human trips to deep space and Mars. NASA and DARPA are playing with atoms, and they are eager to show the world the results. The US military research and development agency will ...read more

Walmart readies another $2.5 billion investment in India’s e-commerce and payments

Jan 26, 2023

Walmart is preparing to spend over $2.5 billion in India as the retailer doubles down on the opportunities it sees in India’s e-commerce and payments markets even as the firm contends with rising costs amid the market downturns. Walmart spent about $780 million earlier this month in taxes after PhonePe, in which the retailer owns a majority stake, moved its domicile to India from Singapore. Walmart is also looking to invest between $200 million to $300 million in PhonePe’s ongoing fun ...read more