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  • SpaceX employees are looking at the stars, and not in a good way: Thanks to a bunch of SpaceX employees, we now know that the company has a so-called no-ass policy for employee behavior. The group expressed its concern in an open letter that the leadership, in this case their fearless leader Elon Musk, should be held accountable for their Twitter behaviour, Darrell Report.
  • everyone loves a good map: Not sure if you’ve caught on yet, but we enjoy reporting on Maps Technology. Ivan reports that Google Maps will now show you live traffic near you in a new Android widget. Will have to try it out at the end of this week.
  • Goat world tour beginsGoat Brand Labs raises $50 million in fresh funding as the Indian direct-to-consumer brand aggregator helps it acquire more premium brands and grow globally, Manish Report.

Startups and VCs

We are excited to learn that Google for Startups is deploying $4 million in funding to a collection of 40 black-headed startups across Europe, as mike Reported today. More like that, please.

On Meczyki.Net+, our subscription product, dominican-madoric Writes a great article on why a recession is business as usual for minority founders. Well worth a read.

On the topic of recession, Connie Wrote a great piece that includes an interview with Brad Feld and serves as a field guide for startup board members in an up-and-down market. This is a must-see for startup founders and board members who haven’t seen the inside market movement before.

More, Always More:

3 climate tech VCs share how they find, support and support carbon-slashing startups

Tim de Chant interviews Christian Garcia, Kirsten Steed and Pe Wu at TC Sessions: Climate 2022 image credit: techcrunch

This week at TC Sessions: Climate 2022, Tim de Chant spoke to three active climate tech investors to learn more about how they identify new opportunities and what they’re looking for right now.

  • Kirsten Stead, Managing Partner, DCVC Bio
  • Christian Garcia, Partner, Breakthrough Energy Ventures
  • Pae Wu, General Partner at SOSV, IndieBio . the CTO

“Our job is to take a degree of risk, and take that risk on teams that we think are really talented,” Stead said.

“So that’s one piece of the equation,” she said. “But the other side of the equation is that the world doesn’t benefit from anything unless it can scale, unless it’s fundable, unless there’s a huge market with it.” , and it be profitable.”

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Big Tech Inc.

Normally, we would come across Big Tech news and find that it usually fits into a handful of buckets, but to our delight, there were a lot of great stories today that run across multiple industries. Let’s dig into some, shall we?

Getting started at Meczyki.Net+, alex Ugly has been closely monitoring the public markets environment for some time now and has been waiting, perhaps with bated breath, for a long list of companies ready for IPO action to get the better of it and pull the trigger. We’re happy to report that this happened, and the company that opened the “IPO window” wasn’t what they expected.

Mastercard is now clear in India, Manish informed of. The country lifted the ban on the credit card giant after it was deemed that the company had adequately complied with its data storage requirements.

During this:

  • Browsing an app is great tomorrow, Sarah We write that our smartphone home screen will be the next big social platform thanks to widgets and push notifications.
  • Tesla Plays “The Price Is Right”Shouldn’t electric vehicles be cheap so that everyone is tempted to buy them? Tesla didn’t get that message, and is instead raising prices across its lineup, Rebecca informed of. I guess if you’re already spending $99,990 for the Model S, spending $104,990 isn’t a stretch, but a sheesh.
  • Samsung gets on the mobile wallet train, Ayesha reported that the technology is tying together Samsung Pay and Samsung Pass under the Samsung Wallet umbrella so you can have your cards and keys from some car manufacturers all in one place.
  • go once, go twiceYou get to enjoy the rush of energy when you’re the last bidder on eBay, and now you can do it live, Ayesha also writes. The e-commerce marketplace is launching an interactive live shopping platform starting with Rare Trading Cards. Talking about live shopping, Amazon is also doing it from June 21. Ivan informed of. Don’t forget to set a calendar reminder for Amazon Prime Day on July 12th and 13th.
  • For infinite jobs and beyondMicrosoft has a new mission for its employee portal, Viva. The company is adding support for Jobs, starting with sales, so users can find all of their devices in one centralized location, ron writes.