Daily Crunch: Remote Workspace Platform Gable Raises $12M Series A

Daily Crunch: Remote Workspace Platform Gable Raises $12M Series A

Daily Crunch: Remote Workspace Platform Gable Raises $12M Series A

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TikTok simply can’t dodge the watchful eyes of watchmen: Earlier this year, taylor reported that a series of universities had banned TikTok from devices. Last week, Paul reported that the European Commission has put a stop to the presence of TikTok on work devices, and today, Amanda reported that Canada has followed suit for its government apparatuses. The bans fall due to fears that China-based TikTok could be used to spy on its users.

— Christina And haje

TechCrunch’s top 3

  • Raise the roof: Continuing to work remotely in 2023 remains a hotly debated issue in today’s workplaces. What if we told you that Gable can give your business better remote work options? Still with us? All right, haje writes about how Gable raised $12 million to not only show your remote employees a nearby workplace, but also show them if one of their co-workers is there so they can tune in.
  • The world in the palm of your hand: Report from the Mobile World Congress, brian sat down with COO Kinder Liu of OnePlus to discuss the company’s first foldable phone.
  • Closing the feedback loop:Engaged customers are where your company can find some of its best ideas for new products. Cycle landed $6 million to help companies gather all customer feedback for a more streamlined product management process, Roman writing.

Startups and VCs

Bain Capital Ventures doubles down on what works, literally, Natasha M reports. The venture capital firm, one of Bain’s 11 finance divisions, has raised $1.9 billion across two funds, one for growth-stage startups which is around $1.4 billion, and the other for later opportunities which closed about a third of that, at $493. million.

Devin reports that the FTC, which just announced a brand new division supporting “snake oil” in technology, sent another jab through the arcs of the overeager industry with a sassy warning for ” keep your AI claims under control”.

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Active learning is the future of generative AI: here’s how to take advantage of it

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The generative AI models that have been making headlines and memes in recent months weren’t cooked up in someone’s garage or basement.

“Only well-funded institutions with access to massive amounts of GPU power are able to build these models,” says Encord co-founder Eric Landau, who recommends using the iterative process of active learning to “jump the AI ​​production gap and build models”. able to run faster in nature.

In a TC+ post for ML team leaders, he shares tactics for leveraging active learning and addresses the perennial buy-versus-build dilemma.

Three others from the TC+ team:

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Big Tech inc.

As you can see in our stories today, brian has written a lot about new phones lately. In this particular article, he spoke with Nothing’s Carl Pei about the company’s expansion strategy and its upcoming phone (2) and how it will run on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 series.

Meanwhile, Microsoft is really getting into this artificial intelligence business for Bing. Frederic reports that the software giant is bringing the new Bing to Windows 11 while launching Phone Link for iOS.

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