We looked inside some of the tweets by @refsrc and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
Them: “Sorry to cancel with such late notice”
Me [External]: “Hey, I totally understand”
Me [Internal]: 🕺👏🥳💆🏻♂️🍾🏄♂️💡💝♻️🆒🕔
Which brings us to another point: Apple phones are now faster at dealing with the web than any desktop or laptop computer that Apple sells. Think about that! You have to remember to take care of slow computers (and Androids!), not apple phones, when designing for the web 🤯
OH SHIT! The ECG app and irregular heart rhythm notification on Apple Watch is available in India starting today.
Blimey. A Google Assistant phone line for India > Google is bringing Assistant to people without internet https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/18/google-assistant-no-internet-india/
Sequoia's Surge accelerator program kicks off its second cohort next week, so what better time to analyse its early impact in SE Asia?
In short: it is shaking things up among VCs in the region, and there's plenty to chew over.
I'll be interviewing Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel on stage Oct 4th at TechCrunch Disrupt SF. Here's a special 20%-off ticket link. What should I ask him? 3/ https://techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-sf-2019/tickets/?ref=staffdiscount&unii-trigger-open=MJ9SC8&unii-discount-code=TCSTAFFPASS20
Facebook has come a full circle on privacy. So what's going on?
New piece by me. "Is Facebook really concerned about privacy? https://www.cjr.org/tow_center_reports/facebook-merges-encrypted-messages.php/ via @cjr
Up to my old tricks. I took the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 to Disneyland and put them through their paces. Spoiler, the camera is great. Night mode destroys. https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/17/iphone-11-pro-disney-after-dark/
Uber working on Ola Cabs-like OTP verification before starting a ride
(Report by @HTTech's @1987Kulbhushan)
India’s OkCredit raises $67M to help small merchants digitize their bookkeeping https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/12/okcredit-series-b/
I really miss having a team to mentor. If you love writing / talking about tech / games / digital culture and would like to chat and bounce thoughts about how to do it more and better, DM me.
Apple is changing some of the upcoming tweaks to App Store rules around Sign in with Apple and the Kids category. Specifically to do with requirements around third-party analytics and ads. https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/12/apple-tweaks-app-store-rule-changes-for-childrens-apps-and-sign-in-services/
Me, walking into any Starbucks anywhere: I’d like a tall cappucino
The Barista: Here you go also here’s an unreleased Pixel 4 if you want to put some photos or video online.
“We accidentally raised a pre-seed.”
A13 Bionic. 8.5 billion transistors. What does this mean for most people? Nothing. Nothing at all. What does it mean in the chip world? Apple dunking on other silicon teams while their previous dunk was still traveling through the net.
Tech companies: now’s the time to announce a data breach, product sunset, or executive mysteriously leaving.
InMobi’s Glance raises $45M from Mithril Capital https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/10/inmobi-glance/
Paytm, which has raised over $2 billion to date, says it will invest $3 billion in its business in next two years. Also, the company lost more than half a billion dollars in FY19. https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/09/paytm-one97-losses-fy-2019/
"Take the fucking money." — William Shakespeare