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Writer’s latest models can generate text from images including charts and graphs

Writer’s latest models can generate text from images including charts and graphs

As generative AI continues to dominate the headlines, it’s hard sometimes to find actual working business use cases among the ...
Mobile OS maker Jolla is back and building an AI device

Mobile OS maker Jolla is back and building an AI device

On the fringes of MWC, the world’s biggest mobile phone show, TechCrunch is getting a demo of a new kind ...
Volunteer at TechCrunch Early Stage in Boston

Volunteer at TechCrunch Early Stage in Boston

Our founder-focused summit, TechCrunch Early Stage, is back in Boston on April 25! And we are looking for some incredible ...
Shadowfax speeds ahead with $100M funding as instant delivery boom fuels growth

Shadowfax speeds ahead with $100M funding as instant delivery boom fuels growth

Shadowfax, one of the largest logistics service providers to hyper-local and on-demand delivery businesses in India, has raised $100 million ...
Former Twitter engineers are building Particle, an AI-powered news reader

Former Twitter engineers are building Particle, an AI-powered news reader

A team led by former Twitter engineers is rethinking how AI can be used to help people process news and ...
Geothermal startup Fervo Energy is tapping fresh $221M round, filing reveals

Geothermal startup Fervo Energy is tapping fresh $221M round, filing reveals

The company draws heavily on drilling techniques pioneered by the oil and gas industry and has a deal with Google ...
Why some VCs are pulling back from Europe, Google’s AI push, and who is the CEO of Byju’s?

Why some VCs are pulling back from Europe, Google’s AI push, and who is the CEO of Byju’s?

Today we talked about how Google wants to bring AI to its mobile ecosystem, why investing in Europe is easier ...
Mistral AI releases new model to rival GPT-4 and its own chat assistant

Mistral AI releases new model to rival GPT-4 and its own chat assistant

Paris-based AI startup Mistral AI is gradually building an alternative to OpenAI and Anthropic as its latest announcement shows. The ...
Darwin AI gives small LatAm companies AI-powered sales assistant

Darwin AI gives small LatAm companies AI-powered sales assistant

Darwin AI’s system that connects with a company’s customer relationship management tool and evaluates possible sales leads and escalates the ...
FlowGPT is the wild west of GenAI apps

FlowGPT is the wild west of GenAI apps

A few months ago, OpenAI launched the GPT Store, a marketplace where people can create and list AI-powered chatbots customized ...
Ingrediome believes it can solve the lab grown protein taste problem

Ingrediome believes it can solve the lab grown protein taste problem

The co-founders of Israeli food tech startup Ingrediome, an alum of SOSV’s Indie Bio program, say they are inventing better ...
Interview Kickstart, a profitable startup, raises maiden funding to tackle tech talent crunch

Interview Kickstart, a profitable startup, raises maiden funding to tackle tech talent crunch

Interview Kickstart, a profitable startup helping tech professionals acquire career-advancing skills, has raised $10 million in its maiden funding from ...
Interview Kickstart, a profitable startup, raises maiden funding to tackle tech talent crunch

Interview Kickstart, a profitable startup, raises maiden funding to tackle tech talent crunch

Interview Kickstart, a profitable startup helping tech professionals acquire career-advancing skills, has raised $10 million in its maiden funding from ...
Europe remains hard to crack for North American GPs

Europe remains hard to crack for North American GPs

While North American VCs can see the potential value in backing European startups, it hasn’t been easy for firms to ...
With liquidity rare, VCs may get creative to return investor cash

With liquidity rare, VCs may get creative to return investor cash

Welcome to the very last issue of The Exchange! With TechCrunch+ sunsetting this month, The Exchange column and its newsletter ...