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Hello! Since our last Daily Crunch, our adrenaline-fueled Technology Flow team has added more than 70 articles to the site. We’re picking out some of the best below, but we’ll almost certainly miss an article you’ll want to read. Give our homepage a quick scroll, you’ll find something to your taste! — Christine And Haje

Technology Flow Top 3

  • Tim Cook and Green Bubbles: Christine is an Android user and her iPhone-using friends talk about “green bubbles,” but she didn’t know it was a problem until now. Christine’s text bubbles come in all different colors and even tell her who is “talking” when in a group. However, she now knows that her iPhone-using friends secretly hate her green bubbles. Tim Cook is on their side, Evan He writes that
  • Ambient mesh: That’s the name of Google and Solo.io’s new Istio service mesh. We surrender Frederick To explain what it means.
  • Electric room: Jeep has three, three new electric vehicles, Oh Ah!, set to hit the market in 2023, Jacqueline Reports.

Startups and VC

It’s Day 2 of the Y Combinator-vaganza, which means we have buckets and buckets for you. Assuming news comes in buckets, that’s a conversation for another day.

tage YC’s latest batch has reportedly cut its African startup presence by more than half and Anna, Alex And tage Y Combinator is curious about where startup-hunting will be in 2022. And Kyle YC explored 7 AI startups that stood out among hopefuls, and loads of Technology Flow writers picked our 11 favorite companies from Day 1 and Day 2 and moonshots.

Chee. Along with YC, Apple held an event yesterday and boy did we cover quite a bit of it. Luckily, Christine has you covered on that front in the Big Tech section below.

Here are some more for you:

5 Metrics Series A Investors Look For in Dev-Tools Startups

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The median Series A for developer-tooling companies fell to $47.5 million in Q3 2022, “the lowest since early 2021,” wrote Rock Garg, principal at Bain Capital.

After meeting with hundreds of companies since the recession began, Garg has written a fundraising guide for seed-stage entrepreneurs hoping to get to the next level.

“I’ve noticed one common trait among founders who have raised successful Series A rounds: They’re great at telling their companies’ stories,” says Garg.

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Big Tech Inc.

So many apples, so little time. The Apple iPhone 14 event dominated the second day of our news cycle, especially with this one Greg, we hope to capture everything from the event nicely. If you want to read every drooling detail, head over to Apple’s Fall Event Hub.

Speaking of creepy things, Christine Bloomingdale’s wrote a short piece about entering the metaverse with its new virtual store that will give you purse envy.

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