Twilio lays off 11% of the company’s workforce

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  • shedding event: Twilio has announced that it will lay off 11% of its workforce. CEO Jeff Lawson said the layoffs were “prudent and necessary” for the company as it is on the path to profitability. Kyle He has more.
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Startups and VC

One way or another, it’s the season for audio companies that raise money, as we have a pair of holographic stories today: roman reports that Devialet, the manufacturer of high-end headphones raised $50 million, and Brian And the pilgrim Report that Nomono, a $3000 podcast microphone array makerraised $3.6 million.

Things seem to come in pairs in the transportation industry, too. Rebecca reports that TruckSmarter comes out of stealth with a free loading panel For truck drivers, the Kyle He has a story Nyshex loads $25 million into its bank account to match shippers with ocean carriers.

In non-audio, non-shipping startup news:

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Big Tech Inc.

It’s been a busy news day for our major tech companies. We start with some lights, camera, action… ah, from work pilgrimwho writes on DJI’s new Osmo Action 3 Camera. Introduce your best friend to take underwater photos up to 16 metres.

Some news from South Korea: Google and Meta were collectively fined $71.8 million by the country’s authorities for allegedly Violation of privacy law in South KoreaAnd the Kate reports. In addition to, Manly… masculine Writes about the founder of Terraform Labs Do Kwon has an arrest warrant For him in relation to the two tokens of the company $40 billion loss in value Within days earlier this year. As a result of this news, the price of Luna, the new token of the revived ecosystem, has dropped to $2.23 per piece.

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