Glorify, An Ambitious App For Christians, Just Landed $40 Million In Series A Funding Led By A16Z - [2021-12-01 Mnybhz]


Nowhere to hide: The emissions threat facing corporate America: Rachel Delacour, Pia d’Iribarne



Businesses across industries and throughout the world are facing an existential threat that can no longer be ignored.

Glorify, an ambitious app for Christians, just landed $40 million in Series A funding led by a16z: Connie Loizos



Religion-based apps, tools, and communities aren’t brand new, including to investors. Pray.com, for example, an L.A.-based app for daily prayer and bedtime bible stories that was founded in 2016, has raised at least $34 million from investors, including Klein…

AWS launches re:Post, a new community-driven Q&A service: Aisha Malik



At its annual re:Invent conference, AWS announced re:Post, a new community-driven question and answer service designed to help AWS customers remove technical roadblocks. The new service is part of the AWS Free Tier. AWS says re:Post is driven by the community…

Meta's NPE team takes a global focus with seed-stage investments, offices in emerging markets: Sarah Perez



Meta’s (formerly, Facebook’s) experimental app division, the NPE team, is shifting gears. The group, which first launched in mid-2019, has been focused on building consumer-facing apps that would allow the company to test out new social features and gauge peo…

Beat the price hike and fire up CrunchMatch for TC Sessions: Space 2021: Marquise Foster



Heads up folks, as we shift metaphors (ever-so-briefly) from space to sports. We’ve got a news double-header for TC Sessions: Space 2021, which takes flight (we said it was brief) on December 14-15. Ready? Here goes part one: If you’re part of the community d…

AWS launches Amplify Studio, a new low-code app development tool: Frederic Lardinois



At its re:Invent conference, AWS today announced Amplify Studio, a new Figma-connected no-code/low-code service that is meant to help developers quickly build cloud-connected apps. Amplify Studio is an extension of the existing AWS Amplify service, which alre…

AWS Cloud WAN aims to connect geographically complex environments to cloud: Ron Miller



Companies face all kinds of challenges moving to the cloud. The more complex and spread out you are geographically, the more difficult it becomes to manage your network. In an effort to solve this issue, Amazon announced AWS Cloud WAN today to bring software-…

AWS to launch over 30 new Local Zones internationally starting in 2022: Aisha Malik



At its annual re:Invent conference, AWS announced that it will be launching over 30 new AWS Local Zones in major cities around the world. These new AWS Local Zones will be made available starting in 2022 in over 21 countries, including Argentina, Australia, A…

EU warns adtech giants over 'legal tricks' as it moots changes to centralize privacy oversight: Natasha Lomas



The European Commission has given its clearest signal yet that it’s prepared to intervene over weak enforcement of the EU’s data protection rules against big tech. Today the bloc’s executive also had a warning for adtech giants Google and Facebook — accusing …

AWS brings M1 Mac minis to its cloud: Frederic Lardinois



At today’s AWS re:Invent keynote, Amazon CTO Werner Vogels announced that AWS will now offer M1 Mac minis as part of its EC2 compute service. It was only last year, that AWS first brought Mac minis to its cloud. Using the Thunderbolt port, these minis connect…



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