This week we breakdown the upcoming Confluent IPO and rank the announcements from Apple’s WWDC. Plus, some thoughts on picking up kids from school.


Confluent IPO

Everything you need to know about the Confluent IPO

Confluent - Benchmarking the S-1 Data

Confluent S1

Analysis of Confluent’s S1, Jesse Anderson

Apple WWDC 2021: the 15 biggest announcements

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Gong going gangbusters, grabs $250M Series E on $7.25B valuation – TechCrunch

Outreach lands $200 million, pushing valuation of sales software startup to $4.4 billion

FireEye Announces Sale of FireEye Products Business to Symphony Technology Group for $1.2 Billion

Why Every Cloud Customer Needs FinOps


Twitter debuts "Super Follows," other subscription products to help double revenue by 2023

The Supreme Court hands down very good news for pretty much everyone who uses a computer

Medium sees more employee exits after CEO publishes ‘culture memo’ – TechCrunch

Blackstone to Acquire International Data Group, a Leading Market Intelligence and Data Platform for the Technology Industry

Your next laptop may come with a cryptominer, courtesy of Norton

Underworld figures nabbed in massive sting involving AFP and FBI using encrypted app

Twitch, Pinterest, Reddit and more go down in Fastly CDN outage (Update: Outage resolved after 1 hour)

Snowflake announces new data marketplace and ‘powered’ collaborations

Google is moving parts of YouTube to its cloud service

The biggest announcements from Apple’s WWDC keynote

The Oncoming Ransomware Storm

Department of Justice Seizes $2.3 Million in Cryptocurrency Paid to the Ransomware Extortionists Darkside

Who is Hacking the U.S. Economy?

Justice Dept. Claws Back $2.3M Paid by Colonial Pipeline to Ransomware Gang


MoviePass Deceived Users So They’d Use It Less, F.T.C. Says

The Great Wings Rush

AMC is the new meme stock posterchild.

Introducing the United supersonic fleet.


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