Apple’s strong iPhone 11 sales last quarter bode well for the SE 2

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: You can’t trust Apple sales figures. The tech giant doesn’t release numbers on how many units it shifts, which means firms need to use a lot of guesswork to get to stats like iPhone 11 sales. To put it another way, always be critical of Apple analysts. Despite this, while you can’t trust data to be completely true, it can be useful for spotting trends. Let’s take the latest report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CRIP) that focuses on iPhone sales over the last quarter of 2019. [Slap your eyeballs on… This story continues at The Next Web Or just read… Read More

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Tech Moves: Amazon ad exec departs; PwC Labs hires director; AI2 names entrepreneur-in-residence

Jill Beck. — PwC Labs, the multinational firm’s technology innovation group, is growing its team in Seattle. Jill Beck, previously a senior technical product manager at Payscale, has joined as director. “I was excited to join PwC Labs because we have all of the resources of a global company but the autonomy of a start-up,” Beck said. “We have a significant amount of latitude to build products and services that will not just solve customer pain points, but also delight our global client base.” PwC Labs focuses on process improvement through the use of robotics, AI and data technologies. — VP of Multichannel Advertising Tim Craycroft is leaving Amazon after… Read More

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Glovo exits the Middle East and drops two LatAm markets in latest food delivery crunch

The new year isn’t even a month old and the food delivery crunch is already taking big bites. Spain’s Glovo has today announced it’s exiting four markets — which it says is part of a goal of pushing for profitability by 2021. Also today, Uber confirmed rumors late last year by announcing it’s offloading its Indian Eats business to local rival Zomato — which will see it take a 9.99% stake in the Indian startup. In other recent news Latin America focused on-demand delivery app Rappi announced 6% staff layoffs. On-demand food delivery apps may be great at filling the bellies of hungry consumers fast but startups in this space… Read More

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Here’s an exclusive look at the pitch deck AI privacy startup Mine used to raise $3 million to help people ask companies to delete their data

AI startup Mine scans user emails to uncover which companies have their data – then lets them take it back at the click of a button. Mine launches as internet users become increasingly aware that companies hold vast troves of data on them and, in Europe, that they can request that information to be deleted. The $3 million seed round was led by Saban Ventures and Battery Ventures, the latter of which previously invested in cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. The firm’s founders Gal Golan, Gal Ringel and Kobi Nissan gave Business Insider an exclusive look at their pitch deck. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Mine, an AI startup allowing… Read More

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