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OpenAI appoints ex-Twitch CEO Emmett Shear to replace Sam Altman, promising reform and safety in AI development. Industry rocked.
Emmett Shear, former CEO of Twitch, steps in as interim CEO of OpenAI amid speculation and questions following Sam Altman's departure.
Pylon, a startup, has raised $3.2 million in seed funding to help businesses manage and direct customer conversations from communication channels like Slack and Microsoft Teams. The company aims to solve the challenge of tracking and prioritizing messages, and it plans to expand its support to other channels in the future. Pylon currently supports Slack and has already gained customers, including Hightouch. Despite launching during uncertain economic times, the company is already profitable and plans to grow its team. The funding round was led by General Catalyst, with participation from Y Combinator and other investors.
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Founded in 2005 by Paul Graham and Jessica Livingston, news under its umbrella isn't about random celebrities or mindless gossip; rather it’s far more engaging. Think "how will Artificial Intelligence transform healthcare?" or “The emergence of Green Start-ups”. . Intriguing right?
New updates from this seed funding behemoth range from developments around their accelerator programs which focus on nurturing start-ups to providing mentorship. So, anyone keen to stay updated with Silicon Valley will surely strike gold here! Not forgetting the heartbeat pulsating through these startups is coding: Python, Java – you name it! Want some insight into reducing carbon footprints by reengineering industries using tech-backed strategies? Look no further.
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