Beyond networking: What immigrant founders in the UK want from VC office hours

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Juanita Gonzalez-Uribe Contributor Lyubov Guk is a founding partner at Blue Lake VC. She supports early-stage international founders working in the U.K. Robyn Klingler-Vidra Contributor Robyn Klingler-Vidra is associate dean of global engagement and associate professor in entrepreneurship and sustainability at King’s Business School. After facilitating more than 300 office hours for immigrant entrepreneurs entering … Read more

Meta Hired Team Responsible for Building AI Networking Tech at Graphcore

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Meta Platforms has hired an Oslo-based team that until late last year was building artificial-intelligence networking technology at British chip unicorn Graphcore. A Meta spokesperson confirmed the hirings in response to a request for comment, after Reuters identified 10 people whose LinkedIn profiles said they worked at Graphcore until December 2022 or January 2023 and … Read more

Testers find networking issues in fourth macOS Ventura 13.4 beta

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macOS is coming Developers trying out the fourth beta of macOS is coming 13.4 are discovering issues with networking, a problem that may prompt beta testers to avoid updating their installation. Apple issued to beta testers the fourth developer beta of macOS Ventura 13.4 on Tuesday, with testers intended to shake down the Mac … Read more

Astropad Studio introduces peer-to-peer networking for iPad artists

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iPad Pro Astropad Studio users can now access a peer-to-peer networking feature to connect an iPad to a Mac directly for people on slow Wi-Fi networks. Astropad helps iPad users connect their iPad to a Mac to use the tablet as a drawing tool for art and creative design. The update improves the experience for … Read more

Why SASE will benefit from faster consolidation of networking and security

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Join top executives in San Francisco on July 11-12, to hear how leaders are integrating and optimizing AI investments for success. Learn More Seventy-five percent of enterprises are pursuing vendor consolidation, up from 29% just three years ago, with secure access service edge (SASE) experiencing significant upside growth as a result. SASE is also proving … Read more

Gowalla returns to see if location-based networking is ready for its mainstream moment

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Gowalla co-founder and CEO Josh Williams is heading to the annual SXSW music, technology and arts festival in Austin, Texas this year to do something he’s already done – launch a location-based social networking app. One with the same name and core concept as the original, too. Gowalla made its debut in 2009 in Austin … Read more

Meta Exploring Decentralised Social Networking App With ActivityPub Support Like Mastodon

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Meta is exploring a standalone decentralized social network for sharing text updates, a company spokesperson said on Friday, in what could be a direct competitor to billionaire Elon Musk’s Twitter. “We’re exploring a standalone decentralized social network for sharing text updates. We believe there’s an opportunity for a separate space where creators and public figures … Read more

Qualcomm Unveils Wi-Fi 7 Platform With Multi-Link Mesh Networking: Details

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Qualcomm unveiled its Wi-Fi 7 Immersive Home Platform designed and optimised to meet home mesh Wi-Fi networking systems on Tuesday. The platform includes two new processors that utilise 5GHz and 6GHz frequency bands while supporting 240MHz and 320MHz channels, respectively. These specifications translate into the spectrum that is utilised by Wi-Fi 7-enabled devices. The Qualcomm … Read more

Jack Dorsey Previews Decentralised ‘Bluesky’ Social Networking Initiative, ‘Authentic Transfer Protocol’ Revealed

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Jack Dorsey, Co-Founder and former CEO of Twitter has shared new updates on the decentralised ‘Bluesky’ social networking initiative that he is working on. The protocol, which is currently under development, is testing features like account portability, algorithmic choice, and interoperation. This more developed phase has been named the ‘Authentic Transfer Protocol’ or the AT … Read more