China’s Li Auto changes its outlook prediction for third quarter

Li Auto said that it now expects to deliver 25,500 vehicles in the third quarter this year. It is down from the initial 27,000 and 29,000 units forecasts. According to…

Cloudflare rolls out new mobile services to secure employees’ smartphones • TechCrunch

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Twitter’s first comms exec is building a comms network for execs • TechCrunch

The communications world is an enigma, and at times, feels counter to the job of a journalist. So to hear that there’s an effort to help more comms people trade…

Hugging Face and ServiceNow launch BigCode, a project to open source code-generating AI systems • TechCrunch

Code-generating systems like DeepMind’s AlphaCode, Amazon’s CodeWhisperer and OpenAI’s Codex, which powers GitHub’s Copilot service, provide a tantalizing look at what’s possible with AI today within the realm of computer…

Yeah, funding for creator-focused startups is drying up • TechCrunch

Services that help folks make, share and profit from creative works — Maven to Bounty to Substack to Patreon to Canva — have proliferated and grown in recent years. The…

Gently’s shopping aggregator aims to remove friction of locating secondhand apparel • TechCrunch

Samuel Spitz is a lover of secondhand clothing but found he was spending hours searching across dozens of resale sites to find certain items and coming up short. “The market…

‘Insane’ — UK Tech reacts to Gov moves that might hand UK startups contract to Barclays Bank • TechCrunch

Tech Nation is trailing in second place in the race to remain the UK’s government-backed ‘startup champion’ after the latter put the £12 million contract out to tender, according to…

Hey, look, some startups are still raising money • TechCrunch

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3 ways to implement a product-led sales motion to unleash PLG’s revenue potential • TechCrunch

Stephen Moock Contributor Stephen Moock is the head of sales and success at Calixa, a GTM platform providing sales with the product insights and workflows they need to prioritize, close,…

Not So Dark helps restaurants run a second delivery-focused business • TechCrunch

French startup Not So Dark has raised an $80 million Series B funding round led by Kharis Capital and Verlinvest, with Convivialité Ventures also participating. The startup has launched digital…