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Apploi Raises $5.2M to Simplify Service Industry Hiring

Apploi, a platform that simplifies the hiring process for service-oriented businesses, announced Thursday they raised $5.2 million in funding led by Silicon Valley-based Defy Partners.

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Sony to Limit PS5 Production; Nifty Games Raises USD$12m

Commenting on the funding, Nifty Games CEO Jon Middleton wrote, ““We’re grateful to have the continued support of our prestigious investors, and welcome a new round of investment partners from the worlds of sports, gaming, and technology. The Series A funding gives us the capital to continue to build great games and recruit top talent…

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Searchable.ai nabs additional $4M seed to continue building AI-driven search

Searchable.ai is an early-stage startup in the alpha phase of testing its initial product, but it has an idea compelling enough to attract investment, even during a pandemic. Today the company announced an additional $4 million in seed capital to continue building its AI-driven search solution.

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TikTok USA Ban? It Will Happen, Says Competitor Triller

“When TikTok shut down, we literally woke up and 24 hours later we were like, I don’t know what it was, 40 million downloads or something out of India,” Triller co-owner and director Ryan Kavanaugh told me recently on the TechFirst podcast. “And all of a sudden we were literally the #1 app in the category.”

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TikTok’s Fate Hangs in the Balance. Can Triller Triumph?

The social-media app’s executives Mike Lu and Ryan Kavanaugh talk their legal tussle with TikTok, the Trump-and-Microsoft saga, and what they believe sets their platform apart

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