Userpilot has raised $4.6 million in a seed funding round led by Silicon Badia. The startup helps companies “achieve higher user activation, engagement, and retention rates” by enabling them to personalize in-app onboarding experiences for users.
Verizon has quietly increased the "Administrative and Telco Recovery Charge" from $1.95 to $3.30. The fee is applied across its unlimited-data plans and is just over a 69% increase. Verizon has reported subscriber losses for two quarters in a row. Analyst: “It is driving some customers to leave.”
Naver plans to buy secondhand apparel marketplace Poshmark for $1.2 billion in cash. The South Korean search giant says it will combine the service’s social shopping platform with its “technological prowess” and existing communities. The companies expect the deal to close by Q1 2023, subject to approval by Posh Mark stockholders.
Maserati's new electric GranTurismo Folgore coupe is the lowest-sitting EV on the market. It has a 92.5kWh battery with an 800V architecture that allows up to 270kW charging. The two-door coupe has a claimed 0-62MPH time of 2.7 seconds and a 198.9MPH top speed.
Hideo Kojima was reportedly working on a follow-up to Death Stranding. The game was meant to be an exclusive title for Google Stadia. It was reportedly canceled due to its single-player nature. Google announced yesterday that it would be shutting down Stadia in 2023.