Semperis, a cybersecurity startup offering tools to protect Microsoft Active Directory users, raises over $200M led by KKR (Krystal Hu/Reuters)

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Semperis, a cybersecurity startup offering tools to protect Microsoft Active Directory users, raises over $200M led by KKR  —  U.S. cybersecurity software firm Semperis said it has raised over $200 million in a funding round led by private equity firm KKR & Co Inc (KKR.N) at a valuation substantially higher than in its previous round.

As Snap’s growth warning sends its stock down over 41%, other social media stocks drop too: Meta by 9%+, Pinterest by 22%, Alphabet by 6%+, and Twitter by 4% (Lauren Feiner/CNBC)

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As Snap’s growth warning sends its stock down over 41%, other social media stocks drop too: Meta by 9%+, Pinterest by 22%, Alphabet by 6%+, and Twitter by 4%  —  – Snap CEO Evan Spiegel warned of slowing growth in a note to employees made public on Monday.  — His message sent a chill across the digital advertising industry.

Corey B. Marion, co-founder of The Iconfactory, dies age 54

Designer and The Iconfactory cofounded Corey B. Marion has died, aged 54, following a long battle with cancer.

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Marion founded The Iconfactory in 1996 with Talos Tsui, and Gedeon Maheux, when he was 29. For a quarter of a century, he led the firm while also designing icons — including the company’s own factory logo one — and created a typeface based on his own handwriting.

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Nowports, an automated digital freight forwarder focused on Latin America, raises a $150M Series C at a $1.1B valuation, following a $60M Series B in Dec. 2021 (Mary Ann Azevedo/TechCrunch)

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Nowports, an automated digital freight forwarder focused on Latin America, raises a $150M Series C at a $1.1B valuation, following a $60M Series B in Dec. 2021  —  Nowports, an automated digital freight forwarder in Latin America, has raised $150 million in a Series C funding round which values the company at $1.1 billion.

Apple shares full program for its upcoming hybrid WWDC 2022 event

Apple has shared the schedule for its upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference, including the event’s keynote slated for 10 a.m. Pacific on June 6.

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Unlike past WWDC events during the pandemic, the 2022 conference will see a limited number of developers on-campus. However, the 10 a.m. Pacific (1 p.m. Eastern) keynote itself will still be an online-only media event.

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