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England squeezes past Italy in Six Nations opener

England squeezes past Italy in Six Nations opener

England’s Chandler Cunningham-South, center, loses the ball as he is tackled by Italy’s Giacomo Nicotera during the Six Nations rugby union match between Italy and England at Rome’s Olympic Stadium on February 3, 2024. ANDREW MEDICHINI / AP England kicked off its Six Nations campaign with a hard-fought 27-24 win over Italy in Rome on Saturday, February 3, ending a long-standing opening day hoodoo. Elliot Daly and Alex Mitchell scored England’s two tries with George Ford kicking the rest of the points for Steve Borthwick’s men, who claimed their first round one win since 2019. England is a point behind Ireland, who soundly beat France on Friday, in the Six Nations standings after failing to earn a bonus point in a bitty display in the Italian capital. The away side was trailing Italy by nine points midway through the first half after superb tries by Alessandro Garbisi and Tommaso Allan. But Gonzalo Quesada’s Italy couldn’t pull off its first-ever win over England on the head coach’s debut in the Azzurri dugout. It was a promising …

Daily Crunch: ‘Copy-from-China’ social media app Lemon8 squeezes its way into US top 10

Daily Crunch: ‘Copy-from-China’ social media app Lemon8 squeezes its way into US top 10

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. Hello, and welcome to your Friday. Did the week drag on, or did it go by quickly for you? Or maybe you had today off. No matter, I’m here to bring you all of today’s techy goodness. The lesson for today: “Don’t ever leak data.” Oh, and support our colleagues over at the Chain Reaction and Found podcasts: They were nominated for a Webby, so please support them with a vote by April 20. — Christine The TechCrunch Top 3 That’s one a-spicy application: ByteDance’s latest hit, Lemon8, which some describe as a cross between Instagram, Pinterest and Amazon, is now sitting among the top 10 apps in the U.S. However, Rita says Lemon8 is more like another app called Xiaohongshu and discusses why ByteDance may have taken another page from the China playbook. Get your unicorn horn ready: You’re going to need a TechCrunch+ subscription to read this next one, but …

Read’s AI-powered summary feature squeezes a meeting into a two-minute clip

Read’s AI-powered summary feature squeezes a meeting into a two-minute clip

Summarization is one of the common use cases of different AI models. Multiple tools have come up with a summarization of articles, PDFs, videos, and transcripts. Meeting intelligence tool Read has introduced a new feature that trims an hour-long meeting into a two-minute clip with important pointers. The company said that it is using large language models — without specifying which one — combined with video analysis to understand the most notable parts of the meeting. Read also incorporates participants’ reactions in the highlight reel. Users can go to their recording of a meeting and turn off the “Play highlights only” toggle to see the condensed clip. Image Credits: Read.ai Read was co-founded in 2021 by former Foursquare CEO David Shim to gather meeting intelligence. The tool, which works with Zoom, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams, and Webex gives you analytics like sentiment, and participant engagement scores to provide knowledge about the effectiveness of a meeting. The company has raised $10 million in seed funding from investors like Madrona Venture Group and PSL Ventures. Shim said …