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Eac8a1ccc60323b8c8f2660965836fef Immanuel @Immanuel - 2 days ago
Insurtech’s big year gets bigger as Metromile looks to go public
In the wake of insurtech unicorn Root’s IPO, it felt safe to say that the big transactions for the insurance technology startup space were done for the year. After all, 2020 had been a big one for the broad category, with insurtech marketplaces raising lots, …
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0dc07c0d4e39afa6eb19dda76eb11879 Kristina @Kristina - 7 days ago
Can artificial intelligence give elephants a winning edge?
With great technology, collaboration and a commitment to stop the Ivory trade that leads to most elephant deaths, there’s a real chance to save these singular creatures.
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Efd687c46d03677522c615b86a341217 Emmie @Emmie - 15 days ago
Which emerging technologies are enterprise companies getting serious about in 2020?
Even within the same industry, not all big, established companies are the same when it comes to their readiness to start investing in new technology.
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422f200971248def7ffc1673a54fa3cb Grayce @Grayce - 2 days ago
Apple Patents MacBook Technology It Completely Abandoned on Its Smartphones and Smartwatches
Apple has reportedly filed a patent application to bring Force Touch to the MacBook’s Touch Bar after ditching the pressure-sensing technology on its smartphones and smartwatches. And honestly, given the string of increasingly niche reboots in recent years, I…
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C83c832ac4865208bba7331dd2976162 Izaiah @Izaiah - 16 days ago
Microsoft says hackers backed by Russia and North Korea targeted COVID-19 vaccine makers
Microsoft has revealed that hackers backed by Russia and North Korea have targeted pharmaceutical companies involved in the COVID-19 vaccine development efforts. The technology giant said Friday that the attacks targeted seven companies in the U.S., Canada, F…
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367ec04c80b95de4cfdf036599b35350 Garnet @Garnet - 9 days ago
48 hours left to save $100 on passes to TC Sessions: Space 2020
T-minus two days and counting. That’s how much time you have left to score early-bird passes to TC Sessions: Space 2020. If you’re part of this global startup community, don’t miss a two-day deep dive focused on the intrepid visionaries pushing the boundaries…
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C0c3cfe5664cc7e6deb04e9e150ccd98 Devin @Devin - 10 days ago
T-Mobile’s TVision Home IPTV service is shutting down at the end of December
T-Mobile is shutting down TVision Home, its IPTV cable service that utilized technology from its 2017 acquisition of Layer3. TVision Home will officially shut down on December 30th, 2020 at 3AM ET, according to an FAQ on the T-Mobile website.
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A6c0c46e61817f7ae594dd513e06b21d Elliott @Elliott - 14 days ago
Robotic kitchen startup YPC raises a $1.8M seed round
Montreal-based YPC Technologies today announced that it has raised a $1.8 million seed round. Led by Hike Ventures and Real Ventures, the funding includes participation from Toyota AI Ventures and Uphill Capital, among others, designed to help the company pil…
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B32a14d6694cf7df7a187f69ad01ace5 Patrick @Patrick - 3 days ago
Getaround tops up $25M debt financing to its $140M Series E
Silicon Valley peer-to-peer car rental startup Getaround has secured a $25 million loan from Horizon Technology Finance Corporation. The financing announcement comes one month after Getaround raised $140 million from investors, including SoftBank Vision Fund,…
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Ac7d6ae4836b778c0e45d9f73deed0cb Delia @Delia - 5 days ago
Recycling robotics company AMP Robotics could raise up to $70 million sources say
AMP Robotics, the recycling robotics technology developer backed by investors including Sequoia Capital and Sidewalk Infrastructure Partners, is close to closing on as much as $70 million in new financing, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the c…
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9b25e3cdd7708c288912746ec95d7c9b Liliane @Liliane - 3 days ago
Autonomous delivery startup Nuro hits $5 billion valuation on fresh funding of $500 million
Nuro, the autonomous delivery startup founded by two former Google engineers, has raised $500 million, suggesting that investors still have an appetite for long-term pursuits such as robotics and automated vehicle technology. Nuro now has a post-money valuati…
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70753e5e348bf454161ee0bcc63fed8d Juliet @Juliet - 3 days ago
GM ups electric and autonomous vehicle spending to $27 billion through 2025
General Motors said it will spend $27 billion over the next five years on the development of electric vehicles and automated technology, a 35% percent increase that exceeds the automaker’s investment and gas and diesel and is an effort bring products to marke…
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725ac8c62bcc32f06195cf20b372a31a Muriel @Muriel - 3 days ago
Save 25% on annual Extra Crunch membership with the Green Days sale
The holiday season is upon us, and that means big savings on Extra Crunch membership with the Green Days sale. From now until November 30, TechCrunch readers can save 25% on an annual plan for Extra Crunch.  You can claim the deal here. Extra Crunch helps you…
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C00261b321f2a17e788496ab5cfcebed Jaydon @Jaydon - 15 days ago
Uber in talks to sell ATG self-driving unit to Aurora
Eighteen months ago, Uber’s self-driving car unit, Uber Advanced Technologies Group, was valued at $7.25 billion following a $1 billion investment from Toyota, DENSO and Softbank’s Vision Fund. Now, it’s up for sale and a competing autonomous vehicle technolo…
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69ab36bf73ce82cc3579c8f2504f3bac Gregoria @Gregoria - 20 days ago
Apple Suspends iPhone Maker Pegatron Over Labor Abuses in China
The technology giant said it had suspended future business with the iPhone assembler Pegatron pending corrective actions. The Taiwanese manufacturer broke rules limiting student employee work hours.
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3fb9059c39d0a39c0a9f0cf17b7858fc Priscilla @Priscilla - 6 days ago
Patreon and Acast partner for patron-only podcast distribution
Patreon and Acast are teaming up to make it easier for podcasters to publish episodes that are only available to the patrons financially supporting them on Patreon. Most paywall solutions for podcasts are pretty clunky or limited. That’s why Acast launched te…
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125f097c91a427394e6d36ae98c72376 Elaina @Elaina - 3 days ago
Techfugees non-profit brings on new CEO to engage tech industry with refugee issues
Techfugees, the global non-profit which advocates the use of technology to aid refugees and displaced people, has appointed tech entrepreneur and Raj Burman as its new CEO. Burman succeeds Josephine Goube, who will continue as executive director of the adjace…
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7094e9deddcf03241ed9894017ba09bc Rose @Rose - 3 days ago
Moon exporation startup ispace opens new U.S. office and hires SpaceX to lead development of next...
Japanese startup ispace, which is developing lander technology to support exploration of the Moon, is opening an office in Denver, the company announced today. The Colorado location was chosen because of its access to local aerospace engineering talent, and t…
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192059156a7075f96be3d979645bdbcc Zackery @Zackery - 3 days ago
Prices increase tonight for our space focused event, TC Sessions: Space
“Space, the final frontier…” You can probably recite the “Star Trek” opening monologue in your sleep. But we’re talking science fact, not fiction, and TC Sessions: Space 2020 provides real opportunity to connect with the people, information and funding you ne…
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0e8bbdb1e225a468900a861824b0da05 Hannah @Hannah - 12 days ago
Treviranus, Butler and Fruchterman to speak at Sight Tech Global
Sight Tech Global goes live the week after Thanksgiving on December 2-3, and now’s the time to pick up a free pass! The agenda for this virtual, global event on AI-related technology and accessibility for people who are blind or visually impaired just keeps g…
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29d678841773a96cd144675798d50e70 Maida @Maida - 17 days ago
New Technology Claims to Pinpoint Even Small Methane Leaks From Space
Amid growing alarm about methane’s role in driving global warming, a Canadian firm has begun selling a service to detect even relatively small leaks. At least two rivals are on the way.
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3c59b35923f7f5e6a11c533088a15138 Jessika @Jessika - 3 days ago
Watch Rocket Lab launch 30 satellites and attempt to recover a rocket for the first time live
Launch provider Rocket Lab has a mission today – codenamed ‘Return to Sender,’ it’s the company’s 16th launch, and it will carry, among other things, a payload that will demonstrate a technology to help safely deorbit satellites. It has a secondary mission th…
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9b25e3cdd7708c288912746ec95d7c9b Liliane @Liliane - 3 days ago
Just three days to save on passes to TC Sessions: Space 2020
It takes a bold vision and nerves of steel to venture into outer space. The same holds true for the pioneering startups forging the future of space technology. Connect with other bold visionaries at TC Sessions: Space 2020 to go farther and faster together. I…
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39b1531710d6d8cc8cd7a9a0bb2d9867 Ryleigh @Ryleigh - 14 days ago
This Film Examines the Biases in the Code That Runs Our Lives
Filmmaker Shalini Kantayya says women and people of color look at technology from the outside—and have felt the negative impacts.
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0dc07c0d4e39afa6eb19dda76eb11879 Kristina @Kristina - 14 days ago
New GV partner Terri Burns has a simple investment thesis: Gen Z
In 2015, then-Twitter product manager Terri Burns penned a piece about staying optimistic despite the sexism and racism that exists expansively within tech. “America has broke my heart countless times, but I believe that technology can be a tool to mend some …
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