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Personalized nutrition startup Zoe closes out Series B at $53M total raise

Personalized nutrition startup Zoe — named not for a person but after the Greek word for ‘life’ — has topped up its Series B round with $20M, bringing the total raised to $53M. The latest close of the B round was led by Ahren.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchMay 4th, 2021

Daily Crunch: A huge fintech exit as the week ends

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package. To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 14 min. ago

Betting on upcoming startup markets

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter for your weekend enjoyment. Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s broadly based on the daily column that a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 14 min. ago

Personalized sweat sensor reliably monitors blood glucose without finger pricks

Many people with diabetes endure multiple, painful finger pricks each day to measure their blood glucose. Now, researchers have developed a device that can measure glucose in sweat with the touch of a fingertip, and then a personalized algorithm prov.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 45 min. ago

Extra Crunch roundup: How Duolingo became an edtech leader

The pandemic has just pushed edtech mainstream, but language-learning startup Duolingo had already spent the past decade figuring out how to build a successful edtech app. In our latest installment of the EC-1 series, Natasha Mascarenhas goes deep wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 14 min. ago

Longevity startup Gero AI has a mobile API for quantifying health changes

Sensor data from smartphones and wearables can meaningfully predict an individual’s ‘biological age’ and resilience to stress, according to Gero AI. The ‘longevity’ startup — which condenses its mission to the pith.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 46 min. ago

EXCLUSIVE: Google Snaps Up Network-on-Chip Startup Provino

New technology promises faster, more efficient processors for AI Google has quietly acquired Provino Technologies, a start-up developing network-on-chip (NoC) systems for machine learning, an IEEE Spectrum investigation has discovered. The lat.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News14 hr. 46 min. ago

Facebook and Big Pharma exploited disease “awareness” for personalized marketing

Visiting medical sites, patient support groups, and more feed the algorithm. Enlarge (credit: Getty | YinYang) Pharmaceutical companies spend around $6.5 billion a year on advertising, and even though Facebook prohibits the use of “sensitive.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 14 min. ago

To buy time for a failing startup, recreate the engineering process

The drastic approach I took to recovering our company is often referred to as a “full reset" -- the old company is essentially annihilated and a new company is formed from the remaining pieces. Jason Meller Contributo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 45 min. ago

Distinct cell-to-cell communication processes controlled differently

Cells talk to each other to coordinate nutrition, waste removal, energy use, and, in some cases, disease progression. The cells that line the surfaces of organs or specific tissues, called epithelial cells, appear to speak two different languages—o.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 46 min. ago

Soybean and linseed oils added to cows" diet improves the quality of milk

Inclusion of soybean and linseed oils in the diet of dairy cows made the fatty acid content of their milk even healthier for human nutrition. It also increased the proportions of omega-6 and omega-3, which in the right balance play a key role in prev.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 46 min. ago

14 great sci-fi books to read before they become TV shows

From The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy to Paper Girls, we've put together a preview of the next batch of science fiction TV series being adapted from books......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 46 min. ago

GajiGesa, a fintech focused on Indonesian workers, adds strategic investors and launches new app for micro-SMEs

GajiGesa, a fintech startup that provides earned wage access (EWA) and other services for workers in Indonesia, has added strategic investors to help it launch new services and expand its user base. Its new backers include OCBC NISP Ventura, the vent.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News19 hr. 46 min. ago

Startup employees should pay attention to Biden’s capital gains tax plans

The Biden Administration has reportedly proposed significant changes to the capital gains tax, aiming to target the wealthiest Americans to help fund his historic aid programs. Vieje Piauwasdy Contributor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News19 hr. 46 min. ago

China"s Emissions Now Exceed All the Developed World"s Combined

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: China's emissions of six heat-trapping gases, including carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide, rose to 14.09 billion tons of CO2 equivalent in 2019, edging out the total of Organization for Econ.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

SoftBank leads $15M round for China’s industrial robot maker Youibot

SoftBank has picked its bet in China’s flourishing industrial robotics space. Youibot, a four-year-old startup that makes autonomous mobile robots for a range of scenarios, said it has notched close to 100 million yuan ($15.47 million) in its l.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Why did Bill.com pay $2.5B for Divvy?

Let's unpack the deal to gain a better understanding of the huge exit and the value of Divvy's richly funded competitors. As expected, Bill.com is buying Divvy, the Utah-based corporate spend management startup that competes with Brex, Ramp.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

The Daily Crunch: Chime will stop calling itself a bank to settle complaint by CA regulators

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package. To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Netflix publishes chilling new Stranger Things 4 trailer

Netflix has published a new trailer for the fourth season of hit sci-fi series Stranger Things......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Shauntel Garvey of Reach Capital will join us to judge this year’s Startup Battlefield

Shauntel Garvey of Reach Capital will join us to judge this year’s Startup Battlefield.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Stylus: When Good Design Powers Tech

The conversation always seems to be how tech is powering the modern world. “Stylus” is a series that instead looks at how good design is powering tech – and our daily lives - forward. We take a glimpse into the lives of small creators, and the.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021