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Third time is not a charm: SpaceX"s rocket lands but then explodes

SpaceX's rocket has exploded just minutes after the Starship's first successful landing......»»

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German insurtech platform Hepster raises $10M Series A led by Element Ventures

Hepster, an insurtech platform from Germany, has raised $10 million in a Series A funding led by Element Ventures. Also participating was Seventure Partners, MBMV, and GPS Ventures, as well as previous investors. The funds will be used to broaden the.....»»

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Announcing the Early Stage Pitch-Off Judges

TechCrunch Early Stage is coming around the corner fast, April 1 & 2nd. And you still have a chance to pitch your startup on the famous TC stage to an amazing line up of judges. On April 2nd, TechCrunch will feature ten top startups across the globe.....»»

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Stream raises $38M as its chat and activity feed APIs power communications for 1B users

A lot of our communication these days with each other is digital, and today one of the companies enabling that — with APIs to build chat experiences into apps — is announcing a round of funding on the back of some very strong growth. Stre.....»»

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Whatnot raises $20M for its livestreaming platform built for selling Pokémon cards and other collectibles

When I first wrote about Whatnot in February of last year, they were just getting started. Aiming to be the GOAT of collectible toys, they were focusing first on being the go-to trusted spot for buying and selling authenticated Funko Pop figurines. A.....»»

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Coursera is planning to file to go public tomorrow

Coursera, an online education platform that has seen its business grow amid the coronavirus pandemic, is planning to file paperwork tomorrow for its initial public offering, sources familiar with the matter say. The company has been talking to underw.....»»

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Will moving, ‘spacial video’ start to eat into square-box Zoom calls? SpatialChat thinks so

With most of us locked into a square video box on platforms like Zoom, the desire to break away and perhaps wander around a virtual space is strong. These new ways of presenting people — as small circles of videos placed in a virtual space where th.....»»

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Inside Workvivo’s plans to take on Microsoft in the employee experience space

Maintaining company culture when the majority of staff is working remotely is a challenge for every organization — big and small. This was an issue, even before COVID. But it’s become an even bigger problem with so many employees working from.....»»

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Apple clarifies you can’t actually set a ‘default’ music service in iOS 14.5

Apple has clarified that the iOS 14.5 beta is not actually allowing users to select a new default music service, as has been reported. Following the beta’s release back in February, a number of beta testers noticed that Siri would now ask what.....»»

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Bain’s Sarah Smith, former head of HR at Quora, will share the recruiting playbook at Early Stage

Bain’s Sarah Smith, former head of HR at Quora, will share the recruiting playbook at Early Stage.....»»

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Nigerian founders-turn-investors are now running syndicate funds

The Future Africa Fund kicked off in 2015 when Iyinoluwa Aboyeji and Nadayar Enegesi, co-founders of US-based and African-focused talent company Andela, wrote checks to African startups as angel investors. This continued even as Aboyeji joined and le.....»»

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Flink, the Berlin-based grocery delivery startup that operates its own ‘dark stores’, raises $52M

The on-demand grocery delivery industry in Europe (and beyond) continues to heat up amidst the pandemic, including a plethora of startups taking a vertical approach by operating their own delivery only — or “dark” — stores. Th.....»»

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Humaans raises $5M seed to make it easier for companies to on-board and manage staff

Humaans, a London-based HR startup, has raised $5 million in seed funding to accelerate the development of its employee on-boarding and management platform. Backing the round is Y Combinator, Mattias Ljungman’s Moonfire, Frontline Ventures and form.....»»

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TikTok calls in outside help with content moderation in Europe

TikTok is bringing in external experts in Europe in fields such as child safety, young people’s mental health and extremism to form a Safety Advisory Council to help it with content moderation in the region. The move, announced today, follows a.....»»

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Fintech Hub @ Gift City – Getting India ready for the Big Leap?

Financial technology (Fintech) has been disrupting the Indian financial services market in a big way for a few years now, with India attracting $2.7 billion in fintech investment in full-year 2020, despite Covid-19. This is India’s second-highest y.....»»

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A Guide to NFTs

NFTs or Non-fungible tokens have been the most-talked-about topics in 2020 regarding blockchain technology, enjoying the same fame and popularity with DeFi and the iconic Bitcoin Halving that took place in summer 2020. NFTs are emerging in the crypto.....»»

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Did We Enter The Hyperbitcoinization Era?

Hyperbitcoinization is not a new theory, as it was coined in 2014 by Daniel Krawisz in his Satoshi Nakamoto Institute article. Hyperbitcoinization is a voluntary transition from an inferior currency to a superior one, and its adoption is a series of.....»»

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The New World of Telecom Contact Centre

Businesses and individuals have relied on the telecommunications industry for reliable and secure connectivity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learning and working from home have increased professional and personal demand, ranging from high-speed Inter.....»»

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Leader Talk: In Conversation with Venkat Krishnapur, Vice-president of Engineering and Managing Director, McAfee India

Please tell us how the threat landscape has altered in the last 12 – 18 months, especially last year after the pandemic.  Remote working guidelines have put archaic models of corporate networks to test, as organizations look to ensure availability.....»»

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LogRhythm launches new programs to better support its users

LogRhythm, the company powering today’s security operations centers (SOCs), announced multiple areas of growth as a result of customer- and employee-centric initiatives implemented in 2020. These include increasing the amount of data being protect.....»»

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