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Dark Sky iOS app and website are likely shutting down at the end of 2022

After Apple acquired Dark Sky in March of 2020, we all knew the super-granular weather app was probably headed for shutdown. But while the company announced that the Android app would go dark in July of the same year, things were left a bit more open.....»»

Source:  TechcrunchCategory: GadgetJun 10th, 2021Related News

Homebuying startup Flyhomes closes $150 million Series C

Amid a recent tear in residential real estate investment, venture capitalists are looking to get a piece of homebuying startup Flyhomes. The five-year-old startup announced today that they’ve closed a $150 million Series C co-led by Norwest Ven.....»»

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What SOSV’s Climate Tech 100 tells founders about investors in the space

Who's investing in technology and startups that promise better human and planetary health? Here's a definitive who's-who of top climate tech VCs, angels and more. Benjamin Joffe Contributor Share on.....»»

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Fuel Ventures launches its new $63.6M early-stage VC fund, aiming for 60 startups inside 12 months

You may have heard of payments startup Paddle which has raised $93.3m or perhaps Heroes which raised $65M to become the “Thrasio of Europe” but you might not have heard so much about a backer of these startups, Fuel Ventures, at least not yet.....»»

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Waymo and J.B. Hunt partner to bring autonomous trucks to Texas in new pilot

Waymo will be moving freight for a major customer of transportation logistics company J.B. Hunt Transport Services under what the two companies are calling a “test run” that will take place in one of the country’s busiest trade corridors. Waymo.....»»

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How Risky Is It to Send Jeff Bezos to the Edge of Space?

Today's commercial spacecraft have a safety advantage, thanks to simpler designs and suborbital missions. But with rockets, nothing is certain......»»

Source:  WiredCategory: GadgetJun 10th, 2021Related News

Messenger adds Venmo-like QR codes for person-to-person payments in the U.S.

Messenger adds Venmo-like QR codes for person-to-person payments in the U.S......»»

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Atomic-backed Jumpcut uses data to advance diversity in film

Jumpcut founder Kartik Hosanagar is a professor at the Wharton School, but about ten years ago, he spent his summer in an unlikely way: he wrote a screenplay. Set in India, his script garnered some interest from producers, but no one took the plunge.....»»

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Widespread electrification requires us to rethink battery technology

The global transition to electrification has increased demand for longer-lasting and faster-charging batteries. But battery innovation hasn’t kept pace with society’s ambitions. Moshiel Biton Contributor.....»»

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Cityblock’s Iya Romm and Maverick Ventures’ Ambar Bhattacharyya are joining us on Extra Crunch Live

If the pandemic achieved anything good, it was putting health front and center in the minds of the general public, elected officials, investors and innovators. Cityblock has been working on solutions for bringing together the healthcare industry and.....»»

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Final 2 days for early-bird savings to TC Early Stage 2021: Marketing & Fundraising

Final 2 days for early-bird savings to TC Early Stage 2021: Marketing & Fundraising.....»»

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Money Minx aims to build a ‘Personal Finance’ OS for the everyday investor

New regulations are making it easier to invest in alternative assets via crowdfunding, and the recent explosion of crypto and NFTs means that investors are more diversified than ever.  Keeping up with such a variety of investments may prove difficul.....»»

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Apple’s StoreKit 2 simplifies App Store subscriptions and refunds by making them accessible inside apps

Apple’s StoreKit 2 simplifies App Store subscriptions and refunds by making them accessible inside apps.....»»

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Security flaws found in Samsung’s stock mobile apps

A mobile security startup has found seven security flaws in Samsung’s pre-installed mobile apps, which it says if abused could have allowed attackers broad access to a victim’s personal data. Oversecured said the vulnerabilities were foun.....»»

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When Walmart comes knocking

As I’m typing this, I’ve just finished my second panel for our big TC Sessions: Mobility event. The write-ups will be ready in time for next week’s roundup, but a couple of things worth thinking about in the meantime. The first is partnerships.....»»

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TestBox launches with $2.7M seed to make it easier to test software before buying

When companies are considering buying a particular software service, they typically want to test it in their own environments, a process that can be surprisingly challenging. TestBox, a new startup, wants to change that by providing a fully working p.....»»

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InfoSum outs an identity linking tool that’s exciting marketing firms like Experian

InfoSum, a startup which takes a federated approach to third party data enrichment, has launched a new product (called InfoSum Bridge) that it says significantly expands the customer identity linking capabilities of its platform. “InfoSum Bridg.....»»

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Balderton launches $680M ‘early growth’ fund to lure startups looking for a different kind of capital

Investors placing capital in earlier and earlier tech deals has been a historical trend for the last few years, but this strategy was generally reserved for the traditional, ‘high-growth’ VC arena. VCs needed to snag earlier ad earlier de.....»»

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What do these 4 IPOs tell us about the state of the market?

To catch up on this busy IPO week, Marqeta, Monday.com, Zeta Global and 1stDibs are on the docket. We’re digging into the final IPO prices set by fintech unicorn Marqeta and enterprise productivity unicorn Monday.com this morning. Br.....»»

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Waymo and JB Hunt partner to bring autonomous trucks to Texas in new pilot

Waymo will be moving freight for a major customer of transportation logistics company J.B. Hunt Transport Services under what the two companies are calling a “test run” that will take place in one of the country’s busiest trade corridors. Waymo.....»»

Source:  TechcrunchCategory: GadgetJun 10th, 2021Related News