In the intricate tapestry of climate change discussions, a critical aspect often overlooked is the profound health benefits that could arise from moving away from fossil fuels. It's not just about reducing carbon footprints; it's about improving global health. This intersection of environmental and health concerns has led RA...
Fintech player InCred has crossed the coveted unicorn threshold, securing $60 million in its Series D funding round from both existing and new investors. This milestone marks the company as the second to attain unicorn status in the current year, following Zepto's success. In November, the Mumbai-based non-banking finance company...
In a bold move to redefine the e-commerce landscape, FedEx, a global leader in logistics, has announced the launch of its own commerce platform, FDX. This innovative platform is poised to offer a comprehensive suite of services for merchants, setting the stage for a potential showdown with industry giant...
In a significant stride towards revolutionizing satellite bus manufacturing, Apex Space, backed by notable investors like Andreessen Horowitz and Shield Capital, recently announced the successful orbit entry of its pioneering satellite. This landmark achievement signifies Apex Space's dedication to transforming the satellite manufacturing landscape. The launch was part of SpaceX’s...
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Bluesky, the popular post-Twitter app, officially hits 1 million users. Its unique onboarding strategy and distinct subculture have contributed to its success. Embracing shitposting has helped foster creativity and a sense of authenticity within its engaged community.
Visa invests $100M in generative AI ventures to reshape the future of payments. Discover the potential of generative AI in finance and commerce. Visa's history with AI and focus on cryptocurrency. Explore the applications of generative AI and Visa's role in driving innovation. What Visa's investment means for the future of payments and the intersection of AI and payments.
Artifact, birthed by Instagram's original duo, has been on quite the evolution journey since its inception. Originally introduced as a personalized news aggregation platform, this AI-driven app is now embracing its role as a digital curator, opening doors for users to explore far beyond mere headlines. In its recent update,...
In the heart of Silicon Valley, a transformation is underway. Rewind ten years, and Pear VC was a fledgling venture firm, adding flair to its Palo Alto office with vibrant, tech-inspired decor. Fast forward to now, and they've made a significant leap. Pear VC just sealed a deal for...
The entrepreneurial spirit in Australia and New Zealand has never been more vibrant. In the shadows of global tech hubs like Silicon Valley, these two countries have carved out a unique space in the startup world, demonstrating that a venture downturn isn't a setback but an opportunity to thrive. Contrary...
Rohlik has emerged as a standout in the online grocery sector, growing from its Czech roots to a significant presence in the European market. Since its inception in 2014, Rohlik has achieved an impressive valuation of $1.2 billion by 2021, bolstered by $593 million in venture capital. The company...
A team of top executives from Owkin, a leading French AI company specializing in drug discovery, is venturing into a new startup called Bioptimus. Their goal is to pioneer a "large-language model" (LLM), akin to ChatGPT, tailored specifically for the biotechnology sector. Bioptimus aims to develop a foundational model that...
In a significant leap forward for digital advertising, Google has unveiled a groundbreaking feature within its Google Ads platform, powered by its advanced Gemini large language models. This innovative update is set to transform how advertisers create and manage their Search ad campaigns, making the process more intuitive and...
Lydia, the renowned French payment service, has made a significant pivot by introducing Sumeria, its latest innovation aimed at reshaping mobile banking. With a strong user base of 8 million, Lydia's decision to launch a challenger bank marks a pivotal moment in its evolution from a simple payment app...
Discover why Mustafa Suleyman, co-founder of Google DeepMind, believes the US should establish global AI standards. Explore the implications and the role of the US in shaping AI regulations. Read more on FT.
Bird Acquires Spin Scooters from Tier for $19M. Bird's acquisition of Spin aims to expand its market share, gain access to Spin's fleet of 60,000 vehicles, and improve financial performance.
Edinburgh selected as host for next-gen supercomputer, accelerating AI safety research & clean energy development. Boosting UK's computing capacity.
General Motors (GM) and their trusted collaborator Honda have taken a surprising turn in the world of electric vehicles (EVs). Their initial commitment to produce millions of pocket-friendly, compact electric vehicles has sadly come to an end. The cause? A blend of rising interest rates, growing battery expenses, and...
Polestar, the Swedish electric vehicle company owned by China's Geely Holdings, recently unveiled its vision for the future amidst a challenging EV market. The company's strategy involves new technology and next-generation vehicles aimed at stimulating sales and driving growth. The event, named 'Polestar Day,' held in Los Angeles, was more...
In a significant shift in strategy, General Motors (GM) is scaling back its investment in its self-driving car unit, Cruise, following recent challenges that have raised questions about the future of driverless vehicles. This move comes after a serious incident in San Francisco involving a Cruise autonomous vehicle, leading...
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