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Here’s how we know the US climate legislation is already working

Competitors complaining, investors piling in. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation Reduction Act are off to a good start.

Skydio takes flight with new drone docking stations for easy remote deployment

Autonomous drones have a tremendous amount of potentially valuable use cases, but even if the drones have the smarts to go and do their jobs by themselves they need to come home to base to recharge. S

Slingshot Aerospace closes Series A-2 to grow space situational awareness platform

Space is packed with human-made objects, and will likely only get more crowded with the continued growth of the space industry. Spacecraft operators have surprisingly little real-time data about where

Instagram’s new transparency tools will tell you if your content is ineligible to be recommended

Instagram announced today that it’s introducing new transparency tools so you can see whether your photos and videos are recommended in the app. The social network is expanding its Account Statu

As Apple’s App Store expands price points options, RevenueCat rolls out A/B price testing tools

Just a day after Apple announced a revamp of its App Store pricing policy to introduce 700 new price points, subscription platform RevenueCat is rolling out a new feature that will allow developers to

Mastercard director sees FTX collapse as chance for the crypto market to reset

After FTX collapsed and filed for bankruptcy, some market participants aren’t worried about institutional interest in crypto wavering.

6 extremely online books to gift your most internet-obsessed friends

I like the internet. There, I said it. I spend my entire day writing about the internet, and then in my leisure time, I read books about how the internet shapes our lives. I might have a work-life bal

Kevin O’Leary and Anthony Scaramucci discuss SBF, FTX and what’s next for crypto

At the Benzinga Future of Crypto event, Kevin O’Leary and Anthony Scaramucci discussed what crypto's future may hold after the downfall of FTX.

WhatsApp challenge to decision that led to $267M GDPR fine tossed by EU court

More bad news for Meta in Europe: The tech giant has lost an attempt to annul a binding decision on its messaging app, WhatsApp, taken by the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) last summer —

VoiceOver on the iPhone was a miracle for people who can’t see, and it keeps getting better — learn how at Sight Tech Global

Back in 2009, Apple’s Phil Schiller stood onstage and unveiled the iPhone 3GS with a brief and somewhat surprising aside: the buttonless, glass-fronted device would work even if you couldn’t see i

Product demo startup LeadrPro wants to help companies pay for your attention

LeadrPro’s tech replaces cold outreach, like those annoying LinkedIn DMs, and instead connects software sellers directly to prospective buyers using a matching algorithm.

With Pickme, your neighbor can receive your packages for you

French startup Pickme has raised a $3.7 million (€3.5 million) funding round to build a new network of pick-up and drop-off points for e-commerce retailers and logistics companies. With Pickme, a cu

Thoma Bravo adds record $32B in new capital to fuel buyout funds

There has been widespread speculation that investors are sitting on substantial amounts of money for investing in startups and for acquisitions, depending on the firm’s goals. Today, private equ

Amazon will give your overworked delivery driver $5 if you ask Alexa to say thank you

Last year, an Amazon delivery driver said that the high volume of orders during holiday season “makes life hell.” This year, these contracted workers can get a $5 tip if their customer say

Worry not: Down rounds are still rare by historical standards

According to data from Cooley, down rounds, while up from near extinction last year, remain depressed compared to recent history.

Fire TV arrives on Amazon’s wall-mounted smart screen, the Echo Show 15

Fire TV is now available on the Echo Show 15. In September, Amazon announced it was soon bringing its Fire TV experience to its larger, 15.6-inch wall-mounted Echo, offering consumers a way to access

Wordle was Google’s top trending search term globally in 2022

Google has released its annual “Year in Search” report outlining the top searches of 2022 around the world. The report reveals that popular online game Wordle topped the list globally. Sea

Roadtripping with (and camping in) the Rivian R1S

Let’s be clear: I hate the desert. In spite of competing in last year’s Rebelle Rally and spending a full 10 days completely off the grid, camping, competing, navigating and driving offroa

Plaid lays off 20% of staff, CEO says the fintech company ‘hired and invested ahead of revenue growth’

Fintech decacorn Plaid is laying off 260 employees, or about 20% of its workforce, the company announced today. While specific details around who exactly was affected remain unknown, sources in recent

Microsoft Teams targets Facebook Groups with new ‘Communities’ feature

Microsoft Teams launched a new “Communities” feature on Android and iOS devices, the company announced today. Users can now create and organize groups with their recreational sports club, event pl
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