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Cowboy raises $80M to take its e-bike business up a gear

The pandemic spurred a boom in electric bikes and other alternative urban transportation modes as city dwellers looked for less-crowded ways to get around their streets quickly and easily without reso

Daily Crunch: No-code SaaS platform CaptivateIQ spears $1.25B valuation with $100M Series C

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New EIP fund to invest in tech that banishes emissions and gives the planet a bit of a breather

With the catchy moniker Deep Decarbonization Frontier Fund, Energy Impact Partners has captured $200 million of commitments for its $350 million fund, doubling down on its commitments to transition th

Carbon updates its workhorse 3D printer line with shiny new M3 and M3 Max models

3D printing stalwart Carbon today lifted the veil on its next-generation 3D printing workhorses, the Carbon M3 and M3 Max. Aimed at high-end prototyping and manufacturing processes, the printers are a

Tesla closes 2021 on a high note by besting expectations in Q4

In basic terms, Tesla outperformed on revenue and profit estimates.

Will your nose know lamb? Black Sheep Foods is betting it will

While plant-based versions of chicken and beef have become popular in recent years, Black Sheep Foods believes that meats, like lamb and other game, were left behind by the trend.

Instagram rolls out a new profile banner to display users’ upcoming live streams

Instagram is introducing a new profile banner that will display a user’s upcoming livestreams, the company announced on Wednesday. Instagram head Adam Mosseri detailed the new feature in a video

Spotify is removing Neil Young’s music after falling out over Joe Rogan

Musician Neil Young is following through on his threat to pull his extensive and well-loved sonic catalogue from Spotify. Young took a stand against the company’s relationship with podcaster Joe

Blizzard is working on a brand new survival game that could define its next era

It might still be in the headlines every day for organizational chaos, union busting and being part of the biggest gaming acquisition ever, but Blizzard is apparently hard at work on its next original

Discord is down, it’s not just you

The group chat platform Discord suffered a widespread API issue today, beginning just before noon PT. That means that if you’re a gamer/crypto bro/someone else who just likes Discord, you won&#8

Unpacking the UBS-Wealthfront deal

The $1.4 billion price tag for the UBS-Wealthfront deal matters because it could impact exit values for not only other startups but also hundreds of millions of dollars of invested venture capital.

Identity verification provider Veriff raises $100M Series C co-led by Tiger Global and Alkeon

Identity verification (IDV) provider Veriff, has raised a $100 million Series C round co-led by Tiger Global and Alkeon. They were joined by existing investors IVP and Accel, bringing Veriff’s total

Dear Sophie: 3 questions about immigration and naturalization

My F-1 OPT will run out this June. My employer has agreed to register me in the H-1B lottery in March. What are my options if I’m not selected in the lottery?

Boom will build a supersonic jet factory in North Carolina

Transporation startup Boom is one step closer to bringing back supersonic passenger flight, with plans to build a manufacturing facility at Piedmont Triad International Airport in North Carolina.

Reddit tests allowing users to set any NFT as their profile picture, similar to Twitter

Reddit is testing a feature that would allow its users to set any NFT they own as their profile picture — not only its own Ethereum-based NFTs, called “CryptoSnoos,” released in limi

Apple releases iOS 15.3 with fix for ‘actively exploited’ iPhone flaw

Apple on Wednesday patched dozens of security issues with the release of iOS 15.3 of macOS Monterey 12.2. IOS 15.3 fixes a total of 10 security bugs, including a flaw that the company says may have be

Glossier just laid off one-third of its corporate employees, mostly in tech

Glossier, the popular beauty brand led by former blogger Emily Weiss, let go of 80 of its corporate employees today, according to an internal email obtained by Modern Retail. The cuts, which amount to

Valve’s Steam Deck will go on sale February 25

Following a two-month delay, Valve's Steam Deck will launch on February 25. In a new blog post, Valve said it would open orders to the first batch of reservation holders that day.

Crime tracking app Citizen acquires Harbor, a disaster prep app

The controversial crime watch app Citizen announced today that it will acquire Harbor, a disaster preparedness app and tech firm. This is Citizen’s first acquisition, though the company did not

Pimloc grabs $7.5M to pitch more businesses on AI-for-privacy video tools

Pimloc, a U.K. computer vision startup that’s sharpened its business pitch to sell an AI service for quickly anonymizing video — automating the blurring of faces or licence plates, along w
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