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TuSimple has started testing its self-driving truck tech in Japan

TuSimple, a publicly traded company developing self-driving trucks, is doing regular test runs on an expressway in Japan, marking its entrance into the island nation, the company said Tuesday. The tes

Edtech giant Byju’s launches transformer models in AI push

Byju’s unveiled three transformer models on Wednesday intended to enhance the quality of its services and streamline learning and personalization experience for its students as the edtech giant

GetHarley, a skincare telehealth and consultation platform, raises $52M

GetHarley, a platform that connects consumers with skincare clinicians and related products, has raised $52 million in a round of funding led by existing investor Index Ventures. Founded out of London

Apple’s AR headset is a game-changer for startups

Even with its hefty price tag, the Apple Vision Pro is still a killer device. Startups should pay attention.

Nuview’s lidar satellites hit $15M in funding with Leonardo DiCaprio among investors

Nuview, a startup that wants to map the entire landmass of Earth on an annual basis using space-based light detection and ranging (lidar) technology, has raised $15 million so far, TechCrunch has excl

As SEC files motion to freeze Binance assets, crypto market remains green

A day after the SEC filed 13 charges against Binance and CEO Changpeng Zhao, as well as BAM Trading and BAM Management, it has requested a temporary restraining order to freeze assets for all of the p

Sorry, but Apple’s Vision Pro isn’t for you

We’ve never met. We’ve never talked. And still, I feel confident telling you that the Vision Pro isn’t for you. At the end of the day, it’s an odds game. You’re most people, and it’s there

Apple acquires Mira, a startup building lightweight AR hardware

Apple has acquired Mira, an augmented reality (AR) headset startup, for an undisclosed amount, according to The Verge. Founded by entrepreneur Ben Taft in 2016 and based in Los Angeles, Mira has been

Instabase lands $45M investment to help companies automate document processing

Instabase, a startup providing an apps platform that can be used to understand and analyze “unstructured” data, today announced that it raised $45 million in a Series C round led by Tribe

A Waymo self-driving car killed a dog in ‘unavoidable’ accident

A Waymo robotaxi operating in autonomous mode struck and killed a small dog last month in San Francisco, according to an incident report filed with the California Department of Motor Vehicles. The inc

How to approach customer discovery as an early-stage startup (and beyond)

Whether you’re pursuing customer number five, 50 or 500, the process of determining if there’s a fit remains largely the same.

Apple reveals its 2023 Apple Design Award winners

Apple has unveiled the winners of its 2023 Apple Design Awards at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference this week. Each year, the tech giant recognizes a dozen apps and games across six categorie

Firefly targets August for NASA CubeSat launch

Firefly Aerospace is now targeting August to launch a batch of CubeSats for NASA, rather than July, in what is shaping up to be a busy summer for the small launch company. Firefly disclosed the new la

Incube wants to bring ‘daylight’ to apartment buildings

For anyone designing an office space or learning environment, there’s lots of available research on the best types of lighting setups to help with concentration and productivity in conjunction with

Netflix announces LEGO mobile game and a daily version of Cut the Rope

Netflix announced Tuesday two new mobile games coming soon to the platform — the LEGO-themed strategy battle game LEGO Legacy: Heroes Unboxed and a puzzle adventure game called Paper Trail. Addi

Instagram might be working on an AI chatbot

Instagram may be working on an AI chatbot, according to images leaked by app researcher Alessandro Paluzzi. According to the leaks, which reflect in-progress app developments that may or may not ship,

You need to add some friction to your growth funnel

One of the biggest misconceptions when it comes to UX is that we must eliminate as many questions and barriers as possible.

Apple’s new TipKit will help developers teach people how to use their apps

Apple is introducing a new developer toolkit that will make it easier to introduce users to their mobile apps by showing them tips on how to get started. Typically, developers have to design their own

Apple Fitness+ is getting a new Custom Plans feature that creates personalized workout schedules

Apple Fitness+ is getting new Custom Plans and Audio Focus features with the launch of iOS 17 this fall, the tech giant has announced. Custom Plans is a new way to receive a unique workout or meditati

70% of HBO Max subs have moved over to rebranded Max service

In the first week of Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) launching Max (formerly HBO Max), 70% of existing HBO Max subscribers transitioned to the new streaming service, which bundles Discovery+ content. Max
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