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A research project that wants to monitor cattle health… with autonomous drone flights?? We thought it was weird too, but it’s an IMPRESSIVE proof of concept to see the science tech at work. For this and more on agriculture tech, or just cool stuff in general, be sure to subscribe to CNET and visit our
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Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last week, I wrote about the flurry of IPO filings. Before that, I noted the differences between raising cash from angels vs. traditional venture
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A person has died from what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention speculate is a vaping-related condition. Nearly 200 other cases of varying severeness have been reported nationwide, described by the CDC as “severe unexplained respiratory systems after reported vaping or e-cigarette use.” No information was provided about the deceased other than that they
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It’s finally Bag Week again! The most wonderful week of the year at TechCrunch. Just in time for back to school, we’re bringing you reviews of bags of all varieties: from backpacks to rollers to messengers to… The fanny pack. Or hip pack, waist bag, belt bag, sling, crossbody and sometimes bum bag, because where you’re
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We visited BlueNalu headquarters, one of the few companies developing the technology needed to make seafood from a sample of fish cells. What begins as fish in a dish could someday become factory-scale 3D-printed fish fillets and lobster tails. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on
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The UK’s health data watchdog, the National Data Guardian (NDG), has published correspondence between her office and the national privacy watchdog which informed the ICO’s finding in 2017 that a data-sharing arrangement between an NHS Trust and Google-owned DeepMind broke the law. The exchange was published following a Freedom of Information request by TechCrunch. In
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We tested everything on the Galaxy Note 10 Plus, from the 6.8-inch screen and night mode camera to wicked-fast charging. Here’s who it’s for and everything that’s awesome and terrible. You can buy Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus at Amazon: https://amzn.to/2KNqjYR *CNET may get a commission from this offer/these offers. Jessica Dolcourt on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/jdolcourt
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New York based startup Tastemakers has raised a $1.4 million seed-round—led Precursor Ventures—for its business that connects Africa adventures to global consumers. Tastemakers’ platform curates, prices, and lists African travel and cultural experiences—from paragliding tours to wine-tasting to concerts. The startup generates revenues by taking a 20% commission on each transaction. Community managers in Africa
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Apple will launch a new smartwatch at its Sept. 10 event, judging by the latest rumors, but it may not be the brand-new model we were expecting. This week’s question: What do you expect in the 2019 Apple Watch? The Morning Show trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eA7D4_qU9jo 9to5Mac preview video of Apple Arcade: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxEi46lWolY Vanessa Hand Orellana on
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From the time he was a high school student, Rohit Kalyanpur thought it was peculiar that although it’s possible to create energy from a solar panel, the panels have long been used almost exclusively on rooftops and as part of industrial-scale solar grids. “I hadn’t seen [anything solar-powered] in the things people use every day
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DoorDash announced last month that it would be changing its controversial tipping model. Today it’s revealing the basics of how the new system will work. Under the past model, Dashers (DoorDash drivers and other delivery people) were guaranteed a minimum payment per delivery, with DoorDash paying a $1 base, then providing an additional payment boost
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Solving information scatter inside enterprises seems to be the founding idea behind dozens of enterprise software startups. Capacity, which recently rebranded from Jane.ai, is raising new cash to tackle the issue with its corporate data search platform. The company just closed a $13.2 million Series B was funded entirely by Midwestern private investors and angels.
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Three years after closing a $9.3 billion deal to acquire Netsuite, several Oracle board members have written an extraordinary letter to the Delaware Court, approving a shareholder lawsuit against company executives Larry Ellison and Safra Catz over the 2016 deal. Reuters broke this story. According Reuters’ Alison Frankel, three board members including former U.S. Defense
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As the technologies that were once considered science fiction become the purview of science, the venture capital firms that were once investing at the industry’s fringes are now finding themselves at the heart of the technology industry. Investing in the commercialization of technologies like genetic engineering, quantum computing, digital avatars, augmented reality, new human-computer interfaces,
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