Technology

InterviewBit, a Bangalore-based startup that runs an advanced online computer science program for college graduates and young professional engineers, has raised $20 million in one of the largest Series A financing rounds in the education sector. The nine-month-old startup's Series A round was led by Sequoia India, Tiger Global and Global [...]
Tue, Jan 28, 2020
Source: TechCrunch
French startup ManoMano is raising another mega round of funding. The company operates an e-commerce website for DIY, home improvement and gardening products. This time, ManoMano is raising $139 million (€125 million) with Temasek leading the round. General Atlantic, Eurazeo, Piton Capital, Bpifrance and Kismet Holdings are also participating. The [...]
Tue, Jan 28, 2020
Source: TechCrunch
Practice Fusion, a medical records startup that attracted more than $150 million from VCs, including at Founders Fund, Kleiner Perkins, and Artis Ventures, has received some negative press coverage since selling to its older, publicly traded rival Allscripts in a $100 million cash deal in early 2018. Yet it appears [...]
Mon, Jan 27, 2020
Source: TechCrunch
“I want to build a business which profiles every single researcher and healthcare professional in the world and I want to sell it to industry,” says Ariel Katz, the co-founder and chief executive of H1 Insights. With the healthcare industry on a mission to digitize and analyze every conceivable datapoint [...]
Mon, Jan 27, 2020
Source: TechCrunch
NASA has selected Houston-based Axiom Space, a startup founded in 2016, to build the first commercial habitat module for the International Space Station (ISS). This module will be used as a destination for future commercial spaceflight missions, potentially housing experiments, technology development and more performed by commercial space travelers [...]
Mon, Jan 27, 2020
Source: TechCrunch
The technology needed to limit stingrays is clear—but good luck getting telecoms on board. [...]
Mon, Jan 27, 2020
Source: Wired
NASA is keeping things moving with its X-59 program — the one where it's developing a modern supersonic aircraft that proves the viability of lessening the traditional supersonic “boom” to a mere supersonic “thump,” in order to show that supersonic commercial passenger flights over land could be a real [...]
Mon, Jan 27, 2020
Source: TechCrunch
It has been 10 years since Pantheon launched. At the time, it was mostly a hosting service for Drupal sites, but about six years ago, it added WordPress hosting to its lineup and raised more VC money as some of its competitors did the same. After its 2016 Series C [...]
Mon, Jan 27, 2020
Source: TechCrunch
Kidtech startup SuperAwesome has raised an additional $17 million in funding, which includes a new strategic investment from Microsoft's venture fund, M12. Others participating in the round include existing investors, Mayfair Equity, Hoxton Ventures, and Ibis, along with other angels. To date, SuperAwesome has raised $37 million in outside investment. SuperAwesome [...]
Mon, Jan 27, 2020
Source: TechCrunch
If you didn't see this coming, then clearly you didn't have your eyes on the road. Bird, the LA-founded e-scooter giant, has confirmed that it is acquiring European competitor Circ, the micromobilty company founded by Lukasz Gadowski of Delivery Hero fame. The deal, for which terms remain undisclosed, was first reported [...]
Mon, Jan 27, 2020
Source: TechCrunch
Amaze VR, the Los Angeles-based virtual reality entertainment distribution service, is taking its first steps into the world of location-based virtual reality experiences with an installation in Seoul's Incheon International Airport. The company, which also scored an additional $2.5 million commitment to expand its total funding to around $9 million made [...]
Mon, Jan 27, 2020
Source: TechCrunch
Concrete and steel come with massive emissions. So let's ditch them and build towers out of wood. Yes, wood. [...]
Mon, Jan 27, 2020
Source: Wired
A photographer overcame her altitude anxieties to capture canvas-worthy aerials of the French countryside. [...]
Mon, Jan 27, 2020
Source: Wired
It's easy to get sucked into the brand's vast catalog. Here are the ones that floored us. [...]
Mon, Jan 27, 2020
Source: Wired
The dating app says its new machine learning tool can help flag potentially offensive messages and encourage more users to report inappropriate behavior. [...]
Mon, Jan 27, 2020
Source: Wired
Here's what WIRED writers have had to say about Apple's tablet in the 10 years since its arrival. [...]
Mon, Jan 27, 2020
Source: Wired
Experts tips and tricks for helping your younglings think critically about what they see on TV and social media. [...]
Mon, Jan 27, 2020
Source: Wired
Kids should have no expectation of privacy on devices given to them by their parents, for better and for worse. [...]
Mon, Jan 27, 2020
Source: Wired
The old-fashioned-sounding illness is mostly harmless. So why does it cause so much parental panic? [...]
Mon, Jan 27, 2020
Source: Wired
Who's watching the baby watchers? [...]
Mon, Jan 27, 2020
Source: Wired

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