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It Sounds Like the Apple Car Is in Serious Trouble
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It Sounds Like the Apple Car Is in Serious Trouble

Shrinking Teams Rumors of an Apple car have been floating around for years now. The project has always been under tight wraps ,with very few details making it out to the public. But despite some reports that the tech company is working with manufacturers to realize its first passenger vehicle, the project may now be...

Anthony Weiner May Sell Infamous Nude Tweet as an NFT
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Anthony Weiner May Sell Infamous Nude Tweet as an NFT

Cashing In Anthony Weiner, the former US Representative who resigned in 2011 after accidentally tweeting a sexually explicit images of himself, is considering new ways to capitalize on his numerous sex scandals. Weiner, who also spent 18 months in federal prison for sexting and sending more pictures of himself to a then 15-year-old, suggested to...

China Closes Its Doors on Crypto: Can the Currency Overcome It?
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China Closes Its Doors on Crypto: Can the Currency Overcome It?

June 8, 2021 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In late May, China‘s financial-industry regulators placed extreme limitations on cryptocurrency in the country. Immediately following the announcement, Bitcoin fell to $30,000 — down 30 percent from where it had been before the announcement. With China being a major player in the global...

Croatia’s Gideon Brothers raises $31M for its 
3D vision-enabled autonomous warehouse robots
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Croatia’s Gideon Brothers raises $31M for its 
3D vision-enabled autonomous warehouse robots

Proving that Central and Eastern Europe remains a powerhouse of hardware engineering matched with software, Gideon Brothers (GB), a Zagreb, Croatia-based robotics and AI startup, has raised a $31 million Series A round led by Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT), the venture and growth arm of Koch Industries Inc., with participation from DB Schenker, Prologis Ventures,...

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Compose.ai raises $2.1M to help everyone write faster

In today’s GPT-3 world, it’s not uncommon to hear about new software services that deal with text. Compose.ai is one such company, though it built its own language model to help folks write faster. Its early product work was enough for it to land a $2.1 million seed round led by Craft Ventures, it announced...

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Liteboxer, the Peloton of boxing, raises $20 million Series A

Liteboxer, the Peloton for boxing, has announced the close of a $20 million Series A funding round led by Nimble Ventures. B. Riley Venture Capital participated, alongside existing investors Raptor Group and Will Ventures. Liteboxer launched publicly to the world in July of 2020, announcing an in-home device that brings gamification, hit music, and a...

Watch a drone refuel another aircraft in mid-air for the first time
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Watch a drone refuel another aircraft in mid-air for the first time

An unmanned drone has refueled another aircraft during flight for the first time, a milestone that the US Navy says could help change future warfighting. Boeing’s unmanned MQ-25 Stringray plugged a hose into a Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet and pumped 325 pounds of fuel into the fighter jet on June 4, the manufacturer announced on Monday. Credit: Kevin FlynnThe Stingray used...