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Become a Decentralized Storage Provider with RIF Pinning Services
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Become a Decentralized Storage Provider with RIF Pinning Services

@RSKsmartRSK Smart Contract Platform On Top of Bitcoin By Artem Brazhnikov, Product Owner & Tech Lead at IOV Labs. Decentralized Sharing Economy By bringing together service providers and consumers together in a marketplace, and by using decentralized technologies, it’s possible to create a decentralized sharing economy.  Providers can list their offerings and connect with potential...

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Announcing the Agenda for TC Sessions: Mobility 2021

TC Sessions: Mobility is back and we’re excited to give you the first look at who is coming to the main stage and what we plan to talk about. The event will be virtual, but never fear, we will bring you the same informative panels and provocative one-on-one interviews and networking you’re used to. The...

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Banana Capital’s debut fund is for internet-first founders

You might know him for his viral tweets, but Turner Novak wasn’t always a master meme-maker. Instead, Novak grew up with a single mother in the United States. The financial situation of his family led to the internet being not always accessible. They often hop-scotched between discounted trials and went months without access. The experience,...

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Robotic vision startup Plus One raises $33M

San Antonio-based Plus One Robotics today announced a $33 million Series B. The round follows an $8.3 million Series A announced in 2018 and brings the company’s total funding to north of $40 million. The round, led by McRock Capital and TransLink Ventures, features BMWi Ventures, Kensington Capital Partners and Ironspring Ventures, along with existing...

Materials Zone raises $6M for its materials discovery platform
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Materials Zone raises $6M for its materials discovery platform

Materials Zone, a Tel Aviv-based startup that uses AI to speed up materials research, today announced that it has raised a $6 million seed funding round led by Insight Partners, with participation from crowdfunding platform OurCrowd. The company’s platform consists of a number of different tools, but at the core is a database that takes...

Fully Vaccinated People Can Ditch Masks Outdoors, Except in Crowds, CDC Says
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Fully Vaccinated People Can Ditch Masks Outdoors, Except in Crowds, CDC Says

People wearing protective masks walk their bicycles past a social distancing sign reading “KEEP THIS FAR APART” at Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir in Central Park during the coronavirus pandemic on May 17, 2020 in New York City.Photo: Dia Dipasupil (Getty Images) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is relaxing its guidelines around wearing masks...

America: The Motion Picture Adds Badly Needed RoboCop-Centaur to the Revolutionary War
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America: The Motion Picture Adds Badly Needed RoboCop-Centaur to the Revolutionary War

From left to right: The Blacksmith, Thomas Edison, Sam Adams, George Washington, Paul Revere, and Geronimo. Yes, really.Image: Netflix Oh, and that RoboCop-centaur? He’s Paul Revere, because that’s what happens when you let the makers of Archer retell the founding of the United States. Advertisement Revere-cop isn’t the only twist that director Matt Thompson and...