Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Airvet, a telehealth veterinary platform, just clawed its way to a $14 million Series...

Telemedicine is becoming more widely embraced by the day — and not just for humans. With a pet in roughly 65% of U.S. homes, there is now a dizzying number...

Running a queer dating startup amid a pandemic and racial justice uprising – TechCrunch

The events of the past few months have shaken the lives of everyone, but especially Black people in the U.S. COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted members of the Black community while...

Near Space Labs expands high-altitude Earth imagery to Texas and ramps remote deployment –...

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has had a number of unexpected impacts on global economic activity — most of them negative. But the pandemic has also highlighted the need for alternative...

Facebook kills off its cheapest VR headset – TechCrunch

Just two years after launch, Facebook announced today that it’s discontinuing the Oculus Go, the least powerful and least expensive virtual reality headset that the company sold. Facebook CEO Mark...

5 resources Black entrepreneurs can leverage to build and grow – TechCrunch

Plus: A call to action for business owners Delali Dzirasa Contributor Delali Dzirasa is CEO and founder of Fearless, a full-stack digital services firm in Baltimore, MD with a mission to create software...

Software will reshape our world in the next decade – TechCrunch

Alfred Chuang Contributor As I was wrapping up a Zoom meeting with my business partners, I could hear my son joking with his classmates in his online chemistry class. I have to say...

Salt Security closes $20M Series A to help protect APIs – TechCrunch

Today Salt Security, a startup that helps companies protect APIs, announced that it has closed a $20 million Series A. The Palo Alto-based company secured the new funds from Tenaya...

How COVID-19 transformed the way Americans spend online – TechCrunch

Ethan Smith is founder and CEO of Graphite, an SEO and growth marketing agency based in San Francisco. Ethan has served as a strategic advisor to Ticketmaster, MasterClass, Thumbtack and...

Norway pulls its coronavirus contacts-tracing app after privacy watchdog’s warning – TechCrunch

One of the first national coronavirus contacts-tracing apps to be launched in Europe is being suspended in Norway after the country’s data protection authority raised concerns that the software, called...

You can help a Mars Rover’s AI learn to tell rocks from dirt –...

Mars Rover Curiosity has been on the Red Planet for going on eight years, but its journey is nowhere near finished — and it’s still getting upgrades. You can help...

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