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Rivian has 200,000 orders for EV trucks and vans. It’s produced 8,000
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Rivian has 200,000 orders for EV trucks and vans. It’s produced 8,000

Published by DPA Startup electric truck manufacturer Rivian continues to see robust demand for its inaugural products, with nearly 200,000 orders in hand, and a long way to go to fill them. Rivian announced during a second quarter earnings call Thursday it had more than 98,000 orders for its R1T pickup and R1S SUV as […]

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Meta invests in business startup Take App
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Meta invests in business startup Take App

Published by BANG Showbiz English Meta has invested in the Singaporean startup Take App. Mark Zuckerberg’s firm has teamed up with the app, which is essentially an order form for WhatsApp sellers. The business product was started by former Facebook engineer Youmin Kim, who left the social media giant last year. Its core clientele is […]

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Where’s My Self-Driving Car?
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Where’s My Self-Driving Car?

Published by ValueWalk Silicon Valley gurus told us we’d be commuting to work in robocars by now… In 2016, the CEO of ridesharing firm Lyft predicted driverless cars would “all but end” car ownership… Heck, even Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) founder Elon Musk said robotaxis were just two years away… That was in 2015. Q2 2022 […]

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Elon Musk Is Apparently Very Serious About Building Human-Like Robots
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Elon Musk Is Apparently Very Serious About Building Human-Like Robots

Published by InsideHook By Kirk Miller Elon Musk has seen the future, and he’s betting on humanoid robots. The tech entrepreneur’s new essay in the magazine China Cyberspace places bipedal robots as a focal point in his goal to (as translated by Beijing Channel) “maximize the use of technology to help achieve a better future […]

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U.S. startup valuations contract as early-stage investors turn cautious
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U.S. startup valuations contract as early-stage investors turn cautious

Published by Reuters UK By Niket Nishant and Mehnaz Yasmin (Reuters) – U.S. startups seeking early-stage funding saw a decline in their valuations in the second quarter, as jittery venture capital investors urge founders to make more concessions. Easy fiscal policies and stimulus measures that led to an investment frenzy last year and sky-high startup […]

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CleverTap Raises US5M in Series D Funding Round Led by CDPQ
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CleverTap Raises US$105M in Series D Funding Round Led by CDPQ

Published by ACN Newswire MOUNTAIN VIEW, California & MUMBAI, India & MONTREAL, Canada, Aug 10, 2022 – (ACN Newswire) – CleverTap, a leading global B2B SaaS platform for customer engagement and retention today announced it has signed definitive agreements to raise US$105M in a Series D funding round led by CDPQ, a global investment group who committed US$75M, with […]

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Tinder Metaverse Dating Plans on hold as Business Falters
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Tinder Metaverse Dating Plans on hold as Business Falters

Published by BANG Showbiz English Match Group are putting Metaverse dating plans for Tinder on hold. The online dating giant, which funded in 2009 and operates the largest portfolio of dating apps, was originally in talks to have its leading brand Tinder venture into the Metaverse. Following a disappointing set of earnings in the last […]

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Investors pour over £160m into UK lithium battery maker in EV boom
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Investors pour over £160m into UK lithium battery maker in EV boom

Published by City AM By Millie Turner Investors have poured $220m (£164m) into UK-based lithium battery maker Nexeon, as the electric vehicle boom boosts the value of the in-demand power source. The funding will be used to accelerate the company’s manufacturing capabilities, as it seeks to mass produces “tens of thousands of metric tonnes” of […]

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Whitney Tilson IS Obessive About Musk And Tesla
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Whitney Tilson IS Obessive About Musk And Tesla

Published by ValueWalk Whitney Tilson’s email to investors discussing that he is obsessive about many things, including Musk and Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA); an alleged affair to remember; Elon Musk’s antics turn owners and would-be buyers against Tesla; Spiegel July letter; tweets. Musk’s Affair With Sergey Brin’s Wife1) I had to chuckle at a few of […]

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This Social Media App Aims to Dethrone Facebook, Twitter
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This Social Media App Aims to Dethrone Facebook, Twitter

Published by The Street By Zigi Kaiser BeReal wants nothing to do with influencers and overly filtered photos. Every app store is already full of heavily populated social media options for people who wish to share in public spaces. From Meta’s undefined Instagram and Facebook to Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter Inc. Report, it seems […]

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