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Pachama launches to support global reforestation through carbon markets 0

Pachama launches to support global reforestation through carbon markets

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SpaceX achieves key safety milestone for crewed flight with 10th parachute test 0

SpaceX achieves key safety milestone for crewed flight with 10th parachute test

SpaceX is closing out the year with an achievement that should help it keep on track to fly astronauts on board one of its spacecraft next year. The Elon Musk-led space company finished its...

Just because it’s legal, it doesn’t mean it’s right 0

Just because it’s legal, it doesn’t mean it’s right

Polina Arsentyeva Contributor Polina Arsentyeva, a former commercial litigator, is a data privacy attorney who counsels fintech and startup clients on how to innovate using data in a transparent and privacy-forward way. Companies often...

Can a wearable improve memory? Humm raises $2.6 million so consumers can find out 0

Can a wearable improve memory? Humm raises $2.6 million so consumers can find out

There’s an emerging body of research suggesting that electrical stimulation applied to the brain can help improve memory and cognitive function. A recent study conducted by researchers from Boston University this year found that...

Eaze and Wayv founder explains how to raise money for cannabis startups 0

Eaze and Wayv founder explains how to raise money for cannabis startups

Keith McCarty could have retired after Microsoft bought Yammer. Instead, he founded Eaze to address cannabis delivery. He lead the company through its B round and then stepped back, but last year, he founded...

Daimler and Bosch take a mixed mobility approach to autonomous vehicles 0

Daimler and Bosch take a mixed mobility approach to autonomous vehicles

A fleet of Mercedes-Benz S Class vehicles are now plying the roads of San Jose, California as part of a robotaxi pilot project that Daimler and Bosch have been developing for two and a...

Introducing ‘Dear Sophie,’ an advice column for U.S.-bound immigrant employees 0

Introducing ‘Dear Sophie,’ an advice column for U.S.-bound immigrant employees

Sophie Alcorn Contributor Sophie Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Immigration Law in Silicon Valley and 2019 Global Law Experts Awards’ “Law Firm of the Year in California for Entrepreneur Immigration Services.” She connects...

$125 million for Inscripta may usher in the next wave of genetic engineering 0

$125 million for Inscripta may usher in the next wave of genetic engineering

In these waning days of the second decade of the twenty-first century, technologists and investors are beginning to lay the foundations for new, truly transformational technologies that have the potential to reshape entire industries...