Posts Tagged: startup

Space startup Astra’s first orbital rocket launch ends prematurely

The relatively small private rocket industry just got a little larger, if not quite in the way its new entrant hoped. The American startup Astra conducted a brief first orbital launch attempt (via TechCrunch) late on September 11th, with a successful…
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Volkswagen ends deal with self-driving startup Aurora

Volkswagen is cutting ties with Silicon Valley self-driving startup Aurora after only a year, amidst talks of working with Ford's Argo AI instead. Financial Times reported the news of the split, adding that VW expects to reach a deal with Argo AI thi…
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Automotive startup Rivian unveils an electric truck and SUV

Electrified SUVs are popping up everywhere. So it's no surprise that automotive startup Rivian has unveiled one of its own, the R1S. More exciting is the company's electron-powered pickup truck, the R1T.
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Hyperloop One co-founder has just launched a rival startup

Brogan BamBrogan, the co-founder of Hyperloop One and its former chief technology officer, has just launched a rival company bidding to develop the first fully operational hyperloop system.

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Virtual reality content startup Jaunt lands on PlayStation VR

The PlayStation VR just got some additional content via the recently announced app launch by Jaunt. The platform will have instant access to 150 cinematic titles from the startup. The app includes videos like the award-winning animation Invasion, CBS…
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Startup gives the Apple Watch two cameras by hiding them inside the band

Apple may not have had room to fit a camera inside its smartwatch, but why not put it inside the band? The CMRA band packs in a front- and rear-facing camera along with 8GB of storage inside of a connected wristband.

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Startup Instrumments’ 01 measuring tool measures curved surfaces

The 01, the product of startup Instrumments, is a “dimensioning” tool that measures curved and contoured edges. It doubles as a pen or pencil, too, and pairs with a mobile device via Bluetooth for additional analysis.

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Microsoft partners with a legal weed startup

Microsoft is going into the legal marijuana business by teaming with a weed financing startup called "Kind," according to the New York Times. The two companies will create Azure-powered cloud apps that track plants from "seed to sale," helping legal…
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Chinese startup Moxi Group could release the first flexible smartphone this year

Flexible displays are being developed by a number of big companies, but so far we have yet to see a truly flexible device in stores. That could change later this year, however, with the release of such a device by Moxi Group.

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