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Liquid Death, a branded canned water startup, is raising $10 million in Series A funding, Axios Kia Kokalitcheva reports. This would be on top of a $1.6 million seed round from earlier this year, backed by Science Inc., CPG Investors and angels like Gary Vaynerchuck, Michael Dubin, Biz Stone and Jen Rubio.
According to UBS Group AG, the market for plant-based protein is set to surge over the next decade as part of an agricultural revolution in technology.
On Tuesday evening, Neuralink, a company in which Elon Musk has invested around $100 million, detailed the baby steps it has taken toward the goal of inserting a computer connection into your brain as safe and painlessly as Lasik eye surgery.
Netflix reported earnings Wednesday night and the results were not great. The company saw its first major loss in US subscribers last quarter, and a mere 2.7 million paid customers added globally, nearly half of what was forecast.
There is a pitched struggle underway between the makers of fake AI-generated videos and images and forensics experts trying desperately to uncover them. And the detectives are losing, Axios reports.
Most coverage of Ross Perot’s death this week focused, understandably, on his presidential runs in 1992 and 1996. But he also was one of the tech industry’s most successful serial entrepreneurs:
After just over two years on the market, workplace chat app Microsoft Teams says it has surpassed main competitor Slack in regular usage.
In September of 2017, Chamath Palihapitiya, the early Facebook executive who left the company to found venture firm Social Capital, founded Social Capital Hedosophia as a special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC).
Superhuman, an invitation-only email service that costs $30 a month and promises “the fastest email experience ever made,” raised a $33 million investment round, led by Andreessen Horowitz last week at a whopping $260 million valuation.
This week a major fire engulfed two Jim Beam bourbon barrel warehouses on McCracken Pike in Woodford County, Kentucky.