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Hyperloop Technologies Gets a New Name, $80M, and Partners Ahead of Public Test

The two chief rivals in the race to build Hyperloop—the futuristic high-speed transport system for people and packages —have different approaches, and until Tuesday evening, had two incredibly similar names that caused constant confusion. 765 more words

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Cloud Storage Startup Emerges With $40 Million in Funds

Datera, a Silicon Valley startup that says it can bring Amazon Web Services-like block data storage to business customers and service providers, has $40 million in venture funding to market its newly available service. 202 more words

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BMW and Khosla Ventures Back A Transportation Software Startup

RideCell, a transportation software startup, has raised $11.7 million in new funding led by automaker BMW’s venture capital arm.

The deal, announced Wednesday followed by the financial details today, is another example of how BMW is interested in technology beyond its auto-making roots. 229 more words

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Vic Gundotra, Former Google+ Boss, Is Building a Heart Monitor for the Apple Watch

AliveCor, a startup that builds heart-monitoring sensors for smartphones, is building sensors for another mobile device: The Apple Watch. AliveCor is also putting out a new app replete with speech-recognition features that, paired with the watch sensor, the startup hopes will replace the cumbersome, expensive devices for patients with pressing heart conditions. 509 more words

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Roofstock launches marketplace for purchasing rented homes

Armed with $13.25 million in funding from Khosla Ventures, Ron Conway, Marc Benioff, Bain Capital and others, Roofstock is launching a marketplace for buying and selling already-rented homes. 273 more words

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Meet 1955 Capital, a New Fund to Bridge China, U.S.

Venture capitalist Andrew Chung is jumping ship from Khosla Ventures, where he led investments in energy tech over the last five years, to start his own firm called… 481 more words

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Top Internet Comments On Vinohd Khosla Beach Closure Affluenza Scandal

Billionaire shuts off most beautiful part of California coast because he is a billionaire.

[–]Loquicious 715 points 20 hours ago 

This is a public use easement. 7,281 more words

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