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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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
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
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