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Cover raises $1.6 million to make in-law units easy to add to any backyard

Whether you call them granny units, in-laws or backyard studios, accessory dwelling units are rising in popularity in the U.S., in part due to new regulations that make it easier to obtain permits to build them in California. 368 more words


Instacart's Latest Cash Grab Shows Investors Are Hungry for Grocery Delivery

Grocery delivery service Instacart has raised $400 million in its latest financing round, the startup announced on Wednesday, as investors show more enthusiasm for a business model whose viability has long been in question. 409 more words


Robots Make Cappuccinos At This New San Francisco Cafe

Baristas, cheery or otherwise, are nowhere to be seen at a new café in San Francisco.

Customers at Cafe X Technologies, which opened on Monday, get their caffeine fix from a robotic arm that prepares coffee like it would assemble a car on a factory floor. 241 more words


Remedy is a Khosla-backed teledoc with A.I. capabilities for the uninsured

There are quite a few telemedicine startups to choose from these days including Doctor on Demand, HealthTap and even some of the older, more established companies like MDLive or American Well but… 723 more words


Google Ventures-backed Clear Labs gets $13 million in Series B to nip food recalls in the bud

Clear Labs, a genomic data platform hoping to stop E-coli outbreaks in your favorite burrito chain before they start, has pulled in $13 million in Series B funding to build a next-generation sequencing-based (NGS) microbiome test and grow the business. 359 more words


Genalyte raises $36 million from Khosla for its one-drop blood test

Theranos competitor Genalyte just announced it has raised an equity round of $36 million in funding led by Khosla Ventures and Redmile Group.

The San Diego-based startup leverages lab-on-a-chip technology it says can run through up to 128 different tests on a single finger prick of blood in under 15 minutes using what it calls its Maverick Detection Platform. 504 more words


The Hyperloop Might Not Work for Shipping, Either

In a new blog post, noted Hyperloop critic Alon Levy lays out the case that shipping freight is not a viable use for the theoretical technology, thanks to a confluence of technical and business constraints. 486 more words