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SmartNews’ head of product on how the news discovery app wants to free readers from filter bubbles – TechCrunch

Since launching in the United States five years ago, SmartNews, the news aggregation app that recently hit unicorn status, has…

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Senate Intelligence Committee releases first volume of its investigation into Russian election hacking – TechCrunch

The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence today released the first volume of its bipartisan investigation into Russia’s attempts to interfere…

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Zipline’s new $190 million funding means it’s the newest billion dollar contender in the game of drones – TechCrunch

With a valuation of over $1 billion and $190 million in new financing, Zipline has become the latest contender to…

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Drone delivery startup Zipline launches UAV medical program in Ghana – TechCrunch

Zipline, the San Francisco-based UAV manufacturer and logistics services provider, has launched a program in Ghana today for drone delivery…

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Up to $818 million deal between J&J and Locus Biosciences points to a new path for CRISPR therapies – TechCrunch

The up to $818 million deal between Locus Biosciences and Janssen Pharmaceuticals (a division of Johnson & Johnson) that was…

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VCs say Silicon Valley isn’t the gold mine it used to be – TechCrunch

In the days leading up to TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018, The Economist published the cover story, ‘Why Startups Are Leaving…

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African experiments with drone technologies could leapfrog decades of infrastructure neglect – TechCrunch

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