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Elon Musk Is Critic Of Laser Lidar For Autonomous Cars, But Top Tesla Lawyer Joins Luminar

13 minutes ago   |   Forbes

Luminar, a newly public maker of laser lidar sensors that help self-driving cars see their surroundings, has hired Tesla's acting general counsel Alan Prescott as chief legal...
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Meet the four women behind Dcode Capital, the VC firm that's helping startups learn how to land millions in government deals

Meet the four women behind Dcode Capital, the VC firm that's helping startups learn how to land millions in government deals

13 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The four women who lead Dcode Capital, the investment arm of the Washington, DC, startup accelerator Dcode, pull together three very different worlds...
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Senator Mike Lee Calls on Tech Companies to Be More Open About Their Political Biases

1 hour ago   |   Newsweek

In ASP's second Chat looking at monopolies, the history of America's antitrust laws, and the current debates over the power of big tech, Chris Evans and Mark Kassen talk with...
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How a 7th generation Vanderbilt heiress is using the 'Disney Model' to grow her exclusive social networking startup for creatives

How a 7th generation Vanderbilt heiress is using the 'Disney Model' to grow her exclusive social networking startup for creatives

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Consuelo Vanderbilt Costin , nicknamed the " Rebel Heiress ," is a seventh-generation descendent of railroad tycoon Cornelius Vanderbilt...
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Virginia police officer fired after donating to Kyle Rittenhouse defense fund

1 hour ago   |   NBC News

Lt. William Kelly, who worked in internal affairs for the Norfolk Police Department, was fired after donating $25 to Rittenhouse's defense fund.
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UiPath's IPO wanders into a downround

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

Tech valuations are finally slowing down. Just look at UiPath
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US stocks edge lower as earnings fail to impress investors

US stocks edge lower as earnings fail to impress investors

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement US stocks fell on Wednesday as weaker-than-expected earnings from Netflix weighed on tech. The video-streaming company said it expects the slowest...
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Putin says Russia developing high-tech nuclear & laser weapons, warning ‘provocateurs' will regret crossing country's red lines

Putin says Russia developing high-tech nuclear & laser weapons, warning ‘provocateurs' will regret crossing country's red lines

3 hours ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that the vast majority of the country's Soviet-era atomic stockpile will soon be replaced by modern weapons, warning that Moscow is...
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Wisconsin, Foxconn Amend Deal Over Tax Incentive Package

4 hours ago   |   NPR

Taiwanese tech giant Foxconn and the state of Wisconsin have reached a deal, with reduced tax incentives, years after a $3 billion deal that some politicians and taxpayers say...
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Accel's early stake in UiPath could deliver a $6 billion windfall as one of Europe's first 'decacorns' goes public

Accel's early stake in UiPath could deliver a $6 billion windfall as one of Europe's first 'decacorns' goes public

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The saying is true of office doughnuts, good theater seats, and startup investing: The early bird gets the worm. Accel is one of the top venture capital...
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JetBlue adding 2 non-stop flight routes to Boston, New York from KCI in 2022

JetBlue adding 2 non-stop flight routes to Boston, New York from KCI in 2022

The news from JetBlue comes after it announced a new partnership with American Airlines to expand what they're calling the “Northeast Alliance.” Read more ...

Man says 7-year-old daughter 'embarrassed' after student, then teacher cut...

Man says 7-year-old daughter 'embarrassed' after student, then teacher cut her hair

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. - A 7-year-old girl in Michigan is gaining attention after her father says her hair was cut at school twice in one week without his permission. Jimmy... Read more ...

UFC 261: Usman vs. Masvidal 2 is the rematch you've been waiting for

UFC 261: Usman vs. Masvidal 2 is the rematch you've been waiting for

With a title at stake and even more to prove to themselves and the fans, Usman and Masvidal 2 will meet again in the main card of UFC 261. UFC 261 will also feature four of the... Read more ...

Indonesian military says submarine missing with 53 on board

Indonesian military says submarine missing with 53 on board

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesia's navy is searching for a submarine that went missing north of the resort island of Bali with 53 people on board, the military said Wednesday... Read more ...

US AG announces inquiry into Minneapolis policing practices after ex-cop...

US AG announces inquiry into Minneapolis policing practices after ex-cop Chauvin convicted of Floyd's murder

An inquiry into Minneapolis Police Department has been launched by US Attorney General Merrick Garland after former officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of the murder of... Read more ...

White House: US to surpass Biden's 200 million COVID-19 shots goal this week

White House: US to surpass Biden's 200 million COVID-19 shots goal this week

Today, President Biden is expected to outline his administration's plans to drive up the vaccination rate even further. Read more ...

‘A means, not an end': EU proposes ‘human centric' approach to AI regulation...

‘A means, not an end': EU proposes ‘human centric' approach to AI regulation in draft rules

The European Commission has proposed regulations on the use of artificial intelligence through a risk-based rules framework that calls for heavy fines, partial bans on... Read more ...

Ohio Republicans aim to rename state park after Donald Trump

Ohio Republicans aim to rename state park after Donald Trump

A GOP-backed bill introduced Monday would change the name of an Ohio state park to honor former President Donald Trump. Read more ...

Oxygen leak kills 22 at Indian hospital as country battles short supplies...

Oxygen leak kills 22 at Indian hospital as country battles short supplies amid record surge in Covid-19 cases

At least 22 people have died at a hospital in India's western Maharashtra state after an oxygen leak caused a serious disruption to patient supplies, the region's health... Read more ...

Justice Department Announces Sweeping Minneapolis Police Probe

Justice Department Announces Sweeping Minneapolis Police Probe

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the investigation in the wake of the guilty verdict in George Floyd's death. Read more ...