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Long-time Lyft CFO departs to become CFO at NFT marketplace OpenSea


Lyft’s long-time CFO Brian Roberts, who took the company public, announced Monday that he was departing the ride share company that he joined in 2014 to take the same role at NFT marketplace OpenSea. Roberts had confirmed earlier reports in a Twitter post The… more

Facebook Gaming wants viewers to hop into the game with their favorite streamers


Facebook Gaming might not be a hot streaming destination like Twitch or YouTube Gaming, but the social network is steadily adding interactive features to build its appeal. Facebook is trying out a new layer of interactivity the company is calling “play with s… more

Uber spinout Serve Robotics gets $13M seed round to expand sidewalk robot deliveries


Serve Robotics, the autonomous sidewalk delivery company that spun out from Uber-owned Postmates in March, has closed an expanded seed round at $13 million. The company will use the funds to accelerate its expansion plans into new customer segments and geogra… more

SEC investigating Tesla over solar panel defect allegations


U.S. securities regulators have opened a probe into Tesla over allegations from a whistleblower that the company did not disclose to shareholders fire risks from its solar panel systems. The allegations were made by Steven Henkes, a former Tesla employee, who… more

The defensive power of diversity in cybersecurity


In cybersecurity, where success often relies on doing the unexpected, diversity of thought is a valuable weapon. more

How one founder is taking on the customer knowledge gap in the cannabis industry


Co-founder of Dutchie, Ross Lipson talks to Jordan and Darrell about stepping into the cannabis space, taking the hits as they come, and growing a business in a highly-regulated and brand new industry. His positive outlook on business and life may be contagio… more

Designers hope hydrogen-powered plane will fly halfway around the world without refueling


The FlyZero project, which is led by the Aerospace Technology Institute and funded by the UK government, came up with a concept for a liquid hydrogen-powered midsize aircraft. more

TikTok's newest app lets sellers manage their online stores via their smartphone


TikTok has launched a new app for its seller community taking advantage of its suite of TikTok Shopping features, but the app is only available in Indonesia at present. TikTok Seller, as the app is called, allows TikTok’s seller community to run all aspects o… more

Berlin's Everphone raises $200M in debt and Series C equity


Berlin-based smartphone-as-a-service provider, Everphone, has topped up with $65 million in a Series C equity raise in addition to taking $135M in debt financing — for a total raise of $200M. The latest tranche of funding is led by German private equity inves… more

SenseTime's IPO to test market demand for high-growth, high-loss shares in Hong Kong


The larger context for SenseTime's debut is that it is going public after the Chinese government cracked down on a number of tech sectors in the country. more

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