Uber targets 2020 for on-demand VTOL demo flights in Dallas and Dubai

Uber is making its vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) plans more concrete, via new partnerships announced today during its Elevate conference focused on the VTOL...

Surging tech stocks have pushed Nasdaq over 6000 for the first time ever

The Nasdaq composite just passed 6000 for the first time, hitting an all-time intraday high in the process. Over the past 12 months the composite is...

Greg Mark of Markforged talks about putting metal into the microwave

When a guy like Greg Mark emails it pays to reply. Mark, who...

Facebook shows Related Articles and fact checkers before you open links

Facebook wants you to think about whether a headline is true and see other perspectives on the topic before you even read the article. In...

Backup service Rubrik now works natively in AWS and Azure

Rubrik, the startup that provides data management services like backup and recovery to large enterprises, is in the process of raising between $150 million and $200...

Amber Mobility to launch self-driving service in the Netherlands by 2018

Waymo isn’t the only self-driving company with on-demand autonomous car service news today: Dutch startup Amber Mobility, which designed a new vehicle specifically for shared...

Immuta adds accountability and control for project-based data science

Fresh off $8 million in Series A financing, Immuta is releasing the second version of its data science governance platform. With the democratization of machine learning...

HR and employee benefits platform Hibob raises $17.5M led by U.S.-based Battery Ventures

Hibob, a HR and employee benefits platform for small to medium-sized businesses, has raised $17.5 million in Series A funding. Leading the round is U.S....

Babylon Health raises further $60M to continue building out AI doctor app

Babylon Health, the U.K. startup that offers a digital healthcare app using a mixture of artificial intelligence (AI) and video and text consultations with doctors...

JD.com creates new unit for its logistics services

JD.com, China’s second-largest e-commerce company after Alibaba, will create a new business group called JD Logistics. Not to be confused with a Wisconsin-based company that has...

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Mattel partners with parenting website to expand China presence

Barbie maker Mattel Inc (MAT.O) said it would partner with Chinese parenting website Babytree to create an online learning platform for early childhood...