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Ginkgo Bioworks raises $275 million to bring its lab-made DNA to more industries

Ginkgo Bioworks raises $275 million to bring its lab-made DNA to more industries

13 hours ago   |   Business - News

Ginkgo Bioworks , a Boston-based biotech company that designs custom microbes for clients across multiple industries, has raised $275 million in a series D round of funding...
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A Detroit Fund for Minority-Owned Businesses Is About to Get Much Bigger

A Detroit Fund for Minority-Owned Businesses Is About to Get Much Bigger

1 day ago   |   Business - News

A fund that started out as an experimental bet on minority-owned small businesses in Detroit is about to get almost three times as big. The backers of the city's Entrepreneurs...
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Restaurant Revolution Technologies Closes Series B Funding

Restaurant Revolution Technologies Closes Series B Funding

1 day ago   |   Bar - Restaurant

Proceeds will fuel development and growth Bellevue, WA Restaurant Revolution Technologies, Inc. has completed its Series B round of funding, bringing the restaurant-specific...
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Apple invests $390 million in maker of depth-sensing chips for iPhone X

Apple invests $390 million in maker of depth-sensing chips for iPhone X

1 day ago   |   Business - News   |   4 articles

Apple has announced a second major investment from its $1 billion Advanced Manufacturing Fund that it launched back in May . Finisar , a Sunnyvale, California-headquartered...
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Bizzabo raises $15 million to grow its platform for event organizers

Bizzabo raises $15 million to grow its platform for event organizers

1 day ago   |   Business - News

Bizzabo , a technology platform provider for event organizers, has raised $15 million in a round of funding led by Pilot Growth Equity, with participation from European...
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Apple invests $390 million in maker of depth-sensing chips for iPhone X

Apple invests $390 million in maker of depth-sensing chips for iPhone X

1 day ago   |   Business - News   |   4 articles

Apple has announced a second major investment from its $1 billion Advanced Manufacturing Fund that it launched back in May . Finisar , a Sunnyvale, California-headquartered...
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Gatwick sees record number of 2.9 million passengers in November

Gatwick sees record number of 2.9 million passengers in November

1 day ago   |   Travel

London Gatwick has achieved its busiest-ever November as 2.9 million passengers travelled through the airport last month, bringing Gatwick to 45.5 million annual...
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European mobile payments company iZettle raises $47 million

European mobile payments company iZettle raises $47 million

1 day ago   |   Business - News

Mobile payment company iZettle , often referred to as the “Square of Europe,” has raised €40 million in a round of equity funding led by VC firm and early backer Dawn Capital...
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Rich people are spending $6,000 a day to play golf, take helicopter tours, and cuddle kiwi birds in New Zealand

Rich people are spending $6,000 a day to play golf, take helicopter tours, and cuddle kiwi birds in New Zealand

2 days ago   |   Travel

Robertson Lodges Legendary hedge fund manager Julian Robertson put together one of the most luxurious golfing vacations in his beloved New Zealand. On the Tiger Tour...
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Rand Paul says he will vote against budget bill that adds to deficit - after voting for deficit-hiking tax bill

Rand Paul says he will vote against budget bill that adds to deficit - after voting for deficit-hiking tax bill

2 days ago   |   Business - News

Sen. Rand Paul announced in a video on Twitter that he will vote against any government funding legislation. A funding bill must be passed before December 22 - or the federal...
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Santa Cruz Cruzio weighs in on net neutrality impact

Santa Cruz Cruzio weighs in on net neutrality impact

The Federal Communications Commission repealed "net neutrality" rules Thursday, giving internet service providers a free hand to slow or block websites and apps as they see... Read more ...

Stars Wars fans show up at local theaters for premiere

Stars Wars fans show up at local theaters for premiere

The force was strong Thursday night as some lucky fans got to view the latest film in the Star Wars franchise before anyone else. Read more ...

Plekanec, Canadiens top Devils 2-1 in OT to end 3-game slide

Plekanec, Canadiens top Devils 2-1 in OT to end 3-game slide

MONTREAL - Tomas Plekanec scored 1:52 into overtime and the Montreal Canadiens beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Thursday night to snap a three-game slide. Read more ...

Firefighter killed battling massive Southern California wildfire

Firefighter killed battling massive Southern California wildfire

A firefighter died Thursday while working a colossal wildfire burning in coastal mountains northwest of Los Angeles that has become the fourth largest in California history. Read more ...

The FCC net neutrality hearing was briefly evacuated and police dogs...

The FCC net neutrality hearing was briefly evacuated and police dogs searched the room 'on advice of security'

YouTube/Washington Post Police briefly evacuated the public and commissioners from an FCC hearing on net neutrality on Thursday, shortly before a contentious vote to repeal... Read more ...

Rubio's defection threatens Senate GOP's margin on tax bill

Rubio's defection threatens Senate GOP's margin on tax bill

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio declared Thursday he will vote against the GOP'S sweeping tax package unless negotiators expand its child tax credit, jeopardizing the Republicans'... Read more ...

ABC fires 'The Chew' host Mario Batali amid sexual misconduct allegations

ABC fires 'The Chew' host Mario Batali amid sexual misconduct allegations

"Upon completing its review into the allegations made against Mario Batali, ABC has terminated its relationship with him and he will no longer appear on “The Chew" Read more ...

People are ripping Trump for a White House statement with a blindingly...

People are ripping Trump for a White House statement with a blindingly obvious flaw

Kevin Lamarque/Reuters The White House released a statement on Thursday that made English lovers everywhere facepalm. The statement was released as President Donald Trump... Read more ...

Billionaire Boys Club Readies a Special N.E.R.D. Capsule

Billionaire Boys Club Readies a Special N.E.R.D. Capsule

In connection with N.E.R.D.'s forthcoming NO ONE EVER REALLY DIES album, Billionaire Boys Club is gearing up to launch a special capsule collection with its sister line... Read more ...

Mouse eats the Fox: What sports TV viewers need to know about Disney-Fox merger

Mouse eats the Fox: What sports TV viewers need to know about Disney-Fox merger

Will you be seeing more Stephen A. Smith? Less local sports? What will come of your regional sports network? Read more ...