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New ‘Dark Ads’ pro-Brexit Facebook campaign may have reached over 10M people, say researchers

A major new campaign of disinformation around Brexit, designed to stir up U.K. ‘Leave’ voters, and distributed via Facebook, may have reached over 10 million people in the...

Watch BepiColombo’s twin spacecraft launch tonight on a mission to Mercury

Update: BepiColombo launch successful! We should have confirmation that all is well soon. Liftoff of #Ariane5! #BepiColombo Watch live: https://t.co/JVwQjT07a5 pic.twitter.com/r6pauaoQpn — ESA (@esa) October 20, 2018 Humanity is about to...

Convene uses landlord partnership model to outclass WeWork

Recent reports that SoftBank may take a majority stake in WeWork has added fuel to the already hot market for startups in the workspace and property tech sectors. One...

Domio just raised $12 million in Series A funding to build ‘apart hotels’ across...

Hotels can be pricey, and travelers are often forced to leave their rooms for basic things, like food that doesn’t come from the minibar. Yet Airbnb accommodations, which...

Lessons from building Brex into a billion-dollar startup

Henrique Dubugras Contributor Share on Twitter Henrique Dubugras is the founder Brex, the billion-dollar corporate credit provider for startups. When I think about my experience as an immigrant and entrepreneur in Silicon...

E-moto startup Alta Motors reportedly powers down

Brisbane, California based e-motorcycle startup Alta Motors has ceased operations, TechCrunch has confirmed.  Earlier today Asphalt and Rubber — and several subsequent outlets — reported the company stopped operating this morning, fired...

The space pen became the space pen 50 years ago

Everyone knows about the space pen. NASA spent millions on R&D to create the ultimate pen that would work in zero gravity and the result was this incredible...

Knotch launches Blueprint to help marketers find the best publishers of sponsored content

When I last wrote about Knotch, the company had just patented its color-based feedback system that helps advertisers measure the effectiveness of their sponsored content. Since then, it’s added a...

Amazon says it will add 1,000 more employees in the UK, bringing the total...

A lot of uncertainty hangs over the U.K. as it continues its slow march out of the European Union, but today one of the world’s biggest companies announced plans...

Disruptive technology and organized religion

Avi Reichental Contributor Avi Reichental is founder and CEO of XponentialWorks. He is a leading authority on 3D printing and exponential tech convergence. More posts by this contributor How 3D printing is revolutionizing...