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Insurtech AI startup Akur8 closes $30M Series B

25 minutes ago   |   Tech Crunch   |   2 articles

Automating insurance claims is a big business, and the world of AI is coming at it ‘full pelt'. The latest is Akur8 , an insurtech automating insurance platform whose...
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Should Employers Mandate Covid-19 Vaccination? Here's One Reason Why Companies Are Struggling With This Question

1 hour ago   |   Forbes

How should companies balance employee autonomy vs. safety?
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Kenyan foodtech startup Kune raises $1M pre-seed for its ready-to-eat meals service

Kenyan foodtech startup Kune raises $1M pre-seed for its ready-to-eat meals service

1 hour ago   |   Tech Crunch

While there has been a wave of innovation in food tech worldwide, it's still in early days for Africa. There are only a handful of African food-tech startups, and a year and a...
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A woman who pleaded guilty to involvement in the Jan. 6 insurrection told a judge she watched the Holocaust film 'Schindler's List' to 'educate herself'

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Rioters supporting President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol in Washington on January 6. AP Photo The attorney for a Capitol rioter said she watched "Schindler's List" to...
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Co-living startup Habyt closes $24M Series B, merges with Homefully

2 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch   |   2 articles

When WeWork appeared, other entrepreneurs looked at the model and thought that if you could apple co-working to property, then why not apply co-living. Thus, in the US, Common...
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We Should Be Shocked By What Inflation Is Doing To Home Prices, Because We Have Never Seen This Before

We Should Be Shocked By What Inflation Is Doing To Home Prices, Because We Have Never Seen This Before

3 hours ago   |   The Economic Collapse

If you are shopping for a home right now, I really do feel sorry for you. Home prices in many areas of the country have officially crossed the line into “absurd” territory, and...
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Report: There are toxic chemicals in over half of make up brands

5 hours ago   |   Fast Company

And almost none were listed in ingredient labels. But many of the PFAS-containing products are advertised as “long-lasting” or “wear-resistant.” Have you ever noticed that...
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Airbnb, Vrbo partnering to crack down on illegal ‘party houses'

5 hours ago   |   Review Journal

Airbnb and Vrbo said they're planning on creating a process through a third-party company to identify repeat community policy violators and those kicked off either platform.
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Here are the 14 House Republicans who voted against making Juneteenth a federal holiday

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Legal experts expect any Biden Supreme Court nominee would face GOP resistance. Katherine Frey/The Washington Post via Getty Images The bill to make Juneteenth a federal...
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Airbnb deals with thousands of sexual-assault allegations every year, but manages to keep many out of the public eye, report says

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Ute Grabowsky/Photothek via Getty Images Ex-Airbnb employees told Bloomberg the company faces thousands of sexual-assault claims annually. Bloomberg's investigation revealed...
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CureVac's COVID-19 shot just failed in a large trial, a major setback for...

CureVac's COVID-19 shot just failed in a large trial, a major setback for the Gates-backed biotech

Summary List Placement A COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by the German biotech CureVac failed in a critical late-stage study, the company said Wednesday. It's the first... Read more ...

The top creator economy hires and company launches of the week - from DBA...

The top creator economy hires and company launches of the week - from DBA talent signings to Sway's new venture

Summary List Placement TikTok creators Josh Richards and Griffin Johnson first rose to fame by posting fratty videos while living in Sway LA , a TikTok content house. But the... Read more ...

Improvising Effective Selling Conversations for Luxury Listings

Improvising Effective Selling Conversations for Luxury Listings

When it comes to winning new luxury listings to sell, conversations are the key. Think about it. With so many tools and so much technology available to today's prospects... Read more ...

One Detroit Credit Union review: Minority-led credit union with a free...

One Detroit Credit Union review: Minority-led credit union with a free checking account

Table of Contents: Masthead StickySummary List Placement The bottom line: One Detroit Credit Union Share Savings Account is a minority-led credit union that pays high interest... Read more ...

Read the pitch deck developer startup BrowserStack used to raise a $200...

Read the pitch deck developer startup BrowserStack used to raise a $200 million Series B at a massive $4 billion valuation

Summary List Placement Startup BrowserStack just raised fresh funding for its goal to make it faster and easier for developers to test their code through the cloud. The firm... Read more ...

The Federal Reserve hints it may hike rates twice in 2023 as inflation hits...

The Federal Reserve hints it may hike rates twice in 2023 as inflation hits decade-plus highs

Summary List Placement New economic projections from the Federal Open Market Committee suggest the central bank will raise its benchmark interest rate two times in 2023... Read more ...

The CEO of a hot $1.2 billion security startup explains how he's trying to...

The CEO of a hot $1.2 billion security startup explains how he's trying to avoid one of the most common problems that dooms larger firms

Summary List Placement With more than $195 million in funding and a valuation of $1.2 billion, Axonius was one of the hottest cyber startups of the past year. Now, it plans to... Read more ...

How to use Google Duo, the video chat app that works like FaceTime for iOS...

How to use Google Duo, the video chat app that works like FaceTime for iOS and Android

Summary List Placement With so many video chat apps available today, it can be difficult to keep them all straight - especially when a single company like Google offers several... Read more ...

Hyde Hotels to Open Its First International Property in Dubai

Hyde Hotels to Open Its First International Property in Dubai

The Hyde Hotels, Resorts & Residences brand today announced Dubai's first Hyde Hotel to open in Dubai Business Bay with four branded culinary experiences Read more ...

Southwest Airlines is delaying and canceling flights for the third day in a...

Southwest Airlines is delaying and canceling flights for the third day in a row as it tries to bounce back from technical issues that grounded its planes

Summary List Placement Southwest Airlines is delaying and canceling flights for the third day in a row as it continues to deal with the fallout from multiple issues that... Read more ...