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Orbit Fab is the startup with the technology to refuel satellites in space.

Orbit Fab aims to refuel orbital satellites in space

From enabling communications and Earth observations to providing weather forecasts and GPS navigation, orbital satellites perform a variety of important functions. However, once a satellite runs out of fuel, it's useless. Some...
Mylee is a handheld device that tests breastmilk composition for new mothers.

MyMilk Labs presents Mylee breastmilk testing device

New mothers, and those who are still expecting, often experience a lot of uncertainty when it comes to breastfeeding. It’s not as if their concerns are unfounded either. The nutritional value that...
Zoox plans to expand its robotaxi test program to Las Vegas for its unique nighttime driving opportunities.video

Zoox plans to roll out a robotaxi service in Las Vegas

Self-driving startup Zoox is planning to launch a robotaxi service in Las Vegas. The company's CTO Jesse Levinson made the announcement at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2019. Levinson said that the company...
Leo Aerospace on TechCrunch Disrupt's Startup Battlefield stage.video

Leo Aerospace aims to launch microsatellites into space with hot air balloons

Leo Aerospace is aiming to send microsatellites into orbit on a rocket that’s attached to a huge hot air balloon. The startup’s vision began as a student project for Purdue University’s Mechanical...
OmniVis cholera detection a finalist at TC Disrupt 2019.video

OmniVis innovates new ways to combat water-borne disease

Clean water is the most important resource people need to access, yet it is all too scarce across multiple underdeveloped nations. Not to mention regions that have recently been afflicted by...
Bird, the e-scooter startup, is scoring major investments despite longevity concerns.

Bird e-scooter startup now valued at $2.5 billion

Last week, electric scooter startup Bird announced that it had secured $275 million in Series D funding. Consequently, the firm is now valued at $2.5 billion, making it the biggest company...
LifeCouple brings relationship counseling to the app store.video

LifeCouple is here to help out with your relationship troubles

Experiencing relationship troubles lately? Well, you may be in luck. The public beta for a new kind of relationship support app, LifeCouple, just launched out of TechCrunch Disrupt 2019 earlier this week....
How HitRecord is shaking up Hollywood.video

What is HitRecord? How Joseph Gordon-Levitt has fostered a creative community primed to change...

Though the internet provides plenty of outlets to fledgling creators, getting work out into the wild still requires a little help. Most of the time, some of the best creative projects...
Pitch is a communication software startup hoping to challenge the dominance of Microsoft's PowerPoint.

Pitch wants to disrupt Microsoft’s presentation software domination

In 1990, Microsoft introduced the world to a presentation program called PowerPoint as part of its Office productivity suite. Since then, a host of companies have released more robust and innovative...
Relativity Space creates 3D printed rockets to shake up the spaceflight industry.video

Aerospace startup secures $140 million to 3D print rockets

On Tuesday, Relativity Space closed out its latest Series C funding round having secured $140 million. The Los Angeles-based startup will use its new cash injection to further its mission of...

Facebook removes new Russian troll accounts targeting Joe Biden and 2020...

While 2020 is gearing up to be a historic election, the upcoming races will also place big tech companies under scrutiny as the country...