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Silicon Valley will be a major talking point for Election 2020

Regulating Big Tech will be a key issue in Election 2020

Although the 2020 U.S. presidential election is still more than a year away, its core issues are already coming into focus. National security, the economy, and immigration will be major factors...
Northstar wants to do something about space debris

Canadian startup NorthStar Earth & Space seeks to scan for space junk

Ever since the Soviet Union launched Sputnik into space in 1957, humans have been hurling objects into orbit around the Earth at increasing rates. Now, it’s getting pretty crowded up there. There...
Aurora self driving car tech startup receives injection from Hyundai

Hyundai makes major investment in self-driving startup Aurora

On Wednesday, Hyundai Motor Group reportedly purchased a minority stake in autonomous vehicle startup Aurora. The automotive giant has partnered with the firm since 2018 to develop self-driving technology for its fleet....
RISE Conference 2019 will set the startup world on firevideo

The 3 best things RISE 2019 offers tech startups

RISE 2019 takes place July 8-11 at the Hong Kong Exhibition Centre. The annual event gives tech startups of all kinds the valuable opportunity to engage with thousands of the world’s...
Technology and global issues

TechMatters: 3 more global issues technology should tackle

TechMatters is a semi-regular column exploring the intersection between tech and our lives, why it matters, and how it’s helping to improve our quality and vitality of life.  Here, we will profile...
3 global issues technology can help with

TechMatters: 3 global issues technology can help

TechMatters is a semi-regular column exploring the intersection between tech and our lives, why it matters, and how it’s helping to improve our quality and vitality of life.  Here, we will profile...
Cerebral palsy muscle invention for kids

TechMatters: Making life easier for kids with Cerebral Palsy

TechMatters is a semi-regular column exploring the intersection between tech and our lives, why it matters, and how it’s helping to improve our quality and vitality of life.  Here, we will profile...

Fitness app startup Future lands $8.5 million in funding

By 2021, the fitness mobile application marketplace will be worth an estimated $4.1 billion. However, with corporations like Under Armour, Nike, and Garmin dominating the field, startups need truly innovative offerings...
Essentials for crowdfunding

3 crowdfunding essentials for running a successful campaign

Crowdfunding is an excellent platform for ambitious startups to raise funds and see how well audiences respond to their ideas. From garnering the capital to innovate breakthrough products, to bringing species back...
Startup TuSimple helps USPS with autonomous driving solutionvideo

US Postal Service launches self-driving truck pilot program

On May 21, the United States Postal Service (USPS) launched a new pilot program to test the viability of integrating self-driving trucks into its fleet. The agency has partnered with San...