LA-based Credit score Key, which provides a B2B buy-now, pay-later service for e-commerce retailers, raises $33.85M Collection A from Greycroft, Bonfire Ventures, others (Jonathan Shieber/TechCrunch)

Jonathan Shieber / TechCrunch: LA-based Credit score Key, which provides a B2B buy-now, pay-later service for e-commerce retailers, raises $33.85M Collection A from Greycroft, Bonfire Ventures, others  —  Bringing the buy-now pay-later mannequin that remodeled corporations like Klarna and Affirm into billion greenback companies …

NASA sending human stays to the moon in summer time 2021

Individuals’s cremated ashes are to be despatched to the Moon subsequent yr as a part of a industrial burial service piggybacking on a NASA lunar mission. Texas house memorial agency Celestis will present greater than a dozen capsules carrying human stays and DNA for the flight. Dubbed Luna 2, the mission will launch on a […]

ClosedLoop.ai, which is growing AI-based instruments to assist hospitals predict elements like affected person readmission and appointment cancellations, raises $11M Sequence A (Christine Corridor/Crunchbase Information)

Christine Corridor / Crunchbase Information: ClosedLoop.ai, which is growing AI-based instruments to assist hospitals predict elements like affected person readmission and appointment cancellations, raises $11M Sequence A  —  Even earlier than a affected person walks into the physician’s workplace, ClosedLoop.ai goals to foretell whether or not that affected person could also be admitted …

Microsoft needs to assist extra veterans get tech jobs

The coronavirus has modified the way in which many companies function, compelling some to permit a lot of their workforce to stay house to be able to sluggish the unfold of the illness. The most important software program firm on the earth launched a toolkit on Veterans Day with assets and suggestions for veterans seeking […]

Profile of Vishal Garg, CEO of Higher.com, who’s preventing lawsuits that accuse him of fraud and misappropriation of funds at earlier enterprise ventures (David Denims/Forbes)

David Denims / Forbes: Profile of Vishal Garg, CEO of Higher.com, who’s preventing lawsuits that accuse him of fraud and misappropriation of funds at earlier enterprise ventures  —  The $4 billion fintech startup is hurtling in the direction of an IPO.  However its unstable chief is preventing a number of lawsuits that might complicate his […]

James Charles defends TikTok star Charli D’Amelio after chef video backlash

Magnificence YouTuber James Charles thinks the web was too trigger-happy in canceling TikTok star Charli D’Amelio. Charles, who was in attendance on the now viral “Dinner at the D’Amelios” video posted to YouTube, took to social media to defend the 16-year-old as she hemorrhaged followers because of what some perceived as offensive remarks and an […]

CAIS, an alternate funding service that additionally gives an AI-powered coaching system for impartial monetary advisors, raises $50M Sequence B from Eldridge (FinSMEs)

FinSMEs: CAIS, an alternate funding service that additionally gives an AI-powered coaching system for impartial monetary advisors, raises $50M Sequence B from Eldridge  —  Cais, a NYC-based various funding platform, raised $50M in Sequence B fairness funding.  —  Eldridge made the funding …

Makers of grow-your-own human steaks say meal equipment shouldn’t be ‘technically’ cannibalism

The saying “You’re what you eat” might quickly turn out to be much more literal. A “DIY meal equipment” for rising steaks constructed from human cells was lately nominated for “design of the yr” by the London-based Design Museum. Named the Ouroboros Steak after the round image of a snake consuming itself tail-first, the hypothetical […]

Canvas, which develops machine learning-powered robots for putting in drywall at development websites, emerges from stealth with $19M in funding (Khari Johnson/VentureBeat)

Khari Johnson / VentureBeat: Canvas, which develops machine learning-powered robots for putting in drywall at development websites, emerges from stealth with $19M in funding  —  Canvas, an organization that makes use of machine studying to put in drywall at development websites, emerged from stealth immediately.

Famed Puerto Rico telescope to shut in blow to science, seek for extraterrestrial life.

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Nationwide Science Basis introduced Thursday that it’s going to shut the large telescope on the famend Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico in a blow to scientists worldwide who rely on it to seek for planets, asteroids and extraterrestrial life. The impartial, federally funded company mentioned it’s too harmful to […]