Studio Roqovan closes, taking VR shooter World Wars Toons with it

World Wars Toons, one of VR’s earliest hopes for a great first-person shooter (FPS), is no more as developer Studio Roqovan closes its...
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Pearl raises $11 million to analyze dental scans with AI

Pearl, a Santa Monica, California-based startup applying AI to dentistry, today announced that it’s raised $11 million in series A funding led by...

Broadcom hits back against US government concerns with $1.5 billion R&D fund

Broadcom’s ongoing attempt to acquire Qualcomm, a deal that would be the largest tech merger in history, hit another roadblock this week when...
20 cities are still in the running to become home to Amazon’s new headquarters

20 cities are still in the running to become home to Amazon’s new headquarters

The hunt for Amazon’s second headquarters has reached a new fever pitch now that the company has unveiled the 20 finalists still in...
YC’s latest moonshot bet is a startup building a $380K ‘flying motorcycle’

YC’s latest moonshot bet is a startup building a $380K ‘flying motorcycle’

David Mayman has a vision for personal aviation that he’s spent the past dozen years and millions of his personal fortune chasing....

Why London startups are immune to the EU brain drain to the U.S.

Earlier this month, I detailed how the EU is currently losing its best and brightest in a startup brain drain to the U.S....
YC-backed Ropeo brings on-demand fashion to Latin America

YC-backed Ropeo brings on-demand fashion to Latin America

As ecommerce grows here in the United States, there are still some significant hurdles for the Latin American...

Twitter to raise $1 billion in debt as stock price surge signals investor confidence

While Facebook is embroiled in controversy after controversy and Snap faces questions about its traction and viability, long-maligned Twitter is suddenly feeling the...

Comcast price hikes mean some of its monthly plans are approaching $3,000 a year

On the heels of the cable TV industry turning in its worst quarterly performance on record in terms of subscribers fleeing and cutting...