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Amazon’s first five climate fund investments include Redwood Materials, Rivian
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Amazon’s first five climate fund investments include Redwood Materials, Rivian

Redwood Materials, the recycling startup founded by Tesla’s longtime CTO and co-founder JB Straubel, has landed Amazon as a new investor and customer. Amazon’s investment in Redwood Materials is one of a handful announced Thursday that stems from the e-commerce giant’s $2 billion Climate Pledge Fund. Amazon announced in June that it would commit to…

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Learn how to raise your first dollars at Disrupt 2020
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Learn how to raise your first dollars at Disrupt 2020

Deciding how to go about getting your initial funding is always a tricky subject, as the wrong move could adversely impact your young company. At Disrupt 2020 this September 14-18, we’ll showcase three amazing investors and experts who’ve shepherded multiple companies during their earliest stages. The process of raising your first dollars looks simple from…

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First Night of RNC Gets Nearly 6 Times More Views Than DNC’s
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First Night of RNC Gets Nearly 6 Times More Views Than DNC’s

C-SPAN’s live stream of night one of the Republican National Convention (RNC) garnered nearly 440,000 views, a major increase over the start of the Democratic National Convention that drew 76,000 views. “The numbers for Monday night come ahead of traditional TV ratings from Nielsen Media Research, which will be released on Tuesday afternoon,” according to…

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The ‘First PS5 Game’ Still Looks as Embarrassingly Awful as Ever
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The ‘First PS5 Game’ Still Looks as Embarrassingly Awful as Ever

Godfall was officially “revealed” during the PS5 event yesterday. It was also the first game that was confirmed for Sony’s next-gen console. Godfall looked bland and boring when its gameplay footage leaked, and it still looks awful five months later. Thursday’s PlayStation 5 (PS5) reveal had a lot of high points. Godfall was not one…

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SpaceX’s first crewed spacecraft successfully docks with the International Space Station
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SpaceX’s first crewed spacecraft successfully docks with the International Space Station

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon ‘Endeavor’ successfully docked with the International Space Station as planned on Sunday morning, marking another key milestone during this historic Commercial Crew demonstration mission it’s conducting with NASA. On board Crew Dragon were NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken, the test pilots selected to be the first ever humans to fly…

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