Where To Visit A Giant Face In The Jungle In ‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’

Fortnite jungle face

Season 8 of Fortnite: Battle Royale has introduced one very exotic item to the free-to-play game: Palm trees. In fact, there’s a whole new verdant region added to the game now that Christmas has come and gone and Fortnite is in Season 8. This new jungle area surrounds a volcano that has sprung up in what was once Wailing Woods. One of Season 8, Week ...

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Israel launches spacecraft in an effort to become the fourth country to land on the moon

SpaceIL Beresheet Lander

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – An Israeli spacecraft rocketed toward the moon for the country’s first attempted lunar landing, following a launch Thursday night by SpaceX. Israel seeks to become only the fourth country to successfully land on the moon, after Russia, the U.S. and China. The spacecraft — called Beresheet, Hebrew for “in the beginning” — will take nearly two months ...

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Hasura snares $1.6 M seed for developer-focused Kubernetes solution

Kubernetes has gained in popularity quickly over the last 18 months, but like many highly technical solutions it requires a level of expertise many companies are lacking. A Bangalore/San Francisco startup called Hasura hopes to simplify all of that with a managed Kubernetes solution built with developers in mind. Today, the company announced a $ 1.6 million seed round led ...

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Guestfriend automates chatbot creation for restaurants

While chatbots might sound like an interesting experiment for restaurants and other small businesses, they probably can’t devote much time or money to building them. So a startup called Guestfriend is planning to make the process as fast and easy as possible. The company has raised $ 5 million in seed funding from Primary Venture Partners, Techstars Ventures and betaworks. ...

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The NEEO universal remote is a modern Logitech Harmony alternative

The advanced universal remote market is not a very crowded market. In fact, for a while now, Logitech’s Harmony line has been pretty much the only game in town. Newcomer NEEO wants to upset that monopoly with its new NEEO Remote and NEEO Brain combo ($ 369), which is a system that can connect to just about any AV system, ...

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Here’s the 23rd batch of 500 Startups companies

500 Startups may soon be coming up on the one-year mark for the end of a tumultuous saga involving its founder, but its accelerator classes still continue to plug along — and its next batch is now getting ready to roll. The firm’s 23rd batch of startups this year consists of the usual mix of business to business and consumer ...

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This tech startup is trying to tackle waste in Africa

Kenya has a waste management problem, especially in the country’s capital of Nairobi. As of 2016, Nairobi was producing around 2,400 tons of waste every day but only 38 percent of that trash was collected and less than 10 percent was recycled. That resulted in the remaining 62 percent being left on illegal dumpsites or getting burned. Read More GreenTech ...

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MishiPay raises £1.6M led by Nauta Capital for its mobile self-checkout technology

 MishiPay, a London startup that has built mobile self-checkout technology that promises to put an end to queuing to pay, has raised £1.65 million in seed funding. The round is led by European VC Nauta Capital and will be used to further grow the burgeoning company as it persuades high street retailers to adopts its wares. Read More Startups – ...

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