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India and Singapore link UPI and PayNow in cross-border payments push

India and Singapore have linked their digital payments systems, UPI and PayNow, to enable instant and low-cost fund transfers in a major push to disrupt the cross-border transactions between the two nations that amounts to over $1 billion each year. … Continue reading

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Strive gets backing from Y Combinator to show kids that coding is fun

Strive is an online learning platform that teaches kids to code, but it wants to do more than just that. Developed with an active learning model that lets students take the lead in classes, Strive wants to instill in them … Continue reading

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Max Q: Only a matter of time

Hello and welcome back to Max Q! In this issue: Intuitive Machines enters the public market Silicon Valley goes to war News from Transcelestial, Umbra and more Intuitive Machines’ public market debut marked by large shareholder redemptions but sharp stock … Continue reading

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U.K. quantum computing startup Quantum Motion raises $50.5M

U.K. quantum computing company Quantum Motion has raised £42 million ($50.5 million) in an equity round of funding led by Bosch Ventures (RBVC), with participation from Porsche, the U.K. government’s National Security Strategic Investment Fund (NSSIF), and a host of … Continue reading

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NHTSA requests info after Tesla crashes into fire truck

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Monday it has asked Tesla to provide more information after one of its vehicles crashed into a fire truck in California, Bloomberg reported. The agency did not confirm to TechCrunch what kind … Continue reading

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Last call to apply to pitch at TechCrunch’s (virtual) event in Boston

TechCrunch is thrilled to be shinning the spotlight at the Boston startup ecosystem, and we’re looking for some good early-stage startups to pitch their companies. On February 27, from 11:00-1:00 local time, TechCrunch is hosting a virtual event focused on … Continue reading

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Hong Kong shows desire to be crypto hub with new regulation

As the U.S. government continues to rein in the crypto industry with a spate of regulations, other places are emerging as new hubs for the virtual asset industry. On Monday, Hong Kong proposed rules that would let retail investors trade … Continue reading

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TikTok launches a revamped creator fund called the ‘Creativity Program’ in beta

TikTok announced today that it’s launching the beta version of a revamped creator fund called the “Creativity Program.” The company says the program is designed to generate higher revenue and unlock more opportunities for creators. The program is available starting … Continue reading

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Tesla battles with union organizers, Zoox hits the road and Zeekr scores more capital

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These are the biggest French startups in 2023 according to the French government

It’s that time of the year. The French government and the government-backed initiative La French Tech gathered applications, processed the numbers and ranked the 120 top-performing startups in France right now, with a special category for the top 40 ones. … Continue reading

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