• 27
    Oct

    The Freewrite Traveler is an outstanding, but expensive, dedicated portable writing laptop

    As a hardware startup, Astrohaus stands apart because of its unique offerings focused specifically on writers and writing. Its debut product, the Freewrite, looked like an old-school travel typewriter with an e-ink screen. Now, it’s back with a new device it’s been working on for the past couple of years: The Freewrite Traveler. This more portable e-ink typewriter has a clamshell design and ...
  • 13
    Oct

    Cyberpion raises $8.25M in seed funding to help businesses secure assets beyond their firewall

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    Hijacking a company’s DNS or injecting code into third-party tools are the kind of attacks that many companies aren’t equipped to handle. Cyberpion, a new security startup founded by a number of experienced security experts, aims to help enterprises identify and neutralize these kinds of risks that typically stem from connections to their infrastructure assets, especially now that most companies rely ...
  • 6
    Oct

    Spotify’s new Soundtrap capture app offers collaborative voice notes for songwriters

    Acquired in 2017, Soundtrap more or less serves a similar role as Anchor under the larger Spotify banner — albeit largely focused on music creation, instead of podcasting. The company’s software of the same name is a cloud-based service designed to let musicians remotely collaborate on a song, track by track. It is, honestly, a perfect tool for this moment of social distancing. Announced ...
  • 29
    Sep

    Exotec raises $90 million for its warehouse robots

    French startup Exotec has raised a $90 million Series C round led by 83North, with existing investors Iris Capital and Breega also participating. Other existing investors include 360 Capital. The company has been working on semi-automated warehouses for e-commerce clients. The system is based on tiny robots called Skypods. They roam the floor and go up and down racks to pick up ...
  • 29
    Sep

    The revamped Motorola Razr foldable launches October 2, starting at $1,200

    Foldable phones have had…quite the journey over the last few years. The second time appears to have been the charm for the Galaxy Fold, with a far more robust design than the first generation. And now Motorola’s  hoping for similar luck with a revamped version of the Razr. The Lenovo -owned brand announced this morning that the latest addition of the phone will officially ...
  • 24
    Sep

    YouTube will add mail-in voting info box next to videos that discuss voting by mail

    YouTube has been relatively quiet about its strategy to battle the flow of misinformation leading into the 2020 U.S. election, but the platform has a few new measures in store. The video sharing site will begin attaching a box with vetted facts about mail-in voting on any videos that discuss the topic. The new mail-in voting info boxes will link out ...
  • 10
    Sep

    Carbon Health to launch 100 pop-up COVID-19 testing clinics across the U.S.

    Primary care health tech startup Carbon Health has added a new element to its “omnichannel” healthcare approach with the launch of a new pop-up clinic model that is already live in San Francisco, LA, Seattle, Brooklyn and Manhattan, with Detroit to follow soon – and that will be rolling out over the next weeks and months across a variety of major markets ...
  • 10
    Sep

    Lucid Motors reveals its long-awaited Air electric sedan

    Lucid Motors CEO and CTO Peter Rawlinson had a clear vision for how to take an electric car to another level. The former chief engineer of the Tesla Model S just didn’t expect it to take quite so long. Today, nearly four years since the company first announced its intentions to produce electric vehicles, Lucid Motors revealed the final version of its all-electric ...
  • 9
    Sep

    Lucid Motors’ all-electric Air will start below $80,000

    After months of teasers and announcements, Lucid Motors will finally reveal its first all-electric luxury sedan, the Air, during a live stream on September 9. But of course, the day before the big reveal, a little bit of news has trickled out. Lucid Motors has previously alluded that it will offer a high-end variant of the Air. That flagship variant, called the ...
  • 8
    Sep

    Peloton launches new Bike+ and Tread smart home gym equipment, both at $2,495

    Peloton  has launched two new products for its home smart gym lineup, the Bike+ ($2,495) and the Tread ($2,495). While both carry the same price tag, the new exercise bike joins as the premium version of Peloton’s original stationary cycle, which will remain on sale at $1,895, and the Tread is the new entry-level Peloton treadmill product, with the original becoming the Tread+ ...