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Mary Meeker’s Bond is closing on $2 billion for its second fund, per a new filing

Bond, the growth-stage firm that spun out of the Kleiner Perkins Digital Growth Fund in late 2018, is closing a second fund with $2 billion, suggests a new SEC filing that says the amount has not yet been raised, though investment firms sometimes file their p

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Iran vows response to Israel’s ‘very bad gamble’ after sabotage act at Natanz nuclear site

Iran’s foreign minister has warned Israel that an attack on the Natanz atomic site will not stop the country’s nuclear program, and will provide them with further leverage in talks to revive the JCPOA. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Iran vows response to Israel’s ‘very bad gamble’ after sabotage act at Natanz nuclear site

Iran’s foreign minister has warned Israel that an attack on the Natanz atomic site will not stop the country’s nuclear program, and will provide them with further leverage in talks to revive the JCPOA. Read Full Article at RT.com

Medvedev out of Monte-Carlo Masters after world no. 2 tests positive for Covid-19

Russian world number two tennis player Daniil Medvedev has been withdrawn from the upcoming Monte-Carlo Masters after testing positive for Covid-19, the ATP said on Tuesday. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Medvedev out of Monte-Carlo Masters after world no. 2 tests positive for Covid-19

Russian world number two tennis player Daniil Medvedev has been withdrawn from the upcoming Monte-Carlo Masters after testing positive for Covid-19, the ATP said on Tuesday. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Burn the precincts to the ground!’ Vigil for Daunte Wright turns into riot & clashes outside police station in Portland (VIDEOS)

A riot was declared in Portland, Oregon on Monday night after protesters threw rocks and other objects at police officers. They demanded justice for Daunte Wright, a black man who was fatally shot by police over the weekend. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Burn the precincts to the ground!’ Vigil for Daunte Wright turns into riot & clashes outside police station in Portland (VIDEOS)

A riot was declared in Portland, Oregon on Monday night after protesters threw rocks and other objects at police officers. They demanded justice for Daunte Wright, a black man who was fatally shot by police over the weekend. Read Full Article at RT.com

Propelled by sports, inspired by Verne & Tolkien: Anna Kikina, only woman on Russian cosmonaut team, opens up on cosmic challenges

Anna Kikina is currently the only woman on Russia’s team of 30 cosmonauts. Speaking to RT, she talked about what helped her overcome the odds along the way and what inspired her. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Propelled by sports, inspired by Verne & Tolkien: Anna Kikina, only woman on Russian cosmonaut team, opens up on cosmic challenges

Anna Kikina is currently the only woman on Russia’s team of 30 cosmonauts. Speaking to RT, she talked about what helped her overcome the odds along the way and what inspired her. Read Full Article at RT.com

Beijing slams Japan’s plan for radioactive Fukushima water as ‘extremely irresponsible’

China has condemned the Japanese government’s decision to release tritium-contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean as irresponsible, saying Tokyo “must not” do so without consultations. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Beijing slams Japan’s plan for radioactive Fukushima water as ‘extremely irresponsible’

China has condemned the Japanese government’s decision to release tritium-contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean as irresponsible, saying Tokyo “must not” do so without consultations. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Unlawful assembly’ declared, tear gas fired as protesters besiege Brooklyn Center police department in defiance of curfew

Flash-bangs and teargas were used to disperse the crowd gathered outside the Brooklyn Center, Minnesota police department, in violation of the curfew declared to stop the riots over the death of Daunte Wright. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Unlawful assembly’ declared, tear gas fired as protesters besiege Brooklyn Center police department in defiance of curfew

Flash-bangs and teargas were used to disperse the crowd gathered outside the Brooklyn Center, Minnesota police department, in violation of the curfew declared to stop the riots over the death of Daunte Wright. Read Full Article at RT.com

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Amplus Solar acquires 17 on-site operational solar projects from Sterling and Wilson

Under these projects, solar power will be provided to 13 leading industrial, commercial, and institutional customers.
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Amplus Solar acquires 17 on-site operational solar projects from Sterling and Wilson

Under these projects, solar power will be provided to 13 leading industrial, commercial, and institutional customers.

Covid-19 pushed steel exports to all-time high in FY21: SteelMint data

Finished steel exports in FY21 stood at 11.65 mn tonnes and semi-finished at 7.25 mn tonnes, up 31% and 153%, respectively, over previous year
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Covid-19 pushed steel exports to all-time high in FY21: SteelMint data

Finished steel exports in FY21 stood at 11.65 mn tonnes and semi-finished at 7.25 mn tonnes, up 31% and 153%, respectively, over previous year

Bitcoin hits record high of $62,575

The world#39;s biggest cryptocurrency has more than doubled in price this year amid growing mainstream acceptance as an investment and a means of payment, and as investors seek high-yielding assets amid low interest rates.
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Bitcoin hits record high of $62,575

The world#39;s biggest cryptocurrency has more than doubled in price this year amid growing mainstream acceptance as an investment and a means of payment, and as investors seek high-yielding assets amid low interest rates.

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Putting Gdańsk, Wroclaw, Krakow, Poznan on the TechCrunch map — TechCrunch’s Cities Survey

TechCrunch is embarking on a major new project to survey European founders and investors in cities outside the larger European capitals. Over the next few weeks, we will ask entrepreneurs in these cities to talk about their ecosystems, in their own words. Thi
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Putting Gdańsk, Wroclaw, Krakow, Poznan on the TechCrunch map — TechCrunch’s Cities Survey

TechCrunch is embarking on a major new project to survey European founders and investors in cities outside the larger European capitals. Over the next few weeks, we will ask entrepreneurs in these cities to talk about their ecosystems, in their own words. This is your chance to put Gdańsk, Wroclaw, Krakow and Poznan on the […]

Pine Labs acquires Southeast Asian startup Fave for $45 million

Pine Labs said on Tuesday it has acquired Southeast Asian startup Fave in a deal valued at $45 million as the Indian firm looks to strengthen its consumer-focused offerings in the domestic and international markets. Fave helps an offline merchant connect an
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Pine Labs acquires Southeast Asian startup Fave for $45 million

Pine Labs said on Tuesday it has acquired Southeast Asian startup Fave in a deal valued at $45 million as the Indian firm looks to strengthen its consumer-focused offerings in the domestic and international markets. Fave helps an offline merchant connect and retain customers by using gift cards and vouchers. The startup allows merchants to accept […]

Berlin Brands Group raises $240M to buy and scale up third-party Amazon Marketplace brands

The race is on for companies building e-commerce empires by rolling up smaller, promising businesses that sell via Amazon and other marketplaces and growing by using some economies of scale to operate them as one. In the latest development, Berlin Brands Grou
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Berlin Brands Group raises $240M to buy and scale up third-party Amazon Marketplace brands

The race is on for companies building e-commerce empires by rolling up smaller, promising businesses that sell via Amazon and other marketplaces and growing by using some economies of scale to operate them as one. In the latest development, Berlin Brands Group has raised $240 million that it says it will be using to acquire […]

African crypto usage spurs Luno as customers reach 7M

The crypto industry as a whole has seen a momentous year of growth, heavily spurred on by the entrance of institutional investors adopting bitcoin due to its store of value properties. The 2020 spike bitcoin experienced was also accelerated by its global adop
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African crypto usage spurs Luno as customers reach 7M

The crypto industry as a whole has seen a momentous year of growth, heavily spurred on by the entrance of institutional investors adopting bitcoin due to its store of value properties. The 2020 spike bitcoin experienced was also accelerated by its global adoption as the number of global cryptocurrency users surpassed 100 million in Q3 […]

Reminder: Student, non-profit, and government discounts available for Extra Crunch

Students, government employees, and members of non-profit organizations can get access to Extra Crunch at a discounted rate of $50/year (plus tax). That’s 50% off our annual price point. You’ll also be grandfathered in at the discounted price for future y
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Reminder: Student, non-profit, and government discounts available for Extra Crunch

Students, government employees, and members of non-profit organizations can get access to Extra Crunch at a discounted rate of $50/year (plus tax). That’s 50% off our annual price point. You’ll also be grandfathered in at the discounted price for future years until you cancel.  How to claim the discount: Use a government, non-profit, .edu or […]

Grover raises $71M to grow its consumer electronics subscription business

A startup tapping into the concept of the circular economy, where people don’t buy items outright but pay an incremental amount to use them temporarily, has raised some funding to scale its business in Europe and beyond. Grover, a Berlin-based startup t
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Grover raises $71M to grow its consumer electronics subscription business

A startup tapping into the concept of the circular economy, where people don’t buy items outright but pay an incremental amount to use them temporarily, has raised some funding to scale its business in Europe and beyond. Grover, a Berlin-based startup that runs a subscription model where people can rent out consumer electronics like computers, […]

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Canary Islands hotel offers shelter to migrants in need

PUERTO RICO DE GRAN CANARIA, Spain (AP) - When hotel director Calvin Lucock and restaurant owner Unn Tove Saetran said goodbye to one of the last groups of migrants staying in one of the seaside resorts they manage in Spain’s Canary Islands, the British-Nor
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Canary Islands hotel offers shelter to migrants in need

PUERTO RICO DE GRAN CANARIA, Spain (AP) - When hotel director Calvin Lucock and restaurant owner Unn Tove Saetran said goodbye to one of the last groups of migrants staying in one of the seaside resorts they manage in Spain’s Canary Islands, the British-Norwegian couple didn’t know when they would ...

Missouri House votes against proof-of-vaccine mandates

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri House on Monday advanced a bill that would ban private businesses from requiring proof of vaccination from either employees or customers. The GOP-led House voted 88-56 to tack the provision on another bill. The action
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Missouri House votes against proof-of-vaccine mandates

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri House on Monday advanced a bill that would ban private businesses from requiring proof of vaccination from either employees or customers. The GOP-led House voted 88-56 to tack the provision on another bill. The action comes amid backlash to the concept of ...

Lummi Nation totem pole making journey to Biden

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) - A totem pole carved at the Lummi Nation from a 400-year-old red cedar will begin a cross-country journey next month, evoking an urgent call to protect sacred lands and waters of Indigenous people. The journey, called the Red Road to
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Lummi Nation totem pole making journey to Biden

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) - A totem pole carved at the Lummi Nation from a 400-year-old red cedar will begin a cross-country journey next month, evoking an urgent call to protect sacred lands and waters of Indigenous people. The journey, called the Red Road to DC, will culminate in early ...

Graphite Portraits Distort and Intertwine Subjects to Visualize Metaphors of the Body

Malmö, Sweden-based artist Miles Johnston portrays subjects whose figures are in states of flux, whether through fragmented bodies, multiplied faces, or limbs contorted into impossible positions. Often depicting Johnston (previously) or his partner, the grap
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Graphite Portraits Distort and Intertwine Subjects to Visualize Metaphors of the Body

Malmö, Sweden-based artist Miles Johnston portrays subjects whose figures are in states of flux, whether through fragmented bodies, multiplied faces, or limbs contorted into impossible positions. Often depicting Johnston (previously) or his partner, the graphite portraits distort typical anatomy in a way that balances the familiar with the unknown and visualizes the thoughts and emotions otherwise hidden inside the mind. Whether set against a trippy backdrop or quiet beach, each piece portrays the experience of the body “through a kind of internal metaphorical language,” the artist says. More

Figures Experience Constraint and Confinement in Bronze Sculptures by Khaled DAWWA

Whether folded into a box, bound by cords, or fragmented and stacked, the nondescript figures that Paris-based artist Khaled DAWWA sculpts experience some form of confinement. Their bodies are contorted into cages or squeezed into each other’s arms, an
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Figures Experience Constraint and Confinement in Bronze Sculptures by Khaled DAWWA

Whether folded into a box, bound by cords, or fragmented and stacked, the nondescript figures that Paris-based artist Khaled DAWWA sculpts experience some form of confinement. Their bodies are contorted into cages or squeezed into each other’s arms, and each looks down or away, a position that makes them appear to lack the power and agency to be free. Cast in dense blocks, the introspective sculptures reflect the artist’s preference for terracotta and bronze. More

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Verstappen: I can be «even better» with F1 title calibre car

For the first time in the turbo hybrid era, a team other than Mercedes has started a campaign with the fastest package – as Verstappen's Red Bull squad led the way in the Bahrain season opener last month.Verstappen took pole for the event, but lost victory
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Verstappen: I can be «even better» with F1 title calibre car

For the first time in the turbo hybrid era, a team other than Mercedes has started a campaign with the fastest package – as Verstappen's Red Bull squad led the way in the Bahrain season opener last month.Verstappen took pole for the event, but lost victory to Lewis Hamilton after Mercedes' aggressive strategy calls got the world champion ahead at the first round of pitstops and Verstappen's ...Keep reading

Centre College $50 million project includes athletic center

DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Centre College is planning a $50 million campus project that will add a new athletics building with an Olympic-length pool and indoor track. The small Kentucky college announced the project on Monday, saying it is the “largest, most com
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Centre College $50 million project includes athletic center

DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Centre College is planning a $50 million campus project that will add a new athletics building with an Olympic-length pool and indoor track. The small Kentucky college announced the project on Monday, saying it is the “largest, most comprehensive construction project to date” on the campus. ...

How Mercedes is trying to claw back its lost downforce

These changes to the aero rules appear to have hit the low rake runners the most, but you could also argue that those teams have also made the biggest effort to recover their losses too.So, let’s take a look at what Mercedes has done in response t
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How Mercedes is trying to claw back its lost downforce

These changes to the aero rules appear to have hit the low rake runners the most, but you could also argue that those teams have also made the biggest effort to recover their losses too.So, let’s take a look at what Mercedes has done in response to the challenges thrown at it, and why it might be suffering more than its counterparts.Aggressive ...Keep reading

Supercars re-opens all eight Bathurst 1000 campsites

The Aussie series confirmed that the full suite of campsites will be open for the first time since 2019 for the October classic.The move follows a complete closure of the camping facilities for last year's Great Race due to strict coronavirus protocols, whil
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Supercars re-opens all eight Bathurst 1000 campsites

The Aussie series confirmed that the full suite of campsites will be open for the first time since 2019 for the October classic.The move follows a complete closure of the camping facilities for last year's Great Race due to strict coronavirus protocols, while just four of the sites were open for the 2021 season-opening Mount Panorama 500 in February.It also suggests that, subject to any ...Keep reading

Olympic torch runs through empty park in Osaka as cases rise

TOKYO (AP) - The torch relay for the Tokyo Olympics ran through a mostly empty Osaka city park on Tuesday, showing the risks of trying to hold the postponed games during a pandemic. It came on the same day that new coronavirus cases reportedly hit 1,000 for t
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Olympic torch runs through empty park in Osaka as cases rise

TOKYO (AP) - The torch relay for the Tokyo Olympics ran through a mostly empty Osaka city park on Tuesday, showing the risks of trying to hold the postponed games during a pandemic. It came on the same day that new coronavirus cases reportedly hit 1,000 for the first time ...

Why SARD couldn't match other Toyotas at Okayama

Ex-Formula 1 driver Kovalainen and his teammate Yuichi Nakayama completed an all-Toyota top four in Sunday's curtain-raiser behind the winning Rookie Racing GR Supra and the two TOM'S entries.However, the Denso-liveried #39 machine was off the pace of the lea
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Why SARD couldn't match other Toyotas at Okayama

Ex-Formula 1 driver Kovalainen and his teammate Yuichi Nakayama completed an all-Toyota top four in Sunday's curtain-raiser behind the winning Rookie Racing GR Supra and the two TOM'S entries.However, the Denso-liveried #39 machine was off the pace of the leading three Toyotas, with Nakayama unable to maintain the third spot he inherited when the #37 TOM'S car dropped from first to fourth with ...Keep reading

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