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Fitmint, web3-based ‘Move-to-Earn’ Startup, Raises US$ 1.6 Million in Seed Funding Round Led by General Catalyst

Fitmint will be using the amount raised for their hiring and team expansion, marketing and optimizing tech infrastructure. The startup is targeting to generate US$ 12–15M revenue by end of the current fiscal year, i.e. FY 2022-23. With over 100K+ members on Twitter and Discord coming from over 50 countries across the globe, 85 percent […]

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Blockchain and Web3 Infrastructure Startup Zeeve raises $2.65M in seed funding led by Leo Capital

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (PRWEB) June 29, 2022 Zeeve, an enterprise-grade no-code blockchain infrastructure automation platform, has raised $2.65 million in its seed round from Leo Capital and Blu Ventures. The funds raised from the current round will be used for bolstering product development, augmenting the technology team, and enhancing its reach among DApp developers and […]

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Peaq Raises $6M in Funding Round Led by Fundamental Labs

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Metaverse Standards: Apple Skips The Grouping Led By Facebook

Multiple companies and standards organisations have come together to form a Metaverse Standards Forum. The Metaverse Standards Forum brings together leading standards organisations and companies for industry-wide cooperation on interoperability standards needed to build the open metaverse, according to a statement by the newly-formed group. The companies involved in the formation of the group including […]

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Canada

Delayed diagnosis led to infant losing legs and hand, family claims in $31.7M lawsuit | CBC News

Kamryn Bond’s hospital stay when she was 11 months old had life-altering consequences.  Now 12 years old, Kamryn was admitted to the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in Grande Prairie on Feb. 19, 2011. Just over five weeks later, both her legs were amputated below the knees, along with her right hand and three fingers on her left […]

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Technology

Public Cloud Revenue Not Slowing, Led by AWS, Microsoft Azure, More

Analysis from the first quarter shows revenue soared over the same period a year prior. What does that mean for the future? Public cloud revenue in the first quarter of the year soared 26% over the same period in 2021. That’s according to new stats from Synergy Research Group. Across the main service and infrastructure […]

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One week working in the metaverse led to 19% more anxiety and 16% less productivity, new study finds

Mark Zuckerberg wants you to think working in the metaverse is the next big thing, but the nascent virtual worlds still have a few kinks to work out. The Meta CEO is one of many tech executives who believe that our workplaces are set to be revolutionized by the metaverse—an experimental amalgam of immersive and […]

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Fermyon Launches With First Cloud-Native WebAssembly PaaS for Developers Creating Microservice-Based Apps, Raises $6 Million Seed Funding Led by Amplify Partners

LONGMONT, Colo., June 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today Fermyon Technologies, the company building the next wave of cloud computing, formally launched with its lightweight open source application platform for creating WebAssembly microservices. WebAssembly is a “build once, run anywhere” technology designed to enable apps to run inside the browser, that is now being applied […]

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Entertainment

What led to flooding at Yellowstone?

Just three months ago, the Yellowstone region like most of the West was dragging through an extended drought with little snow in the mountains and wildfire scars in Red Lodge from a year ago when the area was hit by 105-degree Fahrenheit (40.5 Celsius) heat and fire. Rivers and creeks this week raged with water much higher and faster […]

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UK

LED street lights could save millions of pounds but could cause alarming hazards

Swapping hundreds of thousands of traditional street lights for brighter LED alternatives (Image: GettyImages) Warnings from Public Health England in 2018 that the “uncomfortable” lights could inflict long-term damage to eyesight, cause health problems akin to “permanent jet lag,” or risk dazzling drivers, have not stopped the rush to LEDs. Scores of local authorities in […]