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SpaceX becomes a full-service defense contractor with a focus on national security Starshield

The U.S. government has already come to rely heavily on SpaceX’s launch services, but the company is now diving headfirst into a pool it had previously only dabbled in. A brand-new division of SpaceX called Starshield will offer customized satellite designs and secure communications to “government entities” (think three-letter agencies). …

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VerSe Innovation, funded by Google and Microsoft, decreases staff by 5% and salary

TechCrunch has verified and confirmed that VerSe Innovation, the $5 billion Indian startup that created the news aggregator Dailyhunt, the short-video platform Josh, and the hyperlocal video tool PublicVibe, has laid off 150 employees, or 5% of its 3,000-person workforce. People with knowledge of the situation told TechCrunch that the …

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For their tiny medication delivery robots, Bionaut Labs receives $43.2 million

In March 2021, Bionaut Labs, which was established in 2017, came out of hiding with the intention of commercializing years of medication delivery robot research. The Los Angeles-based business today announced a $43.2 million Series B investment round as a follow-up to its first $20 million funding announcement, bringing its …

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