Startup News: 1st August 2022 - 7th August 2022

Sajitha

8th Aug'22

Good Morning!! As we enter a new week, let’s take a look at the latest trending startup news insights.

 

1st August 2022

 

 

1. Bosch’s new partnership aims to explore quantum digital twins

Industrial giant Bosch has partnered with Multiverse Computing, a Spanish quantum software platform, to integrate quantum algorithms into digital twin simulation workflows. Read More

2. IBM report shows healthcare has a growing cybersecurity gap

IBM’s latest data breach report provides insights into why there’s a growing disconnect between enterprise spending on cybersecurity and record costs for data breaches. Read More

 

2nd August 2022

 

 

1. Microsoft goes all-in on threat intelligence and launches two new products 

Microsoft announced the release of two new products: Microsoft Defender Threat Intelligence (MDTI) and Microsoft External Attack Surface Management. Read More

2. How CityShob’s data-first approach is making smart cities more intelligent

Founded in 2016 and based out of HaSharon, Israel, CityShob is rethinking the concept of smart cities and how they can be managed. Read More

 

3rd August 2022

 

 

1. Uber tie-up with Omio adds train and coach booking to app starting with UK

Uber is testing adding train and coach travel to its app in the U.K. so customers can book longer distance ground travel via a fully integrated tie-up with Berlin-based multimodal travel platform, Omio. Read More

2. Braxia buys KetaMD to get into remote-delivered ketamine treatments

KetaMD’s telemedicine platform provides access to affordable at-home ketamine treatments for people suffering from anxiety, depression and related mental health conditions. Read More

 

4th August 2022

 

 

1. Toyota-backed robotaxi unicorn Pony.ai sues ex-employees over trade secrets

Pony.ai, a Chinese autonomous vehicle company valued at $8.5 billion as of late, has sued two former employees over alleged trade secret infringement. Read More

2. BlackRock hops on bitcoin bandwagon with new Coinbase tie-up

BlackRock, which oversees $10 trillion in assets, is partnering with publicly traded Coinbase to provide its institutional clients with access to cryptocurrency. Read More

 

5th August 2022

 

 

1. Twitter fixes security bug that exposed at least 5.4 million accounts

Twitter says it has fixed a security vulnerability that allowed threat actors to compile information of 5.4 million Twitter accounts, which were listed for sale on a known cybercrime forum. Read More

2. Meta is testing a new live streaming platform for influencers called ‘Super’

Meta is testing a new live streaming platform for influencers called “Super,” according to a report from Business Insider. The new platform allows influencers to host live streams, earn revenue and engage with viewers. Read More

 

6th August 2022

 

 

1. Online-only home solar seller bags $23M, pledging ‘dramatically lower prices’

Project Solar says it is on track to install 30 megawatts of solar this year, mostly in California and Texas, while apparently undercutting some of its competitors on price. Read More

2.  Binance and WazirX disagree over ownership two years after announcing deal

Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange by trading volume, said on Friday it doesn’t own India-based platform WazirX despite disclosing the acquisition two and a half years ago. Read More

 

7th August 2022

 

 

1. Zeroing in on zero party data: Embracing privacy and personalization

According to BCG, more than two-thirds of consumers want customized interactions when engaging  with a brand, yet nearly half are uncomfortable sharing their data to receive personalized details. Read More

2. Q3 outlook forecasts cloudy days ahead for fintech M&A

Execs from the two startups say the combined company will have processed over $5 billion in payments and built a network of over 500,000 connected businesses by creating B2B DeFi payment networks in both the U.S. and Mexico. Read More

 

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Sajitha is a content writer who predominantly writes for EdTech Industry and also pens poetry, eBooks, and fascinating content. She believes writing should intrigue her audience and work with passion. She is an avid reader and holds her master's in literature. Her hobbies include traveling, music, and self-publishing!

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