Royal, an NFT music rights startup, has raised another significant amount of capital, this time from Andreessen Horowitz’s crypto investment arm. Through the startup’s cooperation with artists, users may acquire NFTs, which represent shared ownership in works by musicians. The
Niantic is releasing a platform for creating so-called “real-world metaverse apps”. According to CEO John Hanke, the platform is built around the components needed to stitch together the digital and real worlds. Technology company Niantic, best known for Pokémon GO, has announced that it will release today Lightship, an augmented reality development kit (ARDK).
SES Holdings, one of the world’s leading solid-state battery manufacturers, has unveiled a rechargeable lithium-metal hybrid battery with improved performance and safety that will likely serve as a game changer in the global battery business. GM and Hyundai Motor Company have backed the startup, which will provide hands-on automotive samples of the battery during the
Meituan, a giant in the Chinese meal delivery industry, has been fined about $533 million for anti-competitive practices. This penalty coincides with Beijing’s ongoing crackdown on its technology companies. Chinese authorities have expanded their coordinated campaign of “rectification” to other areas, including tutoring, showbiz excess and video games.
On Monday, Apple announced the acquisition of the platform specializing in classical music Primephonic. A new application will be launched next year that focuses on this genre, a first for the company. Prior to this, Apple’s music offering was concentrated in Apple Music. Apple refused to comment on AFP’s inquiry about the acquisition price of […]
Are we in the startup revolution? Since 2016, U.S. startup financing deals of nine figures or more increased by over 800% (Wall Street Journal). The first half of 2021 saw $150 billion invested in U.S. startups alone (Forbes). This shattered the previous record set in 2020, despite the global economic turmoil caused by the COVID-19 […]