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Health Care, Industry

Biden outlines vaccine plan, set to miss global-sharing goal

June 21, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden is expected to fall short of his commitment to shipping 80 million COVID-19 vaccine doses abroad by the end of June because of regulatory and other hurdles, officials said as they announced new plans Monday for sharing […]


Cloud Computing, Health Care, Industry, Tech

Microsoft has big plans for healthcare, and it’s taking a different path to the rest of big tech

June 21, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Healthcare seems to be top of the to-do lists of CEOs of tech’s biggest companies: Amazon is launching its own healthcare business, Apple’s turning the iPhone into a patient engagement and diagnostics tool, while Google’s parent company Alphabet is betting […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

Lordstown Motors now says that it has no binding orders for EV truck

June 17, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

Lordstown Motors said on Tuesday that its Endurance electric pickup truck would enter limited production later this year, with Lordstown President Rich Schmidt telling journalists that the company had “binding orders” that would fund production until May 2022. The company […]


Defense, Industry

Anduril raises $450M as the defense tech company’s valuation soars to $4.6B

June 17, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

The AI-powered defense company founded by tech iconoclast Palmer Luckey has landed a $450 million round of investment that values the startup at $4.6 billion just four years in. In April, reports suggested that the company was on the hunt […]


Health Care, Industry

As COVID-19 crisis ebbs, some seeking 9/11-style commission

June 17, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

With more than 600,000 Americans dead of COVID-19 and questions still raging about the origin of the virus and the government’s response, a push is underway on Capitol Hill and beyond for a full-blown investigation of the crisis by a […]


Industry, Workforce

Companies should utilize real-time compensation data to ensure equal pay

June 16, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives are often thought to be an issue that can be solved by intuition by some segment of the HR team. However, in reality, it needs to come from a data-driven approach that encompasses the […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

GM increases EV and AV investments to $35B through 2025

June 16, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

General Motors Co. has yet again upped the amount it says it will spend on electric and autonomous vehicle investments, saying Wednesday that it would spend $35 billion through 2025 – an $8 billion increase from its previous plan announced […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

Founders Ben Schippers and Evette Ellis are riding the EV sales wave

June 15, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

EV sales are driving demand for services and startups that fulfill the new needs of drivers, charging station operators and others. Evette Ellis and Ben Schippers took to the main stage at TC Sessions: Mobility 2021 to share how their […]


Health Care, Industry

Meet the mobile therapy startup backed by Christian Angermayer’s

June 15, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Mental health startup Ksana Health has received $2 million in seed funding led by re:Mind Capital, the mental health VC arm of Christian Angermayer and Apeiron Investment Group. It’s a move informed by two trends: passive data collection, and a […]


Education, Industry

Justices consider Harvard case on race in college admissions

June 14, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

With abortion and guns already on the agenda, the conservative-dominated Supreme Court is considering adding a third blockbuster issue — whether to ban consideration of race in college admissions. The justices on Monday put off a decision about whether they […]