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Cyabra, a startup helping companies and governments detect disinformation, plans to go public via SPAC
- Login Search Startups Venture Apple Security AI Apps Events Startup Battlefield Search 8:51 AM PDT • July 23, 2024 Cyabra, a Tel Aviv-based startup that helps public and private organizations detect and fight mis- and disinformation campaigns by finding fake accounts on social media, on Tuesday announced that it plans to merge with special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) Trailblazer Merger Corporation I and ...

Source: techcrunch.com
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Google Is Not Removing Third-Party Cookies From Chrome
- After delaying the removal of third-party cookies from its signature browser Chrome, Google broke the news on Monday that it would not be removing data files after all. In a blog post on Monday, penned by Google Privacy Sandbox initiative's VP, Anthony Chavez, Google explained that to "support a competitive and thriving marketplace that works for publishers and advertisers" the company will not be removing cookies, ...

Source: entrepreneur.com
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Tesla stock slides after company reports mixed Q2 results, says 'affordable' EVs on track for 2025 debut
- Tesla ( TSLA ) reported mixed second quarter results after the bell on Tuesday, though the EV maker did say it was on track for production of new vehicles, likely a cheaper EV, in the first half of 2025. Tesla also said its growth rate in 2024 would be "notably lower" than what it achieved in 2023. For the quarter, Tesla reported Q2 revenue of $25.05 billion vs $24.63 billion expected, per Bloomberg consensus, ...

Source: aol.com
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Wiz rejects Google's $23 billion takeover in favor of IPO
- Cybersecurity startup Wiz has turned down a $23 billion takeover bid from Google's parent, Alphabet, breaking off what would have been the largest acquisition in the search giant's history. In an internal memo seen by CNBC , Wiz co-founder Assaf Rappaport said the company would instead pursue an initial public offering.  "Saying no to such humbling offers is tough," Rappaport said in the memo sent to Wiz ...

Source: theverge.com
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The Cruise Origin driverless pod is dead, GM tells investors
- The driverless Origin is dead; instead, Cruise will use next-generation Bolt EVs. The Cruise Origin was definitely the least conventional of all the myriad vehicles that General Motors planned to build using its new Ultium battery platform. For starters, it wasn't a pickup truck or SUV, unlike all the Ultium-based electric vehicles that have gone into production thus far. Instead, the Origin—meant for Cruise, ...

Source: arstechnica.com
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Elon Musk says Tesla will start using humanoid robots next year
- Tesla boss Elon Musk says the electric car maker will start producing and using humanoid robots from next year. In a social media post, Mr Musk said the robots will first be used by Tesla, which will start making them to sell in 2026. The announcement came as the technology billionaire has been pushing to cut costs at Tesla in the face of weakening demand for its cars. On Tuesday, the company reported that profits ...

Source: bbc.com