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Safety and inspection bot startup Gecko Robotics adds $7 million to the coffers – TechCrunch

Safety and inspection bot startup Gecko Robotics adds $7 million to the coffers – TechCrunch Gecko Robotics aims to save human lives at our nation’s power plants with its wall-climbing robots. To continue doing so, the startup tells TechCrunch it has just secured $7 million from a cadre of high-profile …

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Movado Group acquires watch startup MVMT – TechCrunch

Movado Group acquires watch startup MVMT – TechCrunch The Movado Group, which sells multiple brands, including Lacoste, Tommy Hilfiger and Hugo Boss, has purchased MVMT, a small watch company founded by Jacob Kassan and Kramer LaPlante in 2013. The company, which advertised heavily on Facebook, logged $71 million in revenue …

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NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launches tonight to “touch the sun” – TechCrunch

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launches tonight to “touch the sun” – TechCrunch NASA’s ambitious mission to go closer to the Sun than ever before is set to launch in the small hours between Friday and Saturday — at 3:33 AM Eastern from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, to be precise. …

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New material design stores energy like an eagle – TechCrunch

New material design stores energy like an eagle – TechCrunch Auxetics are materials that store energy internally rather than bulging out. In this way they can store more energy when squeezed or struck and disperse it more regularly. Historically, however, these materials have had sharp corners that could break easily …

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Femtech hardware startup Elvie inks strategic partnership with UK’s NHS – TechCrunch

Femtech hardware startup Elvie inks strategic partnership with UK’s NHS – TechCrunch Elvie, a femtech hardware startup whose first product is a sleek smart pelvic floor exerciser, has inked a strategic partnership with the UK’s National Health Service that will make the device available nationwide through the country’s free-at-the-point-of-use healthcare service …

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