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Walmart in China is now testing same-day grocery delivery from Dada via WeChat – TechCrunch

Walmart in China is now testing same-day grocery delivery from Dada via WeChat – TechCrunch Walmart has just begun testing same-day grocery delivery called Walmart To Go in one of its stores in China, months after the American retail titan expanded grocery delivery in its homeland. The service is accessed …

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Kindred’s robots help retailers handle fulfillment centers — and take on Amazon – TechCrunch

Kindred’s robots help retailers handle fulfillment centers — and take on Amazon – TechCrunch Since taking the reins as chief executive of Kindred at the beginning of the year, Jim Liefer has been focused on commercializing his company’s autonomous robots. But unlike forward-projecting use-cases for robots that may (or may …

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Five years and one pivot later, Trueface emerges with a promise for better facial recognition tech – TechCrunch

Five years and one pivot later, Trueface emerges with a promise for better facial recognition tech – TechCrunch Shaun Moore and Nezare Chafni didn’t initially intend to develop a new standalone facial recognition technology, when they first got started developing the technology that would become their new company, Trueface.ai. When …

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Our 3 favorite startups from Morgan Stanley’s 2nd Multicultural Innovation Lab Demo Day  – TechCrunch

Our 3 favorite startups from Morgan Stanley’s 2nd Multicultural Innovation Lab Demo Day  – TechCrunch The Morgan Stanley Multicultural Innovation Lab, Morgan Stanley’s in-house accelerator focused on companies founded by multicultural and female entrepreneurs, hosted its second Annual Showcase and Demo Day.  The event also featured companies from accelerators HearstLab, Newark Venture Partner …

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11 moments from the International Space Station’s first 20 years – TechCrunch

11 moments from the International Space Station’s first 20 years – TechCrunch It was November 20, 1998, when an unprecedented international coalition of astronomers, engineers, and rocket scientists saw years of collaboration come to fruition with the launch of the International Space Station’s first component. Since then the largest spacecraft …

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Autodesk agrees to buy PlanGrid for $875 million – TechCrunch

Autodesk agrees to buy PlanGrid for $875 million – TechCrunch Autodesk announced plans to acquire PlanGrid, a San Francisco startup that helped moved blueprints from paper to the iPad when it launched in 2011. This digitization of construction fits with Autodesk’s vision of digitizing design in general and CEO Andrew …

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