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A Loon comes down to earth

1 day ago   |   Fortune

This is the web version of Term Sheet , a daily newsletter on the biggest deals and dealmakers. Sign up to get it delivered free to your inbox. It was an admittedly loony...
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CES 2021 Celebrates New Era With Whimsical Robots, AI Influencers And Billie Eilish

2 days ago   |   Forbes

Meet the robots of CES 2021, ones that will pour you a glass of wine, soar you across the sky and land firmly on the moon. A look at AI innovation at Samsung, LG, Softbank...
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SoftBank Vision Fund is losing Jeff Housenbold, who led investments in DoorDash, OpenDoor and Wag

7 days ago   |   CNBC

Rajeev Misra, head of SoftBank's Vision Fund, announced internally on Friday that Jeff Housenbold is leaving to "run his own business."
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EXCLUSIVE: SoftBank-backed user car dealer Auto1 could IPO next month at a valuation north of $8 billion

EXCLUSIVE: SoftBank-backed user car dealer Auto1 could IPO next month at a valuation north of $8 billion

9 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Auto1 Group, a European platform for used car sales, could IPO in Frankfurt as early as next month at a higher-than-expected valuation, Insider...
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Compass' IPO means payday for these investors

10 days ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Compass investors could be in line for a windfall when the residential brokerage goes public later this year. Since its launch in 2012, Compass has raised more than $1.5...
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Uber surges over 7% to touch record highs as SoftBank announces it sold $2 billion in stock

Uber surges over 7% to touch record highs as SoftBank announces it sold $2 billion in stock

10 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Uber stock is surging Tuesday on strong volume as investors are betting on a ride-share recovery in 2021. Shares hit all-time highs of over $58 in...
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Lemonade shares fall 9% after online insurance provider announces secondary stock offering

Lemonade shares fall 9% after online insurance provider announces secondary stock offering

11 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Shares of Lemonade fell as much as 9% on Tuesday as the online insurance company announced a secondary stock offering just six months after its...
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These blank-check firms are courting proptech deals

11 days ago   |   The Real Deal New York

It's a good time to be a startup aspiring to go public. Investors plowed more than $83 billion into blank-check companies last year - and 11 days into 2021, they've invested...
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SoFi will go public via SPAC

14 days ago   |   Fortune

This is the web version of Term Sheet , a daily newsletter on the biggest deals and dealmakers. Sign up to get it delivered free to your inbox. The SPAC attack...
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SoftBank-backed Improbable posts steep losses, higher revenue with updated results

SoftBank-backed Improbable posts steep losses, higher revenue with updated results

17 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement SoftBank-backed simulation startup Improbable has posted updated financial results for 2019 that indicate heavy losses but stronger revenue growth. The...
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Legendary talk show host Larry King dead at 87

Legendary talk show host Larry King dead at 87

Longtime talk show host Larry King has died in Los Angeles. He was 87. Read more ...

1 winner of Mega Millions $1B prize; 3rd largest ever in US

1 winner of Mega Millions $1B prize; 3rd largest ever in US

Friday night's drawing came two days after a ticket sold in Maryland matched all six numbers drawn and won a $731.1 million Powerball jackpot. Read more ...

The Mega Millions jackpot is $1 billion; here are the winning numbers

The Mega Millions jackpot is $1 billion; here are the winning numbers

The Mega Millions jackpot is estimated to be worth a staggering $1 billion . Read more ...

Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

Larry King, the longtime radio host who went on to become a nightly fixture on CNN, died Saturday at age 87. Read more ...

Russian police arrest over 350 protesters demanding release of Alexei Navalny

Russian police arrest over 350 protesters demanding release of Alexei Navalny

Police tried to sweep protesters off the streets of multiple Russian cities Saturday but thousands across the country defied protest bans to march for the release of jailed... Read more ...

Stay silent, please! France's Academy of Medicine advises people to ‘avoid...

Stay silent, please! France's Academy of Medicine advises people to ‘avoid talking' on public transport to stop spread of Covid-19

The French National Academy of Medicine has urged people to quit the chatter on packed buses and trains, where social distancing is impossible. The country's health minister... Read more ...

Chicago indoor dining to return starting Saturday

Chicago indoor dining to return starting Saturday

CHICAGO - Indoor dining will be allowed to resume in Chicago and suburban Cook County with new rules that bars and restaurants must follow. Many restaurants and bars feared... Read more ...

Legendary broadcaster Larry King dead at 87

Legendary broadcaster Larry King dead at 87

Famed broadcaster Larry King has died, his official Twitter account announced Saturday morning. King, 87, a multiple cancer survivor, had contracted coronavirus earlier this... Read more ...

Reaction to the death of baseball great Hank Aaron

Reaction to the death of baseball great Hank Aaron

Here are some of the reactions from people, from former presidents to legendary baseball players, following the death of one-time home run king Hank Aaron. Read more ...

What channel is Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 2 on tonight? How to...

What channel is Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 2 on tonight? How to watch, buy UFC 257 on pay-per-view

Here's a complete guide to watch Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 2, including channel and pay-per-view information. Read more ...