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How Rani Therapeutics' robotic pill could change subcutaneous injection treament [TechCrunch] A new auto-injecting pill might soon become a replacement for subcutaneous injection treatments. The idea for this so-called robotic pill came out of a research project around eight years ago from InCube Labs—a life sciences lab operated by Rani Therapeutics …

Address cybersecurity challenges before rolling out robotic process automation [TechCrunch] The security aspect of RPA isn’t implemented in the early stages of development — leaving organizations vulnerable to cybercriminals.

Paramount Plus is a powerful nostalgia machine, but it doesn’t feel necessary yet [The Verge] Paramount Plus — the big CBS All Access rebrand of sorts with shows and movies from Nickelodeon, Paramount, MTV, and more — is finally here. While it has a plethora of content and is a great platform to stream on, it doesn’t feel necessary yet.

White House signals coming antitrust push with Tim Wu appointment [Ars Technica] The nod indicates that the new administration isn't planning to go easy on tech.

How to beat Paper Mario really fast by... playing Ocarina of Time? [Ars Technica] Hackers use cartridge-swapping method to move memory from one game to another.

What’s on your desk, Jay Peters? [The Verge] Jay Peters, one of the news writers who keeps The Verge going, has been doing most of his work from home over the last year and here’s how he manages it.

Under intense pressure, WHO skips summary report on coronavirus origin [Ars Technica] The full report, however, is expected the week of March 15.

Eco raises $26M in a16z-led round to scale its digital cryptocurrency platform [TechCrunch] ‍Eco, which has built out a digital global cryptocurrency platform, announced Friday that it has raised $26 million in a funding round led by a16z Crypto. Founded in 2018, the SF-based startup’s platform is designed to be used as a payment tool around the wor…

Early-stage investor Mayfield shows how to scaleup your biotech startup at TC Early Stage in April [TechCrunch] Founders in the earliest stages of startup life face a hefty learning curve. Just some of the core competencies you need to lock down include how to raise VC funding, recruiting the right people, finding product-market fit, and building a killer go-to-market …

The Toyota Highlander hybrid is a big three-row with a buzzy engine [Ars Technica] The continuously variable transmission is not particularly refined.

With Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon, I feel seen [The Verge] Asian Americans as a whole are underrepresented in media, but Southeast Asians are often even more overlooked. Disaggregated data and more representation in movies like Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon can change that.

Typing my way down the mechanical keyboard rabbit hole with the Drop CTRL [Ars Technica] Customizable, mechanical keyboards can be an expensive niche—this is a nice entry point.

Timnit Gebru was fired from Google — then the harassers arrived [The Verge] For months, Pedro Domingos and Michael Lissack have engaged in a campaign to discredit Timnit Gebru’s research. Now, they say her supporters are trying to get them canceled.

Albertsons taps Tortoise for remote-controlled grocery delivery robots [TechCrunch] Albertsons Companies, the grocery giant that owns Safeway and Jewel-Osco, has launched a pilot program that will test grocery delivery using remote-controlled delivery robots developed by Silicon Valley startup Tortoise. The pilot will start at two Safeway lo…

The technology selloff is getting to be somewhat material [TechCrunch] Tech stocks are getting hammered today, with previously high-flying shares of software companies taking even more damage. For a sector that has enjoyed a year in the sun, recent trading sessions have punctured a period of market adoration. It is too soon to s…

WandaVision finale: where do we go from here? [The Verge] After eight weeks and nine episodes, WandaVision has come to an end. The finale might feel a little underwhelming, but it set up Scarlet Witch and Monica Rambeau’s next journeys — Captain Marvel 2 and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.

Smart cities: Tech is great, but don’t forget the people [The Next Web] This article was originally published by Jem McKenna-Percy on Cities Today, the leading news platform on urban mobility and innovation, reaching an international audience of city leaders. For the latest updates follow Cities Today on Twitter, Facebook, Linked…

Algorithm detects new mysterious layer inside Earth’s core [The Next Web] Schoolchildren have long been taught that Earth’s composed of four main layers: the crust, the mantle, the outer core, and the inner core. But a new study suggests their textbooks may be incomplete. Researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) di…

YC-backed Pangea discusses growth, fundraising ahead of demo day [TechCrunch] Pangea, a marketplace startup that wants to connect college freelancers and companies in need of digital help, is seeing its growth rate accelerate as it races toward the impending Y Combinator demo day. It’s traditional around this time that startups in the …

Understanding how investors value growth in 2021 [TechCrunch] We’re not digging into another IPO filing today. You can read all about AppLovin’s filing here, or ThredUp’s document here. This morning, instead, we’re talking about an old favorite: software valuations. The folks over at Battery Ventures have compiled a len…

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