Genetics testing startup Prenetics buys UK’s DNAFit to move into consumer services

Prenetics, a Hong Kong-based startup that offers genetic testing services for patients, is expanding outside of Asia and into the consumer space after it acquired London-based company DNAFit. The deal…

BenevolentAI, which uses AI to develop drugs and energy solutions, nabs $115M at $2B valuation

In the ongoing race to build the best and smartest applications that tap into the advances of artificial intelligence, a startup out of London has raised a large round of…

Facebook Beats Q2 Expectations: Tech News Today 1313

Facebook beat expectations for the 2nd quarter, raking in $4 billion in revenue and $719 million in profits. For the full episode, go to http://twit.tv/tnt/1313. source

Wonolo picks up $13M to create a way to connect temp workers with companies

AJ Brustein was out spending time with a member of his merchandising team when a nearby store ran out of stock of some goods — but there was no one…

Tech News Today 1749: A Fan-a Cabana

Facebook is holding its annual F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, where they launched the beta version of Facebook Spaces, its way of merging its efforts in the social…

Voicera scoops up AI note-taking app Wrappup

Voicera wants to be the company that eliminates the need for human note taking once and for all. Their vision is an AI-driven voice recognition system that not only takes…

Comcast Caps Bandwidth: Tech News Today 1384

Comcast is getting ready for a nationwide rollout of a new plan that charges extra when customers use more than 300 gigabytes of data per month. For the full episode,…

ReviveMed turns drug discovery into a big data problem and raises $1.5M to solve it

What if there’s a drug that already exists that could treat a disease with no known therapies, but we just haven’t made the connection? Finding that connection by exhaustively analyzing…

Tech News Today 469: Spam-Cop Code

Foxconn workers unhappy about reduced hours, Google’s plan to sell tablets, MasterCard and Visa hacked to pieces, and more. Hosts: Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Iyaz Akhtar and Jason Howell ……

Another day, another $50 million ICO exit scam

Savedroid, a German company that purportedly raised $50 million in ICO and direct funding, has exited with a bang. The site is currently displaying the above image and the founder…

Indian online insurance startup Coverfox lands $22M led by World Bank’s IFC and Transamerica

Coverfox, one of a handful of companies aiming to digitize insurance in India, has landed fresh funding via a $22 million Series C round that will be used to push…

Tech News Today 1831: Netflix Hires Hollywood

One White Supremacist website, the DailyStormer was hosted by GoDaddy until last last night when the site was given 24 hours to move its domain for violating the terms of…