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The brands upending retail, an exclusive invite, and hot cannabis startups by http://bit.ly/2JBlum0

“Direct-to-consumer brands like Away, Brooklinen, and SmileDirectClub grew up on Google, Facebook, and Instagram, upending the retail business along the way. Now, they’re starting to broaden their horizons. That presents a sizeable opportunity.”

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Automation is sweeping across India’s manufacturing space by http://bit.ly/2HfWqxt

“Indian shop floors are going smart. Manufacturing, a typically labour-intensive process, is adopting technology to boost productivity and save costs. It is automating core processes to improve quality and stay competitive. This is Industry 4.0 at its most granular.”

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Fidelity Survey: 22 Percent of Institutional Investors Have Some Exposure to Digital Assets by http://bit.ly/2GUKJfj

“Asset management firm Fidelity Investments on May 2, 2019, published a Medium post which suggests that almost 22 percent of institutional investors hold digital assets in some form in their portfolios.”

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The Dutch East India Company was richer than Apple, Google and Facebook combined by http://bit.ly/2k5F9fL

“So how rich was the Dutch East India Company? If you’re wondering what paid for all those nice canals and houses in Amsterdam, Leiden and Utrecht. Well, this image might explain it all a bit.”

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Now Amazon plans to launch a massive constellation of more than 3,000 internet satellites by http://bit.ly/2UvHJiq

“The company is joining firms like SpaceX and OneWeb who all want to send huge numbers of satellites into low Earth orbit to connect underserved areas with broadband. How it works: The plan, dubbed “Project Kuiper,” will send satellites up into orbit at three different altitudes.”

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Electric car battery with 600 miles of range? This startup claims to have done it by https://ift.tt/2IcCZI2

“Electric carmakers have long been clamoring for a battery breakthrough that will improve the range of their vehicles while also extending their lifespans. Innolith, a Swiss startup, says its new high-density lithium-ion batteries can do just that.”

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China’s Latest Cryptocurrency Rankings: EOS First, Tron Second, Bitcoin Fifteenth by https://ift.tt/2TqYW8c

“The Chinese CCID Research Institute has for the 11th time published its public ranking of cryptocurrencies. The top three consists of EOS, Tron and Ethereum. Bitcoin arrives at place 15. CCID Blockchain Research Institute released its Global Public Chain Technology Evaluation Index once again.”

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