ICEYE’s new $ 136M in funding points to a white-hot space-based remote-sensing market – TechCrunch

Synthetic aperture radar imaging startup ICEYE has raised $ 136 million in a new Series D funding round, bringing its total raised to date to $ 304 million and making it one of the most well-capitalized space startups outside of SpaceX. ICEYE’s focus is on remote sensing, ie capturing images of Earth from space, and … Read more

Former Louisville police officer sentenced to two years in prison for using excessive force in May 2020 arrest

Cory Evans, 34, was also sentenced to two years of supervised release following his prison sentence by U.S. District Court Judge Rebecca Grady Jennings, according to the statement. His lawyer, Brian Butler, says Evans is a combat veteran who served in Afghanistan and that it is “well documented” that he saved “at least four lives” … Read more

The most entertaining 2022 NBA All-Star Game: Picking reserves for Eastern and Western Conference

It’s everyone’s favorite time of the year! That’s right, the opportunity to debate to earth’s end and lose sleep over drawing a line between the 12th and 13th-best player in the Eastern and Western Conferences. Reserves for the 2022 NBA All-Star Game are being announced tonight at 7 pm ET on TNT before tip-off between … Read more

Over the borderline – TechCrunch

Way back in the before times of 2018, Ayanna Howard joined us onstage at our Robotics event to discuss human-robotic interactions, along with UC Santa Cruz’s Leila Takayama and Veo Robotics’ Patrick Sobalvarro. Plenty has changed since then – both for Howard and, you know, just in the world, generally – so it seems as … Read more

Meta’s market value just dropped by more than most companies are worth

The company’s shares were down as much as 26% as of midday Thursday, shaving off about $ 225 billion from its market value, after a rough earnings report released after trading hours on Wednesday. Not only did Meta (FB) report a rare and worse-than-expected profit decline during the final three months of last year, it … Read more

KPMG sued for £ 1.3 billion after Carillion audit

KPMG has been sued for £ 1.3 billion. of Carillion’s liquidators, who claim that the auditor was missing the “red flag”, that the British outsourcer’s accounts were incorrect and that the group was insolvent more than two years before it collapsed. The liquidators claim that Carillion could have avoided a deterioration of 1.1 billion. pounds … Read more