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WHILL brings its autonomous wheelchairs to North American airports

Shein overtakes Amazon as the most installed shopping app in US

Tokyobased Luup to more than double shared escooters ebikes

Japans Freee raises 60M to grow its cloud accounting business

SoftBank announces AIfocused second 108 billion Vision Fund with LPs including Microsoft Apple and Foxconn

Hacking lettuce for taste and profit

Watch this humanoid robot install drywall

Founder of language learning platform Babbel steps down as coCEO to focus on board role

3D Printing News Briefs: April 17 2018

SpaceXs first operational crew mission adds additional NASA and JAXA astronauts

Toyota doubles down on Nvidia tech for selfdriving cars

Standard Cognition lands 35M at 535M valuation to battle Amazon Go

Revolut CFO resigns following money laundering controversy

Grocery delivery startup Honestbee is running out of money and trying to sell

Salesforce doubles down on Japan with dedicated 100M fund

Elliptic banks 23M to shrink crypto risk eyeing growth in Asia

YuLife picks up 120M at an 800M valuation for gamified wellnessfocused life insurance

Japanese healthcare startup Bisu raises 32M seed round to launch its labonachip product

Japanese insurance company Tokio Marine launches CVC fund to back earlystage startups

Japans ispace strikes deal with SpaceX for launches to the moon in 2020 and 2021

Lasaer Sintering 3D Printer Manufacturer Farsoon Expands into Japan

Japans health tech Ubie wants to fuel its US expansion with 19M Series C extension

The Freewrite Traveler is an outstanding but expensive dedicated portable writing laptop

US App Store revenue from nongame apps just topped games for the first time

Spaceflight Industries to sell its satellite rideshare launch business to Japans Mitsui Co and Yamasa

Japans KAGRA detector joins LIGO and Virgo in global hunt for gravitational waves

Remembering TechCrunch Japans Hirohide Yoshida 19712020

With maiden 42M fund Bonfire Union wants to invest in web3 like Tencent does in web2

Uber said to be negotiating sale of selfdriving tech to Toyota

As Coinbase falters BinanceUS is waiting in the wings

Google invests in Japanese AI and machine learning startup ABEJA

Orbital debris startup Astroscale chosen by JAXA for its first space junk removal mission

Privacyoriented search app Xayn raises 12M from Japanese backers to go into devices

Microsoft experimented with a 4day work week in Japan and saw a big jump in productivity

President Bolsonaro should boost Brazils entrepreneurial ecosystem

American Airlines starts trialing Google Nest Hubs as translators in its lounges

Watch JAXAs HTV8 mission launch aboard a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries HIIB rocket live

SoftBanks Deepcore and accelerator Zeroth team up to hunt earlystage AI opportunities

Panasonic says hackers accessed personal data of job candidates

As Alzheimers costs soar startups like Neurotrack raise cash to diagnose and treat the disease

UKs Oxford Quantum Circuits snaps up 47M for quantumcomputingasaservice

Diligents Vivian Chu and Labradors Mike Dooley will discuss assistive robotics at TC Sessions: RoboticsAI

Report: India may be next in line to mandate changes to Apples inapp payment rules

Taiwanbased live streaming company M17 raises 265 million Series D led by Vertex Growth

More funding flows into Pipe as buzzy fintech raises 250M at a 2B valuation

UTEC launches a new initiative to help deeptech founders commercialize their work

MyndYou partners with Mizuho to expand senior care services assessing cognitive degeneration

Nissan targets sales of 1 million EVs annually by 2022

Samsung Ventures first investment in Southeast Asia is HR startup Swingvy

Japanese sneaker platform SODA raises 564M acquires rival Monokabu