This Week in Tech

This Week in Tech

Airrow, a startup, is automating battery and payload swapping for drones. It has the similar mechanism with a CNC machine or 3D printer, with a gantry that moves along X- and Y-axes to get the battery from the charger to the drone and back again.

Amsterdam cyber startup Hadrian closes €10.5M Seed for platform which fakes hacker attacks.

India’s central bank takes down on fintech startups.

IRAs, crypto staking, will be added to fintech infrastructure startup Prime Trust. They have have already raised $100M.

eBay acquires NFT marketplace KnownOrigin for an undisclosed sum.

OctoML, the well-funded machine learning startup, can now transform ML models into portable software functions that developers can interact with through a consistent API. With this, it’ll also be easier to combine these models with existing DevOps workflows.

The U.S. Department of Justice claimed to have an agreement with Meta, Facebook’s parent company, to resolve a lawsuit that alleged Meta engaged in discriminatory advertising in violation of the Fair Housing Act (FHA).

Uber negates the fact that it considered exiting India Uber, a key overseas market for several tech giants, dismissing a claim that it had held discussions to sell the local unit.

Epsilon3’s space industry OS brings $15M in new funding.

Hackers stole Social Security numbers in Flagstar data breach affecting 1.5 million customers.

On stage at VidCon, Snap announced its first accelerator program for emerging Black creators. Over the course of a year, Snap will pay 25 selected candidates $10,000 a month ($120,000 total) to help launch their careers, marking a $3M total investment.

That’s this week in tech!