Above: Magic Leap One is the creator edition of the new augmented reality system.Magic Leap has come out of hiding. After several years of rumors and $1.9 billion in funding, the Florida company unveiled its Magic Leap One AR goggles for the first time.
Ripcord, a company that aims to do away with the piles of paper enterprises keep around, has raised a $25 million round of investment led by GV (formerly known as Google Ventures) to fuel its robotic-assisted paper digitization business.
Seven years after Apple released the original iPad, choosing the iPhone’s pared-down operating system over the Mac’s robust version, the company apparently plans to merge the separate platforms’ apps into unified iOS and macOS binaries. According to a report from Bloomberg’s well-sourced Mark Gurman, the next version of macOS — expected to be numbered 10.14 — will be capable of running apps originally developed for iOS devices.
When it comes to reinventing government for the digital age, Estonia seems to be already living in the future. But now the country is on the verge of taking a radical new step by becoming the first nation to launch its own cryptocurrency.
This is a short warning to entrepreneurs. Founders often start a company based on their passion for something. That’s fine as long as they are also solving a problem or otherwise addressing the needs of a clearly defined target market.
(Reuters) — As bitcoin raced to another record high on Tuesday, one of the biggest providers of digital currency wallets, Coinbase, went down under the weight of traffic, leaving many of its more than 10 million customers unable to access their funds.
Presented by Providence VenturesFor anyone who has experienced a mental or behavioral health issue, either themselves or via a friend or family member, there is likely nothing more frustrating than trying to find help in our fragmented mental health system. My own experience with a neighbor who needs help (but doesn’t believe so himself) is that critical information ping pongs between his family, multiple neighbors, the police, a local hospital, and the public judicial system, with stigma laced throughout.
Above: Bitcoin / CryptocurrencyCrowdfunding platform Indiegogo announced today on its website that it will begin listing a select number of initial coin offerings, in yet another step by the company to move beyond perk-based crowdfunding.
Above: Chicago, IllinoisDiversity is a major topic of conversation in tech, but so far, that conversation hasn’t significantly improved representation of women and minorities in the industry. In a recent survey conducted by First Round Capital, nearly 68 percent of founders across the country believe that the tech industry will not become representative of the general population in terms of gender, race, and ethnicity for at least 10 years, if not more than 20 years.
Above: SimilitySimility, a company that develops a fraud detection platform that uses machine learning techniques, has announced a $17.5 million round of funding led by Accel, with participation from new strategic investor PayPal. Existing investors The Valley Fund and Trinity Ventures also contributed.

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