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For alternative meat manufacturer Beyond Meat, fast food chains giveth and taketh away

Beyond Meat, the publicly traded producer of plant-based protein replacements for meat, is currently giving other companies in the alternative meat space an education in just how finicky appealing to consumer tastes can be. On the same day that the Canadian Tim Horton’s restaurant chain is dropping Beyond Meat products from its menus, the company ...

FedEx robot sent packing by NYC

FedEx’s autonomous delivery bot got a cold reception from New York City officials. After the company’s SameDay Bots — named Roxo — popped up on New York City streets last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio and transportation officials delivered a sharp response: Get out. FedEx told TechCrunch that the bots were there for a preview ...

Mars Curiosity Rover finds evidence of an ancient oasis on Mars

On its latest trek through the Gale Crater on Mars, the Curiosity Rover has discovered evidence that’s leading . scientists to believe that there was an oasis at the base of that 150-kilometer-wide crater. Curiosity scientists described the scene in an article in “Nature Geoscience” published earlier this week. Researchers analyzing data from the Rover ...

The founders of Robin Healthcare think doctors need smart assistants too

Robin Healthcare,  a new startup founded by serial entrepreneurs Noah Auerhahn and Emilio Galan, is hoping to harness the power of personal assistants to make the business of healthcare easier for the physicians who practice it The company’s technology, which works much the same way as a Google Home or Amazon Alexa or Echo, is ...

Leaks reveal that disgraced, hacked surveillance company wrote Republican Congressman’s border security talking-points

Remember Perceptics, the Border Patrol contractor whose ****** recognition database was hacked, along with hundreds of gigs' worth of internal files?

In that trove of files were emails that reveal that Perceptics's lobbyist was operating as a kind of unpaid, uncredited speech-writer for Rep. Chuck Fleischmann [R-TN], a border-control hardliner who has devoted substantial ...

Don’t worry, ****-gators aren’t real. The police just played a ****** prank.

07.23.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

We have some good news and some bad news. The good news is that you can officially cross "****-gators" off your list of things to be deathly afraid of in this world, because it turns out that they're not actually real. This brings us to the bad news.... ...

Tennessee police to drug users: don’t flush your dope or you’ll create “**** gators”

Following a raid where they caught a suspect flushing evidence down the toilet Loretto, Tennessee Police Department has asked the citizenry to refrain from flushing dope due to the potential risks to local wildlife, including the possibility of creating "**** gators."

"Folks … please don’t flush your drugs m’kay ... our sewer guys take great ...

How Memphis’s Methodist University Hospital, a “nonprofit,” sued the **** out of its Black, poor patients while raking in millions and paying execs more than a million each

Methodist University Hospital in Memphis is a nonprofit: it pays virtually no local, state or federal tax; but unlike other Methodist hospitals, Methodist University Hospital is relentless in pursuing medical debts from indigent patients. The hospital owns its own collection agency, and is one of the leading litigants in Tennessee's debt courts.

At issue is Methodist ...

Tennessee lawmaker defends operating an unregistered “Christian magic supply” business

Rep. Matthew Hill [R-Jonesborough] is the proprietor of Dock Haley Gospel Magic, a business supplying "Christian-themed magic supplies and teaching aids to customers around the world who use magic shows as a form of evangelism."

Hill -- who is hoping to be the next speaker of the Tennessee state legislature -- never registered Dock Haley with ...

Getting a seat at the VC table

Monique Villa Contributor Share on Twitter Monique Villa is an investor at Mucker Capital, a seed and “pre-seed” stage fund investing in companies powering a software-enabled world. She is also the Founder of Nashville-based ModernCapital, a community of startup founders and ecosystem partners committed to company building in the Southeast (#BuildInSE). We are witnessing the ...