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Jordi Lippe-McGraw
on June 2, 2021

Tour de France Winner Chris Froome Invests in Cycling Tech Company He’s Using for Training

This year will prove to be a big one for four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome as he attempts to return to the race–which begins June 26– after recovering from a broken femur in 2019. To do that, he relied on cycling tech company Hammerhead’s Karoo 2 cycling computer, a product he believed in […]

Blockchain gaming and DeFi wallet Spielworks
Stewart Rogers Stewart Rogers has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on May 4, 2021

Blockchain gaming and DeFi wallet company Spielworks aims to bring decentralized finance to the masses

DeFi, so far, has focused heavily on taking traditional solutions such as insurance, loans, and banking, with the aim to decentralize them. That’s all well and good, but the industry is still looking for innovative solutions that make DeFi more accessible, such as a DeFi wallet that is jargon-free. One such company is Spielworks, which […]

Ron MacDonald
on February 26, 2021

The Role of Energy Storage in a Net-Zero Emissions Economy

To reach President Biden's goal of a net-zero emissions economy, America requires resilient, efficient and affordable grids.

Jordan French Jordan French has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on January 16, 2021

StartUp ‘NeverEnding’ Goes Full Nerd, with Rich Virtual Worlds to Shed Tired Stereotypes

Jamie Van Doren says that being bullied as a child was a big inspiration for why his startup NeverEnding wanted to create an inclusive experience. The platform, which allows users to create customized characters, brings together the worlds of gaming and community for one exciting experience. We sat down to chat with Van Doren on […]

hubble contacts
Julia Sachs
on December 21, 2020

Wearing Hubble Contacts Right Now? You’ll Want To Read This…

Bad news, contact lens wearers—the hot new (cheap) service Hubble has one pretty big catch. If you’ve been on social media at all in the last year or two, odds are you’ve come across an ad for Hubble Contacts. Hubble is an automated subscription service that delivers contact lenses to your doorstep every month for […]

Stewart Rogers Stewart Rogers has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on December 15, 2020

AI applications, not definitions: demystifying the current landscape

AI isn’t science fiction or a future technology we’re waiting to adopt. It is, right now, affecting every aspect of our daily lives, and that includes how we develop applications, products, and services. Every few years, there’s a new buzzword technology that drives mass hype as it promises to disrupt the status quo: software, mobile, […]

Jaime Luis Aldecoa
on December 10, 2020

Startup Klir takes on those nasty amoebas in water, with software

Irish startup, Klir, is looking to become the real-life Powerpuff Girls when it comes to keeping water safe and consumable. Already considered a pioneer in the “water-tech” industry, the scientists at Klir recently created a solution for deadly, brain-eating amoeba that swim in water. Just like the Amoeba Boys in the cartoon show, an amoeba […]

Street Fight
on December 7, 2020

As Retail Reopens, Voice Tech Takes Center Stage

Voice tech has been on the verge of going mainstream for nearly a decade. Despite big players like Amazon and Google launching their own smart speakers, and millions of consumers using the devices in their homes, investors in the voice technology space have been patiently waiting for the spark that would set off a new […]

Jordan French Jordan French has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on December 3, 2020

Grow With Google Takes a Crack at Reviving Ailing Libraries

When’s the last time you visited a library? If the answer is “not recently,” Google is looking to change that — especially for job seekers. It turns out the internet search behemoth might be on to something. Libraries are a key pillar for those on the job hunt. We caught up with Stephen Brokaw, community […]

Grit Daily Staff Grit Daily Staff has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on December 1, 2020

With Streaming Becoming More Prevalent in 2020, You Better Be Connecting to the Internet With a VPN

Today’s age of entertainment and media has gone completely digital. With every major cable provider now rushing to release its own native streaming platform, the fight to win customer’s loyalty on choosing their new “streaming package” becomes more aggressive—domestically and abroad. Consequently, all streaming opportunities aren’t created equal. For those who reside abroad, the ability […]

Jordan French Jordan French has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on November 25, 2020

Meet The US Air Force Veteran Who is Making Cannabis Plants Easier to Grow

Some entrepreneurs take matters into their own hands. That’s what happened to Billy Blackburn, a US Air Force veteran and now founder of EZ-CLONE, a cannabis plant cloning system that he started — rather classically — out of his garage. Here’s the latest scoop on the budding company as it heads to the major industry […]

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