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- China ordered Ant Group to overhaul its business. Over the weekend, officials accused the company of “turning a blind eye” to regulatory requirements.
- SpaceX may pay billions to outsource Starlink satellite-dish production. SpaceX is building around six of its 550-pound satellites a day.
- Amazon hired the brother of a close Biden ally days after the election. Jeff Ricchetti, whose brother Steve Ricchetti serves as counselor to Biden, was brought on as an Amazon lobbyist in November.
- Experts said ‘Zoom on wheels’ is the next big thing for classrooms. Telepresence robots are experiencing a boom in demand during the pandemic, several robotics companies reported.
- We got a peek at Jeff Bezos’ new $175 million Beverly Hills estae. The plot features a 13,600-square-foot mansion, two guesthouses, a pool, and a tennis court.
- A Black man spent 10 days in jail after being misidentified by facial recognition. The man is reportedly suing a New Jersey police department.
- Top tech execs shared their hopes for 2021. Leaders have been forced to make swift decisions about the viability of their firms and whether they can retain their employees amid a recession.
- Best of 2020: Check out our pitch deck library. More than 150 decks show companies at different stages in their quests for funding.
- Best of 2020: Meet the 28 hottest edtech startups in Europe. The sector attracted record levels of investment and big bets by the likes of SoftBank.
- Best of 2020: Meet 100 rising-star VCs representing the future of venture capital. The list includes those who left major Silicon Valley funds to strike out on their own.