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  • Digital ID verification startup @eyeverify raises $6M A from @WellsFargo, @Sprint, @QIHU_Official, Mid-America Angels, Think Big Partners, & Nebraska Angel Network; the co's tech lets users take a pic of their eyeball to unlock their bank account; EyeVerify pattern-matches the blood vessels in the white part of the eye to verify - Link
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  • Battery startup @Sakti3 announces a battery that can double the range of electric vehicles; it also stated that the battery could double the usage time for wearables; w/ further development, the battery could reportedly be produced commercially for about $100 per kilowatt hour, as opposed to somewhere between $200 & $300 per kilowatt hour for @TeslaMotors vehicles - Link
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  • @Uber introduces an open API & reveals 11 partners, incl OpenTable & Starbucks; devs can pass address info to the Uber app, provide pickup times, read ride history & more; trips can be booked w/i some apps; Uber also offers an affiliate program for devs to earn ride credits - Link
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  • @Amazon is planning to test its drone delivery service in India, acc to The Economic Times of India; it will reportedly debut trials in Mumbai & Bangalore; the testing will supposedly be done in India due to current FAA regulations in the U.S. that make it illegal to operate commercial drones - Link
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  • Digital health startup @Healthsense raises $10M led by Mansa Capital w/ participation from @Merck Global Health Innovation Fund & Radius Ventures; raised $32.1M to date; the co offers a remote monitoring system for those w/ 'chronic diseases'; the system monitors patients & alerts healthcare providers when something goes wrong - Link
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