Facebook just released a White Paper and did a code dump for their Libra project. Code dumps are usually a bad sign. It means that code was developed in private, and you always need to ask exactly why that is.
Hong Kong-based nanotech startup Volt14 Solutions raised S$1.3 million (about US$955,000) in seed funding to speed up the development and deployment of its high capacity battery material. Read more: http://bit.ly/2OaVD5u
Prolific startup accelerator Y Combinator has abandoned plans to establish a branch of the program in China. The company cites a general change in strategy, but a deafening silence on the complexity and controversy of working with China right now suggests there’s more at play. Read more: https://tcrn.ch/34ckP0X