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Retail tech startup Accel Robotics raises $30m from SoftBank and others

California-based Accel Robotics, a retail tech startup which uses artificial intelligence (AI) and computer vision to provide checkout-free experience, has raised $30 million in a Series A funding round led by SoftBank Group. Founded in 2015, Accel Robotics enables customers to grab products they need and go. As the products are automatically tallied when they […]

Miyagi Osato Solar Park : Total breaks ground on Japanese solar power plant

Total Solar International, a subsidiary of French oil and gas giant Total has begun the construction of a 52MW solar power plant called Miyagi Osato Solar Park located in Osato in the Japanese prefecture Miyagi, as per the latest solar industry news.  The peaking solar power plant had secured financial close and is expected to […]

Home automation company Vivint Smart Home to merge with Mosaic Acquisition

Vivint Smart Home, a US smart home services provider backed by Blackstone Group, has agreed to merge with a subsidiary of Mosaic Acquisition to create a home automation company worth $5.6 billion. Mosaic Acquisition is a special purpose acquisition company of Japanese investment firm SoftBank Group. Founded in 1999, Vivint Smart Home offers a suite […]

Wirecard, Brightstar partner to digitize financial processes worldwide

German fintech company Wirecard has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Brightstar, a device lifecycle management company, to collaborate in the areas of digital consumer lending, payment acceptance processing and card issuing for the retail channel. The cooperation is expected to help Wirecard increase its transaction volume and consumers upgrade their smartphone devices more […]

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