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Luxottica e Facebook insieme per gli occhiali smart
Facebook avrebbe scelto Luxottica per sviluppare i suoi occhiali smart. Secondo le indiscrezioni riportate dalla Cnbc, infatti, il colosso americano starebbe lavorando agli occhiali intelligenti per la realtà aumentata già da un paio d’anni e, per riuscire  nella loro realizzazione, avrebbe chiesto il supporto di Luxottica. Questa partnership, secondo persone vicine all’operazione, dovrebbe portare al prodotto tra il 2023 e il 2025. (Fonte: Retail Institute Italy)

Readying an IPO, Postmates secures $225M led by private equity firm GPI Capital
Postmates, the popular food delivery service, has raised another $225 million at a valuation of $2.4 billion, the company confirmed to TechCrunch on Thursday, ahead of an imminent initial public offering. Private equity firm GPI Capital  has led the investment, first reported by Forbes, which brings Postmates’ total funding to nearly $1 billion. GPI takes non-controlling stakes — between 2% and 20% — in both late-stage private companies and publicly listed ventures. (Fonte: TechCrunch)

Amazon orders 100K electric delivery trucks from Rivian as part of going carbon-neutral by 2040
Amazon  will be stepping up its efforts to reduce its climate impact, CEO Jeff Bezos  announced on Thursday. The company will be ordering 100,000 electric delivery trucks from Michigan’s Rivian as part of this commitment, Bezos said. The commerce giant will seek to meet its goal of becoming carbon-neutral by 2040 — 10 years earlier than is outlined by the United Nations Paris Agreement. (Fonte: TechCrunch)

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