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. 1 NBCU's streaming service Peacock starts on April 15th for Comcast subscribers, everyone else announced the details of the upcoming streaming service yesterday at an investor event on July 15th
NBCUniversal . There will be a free tier of Peacock that spans more than 7,500 hours of programming, including classic shows and the current seasons of newbies.
But if you want to see the original show NBCUniversal creates for Peacock ̵
. 2 Elon Musk shares details about the SpaceX spacecraft, including an estimated lifespan of 20 to 30 years.
On Twitter, Musk said that the spaceship – which is supposed to support a human colony on Mars – must keep to a brisk schedule. The spaceship is equipped with a flight plan for an average of three flights per day, each with more than 100 tons per flight and a total of more than 1,000 flights per year per vehicle.
. 3 Xiaomi spins off POCO as an independent company
POCO, a sub-smartphone brand that Xiaomi founded in 2018, spins off an independent company that is now operated independently of the Chinese electronics group.
. 4 Zendesk Launches Sell Marketplace to Provide App Store for CRM Products
Zendesk acquired Base CRM in 2018 to provide customers with a CRM component that matches their core customer service software. After buying the company, the name was changed to "Sell" and now the company has started a new sales marketplace.
. 5 Funnel completes $ 47 million in Series B to prepare marketing data for better reporting and analysis. The company will use the capital injection to accelerate its plans in the United States
6. Chinese podcasting and audio content app Lizhi debuts on Nasdaq
Lizhi, one of the largest audio content apps in China, debuts on Nasdaq today under the ticker symbol LIZI. It goes public before its main Chinese competitors, but Ximalaya is expected to be listed in the U.S. later this year.
. 7 Space Angels & # 39; Chad Anderson on the dawn of a new decade in the "entrepreneurial space age"
Space as an investment target is on the rise in the VC community, but Space Angels has been in the sector longer than most others concentrated. The angel investor network has just released its latest quarterly overview, revealing that investors invested nearly $ 6 billion in space companies in 2019. (Additional crunch membership required.)