OpenTable integrates CLEAR’s digital vaccine card for restaurants requiring proof of vaccination Amanda Silberling

Cities like New York City, San Francisco and New Orleans are moving to enact COVID-19 vaccination requirements for indoor dining. So OpenTable, the online restaurant reservation service, is rolling out features to help restaurants streamline vaccination checks. Today, OpenTable announced a partnership with the biometric security company CLEAR, which allows users to create a digital …

Intel inks deal with Department of Defense to support domestic chip-building ecosystem Aisha Malik

Intel has signed a deal with the Department of Defense to support a domestic commercial chip-building ecosystem. The chipmaker will lead the first phase of a program called Rapid Assured Microelectronics Prototypes – Commercial (RAMP-C), which aims to bolster the domestic semiconductor supply chain. The chipmaker’s recently launched division, Intel Foundry Services, will lead the …

ProxyShell Attacks Pummel Unpatched Exchange Servers Becky Bracken

CISA is warning about a surge of ProxyShell attacks, as Huntress discovered 140 webshells launched against 1,900 unpatched Microsoft Exchange servers. CISA is warning about a surge of ProxyShell attacks, as Huntress discovered 140 webshells launched against 1,900 unpatched Microsoft Exchange servers. Black Hat, Cloud Security, News, Vulnerabilities, Web SecurityThreatpost

Kapacity.io is using AI to drive energy and emissions savings for real estate Natasha Lomas

Y Combinator-backed Kapacity.io is on a mission to accelerate the decarbonization of buildings by using AI-generated efficiency savings to encourage electrification of commercial real estate — wooing buildings away from reliance on fossil fuels to power their heating and cooling needs. It does this by providing incentives to buildings owners/occupiers to shift to clean energy …

Future tech exits have a lot to live up to Alex Wilhelm

Inflation may or may not prove transitory when it comes to consumer prices, but startup valuations are definitely rising — and noticeably so — in recent quarters. That’s the obvious takeaway from a recent PitchBook report digging into valuation data from a host of startup funding events in the United States. While the data covers …

How one founder aims to bring researchers and food producers together around cultured meat Darrell Etherington

When Clarisse Beurrier was getting her education in Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, she already knew she wanted to make a difference; hence her participation in Effective Altruism Cambridge, an organization dedicated to helping smart and capable people target their philanthropic urges at the problems that will have the biggest actual impact on the world. She’s …