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Verifying Vaccinations in a Maskless World

"I'm not sure it matters what we call it as much as it matters that we have a way to verify who has been vaccinated."

Healthvana advertised its digital vaccine record as a way "to return to work, school, get on a plane, etc.," but don't call it a vaccine passport. The digital card may come in handy as more masks come off.

Facebook won't take share of new revenue for creators until 2023.

Jeff Bezos plans to travel to space on Blue Origin flight.

FDA approves first drug to slow decline of Alzheimer's disease.

Hinge, Tinder, OkCupid encourage UK daters to show COVID-19 vaccination status.

Now defunct MoviePass actively tried to stop users from seeing movies, FTC alleges.

Everything Apple announced at its WWDC 2021 keynote.

Healthvana Hopes to Offer Peace of Mind In a Maskless World

Healthvana made it possible for those vaccinated at a county site to download their vaccine record and upload it to their Apple Wallet. It may come in handy as the masks come off.

Encantos' App Will Be Powered by Creative Educator-Authors

The L.A.-based children's book publisher-turned-edtech startup is looking to connect directly with creators, in much the same way Roblox and other social media platforms did.

Dave Will Go Public via SPAC at $4B Valuation

Dave is joining the SPAC boom, merging with Victory Park Capital, or VPC, a Chicago-headquartered investment firm. Tiger Global Management is leading a PIPE backed by investors who have committed $220 million.

ImaginAb's Aims to Detect Late-Stage Cancer

The Inglewood-based ImaginAb is one of many companies staking its claim in the growing world of immuno-oncology, which harnesses the body's own immune system to find and treat cancers in late-stage cancer patients.

Canadian Ecommerce Giant Gobbles Up Two SoCal Startups

Canadian point-of-sales software company Lightspeed is acquiring Encinitas-based ecommerce site Ecwid and NuORDER, a Los Angeles platform connecting retailers and wholesalers to brands like Steve Madden and Helmut Lang.

Flush from Pandemic Gains, LegalZoom Files for an IPO

An uptick in new businesses and downsizing of legal departments has helped fuel growth for Glendale-based legal tech company LegalZoom, which is looking to raise $100 million to expand.

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