Softbank, Volvo back Flock Freight with $113.5M to help shippers share the load

Everyday thousands of trucks carry freight along U.S. highways, propelling the economy forward as consumer goods, electronics, cars and agriculture make their way to distribution centers, stores and eventually households. It’s inside these trucks — many of which sit half empty — where Flock Freight, a five-year-old startup out of San Diego believes it can transform the industry. Now, it has the funds to try and do it. Flock Freight said Tuesday it has raised $113.5 million in a Series C round led by Softbank Vision Fund 2. Existing investors SignalFire, GLP Capital Partners and Google Ventures also participated in the round, in addition to a new minority investment by… Read More

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Super Bomberman R Online is Stadia’s second totally free game

Image: Konami Heading into its second year, Google’s Stadia game streaming service is adding more games and making it easier to play without having to pay. The first free game released for the service was Destiny 2, and now it has another multiplayer companion: Super Bomberman R Online will become free today. All you need is a Stadia account, which is completely free. On Android or in the Chrome browser, you should be able to click this link to launch the game now if you’re logged in to that account. Bomberman is a particularly fitting title to make free, considering it’s got a 64-player battle royale mode that’s exclusive to… Read More

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