#USA Ray J reveals the inside story of his bid to launch a tech startup

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In recent years, technology isn’t what you’d typically think of when the name Ray J comes up. The career of the actor, singer and reality show star is usually linked to the latest social media chatter involving other celebrities, most notably a certain infamous video involving a Kardashian

That’s partly why when the electric vehicle called the Scoot-E-Bike showed up on my radar last month, apparently (though, at the time, not officially) linked to Ray J, my skeptic’s instincts were working overtime

Those instincts were particularly sharpened after a year of reporting on another celebrity-driven transportation device — the hoverboard. That story ultimately ended in tears for many of the insta-companies and celebs attached to the devices after exploding batteries and fires turned the hoverboard into a late-night show punchline. (Thankfully, the numerous fires didn’t result in any fatalities, and the government eventually stepped in to help regulate the hoverboard market.) Read more…

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