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Carbyne raises $25M for a next-generation platform to improve emergency 911 responses

Emergency services continue to be a major force when it comes to coping with the Covid-19 health pandemic, and today a company that is building technology to help them run better is announcing a round of funding to continue expanding its business. Ca.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchJan 14th, 2021

Twitter’s decentralized future

This week, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey finally responded publicly to the company’s decision to ban President Trump from its platform, writing that Twitter had “faced an extraordinary and untenable circumstance” and that he did not “fe.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 57 min. ago

Scientists offer road map to improve environmental observations in the Indian Ocean

A group of more than 60 scientists have provided recommendations to improve the Indian Ocean Observing System (IndOOS), a basin-wide monitoring system to better understand the impacts of human-caused climate change in a region that has been warming f.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News19 hr. 57 min. ago

Twitter’s vision of decentralization could also be the far-right’s internet endgame

This week, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey finally responded publicly to the company’s decision to ban President Trump from its platform, writing that Twitter had “faced an extraordinary and untenable circumstance” and that he did not “fe.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 29 min. ago

GitLab raises $195M in secondary funding on $6B valuation

GitLab has confirmed with TechCrunch that it raised a $195 million secondary round on a $6 billion valuation. CNBC broke the story earlier today. The company’s impressive valuation comes after its most recent 2019 Series E in which it raised $2.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 29 min. ago

WhatsApp extends "confusing" update deadline

The Facebook-owned platform still says its users must accept the update or stop using the service......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News21 hr. 57 min. ago

Toyota led auto industry in U.S. patents in 2020

Toyota moved into first place among automakers in U.S. patent generation last year with a 2 percent gain over 2019. Ford finished second......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News21 hr. 57 min. ago

Corporate credit card platform Moss raises $25.5 million

German startup Moss has raised a $25.5 million (€21 million) funding round led by Valar Ventures. Existing investors Cherry Ventures and Global Founders Capital are also participating. Moss provides credit cards and a spending platform to small and.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Crossbeam raises $25M to back startups built on ‘platform economies’

While many venture capitalists might hope to fund the next Amazon or Shopify, Crossbeam is a new firm focused on backing the startups built on top of these platforms. And it recently closed its $25 million first fund. We’ve written about well-f.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Everlywell raises $75M from HealthQuest Capital following its recent $175M Series D round

At-home health testing kit startup Everlywell has raised $75 million, following the close of the $175 million Series D it announced in December. The new funding comes from HealthQuest Capital, and sees the fund’s founder and managing partners.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Optical computing at sub-picosecond speeds

Vanderbilt researchers have developed the next generation of ultrafast data transmission that may make it possible to make already high-performance computing "on demand." The technology unjams bottlenecks in data streams using a hybrid silicon-vanadi.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

This new Apple iPad Air deal at Amazon is a great way to save

Amazon is already offering a discount on the fourth-generation iPad Air, which was just released in October 2020, lowering the Apple tablet's price to $559......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

What to pack in a car emergency kit

Packing an emergency kit for your next road trip ensures small problems don't become an absolute disaster......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

"Stop the steal" groups hide in plain sight on Facebook

Groups and individuals spreading lies about the 2020 election and calling to protest the outcome have continued to hide in plain sight on Facebook, even as COO Sheryl Sandberg this week tried to downplay the platform's role in the Capitol riots......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Samsung refreshes the Galaxy S21 & S21+ with improved performance, display, and camera

Samsung showed off its newest Galaxy-branded products on Thursday. The Korean electronics giant unveiled its Tile-like tracking fob the Galaxy SmartTag and its next-generation Galaxy Buds, but stars of the show were its flagship smartphones, the Gala.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

"Magic Mushrooms" Grow In Man"s Blood After Injection With Shroom Tea

John Trumpian shares a report from Live Science: A man brewed a tea from "magic mushrooms" and injected the concoction into his veins; several days later, he ended up at the emergency department with the fungus growing in his blood. The man spent 22.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Facebook is playing whack-a-mole against "stop the steal" groups after Capitol riots

Groups and individuals spreading lies about the 2020 election and calling to protest the outcome have continued to hide in plain sight on Facebook, even as COO Sheryl Sandberg this week tried to downplay the platform's role in the Capitol riots......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Foxconn appoints Jack Cheng to MIH

Foxconn Electronics has selected Jack Cheng, former executive president and co-founder of China-based electric vehicle (EV) vendor NIO, to be in charge of planning for its MIH alliance and supervising the open platform's hardware specifications......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Intel expected to fully advance to 10nm in 2021

Intel is expected to see strong growths in sales and profits in 2021 thanks to the releases of new-generation 10nm CPUs, according to sources from the upstream supply chain......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

David Morin gets pumped up about his Ultrahuman app at CES 2021

David Morin, one of today’s top fitness models, talks about launching a new global health and fitness platform at CES 2021......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Capsule raises $2 million for its collaborative video platform aimed at brands

Capsule raises $2 million for its collaborative video platform aimed at brands.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021