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X1 Card raises $12 million for its credit card with limits based on your income

X1 Card is raising a $12 million funding round. The company is building a credit card that sets limits based on your current and future income, not your credit score. Spark Capital is leading the round with Jared Leto, Aaron Levie, Jeremy Stoppelman,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchJan 14th, 2021

World migration down 30 percent due to pandemic: UN

The coronavirus pandemic has slowed global migration by nearly 30 percent, with around two million fewer people than predicted migrating between 2019 and 2020, according to a UN report released on Friday......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News9 hr. 17 min. ago

Report: Xbox’s “instant on” feature could consume 4 billion kWh by 2025 [Updated]

NRDC: Series S/X option will result in 3 million tons of CO2 in five years. Enlarge / A lot of neon green power potentially (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) [Update (8:45 ET): A Microsoft spokesperson provided Ars with the following stat.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News13 hr. 18 min. ago

GitLab oversaw a $195 million secondary sale that values the company at $6 billion

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

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 17 min. ago

GM agrees to invest $787 million in Canada plant, reaches tentative deal with Unifor

General Motors says it will end Chevrolet Equinox assembly in Canada and build the all-electric EV600 commercial van instead. It wasn't clear where GM would transfer the Equinox line......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News16 hr. 18 min. ago

Conductive nature in crystal structures revealed at magnification of 10 million times

In groundbreaking materials research, a team led by University of Minnesota Professor K. Andre Mkhoyan has made a discovery that blends the best of two sought-after qualities for touchscreens and smart windows—transparency and conductivity......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News20 hr. 17 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. 50 min. ago

Trump team modernizes car safety regulations for the driverless era

Auto safety advocates blast the lack of new safety regulations. Enlarge / Nuro makes small electric vehicles for hauling cargo. They are designed to be street-legal but have no room for passengers. (credit: Nuro) Until this week, the federal g.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News21 hr. 18 min. ago

Facebook will pay more than $300 each to 1.6M Illinois users in settlement

It's a far cry from the maximum $35B Facebook might have owed, but not nothing. Enlarge / You see Facebook, Facebook sees you... (credit: Chris Jackson | Getty Images) Millions of Facebook users in Illinois will be receiving about $340 each as.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News21 hr. 18 min. ago

FCC fines white-supremacist robocaller $10 million for faking caller ID

Robocaller's fake caller ID numbers were allegedly chosen as neo-Nazi symbols. Enlarge / Former Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum addresses an audience on March 20, 2019 in Miami Gardens, Florida. Gillum's campaign was targeted by ra.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News21 hr. 18 min. ago

FDA blindsided as Trump Admin cripples agency on its way out

It's “a full-frontal assault on public health," one official said. Enlarge / Stephen Hahn, commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) The US Food and Drug Administration is under siege from the Trump A.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News21 hr. 18 min. ago

Report: Xbox’s “instant on” feature could consume 4 billion kWh by 2025

NRDC: Default Series S/X option responsible for 3 million tons of CO2 in five years. Enlarge / A lot of neon green power potentially (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) The "instant on" feature that's activated by default on new Xbox Series.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News21 hr. 18 min. ago

Wandavision premieres in ways that would never work on ABC—and that’s great

Disney+ take on Marvel TV is a massive zag from Netflix's zig—and we're intrigued. Enlarge / The black-and-white world of Wandavision, as occasionally interrupted by color in its first two episodes on Disney+ as of today. (credit: Disney) Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News21 hr. 18 min. ago

With Trump’s vaccine rollout in chaos, Biden unveils five-point plan

"We will manage the hell out of this operation," Biden vowed. Enlarge / US President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks on his plan to administer COVID-19 vaccines in Wilmington, Delaware on January 15, 2021. (credit: Getty | Angela Weiss) Pres.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News21 hr. 18 min. ago

Hackers alter stolen regulatory data to sow mistrust in COVID-19 vaccine

Post titled “Astonishing fraud! Evil Pfffizer! Fake vaccines!” found on the dark Web. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Last month, the makers of one of the most promising coronavirus vaccines reported that hackers stole confidential document.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News21 hr. 18 min. ago

15 steps to fundraising a new VC or private equity fund

Based on my experience, taking the 15 steps below will help build the core of a high-performing fundraising and investor relations function. David Teten Contributor Share on Twitter.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News22 hr. 18 min. ago

Google Removing Inadvertent Ability for Chromium Browsers To Access Chrome Bookmarks, Sync

Besides the intended differences, web browsers based on Chromium offer an underlying experience that's mostly identical to Chrome. Google recently discovered that users of third-party Chromium browsers have inadvertently been able to access data and.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News22 hr. 50 min. ago

Thousands of Amazon warehouse workers to vote on whether to form company"s first US union

Thousands of Amazon warehouse workers at an Alabama facility will begin voting next month on whether to unionize their workplace, potentially paving the way for the first US-based union at the e-commerce giant......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News22 hr. 50 min. ago

Apple Fails To Overturn VirnetX Patent Verdict, Could Owe Over $1.1 Billion

A federal judge denied Apple's bid to set aside or reduce a $502.8 million patent infringement verdict favoring VirnetX, and awarded interest and royalties that could boost Apple's total payout in two lawsuits above $1.1 billion. From a report: In a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Report: New MacBook Pro models will arrive this year with MagSafe, M1 successor [Updated]

Apple is also considering dropping the Touch Bar. Enlarge / This is the 16-inch MacBook Pro as it's being sold now. According to today's report, the new one will generally look quite similar. (credit: Samuel Axon) According to a report in Bloo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

How law enforcement gets around your smartphone’s encryption

Openings provided by iOS and Android security are there for those with the right tools. Enlarge / Uberwachung, Symbolbild, Datensicherheit, Datenhoheit (credit: Westend61 | Getty Images) Lawmakers and law enforcement agencies around the world.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021