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Airbyte raises $5.2M for its open-source data integration platform

Airbyte, an open-source data integration platform, today announced that it has raised a $5.2 million seed funding round led by Accel. Other investors include Y Combinator, 8VC, Segment co-founder Calvin French-Owen, former Cloudera GM Charles Zedlews.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchMar 2nd, 2021

Drug development platform could provide flexible, rapid and targeted antimicrobials

When disease outbreaks happen, response time in developing and distributing treatments is crucial to saving lives. Unfortunately, developing custom drugs as countermeasures is often a slow and difficult process......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 min. ago

Early Coinbase backer Garry Tan is keeping the “vast majority” of his shares because of this deal

A week after the cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase staged a direct listing, much of the focus remains on the wealth that the listing generated for executives at the company, its board members, and its private investors. Citing data from Capital Market.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago

Deliverect gobbles up $65M for a platform that streamlines online and offline food orders

Restaurants rode a wave of usage of food delivery services like Deliveroo, Uber Eats and DoorDash in the last year, discovering new revenues and ways to connect with diners to offset the fact that in-person trade for many of them had disappeared over.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News1 hr. 37 min. ago

TikTok sued for billions over use of children"s data

The case is being brought on behalf of millions of children by England's former children's commissioner......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News3 hr. 5 min. ago

Vietnam exports to EU hit US$10 billion in 1Q21

Exports from Vietnam to the EU experienced an 18% on-year growth to reach nearly US$10 billion in the first quarter of 2021, according to a report citing data from the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 37 min. ago

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki Gets "Freedom Expression" Award Sponsored By YouTube

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Newsweek: YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki received a "Free Expression" award from the Freedom Forum Institute in a virtual ceremony sponsored by YouTube, an online video platform owned by Google. On Thursday, YouTu.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 5 min. ago

Ransomware Gang Tried To Extort Apple Hours Ahead of Tuesday Event

An anonymous reader writes: The operators of the REvil ransomware are demanding that Apple pay a ransom demand to avoid having confidential information leaked on the dark web. The REvil crew claims it came into possession of Apple product data after.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 37 min. ago

Would Be Cool if Everyone Normalized These Pesky Data Leaks, Says Data-Leaking Facebook in Leaked Memo

Facebook wants you to believe that the scraping of 533 million people's personal data from its platform, and the dumping of that data online by nefarious people, is something to be "normalised." The Register: A blundering Facebook public relations op.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 37 min. ago

Who’s funding privacy tech?

New regulations, stricter cross-border data transfer rules and increasing calls for data sovereignty have helped the privacy startup space grow thanks to an uptick in investor support. Privacy isn’t dead, as many would have you believ.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News11 hr. 5 min. ago

Discord walked away from Microsoft talks, may pursue an IPO

A month after reports that Microsoft sought to buy the hot voice chat app Discord surfaced, those talks are off, a source familiar with the deal confirmed to TechCrunch. Discord is considering plans to stay independent, possibly charting a path to it.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News11 hr. 5 min. ago

BlaBlaCar raises $115 million to build all-in-one travel app

French startup BlaBlaCar has raised a new $115 million funding round (€97 million). While the company is better known for its long distance carpooling marketplace, BlaBlaCar has also added a bus marketplace with the acquisition of Ouibus and an onl.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News11 hr. 5 min. ago

Elon Musk denies Autopilot was active before deadly crash in Texas

"Data logs recovered so far show Autopilot was not enabled," Musk tweeted. Enlarge (credit: felixmizioznikov / Getty) Tesla CEO Elon Musk is fighting back against speculation that a deadly Tesla crash in the Houston area on Saturday might hav.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 37 min. ago

Venmo’s new crypto service lets you buy and sell bitcoin, ether, and litecoin

PayPal subsidiary Venmo rolls crypto platform out to users starting today. Enlarge / Promotional image of Crypto on Venmo. (credit: Venmo) The PayPal-owned Venmo service will let users buy, sell, and hold bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies wit.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 37 min. ago

Geico Admits Fraudsters Stole Customers" Driver"s License Numbers For Months

Geico, the second-largest auto insurer in the U.S., has fixed a security bug that let fraudsters steal customers' driver's license numbers from its website. From a report: In a data breach notice filed with the California attorney general's office, G.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 37 min. ago

Predicting the next pandemic virus is harder than we think

The observation that most of the viruses that cause human disease come from other animals has led some researchers to attempt "zoonotic risk prediction" to second-guess the next virus to hit us. However, in an Essay publishing April 20th in the open.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 5 min. ago

Data Science and Machine Learning Drive Innovation in Civil Engineering at Stevens

Stevens professors are accelerating research in civil engineering disciplines, from developing smart infrastructure to predicting storm surges Machine learning—fueled by data analytics, data mining—is one of the most pervasive and applica.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News14 hr. 5 min. ago

Google product reviews algorithm update was big but not like a core update, say data providers

Here is a roundup of the impact of Google’s most recent algorithm update that touched down on April 8, 2021. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated News14 hr. 37 min. ago

Injective Protocol raises $10M from Pantera Capital, Mark Cuban for its ‘DeFi Robinhood’

Back in December last year Injective Protocol, launched the testnet for its DeFi protocols for cross-chain derivatives trading, with backing from giant crypto exchange Binance. It has now raised $10 million in a “party” funding round. Partici.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 37 min. ago

Catch&Release raises $14M to help marketers find and license content from across the web

Catch&Release founder and CEO Analisa Goodin told me that she wants to help brands break free from the limitations of stock photography — and that her startup has raised $14 million in Series A funding to achieve that goal. Goodin explained that th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 37 min. ago

WayUp’s new dashboard helps employers see where their recruiting process loses diverse candidates

WayUp started out as a platform to help college graduates find jobs and internships, but over time, it has increasingly focused on helping employers find diverse job candidates. And it recently introduced a new feature to help those employers see exa.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 37 min. ago