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Announcing the Early Stage Pitch-Off Judges

TechCrunch Early Stage is coming around the corner fast, April 1 & 2nd. And you still have a chance to pitch your startup on the famous TC stage to an amazing line up of judges. On April 2nd, TechCrunch will feature ten top startups across the globe.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagMar 4th, 2021

Hear how to raise big funding (and use it well) from FirstMark’s Rick Heitzmann and Orchard’s Court Cunningham

Orchard, founded in 2017, was relatively early to the proptech industry. The company, originally called Perch, focused on dual-trackers, which are folks who are both buying and selling a home simultaneously. FirstMark Capital led both the Series A an.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 57 min. ago

Epic Games" photorealistic character creator Metahuman released in early access

Back in February, Epic Games unveiled a cloud-based Unreal Engine tool called "Metahuman Creator" that allows graphic designers to quickly create CG 3D human models for use in video games or movies. Words alone can barely do justice to the realism of.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News11 hr. 57 min. ago

Short duration of the Yixian Formation and "Chinese Dinosaur Pompeii"

The Early Cretaceous Jehol Biota, renowned for its exceptionally well preserved volcanic-influenced ecosystem, was buried in lacustrine and occasionally fluvial sediments in northern Hebei and western Liaoning, China. It includes large amount of evol.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 58 min. ago

No Human Can Match This High-Speed Box-Unloading Robot Named After a Pickle

Able to move 1,600 boxes per hour using just one arm, Dill relies on humans to keep it operating efficiently Today at ProMat, a company called Pickle Robots is announcing Dill, a robot that can unload boxes from the back of a trailer at places.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News14 hr. 26 min. ago

Creatively raises $5M to help creative professionals showcase and find work

Creatively — a startup that helps designers, photographers, illustrators and other creative professionals showcase their work and find their next job — is announcing that it has raised in $5 million. Founded by Stacey Bendet (founder and CEO of f.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 25 min. ago

Pale Blue Dot aims to be Europe’s premier early-stage climate investor and has $100 million to prove it

When Hampus Jakobsson, Heidi Lindvall, and Joel Larsson, all well-known players in the European venture ecosystem, began talking about their new firm Pale Blue Dot, they began by looking at the problems with venture capital. For the three entrepreneu.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 58 min. ago

A quick peek inside Fontinalis, one of Detroit’s best-known young venture firms

Fontinalis, the 12-year-old, Detroit-based early stage venture firm, is known for being among the very first investing outfits to focus squarely on mobility as an overarching theme. It wasn’t a surprising mandate, given that the outfit’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 58 min. ago

It now seems likely that Starliner will not launch crew until early 2022

The first hurdle for Starliner: Finding an open port on the space station Enlarge / What a docking of Boeing's Starliner to the International Space Station will look like. (credit: Boeing) About five weeks have passed since Boeing updated the.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Study cements age and location of hotly debated skull from early human Homo erectus

A new study verifies the age and origin of one of the oldest specimens of Homo erectus—a very successful early human who roamed the world for nearly 2 million years. In doing so, the researchers also found two new specimens at the site—likely the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Apple Working on Combined TV Box, Speaker to Revive Home Efforts

Apple has been a laggard in the smart-home space, but a versatile new device in early development could change that. From a Bloomberg report: The company is working on a product that would combine an Apple TV set-top box with a HomePod speaker and in.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Atomico’s talent partners share 6 tips for early-stage people ops success

There are still a number of surefire measures any early-stage company can and should put in place to achieve "people ops" success as they begin scaling. In the earliest stages of building a startup, it can be hard to justify focusing on any.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

From pickup basketball to market domination: My wild ride with Coupang

Coupang early investor Ben Sun shares an inside look into the growth of the Korean e-commerce giant, and explains how founder Bom Kim led a pivot when the company was already an established business Ben Sun Contributor.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

UiPath’s first IPO pricing could be a warning to late-stage investors

A few months back, robotic process automation (RPA) unicorn UiPath raised a huge $750 million round at a valuation of around $35 billion. The capital came ahead of the company’s expected IPO, so its then-new valuation helped provide a measuring.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

Researchers uncover how cells control the physical state of embryonic tissues

In the earliest stage of life, animals undergo some of their most spectacular physical transformations. Once merely blobs of dividing cells, they begin to rearrange themselves into their more characteristic forms, be they fish, birds or humans. Under.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

"Huge" explosion rocks St. Vincent as volcano keeps erupting

La Soufriere volcano fired an enormous amount of ash and hot gas early Monday in the biggest explosive eruption yet since volcanic activity began on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent late last week, with officials worried about the lives of.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

Researchers call for greater awareness of unintended consequences of CRISPR gene editing

Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute have revealed that CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing can lead to unintended mutations at the targeted section of DNA in early human embryos. The work highlights the need for greater awareness of and further researc.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

Microsoft is Acquiring Nuance Communications for $19.7 Billion

Microsoft agreed today to acquire Nuance Communications, a leader in speech to text software, for $19.7 billion. From a report: In a post announcing the deal, the company said this was about increasing its presence in the healthcare vertical, a place.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

Early access releases: Should we buy video games before they"re finished?

Early access releases help makers smooth out glitches and build hype, but what's in it for gamers?.....»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

Environment takes centre stage at London games festival

Climate change was on the agenda at the Now Play This festival, Cristina Criddle finds out more......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

The Ring’s doorbell design hasn’t changed since 2014. Other companies should follow its lead

It’s the opposite of planned obsolescence. Today, the home security brand Ring is announcing its latest smart home doorbell, the Ring Video Doorbell 4. It’s 20% thinner and 40% lighter than the Ring Video Doorbell 3.Read Full Story.....»»

Category: topSource:  fastcodesignRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021