CarLotz shares start trading after reverse merger

The company began trading shares Friday under the "LOTZ" ticker symbol. CarLotz CEO Michael Bor said going public should help raise the online used-car retailer's profile and visibility......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsJan 22nd, 2021

Elon Musk lost $27 billion last week

Elon Musk's net worth plunged last week as tech stocks got hammered and Tesla shares' stunning rise quickly unraveled......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News9 hr. 3 min. ago

How a Malicious Actor Targeted a Go Package On GitHub

ArghBlarg (Slashdot reader #79,067) shares some research from a senior application security engineer at GitLab: Michael Henrikson describes his investigations into Go package manager "supply chain" attacks and found at least one very suspicious pack.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 31 min. ago

Deliveroo to hand riders up to £10,000 in UK float

The food delivery firm, set to be valued at $7bn (£5bn), will also offer shares to takeaway customers......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News11 hr. 3 min. ago

Best cheap gaming PC deals for March 2021

There's a lot to consider before buying a gaming computer, but a good place to start is with a great deal......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Elon Musk Plans New City in Texas - Called Starbase and Led by "The Doge"

schwit1 shares an article from Entrepreneur: If anyone has the ability to surprise the world with his ambitious projects, it is Elon Musk . The billionaire announced that he is building a new city in Texas to be called Starbase, around the rocket lau.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Why the "Small Internet" Movement Wants to Revive Gopher

Long-time Slashdot reader lee1 shares a new article from Linux magazine: The danger and irritations of the modern web have unleashed a movement dedicated to creating a safer and simpler alternative. The old Gopher network and the new Gemini protocol.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

How CRISPR Can Create More Ethical Eggs

Slashdot reader wooloohoo shares a new article from Cornell's Alliance for Science, a group who gives its mission as correcting misinformation and countering conspiracy theories slowing progress on issues including synthetic biology and agricultural.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

America"s Air Force Is Having To Reverse Engineer Parts of Its Own Stealth Bomber

Long-time Slashdot reader AmiMoJo shares a report from The Drive: In a surprising turn of events, the United States government is calling upon its country's industry to reverse engineer components for the Air Force's B-2 Spirit stealth bomber. An of.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Ten inspiring outdoor living spaces for dining and socialising this summer

As spring approaches in the northern hemisphere, it's time to start preparing for sunnier days and warmer evenings. For this lookbook, we've rounded up ten inviting spaces featuring outdoor furniture for relaxed al-fresco dining and socialising. Read.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

"Gravity Portals" Could Morph Dark Matter Into Ordinary Matter

fahrbot-bot shares a report from Live Science: Astrophysicists have an idea that could help to solve two mysteries: the reason for the bizarre abundance of super-high-energy radiation shooting from the center of our galaxy and the identity of invisib.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

China"s "Sharp Eyes" Program Aims To Surveil 100% of Public Space

schwit1 shares a report: One of China's largest and most pervasive surveillance networks got its start in a small county about seven hours north of Shanghai. In 2013, the local government in Pingyi County began installing tens of thousands of securit.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

CDC Study Says On-Premises Dining Linked To COVID-19 Spread

Thelasko shares a new study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. NPR reports on the key findings: As several states face criticism for lifting coronavirus-related public health restrictions, a study published Friday confirms t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Virgin Galactic stock tanks as chairman cashes out $200 million personal stake

Shares of Virgin Galactic, the suborbital space tourism venture founded by British billionaire Richard Branson, plummeted Friday after the company's chairman dumped his personal stake in the company......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

A genetic patch to prevent hereditary deafness

They can hear well up to about forty years old, but then suddenly deafness strikes people with DFNA9. The cells of the inner ear can no longer reverse the damage caused by a genetic defect in their DNA. Researchers have now developed a 'genetic patch.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Will moving, ‘spatial video’ start to eat into square-box Zoom calls? SpatialChat thinks so

Will moving, ‘spatial video’ start to eat into square-box Zoom calls? SpatialChat thinks so.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

The technology selloff is getting to be somewhat material

Tech stocks are getting hammered today, with previously high-flying shares of software companies taking even more damage. For a sector that has enjoyed a year in the sun, recent trading sessions have punctured a period of market adoration. It is too.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Albertsons taps Tortoise for remote-controlled grocery delivery robots

Albertsons Companies, the grocery giant that owns Safeway and Jewel-Osco, has launched a pilot program that will test grocery delivery using remote-controlled delivery robots developed by Silicon Valley startup Tortoise. The pilot will start at two S.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Hertz lenders push alternate plan for bankruptcy exit, report says

Unsecured lenders want to convert their holdings into shares of the reorganized company, which could be traded publicly, Bloomberg reported. That would counter a plan to sell the car rental giant to two investment funds for as much as $4.2 billion......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

The collapse of Northern California kelp forests will be hard to reverse

Satellite imagery shows that the area covered by kelp forests off the coast of Northern California has dropped by more than 95 percent, with just a few small, isolated patches of bull kelp remaining. Species-rich kelp forests have been replaced by "u.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Turntide Technologies Rethinks Electric Motors To Slash Energy Consumption In Buildings

FrankOVD shares a report from TechCrunch: [F]irms backed by Robert Downey Jr. and Bill Gates are joining investors like Amazon and iPod inventor Tony Fadell to pour money into a company called Turntide Technologies that believes it has the next great.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021