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China’s cosmetics startup Yatsen to buy 35-year-old skincare brand Eve Lom

In China’s cosmetics world, where foreign brands were historically revered, indigenous startups are increasingly winning over Gen-Z consumers with cheaper, more localized options. One of the rising stars is the direct-to-consumer brand Perfect.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchMar 3rd, 2021

Laiye, China’s answer to UiPath, closes $50 million Series C+

Robotic process automation has become buzzy in the last few months. New York-based UiPath is on course to launch an initial public offering after gaining an astounding valuation of $35 billion in February. Over in China, homegrown RPA startup Laiye i.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News2 hr. 24 min. ago

Shanghai Auto Show: Five electric car brands to look out for in China

Robin Brant talks through five companies showcasing electric vehicles at the Shanghai Auto Show......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News2 hr. 24 min. ago

UMC plans 40% price hike in 2022

United Microelectronics (UMC) is negotiating contracts for next year, when the pure-play foundry plans to initiate another price hikes, according to sources at IC design houses......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 56 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 News2 hr. 56 min. ago

This flying electric ferry could revolutionize coastal travel

A Boston-based startup is aiming to revolutionize coastal travel with an all-electric passenger aircraft that flies just above the water......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 56 min. ago

Venmo to Allow Customers to Buy, Sell and Hold Cryptocurrencies

PayPal on Tuesday will begin allowing select customers of its Venmo app to buy, sell, and hold cryptocurrencies as consumers increasingly look for ways to pile into the digital assets. Bloomberg reports: The firm will make it available to all the app.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 56 min. ago

Apple announced a new iMac today, so the old one is unbelievably cheap

Huge news on the desktop front: at Apple’s Live Event today, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced a brand new iMac......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 24 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 News10 hr. 24 min. ago

Belarusian regime’s thugs shut down Imaguru, the country’s key startup hub

After visits by unnamed masked intruders and the cancellation of its lease, Imaguru — the country’s key startup hub, event and co-working space in Minsk — has effectively been shut down by the Lukashenko regime, which has led a brutal crackdown.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News10 hr. 24 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 News10 hr. 24 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 News10 hr. 24 min. ago

Netflix blames ‘lighter content slate’ for slowing subscriber growth

Netflix added 4 million net new subscribers in the first quarter of 2021, bringing its total subscriber base to 207.6 million, according to its latest earnings report. Any year-over-year comparison was inevitably going to make this latest quarter see.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News10 hr. 24 min. ago

Mercedes-Benz USA names new VP for customer service

Dianna du Preez, a more than 30-year Daimler veteran, replaces Christian Treiber, who is leaving after 28 years with the company......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 24 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 News10 hr. 56 min. ago

Fixed network of smartphones provides earthquake early warning in Costa Rica

Earthquake early warnings can be delivered successfully using a small network of off-the-shelf smartphones attached to building baseboards, according to a study conducted in Costa Rica last year......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 24 min. ago

Can’t stand the Apple TV touchpad? You can buy the new Siri remote for $59

Along with a new version of the Apple TV 4K, today Apple showed off a new Siri remote. With a design that hides the touchpad, you can buy it on its own......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 24 min. ago

Certain gut microbes make mosquitoes more prone to carry malaria parasite

Dietary sugars and gut microbes play a key role in promoting malaria parasite infection in mosquitoes. Researchers in China have uncovered evidence that mosquitoes fed a sugar diet show an increased abundance of the bacterial species Asaia bogorensis.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 24 min. ago

Grimshaw models Shenzhen airport transport hub on mangrove trees

Mangrove trees informed the design of the Shenzhen Airport East Integrated Transport Hub, which architecture firm Grimshaw has won a competition to build at an airport in China. Read more Mangrove trees informed the design of the Shenzhen Ai.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News13 hr. 56 min. ago

Palisades II space dividers by Spacestor

Dezeen Showroom: office furniture brand Spacestor has expanded its Palisades divider system, adding softer forms that enable the creation of garden hideaway-like spaces within the workplace. Read more Dezeen Showroom: office furniture brand.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News13 hr. 56 min. ago

Target CPA and Target ROAS will be bundled with other Google Smart Bidding strategies

Advertisers are still able to use tCPA and tROAS, but later this year, these options will only appear with Maximize Conversions and Maximize Conversion Value, respectively. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated News13 hr. 56 min. ago