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Could much bigger SPACs be coming?

While many deemed 2020 the year of SPAC, short for special purpose acquisition company, 2021 may well make last year look quaint in comparison. It’s probably not premature to be asking: is there any company too big to be SPAC’d? Just toda.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchJan 23rd, 2021

Asynchronous video startup Weet just launched to cement bonds, and know-how, within companies

For founder Najette Fellache, coming to the Bay Area a few years ago from Nantes, France was a way to grow a company she’d founded and which was already was beginning to count major U.S. corporations like GE, Tesla, Amazon, and Medtronics as cu.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 min. ago

Data is the world’s most valuable (and vulnerable) resource

I believe generational startups will be created from 2020's reckoning with cybersecurity, just as they’ve been created coming out of market disruptions in the past. Kara Nortman Contributor Share o.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 min. ago

Announcing the Early Stage Pitch-Off judges

TechCrunch Early Stage is coming around the corner fast, April 1 and 2. You still have a chance to pitch your startup on the famous TC stage to an amazing lineup of judges. On April 2, TechCrunch will feature 10 top startups across the globe at the E.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News39 min. ago

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:  pcmagRelated News1 hr. 6 min. ago

Inside Workvivo’s plans to take on Microsoft in the employee experience space

Maintaining company culture when the majority of staff is working remotely is a challenge for every organization — big and small. This was an issue, even before COVID. But it’s become an even bigger problem with so many employees working from.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News1 hr. 6 min. ago

QIAGEN Launches QIAsphere Cloud-Based Connectivity Solution to Enhance QIAstat-Dx Capabilities in Digital Diagnostics

Major step towards bringing customer service to critical and syndromic testing QIAsphere mobile App enables real-time and remote test monitoring from anywhere, and will be available for additional QIAGEN instruments in coming months QIAstat-Dx custom.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Doom 3 and five more games coming to PSVR as Sony doubles down on the tech

PSVR owners are getting five new games this year, including a VR port of Doom 3......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Bethesda has a Doom 3 PlayStation VR port ready for a March 29 release

Bethesda and id Software dropped a teaser trailer today (below) announcing that Doom 3 is coming to PlayStation VR. It is not radically different from the original game but does sport new textures and sounds. The hud and a few other gameplay aspects.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Have a startup in Miami? Apply to pitch at TechCrunch’s Miami virtual meetup

TechCrunch is coming to Miami — virtually, at least. On March 11, TechCrunch is hosting a small online event with local venture capitalists, founders, and those curious about the growing ecosystem. There will also be a small pitch-off event whe.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

A Folding iPhone Could Be Coming In 2023

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says that Apple could be launching a folding iPhone in 2023, and that the phone could have a screen between 7.5 and eight inches. The Verge reports: There have been numerous reports about Apple prototyping a folding iPhone, but a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Proptech startup States Title, now Doma, going public via SPAC in $3B deal

Real estate tech startup Doma, formerly known as States Title, announced Tuesday it will go public through a merger with SPAC Capitol Investment Corp. V in a deal valued at $3 billion, including debt. SPACs, often called blank-check companies, are in.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Google-Free<nobr> <wbr></nobr>/e/ OS Is Now Selling Preloaded Phones In the US, Starting At $380

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: /e/ OS, the "open-source, pro-privacy, and fully degoogled" fork of Android, is coming to Canada and the USA. Of course, you've always been able to download the software in any region, but now (a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Delays in reporting alleged rapes are common, but coming forward is important no matter the timing

On Friday, an anonymous letter was sent to the prime minister's office alleging a current federal cabinet minister raped a woman in 1988......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Rocket Lab Reveals Plans For Reusable Rocket With 8 Ton Payload

Rocket Lab has unveiled plans for a larger rocket that can carry bigger payloads than its current reusable trooper, the Electron. It's called the Neutron and will be capable of carrying 8 metric tons to low-Earth orbit compared to the Electron's 660.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Biden administration puts a price on carbon

The results of his first environment executive orders are coming in. Enlarge (credit: Picture Alliance / Getty Images) On Friday, the Biden administration announced it had fulfilled the requirements of one of the executive orders issued on the.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Rocket Lab CEO Peter Beck explains why the company needs a bigger rocket, and why it’s going public to build it

Rocket Lab CEO Peter Beck explains why the company needs a bigger rocket, and why it’s going public to build it.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Free 30-day trial of Extra Crunch included with TC Sessions: Justice tickets

TC Sessions: Justice is coming up on Wednesday, and we’ve decided to sweeten the deal for what’s included with your event pass. Buy your ticket now and you’ll get a free month of access to Extra Crunch, our membership program focused on founder.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Major hydrogen fuel cell factory coming to suburban Chicago

The company said the plant could produce enough fuel-cell membrane electrodes for up to 12,000 trucks a year and will be the largest plant of its kind in the U.S......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

New skills of graphene: Tunable lattice vibrations

Without electronics and photonics, there would be no computers, smartphones, sensors, or information and communication technologies. In the coming years, the new field of phononics may further expand these options. That field is concerned with unders.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Satellite constellation operator Spire Global to go public via $1.6 billion SPAC

Monday brings with it not one, but two space SPACS – there’s Rocket Lab, and there’s Spire Global, a satellite operator that bills itself primarily as a SaaS company focused on delivering data and analytics made possible by its 100-plus.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021