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Daily Crunch: With $639M funding found, Klarna is Europe’s highest-valued private fintech

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package. To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchJun 10th, 2021

Food home delivery companies need up to 8,000 daily services to be profitable in a big city

Various platforms which offer food home delivery services through courier services, such as riders or other types of distributors, have proliferated very quickly in recent years, especially in big cities. Due to this boom in last-mile delivery or log.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 59 min. ago

G7 Calls on Russia To Crack Down on Ransomware Gangs

In light of the recent wave of high-profile ransomware attacks that have caused havoc in the US and Europe, the member states of the G7 group have called on Russia and other countries to crack down on ransomware gangs operating within their borders......»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 59 min. ago

Toward a daily-use deep UV light source for sterilization and disinfection

Researchers from the Graduate School of Engineering and the Center for Quantum Information and Quantum Biology at Osaka University unveiled a new solid state second-harmonic generation (SHG) device that converts infrared radiation into blue light. Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 59 min. ago

Irish potato famine pathogen stoked outbreaks on six continents

North Carolina State University researchers continue to track the evolution of different strains of the plant pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine in the 1840s, which set down roots in the United States before attacking Europe......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 59 min. ago

"Dozens" of Companies are Now Trying to Build Flying Cars

The New York Times shares footage from a flying car's test flight in California — "a single-person aircraft for use in rural areas — essentially a private flying car for the rich — that could start selling this year." (You can read.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Europe to launch renewable wooden satellite made of plywood

A Scandinavian company plans to launch the world's first wooden satellite to bring attention to the use of renewable materials in space......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Nearly $1 Billion in Funding Restored for California Bullet Train

Back in 2009, then-governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger requested $4.7 billion in federal stimulus money to help build an 800-mile bullet train system from San Diego to San Francisco. "We're traveling on our trains at the same speed as 100 ye.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Norway sees oil in its future despite warnings

Norway, Western Europe's biggest oil producer, plans to continue exploration and drilling in coming decades, the government said Friday, despite concerns about its impact on the climate......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

AT&T CEO seems confident industry can kill Biden’s municipal broadband plan

CEO thinks US will keep giving billions to private ISPs instead of public networks. Enlarge / AT&T's logo at its corporate headquarters in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Getty Images | Ronald Martinez ) AT&T CEO John Stankey yesterday called Presiden.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Funding front-line action for the world"s forgotten frogs

Frogs have been around for about 140 million years, since dinosaurs roamed the Earth, and are found in most moist corners of the world. IUCN has assessed 6,340 species of these tailless and smooth-bodied amphibians, and almost one in ten of them are.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Texas must address groundwater future, says expert

Long-term water security is essential for the future of Texas, and the state acutely needs a common law system that can balance world-scale agricultural activity, industrial development and urban growth while also protecting private property rights,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

O-RAN market set to rise along with 5G private networks

The 5G private network architecture outlined in 3GPP Release 16 allows businesses to deploy private networks by themselves, which will not only bring changes to the previous model that relies on telecom operators in the 4G era but also the rise of Op.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Daily Crunch: With $639M funding found, Klarna is Europe’s highest-valued private fintech

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package. To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Ledger raises $380 million for its crypto hardware wallet

French startup Ledger has raised a $380 million Series C funding round led by 10T Holdings. Following today’s funding round, the company has reached a valuation of $1.5 billion. Other investors in the funding round include existing investors Cathay.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

The fintech endgame: New supercompanies combine the best of software and financials

A new and attractive hybrid category of company is emerging at the intersection of software and financial services, creating buzz in the investment and entrepreneurial communities. Shiran Shalev Contributor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Fintech startup TreasurySpring raises $10M for platform giving online access to fixed-term funds

Fixed-term funds (FTFs) have historically been a bank-to-bank market. FTF products allow for investing into some of the safest assets, including U.K. government bonds, U.S. government bonds and highly rated corporations. They allow holders of large a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Fuel Ventures launches its new $63.6M early-stage VC fund, aiming for 60 startups inside 12 months

You may have heard of payments startup Paddle which has raised $93.3m or perhaps Heroes which raised $65M to become the “Thrasio of Europe” but you might not have heard so much about a backer of these startups, Fuel Ventures, at least not yet.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Jeff Bezos is going to space for 11 minutes. Here"s how risky that is

Jeff Bezos can have anything. He could circle the globe in a private jet or sail it forever in a fleet of megayachts. He could afford to buy a the whole NFL; he could buy an archipelago for his family and friends; he could buy over 65,000 Bugatti Chi.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Roblox hit with $200 million lawsuit over creators" use of unlicensed music

Variety reports that NMPA president/CEO David Israelite announced the lawsuit at the trade group's 2021 annual meeting, highlighting Roblox's millions of daily active players and alleging that it goes to great lengths to avoid paying artists for usin.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Fintech startup TreasurySpring raises $10M for platform giving online access to Fixed-term-funds

Fixed-term-funds (FTFs) have historically been a bank-to-bank market. FTF products allow for investing into some of the safest assets including, UK Government bonds, US Government bonds and highly-rated corporations. They allow holders of large amoun.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021