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European e-scooter and micromobility startup Dott raises $85 million

Dott has raised a new $85 million Series B funding round — this round is a mix of equity and asset-backed debt financing. Belgium-based investment company Sofina is leading the investment. Dott is a micromobility startup that is better known for it.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchApr 20th, 2021

The Fortnite Trial Is Exposing Details About the Biggest iPhone Hack on Record

As part of the trial against Epic Games, Apple released emails that show that 128 million users, of which 18 million were in the U.S., downloaded apps containing malware known as XCodeGhost from the App Store. From a report: In 2015, unknown hackers.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 17 min. ago

Sennheiser Sells Its Consumer Audio Business To Hearing Aid Specialist Sonova

Sennheiser has sold its consumer electronics division to a Swiss company called Sonova that specializes in hearing care, Sennheiser has announced. Engadget reports: Sonova said it made the 200 million euro ($241 million) deal to expand its aging demo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 17 min. ago

Betting on upcoming startup markets

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter for your weekend enjoyment. Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s broadly based on the daily column that a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 44 min. ago

Extra Crunch roundup: How Duolingo became an edtech leader

The pandemic has just pushed edtech mainstream, but language-learning startup Duolingo had already spent the past decade figuring out how to build a successful edtech app. In our latest installment of the EC-1 series, Natasha Mascarenhas goes deep wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 45 min. ago

Longevity startup Gero AI has a mobile API for quantifying health changes

Sensor data from smartphones and wearables can meaningfully predict an individual’s ‘biological age’ and resilience to stress, according to Gero AI. The ‘longevity’ startup — which condenses its mission to the pith.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 16 min. ago

TrueCar Q1 hampered by chip shortage, loss of USAA business

The vehicle listings provider narrowed its first-quarter net loss to $8.4 million from $10.4 million in the year-earlier period......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 17 min. ago

EXCLUSIVE: Google Snaps Up Network-on-Chip Startup Provino

New technology promises faster, more efficient processors for AI Google has quietly acquired Provino Technologies, a start-up developing network-on-chip (NoC) systems for machine learning, an IEEE Spectrum investigation has discovered. The lat.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News9 hr. 17 min. ago

Lear reports steep Q1 growth in seating, E-Systems

Lear said its first-quarter net income more than doubled to $204 million even amid supply chain volatility......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 17 min. ago

CarGurus says CarOffer acquisition showing results

The vehicle listings company said net income surged 76 percent to $22.3 million in the first quarter......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 17 min. ago

Nikola reveals new SEC subpoena

The subpoena issued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on March 24 relates to projected 2021 cash flow and how the company plans to use funds from capital raises this year......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 17 min. ago

Paramount+ lifts ViacomCBS to 36 million subs, will stream sci-fi movie Infinite

Streaming service commits to one original movie every week. Enlarge / Actor Mark Wahlberg confers with director Antoine Fuqua on the set of Infinite. (credit: Mark Wahlberg) On the heels of revealing that ViacomCBS' streaming platforms have re.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 45 min. ago

To buy time for a failing startup, recreate the engineering process

The drastic approach I took to recovering our company is often referred to as a “full reset" -- the old company is essentially annihilated and a new company is formed from the remaining pieces. Jason Meller Contributo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 16 min. ago

18.5 million year old vine fossil identified as new species

An 18.5 million-year-old fossil found in Panama provides evidence of a new species and is the oldest reliable example of a climbing woody vine known as a liana from the soapberry family. The discovery sheds light on the evolution of climbing plants......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 16 min. ago

A deeper understanding of how cells move and stick together

Observing how cells stick to surfaces and their motility is vitally important in the study of tissue maintenance, wound healing and even understanding how cancers progress. A new paper published in The European Physical Journal Plus, by Raj Kumar Sad.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 16 min. ago

Facebook Workplace Surpasses 7M Paid Subscribers, Introduces New App Integrations

Facebook announced its Workplace platform surpassed 7 million paid subscribers and along with it, more integration tools and plugins. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News13 hr. 17 min. ago

CDK quarterly profit buoyed by $1.45B sale of overseas unit

CDK's net earnings from continuing operations, which do not include the international business, slid 39 percent to $47.1 million in the quarter......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News13 hr. 17 min. ago

Lear reports steep Q1 growth in seating, e-systems

Lear said its first-quarter net income more than doubled to $204 million even amid supply chain volatility......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News13 hr. 17 min. ago

GajiGesa, a fintech focused on Indonesian workers, adds strategic investors and launches new app for micro-SMEs

GajiGesa, a fintech startup that provides earned wage access (EWA) and other services for workers in Indonesia, has added strategic investors to help it launch new services and expand its user base. Its new backers include OCBC NISP Ventura, the vent.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 16 min. ago

Startup employees should pay attention to Biden’s capital gains tax plans

The Biden Administration has reportedly proposed significant changes to the capital gains tax, aiming to target the wealthiest Americans to help fund his historic aid programs. Vieje Piauwasdy Contributor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 16 min. ago

Carbon emissions from energy dropped 10% in the EU last year

Carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel combustion dropped 10% in the European Union last year amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to estimates from the EU's statistical office......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 17 min. ago