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EVgo to go public via SPAC in bid to power EV charging expansion

EVgo, the wholly owned subsidiary of LS Power that owns and operates public fast chargers for electric vehicles, has reached a deal to become a publicly traded company through a merger with special-purpose acquisition company Climate Change Crisis Re.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchJan 22nd, 2021

"I want to ride my bicycle!" People set to change mobility choices post-lockdown

New research suggests a significant proportion of Trinity's staff and student population that formerly relied on public transport will now choose to walk or cycle to campus when it fully re-opens after lockdown......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 12 min. ago

Life"s rich pattern: Researchers use sound to shape the future of printing

Researchers in the UK have developed a way to coax microscopic particles and droplets into precise patterns by harnessing the power of sound in air. The implications for printing, especially in the fields of medicine and electronics, are far-reaching.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 12 min. ago

Hurry! This portable generator is $220 today only at Newegg

Every home needs a backup power source in case of a blackout, so you might want to jump on Newegg's $220 discount for the Quipall 7000 portable generator......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 45 min. ago

Nan Ya to spend NT$8 billion on IC substrate capacity expansion

Nan Ya PCB has disclosed plans to spend at least NT$8 billion (US$287.5 million) in 2021, compared to a capex of NT$7.35 billion for 2020, for capacity expansions at its plants in China and Taiwan, particularly for ABF substrates, to further drive up.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News10 hr. 12 min. ago

Highlights of the day: 6-inch fab capacity tight

The foundry sector has seen tight supply across all segments, with 6-inch fab capacity almost fully booked for third-quarter 2021 thanks to strong demand for a wide range of applications, such as analog chips and discrete power devices. And short sup.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News10 hr. 12 min. ago

Six-inch fab capacity almost fully booked for 3Q21

Six-inch foundries have seen their fab capacity for the third quarter almost fully booked, driven by a ramp-up in demand for analog chips, such as power management ICs, and discrete power devices including diodes and MOSFETs, according to industry so.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News15 hr. 44 min. ago

Windows.com Bitsquatting Hack Can Wreak "Unknown Havoc" On PCs

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Bitflips are events that cause individual bits stored in an electronic device to flip, turning a 0 to a 1 or vice versa. Cosmic radiation and fluctuations in power or temperature are the most com.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 12 min. ago

Square buys majority of Tidal, adds Jay-Z to its board in bid to shake up the artist economy

Square buys majority of Tidal, adds Jay-Z to its board in bid to shake up the artist economy.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  mobilecrunchRelated News22 hr. 12 min. ago

Stream raises $38M as its chat and activity feed APIs power communications for 1B users

A lot of our communication these days with each other is digital, and today one of the companies enabling that — with APIs to build chat experiences into apps — is announcing a round of funding on the back of some very strong growth. Stre.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Coursera is planning to file to go public tomorrow

Coursera, an online education platform that has seen its business grow amid the coronavirus pandemic, is planning to file paperwork tomorrow for its initial public offering, sources familiar with the matter say. The company has been talking to underw.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Study aims to help governments maximize profits from oil and gas auctions

Federal and state governments auction leases to oil and gas companies to extract natural resources from public land. A revamp of the auction system—utilizing a new model developed by a Rice University economist—could lead to more competitive bids.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Animal aggression depends on rank within social hierarchies

Humans and animals alike constantly size up one another. In the workplace, a new employee quickly learns which coworkers are the most respected—and therefore hold more power. Big brothers boss around little brothers. In nature, a dominant male chim.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

The Realme GT 5G is the world’s cheapest Snapdragon 888 phone

$430 for a Snapdragon 888, a 120 Hz OLED display, and speedy 65 W charging. The Realme GT 5G. [credit: Realme ].....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

"Egg carton" quantum dot array could lead to ultralow power devices

A new path toward sending and receiving information with single photons of light has been discovered by an international team of researchers led by the University of Michigan......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Study uncovers how big droughts in the Greater Mekong trigger carbon dioxide emission bursts

A study on big droughts in the Greater Mekong region revealed findings that can help reduce the carbon footprint of power systems while providing insights into better designed and more sustainable power plants......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Facebook’s new image-recognition A.I. is trained on 1 billion Instagram photos

Facebook has developed a powerful new image-recognition A.I. that's trained on over a billion public Instagram images. It could be a game changer.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Marshall debuts the $179 Mode II, its first true wireless earbuds

Iconic guitar amp company Marshall has taken the wraps off its first true wireless earbuds, the $179 Mode II, which boast wireless charging......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Social commerce startup Elenas raises $6M and plans for international expansion

Colombian startup Elenas says it’s helping tens of thousands of women make money by selling products online. And today, it announced that it has raised $6 million in Series A funding. That’s on top of the $2 million seed round that Elenas.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Square buys majority of Tidal, adds Jay Z to its board in bid to shake up the artist economy

This morning Square, a fintech company that serves both individuals and companies, announced that it has purchased a majority stake in Tidal, a music streaming service. The deal, worth some $297 million, will Tidal allow artist-partners to keep their.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

The Secret Behind North Dakota’s Speedy Vaccine Rollout

The state’s independent rural drugstores are showing the power of small......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021