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Fake RTX 3000-series eBay listings claim they"re targeting bots, but is it a scammer"s excuse?

RTX 3000-series cards, the Radeon RX 6000s, Ryzen 5000 CPUs, and new consoles have all suffered availability problems, due in no small part to scalpers grabbing them to make huge profits on auction sites. A report from January showed that scalpers ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotMar 2nd, 2021

Hear how to raise big funding (and use it well) from FirstMark’s Rick Heitzmann and Orchard’s Court Cunningham

Orchard, founded in 2017, was relatively early to the proptech industry. The company, originally called Perch, focused on dual-trackers, which are folks who are both buying and selling a home simultaneously. FirstMark Capital led both the Series A an.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 55 min. ago

New GeForce drivers welcome Mortal Shell with RTX update

The latest GeForce drivers (466.11) boost performance up to 130% at 4K on Mortal Shell with DLSS enabled. Plus updates for more G-Sync displays, Reflex for Valorant, and AI noise removal in OBS Studio......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News10 hr. 54 min. ago

TCL 20 series expands with new 20 Pro 5G, 20L+, and 20L

TCL has announced three new phones in the TCL 20 series -- the TCL 20 Pro, 20L, and 20L+. The phones span price ranges and have varying features......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 55 min. ago

Zeta in talks with SoftBank to raise at over $1 billion valuation

Banking tech startup Zeta is inching closer to the much sought-after unicorn status as it talks to investors to finalize a new round, sources familiar with the matter told TechCrunch. SoftBank Vision Fund 2 is in talks to lead a ~$250 million Series.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 55 min. ago

TikTok funds first episodic public health series ‘VIRAL’ from NowThis

TikTok is taking another step towards directly funding publishers’ content with today’s announcement that it’s financially backing the production of media publisher NowThis’ new series, “VIRAL,” which will feature.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 55 min. ago

How Pilot charted a course of not raising too much money

A few weeks ago, we wrote about fintech Pilot raising a $100 million Series C that doubled the company’s valuation to $1.2 billion. Bezos Expeditions — Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ personal investment fund — and Whale Rock Capital joined the ro.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 23 min. ago

Honda taps H.E.R. for return of Civic Tour concert series, but must overcome livestream fatigue

H.E.R. will perform at the April 28 event hosted on Live Nation's Twitch channel as the automaker seeks to build buzz for the 2022 Civic......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News13 hr. 23 min. ago

Check out the tech leaders joining us on Extra Crunch Live in May

Extra Crunch Live, our weekly event series that connects founders with tech leaders, is really picking up speed. Recently, we had a conversation with Accel’s Dan Levine and Scale’s Alexandr Wang about how sometimes, unconventional VC deal.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 23 min. ago

Honda taps H.E.R. for the return of its Civic Tour concert series, but must overcome livestream fatigue

H.E.R. will perform at the April 28 event hosted on Live Nation's Twitch channel as the automaker seeks to build buzz for the 2022 Civic......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News14 hr. 23 min. ago

PlexTrac raises $10M Series A round for its collaboration-centric security platform

PlexTrac, a Boise, ID-based security service that aims to provide a unified workflow automation platform for red and blue teams, today announced that it has raised a $10 million Series A funding round led by Noro-Moseley Partners and Madrona Venture.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 23 min. ago

Astranis raises $250M at a $1.4B valuation for smaller, cheaper geostationary communications satellites

Space startup Astranis has raised a $250 million Series C round to provide it with a capital injection to help scale manufacturing of its unique MicroGEO satellites — geostationary communications satellites that are much smaller than the typical ma.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 23 min. ago

TCL builds out the TCL 20 series with the new 20 Pro and 20L

TCL has announced three new phones in the TCL 20 series -- the TCL 20 Pro, 20L, and 20L+. The phones span price ranges and have varying features......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 23 min. ago

Outschool is the newest edtech unicorn

Outschool, a marketplace providing small-group, virtual after-school activities for children has raised a $75 million Series C led by Coatue and Tiger Global Management. TechCrunch first learned of the round from sources familiar with the transaction.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 55 min. ago

Slice raises $40M to power ordering and marketing for independent pizzerias

Slice, a startup that helps independent pizzerias build an online business, has raised another $40 million in Series D funding. The round was led by Cross Creek, with participation from KKR, GGV Capital and Primary Ventures, as well as Twitter’.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News19 hr. 55 min. ago

Vanadium ion battery startup Standard Energy raises $8.9M Series C from SoftBank Ventures Asia

Standard Energy, a vanadium ion battery developer, announced today it has raised a $8.9 million Series C from SoftBank Ventures Asia. The South Korea-based company says its batteries’ advantages over lithium ion include less risk of ignition and th.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 hr. 55 min. ago

Messaging app Wire raises $21 million

Wire, the end-to-end encrypted messaging app and service, has raised a $21 million Series B funding round led by UVC Partners. As the company said a couple of years ago, the company is focusing on the enterprise market more than ever. While Wire star.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 hr. 55 min. ago

AMD’s Ryzen 5000G for prebuilt rigs boasts huge gains over Intel

AMD unveiled its Ryzen 5000 series APUs, tailor-made for prebuilt desktops. AMD says its offerings beat Intel by as much as 70%......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

17th-century pirates might have stashed Middle Eastern coins in New England

Fans of the Uncharted game series might recognize Henry Every (Avery). Enlarge / A Yemeni khamsiyat (top left), a Spanish real (top right), and an English shilling (bottom) from the 17th century. (credit: Associated Press) According to histori.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

AMD announces Ryzen 5000G for pre-built rigs, boasting huge gains over Intel

AMD unveiled its Ryzen 5000 series APUs, tailor-made for pre-built desktops. AMD says its offerings beat Intel by as much as 70%......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

New Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 Goes for Battery Life

Microsoft on Tuesday announced a new 2021 Surface Laptop, called the Surface Laptop 4. The new version adds 11th-gen Intel Core processors, paired with Intel Iris XE graphics. There's also an AMD processor option -- Zen 2 series -- with a graphics ch.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021