Advertisements


Fitness ring maker Oura raises $100M

It’s been a wild couple of years for Oura. Last year, in particular, proved to be a major driver for the wearable fitness manufacturer. With the pandemic bringing professional sports to a screeching halt in 2020, a number of major leagues have adop.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchMay 4th, 2021

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 News16 hr. 16 min. ago

As UGC gets a pandemic bump, brands need to leverage customer content now

Luggage maker Calego says the playbook it developed before COVID-19 has really paid off as the importance of UGC grows Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated News20 hr. 15 min. ago

Strong PC peripheral demand boosts Chicony 1Q21 revenues, profits

Notebook-use keyboard and CCM (compact camera module) maker Chicony Electronics saw its revenues, gross margins and operating profits all hit record highs in the first quarter of 2021, buoyed by a strong influx of orders for PC applications......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

PCB firm Apex bracing for strong 2Q21

Taiwan-based PCB maker Apex International, with main manufacturing operations in Thailand, is poised to enjoy a particularly strong second quarter of 2021, thanks to robust demand for TVs and other consumer electronics applications, according to mark.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

RiTdisplay steps into batteries for use in UPS

PM (passive matrix) OLED panel maker RiTdisplay is developing high-power batteries mainly for use in UPS and expects shipments to begin in the third or fourth quarter of 2021, according to the company at a May 6 investor conference......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Silicon Motion raises sales guidance for 2021

Memory device controller supplier Silicon Motion Technology has raised its revenue outlook this year, after posting record-high revenues for the first quarter......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

TPK expects 2Q21 revenues to slip 10-15% sequentially

Touch module maker TPK Holding expects consolidated revenues for the second quarter of 2021 to decrease 10-15% on quarter mainly due to off-season effects, according to company president Leo Hsieh at a May 6 investor conference......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

SoftBank leads $15M round for China’s industrial robot maker Youibot

SoftBank has picked its bet in China’s flourishing industrial robotics space. Youibot, a four-year-old startup that makes autonomous mobile robots for a range of scenarios, said it has notched close to 100 million yuan ($15.47 million) in its l.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Motorola Solutions Reports First-Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Company raises full-year revenue and EPS guidance following strong Q1 results Sales of $1.8 billion, up 7% versus a year ago Software and Services segment sales grew 15% and expanded operating margins GAAP earnings per share (EPS) of $1.41 Non-GAAP E.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Chinese EV maker Nio is stepping outside of China for the first time

Chinese electric vehicle maker Nio has chosen a Norway — an EV hotspot — for its first foray into international markets. Nio Norway will offer a European version of ES8, Nio’s flagship electric SUV, to Norwegian customers from September thi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Personal skin problems leads founder to launch skincare startup Nøie, raises $12M Series A

Inspired by his own problems with skin ailments, tech founder Daniel Jensen decided there had to be a better way. So, using an in-house tech platform, his Copenhagen-based startup Nøie developed its own database of skin profiles, to better care for.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Figure raises $7.5M to help startup employees better understand their compensation

The topic of compensation has historically been a delicate one that has left many people — especially startup employees — wondering just what drives what can feel like random decisions around pay and equity. Last June, software engineers.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Bitski raises $19 million from a16z to become the ‘Shopify for NFTs’

For every crypto-skeptic that see NFTs as yet another hype bubble, there’s an acolyte who sees NFTs as the key to unlocking the future of the creative web. Bitski, an SF-based startup that builds custom NFT storefronts for brands and creators,.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Turkey’s Ace Games raises $7M to develop casual and ‘hyper casual’ games

Ace Games, a Turkish mobile gaming company founded by a former Peak Games co-founder, has raised a $7 million Seed funding round led by Actera Group. Co-investment has come from San Francisco’s NFX. Former gaming entrepreneurs Kristian Segerstrale,.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Look out PiedPiper – iSIZE reduces power for video streaming, raises $6.3M in round led by Octopus

It’s widely known that video streaming boomed during the pandemic, as millions of people were faced by boredom during lockdowns. But an unintended consequence of this was the growing environmental impact of millions of video streams which meant ser.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

From bootstrapped to a $2.1B valuation, ReCharge raises $227M for subscription management platform

ReCharge, a provider of subscription management software for e-commerce, announced today that it has raised $227 million in a Series B growth round at a $2.1 billion valuation.  Summit Partners, ICONIQ Growth and Bain Capital Ventures provided the c.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

VW raises full-year outlook, warns on growing chip shortage

First-quarter operating profit surged to 4.8 billion euros ($5.8 billion). The operating return on sales jumped to 7.7 percent......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Highlights of the day: Foxconn-Yageo JV targets small ICs

EMS giant Foxconn, taking a step further in its transformation, has formed a joint venture with passive component maker Yageo for the development and sales of what they call "small ICs" - semiconductor chips with ASP lower than US$2.00. Meanwhile, TS.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Advantech to see 2Q21 shipments hit by component shortage

Industrial PC maker Advantech expects its second-quarter 2021 sales to be affected by the ongoing shortages of upstream components, with 5-10% of the orders set to see delays in delivery, according to the company......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

CCL maker Iteq upbeat about 2Q21

Taiwan-based CCL supplier Iteq expects its revenues to be driven by a continued influx of orders for server and 5G base station applications in the second quarter of 2021......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021