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Ford recall of 3 million vehicles to cost $610 million

NHTSA this week ordered the automaker to issue a recall for the late-model vehicles due to potentially defective Takata airbag inflators. Ford separately disclosed it expects to record a pretax remeasurement loss of $1.5 billion in the fourth quarter.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsJan 22nd, 2021

"PopDel" detects deletions in our genomes

The human genome contains roughly three million letters and is distributed over 46 chromosomes. Yet the genetic variation from person to person is very small: the genome sequences of any two people differ from each other by about one in every 1,000 l.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 52 min. ago

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 News4 hr. 20 min. ago

Jeep Wagoneer, Grand Wagoneer to get Amazon Fire TV for Auto

The utility vehicles, tasked with pushing Jeep upstream, will be technological showcases for the adventure brand and function as rolling entrainment hubs with the inclusion of Fire TV for Auto......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 21 min. ago

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 News6 hr. 52 min. ago

Hyundai profit hit after Kona EV recall, but LG Chem seen bearing bulk of costs

Hyundai has revised quarterly earnings despite reports that LG Chem will pay most of the estimated $900 million in costs for the recall......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News6 hr. 53 min. ago

Square To Buy Jay-Z"s Music Service Tidal

Square has agreed to buy a majority stake in Tidal, the streaming music service led by rapper Jay-Z, as part of an effort to expand the company's suite of financial tools to musicians and emerging artists. From a report: Square will pay $297 million.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 20 min. ago

Stellantis battery JV seeks contracts with other automakers

The automaker's European joint venture with energy giant Total says it will be able to supply batteries for 1 million EVs by 2030......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 21 min. ago

New Switch model with 7-inch OLED and 4K support reportedly arriving this year

Since launching four years ago, The Nintendo Switch has sold over 80 million units worldwide, passing the 3DS family on the best-selling consoles of all-time list. It may have already beaten the Game Boy Advance family (81.5 million) and is closing i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News8 hr. 52 min. ago

Hopin confirms $400M raise at $5.65B valuation

This morning Hopin, a virtual events platform and video-focused software service, announced that it has closed a $400 million Series C. The new capital values Hopin at $5.65 billion. Both numbers match prior TechCrunch reporting that the company was.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 52 min. ago

Biden Pushes EV Chargers As Six Utilities Plan a Unified Network

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: US President Joe Biden has made the shift to electric vehicles an early focus of his administration. Days after his inauguration, he vowed to replace hundreds of thousands of federal civilian veh.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 52 min. ago

Countingup closes £9.1M for its business current account with built-in accounting features

Countingup, the U.K. fintech offering a business current account with built-in accounting features, has closed £9.1 million in Series A investment. Leading the round is Framework Venture Partners, with participation from Gresham House Ventures, Sage.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 52 min. ago

Drones could help find tidal energy sites

Unmanned aerial vehicles are to be used in scientific trials in Scotland and Wales......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News14 hr. 21 min. ago

Tatung to supply IE5 power systems for Tangeng electric buses

Tatung has signed with Tangeng Advanced Vehicles for supplying 100 IE5 power systems, mainly consisting of motors and drivers, for use in electric buses produced by the latter......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 52 min. ago

Cashify raises $15 million for its second-hand smartphone business in India

Tens of millions of people each year purchase a second-hand smartphone in India, the world’s second-largest market. Phone makers and giant online sellers such as Amazon and Flipkart are aware of it, but it’s too much of a hassle for them to i.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 20 min. ago

Daily Crunch: Google swears off ad-tracking

Google says it’s focusing on privacy-friendly approaches to ad targeting, Okta acquires Auth0 and a flying taxi startup raises $241 million. This is your Daily Crunch for March 3, 2021. The big story: Google swears off ad-tracking While Google.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 20 min. ago

The Aston Martin DBX is a tale of two vehicles

The Aston Martin DBX is the brand’s first SUV — and the stakes for the iconic British luxury car maker couldn’t be higher. Like Astons before it, the DBX is objectively handsome. Its sculptural form stretches out to unapologetic amp.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 20 min. ago

Researchers build a swimming robot that works in the Mariana Trench

New muscles and electronics setup were needed for the crushing pressures. Enlarge (credit: NPG Press) Remotely operated vehicles have changed how we explore and exploit the ocean. They can operate for far longer than human-occupied vehicles, g.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News19 hr. 21 min. ago

Okta acquires cloud identity startup Auth0 for $6.5B

As Okta announced earnings today after the bell, it revealed that it’s buying cloud identity startup Auth0 for a hefty $6.5 billion. The company had a valuation of $1.92 billion when it raised $120 million led by Salesforce Ventures last July......»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Ford compensating Mustang Mach-E buyers for delays amid strong demand

The automaker said it would cover the first month's payment of up to $1,000 for some owners and provide more free charging as 4,500 vehicles are being held up by quality checks......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Fuccillo Automotive employee arrested on suspicion of stealing $1 million

Joseph Pompo, who was corporate director of finance, reinsurance and taxation for the dealership group, is accused of forming a reinsurance company using dealership funds without his employers' consent......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021