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Forerunner’s Eurie Kim and Oura’s Harpreet Rai discuss betting on consumer hardware

"I think every founder I know thinks that their decks are shared a lot more. I don’t feel like that, but I know that comes from experience." There’s a stark contrast between Oura’s deck and the others we pored through on Extra Crunch.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchMay 4th, 2021

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 News11 hr. 18 min. ago

Many consumers misinterpret food date labels, yet use them with confidence

Misunderstanding food date labeling is common and educational communications are needed to improve consumer understanding, according to a new study......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 50 min. ago

Interview: Sennheiser CEO sees consumer audio sale as big step for hearables

Sennheiser has sold its consumer audio brand to hearing aid giant Sonova. What does this mean for Sennheiser, headphones, and hearables? We asked the CEOs......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 51 min. ago

Sennheiser sells off its consumer brand

Long-running German audio company Sennheiser today announced that it has found a buyer for its consumer brand. Swiss holding company Sonova — a giant in the hearing aid business — will be acquiring the brand in a deal expected to close by.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 50 min. ago

What Square’s smashing earnings tell us about consumer bitcoin demand

Today we're talking Square earnings and its bitcoin base, especially in how it relates to the results of other entities that offer bitcoin sales. Shares of Square are up more than 6% today after the American fintech company reported a stagg.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 50 min. ago

Semiconductor revenue could grow to $522 billion this year, despite chip shortages

With the chip shortage problem reaching its zenith, one might imagine the industry would suffer in 2021, but the opposite is true. Massive growth from consumer, computing, 5G, and automotive semiconductors, combined with unprecedented demand and the.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News16 hr. 50 min. ago

5 investors discuss the future of RPA after UiPath’s IPO

We spoke to five investors to find out more about RPA. The general consensus? We're just getting started. Robotic process automation (RPA) has certainly been getting a lot of attention in the last year, with startups, acquisitions and IPOs.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 50 min. ago

Tiger Global is betting that more schools are going to share future student earnings

Income-share agreements, or ISAs, are a way to bring flexibility to the often steep financial costs of higher education. The financial model allows a student to learn at zero upfront cost, and then pay any costs through a percentage of future income.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News19 hr. 18 min. ago

Bitmain places orders for 5nm mining chips with TSMC

According to a report from DigiTimes (via Tom’s Hardware), Bitmain’s 5nm chip orders with TSMC will begin at the start of the third quarter before ramping up substantially in Q1 2022. The improved power-efficiency of the foundry’s N5 process wo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News19 hr. 50 min. ago

5 investors discuss the future of RPA after UIPath’s IPO

We spoke to five investors to find out more about RPA. The general consensus? We're just getting started. Robotic process automation (RPA) has certainly been getting a lot of attention in the last year, with startups, acquisitions and IPOs.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News19 hr. 50 min. ago

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 News22 hr. 51 min. ago

Worldwide semiconductor revenue to grow 13% in 2021 despite chip shortage

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to surge 12.5% to US$522 billion in 2021, driven by continued-robust growth in consumer, computing, 5G and automotive semiconductors, according to IDC......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Team uses laser-induced graphene process to create micron-scale patterns in photoresist

A Rice University laboratory has adapted its laser-induced graphene technique to make high-resolution, micron-scale patterns of the conductive material for consumer electronics and other applications......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Microsoft exec confirms Xbox consoles have never been profitable

Epic's lawyer Wes Earnhardt questioned Wright about the Xbox ecosystem and whether it made a profit through hardware sales. "How much margin does Microsoft earn on the sale on the Xbox consoles?" he asked. "We don't. We sell the consoles at a loss,".....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Peloton recalls over 125,000 treadmills following child"s death, dozens of injuries

The move follows weeks of discussions with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), whose concerns Peloton had called “inaccurate and misleading.”.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Dell brings "hardware as a service" to the mainstream

Sometimes all it takes to trigger a big move is to take the first step. With its latest Apex “as a Service” offerings unveiled at Dell Technologies’ TechWorld event, it looks like the company is doing just that. To make sense of it all, let’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Could NFT auctions be moving away from Ethereum? One new group is betting they will

NFTs were arguably already taking off when Beeple sold his NFT artwork for $69m. But another crypto project attracted attention when it bought an original Banksy artwork for $95,000. The group literally burnt the artwork and sold its NFT on the OpenS.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Peloton apologizes, agrees to treadmill recall

Peloton today announced that it will be cooperating with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), agreeing to two voluntary treadmill recalls for the Tread+ and Tread versions of its home treadmill system. Those who have purchased the syst.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Peloton recalls treadmills after 6-year-old’s death, CEO admits “mistake”

Consumer Product Safety Commission said recall decision took “intense negotiation." Enlarge / The running deck of a Peloton Tread treadmill during CES 2018 at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 11, 2018. (credit: Getty | Ethan Miller).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

NASA has selected its deep space hardware—now comes the fun part

"This isn’t a dream any more." Enlarge / NASA's Kathy Lueders, left, and SpaceX's Hans Koenigsmann track the Demo-2 crew mission in 2020. SpaceX is helping to enable NASA to think less about transportation and more about exploration. (credit:.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021