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From food delivery to housing: Former Favor founders raise millions for Sunroom Rentals

Real estate tech startup Sunroom Rentals, which leases units on behalf of property managers and apartment owners, has raised $11 million in a Series A round of funding led by Gigafund. Ben Doherty and Zachary Maurais, former founders of the delivery.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchFeb 23rd, 2021

Dietary fats interact with grape tannins to influence wine taste

Wine lovers recognize that a perfectly paired wine can make a delicious meal taste even better, but the reverse is also true: Certain foods can influence the flavors of wines. Now, researchers reporting in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemis.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 3 min. ago

The use for drones and robotics in a pandemic world

While drones and robots were already in use in some specific cases like surveillance and videography, the pandemic has accelerated their usage in other aspects of human lives. Many delivery companies and restaurants in the US and China launched conta.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News8 hr. 31 min. ago

Have a startup in Miami? Apply to pitch at TechCrunch’s Miami virtual meetup

TechCrunch is coming to Miami — virtually, at least. On March 11, TechCrunch is hosting a small online event with local venture capitalists, founders, and those curious about the growing ecosystem. There will also be a small pitch-off event whe.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 31 min. ago

Deliverr scores $170M to bring fast delivery to every e-commerce vendor

At a time when e-commerce is exploding due in large part to the pandemic, a business that helps any online merchant ship goods to a consumer in one or two days is going to be in demand. Deliverr is a startup that fits that bill, and today the company.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 3 min. ago

Chickpea genetics reduce need for chemicals

In recent years, hummus has become a pop culture food phenomenon, drawing praises from dieticians for the health benefits and chefs for the flavor......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 3 min. ago

Giraffe dies at L.A. Zoo after delivery of stillborn calf

A giraffe has died at the Los Angeles Zoo after undergoing a procedure to deliver her stillborn calf, the zoo announced Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 3 min. ago

Qualcomm chip supply reportedly tight

Qualcomm reportedly has extended the delivery lead times for its mobile chips as the global semiconductor supply chain remains under pressure amid tight capacity, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News11 hr. 3 min. ago

Pegatron sees influx of notebook orders

Pegatron has seen robust demand for notebooks, and is still rushing to fulfill orders slated for delivery by the end of the first quarter, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News11 hr. 3 min. ago

Flextock is a YC-backed e-commerce fulfillment provider for Africa and the Middle East

When merchants launch their e-commerce businesses, they can easily manage the end-to-end operations in the early stages. But as they begin to grow, managing their own operations, from warehousing and logistics to delivery and cash collection, can bec.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 31 min. ago

No Man’s Sky: How to raise, train, and breed companions

With the most recent update, No Man's Sky now allows players to have adorable alien pets! You can also genetically modify them to what you want. Here's how......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 4 min. ago

Beyond Meat Signs Global Supply Deals With McDonald"s, KFC and Pizza Hut

U.S. plant-based protein company Beyond Meat has signed global supply deals with fast food firms McDonald's and Yum! Brands, which includes KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and others. AgFunderNews reports: The three-year strategic agreement with McDonald's.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News22 hr. 31 min. ago

6 tips for SaaS founders who don’t want VC money

Bootstrapping a SaaS company is not only possible — I believe it’s a saner, more sustainable way to build and scale a business. Aytekin Tank Contributor Share on Twitter Ayt.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Ultrasonic cleaning of salad could reduce instances of food poisoning

A new study has shown that gentle streams of water carrying sound and microscopic air bubbles can clean bacteria from salad leaves more effectively than current washing methods used by suppliers and consumers. As well as reducing food poisoning, the.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Disruption of lung biological clock in premature babies may raise later flu risk

Disruptions in the circadian rhythms in lung cells may explain why adults who survived premature birth are often more at risk of severe influenza infections, suggests a new study......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

SpineZone is the latest health tech startup to raise millions in the musculoskeletal space

SpineZone is the latest health tech startup to raise millions in the musculoskeletal space.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Six tips for SaaS founders who don’t want VC money

Bootstrapping a SaaS company is not only possible – I believe it’s a saner, more sustainable way to build and scale a business. Aytekin Tank Contributor Share on Twitter Ayt.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

The expanding possibilities of bio-based polymers

Finding innovative and sustainable solutions to our material needs is one of the core objectives of green chemistry. The myriad plastics that envelop our daily life—from mattresses to food and cars—are mostly made from oil-based monomers which ar.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Silicon Valley’s myths and realities of existential risk

Existential risk has been on many of our minds the past year. Sales of survival goods from food kits to nuclear-proof bunkers are way up, we doomscroll on Twitter all day, and it seems like there isn’t a week that goes by where civilizational colla.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Researchers uncover how some animals sense the gritty texture of their food

There's more to taste than flavor. Let ice cream melt, and the next time you take it out of the freezer you'll find its texture icy instead of the smooth, creamy confection you're used to. Though its flavor hasn't changed, most people would agree the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Bitter receptor involved in anti-inflammatory effect of resveratrol?

Resveratrol is a plant compound found primarily in red grapes and Japanese knotweed. Its synthetic variant has been approved as a food ingredient in the EU since 2016. At least in cell-based test systems, the substance has anti-inflammatory propertie.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021