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FTC Formally Adopts Right To Repair Platform

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: The Federal Trade Commission unanimously voted Wednesday to pursue policies that will make it easier for people to repair their own things. In a vote of 5-0 during a Commission Meeting, the FTC ag.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJul 22nd, 2021

Mixlab raises $20M to provide purrfect pharmacy experience for pet parents

Pet pharmacy Mixlab has developed a digital platform enabling veterinarians to prescribe medications and have them delivered — sometimes on the same day — to pet parents. Pet pharmacy Mixlab has developed a digital platform enabling vet.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

China-based Li Auto adopts locally-made IGBTs

China-based new energy car maker Li Auto has adopted automotive IGBTs produced by China-based Zhuzhou CRRC Times Electric, according to Chinese media reports......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News7 hr. 43 min. ago

Square to acquire Afterpay, Australian buy now, pay later platform for $29 billion

Jack Dorsey's Square is spending $29 billion on an Australian buy now, pay later firm — a massive purchase that will help his company build out its global payments empire......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News13 hr. 11 min. ago

The best iPhone games currently available (August 2021)

The iPhone has arguably the best games of any mobile platform. Come check out our picks of the best iPhone and iOS games, with selections from many genres......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 11 min. ago

Download VirtualBox and give Windows 11 beta a try

VirtualBox is a cross-platform virtualization application that enables you to run virtual machines on top of your existing OS. You can download it free of charge for Windows, macOS or Linux......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Roblox keeps gaining ground, from Minecraft competitor to metaverse builder

With full cross-platform support and a growing library of worlds to choose from, Roblox is one of the most popular free gaming platforms right now. Download it here for Android, Windows and macOS......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Before becoming the web"s video juggernaut, what was the plan for YouTube?

A P2P platform for video sharing, a dating service, or a web-based movie theater for indie films?.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

New study unveils novel technology for plasma separation using magnets

A team of researchers, affiliated with UNIST has recently unveiled a hemolysis-free and highly efficient blood plasma separation platform. Published in the May 2021 issue of Small, this breakthrough has been led by Professor Joo H. Kang and his res.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Platform as a service startup Porter aims to become go-to for deploying, managing cloud-based apps

Any DevOps team can use Porter to manage applications in the cloud, delivering the full flexibility of Kubernetes through a Heroku-like experience. By the time Porter co-founders Trevor Shim and Justin Rhee decided to build a company around.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Chilean fintech Xepelin secures $230M in debt and equity from Kaszek, high-profile angels

Xepelin is built on a SaaS model designed to give SMEs a way to organize their financial information in real time. Chilean startup Xepelin, which has created a financial services platform for SMEs in Latin America, has secured $30 million i.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

48 Advocacy Groups Call On the FTC To Ban Amazon Surveillance

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: On Thursday, a coalition of 48 civil rights and advocacy groups organized by Athena asked the Federal Trade Commission to exercise its rulemaking authority by banning corporate facial surveillance.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

World pledges $4B in push to repair COVID"s education damage

International governments and companies have pledged more than $4 billion to educate 175 million children around the world and prevent a generation's chances being blighted by the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Alternating magnetic field-responsive nano-platform developed for controlled pesticide release

Pesticides play a key role in controlling weeds, pests, and diseases in modern agriculture to promote crop yield. As one of the most extensively used neonicotinoid insecticides, imidacloprid can effectively kill insects. However, such pesticides tend.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Homebase raises $70M for a team management platform aimed at SMBs and their hourly workers

Small and medium enterprises have become a big opportunity in the world of B2B technology in the last several years, and today a startup that’s building tools aimed at helping them manage their teams of workers is announcing some funding that u.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Coralogix logs $55M for its new take on production analytics, now valued at $300-$400M

Data may be the new oil, but it’s only valuable if you make good use of it. Today, a startup that has built a new kind of production analytics platform for developers, security engineers and data scientists to track and better understand how da.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Waste pickers fear for future at Senegalese mega dump

Scores of pickers move along a raised platform of rubbish, scooping up pieces of plastic with iron hooks, alongside cattle and hundreds of egrets also scouring the trash......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Japanese sneaker platform SODA raises $56.4M, accquires rival Monokabu

Just half a year after leading SODA’s Series B, SoftBank Ventures Asia is raising its bet on the Tokyo-based sneaker resell platform. The early-stage venture capital arm of SoftBank Group announced today it has returned to lead SODA’s Series C, w.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Ultron IoT platform improves network connection efficiency through better systems

The development of IoT has accelerated in recent years, and applications can be seen in the manufacturing, retail, and construction industries. Based on current market trends, IoT still needs to overcome certain issues to be further popularized with.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

EV market likely to reach sweet spot in 2025-2026, says MIH CEO

The global electric vehicle (EV) market, judging from the progress in technological development, is likely to reach its sweet spot in 2025-2026, according to Jack Cheng, CEO for the MIH Alliance, a Foxconn (Hon Hai)-led open platform for developing E.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

INKR draws in $3.1M to make more comics accessible to worldwide audiences

INKR is a digital comics platform that crosses cultural and language divides, enabling creators to reach global audiences with its proprietary localization technology. Previously bootstrapped, the company announced today that it has raised $3.1 milli.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021