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GCS to increase investment in Unikorn

GaAs, InP and GaN wafer foundry service provider Global Communication Semiconductors (GCS) Holdings has disclosed it will add investment of NT$400 million (US$14.1 million) in Unikorn Semiconductor, a compound semiconductor maker spun off from LED ep.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesMay 4th, 2021

New indicator for oxygen levels in early oceans developed

Oxygen is essential for the development of higher life. However, it was hardly present in the oceans of the young Earth. It was not until the evolution of photosynthetic bacteria that the oceans saw a significant increase in oxygen levels. By measuri.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

More than one way for animals to survive climate change

As climate change continues to trigger the rise in temperature, increase drier conditions and shift precipitation patterns, adapting to new conditions will be critical for the long-term survival of most species. Researchers at the University of New H.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Nintendo Switch lifetime sales close in on PS3, Wii, and PlayStation

In its latest financial report, Nintendo revealed it shipped 28.3 million Switch units during the full year, a 37% increase over the 21 million consoles shipped the previous year. That beat Nintendo’s prediction of 26.5 million units, a figure it i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated 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

Survey: Some bosses are using the pandemic as an excuse to push workers

A middle-aged woman in the public sector says she and her colleagues have been "underappreciated, overworked and mentally stressed out" as they faced pandemic-related challenges and stresses, without any pay increase......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Acronis, the global leader in cyber protection, receives more than $250M investment at a $2.5B valuation

Funding to accelerate growth, expand its portfolio of cyber protection products, and enable service providers to serve their clients better Acronis, the global leader in cyber protection, has announced that it has received more than $250 million fun.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Nichia setting up miniLED chip production capacity

Nichia, with investment of JPY60 billion (US$549 million), is setting up dedicated production capacity for miniLED chips for backlighting applications in Tokushima Prefecture, Japan, with completion scheduled for July 2021 and production to kick off.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Text Blaze raises $3.3M for its speed-writing automation service

Text Blaze, which was a part of the recent Winter 2021 Y Combinator accelerator batch, announced that it has closed a $3.3 million seed round. The company’s investment was led by Two Sigma Ventures’s Villi Iltchev and Susa Ventures’.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Timescale grabs $40M Series B as it goes all in on cloud version of time series database

Timescale, makers of the open-source TimescaleDB time series database, announced a $40 million Series B financing round today. The investment comes just over two years after it got a $15 million Series A. Redpoint Ventures led today’s round, wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

‘Knowledge-as-a-service’ platform Lynk announces collaboration with UBS

Lynk announced today that its “knowledge-as-a-service” platform will be integrated into UBS’ investment process. The collaboration means the banking giant’s research analysts and institutional clients, including hedge funds, private equity fi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

This startup wants to bring clarity to the complex world of IVF

About 180 million people globally suffer from infertility. In the United States, one in eight families have trouble conceiving. The statistics are only getting worse, as male infertility and miscarriages continue to increase. Alife Health, a San Fran.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

“Knowledge-as-a-service” platform Lynk announces collaboration with UBS

Lynk announced today that its “knowledge-as-a-service” platform will be integrated into UBS’ investment process. The collaboration means the banking giant’s research analysts and institutional clients, including hedge funds, private equity fi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Study: Liberal asylum and refugee policies do not reduce domestic security, increase violent crime

Ahead of US President Joe Biden's plan later this month to lift the country's historically low cap on asylum seekers, a new political study finds that liberal, progressive refugee policies do not pose domestic security challenges for states......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

South Korea ranks third in Indonesia 1Q21 FDI

South Korea became the third largest origin country in terms of direct foreign investment (DFI) in Indonesia in first-quarter 2021, during which Hyundai Motor began construction of an electric vehicle (EV) plant there......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Multicoin Capital debuts new $100M fund to bet on crypto startups and tokens

Crypto startups couldn’t be hotter as currencies push past all-time-highs and investor appetite reaches mania for new projects. Crypto investment firms that have been investing in blockchain startups for years are not only beginning to see majo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

London’s Stride VC raised second $138.6M seed fund, hunts for third partner

Stride VC, a London-based seed investment fund, has raised its second fund, which will be £100M ($138.6M) – identical to its first fund. The fund will invest primarily in London startups but also look at select European opportunities. The brea.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

Juvenile incarceration has mixed effects on future convictions

Harsh prison sentences for juvenile crimes do not reduce the probability of conviction for violent crimes as an adult, and actually increase the propensity for conviction of drug-related crimes, finds a new study by economists at UC Riverside and the.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

WorkBoard raises $75M as the OKR-focused startup bets on a growing economy, changes to business culture

This morning WorkBoard, a software startup that sells software designed to help other companies plan, announced that it has raised a $75 million Series D. Softbank Group led the investment, which saw participation from prior investors including Micro.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

GCS to increase investment in Unikorn

GaAs, InP and GaN wafer foundry service provider Global Communication Semiconductors (GCS) Holdings has disclosed it will add investment of NT$400 million (US$14.1 million) in Unikorn Semiconductor, a compound semiconductor maker spun off from LED ep.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

China 1Q21 smartphone shipments increase 9%, says Digitimes Research

Smartphone shipments totaled 94.6 million units in the China market in the first quarter of 2021, up 9% sequentially and 99.6% on year, Digitimes Research has found......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021