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India’s Spinny raises $65 million to expand its online platform for selling used cars

Hundreds of thousands of used cars are sold in India each month. But buying one through the offline and traditional channel could prove to be a painstakingly long and high-risk process. A Gurgaon-based startup that is attempting to improve this exper.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchApr 8th, 2021

Laiye, China’s answer to UiPath, closes $50 million Series C+

Robotic process automation has become buzzy in the last few months. New York-based UiPath is on course to launch an initial public offering after gaining an astounding valuation of $35 billion in February. Over in China, homegrown RPA startup Laiye i.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News2 hr. 25 min. ago

Asustek considering making PCs in India, says report

Asustek Computer is currently in talks with partners in India for manufacturing PCs there, and is looking to expand its share in the South Asian country's consumer PC market to 20%, according to a report by the Hindu citing Arnold Su, business head,.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 57 min. ago

Brace yourselves. Facebook has a new mega-leak on its hands

Facebook Email Search v1.0 can process 5 million email addresses per day, researcher says. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Still smarting from last month's dump of phone numbers belonging to 500 million Facebook users, the social media giant ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News3 hr. 57 min. ago

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki Gets "Freedom Expression" Award Sponsored By YouTube

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Newsweek: YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki received a "Free Expression" award from the Freedom Forum Institute in a virtual ceremony sponsored by YouTube, an online video platform owned by Google. On Thursday, YouTu.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 25 min. ago

Would Be Cool if Everyone Normalized These Pesky Data Leaks, Says Data-Leaking Facebook in Leaked Memo

Facebook wants you to believe that the scraping of 533 million people's personal data from its platform, and the dumping of that data online by nefarious people, is something to be "normalised." The Register: A blundering Facebook public relations op.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 57 min. ago

FTC Issues Stern Warning: Biased AI May Break the Law

The Federal Trade Commission has signaled that it's taking a hard look at bias in AI, warning businesses that selling or using such systems could constitute a violation of federal law. From a report: "The FTC Act prohibits unfair or deceptive practic.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 57 min. ago

BlaBlaCar raises $115 million to build all-in-one travel app

French startup BlaBlaCar has raised a new $115 million funding round (€97 million). While the company is better known for its long distance carpooling marketplace, BlaBlaCar has also added a bus marketplace with the acquisition of Ouibus and an onl.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News10 hr. 25 min. ago

Netflix blames ‘lighter content slate’ for slowing subscriber growth

Netflix added 4 million net new subscribers in the first quarter of 2021, bringing its total subscriber base to 207.6 million, according to its latest earnings report. Any year-over-year comparison was inevitably going to make this latest quarter see.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News10 hr. 25 min. ago

How “cosmetic” DLC became “pay to win” camouflage in some online shooters

COD: Warzone and Fortnite struggle to balance player style and gameplay visibility. Roze's "Rook" skin in Call of Duty: Warzone drapes the player head to toe in black......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 57 min. ago

Venmo’s new crypto service lets you buy and sell bitcoin, ether, and litecoin

PayPal subsidiary Venmo rolls crypto platform out to users starting today. Enlarge / Promotional image of Crypto on Venmo. (credit: Venmo) The PayPal-owned Venmo service will let users buy, sell, and hold bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies wit.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 57 min. ago

Fearsome tyrannosaurs were social animals, study suggests

The fearsome tyrannosaur dinosaurs that ruled the northern hemisphere during the Late Cretaceous period (66-100 million years ago) may not have been solitary predators as popularly envisioned, but social carnivores similar to wolves, according to a n.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 25 min. ago

Clock"s running out on climate change. California says it"s time for giant carbon vacuums

Solar panels, wind turbines and electric cars will go far in helping California and the Biden administration meet their aggressive climate goals—but not far enough. As time runs short, scientists and government officials say the moment to break out.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 25 min. ago

"Architects should be forbidden from designing cars" says commenter

In this week's comments update, readers are critiquing Heatherwick Studio's concept for an electric car and sharing their views on other top stories. Read more In this week's comments update, readers are critiquing Heatherwick Studio's conce.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News13 hr. 25 min. ago

Camille Walala creates pop-up Supermarket food store at the Design Museum

Designer Camille Walala has turned the London Design Museum's shop into a pop-up supermarket selling artist-designed foods. Read more Designer Camille Walala has turned the London Design Museum's shop into a pop-up supermarket selling ar.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News13 hr. 56 min. ago

Health insurance advertisers in the U.S. now required to pass Google Ads certification

Similar to Google’s certification program for online pharmacies, this is another layer of protection for consumers and another step for healthcare advertisers. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated News13 hr. 57 min. ago

Ziply™ Fiber Launches Agent Channel Program

Ziply™ Fiber Launches Agent Channel Program Kirkland, Wash. (April 15, 2021) – Ziply™ Fiber – which acquired the Northwest operations of Frontier Communications in May 2020 and immediately began investing an additional $500 million to improv.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated News13 hr. 57 min. ago

Tom Brady and Salesforce Ventures pour millions into Class, a Zoom-friendly edtech startup

Class, an edtech startup that integrates exclusively with Zoom to make remote teaching more elegant, has raised $12.25 million in new financing. The round brings Salesforce Ventures, Sound Ventures and Super Bowl champion Tom Brady onto its capital t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 57 min. ago

Injective Protocol raises $10M from Pantera Capital, Mark Cuban for its ‘DeFi Robinhood’

Back in December last year Injective Protocol, launched the testnet for its DeFi protocols for cross-chain derivatives trading, with backing from giant crypto exchange Binance. It has now raised $10 million in a “party” funding round. Partici.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 57 min. ago

Catch&Release raises $14M to help marketers find and license content from across the web

Catch&Release founder and CEO Analisa Goodin told me that she wants to help brands break free from the limitations of stock photography — and that her startup has raised $14 million in Series A funding to achieve that goal. Goodin explained that th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 57 min. ago

WayUp’s new dashboard helps employers see where their recruiting process loses diverse candidates

WayUp started out as a platform to help college graduates find jobs and internships, but over time, it has increasingly focused on helping employers find diverse job candidates. And it recently introduced a new feature to help those employers see exa.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 57 min. ago