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Indonesian supply chain startup Advotics raises $2.75M led by East Ventures

The rapid growth of e-commerce in Indonesia, especially during the pandemic, is placing increasing demands on its supply chain infrastructure. But the country’s logistics industry is highly fragmented, with companies usually relying on multiple.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchMar 3rd, 2021

This flying electric ferry could revolutionize coastal travel

A Boston-based startup is aiming to revolutionize coastal travel with an all-electric passenger aircraft that flies just above the water......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 40 min. ago

Apple’s new 12.9-inch iPad Pro has mini-LED backlighting. Here’s what that means

The new 12.9-inch Apple iPad Pro gets a new display armed with mini-LED backlight technology. Here's what that means and what it will bring to the new tablet......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 8 min. ago

Who’s funding privacy tech?

New regulations, stricter cross-border data transfer rules and increasing calls for data sovereignty have helped the privacy startup space grow thanks to an uptick in investor support. Privacy isn’t dead, as many would have you believ.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News11 hr. 7 min. ago

Belarusian regime’s thugs shut down Imaguru, the country’s key startup hub

After visits by unnamed masked intruders and the cancellation of its lease, Imaguru — the country’s key startup hub, event and co-working space in Minsk — has effectively been shut down by the Lukashenko regime, which has led a brutal crackdown.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News11 hr. 7 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 News11 hr. 7 min. ago

iPad Pro gets M1 chip, “Liquid Retina” mini-LED screen

iPad Pros get Apple's best SoC, with a mini-LED display for the 12.9-inch version. The new iPad Pro. It looks just like the old iPad Pro. [credit:.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 40 min. ago

Predicting the next pandemic virus is harder than we think

The observation that most of the viruses that cause human disease come from other animals has led some researchers to attempt "zoonotic risk prediction" to second-guess the next virus to hit us. However, in an Essay publishing April 20th in the open.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 7 min. ago

Study could lead to production of more efficient optoelectronic devices

Diodes are widely used electronic devices that act as one-way switches for current. A well-known example is the LED (light-emitting diode), but there is a special class of diodes designed to make use of the phenomenon known as "quantum tunneling". Ca.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 7 min. ago

Researchers raise alarm over stalled adoption of biotechnology to improve food security

The worldwide adoption of biotechnologies to improve crop production has stalled, putting global food security at risk, according to an international team of researchers led by the University of Birmingham......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 7 min. ago

Oceanographers reveal links between migrating Gulf Stream and warming ocean waters

The Northwest Atlantic Shelf is one of the fastest-changing regions in the global ocean, and is currently experiencing marine heat waves, altered fisheries and a surge in sea level rise along the North American east coast. A new paper, "Changes in th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 7 min. ago

Reliably detecting cocoa off-flavors

Musty, moldy, smoky or horse dung-like smelling cocoa is not suitable for chocolate production. As part of a larger research project, a team of scientists led by Martin Steinhaus from the Leibniz Institute for Food Systems Biology at the Technical Un.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 7 min. ago

The M1 iMac’s power supply sports magnetic connector, Ethernet port

Apple just announced the new iMac powered by Apple’s own M1 silicon. Among the numerous updates and upgrades is a new power brick that sports something special to Apple’s lineup: an Ethernet port. On the surface, this seems like a silly p.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 7 min. ago

Grimshaw models Shenzhen airport transport hub on mangrove trees

Mangrove trees informed the design of the Shenzhen Airport East Integrated Transport Hub, which architecture firm Grimshaw has won a competition to build at an airport in China. Read more Mangrove trees informed the design of the Shenzhen Ai.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News14 hr. 39 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 News14 hr. 39 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 News14 hr. 39 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 News14 hr. 39 min. ago

Leo AR, user-facing marketplace for 3D objects, raises $3 million seed round

Apple’s introduction of ARKit changed the game for entrepreneurs, not unlike the App Store did on a much, much larger scale back in 2008. One entrepreneur, Dana Loberg, has capitalized on the launch of ARKit with her startup Leo AR. Leo is the.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 39 min. ago

AutoNation CEO says chip shortage could drag on for a year

The dealer chain expects the industry’s vehicle shipments in the second quarter to be double what they were a year ago, but that’s barely enough to keep dealer lots full, CEO Mike Jackson said......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News14 hr. 39 min. ago

HAAH shifts U.S. sales plan back to Chinese imports

HAAH Motors Holdings has shifted its business plan back to importing fully assembled cars from China. A year ago, the California startup said that it would build the vehicles at a U.S. plant, but now has put those plans on hold......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News14 hr. 39 min. ago

Amazon Opens London Augmented Reality Salon To Showcase Tech

Amazon.com has opened a new hair salon in East London to showcase augmented reality and "point and learn" marketing technology that lets customers point their phones at a product to get more information. From a report: The 1,500 square-foot (139 squa.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 39 min. ago