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Investors cheer as Lyft’s Q1 revenue didn’t fall as much as expected

Investors gave Lyft’s value a small bump Tuesday after the American ride-hailing company reported results that weren’t quite as bad as the company, and Wall Street had expected. Shares of the Uber competitor rose as much as 4.5% in after-.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchMay 4th, 2021

Sennheiser sells off its consumer brand

Long-running German audio company Sennheiser today announced that it has found a buyer for its consumer brand. Swiss holding company Sonova — a giant in the hearing aid business — will be acquiring the brand in a deal expected to close by.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 35 min. ago

Emergence Capital co-founder Jason Green on transitioning to the next chapter

Succession is a major issue for many venture firms. Institutional investors, founders — even reporters — often get attached to senior members of a team, and when one of those individuals decides to hang up his or her cleats, it can be tri.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 35 min. ago

Sharing Data without Sharing Revenue

As data continues to become of one the most valuable intangible assets on the balance sheet, monetizing that data is a topic in every board room. There are many ways to monetize data, including data brokering – a well-known concept in most industri.....»»

Category: blogSource:  verticaRelated News15 hr. 35 min. ago

Semiconductor revenue could grow to $522 billion this year, despite chip shortages

With the chip shortage problem reaching its zenith, one might imagine the industry would suffer in 2021, but the opposite is true. Massive growth from consumer, computing, 5G, and automotive semiconductors, combined with unprecedented demand and the.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News17 hr. 34 min. ago

WhatsApp, growing despite backlash, relaxes May 15 policy update deadline

It’s safe to say WhatsApp didn’t have the ideal start to 2021. Less than a week into the new year, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app had already annoyed hundreds of thousands of users with its scary worded notification about a planned poli.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 35 min. ago

5 investors discuss the future of RPA after UiPath’s IPO

We spoke to five investors to find out more about RPA. The general consensus? We're just getting started. Robotic process automation (RPA) has certainly been getting a lot of attention in the last year, with startups, acquisitions and IPOs.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 35 min. ago

Yakuza spinoff Lost Judgment launching this fall, keeping real-time combat

Sega and RGG Studio have announced Lost Judgment, a sequel to 2018's Judgment. It features real-time combat, while Yakuza games will continue as turn-based......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 35 min. ago

WhatsApp, growing despite backlash, clarifies May 15 policy update deadline

It’s safe to say WhatsApp didn’t have the ideal start to 2021. Less than a week into the new year, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app had already annoyed hundreds of thousands of users with its scary worded notification about a planned poli.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 35 min. ago

GajiGesa, a fintech focused on Indonesian workers, adds strategic investors and launches new app for micro-SMEs

GajiGesa, a fintech startup that provides earned wage access (EWA) and other services for workers in Indonesia, has added strategic investors to help it launch new services and expand its user base. Its new backers include OCBC NISP Ventura, the vent.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 35 min. ago

5 investors discuss the future of RPA after UIPath’s IPO

We spoke to five investors to find out more about RPA. The general consensus? We're just getting started. Robotic process automation (RPA) has certainly been getting a lot of attention in the last year, with startups, acquisitions and IPOs.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 35 min. ago

7 things you didn’t know a video doorbell could do

Video doorbells let you see who is at your door and serve as a line of defense against package theft, but they can do a lot more than that......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 35 min. ago

Months-long Twitter Backlash Had Zero Impact on WhatsApp"s User Base

An anonymous reader shares a report: It's safe to say WhatsApp didn't have the ideal start to 2021. Less than a week into the new year, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app had already annoyed hundreds of thousands of users with its scary worded.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News22 hr. 35 min. ago

Chips shortages to slow down specs upgrades for new offerings in 2H21

As shortages of ICs and other components are expected to worsen further in the peak season, downstream system makers are expected to slow down specs upgrades for their new offerings set for launch in the second half of the year, according to industry.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Highlights of the day: Negative factors from IC shortages begin to show

Because of worsening shortages of ICs and components, downstream ICT product makers are expected to decelerate their paces in specs upgrades for their new products as their upstream partners will not have enough capacity to support them. Meanwhile th.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

"Out-of-control" Chinese rocket set to crash back to Earth at unknown location in hours

Remnants from a Chinese rocket are expected to fall back to Earth in an uncontrolled re-entry this weekend......»»

Category: topSource:  skynewsRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

WhatsApp is growing despite months-long backlash over policy update

It’s safe to say WhatsApp didn’t have the ideal start to 2021. Less than a week into the new year, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app had already annoyed hundreds of thousands of users with its scary worded notification about a planned poli.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Juul inventor’s Myst lands funding as institutional investors turn to China’s e-cigs

Over the past several years, institutional investors had largely shied away from China’s e-cigarette makers, an industry that was teeming with shoddy workshops and lacked regulatory oversight. But investors’ attitude is changing as China.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Silicon Motion raises sales guidance for 2021

Memory device controller supplier Silicon Motion Technology has raised its revenue outlook this year, after posting record-high revenues for the first quarter......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Worldwide semiconductor revenue to grow 13% in 2021 despite chip shortage

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to surge 12.5% to US$522 billion in 2021, driven by continued-robust growth in consumer, computing, 5G and automotive semiconductors, according to IDC......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Longer production lead times to constrain revenue growth at MCU vendors

Taiwan's MCU vendors will see their revenue growth momentum constrained in the short term by extended delivery lead times at foundry and backend houses, although they have abundant orders in hands, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021