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Is any company too big to be SPAC’d?

While many deemed 2020 the year of SPAC, short for special purpose acquisition company, 2021 may well make last year look quaint in comparison. It’s probably not premature to be asking: is there any company too big to be SPAC’d? Just toda.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchJan 23rd, 2021

Tufin Announces Vulnerability-Based Change Automation App

The newest app in the Marketplace combines Tufin’s security policy automation and vulnerability management capabilities BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$TUFN #automation—Tufin® (NYSE: TUFN), a company pioneering a policy-centric approach.....»»

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Vertu"s Ayxta Fold 5G is the first "luxury" foldable phone

Every time you think Vertu has finally thrown in the towel, the company manages to come up with yet another superlative announcement. This time, however, it does so when the slow economic recovery and a global shortage of semiconductors are reshaping.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News18 min. ago

Amazon changes logo following complaints it looks like Hitler

The unlikely-sounding scenario came after Amazon launched its main shopping-app logo in January, replacing the previous shopping trolley icon. It was supposed to resemble one of the company's parcels with a piece of torn tape at the top. Strangely, s.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News18 min. ago

Qualcomm wants to improve wireless audio quality with Snapdragon Sound certification

Qualcomm's latest effort aims to tackle one of the biggest consumer complaints in wireless audio. Throughout the years, the company has pushed for the adoption of its proprietary aptX codec and its derivatives, which are designed to reduce latency an.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News18 min. ago

Coursera is planning to file to go public tomorrow

Coursera, an online education platform that has seen its business grow amid the coronavirus pandemic, is planning to file paperwork tomorrow for its initial public offering, sources familiar with the matter say. The company has been talking to underw.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News46 min. ago

Inside Workvivo’s plans to take on Microsoft in the employee experience space

Maintaining company culture when the majority of staff is working remotely is a challenge for every organization — big and small. This was an issue, even before COVID. But it’s become an even bigger problem with so many employees working from.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News46 min. ago

Animal aggression depends on rank within social hierarchies

Humans and animals alike constantly size up one another. In the workplace, a new employee quickly learns which coworkers are the most respected—and therefore hold more power. Big brothers boss around little brothers. In nature, a dominant male chim.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News46 min. ago

TikTok launches ‘TikTok Q&A,’ a new feature for creators to engage with viewers’ questions

Earlier this year, TikTok was spotted testing a new Q&A feature that would allow creators to more directly respond to their audience’s questions using either text or video. Today, the company has announced the feature is now available to all us.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News3 hr. 46 min. ago

Energy company to breed endangered California condors to replace birds killed by turbine blades

They are among the top goals of California environmentalists: preserving endangered species and replacing fossil fuels with clean energy......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 18 min. ago

Study uncovers how big droughts in the Greater Mekong trigger carbon dioxide emission bursts

A study on big droughts in the Greater Mekong region revealed findings that can help reduce the carbon footprint of power systems while providing insights into better designed and more sustainable power plants......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 18 min. ago

Marshall debuts the $179 Mode II, its first true wireless earbuds

Iconic guitar amp company Marshall has taken the wraps off its first true wireless earbuds, the $179 Mode II, which boast wireless charging......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 18 min. ago

Unraveling ThredUp’s IPO filing: Slow growth, but a shifting business model

What investors will be willing to pay for ThredUp is going to be very interesting. A bit like Oscar Health, it's a hard company to price. Another day, another venture-backed IPO filing. Today it’s ThredUp, a used-goods marketplace th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 46 min. ago

SITA says its airline passenger system was hit by a data breach

Global air transport data giant SITA has confirmed a data breach involving passenger data. The company said in a brief statement on Thursday that it had been the “victim of a cyberattack,” and that certain passenger data stored on its U.S.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 46 min. ago

Bitfinex launches cryptocurrency payment gateway for merchants

Cryptocurrency exchange company Bitfinex is launching Bitfinex Pay, a cryptocurrency payment gateway. With this new product, online merchants can accept payments in various cryptocurrencies. It should make cross-border transactions easier in particul.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 46 min. ago

D.154.2 armchair by Gio Ponti via Molteni&C

Dezeen Showroom: Furniture company Molteni&C is presenting a reissue of the D.154.2 armchair, which was one of several custom designs created by Italian architect Gio Ponti for his Villa Planchart. Read more Dezeen Showroom: Furniture compan.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News7 hr. 18 min. ago

Square buys majority of Tidal, adds Jay Z to its board in bid to shake up the artist economy

This morning Square, a fintech company that serves both individuals and companies, announced that it has purchased a majority stake in Tidal, a music streaming service. The deal, worth some $297 million, will Tidal allow artist-partners to keep their.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 18 min. ago

Papaya Global raises $100M more at a $1B+ valuation for tools to hire, pay and manage distributed workforces

Remote working — hiring people further afield and letting people work outside of a central physical office — is looking like it will be here to stay, and today one of the startups building tools for that environment is announcing a big fu.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 18 min. ago

Square To Buy Jay-Z"s Music Service Tidal

Square has agreed to buy a majority stake in Tidal, the streaming music service led by rapper Jay-Z, as part of an effort to expand the company's suite of financial tools to musicians and emerging artists. From a report: Square will pay $297 million.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 46 min. ago

SpaceX: Starship lands safely... then explodes

It is the first time Elon Musk's space exploration company has pulled off this difficult landing......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News8 hr. 46 min. ago

Honda to sell limited batch of Level 3 self-driving cars

Honda's plan to sell 100 Legend sedans fitted with the technology would be a step toward the automaker's goal of being the first company to mass-produce a Level 3 car......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 46 min. ago