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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:  theglobeandmailApr 21st, 2021

Sennheiser Sells Its Consumer Audio Business To Hearing Aid Specialist Sonova

Sennheiser has sold its consumer electronics division to a Swiss company called Sonova that specializes in hearing care, Sennheiser has announced. Engadget reports: Sonova said it made the 200 million euro ($241 million) deal to expand its aging demo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 34 min. ago

China"s rocket out of control but risk of damage low, say experts

China's rogue rocket is in an uncontrolled free-fall towards Earth and no one knows where or exactly when it will burn through Earth's atmosphere, but the risk of debris hitting an inhabited area remains very small, experts told AFP Friday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 34 min. ago

Extra Crunch roundup: How Duolingo became an edtech leader

The pandemic has just pushed edtech mainstream, but language-learning startup Duolingo had already spent the past decade figuring out how to build a successful edtech app. In our latest installment of the EC-1 series, Natasha Mascarenhas goes deep wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 2 min. ago

China"s emissions now exceed all the developed world"s combined

China now accounts for more greenhouse gas emissions than all of the world's developed nations combined, according to new research from Rhodium Group......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 34 min. ago

TrueCar Q1 hampered by chip shortage, loss of USAA business

The vehicle listings provider narrowed its first-quarter net loss to $8.4 million from $10.4 million in the year-earlier period......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 34 min. ago

Lear reports steep Q1 growth in seating, E-Systems

Lear said its first-quarter net income more than doubled to $204 million even amid supply chain volatility......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 34 min. ago

CarGurus says CarOffer acquisition showing results

The vehicle listings company said net income surged 76 percent to $22.3 million in the first quarter......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 34 min. ago

Paramount+ lifts ViacomCBS to 36 million subs, will stream sci-fi movie Infinite

Streaming service commits to one original movie every week. Enlarge / Actor Mark Wahlberg confers with director Antoine Fuqua on the set of Infinite. (credit: Mark Wahlberg) On the heels of revealing that ViacomCBS' streaming platforms have re.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 2 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 News12 hr. 33 min. ago

18.5 million year old vine fossil identified as new species

An 18.5 million-year-old fossil found in Panama provides evidence of a new species and is the oldest reliable example of a climbing woody vine known as a liana from the soapberry family. The discovery sheds light on the evolution of climbing plants......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 34 min. ago

14 great sci-fi books to read before they become TV shows

From The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy to Paper Girls, we've put together a preview of the next batch of science fiction TV series being adapted from books......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 34 min. ago

Sou Fujimoto designs Shenzhen exhibition complex with transparent facade

A transparent facade will offer glimpses inside the Shenzhen Reform and Opening-up Exhibition Hall in China, which is being designed by Sou Fujimoto Architects and Donghua Chen Studio. Read more A transparent facade will offer glimpses ins.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News14 hr. 34 min. ago

Facebook Workplace Surpasses 7M Paid Subscribers, Introduces New App Integrations

Facebook announced its Workplace platform surpassed 7 million paid subscribers and along with it, more integration tools and plugins. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News14 hr. 34 min. ago

CDK quarterly profit buoyed by $1.45B sale of overseas unit

CDK's net earnings from continuing operations, which do not include the international business, slid 39 percent to $47.1 million in the quarter......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News14 hr. 34 min. ago

Lear reports steep Q1 growth in seating, e-systems

Lear said its first-quarter net income more than doubled to $204 million even amid supply chain volatility......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News14 hr. 34 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 News15 hr. 34 min. ago

Fighting poverty with cash: Testing universal basic income in the real world

School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2)assistant professor Amy Castro Baker set out to answer this question: What would happen to a person in or near poverty who received no-strings-attached guaranteed payments every month? And the answer, at least.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 34 min. ago

China says "extremely low" risk of damage from rocket debris

China said Friday the risk of damage from a rocket falling back to Earth was "extremely low", after the United States warned it could crash down on to an inhabited area......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 34 min. ago

Latest Search For Alien Civilizations Looked At 60 Million Stars, Detects No Signals

schwit1 writes: Are there aliens out there? Breakthrough Listen, a privately-funded project searching for evidence of alien life, has released the first results from its survey of 60 million stars in an area looking towards the galactic center, notin.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 2 min. ago

China says "extremely low" risk of damage on Earth from rocket re-entry

China said Friday the risk of damage on Earth from a rocket which fell out of orbit after separating from Beijing's space station was "extremely low", after the United States warned it could crash down onto an inhabited area......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 34 min. ago