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Ledger raises $380 million for its crypto hardware wallet

French startup Ledger has raised a $380 million Series C funding round led by 10T Holdings. Following today’s funding round, the company has reached a valuation of $1.5 billion. Other investors in the funding round include existing investors Cathay.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchJun 10th, 2021

G7 Nations Promise Decarbonization, 870 Million Covid-19 Vaccines

Slashdot reader Charlotte Web writes: The "Group of Seven" (or G7) nations are some of the world's largest economies — the U.S. and Canada, the U.K., France, Germany, and Italy, and Japan. On Sunday they pledged $2 billion to help developing co.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Trip to space with Jeff Bezos sells for $28 mn

A mystery bidder paid $28 million at auction Saturday for a seat alongside Jeff Bezos on board the first crewed spaceflight of the billionaire's company Blue Origin next month......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Microsoft’s emphasis on Forza raises questions about Halo Infinite’s launch date

The E3 Xbox Showcase spent more time on its driving game than the Master Chief......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Ticket for space flight with Jeff Bezos is auctioned for $28 million

Unnamed passenger will pay more than $9 million per minute of zero gravity. Enlarge / New Shepard crew capsule seen landing in west Texas in April 2021. (credit: Blue Origin) A ticket to take a brief trip to space with Amazon founder Jeff Bezo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Seat On Jeff Bezos" Space Trip Sells For $28 Million

The auction has ended for a seat with Jeff Bezos and his brother on their first Blue Origin flight into space next month. Slashdot reader ytene writes that a live-streamed auction for the seat "lasted less than 10 minutes after opening at $4.8 millio.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Spare ticket for spaceflight with Jeff Bezos auctioned for $28 million

What would you pay to take a jolting, 11-minute trip into suborbital space alongside Jeff Bezos? According to bidders in an auction that wrapped up Saturday, it's worth $28 million......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Amazon Will Pay $62 Million Over Deceptive Delivery Tips Claims

Amazon will pay almost $62 million to settle allegations by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission that it avoided handing over the full pay and tips it promised to delivery drivers, according to the agency. From a report: The company is giving back the a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Funding front-line action for the world"s forgotten frogs

Frogs have been around for about 140 million years, since dinosaurs roamed the Earth, and are found in most moist corners of the world. IUCN has assessed 6,340 species of these tailless and smooth-bodied amphibians, and almost one in ten of them are.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Volkswagen Says a Vendor"s Security Lapse Exposed 3.3 Million Drivers" Details

Volkswagen says more than 3.3 million customers had their information exposed after one of its vendors left a cache of customer data unsecured on the internet. From a report: The car maker said in a letter that the vendor, used by Volkswagen, its sub.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

EOI sees steady sales for automotive lighting modules in May

LED automotive lighting module maker Excellence Optoelectronics (EOI) has reported revenues of NT$288.31 million (US$10.38 million) for May, up 0.15% sequentially and 133.88% on year......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

"CryptoPunk" NFT Sells For $11.8 Million At Sotheby"s

phalse phace writes: A non-fungible token of a digital artwork called a "CryptoPunk" was sold for $11.8 million on Thursday, according to a tweet by auction house Sotheby's. The NFT was sold as part of the Sotheby's online auction "Natively Digital:.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

CVP Awarded $86M NIH BPA to Provide Risk Management Framework Cybersecurity Services

FAIRFAX, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– #BPA–Customer Value Partners, Inc. (CVP), a business and technology consulting firm that helps organizations prepare for a culture of Continuous Change, is one of the six awardees for the $86 million Ri.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Productivity startup Time is Ltd. raises $5.6M to be the ‘Google Analytics for company time’

Productivity analytics startup Time is Ltd. wants to be the Google Analytics for company time. Or perhaps a sort of “Apple Screen Time” for companies. Whatever the case, the founders reckon that if you can map how time is spent in a compa.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Luminar Recruits Two Finance and Technology Leaders to Board of Directors

PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Luminar Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: LAZR), the global leader in automotive lidar hardware and software technology, announced the addition of Jun Hong Heng, Founder and Chief Investment Officer of C.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Microsoft is expanding Xbox Game Pass to TVs via app and game streaming hardware

With the upcoming Xbox TV app, any Game Pass Ultimate subscriber will be able to play their favorite Xbox Games on a TV without any additional hardware besides a controller. In case your TV doesn't receive support for the app, Microsoft is also plann.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Ledger raises $380 million for its crypto hardware wallet

French startup Ledger has raised a $380 million Series C funding round led by 10T Holdings. Following today’s funding round, the company has reached a valuation of $1.5 billion. Other investors in the funding round include existing investors Cathay.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Ocean microplastics: First global view shows seasonal changes and sources

An estimated 8 million tons of plastic trash enters the ocean each year, and most of it is battered by sun and waves into microplastics—tiny flecks that can ride currents hundreds or thousands of miles from their point of entry......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

MSI brings back the GeForce GT 730 amid graphics card shortages

As reported by Tom's Hardware, the MSI GeForce GT 730 (N730K-2GD3H/LPV1) is the 13th installment in MSI's GeForce GT 730 lineup. The 700 series first arrived in 2013 and has covered the Fermi, Kepler, and Maxwell architectures......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Fintech startup TreasurySpring raises $10M for platform giving online access to fixed-term funds

Fixed-term funds (FTFs) have historically been a bank-to-bank market. FTF products allow for investing into some of the safest assets, including U.K. government bonds, U.S. government bonds and highly rated corporations. They allow holders of large a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Homebuying startup Flyhomes closes $150 million Series C

Amid a recent tear in residential real estate investment, venture capitalists are looking to get a piece of homebuying startup Flyhomes. The five-year-old startup announced today that they’ve closed a $150 million Series C co-led by Norwest Ven.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021