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LMP trims size of N.Y. dealership group acquisition

LMP Automotive will acquire a 70 percent stake in fewer dealerships than an initial agreement called for in October......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsJan 13th, 2021

GitHub Reverses Takedown of Code for Anime Torrent Site Despite Film Group"s DMCA

Inside.com's developer newsletter spotted this code repository story: GitHub posted a DMCA notice it received from the Motion Picture Association (MPA) last week asking the platform to take down a repository associated with NYAA.si, a popular torrent.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 7 min. ago

Could giant SPACs be next?

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:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

Could much bigger SPACs be coming?

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:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

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:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

US Emissions In 2020 In Biggest Fall Since WWII

US greenhouse gas emissions tumbled below their 1990 level for the first-time last year as a result of the response to the coronavirus pandemic. The BBC reports: A preliminary assessment from research group Rhodium says that overall emissions were do.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

Hank Aaron, baseball Hall of Famer and former Georgia auto dealer, dies at 86

The legendary home run king for several years owned an Atlanta-based auto group that consisted of BMW, Mini, Honda, Toyota, Jaguar and Land Rover franchises......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

How Tech Is Revitalizing the Medical Product Approval Process

Blockchain, AI, cloud computing, and remote health-monitoring devices can drive adoption of decentralized clinical trials .entry-content .tisubhead { color: #999999; font-family: verdana; font-size: 14px; font-weight: bold;.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

EVgo to go public via SPAC in bid to power EV charging expansion

EVgo, the wholly owned subsidiary of LS Power that owns and operates public fast chargers for electric vehicles, has reached a deal to become a publicly traded company through a merger with special-purpose acquisition company Climate Change Crisis Re.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Chimpanzee friends fight together to battle rivals

Chimpanzees, one of the closest relatives of humans, cooperate on a group level—in combative disputes, they even cooperate with group members to whom they are not related. Those involved in fights with neighboring groups put themselves at risk of s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Highly functional membrane developed for producing freshwater from seawater

Professor Matsuyama Hideto's research group at Kobe University's Research Center for Membrane and Film Technology has successfully developed a new desalination membrane. They achieved this by laminating a two-dimensional carbon material on to the sur.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Single atoms as a catalyst

For years, the metal nanoparticles used in catalysts have been getting smaller and smaller. Now, a research team at TU Wien in Vienna, Austria have shown that everything is suddenly different when you arrive at the smallest possible size: a single at.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Using the unpredictable nature of quantum mechanics to generate truly random numbers

A team of researchers from the U.K., Germany and Russia has used the unpredictable nature of quantum mechanics to create a device capable of generating truly random numbers. In their paper published in the journal Physical Review Letters, the group d.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

‘Slow dating’ app Once is acquired by Dating Group for $18M as it seeks to expand its portfolio

Five-year-old ‘slow dating’ app Once has been acquired by the Dating Group, one of the largest companies in the dating world, for $18 million in cash and stock. Dating Group has 73 million registered users across a range of portfolio fatting app.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

CEO Tavares will have 38 direct reports at Stellantis -- double from PSA

CEO Carlos Tavares will have an unusually large number of direct reports at Stellantis. He says that digital tools developed in the pandemic will make it possible to govern the far-flung group, which will sell cars in more than 130 countries......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

VW Group operating profit drops by half in 2020

The automaker, whose brands include Porsche, Audi and Bentley, said a robust sales recovery in the second half helped earnings......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Charging network EVgo near merger to go public, report says

The proposed deal with a special-purpose acquisition company is set to value the combined entity at more than $2 billion, Bloomberg reported......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Foxconn reportedly obtains extra iPhone 12 Pro orders

Foxconn Technology Group (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is expected to see extra momentum in the first quarter of 2021 thanks to Apple increasing orders for the iPhone 12 Pro series, according to some market observers......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

China’s draft payments rules put Ant, Tencent on notice

A string of recent events in China’s payments industry suggests the duopoly comprising Ant Group and Tencent may be getting a shakeup. Following the abrupt call-off of Ant’s public sale and a government directive to reform the firm’.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

S.K. Ramesh and Francis Grosz Run for 2022 President-Elect

The election’s winner will serve as IEEE president in 2023 .entry-content .tisubhead { color: #999999; font-family: verdana; font-size: 14px; font-weight: bold; letter-spacing: 1px; margin-bottom: -5px !important;.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Chinese esports player VSPN closes $60M Series B+ round to boost its international strategy

Esports “total solutions provider” VSPN (Versus Programming Network) has closed a $60 million Series B+ funding round, joined by Prospect Avenue Capital (PAC), Guotai Junan International and Nan Fung Group. VSPN facilitates esports competitions i.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021