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Parler sues Amazon (again), claims AWS ban sank a billion-dollar valuation

The lawsuit is dead. Long live the lawsuit. Enlarge / A person browsing Parler in early January, before the site got into a fight with AWS. (credit: Jaap Arriens | NurPhoto | Getty Images) Social media platform Parler has dropped a federal la.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 3rd, 2021

Highlights of the day: TSMC expects flat growth in 2Q21 sales

TSMC expects flat sequential growth in its second-quarter 2021 sales, but has upward revised its outlook for full-year 2021 revenue to around 20% growth. The foundry house has also raised its capex budget for 2021 to US$30 billion. In the display sec.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News46 min. ago

Cloud kitchen startup JustKitchen to go public on the TSX Venture Exchange

JustKitchen, a cloud kitchen startup, will start trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) Venture Exchange on Thursday morning. It is doing a direct listing of its common shares, having already raised $8 million at a $30 million valuation. The com.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago

Dogecoin Price Surpasses 10 Cents To Reach An All-Time High

Dogecoin, the virtual currency that originally started as an internet meme more than seven years ago, has surged more than 85% in the last 24 hours and is trading at $0.13. Its market cap is now over $17 billion. CNN reports: The currency has soared.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 18 min. ago

Ford delays return-to-work plans until October

The automaker had previously planned to bring back salaried employees in July as part of a new hybrid work model but modified its plans after Michigan officials extended a ban on non-essential office work......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 18 min. ago

Crypto"s near-term success could hinge on Coinbase"s public listing

Nasdaq set a reference price of $250 per share on Tuesday, resulting in a projected valuation of $49.8 billion for Coinbase. Because this is a direct listing and not a traditional initial public offering, however, the $250 figure isn’t an offering.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News12 hr. 17 min. ago

Amazon new Echo Buds are smaller, lighter, improved noise cancellation

Available in black and white, the new Amazon Echo Buds offer significant upgrades over their predecessors. They are 20% smaller, lighter, and supposedly more comfortable. Amazon reduced the size of the outer casing and introduced a vented design to r.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News12 hr. 17 min. ago

Dell is spinning out VMware in a deal expected to generate over $9B for the company

Dell announced this afternoon that it’s spinning out VMware, a move that has been suspected for some time. Dell, acquired VMware as part of the massive $58 billion EMC acquisition (announced as $67 billion) in 2015. The way that the deal works.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 17 min. ago

Zeta in talks with SoftBank to raise at over $1 billion valuation

Banking tech startup Zeta is inching closer to the much sought-after unicorn status as it talks to investors to finalize a new round, sources familiar with the matter told TechCrunch. SoftBank Vision Fund 2 is in talks to lead a ~$250 million Series.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 18 min. ago

Coinbase Opens at $102 Billion Valuation on First Day of Public Trading

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase opened trading on Wednesday at $381 per share, giving it a fully diluted market value of around $102 billion. From a report: This is a slight premium to the most recent private trades for Coinbase stock, and more than.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 46 min. ago

China"s Most Popular EV is No Longer a Tesla

A new EV made by General Motors and Chinese manufacturers underlines the virtues of Lilliputian size Tesla sales in China more than doubled in 2020, to nearly $6.6 billion, accounting for 21 percent of the company’s booming worldwide total. B.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News14 hr. 45 min. ago

How Pilot charted a course of not raising too much money

A few weeks ago, we wrote about fintech Pilot raising a $100 million Series C that doubled the company’s valuation to $1.2 billion. Bezos Expeditions — Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ personal investment fund — and Whale Rock Capital joined the ro.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 45 min. ago

Amazon’s latest Echo Buds are a shameless Apple knock-off

This is Amazon’s latest hardware product: The redesigned Alexa earbuds. TechCrunch covered the announcement here, where the specs and capabilities are listed. I’m sure they work fine, too, but the case design is a blatant rip-off of Apple.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 46 min. ago

Gay dating site Manhunt hacked, thousands of accounts stolen

Manhunt, a gay dating app that claims to have 6 million male members, has confirmed it was hit by a data breach in February after a hacker gained access to the company’s accounts database. In a notice filed with the Washington attorney general&.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 46 min. ago

Coinbase"s public listing is a watershed moment for the cryptocurrency industry

Nasdaq set a reference price of $250 per share on Tuesday, resulting in a projected valuation of $49.8 billion for Coinbase. Because this is a direct listing and not a traditional initial public offering, however, the $250 figure isn’t an offering.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News17 hr. 45 min. ago

Sunday raises $24 million seed round to build a fast restaurant checkout flow

Meet Sunday, a new startup that is going to attract some headlines as it has raised a $24 million seed round at a $140 million post-money valuation. That’s a lot of money for a company that started just a few months ago but that’s because Sunday.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 45 min. ago

Astranis raises $250M at a $1.4B valuation for smaller, cheaper geostationary communications satellites

Space startup Astranis has raised a $250 million Series C round to provide it with a capital injection to help scale manufacturing of its unique MicroGEO satellites — geostationary communications satellites that are much smaller than the typical ma.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 45 min. ago

Amazon’s new Echo Buds are way smaller, with better ANC

Amazon's new Alexa-enabled Echo Buds are both smaller and more affordable. Though Amazon claims ANC is also improved, battery life might actually be worse......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 46 min. ago

Amazon’s Alexa earbuds return with a smaller design and wireless charging

It’s been about a year and a half since Amazon released the first Echo Buds. I reviewed them when they arrived, and they were, I don’t know, fine, I guess. They were a bit on the cheap side, facing some stiff competition in the category and, hone.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News19 hr. 18 min. ago

Coinbase Sets Direct Listing Reference Price At $250/Share, Valuing the Company At As Much As $65 Billion

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: Coinbase, the American cryptocurrency trading giant, has set a reference price for its direct listing at $250 per share. According to the company's most recent SEC filing, it has a fully diluted sh.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 46 min. ago

Global semiconductor equipment sales hit record high in 2020, says SEMI

Worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment surged 19% from US$59.8 billion in 2019 to a new all-time high of US$71.2 billion in 2020, according to SEMI......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021