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Singapore-based Volopay raises $2.1 million seed round to build a “financial control center” for businesses

Volopay, a Singapore-based startup building a “financial control center” for businesses, announced today it has raised $2.1 million in seed funding. The round was led by Tinder co-founder Justin Mateen, and included participation from Som.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekJan 18th, 2021

At Least 30,000 US Organizations Newly Hacked Via Holes In Microsoft"s Email Software

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Krebs On Security: At least 30,000 organizations across the United States -- including a significant number of small businesses, towns, cities and local governments -- have over the past few days been hacked b.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News55 min. ago

Tesla Share Price Plunge Knocks $267 Billion Off Market Value

A sharp decline in Tesla's share price has wiped more than $250 billion off the value of the electric car company, and dragged down the value of an Edinburgh-based investment fund that is one of Tesla's biggest backers. The Guardian reports: The shar.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News55 min. ago

CDC Study Says On-Premises Dining Linked To COVID-19 Spread

Thelasko shares a new study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. NPR reports on the key findings: As several states face criticism for lifting coronavirus-related public health restrictions, a study published Friday confirms t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News55 min. ago

Virgin Galactic stock tanks as chairman cashes out $200 million personal stake

Shares of Virgin Galactic, the suborbital space tourism venture founded by British billionaire Richard Branson, plummeted Friday after the company's chairman dumped his personal stake in the company......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News56 min. ago

Reddit names its first-ever CFO as it mulls IPO

Reddit has hired its first-ever chief financial officer......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News56 min. ago

John McAfee facing charges for alleged cryptocurrency "pump and dump" scheme on Twitter

John David McAfee, the eccentric antivirus software pioneer, has been indicted on fraud and money laundering charges by the Department of Justice, which alleges he and a business partner participated in a scheme that earned more than $13 million by f.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News56 min. ago

Klein Dytham Architecture creates "fairytale building" for Japanese hotel

Tokyo-based Klein Dytham Architecture has designed PokoPoko as a clubhouse and activity centre surrounded by forest for the Risonare Nasu hotel in rural Japan. Read more Tokyo-based Klein Dytham Architecture has designed PokoPoko as a club.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News4 hr. 26 min. ago

The owner of Anki’s assets plans to relaunch Cozmo and Vector this year

Good robots don’t die — they just have their assets sold off to the highest bidder. Digital Dream Labs was there to sweep up IP in the wake of Anki’s premature implosion, back in 2019. The Pittsburgh-based edtech company had initially plann.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 27 min. ago

Snowflake latest enterprise company to feel Wall Street’s wrath after good quarter

Snowflake reported earnings this week, and the results look strong with revenue more than doubling year-over-year. However while the company’s fourth quarter revenue rose 117% to $190.5 million, it apparently wasn’t good enough for invest.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 27 min. ago

Mazda Vice President Jim Lievois to retire after 24 years

Lievois championed several key initiatives at Mazda over his tenure, such as modernizing marketing campaigns, overseeing financial service partners and advocating for dealers......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News5 hr. 27 min. ago

Microsoft adds Startup Boost, Sleeping Tabs to Edge build 89

This new version of Edge brings several notable performance and UX enhancements. Enlarge / We're not sure why Chromium-based Edge's branding seems so thoroughly wet. (credit: Microsoft) This week, Microsoft announced several more features tri.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 55 min. ago

New evidence COVID-19 antibodies, vaccines less effective against variants

New research has found that new variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 can evade antibodies that work against the original form of the virus that sparked the pandemic, potentially undermining the effectiveness of vaccines and antibody-based drugs.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News7 hr. 26 min. ago

Artificial intelligence reveals current drugs that may help combat Alzheimer"s disease

Researchers have developed a method based on artificial intelligence that rapidly identifies currently available medications that may treat Alzheimer's disease. The method also reveals potential new treatment targets for the disease......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News7 hr. 26 min. ago

New method facilitates development of antibody-based drugs

In recent years, therapeutic antibodies have transformed the treatment of cancer and autoimmune diseases. Now, researchers have developed a new, efficient method based on the genetic scissors CRISPR-Cas9, that facilitates antibody development......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News9 hr. 54 min. ago

Eco raises $26M in a16z-led round to scale its digital cryptocurrency platform

Eco raises $26M in a16z-led round to scale its digital cryptocurrency platform.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 55 min. ago

Earth"s position and orbit spurred ancient marine life extinction

Ancient rocks from Tennessee revealed the Earth's rotation and orbit around the sun controlled the timing of oceanic dead zones in a mass extinction of marine life about 370 million years ago......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 55 min. ago

How to build support for ambitious climate action in 4 steps

Canada and the United States are suddenly steeped in policy proposals to aggressively cut carbon emissions. In the face of a climate emergency and on the heels of numerous climate disasters, this is welcome news indeed......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 55 min. ago

MicroStrategy Buys Another 205 Bitcoins, Now Owns 91,064 Bitcoins

Business intelligence firm MicroStrategy disclosed on Friday that it just spent $10 million in cash to buy 205 bitcoins. From a report: The enterprise software and bitcoin holder said it paid an average price of $48,888 for each bitcoin, including fe.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 27 min. ago

In the Race to Hundreds of Qubits, Photons May Have "Quantum Advantage"

Canadian startup Xanadu says their quantum computer is cloud-accessible, Python programmable, and ready to scale Quantum computers based on photons may have some advantages over  electron-based machines, including operating at room tempera.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News10 hr. 55 min. ago

Align Your Customer Experience With a Higher Purpose

Industries have been evolving in a value- or purpose-based direction for some time, what’s changing is the sense of urgency. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News10 hr. 55 min. ago