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South African digital bank TymeBank lands $109M from UK and Philippines investors

The onset of the pandemic has led to increased demand across customer income groups around the world for digital banking options. We’ve seen how digital banks like Zolve and Nubank have raised money in recent months to fill this need. This time.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchFeb 23rd, 2021

Facts vs. Fiction: Artificial Intelligence in Digital Marketing

Imagine if your digital marketing tools had the capacity to predict the future. What would you do with that crystal ball? Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News2 hr. 28 min. ago

Flourish, a startup that aims to help banks engage and retain customers, raises $1.5M

It’s not uncommon these days to hear of U.S.-based investors backing Latin American startups. But it’s not every day that we hear of Latin American VCs investing in U.S.-based startups. Berkeley-based fintech Flourish has raised $1.5 million in a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 59 min. ago

German insurtech platform Hepster raises $10M Series A led by Element Ventures

Hepster, an insurtech platform from Germany, has raised $10 million in a Series A funding led by Element Ventures. Also participating was Seventure Partners, MBMV, and GPS Ventures, as well as previous investors. The funds will be used to broaden the.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News3 hr. 28 min. ago

Stream raises $38M as its chat and activity feed APIs power communications for 1B users

A lot of our communication these days with each other is digital, and today one of the companies enabling that — with APIs to build chat experiences into apps — is announcing a round of funding on the back of some very strong growth. Stre.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News3 hr. 28 min. ago

Best cheap Apple TV deals for March 2021

These Apple TV deals will make the Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD a little lighter on the old bank account......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 28 min. ago

German InsureTech platform Hepster raises $10M Series A led by Element Ventures

Hepster, an insurtech platform from Germany, has raised $10 million in a Series A funding led by Element Ventures. Also participating was Seventure Partners, MBMV, and GPS Ventures, as well as previous investors. The funds will be used to broaden the.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News6 hr. 0 min. ago

Unraveling ThredUp’s IPO filing: Slow growth, but a shifting business model

What investors will be willing to pay for ThredUp is going to be very interesting. A bit like Oscar Health, it's a hard company to price. Another day, another venture-backed IPO filing. Today it’s ThredUp, a used-goods marketplace th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 28 min. ago

GM, LG Chem studying the feasibility of a second battery cell plant in the U.S.

General Motors is exploring building a second U.S. battery cell manufacturing plant with its joint-venture partner Seoul, South Korea-based LG Chem. If the plant moves forward, it would be the latest in a series of investments aimed at building out t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 28 min. ago

This pan-African freelance platform is the first Zimbabwean startup backed by Techstars

On the 25th of January, Techstars Seattle announced its 12th class featuring 10 startups from different parts of the world. The accelerator, which has accepted only a handful of African startups, included one from Zimbabwe in this class. AfriBlocks .....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 28 min. ago

Loop Hero review: I’ve somehow gotten hooked on an RPG that plays itself

Think of it as the ultimate game to play on a second monitor. Enlarge (credit: Devolver Digital / Four Quarters) I cannot think of a single YouTube trailer that would do the addictive, compelling new video game Loop Hero an iota of justice. Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 28 min. ago

GM to launch EV digital retail tool powered by Tekion

The platform is designed to facilitate dealers' EV sales as the 2022 Chevy Bolt EV and the larger Bolt EUV hit dealers' showrooms this summer......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 28 min. ago

SpaceX: Starship lands safely... then explodes

It is the first time Elon Musk's space exploration company has pulled off this difficult landing......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News11 hr. 28 min. ago

GM mulling second U.S. battery plant, eyes Tenn., report says

GM is looking to build a second battery factory in the U.S. with South Korean joint venture partner LG Chem, The Wall Street Journal reported......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News11 hr. 28 min. ago

THE MASSIVE DIGITAL SHIFT OF 2020 AND WHAT TO EXPECT FROM 2021

After 2020 upended the functioning of the world, and all the businesses gave a massive boost to the digital world, marketers have been debating what to expect from this changed world in the new year. There have been new trends that are emerging in th.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News13 hr. 27 min. ago

AI Chatbot

Introduction A chatbot is a computer program or application that simulates and processes human conversation (either through text or voice), enables the user/human to interact with digital entities as if they were communicating with a real human. Chat.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News13 hr. 27 min. ago

SpaceX Starship lands upright, then explodes in latest test

SpaceX's futuristic Starship looked like it aced a touchdown Wednesday, but then exploded on the landing pad with so much force that it was hurled into the air......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 28 min. ago

Third time is not a charm: Space X"s rocket lands but then explodes

SpaceX's rocket has exploded just minutes after the Starship's first successful landing......»»

Category: topSource:  skynewsRelated News17 hr. 28 min. ago

Vroom"s Q4 net loss widens on expenses amid record online sales

The online used-vehicle retailer also said it acquired CarStory, a Texas automotive retail analytics and digital services company, in January......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News17 hr. 28 min. ago

RPA to Hyperautomation: Moving the Needle on Business Digital Transformation

Hyperautomation is the next step for businesses looking to improve workflows and processes while also laying the groundwork for future technology transformation. .....»»

Category: itSource:  smallbusinesscomputingRelated News21 hr. 27 min. ago

As activist investors loom, what’s next for Box?

Activist investors will only sit still for so long, and when they take action, it usually involves one of two approaches: Replace the leadership team or induce a sale. Box could be facing troubled times if a Reuters story from last week is.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 hr. 28 min. ago