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SpaceTech startup ConstellR, that can monitor land surface temperatures, raises €1M pre-seed round

ConstellR, a SpaceTech startup with a technology that can monitors land surface temperatures from space, has raised a €1m pre-seed round led by FTTF, with the participation of strategic investor OHB Venture Capital, Baden-Württemberg’s state ban.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchFeb 23rd, 2021

Facebook rainforest ads: Inquiry ordered into Amazon land sales

A Supreme Court judge in Brazil orders an investigation following the BBC's report into the trade......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News49 min. ago

Daily Crunch: Square acquires Tidal

Square buys a majority stake in Jay-Z’s Tidal, WhatsApp improves its desktop app and Hopin raises even more funding. This is your Daily Crunch for March 4, 2021. The big story: Square acquires Tidal Square announced this morning that it has pur.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 48 min. ago

Asynchronous video startup Weet just launched to cement bonds, and know-how, within companies

For founder Najette Fellache, coming to the Bay Area a few years ago from Nantes, France was a way to grow a company she’d founded and which was already was beginning to count major U.S. corporations like GE, Tesla, Amazon, and Medtronics as cu.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 49 min. ago

SpaceX"s SN10 Starship rocket manages to land for the first time, explodes minutes later

Boca Chica, Texas, and the world (via live stream) saw the launch of SpaceX's SN10 (Serial No 10) prototype on Wednesday as it went up 10km into the sky with the powerful thrust of its three Raptor engines......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

Fintech startup ClearGlass Analytics closes $3.6M for pension funds transparency platform

Fintech startup ClearGlass Analytics has closed a £2.6 million ($3.6M) funding round for its platform, which aims to create greater transparency on fees in the long-term savings market, such as pensions and the wider asset management market. The £2.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

Announcing the Early Stage Pitch-Off judges

TechCrunch Early Stage is coming around the corner fast, April 1 and 2. You still have a chance to pitch your startup on the famous TC stage to an amazing lineup of judges. On April 2, TechCrunch will feature 10 top startups across the globe at the E.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 20 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 News3 hr. 20 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. 48 min. ago

Announcing the Early Stage Pitch-Off Judges

TechCrunch Early Stage is coming around the corner fast, April 1 & 2nd. And you still have a chance to pitch your startup on the famous TC stage to an amazing line up of judges. On April 2nd, TechCrunch will feature ten top startups across the globe.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News3 hr. 48 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. 48 min. ago

Whatnot raises $20M for its livestreaming platform built for selling Pokémon cards and other collectibles

When I first wrote about Whatnot in February of last year, they were just getting started. Aiming to be the GOAT of collectible toys, they were focusing first on being the go-to trusted spot for buying and selling authenticated Funko Pop figurines. A.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News3 hr. 48 min. ago

Apparent Atlantic warming cycle likely an artifact of climate forcing

Volcanic eruptions, not natural variability, were the cause of an apparent "Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation," a purported cycle of warming thought to have occurred on a timescale of 40 to 60 years during the pre-industrial era, according to a team.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 48 min. ago

Study aims to help governments maximize profits from oil and gas auctions

Federal and state governments auction leases to oil and gas companies to extract natural resources from public land. A revamp of the auction system—utilizing a new model developed by a Rice University economist—could lead to more competitive bids.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 48 min. ago

Microsoft’s Edge browser gets 41% faster thanks to new Startup Boost feature

Version 89 of Microsoft's Chromium-based Edge browser is taking aim at Google Chrome with Startup Boost, which can improve the browser's performance by 41%......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 49 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. 21 min. ago

Legal wildlife trade needs monitoring to reduce risk of a new pandemic

With three out of four newly emerging infectious human diseases originating in animals, there is an urgent need to monitor the legal trade in wildlife, according to new research by Vincent Nijman, Professor in Anthropology at Oxford Brookes Universit.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 20 min. ago

This frog has lungs that act like noise-canceling headphones, study shows

To succeed in mating, many male frogs sit in one place and call to their potential mates. But this raises an important question familiar to anyone trying to listen to someone talking at a busy cocktail party: how does a female hear and then find a ch.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 20 min. ago

Your favorite fishing stream may be at high risk from climate change – here"s how to tell

Many of the streams that people count on for fishing, water and recreation are getting warmer as global temperatures rise. But they aren't all heating up in the same way......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 20 min. ago

The best gaming monitors for the Xbox One

The Xbox One is still a great console for games and movies, and a new monitor can give you a whole new experience. Here are some of the best for your Xbox One......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 21 min. ago

Ten sustainable architecture proposals by SUTD students

Sustainable Design for a Better World is the theme on which students from the Singapore University of Technology and Design based the projects in this school show, tackling issues like wildfire resilience, land scarcity and electronic waste. Read mor.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News7 hr. 48 min. ago