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SpaceX’s new $850 million raise confirmed in SEC filing

SpaceX hasn’t issue any public statement about the $850 million in fresh funding CNBC reported it raised last week, but a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published today confirms the round. SpaceX’s funding w.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchFeb 23rd, 2021

SpaceX aborts Mars prototype rocket test launch with 0.1 seconds on the clock

Another SpaceX rocket prototype was fueled and ready for a test flight Wednesday, but in the final moments before liftoff, the vehicle's engines sputtered off and the company announced it had aborted the flight......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News54 min. ago

SpaceX recycling vehicle for second Starship launch attempt [Updated]

Musk says he is confident Starship will be ready for a lunar flight in three years. Enlarge / Starship SN10 on the pad on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. (credit: Trevor Mahlmann / Ars Technica) Update 3:45 pm EST: The SN10 Starship prototype very n.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 54 min. ago

Twitter tests new e-commerce features for tweets

Twitter confirmed it’s testing a new way to display tweets that link out to e-commerce product pages — like products on a Shopify store, for example. With a new Twitter card format, the company is experimenting with tweets that include a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 21 min. ago

Okta acquires cloud identity startup Auth0 for $6.5B

As Okta announced earnings today after the bell, it revealed that it’s buying cloud identity startup Auth0 for a hefty $6.5 billion. The company had a valuation of $1.92 billion when it raised $120 million led by Salesforce Ventures last July......»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 54 min. ago

Fuccillo Automotive employee arrested on suspicion of stealing $1 million

Joseph Pompo, who was corporate director of finance, reinsurance and taxation for the dealership group, is accused of forming a reinsurance company using dealership funds without his employers' consent......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News3 hr. 22 min. ago

Watch live: SpaceX to attempt third major Starship flight test

Musk says he is confident Starship will be ready for a lunar flight in three years. Enlarge / Starship SN10 on the pad on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. (credit: Trevor Mahlmann) SpaceX may launch its third full-scale Starship prototype—named Ser.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News3 hr. 54 min. ago

SpaceX"s first lunar tourist is inviting eight people to fly around the Moon

Back in 2018, Japanese entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa purchased the opportunity to take a week-long trip around the Moon. He also bought all the other seats on the flight, and has had plenty of time to think about who he wants to join him on the histori.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News6 hr. 21 min. ago

GSV Ventures doubles assets managed with new fund focused on global edtech

GSV Ventures, co-founded by Deborah Quazzo and Michael Cohn, has raised $180 million in its second fund, exclusively focused on backing edtech startups across the globe. The startup now manages $277 million in cumulative assets, inclusive of its debu.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 21 min. ago

Clari revenue forecasting platform snags $150M investment and triples valuation to $1.6B

Clari, the revenue operations platform that helps companies predict revenue outcomes, announced $150 million Series E today on a $1.6 billion valuation, a number that more than triples its 2019 Series D valuation of $500 million. Silver Lake led the.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 22 min. ago

First impressions of AppLovin’s IPO filing

Could a bet on AppLovin then, could be viewed as a wager not on its business income growth, but on the strength of consumer app demand? AppLovin released its S-1 filing yesterday, bringing the Palo Alto-based mobile app-focused software co.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 22 min. ago

Japanese billionaire invites 8 people to join SpaceX mission around the Moon

Japanese fashion mogul Yusaku Maezawa, who first announced his intention in 2018 to take a group of artists with him on a six-day trip around the Moon, said Tuesday that he's inviting the public to apply to fill eight open seats on the mission now sl.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News7 hr. 54 min. ago

International VC firm Presight Capital raises $350M second fund

Presight Capital has closed its $350 million second fund only a year and a half after it announced an $80 million first fund. In fact, General Partner Christian Angermayer told me that the fund was raised in just a few weeks, and that it shot past th.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 53 min. ago

Intel told to pay $2.2 billion in patent infringement lawsuit

As reported by Bloomberg Law, a jury in Waco, Texas, ruled that Intel must pay $1.5 billion for infringement of one patent and $675 million for the second. Tom's Hardware tracked down the processor-related patents in question, finding that the '759 p.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News9 hr. 21 min. ago

$100 million for mealworms

$100 million for mealworms.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 21 min. ago

Hoinga: Debris of stellar explosion found in unexpected location

In the first all-sky survey by the eROSITA X-ray telescope onboard SRG, astronomers at the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics have identified a previously unknown supernova remnant, dubbed "Hoinga." The finding was confirmed in archiva.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 21 min. ago

Prehistoric killing machine exposed

Previously thought of as heavy, slow and sluggish, the 260-million-year-old predator, Anteosaurus, was a ferocious hunter-killer......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 21 min. ago

SpaceX set for its third major Starship flight test on Wednesday

Musk says he is confident Starship will be ready for a lunar flight in three years. Enlarge / Starship SN10 on the pad on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. (credit: Trevor Mahlmann) SpaceX may launch its third full-scale Starship prototype—named Ser.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 22 min. ago

Identiq, a privacy-friendly fraud prevention startup, secures $47M at Series A

Israeli fraud prevention startup Identiq has raised $47 million at Series A as the company eyes international growth, driven in large part by the spike in online spending during the pandemic. The round was led by Insight Partners and Entrée Capital,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 54 min. ago

China smartphone AP shipments to grow 12% in 2021, says Digitimes Research

About 795.7 million smartphone application processors will be shipped to China-based handset vendors in 2021, up 12.2% on year, forecasts Digitimes Research......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News11 hr. 54 min. ago

CCL maker EMC to enhance profits with better product mix in 2021

Taiwan-based CCL manufacturer Elite Materials (EMC) expects to further enhance its product mix in 2021 for profit growth, after seeing its net earnings rise 13.85% on year to a record high of NT$3.694 billion (US$131.93 million) in 2020 with total re.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News11 hr. 54 min. ago