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WorkBoard raises $75M as the OKR-focused startup bets on a growing economy, changes to business culture

This morning WorkBoard, a software startup that sells software designed to help other companies plan, announced that it has raised a $75 million Series D. Softbank Group led the investment, which saw participation from prior investors including Micro.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchMay 4th, 2021

Sennheiser Sells Its Consumer Audio Business To Hearing Aid Specialist Sonova

Sennheiser has sold its consumer electronics division to a Swiss company called Sonova that specializes in hearing care, Sennheiser has announced. Engadget reports: Sonova said it made the 200 million euro ($241 million) deal to expand its aging demo.....»»

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Betting on upcoming startup markets

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter for your weekend enjoyment. Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s broadly based on the daily column that a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 33 min. ago

Focused ultrasound enables precise noninvasive therapy

New research demonstrates that noninvasive neuromodulation via low-intensity ultrasound can have cell-type selectivity in manipulating neurons......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News7 hr. 5 min. ago

Exchange Bank Announces Brian Rober, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

SANTA ROSA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Exchange Bank (OTC: EXSR) announces Brian Rober to Exchange Bank as senior vice president and chief information officer. In his role as head of Technical Services, Brian sets objectives and strategies fo.....»»

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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Robbins LLP Announces That BlueCity Holdings Limited (BLCT) is Being Sued for Misleading Shareholders

SAN DIEGO & BEIJING–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$BLCT #Shareholders–Shareholder rights law firm Robbins LLP announces that a purchaser of BlueCity Holdings Limited American depository shares (NASDAQ: BLCT) filed a class action complaint against.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News7 hr. 5 min. ago

CytRx Notes Topline Data From Trial of Arimoclomol in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CytRx Corporation (OTCQB: CYTR) (“CytRx”), a specialized biopharmaceutical company focused on research and development for the oncology and neurodegenerative disease categories, today noted that Orp.....»»

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Paycom Rejects Conditional Resignation of Frederick C. Peters II as a Director

OKLAHOMA CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Paycom Software, Inc. (“Paycom” or the “Company”) (NYSE: PAYC), a leading provider of comprehensive, cloud-based human capital management software, today announced that the Board of Directors of the C.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News7 hr. 5 min. ago

Styra Recognized as a Cool Vendor in the May 2021 Gartner Cool Vendors for Software Engineering Technologies

Gartner research highlights the importance of cloud-native authorization REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Styra, Inc., the founders of Open Policy Agent (OPA) and leader in cloud-native authorization, announced today that the company.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News7 hr. 5 min. ago

Extra Crunch roundup: How Duolingo became an edtech leader

The pandemic has just pushed edtech mainstream, but language-learning startup Duolingo had already spent the past decade figuring out how to build a successful edtech app. In our latest installment of the EC-1 series, Natasha Mascarenhas goes deep wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 34 min. ago

Longevity startup Gero AI has a mobile API for quantifying health changes

Sensor data from smartphones and wearables can meaningfully predict an individual’s ‘biological age’ and resilience to stress, according to Gero AI. The ‘longevity’ startup — which condenses its mission to the pith.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 5 min. ago

Sennheiser sells off its consumer brand

Long-running German audio company Sennheiser today announced that it has found a buyer for its consumer brand. Swiss holding company Sonova — a giant in the hearing aid business — will be acquiring the brand in a deal expected to close by.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 5 min. ago

TrueCar Q1 hampered by chip shortage, loss of USAA business

The vehicle listings provider narrowed its first-quarter net loss to $8.4 million from $10.4 million in the year-earlier period......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 6 min. ago

EXCLUSIVE: Google Snaps Up Network-on-Chip Startup Provino

New technology promises faster, more efficient processors for AI Google has quietly acquired Provino Technologies, a start-up developing network-on-chip (NoC) systems for machine learning, an IEEE Spectrum investigation has discovered. The lat.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News10 hr. 6 min. ago

Nikola reveals new SEC subpoena

The subpoena issued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on March 24 relates to projected 2021 cash flow and how the company plans to use funds from capital raises this year......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 6 min. ago

WhatsApp, growing despite backlash, relaxes May 15 policy update deadline

It’s safe to say WhatsApp didn’t have the ideal start to 2021. Less than a week into the new year, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app had already annoyed hundreds of thousands of users with its scary worded notification about a planned poli.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 5 min. ago

To buy time for a failing startup, recreate the engineering process

The drastic approach I took to recovering our company is often referred to as a “full reset" -- the old company is essentially annihilated and a new company is formed from the remaining pieces. Jason Meller Contributo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 5 min. ago

The real-world impact of keyword stuffing in Google My Business

Many businesses are rebranding completely to skirt Google’s guidelines. But when everyone does it, it becomes a branding nightmare. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated News14 hr. 6 min. ago

Improve Conversion Rate Optimization With a CRO Checklist

Conversion rate optimization (CRO) is a critical metric for marketers. This checklist will help you avoid common mistakes and improve CRO for your business. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News14 hr. 6 min. ago

CDK quarterly profit buoyed by $1.45B sale of overseas unit

CDK's net earnings from continuing operations, which do not include the international business, slid 39 percent to $47.1 million in the quarter......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News14 hr. 6 min. ago

If 12% is the new 30%, 4% is the new 12%

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. The whole team was aboard for this recording, with Grace and Chris behind the scenes, and Danny, Alex, and Natasha on.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 33 min. ago