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YC-backed Abacum nets $7M to empower finance teams with real-time data and collaboration tools

SaaS to support mid-sized companies’ financial planning with real-time data and native collaboration isn’t the sexiest startup pitch under the sun but it’s one that’s swiftly netted Abacum a bunch of notable backers — in.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchApr 8th, 2021

Polestar raises $550m to help fund product expansion

The private placement of newly issued shares marks the first time the 3-year-old Volvo subsidiary has gotten the backing of external investors......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News2 hr. 52 min. ago

Dogecoin Price Surpasses 10 Cents To Reach An All-Time High

Dogecoin, the virtual currency that originally started as an internet meme more than seven years ago, has surged more than 85% in the last 24 hours and is trading at $0.13. Its market cap is now over $17 billion. CNN reports: The currency has soared.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 24 min. ago

Atrium, which help sales managers more easily see who is (or isn’t) crushing it, just raised $13.5 million

There’s no shortage of data-driven sales management tools in the market. Naturally, Atrium, a five-year-old, San Francisco-based company cofounded by serial entrepreneur Pete Kazanjy, says it does a far better job of empowering sales managers t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 52 min. ago

Creator monetization and CRM startup Pico raises $6.5M

Pico, a New York startup that helps online creators and media companies make money and manage their customer data, announced today that it has launched an upgraded platform and raised $6.5 million in new funding. In a statement, the startup’s c.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 23 min. ago

Washington State Votes To End Restriction On Community Broadband

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: Washington State lawmakers have voted to kill telecom-industry backed restrictions that limit the reach of community broadband. The Public Broadband Act (HB1336) passed the state Senate with a 27-.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 24 min. ago

Grocery startup Mercato spilled years of data, but didn’t tell its customers

A security lapse at online grocery delivery startup Mercato exposed tens of thousands of customer orders, TechCrunch has learned. A person with knowledge of the incident told TechCrunch that the incident happened in January after one of the company&#.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 23 min. ago

Dell is spinning out VMware in a deal expected to generate over $9B for the company

Dell announced this afternoon that it’s spinning out VMware, a move that has been suspected for some time. Dell, acquired VMware as part of the massive $58 billion EMC acquisition (announced as $67 billion) in 2015. The way that the deal works.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 23 min. ago

New evidence suggests sexual division of labor as farming arose in Europe

A new investigation of stone tools buried in graves provides evidence supporting the existence of a division of different types of labor between people of male and female biological sex at the start of the Neolithic. Alba Masclans of Consejo Superior.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 24 min. ago

To improve climate models, an international team turns to archaeological data

Climate modeling is future facing, its general intent to hypothesize what our planet might look like at some later date. Because the Earth's vegetation influences climate, climate models frequently include vegetation reconstructions and are often val.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 24 min. ago

Little swirling mysteries: New research uncovers dynamics of ultrasmall, ultrafast groups of atoms

Our high-speed, high-bandwidth world constantly requires new ways to process and store information. Semiconductors and magnetic materials have made up the bulk of data storage devices for decades. In recent years, however, researchers and engineers h.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 24 min. ago

Impacts of coronavirus lockdowns: New study collects data on pollutants in the atmosphere

One consequence of the coronavirus pandemic has been global restrictions on mobility. This, in turn, has had an effect on pollution levels in the atmosphere. Researchers from across the world are using this unique opportunity to take measurements, co.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 24 min. ago

Dynamical machine learning accurately reconstructs volume interiors with limited-angle data

Tomographic reconstruction of an object's interior volume from limited angular views is a challenging problem with practical applications in biological imaging, failure analysis of integrated circuits, etc. A team at MIT presents a dynamical machine.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 24 min. ago

The best sitcoms on Hulu right now

Hulu shines brightest with its sitcom selection, ranging from full seasons of the greatest sitcoms of all-time to episodes of current shows......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 24 min. ago

Blue Origin launches and lands New Shepard rocket in key prep flight for human passengers

Blue Origin has launched its New Shepard rocket for the second time this year, and the 15th time overall. The mission profile saw the reusable spacecraft fly to suborbital space, and then return for a parachute-assisted landing at Blue Origin’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 52 min. ago

Facebook faces investigation over data breach

The Irish Data Protection Commission is to launch an investigation into whether it broke GDPR rules......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News14 hr. 52 min. ago

Inside the US’ epic first-quarter venture capital results

We're diving into the data with help from Sarah Kunst of Cleo Capital, Jenny Lefcourt of Freestyle Capital, Iris Choi of Floodgate and Laela Sturdy of CapitalG. It’s no surprise that the venture capital market was incredibly active in.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 52 min. ago

Gay dating site Manhunt hacked, thousands of accounts stolen

Manhunt, a gay dating app that claims to have 6 million male members, has confirmed it was hit by a data breach in February after a hacker gained access to the company’s accounts database. In a notice filed with the Washington attorney general&.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 52 min. ago

Ludwig Ahgren"s non-stop 31-day livestream breaks Twitch subscription record

Ahgren’s subathon had a simple premise: every time his channel received a new sub, 10 seconds would be added to the length of his livestream. He had expected the stream to last between 24 to 48 hours but ultimately had to limit it to 31 days or ris.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News17 hr. 51 min. ago

Instagram’s new test lets you choose if you want to hide ‘Likes,’ Facebook test to follow

Instagram today will begin a new test around hiding Like counts on users’ posts, following its experiments in this area which first began in 2019. This time, however, Instagram is not enabling or disabling the feature for more users. Instead, i.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 51 min. ago

PlexTrac raises $10M Series A round for its collaboration-centric security platform

PlexTrac, a Boise, ID-based security service that aims to provide a unified workflow automation platform for red and blue teams, today announced that it has raised a $10 million Series A funding round led by Noro-Moseley Partners and Madrona Venture.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 51 min. ago