In a remarkable stride forward, Murena, the French startup renowned for its "de-Googled" smartphones, is now diving into the mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) arena. This move is part of Murena's continued effort to cater to privacy-conscious consumers, offering an own-brand mobile network exclusively in the U.S. Murena Mobile, the...
In the Netherlands, where sunny days can be few and far between, solar energy output often falls short. Wind turbines can help bridge the gap, but what happens when both the sun and wind are elusive? Enter Ore Energy, a startup poised to revolutionize long-duration energy storage with utility-scale...
Google has recently announced significant changes to its Google Play store policies, aimed at enhancing the quality and security of Android apps. These changes reflect Google's commitment to maintaining a safe and high-quality app environment for users and developers alike. The updated policies include mandatory testing for new apps,...
Wayflyer, an e-commerce loan startup, secures a $1B deal with Neuberger Berman. This funding will fuel the company's growth and support e-commerce businesses in any economic conditions.
In today's digital era, the foundation of the internet's functionality rests upon Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). These intricate web connectors not only drive websites and apps but also seamlessly integrate with the diverse array of devices we rely on daily. Termed as the "API economy," this realm is projected...
Foxconn, a name synonymous with high-tech manufacturing and known for its partnership with Apple, is making a bold new stride in the global tech landscape. The company has announced a colossal investment of $1.54 billion in India, marking a significant pivot in its expansion strategy. This move follows a...
Discover the revolutionary RoboFab, a facility mass-producing humanoid robots. See how they address workforce challenges and revolutionize industries.
Bluesky, the popular post-Twitter app, officially hits 1 million users. Its unique onboarding strategy and distinct subculture have contributed to its success. Embracing shitposting has helped foster creativity and a sense of authenticity within its engaged community.
In the dynamic realm of fast fashion, Shein, a titan of the industry with roots in China, is making headlines with its sights set on a towering $90 billion valuation as it gears up for a potential U.S. initial public offering. This ambitious figure marks a significant uptick from...
In a significant stride towards enhancing its data integration capabilities, IBM has clinched a noteworthy deal worth €2.13 billion ($2.3 billion). The tech giant is set to acquire StreamSets and WebMethods from Software AG, a German enterprise software company. This all-cash transaction marks IBM's strategic investment in bolstering its arsenal...
In a recent, somewhat hushed release, Microsoft introduced its Copilot app to the realms of Android, iOS, and iPadOS. This sleek app provides users with access to Copilot, formerly known as Bing Chat, a platform akin to the conversational powerhouses such as OpenAI’s ChatGPT. Much like other AI chatbots, Copilot...
Securing grants is a vital source of funding for countless organizations, but the process of applying for them can be daunting and resource-intensive. Crafting a grant proposal often involves significant time and financial investments, making it a barrier for many potential applicants. Sean Carroll, former Chief of Staff and...
In an era where digital clutter seems almost inevitable, The Iconfactory, renowned for its creation of Twitterrific, is embarking on an exciting venture to streamline our online experience. Introducing Tapestry, a revolutionary app in the making, destined to merge social media, news feeds, RSS, and more into a singular,...
The landscape of social media is undergoing a transformation, one where the concepts of decentralization and interoperability are taking center stage. Mastodon, an open-source platform often pegged as an alternative to Twitter, is playing a pivotal role in this change. This evolution has gained additional momentum with the introduction...
The cybersecurity landscape just took a significant turn with the announcement from Palo Alto Networks that it has snapped up Talon Cyber Security, a rising star in the realm of enterprise browser security, for a commanding $625 million. As businesses continue to navigate the challenges of a dispersed workforce, the...
In the dynamic world of artificial intelligence, change is the only constant. Recently, OpenAI, a prominent player in the AI arena, experienced a seismic shift that could very well redefine the future of AI startups. This upheaval, echoing the legacy of the "traitorous eight" and the PayPal Mafia, signals...
Fidelity National Financial, a powerhouse in the real estate services sector, recently faced a daunting cybersecurity challenge. In November, a sophisticated cyberattack disrupted the company's operations and led to the unauthorized access and theft of data belonging to 1.3 million customers. This breach is a stark reminder of the...
From the buzzing streets of Metzingen, a robotics game-changer is emerging: Neura Robotics GmbH, or simply NEURA. This trailblazing AI and robotics firm recently pocketed a cool €15 million investment, thanks to the American private equity juggernaut, InterAlpen Partners. Considering that this windfall follows a substantial €52 million funding...
Gone are the days when a simple hand raise in a virtual meeting went unnoticed. Google Meet is changing the game with an AI-powered feature that can detect your real-life hand raises. Imagine, you're in a digital meeting room, and just by lifting your hand, you signal your intent...
X (formerly known as Twitter) plans to collect users' biometric data, education, and job history for safety, security, identification, and job recommendations. Learn about the implications and concerns regarding this policy change.
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