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    Nov

    On-demand delivery app Glovo is spinning up a b2b logistics unit for super speedy urban ...

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    Spain’s on-demand delivery app, Glovo,  is gearing up to be able to deliver a much wider range of products within a 30-minute timeframe by rolling out a b2b logistics play — drawing on a network of city centre warehouses that it plans to massively expand over the next twelve months. It’s just announced the launch of a new business unit, called Q-Commerce ...
  • 11
    Nov

    Apple’s new Mac lineup and chip work fail to excite investors

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    Worth $1,985 billion at the close of the show, Apple’s  Mac event could not find that last $15 billion in market cap that it needed to crest the $2,000 billion mark, a market cap value more commonly referred to as $2 trillion. Your watchful friends at TechCrunch not only kept tabs on Apple’s new M1 processor — more on that shortly — and the company’s refreshed line ...
  • 11
    Nov

    Here’s everything Apple announced at the ‘One More Thing’ event today

    Ready for more Apple  news? Because it’s time for more Apple news. This morning the company hosted its third event in as many months, where they finally detailed how and why they’ll be shifting Macs to chips designed and built by Apple — and showed off the first Macs that’ll make the jump: new MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and Mac Mini! Didn’t ...
  • 10
    Nov

    E-scooter startup Tier raises $250 million round led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2

    Berlin-based micro-mobility startup Tier has raised a significant Series C round of $250 million. SoftBank Vision Fund 2 is leading the round, which proves that the Vision Fund team is still focused on high-risk, high-potential bets. As a reminder, SoftBank has invested in many late-stage funding rounds through its Vision Fund team. Portfolio companies include Nuro, Getaround, GetYourGuide, DoorDash, Grab and WeWork. ...
  • 9
    Nov

    Europe urges e-commerce platforms to share data in fight against coronavirus scams

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    European lawmakers are pressing major e-commerce and media platforms to share more data with each other as a tool to fight rogue traders who are targeting consumers with coronavirus scams. After the pandemic spread to the West, internet platforms were flooded with local ads for PPE of unknown and/or dubious quality and other dubious coronavirus offers — even after some of the ...
  • 2
    Nov

    Raspberry Pi Foundation announces the cute little Raspberry Pi 400

    This is the Atari 400 Raspberry Pi 400. The Raspberry Pi Foundation is launching a new product today — and it’s a brand new device. As you can see on the photo, the Raspberry Pi 400 is a computer integrated in a compact keyboard that costs $70. And it is the easiest way to get started with a Raspberry Pi. If you’re not familiar ...
  • 30
    Oct

    PORTL Hologram raises $3M to put a hologram machine in every home

    What does a hologram-obsessed entrepreneur do for a second act after setting up a virtual Ronald Reagan in the Reagan Memorial Library, or beaming Jimmy Kimmel all the way from Hollywood to the Country Music Awards in Nashville? If that entrepreneur is David Nussbaum, the founder of PORTL Hologram, the next logical step is to build a machine that can bring ...
  • 27
    Oct

    The Freewrite Traveler is an outstanding, but expensive, dedicated portable writing laptop

    As a hardware startup, Astrohaus stands apart because of its unique offerings focused specifically on writers and writing. Its debut product, the Freewrite, looked like an old-school travel typewriter with an e-ink screen. Now, it’s back with a new device it’s been working on for the past couple of years: The Freewrite Traveler. This more portable e-ink typewriter has a clamshell design and ...
  • 13
    Oct

    Cyberpion raises $8.25M in seed funding to help businesses secure assets beyond their firewall

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    Hijacking a company’s DNS or injecting code into third-party tools are the kind of attacks that many companies aren’t equipped to handle. Cyberpion, a new security startup founded by a number of experienced security experts, aims to help enterprises identify and neutralize these kinds of risks that typically stem from connections to their infrastructure assets, especially now that most companies rely ...
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    Oct

    Spotify’s new Soundtrap capture app offers collaborative voice notes for songwriters

    Acquired in 2017, Soundtrap more or less serves a similar role as Anchor under the larger Spotify banner — albeit largely focused on music creation, instead of podcasting. The company’s software of the same name is a cloud-based service designed to let musicians remotely collaborate on a song, track by track. It is, honestly, a perfect tool for this moment of social distancing. Announced ...