Novo Raises $90 Million In Series B Round of Funding

Series B Round of Funding — Novo, the powerfully simple small business banking platform, has raised $90 million in Series B funding at a $700 million valuation. Stripes led the round, with continued participation from existing investors Valar Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Rainfall Ventures and BoxGroup. This latest round brings Novo’s total funding to more than […]

January 14, 2022
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funding

North Korean hackers stole $400m in crypto last year: report

North Korean hackers — North Korea launched at least seven attacks on cryptocurrency platforms that extracted nearly $400m worth of digital assets last year, one of its most successful years on record, blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis said in a new report. “From 2020 to 2021, the number of North Korean-linked hacks jumped from four to […]

January 14, 2022
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cyber attacks

Elizabeth Holmes sentencing hearing set for September 26

Elizabeth Holmes sentencing hearing — Elizabeth Holmes, the former CEO of Theranos who was convicted earlier this month on four out of 11 federal fraud and conspiracy charges, will not be sentenced until September 26, according to a new filing. The prosecution and defense had proposed September 12 for a sentencing hearing in a court […]

January 13, 2022
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lawsuit

Samsung appears set to launch the Galaxy S22 on February 8

Samsung appears set to launch the Galaxy S22 on February 8 — Samsung’s launch schedules over the past couple of years have been out of the ordinary, but it seems like the company’s next flagship may be a return to normal. According to a new rumor, the Galaxy S22 launch date maybe February 8. Korean […]

January 11, 2022
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phones - review

Everything you need to know about 2022’s biggest chips from CES (and elsewhere)

CES — It’s a new year, and like clockwork, 2022 has brought with it a plethora of new chips for laptops, desktops, phones, and more. Intel announced new CPUs for virtually every product it makes, AMD refreshed its laptop processors and graphics cards for its whole lineup and started teasing its next major desktop overhaul, […]

January 11, 2022
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chip

Apple paid App Store devs $260B — and leeched over $100B from their labor

Apple paid App Store devs $260B — and leeched over $100B from their labor — At first glance, that’s a breathtakingly impressive number: $260 billion. Developers on Apple’s App Store earned a quarter of a trillion dollars since its launch in 2008. Consider just how many companies and independents that cash has breathed life into, […]

January 11, 2022
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apps

Refurbished iPhone Seller Valued at 5,700,000 New iPhone Pros

Refurbished iPhone Seller Valued — There’s gold in them old iPhones! An online marketplace for refurbished Apple gear and other fancy tech devices has nearly doubled its valuation in less than a year. Paris-based Back Market announced a $510 million funding round Tuesday, pegging its worth at $5.7 billion as investors bet on a second […]

January 11, 2022
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tech

This NFT blockchain protects your digital assets from NFT scammers

This NFT blockchain protects your digital assets from NFT scammers — NFTs can no longer be deemed as the next phase in the ever-changing cryptocurrency landscape — the unique approach to digital asset ownership is now well-established with the potential to grow a market as large or even larger than Bitcoin. NFTs create new opportunities […]

January 11, 2022
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blockchain

Key Technologies Every Business Should Implement to Improve Privacy

To Improve Privacy — The latest technology on the market can solve a variety of organizational problems, making it important to carefully consider which technologies should be implemented in your business. Over the last couple of decades, many technologies have surfaced that can help businesses abide by privacy laws. Yet, many organizations are unaware of […]

January 11, 2022
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business

Bolt raises $709 Million at an $8.4 Billion valuation

Bolt raises $709 Million — Economies of scale are an essential cornerstone for on-demand companies, and to that end one of the hopefuls in the space has raised a big round to grow its business. Bolt — the startup and app of the same name that operates on-demand ride hailing, shared cars and scooters; and […]

January 11, 2022
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funding

Surging chip sales are expected to reach $680B in 2022

Surging chip sales — Semiconductor sales may be set to normalize after a record-setting 2021 predicated by various shortages and extended gaps between orders and deliveries. What this means: Chip sales are expected to yield a record high of $680 billion in 2022, growing by 11% YoY,;a study by IC Insights, and there may be some […]

January 11, 2022
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industrialization

Apple AR headset will need same 96W charger as MacBook Pro

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says that the forthcoming Apple AR headset will use a 96W charger with the same specification as used by the 14-inch MacBook Pro. In a research note for investors, seen by AppleInsider, Ming-Chi Kuo focuses on the improving fortunes for suppler Unimicron. This company makes ABF substrates, semiconductor material which is laid […]

January 11, 2022
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vr/ar