If you know nothing else about particle accelerators, you probably know that they're big — sometimes miles long. But a new approach from Stanford researchers has led to an accelerator shorter from end to end than a human hair is wide.
Southeast Asian on-demand transport rivals Grab and Gojek deny that they are involved in talks to merge, but today Grab announced a piece of news that — at the very least — is sure to divert attention from that story, or more likely stoke the fires of speculation that it is indeed gearing up for […]
Speedinvest, the European seed-stage VC that was started from Vienna but has since added offices in London, Berlin, Munich and San Francisco, has raised a new €190 million fund. It brings the firm’s total assets under management to more than €400 million.
The UK has a strong history when it comes to processors, but the global chip market has seen some ups and downs of late.
Fintech startup Revolut is raising a large Series D round of funding. TCV is leading the $500 million round, valuing the company at $5.5 billion. Over the past few years, Revolut has raised $836 million in total. Some existing investors are also participating in today’s funding round,
Oxx, a European venture capital firm co-founded by Richard Anton and Mikael Johnsson, this month announced the closing of its debut fund of $133 million to back “Europe’s most promising SaaS companies” at Series A and beyond. Launched in 2017 and headquartered in London and Stockholm,
The specter of constant surveillance hangs over all of us in ways we don't even fully understand, but it is also possible to turn the tools of the watchers against them.
Boris Renski, the co-founder of Mirantis, one of the earliest and best-funded players in the OpenStack space a few years ago (which then mostly pivoted to Kubernetes and DevOps), has left his role as CMO to focus his efforts on a new startup: FreedomFi.
Tech reporters’ inboxes are filled with garbage pitches from misguided founders who assume that the smallest milestone warrants a write-up. Founders dream of seeing their company’s name in headlines without knowing how that might help or hurt them. But with the proper intentions,
If 2018 was when the industry was shocked into sobriety, 2019 would be a year?when pragmatism and the challenges of trying to develop and scale a technology got a lot more real.?The upshot: the industry is in the midst of its adolescent years, where change can occur suddenly,
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Realty Mogul, a site that allows accredited investors to collectively back real estate projects, is announcing that it has raised a $9 million Series A led by Canaan Partners.The startup launched a year ago, and in its first year it says 6,000 members invested $14.
sciencehabit (1205606) writes with bad news for anyone hoping to use the spectral signatures of exoplanets to determine if their atmospheres have life-enabling compositions. "Call it the cosmic version of fool's gold.
Following a shaky last quarter, Virgin Media has found its footing again, and grown its broadband subscriber base by 40,000.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/05/08/virgin-medias-revenue-creeps-back-up-into-positive-figures/
It's been a decade since Dave Chappelle sat on David Letterman's couch, but that streak ends tonight when the comedian appears on Late Night and opens up — kinda — about his abrupt departure from his Comedy Central cult hit series in 2005."I don't talk about it,
Android is finally rolling out its highly anticipated Lollipop update for new(ish) Nexus devices , which now joins the second generation Moto G and Pure Edition Moto X as the only Android smartphones blessed with the update.Read more...