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DuckDuckGo Launches VPN Service and New Privacy Pro Subscription

DuckDuckGo, known for its privacy-focused web search engine and browser, is expanding its offerings with the launch of a new VPN service and Privacy Pro subscription. The VPN and addi...

Apr 11, 2024

Automattic Acquires Beeper for $125M, Combining Two Multi-Network Chat Apps

Automattic, the company behind the popular blogging platform WordPress, has acquired multinetwork chat app Beeper. The acquisition will see Beeper merge with Automattic’s existing cha...

Apr 09, 2024

A Step-by-Step Guide to Canceling Your Amazon Music Subscription

In this blog post, we will provide detailed instructions on canceling your Amazon Music subscription on different devices, including the Amazon website, iPhone, Android devices, and K...

Apr 05, 2024

An Unlikely Pairing - Alphabet May Acquire Hubspot

A recent Reuters report speculated that Alphabet may acquire Boston-based marketing automation company HubSpot in a massive $33 billion deal. However, as Ron Miller outlines in his ar...

Apr 04, 2024

Yahoo Acquires Artifact, AI-Powered News App From Instagram Co-Founders

In a move to bolster its AI and personalization capabilities, Yahoo announced today that it is acquiring Artifact, the AI-driven news curation app created by Instagram co-founders Kev...

Apr 02, 2024

The Defunct and Strange iGoogle, Google's Forgotten Attempt at Customization

In the late 2000s, Google experimented with a strange and ultimately unsuccessful feature called iGoogle. It allowed users to fully customize the Google homepage with widgets, apps, a...

Mar 31, 2024

Seeking Profitability, Spotify Renews Rogan But Ends Exclusivity

Spotify has renewed its licensing deal with controversial podcaster Joe Rogan in a multi-year agreement worth an estimated $250 million. However, unlike the previous deal which made R...

Feb 02, 2024

Google Retires Its Cache Link

Google has officially removed the cache link from its search results, marking the end of an iconic Google feature that has been around for over 20 years.

Feb 02, 2024

The End of an Era... Radio Republic is Closing Its Doors

It is with a heavy heart that I share the news that Radio Republic, the podcast hosting platform I have used, is shutting down on March 31st, 2024. As a podcaster, I am disappointed t...

Jan 31, 2024

Duck GoGo or DuckDuckGo? A startup guide to private internet search.

In the age of data privacy concerns, search engines that don’t track user information have become increasingly popular. DuckDuckGo is confused with Duck GoGo, something that doesn’t e...

Jan 23, 2024

Meta Outlines Compliance Plans as EU Digital Markets Act Looms

As the European Union’s new Digital Markets Act (DMA) competition regulations prepare to take effect in March, Meta (formerly Facebook) has revealed some of the changes it plans to ma...

Jan 22, 2024

Top 12 Alternatives to Smashwords for Self-Publishing Ebooks

In the last decade, ebooks have fast transformed from niche to mainstream. Readers across the world consume digital books in unprecedented numbers today. This surge has enabled author...

Jan 21, 2024

YouTube Slices Jobs To Streamline Expanding Creator Economy

Google’s video behemoth YouTube shaved roughly 100 positions to refine operations supporting its ballooning community of content creators. The latest in a string of job cuts across Go...

Jan 17, 2024

The Giant Cometh, Meta's Bold Plan to Join the Fediverse

Last month, Meta hosted a private meeting to discuss their integration plans between their new Threads app and the federated social network Mastodon. While Meta’s motives are still un...

Jan 12, 2024

Instagram Founders' News Startup Artifact To Close Shop After Failing to Gain Traction

Artifact, the news aggregator app created by Instagram’s founders, is closing down after a little over a year in operation. The startup announced in a blog post that they have decided...

Jan 12, 2024

Google Assistant Undergoes Spring Cleaning, Removing 17 Lesser-Used Features

Google is tidying up its popular voice assistant service Google Assistant, removing over 15 niche features in an effort to enhance “quality and reliability.” The news comes amid layof...

Jan 11, 2024

eBay Fined $3 Million Over Executives' Campaign to Stalk, Harass Critics

eBay has agreed to pay a $3 million fine, the maximum criminal penalty, for a disturbing stalking campaign targeting a Massachusetts couple who published a newsletter critical of the ...

Jan 11, 2024

Twitch Announces Additional Layoffs, Cutting 500 Jobs

Livestreaming giant Twitch is slashing its workforce yet again, cutting 35% of staff in its second major round of layoffs over the past year. The Amazon-owned company will lay off rou...

Jan 10, 2024

The Cookie Crumbles, How Google's Phase Out of Third-Party Cookies Will Impact Digital Marketing

Google has taken the next step towards its goal of phasing out third-party cookies from its Chrome browser. On January 4th, 2024, the company enabled a new privacy feature called Trac...

Jan 04, 2024

Brace For Impact As TikTok Shop Raises Seller Fees to 8%

TikTok Shop has experienced rapid early growth by offering sellers enticing incentives like low commission fees and heavy product discounts. However, the company has realized these fr...

Jan 03, 2024

Historical MMORPG Games That Are Still Online

Welcome, adventurers, to a nostalgic tour through some of the most influential and groundbreaking MMORPGs over the past 30 years! From text-based multi-user dungeons to immersive 3D w...

Jan 01, 2024

The Return of the Weird Internet

The internet is poised for a major shakeup in 2024, with shifts in power, regulation, and creativity that will make it feel more like the wild early days of the web from 25 years ago....

Dec 30, 2023

The 20 Most Valuable Domain Sales of 2023

The domain name market saw some of its biggest sales ever in 2023, with multi-million dollar price tags for premium names. Let’s take a look at the year’s 20 priciest reported domain ...

Dec 28, 2023

Decentralized Social Media Beckons as Flipboard Embraces ActivityPub

Flipboard, the popular social curation app, has fully embraced the decentralized social web by integrating the networking protocol ActivityPub. In a major move, select Flipboard publi...

Dec 18, 2023

The Evolution of Twitter, A Timeline of Key Feature Updates That Shaped the Platform

Twitter has come a long way since its humble beginnings back in 2006 when it was founded by Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone and Evan Williams. What started as a simple SMS-based pl...

Dec 10, 2023

Meta has finally implemented end-to-end encrpytion by default

After years of promises, Meta has finally implemented default end-to-end encryption for Facebook Messenger. This is an important milestone that will provide Messenger’s billions of us...

Dec 08, 2023

Ning Powers Over 2.5 Million Social Networks - Here's Why You Should Still Use It

If you want to create an online community or social network, one of the biggest players in that space is Ning. Originally founded in 2004, Ning lets individuals or organizations quick...

Dec 02, 2023

Understanding Facebook's Identity Verification System

Over 3.5 billion people actively use Facebook monthly as of 2023, making it the undisputed most popular social media platform globally. At this immense scale, Facebook grapples with v...

Nov 29, 2023

Ben's Bites AI, An Underrated Gem for AI Updates

If you’re looking to stay on top of the latest happenings in AI, you can’t go wrong following well-known sites like TechCrunch, The Verge, and Wired. However, amongst the bigger tech ...

Nov 29, 2023

Exploring Top Alternatives for Purchasing Digital Music Beyond iTunes

iTunes pioneered the model of buying à la carte digital music downloads back in the early 2000s. However, over the past decade, several compelling alternatives have emerged offering g...

Nov 29, 2023

5 services for creating storyboards

Storyboarding is one of the key stages of any video production, but one that is often underestimated. It helps you get an idea of the future of your video even before you start shooti...

Nov 29, 2023

The Rise and Fall of & How to use Digg Today

Digg started in 2004 as a platform for users to share web links that others could upvote or “digg” to popularity. Founded by Kevin Rose, Jay Adelson, Ron Gorodetzky, and Owen Byrne, D...

Nov 28, 2023

Mysterious Traffic Cones Stump Robotaxis in San Francisco

San Francisco streets have become ground zero for a peculiar form of protest against robotaxis cruising neighborhoods as self-driving car companies ramp up testing.

Nov 27, 2023

PicClick, search eBay without the bloat

PicClick Offers Innovative Visual Approach to eBay Browsing and Shopping:

Nov 27, 2023

The Golden Age of Web 2.0, A Spotlight on Pioneer Richard MacManus

When Web 2.0 concepts started taking shape in the early 2000s, New Zealand native Richard MacManus quickly established himself as an authoritative voice tracking the phenomenon. He fo...

Nov 25, 2023

Venture Capital Bloggers You Should Follow

The Top 10 Venture Capital Bloggers You Should Be Reading

Nov 23, 2023

What happened to

Entrepreneur Kevin Rose recently announced that he would be shutting down Oink, one of the first projects to emerge from his new company Milk. Oink was a “rate everything” app where u...

Jan 07, 2023

Adding Themes to Gmail

Email can feel impersonal, with so many system-generated messages flooding our inboxes each day. While Gmail’s clean interface highlights key details like sender, subject line, and sn...

Nov 29, 2012

The Tangled Web of Shirley Hornstein's Alleged Silicon Valley Deceptions

Image Source: Flicker @SRmanitou, Shirley Hornstein_ Adriana Ameri

Feb 03, 2010


How startup funding works in Germany

Often good ideas fail not so much because of feasibility, but rather because they can be financed. Especially in economically difficult times, investors have to do a lot of convincing...

Sep 20, 2021

Tonkean, the no-code workflow automation startup, raises $50 million

Tonkean, a software startup, nabbed $50 million in a series B round led by Accel. CEO Sagi Eliyahu says that the proceeds will be put toward scaling up the company’s hiring efforts ac...

Jun 24, 2021

Andreessen Horowitz Releases $2.2 Billion Crypto Startup Fund

Andreessen Horowitz has announced the creation of “Crypto Fund III,” which will be supported by an additional $2.2 billion in venture funds. The venture capital firm has put all of it...

Jun 24, 2021

Your Guide to Procuring Venture Capital Funds

A business venture can be funded in a number of ways, including your own private capital, “blood money” (money borrowed from family and friends), a small business association loan or ...

May 24, 2020

Preparing For Your First Angel Investor Meeting

Imagine you are invited to a meeting with a group of angels interested in the technology your startup is using. Especially if this is your first business venture, you’re probably feel...

Jan 05, 2020


How to Find Investors for My Project

For every entrepreneur, the success of his business is important. There will be times when your own efforts will no longer be enough and it will be time to move to another level. To a...

Jan 01, 2021

In the Middle East, $704M was invested across 564 different startups in 2019

While the coronavirus had devastated startups every corner of the world, the Middle East surprisingly has a blostering startup scene.

Nov 21, 2020

2020, Emerging Ways For Young Entrepreneurs To Raise Money Through Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is a practice that is adopted for raising funds to run small projects or ventures by accumulating a small sum of money from huge sources. It can also be called the financ...

Oct 07, 2020

Bill Gates is richer thanks to the investment in Vroom

Bill Gates is even richer thanks to the investment he made in a used car platform called Vroom, whose shares have gone up like crazy on the company’s first day of trading.

Jun 16, 2020

Where to find small business startup grants

If you’re looking for starting a business or you want your small business to get off the ground, then you know that you’ll need some money to start.

May 04, 2020

Wayra invests 4.5 million euros in 39 startups in 2020

Wayra, Telefónica’s open innovation hub, invested a total of 4.5 million euros in 39 startups in Europe and Latin America in 2020. Of the total invested by Wayra globally, Spain inves...

Apr 20, 2020


9 Popular Frameworks to Build a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Application

Building a software-as-a-service (SaaS) application requires selecting the right mix of programming libraries and frameworks to help accelerate development. Choosing libraries with ro...

Nov 28, 2023

Tips to Succeed as a SaaS Startup

Software as a Service (SaaS) is one of the hottest business models of internet-based businesses, and if done right, it can be quite profitable with little overhead. More than half of ...

Nov 25, 2020

Common SaaS Startup Dilemma, Managing Growth

Software Startups often have a few really smart people and a great idea. The problems with a bad idea or poor funding or poor execution are easily solved – you go out of business. How...

Jun 05, 2020

7 Growth-Hacking Marketing Tactics For SaaS Startups

Now that your SaaS product is ready to go live, you’re excited to get your customers on-board and steal the show. But have you really thought about the growth-hacking marketing tactic...

May 11, 2020


Why Startups Need Lawyers (And the Best Law Firms to Consider)

As an entrepreneur, launching a new business venture is both exciting and challenging. Amidst the flurry of activities involved in getting your startup off the ground, seeking legal c...

Mar 11, 2024

Multiverse Computing Secures $27M to Optimize Complex Computing with Quantum Software

In the rapidly evolving world of quantum computing, a Spanish startup called Multiverse Computing is making waves with its innovative approach to optimizing complex computations acros...

Mar 07, 2024

Tacto Secures €50M to Streamline Industrial Supply Chains

Managing today’s complex global supply chains is no easy task, especially for mid-sized industrial companies. Tacto, an AI-powered operating system for industrial supply chain managem...

Dec 12, 2023

Gablok, a Belgium Startup That Lets Anyone Assemble Their Own Home

Are you considering building a new house but don’t want to break the bank? Have you heard of Gablok? This Belgium startup is revolutionizing the construction industry with their insul...

Dec 02, 2023

PhysicsX, a generative AI startup aiming to transform engineering across industries

PhysicsX, a generative AI startup aiming to transform engineering across industries, has raised €29 million in a Series A funding round. The round was led by General Catalyst and incl...

Nov 27, 2023

Oxford Quantum Circuits Raises $100M & Quantum Compute as a Service (QCaaS)

UK-based quantum computing company OQC recently closed a $100 million Series B funding round led by SBI Investment, Japan’s leading VC firm. The record round will support OQC’s launch...

Nov 27, 2023

ApplyKart, a mobile job network targeting Gen Z

Entrepreneur Bharati Babbar, who is located in Melbourne, AU, is the creator of ApplyKart. Her goal was to use an end-to-end recruiting system to connect job searchers with new compan...

Nov 12, 2023

Acústica Marina, Saving the Ocean with AI

Acústica Marina was conceived in Valdivia, Chile, and has grown the practice of merging hydroacoustic and AI technology to create R&D solutions that provide answers to global prob...

Nov 07, 2023

Who is and | Elon Musk wants $250k for Twitter handle @acquire, which was rebranded from, is a startup marketplace for founders looking to buy and sell businesses without borders. In 2022, the startup rebranded itself...

Nov 06, 2023

Startups to Watch in Panama

Panama, a country known for its remarkable natural biodiversity and rich cultural heritage, is also emerging as an ideal destination for tech startups. With its strategic location, ro...

Oct 29, 2023

Fence, a Spanish startup that automates debt operations with blockchain

Fence, a Spanish fintech firm, has raised €1.8 million in a pre-seed funding round led by

Oct 20, 2023

Wise, a fintech startup that partners with other companies so that they can offer business bank accounts to their own customers

Fintech startup Wise has raised a $12 million Series A spherical. the corporate provides business bank accounts with a noteworthy go-to-market strategy. Wise partners with alternative...

Sep 20, 2020


Elon Musk is “lifting all restrictions”, going against Brazilian court

In a bold move that has sparked controversy and debate, Elon Musk, the Chief Executive Officer of Tesla and owner of X (formerly known as Twitter), has taken a stand against a decisio...

Apr 07, 2024

French social app Yubo, with 40M+ users, announces a $47.5M Series C

Yubo announced on November 18 that it has closed a new Series C round of financing from historical investors (Idinvest, Iris Capital, Alven and Sweet Capital), as well as new investor...

Nov 18, 2020


Dealflow, a B2B invoicing software startup, raises $700,000

Dealflow, a Danish invoicing fintech company, has raised €660,000 ($700k) to become an independent financial assistant and streamline B2B invoicing for internet enterprises. The start...

Oct 20, 2023

50 Fintech Startups to keep an eye on this decade

Fintech is a booming industry as more of our finances are being intertwined with the internet. It’s a multi-billion dollar industry that’s receiving massive funding in not only in Sil...

Jan 02, 2021


Wiz Acquires Gem for $350M, Signaling Maturation of a Cloud Security Powerhouse

When Assaf Rappaport founded Wiz just four short years ago, few could have predicted how rapidly the cloud security startup would rise. But with its $350 million cash acquisition of G...

Apr 10, 2024

Onum Raises $28M to Bring Order to the Data Chaos

The big data landscape has become increasingly chaotic in recent years as organizations struggle to manage exponentially growing volumes of information. Without the right tools, compa...

Apr 10, 2024

Guesty Secures $130M Series F at $900M Valuation to Expand Property Management Platform

Travel and tourism has seen a strong rebound post-COVID, and property management software company Guesty is capitalizing on this resurgence. The company recently announced it has rais...

Apr 10, 2024

Grow Therapy Raises $88M to Advance Effective Mental Healthcare

Mental health technology company Grow Therapy has raised $88 million in a Series C funding round led by Sequoia Capital. The round also included participation from Growth Equity at Go...

Apr 09, 2024

AI computer vision startup Robovision raises $42M Series A led by Target Global

Belgian AI startup Robovision has raised a $42 million Series A round led by Target Global to expand its computer vision platform and operations in the US. At $42M, it’s one of the la...

Apr 05, 2024 Second-Gen Multimodal AI Chip Development

Edge AI chip startup has raised a $70 million extension to its Series B round, as reported by TechCrunch, to develop a new generation of chip designed specifically for multimo...

Apr 04, 2024

Pigment Raises Massive $145M Series D in Rare French Tech Success Story

French startup Pigment has raised a $145 million Series D funding round, representing a major win for the country’s tech ecosystem according to a report by TechCrunch. Founded in 2017...

Apr 04, 2024

The GenAI Revolution Propels The Brandtech Group With $115M Funding to $4B Valuation

The generative AI revolution is firmly underway, and The Brandtech Group is at the forefront according to their recent $115 million Series C funding round. This massive capital infusi...

Mar 29, 2024

Where to Find Startups For Sale

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur looking to jump into the business world by purchasing a startup? Buying an existing startup can be an excellent way to hit the ground running, rather ...

Mar 11, 2024

Where to Obtain Startups Loans

Launching a startup is an exciting venture, but it often comes with a significant financial hurdle – securing the necessary capital to turn your vision into reality. While self-fundin...

Mar 11, 2024

Rasa Raises $30M to Power Enterprise Conversational AI

Conversational AI startup Rasa has closed a $30 million Series C round to continue developing its platform for building sophisticated chatbots and voice assistants. The funding was co...

Feb 14, 2024

Monomer Bio Automates Drug Discovery with $5.6M in New Funding

The tedious process of drug discovery is getting an artificial intelligence boost from San Francisco startup Monomer Bio. The company announced $5.6 million in new seed funding, led b...

Feb 02, 2024

Chinese VC Firm Looks to Unload US Startup Stakes

A venture capital firm backed by Chinese tech giant Baidu is exploring selling off its portfolio of investments in American startups, according to sources familiar with the talks.

Feb 02, 2024

The Top 8 Startup Events You Can’t Afford To Miss in 2024

If you’re part of the startup world, you know how invaluable conferences can be. They let you tap into new ideas, forge connections, and take the pulse of your industry.

Jan 22, 2024

Voice Cloning Startup ElevenLabs Reaches Unicorn Status with $80M Funding

Synthetic voice startup ElevenLabs has raised $80 million in a Series B funding round led by top VC firms like Andreessen Horowitz, valuing the company at over $1 billion. The sizable...

Jan 22, 2024

Norwegian Robotics Company 1X has Androids Coming to Help with Daily Chores

AI and robotics company 1X announced this week that it has raised €91 million in Series B funding to bring its humanoid android NEO to market for everyday home assistance. With versat...

Jan 12, 2024

Insurtech Leader hyperexponential Secures $73M as a16z Bets on AI-Powered Risk Models

London-based insurtech firm hyperexponential has raised $73 million in a Series B funding round to fuel its expansion into the US market, led by top-tier VC firm Andreessen Horowitz (...

Jan 11, 2024

Finn Revs Up with $109M as Investors Back Car Subscriptions to Accelerate EV Adoption

Munich-based Finn has raised $109 million in a Series C round led by sustainability-focused investor Planet First Partners, gearing up to scale its car subscription service and shift ...

Jan 11, 2024

Tampa Automation Star Rewst Raises $31M to Fuel MSP Platform Growth

Sunny Tampa keeps pumping out tech winners, with automation startup Rewst the latest to ride investor excitement to new heights. The company just locked down a $31 million Series B ro...

Jan 10, 2024

Micromobility Rivals Tier and Dott Announce $65M Merger

Tier Mobility and Dott, two leading shared micromobility operators in Europe, have announced a merger backed by $65 million (€60 million) in fresh investment. The combined entity will...

Jan 10, 2024

Isomorphic Inks $3 Billion in Deals to Apply AI for Drug Discovery

Isomorphic Labs, a London-based startup spun out from DeepMind’s research team, has signed two major partnerships with pharmaceutical leaders Eli Lilly and Novartis. The deals, collec...

Jan 07, 2024

Intel Bets Big on AI with New GenAI Enterprise Software Spinout

Intel is making waves in the world of artificial intelligence, spinning out a new startup focused entirely on delivering AI solutions tailored for the enterprise. Dubbed Articul8 AI, ...

Jan 04, 2024

New AI Search Startup Perplexity Attracts Bezos Backing to Take on Google

Google has dominated online search for well over a decade, but the rapid recent advances in artificial intelligence may soon pose the first real challenge to its supremacy. AI-powered...

Jan 04, 2024

GIN E-Bikes Powers Up With €580k to Electrify Biking

London-based startup GIN E-Bikes just tapped a fresh €580k funding round to shift its innovative hybrid bikes into overdrive. The joint Ukrainian-Indian founded company designs e-bike...

Jan 02, 2024

Scooter Unicorn Clips its Wings. The Cautionary Tale of Bird’s Bankruptcy

Bird, the electric scooter darling once soaring at a $2.5 billion valuation, has fluttered to the ground. This former startup unicorn now seeks shelter in bankruptcy, serving as a sob...

Jan 02, 2024

Startup SEIDA and China's Push for Microchip Prowess

A recent Reuters investigation highlights China’s aggressive efforts to achieve self-reliance and supremacy in advanced microchip technology, despite US attempts to contain its progre...

Dec 30, 2023

Vestwell Supercharges Workplace Savings Momentum with $125M Round

Vestwell is riding high after securing a hearty $125 million funding injection to further expand its workplace savings platform. The fintech star provides employers infrastructure to ...

Dec 21, 2023

SolarDuck Flies High on €15M Funding for Floating Solar Expansion

Innovative Dutch-Norwegian startup SolarDuck secured a €15 million investment this month to scale up development of its unique offshore floating solar technology. The capital infusion...

Dec 21, 2023

Podimo Secures €44M to Champion Spoken Audio Future

Leading European podcast and audiobook platform Podimo cemented its ambitious growth trajectory this month with a €44 million cash infusion. The latest funding round draws support fro...

Dec 21, 2023

This Startup is Making Workplaces Safer with AI | TuMeke

Workplace injuries are all too common, but one startup is leveraging technology to create healthier environments for employees. TuMeke, an ergonomic risk assessment platform, recently...

Dec 19, 2023

Metagood Raises $5M to Advance Premium Bitcoin Art Marketplace Osura

Blockchain startup Metagood has secured $5 million in a seed funding round to propel development of Osura, its NFT marketplace focused exclusively on high-end art minted on the Bitcoi...

Dec 18, 2023

Sustainable Startup Turns Nordic Forest Into Skincare of the Future

A new €1 million investment means clean beauty is about to get even more eco-friendly. Stockholm-based FineCell, producer of a revolutionary Nordic forest-based biomaterial called Cel...

Dec 16, 2023

Procurement Startup Pivot Raises €20M to Streamline Company Spending

Paris-based startup Pivot has secured €20 million in Series A funding to continue growing its procurement automation platform across Europe. As companies aim to tighten budgets and re...

Dec 13, 2023

Andalusia Labs Cashes in Big to Lock Down Digital Assets

Crypto startup Andalusia Labs just scored a monster $48 million Series A funding round to beef up security and risk management for digital assets. With backers like Lightspeed and Mub...

Dec 13, 2023

Seasony Harvests €1.5 Million to Grow Robotics in Vertical Farms

Indoor agricultural robotics startup Seasony recently secured €1.5 million in a funding round to support bringing its mobile robot “Watney” to more vertical farms globally. Led by Dan...

Dec 12, 2023

Staffing Made Simple, Jitjatjo Streamlines Hiring With New $30M Funding

Need to hire staff for a last-minute event? Or fill in gaps in your schedule due to call-outs? Jitjatjo aims to make temporary staffing quick and easy with its on-demand gig marketpla...

Dec 12, 2023

Essential AI Emerges From Stealth With $56.5M to Unlock the "Enterprise Brain"

Essential AI has big plans to transform business operations with the power of artificial intelligence. The startup just emerged from stealth mode with an impressive $56.5 million in f...

Dec 12, 2023

Sweden Bets Big on Next-Gen Battery Tech Enerpoly Secures $8.4 Million to Build World's First Zinc-Ion Megafactory

Sweden is placing a major bet on zinc-ion batteries as the next frontier for energy storage. This week, Stockholm-based startup Enerpoly announced an $8.4 million grant to establish t...

Dec 12, 2023

Armada Ushers in a New Era of Edge Computing, Raises $55 million

Armada recently emerged from stealth mode, announcing over $55 million in funding and a suite of revolutionary products to bring edge computing and AI to organizations around the glob...

Dec 12, 2023

UK-Based Digital Asset Derivatives Trading Platform GFO-X Raises $30 Million in Funding

London-based digital asset derivatives trading platform Global Futures and Options Exchange (GFO-X) announced today that it has raised $30 million in a Series B funding round led by M...

Dec 11, 2023

Fintech Unicorn SumUp Raises $307 Million to Power Through Economic Headwinds

London-based fintech startup SumUp announced this week that it has secured €285 million ($307 million) in new funding. The round was led by Sixth Street Growth, with participation fro...

Dec 11, 2023

W4 Games raises $15 million Series A to make open source games

W4 Games, a leading provider of products and services for the open-source Godot game engine, today announced it has raised $15 million in Series A funding. The round was led by OSS Ca...

Dec 09, 2023

D2iQ Shutdown & Acquired by Nutanix

The infrastructure-as-a-service industry continues to face significant headwinds, as evidenced by the recent shut down of D2iQ. Formerly known as Mesosphere, D2iQ raised $250 million ...

Dec 09, 2023

Paris Contract Software Tomorro Raises €11M To Streamline Workflows

Paris-based legaltech startup Tomorro has secured €11 million in fresh funding to accelerate development of its contract lifecycle management platform. The Series A round was led by F...

Dec 07, 2023

Indian AI Startup Sarvam Secures $41M to Build Local Generative Models

Bengaluru-based artificial intelligence startup Sarvam AI has emerged from stealth after 5 months, revealing $41 million in seed and Series A funding to construct a suite of generativ...

Dec 07, 2023

Email Software Startup ContactMonkey Lands $55M To Expand Internal Comms Platform

Toronto-based ContactMonkey, a platform for managing and tracking internal company communications via email and other channels, has raised $55 million in Series A funding to accelerat...

Dec 07, 2023

VAST Data Secures $118 Million in Funding, Nearly Triples Valuation to $9 Billion

Data platform startup VAST Data made waves this week with the announcement of $118 million in Series E funding. The round, led by Fidelity Management & Research Company with parti...

Dec 06, 2023

Liquid AI Scores $37.6M to Commercialize Cutting-Edge AI Models

Liquid AI, a startup building a new class of adaptable artificial intelligence models, has raised $37.6 million in seed funding to bring its technology to market. The round, led by to...

Dec 06, 2023

Sustainable Building Materials Startup Strong by Form Raises €4.8M

Strong by Form, a leading bio-composite tech company, recently closed a €4.8 million seed funding round to scale its revolutionary Woodflow material. Offering a sustainable alternativ...

Dec 05, 2023

Data Privacy Startup Mine Raises $30 Million in Series B Funding

Mine, an innovative data privacy and governance platform, announced today it has secured $30 million in Series B financing led by Battery Ventures. Significant additional investments ...

Dec 05, 2023

Eligo Bioscience Secures €27.7 Million to Advance Microbiome Gene-Editing Platform

Eligo Bioscience, a pioneer in gene-editing therapies targeting the human microbiome, has raised €27.7 million in a Series B funding round. The financing was led by Sanofi Ventures, w...

Dec 05, 2023

AssemblyAI Acquires $50M to Expand Its AI Speech Model Platform

AssemblyAI, a leading provider of customizable artificial intelligence (AI) speech models, has raised $50 million in a funding round led by Accel. The new capital will help AssemblyAI...

Dec 04, 2023

AI cloud startup CoreWeave skyrocketed to a $7 billion valuation

AI cloud startup CoreWeave skyrocketed to a $7 billion valuation thanks to backers like asset manager Fidelity seeing big potential in its graphics chip-powered servers for training i...

Dec 03, 2023

BioFluff Secures $2.5M to Scale Sustainable Luxury Materials

New York and Paris-based startup BioFluff has raised $2.5 million in seed funding to further develop and scale its plant-based alternatives to animal-derived fabrics. The round was le...

Nov 30, 2023

Kognitos, the AI-powered Business Automation Startup

Kognitos, an AI-powered business automation startup, announced Tuesday that it has raised $20 million in a funding round led by Khosla Ventures. This latest investment brings the comp...

Nov 30, 2023

Together AI Raises $102.5M to Grow Open-Source Generative AI Cloud Platform

Together AI, a startup offering a cloud platform for building and running open-source generative AI models, has raised $102.5 million in Series A funding. The round was led by prestig...

Nov 29, 2023

FutureWorks Incubator, New York's Portal to the Future of Work

Tucked away in a sleek co-working space near Manhattan’s Flatiron District lies Future\Works, a one-of-a-kind incubator diversifying and propelling New York’s innovation economy. Laun...

Nov 25, 2023

Jerry, The AI-Powered Car Ownership Assistant

Finding the right car at fair prices while managing loans, insurance, and maintenance can frustrate drivers. Startup Jerry tackles these pains through AI-enabled tools simplifying eac...

Nov 23, 2023

Paypal acquires Japanese payment service Paidy for $2.7 billion

In an astonishing deal worth 300 billion Yen (US$2.7 billion), Paypal has now assimulated the Japanese ‘buy now, pay later’ provider Paidy. This comes at a time where Payal is seeking...

Sep 10, 2021

Livelia, the furniture and decoration marketplace, opens with a pre-seed round of 115,000 euros

Livelia, a marketplace co-created by WedidVentures and Grupo Caballero that will break into the home category at the beginning of June, closes a pre-seed round of 115,000 euros for pr...

Apr 02, 2021


Playtron Receives $10 million in funding for PlaytronOS

The gaming world is bracing for a potential seismic shift as a new player enters the arena. Playtron, a startup founded by industry veteran Kirt McMaster, has secured $10 million in f...

Mar 20, 2024

DuckDuckGo Delivers Private Sync For Passwords and Bookmarks

DuckDuckGo has built its reputation on a dedication to user privacy. Its search engine and web browser promise not to track your online activity or data. However, this commitment make...

Feb 14, 2024

Apple Bursts Into Open Source AI With Ferret Release

In an exciting move for the AI community, Apple unexpectedly released Ferret, an open source multimodal large language model (LLM), back in October 2023. The news flew under the radar...

Dec 25, 2023

Godot 4.3 Released with Direct3D 12 Rendering

Godot engine developers have gifted users an early holiday present with the first development snapshot of the upcoming Godot 4.3 release. This build contains major improvements to the...

Dec 21, 2023

Linux Leaps to Apple Silicon with Fedora Asahi Remix 39

Fedora Asahi Remix 39 delivers a polished Linux experience focused on Apple M1 and M2 devices like the MacBook, Mac Mini, Mac Studio, and iMac systems. It defaults to the KDE Plasma d...

Dec 19, 2023

Debian May End 32-bit x86 Support

The future of 32-bit x86 (i386) support in Debian GNU/Linux is looking dim. Following a recent Debian developer sprint, it was announced that the Debian kernel, installer, and image t...

Dec 16, 2023

7 Best Open Source Auto Clickers for Different Games and Business Applications on Multiple Platforms

Running a small business can be a challenging task, especially when you’re short on staff and time. In such cases, automating certain business processes can be a game-changer.

Oct 19, 2023


X Gears Up to Take on YouTube with Long-Form Video Smart TV Apps

Elon Musk has his sights set on YouTube’s dominance of the long-form video space. The billionaire confirmed that X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter, will soon allo...

Mar 09, 2024

X Releases Articles, a Long-Form Publishing Feature

In the latest move to transform X (formerly Twitter) into a more comprehensive publishing platform, the company has launched a new long-form post format called “Articles” aimed at wri...

Mar 08, 2024

TikTok Faces Existential Threat as Congress Pushes for Ban | Congress Flooded With Calls

The viral video-sharing app TikTok is facing an unprecedented challenge to its existence in the United States. A bipartisan group of lawmakers is pushing forward with legislation that...

Mar 08, 2024

New Telegram Update, including a Kaleidoscopic Facelift, Pixelized Deletions, and a Colossal Bot Boost

Telegram’s 10th update of 2023 polishes calls until they dazzle, unleashes vanishing messages with a pixelized flourish, and catapults bots into a new stratosphere of capabilities.

Jan 02, 2024

You may now view Bluesky Posts without being logged in

Decentralized social network Bluesky recently announced that users can now view posts on its platform without needing to log in or create an account. While posting still requires an i...

Dec 24, 2023

Twilio, The Cloud Communications Platform

Founded in 2008 by Jeff Lawson, Evan Cooke, and John Wolthuis, Twilio is a cloud communications platform as a service (CPaaS) company based in San Francisco. The founders started Twil...

Nov 28, 2023

A Look Back at Why eBay Sold Skype

In 2005, eBay acquired Skype Technologies S.A., the internet telephony company, for a hefty $2.6 billion. Yet just four years later, eBay sold a majority stake in Skype to an investor...

Nov 28, 2023

AWS Unveils Amazon Q to Power Enterprise AI Assistants

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced Amazon Q, a new generative AI service designed to build customized enterprise assistants. The cloud leader says Amazon Q can have natural conve...

Nov 28, 2023

Revisiting Hulu Labs, Hulu’s Testing Ground for Experimental Features

Today, Hulu operates one of the largest streaming video on demand services with over 75 million subscribers accessing content across living room devices, mobile platforms, and web bro...

Nov 23, 2023


Free Online XZ Backdoor Scanner to Screen Linux Binaries

In the wake of the recent XZ Utils supply chain attack that saw a backdoor injected into the popular data compression tool, cybersecurity firm Binarly has released a free online scann...

Apr 02, 2024

Critical XZ Utils Backdoor Impacts Most Linux Distros

A serious supply chain attack has been discovered affecting the widely used XZ data compression utility on Linux. Red Hat has issued an urgent warning for users to immediately stop us...

Mar 30, 2024

Musk Fires Back at OpenAI, Vows to Open Source xAI's Grok Chatbot

The AI battle is heating up as Elon Musk has promised to open source Grok, the advanced chatbot created by his startup xAI, sometime this week. The move comes just days after Musk sue...

Mar 11, 2024

Move Over Twitter, Threads is Going Fediverse

In a surprise announcement, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared that Threads, the company’s Twitter-competitor app, will soon become interoperable with the fediverse via decentralized pro...

Dec 13, 2023

Blast into the Past with Sigil 2 & Doom's 30th anniversary

After 30 years, the iconic first-person shooter Doom is still going strong. To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the genre-defining game, co-creator John Romero has released Sigil 2, ...

Dec 12, 2023

Convert B6I & B6T files to ISO images on FreeBSD, Linux, OpenBSD or Unix | Source Code

If you’re hunting for for old versions of Linux via the Internet Archive, you may notice very large disc image dumps being broken down into the B6I and B6T file formats.

Dec 11, 2023

Windows 10 to Reach End of Support in October 2025 | Switch to Linux?

Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 will reach its end of support (EOS) lifecycle date on October 14, 2025. At that point, the operating system will no longer receive security upd...

Dec 08, 2023

Firefox for Android Getting Over 400 More Extensions

Mozilla is significantly expanding support for add-ons and extensions in the Android version of the Firefox browser, with over 400 new options becoming available starting December 14th.

Nov 29, 2023

What is MINIX and Why is It Included in the Intel Management Engine?

The Intel Management Engine has been a motherboard component that had remained under the radar in until recent years. Since 2008, it was available to most motherboards as a removable ...

Nov 29, 2023


AI Data Security Startup Cyera Raises $300 Million Series C at $1.4 Billion Valuation

Cyera, an AI-powered data security platform, has raised $300 million in a Series C funding round that values the company at $1.4 billion. The round was led by Coatue Management and ne...

Apr 09, 2024

How AI is Transforming DevOps

DevOps combines software development and IT operations into a unified workflow. This approach enables engineering teams to deliver code changes more rapidly while maintaining reliabil...

Jan 23, 2024

New AI Alliance Aims for Open-Source Models

While companies like OpenAI and Google are keeping their AI models proprietary and secretive, a new industry group believes artificial intelligence systems should be open-source. The ...

Dec 05, 2023

Mistral AI Secures $487 Million in Funding, Reaching $2 Billion Valuation

Mistral AI, an artificial intelligence startup building large language models to power conversational AI tools, has raised €450 million ($487 million) in a recent funding round. The f...

Dec 04, 2023

Amazon Unleashes Titan AI Models on Bedrock Cloud Platform

Introducing the Amazon Titan Image Generator Demo:

Nov 29, 2023


iMessage Comes to Android with Beeper Mini, including E2EE

A new app called Beeper Mini brings native iMessage support to Android, closely mimicking the experience iPhone users have. The app connects directly to Apple’s servers, without needi...

Dec 05, 2023


Mistral AI Mixtral 8x22B Available for Download

In the realm of artificial intelligence advancements, Mistral AI has made waves with the release of its latest sparse mixture of experts (SMoE) model, Mixtral 8x22B. This Paris-based ...

Apr 11, 2024

The Rise of In-Memory Computing Chips in China, Due to the AI Energy Crisis

A recent article from Bloomberg highlights how the growing energy demands of artificial intelligence are boosting interest in a technology called in-memory computing. As AI requires m...

Apr 04, 2024

AI Just Got a Major Speed Boost With Matrix Multiplication Discovery

If you thought AI was advancing at a blistering pace already, brace yourself - a monumental breakthrough in matrix multiplication could kick things into an even higher gear. At the co...

Mar 09, 2024

Astera Labs, an AI Connectivity and Hardware Company, Aims to Raise $500M in IPO

Silicon Valley-based chip innovator Astera Labs launched its highly anticipated initial public offering (IPO) today, aiming to raise around $500 million to fuel its cutting-edge work ...

Mar 08, 2024

Slack Unleashes AI to Unlock Hidden Knowledge

Slack has become the central hub for workplace communications and information sharing. But accessing and surfacing relevant institutional knowledge from years of messages can prove ch...

Feb 14, 2024

Nightshade is Helping Artists Fight Back Against Unauthorized AI Training

Artificial intelligence (AI) has made astonishing advances in recent years, with models like DALL-E 2 and Stable Diffusion capable of generating remarkably realistic synthetic images ...

Jan 21, 2024

AI "resurrects" George Carlin in the form of a podcast

A new AI-driven comedy special features an eerie, computer-generated impression of the late legendary comedian George Carlin, who died in 2008. As Rolling Stone reported, the hour-lon...

Jan 11, 2024

Rabbit r1, the Pint-Sized AI Sidekick Aims to Be Your New BFF

Forget phones and smartwatches – the breakout gadget at CES 2023 is a palm-sized AI companion called the rabbit r1 that wants to be your new best friend. Yeah, you read that right.

Jan 10, 2024

Unleash Large Language Models On Your Laptop Adept

Large language models (LLMs) like ChatGPT have taken the AI world by storm. Their advanced natural language abilities are powering a new generation of conversational apps and services...

Jan 07, 2024

Midjourney Unveils Next-Generation AI Art Tool, Midjourney v6

Midjourney, the leading AI-powered art generation platform, has released the highly-anticipated next version of its technology. Dubbed Midjourney v6, this upgrade aims to push the bou...

Jan 06, 2024

Apple Paves a Path to Bring Powerful AI Directly to iPhones

Apple is trailblazing new techniques to enable advanced artificial intelligence capabilities directly on iPhones and other devices rather than solely relying on the cloud servers of r...

Dec 21, 2023


Jack Dorsey's Involvement in Crypto Mining

Bitcoin enthusiasts and crypto mining enthusiasts alike have reason to be excited about Jack Dorsey’s progress into becoming a Bitcoin believer over the past few years. Back in Novemb...

Mar 09, 2024

Wyoming Blazes a Trail for DAO Legalization with Groundbreaking Crypto Law

In a landmark move that could reshape the crypto landscape, Wyoming has taken a bold step towards embracing decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) by enacting a new law that re...

Mar 08, 2024

Bitfarms Drives Towards Aggressive 2024 Growth Powered by Paraguay Hydro

Bitfarms Ltd., a global vertically integrated Bitcoin mining company, recently reported strong Q4 2023 results that demonstrate its positioning for major expansion in 2024 powered by ...

Mar 08, 2024

Mark Karpeles Plots His Comeback With a New Business

A decade after the infamous Mt. Gox hack that led to the loss of 850,000 bitcoins, French entrepreneur Mark Karpeles is preparing for a comeback. As the former CEO of Mt. Gox, once th...

Jan 23, 2024

Ethereum Surges on Proof-of-Stake Simplification Plan

Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, saw its price jump this week after co-founder Vitalik Buterin unveiled a proposal to streamline its proof-of-stak...

Dec 29, 2023


Monad Raises $225 Million to Become an Ethereum and Solana Alternative

The Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM)-compatible blockchain Monad recently raised $225 million in a funding round led by crypto venture firm Paradigm. This constitutes the largest crypto...

Apr 09, 2024

Uniswap Surpasses $2 Trillion in All-Time Trading Volume

Decentralized exchange (DEX) Uniswap has reached a major milestone, surpassing $2 trillion in total trading volume since its launch in November 2018.

Apr 07, 2024

Ellipsis Labs Raises $20M to Develop Solana Decentralized Exchange

Decentralized exchange developer Ellipsis Labs has closed a $20 million Series A funding round led by crypto venture firm Paradigm, according to a report by The Block. Electric Capita...

Apr 04, 2024

Coinbase Expands Abroad with Canadian License amid SEC Crackdown

As reported by CNBC, Coinbase has received an important regulatory approval in Canada that will allow it to expand its international operations. According to the article, Coinbase has...

Apr 04, 2024

SBF Sentenced to 25 Years for FTX Fraud

In a dramatic fall from grace, Sam Bankman-Fried, the former billionaire crypto prodigy, has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for his role in the spectacular collapse of t...

Mar 28, 2024

Alameda Cashes Out, Lawsuit Dropped as Grayscale Opens Floodgates

With Grayscale’s Bitcoin Trust now freely allowing redemptions, the collapsed trading firm Alameda Research has swiftly dropped its lawsuit seeking to unlock its trapped investments i...

Jan 22, 2024

Figure Aims to Issue First SEC-Approved Interest Stablecoin

Blockchain lending startup Figure Technologies is pursuing a novel path to launch the first SEC-regulated, interest-bearing stablecoin in the US. The move could pave the way for a new...

Jan 22, 2024

Ripple Goes on $285M Share Buyback Spree to Give Investors Liquidity

Ripple Labs, the company behind the XRP cryptocurrency, is launching a massive $285 million share buyback program to provide liquidity for early investors and employees. This tender o...

Jan 11, 2024

Circle's IPO Filing Adds Momentum to Crypto's Mainstream Push

Digital payments company Circle filed confidential IPO paperwork this week, the latest crypto-adjacent name exploring the public markets. After aborted SPAC deals last year, Circle se...

Jan 11, 2024

Floodgates Open as US Approves First Spot Bitcoin ETFs for 11 Issuers

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved the first applications for spot bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) from 11 different issuers after denying similar pro...

Jan 10, 2024


Apple Issues Global Alerts on Mercenary Spyware Threats, Safeguarding Users in a Digital Age

In a concerning turn of events, Apple recently issued threat notifications to iPhone users in 92 countries, cautioning them about potential mercenary spyware attacks. The notification...

Apr 11, 2024

Can Alexa Be Hacked? What You Need to Know

The rise of smart home technology has brought about a new era of convenience, allowing us to control everything from our lights to our security systems with just the sound of our voic...

Apr 05, 2024

Andres Freund Found Malicious Xz Backdoor Targeting SSH Encryption

A bombshell revelation has rocked the open source software community this week. Andres Freund, a software developer at Microsoft, discovered a malicious backdoor embedded in xz Utils,...

Mar 31, 2024


The Fintech Revolution, Banking "As a Service"

In a insightful presentation, Angela Strange from venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) outlined how fintech is ushering in the next wave of disruption in financial services...

Apr 02, 2024


Life and Land, Linux Gaming Early Access

For fans of richly simulated settlement-builders, the newly released Of Life and Land (previously called Circle of Kerzoven) is a game you’ll want to keep your eye on. This ambitious ...

Apr 02, 2024


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