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Samsung’s latest Galaxy Z Flip starts at $1,000

The Galaxy Z Flip is probably destined to forever play second fiddle to the Fold. And with its older and larger sibling now ascending to the ranks of “flagship” with a slew of new features like S-

Samsung’s latest Galaxy Fold adds stylus support, waterproofing and an under-display camera

Behold, Samsung’s latest flagship. With the Galaxy Note out of the way — for this year, at least — the company used today’s Unpacked event to breathe added legitimacy into its foldable

No-code is code

The release of OpenAI Codex, a new Al system that translates natural language to code, marks the beginning of a shift in how computer software is written.

Samsung brings active noise cancellation to its entry-level Galaxy Buds

In what has quickly become the busiest Unpacked of the virtual era, Samsung just dropped a new version of its wireless earbuds. The Galaxy Buds 2 add active noise canceling to the entry-level model, w

Gamified home rowing machine Aviron raises $4.5M

Along with a surge in connected fitness funding, it seems that rowing machines are really having their moment. In April, Ergatta announced a $30 million raise, last month, CityRow announced a $12 mill

Samsung returns to Wear OS with the Galaxy Watch 4

Samsung’s watches have long been something of an anomaly. While the company embraced Wear OS (then Android Wear) in its earliest days with the massive Gear Live, the company quickly shifted to Tizen

Apple drops its lawsuit against maker of iPhone emulation software

Apple has settled its 2019 lawsuit with Corellium, a company that builds virtual iOS devices used by security researchers to find bugs in iPhones and other iOS devices.

VCs unfazed by Chinese regulatory shakeups (so far)

Slightly falling quarterly venture capital totals and a notable decline in unicorn formation does not a startup winter make. So let’s look at what's happened more recently.

Watch Samsung introduce its latest foldables live

Samsung is set to introduce a whole bunch of new products, starting today at 7 AM PT/10 AM ET. I wrote a whole bunch of words about what to expect from the company’s latest Unpacked event. It’s a

Former Snap employees raise $9M for Trust, emerging from beta to level marketing playing field

Trust wants to give smaller businesses the same advantages that large enterprises have when marketing on digital and social media platforms.

Impossible’s plant-based sausage is coming home

Impossible sent me a tube of its plant-based sausage to try ahead of today’s news. As an aside, the big box with several frozen packs inside was maybe not the most efficient way to send it, but I do

E-commerce-as-a-service platform Cart.com picks up $98M to give brands scaling tools

The company provides software, services and infrastructure to small businesses so they can scale online.

Bite Ninja scoops up pre-seed funding to reimagine restaurant working environments

The company's remote hiring technology enable restaurants to fill last-minute drive-thru or cashier shifts.

Facebook engineers develop new open source time keeping appliance

Most people probably don’t realize just how much our devices are time driven, whether it’s your phone, your laptop or a network server. For the most part, time keeping has been an esoteric

Cybersecurity giants NortonLifeLock and Avast merge in $8.1B deal

U.S. cybersecurity firm NortonLifeLock has confirmed it is acquiring British rival Avast in order to create a global consumer security powerhouse. The agreement, which comes just weeks after both com

Student rideshare service HopSkipDrive raises $25M to expand and invest in electrification

Students around the country are about to return to school after the summer holiday, and they’re doing so at a time when both coronavirus transmission and the effects of climate change are mounting.

ChargePoint acquires Amsterdam-based electric fleet manager ViriCiti

ChargePoint has made its second acquisition since going public in March, purchasing European electric fleet management company ViriCiti for €75 million ($88 million) in cash. The news comes just a f

Former Twitter and DreamWorks exec joins Acorns as CFO ahead of the fintech’s public debut

As fintech Acorns plans to go public later this year, it has named former Twitter and DreamWorks animation exec Rich Sullivan to serve as its new chief financial officer. Irvine, California-based Acor

Founded by a Freshworks alum, sales commission platform Everstage gets $1.7M seed funding

For sales representatives, commissions are a source of motivation — and frustration, too. Commission structures are often complex and become even more labyrinthine as companies grow. “There is a s

Mirthy raises $1.1M pre-seed funding to build out platform for sprightly boomers

As baby boomers (aged 57-75 at this point) and Gen X (aged 41-56) head into their dotage, they are no longer the “senior citizens” of yore, being still active and, often, healthy. But leaving work
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