Tech investors see bugs as a big business as Ÿnsect raises $125 million

A company using advanced technologies to grow and harvest mealworms (larval beetles) at scale is on track to become one of the venture capital industry’s oddest billion dollar investments. Ÿnsect, (pronounced ‘insect”) is a Paris-based producer of insect protein that has just closed on $125 million as the company looks to expand into North America selling bug-based nutrients to fish farms, animal farms, and the everyday harvesters of vegetables.  The company isn’t worth Read more […]

Blockchain is solid, in that there is no liquidity

The quality of a financial market is driven by liquidity. Companies want to list on the NYSE, because that’s where the most financial investors in the world are located, and the thicker the market for investors, the better the valuations for companies. The NYSE has “problems” though — its closed most hours of the week, for instance, because humans are lazy, and it has a bunch of rules on what can be listed and how. So blockchain! Blockchain solves this liquidity problem by allowing traders Read more […]

Apple could be working with Goldman Sachs on a credit card

According to a new report from the WSJ, Apple and Goldman Sachs are partnering on a different kind of products for both companies — a credit card. The Mastercard-based card would be focused on Apple Pay and feature some deep integrations in iOS. This card could launch later this year in the U.S., which would coincide with the next iPhone. An Apple credit card would be a good way to take a bigger cut on Apple Pay transactions. Instead of splitting fees between the card issuer, the card network Read more […]

Galaxy S10 vs iPhone XR: What’s the Difference

The Samsung Galaxy S10 takes on the iPhone XS in Apple’s iPhone lineup with its specs and pricing. However, Samsung phones are known to get some pretty sweet discounts within weeks of their launch and a similar story is going to play out here as well. This means the Galaxy S10 will end up giving the iPhone XR a run for its money. And that makes for an interesting comparison. Continue reading → Source: Read more […]

JFrog acquires Shippable, adding continuous integration and delivery to its DevOps platform

JFrog, the popular DevOps startup now valued at over $1 billion after raising $165 million last October, is making a move to expand the tools and services it provides to developers on its software operations platform: it has acquired Shippable, a cloud-based continuous integration and delivery platform (CI/CD) that developers use to ship code and deliver app and microservices updates, and plans to integrate it into its Enterprise+ platform. Terms of the deal — JFrog’s fifth acquisition Read more […]

Redis Labs changes its open-source license — again

Redis Labs, fresh off its latest funding round, today announced a change to how it licenses its Redis Modules. This may not sound like a big deal, but in the world of open-source projects, licensing is currently a big issue. That’s because organizations like Redis, MongoDB, Confluent and others have recently introduced new licenses that make it harder for their competitors to take their products and sell them as rebranded services without contributing back to the community (and most of these Read more […]

Men's Van Heusen Flex Slim-Fit Suit (various sizes/colors) $80 & More + Free In-Store Pickup

Thumb Score: +19 has select Men’s Suits (various styles/colors) on sale listed below when you apply promo code BIG (apply in cart). Select free store pickup if stock permits, otherwise, shipping is free on orders $99+. Thanks rsvpd Note, available sizes and styles may vary. Price reflects after promo code BIG. Source: slickdeals front page deals The post Men's Van Heusen Flex Slim-Fit Suit (various sizes/colors) $80 & More + Free In-Store Pickup appeared first on ebuyerstore. Source: Read more […]

Hummingbird Feeder Lowe's Clearance. YMMV $6.79

Thumb Score: +22 has Garden Treasures Glass Hummingbird Feeder (HB-0812C1) on clearance for $6.79. Select free in-store pickup to save on truck delivery cost. Thanks micah1217 Note, availability for in-store pickup may vary depending on location. Deal Editor’s Notes & Price Research: This hummingbird feeder features a plastic base w/ 6 feeding pots + red bee guards. Holds up to 30oz of nectar w/ built-in ant moat. Offer valid while promotion last. – Discombobulated Source: Read more […]

Microsoft bringing Dynamics 365 mixed reality solutions to smartphones

Last year Microsoft introduced several mixed reality business solutions under the Dynamics 365 enterprise product umbrella. Today, the company announced it would be moving these to smartphones in the spring, starting with previews. The company announced Remote Assist on HoloLens last year. This tool allows a technician working onsite to show a remote expert what they are seeing. The expert can then walk the less experienced employee through the repair. This is great for those companies that have Read more […]

6-Quart Crock-Pot Cook & Carry Oval Manual Portable Slow Cooker (Red) $18.38 w/Red Card Target

Thumb Score: +19 has (for Target REDcard holders), Crock-Pot 6-Quart Cook & Carry Oval Slow Cooker (red) for $18.38 after your REDcard discount. Shipping is free w/ your REDcard. Thanks TattyBear & Rabble_Rabble_Rabble Deal Editor’s Notes & Price Research: This 6-Quart portable slow cooker serves 7+ people. Has a lid-mounted locking system for ease of portability. Source: slickdeals front page deals The post 6-Quart Crock-Pot Cook & Carry Oval Manual Portable Read more […]

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