Grocery delivery startup Honestbee is running out of money and trying to sell

Honestbee, the online grocery delivery service in Asia, is nearly out of money and trying to offload its business. The company has held early conversations with a number of suitors in Asia, including ride-hailing giants Grab and Go-Jek, over the potential acquisition of part, or all, of its business, according to two industry sources with knowledge of the talks. Founded in 2015, Honestbee works with supermarkets and retailers to deliver goods to customers using its store pickers, delive...
Tags: Food, Startups, Ecommerce, Asia, Hong Kong, Japan, Yahoo, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Singapore, India, Tech, Pgp, Taiwan, Mit, Viber

5 Ways to Tackle Comparison Shopping Like A Pro

They say that variety is the spice of life, but adding digital services to the mix can make comparison shopping more overwhelming than it already can be. Type in almost any product or service, and you’ll find lists that can run into the 1,000s. So how do you narrow down from there? Fear not! There are ways that you can optimize these platforms to get better results. If you’ve tried to make sense of comparison-shopping search engines (CSEs) and online aggregates without success, here are some tip...
Tags: Google, Yahoo, Ford, Spending, Don

CPT Drives & Power (SET: CPT) secures contract partnership with Siemens

BANGKOK, Apr 26, 2019 – (ACN Newswire) – CPT Drives & Power PCL (SET: CPT), a provider of industrial power and control systems, has been approved a contract partner by Siemens, the leading global engineering firm, for the production of Read more… The post CPT Drives & Power (SET: CPT) secures contract partnership with Siemens appeared first on Guest Post, Telecom Media & Technology News, Trends, PR |
Tags: Technology, Seo, Siemens, Bangkok, CPT, Guest Post Telecom Media Technology News, ACN Newswire CPT Drives Power PCL

Now with Less Mansplaining!

In this Marketing Over Coffee: Learn about Audio Gear, Facebook Groups, Gillette Ads, and more! Direct Link to File Brought to you by our sponsors: LinkedIn and Swoogo Katie joins us in our quest to minimize mansplaining New Camtasia Beta New Rode box with a compressor and limiter, and Rode wireless lav 7 New Announcements for Google Cloud – Run, Traffic Director, Cloud Data Fusion, Code, Auto ML Tables, AI Platform, Anthos 6:29 LinkedIn Marketing Solutions is how B2B Marketers an...
Tags: Google, Podcast, Marketing, Linkedin, Facebook Group, LinkedIn Marketing Solutions, Marketing Over Coffee Newsletter, Coffee Listeners, Swoogo, Swoogo Katie, Gilette Vera Bradley

Thanos Google Easter Egg Is Happening Right Now

This is not Avengers Infinity Wars End Game spoiler but google just created an easter egg for Thanos yesterday. The Thanos Google Easter Egg is happening right now and you can check it out yourself. Please watch the video below to activate the Thanos Google Easter Egg! So what you need to do is google ‘Thanos’ and you get the results. Check the Wikipedia area and you will see the Infinity Gauntlet. Click on the Infinity Gauntlet and the fingers will snapped and magic will ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Wikipedia, Thanos, Infinity Gauntlet, Avengers, Headline, Bangkok, Thanos Google Easter Egg, ReviewThe Justice League Review

YouTube Shorts Encourage Women to STEAM Careers

YouTube and Straight Up Film created the anthology “Power/On” of five shorts focused on encouraging girls in STEAM (science, technology, engineering and math with the arts thrown in) directed by actresses Rosario Dawson, Julie Bowen, Ana Brenda Contreras, Lisa Edelstein, and Nikki Reed. The shorts premiered Wednesday at the Google campus in Playa Vista and […]
Tags: Google, News, Youtube, Lisa Edelstein, Julie Bowen, PLAYA VISTA, Nikki Reed, Rosario Dawson, Straight Up Films

Caffeine Gives Perovskite Solar Cells An Energy Boost, Study Says

UCLA professor Yang Yang's lab chock-full of coffee drinkers spent several years searching for a stability-enhancing additive to turn famously unstable perovskite PV cells into a useful product. Then, on a lark, Yang's graduate student Rui Wang suggested they try adding caffeine to the mix. To the team's surprise, caffeine produced longer lasting and more powerful solar cells. IEEE Spectrum reports: The work, completed with collaborators at Hong Kong-based PV firm Solargiga Energy Holdings and t...
Tags: Hong Kong, Tech, Ucla, Yang, Yang Yang, Rui Wang, Solargiga Energy Holdings, Joule Caffeine

Wireless broadband startup Starry files to raise up to $125 million

The never-ending quest to kill Comcast is poised to receive some renewed investment as an ambitious startup readies to secure some new cash. Starry, a Boston-based wireless broadband internet startup, has filed to raise up to $125 million in Series D funding according to a Delaware stock authorization filing uncovered by Pitchbook. If Starry closes the full authorized raise it will hold a post-money valuation of $870 million. A spokesperson for the company confirmed it had already raised new cap...
Tags: TC, Supreme Court, Boston, Tech, Comcast, IAC, Chet Kanojia, FirstMark Capital, Delaware, Starry, Pitchbook If Starry, Los Angeles New York City Denver, DC Kanojia

Nike, Telegram, Facebook, and Everyone Else Suddenly Love Blockchain

By CCN: Nike is launching a blockchain product. Telegram is launching a blockchain. Samsung is reportedly planning to launch its own token platform; building with Ethereum for the S10 wasn’t enough. Facebook is getting into blockchain. Google still hasn’t done much with it, but JP Morgan now uses it. The list of major corporate names edging in on the crypto space is staggeringly long. Should we be excited or turned off? Big Deal or Nah? For one thing, the development of all these new tokenized p...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Science, Samsung, Nike, Jp Morgan, CCN, Nike Telegram Facebook

Google Accused of Retaliating Against Staff in New Labor Case

The filing was made this week by an unidentified individual and the case has been assigned to the agency’s New York office, according to the agency’s website. It involved an alleged violation of a New Deal-era ban on punishing employees for involvement in collective action related to working conditions, according to a case summary posted online. This week, the internet giant came under fire from two leaders of the walkout, who alleged in a message posted internally that the company has been re...
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One Thing All Small Business Owners Must Do To Protect Their Data

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Which is the Best Planner System For You – Digital Or Paper?

Most people today use their phones or computers to plan out their day digitally – but there are still some die-hard paper planners out there too. Figuring out whether a digital planner or a paper planner works best for you is often the first step towards developing your productivity. Here’s what you need to know. The Advantages of Paper Planners Before computers, there were only paper planners, and paper planners were entirely sufficient for most people’s needs. Though they may not be searcha...
Tags: Google, Organization, Digital, Planning, Calendar, Time Management, Priorities, Planners, Don, Diaries, GTD, Life Management, Digital Planners Digital

Google Issue is Causing it to Select Unrelated Canonical URLs by @MattGSouthern

Google is currently experiencing an issue where it may have selected unrelated URLs.The post Google Issue is Causing it to Select Unrelated Canonical URLs by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Tags: Google, News, Seo

Shorts Encourage Women to STEAM Careers

Straight Up Films created the anthology “Power/On” of five shorts focused on encouraging girls in STEAM (science, technology, engineering and math with the arts thrown in) directed by actresses Rosario Dawson, Julie Bowen, Ana Brenda Contreras, Lisa Edelstein, and Nikki Reed. With support from YouTube, the shorts premiered Wednesday at the Google campus in Playa […]
Tags: Google, News, Youtube, Lisa Edelstein, Julie Bowen, Playa, Nikki Reed, Rosario Dawson, Straight Up Films

Musk still working on pact with SEC to avoid contempt ruling

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Elon Musk and U.S. securities regulators say they are still trying to work out an agreement that would avoid the Tesla CEO being held in contempt of court over his tweets. In a filing late Thursday, Musk and a counsel for the Securities and Exchange Commission asked U.S. District Judge Alison […]
Tags: Business, Elon Musk, Technology, News, San Francisco, Ap, SEC, Alison, Securities And Exchange Commission

California governor signs internet sales tax law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s Democratic governor has signed a law requiring companies like Amazon and eBay to collect sales taxes on behalf of some out-of-state sellers. The law comes after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last year states can collect sales taxes from companies even if the company is based outside of the state’s […]
Tags: Amazon, Business, Technology, News, California, Ebay, Ap, Nation, U S Supreme Court, Sacramento Calif

Francisco Partners Buys Stake in PayScale, Exiting Warburg Pincus

PayScale, a Seattle-based compensation data company, announced Thursday it is selling a majority stake in the business to private equity fund Francisco Partners for an undisclosed amount of funding. The deal terms value PayScale at $325 million, the company says.People use PayScale to get an idea of how much particular professions and employers pay. The company seeks out salary information from companies through regular surveys, and uses internally developed algorithms to compare its data again...
Tags: Deals, Trends, Tech, Recruiting, Job Market, HR, Compensation, Private Equity, Salaries, Seattle, Warburg Pincus, Francisco Partners, Payscale, National blog main, Seattle blog main, Seattle top stories

Carbon, the fast-growing 3D printing business, is raising up to $300M

Carbon, the poster child for 3D printing, has authorized the sale of $300 million in Series E shares, according to a Delaware stock filing uncovered by PitchBook. If Carbon raises the full amount, it could reach a valuation of $2.5 billion. Using its proprietary Digital Light Synthesis technology, the business has brought 3D printing technology to manufacturing, building high-tech sports equipment, a line of custom sneakers for Adidas and more. It was valued at $1.7 billion by venture capitalist...
Tags: Startups, Tech, Carbon, Adidas, Venture Capital, Delaware, Redwood City, DeSimone, Joseph DeSimone, Digital Light Synthesis, PitchBook If Carbon, Adidas Ventures, Craig Carlson

Chrome 74 Arrives With Less Motion Sickness, New JavaScript Features (slashdot)

An anonymous reader quotes a report from VentureBeat: Google today launched Chrome 74 for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS. The release includes support for a reduced motion media query, private class fields, feature policy improvements, and more developer features. You can update to the latest version now using Chrome's built-in updater or download it directly from Motion sickness in the browser is a real thing. Android provides an accessibility option to reduce motion...
Tags: Google, News, BeauHD

People Who Claim To Work 75-Hour Weeks Usually Only Work About 50 Hours

An anonymous reader quotes a report from New York Magazine: I want to thank Kevin Drum from Mother Jones for surfacing a 2011 Bureau of Labor Statistics study that confirms something I've long suspected: Virtually anyone you know who claims to be working more than 60 hours a week is not telling the truth. Bureau of Labor Statistics researchers reached this conclusion by comparing regular survey data to diary data from the American Time Use Survey, a Census project that asks Americans to track, d...
Tags: New York, Tech, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Mother Jones, Kevin Drum, BLS

Meet the startup founders bringing edtech back into the classroom and into teachers' hands

Education Technology, or ed-tech, is experiencing a resurgence thanks to a new crop of startups building powerful tools for the millions of teachers in classrooms. Some of these startups are graduates of prestigious Silicon Valley startup programs like Y Combinator. or have won the backing of the Chan Zuckerberg initiative. Business Insider spoke with the growing field of "teacher tech" startups to learn why designing with teachers in mind is crucial to the next wave of edtech innovation. Visi...
Tags: Apple, US, Trends, Canada, Silicon Valley, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Ex Facebook, Vasen, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan, Yavne, Dave Vasen, Brightwheel, Corto, Melissa Corto, Tailor ED Tailor ED, Maayan Yavne

Microsoft Drops 60-Day Password Expiration Policy

Microsoft is dropping its 60-day password expiration policy starting with the Windows 10 May 2019 Update. "Once removed, the preset password expiration settings should be replaced by organizations with more modern and better password-security practices such as multi-factor authentication, detection of password-guessing attacks, detection of anomalous log on attempts, and the enforcement of banned passwords lists (such as Azure AD's password protection currently available in public preview)," rep...
Tags: Microsoft, Tech, Aaron Margosis

Tim Ferriss just helped launch the world's first research center dedicated to turning psychedelics into medicines

The world's first research hub dedicated exclusively to psychedelics opens on Friday with backing from author and entrepreneur Tim Ferriss. Located in London, the new center will be ground zero for studying the potential of turning drugs like ecstasy and magic mushrooms into medical treatments. It's called the Imperial Center for Psychedelic Research, and it was funded with nearly $4 million from donors. Scientists at the center will focus on using psychedelics to treat thorny brain diseases l...
Tags: Google, UK, New York, London, New York City, Trends, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Tim Ferriss, Imperial College, US Food and Drug Administration, Ferris, Michael Pollan, Pollan, SSRI, Robin Carhart Harris

Ask Slashdot: Would a Separate, Walled-Off 'SafeNet' Help Reduce Cybercrime?

dryriver writes: Imagine for a second that a second, smaller internet infrastructure is built parallel to, but separate from, the regular internet. Lets call this the SafeNet. The SafeNet, which does not allow anonymous use, is not intended for general purpose use like watching Youtube videos, downloading a Steam game, or going on Facebook. Rather, it is a safer, more policed mini-internet that you access through a purpose-built terminal device and use for security critical tasks like online ban...
Tags: Tech, Facebook Rather

Google Announces More Policy Changes After Employee Protests

Staff can now lodge complaints and concerns about harassment and other misconduct at work via a new website. “We want every Googler to walk into a workplace filled with dignity and respect,” Google’s global director of diversity, equity, and inclusion, Melonie Parker, wrote in an email to employees, which was also posted publicly online. Last year, temporary, vendor and contracted staff became a majority of Google’s workforce.
Tags: Google, Science, Melonie Parker

Amazon beats optimistic profit expectations for Q1

Amazon announced today that it has beat Wall Street’s already optimistic Q1 projections. The e-commerce giant’s revenues have slowed a bit, contributing to moderate fluctuations in after-hours trading, but the company greatly benefits by ever-increasing profit margins. Net income for the quarter hit $3.6 billion, a new record for the company. Much of those inflated margins can be chalked up to online services, including advertising and, most notably, cloud services through AWS. The earnings r...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Ecommerce, Whole Foods, Tech, Queens, New Jersey, Earnings, Aws, Leo, Jeff Bezos, Cnbc, Amazon Future Engineer, Leo Jean Baptiste

DuckDuckGo is Google’s Only Competitor to Gain Organic Search Share in Q1 2019 by @MattGSouthern

DuckDuckGo's organic search growth is outpacing other search engines, with particularly strong gains reported in mobile search.The post appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Tags: Google, News, Seo, Marketing Analytics

Need wireless earbuds? The latest Apple AirPods just got a rare discount

Amazon just cut the price on the Apple AirPods 2 with wired charging case, so if you don’t specifically need wireless charging and you’ve been waiting for a deal on these great wireless earbuds, now’s your chance. The post Need wireless earbuds? The latest Apple AirPods just got a rare discount appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Deals, Mobile, Trends, Home Theater, Wireless Earbuds, Bluetooth earbuds, Apple AirPods

Movie subscription service Sinemia is ending US operations

Over the past few months, Sinemia has gone from promising MoviePass competitor to the source of frustration for moviegoers across the country. After rumors surfaced earlier this week that it would be backing away from its troubled subscription-based movie ticket offering, it posted official word tonight that it will be shutting down operations in the U.S. “Today, with a heavy heart, we’re announcing that Sinemia is closing its doors and ending operations in the US effective immediately,” the ...
Tags: Startups, Entertainment, Amc, US, Tech, Turkey, Movie, Canada Australia, Sinemia, Rifat Oguz

Uber will reportedly seek up to $90 billion valuation in IPO

Uber is reportedly looking to sell shares between $44 to $50, aiming to raise $8 to $10 billion in the offering. This would value the company between $80 billion to $90 billion, . Previous reports had pegged Uber’s valuation at around $120 billion. Still, that valuation is higher than its last valuation of $76 billion following a funding round. It’s likely this decrease in valuation is influenced by Lyft’s performance on the public market. Since its debut on the NASDAQ, Lyft’s stock has suff...
Tags: Transportation, Lyft, Uber, Ipo, Tech, Alibaba, Travis Kalanick, New York Stock Exchange, EBITDA, Nasdaq Lyft

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