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Nigeria’s Gokada raises $5.3M round for its motorcycle ride-hail biz

In many large cities across Africa, motorcycle taxies are as common as yellow-cabs in New York. That includes Lagos, Nigeria, where ride-hail startup Gokada has raised a $5.3 million Series A round to grow its two-wheel transit business. Gokada has trained and on-boarded over 1000 motorcycles and their pilots on its app that connects commuters to moto-taxis and the company’s signature green, DOT approved helmets. The startup has completed nearly 1 million rides since it was co-founded in 2018 by...
Tags: Apps, TC, Adventure Capital, Africa, Allianz, Carsharing, Ceo, co CEO, Countries, Driver, East Africa, Entrepreneur, Fahim Saleh, Germany, Go-jek, Gojek


A collar-based Motorola tracker that brings IoT and Smart Tech to your furry-friend!

I imagine that smart-gadgets for pets could just be a very hot category nobody’s picked up on. People are going to great lengths to deliver great care for their pets, so imagine being able to leverage smart-technology to make their life better? It has the potential to be massive!This is the Motorola Activa, an IoT Device that sits on your dog’s collar. It uses a GPS sensor and a temperature sensor to help you know the whereabouts of your dog, and whether they’re feeling hot or cold. The Activa l...
Tags: Motorola, Pet, Design, Pets, Gps, Tracker, Product Design, Smart Tech, Activa, Sebastien Sauvage, Motorola Activa


Thousands of vulnerable TP-Link routers at risk of remote hijack

Thousands of TP-Link routers are vulnerable to a bug that can be used to remotely take control the device, but it took over a year for the company to publish the patches on its website. The vulnerability allows any low-skilled attacker to remotely gain full access to an affected router. The exploit relies on the router’s default password to work, which many don’t change. In the worst case scnario, an attacker could target vulnerable devices on a massive scale, using similar mechanism to how botn...
Tags: Security, UK, Hardware, California, Tech, Spokesperson, Search Engines, Cybercrime, Router, United States, Telecommunications, United Kingdom, Computing, Link, Gps, Cyberwarfare


Seraphim Space Camp launches its latest mission, with 7 SpaceTech startups

U.K. space accelerator Seraphim Space Camp appeared last year as the first ever UK SpaceTech accelerator and being, frankly, the only accelerator of its type, it has quickly shored-up a number of partnership links and hoovered up many of the startups in the… space. As is traditional with accelerators, it’s unveiled its latest cohort of startups. The “Mission 3” accelerator programme, consists of seven new startups and will be a nine-week programme, culminating in an Investor Day. The first two c...
Tags: TC, Europe, Germany, Tech, Mod, Telecommunications, United Kingdom, Satellites, European Space Agency, Ibm, Gps, Catapult, Siemens, Rolls-royce, Inmarsat, Spacecraft


The most important inventions of the last 30 years

World-altering inventions like the internet and the iPhone have led to dozens of major technological breakthroughs in the last three decades. Many of these inventions have completely changed the way that we approach the world and people around us. Others have become luxuries that we've learned to take for granted. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The last 30 years have seen some of the most rapid technological advancements in human history, thanks to life-altering creations...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Youtube, US, Trends, Google Search, Tesla, Netflix, Canada, Gps, Amazon Instant Video, Dolly, Museum of Scotland Cloning, United States Russia Japan Europe, Facebook 2004 Facebook


Six advanced tech features that make off-road driving easy

It wasn’t too long ago that driving off-road required serious skills and a lot of equipment. Thanks to technology, any family crossover SUV can hit the trail today and have a good chance of coming back in one piece. The post Six advanced tech features that make off-road driving easy appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Gps, Awd, 4wd, Off-road, Traction Control


Reality Check: The marvel of computer vision technology in today’s camera-based AR systems

Alex Chuang Contributor Alex Chuang is the Managing Partner of Shape Immersive, a boutique studio that helps enterprise and brands transform their businesses by incorporating VR/AR solutions into their strategies. More posts by this contributor The fall of the unicorns brings a new dawn for water bears Where Vancouver’s Tech Ecosystem Goes From Here British science fiction writer, Sir Arther C. Clark, once said, “Any sufficiently a...
Tags: TC, Gaming, Column, Developer, Tech, Nasa, Gif, Artificial Intelligence, Mobile Phones, Digital Media, Animation, Computing, Vr, Virtual Reality, Ar, Gps


Flaws in a popular GPS tracker leak real-time locations and can remotely activate its microphone

A popular GPS tracker — used as a panic alarm for elderly patients, to monitor kids, and track vehicles — contains security flaws, which security researchers say are so severe the device should be recalled. The Chinese manufactured white-label location tracker, rebranded and sold by over a dozen companies — including Pebbell by HoIP Telecom, OwnFone Footprint, and SureSafeGo — uses a SIM card to connect to the 2G/GPRS cell network. Although none of the devices have internet connectivity and won’...
Tags: Health, Security, Hardware, Privacy, Samsung, Tech, Sms, Cryptography, Telecommunications, United Kingdom, National Security, Gps, Dow Jones, Cyberwarfare, Internet Connectivity, Sim Card


A Week In Los Angeles, CA, On A $164,000 Income

Welcome to Money Diaries, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Calling all entrepreneurs: We want to hear from you! If you’re a freelancer or self-employed, we’d love to feature your Money Diary. Submit here.Travel Diaries: We're looking to get the inside scoop on when, where, and how our peers are using their vacation ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, California, La, Los Angeles, Nashville, Gps, Costco, Joe, McDonald, LA Times, Cheesecake Factory, LADWP, San Pellegrino, Yerba


A Week In Los Angeles, CA, On A $136,000 Income

Welcome to Money Diaries, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Calling all entrepreneurs: We want to hear from you! If you’re a freelancer or self-employed, we’d love to feature your Money Diary. Submit here.Travel Diaries: We're looking to get the inside scoop on when, where, and how our peers are using their vacation ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, California, La, Los Angeles, Nashville, Gps, Costco, Joe, McDonald, LA Times, Cheesecake Factory, LADWP, San Pellegrino, Yerba


Now in Technicolor: Wahoo ELEMNT ROAM

If bigger is better, then Technicolor is certainly better as well. Wahoo thinks so and the result is the all-new ELEMNT ROAM with a large, 2.7″ color display. We’ve been thoroughly impressed with the Wahoo ELEMNT BOLT during the past two seasons of use. Not once has it failed me after hundreds of rides — not once. I’m knocking on wood here because maybe I’m jinxing my next ride, but Wahoo has it dialed in every way and the new ELEMNT ROAM steps everything up. To go along with the light-sensing c...
Tags: News, Sport, Cycling, Gps, Wahoo Fitness, Wahoo


India’s Mfine raises $17.2M for its digital healthcare service

Mfine, an India-based startup aiming to broaden access to doctors and healthcare using the internet, has pulled in a $17.2 million Series B funding round for growth. The company is led by four co-founders from Myntra, the fashion commerce startup acquired by Flipkart in 2014. They include CEO Prasad Kompalli and Ashutosh Lawania who started the business in 2017 and were later joined by Ajit Narayanan and Arjun Choudhary, Myntra’s former CTO and head of growth, respectively. The round is led b...
Tags: Health, Fundings & Exits, Asia, Japan, India, Funding, Tech, Ceo, Companies, Artificial Intelligence, Healthcare, Tencent, Gps, Flipkart, Hyderabad, Bangalore


GV-backed KeepTruckin nabs $149M at $1.25B valuation

KeepTruckin, a developer of hardware and software that helps truck drivers manage their vehicles and cargo, has raised $149 million in Series D funding. Greenoaks Capital has led the round, with participation from existing backers GV, IVP, Index Ventures and Scale Venture Partners . The round values the business at $1.25 billion, according to KeepTruckin co-founder and chief executive officer Shoaib Makani. Since it was founded in 2013, KeepTruckin has accumulated 55,000 unique customers...
Tags: Startups, Transportation, Uber, Hardware, Funding, San Francisco, Tech, Transport, Venture Capital, Commuting, Gps, Logistics, Seattle, Driver, Carsharing, Khosla Ventures


TerraClear Raises $4.7M for Machine Designed to Pick Rocks from Soil

TerraClear, a Bellevue, WA-based startup launched two years ago with the vision of using software and high-tech machinery to automatically remove rocks from soil farmers plan to grow crops in, has raised nearly $4.7 million to support commercialization efforts, according to a regulatory filing.Three investors participated in the equity funding round, the filing shows. TerraClear previously raised more than $5.5 million from investors in a financing disclosed to regulators last July.Multiple mem...
Tags: Deals, Startups, Trends, Vc, Farming, Agriculture, Gps, Seattle, Roomba, National blog main, Seattle blog main, Seattle top stories, Bellevue WA, Smartsheet, AgtechFood, Airobotics


Ten steps to prepare for an exponential future

Jamie Metzl Contributor Share on Twitter Jamie Metzl is a futurist and the author of Hacking Darwin: Genetic Enhancement and the Future of Humanity. More posts by this contributor Homo Sapiens 2.0? We need a species-wide conversation about the future of human genetic enhancement If it feels like technological change is happening faster than it used to, that’s because it is. It took around 12,000 y...
Tags: Facebook, Column, Europe, China, India, US, America, Tech, Society, Artificial Intelligence, Fertility, United States, Bank, Gps, Fitbit, Mri


The Feds, Police Are Using Google's Location History Feature to Track Down Suspects

Law enforcement queries of Google’s massive mobile device Location History database, which employees call Sensorvault, has “risen sharply in the past six months,” the New York Times reported on Saturday, citing sources at the company.Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Privacy, Police, Smartphones, Cybersecurity, Surveillance, Law Enforcement, Cell Phones, Gps, Location, Fourth Amendment, Location History


Predicting space weather to protect spacecraft from killer electrons

Weather events aren't only a problem on Earth -- they can cause serious issues in space too. Space storms of high-energy particles bombard spacecraft, causing serious damage. Now a study has found a way to predict the arrival of the storms. The post Predicting space weather to protect spacecraft from killer electrons appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Satellites, Gps, Radiation, Van Allen Belt, Emerging Tech, Space Weather


How to find your Apple Watch if it's been lost or stolen

You can locate your Apple Watch using the Find My iPhone feature. Use the Find My iPhone app on your iPhone or log into iCloud.com on a computer. If your Apple Watch is nearby, you can play a sound to help you find it. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. Whether you've simply misplaced your Apple Watch or it's been stolen, you can rest easy knowing there are ways to find it and keep your information secure until you do. Here's how it's done. How to locate your Apple Watch us...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Gps, Apple Watch, Jeff Bezos, Wi Fi, Apple Watch Macbook


GPS Rollover is today. Here’s why devices might get wacky

The Global Positioning System time epoch is ending and another one is beginning, an event that could affect your devices or any equipment or legacy system that relies on GPS for time and location. Most clocks obtain their time from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). But the atomic clocks on satellites are set to GPS time. The timing signals you can get from GPS satellites are very accurate and globally available. And so they’re often used by systems as the primary source of time and frequency acc...
Tags: TC, Gadgets, Technology, Hardware, Articles, Tech, Gps, Global Positioning System, U S Department of Energy, UTC, U S Naval Observatory, U S Department of Homeland Security HDS


Positionpocalypse: older GPS devices could suffer Y2K-style bug tonight

Remember the Y2K bug? We worried that our computers would stop working due to a rollover bug. That turned out just fine, but now GPS experts are warning that a similar bug could affect GPS devices today. The post Positionpocalypse: older GPS devices could suffer Y2K-style bug tonight appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Gps, Global Positioning System, Emerging Tech, Y2K, Rollover Bug


Don’t freak out! Older GPS devices could suffer Y2K-style bug tonight

Remember the Y2K bug? We worried that our computers would stop working due to a rollover bug. That turned out just fine, but now GPS experts are warning that a similar bug could affect GPS devices today. The post Don’t freak out! Older GPS devices could suffer Y2K-style bug tonight appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Gps, Global Positioning System, Emerging Tech, Y2K, Rollover Bug


Garmin adds a splash of spring color to its Instinct hiking smartwatches

Just in time for the spring season, Garmin is refreshing its Instinct GPS smartwatch with a fresh coat of paint that brings three new colors to this outdoors-focused watch that debuted last fall. The post Garmin adds a splash of spring color to its Instinct hiking smartwatches appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Wearables, News, Smartwatch, Trends, Gps, Garmin, Garmin Instinct


GPS systems may crash on April 6

Y2K might have passed without incident, but this event on April 6, 2019 might actually live up to the hype. Cybersecurity and communications experts are warning that a computer error could trigger the malfunctioning of GPS systems around the world. The problem could affect all those who use a GPS to obtain Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), including financial markets, power generating companies, emergency services, industrial control systems, and potentially even aircraft and ship navigation ...
Tags: Travel, US, Gps, Trend Micro, All, Tom, UTC, Greg Milner, Bill Malik


Garmin Marq GPS Smartwatch Hands-On Debut: The Modern Tool Watch Is Ready For The Luxury World

U.S.-based GPS and hardware technology company Garmin has been in the wrist watch market since 2003, innovating in the wearable GPS space and being able to rightly say that it helped usher in the modern era of smartwatches. Today, Garmin introduces the Marq family of... The post Garmin Marq GPS Smartwatch Hands-On Debut: The Modern Tool Watch Is Ready For The Luxury World appeared first on aBlogtoWatch.
Tags: Watches, Gps, Garmin, Hands-on, Smart Watches, Marq, Luxury World


Startups Weekly: What’s up with YC? Plus, mobility layoffs and Airbnb’s grand plans

Where to begin… Netflix darling Marie Kondo is hitting up Sand Hill Road in search of $40 million to fund an ecommerce platform, Y Combinator is giving $150,000 to a startup building a $380,000 flying motorcycle (because why not) and Jibo, the social robot, is calling it quits, speaking to owners directly of its imminent shutdown. It was a hectic week in unicorn land so, I’m just going to get right to the good stuff. Changes at Y Combinator Where to begin! Not only did the prolific accele...
Tags: Travel, Startups, Lyft, Y Combinator, Japan, Texas, Money, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Softbank, Funding, San Francisco, Chief executive officer, Ceo, Economy, Austin


Vtrus Gets $2.9M For Drones That Inspect Indoor Industrial Equipment

Vtrus, a Seattle-based startup developing drones designed to autonomously inspect equipment in factories and other indoor settings, has raised more than $2.9 million to support its commercialization efforts, according to a regulatory filing.Nine investors participated in the equity funding round, the filing shows.Reached by phone on Thursday, a spokesperson for Vtrus declined to comment on the startup’s technology, timeline for reaching the market, or plans with the new cash.Many people first l...
Tags: Deals, Startups, Cloud, Facebook, Photography, Video, Maps, Cloud Computing, Wi-fi, Trends, Tech, Vc, Cameras, Drones, Vr, Oculus


The Y2K Moment for GPS Systems Is Just a Month Away

Do you know where you’ll be on April 6, 2019? If you heavily rely on GPS, you may not be able to determine where you are when that date rolls around. That’s because GPS navigation technology was originally built with a short-sighted timekeeping system that will reset next month and has the potential to cause chaos.Read more...
Tags: Science, Gps, The End Is Near, Y2K


Taxing your privacy

Joe Apprendi Contributor Joe Apprendi is a general partner at Revel Partners. More posts by this contributor The new era in mobile Big data’s humble beginnings Data collection through mobile tracking is big business and the potential for companies helping governments monetize this data is huge. For consumers, protecting yourself against the who, what and where of data flow is just the beginning. The question now is: How do you ens...
Tags: Lyft, Uber, Column, Utah, New York, Human Rights, Privacy, Identity Management, Law, California, Oregon, Articles, Tech, Smartphones, Getty Images, Gps


The shift to collaborative robots means the rise of robotics as a service

The 2018 Holiday shopping season was the biggest on record for e-commerce, with nearly $126 billion in online sales. But as e-commerce continues to expand, the demand for warehouse workers is growing faster than the labor supply and creating an increased need for automation. Given its dominance in e-commerce and the massive scale of its business, there’s no surprise that Amazon was one of the first companies to supplement their human workforce with robotics. Since the acquisition of Kiva in 2...
Tags: Amazon, Food, TC, Business, Technology, Articles, Tech, E-commerce, Mit, Machine Learning, Gps, Online Sales, Robotics, Kiva, Robot, Matt Murphy


Even the IAB warned adtech risks EU privacy rules

A privacy complaint targeting the behavioral advertising industry has a new piece of evidence that shows the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) shedding doubt on whether it’s possible to obtain informed consent from web users for the programmatic ad industry’s real-time bidding (RTB) system to broadcast their personal data. The adtech industry functions by harvesting web users’ data, packaging individual identifiers and browsing data in bid requests that are systematically shared with third parti...
Tags: Google, Europe, UK, Privacy, Advertising Tech, Tech, Eu, European Union, Ireland, Digital Media, United Kingdom, Aol, Commission, Poland, European Commission, Data Protection