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Emulation Officially Coming

  For the last couple of years, it’s been possible to buy an ARM PC that runs Windows, with an average user experience that ranges from “acceptable” to “lousy,” depending on what kind of work you need to do with your PC. Some of the problems Windows 10 on ARM …

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HDD Drive Capacity

  As the storage wars between SSDs and HDDs drag on, SSDs have seemed to be gaining a decisive upper hand. Companies like Toshiba, Seagate, and Western Digital have shown off their next-generation technologies like Energy-Assisted Magnetic Recording (EAMR, WD) and Microwave-Assisted Magnetic Recording (HAMR, Seagate), but both companies seem …

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Microsoft Launches Surface Go

  Microsoft made a pair of hardware announcements today. First, the company debuted a surprise $549 Surface Laptop Go. This is the first time we’ve seen Microsoft push the Surface Laptop family to a price point this low, though there are some hefty compromises that may make this a limited-utility …

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Archaeologists Unearth

Archaeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) have uncovered a magnificent ritual bath (mikveh) at the site of the 2,000-year-old agricultural farmstead near Hannaton, a kibbutz in northern Israel. This aerial photo shows the 2,000-year-old mikveh (lower right) at the site of the ancient agricultural farm near Hannaton in northern …

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Plant Guttation Droplets

Plant guttation, a fluid from xylem and phloem sap secreted at the margins of leaves from many plant species, serves as a reliable and nutrient-rich food source for many insects, including bees, wasps and flies, according to new research by scientists from Rutgers University, the Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias …

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First Science Data

ESA Releases Solar Orbiter’s ESA’s Solar Orbiter spacecraft, in collaboration with NASA, launched in February 2020 on its mission to study to Sun and it began collecting science data in June. Now, three of its ten instruments — the Energetic Particle Detector (EPD), the Radio and Plasma Waves (RPW) instrument, …

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VTEX Raises $225M

at a $1.7B valuation for e-commerce solutions aimed at retailers and brands Retailers and consumer brands are focused more than ever in their histories on using e-commerce channels to connect with customers: the global health pandemic has disrupted much of their traditional business in places like physical stores, event venues …

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Prosus Ventures Leads

Bykea, which leads the ride-hailing market in Pakistan, has raised $13 million in a new financing round as the five-year-old startup looks to deepen its penetration in the South Asian country and become a “super app.” The startup’s new financing round, a Series B, was led by storied investment firm …

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Medical Imaging Machine

SOPHiA GENETICS, the shoutily and poorly capitalized-named startup that’s combining machine learning tools for medical imaging and genetic sequencing to come up with a more holistic view of diseases for better patient care, has raised $110 million in new funding. The Series F round for the company was led by …

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Video Education Platform

Kajabi may not be an American household name, but users of the web hosting and video tech platform are now being seen in a lot of American households. The company, initially bootstrapped and profitable since its launch, raised a minority investment from Spectrum Equity Partners last November, but that was …

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