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Propseller Raises $1.2 Million

Propseller, a Singapore-based real estate agency that combines a tech platform with in-house agents to close transactions more quickly, announced today it has raised $1.2 million in seed funding. The round included investment from Iterative; Hustle Fund; XA Network; Rapzo Capital; Lazada co-founder Stein Jakabo; and Dot Property founder Ben …

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Marco Financial Launch

Marco Financial, a new Miami-based startup, is looking to take a piece of the roughly $350 billion trade finance market for Latin American exporters with its novel factoring services business.  Small and medium-sized businesses in Latin America can have trouble getting the financing they need to launch export operations to …

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Austin Based EmPath’s

By the time Felix Ortiz III left the Army in 2006, the Brooklyn, New York native had spent time taking classes at the City University of New York and St. John’s. Those experiences led him to found Viridis Learning, which aimed to give universities a better way to track student …

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New Evo Platform

  Today, Intel is formally launching its Tiger Lake family of CPUs, alongside its first public iteration of the Xe graphics architecture. We’ve covered Tiger Lake and its Xe GPU in previous deep dives, so I’ll refer you back to that coverage if you want additional details on the CPU …

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Anti-Satellite Weapon

US, UK Accuse Russia of Testing Space-Based Both the US and the UK claim to have evidence that Russia has tested an anti-satellite weapon on July 15. The weapon test has been classified as “non-destructive,” meaning it didn’t target any other satellites. That doesn’t mean it can’t, just that the …

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Apple’s Thunderbolt

Apple Will Support Thunderbolt on Its Future ARM-Based Macs When Intel announced Thunderbolt 4 yesterday, one of the questions was whether companies like AMD would be able to use the standard. Intel’s slide, copied below, implies that Intel VT-d technology is required to implement TB4, due to the need for …

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NASA’s MESSENGER

Mission Carries Out Space-Based Measurements of Neutron’s Lifetime Using data acquired in 2007 and 2008 during flybys of Venus and Mercury by NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft, researchers found the neutron lifetime to be 780 seconds. Cosmic rays striking Venus’ atmosphere eject neutrons that gradually fly into space. As neutrons move to …

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Apple ARM-Based Laptops

Apple May Announce Move to ARM-Based Laptops at WWDC This Month Apple’s annual WWDC event is happening (virtually) later this month, and the company is expected to announce a major shift in its product roadmap. After years of rumors, Apple will reportedly confirm its plans to switch to custom ARM-based …

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