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Apr 8, 2020 3:45 PM ET

Stocks rise following yesterday’s sharp rally

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - After a sharp Monday rally seemingly built on optimism that the impact of the global pandemic may have reached its zenith in Europe — and indeed that the United States might see a lower infection and mortality peak than some anticipated — shares once again rose this morning. Here’s how the day looks a few minutes into the start of trading today, on this holiday-shortened week: Dow Jones Industrial Average: rose 886.67 at the. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 3:40 PM ET

Einride demonstrates a single operator controlling multiple of its driverless cargo vehicles

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - https://youtu.be/-7xg3DQyOXw Autonomous electric transportation startup Einride  has taken a key step in its mission to deploy autonomous cargo pods on roads for commercial operations. The Swedish startup demonstrated its technology in use with one person remotely operating two pods at once, which is a fundamental part of their vision of multiple pods ultimately being overseen by one person essentially operating as a traffic controller. The demonstration saw an operator oversee and remotely. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 3:35 PM ET

WorkClout shifts focus to manufacturing performance support and raises $2.3M seed

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - WorkClout, a graduate of the Y Combinator Winter 2019 cohort, announced today that it has shifted its focus from manufacturing automation to manufacturing performance support and has raised a $2.3 million seed round. The funding was led by Spider Capital with participation from Y Combinator,  Liquid 2, Soma Capital, Pioneer Fund, Mehta Ventures and several individual investors. When the company launched last year, it was looking at helping customers drive operational efficiency in. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 3:30 PM ET

Target’s Shipt shoppers are walking off work today

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Shipt  shoppers, which began organizing in February, are staging their first action today. Yesterday, a group of Shipt shoppers, who shop and deliver orders from Target and other stores, announced their plans to walk off today. The walk-off is in protest of the way Shipt  has treated its shoppers amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Vice first reported. “Unless you get tested for COVID-19 or you’re half dead, Shipt’s not going to care,” Iowa-based Shipt shopper Angie. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 3:25 PM ET

Pinterest adds new ‘Shop’ tabs connected to in-stock inventory, style guides and more

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Given the rise in online shopping attributed to the coronavirus outbreak that has forced consumers to stay home from stores, Pinterest  today is launching a new way to shop on its platform. Now, Pinterest users will be able to browse in-stock inventory from newly added “Shop” tabs on Search and on Pinterest  boards. The company has also improved visual search to make more products shoppable from Pins. The new Shop tab on Search will. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 3:20 PM ET

Daily Crunch: Airbnb raises another $1B

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Airbnb  turns to private equity for new funding, WhatsApp takes new steps to fight disinformation and another potential COVID-19 vaccine enters human trials. Here’s your Daily Crunch for April 7, 2020. 1. Airbnb turns to private equity to raise $1 billion Airbnb  said Monday that it has raised $1 billion in debt and equity from PE firms Silver Lake and Sixth Street Partners, even as the online rental marketplace has seen its business. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 3:16 PM ET

Kitchen Cooking Ware | World Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends Forecasts 2024

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - A WiseGuyReports Announces New Market Study on –“ Kitchen Cooking Ware | World Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends Forecasts 2024” To its Research Database. Kitchen Cooking Ware Market 2020 Summary: - Based on recent trends and data gathered from previous years, the study on the Kitchen Cooking Ware market aims to provide a detailed understanding. The market overview provided in the initial section is intended to provide the reader. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 3:15 PM ET

Samsung earnings guidance stays upbeat despite global macro crisis

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Samsung overnight released its earnings guidance for the first quarter of 2020, stating that it expected sales of $45.4 billion and an operating profit of roughly $5.3 billion. The company’s fiscal year is aligned to the standard calendar year, and it will announce official earnings results on April 23. Those numbers are slightly up from last year’s first quarter, which had sales of $43.3 billion and an operating profit of roughly $5.1. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 3:14 PM ET

Electrical Chimney Market To 2024 –Global Market Size, Development Status, Top Manufacturers, And Forecasts

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - A WiseGuyReports Announces New Market Study on –“ Electrical Chimney Market To 2024 –Global Market Size, Development Status, Top Manufacturers, And Forecasts” To its Research Database. Electrical Chimney Market 2020 Summary: - Based on recent trends and data gathered from previous years, the study on the Electrical Chimney market aims to provide a detailed understanding. The market overview provided in the initial section is intended to provide the reader with. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 3:11 PM ET

Collagen Mask Market Share,Trends,Supply,Sales,Key Players Analysis,Demand And Forecast 2024

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - A WiseGuyReports Announces New Market Study on –“ Collagen Mask Market Share,Trends,Supply,Sales,Key Players Analysis,Demand And Forecast 2024” To its Research Database. Collagen Mask Market 2020 Summary: - Based on recent trends and data gathered from previous years, the study on the Collagen Mask market aims to provide a detailed understanding. The market overview provided in the initial section is intended to provide the reader with adequate product and service details.. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 3:10 PM ET

Mobile website builder Universe raises $10M from GV as it ventures into commerce

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - A startup that has framed itself as an Instagram  for websites is now squaring up against Shopify as it nabs new funding from Google’s venture capital arm. Brooklyn-based Universe has just closed a $10 million Series A from GV. The funding round was well in the works before the COVID-19 pandemic took hold stateside; nevertheless, CEO Joseph Cohen definitely sounded relieved to have everything signed. “Hopefully, it’ll take some weight off their shoulders that. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 3:10 PM ET

Tech shares close down on the day despite roaring start

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Image Credits: Pixabay (opens in a new window)under a CC0 (opens in a new window)license. American equities closed down today, with the major domestic indices all losing ground after a wild trading cycle. After starting the day up sharply higher after strong Monday gains, those gains were erased as the day closed. It was a day of confusing movement; the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite, to pick an example, had a range on the day of more than. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 3:08 PM ET

LTE Advanced and 5G 2020 Market Segmentation,Application,Technology & Market Analysis Research Report To 2024

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - A WiseGuyReports Announces New Market Study on –“ LTE Advanced and 5G 2020 Market Segmentation,Application,Technology & Market Analysis Research Report To 2024” To its Research Database. LTE Advanced and 5G Market 2020 Summary: - Based on recent trends and data gathered from previous years, the study on the LTE Advanced and 5G market aims to provide a detailed understanding. The market overview provided in the initial section is intended to. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 3:05 PM ET

Movies Anywhere launches movie-sharing feature ‘Screen Pass’ into open beta

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Last month, it was reported that digital locker service Movies Anywhere was working to launch a movie-sharing feature called “Screen Pass.” At the time, the feature was only available in limited, private beta testing with a plan to fully roll it out in late summer or early fall. But as a result of increased demand from consumers stuck at home under government lockdowns and quarantines, Movies Anywhere  has rushed to launch the sharing feature. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 3:00 PM ET

Filling COVID-19 Time At Home with Projects on the House

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - As a result of COVID 19 folks are likely to extremes to locate something to do while they're on stay at house dictates. During the time you're muddling around your house searching for something to do are you ever believed that this might be an ideal time to begin that house remodeling job? Source: https://homeimprovementtips.co/home-improvement-tips-during-stay-at-home-for-covid-19/ Everybody appears to get lots of spare time in their hands, so why don't you take. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 3:00 PM ET

Relativity Space’s focus on 3D printing and cloud-based software helps it weather the COVID-19 storm

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Just like in almost every other industry, there’s been a rash of layoffs among newer space startups and companies amid the novel coronavirus crisis. But Relativity Space has managed to avoid layoffs — and is even hiring, despite the global pandemic. Relativity CEO and founder Tim Ellis cites the company’s focus on large-scale 3D printing and its adoption of cloud-based tools and technologies as big reasons why his startup hasn’t felt the. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 3:00 PM ET

NASA puts $7M toward long-shot research, from moon mining to solar lenses

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Image Credits: NASA NASA’s  Innovative Advanced Concepts program is all about making high-risk, high-reward bets on unique — and sometimes eyebrow-raising — ideas for space exploration and observation. This year’s grants total $7 million and include one of the most realistic projects yet. It might even get made! NIAC awards are split into three tiers: Phase I, II and III. Roughly speaking, the first are given $125,000 and nine months basically to. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 3:00 PM ET

Data Center Power Market projected to reach USD 21.7 billion by 2021, with a remarkable CAGR of 9.9%

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - According to a new market research report "Data Center Power Market by Solution (Power Distribution & Measurement, Power Backup, Cabling Infrastructure), Service (System Integration, Training & Consulting, Support & Maintenance), End User, Vertical, and Region - Global Forecast to 2021", published by MarketsandMarkets, the data center power market size is expected to grow from USD 13.5 billion in 2016 to USD 21.7 billion by 2021, at a Compound Annual Growth. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 2:55 PM ET

SpaceX’s first operational version of Dragon successfully ends its 20th and final mission

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - SpaceX  has been resupplying the International Space Station (ISS) since it began flying cargo missions on behalf of NASA in 2012. Now, the version of the Dragon capsule that SpaceX first employed to fly those missions is retiring, after one of the spacecraft based on that design splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday afternoon, having returned from the ISS. This marks the completion of CRS-20, the 20th Commercial Resupply. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 2:50 PM ET

Away, the high-flying travel brand, just furloughed half its employees and laid off 10%

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Pretty much everyone is getting socked by the COVID-19 shutdown. Among the latest to say so in a public way is Away, the trendy, five-year-old, New York-based travel brand that has raised roughly $180 million from investors over the years, including a $100 million round last year that pegged the company’s valuation at $1.4 billion — nearly three times where it was valued a year earlier. With travel down nearly 100% as the. [more...]

Smart Watch Market 2020 Global Industry – Leading Players, Market Volume, Trends, Opportunities, Market Study and Foresight to 2026
Apr 8, 2020 2:50 PM ET

Smart Watch Market 2020 Global Industry – Leading Players, Market Volume, Trends, Opportunities, Market Study and Foresight to 2026

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - WiseGuyRerports.com Presents “Global Smart Watch Market 2020 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025” New Document to its Studies Database The Smart Watch global market report provides an overview of the market that provides a 360-degree view of the industry. This industrial market report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the Smart Watch market at a global level, regional level, and company level. It. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 2:45 PM ET

New email service, OnMail, will let recipients control who can send them mail

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - A number of startups over the years have promised to re-invent email only to have fallen short. Even Google’s radical re-imagining, the Inbox app, finally closed up shop last year. Today, another company is announcing its plans to build a better inbox. Edison Software is preparing to launch OnMail, a new email service that lets you control who enters your inbox. This is handled through a new blocking feature called Permission Control. The. [more...]

Dog Pads Market 2020 Global Industry – Leading Players, Market Volume, Trends, Opportunities, Market Study and Foresight to 2026
Apr 8, 2020 2:41 PM ET

Dog Pads Market 2020 Global Industry – Leading Players, Market Volume, Trends, Opportunities, Market Study and Foresight to 2026

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - WiseGuyRerports.com Presents “Global Dog Pads Market Research Report 2020” New Document to its Studies Database The Dog Pads global market report provides an overview of the market that provides a 360-degree view of the industry. This industrial market report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the Dog Pads market at a global level, regional level, and company level. It also provides the latest retail sales data and allows the. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 2:40 PM ET

Asus Chromebook Flip C436 review: pricey, premium Chromebook

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Admire its processor, but buy its predecessor The Chromebook Flip C436 has big shoes to fill. Asus is known for producing solid Chromebooks, but last year’s C434 was the top of its class. It had a thin-bezeled, slim and light chassis, excellent performance, and a 360-degree hinge with a starting price of just $569. We called it the best Chromebook you could buy in 2019. This year’s C436 is considerably more expensive,. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 2:40 PM ET

Jack Dorsey creates $1B COVID-19 relief fund using Square equity

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Jack Dorsey  announced in a series of tweets today that he is shifting $1 billion in his Square equity to create a fund dedicated to COVID-19 relief. The Twitter and Square CEO is calling the fund Start Small and posting a tally of disbursements and recipients in a public spreadsheet. Dorsey said in his announcement that the new initiative will shift the focus to other causes at some point, naming health and education. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 2:35 PM ET

NASA puts $7M toward long-shot research, from moon mining to solar lenses

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - NASA’s  Innovative Advanced Concepts program is all about making high-risk, high-reward bets on unique — and sometimes eyebrow-raising — ideas for space exploration and observation. This year’s grants total $7 million and include one of the most realistic projects yet. It might even get made! Artist’s concept of how the resulting image might look. NIAC awards are split into three tiers: Phase I, II and III. Roughly speaking, the first are. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 2:30 PM ET

This low-flying growth equity firm, with payments and logistics bets, just closed a $257 million fund

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Activant Capital, a seven-year-old, Greenwich, Conn.-based growth equity firm that’s still making a name for itself, has managed to secure $257 million in fresh capital commitments, despite that the U.S. economy appears to be headed into a recession. It’s something of a coup for founder Steve Sarracino. It also begs the question: Who is Steve Sarracino, and why are people trusting him and his 10-person firm with their investing dollars?   To. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 2:25 PM ET

Latin America Roundup: Grupo ZAP, Grow Mobility, Wavy get acquired; Credijusto adds $100M; Cornershop, iFood brace for delivery boom

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - As the world locks down borders and capital flows to brace for the impact of coronavirus, Brazilian startups continue to attract international attention. Three large acquisition deals dominated the Latin American tech headlines this month, all coming from the region’s largest country. As investments have waned, these deals offer hope for some increased liquidity in Latin America’s startup ecosystem.  At the beginning of the month, Brazilian real estate leader Grupo. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 2:20 PM ET

Restaurant management platform Toast cuts 50% of staff

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Last valued at $5 billion, restaurant management platform Toast has joined the sweep of startups laying off employees due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Toast reduced the size of its staff by 50% through layoffs and furloughs, according to a blog post from Toast’s CEO, Chris Comparato. It also reduced executive pay across the board, froze hiring, halted bonuses and pulled back offers. The company’s flagship product helps restaurants process payments. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 2:15 PM ET

Tyto Care raises $50 million as it looks to buy and build new services during COVID-19 demand surge

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Tyto Care, the provider of a home health diagnostic device and telemedicine consultation app, said it has raised $50 million in a new round of funding. The round was led by Insight Partners,  Olive Tree Ventures, and Qualcomm Ventures,  according to a statement, and brings the startup’s total capital raised to more than $105 million. The funding comes just as Tyto has seen a dramatic surge in demand brought on by the global response. [more...]