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Apr 8, 2020 1:35 PM ET

Uber for Business expands its corporate Eats delivery feature to 20 more countries

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Uber  for Business, a platform designed for corporate customers, is expanding its food delivery Eats product to more than 20 countries this year, in response to a surge in demand as more employees work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. The expansion kicks off Wednesday, starting with Brazil, Canada, France and the UK. The ride-hailing company launched Business for Uber in 2014 to give companies a tool that would streamline payments. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 1:30 PM ET

Visa backs open banking and compliance platform Railsbank

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Railsbank, the open banking and compliance platform, has picked up further investment, following the company’s $10 million Series A in September 2019. This time backing comes from Visa — a strategic investment, if you will — along with Global Brain, a venture capital firm based in Tokyo, Japan. The exact amount isn’t being disclosed, though sources peg it as “several million” U.S. dollars. In addition to investment, Railsbank  is announcing that it has signed. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 1:25 PM ET

Programmable fintech payments startup Sila raises $7.7M seed to wipe out ACH

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Fintech is white hot these days, with major acquisitions and funding rounds galore. It’s also a relatively new space, with startups only really breaching the thicket of regulations that defines the modern banking and finance world in the past few years. So it is fascinating to watch how Shamir Karkal, one of the original fintech entrepreneurs, is coming back for a second round in this still-nascent industry. Karkal co-founded Portland-based Simple  back in 2009, a. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 1:15 PM ET

India’s Oyo furloughs thousands of employees as revenue drops by over 50%

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Oyo has placed thousands of employees on furloughs for up to three months in the U.S. and several other markets as the Indian budget lodging firm confronts the coronavirus outbreak that has cut its revenue and demand by over 50%. The startup’s teams in the U.S. are most impacted by the furloughs, according to a person familiar with the matter. In a statement, Oyo confirmed the furloughs and added that. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 1:10 PM ET

Exclusive Virtual Event: WSB’s Experts Adm. William H. McRaven (Ret.), Adm. James Stavridis (Ret.), And Fox News Correspondent Shannon Bream Discuss COVID-19

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - On Wednesday, April 8th at 2 p.m. EDT, WSB is hosting a virtual event, Leadership and a New World Order: The Need for Resilience, with retired U.S. Navy Four-Star admirals William H. McRaven and James Stavridis, moderated by Fox News @ Night Anchor Shannon Bream. Register for the free event here. (PRNewsfoto/Washington Speakers Bureau) In the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Washington Speakers Bureau will be hosting a series of free virtual events and discussions with some of our top experts aiming to. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 1:10 PM ET

Passover and Easter are now Zoom events

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Easter for college student Kayley Ng usually means a big family gathering. Her mom’s five siblings come up to the Chicago area with their kids and spouses for a huge special get-together that happens only once annually. This year, that tradition’s being challenged, along with the holiday plans of millions of others as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt daily life. The pandemic. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 1:10 PM ET

University libraries offer online “lending” of scanned in-copyright books

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Books are only available to patrons of participating university libraries. The coronavirus crisis has forced the closure of libraries around the world, depriving the public of access to millions of printed books. Books old enough to be in the public domain may be available for free download online. Many recent books are available to borrow in e-book form. But there are many other books—especially those published in the mid-to-late 20th. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 1:07 PM ET

Motor Control Software Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Growth and Forecast 2020 – 2026

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Motor Control Software Market 2020 Report Overview Based on recent trends and data gathered from previous years, the study on the Motor Control Software 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. Along with the product implementations and end-user markets, it focuses on the business description. The study spans a 2014. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 1:05 PM ET

Firefox 75 overhauls the browser’s address bar

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - The 2020 release schedule won't change, the team says. Today, Mozilla rolled out Firefox 75, its latest update for the open source Web browser. The big change is a redesign of the address bar, which comes with some tweaks to how searches work when you're using it. When you begin using the new search field, you'll notice that it looks a little different; it's larger, and it has a larger. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 1:00 PM ET

Easy-to-pick “smart” locks gush personal data, FTC finds

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Fancy anti-pry technology? Sure, maybe. Secure in any other way? Not so much. A padlock—whether it uses a combination, a key, or "smart" tech—has exactly one job: to keep your stuff safe so other people can't get it. Tapplock, Inc., based in Canada, produces such a product. The company's locks unlock with a fingerprint or an app connected by Bluetooth to your phone. Unfortunately, the Federal Trade Commission said, the. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 12:55 PM ET

Apple releases iOS and iPadOS 13.4.1

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Apple also pushed out minor updates to Clips and Maps. In a surprise push today, Apple has released a software update for iPhones, iPads, and iPods that are supported by iOS 13. Today's iOS and iPadOS 13.4.1 releases are focused on bug fixes. Most notably, they address a problem caused by iOS/iPadOS 13.4 wherein users running that version could not join FaceTime calls with users running older versions of iOS. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 12:55 PM ET

Functional Ceramics Market 2020 Global Industry Demand, Sales, Suppliers, Analysis and Forecasts to 2026

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Functional Ceramics Market 2020 Report Overview Based on recent trends and data gathered from previous years, the study on the Functional Ceramics 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. Along with the product implementations and end-user markets, it focuses on the business description. The study spans a 2014 to 2019. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 12:51 PM ET

Dry Eye Products Market 2020 Global Industry Demand, Sales, Suppliers, Analysis and Forecasts to 2026

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Dry Eye Products Market 2020 Report Overview Based on recent trends and data gathered from previous years, the study on the Dry Eye Products 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. Along with the product implementations and end-user markets, it focuses on the business description. The study spans a 2014. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 12:50 PM ET

Verizon refuses to give DSL users its low-income deals during pandemic

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Comcast impresses, but deals from Verizon, Charter, and others have problems. Verizon is one of numerous home-Internet providers offering temporarily free service to low-income households during the pandemic. But a big restriction on Verizon's offer makes it impossible for many people to get the deal. The Verizon problem is one of several that's been pointed out by advocates for poor people at the nonprofit National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA). Charter,. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 12:45 PM ET

EU carbon-trading market has reduced emissions despite low carbon prices

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Estimated total EU emissions reduced by 3.8 percent between 2008 and 2016. There’s more than one way to get people to do something. You could just tell them they have to do it, of course. But you could instead give them an end goal and an incentive to get there and let them work out how. The latter is basically the idea behind carbon cap-and-trade markets. You set a cap. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 12:40 PM ET

Kudelski Security Hires Seasoned Leader for US Security Services

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 -  Kudelski Security, the cybersecurity division within the Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S), today announced that Ernie Anderson will join the company as its head of professional services for the Americas. Anderson brings nearly two decades of cybersecurity consulting experience to Kudelski Security, having worked most recently as an associate partner and leader of IBM's Data and Application Security Practice for North America. Ernie Anderson, head of professional services for the Americas In his new role,. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 12:40 PM ET

The Apple Watch Series 5 is cheaper than ever today at Amazon and Best Buy

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If an Apple Watch Series 5 has been on your tech wishlist, Amazon and Best Buy are offering the best deals yet on both the 40mm and 44mm sizes of Apple’s latest smartwatch. Mind you, these are technically the lowest prices we’ve seen, but it’s only a hair more affordable than the stellar Black Friday deals we saw a few months ago. For a bit. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 12:40 PM ET

Plateau Energy Metals Announces Successful Completion of Preliminary Falchani By-Product Test Work

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Plateau Energy Metals Inc. (“Plateau” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: PLU | OTCQB: PLUUF) is pleased to announce it has completed a preliminary test work program (“Program”) for the recovery of potential by-products such as sulfate of potash (“SOP”), caesium and rubidium from its Falchani Lithium Project in Peru. This Program was conducted by ANSTO Minerals, based in Sydney, Australia. The Program focused on recovery and precipitation of SOP and caesium concentrate. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 12:40 PM ET

Shkreli’s plea from prison: Free me and I’ll cure COVID-19

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - He just needs a 3-month hiatus to get this pesky pandemic taken care of. Who can save us from disease and despair in these harrowing times? Why, none other than Martin Shkreli, of course. Yes, the widely despised ex-pharmaceutical executive currently serving a seven-year federal prison term for fraud is, in fact, humanity’s One True Savior... if only we’d let him out of jail for a few months.   FURTHER READING It’s. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 12:39 PM ET

Global Tinted Sunscreen Market Research Report 2020

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 -   Tinted Sunscreen Market - 2020-2026   Summary: The new record tends for imparting the quick examine of the product agency with the insight of the rationale. The marketplace evaluation has a tendency to mention the definition of the product or the carrier similarly to the numerous applications of that merchandise or the company in several gives up-man or woman industries. It also has an inclination to inclusion of the. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 12:35 PM ET

Chris Hemsworth stars as a ruthless mercenary in trailer for Extraction

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - The Russo Bothers produced the action-thriller hitting Netflix later this month. https://youtu.be/L6P3nI6VnlY A ruthless mercenary is hired to save the kidnapped son of an international crime lord in Extraction, a new film debuting later this month on Netflix to further alleviate our sheltering-in-place ennui. It's produced by the Russo Brothers (Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: End Game), which is probably how the film snagged Thor himself, Chris Hemsworth, as the star. We. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 12:31 PM ET

Global Women’s Sportswear & Fitness Clothing Market Research Report 2020

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 -   Women’s Sportswear & Fitness Clothing Market - 2020-2026   Summary: The new record tends for imparting the quick examine of the product agency with the insight of the rationale. The marketplace evaluation has a tendency to mention the definition of the product or the carrier similarly to the numerous applications of that merchandise or the company in several gives up-man or woman industries. It also has an inclination to. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 12:30 PM ET

Verizon canceling FiOS installs and telling customers to wait a few months

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Verizon sows confusion, says November install dates are just "placeholders." Verizon is canceling many home-Internet installations and repairs during the pandemic, and some customers are being given appointment dates in November when they try to schedule an installation. The November appointment dates appear to be placeholders that will eventually be replaced by earlier dates. But Verizon is sending mixed messages to customers about when appointments will actually happen and about. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 12:25 PM ET

The next PlayStation controller is called DualSense, looks like a cool robot

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - New rumble sensors in the triggers, new light bar placement, USB Type-C, more. While we still don't know what the PlayStation 5 console will look like (or whether it will really still hit its "holiday 2020" release window), we at least know about its controller. The PS5's gamepad, dubbed the DualSense, largely resembles previous DualShock models, but it appears to have just enough changes under the hood to merit a mostly new name.. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 12:20 PM ET

The spacecraft that utterly transformed SpaceX has flown its last mission

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - On Tuesday, the first version of Dragon completed its 20th and final mission. The date August 18, 2006, forever altered the trajectory of SpaceX. On that day, NASA awarded SpaceX a contract to develop a service for delivering cargo to the International Space Station. This "Commercial Orbital Transportation Services" agreement would pay SpaceX $278 million to design and develop a spacecraft and rocket for this purpose—what became known as Cargo. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 12:20 PM ET

Thermoplastic Masks Global Market Is Expected To Grow With A CAGR Of 10.2% In Forecast Period 2020-2026

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 -   Thermoplastic Masks Market - 2020-2026   Summary: The Thermoplastic Masks Market has been covered in this report which provides the basic information regarding the global market along with the overview.  The consumer market, as well as the product definition, have been given by the introductory section of the report. The scope and outlook for the various products are also provided in this report alongside an overview of the market. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 12:16 PM ET

Specialty Generics Market 2020 Global Industry – Key Players, Size, Trends, Opportunities, Growth- Analysis to 2026

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Specialty Generics Market 2020 Report Overview Based on recent trends and data gathered from previous years, the study on the Specialty Generics 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. Along with the product implementations and end-user markets, it focuses on the business description. The study spans a 2014 to 2019. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 12:15 PM ET

Pixel 4 face unlock finally gains an alertness check

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - The Pixel 4's face unlock will now finally check to make sure you're awake. oogle is shipping Android's April security patch this week, and with it comes a fix for a long-standing issue with the Pixel 4's face unlock feature. The Pixel 4's face unlock system is finally getting an alertness check, almost a whopping six months after launch.   FURTHER READING Google Pixel 4 review—Overpriced, uncompetitive, and out of touch Google. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 12:10 PM ET

RealEstateAuction.com Announces Landmark Saratoga Polo Whitney Field Property Auction

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - Owners of the 122-year-old Saratoga Polo club have hired a broker with plans to sell the 43-acre property through an online auction. Bidding will start at $4.3 million.   The Saratoga Polo club is located on Bloomfield Road in the town of Greenfield, just west of Saratoga Springs.   Club owners Jim Rossi and Mike Bucci hired Giacomo Sinisgalli, CEO and principal broker with RealEstateAuction.com, to conduct the auction for the 42-acre landmark equestrian property known. [more...]

Apr 8, 2020 12:10 PM ET

MixMode Raises $4 Million in Series A Round Led by Entrada Ventures

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 8, 2020 - MixMode, Inc., an AI-driven cybersecurity intelligence platform, today announced it has closed a $4 million Series A round of funding led by Entrada Ventures. The round included participation from existing investors including Keshif Ventures and Blu Venture Investors. The new funding will be used to expand MixMode's AI-powered network traffic analytics platform and to fuel the growth of its worldwide network of customers and partners. "Large enterprise security teams urgently need a. [more...]