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French startup EfficientIP secures $11M from Jolt Capital to fight DDoS attacks

French startup, EfficientIP, a network security and automation specialist, has secured an $11 million Series B investment from Jolt Capital in Paris. The investment will drive international expansion. EfficientIP’s software discovers the DNS issues which are the primary...

Payment startup Chipper Cash raises $6M for Southern Africa expansion

African cross-border fintech startup Chipper Cash has raised a $6 million seed-round led by Deciens Capital. The San Francisco-based company offers mobile-based, no fee, P2P payment services in six countries: Ghana, Uganda, Nigeria, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Kenya. Chipper Cash will use...

Fashion platform Zilingo acquires Sri Lankan SaaS startup nCinga for $15.5M

Singapore’s fashion startup Zilingo has acquired Sri Lanka’s SaaS startup nCinga in a $15.5 cash and stock deal, the two said today. nCinga, founded in 2014, offers an IoT platform to enable real-time production monitoring on factory floors...

Amazon’s third-party merchants are now barred from using FedEx Ground for Prime shipments

Third-party vendors were told by Amazon over the weekend that they are barred from using FedEx’s ground delivery services for Prime shipments. The Wall Street Journal reports that a message sent by Amazon to merchants on Sunday...

SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket and lands the booster, but misses the fairing catch

SpaceX has successfully launched its 13th rocket this year, and its 11th Falcon 9 (the company also flew two Falcon Heavy missions in 2019). The launch included the re-use of a twice flown Falcon 9 booster stage, which it...

Indian B2B food tech startup HungerBox raises $12M from Paytm and others

HungerBox, an Indian food tech startup that has courted 10 of the 11 largest companies in the country to use its services, today announced it has raised $12 million from Paytm and others as it looks to...

Carbon will print parts for Lamborghini’s Sián FKP 37 hybrid sports car

Carbon today announced the expansion of its partnership with Lamborghini. The white-hot 3D-printing startup will manufacture central and lateral dashboard air vents for the carmaker’s Sián FKP hybrid sports car. The move follows the deal announced earlier this year that...

Brand power vs. product power

Carbonite's co-founder offers an insider look at how the PC backup company built its brand David Friend 16 hours David Friend Contributor David Friend is the CEO of cloud storage company Wasabi, and co-founder of cyber security company...

As the Nasdaq sets new records, a reminder how highly valued tech stocks are today

Today the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite closed at an all-time record high of 8,814.23, up 0.91% on the day. The Nasdaq is up more than 32% on the year. Turning the clock back, the Nasdaq Composite is up around 60% from...

Instagram hides false content behind warnings, except for politicians

Instagram is giving politicians the same free rein to spread misinformation as its parent company Facebook. Instagram is expanding its limited fact-checking test in the U.S. from May and will now work with 45 third-party organizations to assess the...

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Carlo Ancelotti arrives in London as Everton talks progress

Marco Silva was sacked as boss on December 5, with Duncan Ferguson taking interim charge, but now the...

Robin Van Persie jokingly reveals reason why Mason Greenwood will succeed at Manchester United

Greenwood rescued his side a point against Everton on Sunday with a perfect finish into the bottom corner, and he is already being...

Paul Merson slams ‘clueless’ Arsenal for ‘big, big gamble’ on Mikel Arteta

Paul Merson has issued a scathing assessment of Mikel Arteta and says 'clueless' Arsenal are taking a big gamble in appointing the current...

TOWIE’s Chloe Sims accuses Amber Turner of being cruel to her daughter Madison, 15

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Kanye West and Jay-Z back on friendly terms two years after Tidal lawsuit

The Jesus Walks rapper, 42, reportedly claimed his pal's streaming service owed him $3 million following the release of The Life of Pablo...