Chris Metinko / Crunchbase News:
oneNav, which is developing a GNSS receiver for L5 signals that are more accurate and reliable than the L1 signals used in GPS, raises $21M Series B led by GV — Palo Alto, California-based oneNav has closed a $21 million Series B, as the startup looks to take advantage of improvements coming to GPS.
José Adorno / 9to5Mac:
Apple says HomePod and HomePod mini will receive a software update in the future to natively support Apple Music Lossless — After a week of controversies, Apple released a support page with everything users need to know about Apple Music Lossless. For example, we´ve now discovered …
Columbia Journalism Review:
Long-term linking on a volatile web is falling victim to link rot, as a new study shows 25% of deep links on NYT.com articles from 1996-2019 are inaccessible — Hyperlinks are a powerful tool for journalists and their readers. Diving deep into the context of an article is just a click away.
A look at the characters behind the speculative shitcoin crypto scene, including promoters who can earn anywhere from $5K-$10K to hype a coin — The Bud Light Mango Mai Tais were beginning to take hold when Eric Hackney — 38, unemployed and ticked off by watching other people get rich …
Mary Ann Azevedo / TechCrunch:
Found, which wants to create a one-stop shop for business banking, bookkeeping, and taxes for self-employed, raises $12.75M led by Sequoia — If you´ve ever been self-employed you know what a pain it is to keep up with the hassles of running a business. From bookkeeping to invoicing to paying taxes — it´s one big headache.
Catherine Shu / TechCrunch:
Indonesia-based TaniHub Group, which operates direct-to-consumer e-commerce, delivery, and financing services for farmers, raises $65.5M Series B — TaniHub Group, an Indonesian startup that helps farmers get better prices and more customers for their crops, has raised a $65.5 million Series B …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Luxembourg-based factory14, which consolidates Amazon Marketplace brands, comes out of stealth with $200M in funding — It doesn´t feel like a week goes by at the moment that another startup doesn´t emerge armed with a huge wallet of cash to pursue a strategy of consolidating …
Annie Palmer / CNBC:
Amazon is shutting down its standalone Prime Now app and website by the end of the year and moving the fast delivery service to the Amazon app and website — - Amazon will discontinue its standalone Prime Now app and website by the end of this year, the company announced Friday.
Duncan Riley / SiliconANGLE:
Cognite, which offers an IoT data platform to support digital transformation of heavy-asset companies, raises $150M Series A led by TCV at a $1.6B valuation — Industrial software-as-a-service startup Cognite AS said today it has raised $150 million in new funding to help accelerate …
Kaavya Chandrasekaran / The Economic Times:
Mumbai-based Eruditus Group, which makes top tier university courses accessible globally, acquires SV-based iD Tech, which offers online coding camps, for $200M — The acquisition will mark the Mumbai-based entity´s expansion beyond higher education into the K-12 STEM space