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Nvidia beats with Q4 revenue of $5B vs. $4.8B expected, up 61% YoY, data center revenue of $1.9B, up 97% YoY, and gaming revenue of $2.5B, up 67% YoY (Stephanie Condon/ZDNet)

Stephanie Condon / ZDNet:Nvidia beats with Q4 revenue of $5B vs. $4.8B expected, up 61% YoY, data center revenue of $1.9B, up 97% YoY, and gaming revenue of $2.5B, up 67% YoY  —  The GPU maker beat Q4 market expectations with record sales in its two key areas of business.  —  Nvidia on Wednesday published…
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25 February 2021 0

Canada Used To Provide A Lot Of World’s Lithium, But Can It Revive That?

There’s a lot of lithium in the world. There’s no particular worries about running short, and many innovators such as E3 are working to make places where it isn’t dirt cheap and easy at least competitive. Canada’s oil and gas region might have a secondary product as demand for their primary output dries up.


24 February 2021 0

From Ignorance To Greed To Ideology To Propaganda: The Failures Of Texas’ Grid

Dozens of Texans are dead, hundreds facing potentially lifelong medical disability, more facing impossible financial expectations after a fiscally challenging year. No wonder the people in charge are pointing anywhere but at the real problems.


24 February 2021 0

Brazil-based RecargaPay, which lets users top up prepaid cell phones online, raises $70M Series C, bringing its total raised to over $100M (Marcella McCarthy/TechCrunch)

Marcella McCarthy / TechCrunch:Brazil-based RecargaPay, which lets users top up prepaid cell phones online, raises $70M Series C, bringing its total raised to over $100M  —  RecargaPay, a Brazil-based fintech that allows users to top off their prepaid cell phones online, announced this morning that they’ve closed …


24 February 2021 0

Thomson Reuters says it will spend $500M-$600M over two years to develop its AI and ML tools as it transitions to a “content-driven technology company” (Reuters)

Reuters:Thomson Reuters says it will spend $500M-$600M over two years to develop its AI and ML tools as it transitions to a “content-driven technology company”  —  NEW YORK (Reuters) – Thomson Reuters Corp will streamline technology, close offices and rely more on machines to prepare …


24 February 2021 0

Amazon says its Luna cloud gaming service is available to try for free in the US on select Fire TV devices, after launching as invite-only last year (Jon Porter/The Verge)

Jon Porter / The Verge:Amazon says its Luna cloud gaming service is available to try for free in the US on select Fire TV devices, after launching as invite-only last year  —  And anyone in the US can also buy a Luna Controller  —  Amazon’s cloud-gaming service, Luna, is now available to try for free…
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24 February 2021 0

Source: Dispo, a retro photo sharing app co-founded by YouTube star David Dobrik, raises $20M Series A led by Spark Capital at a $200M valuation (Kia Kokalitcheva/Axios)

Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:Source: Dispo, a retro photo sharing app co-founded by YouTube star David Dobrik, raises $20M Series A led by Spark Capital at a $200M valuation  —  Dispo, a retro photo-sharing app co-founded by YouTube star David Dobrik, recently raised $20 million in Series A funding led by Spark Capital …


24 February 2021 0

US Federal Reserve’s systems that let banks send money back and forth went down for several hours, impacting its automated clearinghouse system and more (Jeff Cox/CNBC)

Jeff Cox / CNBC:US Federal Reserve’s systems that let banks send money back and forth went down for several hours, impacting its automated clearinghouse system and more  —  Fed operational error brings down payment system  —  The Federal Reserve’s system that allows financial institutions to send money …


24 February 2021 0

EV Charging Station Installations Increasing Fast In USA — 245 in 2009 to 20,000+ in 2019

Electric vehicle sales are blowing up like fireworks in Europe. Compared to that, it’s hard to look at the US market with much inspiration, but Tesla has seen strong and growing sales since the Model 3 came out, and there is hope for stronger overall growth with EVs coming to market in 2021 and beyond.…
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24 February 2021 0

Oshkosh Defense Wins Contract To Build Next Generation Vehicles For USPS

Oshkosh Defense has won the contract to design and build up to 160,000 Next Generation Delivery Vehicles for the US Postal Service.


24 February 2021 0