La Haus is bringing US tech services to Latin America’s real estate market

The alchemy for a successful startup can be hard to parse. Sometimes, it’s who you know. Sometimes it’s where you go to school. And sometimes it’s what you do. In the case of La Haus, a startup that wants to bring U.S. tech-enabled real estate services to the Latin American real estate market, it’s all …

All bets are off as Hertz pulls plan to issue $500 million in new stock

Hertz, which filed for bankruptcy last month, halted its $500 million stock offering Wednesday after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission told the rental company it would review its controversial plan to sell shares that could soon be wiped out completely. Hertz disclosed Monday that it would issue a $500 million stock offering following approval …

Bird launches navigation app to help riders stay in the right lane

Bird is rolling out a new standalone app, called Bird Maps, in Paris and Tel Aviv that will provide turn-by-turn navigation for riders who want to use bike or micromobility lanes for their entire trip. The app, which will be available on iOS and Android, was created using navigation software from Trailze, an Israeli startup …

PSA: Apple Developer Forums down ahead of promised redesign

Apple announced last week that completely redesigned Apple Developer Forums will be introduced this Thursday. And now, developers have noticed that the portal is offline, suggesting that Apple is already working to release tomorrow’s promised update. more… The post PSA: Apple Developer Forums down ahead of promised redesign appeared first on 9to5Mac.

DroneBase nabs $7.5 million in a slight down round to double down on its work in renewable energy

DroneBase, a Los Angeles-based provider of drone pilots for industrial services companies, has raised $7.5 million during the pandemic to double down on its work with renewable energy companies. While chief executive Dan Burton acknowledged that the company was fundraising prior to the pandemic, the industrial lockdown actually accelerated demand for the company’s services. Even …

Users reporting USB 2.0 compatiblity issues with 2020 MacBook Pro and MacBook Air

Some users of the latest MacBook Pro and MacBook Air models available are complaining about a compatibility issue with USB 2.0 accessories, which causes the computer to freeze. According to the reports shared on the web, the problem seems to affect only the MacBook models introduced in 2020. more… The post Users reporting USB 2.0 …

Brazil’s BizCapital raises $12 million for its online lending service

BizCapital, an online lender based in Brazil, has raised $12 million from a clutch of investors including the German development finance institution, the corporate venture capital fund of MercadoLibre and existing investors Quona Capital, Monashees, Chromo INvest and 42K Investments. “This latest round reinforces investors’ confidence in BizCapital’s ability to innovate in the Latin American …

Geek+, the Amazon Kiva of China, lands $200 million Series C

Geek+, a Beijing-based startup that makes warehouse fulfillment robots similar to those of Amazon’s Kiva, said Thursday that it has closed over $200 million in a Series C funding round. That bumps total capital raised by the 5-year-old company to date to nearly $390 million. The new round, completed in two parts, was separately led …

Initial tests shows impressive performance gains with new 5600M AMD GPU in 16-inch MacBook Pro

Apple added this week a new GPU option for the 16-inch MacBook Pro lineup. Customers can now purchase Apple’s high-end notebook with an AMD Radeon Pro 5600M GPU at $800 additional cost from the base model MacBook Pro. But how does it compare with the other GPUs? YouTube channel Max Tech shows exactly that in …

Twitch launches its own free broadcasting software for Mac users

Back in November of last year, Twitch rolled out a beta build of Twitch Studio — a free, straightforward broadcasting app meant to be the first step for anyone curious about streaming on the service. At launch, it was PC only. Today, however, they’re opening up the beta to Mac users. Twitch is pretty open …