Lidar startup Aeva raises another $200M ahead of its debut as a public company –

Aeva, the lidar company started by two former Apple engineers, has raised an additional $200 million in private investment from Hong Kong hedge fund Sylebra Capital ahead of its debut … Read More

Europe urged to block Google-Fitbit ahead of major digital policy overhaul –

The European Commission must block the Google -Fitbit merger as a matter of democratic imperative, prominent academic and author Shoshana Zuboff has warned. The Harvard professor who wrote the defining … Read More

As e-bikes boom, FuroSystems raises its first venture funding round ahead of a new model launch –

With COVID-19 making commuters switch to bikes, and cities wanting cleaner air, the e-bike revolution is only just getting started. Further evidence of this is the news that today British … Read More

Onfido’s Husayn Kassai steps back, brings in new CEO ahead of a planned IPO –

There are big changes today at Onfido, the global identity verification and authentication platform which has rocketed in adoption as so many services become digitized during the pandemic. The company, … Read More

Nintendo’s Switch dominates US console sales ahead of PlayStation/Xbox launches –

Another banner month month for Nintendo hardware sales, per the latest figures from NPD. The firm puts Switch sales (including the standard and Lite models) at 735,000 units in the … Read More