Public tech’s espresso shot is quite literally the cloud – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Last week we said that you needed to pay attention to the public markets, and we weren’t kidding. It was a huge week for earnings — with notes from all over, including the … Read more

Einride to operate its cab-less autonomous pods on U.S. public roads – TechCrunch

Einride, the Swedish startup that wants to electrify the autonomous freight industry, will begin operating its purpose-built, self-driving pods on public roads in the U.S. this year as part of an existing partnership with General Electric Appliances (GEA). Einride’s pods are built without a front cabin for a human safety operator, which the company says … Read more

Waymap’s app helps the visually impaired navigate public transit – TechCrunch

London-based Waymap wants to help guide visually impaired people to navigate their surroundings, and it’s starting with public transit. The company just concluded a closed two-week trial of its navigation app at three stops within Washington, D.C.’s Metro, and hopes to begin a public trial at 25 Metro stations and 1,000 bus stops by September, … Read more

Jay-Z and Jack Dorsey launched a Bitcoin academy in a public housing complex – TechCrunch

Twitter co-founder and Block CEO Jack Dorsey is teaming up with artist Jay-Z (Shawn Carter) to launch The Bitcoin Academy at Marcy Houses, the public housing complex in Brooklyn, New York where Jay-Z grew up. The initiative aims to provide financial education with an emphasis on Bitcoin as a path to financial freedom, featuring free … Read more

Can’t Choose Between Public And Private Cloud? You Don’t Have To With IaaS

In 2021, Dell, Intel, and VMware commissioned a custom study from Forrester Consulting to understand today’s IT and business requirements for infrastructure, data storage, and application performance. We found that, though many businesses prefer to keep their infrastructure and data on-premises, they are adopting infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) to proactively optimize their deployment strategy across a hybrid … Read more

Costa Rica’s public health system hit by Hive ransomware following Conti attacks – TechCrunch

Costa Rica’s public health service, known as the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS), has been forced to take its systems offline after being hit by Hive ransomware. In a statement on Twitterthe CCSS said the attack started early on Tuesday morning and that an investigation was being conducted. It added that several payroll and pension … Read more

Can Disgusting Images Motivate Good Public Health Behavior?

In this phase, scores among the liberals—both overall and for vaccine willingness—remained consistently in the 80s, no matter what. Ahn thinks the stagnant number could mean that liberal compliance was already at a “ceiling,” a high past which it couldn’t improve. Or, perhaps, they were in fact less sensitive to disgust. But among conservatives, cuing … Read more

SWVL plans to lay off 32% of its team two months after going public – TechCrunch

Egypt-born and Dubai-headquartered mobility startup SWVL is planning to lay off 32% of its workforce, it said in a statement today. The company’s LinkedIn profile shows it has over 1,330 employees. Letting go of over 30% of its workforce means that around 400 people will lose their job at the mobility company. Tech companies, private … Read more

Poco C40, C40 + Certified in the official Public Forum website

Poco has confirmed the names of Poco C40 and Poco C40 + in the community hall. Mobile phones are expected to join the ranks of the affordable C-series. In the official public assembly hall, Poco is looking for testers for the MIUI Global Stable ROM. The newspaper also revealed the names of the mobile phones … Read more

Federal Judge Overturns CDC Mask Mandate for Public Transit

The US necessities for masking on airways, trains and different public transport will now expire on Could 3. Sarah Tew/CNET For essentially the most up-to-date information and details about the coronavirus pandemic, go to the WHO and CDC web sites. A federal decide in Florida overturned the US authorities masks mandate for public transportation set … Read more