LendUp Raises $50 Million To Disrupt Payday Lending

Y Combinator-incubated payday loan disruptier LendUp has raised a $50 million credit debt facility from Victory Park Capital. This adds to the $18 million in equity funding LendUp has raised from investors including Google Ventures, Data Collective, QED and others.

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LendUp Raises $50 Million To Disrupt Payday Lending

Y Combinator-incubated payday loan disruptier LendUp has raised a $50 million credit debt facility from Victory Park Capital. This adds to the $18 million in equity funding LendUp has raised from investors including Google Ventures, Data Collective, QED and others.

Lending Club IPO Shows The Profit Potential For Financial Technology Investments

Lending Club’s $5.4 billion initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange is more than just the largest IPO for a U.S.-based tech company this year,

GM launches a new dedicated tech center in Canada

GM has opened a new Canadian Technical Centre (CTC) in Markham, Ontario just outside of Toronto, in a brand new building capable of supporting 1,000 employees at its full target capacity, including 700 dedicated engineers.

DJI’s latest drone leaks ahead of launch

DJI is supposed to announce a new drone tomorrow but this appears to be it. Called the Mavic Air, the small drone looks to be a combo of foldable Mavic Pro and the affordable Spark. I’m interested. According to DroneDJ, the small drone will have four foldable legs, a 4k camera,

Microsoft doubles down on its low-priced Chromebook competition for schools

Say what you will about Chromebooks, there’s little question that Google’s low-cost offerings have reignited edtech. Last May, Microsoft fired its shot across the bow with Windows 10 S — a dumbed-down version of its operating system intended to take on the Chromebook with ultra-cheap hardware.

Uber Eats acquires Ando, the food delivery startup from David Change that makes its own food

As food delivery hopefuls like Deliveroo and Amazon get more involved in the making of food themselves, Uber’s food delivery branch Uber Eats has made an acquisition that could see the company also producing more of the product it’s bringing to its customers.

Anorak scores £4M funding to make life insurance more accessible

VCs continue to pump money into startups attempting to inject life into the legacy and lucrative insurance industry. The latest ‘insurtech’ company to pick up funding in the U.K. is Anorak Technologies,

Facebook expands ‘Community Boost’ digital skills training program to Europe

Facebook has announced it’s expanding a free training program that teaches Internet-skills, media literacy and online safety to Europe. It says its “ambition” is to train 300,000 people across six EU countries by 2020 — specifically in the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy and Poland. Read More

D-ID nabs $4M to protect images from being read by facial recognition algorithms

As people become more aware of how their data is used — and abused — in our digital world; and regulations (like GDPR in Europe) are leading more organizations to implement better data protection policies,

Inside Jobs: Why Fitbit’s Tim Roberts Looks To Create Rock Bands, Not Just Rock Stars

As a kid growing up,

Zero-Day IE Flaw Highlights The Danger Of Lingering Windows XP Market Share

If you are reading this in Internet Explorer, you should probably close it and fire up Chrome -- and come back after a newly reported zero-day flaw is patched. Even the U.S. and U.K. governments are warning against use of Internet Explorer for now.

Straw-Based Filament Could Drive Down The Cost Of 3D Printing

Like a high-tech Rumpelstiltskin, you may soon be able to spin straw into plastic. A new filament, made by Chinese manufacturer Jiangsu Jinghe Hi-Tech Co.,is made primarily of straw and a plastic base.

Much Of Intel’s $740M Cloudera Investment Likely Went To Existing Shareholders

Yesterday's blockbuster news that Intel had invested $740 million in Hadoop-focused Cloudera was a surprise. The market hadn't expected Intel's investment to be so large.

Nokia Had a Production-Ready Web Tablet 13 Years Ago

An anonymous reader writes "Here's another story of a tech gadget that arrived before its time. Nokia created a web-ready tablet running EPOC (later to be renamed as Symbian) thirteen years ago. The tablet was set to go into full production,

Facebook Is Down for Some Users

If you're noticing something fishy about Facebook, you're not alone. The service appears to be down right now for some users.Users are utilizing another social network — Twitter — to broadcast their displeasure over the site's hiccup. It doesn't appear to be down for everyone,

Climate Journal Publishes Referees' Report In Response To "Witch-Hunt" Claims

Sockatume (732728) writes "The resignation of Prof. Lennart Bengtsson from an anti-global-warming think tank has triggered widespread outrage in the British tabloids,

Google Fiber: No Charge For Peering, No Fast Lanes

An anonymous reader writes "Addressing the recent controversy over Netflix paying ISPs directly for better data transfer speeds, Google's Director of Network Engineering explains how their Fiber server handles peering. He says,

智慧家庭(Smart Home)不是夢!

約定好的時間到了,同居的另一半卻還窩在家裡不出門?除了打電話催促,你還能做什麼?先來看段影片,看看女主人如何輕鬆把另一半逼出門。 閱讀全文

Classic sci-fi spaceships make me nostalgic for a future that never was

French illustrator Manchu is one of the masters of classic sci-fi illustration. His worlds and spaceships are massive, optimistic, colorful, and sometimes even zany on his alien spaceship designs. Masterfully crafted, his work reminds me of another one of the greatest: The British Chris Foss.

2014年微软最全产品&服务数据一览

新的数据显示微软在2014年度中,产品&服务等方面的情况。全篇概览如下,以上数据可对一些研究机构或团队、开发者、其他研究人员参阅,同时感兴趣的用户同样可以阅读了解下。

迷你书: 从敏捷回顾中收获价值

对于迫切想要提高引导能力、让回顾会议变得更有效的引导师或者ScrumMaster、敏捷顾问来说,打开这本书就像阿里巴巴站到山洞门口喊出了:“芝麻,开门吧!”。 By Luis Gonçalves, Ben Linders Translated by 徐毅, Min Su

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