Covetly gives collectors a better way to buy and sell the things they covet

Collecting is at the heart of most human endeavors… and it’s why the three founders of Covetly, one of the companies graduating from Y Combinator’s latest accelerator batch, launched their business — to make collecting even easier. Each Covetly founder is Continue reading Covetly gives collectors a better way to buy and sell the things they covet

Intel promises a 40-percent speed boost with its 8th gen Core chips

Intel might be sticking to the familiar Kaby Lake architecture for the eight generation of its Core chips, but the its internal testing looks pretty promising as far as performance goes. The company says the chips are capable of a Continue reading Intel promises a 40-percent speed boost with its 8th gen Core chips

Indian online lending platform Capital Float raises $45M Series C

Capital Float, which claims to be the largest online lending platform in India, announced today that it has raised a $45 million Series C led by Ribbit Capital. Returning investors SAIF Partners, Sequoia India and Creation Investments also participated. Capital Continue reading Indian online lending platform Capital Float raises $45M Series C

Auto giant Continental buys Singapore-based Quantum Inventions for $29M

German automotive giant Continental is furthering its push into the future of transportation after it got its check book out to acquire Quantum Inventions, a Singapore-based company that specializes in mobility data services. The deal was announced in June with little Continue reading Auto giant Continental buys Singapore-based Quantum Inventions for $29M

HTC drops price of Vive by $200 as it looks to compete with Facebook’s aggressive VR pricing

Just as reality appears to be getting worse by the day, VR companies are doing the lord’s work and making the price of escaping it a bit more accessible. HTC is dropping the price of its Vive virtual reality system Continue reading HTC drops price of Vive by $200 as it looks to compete with Facebook’s aggressive VR pricing