Tag: 2021

24 stycznia, 2022 Wyłączone

Sayata, which offers an automated online insurance marketplace for SMBs, adds $35M to its $17M Series A from August 2021 (Christine Hall/TechCrunch)

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Christine Hall / TechCrunch:
Sayata, which offers an automated online insurance marketplace for SMBs, adds $35M to its $17M Series A from August 2021  —  Insurance broker and carrier marketplace Sayata took in $35 million in additional funds toward its Series A after raising $17 million in funds last August.

24 stycznia, 2022 Wyłączone

Data centers used an estimated ~17% of the power generated in Ireland in 2021, leaving the country’s ambitious climate goals in question (Kara Fox/CNN)

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Kara Fox / CNN:
Data centers used an estimated ~17% of the power generated in Ireland in 2021, leaving the country’s ambitious climate goals in question  —  In the west of Ireland lies a medieval market town, its roots steeped in legend.  Beyond the labyrinth of narrow streets of the center are the chimney stacks …

21 stycznia, 2022 Wyłączone

Amazon, Meta set lobbying spending records in 2021 as Apple’s decreased

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Amazon and Facebook parent company Meta spent a record amount of money lobbying the federal government in 2021, while Apple actually decreased its lobbying budget during the year.

U.S. Capitol Building. Credit: Andy Feliciotti/UnsplashU.S. Capitol Building. Credit: Andy Feliciotti/Unsplash

According to The Hill, Amazon and its various subsidiary companies spent $20.3 million to lobby Congress, while Meta spent $20.1 million. Both tech juggernauts increased their lobbying spending by about 7% as they fought legislation aimed at reining in their market power.

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21 stycznia, 2022 Wyłączone

CB Insights: investments in European tech rose to $93.3B in 2021, up 142% YoY, in 7,051 deals, compared to 5,746 in 2020 (Julie Steinberg/Wall Street Journal)

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Julie Steinberg / Wall Street Journal:
CB Insights: investments in European tech rose to $93.3B in 2021, up 142% YoY, in 7,051 deals, compared to 5,746 in 2020  —  Government acceleration programs show signs of paying off  —  Europe’s tech scene has struggled to emerge from the shadows of giants in the U.S. and Asia …

21 stycznia, 2022 Wyłączone

PlayStation releases its 2021 ‘Wrap-Up’ reports

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PlayStation ‘Wrap-Up’ is back once again, but a bit earlier this year than we’ve seen in the past. Similar to ‘Spotify Wrapped,‘ PlayStation Wrap-Up looks at the specific data based on your Sony gaming habits across the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. The end-of-year wrap-up tells you what your most-played game was, how many hours […]