June jumps on $206 million to help ecommerce players better manage their own money – Vidak For Congress

TikTok found to fuel disinformation, political tension in Kenya ahead of elections – TechCrunch

The ecommerce market is on track to pass $5.5 trillion in revenue this year, reflecting not only how many consumers shop online today, but also how many businesses are now selling to them. Today, a startup called Juni is announcing $206 million in funding — a $100 million Series B and another $106 million in … Read more

Singaporean taxi operator ComfortDelGro allows tourists from Malaysia and South Korea to use mobile wallet apps to pay fares – Vidak For Congress

Singaporean taxi operator ComfortDelGro allows tourists from Malaysia and South Korea to use mobile wallet apps to pay fares – TechCrunch

ComfortDelGroa Singaporean taxi operator, announced its partnership with Alipay+ on Thursday, allowing tourists from Malaysia and South Korea to use their mobile wallet apps Touch ‘n Go eWallet and Kakao Pay to pay the taxi fare in Singapore. “As Singapore reopens its borders, we look forward to tourists coming to visit us,” said ComfortDelGro Taxi … Read more

Content Market Pepper Raises $14.3 Million Funding to Expand to the US Vidak For Congress

Content Market Pepper Raises $14.3 Million Funding to Expand to the US TechCrunch

Pepper Content, a content marketplace connecting global brands such as Google, Meta, Amazon and Adobe with more than 100,000 creators, has raised $14.3 million in a new round of funding as it looks set to expand into the U.S. Bessemer Venture Partners led the Indian startup’s Series A funding round. Tanglin Venture Partners, Lightspeed Venture … Read more

Outgoing Amazon exec Dave Clark to lead logistics startup Flexport – Vidak For Congress

Outgoing Amazon exec Dave Clark to lead logistics startup Flexport – TechCrunch

Dave Clark, the former Amazon consumer chief, will take over as CEO of the freight forwarding and customs broker startup Flexport from September 1, 2022. Clark resigned Friday as CEO of Amazon’s global consumer division. His last day at the major tech company is July 1, after which he will join Flexport as co-CEO alongside … Read more

Mobility Markets and Brake Repair on Vidak For Congress Live – Vidak For Congress

Mobility Markets and Brake Repair on TechCrunch Live – TechCrunch

Walker Drewett founded NuBrakes in May 2019. According to Mike Ghaffary, General Practitioner at Canvas Ventures, Drewett is building a fast-growing business driven by a market model, which is why Ghaffary led the company’s Series A. The product is simple: on-demand vehicle brake repair services. Join this episode to hear how Drewett raised capital and … Read more

Apple’s Pay Later installment credit scheme will live under a new loan subsidiary – Vidak For Congress

Apple's Pay Later installment credit scheme will live under a new loan subsidiary - TechCrunch

The news that Apple would offer its own “buy now, pay later” service, which splits each Apple Pay account into installments, has hit the fintech lending world like lightning. But it turns out that the new feature, while simple for consumers, will require a bit of backstage reorganization at Apple, including an all-new subsidiary that … Read more

Amazon simplifies pricing structure for its Kids+ all-in-one subscription service – Vidak For Congress

Amazon simplifies pricing structure for its Kids+ all-in-one subscription service – TechCrunch

Subscribers to Amazon’s Kids+ multiplatform package have been notified of a price change, which will take effect on July 14. According to the email sent by Amazon, the company is simplifying the pricing structure and converting all Prime members to a $4.99 monthly tier and all non-Prime subscribers to the $7.99 option. In addition, all … Read more

NexStride gadget that helps people with Parkinson’s fight ‘frostbite’ attracts $2.8 million – Vidak For Congress

NexStride gadget that helps people with Parkinson's fight 'frostbite' attracts $2.8 million – TechCrunch

One of the challenges people with Parkinson’s disease face is the possibility of ‘freezing’ during normal movements, which can lead to falls and lack of mobility. Surprisingly, small external signals can help them escape frostbite or avoid them altogether — and De Oro has raised $2.8 million to commercialize its wearable NexStride gadget, which provides … Read more