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Interview with viral TikTok music producer Ricky Desktop, on adjusting EQ for smartphone speakers and creating tangible moments for dancers (Jacob Kastrenakes/The Verge)

Interview with viral TikTok music producer Ricky Desktop, on adjusting EQ for smartphone speakers and creating tangible moments for dancers  —  Ricky Desktop is one of the biggest hitmakers of…

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Lenovo announces ThinkPad X1 Titanium Yoga: less than half an inch thick, 2K touch display with 450 nits of brightness, 11th-gen Intel i7 vPro, starts at $1,899 (Monica Chin/The Verge)

Lenovo announces ThinkPad X1 Titanium Yoga: less than half an inch thick, 2K touch display with 450 nits of brightness, 11th-gen Intel i7 vPro, starts at $1,899  —  Plus a…

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France-based mobile-first insurance startup LeoCare raises €15M Series A from investors including Felix Capital, Ventech, and Daphni (Romain Dillet/TechCrunch)

France-based mobile-first insurance startup LeoCare raises €15M Series A from investors including Felix Capital, Ventech, and Daphni  —  French startup LeoCare has raised a €15 million funding round.  Felix Capital,…

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Facebook reports its 2020 election response to US lawmakers, says it took action on 265K posts and 3.3M ad submissions for violating voter interference policies (Kurt Wagner/Bloomberg)

Facebook reports its 2020 election response to US lawmakers, says it took action on 265K posts and 3.3M ad submissions for violating voter interference policies  —  – Company again urges…

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An interview with Keith Rabois, who has championed Miami as a tech destination after moving there, and whose investment portfolio has seen major exits this year (Eric Newcomer/Newcomer)

An interview with Keith Rabois, who has championed Miami as a tech destination after moving there, and whose investment portfolio has seen major exits this year  —  Keith Rabois just…

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Meet one of the youngest Black entrepreneurs in tech, who just raised a seed round topping $4 million that included Alexis Ohanian

Courtesy of Vernon Coleman Realtime, an invite-only social networking app cofounded by two Gen Zers, just announced on Friday a $4 million seed round led by Alexis Ohanian‘s Seven Seven Six venture fund….

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Indonesian investment platform Ajaib gets $25 million Series A led by Horizons Venture and Alpha JWC

Ajaib Group, an online investment platform that says it now runs the fifth-largest stock brokerage in Indonesia by number of trades, announced it has raised a $25 million Series A…

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Sources: Walmart+, a $98/year Amazon Prime rival, will launch in July, with same-day delivery, discounts at Walmart gas stations, reserved delivery slots, more (Jason Del Rey/Vox)

Sources: Walmart+, a $98/year Amazon Prime rival, will launch in July, with same-day delivery, discounts at Walmart gas stations, reserved delivery slots, more  —  After announcing a number of improvements…

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Profile of Ray Holt, who in the 1960s jointly developed the F-14 Tomcat’s Central Air Data Computer, considered by some to be the first microprocessor (Sarah Fallon/Wired)

Profile of Ray Holt, who in the 1960s jointly developed the F-14 Tomcat’s Central Air Data Computer, considered by some to be the first microprocessor  —  In a weird way,…

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Sources: Intercontinental Exchange’s Bakkt is in advanced talks to go public via a merger with SPAC; combined entity could be valued at $2B (Bloomberg)

Sources: Intercontinental Exchange’s Bakkt is in advanced talks to go public via a merger with SPAC; combined entity could be valued at $2B  —  Bakkt, the cryptocurrency platform majority owned…

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