GoDaddy Pro Sites integrates with Amazon Lightsail

Back in March 2018, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and GoDaddy partnered together to empower their customers around the world by providing them with all of the help and tools they’ll need in order to be successful online. Our latest integration between GoDaddy Pro Sites and Amazon Lightsail gives Lightsail users …

5 tips for establishing domestic shipping costs for your eCommerce business

When starting up a new eCommerce business, one of the most difficult and confusing aspects is establishing domestic shipping costs. This is a substantial overhead expense that typically gets passed onto the consumer but has become a common sales marketing tool by offering free shipping. That makes understanding the best …

Where are US fintech’s next billion-dollar startups?

As fintech investments soar to new heights, investors are looking at the bottom and top levels of the services stack to find the next billion-dollar startups. That’s the word from seasoned investors like Andreessen Horowitz’s managing director, Angela Strange, who has invested in a number of successful financial services technology …

Facebook pivots to what it wishes it was

In Facebook’s dreams, it’s a clean and private place. People spend their time having thoughtful discussions in “meaningful” Groups, planning offline meetups with Events, or laughing together in a Facebook Watch party. In reality, Facebook is a cluttered mess of features that seem to constantly leak user data. People waste …

Google’s big VR news is that there is no VR news

Google seems to be waking up from its VR daydream. The company’s ambitious plans to leverage the smartphones that people already own to power VR experiences went unmentioned at its I/O developer conference. After spending 2016 and 2017 making big promises for how the company would shape the mobile VR …

New Acas guide to performance management for staff with disabilities

Only one in four organisations have adapted performance management processes to consider staff with disabilities and special needs, including conditions such as dyslexia and autism. These are the findings of research carried out by Acas which has today published new advice to address the issue. The research report entitled ‘Improvement …

SoftBank-backed Getaround acquires Norwegian car rental startup for $12M

Fueled by its $300 million Series D round led by Softbank last August, Getaround is making its second-ever acquisition this year with a $12 million purchase of Norwegian car rental startup Nabobil. This acquisition brings Getaround into seven European countries, as opposed to just six. In April, Getaround made its …

Volvo creates a dedicated business for autonomous industrial and commercial transport

Volvo Group has established a new dedicated business group focused on autonomous transportation, with a mandate that covers industry segments like mining, ports and moving goods between logistics hubs of all kinds. The vehicle maker has already been active in putting autonomous technology to work in these industries, with self-driving …

Calm kicks off global expansion by launching its meditation platform in German

Meditation startup Calm is expanding beyond English as it looks to double down on its recent impressive growth. The company revealed that it is localizing its product for the German market, which will mean producing content in German and translating its website and apps into German. Calm added that it plans to …

Young people mistakenly associate self-employment with more pay and leisure time

Students and school-leavers see self-employment as a route to a higher income, better work-life balance and more family time and so one in five 16 to 21 year olds think they will self-employed at some point, a new analysis from the Office for National Statistics shows. However, other studies from …

Dyson kills its electric car project and turns to solid-state batteries

Dyson said it will end its electric vehicle project after determining it could not make the car commercially viable or find a buyer. The company, known for its high-tech vacuum cleaners and fans, said in a statement Thursday that its automotive team had developed a fantastic car, but decided to …

Apple could gradually switch to new laptop keyboard mechanism starting this fall

Reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo from TF International Securities has released a new report, as Apple Insider spotted. I’ve read the report and it focuses specifically on keyboard suppliers that would potentially work with Apple . And the company should potentially replace the unreliable butterfly mechanism with a new scissor mechanism. The …