TransferGo, the London-based international money transfer startup, has raised just over $17.6 million in Series B funding, including an earlier tranche of funding closed in May. The round is led by Vostok Emerging Finance, and Silicon Valley’s Hard Yaka, with participation from Revo Capital, U-Start Club, and Practica Capital. The figure also includes around $830,000
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Serve is Postmates’ new delivery robot.Image: Postmates By Johnny Lieu2018-12-14 02:30:03 UTC Meet Serve. Serve is Postmates’ new automated delivery robot, developed to help make the company’s on-demand deliveries more efficient. It’ll ride along sidewalks and can carry up to 50 lbs, traveling 25 miles on a single charge. There’s dynamic lighting in the eyes
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“donald” entered the list of the most common passwords in 2018.Image: Getty Images By Johnny Lieu2018-12-14 00:59:56 UTC For what seems like the umpteenth time, “123456” and “password” are the most commonly used passwords this year.  Those combinations sit in the number one and two spots respectively, according to SplashData, who evaluates millions of leaked
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Miss you, Windows 95. By Rachel Kraus2018-12-14 00:01:06 UTC I hate that I love it. In a pun-filled tweet, the Windows Twitter account announced that it’s giving away a select amount of “ugly sweaters” adorned with the blocky Windows 95 logo.  It’s chunky. It’s knit. It’s filled with primary colors. It’s positively hideous! Despite all
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Facebook’s one-day privacy pop-up shop sits inside New York City’s Bryant Park.Image: matt binder / mashable By Matt Binder2018-12-13 23:38:13 UTC From the Cambridge Analytica scandal to countless other privacy issues, 2018 hasn’t been such a banner year for Facebook when it comes to its users’ private data. Facebook undoubtedly realizes this and would like
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Disclosure Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Image: Mashable/zlata ivleva By Rachel Kraus2018-12-13 20:55:11 UTC Dyson Airwrap $499.99 (starting) Pretty • uniform curls • Protects your hair • Fast and easy to use • The straightening
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Twitter’s latest biannual Transparency Report brings us policy violation and manipulation data on the platform for the first time.Image: Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images By Matt Binder2018-12-13 18:59:20 UTC Twitter released its biannual Transparency Report on Thursday outlining current trends in government information requests, content removal requests, and other privacy matters regarding the network.
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Earlier this year, Apple Music launched some of its top charts as playlist series. Today, YouTube is doing something similar. The company announced it’s making its YouTube Charts available as playlists in YouTube Music to users across the 29 markets where the music service is live. Each market will receive five of these “charts playlists” –
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Remember the Lexus SC?  Lexus Some Toyota and Lexus owners will soon breathe a sigh of relief, knowing that there won’t be Takata-made airbag inflators in their vehicles anymore, whether or not they’re faulty. Toyota announced this week that it is recalling approximately 60,000 examples of the 2003-2005 Toyota Corolla, 2002-2005 Toyota Sequoia, 2003-2005 Toyota
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San Francisco partially banned delivery robots because they obstructed pedestrians, so Postmates built one with eyes, turn signals, and a mandate to yield. Serve is Postmates’ new cooler-meet-autonomous-stroller that it hopes can cut costs and speed up deliveries. The semi-autonomous rover uses cameras and LIDAR to navigate sidewalks, but always has a human pilot remotely
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Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Electronics aren’t just for Black Friday.Image: amazon photo composite By Joseph GreenMashable Deals2018-12-13 12:39:19 UTC If you thought the best time to pick up deals on electronics was Black Friday, well, you would be right, but it’s not
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