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Final-mile fulfillment startup parcelLab closes $112M Series C funding led by Insight Partners

Munich-based parcelLab, which offers a final-mile fulfillment service for online retailers, has closed a $112 million (GB£80 million) Series C funding round led by the US VC/PE firm Insight Partners. Germany’s Endeit Capital participated as a co-investor, alongside existing investors Capnamic Ventures and coparion. parcelLab last raised an undisclosed Series B in October 2019. The...

Bluesound’s new Node music streamer is here and I just piddled with joy
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Bluesound’s new Node music streamer is here and I just piddled with joy

It’s rare that a bog-standard product update gets me hot and wet. But friends, today is that day: Bluesound has announced the next generation of its Node and Powernode hardware. Don’t know Bluesound? Firstly, shame on you. Secondly, the company makes hi-res multi-room audio hardware. Think of it as an audiophile Sonos. The company’s components are an...

Nvidia’s Newest Graphics Cards for Gaming Laptops Are Here
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Nvidia’s Newest Graphics Cards for Gaming Laptops Are Here

Image: Nvidia Nvidia’s latest mobile RTX 3050 Ti and RTX 3050 GPUs are here. The cards will support the latest CPUs from Intel and AMD, of course, and will support ray tracing and DLSS-enabled games—everything anyone with a current-gen or last-gen RTX card has been able to enjoy, but this time the laptops that ship...

MSI’s New Creator and Gaming Laptops Show Off a Sleeker Side
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MSI’s New Creator and Gaming Laptops Show Off a Sleeker Side

MSi’s new Creator Z16 laptop is a new direction for the gamer-focused laptop maker.Image: MSI MSI is announcing a new lineup of creator- and gamer-focused laptops based on Nvidia’s new GeForce GPUs and Intel’s 11th-generation processors. The MSI launch includes a new Creator series laptop with specs tailor-made for content creators, plus an update to...