Latin America Roundup: Grupo ZAP, Grow Mobility, Wavy get acquired; Credijusto adds $100M; Cornershop, iFood brace for delivery boom

Sophia Wood Contributor Sophia Wood is a Venture Partner at Magma Partners. Sophia is also the co-founder of LatAm List, an English-language Latin American tech news source. More posts by this contributor Latin America Roundup: Loft raises $175M, SoftBank invests in Mexico’s Alphacredit and Rappi pulls back Latin America Roundup: XP’s chart-topping IPO, Wildlife becomes … Read more Latin America Roundup: Grupo ZAP, Grow Mobility, Wavy get acquired; Credijusto adds $100M; Cornershop, iFood brace for delivery boom

‘Desus & Mero’ Adapt to Life in Quarantine

Having one’s own TV show comes with a lot of perks, but these days regular grooming is the one The Kid Mero often misses most. Along with his comedy partner Desus Nice, Mero hosts Showtime’s Desus & Mero, a show for which he normally gets his hair and makeup done before going on air. Now, … Read more ‘Desus & Mero’ Adapt to Life in Quarantine

Microsoft buys corp.com to save it from criminals

Microsoft has agreed to buy the domain corp.com in an effort to prevent others from abusing it for their own gain. Back in February, KrebsOnSecurity reported on the story of a private citizen who decided to auction off the domain in question at a starting price of $1.7m.  The domain corp.com is considered dangerous because … Read more Microsoft buys corp.com to save it from criminals

PlayStation 5’s new DualSense controller is a sleek and futuristic gaming accessory

Sony has revealed the design of the PlayStation 5‘s controller – a follow-on to its popular DualShock line that takes on a new name for a new generation: DualSense. The DualSense controller is kitted out in black and white, and looks like a futuristic, plastic armor-plated robot companion more than a gamepad in some ways. … Read more PlayStation 5’s new DualSense controller is a sleek and futuristic gaming accessory

Why Does Covid-19 Make Some People So Sick? Ask Their DNA

SARS-CoV-2, the pandemic coronavirus that surfaced for the first time in China last year, is an equal opportunity invader. If you’re a human, it wants in. Regardless of age, race, or sex, the virus appears to infect people at the same rate. Which makes sense, given that it’s a totally new pathogen against which approximately … Read more Why Does Covid-19 Make Some People So Sick? Ask Their DNA