• 5 consumer hardware VCs share their 2021 investment strategies

    3 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Consumer hardware has always been a tough market to crack, but the COVID-19 crisis made it even harder.
    TechCrunch surveyed five key investors who touch different aspects of the consumer electronics industry, based on our TechCrunch List of top VCs recommended by founders, along with other sources.
    We asked these investors the same six questions, and each provided similar thoughts, but different approaches:
    Hans Tung , managing partner, GGV Capital
    Dayna Grayson, co-founder and general partner, Construct Capital
    Cyril Ebersweiler , general partner, SOSV
    Bilal Zuberi , partner, Lux...
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  • FBI affidavit details how a Trump supporter turned over evidence to a 'nice FBI lady' and explained walking into 'big boss' Nancy Pelosi's office

    FBI affidavit details how a Trump supporter turned over evidence to a 'nice FBI lady' and explained walking into 'big boss' Nancy Pelosi's office

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Federal agents have arrested more than 30 people since a violent mob of President Donald Trump's supporters laid siege to the US Capitol last week to stop the peaceful transfer of power.
    In an affidavit against one of the defendants this week, the FBI detailed how he turned over evidence of his potential crimes to an agent he addressed as "Nice FBI Lady," and explained how he walked into the office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, whom he described as "big boss."
    According to the affidavit, the defendant, Kevin Lyons, posted multiple photos on social media showing his...
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  • US consumer comfort tumbles to lowest point since July as COVID-19 surge cuts further into recovery optimism

    US consumer comfort tumbles to lowest point since July as COVID-19 surge cuts further into recovery optimism

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement A popular measure of US consumer confidence slipped last week as the COVID-19 pandemic and the slowing pace of recovery dragged on Americans' finances.
    Bloomberg's Consumer Comfort Index dropped to 43.2 from 44.4 for the week that ended January 10, according to data published Thursday. The reading is the lowest since July and marks the index's eighth consecutive decline.
    A gauge tracking Americans' views of their finances sank to 55.9 from 58.1, its lowest since late May. The survey includes responses from after insurrectionists violently stormed the Capitol and...
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