MarketWolf is a trading-first platform for new investors – TechCrunch

Live in India, Singapore-based MarketWolf has plans to introduce stock trading to first-time investors in more markets. The platform announced today it has raised $10 million in Series A funding led by Singaporean venture capital firm Jungle Ventures and Mumbai-based Dream Capital. Returning investors 9Unicorns, iSeed, Crescent and Riverwalk also participated. This brings MarketWolf’s total … Read more

Xiaomi's new 12S Ultra smartphone features a 6.73-inch OLED screen and three rear cameras, including a 50MP main camera with a 1-inch sensor, starting at ~$900 (Richard Lai/Engadget)

Richard Lai / Engadget: Xiaomi’s new 12S Ultra smartphone features a 6.73-inch OLED screen and three rear cameras, including a 50MP main camera with a 1-inch sensor, starting at ~$900  —  Merely six months after its previous flagship launch, today Xiaomi announced a trio of familiar-looking smartphones to mark the beginning of its partnership with … Read more

Tiny lab on a chip

Scientists from the Institute of Laser Engineering at Osaka University created a prototype terahertz optical spectroscopy system with a sensing area equivalent to the cross-sectional area of just five human hairs. By measuring the shift in peak transmittance wavelength of a terahertz radiation source, the concentration of even trace dissolved contaminants in a tiny drop … Read more

New antibody detection method for coronavirus that does not require a blood sample

Despite significant and stunning advances in vaccine technology, the COVID-19 global pandemic is not over. A key challenge in limiting the spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is identifying infected individuals. Now, investigators from Japan have developed a new antibody-based method for the rapid and reliable detection of SARS-CoV-2 that does not … Read more

The Absolute Best Fantasy Movies on Netflix

Netflix doesn’t have a massive collection of fantasy flicks, but you can find several charming (and ecclectic) gems. Many combine the fantastical with real-world struggles, including the remarkable Closet Monster. Or dive right into the high fantasy realm with The Golden Compass, based on Philip Pullman’s classic novels. Hopefully you’ll find an intriguing gem below. Netflix … Read more

The British Army is investigating "a breach" of its Twitter and YouTube accounts, which on July 3 shared crypto scams and misinformation before being restored (Jane Clinton/The Guardian)

Jane Clinton / The Guardian: The British Army is investigating “a breach” of its Twitter and YouTube accounts, which on July 3 shared crypto scams and misinformation before being restored  —  Investigation under way after interview with Elon Musk uploaded to video channel and picture of cartoon monkey seen on Twitter