Skip to main content

Top Hardware unicorns in the world right now

Unicorns (private companies valued at over $1 Billion) have grown globally over the years with over 200 in existence right now in so many tech sectors with the bulk coming from e-commerce and Fintech, Hardware has always been a very competitive space with companies getting to heavily go head-to-head with each other to grab consumer and enterprise attention, Right here, We are bringing the list of the current hardware unicorns that are making huge revenues and currently gaining very good traction, These companies all together are worth more than a whooping $70 Billion and got revenues of over $20 Billion last year alone.

They are:

Xiaomi

image credit : Xiaomi

Founded just 8 years ago by the 8 people pictured above with Lei Jun (middle) as the major player, Xiaomi which is notable for its high end smartphones coming at cheaper prices made a whooping $18 Billion in last year's revenue and currently commands a huge private valuation of $46 Billion after raising a total of $3.4 Billion a…

Amazon reportedly launching a delivery service for businesses

Watch out for Amazon!!!

Amazon is gearing up to launch a delivery service for businesses, the Wall Street Journal today.


This would pit the e-commerce giant against the likes of FedEx and UPS.


The service is called "Shipping with Amazon" and will see the tech giant picking up packages from businesses and delivering them to customers, the WSJ said, citing people familiar with the matter.


Amazon's business delivery is expected to roll out in Los Angeles in the coming weeks with third-party merchants that sell goods via its website. More cities are to follow.



The U.S. firm will eventually roll this out to other businesses with Amazon planning to undercut UPS and FedEx on price, according to the WSJ.

Shares of FedEx and UPS were sharply lower in pre-market trade on Friday morning.


UPS said it is still a partner of Amazon.


"UPS continues to support Amazon and many other customers and we don't make comments about their business strategies or decisions regarding their utilization of UPS services," a spokesperson for the company told CNBC in an emailed statement.



Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Drones can now be tested "In Virtual Reality"

image credit : Pixabay Via CC License

Researchers at the previous Massachusetts Institute of Technology have broken grounds on a system which would be ultimately used to test and train drones without the physical constraints attached using a VR system, The exact way we humans step into an immersive world when we put on a VR headset now applies to intelligent drones, These drones will learn how to avoid obstacles and collisions, Move at great speed and also maneuver through different positions all while learning like its actually doing it in the real world.

This way, even when drones unfortunately hit an obstacle using this "Flight Goggles" system, The damages are studied and taken virtually as opposed to physical damage which takes a lot of time, delaying trials and costing much more money. This method simulates the drone's sensors moving it through a virtual world as seen in the video above preventing various obstacles such as high winds and different hanging obstacles …

Your Graduation Gift Guide for this year's class

Currently and at some time soon this year, People are/will be graduating from different levels of the educational environment with this marking a very good moment of happiness for many, You know high-schoolers who hate school and could not wait to leave or PhDs who amazingly love what they do and can't wait to use their profound knowledge to go and impact the huge world out there, The same goes for all levels of education, People just belong to different categories.

If you're the one graduating, Kudos!, If its someone you know, Kudos! also, You are both very happy we deduce and would love to reward each other with amazing gifts to celebrate this milestone.

In your rewarding journey, We reward you with a guide on the gifts to buy to make yourselves happy, Get the consumerist experience and also make huge impact in your lives.

We present to you the:


During these special set of events, You would love to share and get gifts for others and yourself and The Techie has compiled the …

Boston's Atlas Robot has the best of Abilities

Image credit : Boston Dynamics

Boston Dynamics recently released new awesome footage on one of its robots - The Atlas, The footage below shows the robot having mastered the act of running and jumping displaying its agility and intelligence.



The Atlas is described as the World's Most Dynamic Humanoid which makes use of balance and whole-body skills to achieve two-handed mobile manipulation.

This robot made by Boston Dynamics, The Softbank owned Robotics company which spun off in 1992 and was formerly owned by Google's X Research arm is capable of performing tasks in large volume with the use of its streamlined 3D printed legs which makes it a very unique robot with a huge strength ratio and making it to complete its tasks with less time and stress.

The Atlas will do various tasks every human does like lifting, carrying and manipulating the positions of different objects in both normal and rough conditions with the Robots capable of working on very rough terrains through its str…

Magento Commerce acquired for $1.68 Billion by Adobe

image credit: Adobe

11 years after its founding, Popular e-commerce platform for open innovation has been acquired in a huge deal worth $1.68 Billion from technology focused private equity firm Permira which notably purchased a slice of Cisco's Video business earlier this month for a huge $1 Billion.

This will see Magento's  platform which provides a wide range of tools, features and add-ons for businesses to host e-commerce solutions just like its major popular competitor Shopify integrate into Adobe's Experience Cloud to provide much more better Business-to-Business and Business-to-Consumer solutions in the e-commerce space adding this major industry to Adobe's list of offerings.

Magento which currently shares customers with $100 Billion+ giant Adobe many of which include huge brands Nestle, Coca-Cola and the Time Warner Music Group will merge their digital experiences and innovations which increases Adobe's content strength, Market share and product efficiency d…

Peloton rides to U.K. and Canada

Peloton

Peloton, The innovative exercise equipment company which produces sleek exercise bikes which streams live exercises and features connected programming which has become a favorite amongst a whole lot of fitness enthusiasts has announced its coming to two more countries - The U.K.  and Canada after awesome reception and huge sales in the U.S.

Hey UK! We’re coming to London this autumn—get ready for the #onepeloton experience. Details here: https://t.co/cZJ28OMMjUpic.twitter.com/Ve9bUJRPgl — Peloton (@onepeloton) May 10, 2018


The company will start selling its Peloton bike which brings an immersive cycling experience for $1,995 and comes with a monthly charge of $39 per month for access of its digital classes and unlocking of the best experience of the bike.


Peloton

The company will other push into more European countries next year offering its bikes and also its treadmill which will start shipping this fall in the United States and is also expected to ship to these other countrie…

Self-Driving cars can now make speedy decisions in lane changes thanks to new research

image credit: MIT News

MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory Researchers have developed a new algorithm which lets self-driving cars make lane changes swiftly, accurately and easily.

The new algorithms will use less information but faster application to make self-driving cars capable of making emergency and swift lane changes to improve autonomous cars' handling of emergency situations to make them more adaptive to current road driving.

Previous algorithm solutions to this were based on complex information bombarded models that provided less time to the cars to take decisions on lane changes during speedy and unexpected situations or some were just too limited in deductions to make good decisions while on the road.

MIT aimed to change that with the goal of doing as much as possible with the least information required and effective and they have made a huge step in that through the development of this new system.



With this new algorithm, Vehicles will be…

Amazon India is worth what Walmart paid for its Flipkart Stake

image credit : Flickr via CC License

According to a new analysis from the highly recognized financial services firm Citi Research, Amazon's Indian unit has been valued at a huge $16 Billion which comes as the same price Walmart paid for a 77% stake in India's largest e-commerce unit Flipkart at a valuation of over $20 Billion dollars.

This makes Amazon India just $4 Billion shy of Flipkart's huge $20 Billion+ valuation and proves that Amazon is in for huge competition with the company in the Indian e-commerce space which is slated to grow heavily in the upcoming years making a huge win for those who achieve huge market share right now.

Citi’s senior analyst Mark May and Hao Yan stated in the report that Amazon is expected to reach sales of $70 Billion worth of gross merchandise volume and achieve over $10 Billion in revenue in just 9 years time from the country, Amazon is predicted to capture 35% of the e-commerce market in India according to this detailed analysis.

India&…

OneSpace launches China's first Private Space Rocket

OneSpace Technology, a Beijing based space exploration startup just launched its 30ft rocket dubbed The “Chongqing Liangjiang Star” marking it the first occurrence of a non-government body launching a commercial vehicle to space, The rocket took off from a Northwestern Chinese base with a blast on a mission to deliver a small satellite to space which will be used for research the startup is working to further its space exploration missions.

OneSpace built the rocket entirely using Chinese technology and made its launch as cheap as possible through the use of innovative but less expensive systems such as wireless communication through the internet which costs 30% in comparison with the use of wired internet systems which adds more weight to the rocket and greatly increases the cost of launch.

This comes as the company has raised a total of $78 million for its operations, A sum which seems huge for other industries but not in the expensive world of space exploration although all this w…

Top Hardware unicorns in the world right now

Unicorns (private companies valued at over $1 Billion) have grown globally over the years with over 200 in existence right now in so many tech sectors with the bulk coming from e-commerce and Fintech, Hardware has always been a very competitive space with companies getting to heavily go head-to-head with each other to grab consumer and enterprise attention, Right here, We are bringing the list of the current hardware unicorns that are making huge revenues and currently gaining very good traction, These companies all together are worth more than a whooping $70 Billion and got revenues of over $20 Billion last year alone.

They are:

Xiaomi

image credit : Xiaomi

Founded just 8 years ago by the 8 people pictured above with Lei Jun (middle) as the major player, Xiaomi which is notable for its high end smartphones coming at cheaper prices made a whooping $18 Billion in last year's revenue and currently commands a huge private valuation of $46 Billion after raising a total of $3.4 Billion a…

The Oculus Go has landed in shelves!

Courtesy : Oculus

If you have been patiently waiting for the Oculus Go, It's now time to start rejoicing! Best Buy has stocked up its shelves with boxes of the Oculus Go, Amazon has launched an order page, Consumers can now get their hands on the Sleek and moderately priced VR headset which comes to us today, Not co-incidentally which is the beginning of Facebook's F8 conference.

The Oculus Go comes with a dedicated TV app which will offer shows from ESPN, Netflix and  Showtime, This new app comes as a virtual screen/ theater catering for VR integration of non VR video applications.

Courtesy : Oculus

The Oculus Go is easy to set up and is touted by its manufacturer as the most "Approachable" VR headset out there, The VR headset comes in 32 GB and 64GB models and comes at a price of $199.

This new headset which will be fit for all VR newcomers, dedicated users and veterans can be ordered through Amazon.