Thailand’s logistics startup Flash Express raises $200 million

Flash Express, a two-year-old logistics startup that works with e-commerce firms in Thailand, said on Monday it has raised $200 million in a new financing round as it looks to double down on a rapidly growing market spurred by demand due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The funding, a Series D, was led by PTT Oil and Retail Business Public Company Limited, the marquee oil and retail businesses of Thai conglomerate PTT. Durbell and Krungsri Finnovate, two other top conglomerates in the Southeast Asian country, also participated in the round, which brings Flash Express’ to-date raise to about $400 million.

Flash Express, which operates door-to-door pickup and delivery service, claims to be the second largest private player to operate in this space. The startup, which also counts Alibaba as an investor, entered the market with delivery fees as low as 60 cents per parcel, a move that allowed it to quickly

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China Cheap mini size OTG USB flash drive for smartphone and PC on Global Sources

1.Capacities:1GB,2GB, 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB,128gb
2.Interface type:USB2.0/3.0
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4.Speed:Writing speed :3-8M/s .reading speed :12-20M/s
5.Shape: swivel and customized
6.Guaranteed:1-year warranty
7.Operating  Temperature:32°F to 140°F (0°C to 60°C)
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9.Operation system:Windows XP,Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows 7 or above1. Each USB can be customized with your company’s different logo on one or both sides.
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Encrypted USB flash drive you can unlock with your smartphone (or Apple Watch)

There are a lot of encrypted USB flash drives out there. You plug them in, and either there’s an on-screen popup that asks for your passcode, or some sort of physical keypad that is used to gain access.

But what about transferring the unlocking mechanism to another device — such as a smartphone, or your Apple Watch?

This is exactly what the iStorage datAshur BT hardware encrypted USB flash drive does.

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Visually, the iStorage datAshur BT looks like any other USB flash drive. A very high quality one — the exterior looks like it is made from polished obsidian. In reality, I think it is an epoxy. It’s tough, gives the drive a water- and dust-resistant rating of IP57 (protected against damage from dust ingress, and water resistant to 1 meter), and there’s a cap that protects the USB-A business

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Storage for AI/ML Applications Plays a Key Role at Flash Memory Summit 2020

Data analytics, deep learning, and other AI/ML applications drive multi-billion-dollar flash memory market

Virtual Flash Memory Summit (FMS), the world’s premiere flash memory conference and exposition, announces a major program track on Storage for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AI/ML) Applications.

The new track features talks on storage strategies, model training, workloads, NVMe and logical volumes, persistent memory, software-defined architectures, and accelerating the GPU data path. It also includes panels on model scalability and long-term horizons, plus a keynote by Geoffrey Burr, Distinguished Researcher at IBM Almaden Research Center. Virtual Flash Memory Summit 2020 will be held on November 10-12 and expects to draw more than 6,000 attendees.

AI/ML applications require vast amounts of low latency, high-throughput flash storage. Cloud and enterprise data center architectures must be optimized to train deep neural networks and analyze petabyte-scale datasets, all while satisfying critical cost constraints.

The rapid adoption of AI/ML applications is

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Upload and The Flash star Robbie Amell lands new movie role

From Digital Spy

Robbie Amell has landed a new movie role in a YA novel adaptation.

The star of Upload and The Flash will both star in and produce Float, based on a novel by Kate Marchant, which originated on Wattpad.

The story has racked up 25.5 million reads on the site and is one of Wattpad’s the most popular teen romance stories.

Photo credit: Amazon Prime

Float follows 17-year-old Waverly who after her parents’ messy divorce finds herself yanked from her comfortable life in Alaska to spend the summer at her aunt’s beach house in Florida. There she clashes with her arrogant jaded beach bum neighbour named Blake (Amell).

“Kate wrote such an incredibly touching and relatable love story. I hope the fans are as excited as I am to see these characters come to life,” Amell said in a statement.

Aron Levitz, head of Wattpad Studios, added:

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KIOXIA’s Software-Enabled Flash Technology Takes Center Stage in Keynote, Breakout Session at SNIA’s Storage Developer Conference 2020

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 22, 2020–

This week at SNIA’s virtual Storage Developer Conference (SDC) 2020, KIOXIA America, Inc. (formerly Toshiba Memory America, Inc.), will showcase its barrier-breaking Software-Enabled Flash™, technology, providing real-world examples of how it makes flash easier to manage, more timely to deploy and more predictable in nature.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200922005288/en/

An SDC Platinum Sponsor, KIOXIA America will give a keynote presentation and breakout session at the conference. (Graphic: Business Wire)

At the virtual event, KIOXIA will introduce the open source Software-Enabled Flash development environment and highlight key features. The company will provide an in-depth look at new flash native management concepts made possible by Software-Enabled Flash technology including virtual devices, Quality of Service (QoS) domains, weighted fair queueing, nameless writes, nameless copies, and host CPU offload mechanisms.

KIOXIA’s Software-Enabled Flash technology removes the roadblocks associated with legacy drive-based

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