Nyshex lands a fresh $25M to match shippers with ocean carriers

The , a platform that connects shippers with ocean carriers, today announced that it raised $25 million in a Series B funding round led by Collate Capital with participation from Blumberg Capital, Goldman Sachs, and NewRoad Capital. The infusion brings the company’s total raised to $69 million, which CEO Gordon Downes says will be put … Read more

MyCarrier raises $22M to match small shippers with freight carriers

Shipping and logistics . At least, that appears to be the case with the closing of Series B today. A startup with a freight shipping platform for small- and mid-sized shippers, MyCarrier raised $22 million in a venture round led by NewRoads Capital with participation from Greycroft and Lerer Hippeau. CEO Michael Bookout indicated that … Read more

UK mobile and broadband carriers face fines of $117K/day, or 10% of sales, if they fail to follow new cybersecurity rule

More than three years in the making, the UK government today a new, sweeping set of rules it will be imposing on broadband and mobile carriers to tighten up their network security against cyber attacks — aimed at being “among the strongest in the world” when they are rolled out, said the Department for Digital, … Read more

FCC needs additional $3 billion to help US carriers replace Huawei and ZTE equipment

Removing Chinese equipment from American wireless networks will cost more than anticipated. On Friday, Federal Communications Commission Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel told Congress the agency needs an additional $3 billion to reimburse carriers that “rip and replace” their Huawei and ZTE infrastructure, reports . In 2020, former President Donald Trump signed the , mandating that US … Read more

FCC cracks down on robocalls originating from small carriers

Starting today, small phone carriers must implement a special caller ID authentication tool that will help identify robocallers, the Federal Communication Commission . Known as STIR/SHAKEN, major carriers such as AT&T and Verizon — due to an adopted in 2020 — have had the in place since . The agency initially gave small carriers a … Read more

Uh oh! European carriers are trying to get into ‘personalized’ ad targeting

As Google works on to move away from cookie-based ad targeting to but which it claims will be better for individual web users’ privacy — and after Apple’s move to lock down third party tracking of app users on iOS, also on a — a number of telcos in Europe are sniffing opportunity to press … Read more