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UPS Ventures Invests in Self-Driving Trucking Startup

United Parcel Service’s venture-capital division has acquired a minority stake in self-driving trucking startup TuSimple, signaling the delivery company’s conti...

UPS Ventures Invests in Self-Driving Trucking Startup

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Amazon Invests in U.K. Food-Delivery Startup Deliveroo Amazon is investing in British food-delivery company Deliveroo, becoming one of the startup’s biggest investors and giving it additional firepower against Uber Technologies’ Uber Eats service....
02:13, 05/18/2019

Singapore's Grab invests in London startup Splyt Singaporean ride-hailing firm Grab has invested in London-based startup Splyt Technologies and extended a partnership between the two companies that will expand the reach of Grab's services beyond Southeast Asia....
16:39, 06/25/2019

Porsche invests in Israeli road visibility startup TriEye Porsche sees "great potential" for driver assistance and autonomous driving functions in TriEye's sensor technology that enables vision in adverse weather and at night....
16:52, 08/21/2019

Google invests in augmented reality tech startup Hello TeamSolar Hello TeamSolar has partnered with Google to create augmented reality (AR) technology focused on customized experiences in particular locations.Read More...
17:52, 06/05/2019

SoftBank Invests $1 Billion in Colombian Delivery Startup Rappi SoftBank Group Corp. has made a $1 billion investment in Rappi Inc., a South American on-demand delivery company, in another example of the firm’s reach in making large investments in technology companies....
13:52, 05/01/2019

Volvo invests in Israeli startup that links doctors with crash data Utilizing sensors aboard almost all vehicles, MDGo says it can gather the necessary data to measure the forces applied to both occupants and vehicles, and then infer the nature and severity of injuries....
05:00, 07/23/2019

Almost Everyone Has Quit Pretending to Like the Next Big Thing in Trucking Remember the truck platooning? It was supposed to be the Next Big Thing in trucking—basically, one lead truck could control a string of trucks behind it, which could form a sort of electronically-connected road train—but now it seems that the real-wo...
05:39, 06/14/2019

Help wanted: Humans needed for self-driving trucking Two self-driving upstarts -- TuSimple and Starsky Robotics -- want to ensure they develop and retain the human work force needed to keep their automated trucks rolling....
04:26, 06/14/2019

Amazon has been quietly running an 'Uber for trucking' service since last year It's Amazon's first foray into the freight brokerage space, which includes major competitors like Uber Freight, C.H Robinson, and XPO Logistics....
19:26, 04/30/2019

Trucking Stocks Race Higher on J.B. Hunt's Good News America’s trucking companies are revving up thanks to an upbeat report from J.B. Hunt Transport Services, signaling the transport sector could be turning a corner....
19:00, 07/16/2019

Measured By Length Of Suspension, A Reckless Beaning Is Worse Than Trucking A Catcher Angels pitcher Noé Ramirez was suspended by Major League Baseball for three games for plunking Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick Tuesday night. This is MLB determining that the beaning was intentional and, notably, hitting Ramirez with a longer suspen...
22:00, 07/18/2019

New Hampshire motorcycle crash that killed 7 spurs investigation of Mass. trucking company Westfield Transport hired Volodymyr Zhukovskyy despite his driving history. He's charged with killing 7 people in a motorcycle crash in Randolph, NH.        ...
01:13, 07/24/2019

Dubai-based ASA Ventures considers itself a VC 2.0 In May 2019, Dubai-based venture capital firm ASA Ventures is starting a 12-week start-up booster programme called RevUp to give a helping hand to startups.Venture capital (VC) is a financial lifeline for startups to keep them afloat as it goes throu...
14:50, 04/28/2019

Why CES Group is investing in diversity ventures for the first time The CTA has been criticized in the past for falling short on diversity when it comes to the keynote speakers at CES. But it is making up for that.Read More...
22:39, 08/10/2019

Ericsson signs license agreement with Intellectual Ventures Ericsson expects a negative impact on operating income in segment Networks in the current quarter after it reached an agreement to end all patent infringement lawsuits with Intellectual Ventures, the Swedish company said on Monday....
12:26, 06/10/2019

Third season of Israeli hit ‘Fauda’ ventures into Gaza Strip JERUSALEM (AP) — The creators of Israel’s hit TV show “Fauda” are gearing up for their most ambitious mission yet: the Gaza Strip. The action series chronicles the adventures of undercover Israeli commando operatives in the Palestin...
10:26, 06/06/2019

China's ByteDance ventures into AI-generated music with Jukedeck deal China's ByteDance is venturing into artificial-intelligence (AI) generated music, hiring the staff of a London-based start-up after buying some of its intellectual property assets, according to LinkedIn posts and a person with knowledge of the matter...
14:52, 07/24/2019

Huntsman to sell two units to Thai-based Indorama Ventures for $2.08 bln Chemical products manufacturer Huntsman Corp said it has entered a deal to sell its chemical intermediates and surfactants businesses to Thailand-based Indorama Ventures PCL for about $2.08 billion....
04:52, 08/08/2019

NASA opens the International Space Station to commercial ventures The International Space Station (ISS) is open for business. NASA announced today that it plans to commercialize the ISS, so that "U.S. industry innovation and ingenuity can accelerate a thriving commercial economy in low-Earth orbit." According to a....
18:52, 06/07/2019

E.Ventures raises $400 million for early-stage U.S. and European startups E.Ventures, a 20-year-old fund with headquarters in San Francisco and Berlin, has raised $400 million for two early-stage venture capital funds.Read More...
21:13, 07/03/2019

Barrick Weighs New Investors in South American Gold Ventures Barrick Gold is in discussions with a variety of international investors to expand exploration and production at a pair of South America gold properties it had planned to sell last year....
05:52, 08/13/2019

Vice Ventures wants to fund ‘bad’ industries like weed, booze, and vaping Vice Ventures is a VC fund that focuses on areas where investors have been less inclined to venture -- including weed, booze, gambling, and psychedelics.Read More...
01:13, 06/28/2019

Nigeria's state oil firm to change payment structure for joint ventures Nigeria's NNPC said on Thursday it was planning to change the way energy joint ventures paid operating costs to help ensure smooth financing for projects that have often struggled to secure timely contributions from the state-run oil firm....
21:00, 07/04/2019

Brick & Mortar Ventures launches $97 million construction tech venture fund Construction technology is a big thing, which is why Brick & Mortar Ventures has raised a $97 million fund to invest in building innovations.Read More...
06:26, 08/14/2019

Here's why Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and other investors are pouring billions into clean-tech ventures Billionaire investors Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Jack Ma and others are pouring billions into clean-tech ventures as renewable-energy technology advances....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Missouri trucking company sues Amazon over use of 'Prime' The Springfield-based trucking company, Prime Inc., is suing Amazon for using "Prime" on shipping vehicles to promote its premium service.       ...
20:00, 07/09/2019

Ratan Tata Invests In Cab Aggregator Ola Ola Electric is currently running several pilot projects involving charging solutions, battery swapping stations, and deploying vehicles across two, three and four-wheeler segments....
15:13, 05/06/2019

UK government invests £37m in twelve EV charging projects Electric car owners will get a boost as Department for Transport invests to “transform” the charging network The UK government has confirmed investment in twelve British engineering projects to “transform electric charge-point infrastructure”.  The...
13:52, 07/09/2019

Microsoft invests in seven AI projects to help people with disabilities Today marks the eighth annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day, and for the second year, Microsoft is awarding grants to AI projects meant to make the world more inclusive. The grants are part of a five-year initiative that will invest $25 million....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Former NBA star Garnett invests in Triumph Esports Fifteen-time NBA All-Star Kevin Garnett announced he's making his first foray into esports by investing in Triumph Esports through his company, Big Ticket Sports LLC....
15:53, 08/13/2019

SoftBank Invests in an Opaque $100 Billion Industry More and more companies are using intermediaries like Greensill to pay their suppliers early. It’s a part of accounting in desperate need of transparency....
16:00, 05/15/2019

Ratan Tata Invests in Ola Electric Mobility Ola Electric Mobility Pvt Ltd raised a sum of Rs. 400 crores led by several of Ola's early investors, Tiger Global and Matrix India and others, as part of its first round of investment....
10:39, 05/06/2019

Microsoft invests $1 billion in OpenAI, which is going all-in on Azure OpenAI, a company working on AI for the public good, is committing to build with Microsoft new Azure AI supercomputing technologies, and getting a $1 billion infusion from Microsoft as part of the arrangement....
16:39, 07/22/2019

Germany's Delivery Hero invests in biodegradable packaging German food delivery company Delivery Hero on Thursday announced an investment in biodegradable packaging manufacturer Bio-Lutions as governments and companies around the world seek to reduce plastic waste....
15:26, 05/16/2019

Japan's SoftBank invests $1 billion in delivery app Rappi Japan's SoftBank will invest $1 billion in Colombian delivery app Rappi, marking the first move by its newly created Innovation Fund for Latin America, according to a statement on Tuesday, confirming earlier media reports....
02:26, 05/01/2019

Government invests £348m in local road improvements News 20 Jul, 2019 The Department for Transport is investing in two funds – worth £198m and £150m respectively – which councils can bid to access...
07:39, 07/20/2019

Bregal Sagemount Invests in Buyers Edge Platform Private-equity firm Bregal Sagemount is betting once again on the supply-chain software sector with a growth investment in Buyers Edge Platform LLC, a group purchasing and technology company for the food service industry....
18:52, 07/08/2019

Microsoft invests $1 billion in Elon Musk-founded OpenAI Today, Microsoft announced that it's investing $1 billion in the Elon Musk-founded company OpenAI. The two companies will work together to bring supercomputing technologies and AI to Microsoft Azure. And OpenAI will run its services exclusively ...
23:00, 07/22/2019

Pfizer invests $500 million in expanding gene therapy facility Pfizer Inc is investing $500 million to expand a manufacturing facility in Sanford, North Carolina, that plays a central role in its efforts to become a major player in gene therapy, the company said on Wednesday....
18:00, 08/21/2019

Trump Campaign Invests Big in Small Donors, and Reaps Rewards Finance reports show that the president’s fund-raising committees raised $68 million in the past three months, more than one-third of which came from small donors....
08:00, 07/16/2019

Government invests £40m to overcome off-street electric-car charging hurdles News 9 Jul, 2019 Wireless and pop-up pavement chargers to benefit from £37m investment as DfT seeks solutions for drivers with no off-street parking...
03:00, 07/09/2019

NASA Invests $45M in US Small Businesses for Space Tech Development American small businesses will help NASA land astronauts on the Moon in five years and establish a sustainable presence there, as part of the agency’s larger Moon to Mars exploration approach....
02:52, 06/19/2019

Ireland invests disputed Apple taxes in low-risk bonds Ireland's debt agency has invested disputed taxes collected from Apple in low risk, highly rated euro-dominated fixed income securities, mainly short to medium-term sovereign and quasi-sovereign bonds, it said in an annual report....
16:26, 07/01/2019

Canada invests $85 million in internet satellites for rural areas Telesat, the Canadian telecom and SpaceX internet competitor, wants to connect remote regions with its low-earth-orbit satellites. Now, it appears to have the backing of Her Majesty's Government. The company announced today that it is partnering...
07:39, 07/25/2019

CBOE Holdings Invests in Intellectual Property Exchange International CHICAGO, December 13, 2011 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced its investment, through an affiliate, in the Intellectual Property Exchange International (IPXI), the first financial exchange focused on intellectual property. In addit...
18:52, 05/04/2019

Microsoft invests $1 billion in OpenAI to develop AI technologies on Azure OpenAI and Microsoft will partner to develop AI technologies on the latter's Azure platform, and to commercialize some of those technologies over time.Read More...
09:26, 07/23/2019

Ocado invests in 'vertical farms' to grow produce near distributors £17m investment includes formation of venture to develop systems to sell to other retailersOcado is investing £17m in high-tech farming with the aim of growing herbs and other produce alongside its robot-run distribution centres around the world.The ...
00:26, 06/11/2019

Government invests £40m to overcome on-street electric-car charging hurdles News 9 Jul, 2019 Wireless and pop-up pavement chargers to benefit from £37m investment as DfT seeks solutions for drivers with no off-street parking...
00:13, 07/10/2019

VW invests $2.6 billion in Argo AI as part of self-driving vehicle alliance with Ford Argo said VW was investing $1 billion and contributing its European self-driving unit, valued at $1.6 billion. The deal gives Argo a $7 billion valuation.Read More...
20:52, 07/12/2019

Google invests $1 billion to ease housing shortage near California headquarters Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Tuesday it would set aside $750 million in land and $250 million in financing to spur developers in the San Francisco Bay Area to build at least 20,000 homes and rehabilitate other housing over the next decade....
06:00, 06/19/2019

National Grid invests in 4 startups, 2 VC funds to boost energy tech National Grid Partners, the investment arm of energy firm National Grid, invested in companies at the intersection of energy and technology.Read More...
14:26, 06/12/2019

ABN AMRO fund invests in financial crime detection firm ThetaRay ABN AMRO's Digital Impact Fund said on Wednesday it has taken a stake in ThetaRay, an Israeli provider of big data analytics to combat financial cybercrime and operational failures....
13:00, 06/12/2019

Tencent invests in Antstream Arcade retro-game streaming platform Antstream Arcade, which makes a streaming platform for retro games, said it received a round of funding led by Chinese gaming and social giant Tencent.Read More...
09:26, 07/23/2019

TVS Motor Company Invests $3.85 Million In Supply Chain Start-Up TagBox Hosur-based two-wheeler giant, TVS Motor Company has announced that it has invested $3.85 million (around Rs. 26.69 crore) in TagBox, a supply chain IIoT and Machine Learning platform company as part......
14:39, 05/09/2019

Microsoft invests $1 billion in artificial intelligence lab co-founded by Elon Musk Microsoft has agreed to invest $1 billion in OpenAI, a lab co-founded by Elon Musk, to develop advanced artificial intelligence technologies.       ...
21:39, 07/22/2019

Warren Buffett invests $10 billion to help Occidental wrest Anadarko from Chevron The capital injection from Berkshire Hathaway could help level the playing field for Occidental, which made a $38 billion offer after Anadarko had already agreed to a $33 billion merger with Chevron....
20:13, 04/30/2019

CORRECTED (OFFICIAL)-UPDATE 2-Japan's SoftBank invests $1 bln in delivery app Rappi Japan's SoftBank will invest $1 billion in Colombian delivery app Rappi, marking the first move by its newly created Innovation Fund for Latin America, according to a statement on Tuesday, confirming earlier media reports....
02:00, 05/01/2019

As China invests in economic future, US faces 'big problem' without policy changes, Rubio says As China rises as an economic superpower and U.S. rival, America must take a cue and reinvest in its own future by focusing on its workers, "reimagining" its higher education system and making wise trade policy decisions, according to Sen. Marco Rubi...
05:39, 05/18/2019

Canada invests C$85 million in satellite company to narrow broadband gap for remote areas The Canadian government said on Wednesday it is investing C$85 million ($64.70 million) in an Ottawa-based satellite company as part of an effort to provide better broadband internet access to rural and remote communities....
00:00, 07/25/2019

Full-year India budget invests in roads, rails, electric vehicles The administration of newly re-elected India Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled its full-year budget Friday, as the government tries to stimulate a sluggish economy and contain historic unemployment....
23:26, 07/05/2019

LG Display Posts Loss on TV Panel Supply Glut, Invests in OLED Plant LG Display on Tuesday posted a deeper second-quarter operating loss that missed analyst estimates, as a global supply glut pushed down prices of screens for television sets....
16:52, 07/23/2019

Ireland invests disputed Apple taxes in low risk, highly rated bonds Ireland's debt agency has invested disputed taxes collected from Apple in low risk, highly rated euro-dominated fixed income securities, predominantly short to medium-term sovereign and quasi-sovereign bonds, it said in its annual report....
13:13, 07/01/2019

NASA Invests in Tech Concepts Aimed at Exploring Lunar Craters, Mining Asteroids Robotically surveying lunar craters in record time and mining resources in space could help NASA establish a sustained human presence at the Moon – part of the agency’s broader Moon to Mars exploration approach....
19:26, 06/11/2019

6 ways to effectively market an AI startup Of the large number of AI startups springing up around the world, only a few will survive. Those that do will have more than a strong product.Read More...
09:39, 05/13/2019

Big businesses suffer from startup FOMO Startups continue to push industries and technologies forward (and sideways) regardless of fluctuations in valuation and funding. At the same time, large companies around the world are scrambling to become part of the bustling startup culture to comp...
12:52, 07/11/2019

Berlin startup fashion label: It's all in the bag A couple of years ago, a Berlin-based entrepreneur took a risky decision of starting yet another fashion label in a crowded market and focusing on bags and backpacks. His Indian partner has helped his business thrive....
18:52, 06/06/2019

What I learned as a VC filling in as a startup CEO for 4 months When one of my firm's portfolio companies lost its leader, I was appointed interim CEO for four months. It gave me a whole new respect for the role.Read More...
00:00, 05/20/2019

I don’t! Why a digital wedding startup will never work To grasp how the modern technology economy is changing us psychologically, just look at those cases where it’s failedHave you heard about the hot new startups disrupting the wedding industry? Actually, you probably haven’t – because as US website Vox...
14:52, 05/01/2019

You can build a healthier startup without VC money As a startup founder, it may be hard to imagine not going the VC route. But you could me much better off over the long term if you go it alone instead.Read More...
09:39, 08/04/2019

A transatlantic feat for teleoperation startup In advance of the Goodwood Festival of Speed, startup Designated Driver finds it's possible for a remote driver to operate a car from 5,000 miles away....
12:39, 07/04/2019

An entrepreneur’s guide to Indonesia’s startup scene For most, Indonesia does not immediately spring to mind as a hub for startup innovation, not least because nearby Singapore has been traditionally known as the “Silicon Valley of Southeast Asia”. However, Indonesia is fast emerging as a d...
02:26, 06/21/2019

Health Startup uBiome Suspends Two Lab Tests UBiome plans to suspend performing two lab tests it had been billing to insurers, the latest sign of trouble at the startup. The FBI searched the company’s offices last month....
04:26, 05/07/2019

Apple buys self-driving car startup Drive.ai In Silicon Valley, it is common for larger companies to acquire struggling startups primarily to hire their engineers, a move known in the industry as an "acqui-hire."...
06:00, 06/26/2019

What it means to actually ‘disrupt’ an industry (and 3 signs your startup is doing it) Though there are many issues startup founders need to address if they wish to achieve rapid growth, few concepts are gaining as much attention as “disruption.” After all, many of the most successful companies in the world have gained thei...
07:39, 05/30/2019

VW ends self-driving Aurora tie-up after startup partners with FCA Volkswagen has ended its partnership with self-driving car software firm Aurora two days after the Silicon Valley startup said it would build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles with Fiat Chrysler....
23:52, 06/11/2019

Apple confirms it acquired a self-driving car startup The latest self-driving firm to be consolidated is Drive.ai. The startup has been working on AI tech for autonomous vehicles for a few years, but found itself low on cash in an increasingly competitive market. Now, just as the San Francisco Chronicle...
04:52, 06/26/2019

Startup Investment to Keep Soaring After Record Year Investment in closely held technology companies is set to keep rising after hitting a record last year, as more funds that have traditionally invested in public markets chase the returns being generated by startups, a new report shows....
23:00, 07/19/2019

Blackstone Buying Ad-Tech Startup for About $750 Million The deal valued the San Francisco startup at about $750 million, according to a person familiar with the matter. Blackstone is acquiring essentially all of the equity from investors, the person added....
14:13, 07/16/2019

Apple’s reportedly buying a self-driving car AI startup Apple seems to be accelerating its self-driving efforts again. According to a report by Bloomberg, the company’s set to buy Drive.ai – an American startup that works on AI that aids autonomous vehicles. According to The Information, this is going to ...
08:00, 06/10/2019

Beyond the Confetti: The Dark Side of Startup Success The swashbuckling creativity that drives many entrepreneurs can come with inner demons, including depression, substance abuse and other mental-health struggles....
15:00, 07/12/2019

An entrepreneur’s guide to Brazil’s startup ecosystem The past two decades have been marked by a period of sharp peaks and troughs for Brazil, the largest country in Latin America. On one hand, the country has undergone an impressive economic transformation, which led to Forbes in 2012 naming Brazi...
08:39, 08/06/2019

New Startup-Focused Bank Gets More Than $100 Million From Investors A group of investors has bet more than $100 million on Grasshopper Bancorp, a new digital bank that is looking to tap into the growth of technology startups and the venture-capital firms that fund them....
15:26, 05/30/2019

Startup that owns TikTok now has one billion users ByteDance, the Beijing-based startup behind popular short video platform TikTok, has amassed more than one billion monthly active users across its apps....
18:13, 06/20/2019

Hyundai and Kia to invest in self-driving startup Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of autonomous vehicle technologies....
04:00, 06/13/2019

Usain Bolt has founded an e-scooter startup Legendary sprinter Usain Bolt explains why he believes his e-scooter company Bolt Mobility will succeed despite intense competition and major regulatory hurdles....
12:39, 05/16/2019

Startup turns lobbying into crowdfunding campaigns Corporate lobbyists have a lot of sway over American politics, but a startup might have a way to bring power back to everyday people: crowdfunding. CrowdLobby's recently launched platform asks people to back campaigns around community-submitted...
22:39, 07/30/2019

An entrepreneur’s guide to Miami’s startup ecosystem Many may have been surprised when Miami made the shortlist for the Amazon HQ2 finalists, and even more so when Amazon’s search committee made a second trip to the city in the fall of 2018.  After all, the city is very different from the ot...
00:00, 07/16/2019

UPS buys stake in self-driving truck startup TuSimple The investment by UPS Ventures underscores bets that autonomous vehicle technology can expand more rapidly in commercial vehicles than in self-driving taxis....
07:26, 08/16/2019

FBI Probes Whether Lab Startup uBiome Used Improper Billing Codes The FBI is examining whether lab-testing startup uBiome used improper billing codes in claims and sought payment for unnecessary tests, tactics that could have inappropriately enriched the company....
21:39, 06/24/2019

Apple reportedly interested in acquiring a self-driving car startup Apple is currently in the process of acquiring a self-driving car startup called Drive.ai, according to a new report from The Information. The report claims that the acquisition is an “acquir-hire,” which is to say that Apple is more so i...
09:26, 06/07/2019

A Chinese EV Startup Screwed Aston Martin Out Of Over $20 Million In October of 2018, Aston Martin reported that it had sold the tooling and intellectual property of the Vanquish to a mystery buyer for $26 million. Now, Aston Martin has reported that the mystery buyer was Detroit Electric and, well, Aston sharehold...
02:01, 08/19/2019

Secretive startup SpinLaunch gets 1st launch contract for US Military The secretive startup SpinLaunch , which aims to fling satellites into space without a traditional launch pad, has just secured its first launch contract....
23:52, 06/20/2019

Israeli startup NeuroBlade raises $23 mln to develop AI chip Israeli startup NeuroBlade said on Wednesday it has completed a $23 million early funding round, led by Marius Nacht, co-founder of Check Point Software Technologies, with the participation of new investor Intel Capital....
17:26, 06/26/2019

Toyota partners with AI startup to design robots to help at home Toyota Motor Corp. has designs on making robot helpers for your home, and has enlisted a Japanese startup that specializes in artificial intelligence to jumpstart its plan....
15:39, 08/08/2019

Brazilian startup Volanty gets capital injection led by SoftBank Brazil's digital used car portal Volanty has received an infusion of 70 million reais ($17.6 million) from venture capital funds led by Japan's SoftBank and Kaszek of Argentina....
03:13, 08/08/2019

China's Ping An to invest in education startup iTutorGroup Ping An Insurance Group Co Of China said on Friday it would invest in online education company iTutorGroup, in a move to expand its "smart education" business....
00:39, 07/14/2019

German digital banking startup N26 makes U.S. foray German digital bank N26 is launching in the United States through a phased rollout of its app-based checking account and debit card, it said on Thursday....
22:26, 07/11/2019

Lab Startup uBiome Laying Off About Half Of Global Workforce Lab-testing startup uBiome is laying off about half its global workforce, the latest sign of turmoil after it suspended testing of its clinical products and had leadership shake-ups and an FBI search of its San Francisco offices....
23:39, 07/10/2019

The Startup Spotlight nominees for the Transform AI Innovation Awards Here are the nominees in the Startup Spotlight category for the inaugural Transform AI Innovation awards. Transform 2019 is July 10-11 in San Francisco.Read More...
21:13, 07/09/2019

Microsoft to Invest $1 Billion in Artificial-Intelligence Startup Microsoft plans to invest $1 billion in artificial-intelligence startup OpenAI, as the software giant seeks to enhance its Azure cloud-computing platform....
04:26, 07/23/2019

This startup’s ‘AI’ to build your apps is just a bunch of human devs AI is one of the most common buzzwords of the current startup generation. Companies often claim to have revolutionary AI that’ll change their customers’ lives. However, there are some startups who exaggerate their technical capabilities to get fundin...
09:26, 08/15/2019

Self-Driving Startup Aurora Bets On Lidar In First Acquisition Aurora recently raised $530 million from investors including Sequoia Capital, Amazon.com Inc. and T. Rowe Price Group Inc. It's acquiring Blackmore Sensors & Analytics, a lidar startup that had raised......
10:26, 05/24/2019

How direct-to-consumer brands can avoid startup purgatory The smartest direct-to-consumer companies are figuring out there is a better path to growth than relying strictly on venture capital funding.Read More...
07:13, 06/09/2019

Silicone 3D printing startup Spectroplast spins out of ETHZ with $1.5M 3D printing has become commonplace in the hardware industry, but because few materials can be used for it easily, the process rarely results in final products. A Swiss startup called Spectroplast hopes to change that with a technique for printing usi...
04:52, 08/23/2019

Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick raises $81 million Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick has raised $81 million in a round of funding led by DFJ Growth, with participation from Alphabet's VC arm GV and others.Read More...
04:26, 06/06/2019

Blockchain startup hacked itself to ‘save’ $13M of its users’ cryptocurrency A blockchain startup hacked its users’ wallets to save $13 million in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency from being stolen, ZDNet reports. Security researchers advised the Komodo Platform of a ‘backdoor‘ in Agama, one of its older wallet apps, that wou...
18:39, 06/06/2019

Self-driving startup Voyage faces IP-related suit Engineering firm Sucxess contends Voyage violated two patents by using patented technology to convert regular production Ford Fusions and Chrysler Pacificas into autonomous-vehicle test mules....
16:00, 05/14/2019

Japanese space startup wants to compete with US rocket rivals TOKYO — A Japanese startup that launched a rocket into space earlier this month plans to provide low-cost rocket services and compete with American rivals such as SpaceX, its founder said Wednesday. Interstellar Technology Inc. founder Takafumi Horie...
22:39, 05/15/2019

This flying taxi startup just flew its 5-passenger jet for the first time The promise of flying cars has never been fulfilled. Sure, there are pint-sized airplanes you can also drive on land but let’s be honest here, those are nothing like how futurists in the 1950s imagined transportation would be like over a half-c...
00:26, 05/17/2019

Twitter acquires AI startup to help it fight fake news Twitter has acquired London startup Fabula AI, which is working on a technology to detect fake news. On its website, Fabula says its patented technology called Geometric Deep Learning exhibits high success rates when it comes to identifying and spott...
14:13, 06/04/2019

Poop-Testing Startup Founder Allegedly Lied About Her Age, Just About Everything Else The founder of uBiome, an embattled startup claiming to employ “machine learning, artificial intelligence, and advanced statistical techniques” and probably a few other buzzwords to assess gut health, repeatedly misrepresented her actual age, Busines...
02:13, 05/18/2019

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillance systems, said its technology should be regulated rather than banned....
10:39, 05/21/2019

Being laughed out of Silicon Valley was the best thing to happen to my startup Being dismissed by Silicon Valley VCs was humbling, but growing my company here in Bozeman, Montana turned out to be an asset, not a liability.Read More...
13:52, 06/03/2019

These 4 recruitment tips will help your startup build the perfect team When your startup starts to grow, one of the first challenges you face is recruiting more hands to cope with the growing amount of work. For my current startup, our founding team has a combined 15 years of experience recruiting top talent and 15 year...
12:52, 05/30/2019

The Swiss Surfer Behind $2 Billion Payments Startup Checkout.com Guillaume Pousaz has built a payments firm he acquired in 2009 into a highly valued transaction processor for fast-growing internet companies that is now expanding in the U.S. and moving into other financial services....
11:52, 05/25/2019

Apple reportedly buys asthma-monitoring startup Apple has snapped up a company called Tueo Health, which was working on an app to help parents monitor asthma symptoms of their sleeping kids, according to CNBC. The startup's CEO and chief operating officer switched their employer to Apple on L...
05:13, 05/25/2019

Self-driving startup Aurora to buy lidar company Blackmore Self-driving car startup Aurora Innovation Inc said on Thursday it would buy Montana-based Blackmore, a company that develops a detection system known as lidar, used in self-driving technology....
03:13, 05/24/2019

Microbiome Startup Seeks to Reassure Investors on Ethics UBiome Inc. sent a letter to investors seeking to reassure them that the company is taking steps to restore its credibility, including a new code of ethics, after authorities searched the health-care startup’s offices....
06:39, 05/09/2019

Apple is reportedly buying self-driving startup Drive.ai Apple is reportedly in the midst of acquiring Drive.ai, the cash-strapped self-driving startup that's pilot testing its autonomous shuttles in Texas. According to The Information, Cupertino is buying the firm in an effort to boost its self-drivi...
15:26, 06/06/2019

Microbiome Testing Startup Under Scrutiny for Billing Practices Special agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation searched the offices of lab-test startup uBiome as similar inquiries by state authorities and insurers examine the company’s billing practices....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Microbiome testing startup faces FBI investigation over billing Another lab testing startup is facing legal scrutiny, albeit not for the same reasons as Theranos. The Wall Street Journal has learned that the FBI is investigating uBiome, a firm that tests microbiomes (the communities of organisms in your body) to...
21:39, 04/28/2019

Napster founder's Wi-Fi hotspot startup gives away free money Consumers already pay a large monthly bill for both their home internet and mobile plans which is why Napster's co-creator Shawn Fanning, Sproutling founder Chris Bruce and Amir Haleem set out to develop a fee-free peer-to-peer network for inter...
22:13, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Hyundai and Kia to invest in self-driving startup Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of autonomous vehicle technologies....
07:00, 06/13/2019

A Startup Says It Can Automate Perfect Weed Even as the Earth Burns Over the years, a number of companies have claimed to make “the first” smartphone-controlled, automated home grow system. But I have thus far been only pitched by one that positions itself as a solution to growing herbs and marijuana in the age of cl...
23:26, 06/12/2019

150 of the top tech startup cities join forces at TNW2019 Silicon Valley may be the largest tech hub in the world, but other areas aren’t far behind. Major cities like Amsterdam and Barcelona have become thriving ecosystems for tech startups. But as we move into a new era of tech innovation, these cities ar...
16:39, 05/03/2019

Reliance to Buy Majority Stake in Shopping Tech Startup Fynd Reliance has announced it will be buying a stake in Fynd, an Indian technology startup that is funded by Google and works as an inventory management platform....
15:00, 08/05/2019

Digital Banking Startup Overcomes Setbacks to Raise $170 Million A digital bank with operations across Europe which recently launched in the U.S. has raised another $170 million in its latest funding round, pushing its valuation to $3.5 billion....
17:52, 07/18/2019

AI startup Gather uses drones and computer vision for warehouse inventory Gather is made up of robotics graduates from Carnegie Mellon University and uses drones and computer vision to carry out inventory for warehouses.Read More...
10:13, 08/16/2019

Musk’s newest startup is venturing into a series of hard problems Enlarge / Elon Musk in Idaho in 2015. (credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Tonight, Elon Musk has scheduled an event where he intends to unveil his plans for Neuralink, a startup company he announced back in 2017, then went silent...
03:52, 07/17/2019

Airbus startup aims to make satellite imagery easier to use Airbus might just make it easier to use the growing treasure trove of high-res satellite imagery. The aerospace giant has launched a space tech startup, UP42, that promises to make satellite (and drone) image data accessible to individuals and small...
21:13, 05/07/2019

Popular mattress startup Casper makes really impressive sheets — and they're 40% off right now Casper Casper is known first and foremost for its mattresses, but it has also expanded into making bedding products like sheets and pillows. I tried a selection from its Cool Supima line and was rewarded with a comfortable sleep experience: The cott...
21:00, 08/19/2019

Everything But The House: Ohio's hottest startup plots a comeback Everything But The House rose to fame as Ohio's hottest startup, selling second-hand goods on the Internet. Now it's plotting a comeback.       ...
21:39, 07/16/2019

U.S. smartphone financing tech startup PayJoy raises $20 million PayJoy, a startup that has developed smartphone technology to facilitate access to credit in emerging markets, has raised $20 million from venture capital firm Greylock Partners, the company said on Thursday....
19:52, 05/23/2019

Meet the first judges for The Europas Awards (27 June) and enter your startup now! I’m excited to announce that The Europas Awards for European Tech Startups is really shaping up! The awards will be held on 27 June 2019, in London, U.K. on the front lawn of the Geffrye Museum in Hoxton, London — creating a fantastic and fun garden ...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Ford Brings in Startup to Test Walking Robot Deliveries Walking robots deployed from self-driving vans to deliver mail parcels could be seen marching up to homeowners’ doorsteps as early as next year, as part of a Ford-Agility Robotics pilot program....
17:52, 05/22/2019

The 2019 Global Startup Ecosystem Report launches at TNW2019 Today, on the TNW Conference Main Stage, we are delighted to help launch the 2019 Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER) with Startup Genome. Produced in partnership with the Global Entrepreneurship Network; the #GSER2019 is the world’s most comprehe...
12:52, 05/09/2019

Chinese space startup revs up for reusable rocket race Chinese startup LinkSpace on Saturday completed its third test of a reusable rocket in five months, stepping up the pace in China's race to develop a technology key to cheap space launches in an expected global boom in satellite deployment....
17:52, 08/10/2019

Hong Kong startup challenges Android-Apple dominance The KaiOS is powering some of the world's cheapest, fastest-selling mobile phones, which are helping millions get online, especially in India and Africa. The startup counts a prominent tech titan among its investors....
21:13, 07/26/2019

Chinese rocket startup puts satellites into orbit for first time A rocket developed by iSpace put satellites into orbit after a launch from a state facility in northwestern China on Thursday, marking the first successful orbital launch by a privately funded Chinese firm....
01:26, 07/26/2019

Huawei Accused by Startup of Enlisting Professor to Obtain Its Tech Huawei is accused of enlisting a Chinese university professor working on a research project to improperly access the startup's technology, according to court documents filed last week....
15:52, 05/10/2019

Harry’s razor startup sold to Schick owner for $1.37 billion Schick razor owner Edgewell Personal Care said on Thursday it would buy shaving startup Harry’s Inc. in a $1.37 billion cash-and-stock deal to expand in a fast-growing US grooming market. Harry’s is the latest shaving startup to be bought by a bigger...
21:39, 05/09/2019

AI Startup Boom Raises Questions of Exaggerated Tech Savvy Engineer.ai says it uses artificial intelligence to help automate app-development. Current and former staffers say the company inflates its technical prowess to attract customers and investors....
13:52, 08/14/2019

Powerhouse: the startup making solar the most accessible energy in the world It’s one of the only incubators focused on solar companies – but Powerhouse is part of a larger movement to nurture new companies in the low-carbon futureIt started with a crowdfunding startup, an investment from Prince, and the idea to help new sola...
14:09, 05/01/2019

After historic rocket launch, Chinese startup to ramp up missions Beijing-based startup iSpace is planning up to eight commercial rocket launches next year, after last week becoming China's first privately funded firm to put a satellite into orbit, its executives told Reuters....
09:26, 07/31/2019

Backlash Brews in China's Startup Culture Against Grueling Hours With China’s economy slowing, younger workers are questioning their commitment to working a grueling schedule in return for high pay and a shot at becoming the next startup billionaire....
19:00, 04/30/2019

Toyota turns to AI startup to accelerate goal of robots for the home Toyota Motor Corp has designs on making robot helpers for your home, and has enlisted a Japanese startup that specializes in artificial intelligence to jump-start its plan....
11:00, 08/07/2019

Canada backs startup to boost data on space debris The Canadian government's contracting arm is backing a proposed new satellite system that will use big data analytics to provide commercially available data about the Earth and its orbit amid growing concerns about the risks posed by space debris....
18:13, 06/16/2019

Exclusive: GM CEO defends plan to sell Ohio plant to startup General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra on Wednesday defended the automaker's plan to sell an assembly plant in Ohio, arguing the plan to sell the plant to an electric vehicle start-up was thoroughly vetted and had a chance of success....
21:00, 06/05/2019

PayPal backs Swedish financial tech startup Tink PayPal Holdings Inc has invested 10 million euros ($11.2 million) in Tink, a Swedish company that enables banks and financial technology startups to access financial data more easily, the companies said on Tuesday....
13:00, 06/04/2019

Startup Aurora Partners With FCA to Develop Autonomous Commercial Vehicles Earlier this year, Aurora Innovation, a self-driving startup, raised over half a billion dollars from investors. It looks like the company is still doing okay, as Aurora announced yesterday that they’ll be partnering with Fiat Chrysler to start deve...
19:52, 06/10/2019

Israeli startup NeuroBlade raises $23 million to develop AI chip Israeli startup NeuroBlade said on Wednesday it has completed a $23 million early funding round, led by Marius Nacht, co-founder of Check Point Software Technologies, with the participation of new investor Intel Capital....
17:00, 06/26/2019

Blockchain startup Ripple buys $30 million stake in MoneyGram Blockchain firm Ripple has bought $30 million worth of shares and warrants in MoneyGram International Inc, the two companies said on Monday, as they partner to use Ripple's product for cross-border payment and foreign exchange settlement....
23:26, 06/17/2019

Berlin startup Adjust raises $227 million in bet on mobile ad growth Adjust, a Berlin startup specializing in audience measurement and fraud prevention in mobile advertising, said on Wednesday it had raised $227 million to invest in expanding its platform and growing in new markets....
08:52, 06/12/2019

Wellness startup’s generic Viagra ads flout Facebook rules Enlarge / The Facebook login screen. (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) On television and radio, the ads are fairly innocuous: “Hey guy,” a female narrator says playfully in one TV spot for Hims, a men’s wellness brand that sells prescription drugs...
15:52, 07/05/2019

HSBC-backed startup aims to become LinkedIn of global trade In a first of its kind initiative, HSBC Holdings Plc is backing the launch of a technology startup that aims to connect small-and-medium-sized manufacturers with component suppliers in different parts of the world as part of its trade banking push....
04:52, 06/24/2019

It's Here. Elon Musk's Startup To Reveal How To Link Brain With Computers Tesla Founder and CEO Elon Musk's startup Neuralink is developing ultra-high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces - something that only exists in sci-fi movies at the moment - to connect humans and......
13:26, 07/13/2019

Former Opel CEO Neumann joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup Former Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann has joined the board of California-based Apex.AI, which is working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles....
14:26, 05/24/2019

Too Good To Go is Europe’s ‘hottest startup,’ wins Tech5 competition 2019 Just in: Danish startup Too Good To Go is this year’s “most promising startup” of regions Europe and Israel. Today was Founders’ Day, a special part of startup competition Tech5, where investors, influencers and experts have chosen the hottest young ...
02:13, 05/09/2019

TikTok Parent ByteDance Said to Acqui-Hire AI Music Startup Jukedeck At least five employees of Jukedeck, including founder Ed Newton-Rex, have updated their LinkedIn profiles to say they started work at ByteDance's AI lab as early as April....
03:13, 07/25/2019

Cryptocurrency startup YouHodler leaks troves of unencrypted customer data Cryptocurrency startup YouHodler has reportedly exposed troves of sensitive customer data including credit card information because it forgot to protect its server with a password. According to security researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, who uncov...
10:39, 07/25/2019

Biotech Startup Century Therapeutics Lands $250 Million in Venture Financing Corporate and venture-capital investors are funneling $250 million into startup Century Therapeutics to finance an effort to cure cancers through a new type of cellular therapy....
07:26, 07/01/2019

Chinese Startup iSpace Plans Up To 8 Commercial Rocket Launches Next Year Beijing-based startup iSpace is planning up to eight commercial rocket launches next year, after last week becoming China's first privately funded firm to put a satellite into orbit, its executives......
13:52, 07/31/2019

Avis enlists Israeli startup to turn rental car data into cash Avis Budget Group Inc has enlisted an Israeli startup to help turn data from its car rental fleet into cash, as more auto industry players look to tap a potential $750 billion market for vehicle information....
19:00, 07/31/2019

Apple Buys Self-Driving Car Startup Drive.ai in Sign It's Not Through With Autonomous Vehicles Apple appeared to be pulling back from the autonomous car business when it dismissed some 200 employees from its Project Titan initiative in January 2019. But it would appear that it’s shifting gears in a big way with news on Tuesday that it has acqu...
19:26, 06/26/2019

Trump Claims Money Hemorrhaging Truck Startup Will 'Buy' GM Lordstown Plant After months of urging General Motors not to close the Lordstown, Ohio plant that until recently made the slow-selling Chevrolet Cruze, President Donald Trump now says the automaker may have have found a buyer of sorts. It’s an electric truck company...
21:13, 05/08/2019

Walmart's Flipkart, Indian startup settle dispute over sharp discounting Walmart unit Flipkart has settled a legal dispute with an Indian startup that alleged it suffered losses because its products were sharply discounted on the global retailer's website....
14:39, 06/14/2019

Louisville gamer startup is changing the negative stereotypes around video games Nonprofit Louisville Makes Games wants to challenge video game developer stereotypes and educate the next generation of gamers and developers.       ...
20:00, 08/09/2019

Japan's SoftBank taps into Mexican fintech startup Clip: sources Japan's SoftBank Group invested about $20 million in Mexican payments startup Clip early this year, one of its first Latin America deals as it launches a $5 billion technology fund in the region, said three people familiar with the matter....
20:39, 05/06/2019

UnitedHealth Buys PatientsLikeMe After Startup Was Forced to Divest Chinese Investment UnitedHealth Group bought PatientsLikeMe, a company that helps connect people who have similar health conditions, after the startup was forced to divest an investment by a Chinese firm....
19:26, 06/25/2019

Eliza review: Startup culture meets sci-fi in a touching, fascinating tale Enlarge / Main character Evelyn looks upon her hometown of Seattle in the fascinating new visual novel Eliza. (credit: Zachtronics) "You're a computer," a graduate student says in a huff, directly to my face. "You don't know what [relationships] a...
15:52, 08/13/2019

TikTok’s parent company appears to have acquired AI music startup Jukedeck TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, appears to have acquired a startup that makes AI-generated music called Jukebox, an AI suite that generates custom music. Users can then edit the track to adjust length, tempo, and climax. While the news hasn’t bee...
10:52, 07/24/2019

VW gives startup infusion of cash, talent, potential to grab global AV leadership Investment from the world's largest automaker in an expanding partnership with Ford provides the potential for autonomous vehicle startup Argo to scale at a global level....
09:00, 07/15/2019

Intuit buys data analytics startup as part of AI expansion efforts Intuit plans to use the acquisition of Origami Logic to better analyze multiple data sets, which would allow for more personalized services and products across its portfolio....
00:26, 05/29/2019

GV joins $50 million investment in ‘wearable therapy’ startup Cala Health Cala Health, a startup that's developing "wearable therapies" to tackle hand tremors, has raised $50 million in a round of funding from GV and others.Read More...
15:26, 05/21/2019

Nice Bones You Got There, Shame If a Startup Was to Start Renting Out Pogo Sticks Good news for anyone who’s ever wanted to mix the inherent danger of the trampoline with the thrill of getting nowhere slowly, while simultaneously wondering whether their skeletons should be in more shards. Sweden-based startup Cangoroo is planning ...
00:39, 06/03/2019

Huawei Executive Accused by U.S. Startup of Involvement in Trade-Secrets Theft CNEX Labs, a chip startup backed by Microsoft Corp. and Dell Technologies, has accused a senior executive at Huawei Technologies of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, according to a court filing....
02:52, 05/23/2019

U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft: WSJ A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing court documen...
00:13, 05/23/2019

The CEO of pogo stick-sharing startup Cangoroo insists his company isn’t a hoax I just got off the phone with Adam Mikkelsen, founder and CEO of shared mobility startup Cangoroo, who insists that his company is totally real. Wait, I’m getting ahead of myself. Let’s back up. Cangoroo is a pogo stick-sharing startup that hails fro...
21:39, 05/22/2019

How an engineer at a crypto-security startup lost $100K in a SIM-swapping hack Nobody is immune to SIM-swapping attacks – and one engineering lead at a cryptocurrency security startup had to learn this lesson the hard way. In a blog post, Sean Coonce, engineering manager at security-oriented cryptocurrency startup BitGo, has de...
15:13, 05/21/2019

Air taxi startup Lilium stages test 'hover' of five-seater prototype Air taxi startup Lilium has staged a successful maiden flight of a five-seater prototype that it hopes to bring into service by 2025 to whisk passengers between cities without the hassle of an airport check-in....
07:39, 05/17/2019

SoftBank leads funding round for Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide said on Thursday it had raised nearly $500 million from investors led by SoftBank's Vision Fund to expand its online offering of tours and activities that has won a following among millennials....
16:00, 05/16/2019

Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Youth leads way in startup Dynasty league Jamey Eisenberg looks at how several teams built their rosters in a startup Dynasty league, with younger players getting an edge over guys like David Johnson, Julio Jones and Aaron Rodgers....
17:39, 07/03/2019

Brex raises $100 million at $2.6 billion valuation for startup-friendly credit card Brex, which offers corporate credit cards for startups and scale-ups, has raised $100 million at a $2.6 billion valuation -- less than a year after launch.Read More...
16:00, 06/11/2019

French photo startup Meero joins unicorn club after $230 million fundraising French startup Meero, which offers online editing and production tools for photographers, has raised $230 million in a boost for the country's technology and start-up scene that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will boost the overall economy....
12:13, 06/19/2019

Mike Tyson’s latest startup mixes entertainment, games, fighting, and blockchain Fight to Fame is a new entertainment platform that hopes to boost fighters with the help of film, blockchain, and the star power of former boxer Mike Tyson.Read More...
06:26, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft -WSJ A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/articles/huawe...
08:00, 05/23/2019

Veteran German auto boss joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup A company working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles said it had hired a former German car boss as it seeks to expand its reach....
19:52, 05/23/2019

Canadian government backs startup NorthStar to boost data on space debris NorthStar's proposed system calls for the 2021 launch of a new constellation of small satellites that will use an array of hyperspectral, infrared and optical sensors to continuously monitor and analyze the Earth's ecosystems and orbit....
22:00, 06/16/2019

FBI Raids Microbiome Testing Startup uBiome and Boy, Its Online Reviews Sure Aren't Gonna Help On Friday, agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided the uBiome Inc. offices in San Francisco for what is reportedly an investigation into the biotech startup’s billing practices.Read more......
15:26, 04/28/2019

Facebook's WhatsApp hires senior exec from London remittances startup: sources Facebook Inc's WhatsApp has hired a senior executive from London-based money transfer startup WorldRemit, three people familiar with the matter said this week....
01:26, 06/29/2019

Boeing teams with flying taxi startup Kitty Hawk on 'urban air mobility' Two of the better-known names in flying taxi development are getting together. Boeing and Kitty Hawk have formed a partnership that will have the two foster "safe urban air mobility." While they're unsurprisingly keeping their exact plans unde...
02:13, 06/27/2019

Azim Premji-Backed Software Startup Latest Indian Tech Unicorn Icertis, which competes with SAP SE and Oracle Corp. to help businesses manage contracts in the cloud, has raised $115 million, propelling it to unicorn status as investors flock to enterprise......
12:26, 07/17/2019

Linux security startup Capsule8 raises approximately $6.5 million led by Intel Capital Capsule8 has received a multimillion-dollar investment from Intel Capital. The startup will use the money to protect Linux production environments.Read More...
09:39, 08/08/2019

Delivery startup Rappi partners with Visa to offer pre-paid cards in Brazil Delivery startup Rappi is partnering with Visa Inc to offer a prepaid card linked to its digital wallet in Brazil, expanding the product's rollout from Mexico and Colombia, where Rappi was founded, executives from the two companies told Reuters....
00:52, 06/20/2019

Self-driving car startup Gatik emerges from stealth with $4.5 million in seed funding and Walmart partnership Gatik, a business-to-business self-driving startup based in Palo Alto, emerged from stealth with $4.5 million in funding and a Walmart partnership.Read More...
19:00, 06/06/2019

MOVES-Facebook's WhatsApp hires senior exec from London remittances startup -sources Facebook Inc's WhatsApp has hired a senior executive from London-based money transfer startup WorldRemit, three people familiar with the matter said this week....
22:26, 06/28/2019

Jeff Bezos’ space startup Blue Origin just nailed an important test flight SpaceX might be leading the charge in the realm of commercial space flight, but it’s not a one-horse race. Several other startups are working hard on their own rocket technologies and courting eager clients with the prospect of affordable satel...
09:00, 05/03/2019

Read the pitch deck that business travel startup Lola used to secure $37 million in funding Lola.com CEO Mike Volpe thinks business travel on the whole is just horrible – but he saw that as a big business opportunity. Lola focuses on making it easier for medium-sized companies to manage corporate travel arrangements. Companies use the...
00:00, 08/22/2019

Twitter acquires Fabula AI, a machine learning startup that helps spot fake news Twitter has acquired Fabula AI, a London-based machine learning startup that helps spot fake news, which will underpin a new research group at Twitter.Read More...
13:52, 06/03/2019

A Texas Startup Claims To Have Made The Biggest Advancements In Electric Motor Designs In Over A Century Fundamentally, electric motors haven’t changed all that much since they were developed well over a century ago: they’re still electromechanically spinning rotors inside of stators. There a Texas startup, though, that claims to have developed the firs...
03:00, 08/13/2019

U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft: Wall Street Journal A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing court documen...
02:39, 05/25/2019

Everything we know about uBiome, the startup that convinced Silicon Valley that testing poop was worth $600 million, and then saw its top leaders depart amid an FBI investigation Erin Brodwin uBiome was founded in 2012 on the promise of helping ordinary people understand the bacteria living in and on them, known as their microbiome. The company eventually raised $105 million from investors and reached a valuation of $600 mil...
02:00, 07/02/2019

Game of Thrones Star Joins Board of Cryptocurrency Startup for Vegans, and No We Didn't Just Throw Darts at a Wall Covered in Buzzwords In a post Thrones pivot, Jerome Flynn, better known as the Bronn of the Blackwater and one half of Robson & Jerome, has taken on an advisory position with a cryptocurrency startup aimed at promoting vegan lifestyle choices and ethical food produc...
04:39, 05/22/2019

Boeing Announces Work with Flying Taxi Startup Kitty Hawk, But Don't Call It a Flying Car Boeing has announced that it’s working with the flying taxi startup Kitty Hawk, to “collaborate on future efforts to advance safe urban air mobility.” The announcement of the so-called strategic partnership is pretty light on details, but it’s an opt...
14:39, 06/26/2019

Kano, the kids-focused coding and hardware startup, inks deal with Microsoft, launches $300 Kano PC Kano, the London-based startup that builds hardware designed to teach younger people about computing and coding, is taking a significant step forward in its growth strategy today. The startup has inked a partnership with Microsoft that sees Kano lau...
09:52, 06/20/2019

Freedom Robotics raises $6.6M to take the hassle out of founding a robotics startup After years — decades even — of promises, the robotics industry is finally beginning to realize its potential. Nowhere is this phenomenon clearer than in the world of warehouse automation. Freedom Robotics, a new Bay Area-based startup, came out of s...
22:39, 07/23/2019

Car-Sharing Startup Getaround Bets on Ride Sharing With SoftBank After raising a $300 million investment led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund, Getaround is hoping to profit from ties to the tech giant’s other portfolio companies....
11:52, 07/09/2019

Juul, the San Francisco e-cigarette startup that city officials want to kick out, is trying to buy a 29-floor office tower in the heart of the city Getty E-cigarette startup Juul Labs is reportedly in talks to purchase a 29-floor building in downtown San Francisco as it struggles to house a rapidly growing workforce. The startup has come under intense scrutiny from federal and local officials f...
15:26, 05/02/2019

Drugmaker Endo to pay $10 million to settle opioid case ahead of trial Endo International Plc on Tuesday said it had agreed to pay $10 million to avoid going to trial in October in a landmark case by two Ohio counties accusing various drug manufacturers and distributors of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic....
19:13, 08/20/2019

Ohio man, one of three alleged thwarted mass shooters, denies charges in court An alleged self-described white nationalist, one of three men in the United States accused of planning mass shootings in a week, pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges that he threatened to attack a Jewish community center, the court clerk said....
19:13, 08/20/2019

Nuclear regulator permits restarting of reactor 4 at Hunterston B EDF Energy is expected to restart reactor a year after it was shut down over safety concernsBritain’s nuclear watchdog has agreed to allow one of the country’s oldest nuclear reactors to restart, one year after it was shut down to investigate cracks ...
19:13, 08/20/2019

Baker Mayfield trashes Daniel Jones as a loser Baker Mayfield has joined the long list of Daniel Jones haters. The Browns quarterback ripped the Giants’ decision to take Jones with the No. 6 pick in the NFL draft during a recent interview with GQ. Mayfield’s source of contention is th...
19:39, 08/20/2019

| Towards a new era: What is in Sudan's landmark pact A 39-month political transition, a civilian-majority ruling council, guarantees of basic rights - Sudan's constitutional declaration seeks to turn the page on decades of authoritarian rule....
19:39, 08/20/2019

'America’s military primacy in the Indo-Pacific is over,' Australian analysts worry U.S. strategists are confronting “an unprecedented crisis” because of China’s growing military strength in the Indo-Pacific, according to a new report from Australian defense analysts....
19:39, 08/20/2019

County cricket: Kent v Essex, Surrey v Hampshire and more – live! Updates from the latest round of Championship matchesStokes warns Australia to expect more Archer barragesGet in touch with Tanya by email, Twitter or BTL 5.33pm BST I must go and write up but don’t take your eyes off Canterbury, Hove and Scarborough...
20:00, 08/20/2019

This Traditional Kadha Recipe May Help Soothe Symptoms Of Cold Kadha For Cold: Constant coughing and throat pain can turn out to be quite annoying. Moreover, if it is accompanied with cold and running nose, the condition can be even worse....
20:26, 08/20/2019

Harry Styles' shirtless 'Rolling Stone' cover has fans hyperventilating The cover of Rolling Stone's forthcoming September issue made quite a splash with Harry Styles' fans.        ...
20:26, 08/20/2019

This is the most important thing you need to know before you see Netflix’s upcoming ‘Game of Thrones’ rival Game of Thrones is dead and buried, leaving behind a massive vacuum that everyone is looking to take advantage of. HBO is working on two separate fantasy shows, including a Thrones prequel as well as His Dark Materials, based on the novel trilogy of ...
20:52, 08/20/2019

Watch the first 20 minutes of gameplay footage from ‘Marvel’s Avengers’ While this console generation has begun to wind down, there are still a few massive games slated to release before the PS4 and Xbox One go the way of the dodo next fall. One of those games is Marvel’s Avengers, which has been the subject of con...
20:52, 08/20/2019

Nile Rodgers: ‘Madonna was the one who told me to get dreadlocks’ The musician and producer talks about how he got his hands on his Brit awards suit and why he always wears a hat to dinnerI remember that when I first saw this suit, I thought it was absolutely stunning. I stopped dead in my tracks. It’s Kim Jones fo...
20:52, 08/20/2019

Why emoji use could lead to more sex A study claims that adding emojis to communications allowed people to reach a deeper level of intimacy with one anotherName: Sexy emojis.Appearance: Irresistible. Continue reading......
20:52, 08/20/2019

Alyssa Milano reveals she had 2 abortions in 1993, 'wasn't equipped to be a mother' Alyssa Milano revealed she had two abortions in 1993. Milano said she was taking birth control at the time and "not ready to be a parent."        ...
21:39, 08/20/2019

Heidi Klum, 46, slammed for topless honeymoon picture: 'All I see is MIDLIFE CRISIS' Heidi Klum has some fans hot and bothered after saying auf Wiedersehen to a bikini top on her Italian honeymoon with husband Tom Kaulitz.        ...
21:39, 08/20/2019

Amazon rain forest fires can be seen from space The Amazon rain forest fires can be seen from space, and NASA can see these fires from space. Veuer’s Keri Lumm reports.        ...
22:00, 08/20/2019

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios: Variants Explained In Detail The much-anticipated Hyundai Grand i10 Nios has officially gone on sale in India priced at Rs. 4.99 lakh to Rs. 7.99 lakh(ex-showroom India). Here we give you a detailed variant-wise classification of......
22:26, 08/20/2019

Woman Says Suspended Bureaucrat Her Child's Father, Demands DNA Test A Delhi-based woman, who had accused Gujarat IAS officer Gaurav Dahiya of bigamy and cheating, today sought a DNA test of her 8-month old daughter to prove that he is the biological father....
22:26, 08/20/2019

In Ayodhya Hearing, Top Court Told About Existence Of 12th Century Temple Terming archaeological evidence as "credible" and "scientific", the counsel for deity "Ram Lalla" told the Supreme Court Tuesday that it referred to the existence of a "Vishnu Hari" temple in middle......
22:26, 08/20/2019

P Chidambaram Denied Anticipatory Bail, CBI Says Appear Within 2 Hours Former Union finance minister P Chidambaram's plea for anticipatory bail was turned down today by the Delhi High Court, opening up the possibility of his arrest in the INX Media case. Officials of the......
22:26, 08/20/2019

Ghulam Nabi Azad Stopped At Jammu Airport, Sent Back To Delhi Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad was stopped at the Jammu airport on Tuesday and sent back to Delhi, a party leader said, the second time in a month the former chief minister was not allowed to......
22:26, 08/20/2019

"Is US President A Chowdhary ?" Asaduddin Owaisi On PM-Trump Conversation Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi today raised questions over India's need to engage with US President Donald Trump on Kashmir. Mr Owaisi's comments came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Donald......
22:26, 08/20/2019

NBA rookies say Zion Williamson will win Rookie of the Year, but Cam Reddish will have better career NBA rookies say Zion Williamson will win Rookie of the Year, but they think Cam Reddish will have a better career, according to league survey.       ...
22:26, 08/20/2019

FogCam Is Signing Off in San Francisco Long before streaming video, it captured images of campus life every 20 seconds. The quirky project, believed to be the longest-running public webcam, will shut down at the end of August....
23:13, 08/20/2019

Atom spy Klaus Fuchs was motivated by conscience | Letter John Green says it’s simplistic to describe as a ‘traitor’ the physicist who supplied information about the Manhattan Project to the Soviet UnionGraham Farmelo’s review of a new book by Frank Close about the atom spy Klaus Fuchs (Review, 17 August) f...
23:39, 08/20/2019

Intel unveils first artificial intelligence chip Springhill Intel Corp on Tuesday unveiled its latest processor that will be its first using artificial intelligence (AI) and is designed for large computing centers....
23:39, 08/20/2019

Neighbor is out to disrupt self-storage: It's like Airbnb for your stuff Got extra stuff? Got extra space? A new company is ready to make a match. Neighbor is a barely 2-year-old company that connects homeowners online with people who need storage space....
23:39, 08/20/2019

$700K for an apartment? The cost to solve the homeless crisis is soaring in Los Angeles With thousands living on the streets, Los Angeles is spending lavishly to try to solve the problem. But, $320,000 a year for a toilet?        ...
00:00, 08/21/2019

El Paso mass shooting suspect on suicide watch, sheriff's office says The 21-year-old man from a Dallas-area neighborhood was placed on a suicide watch today under the recommendation of medical staff at the jail.        ...
00:00, 08/21/2019

US Approves Possible $8 Billion Fighter Jet Sale To Taiwan: Pentagon The US State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesday in an official notification to Congress....
00:26, 08/21/2019

Toll Brothers earnings beat on higher home prices Toll Brothers Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as increased home prices cushioned the luxury homebuilder from higher costs and choppy demand for new homes....
00:26, 08/21/2019

EBA newsletter – August 20 Reflections on Dick McTaggart, the only Briton to win the Val Barker trophy. Simon Euan Smith rounds up the EBA news this week The post EBA newsletter – August 20 appeared first on Boxing News....
00:26, 08/21/2019

Spider-Man is out of the MCU thanks to Sony/Disney standoff Enlarge / "Mr. Feige, I don't feel so good." Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige will not be producing the next two Spider-Man films with Sony Pictures. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Marvel / Getty) Deadline Hollywood reports that future blockbuster fi...
00:52, 08/21/2019

Private island for sale outside Manhattan is shockingly cheap For $850,000, you could buy a shoebox in Brooklyn. But why not pick up a private island instead? Just 60 miles north of Manhattan, a small island with a wee house has hit the market. Known as Willow Island, the speck of land in Putnam County — ...
00:52, 08/21/2019

Explaining The Internet's Loudest BMW If you’ve ever fallen into an automotive YouTube hole, there’s a good chance you know this car: Georg Plasa’s Judd V8-powered BMW E36. It has ripped through the consciousness of all of us at least once, guaranteed. Now, you can get underneath the ho...
01:13, 08/21/2019

How to Foster an Animal for the First Time At the Animal Care Centers of New York City, the shelters receive between 40 and 60 animals a day; during one holiday weekend last year, the shelters received more than 300 animals, including dogs, cats, and rabbits that were strays or were relinquis...
01:13, 08/21/2019

Drugmakers Endo, Allergan agree to $15 million in settlements in major opioid case Endo International Plc and Allergan Plc have agreed to pay $15 million to avoid going to trial in October in a landmark case by two Ohio counties accusing various drug manufacturers and distributors of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic....
01:13, 08/21/2019

This scientist is digging into the history of Florida’s hurricanes BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. — Months after Hurricane Michael bruised the Florida Panhandle and Irma slammed into the Florida Keys, the state is bracing for what comes next. One scientist is digging for those answers underwater. “It’s a relativel...
01:13, 08/21/2019

Alien-hunting camera headed to Mars in hopes of finding life Is there life on Mars, and will it like being photographed? A British-built rover is set to look for signs of life on the Red Planet, with the help of an alien-hunting camera, the UK Telegraph reported Monday. The European Space Agency’s ExoMars vehi...
01:13, 08/21/2019

Man sentenced to 8 years in prison for smuggling erectile dysfunction drugs from China John Lee pled guilty to conspiracy, smuggling contraband, and filing a false tax return. Lee sold pills with tadalafil, the ingredient found in Cialis.        ...
01:13, 08/21/2019

EU rejects demand by British PM Boris Johnson to revise exit deal The European Union rejected a demand Tuesday from British leader Boris Johnson to abandon plans for an "Irish backstop," which has so far been a major hurdle in negotiating Britain's departure from the 28-member bloc....
01:39, 08/21/2019

|AR25bnhorrorasGhana'sinvestorscan’tgettheirsavings As much as 5 billion cedis is tied up in unlisted bonds, direct private-equity stakes and other deals with small- and medium-sized businesses, according to the SEC....
02:26, 08/21/2019

|SasolmetwithfundmanagersasUSplant’scostsclimbed Sasol, South Africa’s biggest company by revenue, said it held meetings with shareholders as dissatisfaction grew over cost overruns at the $13bn Lake Charles chemical project in the US....
02:26, 08/21/2019

Oil rises slightly as hopes of easing trade tensions lend support Oil prices steadied on Tuesday on optimism U.S.-China trade tensions will ease and hopes major economies will take stimulus measures to ward off a possible economic slowdown, after falling earlier on concerns over future demand....
02:26, 08/21/2019

Walmart claims roof fires caused by faulty Tesla solar panels Three fires broke out in the Spring of 2018. The first at a Beavercreek, Ohio location on March 7 that year cost the store $784,293 in repairs, lost merchandise and lawyers and consultant fees, the suit says....
02:52, 08/21/2019

An iPhone is all you need to start, and drive, the 2020 Lincoln Aviator The 2020 Lincoln Aviator's Phone as a Key feature makes carrying a key or fob seem as antiquated as having to hand-crank a car from 1910.       ...
03:13, 08/21/2019

From Sun to Sun: the photo series livening up New York City bus shelters Elle Pérez has used 100 bus stops in the city to showcase their experience growing up as a non-binary Puerto Rican New YorkerThe punk community in the Bronx has a secret handshake called the Flight. It involves a fist bump, a finger point and a chest...
03:13, 08/21/2019

Ready or Not review – scrappy comedy horror is all bark and no bite A tantalising setup, which sees a newlywed playing a deadly game of hide and seek, falls apart in a film that’s neither funny or scary enough to workShuffling into a cursed late summer slot, ambitious comedy horror Ready or Not sets itself up as an e...
03:13, 08/21/2019

Life after apartheid: images from the new South Africa Thabiso Sekgala’s solo show features work taken by the late South African photographer offering nuanced, alternative narratives about life in contemporary Africa. His work focused on the idea of home and the personal, political or economic conditions...
03:13, 08/21/2019

Trump postpones Denmark trip after prime minister declines to sell him Greenland The move comes two days after President Trump told reporters that owning Greenland “would be nice” for the United States from a strategic perspective....
04:00, 08/21/2019

'The Matrix' reloads with Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss will again reenter "The Matrix," starring in a third sequel to the 1999 science fiction film that's expected to begin production next year....
04:26, 08/21/2019

'Marriage Story' lets Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson offer dual sides to matrimony The film "Marriage Story" wastes no time in encouraging viewers to take sides in a relationship, offering dueling trailers of the drama that stars Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson as a seemingly feuding couple....
04:26, 08/21/2019

College football notebook: Clemson's Lawrence tops preseason All-America team Clemson sophomore quarterback Trevor Lawrence, a Heisman Trophy favorite entering the 2019 season, headlines The Associated Press preseason All-America team, which was released Tuesday....
04:26, 08/21/2019

Ousted Novartis scientist 'categorically denies' wrongdoing in data manipulation scandal The FDA's recent report that Novartis knowingly relied on manipulated data in a drug's application has put pressure on its CEO Vas Narasimhan....
04:26, 08/21/2019

A Biography of Oliver Sacks, Written by His Boswell In “And How Are You, Dr. Sacks?” Lawrence Weschler writes a “biographical memoir,” covering over three decades of his relationship with the famed neurologist....
04:52, 08/21/2019

Champions League roundup: Ajax hopes in balance after Apoel scare Mazraoui sent off during edgy 0-0 draw in NicosiaSlavia Prague and Club Brugge on course for group stageAjax face a fight to qualify for the Champions League group stage after they clung on for a tense 0-0 draw in searing heat away to Apoel Nicosia i...
05:39, 08/21/2019

Technology alone won't make your kids smarter Ever plop your kids in front of some purportedly educational screen-based thing because you need 15 minutes of peace? Maybe, like me, you say to yourself, "It's 15 minutes. It's an educational app. It's not so bad. I just need to start...
05:39, 08/21/2019

Only YOU Can Prevent Tom Steyer From Ruining the Next Democratic Debate Folks, I’m here to ask a favor on behalf of all of America: on NO ACCOUNT must you tell ANY POLLSTER that you intend to vote for Tom Steyer. This is extremely, extremely, extremely, extremely important....
06:26, 08/21/2019

White House debates changes to biofuel mandates Some administration officials want to expand environmental credits that encourage production of flex-fuel vehicles that can run on high-ethanol gasoline and would require government agencies to use more of them -- both steps that could increase the u...
06:26, 08/21/2019

Ashes 2019: Australia Rule Out Bouncer Battle Despite Steve Smith Blow Justin Langer insisted his side would not be sidetracked from their goal of becoming the first Australia side in 18 years to win an Ashes series in England....
06:26, 08/21/2019

Woman's Photoshoot On A Train Is Viral And People Love Her Confidence Jessica George was riding the New York subway when fellow passenger Ben Yahr spotted her whipping out her phone, setting it to self-timer and having a glamorous photoshoot right then and there....
06:52, 08/21/2019

Ransomware Attack Hits 22 Texas Towns, Authorities Say The state declined to say which towns were affected by the coordinated cyberattack. But one expert said it could signal more such attacks in the future....
07:13, 08/21/2019

Fleabag review: Guilt, sexual liberalism and laughs all the way When Phoebe Waller-Bridge first performed Fleabag in 2013, one critic wrote: "I doubt if this material will spin off into a long-running radio or television series." ...
07:39, 08/21/2019

Facebook is hiring journalists to curate its news tab Facebook on Tuesday confirmed it’s hiring a team of veteran journalists to help curate news stories in its soon-to-launch news tab. The company confirmed the plans after The New York Times on Tuesday reported that Facebook is bringing human curators ...
08:00, 08/21/2019

Man found guilty for murder, armed robbery at midtown apartment complex TUCSON – The man arrested in connection to a 2017 midtown homicide was found guilty Tuesday afternoon. Back in March 2017, Scott Baucom was arrested after his associate, Mitchell Smith was found dead with obvious signs of trauma at an apartment...
08:00, 08/21/2019

PACC packs shelter with watermelons to help dogs beat the heat TUCSON – Ice cream can make them feel gassy, popsicles could be harmful in the long term and margaritas, no explanation needed there — a dog’s life can really be ROOF during the summer months. With not that many cool treats at their dispo...
08:00, 08/21/2019

McSally to present Purple Heart to WWII Veteran TUCSON – Sen. Martha McSally is set to present a World War II veteran with a Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster on Tuesday. WWII veteran Walter Ram, 95, is receiving the award after being previously denied. He is a combat veteran and P.O.W. Survivor ...
08:00, 08/21/2019

TRAFFIC: Portion of Broadway Blvd now open after gas leak TUCSON –  The gas line on Broadway Boulevard has been repaired, according to Tucson Department of Transportation. Broadway Boulevard is now open between Camino Seco and Gollob Road. Gas line has been repaired and Broadway has reopened between Camino...
08:00, 08/21/2019

Florida artist hopes his satirical back-to-school fashion ads featuring kids in bulletproof vests evoke real feelings and reactions (WESH)  A  Florida photographer and graphic designer is generating attention after he created images that look like back-to-school fashion ads featuring kids in bulletproof vests. The advertisements aren’t real, but the kids are, and so are the armor...
08:00, 08/21/2019

The 591 HP 2020 Audi RS6 Avant Is Coming To America (Updated) There’s a new sporty wagon today, and it’s the 2020 Audi RS6 Avant. It’s reportedly supposed to be revealed later, but here it is, for your eyes, in all its long-roof glory, waiting for your appreciation and acknowledgement. It even might come with a...
08:00, 08/21/2019

Movie biopics we can't wait to see: Elvis, Mister Rogers, Aretha and more Scroll through for the most notable upcoming (or recent) biopics about iconic cultural figures, including Fred Rogers, Elvis and Aretha Franklin.        ...
08:26, 08/21/2019

Dauntless surpasses 14 million players as next Hunt Pass launches this week Dauntless is giving players a good reason to stay inside and track down monsters to close out the last few weeks of summer. Developer Phoenix Labs is preparing to launch a new Hunt Pass for its online hunting adventure, which has surpassed 14 million...
08:26, 08/21/2019

OpenAI releases curtailed version of GPT-2 language model OpenAI today said it's releasing a version of GPT-2, but that it's not yet safe for the public release of the original 1.5 billion parameter version.Read More...
08:26, 08/21/2019

Cities are using walls of moss to tackle air pollution from traffic Expensive moss walls are the latest trend to combat air pollution in major cities, but can a few square metres of plant matter really solve the problem?...
08:26, 08/21/2019

Italian Prime Minister Conte offers resignation amid political crisis Conte has tendered his resignation and launched a blistering attack on Salvini. The far-right League withdrew its no confidence motion against the prime minister after being taken to task by nearly every other party....
08:26, 08/21/2019

Philadelphia police commissioner abruptly resigns Philadelphia's police commissioner resigned on Tuesday over what the city mayor said was his department's failure to address accusations of sexual harassment and racial discrimination in the ranks....
09:13, 08/21/2019

Louisiana university gun scare linked to apparent mistaken identity A gun scare that jolted Louisiana State University's Baton Rouge campus on Tuesday apparently stemmed from an off-duty policeman in plain clothes seen walking around with a pistol on his belt being mistaken for an armed intruder, a school spokesman s...
09:13, 08/21/2019

An inside look at the NHS's plans to revolutionise healthcare with AI From spotting cancer and triaging patients to rearranging hospital appointments, artificial intelligence has a lot to offer the NHS, says Indra Joshi...
09:39, 08/21/2019

GCSE results day 2019: Parents can harm students' mental health by bragging about results on Facebook, education experts warn But she added: "Whether you're deliriously happy or completely despondent it's as ever important to remember that your social media post might have an impact on someone else."...
10:00, 08/21/2019

City of London tightens guidelines on building skyscrapers over wind tunnel fears for cyclists The City of London has drawn up stricter rules for building skyscrapers due to concerns that wind tunnels could generate enough force to knock over cyclists and pedestrians....
10:00, 08/21/2019

Sonos Bluetooth-enabled, battery-powered speaker leaks ahead of official launch Sonos has an event coming up at the end of the month to reveal something new, but leaks have pretty much given away what’s likely to be the highlight announcement at the event: A new, Bluetooth-enabled speaker that has a built-in battery for p...
10:00, 08/21/2019

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones: I've 'earned the right' to joke with Ezekiel Elliott Ezekiel Elliott wasn't amused with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones jokingly saying "Zeke who?" But Jones says his remark wasn't out of bounds.       ...
10:00, 08/21/2019

Daniel Jones, Giants respond to Baker Mayfield's criticism Giants rookie quarterback Daniel Jones addresses comments about him from Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield to GQ Magazine.       ...
10:00, 08/21/2019

Apple TV Plus could let you download shows for offline play Apple TV Plus is set to hit our screens later this year – but the finer details of how the interface of the TV streaming service will work, and the exact features that will come with it, have continued to elude us. A new Apple TV Plus leak, ho...
11:13, 08/21/2019

IP proxy network vs VPN - which is right for you? Gathering accurate online data can be difficult for businesses which is why Luminati is working on building the world’s largest business proxy network. The company has connected millions of devices through its P2P network which it uses to prov...
11:13, 08/21/2019

At Least 2,300 People Have Been Detained During the Lockdown in Kashmir (SRINAGAR, India) — At least 2,300 people, mostly young men, have been detained in Indian-administered Kashmir during a security lockdown and communications blackout imposed to curb unrest after New Delhi stripped the disputed region of stateho...
11:13, 08/21/2019

Google Lens might get a lot easier to use on your phone Google Lens is one of the most useful tools on Android phones, letting you scan barcodes and QR codes, recognize products, and translate languages. Now, it seems it's about to get a useful extra function, which is directly accessing it from the ...
11:39, 08/21/2019

West Brom’s Filip Krovinovic: ‘I like to steal things from how Modric plays’ | Ben Fisher The Croatian midfielder, on loan from Benfica, on his family’s road trip with West Brom fans and his love of Harry PotterNot for the first time Filip Krovinovic is smiling. It is bucketing down at West Bromwich Albion’s training base but after making...
12:52, 08/21/2019

Trump critics eye GOP primary race, even if defeating him seems ‘preposterous’ Joe Walsh and Mark Sanford are leaning toward a Republican primary challenge to President Trump, while Jeff Flake is taking recruitment calls and John Kasich plans a visit to New Hampshire....
13:13, 08/21/2019

Maruti Suzuki XL6 Receives 2000 Bookings The Maruti Suzuki XL6 is only available with the petrol engine and there's no diesel on offer for the time being. The company says that the diesel will be made available if there is demand for it...
13:39, 08/21/2019

China may need more than a new interest rate to stimulate its economy Analysts generally doubt how effective the People Bank of China's latest interest rate announcement will be in significantly helping businesses grow....
13:39, 08/21/2019

Elton John defends Harry and Meghan's use of private jets Singer Elton John has waded into a furor about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's use of private jets, calling on the British media to stop what he called "assassinations" of the couple's characters....
13:39, 08/21/2019

US Ports Brace For Surge Of Imports Ahead Of New Tariffs On China The latest lurches in President Donald Trump's trade war with China set the stage for a potential repeat of late 2018 when goods flooded into America's ports to beat new tariffs....
13:39, 08/21/2019

Trump Postpones Trip After Denmark PM's "No Interest" In Greenland Sale US President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he is postponing a planned meeting with Denmark's prime minister due to her lack of interest in selling Greenland to the United States....
13:39, 08/21/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces EU antitrust scrutiny Facebook's Libra is reportedly being probed by the European Union's competition authorities. The cryptocurrency plan has been met with intense skepticism from both data protection activists and regulators....
14:00, 08/21/2019

New stegosaurus discovered by British team in Morocco The makers of the next Jurassic Park film could have a new dinosaur to play with after scientists discovered a never-before-seen species of stegosaurus that could also be the oldest of its kind....
14:00, 08/21/2019

Who is mystery brunette Andrew waved to from Epstein's mansion? A mystery brunette seen in a video showing Prince Andrew inside convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein's New York mansion is reportedly the socialite daughter of a former Australian prime minister....
14:52, 08/21/2019

Woman Finds 3.72-Carat Yellow Diamond While Watching YouTube Video on How to Find Diamonds A Texas woman on a first-time visit to Arkansas’ Crater of Diamonds State Park says she discovered a nearly 4-carat yellow diamond—while watching a YouTube video about how to find the precious gemstones.Read more......
14:52, 08/21/2019

First look photo: See Johnny Flynn as a young David Bowie in origin story 'Stardust' David Bowie's origin story is heading to the big screen in "Stardust." Bowie's son, Duncan Jones, says the family is not on board.        ...
15:13, 08/21/2019

'Family first': Kirk Douglas, 102, poses for sweet family photo featuring four generations The Douglas family photo includes Kirk, his wife, Anne, son Michael, daughter-in-law Catherine Zeta-Jones, his grandchildren and great-grandchild.        ...
15:13, 08/21/2019

Heather Locklear says she's 'so grateful' to be sober ahead of 30-day treatment program Heather Locklear shared her first Instagram post since pleading no contest last week to eight misdemeanor charges of battery and resisting officers.        ...
15:13, 08/21/2019

Watch: U.S. women's soccer star Carli Lloyd drills 55-yard field goal at Eagles practice United States Women's National Team star Carli Lloyd showed she can hit a 55-yard field goal with ease, splitting the uprights during a practice appearance with the Philadelphia Eagles....
15:39, 08/21/2019

Ohio newspaper that battled injustice for 150 years to shut down: 'Scary for democracy' The Vindicator’s closure means Youngstown will be the largest US city without a major paper, and is the latest blow to an ailing American news industryIt was in the late 1920s that the Ku Klux Klan regularly began gathering outside the home of Willia...
15:39, 08/21/2019

March for Our Lives unveils sweeping gun reform agenda: 'The time is now' Student activists call for 30% reduction in civilian firearms and mandatory buyback programMarch for Our Lives, the organization created by survivors of the February 2018 mass school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Flori...
15:39, 08/21/2019

Republicans explore challenging Trump in 2020 primaries – live John Kasich, Mark Sanford and Jeff Flake among those reportedly in various stages of weighing a run against the presidentSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.23pm BST Donald Trump here, quoting right-wing conspiracy theorist Wayne A...
15:39, 08/21/2019

Liverpool’s attacking verve will test validity of Arsenal’s positive start | Paul Wilson The only two sides to win both Premier League games so far meet on Saturday at Anfield, where Arsenal have a terrible recent record they can only improve onBurnley should feel flattered. After giving their usual feisty performance at the Emirates las...
15:39, 08/21/2019

Airline under fire for allegedly refusing to accommodate passenger with autism Man says crew of Delta connecting partner SkyWest did not allow his brother, who has nonverbal autism, to sit with a family memberDelta and their connection partner airline, SkyWest, are the latest airlines to come under fire for discrimination, over...
15:39, 08/21/2019

US risks China's anger after sealing $8bn deal to sell Taiwan 66 fighter jets Trump administration approves $8bn sale but Beijing says Washington will ‘bear the consequences’The Trump administration has approved the sale of 66 F-16 fighters to Taiwan in a move expected to anger Beijing.Taiwan will get the latest version of the...
15:39, 08/21/2019

The Big Business of Scavenging in Postindustrial America The U.S. produces more garbage than any other nation in the world per capita. Here’s how scrappers are turning that waste into a $32 billion business....
15:39, 08/21/2019

Sudan forms 11-member sovereign council, headed by military leader Sudan on Tuesday completed the formation of an 11-member sovereign council that will run the country for a three-year transitional period until elections, a spokesman for the ruling military council told a news conference....
16:00, 08/21/2019

Head of Sudan's now-defunct military council sworn in to head new ruling body General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the outgoing head of Sudan's military council, was sworn in on Wednesday as leader of the new Sovereign Council that will run the country for three years until an election after decades of autocratic rule....
16:00, 08/21/2019

Danish PM says cancellation of Trump visit won't hurt good U.S. relations Denmark's prime minister said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's cancellation of a state visit after Denmark rebuffed his interest in purchasing Greenland would not affect close relations between the two allies....
16:00, 08/21/2019

Hong Kong protest moves peacefully to mob-attack subway A major bank warned on Wednesday that weeks of protests in Hong Kong could hit the economies of the Chinese-ruled city and mainland China itself as hundreds of demonstrators held a sit-in at the subway site of a midsummer mob attack....
16:00, 08/21/2019

Mexican president says government not talking with organized crime Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday that the government is not holding talks with organized crime gangs, a day after his interior minister said she was meeting with self-described self-defense groups in states hard hit by ...
16:00, 08/21/2019

Elections Canada climate advertising guidelines puts chill on green groups' advocacy Canadian environmental groups fear losing their tax-free charity status if they run paid climate change advocacy adverts ahead of the October national election, after a warning from the federal election watchdog....
16:00, 08/21/2019

This Is Knot a Drill: Knotted Headbands Are the Trendiest Hair Accessories to Wear Right Now Scrunchies had their moment, but like it or knot, this fall, it’s all about the knotted headband. This hair accessory is by no means new, but as brands release their new arrivals for next season, these headbands keep rising to the top (knot). Anecdot...
16:26, 08/21/2019

Barack Obama’s High School Jersey Sells for $120,000 at Auction During his senior year at Punahou School in Honolulu, Hawaii, our forever President Barack Obama was a member of the 1979 Hawaii State Champion boys’ varsity basketball team. Now, 40 years later, for the low, low price of $120,000, an unidentified co...
16:26, 08/21/2019

The Internet Is Now Rooting for Derek Peth to Be the Next Bachelor Derek Peth, will you accept Bachelor Nation's rose? Fans of the franchise started campaigning for Peth to star on the next season of The Bachelor after he captured their hearts on the......
16:26, 08/21/2019

How Kacey Musgraves Followed Her Arrow to Become a Music Superstar When Kacey Musgraves stepped foot on the Nashville Star stage, she was hoping for a major music break. Perhaps judges Randy Owen, Anastasia Brown and Blake Shelton would see something in......
16:26, 08/21/2019

Brian Flores Loads Practice Playlist With Jay-Z Tracks One Day After Kenny Stills Criticizes NFL's Roc Nation Partnership Dolphins head coach Brian Flores and wide receiver Kenny Stills have not been on the same page when it comes to Stills speaking out about systemic racism. A couple weeks back, Flores delivered a weak-sauce admonishment when Stills criticized owner St...
16:52, 08/21/2019

Jerry Jones Asserts His Right To Be A Dickweed About Ezekiel Elliott Jerry and Stephen Jones held a press conference Tuesday with Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith, who just signed a hefty five-year extension with the team. Smith’s successful negotiations stand in stark contrast to those of wide receiver Amari Cooper, q...
16:52, 08/21/2019

'A Dog's Journey': Watch what happens when a squirrel makes the canine movie set go nuts Shooting with real pooches in "A Dog's Journey" leads to unexpected moments, such as when a squirrel dropped in. More from the home release bloopers.        ...
16:52, 08/21/2019

Lowe's Reports Higher Profit, Beating Estimates Lowe’s reported higher earnings in its latest quarter that topped expectations, in a sign the home-improvement retailer’s aggressive cost-cutting strategy could be paying off....
16:52, 08/21/2019

U.S. Existing-Home Sales Picked Up in July Sales of previously owned U.S. homes picked up in July, suggesting that lower mortgage rates are beginning to drive sales after a weak spring selling season....
16:52, 08/21/2019

Commerzbank mulls branch closures as part of broader strategy review German lender Commerzbank is considering closing some bank branches as it figures out a way forward after its talks to merge with rival Deutsche Bank collapsed earlier this year, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
16:52, 08/21/2019

Osram to clear way for AMS takeover offer tonight: sources Osram is likely to waive an agreement on Wednesday that currently prevents AMS from making a takeover bid, paving the way for the Austrian group to enter the ring against a bid from private equity investors, two sources told Reuters....
16:52, 08/21/2019

European stocks recover before Fed minutes, Jackson Hole gathering European stocks rallied on Wednesday as hopes for more monetary and fiscal stimulus helped assuage worries about global recession, political turmoil in Italy and endless trade wars....
16:52, 08/21/2019

Elon Musk puts the brakes on 'nuke Mars' theory Just days after telling the world he still wants to "nuke Mars," SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has slightly walked back the proposal, instead offering a new idea that doesn't use nuclear weapons....
17:13, 08/21/2019

Elizabeth Warren Wants Wells Fargo to Explain Fees on Closed Accounts The senator from Massachusetts wrote to the bank, asking for information on its account closure practices and overdraft fees as described in a New York Times article....
17:13, 08/21/2019

These Naruto-Inspired Water Park Moves Are Making an Infectiously Joyous Splash Instead of using a Naruto run to storm Area 51 — an idea that over 2 million people recently latched onto — these water park attendees got inspired to bring the Japanese anime show’s magic to life in a much less dangerous situation....
17:39, 08/21/2019

Pfizer invests $500 million in expanding gene therapy facility Pfizer Inc is investing $500 million to expand a manufacturing facility in Sanford, North Carolina, that plays a central role in its efforts to become a major player in gene therapy, the company said on Wednesday....
18:00, 08/21/2019

Your heatwave could be worse because of a drought somewhere else Enlarge / Temperatures during the third week of July, 2019. (credit: NASA Earth Observatory) Long-lived heatwaves in the mid-latitudes are typically the result of an atmospheric pattern known as a “blocking high.” In a blocking high, the jet stream...
18:00, 08/21/2019

Is this the new classic engagement ring? Trends are straying well away from tradition when it comes to engagement rings, here jewellery designer and expert Kate Baxter shares the shapes and styles to know in 2019 and beyond...
18:00, 08/21/2019

Manchester United and Kick It Out to meet Twitter after racism incidents • United want joint action after Paul Pogba targeted• ‘We need to do more to protect our users,’ says TwitterManchester United and Kick It Out will meet representatives of Twitter regarding concerns over racism and other abuse aimed at footballers on...
18:26, 08/21/2019

Justin Thomas faces ‘weird’ test of leading from front at FedEx Cup • American begins on 10-under in tournament’s new format• Rory McIlroy in contention but has mixed views on set-upIt is quite a feat for a $15m prize, hiked by $5m from previous years, not to be the main topic of discussion at the Tour Championship. ...
18:26, 08/21/2019

The Fiver | This whole sorry saga at Bury Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!It’s been an eventful start to the season for Bury, despite nothing much happening around the club at all. Unbeaten in their first four league games due in no small part to the fact that they haven’t...
18:26, 08/21/2019

2020 Hopefuls Are Talking Transgender Rights, Signaling a Political Shift on the Issue On their own, transgender voters aren’t going to sway the 2020 election. But they’re a pretty fair proxy for how candidates are viewing equality as a priority and responding to a primary electorate that, at least for now, seems to be far ...
18:26, 08/21/2019

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Where Dr. Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Where Dr. Stone Lost Me • Warped Pipes: Let’s Talk About Mario & Wario (AKA The Game Where Mario Wears A Bucket) • I’ve Been Avoiding Beating Final Fantasy VII • Spacemon - A Poké...
18:26, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 1-New York sues EPA over GE's allegedly incomplete Hudson River cleanup New York sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday, accusing the agency of allowing General Electric Co to stop clearing the Hudson River of PCB contamination before the cleanup work was finished....
18:52, 08/21/2019

Mexico's central bank governor says economy growing below potential The head of Mexico's central bank said on Wednesday that consumption in Latin America's second-largest economy could pick up again even if recent data pointed to a slowdown....
18:52, 08/21/2019

Colombia pipeline ready to transport more crude if fracking approved -company Pipeline company Oleoducto de Colombia is ready to move increased crude output from the center of Colombia to the Caribbean if the use of fracking is approved in the Andean country, the company's chief executive said on Wednesday....
18:52, 08/21/2019

Ganesh Chaturthi: Date, Time, Significance Of The Festival And Foods To Celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi is just around the corner; this year the grand festival would be celebrated from 2nd September to 12th September. The festival is celebrated with much fervour across Maharashtra,......
18:52, 08/21/2019

Returning Revenge Body Participant Tells Khloe Kardashian What Was Holding Her Back Last Season Allison is back! And this year, she's finishing what she started. The season 2 participant returns for a second shot at transformation (with her mom Kim in tow) in this clip from......
19:13, 08/21/2019

Chicago West Just Proved She's Braver Than All of Us Introducing Chicago West, budding snake charmer. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's 1-year-old daughter doesn't have tons of world experience just yet, but she already proved......
19:13, 08/21/2019

England reveal 2020 summer schedule with The Oval set to host first Test against West Indies England have revealed their men's international schedule for next summer, with the Kia Oval hosting the opening Test of the year, not the last as it normally does....
19:13, 08/21/2019

'Less pie left': Cowboys send message with Jaylon Smith extension The Cowboys sent a message to Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott and Amari Cooper with the Jaylon Smith's extension. "Less pie left," Jerry Jones said.       ...
19:39, 08/21/2019

Ray Lewis, Lamar Odom set to appear on next season of 'Dancing with the Stars' Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis and former Los Angels Lakers star Lamar Odom will compete on the 28th season of "Dancing with the Stars."       ...
19:39, 08/21/2019

Opinion: More than ever, Eagles need Carson Wentz to find a way to stay on the field With Nick Foles gone and the Eagles' quarterback depth thinning out, Carson Wentz is under more pressure than ever to stay healthy.       ...
19:39, 08/21/2019

Smith-Schuster now a youthful leader of Steelers' receivers No longer with Antonio Brown as a running mate, JuJu Smith-Schuster maintains youthful enthusiasm but recognizes he's now a leader for Steelers       ...
19:39, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump says not looking at changing capital gains tax U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he is not looking to index capital gains taxes to the inflation rate, which could slash the taxes that investors pay on profits from asset sales, or to cut payroll taxes....
19:39, 08/21/2019

We’re One Step Closer to a Blood Test that Predicts When a Person Will Die While death is inevitable, knowing when it will come isn’t necessarily, and scientists have been trying to develop a test that could reliably and easily predict how long a person will live — or, more technically, how healthy they are and ...
19:39, 08/21/2019

Former Head Of UP Village Shot Dead By Bike-Borne Men: Police The former head of Dhanaura Silverpur village in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat district was shot dead by three motorcycle-borne men, police said on Wednesday....
20:00, 08/21/2019

Tweet On Subhas Chandra Bose's Death Anniversary Welcomed By Nephew The Press Information Bureau's tweet announcing August 18 as Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's death anniversary has been welcomed by one of his grandnephews, author Ashis Ray....
20:00, 08/21/2019

Monsoon Rains Above Average For Fourth Straight Week Monsoon rains in the country in the week through Wednesday were above average for a fourth straight week, the weather office said, with floods hitting many districts in the northern parts of the......
20:00, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 2-New York sues EPA over GE's Hudson River PCB cleanup New York sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday, accusing the agency of prematurely allowing General Electric Co to stop clearing the Hudson River of PCB contamination before the cleanup was finished....
20:00, 08/21/2019

UK miscounted EU, other immigrants before Brexit vote Britain has undercounted its long-term immigrants from the European Union by almost a quarter of a million and overestimated how many non-EU students stayed in the country after their studies, statisticians said on Wednesday....
20:00, 08/21/2019

That Dog announce Old LP, the cult pop-rock outfit's first new album in 22 years L.A. rockers That Dog delivered three albums of timeless, hook-heavy power-pop between 1993 and 1997, resulting in relatable, deliriously angsty cuts like “Never Say Never,” a song this writer will (very loudly) call one of the best of the ‘90s. The ...
20:52, 08/21/2019

The Mindhunter season finale is frustrating as hell—and that's a good thing Wayne Williams, to use a phrase I’ve heard detectives say on TV, looks good. His stories are inconsistent, his movements suspicious—seriously, who goes out at 3 AM to “scout out” a vague address of someone you’ve never met, or even talked to on the p...
20:52, 08/21/2019

Exclusive: Here's the release date and track list for the Steven Universe: The Movie soundtrack With the arrival of the highly anticipated Steven Universe: The Movie just around the corner, fans will soon have the answers to some of their burning questions—mainly, “Who is this new gem messing up Steven’s whole retirement plan?” The trailer does...
20:52, 08/21/2019

Loch Ness monster: Scientists tease 'plausible theory' We might be able to safely discount the existence of werewolves and zombies, but scientists say they are about to reveal a "plausible theory" about one monster long rumoured to dwell in the waters of Loch Ness....
20:52, 08/21/2019

Fires Destroy Amazon Rain Forest, Blanket Brazilian Cities in Smog Vast fires, many of them set by loggers, are ravaging the Amazon at a rate not seen in years, sending plumes of smoke that darken skies over Brazilian cities at a time when there is international pushback against President Bolsonaro’s environmental p...
20:52, 08/21/2019

Hong Kong protesters mark one month since mob attack with sit-in demo A crowd of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong staged a silent sit-in at the Yuen Long MTR station on Wednesday evening, marking a month since a group of suspected organized crime group members violently attacked demonstrators there....
21:13, 08/21/2019

Amazon Rainforest Burning: Brazil Reports Record Forest Fires Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research center INPE, as concerns grow over right-wing President Jair......
21:13, 08/21/2019

Baker Mayfield’s wife isn’t letting Daniel Jones fallout ruin her day Emily Wilkinson is tuning out the noise. After husband Baker Mayfield’s comments about Giants rookie Daniel Jones went public Tuesday, the new Mrs. Mayfield appeared to address the commentary taking over Twitter. “Sometimes when social me...
21:13, 08/21/2019

Lying-Ass Sean Spicer to Compete on Dancing With the Stars The fall for lying white men from the Trump administration is never really a fall. In fact, the “fall” is really just a series of shitty interviews in which the former White House employee laughs about the lies he told or basically sells himself as a...
21:39, 08/21/2019

Stocks shoot up as major retailers lead the way; Dow up over 250 points Target is soaring, up roughly 20% after a surprising earnings report. lowe's also jumped after beating forecasts.       ...
21:39, 08/21/2019

3 pivotal Bitcoin figures thought to be Satoshi that you should know about Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. One of today’s greatest technology mysteries is not how Bitcoin works, but who created it. On October 31,...
21:39, 08/21/2019

Liquidators of dead shitcoin factory Cryptopia must reconcile 900,000 user accounts one-by-one The liquidator overseeing the slow death of New Zealand-based shitcoin factory Cryptopia has issued its latest update and states progress is “pleasing.” However, it’s not all been plain sailing for liquidators Grant Thornton. It took several months f...
21:39, 08/21/2019

Google, Apple, and Mozilla won’t budge on Kazakhstan’s sneaky plot to spy on citizens Google and Mozilla stepped up their efforts to block Kazakhstan’s government from intercepting web traffic within the country. In a joint announcement made today, the two companies said they are deploying a technical solution to prevent the use of ‘Q...
21:39, 08/21/2019

When to Use 'I.e.' and 'E.g.' Before there was LOL and TLDR and STFU, we had other abbreviations that helped us to quickly and easily convey ideas. These still have a useful place in our writing, because they still help us quickly and easily convey ideas. They are i.e. and e.g., ...
21:39, 08/21/2019

How to Calm Rowdy Kids, According to Teachers The idea of throwing a party for a gaggle of your kid’s friends sounds great in theory, but dealing with an additional five (six? Eight? A dozen?) children requires a special set of skills—the very kind a teacher has, in spades....
21:39, 08/21/2019

You Should Increase Your Retirement Contribution, Like, Now There’s good news for Americans saving for retirement: We’re getting better and better at actually doing it, according to a new survey from Bankrate.com. The percentage of people who have increased their contributions in the past year has almost doub...
21:39, 08/21/2019

As the Fed Frets, Retailers Rake in Sales Before Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell puts the finishing touches on a speech he is delivering this week, maybe he should take some time to listen to a playback of Target’s earnings conference call....
22:52, 08/21/2019

Goldman Pursues Majority Stake in Chinese Venture Goldman Sachs has applied with Chinese regulators to take a majority stake in an investment-banking joint venture, the most recent move by a foreign company to tap the nation’s vast financial sector....
22:52, 08/21/2019

Houthi rebels down U.S. drone over Yemen, reports say A U.S. surveillance drone was shot out of the skies over Yemen this week by a surface-to-air missile the Pentagon believes was given to Houthi rebels by Iran....
23:39, 08/21/2019

New Jersey suspects swiped $450K in checks after looting mailboxes: DOJ Four New Jersey men were charged Wednesday for stealing $450,000 in checks from dozens of mail collection boxes, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. The Paterson men — Aneuris Henriquez-Lopez, 24, Eleazer Peralta, 19, Fernando Santiago, 26...
23:39, 08/21/2019

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman Starts Flying MiG 21 Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, the Indian Air Force pilot who became the face of a tense military confrontation between India and Pakistan in February, has started flying MiG 21 jet again....
00:00, 08/22/2019

Expect India To Adopt Just Policy Towards People Of Kashmir: Iran Leader The Supreme leader of Iran, Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, on Wednesday expressed concern over the situation of Muslims in Kashmir, two weeks after the centre ended the special status to Jammu and......
00:00, 08/22/2019

Hotspot Shield review: Here's a VPN that actually lives up to its hype It's rare that we're surprised by a product. Over-the-top hype in a superheated market is usually just that, hype. But Hotspot Shield actually lived up to the hype. Our independent performance tests confirmed the company's claims....
00:00, 08/22/2019

NRA head Wayne LaPierre made $1.4 million in 2017. Here's what we know, and don't know, about the finances of America's most public gun rights advocate, who can reportedly change Trump's mind on gun policy with a single phone call. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Wayne LaPierre is the CEO and executive vice president of the National Rifle Association (NRA), an American gun rights advocacy group. While LaPierre's exact net worth is unknown, one estimate has put it at $10 million. He was...
00:00, 08/22/2019

TFD responds to west side home fire TUCSON – Crews were dispatched to a west side home fire on Wednesday. Tucson Fire Department units responded to reports of smoke near Stone Avenue and Pastime Road. Fire officials said the fire did not extend into the whole structure. The cause...
00:26, 08/22/2019

Trump to grant student loan forgiveness for disabled veterans President Donald Trump signed a memorandum on Wednesday to automatically cancel the student loan debt of disabled veterans. More than 25,000 service members will have their debt wiped away....
00:52, 08/22/2019

U.S. farmers, lawmakers dial up pressure on Trump over biofuel policy The agriculture and biofuel industries and their U.S. congressional allies ramped up pressure on the Trump administration on Wednesday over the relief he has given oil refiners from rules requiring use of biofuels....
02:00, 08/22/2019

India needs to reduce ecommerce restrictions to revive economy: Amazon executive India needs to encourage ecommerce and reduce red tape to help small businesses sell online and export goods to help revive sagging domestic economic growth, a senior Amazon.com executive said on Wednesday....
02:00, 08/22/2019

Justin Thomas starts with big lead as scoring system shakes up FedEx Cup Justin Thomas holds a two-shot lead at the Tour Championship after a staggered scoring measure was created to stifle confusion at the season finale.       ...
02:52, 08/22/2019

Sitting for nine and a half hours a day linked to early death Sitting less and moving more often is associated with a lower risk of early death in middle aged and older people, suggests a review of data from 36,000 people...
02:52, 08/22/2019

Sudan’s Top General Sworn In as Leader of New Ruling Body Sudan’s top general was sworn in Wednesday as the leader of a joint military-civilian body created to rule Sudan during a three-year transition period toward democratic elections....
02:52, 08/22/2019

Yubico launches world's first multi-OS security key Yubico is making it easier for users to secure their accounts on every device they use with the launch of its new YubiKey 5Ci.The company's new security key features both USB-C and Lightning connectors on a single device which makes it the perfe...
02:52, 08/22/2019

Epstein’s new trust fund may make it harder for accusers to collect damages: experts The discovery of the will with its newly created 1953 Trust, named after the year of his birth, instantly raised suspicions he did it to hide money from the many women who say he sexually abused them when they were teenagers....
03:13, 08/22/2019

Mexico judge says cocaine should be allowed A pro-legalization group in Mexico says a court has granted two injunctions ordering the government to allow plaintiffs to carry and use cocaine, though not to buy or sell it....
03:13, 08/22/2019

Frontline view: Making the case for violence in Hong Kong protests Pun sees himself as a peaceful, middle-class Hong Kong student. Yet since the beginning of June, he has been building barricades and throwing bricks at police, risking his own liberty to fight, as he sees it, for the city's freedoms....
03:13, 08/22/2019

Fluoridated water during pregnancy may be hurting kids' brains. You still don't need to start drinking bottled water. Shutterstock A new study suggests that mothers who drink fluoridated water during pregnancy (which shows up in their urine) may be giving birth to kids who have slightly lower IQs. The finding held true in boys, but not girls. The American Academy o...
03:39, 08/22/2019

Instagram Privacy Hoax: Why You Can Safely Ignore It A closer look at an old viral Instagram hoax on permissions for photos and messages that even Secretary of Energy Rick Perry couldn't resist re-posting....
03:39, 08/22/2019

Former VA doctor, who reportedly was impaired on duty charged with involuntary manslaughter, prosecutors say A former Veteran’s Affairs doctor in Arkansas, who was reportedly caught under the influence of an intoxicating substance during his tenure, was charged Tuesday with three counts of involuntary manslaughter after prosecutors say he misdiagnosed three...
04:00, 08/22/2019

West Ham need Jack Wilshere to show his class and justify expensive gamble | Jacob Steinberg Manuel Pellegrini has put faith in player who must rediscover spark and prove he can handle rigours of the Premier LeagueIt did not take long for some people at West Ham to develop doubts about the wisdom of signing Jack Wilshere. The misplaced early...
04:00, 08/22/2019

Watch: Police officer rescues skunk from yogurt cup, gets sprayed A Massachusetts police department shared video of an officer rescuing a skunk with a yogurt cup stuck on its head -- and being sprayed as his reward....
04:26, 08/22/2019

Suggestively-named town seeks to stop adult toy company from using signs Residents of a Newfoundland and Labrador town with a famously suggestive name are petitioning to stop a sex toy company from using their sign for advertisements....
04:26, 08/22/2019

Asia shares sit still, await clarity on Fed policy Asian shares went flat on Thursday as uncertainty over the outlook for both U.S. interest rates and the chance of global fiscal stimulus sucked the life out of markets....
05:39, 08/22/2019

Via shares its ride-pooling technology with NYC public schools Modern-day ride-hailing technology will soon be used to improve the New York City school bus system. Fast Company reported today that transportation company Via -- which offers on-demand ride-sharing in select cities -- will license its technology to...
05:39, 08/22/2019

Microsoft tests more control for apps that restart with Windows 10 As much as PCs have changed in recent years, at least one thing has stayed the same: at some point, you'll need to restart your computer. With that in mind, the first of next year's two big Windows 10 updates could offer a subtle but helpfu...
05:39, 08/22/2019

| How humble Hong Kong Sevens shaped world rugby As Japan gears up to host Asia's first Rugby World Cup, they might give a nod of thanks in the direction of continental neighbours Hong Kong for helping to make it all possible....
06:00, 08/22/2019

| Twitter agree to meet with Manchester United over Pogba abuse Twitter have reacted to calls for more to be done in preventing racist abuse of footballers on social media platforms and will meet with officials from Manchester United....
06:00, 08/22/2019