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Collective Health secures $205 million in funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund

Collective Health, which makes software for companies to pay workers' health costs directly, said on Monday it had raised $205 million in new funding led by Sof...

Collective Health secures $205 million in funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund

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Most SoftBank Vision Fund investors want to join the second fund, says CEO Masayoshi Son Most investors in SoftBank Group's $100 billion Vision Fund want to join the group's forthcoming second fund, founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday, adding discussions would begin soon....
07:00, 06/19/2019

Most SoftBank Vision Fund investors want to join second fund: CEO Son Most investors in SoftBank Group Corp's $100 billion Vision Fund want to join the group's forthcoming second fund, founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday....
05:52, 06/19/2019

Why SoftBank Needs a Second Vision Fund Softbank could use a second technology megafund following the success of its Vision Fund, which has added a powerful shot of growth to the company’s recent financial results....
01:52, 08/08/2019

SoftBank planning IPO of $100 bln Vision Fund - WSJ SoftBank Group Corp is considering an initial public offering of its $100 billion Vision Fund, which usually picks up big stakes in fast-growing technology companies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
16:13, 05/03/2019

Does SoftBank Really Have $108 Billion for Its Vision Fund 2? SoftBank appeared to have pulled off a fundraising coup last month when it announced a technology investment fund with $108 billion in expected capital from the likes of Apple and Microsoft....
15:52, 08/06/2019

SoftBank Considers IPO for $100 Billion Vision Fund SoftBank is considering audacious fundraising plans, including a public offering of its $100 billion investment fund and the launch of a second fund of at least that size, as it looks to seize on an exploding startup scene....
17:26, 05/03/2019

SoftBank Plans for Second $100 Billion Vision Fund Less than two years after the Vision Fund’s launch, the Japanese company has deployed most of its money, investing in the world’s most valuable technology companies, including Uber and WeWork....
11:39, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-SoftBank planning IPO of $100 bln Vision Fund - WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is considering an initial public offering of its $100 billion Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
16:13, 05/03/2019

SoftBank planning IPO of $100 billion Vision Fund: WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is considering an initial public offering of its $100 billion Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
15:52, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 2-SoftBank mulls IPO of $100 bln Vision Fund -source Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is considering an initial public offering of its $100 billion Vision Fund, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday....
17:13, 05/03/2019

SoftBank Group announces new $108 bln Vision Fund aimed at AI SoftBank Group Corp announced on Friday a second Vision Fund aimed at investing in AI technology, saying it had secured memoranda of understandings (MOUs) for about $108 billion from companies including Apple and Microsoft....
05:26, 07/26/2019

SoftBank reportedly committing $40 billion to its second Vision Fund SoftBank Group will invest $40 billion in its forthcoming second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. SoftBank's board will meet on Thursday to approve the commitment....
17:26, 07/25/2019

SoftBank to pump second Vision Fund with proceeds from the first -source SoftBank Group Corp plans to use proceeds from its first Vision Fund to bankroll the $38 billion it has committed to the second, a source said, in a show of unflinching confidence in its huge tech bets commanding sky-high valuations when sold....
11:39, 07/30/2019

SoftBank mulls IPO of $100 billion Vision Fund: source Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is considering an initial public offering of its $100 billion Vision Fund, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday....
01:52, 05/04/2019

SoftBank to pump second Vision Fund with proceeds from the first: source SoftBank Group Corp plans to use proceeds from its first Vision Fund to bankroll the $38 billion it has committed to the second, a source said, in a show of unflinching confidence in its huge tech bets commanding sky-high valuations when sold....
22:00, 07/30/2019

How SoftBank and its $100 billion Vision Fund has become a global start-up machine SoftBank has invested almost $40 billion into 14 innovative start-ups ranked on CNBC's 2019 Disruptor 50 list. The fund has made large VC investments in each of these companies for sizable equity stakes....
15:39, 05/17/2019

SoftBank's Vision Fund to borrow $4 billion against stakes in Uber and two others: FT SoftBank's Vision Fund is looking to borrow $4 billion against its stakes in Uber Technologies Inc, soon-to-go-public Slack Technologies Inc, and blood-testing company Guardant Health Inc, the Financial Times reported, citing people directly involved...
07:13, 05/30/2019

SoftBank Group announces new $108 billion Vision Fund aimed at AI SoftBank Group Corp announced on Friday a second Vision Fund aimed at investing in AI technology, saying it has secured memoranda of understandings (MOUs) for about $108 billion from companies including Apple and Microsoft ....
02:52, 07/26/2019

SoftBank's Vision Fund 2 Plans to Begin Investing as Soon as Next Month The sequel to the world’s biggest technology investment fund could start investing billions of dollars as early as next month in a venture-capital market already awash with money....
18:13, 08/07/2019

SoftBank says Vision Fund 2 could start investing soon, bags big gains on first SoftBank Group Corp's second Vision Fund could start investing as soon as next month, founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said, as the technology conglomerate reported a leap in profits at its first $100 billion fund....
14:39, 08/07/2019

SoftBank's Vision Fund Poised to Reap Big Uber Gain SoftBank’s Vision Fund, the world’s largest technology investor, is set to be a big winner on Uber’s blockbuster IPO this week, with a paper profit of roughly $3 billion in about 16 months....
12:52, 05/08/2019

SoftBank ‎Vision Fund eyes delivery start-up Glovo The world's largest technology investment fund is targeting the purchase of a substantial stake in Glovo‎, a Spanish online delivery start-up which competes with Deliveroo and Uber Eats....
18:26, 07/08/2019

SoftBank Group's $108 billion Vision Fund 2 draws in Microsoft, Apple SoftBank Group Corp announced on Friday a second Vision Fund aimed at investing in technology firms, saying it has secured memoranda of understanding (MOU) for about $108 billion from companies including Microsoft Corp ....
06:00, 07/26/2019

UPDATE 5-SoftBank Group's $108 bln Vision Fund 2 draws in Microsoft, Apple * Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi not listed among investors (Adds Mubadala comment, source comment on Saudi sovereign wealth fund participation, adds analyst comment, updates shares)...
13:26, 07/26/2019

Japan's SoftBank set for small profit rise, Vision Fund IPO plans eyed Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is expected to report a small rise in its fourth-quarter profit, while investors look for details on whether the conglomerate plans to monetize its almost $100 billion Vision Fund through an IPO....
08:26, 05/07/2019

SoftBank Group announces new $108 billion Vision Fund, broadens investor base SoftBank Group Corp announced on Friday a second Vision Fund aimed at investing in technology firms, saying it has secured memoranda of understanding (MOU) for about $108 billion from companies including Apple Inc and Microsoft Corp ....
04:39, 07/26/2019

Ather Energy Secures New Investment Of $51 Million In Latest Round Of Funding Indian electric scooter start-up Ather Energy has raised an investment of $51 million in its latest round of funding. The new investment was led by Sachin Bansal's $32 million, and his second with the......
16:13, 05/28/2019

Vision Fund makes $110 million bet on renewable energy storage Softbank Group's Vision Fund has made its first foray into energy storage technology with a $110 million investment in Switzerland-based Energy Vault....
03:13, 08/15/2019

'Hidden health crisis' of snakebites gets $100 million funding injection A global health trust is to inject 80 million pounds ($102 million) into finding more modern and effective treatments for snakebites - a "hidden health crisis" that kills 120,000 people a year and maims thousands more....
02:52, 05/16/2019

CORRECTED-BRIEF-Morf3D Secures Additional Funding From Boeing * MORF3D, SPECIALIZING IN PRECISION MANUFACTURING & ENGINEERING FOR AEROSPACE INDUSTRY, SAYS SECURED NEW ROUND OF FUNDING FROM BOEING HORIZONX VENTURES Source text for Eikon:...
15:52, 08/30/2019

WeWork IPO valuation could dip below $20 billion, clouding SoftBank's vision WeWork owner The We Company is considering slashing the valuation of its planned stock market launch to below $20 billion, two people familiar with the matter said, the latest blow to leading tech investor SoftBank Group after limp flotations of Ube...
17:26, 09/10/2019

Apple supplier Japan Display secures bailout after funding shortfall Japan Display Inc said on Friday that a group led by Chinese investment firm Harvest Group had formally secured additional funding for a previously announced 80 billion yen ($738 million) bailout plan for the screen maker....
05:13, 07/12/2019

Explorium secures $19M funding to automate data science and machine learning-driven insights Part machine learning platform, part data marketplace, Explorium promises to automate data and feature discovery, and build and deploy models for your analytics and application needs....
16:26, 09/11/2019

Hedge fund Vor Capital secures investment from Borealis Strategic: sources Borealis Strategic Capital Partners, which invests in new hedge funds, has written its first check to commit capital to Europe-oriented stock fund Vor Capital, two people familiar with the matter......
18:13, 04/28/2019

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....
16:26, 05/16/2019

SoftBank reveals details of new $108bn fund SoftBank Group has announced that it will launch its second Vision Fund with the help of Apple, Foxconn, Microsoft, other tech giants and investors.The new fund will be called the Vision Fund 2 and it will focus on technologies based on artificial in...
19:13, 07/26/2019

SoftBank’s profit nearly quadruples on fund investments TOKYO — Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. reported Wednesday its fiscal first quarter profit nearly quadrupled to 1.122 trillion yen ($10.6 billion) as its fund investments boosted income. Tokyo-based SoftBank’s April-June profit...
13:26, 08/07/2019

SoftBank creates 'AI revolution' fund without Saudi cash SoftBank has apparently dropped Saudi Arabia as an investor for its new fund after the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. It has vowed to accelerate the "AI revolution" through investment in leading companies....
17:26, 07/26/2019

SoftBank's New Fund Stands to Shake Up Enterprise Tech SoftBank’s $108 billion technology fund will have a big impact on the venture-backed startups helping to develop next-generation enterprise technology, investors say....
03:13, 07/30/2019

GM Cruise gets $1.15 bln investment from group including SoftBank fund General Motors Co's majority-owned Cruise self-driving car unit said on Tuesday it received a $1.15 billion investment from a consortium of investors, valuing the subsidiary at $19 billion....
16:39, 05/07/2019

SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 bln to employees to invest in new fund- WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/307Ljih on Saturday, citing peop...
19:00, 08/18/2019

SoftBank unveils $108 billion fund to invest in artificial intelligence SoftBank has secured pledges from Microsoft, Apple and other investors of around $108 billion for a second Vision Fund aimed at investing in artificial intelligence. The Japanese conglomerate itself plans to invest $38 billion in the fund, it said in...
19:00, 07/26/2019

SoftBank Faces Challenges Raising Latest $100 Billion Fund SoftBank’s bid to raise a second mega fund has met with a chilly reception from some of the world’s biggest money managers, signaling that a crucial initiative for the firm faces significant hurdles....
22:26, 06/02/2019

SoftBank to Lend Founder and Employees Billions to Invest in Fund Softbank is leaning on its employees, including its chief executive, for cash as the firm rushes to raise an ambitious technology fund amid volatile markets....
17:39, 08/17/2019

SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 billion to employees to invest in new fund: WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/307Ljih on Saturday, citing peo...
18:26, 08/17/2019

SoftBank profits rise, party on gains from Saudi-tied fund TOKYO (AP) — Japanese internet company SoftBank has reported a 36% increase in profit for the fiscal year through March from the previous fiscal year, partly on gains from its Vision Fund. After the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, SoftBa...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Japan's SoftBank is reportedly grappling with raising money for its latest fund Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group has reportedly hit a roadblock in its quest to raise money for its latest fund, according to the Wall Street Journal....
07:13, 06/03/2019

Mubadala expected to invest in Vision Fund 2 in fourth quarter: sources Abu Dhabi state fund Mubadala Investment Company is expected to invest in Japanese group SoftBank's Vision Fund 2 in the fourth quarter of 2019, which will focus on technology projects, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
05:52, 09/06/2019

Potential IPO candidate BioNTech secures $325 million in financing round German biotech firm BioNTech has secured $325 million in a private financing round to boost its cancer immunotherapies pipeline, the company said on Tuesday....
13:26, 07/09/2019

Congress clears permanent funding for Sept. 11 victims fund The Senate cleared legislation Tuesday to permanently authorize a Sept. 11 victims compensation fund, rejecting GOP amendments to put limits on the funding and to pay for the measure, by a vote of 96-2....
00:00, 07/24/2019

Elon Musk's Boring Company Secures $48.6 Million Contract in Las Vegas Despite Embarrassing Demonstration in L.A. The city of Las Vegas has approved a $48.6 million contract for Elon Musk’s Boring Company to build an underground transit line that’s scheduled to be completed by January 2021, just in time for the Consumer Electronics Show. But it remains to be see...
13:39, 05/23/2019

Odisha Government Formulating New Health Policy And Vision 2025 With the Odisha government in the process of formulating a State Health Policy and Vision for 2025, chief district medical officers have been asked to collect suggestions from the people, a senior......
11:39, 06/20/2019

SoftBank to Buy at Least $750 Million of WeWork Parent Shares in IPO SoftBank plans to buy at least $750 million of the shares in WeWork’s impending IPO, a move that could allow the office-sharing company to shore up an offering that has been plagued by tepid investor demand....
06:13, 09/14/2019

4 Your Health: Air pollution possibly linked to bipolar disorder and poor vision Many diabetics are cutting back on their medication because of cost. According to a new report from the CDC, 10 percent of adults were considered to be diabetic last year. Among those, more than 13 percent did not take their medication as prescribed ...
07:00, 08/22/2019

SoftBank Leads $200 Million Investment in India's Grofers Grofers' fresh funding comes after homegrown rival Bigbasket, which is backed by China's Alibaba Group, recently raised $150 million to hit a valuation of over $1 billion....
15:39, 05/15/2019

Cybereason raises $200 million from SoftBank to expand global footprint Antivirus startup Cybereason said on Tuesday it raised $200 million in investment from Japan's SoftBank Group Corp , doubling the total investments raised by the company so far to about $400 million....
07:26, 08/06/2019

Cyber defense firm Cybereason raises $200 million from Japan's Softbank U.S.-Israeli cyber security provider Cybereason said on Tuesday it raised $200 million from Japan's Softbank and its affiliates, bringing the company closer to an initial public offering....
07:26, 08/06/2019

SoftBank raises $270 million via Seoul unit for early-stage investments SoftBank Group Corp said on Friday its Seoul-based venture capital unit focusing on early-stage investments has raised a 317 billion won ($270 million) fund....
15:00, 07/19/2019

Wirecard sees profit potential of Softbank alliance at up to 273 million euros Wirecard sees the total five-year profit potential from its alliance with Japan's Softbank Group Corp at between 209 million euros and 273 million euros ($235-$307 million), the German payments company said on Friday....
20:26, 05/10/2019

Health funding gap means 1,700 in Gaza may face amputations: U.N. A lack of health funding in Gaza means 1,700 people shot by Israeli security forces may have to have amputations in the next two years, Jamie McGoldrick, the U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator for occupied Palestinian territory, told reporters on Wednesda...
01:39, 05/09/2019

Wirecard sees five-year profit potential of Softbank alliance at 209-273 million euros Wirecard sees the total five-year profit potential from its alliance with Softbank Group Corp at between 209 million euros and 273 million euros ($235-$307 million), the German payments company said on Friday....
16:00, 05/10/2019

Poland’s doctors march to demand more health care funding Hundreds of doctors have marched through Poland’s capital city to demand higher spending on health care that would cut waiting time for medical care and stop underpaid doctors from seeking jobs abroad...
17:39, 06/01/2019

Health Catalyst Aims to Raise $150 Million to $200 Million in IPO Health-data company Health Catalyst Inc.’s initial public offering will bring one of the first digital-health companies to public markets as technology startups race to list shares....
20:26, 04/30/2019

SoftBank Group raises $270 million via Seoul unit for early stage startup investments SoftBank Group Corp said on Friday its Seoul-based venture capital unit focusing on early stage investments has raised a 317 million won fund ($270 million)....
10:39, 07/19/2019

Ocrolus raises $24 million to scan financial documents with computer vision New York-based Ocrolus has raised $24 million to further develop its platform that leverages machine learning to analyze financial documents.Read More...
17:52, 06/25/2019

Grocery Start-up Bigbasket Gets $14.5 Million In Funding Bigbasket, which competes with Walmart Inc-owned Flipkart and Amazon.com Inc, will use the fresh funds to set up warehouses and boost its cold chain, the company said in a statement....
20:26, 07/29/2019

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN health agency’s officials said on Tuesday, following a visit to the epicentre of what is already ...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Elon Musk’s Boring Co. raises $120 million in outside funding Elon Musk's plan to connect major cities with Hyperloop tunnels is raising the interest of investors. Boring Co. authorized the sale of $120 million in stock today, reported Bloomberg. It's the first outside investment for Musk's infra...
02:52, 07/26/2019

Juul raises over $750 million in expanded funding round E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, which is facing regulatory scrutiny in the domestic U.S market, has raised $785.2 million in an equity and debt offering as it looks to expand globally, a regulatory filing showed....
05:00, 08/31/2019

Huawei says to spend more than $300 million a year in funding for universities Huawei plans to spend more than $300 million a year in research funding for universities, a senior company executive said on Tuesday, even as the Chinese firm fights a U.S. trade ban from that has hurt its business and academia tie-ups....
11:39, 09/03/2019

Resale clothing company thredUP gets $175 million in funding Online resale store thredUP said on Wednesday it received $175 million in funding which it will use to expand its platform to offer resale clothing services to retailers....
12:39, 08/21/2019

Online Grocery Company Bigbasket Gets $150 Million In Funding Mirae Asset-Naver Asia Growth Fund and Alibaba were joined by the UK government's development finance institution, CDC Group, in the funding round, Bigbasket said....
12:26, 05/06/2019

E-commerce Platform Meesho Raises $125 Million In Funding The Meesho platform allows re-sellers of everything from jewellery to mobile phones to reach prospective customers via social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram....
18:26, 08/12/2019

Jon Stewart leads blitz to inform non-first responders of 9/11 health fund Jon Stewart will be on hand to help launch a publicity blitz Monday urging hundreds of thousands of regular Joes to apply for 9/11 medical funds. There is a misconception that the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund only covers first responders who got si...
00:13, 09/16/2019

Allianz leads C$100 million funding round for fintech Wealthsimple German insurer and asset manager Allianz has led a C$100 million ($74.55 million) capital raise for Canadian financial technology company Wealthsimple....
18:26, 05/22/2019

Trudeau announces $11.4 million in flood protection funding for Fredericton The federal money is meant to help the New Brunswick capital better protect key transportation systems and municipal infrastructure so essential services can continue during floods....
19:39, 08/15/2019

Real estate firm Compass announces $370 million in new funding Real estate firm Compass announced $370 million in new funding on Tuesday. Robert Reffkin, CEO and founder of Compass, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss....
14:26, 07/30/2019

Road funding cuts could have paid for eight million pothole repairs News 6 Jul, 2019 Money cut from councils’ road funding budgets since 2010 could have paid for eight million potholes to be repaired, figures reveal...
16:26, 07/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Juul raises over $750 million in expanded funding round E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, which is facing regulatory scrutiny in the domestic U.S market, has raised $785.2 million in an equity and debt offering as it looks to expand globally, a regulatory filing showed....
05:52, 08/31/2019

Twitter Leads $100 Million Funding in Vernacular Chat App ShareChat "Twitter and ShareChat are aligned on the broader purpose of serving the public conversation, helping the world learn faster and solve common challenges."...
19:13, 08/16/2019

Podimetrics completes $13.4 million funding for disease-detecting foot mat Podimetrics, the maker of a smart foot mat that detects warning signs of diabetic foot ulcers, said on Thursday it raised $13.4 million in a funding round led by a group of investors, including venture capital firm Scientific Health Development....
14:39, 05/09/2019

UN allocates $20 million in emergency funding, as Cyclone Idai disaster unfolds As the full scale of the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai in southern Africa continues to be assessed, the UN and humanitarian partners are ramping up the provision of emergency food, shelter, water and health care supplies to hundreds-of-thousands...
20:52, 04/28/2019

TransferWise closes $292 million secondary funding round at $3.5 billion valuation Money transfer startup TransferWise has closed a $292 million secondary funding round which doubles its valuation to $3.5 billion, the company said on Wednesday....
08:26, 05/22/2019

Elon Musk's Boring Co raises about $117 million in latest funding round Elon Musk's Boring Co raised about $117 million in its latest round of funding from 20 unnamed investors after offering to sell about $120 million in equity, the company disclosed in a regulatory filing on Friday....
23:39, 07/26/2019

UK start-up Babylon Health to reportedly receive investment from Saudi wealth fund Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund is reportedly planning to invest in U.K. start-up Babylon Health, in a deal that would put give the company "unicorn" status....
10:52, 07/31/2019

This is the 19-slide pitch deck two 22-year-olds used to nab $57 million in funding from Silicon Valley Technology is shattering legacy financial systems that can't keep pace with market demand — and Brex is at the forefront. It's one of fintechs buzziest startups, aiming to rebuild B2B financial products starting with corporate cards for technol...
00:00, 09/03/2019

Chinese travel site Mafengwo raises $250 million in Tencent-led funding round Chinese travel site Mafengwo said it has raised $250 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd as it expands in the booming online travel market....
07:00, 05/23/2019

Cancer social network app Belong.Life raises $14 million in private funding Belong.Life, a U.S.-Israeli creator of a social network and app for cancer patients, said on Monday it raised $14 million in a funding round led by life science analytics firm IQVIA....
15:26, 07/01/2019

Rihanna's Lingerie Brand Savage X Fenty Receives $50 Million in Fresh Funding Rihanna’s lingerie brand Savage X Fenty has received new funding from investors following a strong first year, bringing the total amount invested in the company to roughly $70 million....
06:39, 08/29/2019

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday it terminated a nearly $929 million grant to the California High-Speed Rail Authority as part of a 2010 agreement....
23:52, 05/16/2019

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...
22:13, 08/21/2019

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...
21:39, 06/06/2019

Archinaut snags $73 million in NASA funding to 3D-print giant spacecraft parts in orbit A project to 3D-print bulky components in space rather than bring them up there has collected a $73.7 million contract from NASA to demonstrate the technique in space. Archinaut, a mission now several years in development from Made In Space, could la...
03:13, 07/13/2019

U.S. judge approves PG&E $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the investor-owned power producer's bankruptcy r...
21:52, 05/22/2019

Women's Open raises prize fund to $4.5 million The Women's British Open winner's paycheck will be less than one-third of that of her male counterpart's at The Open, but the overall prize fund for the women's major has been significantly increased....
01:52, 07/09/2019

Donors pledge over US$ 15 million to WHO’s Contingency Fund for Emergencies Donors have pledged an additional US$15.3 million to support quick action by the World Health Organization to tackle disease outbreaks and humanitarian health crises through its emergency response fund in 2018, the Contingency Fund for Emergencies (C...
19:52, 04/28/2019

Two Former Hedge Fund Employees Could Get $90 Million Jury Payout Two former employees of commodities hedge fund Touradji Capital Management could receive roughly $90 million after winning a decadelong lawsuit against the firm....
16:13, 06/06/2019

AdColony launches $5 million fund for publisher in-app monetization  AdColony, a mobile performance marketing firm, has launched a $5 million fund to encourage publishers to adopt its in-app monetization technologies.Read More...
15:26, 05/02/2019

Alumnus gives MIT $4.5 million to establish the Broderick Fund for Phytocannabinoid Research The following news is adapted from a press release issued in conjunction with Harvard Medical School. Charles R. Broderick, an alumnus of MIT and Harvard University, has made gifts to both alma maters to support fundamental research into the effects...
15:13, 04/30/2019

Reinsurance hedge fund Tangency Capital raises further $165 million Hedge fund Tangency Capital has raised a further $165 million to invest in the property reinsurance market, bringing its size to $265 million as the hurricane season gets under way, one of its......
20:52, 07/03/2019

PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the bankruptcy of the investor-owned power produ...
22:52, 05/22/2019

Britain to fund steel in $480 million climate change package Britain announced 390 million pounds ($480 million) of spending for low carbon technology on Thursday, most of which will go to the steel industry in a fund to help it reduce emissions....
15:39, 08/29/2019

Deutsche Telekom venture arm closes $350 million fund to new money Deutsche Telekom's venture capital arm said on Tuesday it was closing its second fund to new money after raising $350 million to invest in software service companies that are powering digital transformation....
11:26, 06/25/2019

Dawn Capital raises $125 million for new Europe tech fund Venture capital firm Dawn Capital said on Thursday it had raised $125 million for its latest fund which is aimed at business-to-business technology companies across Europe....
11:26, 06/20/2019

PG&E seeks U.S. court approval for $105 million fund to help wildfire victims PG&E Corp on Wednesday sought court approval for a $105 million fund to help house victims of the wildfires blamed on the bankrupt California power provider....
04:26, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. judge approves PG&E $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the investor-owned power producer's bankruptcy r...
22:13, 05/22/2019

Prudential Pays $32.6 Million to Settle Probe of Mutual-Fund Business The company agreed to settle claims that it didn’t disclose how a reorganization of its mutual-fund business would cost the funds millions in lost interest income....
05:13, 09/17/2019

Italy picks Deloitte to set up 500 million-euro real estate fund Italy has picked the consulting firm Deloitte as its financial adviser in setting up a 500 million-euro real estate fund in an effort to squeeze money out of the property it owns, an official told Reuters on Friday....
17:39, 07/26/2019

Barnes & Noble to be bought by hedge fund Elliott in $683 million deal Barnes & Noble Inc said on Friday it would be bought by hedge fund Elliott Management Corp in an all-cash deal valued at about $683 million, including debt....
15:52, 06/07/2019

TDK launches $50 million corporate venture fund for material science technologies TDK has established TDK Ventures, a $50 million corporate VC fund that will invest in early-stage startups in material science, energy, and chips.Read More...
14:26, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 2-PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the bankruptcy of the investor-owned power produ...
23:52, 05/22/2019

AMG is offloading its majority stake in struggling hedge fund BlueMountain for $91 million Affiliated Managers Group sold its majority stake in Andrew Feldstein's BlueMountain Capital to Assured Guaranty, a Bermuda-based municipal bond and infrastructure insurer, for $91 million. The deal is expected to close at the end of the year, and Fe...
04:13, 08/08/2019

Brick & Mortar fund raises $97 million to make construction tech-savvy Brick & Mortar Ventures, a venture capital fund founded by a scion of family-run Bechtel Corp, said on Tuesday it had raised $97.2 million from leading construction-related companies as builders turn to 3D printing and other software to cut costs and...
22:40, 08/13/2019

Fund manager Glennmont raises 850 million euros for clean energy investment Fund manager Glennmont Partners has raised 850 million euros ($947 million) at the final close of its third clean energy fund, which will invest in renewables projects in Europe and Britain, it said on Tuesday....
05:13, 06/04/2019

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...
21:26, 08/13/2019

Brazil leader wants an apology before accepting $22 million fund to fight Amazon fires Bolsonaro said Brazil may accept the G-7's offer for help with fires in the Amazon if France's Emmanuel Macron withdraws his "insults" regarding the issue....
19:00, 08/27/2019

Leonardo DiCaprio's new environmental fund pledges $5 million in aid amid Amazon fires Earth Alliance, a new environmental organization created by Leonardo DiCaprio and his philanthropic friends, Laurene Powell Jobs and Brian Sheth, has pledged $5 million to help preserve the Amazon rainforest....
08:26, 08/26/2019

Singapore's Vertex adds $290 million venture fund for high-growth tech firms Singapore-based Vertex Venture Holdings, the first main backer of Southeast Asia's ride-hailing giant Grab, has added a new $290 million venture capital fund targeting investments in high-growth technology firms, a senior company official said....
19:00, 09/12/2019

There Are Approximately 27.5 Million People in the U.S. Without Health Insurance The segment of the U.S. population without health insurance increased in 2018, according to an annual report from the Census Bureau released Tuesday. It’s the first time in a decade that this number has grown....
04:39, 09/11/2019

IBM to Pay Nearly $15 Million for Issues Tied to Maryland's Health Exchange In 2014, the state of Maryland cited problems with software from Cúram, an Irish company IBM acquired in 2011, used to determine consumers’ eligibility for Medicaid and premium tax credits for private insurance....
05:26, 06/18/2019

CDC: 1.1 million more Americans lost health insurance coverage in 2018 A CDC survey shows that 1.1 million more Americans were uninsured in 2018, an increase fueled by changes to the Affordable Care Act.        ...
13:00, 05/09/2019

World Health Organization blew almost $192 million on travel: report LONDON — The World Health Organization spent nearly $192 million on travel expenses last year, with staffers sometimes breaking the agency’s own rules by traveling in business class, booking expensive last-minute tickets and traveling without the req...
18:39, 05/20/2019

Encompass Health to pay $48 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations: DOJ Encompass Health Corp has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday....
17:39, 06/28/2019

Fitbit eyes one million new users in Singapore health scheme Fitbit Inc has won a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services to up to one million of the country's citizens as part of a health initiative that begins in October....
17:52, 08/21/2019

Health Law Repeal Could Cost 18 Million Their Insurance, Study Finds The Congressional Budget Office said 18 million people would lose their insurance in the first year, with that number and costs rising over 10 years....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Incredible Health raises $15 million to match nurses with hospital jobs Incredible Health, a startup building a job marketplace for nurses, hospitals, and health systems, has raised $15 million in venture capital.Read More...
21:13, 09/12/2019

Kate Spade New York fulfills $1 million mental health pledge FILE – In this Nov. 17, 2008, file photo, designer Kate Spade attends the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists event in New York. A year after Spade took her own life, the foundation that bears her name announced Wednesday, June 5, 2019, the compl...
19:52, 06/05/2019

Health Recovery Solutions raises $10 million for patient monitoring tools Health Recovery Solutions, a New Jersey-based company developing remote patient monitoring solutions for health systems, has raised $12 million.Read More...
07:00, 09/06/2019

Luma Health raises $16 million to manage doctor appointment bookings Luma Health, a San Francisco startup developing a patient engagement platform for health systems, announced that it's raised $16 million in capital.Read More...
20:13, 08/27/2019

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...
15:52, 05/21/2019

Fitbit wins deal for 1 million new users in Singapore health plan Fitbit Inc said on Wednesday it won a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services to up to one million of the country's citizens as part of a health initiative that begins in October....
19:52, 08/21/2019

Signia Venture Partners unveils $85 million early-stage venture fund Signia Venture Partners revealed its third early-stage venture capital fund, with $85 million to invest and a focus on consumer and enterprise technology.Read More...
04:00, 09/07/2019

State Street pays $94.3 million to settle U.S., state charges over hidden fund markups State Street Corp agreed to pay $94.3 million to settle federal and state regulatory charges it routinely overcharged mutual fund customers and other clients over roughly 17 years by adding hidden markups on back-office expenses....
23:00, 06/27/2019

Congo's former health minister detained over alleged mismanagement of $4.3 million in Ebola funds Former Democratic Republic of Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been detained over allegations of mismanaging public funds worth $4.3 million that were allocated to fighting the Ebola outbreak in the country, one of his lawyers told CNN on Monday....
21:13, 09/16/2019

State Awarded $9 Million Grant To Improve Mental Health Services In Schools FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services have announced a $9 million federal grant to increase awareness of mental health issues among Kentucky students across the st...
18:00, 05/09/2019

3.7 million lives could be saved by 2025 if health services ramp up nutrition actions: WHO If governments boost their focus on healthier eating, 3.7 million deaths could be prevented by the year 2025, according to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) latest guidelines on improving nutrition, released on Wednesday....
21:00, 09/05/2019

Brazil Fails to Replace Cuban Doctors, Hurting Health Care of 28 Million After Cuba recalled 8,517 doctors from Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, the country’s new president, told Brazilians “we can solve this problem.” So far, he has failed, with millions paying the price....
13:52, 06/11/2019

Pakistan moves to ban single-use plastic bags: ‘The health of 200 million people is at stake’ The fines will be steep — $31 for using a single bag, $63 for selling one and up to $31,000 for manufacturing them. The national per capita income is $1,200 per year....
00:00, 08/14/2019

World Health Organization and UNICEF shows that 20 million children worldwide did not get lifesaving vaccines NBC NEWS-Millions of children are not getting the vaccines that could save their lives according to new reports. New report from World Health Organization and UNICEF World Health experts say nearly 20-million kids worldwide were not vaccinated agains...
03:00, 07/16/2019

Fitbit's enterprise health unit hits Q1 stride, $122 million annual revenue run rate Fitbit is also seeing strong demand for its devices. The hardware is seen as a customer acquisition avenue for a broader software and services strategy....
00:52, 05/02/2019

One year after Kate Spade's death, her foundation fulfills $1 million mental health pledge The Kate Spade company said it hopes to encourage more conversation, education and research around mental health.        ...
20:26, 06/05/2019

One year after Kate Spade's passing, her foundation fulfills $1 million mental health pledge The Kate Spade company said it hopes to encourage more conversation, education and research around mental health.        ...
17:13, 06/05/2019

AP Exclusive: UN health agency spent $192 million on 2018 travel; auditors see ‘waste’ and ‘culture of non-compliance’ LONDON (AP) — AP Exclusive: UN health agency spent $192 million on 2018 travel; auditors see ‘waste’ and ‘culture of non-compliance’...
14:13, 05/20/2019

AI’s memory is perfect for insight into collective behaviour AI was never intended to give insights into collective behaviour, yet it’s becoming an increasingly efficient method of doing so. In an age of the GDPR fearful, collective behaviour is the way forward to understanding consumer preferences...
17:13, 05/09/2019

"Will Fortify US Collective Capabilities With India," Says Joe Biden Outlining his foreign policy, Joe Biden, the Democratic Party front-runner for the 2020 presidential race, has said that he will "fortify" US "collective capabilities" with India....
10:26, 07/12/2019

Playlist: What's Collective Soul listening to? The band's members collaborated on a playlist for USA TODAY, featuring classic tracks and newer releases from their favorite bands.        ...
08:39, 07/18/2019

U.N. Head: Climate Change Can Prove the Value of Collective Action As the head of the United Nations, Secretary-General António Guterres works to solve the world’s thorniest issues from humanitarian crises to international terrorism knowing that the nature of these conflicts prevents any definitive reso...
14:39, 06/13/2019

Saturn Awards set to celebrate Hollywood's collective inner nerd When filmmaker Dean Devlin was writing and producing the 1994 film "Stargate," one of the earliest entries in his sci-fi-centric filmography, genre projects were considered little more than potentially modest moneymakers aimed at a specific niche aud...
19:26, 09/12/2019

Raptors' collective threat overwhelms ailing Warriors The Toronto Raptors showcased their strength in depth that undermanned Golden State could not match on Wednesday, taking full advantage of their status as the deeper and healthier team in the NBA Finals....
11:52, 06/06/2019

GM CEO to United Auto Workers: 'Our collective future is at stake' General Motors CEO and Chairman Mary Barra on Tuesday pleaded for United Auto Workers union leaders to assist, not hinder, the company's ongoing restructuring efforts to better position GM for the future....
19:39, 07/16/2019

CFL, players ratify 3-year collective bargaining agreement TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian Football League and its players have ratified a three-year collective bargaining agreement. The league and the CFL Players’ Association confirmed the deal in a joint press release Wednesday. The sides came to terms o...
04:39, 05/23/2019

Peltz's Trian Fund nearing settlement with mutual fund Legg Mason - WSJ Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management LP is nearing a settlement with Legg Mason Inc that will give the activist hedge fund three or four seats on the mutual fund's board and avoid a proxy fight, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/ar...
00:39, 05/18/2019

Peltz's Trian Fund may push for changes at mutual fund Legg Mason Nelson Peltzs' Trian Fund Management LP may push Legg Mason Inc. to implement changes to boost returns, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, the second time in 10 years that Trian has......
02:00, 05/15/2019

Texas pension fund, PAAMCO Prisma back new hedge fund Two major institutional investors are backing Cinctive Capital, a new hedge fund being launched later this year by industry veterans Richard Schimel and Larry Sapanski, people familiar with the......
03:26, 05/09/2019

Gillibrand: GOP playing 'political games' after attempt to permanently fund 9/11 victims fund blocked Democrat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand accused Republicans of playing “political games” after a GOP senator Wednesday blocked her effort to permanently fund the 9/11 victim compensation. Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) attempted to pass the legislation by voice vote ...
20:39, 07/17/2019

McConnell vows to fully fund 9/11 victim fund, wonders why Jon Stewart is 'all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell strongly pushed back Monday against Jon Stewart following the comedian's complaints that the senator has not dealt "compassionately" with the health problems 9/11 responders have faced in the years following the...
22:39, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Fund firm GAM excludes sacked fund manager from AGM GAM Holding AG blocked Tim Haywood, the fund manager sacked for misconduct last year in a scandal that prompted a collapse in the Swiss firm's share price, from attending its annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday....
12:39, 05/08/2019

Dementia is our collective responsibility. We can’t ignore it any longer | Nicci Gerrard Now the leading cause of death in England and Wales, dementia need not be a terrible sentence endured aloneThere’s a silent crisis in our midst. Often cunning and stealthy like Grandmother’s Footsteps, sometimes swift and brutal, dementia is all arou...
18:26, 08/15/2019

Jim Carrey Shares Concerns About the 'Collective Consciousness' That Led to Sonic Redesign Sonic has gotta go fast, but did the decision to redesign the hedgehog maybe happen too fast? Jim Carrey, who plays the evil Dr. Robotnik in the upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog movie, said the fandom response that resulted in director Jeff Fowler delayin...
08:52, 08/03/2019

Kashmir communications shutdown a ‘collective punishment’ that must be reversed, say UN experts End the crackdown on freedom of expression, was the strong call to the Government by India from five United Nations independent rights expert on Thursday....
00:39, 08/23/2019

BoJack animators utilize their collective horse-power, unionize Equine comrades unite: After months of protests and calls for recognition, Cartoon Brew is reporting that the animators behind Netflix’s beloved intersection between the worlds of silly animal puns and depressed, problematic men, BoJack Horseman, hav...
00:39, 06/23/2019

Keanu Reeves supports Rome cinema collective attacked by far right Actors and directors, from Richard Gere to Spike Lee, condemn violence that targeted Cinema AmericaHollywood names including Keanu Reeves, Willem Dafoe and Alejandro González Iñárritu have come out in support of an Italian cinema collective who have ...
16:26, 06/28/2019

Fund firm GAM excludes sacked fund manager from AGM GAM Holding AG blocked the attendance of a sacked fund manager, whose suspension for suspected due diligence failings last year prompted a collapse in the Swiss-based fund manager’s share price, to its annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday....
12:39, 05/08/2019

German SPD youth chief lambasted for proposing collective ownership for big firms The head of the Social Democrats' (SPD) youth wing has unleashed a storm of protest in Germany, including from party allies, for saying firms like BMW should be collectively owned in a clear appeal to left-wingers before European and regional votes....
14:52, 05/02/2019

By inventing family of Holocaust victims, blogger avoided 'collective responsibility' German blogger Marie Sophie Hingst invented a Jewish family history. DW asked historian Micha Brumlik about possible motivations: Her urge to be a victim might have been stronger than facing up to responsibility....
11:39, 06/05/2019

Today we're reminded that the singing Quiznos rats were real and not a collective fever dream There you are. It’s 2003. You’re chilling on your parent’s couch, flipping channels because you don’t have the luxury of Netflix or Hulu. You settle on a show, hunker down, and, all of a sudden, you’re confronted with the creepiest creatures you’ve e...
23:13, 06/17/2019

Opinion: List of issues for NFL's next collective bargaining agreement overshadowed by one thing There's two years left on the NFL's current collective bargaining agreement, but the next deal hinges on several issues. But money towers over it all.        ...
00:13, 05/26/2019

Bon Iver, now an "amorphous collective," shares new songs featuring Bruce Hornsby, Moses Sumney Last year, Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon linked up with The National’s Aaron Dessner and a veritable army of indie royalty for Big Red Machine, a project that, if we’re being honest, was more interesting in theory than in execution. Still, that collaborat...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Animal Collective's Avey Tare and Geologist honor the late David Berman with charity cover Earlier this month, we lost one of the music world’s most indelible songwriters in David Berman, the Silver Jews frontman who just this year released an acclaimed new album as Purple Mountains. Now, when many fans had planned on catching Berman’s new...
19:00, 08/30/2019

Amal Clooney Criticizes World Leaders for ‘Collective Shrug’ Over Killing of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi (LONDON) — Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney accused world leaders Wednesday of failing to protect journalists and responding with “a collective shrug” over the slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. Clooney, the British government...
03:52, 07/11/2019

Ripple effect of sexual violence in conflict threatens ‘collective security’, stains ‘our common humanity’, says UN chief  Sexual violence in conflict is a “threat to our collective security” and a “stain on our common humanity”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violenc...
18:26, 06/19/2019

Zverev secures spot in U.S. Open last 16 German sixth seed Alexander Zverev advanced to the fourth round of the U.S. Open for the first time with a 6-7(4) 7-6(4) 6-3 7-6(3) win over Slovenia's Aljaz Bedene on Saturday....
05:00, 09/01/2019

Nokia secures 42 commercial 5G deals Nokia says it has agreed 42 commercial 5G deals and has reiterated its belief it is the only choice for mobile operators wanting a one-stop-shop for telecoms equipment.The Finnish giant is competing with Swedish rival Ericsson and beleaguered Huawei ...
16:00, 06/04/2019

Germany's Von der Leyen secures powerful EU executive top job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president on a platform of a greener, fairer and rule-based Europe....
22:39, 07/16/2019

Chelsea secures third place in Premier League Chelsea wrapped up its Premier League campaign in third place with an uninspired goalless draw at Leicester on Sunday        ...
19:39, 05/12/2019

Bernal all but secures Tour de France victory Egan Bernal was poised to become the first Colombian to win the Tour de France when he retained the overall lead after Saturday's 20th stage, a 59-km ride from Albertville....
19:52, 07/27/2019

Orange CEO Richard secures his position after acquittal A French court on Tuesday cleared Orange Chief Executive Stephane Richard of any wrongdoing in a fraud trial, cementing his position at the helm of the country's biggest telecom operator....
17:13, 07/09/2019

Pakistan secures preliminary deal for $6B IMF bailout ISLAMABAD (AP) — The International Monetary Fund says it has reached a preliminary agreement with Pakistan for a $6 billion bailout over the next three years to finance sweeping economic reforms. IMF envoy Ernesto Ramirez Rigo said in a statement Sun...
23:00, 05/12/2019

Beckham watches as Salford secures promotion at Wembley David Beckham watched his Salford team secure its Football League place with a 3-0 win over AFC Fylde at Wembley Stadium in the National League playoff final on Saturday...
22:13, 05/11/2019

HBO Max secures exclusive US streaming rights for Doctor Who, other BBC series Enlarge / Jodie Whittaker, who plays Doctor Who's 13th Doctor, is seen here contemplating her future fate chained to HBO Max. (credit: BBC America / Aurich) AT&T Time Warner's upcoming video-streaming service, HBO Max, has already been announced wi...
15:39, 08/02/2019

Cory Booker Secures 12 Co-Sponsors for Reparations Bill Presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) has secured 12 co-sponsors for his reparations bill, according to an announcement the senator’s office released exclusively to The Root....
05:00, 06/14/2019

GE secures four-year labor deal with unions for 6,600 workers General Electric Co has clinched a labor deal with all 6,600 of its unionized workers in the United States, averting potential strikes that could have hit the ailing conglomerate's jet engine production, the company and unions said on Wednesday....
22:52, 08/14/2019

Australia's conservative coalition secures parliamentary majority Australia's conservative coalition secured an outright parliamentary majority on Monday following a shock election victory, allowing Prime Minister Scott Morrison to progress his legislative agenda without the support of independents....
05:39, 05/20/2019

Joelinton secures Newcastle’s first points in surprise win at Tottenham Insulting criticism. Complete lies. An over-sensationalised mini-crisis. Steve Bruce’s soundbites had been heavy on emotion in the countdown to this trip to Tottenham, a portrait of a manager determined to fight back after Newcastle’s early-season lo...
23:13, 08/25/2019

Joko Widodo secures second term as Indonesia's president Indonesian president Joko Widodo has won a second term as leader of the world's third largest democracy, official results confirmed Tuesday, beating a former general who has claimed widespread ballot-rigging....
07:52, 05/21/2019

Grenfell supplier secures private equity backing One of the suppliers of materials to Grenfell Tower has signed a multimillion pound deal that involves a European investment fund buying out its founding shareholder....
15:13, 06/26/2019

Lebanon secures release of American citizen from Syria Syrian authorities have released a U.S. citizen and he has been handed back to his family, thanks to the mediation of Lebanon, a Lebanese security official said on Friday....
20:52, 07/26/2019

The Latest: Power company secures 13,000 workers for Dorian Florida’s largest power company says it has secured about 13,000 employees and additional personnel to work to restore powerlines and equipment damaged by Hurricane Dorian...
02:39, 08/30/2019

Wayne Routledge secures win for Swansea to displace Leeds at the top To put this result into context, Swansea City’s only previous win in 20 attempts here was back in September 1949. History, however, belongs to the past and Steve Cooper, who took over as manager in the summer, is working to his own script. It is prov...
20:39, 08/31/2019

| Jantjies magic secures Boks a draw in Wellington Herschel Jantjies scored a last-minute try to salvage a draw for South Africa in their Rugby Championship clash against the All Blacks in Wellington....
17:00, 07/27/2019

Fair secures $100M debt facility from Ally The deal, which also includes an equity investment from Ally, brings the used-vehicle subscription service to a total debt facility exceeding $1 billion, said one of the company's co-founders....
19:26, 08/27/2019

Garcia secures comeback win to lift Nottingham title France's Caroline Garcia recovered from a set down to beat Croatian Donna Vekic 2-6 7-6(4) 7-6(4) and win her first title of the season at the Nottingham Open grasscourt event on Sunday....
21:26, 06/16/2019

Alonso wins at Le Mans for second year in a row, secures WEC title Fernando Alonso secured his second Le Mans 24 Hours victory in as many years alongside Toyota teammates Kazuki Nakajima and Sebastien Buemi on Sunday, as well as taking the World Endurance Championship title....
18:52, 06/16/2019

HBO Max secures exclusive USA streaming rights for Doctor Who, other BBC series Enlarge / Jodie Whittaker, who plays Doctor Who's 13th Doctor, is seen here contemplating her future fate chained to HBO Max. (credit: BBC America / Aurich) AT&T Time Warner's upcoming video-streaming service, HBO Max, has already been announced wi...
03:39, 08/02/2019

Australia's conservative coalition secures outright parliamentary majority The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) on Monday said Morrison's coalition has won 76 seats in Australia's parliament, which is comprised of 151 elected lawmakers....
06:26, 05/20/2019

Japan’s ruling coalition secures upper house majority Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition has secured a majority in Japan’s upper house of parliament in elections, according to vote counts by public television and other media...
16:52, 07/21/2019

McLaren secures partnership for full-time IndyCar entry McLaren ran a car for this year's Indianapolis 500 event Formula 1 outfit links up with Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsport to run a pair of Chevrolet-powered cars in 2020 McLaren will enter the IndyCar Series full-time next season, forming a partne...
18:39, 08/09/2019

Mexico secures Monday talk in Washington on US tariff threat MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican Economy Minister Graciela Marquez plans to meet in Washington on Monday with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in an effort to defuse rising trade tensions. Marquez says via Twitter Sunday that she scheduled the meeting w...
19:26, 06/02/2019

Silverstone resurfacing secures MotoGP race contract until 2021 Silverstone has secured a one-year extension to its current MotoGP deal, following the announcement that the circuit will be resurfaced again, keeping the race until at least 2021...
13:52, 05/08/2019

RTI Bill Set To Clear Rajya Sabha As Government Secures Numbers The Right To Information (RTI) bill proposing significant changes to the transparency law is set to pass the Rajya Sabha test despite the opposition's objections, with the government bringing the......
10:39, 07/25/2019

Hamilton secures victory in Canada after Vettel is hit with controversial penalty "Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton took his fifth victory of the Formula 1 season on Sunday after rival Sebastian Vettel was hit by a controversial time penalty."...
22:00, 06/09/2019

Prince Harry secures substantial damages over pictures of his private home Prince Harry, Britain's Duke of Sussex, has accepted substantial damages and an apology from Splash News and Picture Agency which took photographs of his home, Buckingham Palace said on Wednesday....
12:13, 05/16/2019

Republicans hope Trump’s closing argument secures win in N.C. House race Voters cast their final ballots Tuesday in a long-disputed race that has proved surprisingly competitive despite Trump easily winning the district in 2016....
20:13, 09/10/2019

Prince Harry Secures Substantial Damages Over Private Home Photos Prince Harry, Britain's Duke of Sussex, has accepted substantial damages and an apology from Splash News and Picture Agency which took photographs of his home, Buckingham Palace said on Wednesday....
13:13, 05/16/2019

Barty secures world number one ranking with Birmingham victory over Goerges "French Open champion Ashleigh Barty rose to the top of the women’s rankings on Sunday with a straight sets 6-3 7-5 victory over Julia Goerges in the final of the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham."...
16:13, 06/23/2019

Paris Air Show: Airbus secures over 100 orders for new planes, Boeing records zero Airbus began the first day of the Paris Air Show unveiling a new commercial jet while announcing it had secured orders for over 100 planes while its main competitor, Boeing, left essentially empty-handed...
16:26, 06/18/2019

Promoted: Alex Toth-Jones's teamwork secures British GT points Despite his Academy Motorsport Aston Martin Vantage GT4 suffering extensive damage, Alex Toth-Jones was able to use his experience to score a hard-earned points finish at the latest British GT round at Donington Park...
15:39, 06/28/2019

Record-breaking Winx secures 33rd straight win in final race The Australian wonder-horse, Winx, racked up a 33rd straight win and a third consecutive Queen Elizabeth stakes in the final race of a remarkable career on Saturday....
14:39, 04/29/2019

Sterling could rally to $1.50 if Boris Johnson secures a Brexit deal, strategist says British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is due to meet with EU leaders at a crucial summit on October 17 and 18, where he is expected to renew negotiations for a Brexit deal before Britain's scheduled departure from the bloc on October 31....
21:13, 09/12/2019

St. Vincent and the Grenadines secures record-breaking seat on Security Council Following a secret ballot held on Friday, the UN General Assembly elected five countries to the Security Council, including St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the smallest nation ever to secure a seat. Also elected were Estonia, Niger, Tunisia, Viet Nam...
21:52, 06/07/2019

Mexican president says Pemex secures $8 billion multi-bank loan Mexican state oil company Pemex [PEMX.UL] signed an $8 billion syndicated loan with more than 20 banks to renew credit lines and refinance liabilities, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday....
00:26, 06/28/2019

Boeing secures $1.5 billion credit line as precaution, with 737 Max sales on hold Boeing obtains a $1.5 billion line of credit, citing financial uncertainty. The move comes during a worldwide grounding of the company's 737 Max airplane following two deadly crashes....
22:00, 04/30/2019

Big Tech is teaming up with health care companies to make it easier to see your health history Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft's health teams were all represented at a meeting in Washington D.C. on Tuesday to discuss opening up access to patients' claims information....
23:39, 07/30/2019

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling for countries ...
22:39, 07/17/2019

4 Your Health: A call for blood donors, work health programs and a new sleep study from the U of A Only three percent of Americans donate blood. NBC News A new study from the University Of Arizona reveals adults with sleep apnea are more likely to have a rocky work history. researchers analyzed data from over 250 middle aged men and women. They fo...
23:39, 06/14/2019

Guns and hate — not mental health — fuelling ‘public health crisis’: APA president After shootings in Dayton and El Paso, the president of the American Psychological Association said: "The combination of easy access to assault weapons and hateful rhetoric is toxic."...
03:52, 08/06/2019

Ebola Outbreak Declared a Public Health Emergency by World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) announced this week that it has elected to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern,” a decision that comes nearly a year after the outbreak...
03:00, 07/18/2019

World Health Organization declares Ebola an international health emergency The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of international concern....
22:52, 07/17/2019

4 Your Health: Study confirms long-term health benefits of a low-fat diet (NBC News)- New research confirms the long-term health benefits from eating a low-fat diet. The study conducted by a cancer center included nearly 50,000 older women who were asked to switch to a low-fat diet. While there were no major health improve...
00:13, 09/06/2019

Health Insurers Walk Delicate Line Against Democrats' Health Proposals As Democratic presidential candidates take aim at the health-insurance industry, companies are striking a delicate balance, trying to fight the plans without attracting the political spotlight or sparking investor alarm....
00:01, 08/01/2019

Florida health officials declare public health emergency for hepatitis A Seventeen counties 'critically impacted' by hepatitis A prompted a surgeon general to declare an emergency.        ...
04:13, 08/04/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared an international health emergency by World Health Organization More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone.        ...
23:00, 07/17/2019

Health Canada warn victims of spring flooding about possible dangers to health when they return home Federal biologist Francis Lavoie says it's important to dry wet walls and belongings within 48 hours, but that's not often possible in the case of flooding....
19:00, 05/02/2019

Unlicensed “health coach” claims health advice is free speech—court disagrees Enlarge / Unlicensed "health coach" Heather Del Castillo (credit: Institute for Justice) A federal court on Wednesday rejected claims by an unlicensed “health coach” that the unqualified health advice she provided to paying clients was protected sp...
17:52, 07/20/2019

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now an international Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared an international Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling...
13:52, 07/27/2019

A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36, A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36,000 patients to recoup $108 million, seizing wages (it garnished checks of Walmart workers over 800 times), putting liens on property, and forcing som...
06:26, 09/10/2019

UN health agency spotlights stalled effort to close health divide across Europe, in new report Progress on equal access to a healthy life for all, is at a standstill across Europe, a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed on Tuesday, despite their being a clear path to close gaps in national care....
02:13, 09/11/2019

4 Your Health: Plant-based diet good for health and increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients There’s more evidence that a strict plant-based diet is good for your health. Harvard researchers analyzed nine studies involving more than 307,000 participants. Those who strictly followed a diet focused mainly on fruits, vegetables, whole gra...
02:26, 07/23/2019

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according to a statement issued on Friday by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Women's health arrives on Apple Health priority list Inspired by the Apple Heart Study, the company launches new studies of women's health, movement, and hearing. Data will come from apps on the new Apple Watch Series 5....
01:52, 09/11/2019

Graph database reinvented: Dgraph secures $11.5M to pursue its unique and opinionated path Imagine a graph database that's not aimed at the growing graph database market, selling to Fortune 500 without sales, and claiming to be the fastest without benchmarks. Dgraph is unique in some interesting ways....
16:26, 07/31/2019

Women's round-up: Gauff secures dream debut win over five-time champion Venus "Fifteen-year-old Cori Gauff clinched one of the great Wimbledon upsets as she defeated five-time champion Venus Williams on the opening day on Court One."...
21:52, 07/01/2019

Kalle Rovanpera secures 2020 Toyota World Rally Championship drive Kalle Rovanpera will step up to a Toyota works seat next season, making him the youngest ever full-time factory driver in the World Rally Championship, Autosport has learned...
19:52, 06/26/2019

Up to 30 Labour MPs prepared to vote for Brexit deal if PM secures fresh concessions: Telegraph Labour members of parliament are prepared to vote for a Brexit deal if British Prime Minister Boris Johnson secures fresh concessions from the European Union, the Telegraph reported on Monday....
01:26, 08/06/2019

Lebanon secures release of American citizen from Syria - Lebanese security official Syrian authorities have released a U.S. citizen and he has been handed back to his family, thanks to the mediation of Lebanon, a Lebanese security official said on Friday....
17:39, 07/26/2019

Party City increases projected store closings and secures helium supply Three months after announcing 45 locations would close throughout the year, Party City officials said they expect "approximately 55 store closures."       ...
01:00, 08/10/2019

Tassi secures maiden WTCR pole and Honda 1-2 for Vila Real finale Attila Tassi secured his maiden World Touring Car Cup pole position for the final race of the weekend at Vila Real, with Tiago Monteiro completing a KCMG Honda one-two...
16:13, 07/07/2019

Canadians split on covering mental health services through provincial health plans, Ipsos poll finds Canadian families often face situations where mental health services are either not funded by provincial health plans or are only available after a lengthy wait....
12:52, 05/15/2019

4 Your Health: Weight-loss surgery health benefits (NBC)- Weight-loss surgery can have major health benefits for people with obesity and diabetes, according to a new study from the Cleveland Clinic. It showed patients who underwent bariatric surgery had a 40 percent lower risk of heart complications ...
08:52, 09/03/2019

Steve Smith secures another century as Australia set England considerable target in first Ashes Test For three days, the first Ashes Test went back and forth, with England and Australia trading blows, but neither ever able to hammer home an emphatic advantage....
20:13, 08/04/2019

Aston Villa promoted to the Premier League: Nervy win over Derby secures top-flight return Aston Villa secured promotion back to the Premier League after goals from Anwar El Ghazi and John McGinn earned a deserved 2-1 win over Derby in the Championship Play-Off Final at Wembley....
19:13, 05/27/2019

Coco Gauff secures place in main draw for Citi Open with clinical win over Hiroko Kuwata Cori "Coco" Gauff cruised to victory in her second qualifying match Sunday and will enter the main draw for the Citi Open.        ...
03:26, 07/29/2019

Sweden secures Women's World Cup bronze medal after topping England in third-place game Sweden won its third Women's World Cup bronze medal after topping England 2-1. The Swedes have medaled in four of eight contests since 1991.       ...
23:26, 07/06/2019

‘Health is a right, not a privilege’ says WHO chief on World Health Day The Director-General of the  World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has marked World Health Day, which falls on Sunday, with a reiteration of the UN’s stance on health: that it is a fundamental human right, not a privilege....
18:39, 04/28/2019

4 Your Health: Comparing fruit indicates women’s health A new study reveals what body shape is healthier for a woman to have. Pear is better than apple when it comes to a women’s body shape. That’s according to a new study of over 2,600 postmenopausal women. It showed women who were apple-shap...
23:00, 07/01/2019

SoftBank urges WeWork to shelve IPO WeWork owner The We Company is weighing slashing the valuation of its forthcoming IPO to below $20 billion, two sources said, in the latest headwind for leading shareholder SoftBank, whose key group portfolio firms have tumbled in value. The valuatio...
07:13, 09/11/2019

SoftBank urges WeWork to shelve IPO - FT SoftBank Group Corp, the biggest outside shareholder in the We Company, is urging the WeWork owner to shelve its anticipated initial public offering after concerns over the valuation it can achieve in a listing, the Financial Times reported on Monday...
01:52, 09/10/2019

SoftBank Rolls Out Second Tech Megafund SoftBank Group said it would start a second technology megafund and has secured $108 billion in commitments from investors including Apple, Japanese banks, Taiwanese investors and Kazakhstan’s sovereign-wealth fund....
07:39, 07/26/2019

AI Is Hot and SoftBank Is Offering Cash to Burn SoftBank’s plans for a second technology megafund focused on artificial-intelligence startups is poised to flood an already-hyped sector with more money....
07:00, 08/09/2019

Hungarian Grand Prix 2019 qualifying times: Red Bull's Max Verstappen secures first career pole position Red Bull's Max Verstappen will start on pole position for the first time in his career after finishing top of the qualifying session for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix....
20:13, 08/03/2019

Andy Murray secures Eastbourne doubles partner but Feliciano Lopez match-fixing claims overshadow comeback Andy Murray will team up with former Wimbledon doubles champion Marcelo Melo at Eastbourne next week, as he ramps up his return to competitive tennis....
20:13, 06/19/2019

SoftBank may need to write down its stake in WeWork, Bernstein says SoftBank could be forced to write-down its multi-billion dollar investment in WeWork if the company fetches an IPO valuation below $25 billion, analysts at Bernstein said....
17:01, 09/10/2019

SoftBank Gears Up to Pump More Cash Into Much-Hyped AI SoftBank’s plans for a second technology megafund focused on artificial-intelligence startups is poised to flood an already-hyped sector with more cash....
02:39, 08/08/2019

SoftBank Rolls Out Second, Even Bigger Tech Megafund SoftBank Group will start a second technology megafund, having secured $108 billion in commitments from investors including Apple, Japanese banks, Taiwanese investors and Kazakhstan’s sovereign-wealth fund....
13:26, 07/26/2019

Bankers Find New Reasons to Keep Lending to SoftBank Bankers also say they are eager to lend because changes SoftBank’s corporate structure mean banks and credit-rating firms can view it as an investment holding company rather than as a mobile-phone operator....
15:13, 05/14/2019

SoftBank leads $200 mln investment in India's Grofers Japan's SoftBank Group Corp has led an investment round of more than $200 million in online grocery startup Grofers India through its Vision Fund, the New Delhi-based company said on Wednesday, upping competition in a hotly chased market in the count...
12:39, 05/15/2019

U.S. clears SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM's Cruise SoftBank has come under increasing U.S. scrutiny over its ties to Chinese firms in the face of an escalating trade and technology war between Washington and Beijing....
15:52, 07/06/2019

SoftBank Unit Yet to Conquer Internet of Things Arm Holdings’s software business posted $191 million in sales for the past fiscal year, a sliver of the $2 billion revenue goal set for itself by 2025....
12:26, 07/08/2019

WeWork presses on with IPO, pushing SoftBank into a corner Office-sharing startup WeWork is pressing ahead with plans to go public despite lukewarm interest in its shares, three sources said, leaving its largest investor, SoftBank Group , with a stark choice: take a haircut or pony up even more cash....
02:13, 09/11/2019

SoftBank reportedly asks WeWork to shelve IPO SoftBank, WeWork's biggest outside investor, is urging the startup to shelve its initial public offering, according to a Monday report from the Financial Times....
00:39, 09/10/2019

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....
12:52, 05/15/2019

SoftBank's Bid to Build a Solar-Power Empire Founders Investor Masayoshi Son sought deals of immense scale in Saudi Arabia, India and beyond to tackle one of the world’s toughest energy challenges. So far, his firm has done a fraction of what it promised....
05:00, 08/11/2019

Wirecard deal with AUTO1 first fruit of SoftBank alliance German payments company Wirecard AG said on Thursday it was teaming up with car-dealing platform AUTO1 Group to offer digital financial services to consumers, in its first alliance with a company backed by Japan's SoftBank Group....
07:39, 07/18/2019

SoftBank convertible note helped cut WeWork losses Investors may be stumped by some of the finances WeWork owner We Company unveiled this week in its filing to go public, in particular a $486 million gain on a convertible note that made losses at the coworking firm appear a lot smaller....
00:52, 08/16/2019

SoftBank Group Q1 profit falls 4%, but tops estimates SoftBank Group Corp's first-quarter operating profit fell 3.7%, but was well above estimates, compared to the same period last year that saw the sale of part of its stake in chip designer Arm's China business....
08:39, 08/07/2019

Softbank shares come under pressure after Uber's rough first day of trading Shares of Japanese conglomerate Softbank Group came under pressure in Monday's trading session following the large losses seen on ride-hailing giant Uber's debut day last Friday....
08:00, 05/13/2019

SoftBank, Toyota's self-driving car venture to add five more automakers: sources The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor will receive investment from a further five Japanese automakers, two sources familiar with the matter said, broadening backing for the all-Japan effort....
07:52, 06/27/2019

Japan's SoftBank chases more deals with Mexican startups Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is in advanced talks to invest in Mexican used car platform Kavak and financial technology firm Konfio, several people familiar with the matter said, underscoring the company's interest in Mexico as it pours money into La...
19:52, 08/09/2019

iPhone 11 May Go on Sale on September 20, SoftBank President Tips iPhone 11 release date has seemingly leaked. Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has said that he believes that the tariffs won't impact the prices of Apple products in China....
15:26, 08/06/2019

SoftBank set to invest in British financing group Greensill A prospective deal between SoftBank Group Corp's Vision Fund and UK-based financing group Greensill Capital could be announced as early as Monday, a city source told Reuters....
17:13, 05/12/2019

UPDATE 2-GM's Cruise gets $1.15 bln new cash from T. Rowe Price, SoftBank General Motors Co's majority-owned Cruise self-driving division on Tuesday said T. Rowe Price and a group of existing investors put down $1.15 billion in new equity, valuing the unit at $19 billion....
16:39, 05/07/2019

Five automakers back Toyota's and Softbank's self-driving business Tech companies and automakers have been setting differences aside and merging forces in hopes of getting themselves a piece of the self-driving pie as early as possible. Late last year, Toyota and Softbank teamed up to establish a joint venture calle...
00:52, 06/29/2019

Grab commits $2 billion to Indonesia with SoftBank's backing Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab on Monday said it will invest $2 billion into Indonesia over five years using capital from Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, marking its biggest commitment in the region's most populous market....
14:00, 07/29/2019

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....
02:13, 08/08/2019

GM's Cruise gets $1.15 billion new cash from T. Rowe Price, SoftBank General Motors Co's majority-owned Cruise self-driving division on Tuesday said T. Rowe Price and a group of existing investors put down $1.15 billion in new equity, valuing the unit at $19 billion....
16:39, 05/07/2019

Grab to invest $2 billion in Indonesia using funds from SoftBank Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab on Monday said it will invest $2 billion into Indonesia over five years using capital received from Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, which wants to increase its exposure to the region's most populous market....
09:39, 07/29/2019

Grab says to invest $2 billion in Indonesia using funds from SoftBank Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab on Monday said it will invest $2 billion into Indonesia over five years using capital received from Japanese technology investor SoftBank Group Corp....
08:52, 07/29/2019

UPDATE 3-GM's Cruise gets $1.15 bln new cash from T. Rowe Price, SoftBank General Motors Co's majority-owned Cruise self-driving division said on Tuesday fund manager T. Rowe Price and a group of existing investors put down $1.15 billion in new equity, valuing the unit at $19 billion....
19:26, 05/07/2019

Cybereason raises $200 mln from SoftBank to expand global footprint Antivirus startup Cybereason said on Tuesday it raised $200 million in investment from Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, doubling the total investments raised by the company so far to about $400 million....
08:13, 08/06/2019

SoftBank eyeing near US$1-billion investment in Colombia's Rappi Rappi was founded in 2015 by three friends as a restaurant-delivery business in Colombia’s capital, Bogotá. It has since spread across Latin America....
18:39, 04/30/2019

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....
23:39, 04/30/2019

Wirecard signs cooperation agreement with SoftBank's Brightstar Wirecard has signed a memorandum of understanding with SoftBank's Brightstar and anticipates "significant transaction volume" out of the deal, the German fintech announced on Monday....
11:26, 09/02/2019

SoftBank urges WeWork to shelve IPO over valuation concerns: FT SoftBank Group , a leading shareholder in the holding company of U.S. office-sharing startup WeWork, has urged it to shelve a planned IPO on concerns over the valuation, the Financial Times reported on Monday....
10:39, 09/10/2019

BMW Teases The Vision M Next We wait for BMW to give us more information on the Vision M Next, but from what we can predict, the Vision M Concept will either be an electrified car or one with a hybrid powertrain, all of which......
12:52, 06/15/2019

What is kaleidoscope vision? When a person has kaleidoscope vision, it is because their brain has created a visual illusion of fractured or bright colors. Ocular migraine is what most often causes kaleidoscope vision, but this visual symptom can also indicate a stroke. Learn abo...
22:52, 07/12/2019

Honor Vision: first look The Honor Vision is the first smart TV from Huawei’s Honor subdivision. While it’s competitively priced, the television’s big draw is inside: it’s the first device to run HarmonyOS, Huawei’s cross-platform operating...
07:52, 09/06/2019

4 Your Health: Red wine good for gut health A new study shows an occasional glass of red wine may be good for your gut. British researchers studied nearly 3,000 people in the U.S., Great Britain and the Netherlands. Those who drank red wine had greater diversity of bacteria in their gut, which...
16:26, 08/29/2019

4 Your Health: How you sleep impacts your health How you sleep can directly affect your health. A study from the University of Arizona found a bad night’s sleep could cause an immediate spike in blood pressure. Researchers assessed 300 adults who wore portable blood pressure cuffs for two str...
08:13, 06/07/2019

SoftBank Corp to buy $4 billion worth of new shares from Yahoo Japan Japan's SoftBank Corp said on Wednesday it would buy 456.5 billion yen ($4.15 billion) worth of new shares to be issued by Yahoo Japan Corp, boosting its stake to 44.64 percent from 12.08 percent....
10:13, 05/08/2019

VCs like SoftBank see big opportunity in solutions to world problems: Energy Vault CEO Robert Piconi, co-founder and CEO of Energy Vault, discusses the $110 million investment the Swiss start-up received from Japanese conglomerate SoftBank....
13:39, 08/15/2019

SoftBank Group shares tumble as Uber prices IPO at lower end Shares in Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp tumbled 5.5% on Friday, a day after one of its biggest tech bets, Uber Technologies, priced its initial public offering at the low end of the targeted range....
11:13, 05/10/2019

SoftBank uses 'capital as a weapon' and competitors don't know how to react, says Bill Gurley Price competition fueled by SoftBank's investments makes for "one of the toughest things a board has ever had to analyze," Benchmark's Bill Gurley said....
02:39, 09/11/2019

SoftBank-backed Tokopedia scores record $1.3 bln Ramadan sale Tokopedia, an Indonesian e-commerce site backed by SoftBank and Alibaba , said on Wednesday it generated a record $1.3 billion in gross merchandise volume (GMV) during Ramadan sale, amid soaring demand for online retail....
11:26, 06/19/2019

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....
09:39, 05/01/2019

SoftBank Group CEO says to invest $2 billion in ride-hailing app Grab Japan's SoftBank Group Corp will invest $2 billion in ride-hailing app Grab, its chief executive, Masayoshi Son, told reporters in Jakarta on Monday....
06:39, 07/29/2019

Cyber defense firm Cybereason raises $200 mln from Japan's Softbank U.S.-Israeli cyber security provider Cybereason said on Tuesday it raised $200 million from Japan's Softbank and its affiliates, bringing the company closer to an initial public offering....
08:13, 08/06/2019

SoftBank-backed Tokopedia bets on logistics, AI for Indonesia growth Indonesian e-commerce unicorn Tokopedia is investing in two logistics companies and using artificial intelligence to predict buying behavior as part of an effort to speed delivery and slash shipping costs in the world's biggest archipelago....
16:13, 07/26/2019

Five Japanese automakers sign on to SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture Five Japanese automakers including Suzuki Motor Corp and Mazda Motor Corp on Friday said they would each invest 2% in the on-demand, self-driving car service venture set up by SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor Corp....
06:52, 06/28/2019

SoftBank's service to help power self-driving buses, farm machinery Japan's SoftBank Corp said on Monday it will launch a service this year that would use satellite navigation data and the telco's mobile base stations to help power self-driving buses, drones and farm machinery....
12:00, 06/03/2019

Saudi, Abu Dhabi showing 'high interest' in investing in VF2: SoftBank's Son SoftBank Group Corp founder and CEO Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi are showing "high interest" in investing in the second Vision Fund....
14:39, 08/07/2019

SoftBank's Son says Japan lacks investment opportunities, is AI 'developing country' SoftBank Group Corp founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Thursday that there is a dearth of investment opportunities in Japan, which he said is lagging in the race to develop artificial intelligence (AI)....
08:39, 07/18/2019

Five Japanese automakers invest in SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture Five Japanese automakers including Suzuki Motor and Mazda Motor on Friday said they would each invest 2% in the on-demand, self-driving car service venture set up by SoftBank and Toyota Motor....
07:13, 06/28/2019

This map shows how SoftBank dominates the global ride-sharing industry Softbank is Uber's biggest shareholder, and has spent over $20 billion to collected stakes in the biggest ridesharing players around the world from India's Ola to Singapore's Grab to China's Didi Chuxing....
18:00, 05/09/2019

Softbank increases stake in Brazilian lender Banco Inter to 14.94% Japan's SoftBank Group Corp has increased its stake in Brazilian lender Banco Inter SA to 14.94% from 8.1%, according to a document filed by the bank on Monday....
15:39, 09/16/2019

Exclusive: U.S. panel clears SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM's Cruise Cruise, a U.S. self-driving vehicle company majority-owned by General Motors Co, told Reuters on Friday that a U.S. national security panel approved a $2.25 billion investment in the firm by Japan's SoftBank Corp....
05:13, 07/06/2019

Exclusive: U.S. clears SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM-backed Cruise Cruise, a U.S. self-driving vehicle company majority-owned by General Motors Co, told Reuters on Friday that a U.S. national security panel approved a $2.25 billion investment in the firm by Japan's SoftBank Corp....
12:15, 07/06/2019

Preacher returns with a vision of the end Credit where it’s due: I’m not sure I’ve reviewed a show outside of Westworld that has Preacher’s confidence in disorienting cold opens. Last season ended with Jesse getting the power of Genesis back and taking his revenge on what was left of his fam...
10:39, 08/05/2019

Vision Zero Is The Wrong Goal On February 28, 25-year-old bike messenger Aurilla Lawrence was killed by a truck driver in Brooklyn. After killing her, the truck driver did not stop. Following a familiar pattern whenever a cyclist is killed by a driver, the NYPD rushed to make ex...
00:13, 08/21/2019

America’s safety net needs a new vision There is nothing more American than the Fourth of July when we come together as a nation to celebrate our country’s independence. Each year, we commemorate our republic’s founding on the bedrock principle of freedom. While many of us spent time away ...
06:13, 07/07/2019

BMW Vision M Next concept may preview next i8 German firm will next week preview an electrified sports car design study that could point towards an i8 replacement BMW has released teaser images of a new sports car concept that will be revealed at a brand presentation next week.  The Vision M Ne...
18:13, 06/14/2019

Motorola One Vision Review 2019 shapes up to be a great year for those looking for an affordable phone with no compromises. After the revolutionary Google Pixel 3a, now Motorola has come up with a budget model of its own that exceeds expectations: welcome the new Motorola One ...
16:39, 05/15/2019

Mezgec secures 'fastest ever' Tour bunch sprint in Tour de Pologne "Mitchelton-Scott\u0027s Luka Mezgec has reportedly secured the fastest ever WorldTour bunch sprint finish with his Stage 2 win at the Tour of Pologne on Sunday."...
21:00, 08/05/2019

Audi India team Secures Second Place Finish In International Audi Twin Cup 2019 Audi India team has secured a second place in the International Audi Twin Cup 2019. This is the third time that Audi India managed a podium in the championship, having finished first in 2017 and......
19:26, 07/23/2019

Auto financing company Lendbuzz secures $150M in financing Lendbuzz said it will use the capital to expand its auto financing platform, which uses machine learning and algorithms to assess the creditworthiness of consumers with limited U.S. credit history. ...
20:00, 07/15/2019

Suzuki, Mazda, Subaru Join Toyota-Softbank Self-Drive Venture Suzuki, Mazda, Subaru Corp, Isuzu Motors Ltd and Toyota's compact car unit Daihatsu will each invest 57.1 million yen ($530,620) in the venture - dubbed Monet...
12:00, 07/01/2019

SoftBank, Toyota autonomous car venture to launch in Southeast Asia next year The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas foray, its chief executive said on Tuesday....
12:39, 06/11/2019

SoftBank leads new financing round in Brazil's housing broker QuintoAndar Brazilian online housing broker QuintoAndar has raised $250 million in a new funding round led by Japan's SoftBank Group International, the company said on Tuesday....
10:39, 09/10/2019

Oyo founder to buy back $2 billion worth stake in SoftBank-backed Indian co Indian hospitality startup Oyo Founder Ritesh Agarwal raised his stake in the company with a $2 billion buyback, in a move that will bring his ownership closer to biggest investor SoftBank Corp ....
12:00, 07/19/2019

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....
02:39, 05/01/2019

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....
23:52, 05/06/2019

SoftBank-backed Oyo, known for budget stays, to rebrand Hooters hotel in Vegas SoftBank Group Corp-backed Indian hotel aggregator Oyo will rebrand a Hooters Casino Hotel in Las Vegas, a deal that a source with knowledge of the matter said was worth $135 million....
13:39, 08/23/2019

Rappi to triple number of cities in Brazil where it operates after SoftBank deal Latin American unicorn Rappi expects to more than triple the number of cities where its delivery app operates in Brazil using most of a $1 billion cash injection by Japan's SoftBank, its President and co-founder said on Thursday....
03:26, 05/10/2019

Deutsche Bank in partnership talks with SoftBank-backed OakNorth: source Deutsche Bank is in talks with SoftBank-backed British fintech firm OakNorth to use the latter's credit analysis and monitoring platform, a source with knowledge of the discussions told Reuters....
16:26, 07/09/2019

Japan's Softbank to announce $1 billion investment in delivery app Rappi on Tuesday Japan's Softbank is expected to announce on Tuesday a $1 billion investment in Colombian delivery app Rappi, one source with knowledge of the matter said....
15:13, 04/30/2019

SoftBank Group to book 1.2 trillion yen profit on Alibaba share sale Japan's SoftBank Group Corp said on Tuesday it expects to book around 1.2 trillion yen ($11.12 billion) in pre-tax profit on the sale of shares in China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd....
11:26, 06/04/2019

Japan's SoftBank makes bet to challenge Brazil's concentrated banking sector Japan's SoftBank has led a $231 million new financing round for Brazilian lending platform Creditas, valuing it at $750 million and funding a future expansion to other Latin American countries, Sergio Furio, the founder of Creditas, said....
12:52, 07/10/2019

WeWork IPO valuation may dip below $20 billion in fresh blow to leading investor SoftBank WeWork owner The We Company is considering slashing the valuation of its planned stock market launch to below $20 billion, two people familiar with the matter said, the latest blow to leading tech investor SoftBank Group after limp flotations of Ube...
19:01, 09/10/2019

SoftBank brand Ymobile to delay launch of Huawei P30 Lite phone Japanese telco SoftBank Corp's low-cost mobile brand Ymobile said on Wednesday it would delay the launch of Huawei P30 Lite smartphone, following the imposition of trade restrictions on the Chinese manufacturer by Washington....
08:26, 05/22/2019

Make a Vision Board With Your Kids Visualization can be a powerful mental exercise that helps you define what you want, perceive it and believe that you can make it happen. There are stories of it working on a grand scale (ever heard about how Jim Carrey wrote himself a $10 million ac...
22:13, 05/09/2019

The Motorola One Vision could be announced pretty soon Motorola has released a total of three Android One smartphones since 2017 – the Motorola One, One Power, and Moto X4 – but soon this list could expand with the launch of the Motorola One Vision.According to one Twitter user with a seemingly solid tra...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Ericsson Shares Vision for the Future of 5G How can 5G lead to a more connected world? It’s a question that few consumers think about a we go through our daily lives. Yet, for Ericsson, the multitude of ways 5G has can make life easy preoccupies how they see the future. From sports to b...
19:26, 06/04/2019

Putting vision models to the test MIT neuroscientists have performed the most rigorous testing yet of computational models that mimic the brain’s visual cortex. Using their current best model of the brain’s visual neural network, the researchers designed a new way to precisely con...
02:52, 05/03/2019

New BMW Vision M NEXT concept sports car teased News 14 Jun, 2019 The BMW Vision M NEXT concept is set to be revealed at the end of the month, and it could preview a replacement for the i8...
18:52, 06/14/2019

Mercedes' Vision EQS is a peek at its EV future Mercedes' EQ EV sub-brand continues to grow with new cars being added seemingly every few months. That's good news for fans of luxury vehicles who also want to be pampered when they drive. The latest concept car though, it's something ...
14:39, 09/10/2019

Ray-Ban's Owner Gets Relief From Double Vision It is a good sign that Ray-Ban’s feuding bosses have agreed to buy a smaller rival. But investors won’t be fully reassured that eyewear giant EssilorLuxottica’s double vision problems are fixed until after the summer vacation....
22:00, 07/31/2019

BMW doubles down on driving with Vision M Next concept A low-slung, two-door, 600-hp, plug-in hybrid concept that previews the brand's design and technology roadmap, the BMW Vision M Next is the yin to the Vision iNext concept's yang that debuted in 2018 as an incubator of hands-free, autonomous driving ...
15:26, 06/25/2019

Dolby Vision: the new HDR format for home TVs Update: Dolby Vision's premium HDR format is starting to pop up in some unexpected places beyond the world of TV screens – first in the Xbox One S and Xbox One X gaming consoles, as well as the all-new iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max.  D...
21:39, 05/10/2019

BMW Vision DC Roadster Concept Unveiled Electric motors are supposed to be the successor to the internal combustion engine and manufacturers are making the transition towards the electric mobility on both two and four wheels. BMW Motorrad,......
20:13, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Blackstone-backed home automation company to merge with SoftBank unit Vivint Smart Home Inc, a home automation company backed by Blackstone Group, on Monday agreed to merge with a company funded by a unit of Japan's SoftBank Corp to create a firm with an enterprise value of $5.6 billion....
15:39, 09/16/2019

UPDATE 1-SoftBank-backed Oyo, known for budget stays, to rebrand Hooters hotel in Vegas SoftBank Group Corp-backed Indian hospitality startup Oyo will rebrand Hooters Casino Hotel in Las Vegas in a deal that a source with knowledge of the matter said was worth $135 million....
16:26, 08/23/2019

CORRECTED-Japan's SoftBank makes bet to challenge Brazil's concentrated banking sector Japan's SoftBank Group Corp has led a $231 million new financing round for Brazilian lending platform Creditas, valuing it at $750 million and funding a future expansion to other Latin American countries, Sergio Furio, the founder of Creditas, said....
08:13, 07/11/2019

SoftBank executive sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners An executive in Japan's SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican consumer companies, such as retailer Femsa and bread-maker Bimbo, along with startups in the country....
08:26, 05/22/2019

Nikkei down as trade woes, strong yen hurt; SoftBank Group extends losses Japan's Nikkei fell on Tuesday morning as festering trade tensions and a stronger yen hurt sentiment while extended losses for index-heavy SoftBank Group added to the overall pressure on the market....
06:52, 06/04/2019

Exclusive: U.S. panel okays SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM-linked self-driving firm A U.S. national security panel on Friday approved a $2.25 billion investment by Japan's Softbank in Cruise, a self-driving vehicle firm majority owned by GM, the unit told Reuters, signaling some leeway for investors with deep ties to China....
04:26, 07/06/2019

SoftBank Corp first-quarter profit climbs 4% as mobile user numbers grow Japanese telco SoftBank Corp said on Monday its operating profit in the quarter ended June rose 4%, in line with estimates, as the number of mobile users grew....
08:39, 08/05/2019

First stop Southeast Asia: SoftBank, Toyota's autonomous car venture heads overseas The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas foray, its chief executive said on Tuesday....
14:00, 06/11/2019

Rokid’s Vision AR headset has a 3D stereo display At this year's CES, Rokid showed off Glass, an AR headset that's meant primarily for enterprises. Though it was a little rough around the edges when we saw it in January, the company announced today that the Glass is finally ready for mass ...
08:39, 05/30/2019

'Natalia Goncharova' Review: An Exuberant Vision Tate Modern’s retrospective of one of the leading figures of Russian modernism reveals a boundlessly imaginative artist who never shied away from controversy or provocation in tackling the issues of her day....
11:52, 06/13/2019

Saving a river chapel sprung from a vision of God BLIND RIVER, La. (AP) — Among the gum and cypress trees of a southeastern Louisiana swamp sits a little chapel called Our Lady of Blind River. The chapel was built decades ago by Martha Deroche and her husband, Bobby, after she said she had a vision ...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Here’s the new 4K Amazon Fire TV Edition with Dolby Vision There’s a new Amazon Fire 4K TV ahead of Amazon Prime Day 2019, and it has Dolby Vision, Alexa and an HD antenna for local channels all baked in to the TV.The Amazon Fire TV Edition with Dolby Vision, as it’s officially called, pairs a ...
01:26, 06/21/2019

Microsoft's 'Modern OS' vision: A foreshadowing of 'Lite' or more of the same? Is Microsoft's vision for 'a modern OS' something brand-new? Or is it just the next phase of the Microsoft 'Modern Desktop'? 'Modern' is in the eye of the beholder....
15:39, 05/29/2019

BMW's reveals concept electric car: Vision M NEXT The BMW Vision M Next has artificial engine noise to alert pedestrians. It's an electric vehicle that signals the company's technology goals.       ...
21:13, 07/02/2019

Behind Yankees’ Gio Urshela vision and new roster dilemma The Yankees had always liked Giovanny Urshela. He was the kind of player who both their scouting and analytic wings agreed was intriguing. Brian Cashman, while explaining that, also said the third baseman was viewed as an “insurance policy.” The Yank...
20:00, 05/02/2019

BMW Vision M Next: An autonomous car for people who love driving There's a fear from some that when cars drive themselves, that'll be the end of the joy of driving. Why even get behind the wheel if your vehicle can get you to your destination while you sit back and relax? BMW -- which boasts the tag line...
14:00, 06/25/2019

Harden still dealing with pain but vision improved Houston's James Harden will play in Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Golden State Warriors on Saturday despite injuries to both of his eyes after being hit by Draymond Green in Game 2....
19:52, 05/02/2019

New Mercedes Vision EQS previews all-electric S-Class News 10 Sep, 2019 The electric Mercedes Vision EQS is based on an all-new EV platform and has been revealed at Frankfurt with a 435-mile range...
17:26, 09/10/2019

Astronauts may have vision problems because of liquid in their brains In microgravity, astronauts’ brains fill with fluid and it doesn’t drain for months after they return to Earth, which may be why their vision worsens...
21:26, 05/06/2019

Benitez: Newcastle United did not share my vision "Rafael Benitez said on Monday he did not want to leave Newcastle United but felt the Premier League club\u0027s hierarchy did not share his vision."...
15:26, 07/01/2019

Tomorrow's bionic eyes will have 'Predator' vision Whether through illness or injury, 36 million people suffer from blindness worldwide, and until just a decade ago those afflicted had little chance of regaining their sight. In 2009, doctors at the University of Manchester implanted the first Argus I...
21:52, 08/09/2019

iPadOS: A First Look at Apple's Vision for the Future of Its Tablets Apple has been trying to market the iPad as a budget solution for people who want an Apple laptop, but the iPad has never really held up to that promise. Sure it’s a great device that’s fast enough for general tasks like web browsing, light enough to...
23:39, 06/03/2019

Mercedes' vision of ‘sustainable modern luxury' Mercedes-Benz is introducing an electric luxury sedan concept at the Frankfurt auto show this week. Sketches and renderings hint at what might be the EQS, a flagship four-door EV....
00:13, 09/10/2019

Goldman Sachs arm to buy Capital Vision Services Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Monday that West Street Capital Partners VII, a fund managed by the company's merchant banking unit, will acquire Capital Vision Services LP, to bolster their portfolio in the healthcare services sector....
12:13, 06/03/2019

SoftBank-backed lender OakNorth doubles staff, inks deal with NIBC Bank British financial technology firm OakNorth has signed a five-year deal to provide its credit analysis and monitoring platform to Dutch lender NIBC Bank NV [NIBC.AS], OakNorth said on Tuesday in its first such agreement to be made public....
17:13, 07/02/2019

SoftBank Group unveils stock split, rakes in higher profit on tech bets Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp announced a stock split while keeping the per-share dividend unchanged for the year, effectively doubling its shareholder payout, as it also reported a better-than-expected annual profit....
10:00, 05/09/2019

This graphic designer’s vision of iOS 13 on the iPhone 11 will blow your mind Last year’s big iOS 12 software update was simultaneously Apple’s best update in years and Apple’s most boring update in years. It seems odd, but it’s true. In terms of exciting new features, there really weren’t any to ...
16:26, 05/15/2019

Africa's vision for the future – much more than a free trade deal The Agenda 2063 is meant to bring Africa together in a multitude of ways. However, at an AU summit in Niger, the main focus will be on a free trade agreement, with little time for other issues....
01:00, 07/06/2019

New Mercedes-Benz Vision EQS concept is 470bhp luxury EV Vision EQS shows that electric luxury car will be the most sophisticated Mercedes to date when it arrives in 2021 Mercedes-Benz has previewed its upcoming EQS luxury saloon with the unveiling of a new 470bhp electric-powered concept at the Frankfurt...
16:13, 09/10/2019

Vizio’s budget V-Series will offer 4K and Dolby Vision for just $259 Vizio is attacking both ends of the price spectrum with its 2019 series of 4K TVs: On one end, there’s the new P-Series Quantum X that promises an eyeball-searing 3,000 nits of peak brightness while on the other end, there’s the new V-S...
10:39, 05/22/2019

In their own words: Presidential candidates share vision in books As the Democrats looking to unseat GOP President Donald Trump head into another round of debates Thursday, their policy positions and values will be whittled down to sound bites and talking points....
09:39, 09/12/2019

Seniors with vision loss experience discrimination, depression (Reuters Health) - Seniors with declining vision are more likely than peers with good eyesight to experience discrimination as well as depression that may result from this bias, a new study from the UK suggests....
23:13, 05/30/2019

The Computer Vision nominees for the Transform AI Innovation Awards Here are the nominees in the computer vision category for the inaugural Transform AI Innovation awards. Transform 2019 is July 10-11 in San Francisco.Read More...
01:39, 07/08/2019

BMW hints at the future of electric motorcycles with the Vision DC Roadster BMW Motorrad has an electric scooter. The capable and fun C Evolution. An outstanding vehicle I had the pleasure of riding around on in LA. But as far as full-sized bikes go, Zero Motorcycles still rules that market while we wait for Harley-Davidson....
14:00, 06/25/2019

Motorola One Vision leak reveals new color option We've known for a while that Motorola is gearing to release another Android One phone under the name Motorola One Vision. Today, another leak gives us a glimpse at a new color option, which the One Vision will be available in at launch.As per earlier...
11:00, 05/08/2019

A Director Resolves Not to Recut His Film and a Vision Emerges David Robert Mitchell was urged to re-edit “Under the Silver Lake” after a mixed reception in Cannes. On screens this month is what he intended to show all along....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Motorola One Vision Set to Go on Sale in India Today via Flipkart Motorola One Vision is all set to go on sale in India starting today. The smartphone, which was launched last week in the country, will be available beginning 12pm (noon) via Flipkart in the country....
08:39, 06/27/2019

Etsy uses computer vision to classify listing styles Ecommerce company Etsy is using AI to automatically categorize the styles of millions of listings, Mike Fisher revealed at VentureBeat Transform 2019.Read More...
22:52, 07/10/2019

Amazon's Dirt Cheap TVs Have Dolby Vision HDR Now, Which Is a Big Deal Don’t look now, but Amazon’s latest Fire TVs are starting to get high-end features, starting with the newly released 55" model. Made in conjunction with Toshiba, the new 55" Fire TV is the first in Amazon’s line to get Dolby Vision....
03:52, 06/22/2019

Zillow now uses computer vision to improve property value estimates Real estate management and listings company Zillow says that it's now using computer vision to improve the accuracy of its home valuation estimates.Read More...
06:39, 06/27/2019

The 600 Horsepower BMW Vision M NEXT is BMW's Idea of a Hybrid Driver's Car of the Future BMW is having its own pseudo car-show this week in Munich called “NEXTGen,”and the first of the new vehicles to come out of it is a 600 horsepower hybrid sports car concept called the BMW Vision M NEXT. Here’s a look at every angle of this peculiar s...
16:13, 06/25/2019

98% of Bitcoin Satoshi Vision’s activity comes from a dumb weather app The majority of transactions running through the Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) network haven’t anything to do with cryptocurrency. In fact, pretty much all of its current on-chain activity comes from weathersv.com, an automated weather service that si...
19:13, 06/24/2019

US told Palestinian economic plan must have political vision The Trump administration’s $50 billion economic plan for the Palestinians cannot be divorced from the political elements of a Mideast peace deal, global financial chiefs and investors say, as U.S. officials insist the two portions be presented separa...
17:13, 06/26/2019

Nvidia’s STEAL AI gives neural networks better computer vision Researchers from Nvidia created STEAL, a framework that improves inference for existing computer vision models and labeling future data sets.Read More...
03:52, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs arm to buy Capital Vision Services Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Monday that West Street Capital Partners VII, a fund managed by the company's merchant banking unit, will acquire Capital Vision Services LP, to bolster their portfolio in the healthcare services sector....
12:13, 06/03/2019

In 1991, Germany was exciting and everyone had a vision for what reunification might bring. In 1991, Germany was exciting and everyone had a vision for what reunification might bring. Mercedes, for their part, thought a B-pillar-less minivan with an extra low belt-line, mobile fax machine and central driving position would suit the needs of...
15:26, 08/31/2019

Amazon upgrades the Fire TV Edition with Dolby Vision At an intimate press event in the Dolby SoHo space today, Amazon announced a new Fire TV Edition with Dolby Vision. This is basically an upgraded Fire TV Edition, and the display model is made by Toshiba. A 55-inch model is available starting today f...
04:00, 06/21/2019

Kim Jong Un has 'great and beautiful vision' for N Korea - Trump Donald Trump has claimed that recent North Korean missile tests do not breach an agreement between Washington and Pyongyang - as he said Kim Jong Un has a "great and beautiful vision for his country"....
23:39, 08/02/2019

For better deep neural network vision, just add feedback (loops) Your ability to recognize objects is remarkable. If you see a cup under unusual lighting or from unexpected directions, there’s a good chance that your brain will still compute that it is a cup. Such precise object recognition is one holy grail for a...
21:39, 04/29/2019

CHEAP: Power Vision’s PowerEgg drone for just $349? Egg-sale-ent Have you seen the movie Arrival? It’s a fantastic movie starring Amy Adams where aliens arrive in a floating egg-shaped ship to the earth. How cool would it be if you can get a gadget which looks like that? I got just the right thing for you. Power V...
15:00, 09/07/2019

Goldman Sachs to buy Capital Vision Services in $2.7 bln deal - WSJ The merchant-banking division of Goldman Sachs Group Inc is set to buy Capital Vision Services LP, which manages MyEyeDr. optometry centers, in a deal valued at $2.7 billion including debt, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
08:52, 06/03/2019

Rafael Benítez says he would have stayed if Newcastle shared his vision Manager left St James’ Park at end of contract last weekBenítez blames ‘those at top of the club’ for his departureRafael Benítez has said he wanted to sign a new contract at Newcastle but did not as he felt the club did not share his vision.The Cham...
11:39, 07/01/2019

So, is Dark Rey real, a vision, or a clone? Let's look at the latest theories Does J.J. Abrams really have the stones to turn Daisy Ridley’s Rey evil? That’s what Star Wars fans have been debating in the wake of the new Rise Of The Skywalker footage, which ends with our hero igniting the kind of double-bladed red lightsaber fa...
22:26, 08/26/2019

Motorola One Vision Debuts in India at Rs. 19,999: Event Highlights Motorola launched its One Vision smartphone in India Today. Check out the highlights from the launch event, including the phone specifications, price, sale date, and more....
10:39, 06/20/2019

SoftBank Corp to spend $4 billion to up Yahoo Japan stake, sees profit rising 24 percent Japanese telco SoftBank Corp said on Wednesday it would spend $4 billion to up its stake in Yahoo Japan Corp and turn the internet company into a subsidiary, a move that would help boost its profit by 24 percent this year....
14:00, 05/08/2019

Nikkei flat as trade woes, strong yen saps risk appetite; SoftBank Group falls Japan's Nikkei ended nearly flat in choppy trade on Tuesday as festering trade tensions and a stronger yen curbed risk appetite, while extended losses for index-heavy SoftBank Group added to the overall pressure on the market....
11:39, 06/04/2019

Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son is Warren Buffett of tech, says Silicon Valley hedge funder Glen Kacher Silicon Valley hedge fund founder Glen Kacher is bullish on Japan's SoftBank and it's in large part because of its founder and CEO, Masayoshi Son....
21:00, 04/29/2019

Motorola One Vision is a stylish budget pick with a distinctive 21:9 display The Motorola One Vision is the phonemaker’s new handset, aimed at consumers who want a bit higher performance in their budget phones. The Vision has better specs, camera and outright looks than the Motorola Moto G7 line released earlier this y...
18:00, 05/15/2019

NASA reveals vision to bring astronauts back to the moon NASA has revealed details of its vision for the Artemis Moon Lander that will return US astronauts to the lunar surface by 2024. In a notice posted to the Federal Business Opportunities website, NASA seeks “proposals from industry for the development...
21:13, 07/23/2019

ObjectiveEd is building a better digital curriculum for vision-impaired kids Children with vision impairments struggle to get a solid K-12 education for a lot of reasons — so the more tools their teachers have to impart basic skills and concepts, the better. ObjectiveEd is a startup that aims to empower teachers and kids with...
00:13, 05/17/2019

Bernie Sanders seeks to modernize FDR's vision as democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders praised the social programs enacted by former President Franklin D. Roosevelt on Wednesday during a campaign speech outlining the 2020 presidential contender's alignment with democratic socialism....
06:13, 06/13/2019

Is Simon Cowell's surprising new face a vision of our deepfake future? In the future, we might all embark on a side-slide not into younger, prettier people, but whole new personaeThe human face, that subsection of appendages living just south of our eyebrows, has rarely been under such attack. Take the Bill Hader deepfa...
20:39, 08/24/2019

Yellow lens glasses don't improve drivers' night vision (Reuters Health) - - Touted to improve nighttime eyesight, yellow lens glasses don't help drivers see better and may, in fact, worsen vision, a new study suggests....
01:13, 08/03/2019

David Lynch's vision of hell sours the atmosphere in Manchester Various venues, ManchesterThe Manchester international festival’s art strand features cinematic misery and interactive tech – but it’s Ibrahim Mahama’s work that touches the heartI couldn’t keep up with the number of repurposed shipping containers, t...
22:13, 07/05/2019

Motorola's One Vision packs a cinematic screen and a clever camera We're not even halfway through 2019, but Motorola already has a handful of notable hardware launches under its belt. For its next trick, the Lenovo-owned brand is trotting out a fascinating, inexpensive smartphone — the Motorola One Vision...
22:39, 05/15/2019

Joker’s throwback vision is derivative, but at least it brings something new to superhero cinema Joker (Grade: B-), an operatic and fashionably nihilistic smear of comic-book mythmaking that already feels like a phenomenon a whole month before it’s even scheduled to open, is a movie that could only exist right now, at this exact moment in pop cu...
07:39, 09/11/2019

How Joker Director Sold Actor, Studio on His Vision for DC Villain Joker director Todd Phillips had a tough one year selling his mature take on the iconic DC Comics villain to Warner Bros. It also took him several months to convince Joaquin Phoenix to play the role....
08:39, 08/29/2019

Brain implant restores partial vision to blind people Medical experts hail ‘paradigm shift’ of implant that transmits video images directly to the visual cortex, bypassing the eye and optic nervePartial sight has been restored to six blind people via an implant that transmits video images directly to th...
12:13, 07/13/2019

Oprah Winfrey announces ‘2020 Vision’ wellness tour Oprah’s campaigning in 2020 — for Weight Watchers. America’s most beloved talk show host, and likely our most visible yo-yo dieter, is hitting the road for “WW Reimagined” (yes, it no longer goes by its full, former moniker) i...
00:39, 09/05/2019

Oprah Winfrey Launching a ‘2020 Vision’ Speaking Tour (LOS ANGELES) — Oprah Winfrey is taking her motivational spirit on the road early next year with an arena tour to promote a healthier lifestyle. The former talk-show host and OWN television network chief announced Wednesday that the “Opra...
16:00, 09/04/2019

Nobody knows when Bitcoin Satoshi Vision’s hard fork for 2GB blocks starts Fledging blockchain Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) is ready for a “hard fork” upgrade to increase the size limit of its blocks from 128MB to 2GB — but there’s confusion over when it’s actually supposed to occur. According to BitMEX Research (the analyt...
23:52, 07/24/2019

Watch super slow-mo video from a camera with human-like vision Conventional video cameras that capture scenes frame by frame have little in common with our eyes, which see the world continuously. A new type of device called an "event camera" works in much the same way, capturing movement as a constant stream of....
18:00, 07/09/2019

Game of (rods and) cones: Will computer vision rule the enterprise? Enterprises are implementing new computer vision solutions to drive growth and operational efficiencies across a host of use cases, ranging from marketing to manufacturing. And, if you go after the right use cases, these solutions require little inve...
16:26, 07/08/2019

Microsoft details 'Modern OS,' its vision for a future operating system At Computex 2019, major tech companies are showing off their newest products and  visions for the future of computing. Microsoft is also sharing its vision for the future in a blog post that highlights the path forward for the future of Windows ...
22:13, 05/29/2019

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...
21:13, 08/15/2019

James Harden played with blurred vision and stinging eyes Houston star James Harden hopes his injured eyes benefit from a few days off before Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinal        ...
12:00, 05/01/2019

Black Mirror Used to Be a Terrifying Vision of the Future. Season 5 Is Just Silly Black Mirror was built on chilling “what if” scenarios. In the first two seasons of the sci-fi anthology, which aired on Channel 4 in the UK, creator Charlie Brooker applied the question to a series of tech-dystopia nightmares: What if ti...
09:52, 06/05/2019

Teaching artificial intelligence to connect senses like vision and touch In Canadian author Margaret Atwood’s book "Blind Assassins," she says that “touch comes before sight, before speech. It’s the first language and the last, and it always tells the truth.” While our sense of touch gives us a channel to feel the phys...
08:13, 06/17/2019

Motorola One Vision With 21:9 Display, 48-Megapixel Camera Debuts in India Motorola One Vision has made its India debut. The new Motorola phone sports a glass sandwich design with a hole-punch selfie camera and rounded edges....
10:39, 06/20/2019

Goldman Sachs to buy Capital Vision Services in $2.7 billion deal: WSJ The merchant-banking division of Goldman Sachs Group Inc is set to buy Capital Vision Services LP, which manages MyEyeDr. optometry centers, in a deal valued at $2.7 billion including debt, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
08:00, 06/03/2019

Vision loss linked with anxiety, depression - and vice versa Older adults with impaired vision are more likely to have symptoms of anxiety and depression, and older adults with symptoms of anxiety or depression are more likely to develop vision impairment, according to findings from the U.S. National Health an...
20:39, 05/24/2019

In Pragya Thakur's Vision Document, No Mention Of Bhopal Gas Tragedy In a recent election rally in Jharkhand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had dared the Congress to contest the remaining two rounds of polling on the Bhopal gas tragedy and Bofors case....
17:00, 05/08/2019