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Mike Tyson’s latest startup mixes entertainment, games, fighting, and blockchain

Fight to Fame is a new entertainment platform that hopes to boost fighters with the help of film, blockchain, and the star power of former boxer Mike Tyson.Read...

Mike Tyson’s latest startup mixes entertainment, games, fighting, and blockchain

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Blockchain startup hacked itself to ‘save’ $13M of its users’ cryptocurrency A blockchain startup hacked its users’ wallets to save $13 million in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency from being stolen, ZDNet reports. Security researchers advised the Komodo Platform of a ‘backdoor‘ in Agama, one of its older wallet apps, that wou...
17:26, 06/06/2019

Blockchain startup Ripple buys $30 million stake in MoneyGram Blockchain firm Ripple has bought $30 million worth of shares and warrants in MoneyGram International Inc, the two companies said on Monday, as they partner to use Ripple's product for cross-border payment and foreign exchange settlement....
01:39, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Tennis mixes with tropical plants at French Open Tennis and tropical plants, an incongruous mix beautifully blended on the new Simonne-Mathieu court at Roland Garros        ...
12:39, 05/26/2019

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment drives hard with both triple-A and mobile games David Haddad runs Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a collection of game studios that are seeing success with both triple-A and mobile games.Read More...
17:52, 06/19/2019

The DeanBeat: Why the smart kids are moving into blockchain games Seasoned game leaders are moving into blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies that could lead to the next generation of games. Is it real?Read More...
22:00, 05/03/2019

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 1:20 a.m. EDT KENTUCKY DERBY-POLITICS Politicians look to make hay at Kentucky Derby LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The masses crammed into Churchill Downs will be fixated on 3-year-old thoroughbreds running in the Kentucky Derby. But in some sections of the famed track, ...
09:00, 05/04/2019

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 4:20 p.m. EDT ABORTION BANS-STATES ‘Heartbeat’ laws could ban most abortions across Deep South A push among conservative U.S. states to enact some of the nation’s strictest abortion laws could practically outlaw the procedures across a large area...
22:39, 05/11/2019

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 5:20 p.m. EDT SERIAL KILLER-PRISON BEATING Inmate charged in fatal ‘Angel of Death’ prison beating TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio inmate serving time for a series of burglaries has been charged in the fatal 2017 prison beating of a serial killer dubbed th...
23:26, 05/03/2019

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 p.m. EDT KENTUCKY GOVERNOR’S RACE Pro-Edelen group launches attack ad against Beshear FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A group with ties to Adam Edelen has unleashed the first TV attack ad in Kentucky’s Democratic primary for governor. The ad says Andy Beshe...
22:39, 05/02/2019

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 6:20 a.m. EDT MISSING GIRL-HOMICIDE Kentucky man could face death sentence in girl’s killing SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man could face the death penalty if convicted of murder in the death of a 7-year-old girl. The Glasgow Daily Times reports that a ...
14:13, 05/06/2019

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 a.m. EDT KENTUCKY PENSIONS GOP leaders: Bevin lacks votes to pass pension bill in House FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Some top Republican lawmakers in Kentucky say GOP Gov. Matt Bevin hasn’t lined up enough votes yet to pass his pension bill in an expected spec...
11:00, 05/07/2019

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 9:20 p.m. EDT KENTUCKY PENSIONS Kentucky governor reaches out to lawmakers on pension issue FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has sent a letter to state lawmakers to try to build support for his pension bill that he hopes to have considered in a speci...
04:39, 05/09/2019

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 11:20 a.m. EDT MISSING GIRL-HOMICIDE Kentucky man could face death sentence in girl’s killing SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man could face the death penalty if convicted of murder in the death of a 7-year-old girl. The Glasgow Daily Times reports that a ...
18:26, 05/05/2019

Louisville gamer startup is changing the negative stereotypes around video games Nonprofit Louisville Makes Games wants to challenge video game developer stereotypes and educate the next generation of gamers and developers.       ...
22:13, 08/09/2019

Kapow! The history of fighting games We’ve come a long way since that 80s one where you punched a bull in the face. As fighting games hit home in Black Mirror’s Striking Vipers, we chart their evolutionNicole Beharie Q&A: ‘Technology might hinder a relationship in the Black Mirror world...
13:52, 06/01/2019

Salesforce Blockchain enables code-free blockchain networks, workflows, and apps Salesforce today unveiled Salesforce Blockchain, a no-code platform that allows customers to easily create blockchain networks, workflows, and apps.Read More...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Facebook Announces Libra, Digital Currency On the Blockchain That Doesn't Actually Need to Be On the Blockchain Facebook and 27 other partner companies formally announced this morning they plan to launch a digital currency called Libra in the first half of 2020. And if they pull it off, Libra could become the standard digital currency around the world.Read mor...
14:52, 06/18/2019

BLOCKCHAIN IN BANKING: An inside look at four banks' early blockchain successes and failures This is a preview of the Blockchain in Banking research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. Since its emergence at the start of the decade, blockchain ...
13:39, 06/30/2019

Azim Premji-Backed Software Startup Latest Indian Tech Unicorn Icertis, which competes with SAP SE and Oracle Corp. to help businesses manage contracts in the cloud, has raised $115 million, propelling it to unicorn status as investors flock to enterprise......
12:52, 07/17/2019

The Latest: President Trump praises Sen. Mike Enzi in tweet GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi’s announcement that he will not run for a fifth term in 2020. (all times local): 7:55 p.m. President Donald Trump has sent out a tweet praising U.S. Sen. Enzi, who has announced that he wi...
08:39, 05/05/2019

Mike Breen: Warriors rising up to meet latest challenge Kevin Durant’s time with the Warriors may be ending soon, but their dynasty appears to be going nowhere. It was just a week ago Stephen Curry’s shooting slump was threatening to drag Golden State down in its series with Houston. But since Durant has ...
09:26, 05/17/2019

Daniel Wu mixes acting and architecture Daniel Wu is mixing acting with architecture. The star of just-completed AMC series "Into the Badlands" has returned in recent years to the subject he studied at university, designing homes for friends and family. (May 17)     &#...
12:00, 05/18/2019

Humble's Latest Bundle Features 16 Different Jackbox Party Games Jackbox Party Packs are a great addition to any party, and now you can get a bunch of them for not that much money with Humble’s latest bundle....
00:00, 08/16/2019

Eurovision: Madonna mixes politics with a classic hit during performance Madonna's hugely anticipated performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel drew plaudits from the crowd but raised eyebrows among the show's viewers, as the pop legend mixed new material with a hugely popular classic and a noticeable polit...
05:13, 05/19/2019

Madonna mixes politics with a classic hit during Eurovision performance Madonna's hugely anticipated performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel drew plaudits from the crowd but raised eyebrows among the show's viewers, as the pop legend mixed new material with a hugely popular classic and a noticeable polit...
03:26, 05/20/2019

‘Ma’ review: Octavia Spencer mixes laughter with revenge Did you know that the greatest single threat the world faces today is single, middle-aged women? I didn’t either. But the movies are dead certain they’re coming to murder us all. “Greta,” a thriller that came out earlier this year, starred Isabelle H...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Hunt for ‘Easter eggs' in your some of the latest video games Tech columnist Marc Saltzman helps you find special treats, so-called "Easter eggs," hidden in some of the hottest video game titles.       ...
13:39, 07/20/2019

Epic's latest store update brings cloud saves to more games Epic has rolled out cloud save support for a slew of new titles in its store. The latest update has the feature included for 17 different games, including World War Z and Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter. The game developer began expanding ...
03:39, 08/16/2019

Sony discounts tons of PlayStation games in its latest flash sale Hot on the heels of its major Days of Play E3 sale and adding a bunch of games to its PlayStation Hits lineup, Sony is back at it with a Flash Sale on a wealth of PS4, PS3 and Vita games. As you'd expect, PS4 gets the lion's share. Among th...
22:13, 06/21/2019

President Plans Visits to Places Where Grief Mixes With Anger at Him Both cities are grieving after mass shootings last weekend, and opinions are divided over whether his arrival will provide comfort or incite rancor. The mood in El Paso is particularly fraught....
17:26, 08/07/2019

Eyeing Greenland, Trump Again Mixes Real Estate With Diplomacy The president, ever the real estate maven, has marveled over Greenland’s untapped natural resources. But an expert says his interest represents an “antiquated way of looking at things.”...
02:52, 08/17/2019

Nintendo's Latest FCC Filing Hints at SNES Games Finally Coming to the Switch To coincide with the launch of the Nintendo Switch Online service which included a bunch of classic 8-bit games as part of the subscription, Nintendo also released a pair of NES gamepad shaped Joy-Cons to round out the retro experience. So putting tw...
22:13, 08/13/2019

Trump Mixes Economic and National Security, Plunging the U.S. into Multiple Fights The Trump administration has argued that economic security is national security. But as a consequence, it now finds itself in an economic war on nearly every front....
18:52, 06/08/2019

Fighting Game Tournament Has Too Much Actual Fighting Community Effort Orlando has grown to become one of the biggest fighting game tournaments in the world, putting it just below the Evolution Championship Series in terms of both size and importance. The event’s 13 different fighting games were excitin...
23:39, 07/02/2019

Mike Pompeo blasts Pete Buttigieg for ‘slanderous’ attack on Mike Pence Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slammed as "slanderous" Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg’s suggestion that Vice President Mike Pence is "homophobic."...
23:39, 05/21/2019

Social media suffers whiplash as Trump mixes threats with a plea for help in shootings President Trump has claimed for months that Silicon Valley giants are biased against conservatives, threatening antitrust investigations and fuming that his Twitter following would otherwise be well above 62 million....
16:26, 08/14/2019

Spotify's Daily Drive mixes music, news and podcasts in a personalized playlist Spotify's algorithmic playlists are one of the streaming service's key attractions, throwing together your favorite tracks and artists without you having to slave over piecing individual tracks together. But it looks like Spotify is taking ...
11:39, 05/03/2019

Fortnite DOWN: Server Status latest as Queue is Full errors hit Epic Games PS4, Xbox game Epic has revealed that the server status for Fortnite is offline for some players as the Battle Royale game is struggling for the second time in as many days....
20:00, 07/11/2019

Dean Smith mixes personal pain with pride as Aston Villa head to Wembley The manager who used to sweep the steps of the Holte End has his eyes on a Premier League return as his side face DerbyIt was a moment to cut through the hyperbolic noise surrounding the Championship play-off final. All the talk about the richest gam...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Premier League table 2018-19: Fixtures, results, latest scores, standings, EPL live games on TV - gameweek 37 Liverpool have ensured that the Premier League title race will go to the last day of the 2018-19 season following a dramatic win at Newcastle United....
18:26, 05/06/2019

This Is All Entertainment to CNN CNN is asking for a minimum commitment of $300,000 in network advertising from sponsors interested in running commercials during the upcoming Democratic presidential debates, according a report from Variety published on Wednesday. A 30-second adverti...
07:13, 07/25/2019

How drones became entertainment Drones might be the future of entertainment, if you believe Intel and its chief rivals. But how did drone-based light and dance shows become so popular?Read More...
20:26, 07/04/2019

Mike Trout is on an epic tear, even by Mike Trout standards He's already "the best player in the game" and "the most talented hitter on the planet," but the runaway favorite for 2019 AL MVP is taking his game to new heights this month....
19:13, 07/25/2019

| Middendorp won't sacrifice results for entertainment Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp has placed priority on attaining results rather than playing entertaining football after the victory over Black Leopards....
17:29, 08/11/2019

Arts and Entertainment: The Lion King One of the most anticipated films of 2019 hits the big screens this weekend. News 4 Tucson’s Herb Stratford has more in the video below....
04:52, 07/19/2019

Entertainment Weekly will become a monthly publication It’s been rumored for years, and on Thursday it finally became a reality: Meredith said Entertainment Weekly magazine will publish its last “weekly” issue on June 25 and become a monthly as of August. JD Heyman, deputy editor of People, will replace ...
06:39, 06/07/2019

Promoted: French GP - Come for the F1, stay for the entertainment Motorsport Live explains what else there is to keep everyone entertained throughout the packed three-day schedule through an-depth look at what the French GP is doing to make the 2019 event more than just a race...
15:26, 06/08/2019

The future of home entertainment must be open I see a future of home entertainment based on open platforms, open standards, flexibility, and choice. Here’s why that openness is the best way forward.Read More...
22:52, 07/06/2019

E3 2019: Expo has new blockbuster video games, while streaming of games gathers momentum At the Electronic Entertainment Expo, there's buzz around Google's Stadia cloud gaming service and new 'Star Wars' and 'Doom' games.       ...
16:39, 06/09/2019

E3 2019: Video games take a cue from Netflix, but can Google and cloud games score? At next week's Electronic Entertainment Expo, the focus is on cloud gaming and upcoming video games such as 'Doom' and 'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.'       ...
23:00, 06/07/2019

Epic Games offers up to 75 percent off select games in its 'Mega Sale' Tired of waiting for the Steam Sale? Starting today, you can find some of your favorite games for up to 75 percent off. The "Epic Mega Sale" runs now through June 13th, and during the sale, Epic Games is also offering an additional $10 off for every....
21:13, 05/16/2019

Earthquake postpones games in Nevada, rattles baseball games in California The NBA Summer League games in Las Vegas were called for the night and baseball fans in California felt the earthquake.       ...
14:27, 07/06/2019

Games with Gold July 2019: Get this Xbox Live deal now to double down on your free games The Xbox Games with Gold July 2019 reveal will be confirmed in the coming days, but make sure you take advantage of Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass Ultimate deal before it's too late...
12:39, 06/24/2019

Epic Games Store cloud saves roll out for two games Cloud saves are making their way onto the Epic Games Store, but they're only available for a couple of games so far. The first titles to support the feature are Moonlighter and This War of Mine, which are currently available for zilch via Epic&#...
01:52, 07/27/2019

Epic Games Store Will Block Your Account If You Buy Too Many Games Too Quickly There’s a big sale on right now at the Epic Games Store, a time when many users—conditioned by Steam’s frequently generous discounts on a huge range of titles—go nuts and buy a ton of stuff real quickly. On Valve’s store that’s enough to get you a pi...
04:39, 05/21/2019

Best single player PC games 2019: the top PC games for playing solo Welcome to our pick of the best single player PC games in 2019. Single player PC games exhibit gaming at its finest. Throw around all the numbers you want about the popularity of Fortnite, or how League of Legends fills out arenas all over the w...
04:52, 08/19/2019

Two games temporarily leave Epic Games Store during first-ever sale Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 took itself off of the Epic Games Store temporarily rather than take part in the recent "Mega Sale" Epic's first "Mega Sale," launched yesterday, is causing some pricing and availability hiccups for a few pub...
19:13, 05/17/2019

Psy summoned for questioning amid YG Entertainment scandal South Korean entertainment company YG Entertainment has been embroiled in an ongoing scandal allegedly involving tax evasion, bribery, and per the language of the current investigation “procuring prostitution services.” The investigation is so far-re...
21:00, 06/28/2019

Marvel and NetEase will collaborate on new original entertainment Marvel and NetEase are collaborating to create new original entertainment, including games, TV shows, and comic books based on Marvel's universe of superhero characters.Read More...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Caesars Entertainment bidder could be looking to clean house Caesars Entertainment may soon be handing out mass pink slips, including some to its executive suite, The Post has learned. A looming sale of America’s largest casino chain is shaping up to result in mass layoffs as lead prospective bidder Eldorado R...
05:39, 05/15/2019

Arts and Entertainment: Great movies to see this weekend Get ready to grab some popcorn and your favorite drink because there are some new movies coming out this weekend you won’t want to miss. News 4 Tucson’s Herb Stratford gives us a run down on which ones we should go see in the video below....
06:26, 05/31/2019

Entertainment TV makes you less intelligent, more susceptible to populism A new in-depth report found that the advent of entertainment TV in Italy made its viewers more likely to vote for Berlusconi and other populists. These findings could be applied to other countries, the study says....
17:26, 07/07/2019

Arts and Entertainment: New films hitting the box office There are some great movies coming out this weekend and News Four Tucson’s Herb Stratford has his suggestions. Watch the video below to learn more....
10:52, 05/24/2019

Eldorado Resorts to buy Caesars Entertainment in $17.3 bln deal U.S. casino operator Eldorado Resorts Inc has agreed to buy Caesars Entertainment Corp in a $17.3 billion cash-and-stock deal, including debt, the companies said on Monday. (Reporting by Ankit Ajmera in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)...
13:00, 06/24/2019

The Void plans 25 new VR entertainment centers in U.S. and Europe Virtual reality centers may help fill shopping mall vacancies, as a leading location-based entertainment provider ties up with a premium mall company.Read More...
19:39, 07/25/2019

Xbox Games with Gold August Free Games News: Next Major Nelson reveal coming this week? Xbox boss Major Nelson should be getting ready to reveal the new selection of Games with Gold titles very soon. Here's everything you need to know about when we'll hear about these upcoming free games...
08:13, 07/23/2019

Games with Gold July 2019 Free Xbox One Games News: Major Nelson reveal imminent Xbox boss Major Nelson should be getting ready to reveal the new selection of Games with Gold titles very soon. Here's everything you need to know about when we'll hear about these upcoming free games...
00:26, 06/22/2019

Games with Gold June 2019 FREE Xbox Games News: Major Nelson reveal imminent Microsoft is expected to announce its Games with gold lineup very soon: here's everything you need to know about when we'll hear about these upcoming free games....
13:52, 05/28/2019

Best Nintendo Switch games: must-have games to play in 2019 Long gone are the days when gamers called the Nintendo Switch a "Zelda machine". Two years into the console's lifespan, the Nintendo Switch has a lively and jam-packed assortment of titles to keep you occupied, whether you're nestled into y...
18:13, 04/29/2019

Games are getting harder to run: are PC games still held back by consoles? Its no secret that many video games are made primarily for mainstream consoles, like the PS4 Pro and Xbox One X. It only makes sense, too - consoles have by far the widest install base, so making your game work best for most people is  an easy c...
22:39, 08/03/2019

Games: Peru basks in dream start to Pan Am Games Peru got the Pan Am Games off to a dream start on Saturday, taking gold in both the men's and women's marathon to leave an astonished nation in an unfamiliar spot -- top of the medal table ahead of the mighty United States....
02:39, 07/28/2019

Best laptop games: 20 games for laptops that won't melt your machine These days, the best games aren’t limited to expensive consoles with online memberships that cost hundreds per year. And, while the best laptops won’t be able to play some of the best PC games, like Far Cry 5, the best laptop games and ...
19:52, 05/09/2019

Bowl season to start on a Friday; 15 games between CFP games College football’s bowl season will begin on a Friday this season and several minor bowls have been pushed back on the calendar to fill 15 days between the playoff semifinals and national championship...
22:52, 05/23/2019

AMC Entertainment shares tumble as CEO holds out for ‘Avengers’ rescue Shares of AMC Entertainment tumbled as much as 10 percent Thursday — even as the theater chain’s CEO predicted “Avengers: Endgame” would come to the rescue. Investors sent AMC’s stock down double digits in midday trading — and down 7 percent at the c...
07:39, 05/10/2019

Rishard Matthews cites brainwashing, being used for entertainment in NFL retirement Former Tennessee Titans wide receiver Rishard Matthews announced his retirement from the NFL on social media Monday, citing "brainwashing" and being used "for entertainment" among his reasons for stepping away....
06:39, 08/13/2019

Eldorado Resorts to buy Caesars Entertainment in $8.5 billion deal Eldorado Resorts has agreed to buy Caesars Entertainment for about $8.5 billion in cash and stock, as it looks to build scale to take on competition from larger companies such as Las Vegas Sands and Wynn Resorts. The deal comes more than three months...
18:13, 06/24/2019

Beth Grant on why working with women in entertainment means everything Beth Grant is probably best know for her roles in The Mindy Project and Bryan Fuller’s many shows, and for popping up in dozens of your favorite shows and movies. We sat down with the prolific character actress to talk about what it means to work wi...
20:39, 07/01/2019

Japanese entertainment tycoon Johnny Kitagawa dies at 87 Johnny Kitagawa, who produced famous boybands such as Arashi and SMAP, has died of subarachnoid cerebral hemorrhage after serving as kingpin of Japan’s entertainment industry for more than half a century...
09:00, 07/10/2019

MGA Entertainment CEO says Mattel will be bankrupt 'within a year or so' after takeover bid rejected MGA Entertainment CEO Isaac Larian said toymaker Mattel will be bankrupt "shortly, within a year or so" after the rival company rejected MGA's takeover. Mattel shares dipped briefly following the comments...
00:39, 06/14/2019

E3 2019: Everything we expect to see at the Electronic Entertainment Expo this year No matter how it changes over the years, E3 is still the biggest event in gaming. Whether it’s held at a hotel, a convention center or somewhere out in Hollywood, it is the definitive industry event of the year, where gamers from around the wo...
03:13, 05/07/2019

Mattel rejects renewed merger bid from rival MGA Entertainment Toymaker Mattel Inc last week rejected another merger offer from Bratz doll maker MGA Entertainment Inc, MGA's chief executive officer, Isaac Larian, said on Tuesday....
05:13, 06/12/2019

United covers over the cameras on its in-flight entertainment systems Just because airlines don't want passengers video chatting from phones while they're in the air doesn't mean there was never a thought of selling it as a service, and as a result some airplanes have seat-back entertainment systems with...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Caesars Entertainment, ESPN tie-up for sports betting content U.S. casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corp said on Tuesday it was tying up with Walt Disney Co's ESPN for content and news related to sports betting....
18:39, 05/14/2019

Women slowly taking on more leading roles in entertainment Female filmmakers are seeing more representation in Hollywood’s less mainstream corners. Women are writing, directing and producing more independent films than ever, but they’re still getting less work than their male counterparts. Women are making s...
00:13, 06/20/2019

Arts and Entertainment: Superheroes, Talking pets, and Drama Superheroes, talking pets and dramas all hit the big theaters this weekend. News 4 Tucson’s Herb Stratford shares his suggestions in the video below....
03:00, 06/08/2019

'It's not entertainment': hundreds hold Mueller report read-a-thons It’s 448 pages long and most people haven’t read it, so volunteers have staged readings of the report of the Trump-Russia inquiryHundreds of actors, journalists and novelists have been holding public readings of former special counsel Robert Mueller’...
15:13, 07/23/2019

Sony and Microsoft ink key entertainment deal ahead of PS5 and next-gen Xbox launch Sony and Microsoft are huge rivals in the gaming business, with each company set to unveil new hardware in the not too distant future. In a surprising move, the two companies have inked an entertainment-related partnership with plenty of time left to...
19:13, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Eldorado Resorts to merge with Caesars Entertainment in $17.3 bln deal U.S. casino operator Eldorado Resorts Inc has agreed to merge with Caesars Entertainment Corp in a $17.3 billion cash-and-stock deal, including debt, the companies said on Monday....
13:00, 06/24/2019

Sony and Microsoft team up on cloud-based gaming and entertainment In an unlikely turn of events, Microsoft and Sony announced today that they are teaming up to tackle the future of entertainment together. The companies are planning to work together to build future cloud solutions in Microsoft Azure that will suppor...
21:13, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-CBS beats revenue estimates on higher entertainment sales CBS Corp reported second-quarter revenue above estimates on Thursday, as the TV broadcaster got a boost from higher sales in its entertainment segment....
23:52, 08/08/2019

Pokémon Sleep: game unveiled that 'turns sleeping into entertainment' After turning walking into a game, franchise now aims to ‘reward good sleep habits as part of a healthy lifestyle’The Pokémon Company has announced a new game in line with its hit Pokémon Go, called Pokémon Sleep, which aims to “turn sleeping into en...
10:26, 05/29/2019

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment deal to acquire Echo Fox falls through The deal that would see Kroenke Sports & Entertainment acquire Echo Fox's League of Legends Championship Series slot fell apart on Friday, according to a statement from Echo Fox....
15:52, 08/10/2019

Entertainment Software Association announces Stanley Pierre-Louis as next CEO The Entertainment Software Association, the game industry's lobbying group and the creator of the big E3 trade show, has named Stanley Pierre-Louis as its new president and CEO.Read More...
22:00, 05/13/2019

9 killed in mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio entertainment district AP Photo/John Minchillo Early Sunday police responded to another mass shooting in Ohio less than 24 hours after a massacre in El Paso that killed 20. Local media site WHIO reported the shooting occurred near Ned Peppers Bar on East Fifth Street in D...
23:52, 08/04/2019

Eldorado Resorts, Caesars Entertainment casino companies to merge Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment announced a merger on Monday in a deal that brings together two large casino operators.       ...
15:39, 06/24/2019

Robot Entertainment bounces back with Orcs Must Die! 3 and Ready Set Heroes Robot Entertainment showed off a new version of its Orcs Must Die! 3 that will run on Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service as well as other platforms. Orcs Must Die! 3 will debut as a timed exclusive on Google’s Stadia cloud gaming servic...
23:39, 08/19/2019

Two Of Steam's Top Games Last Month Were Anime Sex Games It’s no great secret that Steam is overflowing with anime games intended to titillate portions of its vast user base. But how many people pay attention to these seemingly niche games, really? Turns out, enough people do that two of these games ended ...
02:13, 08/21/2019

Sony CEO: The PS5 will prioritize AAA games over indie games Indie games may take a bit of a backseat on the PlayStation 5 at launch as Sony has recently stated that the company will invest in marketing for bigger AAA games, new features like 8K and focus on ‘serious gamers’.The comments were rep...
05:39, 07/02/2019

Best PS4 games 2019: the PlayStation 4 games you need to play The Sony PlayStation 4 is an incredible console, and possibly even Sony's greatest achievement to date (at least until the PlayStation 5 arrives). To make the most of it though, you need a library filled with the best PS4 games, and that&ap...
02:26, 05/02/2019

PS5 games: all the games confirmed and expected on the PlayStation 5 Once upon a time the PlayStation 5 merely seemed like a gamer's dream but, now Sony has dropped the first solid details of its next generation console, things are starting to get very real.  Despite knowing we won't be seeing a PS...
20:13, 04/30/2019

SM Entertainment and Capitol Music Group reveal the "Avengers of K-pop" with new supergroup, Super M SM Entertainment and Capitol Records have taken an aggressive step in the continued globalization of K-pop as they announced on August 7 the formation of Super M (not to be confused with Super Junior M), a supergroup consisting of various member from...
18:39, 08/08/2019

S. Korean police impose travel bans on ex-YG Entertainment chief, Seungri Yang Hyun-suk, former CEO of YG Entertainment, and Seungri, a former member of the company-managed K-pop boy band Big Bang, have been slapped with an exit ban....
14:39, 08/20/2019

MH370 expert says plane could easily have been 'hacked via in-flight entertainment system' DOOMED flight MH370 may have been brought down by hackers who took control of the plane's in-flight entertainment system , an expert has sensationally revealed....
22:26, 06/22/2019

Klopp and Guardiola’s touchline quarrel promises entertainment in Community Shield "With England\u0027s best two sides severely under-strength on Sunday in the 97th Community Shield, the contact between Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp will likely be the most eye-catching on show."...
19:00, 08/03/2019

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment agrees to acquire Echo Fox's LCS slot for $30.25 million Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, owner of Arsenal, the Denver Nuggets and the Los Angeles Gladiators, has agreed to a deal that will see it acquire Echo Fox's League of Legends Championship Series slot, sources familiar with the deal told ESPN....
11:52, 07/24/2019

Allied Esports Entertainment goes public in deal with Black Ridge Acquisition Allied Esports Entertainment, owner of esports venues and live events for both video games and poker, has gone public in a deal with Black Ridge.Read More...
03:26, 08/13/2019

From Hollywood to Seoul: How the #MeToo movement is upending Asian entertainment industries Asia is having its own #MeToo moment, with its homegrown entertainment industries grappling with many of the issues that have ended entertainment.        ...
14:26, 07/17/2019

NFL partners with Jay-Z on Super Bowl halftime entertainment, social justice initiative The deal, which extends to other league entertainment events throughout the season, does not contain a provision for Jay-Z to perform at the Super Bowl....
06:26, 08/14/2019

'Peppa Pig' owner Entertainment One says producer Mark Gordon to stay on with firm Entertainment One Ltd, which makes the popular children's television show "Peppa Pig", said award-winning producer Mark Gordon will continue to develop and produce content for the company, following a multi-year production deal....
13:52, 07/26/2019

'Peppa Pig' owner Entertainment One denies reports of Mark Gordon's exit Entertainment One Ltd, which makes the popular children's TV show Peppa Pig, denied reports that president and award-winning producer Mark Gordon was leaving, sending the company's shares up as much as 17%....
12:13, 06/06/2019

Justin Bieber backs down from Tom Cruise fight challenge, depriving us all of prime entertainment Within the space of a week, we’ve gained and lost the possibility of witnessing the fight of the century. Bieber V. Cruise, which was first suggested by young Justin, was to be a clash between two of the most insufferable celebrities on the planet. T...
18:13, 06/13/2019

Now TV deal saves 45% on 5-month Entertainment Pass - stream Chernobyl and 100s of other box sets There have been some fantastic Now TV deals lately and this is a huge discount for TV fans keen to get stuck into a bunch of box sets and channels that can only be found via a Sky TV deal usually.A Now TV Sky Entertainment pass would usually set you ...
16:39, 08/05/2019

Mystics hope for a true home-court advantage at new Entertainment and Sports Arena The Mystics hope their new, 4,200-seat arena creates a more energetic game experience — but the team is also depending on its fan base to migrate from Chinatown to Southeast D.C....
01:52, 06/01/2019

Chelsea Handler calls for Trump's impeachment for saying semi-automatic guns are 'entertainment' Comedian Chelsea Handler called for President Trump’s impeachment after he appeared on British TV to speak about gun violence in America calling semi-automatic rifles “entertainment.” ...
15:52, 06/06/2019

CORRECTED-"Peppa Pig" owner Entertainment One denies reports of Mark Gordon's exit Entertainment One Ltd, which makes the popular children's TV show Peppa Pig, denied reports that president and award-winning producer Mark Gordon was leaving, sending the company's shares up as much as 17%....
11:13, 06/06/2019

IBM’s Hyperledger isn’t a real blockchain — here’s why Back in 2016, enterprise “private blockchain” was a new, unfamiliar idea. There were not many major players in the private permissioned blockchain space; a big name was IBM, whose contributions to Hyperledger Fabric has since brought its tech in fron...
22:00, 05/05/2019

The new frontier of blockchain gaming Imagine players were able to have complete ownership of in-game items they purchase and the ability to sell them through the technology of blockchain.Read More...
17:26, 08/06/2019

Blockchain security for your business The rapid evolution of blockchain and distributed ledger technology has led many companies to investigate use cases in line with their respective industries. In exploring enterprise blockchain solutions, businesses face the crucial task of determinin...
14:13, 05/07/2019

Blockchain as art: Chips with Everything podcast With the launch of the Facebook cryptocurrency Libra, Jordan Erica Webber revisits an old Chips episode looking at how artists are using blockchain to answer the big questions, like ‘what is the value of a human life?’ Continue reading......
10:00, 07/08/2019

Want a blockchain job in big tech? This course might help you land one What do Facebook, Visa, Shell, IBM, and EY have in common (other than being stupid rich)? They’re all hiring blockchain talent. Indeed, blockchain jobs are popping up all over the place these days. If you ever thought about learning the ins and outs ...
20:13, 05/02/2019

Many blockchain use cases need IoT to succeed, and more Neither blockchain nor IoT are simple technologies, but the growing credibility of managed platform services makes the technical aspects less daunting. The real barriers to success are the rules and processes required to change business models and cu...
03:00, 08/13/2019

These are the top 10 programming languages in blockchain Okay, okay: we all know that blockchain and cryptocurrency developers are in demand these days, but what are the most popular programming languages in blockchain development? It turns out that Ethereum‘s Solidity takes the top spot, followed by JavaS...
20:00, 05/24/2019

Blockchain could help you be a more ethical shopper The online public ledger is becoming a popular tool for transparency, as retailers feel pressure from consumers to prove their products come from a sustainable source...
19:13, 06/05/2019

Blockchain is the best way to truly benefit from our own data It’s said that data powers today’s most profitable corporations, just like fossil fuels energized those of the past. To paraphrase: your data is being used by businesses over and over to help them make important decisions. This ostensibly makes your ...
18:13, 05/04/2019

Best PlayStation VR games: the best PSVR games around The PlayStation VR, which works with the PS4 and PS4 Pro, was released nearly three yyears ago. When it launched, it was the first good quality virtual reality headset experience you could try at home that didn't need a powerful PC to get it up-...
16:00, 06/21/2019

JPMorgan, Microsoft Team Up on Blockchain JPMorgan Chase is tapping Microsoft’s cloud-based services to boost its blockchain platform, aiming to make it easier, faster and cheaper for companies to build and deploy blockchain applications....
01:39, 05/03/2019

Walmart, Merck in blockchain collaboration with FDA IBM Corp, Merck & Co, KPMG and Walmart Inc said on Thursday they will be a part of U.S. Food and Drug Administration's pilot program that will explore using blockchain to identify, track and trace prescription drugs....
15:26, 06/13/2019

IBM, Walmart, Merck in blockchain collaboration with FDA IBM, Merck and Walmart have been chosen for a U.S. Food and Drug Administration pilot program that will explore using blockchain technology to improve the security of prescription drug supply and distribution....
16:39, 06/13/2019

Facebook lifts some restrictions on blockchain ads Facebook is further loosening its limitations on blockchain ads... if only somewhat. As of May 8th, the social network will no longer require pre-approval for ads tied to blockchain tech, news, education or events linked to cryptocurrency. While ma...
23:00, 05/08/2019

HTC wants to launch ANOTHER blockchain phone this year Taiwanese mobile phone manufacturer HTC is reportedly planning to launch another blockchain phone before the end of 2019. Phil Chen, HTC’s Decentralized Chief Officer, announced the intention during a keynote speech at an investment forum event held ...
18:13, 04/29/2019

What Is Blockchain? The Complete WIRED Guide It's super secure and slightly hard to understand, but the idea of creating tamper-proof databases has captured the attention of everyone from anarchist techies to staid bankers....
14:13, 07/09/2019

How the Blockchain Could Protect California's Aquifer State law requires farmers to use groundwater at sustainable levels, and lets them trade water with neighbors. The blockchain could make sure the system is fair....
19:26, 04/28/2019

Facebook relaxes blockchain ad rules A year after banning all blockchain-related ads, Facebook has decided to relax its rules and allow ads for “blockchain technology, industry news, education or events related to cryptocurrency” without the need for pre-approval by the so...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Carrefour put cheese on the blockchain and it’s going grate French supermarket giant Carrefour is ready to sell blockchain-enabled cheese. Carrefour will soon allow customers to scan QR codes embedded in the packaging of its Rocamadour CQL fromage to learn more about the product’s origin, reports European Sup...
19:26, 04/30/2019

Supply chain managers don’t want to buy blockchain Despite the excitement currently surrounding blockchain, it seems supply chain managers are falling out of love with the decentralized technology. Procurement industry leaders discussed blockchain at the Supply Management Forum in London last week an...
12:00, 05/16/2019

LenderComm brings loan servicing on blockchain Taking blockchain proof of concepts into production is a slow process, but a new loan-servicing platform shows how banks could cut costs and improve service....
17:00, 05/21/2019

Factbox - Blockchain projects: A status update Banks, exchange operators and other companies are investing billions of dollars to find uses for blockchain, a digital ledger used by cryptocurrencies like bitcoin....
14:13, 07/16/2019

MSC, CMA CGM to board Maersk's shipping blockchain platform Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and CMA CGM, two of the world's biggest container shipping groups, are to join market leader Maersk in a blockchain platform aimed at limiting a costly paper trail in the industry....
21:00, 05/28/2019

This female-led company is using blockchain to promote sustainability At TNW Conference, we explored the future of tech, including blockchain and cryptocurrency. While the latter tends to have its literal ups and downs, blockchain technology seems quite useful when incorporated appropriately. One use case is to track a...
15:39, 05/23/2019

Bitcoiners are predicting the future of blockchain with #TheYearIs2030 The year is still 2019, but Twitter‘s Bitcoin community is looking to the future. Tons of Bitcoiners are sharing their predictions for the cryptocurrency and the blockchain industry 11 years from now with the hashtag #TheYearIs2030. Blockstream CSO S...
00:26, 08/01/2019

FedEx CIO Looks to Industry Collaboration to Scale Blockchain Blockchain is expected within a few years to become an “inevitable and essential” tool in tracking goods and reducing fraud in the supply chain, said FedEx’s CIO—but collaboration will be needed for the technology to really take off....
02:26, 04/30/2019

Francis Pouliot separates Bitcoin from blockchain At TNW2019, Francis Pouliot, CEO and co-founder of Bitcoin exchange BullBitcoin, gave a technical overview of the cryptocurrency’s network, focusing on how it works, and what it’s capable of. During his presentation, Pouliot rounded up Bitcoin’s core...
15:00, 05/10/2019

HTC’s new $300 blockchain phone will double as a Bitcoin node Taiwainese mobile phone manufacturer HTC is launching a more affordable blockchain phone with full Bitcoin node capabilities. Originally announced last month, the Exodus 1S will be launching in Q3 this year and will have an extra SD card to support i...
10:39, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-IBM, Walmart, Merck in blockchain collaboration with FDA IBM, Merck and Walmart have been chosen for a U.S. Food and Drug Administration pilot program that will explore using blockchain technology to improve the security of prescription drug supply and distribution....
17:00, 06/13/2019

Salesforce Rolls Out Blockchain Builder for Noncoders Salesforce, joining its cloud-services peers, is getting into the blockchain business. The company said some of its customers are using an early version of a platform that allows them to build blockchain applications without needing much expertise in...
15:52, 05/30/2019

Amazon says AT&T, Accenture, and Nestle are all using its blockchain tools Amazon is ramping up its blockchain services – and it’s already convinced giants like AT&T, Accenture and Nestle to use them. The company’s cloud solutions subsidiary, Amazon Web Services (AWS), announced its Amazon Managed Blockchain suite is now “g...
15:13, 05/01/2019

Here’s why Binance can’t erase the $40M hack from Bitcoin’s blockchain The head of cryptocurrency exchange Binance responded to a 7,000 BTC ($40 million) hack with an outlandish idea: take over the entire Bitcoin blockchain and cancel the transactions. A major digital asset exchange openly colluding with cryptocurrency ...
14:39, 05/08/2019

Discuss the future of blockchain and cryptocurrency at TNW2019 With giants like Amazon, Microsoft, and Intel now experimenting with blockchain, the possibility of adoption is on the table. But how can we overcome the issues we face? At TNW Conference, our dedicated Hard Fork track will explore just that. In part...
19:26, 04/30/2019

HTC will release a cheaper blockchain phone later this year HTC is dead serious about its foray into crypto-phones. Today, the Taiwanese company announced the Exodus 1s, a cheaper version of the Exodus flagship that was launched last year. We don't know much about the mid-range device beyond its price --...
21:39, 05/11/2019

Microsoft rolls out new cloud services for AI and blockchain Microsoft Corp on Thursday announced new tools for software makers aimed at making technologies such as artificial intelligence and blockchain easier for businesses to use....
02:39, 05/03/2019

Why it’s time to drop the dogma and become blockchain rationalists In the past few years, the conversation about cryptocurrency has taken on the tenor of a religious debate, with people either identifying as evangelists or skeptics, maximalists or minimalists. Tipping one side of the scale are the maximalists — peop...
18:52, 06/23/2019

Shipping Blockchain Initiative Gathers Steam A blockchain initiative for seaborne cargo aimed at cutting costs and improving tracking of shipments is getting a boost with the addition of two big container shipping operations....
14:39, 07/02/2019

IBM launches Trust Your Supplier blockchain network Anheuser-Busch InBev, Cisco, GlaxoSmithKline, Lenovo, Nokia, Schneider Electric, and Vodafone to use IBM's new blockchain network to tackle supplier challenges....
16:39, 08/05/2019

HTC is launching a cheaper version of its blockchain phone HTC isn't giving up on its blockchain phone strategy: following on from the Exodus 1 that launched late in 2018, the company has revealed a cheaper version of the phone is going on sale later this year.We don't have many details about the h...
12:26, 05/12/2019

Xbox Games with Gold July 2019: these are the free Xbox One games this month Looking for the latest Xbox Games with Gold titles? You've come to the right place.One of the main benefits of being an Xbox Live Gold subscriber is definitely the fact that each month you get access to a range of free games across the Xbox One ...
19:52, 07/01/2019

Big Ocean Cargo Carriers Join Blockchain Initiative Two major European ship operators have joined a blockchain platform, in a significant boost for the adoption of the technology across the logistics industry....
15:26, 05/28/2019

This blockchain-themed maths puzzle can earn you a share of $100,000 There’s a (supposed) problem with blockchain: it’s too resource-intensive, so Amazon Web Services (AWS) has backed a $100,000 maths competition to “forever change” the technology. Given 1024-bit input x, compute the verifiable delay function ‘h=x^(2^...
21:39, 08/02/2019

'Mirror Worlds' Creator Wants to Displace Facebook—With Blockchain Computer science professor David Gelernter envisaged social networks long before Facebook. Now, he wants to reclaim the concept, using blockchain technology....
21:39, 07/04/2019

TRON suffered from a critical bug that could’ve crashed its entire blockchain Just one computer could have brought TRON’s entire blockchain to a screeching halt, a new HackerOne disclosure has revealed. Until quite recently, bad actors were reportedly able to maliciously consume the CPU power of the network with Distributed De...
19:26, 05/06/2019

Carrefour says blockchain tracking boosting sales of some products French retailer Carrefour SA has seen sales boosted by the use of blockchain ledger technology to track meat, milk and fruit from farms to stores and will extend it to more products to increase shopper trust, an executive said on Monday....
19:39, 06/03/2019

IBM-Unilever blockchain pilot cuts wasteful ad spend A pilot that uses blockchain to reduce online advertising waste reclaimed 2-3 percentage points of spend, according IBM CMO Michelle Peluso.Read More...
21:13, 08/15/2019

Blockchain, AI Combine to Make an Internet of Smarter Things Hewlett Packard Enterprise is researching ways that artificial intelligence can make medical equipment, industrial robots and other internet-connected devices smarter while protecting data privacy....
09:26, 06/28/2019

Moonday Mornings: Apple says no to cryptocurrency, Mastercard says yes to blockchain Good morning! It’s the first day of a new week so you know what that means. It’s time for Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. Take a look. 1. Owners of Apple’s hotly anticipated credit card will not be ab...
13:26, 08/05/2019

Top Australian banks join IBM, Scentre in blockchain project Australia's top three banks said on Thursday they have agreed to partner with IBM and shopping mall owner Scentre Group to test blockchain technology to digitise bank guarantees....
04:00, 07/04/2019

Walmart teams up with Big Pharma to track drugs on the blockchain Global retail Goliath Walmart has joined a consortium that’s attempting to build a blockchain for tracking pharmaceutical supply chains. A spokesperson representing the firm confirmed to CoinDesk that Walmart has joined MediLedger, but they did not p...
20:00, 06/03/2019

Microsoft launches Azure cloud services for AI and blockchain Microsoft has announced a series of new Azure services and developer technologies ahead of its Build conference next week that will make it easier for developers to to create new AI, mixed reality, IoT and blockchain projects.The company will help de...
21:52, 05/03/2019

Stellar’s ‘decentralized’ blockchain crashed for 2 hours and nobody realized Stellar’s blockchain suffered a “cascading failure” that halted transactions for roughly two hours on May 15. Breaking: yesterday the Stellar network went down for about 2 hours… only those who run validators noticed it. no new transactions were adde...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Deloitte’s tips on coming up with viable blockchain use cases Today at TNW2019 in Amsterdam, consulting giant Deloitte shared some tips on how to use blockchain to streamline your business operations – and find suitable use cases for the fledgling technology. In a workshop titled “Beyond tech: blockchain strate...
11:52, 05/09/2019

This website turns Bitcoin blockchain activity into ASMR Holding cryptocurrency can be exhilarating, yet absolutely depressing. Luckily, a website automatically transmogrifies Bitcoin activity into soft, soothing sounds to help you relax through its ups-and-downs. Yes, you could even call it “Bitcoin ASMR....
18:52, 05/28/2019

Blockchain, zero-code machine learning coming to Azure Enlarge (credit: Caetano Candal Sato / Flickr) Microsoft's annual developer conference kicks off on Monday, and the company will no doubt have all manner of things to announce for Azure and, if we're lucky, Windows. To whet our appetites, the compa...
13:13, 05/03/2019

Honeywell Brings Blockchain to Used Aircraft Parts Market The company is using blockchain to shake up the market for used aircraft components, making it easier to check the certification and origin of a part and speeding up transactions....
15:00, 05/29/2019

Microsoft joins Hyperledger blockchain technology community Microsoft is joining the Hyperledger open source community for blockchain projects today, the latest move by a tech giant toward blockchain applications.Read More...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Two more universities get into blockchain education with specialized online courses This week sees two more universities get into the blockchain game by offering courses in cryptocurrency, fintech, and distributed ledger technology. Earlier this week, Ireland‘s Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation Heather Humphreys laun...
12:52, 05/31/2019

Software developers are keeping an open mind about blockchain Stack Overflow survey of close to 90,000 developers finds positive attitude toward blockchain, cautious embrace of containers, and a deep love of open source....
10:26, 06/01/2019

Amazon hints at putting advertising data on a new blockchain Internet retail giant Amazon is looking for a software engineer to put advertising data on the blockchain, according to a recent job posting on LinkedIn. The online retailer is looking for a senior software engineer to work in its “Advertising FinTec...
12:39, 08/07/2019

Nestlé plans blockchain pilot for its palm oil, but it won’t run on IBM tech Nestlé has bragged it’s the first major food and beverage company to announce a blockchain pilot that will allow consumers to track product sustainability and provenance. The company’s DLT program will start by tracing milk from producers in New Zeal...
18:13, 07/02/2019

Samsung executives discuss investing in 6G, blockchain technology and AI We just started taking the first steps of what will be a long walk to get global 5G networks up and running. That is why U.S. President Donald Trump was ridiculed back in February when he called for the U.S. to start implementing 6G as soon as possib...
02:39, 06/17/2019

ABN AMRO signs on Accenture and ING Bank for its blockchain inventory platform Despite abandoning plans to build its own Bitcoin wallet, ABN AMRO is not quite done with blockchain tech. The Dutch banking giant has announced plans to launch a decentralized trade inventory platform in collaboration with Accenture and ING Bank, ac...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Apple’s quiet CryptoKit launch could bolster blockchain on iPhones A new developer framework will give Apple's developers the ability to create encryption keys and store them in the Secure Enclaves of its devices.Read More...
19:26, 06/07/2019

Overstock is getting ready to sell its retail business and dive into blockchain Overstock is making a bold transformation into a blockchain company, but its plans hit a snag last year. Efforts to sell the retail business have recently heated up, CEO Patrick Byrne told CNN Business....
03:13, 06/22/2019

Euroclear to press ahead with blockchain pilot for commercial paper Securities house Euroclear said on Wednesday it would push ahead with building a pilot blockchain-based platform for issuing and settling commercial paper transactions used by companies to grease the wheels of the economy....
05:39, 06/20/2019

A blockchain payment system can empower refugees – if they participate in its design In Lebanon, around 350,000 Syrian refugees don’t have access to enough safe and nutritious food. To stem the crisis, the World Food Programme (WFP) of the United Nations introduced an electronic voucher system to distribute food aid. People are given...
18:26, 07/01/2019

Microsoft seems very proud of its smart contract auditing tools for blockchain Microsoft is very proud of its Azure Blockchain-powered smart contract auditing tools for Ethereum – so much so it decided to flaunt some of the benefits of the software in a new blog post. “One of the key drivers making blockchain-based applications...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Ugh finally, Samsung adds support for Bitcoin in Blockchain KeyStore It looks like Samsung has finally got its house in order after it added support for Bitcoin in its Blockchain KeyStore. Despite the cries of mass adoption that would undoubtedly follow, Samsung decided to quietly add support for Bitcoin to its privat...
16:00, 08/14/2019

Microsoft launches fully managed Azure Blockchain Service Microsoft announced its own fully managed blockchain service. The Azure Blockchain Service is launching in preview, but some companies are already using it.Read More...
00:26, 05/03/2019

Hapag-Lloyd, ONE join peers in shipping blockchain platform German container group Hapag-Lloyd and Singapore-based Ocean Network Express (ONE) are to join peers in a blockchain platform aimed at limiting the industry's costly paper trail....
13:52, 07/02/2019

Blockchain launches cryptocurrency exchange with trades at high speed Blockchain, one of the world's largest digital currency wallet companies, announced on Tuesday the launch of a cryptocurrency exchange called The PIT that aims to execute trades in microseconds for retail and institutional investors....
22:00, 07/30/2019

There’s now a cryptoart lottery using Bitcoin blockchain to pick a winner — and it’s brilliant We’ve heard about auctions using blockchain to record sales of expensive works of art. We’ve seen the abstract musings of the cryptoart world, too. But what about a cryptoart charity auction that’s using blockchain to pick the winner? Well, an initia...
18:00, 08/02/2019

Thailand’s oldest bank hints at new blockchain app powered by Ripple Thailand‘s oldest bank, Siam Commerical Bank (SCM), has hinted it will be experimenting with blockchain technology powered by Ripple. Earlier this week, rumors of its blockchain pilot surfaced online after eagle-eyed users took to Twitter to share im...
17:39, 05/23/2019

Samsung, telcos, and banks to collaborate on blockchain mobile authentication Samsung Electronics, SK Telecom, KT, LG Uplus, KEB Hana Bank, Woori Bank, and Koscom have formed a consortium to build a new blockchain network as a foundation for a new mobile authentication service....
06:26, 07/15/2019

Meet the blockchain developer building 12 Lightning apps in 12 months Devs love a challenge, and there’s a mountain of opportunity in Bitcoin and blockchain. One of the fastest growing areas of blockchain development is Bitcoin sidechain, the Lightning Network. To learn more about the possibilities that the Lightning N...
15:13, 07/04/2019

An entrepreneur’s guide to South Korea’s blockchain tech scene While an old Korean proverb warns that ‘If you don’t walk today, you must run tomorrow,’ the motto of modern South Korea’s approach to innovation might be summed up thusly: Walk briskly today, so you’re set to outrun the...
20:26, 05/08/2019

EY built a blockchain for wine snobs to confirm the authenticity of their plonk Accounting behemoth EY is putting wine on the blockchain. In a press release from last week (spotted by CoinDesk), the company announced it has developed a blockchain-powered platform for tracking the authenticity and origins of wine. The system, whi...
12:13, 05/28/2019

Moonday Mornings: Banks pour $50M into blockchain, Bitcoin gets on CBS’ 60 Minutes Another weekend, another batch of stories you might’ve missed. Or as we like to put it: welcome back to another edition of Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain stories. So, without further ado, let’...
11:13, 05/20/2019

Volvo Cars, China in first blockchain project for recycled cobalt Volvo Cars, owned by China's Geely [GEELY.UL], has produced the first cars containing recycled cobalt mapped using a blockchain, and has joined a separate project to monitor cobalt from Democratic Republic of Congo, Volvo said....
17:13, 08/02/2019

Fraud is expected to cost the ad industry $44B in 2022 — here’s how blockchain could help stop it Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Blockchain technology promises to transform how nearly all industries manage data. Since roaring on...
08:52, 07/15/2019

Larry Sanger will hide ‘blockchain’ on Everipedia to keep users comfortable Larry Sanger, co-founder of Wikipedia, took the Hard Fork stage at TNW2019 to reinforce the idea that user experience (UX) is a catalyst for decentralization. Sanger, now Chief Information Officer for the blockchain-powered Everipedia platform, expre...
20:39, 05/10/2019

Binance to launch a blockchain for fiat-backed stablecoins, but who even cares? Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced the launch of a new blockchain and it’s called project “Venus.” I’m not sure why it chose that name because Venus has no moons. Sad. In an announcement published this morning, Binance described Venus as a...
22:00, 08/19/2019

Xbox Project Scarlett games: all the games confirmed and expected on the next Xbox Microsoft officially announced Xbox Project Scarlett during its E3 2019 keynote conference. It's real, and it's coming.Faster and capable of more advanced graphics than its predecessors, the next-generation hardware promises to be the ...
22:00, 07/23/2019

PS4 PS Plus Games SALE: PlayStation games going cheap in Sony Summer sale PlayStation Plus subscribers can save the most in Sony's Summer Sale. But even if you don't have PS Plus, there's loads of savings to be found in the new PlayStation sale....
14:39, 07/25/2019

European blockchain company Bitfury launches artificial intelligence unit European blockchain company The Bitfury Group, valued recently at more than $1 billion, has launched its artificial intelligence (AI) division, the company's top official told Reuters in an interview....
08:39, 08/13/2019

3 years later, Visa’s blockchain-powered payment network finally goes live Visa’s blockchain-powered B2B payments product has finally gone live after almost three years in the making. First made public in October 2016, the Visa B2B Connect network is being made available in 30 markets, with plans to expand to as many as 90 ...
13:26, 06/12/2019

This site generates batshit crazy blockchain use-cases that are stupidly real The blockchain space has struggled with a lack of legitimate use-cases — but a new site solves that problem by generating revolutionary projects on demand. Thanks to marketeer Tamas Torok, cryptocurrency entrepreneurs can simply click a button to rec...
20:39, 05/14/2019

Emirates' Etihad partners with Swiss blockchain platform Winding Tree Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates' national carrier, said on Thursday it has teamed up with open-source travel platform Winding Tree to explore using blockchain to distribute products and services without the need for third parties such as Sab...
19:26, 08/08/2019

Dutch central bank tested blockchain for 3 years. The results? ‘Not that positive’ The Dutch central bank developed and evaluated four distributed ledger technology (DLT) prototypes in three years, but so far blockchain hasn’t lived up to the hype, The Banker reports. In fact, the only use-case it can easily envision is cross-borde...
16:39, 05/01/2019

Chinese blockchain firm swaps Bitcoin for cannabis in search of new highs Following the effects of the crypto-winter, one Chinese firm has been forced to diversify its business model away from blockchain. It’s chosen industrial hemp as the next addition to its portfolio. Grandshores Technology has historically invested in ...
11:00, 05/02/2019

Hedera Hashgraph launches new testing for high-speed blockchain alternative Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise blockchain alternative that raised $100 million last year, has begun testing for its fast and secure public ledger.Read More...
17:26, 05/09/2019

Animoca Brands raises $2.5 million for The Sandbox blockchain gaming platform Animoca Brands has raised $2.5 million in funding for The Sandbox blockchain gaming platform. Animoca's Pixowl division is remaking The Sandbox as a blockchain-enabled game.Read More...
02:39, 05/23/2019

This girthy penis is buried deep inside the Ethereum blockchain (NSFW) The Ethereum blockchain doesn’t just power one of the world’s most popular cryptocurrencies — it now perpetually verifies the existence of a girthy dong. That’s right. Swedish conceptual artists Ida Jonsson and Simon Saarinen say they’ve buried the f...
15:26, 06/05/2019

Animoca Brands buys Quidd for up to $8 million as it moves into blockchain collectibles Animoca Brands has agreed to acquire Quidd, a maker of a digital collectible marketplace with 6.8 million unique users, for as much as $8 million.Read More...
17:26, 08/08/2019

Fireblocks raises $16 million to securely transition digital assets to blockchain Fireblocks, a New York-based startup developing a platform that enables customers to securely transfer assets to the blockchain, has raised $16 million.Read More...
15:13, 06/11/2019

Big banks are launching a blockchain trade platform powered by ‘Bitcoin-like’ token The banking industry is hell-bent on taking over the nascent blockchain and cryptocurrency market. A group of financial firms led by UBS Group AG is eyeing blockchain technology for settling cross-border trades worldwide with its own “Bitcoin-like” t...
14:00, 06/03/2019

Wall Street finds blockchain hard to tame after early euphoria Two years ago Nasdaq Inc and Citigroup Inc announced a new blockchain system they said would make payments of private securities transactions more efficient. Nasdaq Chief Executive Adena Friedman called it "a milestone in the global financial sector....
14:13, 07/16/2019

Singapore, Canada complete blockchain trial for cross-border payments Monetary Authority of Singapore and Bank of Canada complete tests on cross-border payments using digital currencies, tapping distributed ledger technology with the aim to achieve faster, cheaper, and more secured transactions....
13:26, 05/03/2019

Two more shippers join Maersk's cost-cutting blockchain-based platform Two of the world's biggest shipping groups will join a Maersk led blockchain platform aimed at boosting efficiency and limiting the enormous paper trail of global container shipping....
14:26, 05/28/2019

The New York Times wants to fight fake news using blockchain – good luck to it Combating fake news, deepfakes, and misinformation is one of modern journalism’s biggest challenges. There have been numerous attempts to help readers recognize when a source shouldn’t be trusted. One of the latest ideas comes thanks to news media ma...
16:39, 07/24/2019

Mafia expert: ‘Ndrangheta crime family now resembles a ‘criminal blockchain’ International investigators warn the ‘Ndrangheta mafia family now resembles a “criminal blockchain” following the recent decentralization of its internal power structures. Usually, ‘Ndrangheta families in Canada take orders from “mother clans” in Cal...
16:52, 07/25/2019

JP Morgan helps Canada and Singapore trial bank transfers on the ‘blockchain’ Central banks in Canada and Singapore claim to have successfully completed a cross-border payment using distributed ledger technology. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced earlier today that it has successfully settled an international...
14:13, 05/02/2019

Security firm releases flawed blockchain into the wild to help educate hackers Despite their supposed security, there are still many exploitable vulnerabilities that can compromise a blockchain. But one security firm thinks it can fix that, and it believes the key to developing more secure blockchains is to start with a really ...
21:26, 07/26/2019

You can build a healthier startup without VC money As a startup founder, it may be hard to imagine not going the VC route. But you could me much better off over the long term if you go it alone instead.Read More...
04:13, 08/04/2019

Berlin startup fashion label: It's all in the bag A couple of years ago, a Berlin-based entrepreneur took a risky decision of starting yet another fashion label in a crowded market and focusing on bags and backpacks. His Indian partner has helped his business thrive....
13:26, 06/06/2019

I don’t! Why a digital wedding startup will never work To grasp how the modern technology economy is changing us psychologically, just look at those cases where it’s failedHave you heard about the hot new startups disrupting the wedding industry? Actually, you probably haven’t – because as US website Vox...
23:52, 05/01/2019

What I learned as a VC filling in as a startup CEO for 4 months When one of my firm's portfolio companies lost its leader, I was appointed interim CEO for four months. It gave me a whole new respect for the role.Read More...
22:00, 05/19/2019

Big businesses suffer from startup FOMO Startups continue to push industries and technologies forward (and sideways) regardless of fluctuations in valuation and funding. At the same time, large companies around the world are scrambling to become part of the bustling startup culture to comp...
10:00, 07/11/2019

6 ways to effectively market an AI startup Of the large number of AI startups springing up around the world, only a few will survive. Those that do will have more than a strong product.Read More...
06:26, 05/13/2019

A transatlantic feat for teleoperation startup In advance of the Goodwood Festival of Speed, startup Designated Driver finds it's possible for a remote driver to operate a car from 5,000 miles away....
11:00, 07/04/2019

Insurance firm Legal & General adopts Amazon’s blockchain for pension deals Legal & General, a multinational British insurer, has partnered with Amazon to create a blockchain system for corporate pension deals. According to Reuters, Legal & General will be using Amazon Web Services’ managed blockchain system to process bulk ...
18:13, 06/12/2019

Blockchain startups RepuX and JoyToken pull exit scam after raising $8M in ICOs Even thought it’s 2019, initial coin offering (ICO) exit scams are still being uncovered. The latest to surface has seemingly conned over $8 million from would-be investors. It appears that blockchain startups RepuX and JoyToken have conned investors...
19:52, 05/16/2019

Ohio real-estate developers ditch ‘blockchain hub’ plans over lack of interest Real-estate developers attempting to reinvigorate a failing shopping mall with the blockchain are stepping away from the idea after realizing it’s not what the public want. The shopping mall, located in Cleveland, Ohio’s Tower City was originally pla...
18:13, 07/02/2019

Europe’s largest port set to test its blockchain-powered energy trading platform Europe’s largest ferry port is readying its blockchain-based energy trading application for deployment. The Port of Rotterdam announced last week that its blockchain-based energy trading platform is “complete in principle” and it will begin testing i...
15:52, 04/29/2019

FOCUS-Wall Street finds blockchain hard to tame after early euphoria Two years ago Nasdaq Inc and Citigroup Inc announced a new blockchain system they said would make payments of private securities transactions more efficient. Nasdaq Chief Executive Adena Friedman called it "a milestone in the global financial sector....
14:00, 07/16/2019

Moonday Mornings: Microsoft helped Louis Vuitton put overpriced rags on the blockchain You know what time it is: we’re back for Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain stories. Here are some of the hottest stories you might’ve missed over the weekend. 1. Louis Vuitton, the favorite luxur...
18:52, 05/27/2019

AT&T adds Spotify Premium as free entertainment option for 'Unlimited & More' customers AT&T 'Unlimited & More Premium' customers can now add a Spotify Premium subscription to their plan free of charge.       ...
17:26, 08/05/2019

Health Startup uBiome Suspends Two Lab Tests UBiome plans to suspend performing two lab tests it had been billing to insurers, the latest sign of trouble at the startup. The FBI searched the company’s offices last month....
03:39, 05/07/2019

An entrepreneur’s guide to Brazil’s startup ecosystem The past two decades have been marked by a period of sharp peaks and troughs for Brazil, the largest country in Latin America. On one hand, the country has undergone an impressive economic transformation, which led to Forbes in 2012 naming Brazi...
18:39, 08/05/2019

Startup that owns TikTok now has one billion users ByteDance, the Beijing-based startup behind popular short video platform TikTok, has amassed more than one billion monthly active users across its apps....
16:00, 06/20/2019

Blackstone Buying Ad-Tech Startup for About $750 Million The deal valued the San Francisco startup at about $750 million, according to a person familiar with the matter. Blackstone is acquiring essentially all of the equity from investors, the person added....
12:39, 07/16/2019

An entrepreneur’s guide to Indonesia’s startup scene For most, Indonesia does not immediately spring to mind as a hub for startup innovation, not least because nearby Singapore has been traditionally known as the “Silicon Valley of Southeast Asia”. However, Indonesia is fast emerging as a d...
00:39, 06/21/2019

Apple’s reportedly buying a self-driving car AI startup Apple seems to be accelerating its self-driving efforts again. According to a report by Bloomberg, the company’s set to buy Drive.ai – an American startup that works on AI that aids autonomous vehicles. According to The Information, this is going to ...
11:00, 06/10/2019

An entrepreneur’s guide to Miami’s startup ecosystem Many may have been surprised when Miami made the shortlist for the Amazon HQ2 finalists, and even more so when Amazon’s search committee made a second trip to the city in the fall of 2018.  After all, the city is very different from the ot...
18:52, 07/15/2019

A San Francisco startup guide for international entrepreneurs San Francisco is hallowed ground for tech entrepreneurs. Every year thousands of founders travel to the city, set on starting the next unicorn. However, while the birthplace of Twitter and Uber certainly can provide connections, investors, and talent...
17:26, 08/13/2019

Hyundai and Kia to invest in self-driving startup Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of autonomous vehicle technologies....
02:39, 06/13/2019

Apple confirms it acquired a self-driving car startup The latest self-driving firm to be consolidated is Drive.ai. The startup has been working on AI tech for autonomous vehicles for a few years, but found itself low on cash in an increasingly competitive market. Now, just as the San Francisco Chronicle...
05:39, 06/26/2019

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

New Startup-Focused Bank Gets More Than $100 Million From Investors A group of investors has bet more than $100 million on Grasshopper Bancorp, a new digital bank that is looking to tap into the growth of technology startups and the venture-capital firms that fund them....
18:13, 05/30/2019

VW ends self-driving Aurora tie-up after startup partners with FCA Volkswagen has ended its partnership with self-driving car software firm Aurora two days after the Silicon Valley startup said it would build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles with Fiat Chrysler....
22:26, 06/11/2019

Apple buys self-driving car startup Drive.ai In Silicon Valley, it is common for larger companies to acquire struggling startups primarily to hire their engineers, a move known in the industry as an "acqui-hire."...
07:52, 06/26/2019

What it means to actually ‘disrupt’ an industry (and 3 signs your startup is doing it) Though there are many issues startup founders need to address if they wish to achieve rapid growth, few concepts are gaining as much attention as “disruption.” After all, many of the most successful companies in the world have gained thei...
00:52, 05/30/2019

Beyond the Confetti: The Dark Side of Startup Success The swashbuckling creativity that drives many entrepreneurs can come with inner demons, including depression, substance abuse and other mental-health struggles....
14:26, 07/12/2019

Startup turns lobbying into crowdfunding campaigns Corporate lobbyists have a lot of sway over American politics, but a startup might have a way to bring power back to everyday people: crowdfunding. CrowdLobby's recently launched platform asks people to back campaigns around community-submitted...
23:39, 07/30/2019

UPS Ventures Invests in Self-Driving Trucking Startup United Parcel Service’s venture-capital division has acquired a minority stake in self-driving trucking startup TuSimple, signaling the delivery company’s continued push into autonomous driving....
00:52, 08/16/2019

Usain Bolt has founded an e-scooter startup Legendary sprinter Usain Bolt explains why he believes his e-scooter company Bolt Mobility will succeed despite intense competition and major regulatory hurdles....
12:26, 05/16/2019

EZ365 reveals blockchain for digital asset trading, gambling, esports betting, and education EZ365 will launch a blockchain-based ecosystem that combines a digital asset exchange, a cryptocurrency casino, esports betting, and a education portal.Read More...
17:26, 08/08/2019

Japan's Marubeni backs blockchain crowd-sourcing platform for solar, wind farms Japan's Marubeni Corp has agreed to back a blockchain power purchasing platform, WePower, that is looking to establish itself in Australia to tap rapid growth in solar and wind power, the two firms said on Tuesday....
13:00, 07/23/2019

Federal criminal probe tied to 'microcap fraud' case may include former Riot Blockchain CEO Federal authorities have launched an investigation into a group of "microcap fraudsters," according to court documents. The investigation is parallel to an SEC civil case against the alleged "fraudsters," and more details are currently unknown....
22:00, 05/22/2019

More than half of transportation and logistics professionals still use a pen and paper to manage their supply chain — here's how blockchain could change that This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Blockchain is seeming...
10:13, 07/25/2019

Apple is reportedly buying self-driving startup Drive.ai Apple is reportedly in the midst of acquiring Drive.ai, the cash-strapped self-driving startup that's pilot testing its autonomous shuttles in Texas. According to The Information, Cupertino is buying the firm in an effort to boost its self-drivi...
19:52, 06/06/2019

Being laughed out of Silicon Valley was the best thing to happen to my startup Being dismissed by Silicon Valley VCs was humbling, but growing my company here in Bozeman, Montana turned out to be an asset, not a liability.Read More...
08:00, 06/03/2019

Toyota partners with AI startup to design robots to help at home Toyota Motor Corp. has designs on making robot helpers for your home, and has enlisted a Japanese startup that specializes in artificial intelligence to jumpstart its plan....
02:13, 08/08/2019

Singapore's Grab invests in London startup Splyt Singaporean ride-hailing firm Grab has invested in London-based startup Splyt Technologies and extended a partnership between the two companies that will expand the reach of Grab's services beyond Southeast Asia....
14:13, 06/25/2019

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

Poop-Testing Startup Founder Allegedly Lied About Her Age, Just About Everything Else The founder of uBiome, an embattled startup claiming to employ “machine learning, artificial intelligence, and advanced statistical techniques” and probably a few other buzzwords to assess gut health, repeatedly misrepresented her actual age, Busines...
04:26, 05/18/2019

CES organizers apologize, returns award to women’s startup SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The group that organizes the annual CES gadget show has reinstated a prestigious award and apologized to makers of a robotic “personal massager” for women. An independent panel of judges had selected Lora DiCarlo̵...
23:00, 05/08/2019

These 4 recruitment tips will help your startup build the perfect team When your startup starts to grow, one of the first challenges you face is recruiting more hands to cope with the growing amount of work. For my current startup, our founding team has a combined 15 years of experience recruiting top talent and 15 year...
18:39, 05/30/2019

Japanese space startup aims to compete with US rivals A Japanese startup that launched a rocket into space last month plans to provide low-cost rocket services and compete with American rivals such as SpaceX...
13:13, 05/15/2019

Twitter acquires AI startup to help it fight fake news Twitter has acquired London startup Fabula AI, which is working on a technology to detect fake news. On its website, Fabula says its patented technology called Geometric Deep Learning exhibits high success rates when it comes to identifying and spott...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Microsoft to Invest $1 Billion in Artificial-Intelligence Startup Microsoft plans to invest $1 billion in artificial-intelligence startup OpenAI, as the software giant seeks to enhance its Azure cloud-computing platform....
20:00, 07/22/2019

Napster founder's Wi-Fi hotspot startup gives away free money Consumers already pay a large monthly bill for both their home internet and mobile plans which is why Napster's co-creator Shawn Fanning, Sproutling founder Chris Bruce and Amir Haleem set out to develop a fee-free peer-to-peer network for inter...
23:39, 06/13/2019

Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick raises $81 million Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick has raised $81 million in a round of funding led by DFJ Growth, with participation from Alphabet's VC arm GV and others.Read More...
18:13, 06/05/2019

Apple reportedly buys asthma-monitoring startup Apple has snapped up a company called Tueo Health, which was working on an app to help parents monitor asthma symptoms of their sleeping kids, according to CNBC. The startup's CEO and chief operating officer switched their employer to Apple on L...
08:00, 05/25/2019

The Swiss Surfer Behind $2 Billion Payments Startup Checkout.com Guillaume Pousaz has built a payments firm he acquired in 2009 into a highly valued transaction processor for fast-growing internet companies that is now expanding in the U.S. and moving into other financial services....
12:00, 05/25/2019

Self-driving startup Voyage faces IP-related suit Engineering firm Sucxess contends Voyage violated two patents by using patented technology to convert regular production Ford Fusions and Chrysler Pacificas into autonomous-vehicle test mules....
20:26, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Hyundai and Kia to invest in self-driving startup Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of autonomous vehicle technologies....
04:00, 06/13/2019

This flying taxi startup just flew its 5-passenger jet for the first time The promise of flying cars has never been fulfilled. Sure, there are pint-sized airplanes you can also drive on land but let’s be honest here, those are nothing like how futurists in the 1950s imagined transportation would be like over a half-c...
08:13, 05/17/2019

German digital banking startup N26 makes U.S. foray German digital bank N26 is launching in the United States through a phased rollout of its app-based checking account and debit card, it said on Thursday....
15:13, 07/11/2019

Microbiome testing startup faces FBI investigation over billing Another lab testing startup is facing legal scrutiny, albeit not for the same reasons as Theranos. The Wall Street Journal has learned that the FBI is investigating uBiome, a firm that tests microbiomes (the communities of organisms in your body) to...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Amazon Invests in U.K. Food-Delivery Startup Deliveroo Amazon is investing in British food-delivery company Deliveroo, becoming the startup’s biggest investor in its latest funding round and marking the retailing giant’s latest overseas bet....
11:00, 05/17/2019

Secretive startup SpinLaunch gets 1st launch contract for US Military The secretive startup SpinLaunch , which aims to fling satellites into space without a traditional launch pad, has just secured its first launch contract....
00:13, 06/21/2019

How direct-to-consumer brands can avoid startup purgatory The smartest direct-to-consumer companies are figuring out there is a better path to growth than relying strictly on venture capital funding.Read More...
00:39, 06/09/2019

A Chinese EV Startup Screwed Aston Martin Out Of Over $20 Million In October of 2018, Aston Martin reported that it had sold the tooling and intellectual property of the Vanquish to a mystery buyer for $26 million. Now, Aston Martin has reported that the mystery buyer was Detroit Electric and, well, Aston sharehold...
21:52, 08/18/2019

Lab Startup uBiome Laying Off About Half Of Global Workforce Lab-testing startup uBiome is laying off about half its global workforce, the latest sign of turmoil after it suspended testing of its clinical products and had leadership shake-ups and an FBI search of its San Francisco offices....
01:00, 07/11/2019

China's Ping An to invest in education startup iTutorGroup Ping An Insurance Group Co Of China said on Friday it would invest in online education company iTutorGroup, in a move to expand its "smart education" business....
14:39, 07/13/2019

Walmart appoints new head for its startup incubator Store No. 8 Walmart Inc said on Monday it has hired Scott Eckert to run its investment arm and startup incubator, Store No. 8, whose aim is to expand the retailer's e-commerce business in partnership with retail startups, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs....
18:13, 06/03/2019

150 of the top tech startup cities join forces at TNW2019 Silicon Valley may be the largest tech hub in the world, but other areas aren’t far behind. Major cities like Amsterdam and Barcelona have become thriving ecosystems for tech startups. But as we move into a new era of tech innovation, these cities ar...
01:52, 05/04/2019

Microbiome Startup Seeks to Reassure Investors on Ethics UBiome Inc. sent a letter to investors seeking to reassure them that the company is taking steps to restore its credibility, including a new code of ethics, after authorities searched the health-care startup’s offices....
06:00, 05/09/2019

Self-Driving Startup Aurora Bets On Lidar In First Acquisition Aurora recently raised $530 million from investors including Sequoia Capital, Amazon.com Inc. and T. Rowe Price Group Inc. It's acquiring Blackmore Sensors & Analytics, a lidar startup that had raised......
10:13, 05/24/2019

This startup’s ‘AI’ to build your apps is just a bunch of human devs AI is one of the most common buzzwords of the current startup generation. Companies often claim to have revolutionary AI that’ll change their customers’ lives. However, there are some startups who exaggerate their technical capabilities to get fundin...
10:52, 08/15/2019

Microbiome Testing Startup Under Scrutiny for Billing Practices Special agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation searched the offices of lab-test startup uBiome as similar inquiries by state authorities and insurers examine the company’s billing practices....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Self-driving startup Aurora to buy lidar company Blackmore Self-driving car startup Aurora Innovation Inc said on Thursday it would buy Montana-based Blackmore, a company that develops a detection system known as lidar, used in self-driving technology....
00:26, 05/24/2019

Volkswagen ends deal with self-driving startup Aurora Volkswagen is cutting ties with Silicon Valley self-driving startup Aurora after only a year, amidst talks of working with Ford's Argo AI instead. Financial Times reported the news of the split, adding that VW expects to reach a deal with Argo A...
14:00, 06/12/2019

The Startup Spotlight nominees for the Transform AI Innovation Awards Here are the nominees in the Startup Spotlight category for the inaugural Transform AI Innovation awards. Transform 2019 is July 10-11 in San Francisco.Read More...
21:00, 07/09/2019

Japanese space startup wants to compete with US rocket rivals TOKYO — A Japanese startup that launched a rocket into space earlier this month plans to provide low-cost rocket services and compete with American rivals such as SpaceX, its founder said Wednesday. Interstellar Technology Inc. founder Takafumi Horie...
22:26, 05/15/2019

Apple reportedly interested in acquiring a self-driving car startup Apple is currently in the process of acquiring a self-driving car startup called Drive.ai, according to a new report from The Information. The report claims that the acquisition is an “acquir-hire,” which is to say that Apple is more so i...
00:13, 06/07/2019

FBI Probes Whether Lab Startup uBiome Used Improper Billing Codes The FBI is examining whether lab-testing startup uBiome used improper billing codes in claims and sought payment for unnecessary tests, tactics that could have inappropriately enriched the company....
17:13, 06/24/2019

Israeli startup NeuroBlade raises $23 mln to develop AI chip Israeli startup NeuroBlade said on Wednesday it has completed a $23 million early funding round, led by Marius Nacht, co-founder of Check Point Software Technologies, with the participation of new investor Intel Capital....
16:13, 06/26/2019

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillance systems, said its technology should be regulated rather than banned....
11:52, 05/21/2019

UPS buys stake in self-driving truck startup TuSimple The investment by UPS Ventures underscores bets that autonomous vehicle technology can expand more rapidly in commercial vehicles than in self-driving taxis....
19:39, 08/15/2019

"These Are Not Exit Polls But Entertainment Polls": Kamal Nath Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Tuesday mocked the exit polls that predicted a majority for the National Democratic NDA in the Lok Sabha elections calling them "entertainment polls"....
13:52, 05/21/2019

Airbus startup aims to make satellite imagery easier to use Airbus might just make it easier to use the growing treasure trove of high-res satellite imagery. The aerospace giant has launched a space tech startup, UP42, that promises to make satellite (and drone) image data accessible to individuals and small...
17:26, 05/07/2019

Toyota turns to AI startup to accelerate goal of robots for the home Toyota Motor Corp has designs on making robot helpers for your home, and has enlisted a Japanese startup that specializes in artificial intelligence to jump-start its plan....
14:39, 08/07/2019

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

Startup Aurora Partners With FCA to Develop Autonomous Commercial Vehicles Earlier this year, Aurora Innovation, a self-driving startup, raised over half a billion dollars from investors. It looks like the company is still doing okay, as Aurora announced yesterday that they’ll be partnering with Fiat Chrysler to start deve...
19:26, 06/10/2019

A Startup Says It Can Automate Growing Perfect Weed Even as Earth Burns Over the years, a number of companies have claimed to make “the first” smartphone-controlled, automated home grow system. But I have thus far been only pitched by one that positions itself as a solution to growing herbs and marijuana in the age of cl...
21:26, 06/12/2019

Exclusive: GM CEO defends plan to sell Ohio plant to startup General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra on Wednesday defended the automaker's plan to sell an assembly plant in Ohio, arguing the plan to sell the plant to an electric vehicle start-up was thoroughly vetted and had a chance of success....
21:26, 06/05/2019

Meet the first judges for The Europas Awards (27 June) and enter your startup now! I’m excited to announce that The Europas Awards for European Tech Startups is really shaping up! The awards will be held on 27 June 2019, in London, U.K. on the front lawn of the Geffrye Museum in Hoxton, London — creating a fantastic and fun garden ...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Ford Brings in Startup to Test Walking Robot Deliveries Walking robots deployed from self-driving vans to deliver mail parcels could be seen marching up to homeowners’ doorsteps as early as next year, as part of a Ford-Agility Robotics pilot program....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Google invests in augmented reality tech startup Hello TeamSolar Hello TeamSolar has partnered with Google to create augmented reality (AR) technology focused on customized experiences in particular locations.Read More...
17:13, 06/05/2019

Chinese rocket startup puts satellites into orbit for first time A rocket developed by iSpace put satellites into orbit after a launch from a state facility in northwestern China on Thursday, marking the first successful orbital launch by a privately funded Chinese firm....
09:00, 07/25/2019

After historic rocket launch, Chinese startup to ramp up missions Beijing-based startup iSpace is planning up to eight commercial rocket launches next year, after last week becoming China's first privately funded firm to put a satellite into orbit, its executives told Reuters....
09:13, 07/31/2019

Hong Kong startup challenges Android-Apple dominance The KaiOS is powering some of the world's cheapest, fastest-selling mobile phones, which are helping millions get online, especially in India and Africa. The startup counts a prominent tech titan among its investors....
17:26, 07/26/2019

HSBC-backed startup aims to become LinkedIn of global trade In a first of its kind initiative, HSBC Holdings Plc is backing the launch of a technology startup that aims to connect small-and-medium-sized manufacturers with component suppliers in different parts of the world as part of its trade banking push....
07:00, 06/24/2019

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

PayPal backs Swedish financial tech startup Tink PayPal Holdings Inc has invested 10 million euros ($11.2 million) in Tink, a Swedish company that enables banks and financial technology startups to access financial data more easily, the companies said on Tuesday....
06:52, 06/04/2019

Wellness startup’s generic Viagra ads flout Facebook rules Enlarge / The Facebook login screen. (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) On television and radio, the ads are fairly innocuous: “Hey guy,” a female narrator says playfully in one TV spot for Hims, a men’s wellness brand that sells prescription drugs...
23:26, 07/05/2019

Berlin startup Adjust raises $227 million in bet on mobile ad growth Adjust, a Berlin startup specializing in audience measurement and fraud prevention in mobile advertising, said on Wednesday it had raised $227 million to invest in expanding its platform and growing in new markets....
13:00, 06/12/2019

Powerhouse: the startup making solar the most accessible energy in the world It’s one of the only incubators focused on solar companies – but Powerhouse is part of a larger movement to nurture new companies in the low-carbon futureIt started with a crowdfunding startup, an investment from Prince, and the idea to help new sola...
14:52, 05/01/2019

Former Opel CEO Neumann joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup Former Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann has joined the board of California-based Apex.AI, which is working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles....
17:39, 05/24/2019

U.S. smartphone financing tech startup PayJoy raises $20 million PayJoy, a startup that has developed smartphone technology to facilitate access to credit in emerging markets, has raised $20 million from venture capital firm Greylock Partners, the company said on Thursday....
17:13, 05/23/2019

Huawei Accused by Startup of Enlisting Professor to Obtain Its Tech Huawei is accused of enlisting a Chinese university professor working on a research project to improperly access the startup's technology, according to court documents filed last week....
17:39, 05/10/2019

It's Here. Elon Musk's Startup To Reveal How To Link Brain With Computers Tesla Founder and CEO Elon Musk's startup Neuralink is developing ultra-high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces - something that only exists in sci-fi movies at the moment - to connect humans and......
08:52, 07/13/2019

Reliance to Buy Majority Stake in Shopping Tech Startup Fynd Reliance has announced it will be buying a stake in Fynd, an Indian technology startup that is funded by Google and works as an inventory management platform....
14:39, 08/05/2019

Musk’s newest startup is venturing into a series of hard problems Enlarge / Elon Musk in Idaho in 2015. (credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Tonight, Elon Musk has scheduled an event where he intends to unveil his plans for Neuralink, a startup company he announced back in 2017, then went silent...
02:26, 07/17/2019

AI Startup Boom Raises Questions of Exaggerated Tech Savvy Engineer.ai says it uses artificial intelligence to help automate app-development. Current and former staffers say the company inflates its technical prowess to attract customers and investors....
20:00, 08/14/2019

Harry’s razor startup sold to Schick owner for $1.37 billion Schick razor owner Edgewell Personal Care said on Thursday it would buy shaving startup Harry’s Inc. in a $1.37 billion cash-and-stock deal to expand in a fast-growing US grooming market. Harry’s is the latest shaving startup to be bought by a bigger...
07:39, 05/10/2019

Digital Banking Startup Overcomes Setbacks to Raise $170 Million A digital bank with operations across Europe which recently launched in the U.S. has raised another $170 million in its latest funding round, pushing its valuation to $3.5 billion....
21:00, 07/18/2019

AI startup Gather uses drones and computer vision for warehouse inventory Gather is made up of robotics graduates from Carnegie Mellon University and uses drones and computer vision to carry out inventory for warehouses.Read More...
21:13, 08/15/2019

Japan space startup aims to compete US rivals within years TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese startup that launched a rocket into space last month plans to provide low-cost rocket services and compete with American rivals such as SpaceX. Interstellar Technology Inc.’s unmanned MOMO-3 rocket reached 113.4 kilomete...
11:39, 05/15/2019

Popular mattress startup Casper makes really impressive sheets — and they're 40% off right now Casper Casper is known first and foremost for its mattresses, but it has also expanded into making bedding products like sheets and pillows. I tried a selection from its Cool Supima line and was rewarded with a comfortable sleep experience: The cott...
15:26, 08/20/2019

The 2019 Global Startup Ecosystem Report launches at TNW2019 Today, on the TNW Conference Main Stage, we are delighted to help launch the 2019 Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER) with Startup Genome. Produced in partnership with the Global Entrepreneurship Network; the #GSER2019 is the world’s most comprehe...
12:39, 05/09/2019

Chinese startup Xiaohongshu's app pulled from China Android stores Chinese startup Xiaohongshu, which allows users to post product reviews and share shopping experiences, said on Thursday it will conduct a self-examination and correct its content after its app was removed from Android stores in China this week....
09:13, 08/01/2019

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

Chinese space startup revs up for reusable rocket race Chinese startup LinkSpace on Saturday completed its third test of a reusable rocket in five months, stepping up the pace in China's race to develop a technology key to cheap space launches in an expected global boom in satellite deployment....
01:26, 08/11/2019

Canada backs startup to boost data on space debris The Canadian government's contracting arm is backing a proposed new satellite system that will use big data analytics to provide commercially available data about the Earth and its orbit amid growing concerns about the risks posed by space debris....
18:39, 06/16/2019

Mike Trout Throw Hard; Mike Trout Hit Hard At basically any point during any baseball season from the last eight years, it’s been possible to glance at Mike Trout’s numbers and wonder if you are looking at the work of the greatest player in baseball history. The numbers, as a whole or segment...
16:26, 07/24/2019

Too Good To Go is Europe’s ‘hottest startup,’ wins Tech5 competition 2019 Just in: Danish startup Too Good To Go is this year’s “most promising startup” of regions Europe and Israel. Today was Founders’ Day, a special part of startup competition Tech5, where investors, influencers and experts have chosen the hottest young ...
23:52, 05/08/2019

TikTok’s parent company appears to have acquired AI music startup Jukedeck TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, appears to have acquired a startup that makes AI-generated music called Jukebox, an AI suite that generates custom music. Users can then edit the track to adjust length, tempo, and climax. While the news hasn’t bee...
05:00, 07/24/2019

Eliza review: Startup culture meets sci-fi in a touching, fascinating tale Enlarge / Main character Evelyn looks upon her hometown of Seattle in the fascinating new visual novel Eliza. (credit: Zachtronics) "You're a computer," a graduate student says in a huff, directly to my face. "You don't know what [relationships] a...
16:39, 08/13/2019

Chinese Startup iSpace Plans Up To 8 Commercial Rocket Launches Next Year Beijing-based startup iSpace is planning up to eight commercial rocket launches next year, after last week becoming China's first privately funded firm to put a satellite into orbit, its executives......
12:26, 07/31/2019

Trump Claims Money Hemorrhaging Truck Startup Will 'Buy' GM Lordstown Plant After months of urging General Motors not to close the Lordstown, Ohio plant that until recently made the slow-selling Chevrolet Cruze, President Donald Trump now says the automaker may have have found a buyer of sorts. It’s an electric truck company...
01:52, 05/09/2019

Japan's SoftBank taps into Mexican fintech startup Clip: sources Japan's SoftBank Group invested about $20 million in Mexican payments startup Clip early this year, one of its first Latin America deals as it launches a $5 billion technology fund in the region, said three people familiar with the matter....
23:52, 05/06/2019

Chinese Space Startup Completes Third Test Of Reusable Rocket In 5 Months Chinese startup LinkSpace on Saturday completed its third test of a reusable rocket in five months, stepping up the pace in China's race to develop a technology key to cheap space launches in an......
00:13, 08/11/2019

Cannabis Startup Surterra Wellness Appoints Former Kellogg CFO as Finance Chief Surterra Wellness Inc. Tuesday named former Kellogg Co. CFO Fareed Khan as its next finance chief, the cannabis startup’s latest senior appointment as it seeks to capitalize on legal marijuana sales....
19:52, 07/09/2019

Apple Buys Self-Driving Car Startup Drive.ai in Sign It's Not Through With Autonomous Vehicles Apple appeared to be pulling back from the autonomous car business when it dismissed some 200 employees from its Project Titan initiative in January 2019. But it would appear that it’s shifting gears in a big way with news on Tuesday that it has acqu...
17:52, 06/26/2019

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

UnitedHealth Buys PatientsLikeMe After Startup Was Forced to Divest Chinese Investment UnitedHealth Group bought PatientsLikeMe, a company that helps connect people who have similar health conditions, after the startup was forced to divest an investment by a Chinese firm....
22:39, 06/25/2019

Air taxi startup Lilium stages test 'hover' of five-seater prototype Air taxi startup Lilium has staged a successful maiden flight of a five-seater prototype that it hopes to bring into service by 2025 to whisk passengers between cities without the hassle of an airport check-in....
10:13, 05/17/2019

Volvo invests in Israeli startup that links doctors with crash data Utilizing sensors aboard almost all vehicles, MDGo says it can gather the necessary data to measure the forces applied to both occupants and vehicles, and then infer the nature and severity of injuries....
04:26, 07/23/2019

Intuit buys data analytics startup as part of AI expansion efforts Intuit plans to use the acquisition of Origami Logic to better analyze multiple data sets, which would allow for more personalized services and products across its portfolio....
21:52, 05/28/2019

Biotech Startup Century Therapeutics Lands $250 Million in Venture Financing Corporate and venture-capital investors are funneling $250 million into startup Century Therapeutics to finance an effort to cure cancers through a new type of cellular therapy....
06:52, 07/01/2019

Facebook's cryptocoin Libra could become a worldwide currency, says CEO of fintech startup Tally "It literally threatens the governments that issue currency, the banks that store it and the actual transmission network," Tally's Jason Brown says....
20:52, 06/18/2019

Walmart's Flipkart, Indian startup settle dispute over sharp discounting Walmart unit Flipkart has settled a legal dispute with an Indian startup that alleged it suffered losses because its products were sharply discounted on the global retailer's website....
14:52, 06/14/2019

Nice Bones You Got There, Shame If a Startup Was to Start Renting Out Pogo Sticks Good news for anyone who’s ever wanted to mix the inherent danger of the trampoline with the thrill of getting nowhere slowly, while simultaneously wondering whether their skeletons should be in more shards. Sweden-based startup Cangoroo is planning ...
00:52, 06/03/2019

The CEO of pogo stick-sharing startup Cangoroo insists his company isn’t a hoax I just got off the phone with Adam Mikkelsen, founder and CEO of shared mobility startup Cangoroo, who insists that his company is totally real. Wait, I’m getting ahead of myself. Let’s back up. Cangoroo is a pogo stick-sharing startup that hails fro...
23:52, 05/22/2019

Pogo Stick Sharing Micro Mobility Startup Cangoroo Is Truly Beyond the Pale If you needed any further proof that we live in hell and everything is meaningless, there is a new tech-less pogo-stick-sharing micro mobility startup from Sweden called Cangoroo that people are apparently taking seriously. Allegedly intended to com...
20:52, 06/02/2019

U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft: WSJ A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing court documen...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Huawei Executive Accused by U.S. Startup of Involvement in Trade-Secrets Theft CNEX Labs, a chip startup backed by Microsoft Corp. and Dell Technologies, has accused a senior executive at Huawei Technologies of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, according to a court filing....
23:52, 05/22/2019

TikTok Parent ByteDance Said to Acqui-Hire AI Music Startup Jukedeck At least five employees of Jukedeck, including founder Ed Newton-Rex, have updated their LinkedIn profiles to say they started work at ByteDance's AI lab as early as April....
15:39, 07/24/2019

VW gives startup infusion of cash, talent, potential to grab global AV leadership Investment from the world's largest automaker in an expanding partnership with Ford provides the potential for autonomous vehicle startup Argo to scale at a global level....
09:26, 07/15/2019

Cryptocurrency startup YouHodler leaks troves of unencrypted customer data Cryptocurrency startup YouHodler has reportedly exposed troves of sensitive customer data including credit card information because it forgot to protect its server with a password. According to security researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, who uncov...
14:26, 07/25/2019

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

U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft -WSJ A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/articles/huawe...
23:52, 05/22/2019

FBI Raids Microbiome Testing Startup uBiome and Boy, Its Online Reviews Sure Aren't Gonna Help On Friday, agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided the uBiome Inc. offices in San Francisco for what is reportedly an investigation into the biotech startup’s billing practices.Read more......
19:13, 04/28/2019

Delivery startup Rappi partners with Visa to offer pre-paid cards in Brazil Delivery startup Rappi is partnering with Visa Inc to offer a prepaid card linked to its digital wallet in Brazil, expanding the product's rollout from Mexico and Colombia, where Rappi was founded, executives from the two companies told Reuters....
05:39, 06/20/2019

French photo startup Meero joins unicorn club after $230 million fundraising French startup Meero, which offers online editing and production tools for photographers, has raised $230 million in a boost for the country's technology and start-up scene that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will boost the overall economy....
05:39, 06/20/2019

Veteran German auto boss joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup A company working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles said it had hired a former German car boss as it seeks to expand its reach....
16:13, 05/23/2019

Brex raises $100 million at $2.6 billion valuation for startup-friendly credit card Brex, which offers corporate credit cards for startups and scale-ups, has raised $100 million at a $2.6 billion valuation -- less than a year after launch.Read More...
15:13, 06/11/2019

Tiger Global Fuels India's Startup Boom, Examining "A Dozen Deals" The ultra-secretive New York-based hedge fund has closed investments in at least half of these startups -- nearly all of them in fintech or enterprise software segments....
07:13, 07/11/2019

Linux security startup Capsule8 raises approximately $6.5 million led by Intel Capital Capsule8 has received a multimillion-dollar investment from Intel Capital. The startup will use the money to protect Linux production environments.Read More...
00:39, 08/08/2019

Canadian government backs startup NorthStar to boost data on space debris NorthStar's proposed system calls for the 2021 launch of a new constellation of small satellites that will use an array of hyperspectral, infrared and optical sensors to continuously monitor and analyze the Earth's ecosystems and orbit....
23:26, 06/16/2019

Facebook's WhatsApp hires senior exec from London remittances startup: sources Facebook Inc's WhatsApp has hired a senior executive from London-based money transfer startup WorldRemit, three people familiar with the matter said this week....
21:52, 06/28/2019

Schick razor owner Edgewell plans to buy shaving startup Harry's for $1.37 billion Edgewell Personal Care, the owner of Schick and Wilkinson razor brands, plans to buy U.S.-based shaving startup Harry's for $1.37 billion in a cash-and-stock deal....
14:26, 05/09/2019

Allbirds vs. Rothy's — we break down which online shoe startup makes better women’s flats Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider, Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent a...
22:00, 06/13/2019

Boeing teams with flying taxi startup Kitty Hawk on 'urban air mobility' Two of the better-known names in flying taxi development are getting together. Boeing and Kitty Hawk have formed a partnership that will have the two foster "safe urban air mobility." While they're unsurprisingly keeping their exact plans unde...
04:13, 06/27/2019

Nancy O'Dell announces exit from 'Entertainment Tonight' after 9 years Nancy O’Dell announced during Friday's broadcast that she's stepping down from her post as the longtime co-host to spend more time with her family.        ...
09:13, 08/03/2019

Xbox Live Free Games BONUS: Good news for Microsoft and Xbox as mobile games add Xbox Live Xbox Live might have once been the beating heart of Xbox One consoles online service, but it's rapidly coming to mobile as three titles confirm support for Microsoft achievements and more...
10:13, 05/11/2019

Best free games 2019: the top free games to download on PC If you’re looking for the best free games to distract you with after a long day’s work, then you’ve come to the right place. Everyone loves free stuff, especially when it comes to the best PC games. There are so many fun, enterta...
00:39, 06/11/2019

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

UPDATE 3-Edgewell's deal to buy shaving startup Harry's sinks shares on debt concerns Schick and Wilkinson razor brands owner Edgewell Personal Care Co said on Thursday it would buy shaving startup Harry's Inc in a $1.37 billion cash-and-stock deal, but its shares plunged 17 percent as the high levels of debt spooked investors....
19:52, 05/09/2019

Jeff Bezos’ space startup Blue Origin just nailed an important test flight SpaceX might be leading the charge in the realm of commercial space flight, but it’s not a one-horse race. Several other startups are working hard on their own rocket technologies and courting eager clients with the prospect of affordable satel...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Twitter acquires Fabula AI, a machine learning startup that helps spot fake news Twitter has acquired Fabula AI, a London-based machine learning startup that helps spot fake news, which will underpin a new research group at Twitter.Read More...
14:52, 06/03/2019

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

Walmart faces major India test over unit Flipkart's legal spat with startup An Indian startup's legal challenge against a Walmart unit claiming losses caused by sharp discounting of its products is winning support from other online sellers, in what is shaping as a key test of how the giant retailer operates in the country....
13:52, 06/04/2019

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

E-scooter startup Spin will place dozens of solar-powered docking stations in two cities this summer Two U.S. cities, have agreed to a 60-day pilot program installing dozens of electric docking stations on sidewalks. The stations give riders a designated place to park their devices, keeping sidewalks free of clutter....
01:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft: Wall Street Journal A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing court documen...
20:00, 05/24/2019

Free Games with Prime: the free PC games on Twitch Prime in June 2019 Amazon Prime has a number of services you might already know and love. There's the free two-day delivery, a music streaming service and a video streaming service that all come with your subscription. But there's also free games. Yes, that&#...
01:52, 06/18/2019

When the fighting goes on too long Phil Rogers examines some key fights in boxing history that should not have been allowed to continue The post When the fighting goes on too long appeared first on Boxing News....
19:52, 08/05/2019

The Cops Are Fighting Outgoing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein spent his Thursday soaking up accolades during his retirement ceremony at the Department of Justice. But not everyone had such kind things to say for the man who essentially shepherded Special Counsel R...
19:26, 05/10/2019

The best heavyweights are fighting... just not each other, for now There are three undefeated big men at the top of the heavyweight division: Deontay Wilder, Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury. They could make for years of big events -- only if they would fight each other....
16:26, 05/16/2019

10 boxers who continued fighting well into their 40s Miracle man Manny Pacquiao, the new WBA welterweight champion, isn’t the only boxing great to keep fighting beyond his fortieth birthday The post 10 boxers who continued fighting well into their 40s appeared first on Boxing News....
19:13, 07/22/2019

It's A Very Fighting Game Weekend It’s Memorial Day weekend, which means either chaining hot dogs, hamburgers and handfuls of chips or jab, jab, uppercut, jab, throw, special. Or both....
07:13, 05/25/2019

One Punch Man is getting a fighting game. One Punch Man is getting a fighting game. Titled One Punch Man A Hero Nobody Knows, it’s slated for PS4 and Xbox One. The Japanese release date is TBA, and the game has yet to announced for outside Japan. ...
17:52, 06/26/2019

The women fighting for Lapland As climate change affects the livelihoods of Finland's indigenous Sami people, a proposed new Arctic railway, forestry and mining could change Lapland forever....
02:39, 06/23/2019

Everything we know about uBiome, the startup that convinced Silicon Valley that testing poop was worth $600 million, and then saw its top leaders depart amid an FBI investigation Erin Brodwin uBiome was founded in 2012 on the promise of helping ordinary people understand the bacteria living in and on them, known as their microbiome. The company eventually raised $105 million from investors and reached a valuation of $600 mil...
00:52, 07/02/2019

Why isn't Google fighting harder for Android? This week, Huawei turned from the world's second-largest phone maker into a pawn in the US cold war with China. The White House issued a generic executive order that doesn't mention Huawei in particular but forbids American companies doing any busine...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Libya Fighting Has Erupted Again. Here’s the Oil Impact Amid fighting near the Libyan capital of Tripoli, the risk of oil-supply outages from the OPEC member remains high. The country has been in disarray since Muammar Qaddafi was ousted as head of state and killed in 2011. Oil output has surged in 2019, ...
00:26, 07/06/2019

Audi Sport boss: We are fighting for V10 in next-gen R8 Senior figures have strong desire for 10-cylinder engine to remain, while more hardcore variant will be previewed by GT2 race car at Goodwood next week Audi Sport is fighting to ensure the V10 remains an integral part of the next-generation R8, desp...
14:52, 06/28/2019

Gustafsson and Smith fighting to prove something ... to themselves Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Smith have three things in common: Their last fight was against Jon Jones; they both had disappointing performances; they have a chance at redemption when they share the Octagon on Saturday....
15:52, 05/31/2019

Fighting Racism Even, and Especially, Where We Don’t Realize It Exists In “How to Be an Antiracist,” the scholar Ibram X. Kendi scrutinizes himself and the rest of us for lessons on how to eradicate the scourge of racism....
14:13, 08/20/2019

Why we're fighting the American Medical Association The AMA protects corporate interests, not doctors and patients – and now it’s trying to stop Medicare for AllThis Saturday, nurses, physicians, and medical students plan to walk out of their clinics and onto the streets of Chicago to confront the Ame...
09:00, 06/06/2019

Heavy fighting in Libyan capital Heavy fighting raged in the Libyan capital on Saturday as eastern forces made a new push to advance inside the city controlled by the internationally recognized government....
23:26, 05/25/2019

The US and EU are fighting over trade when they should be finding common cause If ever there was a "wrong war at the wrong time," the transatlantic trade conflict that's boiling this summer defines it, writes Atlantic Council CEO Frederick Kempe....
15:00, 07/13/2019

Fighting obesity with a single cup of coffee A first-of-its-kind study finds that caffeine is an effective way to stimulate brown fat in cultured cells and humans, pointing to new obesity treatments....
14:26, 06/25/2019

Fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one of them....
12:26, 05/22/2019

Recommended Reading: Fighting deepfakes Top AI researchers race to detect 'deepfake' videos: 'We are outgunned' Drew Harwell, The Washington Post The 2016 US presidential election was plagued by fake news and election meddling across the internet. With the rise of so-...
18:39, 06/15/2019

Oh God Trump and Biden Are Fighting About Their Brains Ladies and gents, I give you a depressingly possible preview of the 2020 general election: Joe Biden and Donald Trump arguing about whether their minds work....
13:26, 08/10/2019

Game of Thrones Star Joins Board of Cryptocurrency Startup for Vegans, and No We Didn't Just Throw Darts at a Wall Covered in Buzzwords In a post Thrones pivot, Jerome Flynn, better known as the Bronn of the Blackwater and one half of Robson & Jerome, has taken on an advisory position with a cryptocurrency startup aimed at promoting vegan lifestyle choices and ethical food produc...
23:13, 05/21/2019

Why isn’t Canelo Alvarez fighting Sergey Derevyanchenko? In his Snips & Snipes column Eric Armit considers Canelo Alvarez's problem and rounds up the boxing world this week The post Why isn’t Canelo Alvarez fighting Sergey Derevyanchenko? appeared first on Boxing News....
04:39, 08/10/2019

What is Amir Khan doing fighting Billy Dib and does Dib have any chance? Matt Christie examines the curious Amir Khan card in Saudi Arabia The post What is Amir Khan doing fighting Billy Dib and does Dib have any chance? appeared first on Boxing News....
17:00, 07/09/2019

Ai Weiwei: my art was used to sell cars – but I’m fighting back An advert for Volkswagens that featured my artwork about refugees illustrates corporations’ focus on profit over peopleIn October 2017 I was astonished when Michael Thouber, the director of Copenhagen’s Kunsthal Charlottenborg, informed me that my ar...
10:52, 05/22/2019

In memoriam: Why Marine Jamel Herring keeps fighting Former U.S. Marine Jamel Herring has faced unimaginable traumas. Getting through them hasn't been easy, but his determination to do so has never been stronger....
16:52, 05/23/2019

Fighting Between Israel and Gaza Escalates Into Second Day of Airstrikes (Bloomberg) — Israel and Gaza-based militants are digging in for extended fighting after a barrage of hundreds of rockets and retaliatory airstrikes boiled over into a second day, threatening to undo months of Egyptian-brokered efforts to reach...
19:00, 05/05/2019

| Vunipola comes out fighting to bury Folau storm Billy Vunipola acknowledged that a starring role for Saracens was the only way he could come out fighting after criticism for defending Israel Folau's...
14:39, 05/12/2019

What World War II can teach us about fighting fake news With local and European elections just mere days away, the UK government is heavily promoting its S.H.A.R.E Checklist campaign across social media, which warns against the dangers of proliferating fake news. Just because a story is online, doesn’t me...
11:52, 04/30/2019

Nick Newell is back, once again fighting for his UFC dream Nick Newell, who came up short in his bid to win a UFC contract last year, returns to competition on Friday. The congenital amputee is fighting in a regional promotion but still has a big league career ambition....
17:26, 05/30/2019

Fighting Hunger in the Klamath River Basin Wednesday: Native Americans have some of the nation’s highest rates of food insecurity. Also: Another round of California v. Trump; and a special Berkeley cafe....
16:26, 08/14/2019

Database says 91,600 killed in Yemen fighting since 2015 A database tracking violence says at least 91,600 people have been killed in Yemen's civil war, presenting a new estimate after completing reporting for the first months of fighting in 2015....
09:52, 06/19/2019

Fighting rages overnight in Libyan capital Heavy fighting raged through the night in the battle for the Libyan capital Tripoli, with neither side able to secure gains on the frontlines as an offensive by eastern commander Khalifa Haftar entered its fifth week....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Syria fighting escalates in last opposition stronghold Fighting between pro-Assad forces and the opposition in northwestern Syria Tuesday marked a new wave of violence in the region, forcing civilians to again flee for their lives....
20:13, 05/07/2019

Coffee and ‘brown fat’ could be the secrets to fighting obesity Caffeinate the fat away. Scientists at the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom have discovered that drinking a cup of joe may fight obesity and diabetes by helping the body burn fat. “This is the first study in humans to show that so...
20:13, 06/24/2019