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Singapore's Vertex adds $290 million venture fund for high-growth tech firms

Singapore-based Vertex Venture Holdings, the first main backer of Southeast Asia's ride-hailing giant Grab, has added a new $290 million venture capital fund ta...

Singapore's Vertex adds $290 million venture fund for high-growth tech firms

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Singapore's Vertex adds $290 mln venture fund for high-growth tech firms Singapore-based Vertex Venture Holdings, the first main backer of Southeast Asia's ride-hailing giant Grab, has added a new $290 million venture capital fund targeting investments in high-growth technology firms, a senior company official said....
12:39, 09/12/2019

Brick & Mortar Ventures launches $97 million construction tech venture fund Construction technology is a big thing, which is why Brick & Mortar Ventures has raised a $97 million fund to invest in building innovations.Read More...
21:26, 08/13/2019

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

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

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

EU drafts plan for hundred billion-dollar fund to take on US tech firms, reports say European Union officials drafted a plan to launch a sovereign wealth fund to invest in companies that could compete with U.S. and Chinese tech giants, according to reports in the Financial Times and Politico....
19:13, 08/23/2019

Finistere, three Israeli firms to invest $100 million in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel....
09:00, 05/27/2019

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

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

Deutsche Telekom venture arm closes $350 mln fund to new money Deutsche Telekom's venture capital arm said on Tuesday it was closing its second fund to new money after raising $350 million to invest in software service companies that are powering digital transformation....
12:00, 06/25/2019

Capgemini expands with technology venture capital fund Global business consultancy Capgemini is launching its first-ever investment fund, with plans to invest up to 90 million euros ($102 million) in early-stage technology companies....
20:26, 06/11/2019

JPMorgan poised to be first foreigner to get majority in China fund venture JPMorgan could become the first foreign company to own a majority stake in its Chinese mutual fund business, after its joint venture partner put a crucial 2 percent of the business up for sale that analysts expect the Wall Street bank to lap up....
10:13, 05/08/2019

Peter Thiel’s venture capital fund has sold all its Facebook shares Early Facebook backer, Founders Fund, has sold all of its holdings in the social media giant as part of a previously established trading plan by the venture capital firm’s partner, Peter Thiel, according to a regulatory filing from late Monday. The f...
18:13, 08/27/2019

Oyo Buys Co-Working Venture Innov8 for $30 Million Oyo said on Tuesday it has bought local co-working venture Innov8, as the SoftBank-backed hospitality chain looks to venture into the commercial real estate business under the brand name Oyo......
20:00, 07/16/2019

STAR Market tech board offers hope to Chinese venture capitalists When Chinese venture capital firm New Vision Capital invested in two startups focusing on cloud computing and micro-optics, the plan was to eventually take them public on the Nasdaq exchange....
12:00, 08/16/2019

California adds Iowa to 'travel ban' over refusal to fund gender transitions California announced Monday that it has added Iowa to the list of states on its "travel ban" because of its new prohibition against funding gender-transition surgeries under Medicaid....
11:13, 09/17/2019

Danish pension fund excludes top oil firms on climate concerns Danish pension fund MP Pension said on Tuesday it would sell its stakes in 10 of the world's biggest oil firms as it seeks to divest major sources of carbon emissions from its portfolio....
17:26, 09/03/2019

Toyota to invest $600 million in China's Didi and a new joint venture Toyota Motor said on Thursday it will invest $600 million in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing and a new joint venture to expand collaboration with the firm in China....
11:00, 07/25/2019

Canada pension fund quietly divests from US migrant detention firms CPPIB pulls investments in CoreCivic and Geo GroupUnannounced move follows Guardian report on holdingsOne of Canada’s biggest pension funds has quietly divested from two private prison operators responsible for the detention of thousands of migrants ...
19:13, 07/05/2019

At Banks and Fund Firms, Access Is Too Often Denied, Blind and Deaf Investors Say Workers with sensory challenges face an array of digital obstacles to managing their retirement accounts and have sued to ensure banks’ websites comply with federal disability law....
19:26, 07/27/2019

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

Brazil's Natura to invest $5 million in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest up to $5 million in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
01:52, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Norway's pension fund KLP bans investment in alcohol, gambling firms KLP, Norway's largest pension fund, said on Tuesday it will no longer invest in gambling companies and alcohol makers, and recently sold stocks and bonds in such firms worth about $320 million....
10:52, 05/28/2019

China fines Ford's Changan venture $24 million for violating anti-monopoly law China's market regulator said it has fined Ford's joint venture with Changan Automobile Group $23.55 million for violating anti-monopoly law....
16:26, 06/05/2019

China's Didi Seeks Up to $2 Billion as Ride-Hailing Firms Want Investors to Fund Growth Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing Technology is looking to raise fresh funds from investors, the latest sign that firms in the sector are eager to raise money to fuel investments while posting steep losses....
00:13, 07/18/2019

China fines Ford's Changan joint venture $24 million for violating anti-monopoly law China's State Administration for Market Regulation fined the joint venture between Ford Motor and Changan Automobile Group 162.8 million yuan for violating anti-monopoly law....
05:52, 06/05/2019

US adds 5 Chinese organizations to tech blacklist WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is blacklisting five Chinese organizations, calling them national security threats and cutting them off from critical U.S. technology. The move Friday by the U.S. Commerce Department comes a week before Presidents ...
20:26, 06/21/2019

Deutsche Telekom wins SK Telecom backing for venture arm; 5G joint venture agreed Deutsche Telekom's venture capital arm said on Tuesday it was closing its second fund to new money after raising $350 million to invest in software service companies that are powering digital transformation....
14:13, 06/25/2019

Security firms losing out on top tech talent Just as businesses fight to attract and retain top talent, so to do cybercriminals and new research from Symantec has revealed that almost half (48%) of cybersecurity leaders in France, Germany and the UK believe their teams are falling behind in the...
21:13, 06/25/2019

Tech firms “can and must” put backdoors in encryption, AG Barr says Enlarge / Graffiti urging people to use Signal, a highly encrypted messaging app, is spray-painted on a wall during a protest on February 1, 2017 in Berkeley, California. (credit: Elijah Nouvelage | Getty Images) US Attorney General William Barr to...
21:13, 07/23/2019

Consortium of Tech Firms Sets AI Benchmarks A consortium of tech companies, including Facebook and Google, has released a set of benchmarks for evaluating the performance of artificial-intelligence tools, aiming to help businesses navigate the fast-growing field....
04:39, 06/26/2019

EU finds Russian disinformation, says tech firms must do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for social media firms to take greater action or risk regulation....
18:39, 06/14/2019

How tech firms pulled the plug on 8chan Companies hit a breaking point after the El Paso mass *shooting*, removing the 8chan message board as a client and ‘deplatforming’ *the site,* effectively shutting it down....
01:26, 08/09/2019

Sharks Circle Around America's Big Tech Firms History shows that society's appetite for knocking big, successful companies off their profitable pedestals has been a useful harbinger of social mood trends — and consequently, the stock market....
18:00, 06/20/2019

US to open antitrust review of big tech firms Technology giants such as Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple are now the subject of a US federal antitrust investigation. The Justice Department is looking into whether large tech companies have harmed their users....
01:39, 07/24/2019

UK tech firms secure record £5.5bn foreign investment Investors ploughed $6.7bn (£5.5bn) into the UK tech sector in the first seven months of the year, more than the whole of 2018, according to figures from the government's digital economy council....
13:00, 08/21/2019

Trump suggests EU out of line in suing U.S. tech firms U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested the European Union was out of line in suing U.S. technology companies like Facebook and Alphabet Inc's Google, saying legal action against those firms should be the purview of the United States....
07:52, 06/27/2019

Senators Question Two Agencies' Investigations of Big Tech Firms Senators questioned how the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission are orchestrating major antitrust reviews of dominant tech companies, amid evidence that the two agencies are at odds....
10:39, 09/18/2019

Trump suggests EU is out of line with lawsuits against U.S. tech firms U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested the European Union was out of line bringing lawsuits against U.S. technology companies like Facebook and Google, saying legal action against those firms should be the purview of the United States....
15:39, 06/26/2019

State AGs prepare antitrust investigation into tech firms The top law enforcement officers in several states are gearing up to launch an antitrust investigation of Silicon Valley’s biggest firms, according to multiple reports, adding to the scrutiny tech companies are already facing from federal regulators....
02:13, 08/21/2019

China warns tech firms against cooperating with US trade ban China is determined to fight the US ban on Huawei through any means possible, and that might include scaring the companies required to honor that ban. New York Times sources report that Chinese officials have warned that they could face retaliation....
22:26, 06/08/2019

As Nations Look to Tax Tech Firms, U.S. Scrambles to Broker a Deal The proposed levies on firms like Facebook and Google are pitting traditional allies against one another and threatening to set off a cascade of tax increases and tariffs....
10:13, 07/12/2019

S&P says U.S. tech firms could wind up as collateral damage in Huawei ban CNET reports that the boomerang effect from Huawei's placement on the Commerce Department's Entity List is going to be bad for U.S. tech firms. This is according to credit rating agency S&P. Huawei's placement on the list last month means that the ma...
06:39, 06/13/2019

Patent guidelines put tech firms, carmakers on collision course Rival proposals for European patent guidelines covering technology vital for building self-driving cars and internet-linked vehicles have set tech firms and carmakers on a collision course....
19:52, 06/12/2019

More than a third of Europe's fastest-growing tech firms are in UK – study Government research suggests British tech ‘unicorns’ are only surpassed by US and ChinaBritain is creating more technology companies worth at least £786m ($1bn) than any other company in Europe, according to government research.It found that UK-based...
07:26, 06/10/2019

Finistere, 3 Israeli firms to invest $100 mln in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel....
06:39, 05/27/2019

Tech war with US is spurring Chinese firms to develop their own chips, says VC The U.S.-China trade war and the threat that Chinese firms could be cut off from using American technology is boosting China's push for its own semiconductor industry....
04:39, 07/02/2019

Indonesia plans tax overhaul to make tech firms pay VAT-finmin Indonesia is preparing a bill that will make tech firms such as Alphabet Inc's Google and Amazon pay value added tax (VAT), Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said....
07:13, 09/04/2019

Tech firms work with Samaritans on purging harmful content Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram should develop technology that can identify and tackle harmful content, including that promoting suicide, Health Secretary Matt Hancock will say today....
06:13, 04/29/2019

U.S. assures support to American tech firms in India in letter The United States ambassador to India has written to top American technology firms assuring them of support for a level playing field in India, a letter seen by Reuters showed, amid Washington's concerns over New Delhi's protectionist policies....
20:00, 08/19/2019

US tech firms will likely influence decision on whether to extend Huawei's license, IDC says This is as much about the pressure that U.S. components suppliers are exerting on the government as opposed to punishing Huawei, Crawford Del Prete, president at IDC....
06:52, 08/19/2019

EU alleges Russian disinformation in vote, calls on tech firms to do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation in an effort to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for social media firms to do more to counter such efforts or face regulation....
16:52, 06/14/2019

A lack of innovation could be why investments in China's tech firms are plunging The value of venture capital investment in China fell 77% year-on-year in the second quarter. Investors say a lack of innovation is one major factor....
08:52, 07/15/2019

Tech trade war: After Huawei, which Chinese firms are next on US enemies list? If the cold war with China intensifies, more companies with alleged ties to the Chinese government could be prohibited from doing business with American firms....
15:26, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump suggests EU is out of line with lawsuits against U.S. tech firms U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested the European Union was out of line bringing lawsuits against U.S. technology companies like Facebook and Alphabet Inc's Google, saying legal action against those firms should be the purview of the Un...
15:39, 06/26/2019

Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump welcomed prominent conservative social media provocateurs to the White House on Thursday and said that along with himself, they are being treated unfairly by big tech firms, which he says suppress conservative voices....
02:52, 07/12/2019

Timex joins firms seeking to block tech’s ill effects How much for that tin foil hat? Products that block electromagnetic waves are becoming a big business as a growing number of people look for ways to protect themselves from the ill effects of technology. From paint and tents to hoodies and socks, mak...
11:14, 08/12/2019

Tech firms to check suppliers after mining revelations in Tanzania Apple says it is ‘deeply committed to responsible sourcing of materials’Electronics companies, including Canon, Apple and Nokia, are re-evaluating their supply chains following reports they may be using gold extracted from a Tanzanian mine that has b...
19:26, 06/18/2019

House Antitrust Panel Seeks Documents From 4 Big Tech Firms Lawmakers investigating Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google for possible antitrust violations on Friday sent the companies detailed requests for information....
21:52, 09/13/2019

Some Tech Firms Said to Cut Employee Access to Huawei, Muddying 5G Rollout Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei, Reuters reports....
14:52, 06/10/2019

States to Move Forward With Antitrust Probe of Big Tech Firms A group of state attorneys general is preparing to move forward with a joint antitrust investigation of big technology companies, according to people familiar with the situation, adding another layer of scrutiny to an industry already under a federal...
02:52, 08/20/2019

Forced Tech Transfers Are on the Rise in China, European Firms Say European businesses in China say forced technology transfers to local firms have become more common over the past two years as foreign firms battle for access in the world’s second-largest economy....
12:26, 05/20/2019

US justice department targets big tech firms in antitrust review Officials to look into whether Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple are unlawfully limiting competitionThe US justice department is opening a broad antitrust review into major technology firms, as criticism over the companies’ growing reach and power h...
01:39, 07/24/2019

U.S. FTC chief says regulator is prepared to break up big tech firms: Bloomberg The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology companies if necessary by undoing past mergers, Chairman Joe Simons said in an interview with Bloomberg published on Tuesday, as the regulator probes anti-competitive practice...
02:26, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump suggests EU out of line in suing U.S. tech firms U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested the European Union was out of line in suing U.S. technology companies like Facebook and Alphabet Inc's Google, saying legal action against those firms should be the purview of the United States....
18:13, 06/26/2019

U.S. Justice Department teams up with states on probe of Big Tech firms The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it moves forward with a broad investigation into major technology companies, the department's antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, said on Tuesday....
01:00, 08/21/2019

US Blocks More Chinese Tech Firms On National Security Concerns The US Commerce Department blacklisted five Chinese tech entities Friday in a new move against Beijing's supercomputing industry likely to raise tensions ahead of a meeting between President Trump and......
10:00, 06/22/2019

New Fund for Southeast Asia Tech Hits First Close A new Southeast Asia-focused private-equity firm launched by a group of seasoned technology executives has hit the first close of its debut fund, the latest sign of investors’ growing enthusiasm for startups in the populous region....
03:52, 06/14/2019

Norwegian wealth fund buoyed by U.S. tech giants Norway's $1.1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, benefited from a strong finish to the second quarter to post a 3% return on investment, buoyed by U.S. tech giants Microsoft and Facebook....
13:00, 08/21/2019

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

Vertex Pharmaceuticals expands into Duchenne gene therapy with new deals Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc said http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/htmlnews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20190606:nBw4wRKsa on Thursday it would acquire privately held Exonics Therapeutics for an upfront payment of $245 million and po...
01:00, 06/07/2019

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban: sources China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday....
13:13, 06/09/2019

Barr Revives Encryption Debate, Calling on Tech Firms to Allow for Law Enforcement The attorney general, reopening the conversation on security vs. privacy, said that encryption and other measures effectively turned devices into “law-free zones.”...
23:13, 07/23/2019

Exclusive: Some big tech firms cut employees' access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in response to the recent U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech firm, accord...
02:52, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Department launches antitrust review of big tech firms The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening an investigation of major digital tech firms on whether they engage in anticompetitive practices....
00:26, 07/24/2019

U.S. lawmaker says small tech firms fear retaliation if they aid antitrust probe Small tech companies fear retaliation from big tech firms like Google and Facebook Inc if they assist in an investigation into allegations the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the ...
23:52, 06/20/2019

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban - sources China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday....
11:52, 06/09/2019

Trump Punches Huawei and Global Tech Firms Get a Bloody Nose Washington’s blacklisting of Huawei is casting a net that extends far wider than its target: It is curbing the revenue of U.S. and Japanese electronics companies, cutting into Taiwanese chip orders, and giving Huawei rivals an opening....
08:39, 06/29/2019

HP, Dell, other tech firms plan to shift production out of China-Nikkei Several technology companies, including HP Inc, Dell Technologies and Microsoft Corp , are planning to shift substantial production capacity out of China, Nikkei reported on Wednesday, citing sources. HP and Dell are planning to reallocate up to 30% ...
12:13, 07/03/2019

Trump Punches Huawei and American Tech Firms Get a Bloody Nose Washington’s blacklisting of Huawei is casting a net that extends far wider than its target: It is curbing the revenue of U.S. and Japanese electronics companies, cutting into Taiwanese chip orders, and giving Huawei rivals an opening....
03:26, 06/29/2019

White House And Tech Firms Discuss How To Curb Extremism Online White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio....
10:39, 08/10/2019

Brazilian citizen data under threat with sale of national tech firms A manifesto released by the employees at one of the state-controlled firms to be privatized by the government raises concerns over the future of information belonging to millions of citizens....
03:26, 09/01/2019

India to review data storage rules that irked U.S. tech firms India will examine concerns raised by foreign technology companies around stringent rules to store data locally, the government said on Tuesday, an issue that has upset firms such as Mastercard and also irked the U.S. government....
06:00, 06/19/2019

White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio....
23:52, 08/09/2019

Japan to limit foreign ownership of firms in its tech and telecom sectors The new rule, effective Aug. 1, comes amid heightening pressure from the United States in dealing with cyber-security risks and technological transfers involving China....
12:26, 05/27/2019

Leaders and tech firms pledge to tackle extremist violence online Jacinda Ardern and Emmanuel Macron host Christchurch Call summit in ParisWorld leaders and heads of global technology companies have pledged at a Paris summit to tackle terrorist and extremist violence online in what they described as an “unprecedent...
04:13, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump welcomed prominent conservative social media provocateurs to the White House on Thursday and said that along with himself, they are being treated unfairly by big tech firms, which he says suppress conservative voices....
02:26, 07/12/2019

These firms promise high-tech ransomware solutions—but typically just pay hackers Enlarge / Cryptolocker was one of the ransomware pioneers, bringing together file encryption and bitcoin payment. (credit: Christiaan Colen / Flickr) This story was originally published by ProPublica. It appears here under a Creative Commons license...
22:39, 05/16/2019

EXPLAINER-Big tech probes could break up firms, result in huge fines, or neither The potential penalties for several wide-ranging investigations into whether Facebook, Google and other big U.S. tech companies used their market power unfairly include everything from breaking up the companies, to large fines and forcing them to cre...
18:13, 09/09/2019

U.S. tech firms tell Congress: Pass U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade pact now Eleven trade groups on Monday urged U.S. lawmakers to pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement as soon as possible but warned Congress not to let the Trump administration change the thresholds for duty-free shipments into the United States....
21:52, 09/09/2019

Explainer: Big tech probes could break up firms, result in huge fines, or neither The potential penalties for several wide-ranging investigations into whether Facebook, Google and other big U.S. tech companies used their market power unfairly include everything from breaking up the companies, to large fines and forcing them to cre...
21:52, 09/09/2019

Tech firms want Congress to pass U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade pact soon The joint letter, signed by Internet Association, the Semiconductor Industry Association and other trade groups, said the new trilateral agreement would set global standards for access and usage of digital trade....
02:13, 09/10/2019

Budget 2019: Tech Firms Welcome Steps To Boost Digital Payments Technology firms on Friday welcomed the move to levy two per cent tax deduction at source (TDS) on cash withdrawal exceeding Rs 1 crore in a year from a bank account, while small businesses warned it......
16:52, 07/05/2019

China urges U.S. to cancel bans on tech firms ahead of G20 summit Chinese officials said Monday they want the United States to cancel "inappropriate" actions against Chinese technology companies as part of a new trade deal the presidents of both countries will discuss this week....
14:52, 06/24/2019

Facebook, tech firms meet with U.S. intelligence on 2020 election security U.S. technology companies including Facebook Inc , Alphabet's Google , Microsoft Corp and Twitter Inc met with U.S. intelligence agencies on Wednesday to discuss security strategies ahead of the November 2020 election....
03:26, 09/05/2019

Justice Department’s Antitrust Chief Sketches Out How Big Tech Firms Will be Assessed (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Justice Department’s antitrust chief suggested Tuesday he’ll take a broad view of how competition is harmed when assessing whether big tech firms should be broken up. Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim...
06:13, 06/12/2019

HP, Dell, other tech firms plan to shift production out of China: Nikkei Several technology companies, including HP Inc , Dell Technologies and Microsoft Corp , are planning to shift substantial production capacity out of China, Nikkei reported on Wednesday, citing sources....
12:26, 07/03/2019

Thailand asks tech firms to set up centres against "fake news" in SE Asia Thailand is proposing that tech companies set up centres in each of the 10 Southeast Asian countries to curb the flow of "fake news" and fake accounts, the country's telecoms regulator said on Monday....
17:39, 08/19/2019

Microsoft boss: tech firms must stop 'if it's legal, it's acceptable' approach Exclusive: Brad Smith says firms must help define and live by standards before they are forced on themTech companies should stop behaving as though everything that is not illegal is acceptable, says Microsoft’s second-in-command. Instead, they should...
18:00, 09/20/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump told prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum that he is being treated unfairly by big tech firms which he says suppress conservative voices....
00:39, 07/12/2019

Indonesia plans tax overhaul to make tech firms pay VAT - finance minister Indonesia is preparing a bill that will make tech firms such as Alphabet Inc's Google and Amazon pay value added tax (VAT), Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said....
06:26, 09/04/2019

Four major tech firms including Apple face antitrust probes in the U.S. Days after word leaked that the Justice Department is investigating Google for possible antitrust violations, Reuters reports today that the DOJ has been given the green light to include Apple as part of a wider antitrust investigation. In fact, the ...
09:26, 06/04/2019

China hacked major tech firms in years-long attacks LONDON – Hackers working for China’s Ministry of State Security broke into networks of eight of the world’s biggest technology service providers in an effort to steal commercial secrets from their clients, according to sources familiar with the...
18:13, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Department teams up with states on probe of Big Tech firms The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it moves forward with a broad investigation into major technology companies, the department's antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, said on Tuesday....
05:52, 08/21/2019

Spotify adds 8 million paying customers in three months In the three months since Spotify crested the 100 million Premium user mark, the company has added another 8 million paying customers. It's another sign of health from a music streaming service that continues to grow in the face of tough and wel...
14:52, 07/31/2019

Bentley Flying Spur grows, adds tech to rival Mercedes AMG S class, Maybach Bentley's third-generation Flying Spur sedan will grow in size and feature additional safety technology as the British ultraluxury brand looks to square up better with Mercedes-Benz's top-of-the line AMG S-class and Maybach lineup....
14:39, 06/11/2019

Game Seer Venture Partners will invest $11.1 million in game projects Started by game veterans, Game Seer is a new $11.1 million venture capital fund focused on funding PC and console game projects across the globe.Read More...
06:39, 09/17/2019

U.S. tells Britain to drop tax proposal on U.S. tech firms for trade deal -The Telegraph The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has told Britain it will not get a free trade deal unless it drops a new tax proposal for major U.S. tech companies, the Telegraph newspaper reported http://bit.ly/2LYIhJW late on Friday....
20:39, 08/03/2019

Microsoft workers decry grueling '996' working standard at Chinese tech firms A letter on Github demanded companies comply with labor laws, limiting workers to 40 hours a week versus a 12-hour day standardMicrosoft employees have published a letter on the software development platform Github in solidarity with tech workers in ...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Tech firms to give secret evidence at child sexual abuse inquiry Facebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google will make submissions as inquiry looks at online abuseFacebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google are to give secret evidence to the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse as it examines the growing problem of onl...
16:52, 05/13/2019

The privacy paradox: why do people keep using tech firms that abuse their data? | John Naughton Despite privacy scandals, Facebook is more profitable than ever – journalists must use the tools of tech to understand whyA dark shadow looms over our networked world. It’s called the “privacy paradox”. The main commercial engine of this world involv...
20:13, 05/05/2019

Start-Ups Hoping to Fight Climate Change Struggle as Other Tech Firms Cash In A number of small companies are looking for ways to remove carbon from the atmosphere. But investors, burned by the clean-tech boom a decade ago, are leery....
10:52, 05/07/2019

U.S. attorney general, state officials discuss big tech firms' effect on competition Eight state attorneys general met with U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Thursday to discuss the effect of big tech companies on competition, and various antitrust actions are being reviewed, the Texas attorney general's office said in a statemen...
02:52, 07/26/2019

Silicon Valley-area congressman criticizes tech firms for media job losses The Save Journalism Project came to San Francisco -- "the epicenter of Big Tech" -- to protest continued newsroom job losses and the need for government action....
18:52, 08/01/2019

Chinese tech firms' search for growth seen boosting costs in March quarter Three of China's biggest tech companies are expected to report that they ramped up or broadly maintained their pace of quarterly spending to develop new technology and push into relatively new markets, as current growth drivers stall....
09:39, 05/09/2019

Tech firms vying to sell drones, robots and other unmanned systems to the military FLIR systems recently set up an Arlington-based headquarters to be closer to its Pentagon customers following a series of acquisitions in the unmanned systems space....
03:39, 05/11/2019

Government Tells Tech Firms to Protect User Privacy, Prevent Abuse Information and Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said he wanted Indians to have access to more technology platforms but said this should not undermine user privacy....
13:13, 09/20/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 4-Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump welcomed prominent conservative social media provocateurs to the White House on Thursday and said that along with himself, they are being treated unfairly by big tech firms, which he says suppress conservative voices....
09:39, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook, tech firms meet with U.S. intelligence on 2020 election security U.S. technology companies including Facebook Inc, Alphabet's Google, Microsoft Corp and Twitter Inc met with U.S. intelligence agencies on Wednesday to discuss security strategies ahead of the November 2020 election....
02:39, 09/05/2019

Trump slams tech firms at 'free speech' social media summit US President Trump has blamed big tech firms for gagging conservative voices at a summit of far-right online figures. At the same time, he applauded internet provocateurs for their "bad" social media behavior....
10:26, 07/12/2019

Thailand asks tech firms to set up centers against 'fake news' in Southeast Asia Thailand is proposing that tech companies set up centers in each of the 10 Southeast Asian countries to curb the flow of "fake news" and fake accounts, the country's telecoms regulator said on Monday....
17:13, 08/19/2019

Brick & Mortar fund raises $97 mln to make construction tech-savvy Brick & Mortar Ventures, a venture capital fund founded by a scion of family-run Bechtel Corp, said on Tuesday it had raised $97.2 million from leading construction-related companies as builders turn to 3D printing and other software to cut costs and...
18:13, 08/13/2019

Top-performing fund manager who takes big risks says buy tech and utility stocks Margaret Patel's fund is up 16.5% this year and is outperforming 97% of its counterparts. The five-star-rated fund has also done well long term....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Carlos Ghosn Ran a Tech Fund---Using Millions From an Executive at a Nissan Partner The operation, known only to a handful of people, adds crucial new details to what investigators and those close to Ghosn see as the most serious criminal charge against the former auto CEO. Nissan wasn’t aware of the relationship. A Ghosn spokeswoma...
08:26, 08/27/2019

EU 'considers €100bn tech fund to fight US and China rivals' The EU is reportedly weighing plans for a €100bn (£90bn) fund that it hopes will fuel promising European technology companies and stave off competition from larger Chinese and US-based rivals such as Amazon and Alibaba....
04:13, 08/23/2019

Nearly half a million UK firms in 'significant financial distress' New research from British insolvency firm Begbies Traynor revealed that 484,000 U.K. businesses are in "significant financial distress," which is 14% of all the economically active firms in the country....
17:39, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. attorney general, state officials discuss big tech firms' effect on competition Eight state attorneys general met with U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Thursday to discuss the effect of big tech companies on competition, and various antitrust actions are being reviewed, the Texas attorney general's office said in a statemen...
00:52, 07/26/2019

U.S. tech firms push Trump to allow sales to Huawei, set up White House meeting next week Tech companies are asking the administration to allow sales of chips and other parts for Huawei-made smartphones and laptops, arguing such sales won’t hurt U.S. national security, according to people familiar with the matter....
06:00, 07/19/2019

China's tech firms to post slower June-quarter growth on sagging demand China's top technology, e-commerce and consumer electronic firms are set to report a sharp slowdown in revenue growth for the June quarter, as a bruising trade war with the United States weighed on the Chinese economy and hurt consumer spending....
12:39, 08/13/2019

‘This is your job, not ours’: O’Rourke campaign, stung by Twitter smear, implores tech firms to erase disinformation Letters addressed to Twitter, Facebook and Google come after a conspiracy theory targeting the Democratic presidential candidate spread on social media this week....
19:00, 09/06/2019

Big tech firms need to stop reducing LGBT+ people to their sex lives | Hannah Jane Parkinson From demonetising videos to porn-filled searches, internet platforms are on the wrong side of the issue Here’s a question: how comfortable would you feel typing the word “lesbian” into a search engine in the office? Or maybe while a parent pottered a...
12:52, 08/20/2019

IPO hopeful WeWork adds woman to board, CEO returns $5.9 million, after backlash WeWork owner The We Company took some steps on Wednesday to burnish its appeal to investors ahead of its initial public offering by adding a woman, Frances Frei, to its all-male board and announcing that its CEO would return a $5.9 million payment fo...
23:00, 09/04/2019

GRAPHIC-China's tech firms to post slower June-quarter growth on sagging demand China's top technology, e-commerce and consumer electronic firms are set to report a sharp slowdown in revenue growth for the June quarter, as a bruising trade war with the United States weighed on the Chinese economy and hurt consumer spending....
11:00, 08/13/2019

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to curb advertising of tobacco products on their platforms....
15:13, 05/22/2019

Freight-Matching Startup Loadsmart Adds $19 Million from Maersk, Ports America Container shipping giant A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S and Ports America, the largest terminal operator in the U.S., are investing in a digital freight-booking service aimed at speeding the flow of cargo through maritime gateways....
17:52, 09/05/2019

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

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

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

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

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

U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 million to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have strained schools, roads and other civic services....
23:39, 07/12/2019

Over 1 million fingerprints leaked at one of world’s biggest biometric firms, researchers say Researchers at a cybersecurity firm said fingerprint and facial recognition data was exposed at a major biometric company, saying the potential for “fraud is massive.”...
09:39, 08/16/2019

As Part of a $3 Million Investment, Serena Williams Adds Her Power to the Fight Against Maternal Mortality What does it mean when the most recognizable female athlete in the world can’t get the attention she needs when suffering complications after giving birth? For Serena Williams, it meant becoming intimately familiar with the crisis currently facing so...
02:26, 07/19/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Collective Health secures $205 million in funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund Collective Health, which makes software for companies to pay workers' health costs directly, said on Monday it had raised $205 million in new funding led by SoftBank Group Corp's Vision Fund....
15:52, 06/17/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Apple adds Macs, Watches, and Apple TVs to $1 million bug bounty program Apple has paid researchers to protect iPhones and iPads from mass security exploits for three years, and now it's ready to pay for Mac, Watch, and TV bugs.Read More...
23:00, 08/08/2019

Economy adds quarter-million jobs, beating expert estimates in a comforting June jobs report If the Federal Reserve needed a sign to reject President Trump's demands for lower interest rates, the June jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics delivered it....
17:52, 07/05/2019

US orders probe into £450 million French tech tax The French government today risked opening a £450 million front in a transatlantic trade war with plans for a tax on tech giants that Britain could soon follow....
13:00, 07/11/2019

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

ICE to Shell Out $30 Million for Phone-Hacking Tech Cellebrite, an Israeli firm that sell forensics tools capable of bypassing the security on most cellphones, has secured a new $30 million contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the Daily Beast reported late Wednesday.Read more......
18:39, 09/12/2019

Why this CEO bet half a million dollars on a California tech company The Motley Fool CEO has stumbled upon an under-the-radar stock he believes could be one of the greatest discoveries of his 25 years as a professional investor.       ...
03:13, 09/06/2019

Google throws $25 million at tech companies doing social good If you're worried about the societal impact of advancing technologies, fear not. Google has delved into its deep pockets to fund a number of initiatives hoping to  use advances in artificial intelligence to actually do some good.The massive...
02:13, 05/08/2019

Microsoft to spend $100 million on Kenya, Nigeria tech development hub Microsoft Corp will invest $100 million to open an Africa technology development center with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years, the company said on Tuesday....
19:00, 05/14/2019

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

Payments tech firm Nuvei to buy Britain's SafeCharge for $889 million U.S. payments technology firm Nuvei Corp said it would buy SafeCharge International Group Ltd in an all-cash deal valued at $889 million to expand in the fast-growing electronic payments industry....
15:13, 05/22/2019

Busted: $10 Million Tech Support Scam That Preyed on the Elderly Two individuals were arrested this week in connection with a fraud scheme that manipulated thousands of victims into paying for invented tech services that they didn’t need.Read more......
04:54, 09/21/2019

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

Sennder raises $70 million amid road freight tech boom Sennder, a platform and marketplace that connects commercial shippers with smaller freight carriers, has raised $70 million in a series C round of funding.Read More...
12:13, 07/22/2019

Chinese tech giant apologizes for saying typhoon killed 99 million people China’s largest video streaming giant Tencent Video on Wednesday apologized for saying Typhoon Lekima killed everyone in Shandong, a province which has about 99 million people....
08:26, 08/15/2019

PayPal investing about $11 million in Swedish financial tech start-up Tink PayPal Holdings has invested 10 million euros ($11.2 million) in Tink, a Swedish company that enables banks and financial technology start-ups to access financial data more easily, the companies said on Tuesday....
07:26, 06/04/2019

A tech billionaire donated $30 million to try to solve San Francisco’s homelessness problem Marc Benioff, billionaire founder of Salesforce, and his wife, Lynne, have donated $30 million to launch research into the root cause of homelessness and find ways to end it. The five-year initiative......
18:13, 05/02/2019

Tech billionaire donates $30 million to try to solve San Francisco’s homelessness issue Marc Benioff, the founder of Salesforce, is funding a five-year initiative with the University of California at San Francisco that aims to find new approaches to housing....
18:13, 05/02/2019

Tech executive puts $1 million into campaign to elect vice presidents differently A San Francisco executive who co-founded education tech platform Degreed is behind a national campaign to change the way the vice presidents are selected....
14:39, 05/03/2019

Seattle software tech arrested in Capital One data breach affecting 106 million A Seattle software engineer who used the screen name "erratic" has been arrested in the theft of account information on 106 million Capital One credit card applicants and customers....
16:26, 07/30/2019

Slack Discloses $141 Million Loss as Messaging Start-Up Joins Tech Listing Rush Unlike most other Silicon Valley darlings going public this year, Slack is not holding an initial public offering, where it sells shares to the public....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Food tech startup Strong Roots raises $18 million for vegetable-based frozen products Strong Roots, a U.K.-based technology company developing frozen natural health foods, announced that it's raised $18.3 million in venture capital.Read More...
00:52, 09/11/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘We Haven’t Invested in Humanity.’ Will.i.am, Tech Execs Discuss Tech Optimism and Anxieties Rapper, producer and technology entrepreneur will.i.am doesn’t shy away from hard truths when it comes to Silicon Valley. “The investment that society has put in AI (artificial intelligence) surpasses the investment for HI, which is human...
05:26, 05/02/2019

Seadrill venture in $656 mln Qatar rig contract Seadrill and Gulf Drilling International (GDI) have formed a jointly owned rig firm to conduct exploration on behalf of Qatar Petroleum from 2020 to 2024, Seadrill said late on Thursday....
11:13, 08/16/2019

WeWork's New Venture Proves Its Ordinariness Its decision to own properties is an effort to control lease prices and capitalize on asset price growth, underscoring how its business model isn’t nontraditional....
01:26, 05/16/2019

Top Tech Conferences: The ultimate B2B tech events and show guide for 2019 For information about adding your event to this list and featured listing opportunities please contact mike.moore@futurenet.com.Love it or loathe it, events and conferences are often where wheelers and dealers in the world of technology meet to decid...
11:39, 04/29/2019

Tech and media moguls arrive in Sun Valley, where many of tech's biggest deals have gone down Media and tech moguls are arriving for Allen & Co.'s Sun Valley conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. It's jump-started many media deals. Here's who's there....
18:39, 07/10/2019

Want to Talk Tech, one to one? Join our free text group, Talking Tech Sign up for new 90-day free group chat texting experiment. You have questions? We have answers. Talking Tech from USA TODAY direct to your phone.       ...
21:52, 08/05/2019

US tech spending slowdown amid rising cloud adoption will squeeze tech budgets US CIOs and other tech decision makers will face a more challenging economic environment in 2019 and 2020 as the growth surge in 2018 from the 2017 tax act fades away....
20:13, 08/28/2019

Low-tech learning and why it's highly sought after by high-tech parents The Waldorf teaching philosophy is used at more than 1,000 institutions in 91 countries, including 136 schools in the U.S. Technology isn't used at all through 8th grade, and is scarce even in high school. CNBC gets an inside look at what it is ...
16:39, 06/08/2019

Sex Tech In, Skimpy Outfits Out as CES Tech Gadget Seeks Diversity CES gadget show is cracking down on its dress code, introducing more sessions focused on women and minorities and creating a new "sex tech" category after a debacle over a robotic personal massager......
13:26, 07/17/2019

Renault to invest $144M in Jiangling EV venture Renault, which has had a limited presence in China, is pushing ahead with an electrification strategy that includes a new battery-powered car and hybrid versions of three existing models....
15:52, 07/17/2019

And the winner of the Chivas Venture Global Final is… Last week, the Chivas Venture Global Final took place at our very own TNW Conference. $1 million of no-strings funding was awarded to the top global startups blending profit with purpose to have a positive impact on the world. From 20 global finalist...
20:00, 05/24/2019

ProSieben, RTL set up German advertising joint venture German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 and the local unit of RTL Group said on Wednesday they were setting up a joint venture to enable buyers of adverts to target audiences more accurately....
18:26, 06/05/2019

TalkTalk 'seeks' £1bn funding for fibre venture TalkTalk will reportedly seek £1 billion from investors in order to fund plans to build a fibre to the premise (FTTP) network serving as many as three million homes and businesses in urban areas.The company has created a new entity called FibreN...
16:26, 04/29/2019

Trump meets with top US tech leaders to discuss sales to Huawei as he moves to soften restrictions against the Chinese tech giant ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump met with executives of top US tech companies on Monday — including Google, Intel, and Qualcomm — to discuss restrictions against sales to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. The m...
10:13, 07/23/2019

Tech We’re Using: Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is still coffee....
15:13, 05/01/2019

In Pete Buttigieg, venture capitalists see a campaign to invest in VC support for Mayor Pete seems to top that of other Democratic candidates with strong ties to the industryHe’s young, he’s white, he went to Harvard, and he loves to talk about data.If Pete Buttigieg had a product and a pitch deck, Silicon Valley’s ...
08:00, 07/30/2019

Buffett: 'No guarantee of success' with Haven health venture Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway teamed up with Jeff Bezos' Amazon and Jamie Dimon's J.P. Morgan last year to create a not-for-profit health venture aimed at cutting costs and improving services for their employees....
22:00, 05/06/2019

Goldman Pursues Majority Stake in Chinese Venture Goldman Sachs has applied with Chinese regulators to take a majority stake in an investment-banking joint venture, the most recent move by a foreign company to tap the nation’s vast financial sector....
15:52, 08/21/2019

Great Wall says BMW venture faces regulatory uncertainties China's Great Wall Motor on Wednesday said that its joint venture with BMW faced regulatory uncertainties as both companies pledged to proceed with plans for developing a low-cost electric car....
14:39, 08/07/2019

Indian grocery start-up Bigbasket gets $14.5 mln in venture debt India's Bigbasket, valued at about $1 billion, will receive $14.5 million in debt from local venture capital firm Trifecta Capital, the online grocery start-up said on Monday....
10:00, 07/29/2019

Factbox: Inside Loon's internet balloon venture Alphabet Inc through Google and other subsidiaries has invested heavily over the last decade to make high-speed internet accessible to billions more people....
07:52, 07/01/2019

IBM, T-Systems scrap mainframe venture after German criticism IBM has withdrawn an application for anti-trust approval for a mainframe computing venture with T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom, after the German cartel office made a critical initial assessment of the plan....
13:26, 06/07/2019

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

Karma Automotive's U.S. venture lures global suppliers The Chinese-owned startup is up and running as a bona fide premium carmaker, with a U.S. plant, a global supply chain and a different sort of pitch for interested suppliers....
22:00, 08/19/2019

After Lunar Mission, India To Venture Deep Into Sea With "Samudrayaan" India's ambitious project to send a team to the deep sea in a submersible vehicle is likely to becom a reality in 2021-22 with the ''Samudrayaan'' project, a senior official said....
22:13, 09/01/2019

Venture-Capital Stalwart Fights Crypto Crackdown Andreessen Horowitz, a venture-capital firm known for early investments in companies including Facebook, is putting up a fight against Washington’s cryptocurrency crackdown...
17:52, 09/01/2019

Bunge and BP team up for Brazil sugar and ethanol venture U.S. commodities trader Bunge Ltd and British energy company BP Plc said on Monday they will merge their Brazilian sugar and ethanol operations to create the world's third-largest sugarcane processor....
19:26, 07/22/2019

BP Boosts Its Biofuels Business with Brazilian Joint Venture Energy giant BP is doubling down on biofuels with a joint venture with agricultural trader Bunge in Brazil, betting that the global movement to reduce carbon emissions will boost demand for low-carbon fuels....
19:13, 07/22/2019

Ford plans to take medical transport venture nationwide Ford Motor Co plans to expand its GoRide medical transportation service to 40 cities nationwide over the next four years, moving into Ohio and Florida this year and other large states by 2020, the company said on Tuesday....
22:00, 05/07/2019

SpaceX launches first satellites for Starlink internet venture SpaceX, the private rocket company of Elon Musk, launched the first batch of satellites into orbit on Thursday for Musk’s new Starlink internet service.Read More...
18:39, 05/24/2019

American Airlines and Qantas win tentative U.S. approval for joint venture American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd have been given the U.S. government's tentative approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016....
21:13, 06/03/2019

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture -CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday....
01:13, 06/13/2019

Starbucks licenses Thai operations to Charoen-backed venture Starbucks Corp said on Thursday that a company controlled by Thai billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi and a Hong Kong-based firm had won an exclusive deal to operate and develop its retail business in Thailand....
13:00, 05/23/2019

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture: CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday....
02:13, 06/13/2019

Trafigura to set up shipping fuel venture with Frontline, Golden Ocean Trafigura Group is joining forces with shipping firms Frontline and Golden Ocean to set up a company to supply shipping fuels globally, the three companies said in a joint statement on Tuesday....
11:00, 08/13/2019

Doubt over Port Talbot steelworks as joint venture abandoned Tata Steel says it is business as usual for its Port Talbot steelworks but "all options" are on the table for its European business after a key merger plan was abandoned....
15:13, 05/10/2019

Virgin Media 'seeks investors' for FTTP joint venture Liberty Global reportedly plans to create its own fibre joint venture in a move that would expand the reach of its Virgin Media cable business and create a competitor to Openreach.According to the FT, Liberty Global is seeking co-founders for the ven...
15:13, 07/22/2019

Bank of America ends joint venture with Fiserv's First Data Bank of America Corp said on Monday it would end its joint venture with First Data Corp next June, hours after Fiserv Inc completed its acquisition of the payment processor....
01:39, 07/30/2019

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

Renault forms China electric vehicle venture with JMCG France's Renault SA said on Wednesday it will invest $145 million in a unit of China's Jiangling Motors Corporation Group (JMCG) that will allow it to expand its electric vehicle manufacturing footprint in the world's largest auto market....
13:26, 07/17/2019

Venture capital fuels Latam 'unicorns' expansion beyond borders Surging venture capital investment in Latin American startups has financed international expansion across the region and beyond, as business models that do not require large amounts of capital have helped many firms avoid silos common in the region....
05:00, 08/09/2019

Collapse of PNG deep-sea mining venture sparks calls for moratorium Papua New Guinea out of pocket $157m from failed attempt at mining material from deep-sea vents as opponents point to environmental riskThe “total failure” of PNG’s controversial deep sea mining project Solwara 1 has spurred calls for a Pacific-wide ...
01:39, 09/16/2019

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

Peugeot, Dongfeng agree to restructuring plan for Chinese venture Peugeot automaker PSA Group and its Chinese partner Dongfeng Group have hammered out a plan to restructure their joint venture operations, slashing costs in the short term and aiming to boost annual sales to 400,000 vehicles by 2025, PSA said on Th...
04:00, 09/06/2019

Great Wall warns BMW joint venture faces uncertainties China's Great Wall Motor on Wednesday said that its joint venture with BMW faced regulatory uncertainties as both companies pledged to proceed with plans for developing a low-cost electric car....
18:39, 08/07/2019

Renewables venture Total Eren growing faster than expected, says CEO Total Eren could surpass its target of more than 3.6 gigawatts (GW) of installed renewable solar, wind and hydropower capacity by 2022, from about 2.2 GW today, as it continues to grow faster than expected, CEO David Corchia said....
19:39, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Bunge and BP team up for Brazil sugar and ethanol venture U.S. commodities trader Bunge Ltd and British energy company BP Plc said on Monday they will merge their Brazilian sugar and ethanol operations to create the world's third-largest sugarcane processor....
18:13, 07/22/2019

Virgin Galactic announces it will take its space tourism venture public With the capital it raises by going public, the company will be able to sustain its operations until it begins commercial flights and starts generating its own revenue....
18:26, 07/09/2019

Volkswagen to contribute $2.6 billion to Ford's autonomous venture: source Carmaker Volkswagen will inject $1 billion in capital and $1.6 billion worth of assets into Ford's self-driving unit, a source close to the matter said on Friday, as the two carmakers deepen a global alliance to share costs....
15:13, 07/12/2019

Toyota, Panasonic will establish joint venture for 'connected' homes Toyota and Panasonic plan to expand their partnership to establish a joint venture to develop "connected" services to be used in homes and urban development. The companies have already announced plans to cooperate on building EV batteries....
13:52, 05/09/2019

JXTG says to shut Osaka International refinery venture with PetroChina JXTG Holdings, Japan's biggest oil refiner, said on Tuesday it plans to shut down its Osaka International refining venture with PetroChina after buying out the stake owned by its Chinese partner....
12:13, 07/23/2019

US set to grant tentative approval to American Airlines-Qantas venture The U.S. Transportation Department is expected to provide tentative approval to a bid by American Airlines and Qantas Airways to operate a joint venture, two people briefed on the matter said on Sunday....
06:39, 06/03/2019

First satellites for Musk's Starlink internet venture launched into orbit SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk's new Starlink internet service....
09:13, 05/24/2019

Honda expands esports venture to connect with youth audience Honda is the first automaker in North America to sponsor both an esports team — Team Liquid — and an esports league, giving it marketing reach into millennial and Gen Z audiences....
17:52, 08/08/2019

Edmonton’s Jollibee craze spawns ‘skip the line’ venture Since it first opened nearly two weeks ago, it's been sheer pandemonium at a popular Filipino fast-food chain in south Edmonton, and that has prompted a pair of friends to tap into their entrepreneurial instincts to make some extra money....
09:26, 08/29/2019

Toyota, Panasonic form joint venture in housing for Japan TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Toyota and electronics maker Panasonic are forming a joint venture combining their housing businesses in Japan. Toyota Motor Corp., which offers housing as well as vehicles in Japan, said the new company will offer hom...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Goldman moves to take majority control of China joint venture Goldman Sachs has applied for majority control of its Chinese joint venture, the bank confirmed on Wednesday, the latest international bank to do so ahead of Chinese plans to eventually allow foreigners full control....
10:39, 08/21/2019

IBM, T-Systems abandon mainframe venture: German cartel office IBM has withdrawn an application for anti-trust approval for a mainframe computing venture with T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom, after the German cartel office took a closer look at the transaction....
11:39, 06/07/2019

Regulators Approve Bitcoin Venture Backed by NYSE Owner New York state regulators approved a key license for Bakkt, a venture designed to make it easier for consumers to store bitcoins and pay for purchases in the cryptocurrency....
23:39, 08/16/2019

Tech We’re Using: Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, decided to downgrade her tech two years ago. It has worked out, with paper and DVDs instead of the latest apps and gizmos....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Sugar trader Czarnikow joins ethanol trading venture in Brazil British sugar trader Czarnikow has entered as a partner in a new ethanol trading company in Brazil, in a joint venture with a group of local investors who control sugar and ethanol plants, according to documents released on Friday by the Brazilian go...
23:13, 05/31/2019

REPEAT-Peugeot, Dongfeng agree to restructuring plan for Chinese venture Peugeot automaker PSA Group and its Chinese partner Dongfeng Group have hammered out a plan to restructure their joint venture operations, slashing costs in the short term and aiming to boost annual sales to 400,000 vehicles by 2025, PSA said on Thur...
04:26, 09/06/2019

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

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Natura to invest in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
17:13, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 3-Brazil's Natura to invest $5 mln in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest up to $5 million in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
23:26, 05/03/2019

Zaw Thet leaves Signia Venture Partners to run AI-driven Exer for fitness Zaw Thet, of Signia Venture Partners, has stepped down to launch Exer, an artificial intelligence mobile technology platform for the fitness industry.Read More...
16:00, 05/29/2019

American Airlines-Qantas joint venture wins final U.S. approval The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on Friday granted American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016....
22:52, 07/19/2019

Exclusive: U.S. set to grant tentative approval to American, Qantas venture - sources The U.S. Transportation Department is expected to provide tentative approval to a bid by American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd to operate a joint venture, two people briefed on the matter said on Sunday....
04:26, 06/03/2019

CBOE Holdings Congratulates Mcgraw-Hill And CME Group On Joint Venture CHICAGO, November 4, 2011 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) issued today the following statement regarding the announced McGraw-Hill and CME Group Inc. joint venture: "We congratulate our partner, McGraw-Hill, and our VIX Network Partner, CME Gr...
14:39, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Bank of America ends joint venture with Fiserv's First Data Bank of America Corp said on Monday it would end its electronic payment services joint venture with First Data Corp next June, hours after Fiserv Inc completed its acquisition of the payment processor....
01:39, 07/30/2019

Bitcoin Venture Backed by NYSE Owner Faces Fresh Delay A plan by the owner of the New York Stock Exchange to make it easier for consumers to pay for purchases in bitcoin faces further delays after the venture, called Bakkt, said it was applying for a license from New York state regulators....
01:00, 04/30/2019

Hyundai Motor joins European electric car charging venture Ionity Ionity, the European electric vehicle charging joint venture of Volkswagen , BMW , Daimler and Ford , said on Monday that South Korea's Hyundai Motor had joined as a shareholder....
11:39, 09/09/2019

Bunge and BP team up in Brazil bioenergy venture, create No. 3 sugarcane processor U.S. commodities trader Bunge Ltd and British energy company BP Plc said on Monday they will merge their Brazilian sugar and ethanol operations to create the world's third-largest sugarcane processor....
02:13, 07/23/2019

Equinix and GIC Forming Billion Dollar Data Center Venture in Europe Data center landlord Equinix is forming a joint venture valued at more than $1 billion with Singapore sovereign-wealth fund GIC to develop and operate data centers in Europe catering to large tenants....
14:52, 07/01/2019

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

Pistons owner forming joint venture to redevelop Palace area Pistons owner Tom Gores and Livonia-based Schostak Brothers & Company are forming a joint venture to redevelop The Palace of Auburn Hills and its surrounding land       ...
23:00, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Deutsche Telekom wins SK Telecom backing for venture arm; 5G JV agreed Deutsche Telekom's venture capital arm said on Tuesday it was closing its second fund to new money after raising $350 million to invest in software service companies that are powering digital transformation....
13:13, 06/25/2019

BP forms Chinese venture to build electric-vehicle charging hubs BP said on Thursday it would build a network of electric-vehicle charging hubs in China with China’s Didi Chuxing as the British firm bets on the world’s largest market for such cars to help profits during the transition from oil to cleaner fuels....
14:26, 08/01/2019

How One Nonprofit Is Using Venture-Capital Tactics to Help Save Africa's Last 20,000 Wild Lions In an era of Instagram-length attention spans, wildlife conservation philanthropies are trying new tactics to bring urgent attention to threatened species. Actress Michelle Rodriguez, model Jordan Barrett and photographer Gray Sorrenti band together ...
02:00, 07/01/2019

Renault forms Chinese electric vehicles venture with Jiangling Motors Renault has formed a joint venture partnership with Jiangling Motors Corporation Group (JMCG) to target the Chinese electric vehicles (EV) market, in a deal which will also see Renault take a 50% stake in the new venture....
13:26, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 2-ProSieben sets June launch for 'Joyn' streaming venture ProSiebenSat.1 Media will launch its new streaming venture in June as the German broadcaster seeks to expand the digital side of its business to compensate for a decline in TV advertising. The initial version of 'Joyn' - a mashup of th...
15:52, 05/09/2019

UBS, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust to establish joint venture for wealth management Swiss lender UBS will sign a deal with Japan's Sumitomo Mitsui Trust for a wealth management tie-up in Japan, with the two aiming to establish a new company by 2021, the Japanese bank said on Friday....
04:26, 06/07/2019

Volvo, Veoneer joint venture Zenuity teams up with CERN on AV development The collaboration will focus on helping autonomous vehicles make predictions and decisions faster to improve safety and minimize energy consumption....
16:26, 08/29/2019

Nestle and Fonterra mull sale of dairy joint venture in Brazil Swiss food group Nestle SA and New Zealand's dairy producer Fonterra Co-operative Group said they would review strategic options for their Dairy Partners Americas (DPA) joint venture in Brazil, which could include a potential sale....
10:39, 05/23/2019

Venture capital flows between China and the US surpass direct investment for the first time Venture capital flows between the U.S. and China topped completed two-way foreign direct investment for the first time last year, according to a research initiative led by Rhodium Group and the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations....
12:52, 05/08/2019

Motorsport Network expands in Middle East and North Africa with joint venture Motorsport Network, the integrated digital platform that is the global destination for automotive and motorsport fans, is delighted to announce further expansion in the Middle East and North Africa region, with the creation of a Joint Venture with Tr...
17:00, 06/27/2019

Brazil's Vale CFO expects Samarco joint venture output to resume by 2H 2020 Vale's chief financial officer said on Friday that the Brazilian miner expects iron ore production at its Samarco joint venture with BHP Group Ltd to resume in the second half of 2020 after a tailings dam burst in 2015....
19:13, 05/10/2019

Susan Rice, Other Politicos Join Global-Focused Venture Firm Amplo The Houston-area firm, founded by 27-year-old Sheel Tyle, a former entrepreneur and investor at New Enterprise Associates and Bessemer Venture Partners, focuses on international deals that have a social-impact component....
05:13, 05/23/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest in emerging brands through venture capital funds-chairman Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in emerging brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
16:13, 05/03/2019

Toyota forms chip venture with Denso amid shift to self-driving cars Toyota Motor Corp and auto-parts maker Denso Corp on Wednesday said they have agreed to set up a joint venture to develop next-generation automotive semiconductors as the industry moves toward connected and autonomous vehicles....
11:26, 07/10/2019

Pakistan welcomes venture's willingness for negotiated settlement after Reko Diq mine ruling Pakistan said on Sunday it welcomed a statement by Tethyan Copper expressing willingness for a negotiated settlement after a World Bank tribunal ordered the government to pay $5.8 billion in damages in a dispute over the Reko Diq copper mine....
01:00, 07/15/2019

China's Ant Financial, Vanguard form Shanghai-based venture - govt records Chinese fintech company Ant Financial Services has formed a joint venture with a Shanghai unit of U.S.-based asset management firm The Vanguard Group, government records showed....
13:26, 06/10/2019

Young, Ivy League and data-driven: why venture capitalists love Pete Buttigieg VC support for Mayor Pete seems to top that of other Democratic candidates with strong ties to the industryHe’s young, he’s white, he went to Harvard, and he loves to talk about data.If Pete Buttigieg had a product and a pitch deck, Silicon Valley’s ...
00:26, 07/31/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest in emerging brands through venture capital funds: chairman Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in emerging brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
15:52, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Trafigura to launch shipping fuel venture with Frontline, Golden Ocean Trafigura Group is joining forces with shipping firms Frontline and Golden Ocean to set up a company to supply shipping fuels ahead of a shake up in regulations next year which could disrupt fuel delivery and cause prices to spike....
13:00, 08/13/2019

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

U.S. to grant final approval to American Airlines-Qantas joint venture -sources The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is set on Friday to grant American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016, two people briefed on the matter told Reuter...
22:26, 07/19/2019

U.S. transport agency green lights American Airlines Qantas joint venture The U.S. Transportation Department on Monday said it granted tentative approval to American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd to operate a joint venture, after a prior effort was rejected by the U.S. government in 2016....
17:52, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 2-American Airlines-Qantas joint venture wins final U.S. approval The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on Friday granted American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016....
22:26, 07/19/2019

Ricoh, Elixirgen Scientific form biomedical venture, meld bioprinting with cell differentiation As part of the deal, Ricoh has acquired a 34.5 percent stake in Elixirgen Scientific and plans to help launch a biomedical business in North America....
13:13, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Pakistan welcomes venture's willingness for negotiated settlement after Reko Diq mine ruling Pakistan said on Sunday it welcomed a statement by Tethyan Copper expressing willingness for a negotiated settlement after a World Bank tribunal ordered the government to pay $5.8 billion in damages in a dispute over the Reko Diq copper mine....
01:00, 07/15/2019

Meet the 4 Black Men Who Are Shaking Up the White Male-Dominated Venture Capital Investment World The last few months have been a whirlwind for four young black businessmen who are quickly becoming superstars in the business investment arena. In a space long dominated by white men, these brothers are carving out a niche that champions investing i...
23:26, 07/24/2019

American Airlines and the Australian airline Qantas received DOT approval to operate a joint venture Reuters The US Department of Transportation granted American Airlines and the Australian airline Qantas approval for a joint venture. The joint venture status will mean that the airlines can coordinate their flights and pricing on routes between the...
04:13, 07/20/2019

Rahul Sharma's new venture Revolt is set to launch 'AI-enabled' electric motorcycle in India next week Moving from mobiles to automobiles, Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma is set to unveil "India's first AI-enabled (Artificial Intelligence) electric motorcycle" on 18th June in New Delhi.With the launch, Rahul Sharma will also be debuting into the...
15:13, 06/14/2019

City simulator wins venture capital backing as investors seek driverless car exposure Venture capital investors backed Immense Simulations, a British software company which creates interactive replicas of cities, on Tuesday in the latest sign of money pouring into firms that stand to gain from driverless vehicles becoming more mainstr...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Exclusive: Nissan, Dongfeng in talks to form fleet-management venture with Didi - sources Nissan Motor Co and its China partner Dongfeng Group are in talks with Didi Chuxing to launch a joint venture to manage car fleets for Didi's ride-hailing and car-sharing services, five people familiar with the discussions told Reuters....
20:00, 06/27/2019

Ford Names New President For China Joint Venture To Deepen Alliance Amid Falling Sales Ford Motor Co on Thursday named Steven Armstrong president of the Changan Ford joint venture in China to deepen the alliance and push for more models, as the U.S. carmaker tries to stem a decline in......
12:00, 08/25/2019

With 150 million users, Brainly raises $30 million to expand its social learning platform in the U.S. Brainly, which claims 150 million monthly users globally, has raised $30 million to expand its P2P learning platform in the U.S. and elsewhere.Read More...
19:39, 07/25/2019

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
00:52, 05/23/2019

Mobcrush hits 84 million unique monthly users and pays out $5 million to streamers Mobcrush, a mobile livestreaming service, said its American audience has grown to more than 84 million unique viewers per month (UVPM) across its network.Read More...
08:00, 09/18/2019

Peloton reveals IPO documents showing widening losses of $245.7 million on sales of $915 million Peloton, which previously said it had filed the paperwork confidentially, makes cycles and treadmills with screens for users to join live and recorded fitness classes from their homes, hotel rooms or offices....
00:13, 08/28/2019

$17 million or $70 million? 1930s Porsche fails to sell after auction snafu A bulbous race car from the 1930s was expected to be the most expensive car with the Porsche name ever sold at auction. But the sale was marred by a confusing mix-up on the auction stage....
16:13, 08/20/2019

Cybersecurity firm Siemplify raises $30 million, brings total to $58 million U.S.-Israeli cybersecurity provider Siemplify said on Monday it raised $30 million in private funding, bringing its total raised to date to $58 million....
17:52, 05/20/2019

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says.Read More...
22:13, 06/14/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports July 2012 Trading Volume Of 87.2 Million Contracts; 4.15 Million ADV CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that July 2012 trading volume for options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM), combined, totaled 87.20 million...
10:52, 05/02/2019

Fourteen million people watched the third debate, which is five million more than the average of CNN Fourteen million people watched the third debate, which is five million more than the average of CNN’s July debates. Additionally, a CNN poll this week showed Americans are more enthusiastic about voting right now than at any point since 2003. The pe...
22:39, 09/13/2019

US housing starts total 1.191 million in July, vs 1.24 million expected CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the July housing starts and building permits. CNBC's Diana Olick and Steve Liesman join the "Squawk Box" team to break down the numbers....
22:52, 08/16/2019

Samsung sells 2 million 5G phones, predicts over 4 million by end of 2019 Growing demand for Samsung's 5G phones is leading to significant first-year milestones, even though the numbers are still well below 4G levels for now.Read More...
04:00, 09/07/2019

US skyscrapers kill 600 million -- yes, million -- birds every year Around 600 million birds die every year in the United States after striking tall buildings -- with Chicago, Houston and Dallas being especially deadly, according to research from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology....
19:26, 04/28/2019

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

Judge Cuts $55 Million From $80 Million Roundup Verdict A federal judge cut down by $55 million a verdict tying Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller to cancer, as the company continues to battle thousands of similar claims throughout the U.S....
04:39, 07/16/2019

Arch Coal, Peabody Energy to Form Coal Joint Venture Two of the biggest producers of coal used to fire power plants are integrating their operations in Wyoming and Colorado, aiming to keep the commodity competitive with natural gas and renewable-energy sources....
18:39, 06/19/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 sales hit 25 million, up 1 million since May Publisher Take-Two revealed today during its financial results for the first quarter that Red Dead Redemption 2's sales now sit at 25 million.Read More...
23:00, 08/05/2019

2 Russians venture into open space from Space Station Two Russian crewmembers on the International Space Station have begun a spacewalk to conduct scientific research and help maintain the orbiting outpost...
19:00, 05/29/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports September 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume: 92.9 Million Total Contracts; 4.9 Million Contracts ADV CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that September 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and ...
10:52, 05/02/2019

CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 28 PERCENT WITH ADV OF 4.85 MILLION CONTRACTS; NOVEMBER'S4.56-MILLION-CONTRACT ADV MIRRORS RECORD NOVEMBER 2007 Chicago, December 1, 2008- Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that through November, trading reached an all-time record of 1.121 billion contracts with an average daily volume (ADV) of 4.85 million contracts. This was 28 percent hig...
00:52, 05/03/2019

CBOE RECORDS MOST ACTIVE MONTHEVER: AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME OF 6.1 MILLION CONTRACTS ON 127.2 MILLION SEPTEMBER VOLUME CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that September was its most active month ever as 127.2 million contracts changed hands, with an average daily volume (ADV) of 6.1 million contracts. CBOE's September...
00:52, 05/03/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports August 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume Of Over 91 Million Contracts; ADV Of Nearly 4 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and fu...
10:52, 05/02/2019

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN MAY RISES 16%; 4.1 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 85.6 Million During May; Trading In Equity Options Gains 12% Over Year Ago CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in May totaled 4,076,999 contracts per day, up 16 percent when compared to 3,528,081 contracts per day during May 2007.Total exchange ...
08:00, 05/03/2019

CBOE RECORDS BUSIEST MONTH EVER - 126.2 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME - 5.7 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that July was its most active month ever as a total of 126.2 million contracts traded, with an average daily trading volume of 5.7 million contracts. July's volume be...
00:52, 05/03/2019

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for ‘Smize Cream’? Tyra Banks Teases Another Unexpected Venture Things we automatically associate with supermodels: runways, magazine covers, fashion-related reality shows, and cosmetics lines. But Tyra Banks continues to prove that she’s not your average supermodel—an oxymoron, we know—with out-of-the-box ideas ...
19:13, 07/02/2019

'Game of Thrones' finale sets records with 13.6 million TV viewers, 19.3 million overall The series finale of 'Game of Thrones' Sunday is HBO's most-watched single telecast, surpassing a 'Sopranos' episode from 2002.        ...
23:26, 05/20/2019

VW adjusts warranty, adds money for ads The German brand's new North American leadership team wants to address lingering issues with two different but equally important constituencies: consumers and its long-suffering dealer network....
06:13, 07/29/2019

BMW X6 adds more powerful engines for 2020 The third-generation X6 is longer and wider than its predecessor, but with a lower height for better aerodynamics. And an illuminated kidney grille will be available for the first time on a BMW with the 2020 X6....
13:00, 07/03/2019

Cejudo adds another belt with TKO of Moraes Henry Cejudo has added the UFC bantamweight title to his growing collection after stopping Marlon Moraes via third-round TKO Saturday night in the UFC 238 co-main event....
09:52, 06/09/2019

Lyft adds NYC subway directions to its app Lyft's support for public transportation will soon include one of the biggest mass transit systems on the planet. The ridesharing firm is rolling out access to real-time New York City subway directions through its app over the months ahead, givi...
19:00, 07/19/2019

Norton adds a VPN and more to its refreshed 360 products Symantec has quietly rejigged its Norton software line-up, eliminating some old favorites and bringing in some fresh new blood in a bid to provide a more rounded offering to an audience facing security and privacy challenges from multiple fronts.High...
11:39, 04/29/2019

McLaren adds a grand tourer with the GT The supercar brand is entering a new segment with its latest $210,000 model. The GT is McLaren's answer to ultraluxury and exotic supercars meant for long distances....
14:39, 05/15/2019

Unlikely Yankee snaps streak and adds so much more The Yankees’ two-game homer “drought” came to an end in somewhat unlikely fashion, as Mike Tauchman went deep with one out in the seventh to provide an insurance run in a 4-2 win over Toronto on Sunday in The Bronx. Aaron Judge noted, though, that Ta...
07:13, 07/15/2019

CBOE JANUARY VOLUME OF 83.5 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY -- UP 26% OVER DECEMBER Chicago, February 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 83,544,370 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in January. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up 26 percent from December 2008. Average daily trad...
00:52, 05/03/2019

US adds 130,000 jobs August, dropping below expectations Hiring slowed amid trade war as economists expected to add about 160,000 jobs while unemployment rate remained at 3.7%Hiring slowed in the US in August as employers added a lackluster 130,00 new jobs, strengthening arguments that Donald Trump’s trade...
19:26, 09/06/2019

'Fallout Shelter' sequel adds PvP, but it's only available in China A sequel to Bethesda's wildly popular game Fallout Shelter is coming later this month, though odds are you won't be able to play it. Fallout Shelter Online, which expands on the world of the original title by adding new multiplayer capabili...
18:00, 06/03/2019

U.S. adds Huawei and affiliates to trade blacklist The U.S. Commerce Department is adding Huawei and 70 affiliates to a blacklist - a move that bans the company from buying components from U.S. companies.Read More...
13:39, 05/16/2019

Fallout 76's Next Update Adds Actual NPCs After admitting on stage that Fallout 76's first year hasn’t exactly been great, Bethesda is trying again with some big changes for the game going forwards....
06:52, 06/10/2019

Appian adds AI capabilities to its low-code platform In an effort to help businesses easily add artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to their applications, Appian has announced a new service called Appian AI which will allow its customers to add AI to any application built on its platform.While th...
02:00, 05/15/2019

Thinning Liquidity Adds to Headaches for Traders The problem of thinning liquidity is complicating the trading of assets from stocks and bonds to currencies and derivatives, potentially exaggerating big moves across markets....
23:39, 09/03/2019

Mexico adds to LatAm bank gloom Banorte CEO says market will be 'surprised' by what comes next for the bank; fintech growth unlikely to impact bank growth in the short-term....
19:26, 08/28/2019

Frontier Airlines adds direct flights for as low as $29 PHOENIX — Anyone hoping for a cheap getaway could be in luck. Frontier Airlines will be offering direct flights from Phoenix to four different cities with costs starting at $29. The low-fare carrier announced new direct flights to Detroit, Farg...
07:26, 07/17/2019

BMW adds an $80 yearly subscription for Apple's CarPlay BMW has confirmed it will charge a subscription fee for Apple CarPlay. Drivers of 2019 models and onward will get a year's access for free, and then have to pay to continue to use the service, which allows owners to sync their iPhone with the ca...
16:00, 07/24/2019

B&O adds Google Assistant to its pricey H9 headphones High-end electronics manufacturer Bang and Olufsen is back with a set of headphones that are made for the power listener. The latest version of the company's flagship Beoplay H9 headphones promise a whopping 25 hours of wireless playtime from it...
21:13, 05/16/2019

VMware adds AI assistant, other updates to Workspace One VMware is also updating the digital workplace platform with expanded endpoint management services, new multi-cloud support and a comprehensive approach to zero-trust security....
00:00, 08/27/2019

Du adds YzerChat to internet calling pack Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), the parent of Dubai-based telecom operator du, has added YzerChat app to the internet calling pack.By subscribing to du’s package for AED 100 per month for home, and AED 50 per month for m...
19:13, 07/14/2019

Google Search adds AR and big Lens upgrades Google is going to start displaying search results in augmented reality, the company announced today at its I/O 2019 developers conference. "Sometimes what's most helpful in understanding the world," Google CEO Sundar Pichai said on stage, "is b...
23:00, 05/07/2019

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds adds dynamic weather PlayerUnkown's Battlegrounds is getting dynamic weather in a new update. This enables rain or even hail to roll in suddenly on the Erangel map.Read More...
13:00, 08/22/2019

College Board adds SAT adversity score TUCSON — A big change is coming to the SAT. The College Board, the non profit that administers the test will be adding an adversity score to assess students not only on their math and verbal skills but also their educational and socioeconomic b...
08:13, 05/26/2019

Salesforce adds customer data platform to CRM At its annual Salesforce Connections conference, Salesforce unveiled its new Customer Data Platform (CDP) alongside the next generation of Customer 360.The new platform services will allow companies to unify disparate customer data throughout their e...
00:52, 06/19/2019

Update to Google's Messages app adds a very useful feature Google's master plan to dominate the world includes the placement of Google Assistant into as many apps and devices as possible. To that end, several Reddit posters (via XDA) are discovering that updating to version 4.4.070 of Google's Messages app a...
01:26, 05/22/2019

Trump Adds to Sanctions on Russia Over Skripals It is the second round of sanctions by the United States in response to a botched attempt in March 2018 to fatally poison a former military intelligence officer....
09:13, 08/02/2019

UA Baseball adds 3 players to signing class TUCSON – The Arizona Wildcats have added to their 2019 signing class. A press release from Arizona Athletics said the team has added “outfielder Mac Bingham, right-handed pitcher Wesley Scott, and right-hander pitcher Davis Vainer to thei...
02:52, 07/09/2019

HMA VPN 5.0 adds new locations and enhanced privacy options In the latest version of its VPN, HMA (formerly known as HideMyAss!) has completely redesigned its software to simplify privacy for users while offering new features for Windows, Mac and Android devices.A recent global study conducted by the firm fou...
23:52, 09/17/2019

Duolingo finally adds Arabic to its repertoire Duolingo’s stable of languages expanded today to include Arabic — both the spoken and written word. With this, Duolingo now teaches five of the world’s most common tongues, and TNW got the chance to look at the course a few days early. We also spoke ...
23:00, 06/26/2019

Alphabet’s Waymo adds Wi-Fi to its driverless taxis Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its self-driving taxis, creating a potential route to profitability in a money-losing industry.Read More...
19:13, 07/08/2019

HP adds a wood option to its Envy laptops Following on from the stylish business casual, leather-clad Spectre Folio, HP is showcasing its first convertible PCs with authentic wood paneling. In fact, it's sharing the alternate material option across Envy 13, Envy x360 13, Envy x360 15 an...
08:13, 05/28/2019

Unidentified Buyer Adds to the Caravaggio Mystery An unidentified collector bought a possible Caravaggio, pre-empting the first auction of a painting said to be by the Italian Baroque master in at least 40 years....
22:26, 06/25/2019

Truck crash adds to Renault's bad weekend Renault's German Grand Prix weekend went from bad to worse on Monday when one of the team's trucks crashed in Hungary while heading to Budapest for the next round of the Formula One championship....
00:52, 07/30/2019

Nasdaq adds terrace in turf war with NYSE There’s a perq war brewing between the two biggest US stock exchanges — and Nasdaq wants to take the fight outside. The tech-heavy stock index on Thursday unveiled a 2,100-square-foot, outdoor terrace with spectacular views of Times Square, where vis...
13:00, 05/02/2019

The Latest: US adds robust 224,000 jobs in June WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. jobs report for June (all times local): 8:30 a.m. U.S. job growth rebounded in June as employers added 224,000 jobs, an indication of the economy’s durability after more than a decade of expansion. The L...
17:39, 07/05/2019

'The Stand' adds Whoopi Goldberg, more to cast CBS All Access announced additional cast members for its adaptation of Stephen King's "The Stand." Whoopi Goldberg, Jovan Adepo, Daniel Sunjata and more join the cast....
01:52, 09/12/2019

Baltimore art museum adds over 70 works to its collection BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Museum of Art has so far this year added more than 70 contemporary and historic artworks to its broad collection. BMA director Christopher Bedford said in a Thursday statement that the new acquisitions highlight the cur...
11:39, 06/14/2019

Instagram adds Donation stickers for nonprofits It's going to be much easier to raise money on Instagram for your favorite nonprofits starting today -- if you're in the US, that is. The Facebook-owned platform has introduced a Donation sticker for Stories, and it even directly links to n...
23:00, 04/30/2019

'Minecraft' adds a character creator option Minecraft players are getting more control over how their avatar looks. The latest beta build includes a character creator option that'll let you tweak the body shape, skin tone, hairstyle and color, facial hair and eyes. You'll be able to ...
23:39, 09/20/2019

Amazon adds more jets to its growing fleet NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon’s fleet of jets is getting bigger. The online shopping giant says it will lease 15 more Boeing 737s as it seeks to grow its delivery business and get packages to shoppers’ doorsteps faster. Amazon says it currently ...
17:39, 06/18/2019

US Navy adds powerful new missile in Pacific Somewhere in the Pacific, a stealthy United States Navy warship is carrying new weapons that analysts say could help to tilt the balance of power in contested areas like the South China Sea....
09:13, 09/12/2019

'SNL' adds first Asian cast member, 2 more for Season 45 'Saturday Night Live' announced three new cast members for Season 45 including its first Asian cast member, Bowen Yang, plus Chloe Fineman and Shane Gillis. "SNL" returns Saturday, Sept. 28....
20:39, 09/12/2019

Our IT Is So Good, Let's Sell It, Firms Say Companies outside the technology sector are stepping into the software market, selling digital tools developed by their own information-technology teams to other businesses, with some firms even spinning off tech units....
18:52, 07/09/2019

Gas and oil firms reclassified under non-renewables on LSE Trade group says change may have opposite intended effect towards low carbon futureOil and gas companies listed on the London Stock Exchange have been reclassified under a non-renewable energy category in a move designed to distinguish between heavil...
14:39, 07/03/2019

Vermintide 2's 'Winds Of Magic' Expansion Adds More Grind But Not Much Else Developer Fatshark has called “Winds of Magic” Vermintide 2’s first expansion, but while it offers a completely new mode and progression system, it currently just seems like another DLC. On top of that, it feels unmoored from the strong lore and ambi...
20:13, 08/21/2019

Sling adds social TV and movie viewing to its Oculus Go app If you can't be with your buddies to yell at the screen at the same time during a game or watch a movie together, Sling has a new social watching option in store for you. The co-watching feature is rolling out in beta on Oculus Go -- Sling arriv...
22:52, 06/06/2019

Lithia adds first Jaguar Land Rover store The dealership group said it acquired Jaguar and Land Rover in Mission Viejo, Calif., making it the first Jaguar Land Rover location under its umbrella....
01:26, 07/04/2019

US job growth rebounds as economy adds 224,000 jobs in June Economy bounces back after disappointing May figuresModerate wage gains could still encourage Fed to cut ratesUS job growth rebounded strongly in June, but moderate wage gains and mounting evidence that the economy was slowing sharply could still enc...
16:52, 07/05/2019

Yelp adds personalized search results to its iPhone app For good or ill, it's common for internet services to track what you do and offer "personalized" suggestions. But Yelp, that stalwart of internet reviews, is for the first time letting its users build a profile of their tastes which will be used...
20:39, 08/27/2019

Duolingo adds Latin to its free language learning app With over 300 million users, Duolingo is arguably the biggest language learning website around. And while it can teach you to parle français and hablar español, the site also offers courses in more esoteric languages, like Klingon, Esperanto, and as ...
21:00, 08/28/2019

‘Marvel’s Spider-Man’ on PS4 adds two new suits to celebrate ‘Far From Home’ Despite Avengers: Endgame having returned to theaters after a record-setting run this spring, the Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to march on, as Spider-Man: Far From Home hit the big screen this week. Endgame finished the Infinity Saga that kick...
06:13, 07/03/2019

Dell redesigns XPS 13 2-in-1, adds OLED display panel to XPS 15 The updated Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 with its new 16:10 display. [credit: Valentina Palladino ] Dell is revamping the look and feel of most of its...
14:26, 05/28/2019

Google adds 'Welcome Offers' to its store and restaurant listings Last year, Google allowed you to "follow" your favorite stores and restaurants so you would always get updates on the latest events, products or offers from that business (you'll see these updates in the For You tab in Maps). Now, in an effort t...
21:26, 06/20/2019

Alexa adds in-depth NFL stats ahead of the new season Alexa's football knowledge is now decidedly more profound. Amazon has added a slew of info to its voice assistant's repertoire that includes "comprehensive, in-depth" stats for NFL teams and their players. If you want to know your favorit...
06:13, 08/28/2019

Mophie adds USB-C ports to refreshed Powerstation batteries Mophie, the makers of a popular line of external batteries, announced today an update to its Powerstation family of portable chargers. The refreshed versions of the Powerstation line come in four different capacities, a variety of colors and now incl...
08:39, 05/30/2019

Spotify adds long-overdue iPad multitasking Spotify has been available on the iPad for several years, but it hasn't really evolved to take advantage of the Apple tablet's growing multitasking abilities. You've still had to switch to a full-screen view just to start a new playli...
00:39, 07/18/2019

United Airlines Adds Biometric Clearance for Passengers United Airlines is taking an equity stake in Clear, a technology company that uses fingerprints and iris scans to verify a traveler’s identity at security checks....
14:52, 07/29/2019

Merriam-Webster dictionary adds 'they' as nonbinary pronoun America’s oldest dictionary claps back at grammar snobs as it embraces more inclusive definitionAttention grammar snobs: ”they” can officially be used as a singular, nonbinary pronoun. Merriam-Webster, the oldest dictionary publisher in America, offi...
05:39, 09/18/2019

Merriam Webster adds 'dad joke,' 'red flag law' to dictionary Merriam-Webster took some notice of recent hot topics in the news -- "red flag laws," "fatbergs" and the "deep state" -- when it announced Tuesday that it added 530 new words and meanings to its dictionary....
03:26, 09/18/2019

Google Maps adds augmented reality navigation – and you can try it now Google has launched a new augmented reality (AR) navigation tool for Google Maps, which will guide you to your destination by superimposing arrows over real-world footage from your phone's camera.Last week, it was discovered that Apple has appli...
18:39, 08/08/2019

NordVPN adds password manager to security suite As part of its ongoing efforts to protect its users security, NordVPN has announced that it is creating a new generation password manager called NordPass.NordPass will boast a full range of features to help ensure that passwords are as secure as poss...
21:13, 06/25/2019

Hide.me adds split tunneling and granular access to its VPN VPN services must constantly evolve to better protect their users and Hide.me has added two new features to help users easily decide which of their apps will use its services.The first is VPN split tunneling and this new feature allows users to choos...
09:00, 06/27/2019

VW adds electric-car plants in China that will overtake Tesla Volkswagen is building two plants in China to produce 600,000 vehicles on its MEB battery-car platform in a level of scale that will likely leave Tesla trailing behind....
14:39, 05/15/2019

Kolkata Police Adds Mahindra TUV300 To Its Fleet Mahindra has announced recently handing over 92 Mahindra TUV300 vehicles to the Kolkata Police Department. With this, the Kolkata Police has become the 13th police department in the country to......
22:26, 08/31/2019

Tetris 99’s New Splatoon Theme Adds A Perfect Amount Of Pop This weekend, Tetris 99 is holding its fifth Maximus Cup, and this time, it’s pairing up with Splatoon 2 in honor of that game’s final Splatfest happening next weekend. The partnership means that Tetris 99 has added a special timed Splatoon theme. It...
19:39, 07/12/2019

Joe Namath adds dose of reality to Sam Darnold expectations Jets great Joe Namath saw the 2019 version of the team up close on Monday, watching practice and spending some time in the quarterbacks room with Sam Darnold. Namath said his expectations for Darnold are high, but the quarterback can’t win by himself...
03:26, 08/13/2019

IndiGo, Which Adds A Plane To Fleet Every Week, Isn't Slowing Down IndiGo has specialized in buying in bulk, ordering 430 jets in the A320neo family on top of an initial contract for 100 older A320 models. That's made IndiGo one of the biggest buyers of Airbus's......
15:39, 05/07/2019

More heavy rainfall adds to Midwestern flooding problems ST. LOUIS (AP) — Another round of rain has led to more flash flood watches across the Midwest. The National Weather Service issued the watches Tuesday for parts of Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas. And communities along the Mi...
15:52, 05/07/2019

Warframe's Latest Update Adds Playable Guitars Sometimes space ninjas want to take a break from shooting and killing. Instead, they want to create sweet music. The latest Warframe update gives players that ability, adding a fully playable guitar-like instrument into the game....
07:52, 09/01/2019

Hungarian GP: Ferrari adds 'boomerang' wings to F1 bargeboards Ferrari has become the latest Formula 1 team to incorporate boomerang-shaped wings into its bargeboard package, and has brought updated aerodynamic components to the Hungarian Grand Prix...
20:52, 08/01/2019

Big 12 preview: The Oklahoma QB machine adds Jalen Hurts Can Oklahoma stay on top while replacing another Heisman winner? Is Texas, you know, back? And what should we expect from Les Miles at Kansas? We answer all the Big 12's burning questions for 2019....
16:52, 07/16/2019

Uber adds London's public transportation info to its app Londoners can now compare their public transport and ridesharing options in the Uber app. Tuesday, the company added real-time Underground, bus, train and Docklands Light Railway (DLR) info to a new "Public Transport" feature, which appears next to t...
01:26, 04/30/2019

Apple adds titanium cases to the Watch lineup The Apple Watch Series 5, the latest iteration of Apple's popular wearable, will be the first model available with a brushed titanium finish. Apple also announced at today's event that the smartwatch will be available in a ceramic version, ...
01:26, 09/11/2019

Nebraska adds former Tennessee forward Derrick Walker LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Tennessee forward Derrick Walker is transferring to Nebraska. Nebraska announced Wednesday it has added Walker to its roster. Nebraska officials said Walker would sit out the 2019-20 season before playing for the Cornhuske...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Arizona's Mint Dispensary, A Restaurant That Adds Weed To Everything Mint Dispensary, a unique store/restaurant in Arizona offering the likes of chicken wings dressed with THC, the active ingredient of marijuana.This emporium of the marijuana plant, located in the......
15:00, 08/03/2019

Georgia adds G Gresham, graduate transfer from Northeastern Georgia has added Donnell Gresham, a graduate transfer from Northeastern, to its backcourt for next season        ...
16:26, 05/09/2019

WeWork adds woman to its board after backlash ahead of IPO WeWork owner, The We Company, said on Wednesday it will add a woman, Frances Frei, to its board of directors and unwound a $5.9 million (4.8 million) payment to its chief executive for use of the trademarked word "We" ahead of a planned initial publi...
14:52, 09/04/2019

ACC adds Boston, San Diego to bowl destinations for 2020-25 The Atlantic Coast Conference has agreements with 13 bowl games from Boston to San Diego for the 2020-25 seasons       ...
23:39, 07/11/2019

US adds a solid 164,000 jobs; unemployment rate stays 3.7% WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers slowed their hiring in July but still added a solid 164,000 jobs to an economy that appears poised to extend its decade-long expansion. The unemployment rate remained at 3.7% for a second straight month, the governmen...
22:52, 08/02/2019

Microsoft adds requested new feature for the Your Phone Companion app Microsoft's Your Phone Companion app allows users to sync their Android phone with their Windows 10 PC. Texts, notifications, and photos can be sent to your desktop or laptop from any phone running Android 7 or higher. With certain Android handsets i...
21:52, 05/18/2019

New Fortnite Season Adds Titans (I Mean Mechs) [Updated] The new season of Fortnite started earlier today and brought a new round of surprise changes. The most titanic one to drop? A new two-player mech called the B.R.U.T.E....
16:52, 08/01/2019

FTC fines Facebook $5B, adds oversight for privacy mishaps WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are fining Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations and instituting new oversight and restrictions on its business. But they are only holding CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally responsible in a limited fashion. The ...
18:00, 07/24/2019

For Honor’s New Season Adds Fun Executioner Class But Ups The Grind For Honor’s year three, season two update dropped yesterday introducing a host of changes, not the least of which is a new samurai class called Hitokiri. The new class is cool, but not all of the other changes are good. The update revamps the reward ...
23:52, 05/03/2019

Lockheed's Sidekick adds increased firepower to F-35 fighters Lockheed Martin has developed a new weapons rack -- called a Sidekick -- that allows the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter to carry six missiles instead of four....
18:26, 05/03/2019

The Morning After: 2020 Corvette adds NFC, 1080p and OTA updates Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! Chevrolet unveiled its tech-filled 2020 Corvette, and Comic-Con is in full swing. We'll take a look back at someone this week's highlight stories, like Neuralink's plan to...
00:52, 07/21/2019

Telegram update adds location-based chats and much more What not as popular in the U.S. as it is overseas, the Telegram messaging app offers end-to-end encryption and no limits on the number of people you can chat with or broadcast to at one time. It's no wonder that protesters of all types outside of the...
06:00, 06/24/2019

New ROM Hack Adds Ganondorf To Super Smash Bros. 64 The original Super Smash Bros. released 20 years ago with only 12 characters, leaving many classic Nintendo characters by the wayside until future installments were released. A new hack released over the weekend helps add some more variety by adding ...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Hyundai adds two test events around WRC as testing debate goes on Hyundai has added two test events to its October schedule, creating a run of four rallies in four weekends, as the debate over World Rally Championship testing continues...
19:52, 09/09/2019

Lenovo adds new solutions and devices to its ThinkIoT ecosystem As part of its efforts to help make businesses smarter, Lenovo announced at its Accelerate business and partner event that it is bringing new solutions and devices to its ThinkIoT ecosystem.The company's new warehouse automation solution will he...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Giphy adds animated emoji and text to its apps Giphy is moving past just GIFs and getting into the business of everything animated. Starting today, the company is rolling out two new formats: Giphy Emoji and Giphy Text. The new features expand upon the company's huge reservoir of GIFs by add...
17:26, 05/30/2019

Toyota adds two safety features to 2020 lineup The automaker said it will upgrade a system that issues a two-step alert to request the driver to turn off the engine after a predetermined period at idle. Another upgrade will automatically shift the vehicle into park when the driver exits without s...
21:13, 06/13/2019

GM adds highways to semi-autonomous driving system DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is adding 70,000 miles (113,000 kilometers) of roads across the U.S. and Canada to the area where its Cadillac Super Cruise semi-autonomous driving system can run, including some with cross traffic similar to those that ...
22:52, 06/05/2019

Steam Finally Adds Official LGBTQ+ Tag For Games The process of finding games on Steam has become increasingly driven by a tag system. Mouse over, say, Sekiro on Steam’s front page, and you’ll see descriptor tags like “Souls-like,” “Difficult,” and “Action.” Click on one of those tags, and you’ll b...
03:52, 06/21/2019

Yuan weakest since December as China adds tariffs The Chinese yuan dropped to its lowest levels against the U.S. dollar since December on Monday as the trade war between the United States and China escalated, with each country raising tariffs on the others goods....
20:52, 05/13/2019

Latest Stock Volatility Adds to August Turbulence Stocks enter the final week of the month coming off one of their rockiest stretches of 2019, the latest example of tariff-induced volatility that has some investors bracing for more fluctuation....
04:00, 08/26/2019

Aggretsuko's Second Season Adds Nuance to Its Relatable Rage The over the top fury with which antsy office worker Retsuko screeches her true feelings is what makes Aggretsuko so much fun to watch—her struggles are ones we all know, ones we too wish we could vent through some cathartic karaoke. But just like it...
17:26, 06/22/2019

Shakeup in U.S. Navy leadership adds to Pentagon churn A surprise shakeup in the U.S. Navy's leadership this week added to some of the biggest churn in memory at top levels of the Pentagon, where positions ranging from the secretary of defense to the heads of military branches have seen jolting turnover....
22:52, 07/08/2019

Altice adds a $20 mobile plan to its cable service Yet another US cable provider is attempting to shake up the wireless market by launching a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO). This time, it's Altice with Altice Mobile and a $20 plan that is unprecedented in the US market. The plan includes...
12:52, 09/06/2019

WeWork adds woman to its board in face of backlash WeWork owner The We Company said on Wednesday it will add a woman, Frances Frei, to its board of directors and unwound a $5.9 million payment to its chief executive for use of the trademarked word “We” ahead of a planned initial public offering. The ...
09:52, 09/05/2019