Chinese AI start-up Tianrang raises a $26M funding round, launches new project to apply ML to cities
Chinese AI start-up Tianrang has raised a $26M funding round from China's Gaorong Capital and co-lead CMB International. Other investors included Ziniu Fund and Chinese fintech...
9 days ago - Tech Crunch - 2 articles
Crypto start-up Coinbase hires Pershing's head of compliance
Leading U.S. cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase is beefing up its compliance team as the crypto markets look to attract somewhat wary institutional investors.
16 days ago - CNBC
Bitwise joins the race to launch SEC-regulated cryptocurrency ETF
Start-up Bitwise is joining a growing flock of companies looking to launch the first exchange traded fund for cryptocurrency.
23 days ago - CNBC
Facebook and 3 millennials are changing the start-up scene in Bangladesh
Afeef Zaman, Siffat Sarwar and Ataur Chowdhury worked out that social media can mean big business for entrepreneurs.
25 days ago - CNBC
Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel bets on crypto start-up Block.one
PayPal co-founder and well-known tech investor Peter Thiel was a part of Cayman Islands start-up Block.one's most recent funding round announced Monday.
1 month ago - CNBC
Start-up exec says his call for $60,000 bitcoin is still possible this year
Julian Hosp, co-founder of TenX, sees bitcoin potentially hitting $60,000 even though the cryptocurrency is trading some 67 percent below its near-$20,000 December highs.
1 month ago - CNBC
Cryptocurrency start-up suffers 'security breach,' theft of $13.5 million worth of digital tokens
Bancor said that “no user wallets have been compromised in the attack.”
1 month ago - CNBC - 3 articles
A Taste of Lime: Uber Invests in Electric Scooter Company
The investment in the electric scooter start-up is the latest effort by Uber to expand beyond ride-hailing.
1 month ago - NY Times - 6 articles
Sorry, Power-Lunchers. These Tables Are Reserved for Drop-In Workers
Everything is a co-working space now - including upscale restaurants before they open for dinner. The start-up driving the trend is Spacious.
1 month ago - NY Times
Amazon Plans Start-Up Delivery Services for Its Own Packages
For a minimum investment of $10,000, people in the United States will be able to open and manage their own start-ups to deliver Amazon packages.
1 month ago - NY Times - 6 articles
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Core ML: Machine Learning for iOS
You have probably heard phrases like “Machine Learning” or “Artificial Intelligence” without knowing exactly what they mean. In this article, I will shed some light on “What...
Interviews with startup founders: Lerni app
Lerni is a web platform and mobile application for Android to learn languages in a fast and easy way. We spoke with the app’s co-founder: Bartłomiej Postek, who told us a very...
3 steps to choose a software development company
Do you have a new business idea for a profitable web or mobile application only needing a qualified team to make it happen? If that is the case, this checklist is for you! Keep...
Cannabis Producer Gets $4 Billion Investment From Beer Company
The giant influx of cash from Constellation Brands is the largest strategic investment in the cannabis market to date. It nearly quadruples the alcohol company's stake in...
Walmart's massive surge just added billions to the Walton family's wealth...
Walmart is surging after crushing earnings estimates Thursday morning, adding about $12 billion to the wealth of the Walton family. An investment of $1,000 at the start of 1980...
Kobe Bryant's $6 million investment in a sports drink is reportedly now...
Kobe Bryant's $6 million investment in sports drink BodyArmor is now worth $200 million, according to a report. Bryant was an early investor in the company, which recently sold...
The VCs who defected from ex-Facebook exec Chamath Palihapitiya's firm have...
Tribe Capital, the new venture firm founded by partners who quit Social Capital en masse, is co-leading a $22.7 million investment into a hot cryptocurrency startup. The firm...
JCPenney is tumbling after slashing its full-year guidance
Shares of JCPenney dropped 25% in early trading Wednesday after missing Wall Street's estimates. The reatiler also slashed its full-year guidance. "Inventory receipts continued...
Credit Karma acquires mortgage platform Approved
Credit Karma , the service best known for providing free credit score monitoring and other financial advice , is getting into the mortgage business. The company today announced...
Housing Starts at 1.168 Million Annual Rate in July
From the Census Bureau: Permits, Starts and Completions Housing Starts: Privately-owned housing starts in July were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,168,000. This is...
Comments on July Housing Starts
Earlier: Housing Starts at 1.168 Million Annual Rate in July Housing starts in July were disappointing once again, and starts for May and June were revised down. However this...
Are Job Ads Targeting Young Workers Breaking The Law?
Many employers use online ads to attract younger workers. Several pending lawsuits are testing whether employers using highly targeted recruitment ads can be sued for age...
Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decreased to 212,000
The DOL reported : In the week ending August 11, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 212,000, a decrease of 2,000 from the previous week's revised...