Announcing the agenda for TechCrunch Startup Battlefield MENA 2018 in Beirut
We’re excited to head to Beirut, Lebanon, on October 3rd for TechCrunch Startup Battlefield MENA 2018. Yes, we’re bringing our premier startup pitch competition to the Middle East / North Africa, and as well as launching 15 of the hottest startups in MEN
Jaguar unveils Gen2 Formula E car, confirms line-up
The British manufacturer has added over 800 new parts - from the areas it is allowed to work on under FE’s tightly-controlled regulations - to the car, which was unveiled in public for the first time at an event at the Design Museum in London on Wednesday.
Ircon IPO subscribed over 9 times so far on last day of bidding
The public offer to raise Rs 470.49 crore received bids for 9,14,24,190 shares against the total issue size of 99,05,157 shares, translating into 9.23 times subscription, data available with the NSE till 1600 hrs showed.
IPO financing â New SEBI listing timeline may hurt NBFCs
On September 18, market regulator SEBI said companies will have to list their shares on the third day after the successful applicants have been allotted shares. Earlier, companies could do so on the sixth day after allotment.
The Identity of This Remarkably Well-Preserved Egyptian Mummy Remains a Mystery
Archaeologists have discovered several ancient Egyptian mummies — including the remains of a remarkably well-preserved individual — in a tomb along the west bank of the Nile River, the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities said in a statement released today.
Vezeeta, the leading MENA healthcare startup, secures $12M Series C led by STV
One of the major structural issues in the Middle East is the lack of consistent healthcare across the region. So this market was clearly waiting to be disrupted by technology. In 2011 Vezeeta came along to change that. Launched initially in Cairo as a sort o
Yarrr! Today be that rarest of events, Atone Like a Pirate Day!
As I will be arr-therwise engaged, please enjoy this very topical rebroadcast of “arr” September 19, 2017 episode.
Listen right here at 9:00 AM ET!
PODCAST LISTENERS: There’s a new podca
So we are at the part where everyone rolls their eyes and disbelieves Brett Kavanaugh’s denials. His defenders minimize the offense. His detractors think this will sink him. And women become more and more outraged while the WH chooses to ignore the gathe
Russian poll reveals overwhelming support for ban on mobile phones in schools
About three quarters of Russians say they support the idea of banning the use of cell phones and other tech gadgets in schools and believe that children would study better were such measures taken. Read Full Article at RT.com
Russian elections body recommends annulment of Far East vote over violations
Russia’s Central Elections Commission has advised to cancel the results of gubernatorial polls in Primorsky Krai Region and hold new voting in three months. Both frontrunners in the race are against the move. Read Full Article at RT.com
Trump’s tariffs to sting US businesses in China, but not force them to move back home – AmCham China
Washington’s latest decision to impose new tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese exports won’t make China-based American companies relocate to the US, but will “cause suffering” for them, the American Chamber of Commerce says. Read Full Article at
Cartier Unveils New “Carat” Fragrance Inspired by Diamonds
Cartier Carat is a fragrance that sparkles with all the fire of a diamond. It has two models: Cartier Carat Eau de Parfum, and Cartier Carat Perfumed Body and Hair Mist.“Carat, the new fragrance from Cartier, bottles the seven colors of a prism that converg
The Latest: China welcomes Korean summit, supports talks
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (all times local): 5:55 p.m. China has welcomed the outcome of the inter-Korean summit and will continue supporting both side
North and South Korea say they plan bid for 2032 Olympics
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in said in a statement Wednesday that the countries planned to jointly bid for the 2032 Summer Olympics. At a major summit, the two leaders gave no details of wh
Koreas' leaders agree on military steps but whiff on nukes
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - After holding consecutive summits with soaring but empty rhetoric, the two Korean leaders in their third try finally produced some substance. The meeting in Pyongyang on Wednesday came amid faltering nuclear negotiations between the
Aprilia «can only improve» after «destroying» 2017 strengths
Twelve races into the 2018 season, Aprilia only has two top-10 finishes, the last of which came at Le Mans in May. The Noale-based manufacturer brought out a new-spec engine, first tried in race conditions at Misano, but the team failed to show an improvement
Daimler pours millions into electric bus company Proterra
Proterra has raised $155 million in a funding round co-led by Daimler and Tao Capital Partner, a deal that could transform the school bus market in North America. Until now, Proterra has focused on producing electric buses for municipal, federal and commerc
IBM launches cloud tool to detect AI bias and explain automated decisions
IBM has launched a software service that scans AI systems as they work in order to detect bias and provide explanations for the automated decisions being made — a degree of transparency that may be necessary for compliance purposes not just a company
Revealed: The tech change that transformed Mercedes in Singapore
While rival Ferrari had a quick car at times, it was clear that tyre management - one of Mercedes’ weaknesses in the past - had turned to a strength around the Marina Bay circuit. Analysis of qualifying laps showed that Mercedes was better able than Ferra