In a fast-moving development since Julian Assange’s arrest inside the Ecuadorian embassy earlier today for breaching U.K. bail conditions, the WikiLeaks founder has been rearrested on behalf of the U.S. — confirming that he will face extradition proceedings. In an updated statement the Met Police said: Julian Assange, 47, (03.07.71) has today, Thursday 11 April, […]
GuestReady, a service that helps shared economy hosts manage their business on Airbnb and other rental sites, is getting into expansion mode again after it completed its fourth acquisition. The company, which has raised $3.7 million from investors to date, just announced that it has acquired France-based rival BnbLord, a startup that it claims is […]
Trint, the London-based transcription startup founded by Emmy-winning journalist Jeff Kofman, has raised $4.5 million in Series A funding. The round includes follow-on investment from Horizons Lab, the Hong Kong-based seed fund operated by the managers of Horizons Ventures, with participation from TechNexus, and The Associated Press. It brings total funding for Trint to $7.8 […]
Shedul, the online booking platform for salons and spas, has raised $20 million in Series B investment of, valuing the company at $105 million. The round was led by Paris headquartered VC Partech, with participation from Berlin-based Target Global, Dubai-based BECO Capital, and New York’s FJ Labs. In addition, a personal investment was made by […]
When you buy cryptocurrencies on Coinbase, many users simply don’t know what to do with them. Customers in the U.K. can now get a good old plastic card and spend cryptocurrencies in-store and on any online website. This is a Visa card so it should work with any merchant on the Visa network. The company […]
The more fossils we find, the more we learn that many kinds of humans have lived on Earth.
A proposal making its way through the European Parliament would ban the use of “burger,” “steak” and “sausage” for vegetable products.
Political connections are bad for competition.
Anti-Semitism is now being harnessed for political ends by ideologies that otherwise would have little overlap. That fusion is new, and dangerous, experts say.
Norwegian firm Snøhetta has designed Europe’s first underwater restaurant to look like a “sunken periscope.”
Under opened its doors earlier this year, offering spectacular views of the seabed, 16 feet below sea level. Dinner starts at $260, but …