Sunday, August 19, 2018

ENTREPRENEURSHIP NEWS COVERAGE

Bitcoin drops as Coinbase launches Bitcoin Cash

HONG KONG: Bitcoin prices plunged about 15 percent in Asian trade on Wednesday before recouping some of the losses. Bitcoin fell Tuesday after Coinbase, the...

David Cameron to lead £750m British-China trade fund

HONG KONG: Former British prime minister David Cameron is to lead a billion dollar trade and investment fund between UK and China. Cameron will take...

Second bitcoin futures debut could lure volume to wild market

NEW YORK: Bitcoin investors expect futures volumes to perk up when CME Group Inc, the world’s largest derivatives exchange operator, launches its own contract...

AI revolution will be all about humans, says Siri trailblazer

It's 2050 and the world revolves around you. From the contents of your fridge to room temperature -- digital assistants ensure your home runs smoothly....

No to investment in gambling and sex, says China

SHANGHAI: A recent crackdown by China on overseas investments has been assumed to be mainly focused on high-profile acquisitions of things like hotels and...

Uber’s revenue hits $6.5 billion in 2016, still has large loss

Ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc generated $6.5 billion in revenue last year and its gross bookings doubled to $20 billion, the company said on...

U.S. retail sales, inflation data highlight weak first quarter growth

NEW YORK: U.S. retail sales fell for a second straight month in March and consumer prices dropped for the first time in just over...

STARTUP SCENE

Uber’s revenue hits $6.5 billion in 2016, still has large loss

Ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc generated $6.5 billion in revenue last year and its gross bookings doubled to $20 billion, the company said on...

DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION

Bitcoin drops as Coinbase launches Bitcoin Cash

HONG KONG: Bitcoin prices plunged about 15 percent in Asian trade on Wednesday before recouping some of the losses. Bitcoin fell Tuesday after Coinbase, the...

David Cameron to lead £750m British-China trade fund

HONG KONG: Former British prime minister David Cameron is to lead a billion dollar trade and investment fund between UK and China. Cameron will take...

Second bitcoin futures debut could lure volume to wild market

NEW YORK: Bitcoin investors expect futures volumes to perk up when CME Group Inc, the world’s largest derivatives exchange operator, launches its own contract...

AI revolution will be all about humans, says Siri trailblazer

It's 2050 and the world revolves around you. From the contents of your fridge to room temperature -- digital assistants ensure your home runs smoothly....

No to investment in gambling and sex, says China

SHANGHAI: A recent crackdown by China on overseas investments has been assumed to be mainly focused on high-profile acquisitions of things like hotels and...

Uber’s revenue hits $6.5 billion in 2016, still has large loss

Ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc generated $6.5 billion in revenue last year and its gross bookings doubled to $20 billion, the company said on...
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LEADERSHIP

David Cameron to lead £750m British-China trade fund

HONG KONG: Former British prime minister David Cameron is to lead a billion dollar trade and investment fund between UK and China. Cameron will take...

Abe, Merkel call for open markets

HANOVER: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe issued a staunch joint defence of free trade Sunday, as the United States...

Key Silk Road Investment Forum 2017, to be held in London

LONDON: One of the most important events of the year, Silk Road Investment Forum 2017, is being hosted by Claret Consulting in collaboration with Westminster...

GAMES, CRAFTS, OTHER ACTIVITIES MAY SAFEGUARD AGING BRAIN

CHICAGO: Even in your 70s and beyond, simple activities including web-surfing, playing bridge and socializing can stave off mental decline, new research says. Benefits were...

Shinohara becomes Japan’s first woman billionaire at age 82

TOKYO: Yoshiko Shinohara is the first self-made female billionaire in Japan. On her way from losing her father at age six, getting divorced in her...

Philanthropy

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