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Inside the crumbling relationship between Uber and a top investor  -  2 hours ago
Benchmark investor Bill Gurley was worried he did not get the full results of an internal Uber study, The New York Times reports.

Spanish police shoot five suspects dead after driver kills 13 in Barcelona  -  7 hours ago
By Andrés González, Angus Berwick and Carlos Ruano BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spain mounted a sweeping anti-terrorism operation on Friday after a suspected Islamist militant drove a van into crowds in Barcelona, killing 13 people, in what police suspect was one of a planned wave of attacks. Islamic…

Investors flee stocks for bonds, gold as U.S. tax cut hopes fade  -  7 hours ago
World stocks were set for a second day of losses on Friday after an exodus of U.S. executives from presidential business councils dealt a fresh blow to hopes of tax reform, hammering Wall Street and filtering through to Asia and Europe. Investors fled instead into German and U.S. Treasury bonds…

Exclusive: Hedge fund picks stake in Barbeque Nation ahead of IPO  -  8 hours ago
Casual dining chain Barbeque Nation Hospitality Ltd (BNHL) has roped in a new institutional investor before its proposed public listing, at least two people privy to the development told VCCircle. …

Microlenders Margdarshak, Swarna Pragati raise debt funding  -  8 hours ago
Lucknow-based microfinance institution Margdarshak Financial Services Ltd has raised Rs 20 crore ($3 million) in debt funding from Japan ASEAN Women Empowerment Fund, which is managed by Switzerlan…

Watch the Australia Post Regional Pitch Finals right here, right now  -  9 hours ago
It was only a year ago that Di Somrville held the first Regional Pitchfest in the can't-be-really-named-but-is-really-named town of Wagga Wagga. At the time,..

Quiet seaside resort of Cambrils emerges from a terrifying night  -  9 hours ago
Markel Artabe had just finished his shift as a waiter in Cambrils and was heading off for an ice-cream when he heard shots: only a few hours after the carnage in Barcelona, the Catalan coast was suffering another attack. "Then we heard shots and thought 'it must be fireworks'... But it

Google’s app store has banned Gab — a social network popular with the far-right — for 'hate speech'  -  9 hours ago
Gab speculated it was because it had offered a job to fired Google engineer James Damore.

Cognizant, Apax eye ChrysCap-backed LiquidHub; Raymond buys out partner in Kamasutra  -  9 hours ago
IT services firm Cognizant and global private equity firm Apax Partners are among the shortlisted suitors for a potential buyout of digital tech company LiquidHub Inc for as much as $600 million, a…

Samurai sword attack outside Taiwan presidential office  -  9 hours ago
A samurai sword-wielding attacker carrying the national flag of China slashed a military police guard outside Taiwan's presidential office Friday, authorities said. The presidential office in the centre of the capital Taipei is the headquarters of Taiwan's Beijing-sceptic President Tsai Ing-wen

US startup accelerator Techstars to launch in India  -  10 hours ago
Colorado-based startup accelerator Techstars, which has accepted over 1,000 companies into its programmes so far, has announced the launch of its India operations. The global accelerator is plannin…

Travis Kalanick strikes back against Benchmark lawsuit, calling it a ‘public and personal attack’  -  10 hours ago
Uber co-founder, former CEO and current board member Travis Kalanick fired back at Benchmark Capital in legal documents filed Thursday, arguing that the..

New Apple videos explain how iOS 11 and its multi-tasking features work on the iPad  -  10 hours ago
iOS 11, the next version of Apple's mobile operating system, is quite the game-changer for iPad owners. We wrote that the software effectively turns an iPad..

Japan’s AnyPay marks debut Indian investment with payment startup Instamojo  -  10 hours ago
Bengaluru-based Instamojo Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs an on-demand payments and e-commerce platform for small businesses, has raised an undisclosed amount in a pre-Series B round from Japanes…

Virtual telescope company Slooh is ready for the eclipse  -  12 hours ago
Slooh, a Connecticut-based company, makes it easy and now free to look at the night sky through any one of dozens of telescopes around the world. To use the..

Boston Tech Watch: ZoomInfo, CloudHealth, Endurance, Smilo & More  -  12 hours ago
This week in Boston tech, we’re tracking endings and new beginnings. It’s the end of an era at both 17-year-old ZoomInfo, which just got acquired, and 20-y

Crunch Report | Essential Phone Now Available to Order  -  13 hours ago
Andy Rubin's Essential Phone is now available to order and ships soon, ZeroCater expands to providing snacks and Fat Lama is my new favorite startup name. All..

U.S. Navy to remove senior leaders of warship after deadly June crash  -  17 hours ago
By Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy will relieve the two senior officers and the senior enlisted sailor on a U.S. warship that collided with a Philippine container ship in June off the coast of Japan, the Navy said on Thursday, A separate official report released on Thursday…

Drug development co Mapi Pharma raises $10m  -  17 hours ago
The financing is for a Phase III trial for the Israeli company’s lead product, Glatiramer Acetate (Copaxone) Depot, for treating multiple sclerosis.

Ex-NY governor hopeful who insulted Obamas kicked off board  -  18 hours ago
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — One-time Republican candidate for New York governor Carl Paladino, whose published insults of former President Barack Obama provoked a public uproar, was removed from Buffalo's school board Thursday for improperly discussing teacher contract negotiations.

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