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Brick & Mortar Ventures launches $97 million construction tech venture fund

Construction technology is a big thing, which is why Brick & Mortar Ventures has raised a $97 million fund to invest in building innovations.Read More...

Brick & Mortar Ventures launches $97 million construction tech venture fund

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TDK launches $50 million corporate venture fund for material science technologies TDK has established TDK Ventures, a $50 million corporate VC fund that will invest in early-stage startups in material science, energy, and chips.Read More...
06:32, 07/01/2019

How do brick-and-mortar chains fare on Amazon Prime Day? Amazon's major rivals see lower store traffic during the week of the sale. But one physical retailer gets a big boost from it.       ...
08:00, 07/11/2019

Walmart Brasil to ditch e-commerce, focus on brick and mortar Walmart Brasil will close down its e-commerce operation in Latin America's biggest retail market to focus on brick and mortar locations, converting underperforming hypermarkets into wholesale stores....
10:48, 05/10/2019

THE OMNICHANNEL FULFILLMENT REPORT: Why the death of brick-and-mortar has been greatly exaggerated (AMZN, WMT) This is a preview of The Omnichannel Fulfillment Report research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all E-Commerce industry research reports. Though rising costs associated with online shop...
01:32, 05/22/2019

Deutsche Telekom venture arm closes $350 million fund to new money Deutsche Telekom's venture capital arm said on Tuesday it was closing its second fund to new money after raising $350 million to invest in software service companies that are powering digital transformation....
01:32, 06/25/2019

The downfall of US brick-and-mortar commerce is overblown — but merchants need to evaluate their point-of-sale terminals BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The downfall of US brick-and-mortar commerce is ...
00:00, 07/11/2019

If we're living through a “retail apocalypse,” why are e-commerce leaders like Amazon, Alibaba, and JD.com so focused on building brick-and-mortar stores? (AMZN, BABA, JD) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. If we're living th...
18:16, 05/27/2019

Dawn Capital raises $125 million for new Europe tech fund Venture capital firm Dawn Capital said on Thursday it had raised $125 million for its latest fund which is aimed at business-to-business technology companies across Europe....
03:48, 06/20/2019

Vice Ventures wants to fund ‘bad’ industries like weed, booze, and vaping Vice Ventures is a VC fund that focuses on areas where investors have been less inclined to venture -- including weed, booze, gambling, and psychedelics.Read More...
22:00, 06/27/2019

Bain Capital Ventures Partner Salil Deshpande to Launch His Own Seed Fund Mr. Deshpande is working to establish a new venture-capital firm to invest in seed-stage software and cryptocurrency startups. He aims to raise $100 million for the new fund, the name of which hasn’t yet been determined, a person familiar with the si...
11:01, 08/13/2019

Here's why Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and other investors are pouring billions into clean-tech ventures Billionaire investors Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Jack Ma and others are pouring billions into clean-tech ventures as renewable-energy technology advances....
09:32, 04/28/2019

E.Ventures raises $400 million for early-stage U.S. and European startups E.Ventures, a 20-year-old fund with headquarters in San Francisco and Berlin, has raised $400 million for two early-stage venture capital funds.Read More...
09:48, 07/03/2019

Easing ‘classroom crisis’ in Côte d’Ivoire, brick by (plastic) brick In an innovative partnership, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and a Colombian social enterprise announced on Monday that it had broken ground on a first-of-its-kind factory to convert plastic waste in Côte d'Ivoire into modular, easy-to-a...
09:48, 07/29/2019

Capgemini expands with technology venture capital fund Global business consultancy Capgemini is launching its first-ever investment fund, with plans to invest up to 90 million euros ($102 million) in early-stage technology companies....
16:16, 06/11/2019

JPMorgan poised to be first foreigner to get majority in China fund venture JPMorgan could become the first foreign company to own a majority stake in its Chinese mutual fund business, after its joint venture partner put a crucial 2 percent of the business up for sale that analysts expect the Wall Street bank to lap up....
09:32, 05/08/2019

SpaceX launches first satellites for Starlink internet venture SpaceX, the private rocket company of Elon Musk, launched the first batch of satellites into orbit on Thursday for Musk’s new Starlink internet service.Read More...
15:32, 05/24/2019

Trump's border wall: Pentagon shifts $1.5bn to fund construction – live Acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, confirms funds ‘were drawn from a variety of sources’ for construction of 80 miles of wall Sign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.27pm BST Actors and filmmakers are boycotting a major hub fo...
12:48, 05/10/2019

Israel launches 'Trump Heights' on Golan, but construction may lag Israel approved in principle on Sunday a new community named after U.S. President Donald Trump on a contested frontier zone with Syria - but construction looked likely to lag given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political stumbles....
11:00, 06/16/2019

Oyo Buys Co-Working Venture Innov8 for $30 Million Oyo said on Tuesday it has bought local co-working venture Innov8, as the SoftBank-backed hospitality chain looks to venture into the commercial real estate business under the brand name Oyo......
08:48, 07/16/2019

STAR Market tech board offers hope to Chinese venture capitalists When Chinese venture capital firm New Vision Capital invested in two startups focusing on cloud computing and micro-optics, the plan was to eventually take them public on the Nasdaq exchange....
03:00, 08/16/2019

Toyota to invest $600 million in China's Didi and a new joint venture Toyota Motor said on Thursday it will invest $600 million in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing and a new joint venture to expand collaboration with the firm in China....
02:32, 07/25/2019

Biotech Startup Century Therapeutics Lands $250 Million in Venture Financing Corporate and venture-capital investors are funneling $250 million into startup Century Therapeutics to finance an effort to cure cancers through a new type of cellular therapy....
02:16, 07/01/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest $5 million in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest up to $5 million in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
22:00, 05/03/2019

China fines Ford's Changan venture $24 million for violating anti-monopoly law China's market regulator said it has fined Ford's joint venture with Changan Automobile Group $23.55 million for violating anti-monopoly law....
10:32, 06/05/2019

China fines Ford's Changan joint venture $24 million for violating anti-monopoly law China's State Administration for Market Regulation fined the joint venture between Ford Motor and Changan Automobile Group 162.8 million yuan for violating anti-monopoly law....
23:00, 06/04/2019

Spacemaker raises $25 million to power urban construction projects with AI AI-powered construction simulation software company Spacemaker has raised $25 million in a series A round of funding co-led by Atomico and Northzone.Read More...
11:00, 06/10/2019

Deutsche Telekom wins SK Telecom backing for venture arm; 5G joint venture agreed Deutsche Telekom's venture capital arm said on Tuesday it was closing its second fund to new money after raising $350 million to invest in software service companies that are powering digital transformation....
05:48, 06/25/2019

CBOE Launches Hedge Fund Benchmarks with Eurekahedge CHICAGO, IL – August 18, 2015 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has launched four new benchmark indexes in collaboration with Eurekahedge, a Singapore-based hedge fund research and data collection compan...
13:32, 05/01/2019

Infineon launches 1.5 bln euro capital hike to help fund Cypress deal Infineon Technologies said on Monday it was launching an accelerated capital increase to raise 1.5 billion euros ($1.68 billion) towards the cost of its planned acquisition of Cypress Semiconductor....
11:48, 06/17/2019

SoftBank's New Fund Stands to Shake Up Enterprise Tech SoftBank’s $108 billion technology fund will have a big impact on the venture-backed startups helping to develop next-generation enterprise technology, investors say....
15:16, 07/29/2019

New Fund for Southeast Asia Tech Hits First Close A new Southeast Asia-focused private-equity firm launched by a group of seasoned technology executives has hit the first close of its debut fund, the latest sign of investors’ growing enthusiasm for startups in the populous region....
20:00, 06/13/2019

US home construction slips 0.9% in May, reflecting big drop in single-family construction WASHINGTON (AP) — US home construction slips 0.9% in May, reflecting big drop in single-family construction....
06:00, 06/18/2019

Top-performing fund manager who takes big risks says buy tech and utility stocks Margaret Patel's fund is up 16.5% this year and is outperforming 97% of its counterparts. The five-star-rated fund has also done well long term....
10:00, 04/28/2019

DOJ launches antitrust probe into Big Tech companies The Justice Department announced Tuesday that it is launching a probe into big tech companies’ efforts to reduce competition and stifle innovation— raising the heat on an already-embattled industry. The DOJ’s antitrust division will determine whether...
07:48, 07/27/2019

Congress launches antitrust probe of Big Tech The federal government may be warming up its antitrust enforcement machine and pointing it at Big Tech. The House Judiciary Committee has announced a sweeping antitrust probe, promising "review of the market power held by giant tech platforms." (June...
04:48, 06/06/2019

Google whistleblower launches project to keep tech ethical Jack Poulson’s non-profit group Tech Inquiry aims to make it easier for coders to speak outEmployees of tech companies should have the right to know when they are working on projects they may find ethically unacceptable, a former Google whistleblower...
07:16, 07/13/2019

Intel launches project to help Israeli tech start-ups Intel Corp launched a project on Sunday to help start-ups in Israel develop technologies in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems, and said it planned to bring the scheme to other countries as well....
13:16, 06/16/2019

Intel launches tech accelerator in Israel, plans for more Intel Corp on Sunday launched an accelerator in Israel to develop technologies in artificial intelligence and autonomous systems, and said it plans to bring the project to other countries as well....
11:00, 06/16/2019

Two Former Hedge Fund Employees Could Get $90 Million Jury Payout Two former employees of commodities hedge fund Touradji Capital Management could receive roughly $90 million after winning a decadelong lawsuit against the firm....
06:48, 06/06/2019

Women's Open raises prize fund to $4.5 million The Women's British Open winner's paycheck will be less than one-third of that of her male counterpart's at The Open, but the overall prize fund for the women's major has been significantly increased....
12:32, 07/08/2019

Donors pledge over US$ 15 million to WHO’s Contingency Fund for Emergencies Donors have pledged an additional US$15.3 million to support quick action by the World Health Organization to tackle disease outbreaks and humanitarian health crises through its emergency response fund in 2018, the Contingency Fund for Emergencies (C...
14:32, 04/28/2019

U.S. Congress launches ‘top-to-bottom’ antitrust probe into tech giants On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee announced a sweeping antitrust probe of unspecified technology companies. In a statement, it promised "a top-to-bottom review of the market power held by giant tech platforms."...
01:16, 06/04/2019

US Justice Department launches new, sweeping tech antitrust probe Amid multiple other antitrust investigations into the US tech industry, the DOJ will now review the competitive landscape of search, social media and retail services online....
16:32, 07/23/2019

Justice Department launches sweeping review of competition in tech The US is intensifying its already stepped-up scrutiny of the tech industry. The Department of Justice is launching a comprehensive antitrust review of "market-leading online platforms" to see if they're abusing their leading positions. There&...
16:48, 07/23/2019

A Silicon Valley Apostate Launches 'An Inconvenient Truth' for Tech Tristan Harris argues that technology is having a broader, more corrosive effect on society than many people realize, and none of the reform efforts being discussed in Silicon Valley and Washington are enough to reverse the trend....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Intel Launches Ignite Project to Help Israeli Tech Startups Intel has launched a project to help startups in Israel develop technologies in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems, and said it planned to bring the scheme to other countries as well....
22:32, 06/16/2019

Malaysia launches new car project to jumpstart high-tech growth Malaysia launched a new mass market car project on Friday, as it looks to boost development and adoption of high technology in a renewed industrial push by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad....
03:16, 08/09/2019

U.S. Justice Department launches antitrust review of big tech firms The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening an investigation of major digital tech firms on whether they engage in anticompetitive practices....
15:00, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Intel launches project to help Israeli tech start-ups Intel Corp launched a project on Sunday to help start-ups in Israel develop technologies in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems, and said it planned to bring the scheme to other countries as well....
11:00, 06/16/2019

Alumnus gives MIT $4.5 million to establish the Broderick Fund for Phytocannabinoid Research The following news is adapted from a press release issued in conjunction with Harvard Medical School. Charles R. Broderick, an alumnus of MIT and Harvard University, has made gifts to both alma maters to support fundamental research into the effects...
07:16, 04/30/2019

PG&E seeks U.S. court approval for $105 million fund to help wildfire victims PG&E Corp on Wednesday sought court approval for a $105 million fund to help house victims of the wildfires blamed on the bankrupt California power provider....
18:48, 05/01/2019

Reinsurance hedge fund Tangency Capital raises further $165 million Hedge fund Tangency Capital has raised a further $165 million to invest in the property reinsurance market, bringing its size to $265 million as the hurricane season gets under way, one of its......
11:32, 07/03/2019

Vision Fund makes $110 million bet on renewable energy storage Softbank Group's Vision Fund has made its first foray into energy storage technology with a $110 million investment in Switzerland-based Energy Vault....
00:00, 08/15/2019

PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the bankruptcy of the investor-owned power produ...
14:48, 05/22/2019

House Judiciary Committee launches antitrust investigation into tech giants The announcement of a congressional investigation comes just after reports that the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission are planning probes of the tech giants....
16:00, 06/03/2019

Justice Department Launches Sweeping Antitrust Probe of Big Tech Companies The U.S. Department of Justice opened a sweeping antitrust investigation of big technology companies and whether their online platforms have hurt competition, suppressed innovation or otherwise harmed consumers. It comes as a growing number of lawmak...
15:48, 07/23/2019

Chinese tech shares leap up to 500% as Nasdaq-style market launches Star listing of domestic tech firms is seen as an attempt to sidestep US markets in trade warChina’s tech scene was handed a fresh vote of confidence as investors piled into Shanghai’s new Nasdaq-style stock exchange and sent shares skyrocketing up t...
01:16, 07/22/2019

AMG is offloading its majority stake in struggling hedge fund BlueMountain for $91 million Affiliated Managers Group sold its majority stake in Andrew Feldstein's BlueMountain Capital to Assured Guaranty, a Bermuda-based municipal bond and infrastructure insurer, for $91 million. The deal is expected to close at the end of the year, and Fe...
19:48, 08/07/2019

Italy picks Deloitte to set up 500 million-euro real estate fund Italy has picked the consulting firm Deloitte as its financial adviser in setting up a 500 million-euro real estate fund in an effort to squeeze money out of the property it owns, an official told Reuters on Friday....
10:32, 07/26/2019

Collective Health secures $205 million in funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund Collective Health, which makes software for companies to pay workers' health costs directly, said on Monday it had raised $205 million in new funding led by SoftBank Group Corp's Vision Fund....
09:48, 06/17/2019

Trump administration launches probe into French tech tax, prompting fears of new trade war The White House announced Wednesday it was opening an investigation into whether an imminent French tax on technology giants "unfairly targets American companies."...
17:00, 07/10/2019

White House Launches Survey Looking for Tech Industry Anti-Conservative Bias SAN FRANCISCO — On the heels of President Donald Trump’s repeated assertions claiming anti-conservative bias by tech companies, the White House has launched an online form asking people to share their experiences if they think political p...
20:16, 05/15/2019

China launches Nasdaq-style tech board in Shanghai, expects challenges China on Thursday officially launched Shanghai's Nasdaq-style tech board, with the country's top securities regulator cautioning that the hotly-anticipated STAR Market will face various challenges initially....
00:16, 06/13/2019

Kamala Harris Fund-raising Effort Nets $2 Million in 24 Hours After Debate Ms. Harris collected donations from 63,277 people, according to a campaign aide. The aide said 58 percent of those donors had not contributed to her campaign before....
09:48, 06/29/2019

Fund manager Glennmont raises 850 million euros for clean energy investment Fund manager Glennmont Partners has raised 850 million euros ($947 million) at the final close of its third clean energy fund, which will invest in renewables projects in Europe and Britain, it said on Tuesday....
17:48, 06/03/2019

Singapore's sovereign wealth fund to invest $600 million ADNOC's crude pipelines DUBAI, July 30 (Reuters)C)[GIC - Singapore's sovereign wealth fund (GI.UL] will invest $600 million in ADNOC's crude pipeline infrastructure, following similar deals by BlackRock, KKR and the Abu Dhabi Retirement Pensions and Benefits Fund (ADRPBF), ...
05:48, 07/30/2019

House Judiciary Committee Launches Tech Antitrust Inquiry Amid Reports DOJ, FTC May Take Action Over the past week, the two federal agencies with mandates to enforce antitrust law—the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission—have apparently been divvying up Silicon Valley for potential probes. Reports have indicated that the DOJ h...
01:48, 06/04/2019

U.S. launches probe of French plans to tax tech giants, a potential step to retaliation and a new transatlantic trade rift The United States is investigating France for possible unfair trade practices over its initiative to slap new taxes on Google, Facebook, Amazon and other tech companies....
20:16, 07/10/2019

HBCU Wilberforce University Launches Fundraising Campaign to Raise $2 Million by June 30 On Saturday, Wilberforce University hosted its 163rd commencement on campus, honoring graduates from the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Graduate, Adult and Continuing Education, College of Professional Studies and an honorary degree for Mic...
07:48, 05/06/2019

InCountry launches with $7 million to help multinational companies store customer data locally InCountry, which touts itself as a "data-as-a-residency-service," has launched today with $7 million to help companies meet local data sovereignty needs.Read More...
14:48, 05/02/2019

US orders probe into £450 million French tech tax The French government today risked opening a £450 million front in a transatlantic trade war with plans for a tax on tech giants that Britain could soon follow....
12:48, 07/11/2019

Blackstone Buying Ad-Tech Startup for About $750 Million The deal valued the San Francisco startup at about $750 million, according to a person familiar with the matter. Blackstone is acquiring essentially all of the equity from investors, the person added....
03:48, 07/16/2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019 will last 48 hours and include a million+ deals and thousands of product launches While Black Friday and Cyber Monday are still many months away, the busiest shopping day of the year for Amazon Prime members is right around the corner. Make that the busiest two days of shopping, as the e-commerce giant is looking to extend the alr...
02:32, 06/25/2019

Dubai-based ASA Ventures considers itself a VC 2.0 In May 2019, Dubai-based venture capital firm ASA Ventures is starting a 12-week start-up booster programme called RevUp to give a helping hand to startups.Venture capital (VC) is a financial lifeline for startups to keep them afloat as it goes throu...
10:48, 04/28/2019

A Day Well Spent with... Pamela Marshall, co-founder of Mortar & Milk One of London's best clinical aestheticians in London, Pam Marshall swears by Exuviance skincare products and says taking a probiotic is a no-brainer...
00:00, 05/19/2019

Amazon defends UK role as 'clicks and mortar' pop-ups launch Amazon's UK boss has defended the online retailer's role in the UK economy while launching the first in a series of pop-up shops for firms using its marketplace....
03:32, 06/03/2019

New York Attorney General Launches Probe Into Capital One Data Breach That Affects 100 Million People Following news this week that a mammoth data breach affected the personal information of millions of Capital One users, and with an individual now arrested in connection to the incident, Attorney General Letitia James of New York has announced her of...
18:48, 07/30/2019

PUBG Mobile passes 100 million monthly active players, launches season 7 battle pass The new update comes with several improvements, as well as new weapons and skins. And the Royale Pass offers additional rewards for hardcore players.Read More...
14:16, 05/16/2019

CBOE Vest Launches CBOE Vest S&P 500 Enhanced Growth Strategy Fund (ENGIX) McLean, Virginia, January 11, 2017 — CBOE Vest, an investment manager focused on Target Outcome Investment strategies, today announced it has launched the CBOE Vest S&P 500 Enhanced Growth Strategy Fund (ENGIX). The fund is designed to track the CBOE...
07:00, 05/01/2019

CBOE Vest Launches CBOE Vest Defined Distribution Strategy Fund (VDDIX) McLean, Virginia, October 18, 2016 — CBOE Vest, an investment manager focused on Target Outcome Investment strategies, today announced it has launched the CBOE Vest Defined Distribution Strategy Fund (VDDIX)....
07:00, 05/01/2019

CBOE Vest Launches CBOE Vest S&P 500 Buffer Protect Strategy Fund (BUIGX) McLean, Virginia, September 7, 2016 — CBOE Vest Financial, an investment manager focused on target outcome investment strategies, on August 25 launched the CBOE Vest S&P 500 Buffer Protect Strategy Fund (BUIGX), the first mutual fund designed to prov...
13:32, 05/01/2019

UPS Ventures Invests in Self-Driving Trucking Startup United Parcel Service’s venture-capital division has acquired a minority stake in self-driving trucking startup TuSimple, signaling the delivery company’s continued push into autonomous driving....
17:00, 08/15/2019

Why CES Group is investing in diversity ventures for the first time The CTA has been criticized in the past for falling short on diversity when it comes to the keynote speakers at CES. But it is making up for that.Read More...
11:48, 08/10/2019

U.S. smartphone financing tech startup PayJoy raises $20 million PayJoy, a startup that has developed smartphone technology to facilitate access to credit in emerging markets, has raised $20 million from venture capital firm Greylock Partners, the company said on Thursday....
08:16, 05/23/2019

Microsoft to spend $100 million on Kenya, Nigeria tech development hub Microsoft Corp will invest $100 million to open an Africa technology development center with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years, the company said on Tuesday....
06:48, 05/14/2019

Payments tech firm Nuvei to buy Britain's SafeCharge for $889 million U.S. payments technology firm Nuvei Corp said it would buy SafeCharge International Group Ltd in an all-cash deal valued at $889 million to expand in the fast-growing electronic payments industry....
03:32, 05/22/2019

Finistere, three Israeli firms to invest $100 million in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel....
23:32, 05/26/2019

Google throws $25 million at tech companies doing social good If you're worried about the societal impact of advancing technologies, fear not. Google has delved into its deep pockets to fund a number of initiatives hoping to  use advances in artificial intelligence to actually do some good.The massive...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Mortar attack kills three people in northern Iraq: police At least three people were killed and four wounded when three mortar bombs hit the northern Iraqi town of Shirqat on Tuesday, police officials and hospital sources said....
05:32, 07/09/2019

Turkish post in Syria's Idlib hit by mortar fire; 3 wounded Turkey's Defense Ministry says a Turkish observation post in Syria's northwestern Idlib province has been attacked by mortar shells, fired from areas under Syrian government control....
04:48, 06/13/2019

Mortar attack on Iraqi base home to US troops; no casualties The Iraqi military says three mortar shells have hit an air base just north of Baghdad where American trainers are present, causing a small fire but no casualties....
02:16, 06/15/2019

State Street pays $94.3 million to settle U.S., state charges over hidden fund markups State Street Corp agreed to pay $94.3 million to settle federal and state regulatory charges it routinely overcharged mutual fund customers and other clients over roughly 17 years by adding hidden markups on back-office expenses....
14:32, 06/27/2019

Ericsson signs license agreement with Intellectual Ventures Ericsson expects a negative impact on operating income in segment Networks in the current quarter after it reached an agreement to end all patent infringement lawsuits with Intellectual Ventures, the Swedish company said on Monday....
03:16, 06/10/2019

The world's largest brewer just made $1 billion from its new ventures arm — here's how Like other companies, AB InBev had not focused enough on innovation. The company had been talking about it since around 2010, and got "incrementally better," but wanted to do more. It founded ZX Ventures in 2015 and just passed $1 billion in sales....
02:16, 07/24/2019

Chinese tech giant apologizes for saying typhoon killed 99 million people China’s largest video streaming giant Tencent Video on Wednesday apologized for saying Typhoon Lekima killed everyone in Shandong, a province which has about 99 million people....
15:32, 08/14/2019

Sennder raises $70 million amid road freight tech boom Sennder, a platform and marketplace that connects commercial shippers with smaller freight carriers, has raised $70 million in a series C round of funding.Read More...
05:32, 07/22/2019

PayPal investing about $11 million in Swedish financial tech start-up Tink PayPal Holdings has invested 10 million euros ($11.2 million) in Tink, a Swedish company that enables banks and financial technology start-ups to access financial data more easily, the companies said on Tuesday....
21:32, 06/03/2019

Tech billionaire donates $30 million to try to solve San Francisco’s homelessness issue Marc Benioff, the founder of Salesforce, is funding a five-year initiative with the University of California at San Francisco that aims to find new approaches to housing....
09:32, 05/02/2019

A tech billionaire donated $30 million to try to solve San Francisco’s homelessness problem Marc Benioff, billionaire founder of Salesforce, and his wife, Lynne, have donated $30 million to launch research into the root cause of homelessness and find ways to end it. The five-year initiative......
09:32, 05/02/2019

NASA opens the International Space Station to commercial ventures The International Space Station (ISS) is open for business. NASA announced today that it plans to commercialize the ISS, so that "U.S. industry innovation and ingenuity can accelerate a thriving commercial economy in low-Earth orbit." According to a....
08:32, 06/07/2019

China's ByteDance ventures into AI-generated music with Jukedeck deal China's ByteDance is venturing into artificial-intelligence (AI) generated music, hiring the staff of a London-based start-up after buying some of its intellectual property assets, according to LinkedIn posts and a person with knowledge of the matter...
03:00, 07/24/2019

Tech executive puts $1 million into campaign to elect vice presidents differently A San Francisco executive who co-founded education tech platform Degreed is behind a national campaign to change the way the vice presidents are selected....
08:00, 05/03/2019

Seattle software tech arrested in Capital One data breach affecting 106 million A Seattle software engineer who used the screen name "erratic" has been arrested in the theft of account information on 106 million Capital One credit card applicants and customers....
03:48, 07/30/2019

Nigeria's state oil firm to change payment structure for joint ventures Nigeria's NNPC said on Thursday it was planning to change the way energy joint ventures paid operating costs to help ensure smooth financing for projects that have often struggled to secure timely contributions from the state-run oil firm....
12:16, 07/04/2019

Slack Discloses $141 Million Loss as Messaging Start-Up Joins Tech Listing Rush Unlike most other Silicon Valley darlings going public this year, Slack is not holding an initial public offering, where it sells shares to the public....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Peltz's Trian Fund nearing settlement with mutual fund Legg Mason - WSJ Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management LP is nearing a settlement with Legg Mason Inc that will give the activist hedge fund three or four seats on the mutual fund's board and avoid a proxy fight, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/ar...
13:48, 05/17/2019

Peltz's Trian Fund may push for changes at mutual fund Legg Mason Nelson Peltz' Trian Fund Management LP may push Legg Mason Inc. to implement changes to boost returns, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, the second time in 10 years that Trian has targeted the mutual fund company....
16:48, 05/14/2019

Rand Paul blocks attempt to permanently fund 9/11 victims fund Democrat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand accused Republicans of playing “political games” after a GOP senator Wednesday blocked her effort to permanently fund the 9/11 victim compensation. Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) attempted to pass the legislation by voice vote ...
13:00, 07/17/2019

Texas pension fund, PAAMCO Prisma back new hedge fund Two major institutional investors are backing Cinctive Capital, a new hedge fund being launched later this year by industry veterans Richard Schimel and Larry Sapanski, people familiar with the......
20:00, 05/08/2019

McConnell vows to fully fund 9/11 victim fund, wonders why Jon Stewart is 'all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell strongly pushed back Monday against Jon Stewart following the comedian's complaints that the senator has not dealt "compassionately" with the health problems 9/11 responders have faced in the years following the...
00:16, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Fund firm GAM excludes sacked fund manager from AGM GAM Holding AG blocked Tim Haywood, the fund manager sacked for misconduct last year in a scandal that prompted a collapse in the Swiss firm's share price, from attending its annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday....
03:48, 05/08/2019

Still Aiming to Confound, the Scrappy Brick Turns a Page A new leader is about to take over from the Williamsburg theater’s founders. A festival there now offers a sense of her transgressive, slightly bonkers vision (sour cream included)....
13:32, 07/18/2019

Here's why Nintendo Switch third-party docks could brick your console Though the Nintendo Switch Lite goes for a handheld-only design, the real joy of the Nintendo Switch is its versatility, what with its big-screen docked play along with its mobile form factor. But Nintendo's own dock, as well as being expen...
03:48, 08/05/2019

Police: Man beat 3-year-old girl with brick inside bin MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Police say an 18-year-old Florida man beat a 3-year-old girl with a brick inside a community recycling bin, leaving her critically injured. Miami Gardens police charged Tristan Tavares Bernard with attempted second-degree m...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Shops are starting to decline Huawei trade-ins, because no one wants a brick In light of Google’s decision to cut ties with Huawei, which puts Android updates in jeopardy as well as access to the Google Play Store for future Huawei phones, customers in Asia naturally worried those devices are about to become worthless a...
12:00, 05/22/2019

Yellow brick road: Lib Dem Jo Swinson wants to lead a new movement As her party's popularity soars, the Jo Swinson tells Susannah Butter about unity, introducing proxy voting and why taking her baby into Parliament isn't the naughtiest thing she's ever done...
10:16, 06/07/2019

Girl, 3, hospitalized after being beaten with brick inside trash can A Florida man told authorities he witnessed a man severely beating a 3-year-old girl with a brick while she was trapped inside a trash can Thursday. Jose Sotomayor said he was at his Miami Gardens home when he heard loud noises. He said he walked out...
12:48, 05/03/2019

Fund firm GAM excludes sacked fund manager from AGM GAM Holding AG blocked the attendance of a sacked fund manager, whose suspension for suspected due diligence failings last year prompted a collapse in the Swiss-based fund manager’s share price, to its annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday....
03:48, 05/08/2019

Most SoftBank Vision Fund investors want to join second fund: CEO Son Most investors in SoftBank Group Corp's $100 billion Vision Fund want to join the group's forthcoming second fund, founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday, adding discussions......
22:00, 06/18/2019

Earthquake-resistant paint could help brick buildings survive tremors Brick buildings could be made more earthquake resilient with a glass fibre paint. It improves their overall strength and helps them flex during shakes....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Cannabis-related companies hit brick wall on social media Cannabis and industrial hemp companies that are legal in many states are finding an uneven terrain online when they attempt to promote their businesses or sell products over the internet....
00:32, 06/24/2019

How the parents of a toddler killed by a falling brick learned to heal Jayson Greene must have cut a strange figure as he raged into the winds of downtown Manhattan — shouting out his grief and anger on the sidewalk. Howling like a wounded animal was one of the techniques the bereaved dad used to deal with the shocking ...
12:48, 05/18/2019

Gizmodo After Destroying Brick and Mortars, Amazon Reportedly Planning to Cut Ties With Thousands of Gizmodo After Destroying Brick and Mortars, Amazon Reportedly Planning to Cut Ties With Thousands of Small Vendors | Jalopnik Kohl’s Is Selling a T-Shirt with a Truck on It That Could Inspire Fights and Riots | Kotaku Everything You Need To Know Abou...
09:00, 05/29/2019

After Destroying Brick and Mortars, Amazon Reportedly Planning to Cut Ties With Thousands of Small Vendors Amazon has long touted its relationships with the small businesses who sell on its platform as helping them “reach hundreds of millions of customers around the world.” But Bloomberg reported on Tuesday that the e-commerce giant is about to cease bulk...
22:00, 05/28/2019

Officer hurt in shootout at popular Arkansas tourist area; witnesses hid behind brick wall A man who was seen "pumping a gun" in a busy tourist area in Arkansas was critically wounded in a shootout with police, authorities said.        ...
08:48, 07/29/2019

Brick Tied To Differently-Abled Teen's Private Part, Accused Share Video The relatives of a 16-year-old mentally challenged boy allegedly punished him by hanging a brick from his private part in the Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday (May 26)....
01:16, 05/29/2019

Texas Attorney General: Congress is a 'brick wall' stopping Trump from addressing border crisis Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton believes there are ways to solve the border crisis placing a heavy burden on his home state, but President Trump and his administration are being stonewalled by Congress....
11:48, 05/20/2019

Shocking footage shows pensioner shoved into brick wall and left unconscious in 'brutal' road rage attack Shocking footage shows the moment a pensioner was shoved into a brick wall and left unconscious in an apparent road rage attack in south-east London....
03:00, 05/22/2019

Seadrill venture in $656 mln Qatar rig contract Seadrill and Gulf Drilling International (GDI) have formed a jointly owned rig firm to conduct exploration on behalf of Qatar Petroleum from 2020 to 2024, Seadrill said late on Thursday....
01:00, 08/16/2019

WeWork's New Venture Proves Its Ordinariness Its decision to own properties is an effort to control lease prices and capitalize on asset price growth, underscoring how its business model isn’t nontraditional....
16:32, 05/15/2019

‘We Haven’t Invested in Humanity.’ Will.i.am, Tech Execs Discuss Tech Optimism and Anxieties Rapper, producer and technology entrepreneur will.i.am doesn’t shy away from hard truths when it comes to Silicon Valley. “The investment that society has put in AI (artificial intelligence) surpasses the investment for HI, which is human...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Want to Talk Tech, one to one? Join our free text group, Talking Tech Sign up for new 90-day free group chat texting experiment. You have questions? We have answers. Talking Tech from USA TODAY direct to your phone.       ...
18:48, 08/05/2019

Top Tech Conferences: The ultimate B2B tech events and show guide for 2019 For information about adding your event to this list and featured listing opportunities please contact mike.moore@futurenet.com.Love it or loathe it, events and conferences are often where wheelers and dealers in the world of technology meet to decid...
03:00, 04/29/2019

Low-tech learning and why it's highly sought after by high-tech parents The Waldorf teaching philosophy is used at more than 1,000 institutions in 91 countries, including 136 schools in the U.S. Technology isn't used at all through 8th grade, and is scarce even in high school. CNBC gets an inside look at what it is ...
19:48, 06/08/2019

Sex Tech In, Skimpy Outfits Out as CES Tech Gadget Seeks Diversity CES gadget show is cracking down on its dress code, introducing more sessions focused on women and minorities and creating a new "sex tech" category after a debacle over a robotic personal massager......
10:00, 07/17/2019

And the winner of the Chivas Venture Global Final is… Last week, the Chivas Venture Global Final took place at our very own TNW Conference. $1 million of no-strings funding was awarded to the top global startups blending profit with purpose to have a positive impact on the world. From 20 global finalist...
10:00, 05/24/2019

Australia's Santos buys into Exxon-led PNG nat gas venture for $187 mln Gas producer Santos Ltd said on Thursday it will buy a 14.3 percent stake in the Petroleum Retention License 3 Joint Venture (PRL 3) for $187 million, as part of expansion efforts at the PNG LNG project in Papua New Guinea....
21:00, 05/15/2019

TalkTalk 'seeks' £1bn funding for fibre venture TalkTalk will reportedly seek £1 billion from investors in order to fund plans to build a fibre to the premise (FTTP) network serving as many as three million homes and businesses in urban areas.The company has created a new entity called FibreN...
09:48, 04/29/2019

ProSieben, RTL set up German advertising joint venture German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 and the local unit of RTL Group said on Wednesday they were setting up a joint venture to enable buyers of adverts to target audiences more accurately....
09:32, 06/05/2019

Renault to invest $144M in Jiangling EV venture Renault, which has had a limited presence in China, is pushing ahead with an electrification strategy that includes a new battery-powered car and hybrid versions of three existing models....
06:16, 07/17/2019

Trump meets with top US tech leaders to discuss sales to Huawei as he moves to soften restrictions against the Chinese tech giant ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump met with executives of top US tech companies on Monday — including Google, Intel, and Qualcomm — to discuss restrictions against sales to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. The m...
15:16, 07/23/2019

Tech We’re Using: Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is still coffee....
08:00, 05/01/2019

Factbox: Inside Loon's internet balloon venture Alphabet Inc through Google and other subsidiaries has invested heavily over the last decade to make high-speed internet accessible to billions more people....
01:16, 07/01/2019

SoftBank, Toyota's self-driving car venture to add five more automakers: sources The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor will receive investment from a further five Japanese automakers, two sources familiar with the matter said, broadening backing for the all-Japan effort....
20:32, 06/26/2019

VW's Electrify America in venture for automated self-charging facility Volkswagen unit Electrify America said on Thursday it has entered into an agreement with electric vehicle fleet charging company Stable Auto to deploy charging services using robot technology for self-driving electric vehicles....
15:48, 08/01/2019

BP Boosts Its Biofuels Business with Brazilian Joint Venture Energy giant BP is doubling down on biofuels with a joint venture with agricultural trader Bunge in Brazil, betting that the global movement to reduce carbon emissions will boost demand for low-carbon fuels....
09:16, 07/22/2019

IBM, T-Systems scrap mainframe venture after German criticism IBM has withdrawn an application for anti-trust approval for a mainframe computing venture with T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom, after the German cartel office made a critical initial assessment of the plan....
04:32, 06/07/2019

Buffett: 'No guarantee of success' with Haven health venture Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway teamed up with Jeff Bezos' Amazon and Jamie Dimon's J.P. Morgan last year to create a not-for-profit health venture aimed at cutting costs and improving services for their employees....
12:16, 05/06/2019

In Pete Buttigieg, venture capitalists see a campaign to invest in VC support for Mayor Pete seems to top that of other Democratic candidates with strong ties to the industryHe’s young, he’s white, he went to Harvard, and he loves to talk about data.If Pete Buttigieg had a product and a pitch deck, Silicon Valley’s ...
02:48, 07/30/2019

Bunge and BP team up for Brazil sugar and ethanol venture U.S. commodities trader Bunge Ltd and British energy company BP Plc said on Monday they will merge their Brazilian sugar and ethanol operations to create the world's third-largest sugarcane processor....
10:00, 07/22/2019

Ford plans to take medical transport venture nationwide Ford Motor Co plans to expand its GoRide medical transportation service to 40 cities nationwide over the next four years, moving into Ohio and Florida this year and other large states by 2020, the company said on Tuesday....
19:00, 05/07/2019

Renault forms China electric vehicle venture with JMCG France's Renault SA said on Wednesday it will invest $145 million in a unit of China's Jiangling Motors Corporation Group (JMCG) that will allow it to expand its electric vehicle manufacturing footprint in the world's largest auto market....
03:00, 07/17/2019

Alibaba, Russian joint venture deal to close on Wednesday: RIA A joint venture deal between China's Alibaba, Russian sovereign fund RDIF, mobile phone operator Megafon and internet group Mail.ru will be closed on Wednesday, news agency RIA cited a source as saying on Tuesday....
14:48, 06/04/2019

Renewables venture Total Eren growing faster than expected, says CEO Total Eren could surpass its target of more than 3.6 gigawatts (GW) of installed renewable solar, wind and hydropower capacity by 2022, from about 2.2 GW today, as it continues to grow faster than expected, CEO David Corchia said....
18:16, 05/13/2019

First satellites for Musk's Starlink internet venture launched into orbit SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk's new Starlink internet service....
23:00, 05/23/2019

Regulators Approve Bitcoin Venture Backed by NYSE Owner New York state regulators approved a key license for Bakkt, a venture designed to make it easier for consumers to store bitcoins and pay for purchases in the cryptocurrency....
01:00, 08/17/2019

Doubt over Port Talbot steelworks as joint venture abandoned Tata Steel says it is business as usual for its Port Talbot steelworks but "all options" are on the table for its European business after a key merger plan was abandoned....
07:16, 05/10/2019

US set to grant tentative approval to American Airlines-Qantas venture The U.S. Transportation Department is expected to provide tentative approval to a bid by American Airlines and Qantas Airways to operate a joint venture, two people briefed on the matter said on Sunday....
00:16, 06/03/2019

JXTG says to shut Osaka International refinery venture with PetroChina JXTG Holdings, Japan's biggest oil refiner, said on Tuesday it plans to shut down its Osaka International refining venture with PetroChina after buying out the stake owned by its Chinese partner....
00:48, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Bunge and BP team up for Brazil sugar and ethanol venture U.S. commodities trader Bunge Ltd and British energy company BP Plc said on Monday they will merge their Brazilian sugar and ethanol operations to create the world's third-largest sugarcane processor....
10:16, 07/22/2019

Honda expands esports venture to connect with youth audience Honda is the first automaker in North America to sponsor both an esports team — Team Liquid — and an esports league, giving it marketing reach into millennial and Gen Z audiences....
21:48, 08/08/2019

Virgin Media 'seeks investors' for FTTP joint venture Liberty Global reportedly plans to create its own fibre joint venture in a move that would expand the reach of its Virgin Media cable business and create a competitor to Openreach.According to the FT, Liberty Global is seeking co-founders for the ven...
07:32, 07/22/2019

Virgin Galactic announces it will take its space tourism venture public With the capital it raises by going public, the company will be able to sustain its operations until it begins commercial flights and starts generating its own revenue....
08:48, 07/09/2019

Five Japanese automakers sign on to SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture Five Japanese automakers including Suzuki Motor Corp and Mazda Motor Corp on Friday said they would each invest 2% in the on-demand, self-driving car service venture set up by SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor Corp....
07:00, 06/28/2019

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture: CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday....
17:16, 06/12/2019

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture -CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday....
17:32, 06/12/2019

Volkswagen to contribute $2.6 billion to Ford's autonomous venture: source Carmaker Volkswagen will inject $1 billion in capital and $1.6 billion worth of assets into Ford's self-driving unit, a source close to the matter said on Friday, as the two carmakers deepen a global alliance to share costs....
05:32, 07/12/2019

Toyota, Panasonic form joint venture in housing for Japan TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Toyota and electronics maker Panasonic are forming a joint venture combining their housing businesses in Japan. Toyota Motor Corp., which offers housing as well as vehicles in Japan, said the new company will offer hom...
00:16, 05/09/2019

Venture capital fuels Latam 'unicorns' expansion beyond borders Surging venture capital investment in Latin American startups has financed international expansion across the region and beyond, as business models that do not require large amounts of capital have helped many firms avoid silos common in the region....
23:16, 08/07/2019

Great Wall warns BMW joint venture faces uncertainties China's Great Wall Motor on Wednesday said that its joint venture with BMW faced regulatory uncertainties as both companies pledged to proceed with plans for developing a low-cost electric car....
09:48, 08/07/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
08:48, 05/03/2019

Five Japanese automakers invest in SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture Five Japanese automakers including Suzuki Motor and Mazda Motor on Friday said they would each invest 2% in the on-demand, self-driving car service venture set up by SoftBank and Toyota Motor....
22:00, 06/27/2019

Toyota, Panasonic will establish joint venture for 'connected' homes Toyota and Panasonic plan to expand their partnership to establish a joint venture to develop "connected" services to be used in homes and urban development. The companies have already announced plans to cooperate on building EV batteries....
02:48, 05/09/2019

Tech We’re Using: Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, decided to downgrade her tech two years ago. It has worked out, with paper and DVDs instead of the latest apps and gizmos....
10:16, 04/28/2019

American Airlines-Qantas joint venture wins final U.S. approval The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on Friday granted American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016....
13:16, 07/19/2019

Exclusive: U.S. set to grant tentative approval to American, Qantas venture - sources The U.S. Transportation Department is expected to provide tentative approval to a bid by American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd to operate a joint venture, two people briefed on the matter said on Sunday....
23:48, 06/02/2019

Exxon-Qatar venture among 12 companies vying for Bangladesh LNG project -document A joint venture of Qatar Petroleum and Exxon Mobil Corp is among 12 firms that have indicated interest in building Bangladesh's first onshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal, according to an official document reviewed by Reuters. Als...
23:48, 06/23/2019

UBS, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust to establish joint venture for wealth management Swiss lender UBS will sign a deal with Japan's Sumitomo Mitsui Trust for a wealth management tie-up in Japan, with the two aiming to establish a new company by 2021, the Japanese bank said on Friday....
21:16, 06/06/2019

Renault forms Chinese electric vehicles venture with Jiangling Motors Renault has formed a joint venture partnership with Jiangling Motors Corporation Group (JMCG) to target the Chinese electric vehicles (EV) market, in a deal which will also see Renault take a 50% stake in the new venture....
03:00, 07/17/2019

CBOE Holdings Congratulates Mcgraw-Hill And CME Group On Joint Venture CHICAGO, November 4, 2011 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) issued today the following statement regarding the announced McGraw-Hill and CME Group Inc. joint venture: "We congratulate our partner, McGraw-Hill, and our VIX Network Partner, CME Gr...
22:48, 05/01/2019

U.S. gives tentative approval for expanded Delta, Air France, Virgin joint venture U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao granted tentative approval on Friday for an expanded transatlantic joint venture made up of Delta Air Lines Inc , Air France KLM SA and Virgin Atlantic....
15:16, 08/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Natura to invest in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
09:48, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 3-Brazil's Natura to invest $5 mln in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest up to $5 million in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
12:48, 05/03/2019

Bitcoin Venture Backed by NYSE Owner Faces Fresh Delay A plan by the owner of the New York Stock Exchange to make it easier for consumers to pay for purchases in bitcoin faces further delays after the venture, called Bakkt, said it was applying for a license from New York state regulators....
14:48, 04/29/2019

Nestle and Fonterra mull sale of dairy joint venture in Brazil Swiss food group Nestle SA and New Zealand's dairy producer Fonterra Co-operative Group said they would review strategic options for their Dairy Partners Americas (DPA) joint venture in Brazil, which could include a potential sale....
00:00, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 2-First satellites for Musk's Starlink internet venture launched into orbit SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk's new Starlink internet service....
23:00, 05/23/2019

Bunge and BP team up in Brazil bioenergy venture, create No. 3 sugarcane processor U.S. commodities trader Bunge Ltd and British energy company BP Plc said on Monday they will merge their Brazilian sugar and ethanol operations to create the world's third-largest sugarcane processor....
19:32, 07/22/2019

Suzuki, Mazda, Subaru Join Toyota-Softbank Self-Drive Venture Suzuki, Mazda, Subaru Corp, Isuzu Motors Ltd and Toyota's compact car unit Daihatsu will each invest 57.1 million yen ($530,620) in the venture - dubbed Monet...
21:48, 06/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Venture Global's Louisiana LNG plant passes environmental test Venture Global's Plaquemines liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal in Louisiana took a step toward receiving federal approval for construction on Friday after U.S. energy regulators issued a final environmental report....
09:48, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Natura to invest in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
07:32, 05/03/2019

BP forms Chinese venture to build electric-vehicle charging hubs BP said on Thursday it would build a network of electric-vehicle charging hubs in China with China’s Didi Chuxing as the British firm bets on the world’s largest market for such cars to help profits during the transition from oil to cleaner fuels....
03:48, 08/01/2019

Equinix and GIC Forming Billion Dollar Data Center Venture in Europe Data center landlord Equinix is forming a joint venture valued at more than $1 billion with Singapore sovereign-wealth fund GIC to develop and operate data centers in Europe catering to large tenants....
06:32, 07/01/2019

How One Nonprofit Is Using Venture-Capital Tactics to Help Save Africa's Last 20,000 Wild Lions In an era of Instagram-length attention spans, wildlife conservation philanthropies are trying new tactics to bring urgent attention to threatened species. Actress Michelle Rodriguez, model Jordan Barrett and photographer Gray Sorrenti band together ...
16:32, 06/30/2019

Venture capital flows between China and the US surpass direct investment for the first time Venture capital flows between the U.S. and China topped completed two-way foreign direct investment for the first time last year, according to a research initiative led by Rhodium Group and the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations....
01:32, 05/08/2019

Zaw Thet leaves Signia Venture Partners to run AI-driven Exer for fitness Zaw Thet, of Signia Venture Partners, has stepped down to launch Exer, an artificial intelligence mobile technology platform for the fitness industry.Read More...
07:32, 05/29/2019

US construction spending falls 0.8% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — Spending on U.S. construction projects fell in May, the first drop in six months, as home building fell for a fifth straight month. The Commerce Department says spending fell 0.8% in May, the first decline since a 1.3% drop in Novem...
08:32, 07/01/2019

The future of AI in the construction industry According to McKinsey, the construction industry is under-digitized, with companies failing to realise the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) as a driver of growth and efficiency.Implementing AI means significant investment for construction co...
05:32, 07/16/2019

US home construction slips 0.9% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction slipped a bit in May as a sharp drop in single-family construction was only partially offset by a rise in apartment building. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that construction was started at a seasonally ...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Young, Ivy League and data-driven: why venture capitalists love Pete Buttigieg VC support for Mayor Pete seems to top that of other Democratic candidates with strong ties to the industryHe’s young, he’s white, he went to Harvard, and he loves to talk about data.If Pete Buttigieg had a product and a pitch deck, Silicon Valley’s ...
21:16, 07/30/2019

Brazil's Vale CFO expects Samarco joint venture output to resume by 2H 2020 Vale's chief financial officer said on Friday that the Brazilian miner expects iron ore production at its Samarco joint venture with BHP Group Ltd to resume in the second half of 2020 after a tailings dam burst in 2015....
10:48, 05/10/2019

Toyota forms chip venture with Denso amid shift to self-driving cars Toyota Motor Corp and auto-parts maker Denso Corp on Wednesday said they have agreed to set up a joint venture to develop next-generation automotive semiconductors as the industry moves toward connected and autonomous vehicles....
04:32, 07/10/2019

Motorsport Network expands in Middle East and North Africa with joint venture Motorsport Network, the integrated digital platform that is the global destination for automotive and motorsport fans, is delighted to announce further expansion in the Middle East and North Africa region, with the creation of a Joint Venture with Tr...
07:48, 06/27/2019

First stop Southeast Asia: SoftBank, Toyota's autonomous car venture heads overseas The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas foray, its chief executive said on Tuesday....
08:16, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. gives tentative approval for expanded Delta, Air France, Virgin joint venture U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao granted tentative approval on Friday for an expanded transatlantic joint venture made up of Delta Air Lines Inc , Air France KLM SA and Virgin Atlantic ....
14:16, 08/02/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest in emerging brands through venture capital funds-chairman Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in emerging brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
07:32, 05/03/2019

Pakistan welcomes venture's willingness for negotiated settlement after Reko Diq mine ruling Pakistan said on Sunday it welcomed a statement by Tethyan Copper expressing willingness for a negotiated settlement after a World Bank tribunal ordered the government to pay $5.8 billion in damages in a dispute over the Reko Diq copper mine....
12:16, 07/14/2019

Not enough sand for construction industry despite abundance? Sand as a building material is essential especially for highly industrialized societies. It's widely used around the world, and there seems to be no shortage. However, demand can easily surpass supply in some regions....
02:32, 06/25/2019

Valencia construction almost done, other projects starting TUCSON –  After more than a year of work, construction along a stretch of Valencia road on the eastside is days away from completion. “It’s about time. It’s made it a lot quicker and smoother and less of a headache for sure,&#...
03:33, 08/13/2019

First look at F1 2020's Vietnam GP construction, new facility The first look at the new permanent facility for the Vietnam Grand Prix, set to make its debut on the Formula 1 calendar in 2020, has been revealed by F1 Racing...
08:00, 05/02/2019

Mexican government to run construction of new oil refinery Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Thursday that international companies invited to bid on the construction of a new oil refinery did not meet requirements for cost and time, so the government will take on the project....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Hemp used for construction gains popularity in U.S. Natural materials builders in the United States have seen interest grow in "hempcrete," a renewable building material made with hemp that can take the place of traditional drywall, insulation and siding....
00:48, 07/18/2019

Meet the 4 Black Men Who Are Shaking Up the White Male-Dominated Venture Capital Investment World The last few months have been a whirlwind for four young black businessmen who are quickly becoming superstars in the business investment arena. In a space long dominated by white men, these brothers are carving out a niche that champions investing i...
07:48, 07/24/2019

Exclusive: Nissan, Dongfeng in talks to form fleet-management venture with Didi - sources Nissan Motor Co and its China partner Dongfeng Group are in talks with Didi Chuxing to launch a joint venture to manage car fleets for Didi's ride-hailing and car-sharing services, five people familiar with the discussions told Reuters....
07:32, 06/27/2019

City simulator wins venture capital backing as investors seek driverless car exposure Venture capital investors backed Immense Simulations, a British software company which creates interactive replicas of cities, on Tuesday in the latest sign of money pouring into firms that stand to gain from driverless vehicles becoming more mainstr...
19:32, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Pakistan welcomes venture's willingness for negotiated settlement after Reko Diq mine ruling Pakistan said on Sunday it welcomed a statement by Tethyan Copper expressing willingness for a negotiated settlement after a World Bank tribunal ordered the government to pay $5.8 billion in damages in a dispute over the Reko Diq copper mine....
12:16, 07/14/2019

American Airlines and the Australian airline Qantas received DOT approval to operate a joint venture Reuters The US Department of Transportation granted American Airlines and the Australian airline Qantas approval for a joint venture. The joint venture status will mean that the airlines can coordinate their flights and pricing on routes between the...
23:48, 07/19/2019

Ricoh, Elixirgen Scientific form biomedical venture, meld bioprinting with cell differentiation As part of the deal, Ricoh has acquired a 34.5 percent stake in Elixirgen Scientific and plans to help launch a biomedical business in North America....
04:16, 06/19/2019

The Latest: Construction to start on new Detroit car plant DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on plans by Fiat Chrysler to build a new vehicle assembly plant in Detroit (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Fiat Chrysler says construction is set to begin immediately on a new, $1.6 million assembly plant on Detroit’s eas...
12:16, 05/21/2019

Despite Rainfall, Road Construction Projects On Schedule LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) -With a nice stretch of weather upon us, many around the Commonwealth can resume those summer activities. Get ready to see a surge in road construction, since many of those sites were somewhat dormant as we waited out the rain...
09:16, 06/25/2019

Construction starts on massive telescope in Hawaii MAUNA KEA, Hawaii (AP) – Scientists say the massive telescope they plan to build atop Hawaii’s highest peak will help them peer back to the time just after the Big Bang and answer fundamental questions about the universe. The site is a wo...
19:48, 07/14/2019

Tucson area road construction picking up TUCSON – With millions of dollars in taxes coming in road construction is starting to heat up around Tucson. According to regional traffic officials, more than 30 projects are currently underway, with another 200 planned. Below is an accounting...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Instagram’s wholesome ‘Construction Guy’ is a viral stunt In the end, everyone’s new favorite Instagrammer was just as phony as the rest of ’em. A construction worker from Texas became a social media sensation this week for a seemingly wholesome take on influencer content: @JustAConstructionGuy ...
16:48, 06/14/2019

New restaurant at Da Silvano site feels construction squeeze Customers at fabled Italian trattoria Da Silvano’s sidewalk tables enjoyed colorful Greenwich Village people-watching for 41 years. But instead of perusing the passing parade, diners at new restaurant Avena, which replaced Da Silvano at 260 Sixth Ave...
21:16, 05/28/2019

Hawaiian Elders Arrested Trying to Block Telescope Construction When completed, the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea’s summit is expected to be the largest telescope in the Northern Hemisphere. But its construction has drawn heated opposition....
23:32, 07/17/2019

Hard Rock Hotel construction back in action A tower crane popped up and construction resumed over the weekend after a curious, weeks-long pause at the Hard Rock Hotel site at 151 W. 48th St. But the construction manager for the 34-story, 225,000-square-foot project is now Aecom Tishman, not Pl...
21:16, 06/24/2019

New Mexico city allows construction of private border wall A New Mexico city is allowing construction to resume of a privately funded barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border following questions about its permit....
15:16, 05/30/2019

Austrian construction group Porr hit by cyber attack Austrian construction company Porr detected a cyber attack on its communication infrastructure on Thursday and its telephone lines and emails were disrupted, the company said....
08:48, 05/02/2019

Hawaiian Elders Protesting Telescope Construction Are Arrested When completed, the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea’s summit is expected to be the largest telescope in the Northern Hemisphere. But its construction has drawn heated opposition....
11:48, 07/27/2019

Indiana construction workers discover 12,000-year-old mastodon Construction workers excavating a new sewer line in Indiana unearthed what scientists believe to be the remains of a 12,000-year-old mastodon that roamed the area at the end of the last ice age....
13:16, 05/03/2019

Construction to begin soon on taller White House fence WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is getting a new 13-foot fence, almost double its current height, to help keep intruders out. The Secret Service says the $64 million construction project will soon begin on what eventually will be a 13-foot, 1-inch ...
11:16, 06/07/2019

Court lifts block on Keystone XL pipeline construction HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An appeals court has lifted a judge’s injunction that blocked construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada. But it’s not clear whether the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling Thursday will have...
11:16, 06/07/2019

Keystone XL pipeline opponents again seek to block construction Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline asked a judge to again block construction of the project after U.S. President Donald Trump issued it a new permit....
22:48, 07/10/2019

3 women injured by falling construction debris in Brooklyn Three women were injured when debris from scaffolding fell off of a building and crashed to the sidewalk in Brooklyn on Sunday afternoon, police said. The women were on Fourth Avenue near Carroll Street in Gowanus when the debris jogged loose from sc...
14:48, 06/30/2019

Construction of border wall panels underway in California The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced a new panel installation on the 11-mile section of a new border wall within U.S. Border Patrol's San Diego Sector on Thursday....
14:16, 06/29/2019

Nord Stream 2: What Berlin thinks about halting construction Manfred Weber, a candidate for the office of president of the European Commission, is speaking out against the planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. What is the German government's response?...
11:48, 05/01/2019

Barrel-Maker Starts Construction On Cooperage In Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A barrel manufacturer has started construction on a $66.5 million cooperage in eastern Kentucky that’s expected to create 220 jobs in coming years. The Commonwealth Cooperage being built at Morehead by Independent Stave Co...
04:16, 06/05/2019

One killed, two others hurt in Long Island construction accident A construction worker was killed and two others hurt when they became entangled in wiring that got stuck under a pick-up truck on Long Island, authorities said....
03:32, 08/11/2019

"BJP Got Majority In Polls For Construction Of Ram Temple": Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP and Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Saturday said that the Ram temple would be constructed in Ayodhya under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi......
20:16, 06/15/2019

Passengers Walked To LaGuardia Airport Because Construction And Traffic Were So Bad Is LaGuardia Airport the worst airport in the entire world? Is it the worst place in America, period? Well, given that passengers are now being forced to walk to the airport from the highway suggests that we might be moving into firm, 100 percent “ye...
23:48, 08/09/2019

Construction work restricts Ina Road starting Monday TUCSON – Lane restrictions will be put in place on Ina Road between Thornydale and Oldfather roads starting Monday evening for a utility valve adjustment project. From 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., the intersections will be restricted from Monday through T...
17:16, 05/20/2019

Israel PM Inaugurates 'Trump Heights' On Golan, But Construction May Lag Israel approved in principle on Sunday a new community named after US President Donald Trump on a contested frontier zone with Syria - but construction looked likely to lag given Prime Minister......
16:16, 06/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Tanzania says construction of LNG plant to start in 2022 Tanzania expects a consortium of international oil companies to start building a long-delayed liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in 2022, its energy minister said on Tuesday....
09:48, 05/28/2019

Russian city cancels cathedral construction after protests The governor of Russia's Urals region said Wednesday that a plan to build a Russian Orthodox cathedral in a popular park will be cancelled after protests that drew nationwide attention....
12:32, 05/22/2019

NYC passes rule to close ‘Kushner loophole’ in construction NEW YORK (AP) — New York City lawmakers have voted to close the “Kushner loophole” that critics say encourages landlords to file false paperwork. The bill approved Wednesday by the City Council will require regulators to double-check when...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Fire On Under-Construction Warship Won't Impact Completion: Officials A day after a fire occurred at an under-construction Naval warship at Mumbai's Mazagon Dockyard, a senior official Saturday said it would not affect the schedule of the ambitious ''Project 15-B''......
08:16, 06/22/2019

NY state construction business has added 91K jobs since 2010 There’s no shortage of work for New York hard hats, as the state’s construction industry continues to thrive, new figures from the state comptroller show. “While the nation has yet to recover all of the construction jobs it lost during the Great Rece...
21:00, 05/09/2019

Pentagon shifting $1.5 billion to border wall construction WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is shifting $1.5 billion in funds originally targeted for support of the Afghan security forces and other projects to help pay for construction of nearly 80 miles of wall at the U.S.-Mexican border, officials said Friday. Co...
21:00, 05/10/2019

Brexit uncertainty triggers slump in UK construction sector Commercial building work is hit hardest as engineering work dries upBrexit uncertainty has led to a mothballing of commercial and civil engineering projects and caused a contraction of the UK’s struggling construction industry, the latest snapshot of...
14:32, 06/04/2019

Falling mortgage rates boost homebuilder confidence, but not new construction The nation's homebuilders are feeling better about their business, as falling mortgage rates help more buyers afford homes. They are still not, however, building enough homes to meet demand....
12:00, 08/15/2019

Kenya's first coal plant construction paused in climate victory Owners failed to assess environmental and community concerns, court rules, while US ambassador wades into debate in support of coal powerKenya has been urged to halt construction of the country’s first ever coal-powered plant near the coastal town of...
00:00, 07/11/2019

Is a construction company right in suing a cafe over the word cat? | Gene Marks Caterpillar has filed a cease and desist order against California’s Cat & Cloud Coffee for using the word on its apparel – but the coffee shop is fighting backI’ve always wondered about a small dry-cleaning business in South Philadelphia. I must have...
06:00, 06/02/2019

Construction worker takes smoke break as crane balances mid-air A crane operator in Brooklyn took a smoke break as the small machine hung precariously mid-air on Thursday morning after workers overfilled the machine, according to authorities and photographs. The lift began tipping shortly before 8:30 a.m. in the ...
09:00, 07/25/2019

Images show construction of China's third aircraft carrier, thinktank says Satellite photos indicate bow and hull are already under assembly, ChinaPower says, and carrier is expected to be completed in 2022Recent satellite photographs indicate China’s construction of its third aircraft carrier is well under way, a Washingto...
17:16, 05/07/2019

Fear and Anger Over Construction of International Airport For Machu Picchu Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley in Peru is being put under threat of ‘irreparable damage’ as work to build an international airport to cater for ever increasing numbers of tourists begins. Land has been cleared in readiness for the construction wo...
06:48, 05/16/2019

Biodiversity in crisis: Earth’s giant construction projects mapped out The planet’s largest areas of undisturbed wilderness in Siberia and tropical rainforests are under threat from huge waves of development. Here’s what it looks like...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Mexican regulator approves construction of Pemex oil refinery, with conditions Mexico's oil industry environmental regulator said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental impact of the $8 billion project....
19:32, 08/12/2019

Trump Administration delays construction along border wall until October TUCSON – Construction for the U.S.- Mexico border wall in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge will be delayed until October after a legal challenge with conservation groups. According to court document...
19:00, 08/14/2019

Tokyo Olympics construction worker dies from suspected heatstroke Japan’s capital has had temperatures above 31C for two weeks, prompting fears for 2020 Games’ athletesHeatstroke is suspected in the death of a worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site, NHK national television has said, as the Japanese capital sw...
20:48, 08/08/2019

Worker plunged 10 feet down elevator shaft at construction site A construction worker plunged 10 feet down an elevator shaft in Brooklyn Friday morning, suffering life-threatening injuries, the FDNY said. The worker was on site at 19 Richardson Street, a new construction going up in Williamsburg, when he somehow ...
10:48, 05/10/2019

Silence at Hard Rock Hotel site as construction stalls An eerie silence has fallen over the Hard Rock Hotel site at 159 W. 48th St., which Extell is developing for Hard Rock International. Work has oddly paused since plans for the 37-story project were approved by the Department of Buildings in February....
03:16, 06/18/2019

White House to begin construction on taller fence this summer A border wall is not the only barrier the president has in the works. The White House is getting a new fence that’s almost double the height of the current one, according to reports. The new structure will be just over 13 feet tall. The current...
11:16, 06/08/2019

Pentagon Reallocates $1.5 Billion of Funds to Pay for Border Wall Construction (WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon is shifting $1.5 billion in funds originally targeted for support of the Afghan security forces and other projects to help pay for construction of 80 miles of wall at the U.S.-Mexican border, officials said Friday. C...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Conservationists applaud decision to halt construction of Rosemont Mine TUCSON -Wednesday night, a federal judge halted the construction of the Rosemont Mine in the Santa Rita Mountains, overturning the U.S. Forest Service’s approval of the plans for the project. Conservationists say this is a win. “This is a...
05:16, 08/02/2019

Three construction workers injured by falling pipe in Broadway theater Three workers inside a Broadway theater were injured Thursday by a falling pipe, one critically. At least one of the workers at the John Golden Theater on 45th Street off Eighth Avenue was struck in the head when the pipe plummeted 30 feet around 11:...
11:32, 06/27/2019

Penn Station construction to close over 10 retail businesses inside Progress is galloping ahead at Penn Station — and it’s trampling more than 10 retail businesses that have been there for years. Construction is slated to begin next week on a new entrance for the gritty commuter hub at Seventh Avenue and 33rd Street,...
07:32, 06/14/2019

China Railway Construction says won't work with UBS on dollar-bond sale China Railway Construction Corp (CRCC) has decided not to cooperate with UBS for a planned dollar-bond sale, a spokesman at the Chinese infrastructure giant told Reuters on Monday....
00:00, 06/17/2019

Fire hits large Silicon Valley construction site Firefighters battled a fire engulfing a condominium complex under construction in Silicon Valley. Multiple fire engines doused the blaze encompassing an entire block near Santa Clara University on Friday. (June 28)       ...
14:00, 06/28/2019

Skanska profit beats forecast as construction margin improves Swedish building group Skanska's efforts to improve margins are on track, it said on Wednesday as it reported better than expected second-quarter operating profit....
02:16, 07/24/2019

1,000 Crores Loan Granted To Speed Up Purvanchal Expressway Construction The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Tuesday approved a loan of Rs 1,000 crore to the state's expressways development authority to speed up the construction of Purvanchal Expressway connecting Ghazipur to......
10:00, 06/25/2019

Ga. cops pose as construction workers to catch distracted drivers Law enforcement in Georgia posed as construction workers Wednesday to seek drivers on their phones or not wearing a seat belt near a busy intersection....
20:00, 06/20/2019

Activists protest telescope’s construction on sacred Hawaiian mountain MAUNA KEA, Hawaii — Hundreds of demonstrators are gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred. State and local officials will try to close the r...
10:16, 07/15/2019

Worker injured in roof collapse at Brooklyn construction site A hardhat was injured Friday when the roof of a room collapsed at an under-construction Brooklyn school, officials said. Emergency responders were called to Edward B. Shallow Junior High School on 16th Avenue near 65th Street in Bensonhurst after the...
11:32, 07/05/2019

Fort Lauderdale suffers water shortage after construction mishap Faucets in the Florida city of Fort Lauderdale began running dry on Thursday after a construction firm damaged a water main, forcing the closure of City Hall and a number of businesses on a hot summer day as officials pledged to solve the problem....
14:32, 07/18/2019

| Tokyo Olympic construction race raises worker safety questions As Tokyo 2020 Olympics preparations enter their final stage, activists and workers groups say speedy venue construction has had dangerous consequences....
02:00, 07/25/2019

The Punctilious Planning, Design, and Construction of the Ancient Round City of Baghdad Baghdad is the capital of Iraq but whereas the country of Iraq was founded only in 1958, the city of Baghdad had been established about 1200 years before by the Abbasids. Baghdad was built originally as a round city and was considered to be an archit...
22:48, 05/10/2019

Major Fire At Under-Construction Navy Warship In Mumbai, 1 Feared Trapped A major fire broke out at an under-construction warship of the Navy at Maharashtra's Mazgaon Dockyard here Friday evening and one person was suspected to be trapped inside, a senior city fire brigade......
08:48, 06/21/2019

Supreme Court OKs border wall construction amid legal fight The Supreme Court on Friday ruled in favor of the Trump administration beginning construction on a section of the border wall while it battles in court for the right to use Department of Defense funds to do so. ...
13:16, 07/27/2019

1 dead, 6 injured after construction crane collapses on Dallas apartment building The crane fell after the National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the greater Dallas/Fort Worth area Sunday evening, saying winds could exceed 113 kph....
17:48, 06/09/2019

Millions of homes are underinsured against natural disasters as construction costs keep rising Increasingly extreme weather, from floods to wildfires to high-category hurricanes, are causing increasing damage to the nation's neighborhoods. Now, new research shows much of the nation's housing stock may be underinsured for these disast...
10:16, 05/03/2019

Lauren London Reveals Construction of Nipsey Hussle Tower Is Underway Since Nipsey Hussle’s murder in April, his former fiancée Lauren London has transformed her Instagram account into a vigil for the celebrated community organizer, entrepreneur, and recording artist. As she’s publicly mourned his absence and inconceiv...
22:16, 08/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Starboard urges AECOM to explore sale of construction unit Activist investor Starboard Value on Thursday urged construction and engineering firm AECOM to consider a strategic review of its assets, saying that its businesses were deeply undervalued....
06:32, 06/20/2019

Gas plant construction makes WA history by moving 30,000 native animals to safety Other mining companies urged to follow suit after contractors at Chevron’s Wheatstone LNG plant spend seven years relocating faunaEnvironment contractors who relocated 30,000 animals during the construction of the Wheatstone LNG plant in Western Aust...
14:00, 07/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Skanska profit beats forecast as construction margin improves Swedish building group Skanska's efforts to improve margins are on track, it said on Wednesday as it reported better than expected second-quarter operating profit....
00:16, 07/24/2019

Indonesia’s president calls for construction of giant sea wall around sinking Jakarta President Joko Widodo and his government are up against a tight timetable, including a forecast by experts that at the current rate, one-third of Jakarta could be submerged by 2050....
02:48, 07/28/2019

WWII Bomb Found At Construction Site In Berlin Forces Evacuation An unexploded American aerial bomb from World War II was found in central Berlin during construction work on Friday, forcing the evacuation of surrounding city blocks, the police said....
23:00, 06/14/2019

Protests rage against construction of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.       ...
20:16, 07/15/2019

Private border wall construction halts after New Mexico town protests A U.S. group building what it claims is the first private wall on the Mexican border wall on Wednesday said it had stopped construction after a New Mexico town ruled the project lacked necessary permits....
14:48, 05/29/2019

ASMR and fake metal prop construction videos have, at long last, been combined Before the internet, unfortunate craftspeople had to learn the ins and outs of their trade without any reprieve from the stress that comes with hard, delicate work. Now, in a world where seemingly anything is possible, a YouTube video from the excell...
10:32, 06/27/2019

Exclusive supper club serves up buzz at condo construction site It felt like trespassing. On a recent evening, a panel in a wall of green scaffolding outside an under-construction Williamsburg condo swung open. Flickering candles set an intimate mood as a friend and I were ushered past cinderblocks and roped coil...
22:48, 05/22/2019

Judge temporarily blocks Trump's border wall construction plans A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked the Trump administration from spending billions to construct a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border with money from Trump national emergency declaration....
20:32, 05/24/2019

Construction crane falls on busy Seattle street during storm, killing 4 One female and three males had died by the time firefighters had arrived Saturday afternoon, Fire Chief Harold Scoggins said.        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Donors of border wall GoFundMe demand answers after months of no construction A private group dedicated to building a wall along the southwestern border has raised more than $20 million since the start of the year, but it’s yet to put a shovel in the ground. “We Build the Wall,” a nonprofit that started up during the December ...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Disney Is Moving Forward With Construction on Its Marvel Theme Park Expansion With Galaxy’s Edge a success, it’s time for Disney to move forward on its next franchise-incorporating theme park project: a Marvel park....
16:00, 06/15/2019

Fingerprints of Ancient Masons Reveal Advanced Iron Age Construction Technique Sometimes a discovery really brings the past alive. One such is the recent discovery of 3000-year old fingerprints that have been found in the United Arab Emirates.  ...
19:48, 05/29/2019

Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to block construction of Obama center A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to prevent the construction of the Obama Presidential Center in lakeside Jackson Park — dealing a blow to environmentalists who sought to stop the project. US District Judge John Robert Blake...
21:32, 06/11/2019

Exxon Mobil, SABIC to start construction of $9 bln petrochemical plant in Texas Exxon Mobil Corp and Saudi Basic Industries Corp said on Thursday they would start construction of a $9 billion petrochemical plant in Texas in the third quarter that would have the world's largest ethane processing capacity....
08:48, 06/13/2019

Mexican regulator approves Pemex oil refinery construction, with environmental conditions The environmental regulator for Mexico's oil industry said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental impact of the $8 billion project....
00:32, 08/13/2019

Revealed: mental health crisis at Hinkley Point C construction site Several workers on nuclear plant have killed themselves or attempted to, says unionNo more ‘man up’: push for better mental healthWhy do so many construction workers kill themselves?Hinkley Point nuclear power station, Britain’s biggest construction ...
18:00, 08/13/2019

Olympics construction worker among dead as heat wave batters Japan Searing conditions are causing many deaths across the country a year out from the Games, raising concerns about the health of spectators and athletes....
13:16, 08/09/2019

U.S. judge rejects Trump administration move to start wall construction A federal judge rejected on Thursday an effort by the Trump administration to begin construction on a wall on the border with Mexico while it appeals a ruling that found funding for the wall was likely not authorized by Congress....
15:48, 05/30/2019

Sunny Deol Reviews Progress Of Construction Work On Kartarpur Corridor Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol on Saturday reviewed the work progress of the Kartarpur corridor in Punjab's Gurdaspur district and posted pictures of his visit on social media. The corridor......
20:16, 06/15/2019

Construction of Silverbell Road Sidewalk Infill Project begins Monday MARANA – Starting Monday, crews will be working on the the Silverbell Road Sidewalk Infill Project Monday through Friday, from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Work includes new sidewalks, upgrading various curb ramps, improving various driveway aprons, and in...
03:00, 07/01/2019

Trump Supporters Begin Construction Of Private US, Mexico Border Wall A US military veteran has launched construction on the first section of private border wall between the United States and Mexico, using money crowdsourced by supporters of President Donald Trump....
13:00, 05/28/2019

Wall Of Azam Khan's Luxury UP Resort Demolished Over Illegal Construction The Rampur district administration on Friday demolished the boundary wall of Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan's luxury resort 'Humsafar, after serving him a notice for grabbing the land....
05:32, 08/16/2019

Olympics construction worker dies as Tokyo swelters, heatstroke suspected A worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site died on Thursday after being found unconscious while working outside, organisers said on Friday, with media saying heatstroke was suspected as the Japanese capital swelters through a deadly heatwave....
21:16, 08/08/2019

Local artists to paint murals on Fourth Avenue construction fence TUCSON – With their bright colors, culture and powerful messages, murals have become the cure to sad walls in Tucson. The Historic Fourth Avenue Coalition now wants to beautify the construction fences along Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street, where the o...
16:00, 08/16/2019

US construction spending falls 0.8% in May, first decline in 6 months, as housing remains weak WASHINGTON (AP) — US construction spending falls 0.8% in May, first decline in 6 months, as housing remains weak....
08:32, 07/01/2019

New Mexico construction worker saves baby, toddler from burning building A New Mexico construction worker is being hailed a hero for saving a two-month-old girl and a young boy from a burning building Friday, according to a report....
04:48, 07/15/2019

As construction on private border wall resumes in New Mexico, group is under investigation Florida is investigating WeBuildTheWall, Inc., an organization that has begun building a border wall on private property in New Mexico.        ...
03:00, 06/02/2019

Pentagon awards $787M for border wall construction in California, Arizona The Pentagon has awarded more than $787 million combined in two contracts for border wall construction and replacement projects in California and Arizona....
21:00, 05/16/2019

With 150 million users, Brainly raises $30 million to expand its social learning platform in the U.S. Brainly, which claims 150 million monthly users globally, has raised $30 million to expand its P2P learning platform in the U.S. and elsewhere.Read More...
11:16, 07/25/2019

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
14:48, 05/22/2019

Cybersecurity firm Siemplify raises $30 million, brings total to $58 million U.S.-Israeli cybersecurity provider Siemplify said on Monday it raised $30 million in private funding, bringing its total raised to date to $58 million....
06:00, 05/20/2019

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says.Read More...
15:16, 06/14/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports July 2012 Trading Volume Of 87.2 Million Contracts; 4.15 Million ADV CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that July 2012 trading volume for options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM), combined, totaled 87.20 million...
21:16, 05/01/2019

US housing starts total 1.191 million in July, vs 1.24 million expected CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the July housing starts and building permits. CNBC's Diana Olick and Steve Liesman join the "Squawk Box" team to break down the numbers....
11:32, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexican regulator approves Pemex oil refinery construction, with environmental conditions The environmental regulator for Mexico's oil industry said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental impact of the $8 billion project....
19:32, 08/12/2019

UPDATE 3-Construction firm SNC-Lavalin names interim CEO, announces strategic review SNC-Lavalin Group Inc, weighed by weakness in its mining division and a surprise loss last month in its construction business, named an interim CEO and announced a quick strategic review on Tuesday, boosting its slumping shares as investors hoped for...
12:00, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Standard Industries, private equity vie for BASF construction chemicals -sources Building materials maker Standard Industries and several private equity groups are vying for BASF's construction chemicals business, which the German chemicals group has put on the block to focus on more profitable operations, people close to the mat...
10:32, 06/28/2019

Actor Jason Momoa visits protesters blocking construction of telescope in Hawaii The Native Hawaiian Hollywood actor wore green leaf lei around his neck and the crown of his head as he attended a ceremony at the protest site on Wednesday....
05:16, 08/01/2019

Large structure fire burns at Santa Clara condo construction site SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KNTV) – A large structure fire at a condominium construction site in Santa Clara sent huge plumes of smoke and flames into the sky Friday morning. Photos posted on Twitter identified the location as a building under constru...
17:16, 06/28/2019

Exclusive: Images show construction on China's third and largest aircraft carrier - analysts Construction of China's first full-sized aircraft carrier is well under way, according to satellite images obtained and analyzed by a U.S. think tank....
19:00, 05/07/2019

Model 3 driver falls asleep with Autopilot on, promptly crashes into 11 construction barrels While Tesla’s Autopilot software has improved considerably over the past few years, there’s still plenty of room for improvement. Part of the problem is that Tesla owners seem to have a bad habit of using the feature improperly. While Tes...
09:32, 07/25/2019

Bedrock City in Arizona to open for summer before construction begins on Raptor Ranch Bedrock City, Arizona / Ryan Polei / Flickr PHOENIX (KPNX) – Arizonans will have the chance to say one final “yabba dabba doo!” to the state’s famed roadside attraction near Valle before most of the larger-than-life versions of the ...
13:48, 07/01/2019

This 1960s Comic Strip Claimed Nuclear Explosions Were the Future of Road Construction Nuclear weapons can wipe out an entire city in the blink of an eye, but what about all the good they can do? That was the pitch from this 1965 comic strip that extolled the virtues of nuclear bombs to build everything from highways to a “second Panam...
13:32, 07/17/2019

Transportation Secretary Chao reportedly still holds construction co. stake she pledged to divest Elaine Chao's shares have risen in value by more than $40,000 since the month she said she would let go of them, the Wall Street Journal reported....
08:48, 05/28/2019

Exclusive: Analysts - Images show construction on China's third - and largest - aircraft carrier Construction of China's first full-sized aircraft carrier is well under way, according to satellite images obtained and analyzed by a U.S. think tank....
00:00, 05/07/2019

Bid to quickly halt Central Park West bike lane construction fails A Manhattan judge on Wednesday declined to immediately halt construction of a protected bike lane on Central Park West, a day after a local condo board sued the city to stop the path. In denying the request for an injunction, Manhattan Supreme Court ...
01:16, 08/01/2019

Police in Hawaii reportedly arresting protesters in standoff over construction of Mauna Kea telescope Native Hawaiian protesters are promising Wednesday to continue their blockade of an access road to the construction site of a mountaintop telescope on The Big Island -- despite an increased police presence -- in a bid to halt the project....
15:48, 07/17/2019

US skyscrapers kill 600 million -- yes, million -- birds every year Around 600 million birds die every year in the United States after striking tall buildings -- with Chicago, Houston and Dallas being especially deadly, according to research from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology....
12:00, 04/28/2019

Judge Cuts $55 Million From $80 Million Roundup Verdict A federal judge cut down by $55 million a verdict tying Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller to cancer, as the company continues to battle thousands of similar claims throughout the U.S....
18:16, 07/15/2019

Health Catalyst Aims to Raise $150 Million to $200 Million in IPO Health-data company Health Catalyst Inc.’s initial public offering will bring one of the first digital-health companies to public markets as technology startups race to list shares....
12:00, 04/30/2019

Turkish finmin: public banks' loan rate cut boosting construction sector -Twitter Turkey's finance minister said on Tuesday a loan rate discount from three public banks has lead to a record high demand for mortgage loans over the past two days, giving the construction sector an "anticipated" boost....
02:48, 08/06/2019

HGTV hit 'Windy City Rehab' at war with Chicago over construction permits, jeopardizing series: report The popular HGTV show "Windy City Rehab" is in trouble with Chicago officials over construction permits. If the disputes are not resolved, it could jeopardize the future of one of the highest-rated shows on the channel....
12:48, 07/21/2019

Opponents of solar project near Port Hope call on Ontario government to halt its construction A local resident claims the community was assured that a planned solar project would be cancelled as part of the party's election pledge to rip up bad green energy projects....
19:16, 05/08/2019

Andrew Cancio still juggling two worlds: World champ and full-time construction technician Andrew Cancio is a world titleholder and has a fight scheduled to defend his belt in a rematch against Alberto Machado on Friday. But he still has a chip on his shoulder -- and a full-time job on the side....
01:48, 06/21/2019

Barcelona's Sagrada Familia has finally received a building permit 137 years after construction began The Barcelona city council granted a seven-year license to the current builders of the Sagrada Familia, 137 years after construction of the church began. The city will be paid $5.3 million in fees as part of an agreement negotiated with a foundation ...
18:32, 06/11/2019

Hundreds of Protestors Block Work Crews Ahead of Thirty Meter Telescope Construction in Hawaii Construction preparation for what is supposed to be one of the world’s biggest and most powerful telescopes was set to begin Monday in Hawaii, but opponents aren’t making it easy.Read more......
13:32, 07/17/2019

Hundreds Of Activists Fill Street To Continue Protesting Telescope Construction On Sacred Hawaiian Land On Sunday morning, hundreds of activists protested the building of the Thirty Meter Telescope at Mauna Kea on Hawaii island by gathering at Kalakaua and Kuhio avenues. By 11 a.m., the “Waikiki for Mauna Kea” march filled the street with hundreds of p...
05:00, 07/22/2019

Construction company sues Army Corps, calls border fence bid process 'highly flawed' An Arizona construction company competing for border fence projects has sued the Department of Defense over the Army Corps of Engineers' "highly flawed solicitation and award" process, the Washington Examiner has learned....
21:00, 05/07/2019

GoFundMe border wall construction back in motion after Texas city lifts cease-and-desist Construction was halted Tuesday, but quickly began again Thursday after the group got the go-ahead from the city of Sunland Park, Texas.        ...
03:00, 05/31/2019

Privately funded organization 'We Build the Wall' starts construction of border barrier in El Paso area A privately funded organization called We Build the Wall began work this weekend on a project to build a section of border wall near El Paso, Texas. ...
11:48, 05/27/2019

‘If you’re a good worker, papers don’t matter’: How a Trump construction crew has relied on immigrants without legal status The Trump Organization pledged early this year to scrutinize the legal status of its employees. But a little-known company owned by the president has continued to use undocumented workers for projects on his properties, according to past and current ...
11:48, 08/09/2019

GoFundMe border wall construction back in motion after New Mexico city lifts cease-and-desist Construction was halted Tuesday, but quickly began again Thursday after the group got the go-ahead from the city of Sunland Park, New Mexico.        ...
06:32, 05/31/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 sales hit 25 million, up 1 million since May Publisher Take-Two revealed today during its financial results for the first quarter that Red Dead Redemption 2's sales now sit at 25 million.Read More...
15:48, 08/05/2019

2 Russians venture into open space from Space Station Two Russian crewmembers on the International Space Station have ventured into open space to conduct scientific research and help maintain the orbiting outpost...
15:48, 05/29/2019

Stunning vintage photos show Tower Bridge through the decades, from its construction in 1894 to a landmark on London's modern skyline Spectacular vintage photographs show how Tower Bridge has endured over the years as its surroundings on the River Thames and its banks have changed through time....
01:00, 06/30/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports September 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume: 92.9 Million Total Contracts; 4.9 Million Contracts ADV CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that September 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and ...
21:16, 05/01/2019

CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 28 PERCENT WITH ADV OF 4.85 MILLION CONTRACTS; NOVEMBER'S4.56-MILLION-CONTRACT ADV MIRRORS RECORD NOVEMBER 2007 Chicago, December 1, 2008- Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that through November, trading reached an all-time record of 1.121 billion contracts with an average daily volume (ADV) of 4.85 million contracts. This was 28 percent hig...
00:32, 05/02/2019

CBOE RECORDS MOST ACTIVE MONTHEVER: AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME OF 6.1 MILLION CONTRACTS ON 127.2 MILLION SEPTEMBER VOLUME CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that September was its most active month ever as 127.2 million contracts changed hands, with an average daily volume (ADV) of 6.1 million contracts. CBOE's September...
00:32, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports August 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume Of Over 91 Million Contracts; ADV Of Nearly 4 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and fu...
21:16, 05/01/2019

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN MAY RISES 16%; 4.1 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 85.6 Million During May; Trading In Equity Options Gains 12% Over Year Ago CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in May totaled 4,076,999 contracts per day, up 16 percent when compared to 3,528,081 contracts per day during May 2007.Total exchange ...
03:32, 05/02/2019

CBOE RECORDS BUSIEST MONTH EVER - 126.2 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME - 5.7 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that July was its most active month ever as a total of 126.2 million contracts traded, with an average daily trading volume of 5.7 million contracts. July's volume be...
00:32, 05/02/2019

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for ‘Smize Cream’? Tyra Banks Teases Another Unexpected Venture Things we automatically associate with supermodels: runways, magazine covers, fashion-related reality shows, and cosmetics lines. But Tyra Banks continues to prove that she’s not your average supermodel—an oxymoron, we know—with out-of-the-box ideas ...
07:48, 07/02/2019

'Game of Thrones' finale sets records with 13.6 million TV viewers, 19.3 million overall The series finale of 'Game of Thrones' Sunday is HBO's most-watched single telecast, surpassing a 'Sopranos' episode from 2002.        ...
13:48, 05/20/2019

Nepal To Begin Construction Of Railways Linking Nepal With India, China President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Friday said that Nepal is planning to start construction of railways linking Kathmandu with India and China within two years....
19:32, 05/03/2019

Scheer says Canada needs coast-to-coast corridor for pipeline construction In a speech laying out his economic vision, the opposition leader says having one dedicated route would make it easier to approve major new energy projects....
12:00, 05/16/2019

CBOE JANUARY VOLUME OF 83.5 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY -- UP 26% OVER DECEMBER Chicago, February 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 83,544,370 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in January. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up 26 percent from December 2008. Average daily trad...
00:32, 05/02/2019

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE SINGLE-DAY VOLUME TOPS 50 MILLION SHARES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AUGUST 1; July Trading of 350 Million Shares was New All-Time High NEW YORK and CHICAGO, August 4, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that single-day trading volume of 50,205,700 shares on Friday, August 1, 2008 marked the first time CBSX h...
00:32, 05/02/2019

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN APRIL ROSE 15%; 3.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 86.3 Million During April; Trading In Equity Options Gains 22% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, May 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in April was 3,924,060 contracts traded per day, up 15% when compared to the 3,421,694 contracts per day during April 2007.Total exchange volum...
03:32, 05/02/2019

NYC’s rainy day fund could be in danger The city’s rainy day fund is at risk of drying up, fiscal watchdogs warned Wednesday. The budget surplus plummeted by $355 million over the past year from $4.221 billion to $4.576 billion, according to City Comptroller Scott Stringer. Those fun...
18:16, 08/07/2019

Trump: ‘We’ll see what happens’ with 9/11 victims fund President Trump said he was “impressed” with Jon Stewart’s emotional testimony about continuing health care for 9/11 responders before a House panel but sidestepped a question whether he would direct Senate Majority Leader Mitch McC...
12:00, 06/23/2019

This Fund Is Riding Bitcoin to Top Bitcoin is booming again. One of the biggest beneficiaries is Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, a fund that provides everyday investors with access to the world’s most popular cryptocurrency....
12:48, 06/30/2019

Why SoftBank Needs a Second Vision Fund Softbank could use a second technology megafund following the success of its Vision Fund, which has added a powerful shot of growth to the company’s recent financial results....
10:48, 08/07/2019

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging an about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-05/pg-e-is-said-to-plan-11-billion-fund-to-sett...
17:32, 06/05/2019

Fund Manager Says Oil Is Going Higher, Buy Oil Drillers James Brilliant, chief investment officer at CM Advisors, thinks the oil market has been fundamentally misunderstood and that oil is going to $100. He expects the entire industry to benefit, but he especially likes oil drillers Transocean and Ensco....
05:10, 05/01/2019

Sen. Lee willing to fund 9/11 victim program for only 10 years GOP Sen. Mike ​Lee, who blocked a vote on a bill for 9/11 victims in the Senate, on Thursday suggested funding the program for 10 years instead of through 2092 as advocates have sought. “Last night Jon Stewart said he believed a billion dollars a yea...
12:00, 07/18/2019

Want to Profit From a Trade War? There’s an Investment Fund for That There are funds on the market that could help you profit from American trade tensions with countries like China. But short-term bets are inherently risky....
04:16, 07/11/2019

Plumb Balanced Fund Is Beating The S&P 500 "We're not trying to duplicate the stock market. We're trying to make money for people," said Tom Plumb, manager of the Plumb Balanced Fund. The fund is the top fund in its Morningstar category for the 1-year, 3-year, 5-year periods. It also beat the...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Does SoftBank Really Have $108 Billion for Its Vision Fund 2? SoftBank appeared to have pulled off a fundraising coup last month when it announced a technology investment fund with $108 billion in expected capital from the likes of Apple and Microsoft....
19:48, 08/06/2019

Cboe Welcomes New ARK Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – December 5, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new ARK fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
06:32, 05/01/2019

3 times my emergency fund has saved me Without a healthy savings account, you effectively risk racking up costly debt the next time an unplanned expense comes your way.       ...
12:16, 06/08/2019

Woodford fund goes into second month of suspension Fund manager Neil Woodford will keep his flagship £3.7bn fund frozen for at least another month, leaving thousands of investors without access to their money....
18:32, 07/01/2019

New iShares ESG Fund Off to Roaring Start A brand new exchange-traded fund that tries to invest in the best corporate citizens in the U.S. began trading at Thursday’s opening bell, but is already on track to be one of the most successful fund launches in history....
02:16, 05/11/2019

Woodford 'extremely sorry' for top fund suspension Neil Woodford has appeared in a video where he say he is "extremely sorry" that investors had to be blocked from withdrawing their cash from his top fund....
05:16, 06/05/2019

CBOE AUGUST VOLUME TOTALS 88.5 MILLION CONTRACTS; YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 25% TO 772 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, September 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume during August totaled 88.5 million contracts. Daily trading volume averaged 4.2 million contracts during the month, down eight percent against A...
00:32, 05/02/2019

Judge Jails Hedge Fund Founder A federal judge in Brooklyn jailed Mark Nordlicht, the founder of defunct hedge fund Platinum Partners, after government lawyers said he accosted a prosecutor during a break in his trial....
16:32, 05/06/2019

Ackman eyes more gains for his fund with help of Berkshire, others Billionaire investor William Ackman, whose portfolio has gained almost 50% this year, said his fund can keep delivering "high, long-term" returns, and he expects that a newly disclosed stake in Berkshire Hathaway Inc will help boost gains....
23:32, 08/15/2019

Jon Stewart lashes out at Congress over 9/11 victims fund Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims’ compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money...
13:16, 06/11/2019

Brexit 'may bar UK scientists from €100bn EU research fund' Nobel prize winner warns UK science will suffer unless it can gain access to Horizon EuropeOne of Britain’s leading researchers has warned of a “major blow” to national science if ministers cannot secure access to a massive research programme that is...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Senate expected to pass 9/11 fund extension The Senate is expected to pass a bill Tuesday to fund the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090, permanently compensating individuals who were injured during the 2001 terrorist attacks and its aftermath rescuing people and removing debris under ...
10:00, 07/23/2019

Why Africa’s Biggest Fund Manager Is Under Fire The Public Investment Corp. is the behemoth of Africa’s fund managers, overseeing $150 billion in pension assets for more than 1 million South African state workers. While the PIC, as it’s widely known, was long heralded for delivering market-beating...
02:00, 07/01/2019

Why Fund Managers Are Scared of Sudden Withdrawals   Why have markets been so alarmed over sudden withdrawals from a handful of European investment funds, like London-based H2O Asset Management? And why did their troubles lead the head of the Bank of England to warn that some funds were “built on lies”...
03:00, 07/10/2019

Loeb's Hedge Fund Wants Centene to Consider Selling Itself Daniel Loeb’s Third Point has built a stake in Centene and wants the health insurer to consider selling itself before spending $15.3 billion on its deal to purchase WellCare Health Plans....
10:32, 05/24/2019

Schumer calls on CDC to fund battle against ‘superbug’ ​Sen​. Chuck Schumer on Sunday urged the federal government to designate ​a multi-drug-resistant ​superbug an emergency​ so millions more in funds can be made available to New York ​where hundreds of cases have already been reported. “When it c...
21:48, 05/05/2019

Jon Stewart blasts Congress over 9-11 victims fund Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. (June 11)        ...
12:48, 06/11/2019

Investigation Intensifies Into Top Trump Fund-raiser Elliott Broidy, who raised money for Donald J. Trump’s 2016 campaign and his inauguration, is the subject of a wide-ranging inquiry of foreign influence....
18:48, 07/08/2019

Jon Stewart Challenges McConnell On 9/11 Fund: ‘Meet With Them’ New York (CNN Business) — Jon Stewart had plenty to say to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday night. Stewart, the former host of “The Daily Show,” popped up on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” to respon...
08:48, 06/18/2019

Steel pension fund in talks about £10.5bn buyout The trustees of the £10.5bn British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) are in secret talks to offload it two years after it was handed £550m to secure a rescue of the UK's biggest steel producer....
05:00, 06/29/2019

Pentagon shifts $1.5B to fund border wall The Pentagon authorized another $1.5 billion to be shifted to building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Friday....
13:16, 05/10/2019

SoftBank reveals details of new $108bn fund SoftBank Group has announced that it will launch its second Vision Fund with the help of Apple, Foxconn, Microsoft, other tech giants and investors.The new fund will be called the Vision Fund 2 and it will focus on technologies based on artificial in...
14:00, 07/26/2019

The euro zone now has a budget — but no agreement on how to fund it The 19 finance ministers agreed, after a marathon meeting that ran into the early hours of Friday morning last week, that the euro zone should have its own budget to help with structural reforms and public investment....
10:00, 06/19/2019

SoftBank Considers IPO for $100 Billion Vision Fund SoftBank is considering audacious fundraising plans, including a public offering of its $100 billion investment fund and the launch of a second fund of at least that size, as it looks to seize on an exploding startup scene....
07:00, 05/03/2019

Jon Stewart eviscerates US Congress over 9/11 first responder fund The comedian has delivered an emotional plea to US lawmakers on behalf of first responders running out of time and money. He attacked Congress for its hypocrisy and lack of shame....
18:16, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-05/pg-e-is-said-to-plan-11-billion-fund-to...
17:32, 06/05/2019

BT suggests it could cut dividend to fund fibre expansion BT has suggested it could cut the dividend handed out to shareholders in order to invest in fibre to the premise (FTTP) infrastructure.Speculation that BT is preparing to cut its dividend for the first time since 2009 has been mounting, with some exp...
19:00, 07/11/2019

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 billion fund: Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday....
16:16, 06/05/2019

Cboe Welcomes New iShares Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 9, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new iShares fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
06:32, 05/01/2019

SoftBank’s profit nearly quadruples on fund investments TOKYO — Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. reported Wednesday its fiscal first quarter profit nearly quadrupled to 1.122 trillion yen ($10.6 billion) as its fund investments boosted income. Tokyo-based SoftBank’s April-June profit...
03:48, 08/07/2019

Australian business should cut less, grow more, fund manager says IFM Investors calls for focus on long-term revenue growth, and supports BHP’s pledge to curb carbon emissionsThe head of IFM Investors says the $140bn investment powerhouse will be pushing Australian company bosses to work on growing their businesses...
09:16, 07/29/2019

China Mobile to set up $4 billion 5G industry fund China's largest telecommunications operator China Mobile said on Tuesday it will set up a 30 billion yuan ($4.36 billion) 5G industry fund and has already raised the first installment of 7-10 billion yuan....
03:16, 06/25/2019

Trump signs 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund into law WASHINGTON – President Trump signed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill into law Monday, surrounded by first responders in the White House’s Rose Garden. Trump’s signature marked the end of a 15-year fight to get the government to permanentl...
08:48, 07/29/2019

SoftBank Plans for Second $100 Billion Vision Fund Less than two years after the Vision Fund’s launch, the Japanese company has deployed most of its money, investing in the world’s most valuable technology companies, including Uber and WeWork....
02:00, 05/09/2019

Need To Make A Fund Transfer From SBI Account? Here Are Your Options SBI online banking: From National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) to Immediate Payment Service (IMPS) and Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS), SBI customers can remit funds using one of these payments......
04:00, 05/30/2019

Cboe Welcomes New Aptus Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 1, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new Aptus fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
06:32, 05/01/2019

Cboe Welcomes New Pacer Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – December 12, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new Pacer fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
06:32, 05/01/2019

House committee gives OK to 9/11 victims fund reauthorization The House judiciary committee gave its approval to legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund one day after comedian Jon Stewart passionately implored the panel to support the bill....
21:32, 06/12/2019

Cboe Welcomes New Global X Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – October 18, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BZX: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), a leader in exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, today welcomed a new Global X fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
06:32, 05/01/2019

Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Online Nomination: Here's How To Do It EPFO nomination: It is important to nominate members to the EPF account, according to EPFO's website. In the event of a subscriber's sudden demise, only the nominated members can withdraw the EPF......
09:00, 05/27/2019

9/11 first responder pleads for victims fund from his hospice bed Luis Alvarez, who testified with Jon Stewart, asked Congress to ‘do the right thing’ in what he expects to be his last interviewAn emergency first responder who was diagnosed with cancer following his work at Ground Zero in New York has spoken from h...
17:48, 06/21/2019

CBOE SURPASSES ONE-BILLION-CONTRACT VOLUME YEAR TO DATE AND POSTS ALL-TIME RECORD MONTHLY VOLUME IN OCTOBER; DURING OCTOBER, 134.2 MILLION CONTRACTS TRADED WITH ADV 5.8 MILLION CONTRACTS Chicago, November 3, 2008 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that year-to-date volume surpassed one billion contracts for the first time in the Exchange's history as 1.034 billion contracts changed hands through October (average d...
00:32, 05/02/2019

CBOE FEBRUARY VOLUME OF 80.7 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY--UP 8% OVER FEBRUARY 2008 Chicago, March 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 80,670,249 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in February. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up eight percent from February 2008 and two percent fr...
00:32, 05/02/2019

SoftBank reportedly committing $40 billion to its second Vision Fund SoftBank Group will invest $40 billion in its forthcoming second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. SoftBank's board will meet on Thursday to approve the commitment....
07:00, 07/25/2019

After Woodford fund suspension, focus turns to its stewards The suspension of Neil Woodford's flagship fund has put the focus on a little known firm tasked with ensuring his investors were being looked after properly....
09:16, 06/17/2019

‘Titans’ missing from Las Vegas hedge fund conference After taking a hiatus last year, the SALT Conference has changed in several ways, including panels on cryptocurrency and cannabis replacing spots where hedge fund titans once reigned supreme. Conference attendees also noted that the conference, now i...
13:00, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Ackman eyes more gains for his fund with help of Berkshire, others Billionaire investor William Ackman, whose portfolio has gained almost 50% this year, said his fund can keep delivering "high, long-term" returns, and he expects that a newly disclosed stake in Berkshire Hathaway Inc will help boost gains....
20:32, 08/15/2019

The Pitfalls of 'Designated Beneficiaries' for Mutual-Fund Accounts “Transfer on death” accounts go directly to beneficiaries upon the owner’s death. But they still need to be carefully coordinated with the owner’s overall estate plan....
23:16, 07/08/2019

Myanmar Military's Businesses Fund Campaign Against Rohingya, U.N. Says The Myanmar military’s sprawling corporate empire contributed to the expulsion campaign against the country’s ethnic-minority Rohingya and should be sanctioned, the United Nations said in a report....
08:16, 08/05/2019

McConnell to meet 9/11 responders to discuss victim’s fund WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is meeting this week with 9/11 first responders to talk about reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. John Feal, a Ground Zero recovery worker and longtime activist, says a g...
11:16, 06/24/2019

Fund investors retreat from U.S. stocks as S&P 500 hits records Investors pulled slightly more than $5 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold U.S. stocks last week, ending what had been the largest rush into domestic stocks since 2016,......
11:32, 07/03/2019

SoftBank to pump second Vision Fund with proceeds from the first -source SoftBank Group Corp plans to use proceeds from its first Vision Fund to bankroll the $38 billion it has committed to the second, a source said, in a show of unflinching confidence in its huge tech bets commanding sky-high valuations when sold....
02:16, 07/30/2019

An Outside Hedge Fund Is Driving Steve Cohen's Gains Billionaire Steve Cohen’s hedge fund is up about 10% this year. But a significant part of that return has come from a money manager who doesn’t work at Mr. Cohen’s fund....
22:16, 08/05/2019

Brazil's BR Malls sells mall stakes to BTG fund for $180 mln BR Malls Participacoes SA, Brazil's largest mall operator, has agreed to sell its stakes in seven malls to a real estate fund run by investment bank BTG Pactual SA for 696.4 million reais ($184 million), it said on Tuesday....
17:16, 07/30/2019

PG&E seeks U.S. court approval for $105 mln fund to help wildfire victims PG&E Corp on Wednesday sought court approval for a $105 million fund to help house victims of the wildfires blamed on the bankrupt California power provider....
16:32, 05/01/2019

How To Check Provident Fund (PF) Claim Status Via Umang App Users can also check their EPF balance, search establishment, get EPFO address and apply for Jeevan Pramaan certificate via Umang app, which is currently available on google, apple and windows......
04:00, 05/30/2019

Trump signs bill replenishing 9/11 fund through 2090 President Trump signed legislation Monday to replenish the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund until 2090, ensuring that first responders to the terror attacks will receive compensation for medical care costs and lost wages....
14:16, 07/29/2019

The Latest: Donor willing to fund push to undo abortion ban JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 4:55 p.m. A wealthy GOP political donor is willing to bankroll a possible ballot initiative to repeal a Missouri ban on abortions afte...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Former NYC police detective who fought for 9/11 compensation fund dead at 53 Alvarez was diagnosed with colorectal cancer in 2016. He traced his illness to the three months he spent in the rubble of the World Trade Center's twin towers after the 2001 terrorist attacks....
09:32, 06/29/2019

Hedge fund tries to gain support for Gannett takeover Heath Freeman, the hedgie behind Alden Global Capital is frantically trying to shore up some votes ahead of the May 16 Gannett shareholder meeting as his $1.36 billon takeover for the publisher of USA Today and 110 local papers is losing steam. Freem...
02:48, 05/10/2019

How To Open Public Provident Fund Account With SBI? 10 Things To Know Public Provident Fund (PPF) account, a retirement planning-focused instrument, is considered among the most sought after investment products by financial experts. It is offered by various institutions......
10:00, 06/29/2019