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Now that MoviePass is dead, can we please start funding sensible businesses?

Ding dong, the completely unsustainable witch is dead. As we reported earlier today, MoviePass is shutting down. It leaves behind a few now-useless cards, and several major VC funds out of pocket to the tune of $68.7M. Make no mis...

Now that MoviePass is dead, can we please start funding sensible businesses?

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Owners must protect their businesses from ransomware before it's too late | Gene Marks Attackers are targeting small businesses and even forcing some to close for not paying up – but there are precautions owners can take to reduce the oddsRansomware is a multibillion-dollar a year business and when you look at it from the aspect of the hacker you can certainly understand why. It’s the...
16:00, 2019-05-21

Businesses have a new labor problem: Fewer teens available for summer jobs Only about 40% of teens ages 16 through 19 were in the labor force last summer, according to a CNBC analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data.       ...
19:01, 2019-07-05

NASA Invests $45M in US Small Businesses for Space Tech Development American small businesses will help NASA land astronauts on the Moon in five years and establish a sustainable presence there, as part of the agency’s larger Moon to Mars exploration approach....
04:00, 2019-06-19

Small businesses: Having trouble hiring? Make the process easier Workers have choices. Doing these things gives your small business a better chance at landing the employees you need.       ...
21:51, 2019-06-14

In rebuff to Trump, Palestinian businesses call for freedom, not cash Palestinian businessmen boycotting the Trump administration's Bahrain workshop designed to encourage investment in the territories say only a diplomatic path to statehood can end decades of conflict with Israel....
14:17, 2019-06-20

Tackling food wastage can be a $2.5 trillion market opportunity for businesses As popular debate continues to grow around the rising climate crisis, a new industry is emerging to take a bite out of one of the key culprits: Food waste....
11:34, 2019-08-12

Businesses are buying into devices that claim to stop lightning, despite skeptics Some lightning experts say reliance on lightning-suppression systems could jeopardize public safety — because the laws of physics mean they can’t work....
23:17, 2019-09-17

Trump says US businesses are 'ordered' to find alternatives to China trade President Trump on Friday directed all U.S. businesses to immediately find alternative sources for any goods they were importing from China. The comments came in response to China's announcement earlier in the day that it was enacting additional tariffs on $75 billion worth of U.S. goods....
18:17, 2019-08-23

Nearly 150 businesses sign letter to Senate urging gun control action Nearly 150 U.S. companies have signed and sent a letter to the U.S. Senate, urging the chamber to act on gun control legislation that requires tougher background checks on all gun sales and imposes "red flag" laws....
15:51, 2019-09-12

FBI investigates payroll company accused of stiffing $35M from small businesses The FBI and the New York State Department of Labor confirmed this week they are investigating allegations that a widely-used payroll company diverted nearly $35 million in employee pay to its own bank account before abruptly closing up shop, leaving more than 250,000 employees across the country wit...
02:00, 2019-09-14

Cloudera’s Hilary Mason on how businesses can avoid ruining their own AI projects An IDC survey of businesses out earlier this week found that for about 1 in 4 enterprises deploying AI today, half of all AI projects will fail. Why they fail can be related to external factors like a lack of talent necessary to properly deploy systems, but sometimes companies implode without the in...
02:17, 2019-07-13

As Facebook cracks down on fake political ads, businesses are getting caught in the crossfire Facebook's automated system for detecting political advertising has flagged ads mentioning certain issues, even if they're not politically motivated. Small business owners who rely on Facebook advertising say they are frustrated....
23:51, 2019-06-28

Gap has a new plan to grow its Athleta, Janie and Jack businesses overseas Gap Inc. said Thursday it's opening up its Athleta and Janie and Jack brands to be franchised outside of the U.S., building on its preexisting franchise business with the Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy banners....
21:51, 2019-09-12

Mexico eyes sales tax on digital businesses to boost revenue Mexico is in talks to extend a sales tax to foreign online businesses so that they pay their fair share to Latin America's second biggest economy, the government said on Monday, in a move that could affect companies like Amazon.com Inc, Uber Technologies Inc and Airbnb Inc....
07:34, 2019-09-10

Businesses must promote diversity – not just because it's good for the bottom line | Tim Ryan Too many of America’s workplaces are not representative of our communities. In a divided country, we have a duty to advance diversity and inclusionWe’re living in a country of growing division and tension, and it’s having an impact at work. But it’s often the case that when we walk into the office –...
14:32, 2019-05-21

200 businesses sign brief to extend job discrimination laws to LGBTQ people More than 200 U.S. and international companies signed an amicus brief Tuesday calling on the Supreme Court to include sexual orientation and gender identity in federal civil rights law....
01:51, 2019-07-03

Putting small businesses in the driving Seat with Making Tax Digital Last Friday marked the first major test of Making Tax Digital (MTD) since it came into force on 1 April, mandating all VAT registered businesses with a turnover over £85,000 to keep digital transaction records and submit their VAT returns via specialised software. It was the day that businesses...
12:34, 2019-06-17

Cuba Expands Internet Access to Private Homes and Businesses While Cuba went online in the 1990s, it has lagged behind much of the world in the race toward greater connectivity. For years, access remained prohibitively expensive and tightly controlled....
18:00, 2019-07-31

Small businesses cheer Trump tax reforms, but some feel they didn't go far enough Tax breaks enacted to help small businesses aren't permanent, and that's made it difficult for business owners to make long-term decisions....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Deutsche Bank to shrink or shut U.S. equity and trading businesses: FT Deutsche Bank is planning to overhaul its trading operations, including the creation of a "bad bank" to hold tens of billions of euros of assets and shrinking or shutting its U.S. equity and trading businesses, the Financial Times reported on Sunday....
23:17, 2019-06-16

Alibaba welcomes U.S. small businesses to sell globally on its platform Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd will now allow small businesses in the United States to sell on Alibaba.com, the company said on Tuesday, an effort to tap into the business-to-business e-commerce market and fend off fierce competition from rivals like Amazon.com Inc ....
15:17, 2019-07-23

Where Trump has support in battle with Fed over rates: The smallest small businesses The smallest businesses on Main Street are preoccupied with high interest rates they say hold them back, while larger business owners are more focused on the tight labor market, according to the CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey....
14:38, 2019-05-21

US Work Visa Caps To Squeeze Businesses, Jobs: Nasscom  The United States' plans to cap H1-B work visas, used by Indian IT firms to send employees there, would imply a "further crunch" for businesses to access skilled workforce, industry lobby group......
15:34, 2019-06-20

Deutsche Bank to shrink or shut U.S. equity and trading businesses - FT Deutsche Bank is planning to overhaul its trading operations, including the creation of a "bad bank" to hold tens of billions of euros of assets and shrinking or shutting its U.S. equity and trading businesses, the Financial Times reported on Sunday....
22:34, 2019-06-16

Reputation.com raises $30 million to help businesses manage their online presence Reputation.com, a startup that provides solutions for tracking and improving online reviews, has raised $30 million in fresh venture capital.Read More...
15:51, 2019-08-20

Typhoon shuts down businesses, schools in Taiwan as it heads for China Two people were injured Saturday when a weakening Typhoon Bailu crossed southern Taiwan. The storm forced the shutdown of businesses and schools, and airlines canceled more than 350 flights as the island braced for landslides, floods and high seas, Reuters reported. Some 34,000 soldiers were deploye...
01:17, 2019-08-25

Job creation slowed again in June as small businesses shed 23,000 jobs Job growth failed to live up to expectations in June with private companies adding 102,000 new positions -- 33,000 short of projections, ADP and Moody's Analytics said....
03:00, 2019-07-04

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, whose plans were unveiled by Gov. Andrew Cuomo la...
04:34, 2019-06-14

NASA Awards $106 Million to US Small Businesses for Technology Development Managing pilotless aircraft and solar panels that could help humans live on the Moon and Mars are among the technologies NASA is looking to develop with small business awards totaling $106 million....
21:01, 2019-05-21

African American businesses grew 400% – but they still need investment | Gene Marks Minority-owned businesses received lower loan amounts and were forced to leverage their own cash, a survey found. Without capital, it’s tough to invest in the future 2018 was a great year for African American small businesses.According to a recent survey of more than 2,700 small businesses conducte...
19:51, 2019-05-21

Democrats demand documents from Trump businesses about foreign payments Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Monday said they were using a court case to demand documents from President Donald Trump's businesses in hopes of proving that they violated anti-corruption provisions of the U.S. Constitution....
04:17, 2019-07-09

American Businesses Say China's Slowdown Is a Greater Threat Than the Trade War U.S. companies are downshifting in China as its economy slows and trade tensions with the U.S. persist, according to a new survey that highlights softening revenue, reduced investment and job cutbacks....
08:00, 2019-09-11

Businesses Scramble to Meet California Data-Privacy Deadline The California Consumer Privacy Act was designed to make tech giants more transparent about how they handle consumer data—and now companies from Starbucks to the Gap also are racing to comply....
15:34, 2019-09-08

Best business laptops 2019: notebooks for small businesses and enterprise The best business laptops on this page all combine the latest hardware with productivity features – while also offering slimline designs and long battery lives.The best business laptops need those long battery lives to keep you productive while out and about. No matter how powerful a notebook...
03:00, 2019-07-11

Small businesses are balking at the latest round of proposed tariffs In recent months, business groups have begun to express concern about ongoing trade tensions and the impact frayed relationships may have on the companies' bottom lines....
01:51, 2019-06-04

‘Google's power is extraordinary’: businesses turn to the courts over bad reviews Negative comments and low star ratings can make or break a company. But as Google finds itself embroiled in legal action, it warns defamation law could suppress consumer rights Mark Fletcher says he never paid much attention to Google reviews left by customers for his Victorian-based software busine...
00:34, 2019-07-10

American businesses ignoring the effects of data hacks: studies Many American business big shots are clueless. They don’t understand how customers and employees now view data breaches. That is the conclusion reached by several studies, including one from Shred-it, an information security company. American businesses are ignoring “the serious impact any data brea...
21:17, 2019-07-07

Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off businesses Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its entertainment and semiconductors businesses into separate companies, the second time in six years it has targeted the Japanese electronics maker....
00:51, 2019-06-14

New York City businesses struggle after minimum wage increase More than six months after the $15 minimum wage went into effect in New York City, business leaders and owners say the increased labor costs have forced them to cut staff, eliminate work shifts and raise prices....
16:17, 2019-08-06

South Korean businesses growingly adopt unmanned services SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Robots are coming to South Korea’s vibrant coffee culture, where crowds of lunchtime customers queuing at cafes are a daily sight. Cafes are among many businesses that could be transformed by automated services in this tech-forward nation — a notion both exciting and ...
08:51, 2019-06-06

Why Apple's iPhone 11 may not excite businesses, but expanded focus on health data should Apple gives iPhone 11, Watch Series 5, and iPad incremental hardware refresh, but services like Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, and a new health-focused Research app are the real story....
03:17, 2019-09-11

UPDATE 1-Eagle Materials bows to pressure to spilt core businesses Eagle Materials Inc said on Thursday its board had approved a plan to spin off its heavy materials and light materials businesses into two publicly traded entities, bowing to pressure from hedge fund Sachem Head Capital Management....
16:17, 2019-05-30

Publix, Aldi, CVS, Walgreens and other businesses want shoppers to leave guns at home Publix, Meijer, Walgreens and CVS are among the latest businesses to announce they are asking customers to not openly carry guns in their stores.       ...
06:34, 2019-09-12

A higher US minimum wage is inevitable – so businesses better be prepared | Gene Marks A minimum wage increase will put pressure on everyone’s compensation, so businesses may have to cave and pay upOver the past few years many localities and cities, from New York City to Seattle, have passed legislation raising minimum wages that employers must pay to $15 an hour. Now, Washington is t...
14:00, 2019-07-14

U.N. urges sanctions on Myanmar army businesses, says foreign partners could be complicit United Nations investigators urged world leaders on Monday to impose targeted financial sanctions on companies linked to the military in Myanmar, and said foreign firms doing business with them could be complicit in international crimes....
11:00, 2019-08-05

Fiat Chrysler and Renault talk of linking businesses is heating up, report says Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and French automaker Renault are in talks that could result in a tie-up of their operations, the Wall Street Journal reports        ...
21:34, 2019-05-26

Logitech's gaming and video conferencing businesses have 'billion-dollar potential,' says CEO Logitech's gaming arm achieved $648 million in net sales in the 2019 fiscal year, and its video collaboration market hit $260 million, according to the firm's latest financial report....
11:51, 2019-07-10

These businesses offer ongoing military discounts for veterans and active duty While Veterans Day and holidays like July 4th are big days for military discounts, some major chains have ongoing savings for vets and active-duty.       ...
02:00, 2019-07-04

These businesses are offering veterans and military free food or other Memorial Day deals At some businesses, veterans and other military personnel can get free Memorial Day meals and discounts when they show military identification.        ...
12:00, 2019-05-24

Apple aims to protect kids’ privacy. App makers say it could devastate their businesses. Apple plans to change the rules it has for kids apps, raising concerns among some app developers about the way the tech giant wields power unilaterally over its App Store....
14:17, 2019-08-20

Sketchy businesses are hijacking legitimate Google Maps listings to fool you A sketchy practice is becoming more commonplace on Google Maps involving companies hijacking legitimate business listings in order to make you think that you’re contacting the actual business. The Wall Street Journal brought this practice to light in a new report, and the paper estimates there...
00:51, 2019-06-21

Typhoon shuts businesses, forces flight cancellations in southern Taiwan Taiwan braced for typhoon Bailu on Saturday, shutting businesses and schools as airlines canceled hundreds of flights amid warnings of landslides, floods and high seas on the island....
12:17, 2019-08-24

Trump administration moves to broaden access to 401(k) plans for small businesses The Trump administration announced a new federal rule Monday intended to expand worker access to 401(k) retirement plans. The rule explicitly approves Association Retirement Plans, expanding and simplifying the ways small businesses and other groups can band together to offer the plans. The administ...
19:51, 2019-07-31

Australians reject Coalition attacks on businesses promoting social issues New survey finds almost 80% support CEOs having a say, but more than half believe when they do, it is out of self-interestAustralians overwhelmingly support business leaders speaking out on social and political issues, according to a new survey that conflicts with government efforts to paint such ef...
04:51, 2019-09-16

Cuba travel ban: Private businesses already suffering 3 days after new rules took effect Three days after President Donald Trump banned cruise ships and private vessels from visiting Cuba, the impact could already be felt.       ...
16:34, 2019-06-13

UPDATE 2-Mexico eyes sales tax on digital businesses to boost revenue Mexico is in talks to extend a sales tax to foreign online businesses so that they pay their fair share to Latin America's second biggest economy, the government said on Monday, in a move that could affect companies like Amazon.com Inc, Uber Technologies Inc and Airbnb Inc....
23:34, 2019-09-09

Hong Kong businesses vow to strike as anger over extradition bill grows Protest groups to stage fresh rally and #612strike movement spreads before MPs scrutinise legislation on WednesdayScores of Hong Kong businesses have vowed to shut down as anger builds over government plans to push through a law allowing extraditions to China despite a huge weekend protest.The finan...
08:51, 2019-06-11

Norway's Telenor flags lower earnings on dismal Asian businesses Norwegian telecoms group Telenor said on Tuesday the company expects a decline in earnings for the rest of the year, dented by problems faced at some of its Asian operations....
09:17, 2019-07-16

Moody's, Israel's Team8 to create cyber risk standard for businesses Ratings agency Moody's Corp and Israeli cyber group Team8 launched on Thursday a joint venture to assess how vulnerable businesses are to cyber attacks and create what they hope will become a global benchmark....
21:17, 2019-06-27

Cuba travel ban: Private businesses already suffering days after rule change Three days after President Donald Trump banned cruise ships and private vessels from visiting Cuba, the impact could already be felt.       ...
19:34, 2019-06-13

Guns or video games: What kind of stand do businesses dare make? Walmart says that it's removing video game displays as a mark of respect, following the recent deadly shootings. Is there room for a little more respect for life, beginning with tech companies?...
21:51, 2019-08-09

German businesses fear repeat of historic shutdown of Rhine river Climate change and the resulting heatwaves that are sweeping Europe are increasing the risk of making the continent's most important waterway impassable for longer periods — a threat that's worrying businesses....
11:51, 2019-08-01

Hong Kong businesses fear protests will push economy into recession Amid mass demonstrations and a trade war, financial observers say the city’s slowdown could deepenHong Kong is a free marketer’s dream. The tiny island has a GDP bigger than many industrialised countries, low tax and abundant cheap labour, and is a world-class financial centre boasting a stock marke...
16:17, 2019-08-23

Low online prices are great for shoppers. But they're killing small businesses Online competition and low cut-rate prices can force owners to keep absorbing their rising costs rather than pass along the increases to customers.       ...
23:34, 2019-06-27

IBM revenue falls as weak legacy businesses offset cloud growth International Business Machines Corp posted a 4.2% fall in quarterly revenue, in line with analysts' estimates, as weakness in its legacy businesses of selling hardware and software offset growth in its high-margin cloud computing unit....
22:51, 2019-07-17

Businesses, don't shut the door on prospective employees who ghost you | Gene Marks Not showing up after accepting an offer is unacceptable, but if you have a chance to hire someone again don’t shut them out – they may have beneficial skillsA disturbing and growing behavior in this country is affecting countless small and large businesses: prospective employees are turning into gho...
18:17, 2019-05-26

Senate to take up border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee will take up a long-stalled border funding request next week aimed at addressing the influx of migrants from Central America.Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said the spending committee will begin moving the legislation imminently after it was dropped from a ...
18:51, 2019-06-11

Post-Brexit tech brain drain worries half of businesses -survey Just over half of Britain's businesses believe the country is at risk of a brain drain after Brexit, with many worried in particular about a shortage of tech skills, according to research by cloud-based software company Salesforce.com....
01:51, 2019-07-11

Hong Kong Businesses Are Reeling Amid the Protests, But Their Workers Say ‘Freedom’ Is More Important On a recent weekday afternoon, twelve employees sat awaiting shoppers in a luxury jewelry store in Hong Kong’s prime tourist district, Tsim Sha Tsui—known to locals simply as “TST.” Next door, in a high-end watch shop, seven workers chatted with each other, no customers in si...
20:17, 2019-09-03

NASA Opens Space Station to Tourists and Businesses to Promote Commercial Activities The trips, to be arranged by private companies, come as part of a broader effort to jump-start commercial initiatives on the international space station....
09:34, 2019-06-08

Trump declares victory over ‘Deep State’ as court tosses challenge over his businesses President Trump scored a big win on Wednesday when the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to throw out a case that accused him of violating the Constitution through earnings from D.C. businesses including the Trump International Hotel....
19:17, 2019-07-10

How the Cloud Security Alliance helps businesses identify and mitigate cybersecurity risks John Yeoh explains how CSA works with organizations on various aspects of cloud security to identify top risks, assess cloud service providers, establish baseline controls, and build best practices....
22:00, 2019-08-30

‘It’s Bad News For the Free Market.’ U.S. Businesses Are Spooked by President Trump’s Trade Policies (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s aggressive and wildly unpredictable use of tariffs is spooking American business groups, which have long formed a potent force in his Republican Party. Corporate America was blindsided last week when Trump threatened to impose crippling taxes on Me...
12:51, 2019-06-12

Jack Dorsey, Killer Mike talk entrepreneurship, supporting local businesses Killer Mike, the rapper, actor and activist, paired up with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey this week in Atlanta for a conversation about entrepreneurship.        ...
16:00, 2019-06-06

Post-Brexit tech brain drain worries half of businesses: survey Just over half of Britain's businesses believe the country is at risk of a brain drain after Brexit, with many worried in particular about a shortage of tech skills, according to research by cloud-based software company Salesforce.com....
04:17, 2019-07-11

Trump ‘Ordered’ U.S. Businesses to Cut Ties With China. Here’s the Obscure Federal Law That Might Grant Him the Authority (BIARRITZ, France) — President Donald Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful but obscure federal law to make good on his tweeted “order” to U.S. businesses to cut ties in China amid a spiraling trade war between the two nations. China’s anno...
05:51, 2019-08-26

‘These boys were on a holiday’: Trump family members promote themselves, and businesses, on European trip The president’s four adult children tagged along during events in London, Normandy and Doonbeg, Ireland, raising questions of impropriety and costs for taxpayers....
00:34, 2019-06-07

South Africa’s President Condemns Violent Attacks on Foreign-Owned Businesses (JOHANNESBURG) — South Africa’s president condemned days of widespread looting and arson attacks on foreign-owned businesses across Johannesburg and the capital Pretoria, calling the violence “totally unacceptable.” “We are a country that is completely committed against...
04:51, 2019-09-04

A look inside the black market for weed shows the huge threat to legal businesses Illegal dispensaries are a huge threat to California's legal cannabis market, the largest in the country. CNBC went inside 10 unlicensed stores to show a variety of illegal activity....
12:51, 2019-07-12

Protest fears stalk Hong Kong businesses as China threat looms Walking a tightrope between anti-government protests and political masters in Beijing, many Hong Kong firms are opting to toe the Communist Party line to avoid potential repercussions having seen what happened at Cathay Pacific Airways....
10:51, 2019-08-23

Exclusive: Humbled Noble Group seeks to rebuild LNG, energy businesses: sources Noble Group Holdings (Noble Holdings) plans to rebuild its liquefied natural gas (LNG) and core energy businesses and develop rare earths as it seeks new life as a niche, Asia-focused commodity trader, sources aware of the matter said....
13:17, 2019-08-21

Google unveils new $999 smart glasses for businesses, undercutting Microsoft's HoloLens on price Google announced Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 on Monday, a new set of smart glasses that's catered toward businesses and costs $999. Google has focused on business use cases after its first model failed among consumers....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Businesses that initially avoided Trump China tariffs now fear getting caught up in trade war Businesses that previously avoided the Trump administration's China tariffs now face levies on the same products under the latest proposal to put tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, illustrating the uncertainty generated by President Trump's trade war....
11:51, 2019-06-22

As Protesters Fill Hong Kong’s Streets, Businesses Watch Quietly With Alarm A wave of concern has spread through a community of foreign consultants, investors and executives who have made the territory their home and regional headquarters....
10:17, 2019-06-12

Former Oklahoma state senator found dead with gunshot wound is 2nd GOP ex-lawmaker found dead in two days A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma was found dead with a gunshot wound in his home Wednesday, the second former GOP state lawmaker found fatally wounded in as many days....
06:51, 2019-06-08

BDCs add mid-market CLOs to funding mix NEW YORK, June 17 (LPC) - FS KKR Capital Corp is the latest Business Development Company (BDC) to issue a middle market Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO) fund as the sector seeks to diversify funding sources and drive portfolio growth....
23:00, 2019-06-17

Council funding 'unsustainable' as budgets cut by 20% There must be a national conversation about how much people want from their councils and what they'll pay, amid "unsustainable funding", researchers have said....
21:34, 2019-05-29

CEO of Cielo says competitiveness would improve if it were self-funding Brazilian card processor Cielo SA would be more competitive if it had its own sources of funding to finance merchants, company Chief Executive Paulo Caffarelli told journalists on Wednesday....
17:34, 2019-07-24

LA is largest city to formally include LGBTQ businesses in contracting process worth billions Los Angeles is now the largest city in the U.S. to formally include LGBTQ-owned businesses in its project procurement process, following Nashville, Orlando and Baltimore. Similar changes are being considered in Chicago and New York....
12:00, 2019-08-01

Trump loses court round in U.S. Democratic lawmakers demand for bank documents on his businesses U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's businesses....
05:00, 2019-05-23

How Salesforce is customizing Einstein Voice assistant for mobile workers and data-hungry businesses At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Michael Machado spoke with TechRepublic about the unique challenges of building Einstein Voice Assistant within the company's highly-customizable platform....
19:00, 2019-06-14

The top 4 mistakes companies make when taking VC funding Startup funding has reached record levels. But founders who get caught up in the rush for cash could make major mistakes, risking their company’s future.Read More...
07:34, 2019-06-02

Planned Parenthood May Withdraw From Title X Funding Facing a federal rule that restricts referrals for abortion, the organization will decide whether to reject government funding for family planning for low-income women....
18:51, 2019-08-19

Recipe-kit provider Gousto serves up £30m funding One of the major British players in the fast-expanding meal-kit delivery market has been served up £30m of new funding as it intensifies its rivalry with the likes of HelloFresh....
14:51, 2019-07-12

Four rocket companies are competing for Air Force funding, and it is war Enlarge / Jeff Bezos (right), the founder of Blue Origin and Amazon.com, and Tory Bruno, CEO of United Launch Alliance, display the BE-4 rocket engine during a press conference in 2014. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Monday marked the deadline for four US rocket companies to submit bids for Ai...
11:51, 2019-08-13

How to Divest From the Corporations Funding Abortion Bans Earlier this week, Judd Legum’s Popular Information newsletter reported that, in recent years, six corporations contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers behind six-week abortion bans in Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri, and Ohio. In an attempt to fight back, con...
00:34, 2019-05-24

People’s Party wants to axe Multiculturalism Act, eliminate funding In a policy plank released Friday, Maxime Bernier's People's Party of Canada (PPC) vowed to scrap the Multiculturalism Act if elected and cancel all funding that promotes the concept....
22:17, 2019-08-13

British Basketball frustrated by funding snub "British Basketball has hit out at the decision not to award the sport additional funds as Great Britain\u0027s women attempt to qualify for Tokyo 2020."...
15:00, 2019-05-21

FCC authorizes second wave of rural broadband funding The FCC will authorize $166.8 million to carriers in 22 states to expand broadband access beginning this month. It's the second round of funding this year from the FCC's Connect America fund auction, which pays carriers to deploy broadband to underse......
12:34, 2019-06-11

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the next stage of its development?...
18:00, 2019-05-21

Many deadly common cancers get little charity funding (Reuters Health) - Many of the most common and lethal cancers get the fewest research dollars from fundraising advocacy groups, especially cancers associated with stigmatized behaviors like smoking and drinking, a U.S. study suggests....
23:51, 2019-07-24

E-commerce Platform Meesho Raises $125 Million In Funding The Meesho platform allows re-sellers of everything from jewellery to mobile phones to reach prospective customers via social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram....
14:00, 2019-08-12

More than 120 U.S. military construction projects to be hit by funding for border wall More than 120 U.S. military construction projects will be adversely affected as the Pentagon prepares to use $3.6 billion to help build or enhance 175 miles (282 km) of the border wall with Mexico, U.S. officials said on Tuesday....
01:17, 2019-09-04

Turkey says EU funding cuts will not affect its drilling off Cyprus European Union decisions to curb contacts and funding for Turkey will not affect Ankara's determination to drill for gas and oil off Cyprus and Turkey planned to send a fourth ship to the area, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
13:17, 2019-07-16

U.N. wants more urgency in AIDS fight as gains and funding fade The global fight against AIDS is stalling due to lower investment, marginalized communities missing vital health services, and new HIV infections rising in some parts, the United Nations warned on Tuesday....
21:17, 2019-07-16

Biden reverses position on federal funding for abortion U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday he no longer supported a ban on the use of federal funds for most abortions, reversing course after sharp criticism from abortion-rights proponents....
05:51, 2019-06-07

Democrats press to retain longtime abortion funding ban WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democrats on Capitol Hill are intent on preserving a four-decade ban on taxpayer-financed abortions despite calls from their party’s presidential candidates to abandon it. Lawmakers are arguing that any attempt to undo the longstanding consensus is doomed to fail and not ...
21:34, 2019-06-10

Cockroach Labs: With new funding, its future belongs in the cloud Cockroach Labs has just doubled its funding, coming on the heels of a year where it has multiplied its customer base. Its next challenge is making the case that its platform is not just for the elite usual suspects. That’s where the cloud may play a key role....
20:34, 2019-08-06

Planned Parenthood leaves federal funding program Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions.        ...
20:00, 2019-08-21

US Congress Approves $4.6 Billion In Emergency Border Funding US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday bowed to pressure from President Donald Trump's Republicans as Congress approved $4.6 billion in emergency aid to ease a swelling migrant crisis on the......
02:34, 2019-06-28

China women's football receives funding boost Chinese women's soccer received a major financial boost on Friday after Ant Financial's Alipay said it would provide 1 billion yuan ($145.43 million) in funding for a 10-year project....
19:00, 2019-07-05

US Senate passes $4.6bn border funding bill – as it happened GOP-led Senate passes bill with strong bipartisan support, while Republican senators urge investigation of Trump sexual assault allegationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.08pm BST OK everybody, it’s been real. But now it’s time for the first of the 2020 DNC presidential prima...
00:00, 2019-06-28

E-Cigarette Maker NJOY Changes Funding Plan After Vaping Ban E-cigarette maker NJOY Holdings has changed plans for its funding round after the Trump administration announced a plan to pull most vaping products from the market, said people familiar with the matter....
04:34, 2019-09-14

TransferWise closes $292 mln secondary funding round at $3.5 bln valuation Money transfer startup TransferWise has closed a $292 million secondary funding round which doubles its valuation to $3.5 billion, the company said on Wednesday....
07:01, 2019-05-22

Huawei says to spend more than $300 million a year in funding for universities Huawei plans to spend more than $300 million a year in research funding for universities, a senior company executive said on Tuesday, even as the Chinese firm fights a U.S. trade ban from that has hurt its business and academia tie-ups....
15:17, 2019-09-03

FarmWise and its weed-pulling agribot harvest $14.5M in funding Automating agriculture is a complex proposition given the number and variety of tasks involved, but a number of robotics and autonomy companies are giving it their best shot. FarmWise seems to have impressed someone — it just raised $14.5 million to continue development of its autonomous weeding ve...
10:17, 2019-09-18

Pentagon funding German university research: Report The Pentagon reportedly funds projects ranging from finding a substitute to a common military explosive to tracking whales. Some of the research has dual commericial and military use....
02:51, 2019-06-23

Biden camp confirms he supports abortion funding ban The presidential campaign team for former Vice President Joe Biden said that the Democratic contender supports the Hyde Amendment, which bans federal funding for certain abortions....
00:01, 2019-06-06

TransferWise valued at $3.5 billion after $292 million secondary funding Peer-to-peer money transfer service TransferWise has announced that it is now valued at $3.5 billion, after pursuing a $292 million secondary funding.Read More...
14:51, 2019-05-22

Congress clashes over border funding as migrants kept in squalor The U.S. House and Senate will try to resolve their conflicting versions of an emergency funding bill on Thursday to address worsening humanitarian conditions for migrant children and families on the U.S.-Mexico border....
20:51, 2019-06-27

Resale clothing company thredUP gets $175 million in funding Online resale store thredUP said on Wednesday it received $175 million in funding which it will use to expand its platform to offer resale clothing services to retailers....
13:17, 2019-08-21

Fight for Supremacy in Indoor Farming Escalates With New Funding Venture investors are firing another salvo in the increasingly competitive field of indoor farming, a growing market that has already drawn powerhouse firms like SoftBank Vision Fund and GV....
11:51, 2019-06-11

Dems clash over funding for Trump's migrant crisis House Democratic leaders are facing sharp pushback from rank-and-file members on plans to deliver billions of dollars to ease the migrant crisis at the southern border, threatening to drag out another border funding fight with President Donald Trump.Leaders of several groups, including the Congressi...
05:17, 2019-06-06

Congress threatens to ground funding if the Pentagon can't get more F-35 parts Congress is threatening to restrict funding for the Pentagon's acquisition office unless it comes up with a new plan to address the chronic shortage of spare parts for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter....
10:17, 2019-06-06

Arizona school counselors await funding for new hires TUCSON – Nationwide, the average student-to-school counselor is 455-to-one. In Arizona, it’s 905-to-one. The statistics gathered by the American School Counselor Association show Arizona ranks last in the nation when it comes to that ratio. The state approved $20 million for the hiring of more...
19:34, 2019-06-27

What Planned Parenthood's Funding Change Means for Patients Recently the Trump administration changed the rules for Title X funds, and this week Planned Parenthood decided to stop accepting the money. As a result, free and sliding scale birth control, STD testing, and other services may become harder to access. Here’s what you need to know....
11:00, 2019-08-21

Joe Biden Reverses Course on Banning Federal Funding for Abortion (ATLANTA) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for abortions. Biden’s reversal came after rivals and ...
10:34, 2019-06-07

U.S. House approves funding for 9/11 responders, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to permanently compensate first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center who have been suffering from cancers and other illnesses as a result of working at the contaminated site....
02:17, 2019-07-13

Political cartoon site The Nib has lost its funding, pledges to go on If you’ve spent much time on Twitter over the last few years, you’re probably familiar with The Nib, the political cartoon site and magazine founded and run by cartoonist Matt Bors in 2013. We’ve highlighted the site’s work numerous times, applauding its ability to find just the right image to accom...
23:17, 2019-06-29

No money down! States vow Obamacare replacements without funding plans Lawmakers in about a dozen states have touted their measures to enshrine Obamacare within their borders, saying their residents with preexisting illnesses will be protected even if the healthcare law meets doom in court....
08:00, 2019-08-23

Gambling firms agree more funding and support for addicts The UK's largest gambling firms have agreed to significantly bolster funding and support to tackle addiction following pressure from the government and health chiefs....
11:51, 2019-07-02

Chinese Regulators Try to Calm Fears of a Funding Squeeze Chinese regulators made fresh attempts to calm frayed nerves in the country’s financial sector, as bank liquidity remained tight by some measures three weeks after authorities took over a struggling city lender....
22:17, 2019-06-17

AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for legislation that restricts government funding of abortions. Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens/Bronx) voted on Jan. 9 for an appropriations bill that included res...
00:51, 2019-06-08

New UK nuclear funding model could leave taxpayers liable Ministers are expected to announce plans to bolster nuclear industry this weekThe government will set out plans to resuscitate the UK’s struggling nuclear ambitions with a new scheme which would leave taxpayers liable for rising costs or delays.The funding model, expected this week, could help bankr...
15:34, 2019-07-14

MPs call for five-year pothole repair funding plan News 1 Jul, 2019 Transport Committee report highlights need for a front-loaded, five-year funding settlement to help councils mend potholes...
04:17, 2019-07-01

NY taxpayers send most money to Washington but receive least funding New York taxpayers are being milked by the feds more than those in any other state. The Empire State residents send more money to Washington and receive less in federal programs, according to a new report from the Rockefeller Institute of Government. The numbers were also certified by a state offici...
05:00, 2019-06-09

Juul raises over $750 million in expanded funding round E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, which is facing regulatory scrutiny in the domestic U.S market, has raised $785.2 million in an equity and debt offering as it looks to expand globally, a regulatory filing showed....
02:34, 2019-08-31

House overwhelmingly approves funding bill for 9/11 victims The House on Friday overwhelmingly passed a bill to reauthorize the compensation fund for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, after comedian Jon Stewart lambasted lawmakers for not moving quickly enough to replenish the critical funding. ...
20:17, 2019-07-12

Senate panel advances emergency border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bipartisan emergency funding bill requested by President Trump to deal with the massive immigration surge along the southern border....
22:34, 2019-06-19

Pledge On Conversions For All NGO Staff In New Rules For Foreign Funding For NGOs to receive foreign funds, all their employees and officials have to declare to the government that they were not prosecuted or convicted for religious conversions, according to new rules put......
07:34, 2019-09-17

Italian PM stands by League over Russia funding scandal Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Wednesday he had continued trust in the ruling coalition League party despite allegations it had sought illicit funds from Russia....
18:34, 2019-07-24

EIB plans to cut all funding for fossil fuel projects by 2020 EU’s lending arm financed oil, gas and coal projects in 2018 with more than €2.4bnThe European Investment Bank has vowed to end its multibillion euro financing for fossil fuel projects by the end of next year in order to align its strategy with climate targets.The EU’s lending arm has drafted plans,...
01:00, 2019-08-01

Square Capital head: Leveraging data to extend credit to small businesses that lack access to loans Jim Cramer sits down with Jackie Reses, the head of Square Inc.'s Square Capital, to discuss how the lending arm is helping businesses that have trouble getting traditional loans....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Weird How Grandstanding Republicans Keep Blocking Disaster Relief Funding For the second time in less than a week, a grandstanding Republican congressman has held up more than $19 billion in bipartisan-backed disaster relief funds for victims of Hurricanes Maria, Michael, and Florence, as well as states ravaged by wildfires and catastrophic flooding....
01:34, 2019-05-29

For infrastructure funding, follow the money on the Coca-Cola highway It has not been voted on or formally proposed yet, but a bipartisan effort to increase federal spending on infrastructure could be coming in the near future....
05:00, 2019-05-22

U.N. Palestinian refugee agency seeks donations as funding slips The head of a U.N. agency supporting Palestinian refugees, which is under a corruption investigation, said on Tuesday it still needed $150 million in donations to keep it operating until the end of this year....
16:34, 2019-08-27

Ottawa and New Brunswick to provide $2M in funding to combat whale entanglements The funding for the Acadian Crabbers Association comes through the $400-million Atlantic Fisheries Fund, which is jointly funded by Ottawa and the region's provincial governments....
04:51, 2019-05-22

In Florida, tasty fish varieties get aquaculture funding from USDA For those who love seafood but find local menus lacking, efforts are underway in Florida to boost sources of pompano, redfish and other varieties for fish farming....
12:51, 2019-08-13

Ulster Grand Prix denies it misused government funding Ulster Grand Prix organisers have refuted claims made by the BBC that it spent government funding intended for safety upgrades on other paddock works...
23:51, 2019-08-22

Schumer to ask Trump to redirect $5 billion in wall funding to gun initiatives While the president is unlikely to retreat from his marquee campaign promise, the request is intended to keep pressure on Republicans to respond to mass shootings this month....
21:51, 2019-08-13

Government's Dependence On RBI Payout Leaves Budget Funding At Risk Slower economic growth has made it harder for the government to improve tax collections and the boost from the central bank and assets sale program are unlikely to be repeated....
06:34, 2019-09-05

Ajit Pai works to cap funding for rural and poor people, gets GOP backing Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | metamorworks) The Federal Communications Commission has preliminarily voted to cap spending on the FCC's Universal Service programs, which deploy broadband to poor people and to rural and other underserved areas. The party-line vote was criticized by the FCC's two D...
20:00, 2019-06-04

Funding crisis threatens crucial UK ocean monitoring project The array of moorings monitoring a weakening in the Atlantic conveyor belt risk being left in the lurch when funding expires in 2020, leaving key questions about the climate unanswered...
08:17, 2019-05-22

Farage: Elections watchdog 'coordinated' funding inquiry with Brown Nigel Farage has accused Britain's elections watchdog of performing a "coordinated move" with Gordon Brown to raise doubt about his Brexit Party's funding system....
07:51, 2019-05-22

Development banks' climate funding at all-time high in 2018 Climate projects won record financing from the world's big development banks last year, with funds committed up 60% since the 2015 Paris climate accord to curb global warming emissions, a report published on Thursday said....
04:01, 2019-06-14

Poland’s doctors march to demand more health care funding Hundreds of doctors have marched through Poland’s capital city to demand higher spending on health care that would cut waiting time for medical care and stop underpaid doctors from seeking jobs abroad...
20:34, 2019-06-01

Collective Health secures $205 mln 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....
14:34, 2019-06-17

Anthony Albanese warns PM: don't play politics with drought funding Opposition leader says Labor will support ‘any level’ of funding the Coalition names as long as it doesn’t take funds from other portfoliosLabor leader Anthony Albanese has urged the Morrison government to avoid “playing politics” with drought funding, saying Labor would support “any level” of fundi...
07:17, 2019-07-18

U.S. restores some aid to Central America, vows no new funding until migration action The State Department said that after a review of more than $615 million in assistance that President Donald Trump ordered in March to be cut entirely, it would go ahead with $432 million in projects and grants that had been previously approved....
05:00, 2019-06-18

Why Planned Parenthood was right to refuse federal funding | Moira Donegan The Trump administration put Planned Parenthood in an untenable position – and the organization made the moral choice to walk awayThe Trump administration expanded its assault on women’s rights this week, engineering the loss of birth control and other reproductive healthcare coverage for millions o...
15:51, 2019-08-22

France's Jean-Marie Le Pen charged over EU funding scandal: lawyers The founder of the far-right National Front was charged with embezzlement of public funds. The scandal centered around the misuse of EU money to pay for France-based staff....
02:34, 2019-09-14

Liberal ridings received 75% of government largesse funding over summer Liberal ridings gained about 75 per cent of the total government largesse, while roughly equal proportions of the spending was aimed at NDP and Conservative ridings — 15 per cent and 13 per cent, respectively....
02:00, 2019-09-14

Trump Administration Is Opening Investigations Into Foreign Funding at U.S. Colleges The U.S. Education Department is opening investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as the Trump administration increases its scrutiny of international money flowing to American colleges. Letters sent to the schools Thursday and obtained by The Associated P...
01:00, 2019-06-14

The Latest: Districts’ lawyer vows to monitor school funding TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Supreme Court’s newest ruling in a protracted lawsuit over funding for public schools (all times local): 10:25 a.m. An attorney representing four local public school districts in Kansas is promising to continue monitoring the state’s education...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Swedish fintech Klarna valued at $5.5 billion in funding round Online payments firm Klarna, which has attracted a growing following with its "buy now, pay later" service for shoppers, said on Tuesday it had raised $460 million in a funding round that makes it Europe's most valuable fintech startup....
21:34, 2019-08-06

Esports team co-owned by Drake wants to raise $25M in new funding round The Toronto Raptors isn’t the only team rapper Drake is cheering for right now. Drake’s competitive gaming team, 100 Thieves, is also going for the gold by raising a fresh round of money that could allow it to win a slot in an up-and-coming Activision Blizzard video game league, The Post has learned...
06:34, 2019-05-31

‘We won’t get to zero cases of Ebola without a big scale-up in funding,’ UN relief chief warns Deadly, attacks on health workers in Ebola-hit areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including one at the weekend that left two dead, are an indication that combating the disease outbreak will require far greater international support, UN humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock said on Monday...
01:00, 2019-07-16

"Curb Terror Funding By October, Or Else...": Global Body Warning To Pak The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has issued a strong warning to Pakistan, stating that the country could be blacklisted unless it fulfils an "action plan" against UN designated terrorists......
21:34, 2019-06-21

Hyundai adds to Aurora Innovation's latest funding round The funding entrenches an existing relationship between the Korean automaker and Silicon Valley startup, and they will work together to develop autonomous driving systems....
13:17, 2019-06-13

Senator pushes equal pay for USWNT with World Cup funding threat Getting equal pay for the United States Women’s National Team has gone from talk to action. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) introduced a bill to withhold federal funding for the 2026 men’s World Cup, which will be jointly hosted by the US, Canada and Mexico, until the men’s and women’...
18:34, 2019-07-10

British Steel says funding is in place for all employees to be paid in full for May British Steel is continuing "to work with all parties to achieve an outcome that secures its future success", with funding in place for employees to be paid for May, a spokeswoman has said....
02:51, 2019-05-22

UK watchdog to review Nigel Farage's Brexit Party funding Former British premier Gordon Brown has called for the Electoral Commission to investigate Nigel Farage's Brexit Party. There are also concerns over the accounting of funds for the party leader....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Judge rejects Congress' challenge of border wall funding A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico....
05:17, 2019-06-04

Pak Fails To Act On Global Watchdog's Points On Terror Funding: Report Pakistan has failed to complete 25 of the 27 action points given by the international terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to check funding to terrorist groups such as......
12:00, 2019-06-16

Dems scramble to break impasse over funding migrant crisis House Democrats are still haggling over the details of a contentious bill to deliver billions of dollars for the humanitarian crisis at the border, with chances of a vote before the Fourth of July diminishing by the day. Top Democrats left a closed-door meeting Wednesday still aiming to bring legis...
04:34, 2019-06-13

Women’s fertility app secretly took $1.79M in funding from anti-abortion campaigners Ever since the rise of femtech, period tracking apps have vowed to make women’s health easier to control and understand. But lately we’ve seen data and privacy breaches, worrying stats about “success” rates, and questionable marketing strategies. This week is no different.A report from the Guardian ...
17:17, 2019-05-31

SmartRent funding heralds new wave in 'smart home' market A producer of "smart home" software that helps landlords cut operating costs such as shuttling keys to waiting maintenance workers or guiding tours for prospective tenants has raised $32 million from Bain Capital Ventures and the owners of nearly 1 million U.S. apartments....
19:00, 2019-06-19

Indian e-commerce platform Meesho raises $125 mln in Naspers-led funding Indian digital platform Meesho has raised $125 million in its latest funding round, led by South African internet group Naspers, the e-commerce start-up said on Monday....
12:34, 2019-08-12

Congress clears permanent funding for Sept. 11 victims fund The Senate cleared legislation Tuesday to permanently authorize a Sept. 11 victims compensation fund, rejecting GOP amendments to put limits on the funding and to pay for the measure, by a vote of 96-2....
00:17, 2019-07-24

Trump appeals U.S. judge's border wall funding ruling U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday appealed a U.S. judge's ruling that blocked his administration from using $2.5 billion in funds intended for anti-drug activities to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico....
22:34, 2019-06-29

N.L. seafood industry projects receive federal-provincial funding Federal and provincial officials were in St. John's, N.L., Tuesday to announce $8 million in funding that has been awarded to 59 projects in the fish harvesting and processing sectors....
04:51, 2019-08-14

UPDATE 1-Juul raises over $750 million in expanded funding round E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, which is facing regulatory scrutiny in the domestic U.S market, has raised $785.2 million in an equity and debt offering as it looks to expand globally, a regulatory filing showed....
02:34, 2019-08-31

Joe Biden says he still supports ban on federal funding of abortions, after apparent reversal Biden's continued support of the Hyde Amendment, first reported by NBC News, comes about a month after Biden said that he opposed the amendment....
23:17, 2019-06-05

British Steel falls into liquidation after failing to secure funding British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, has collapsed after failing to secure emergency government funding, jeopardising some 25,000 jobs, Britain's Official Receiver said on Wednesday....
15:34, 2019-05-22

UK funding to tackle climate crisis 'must double', government warned Charities write to Sajid Javid requesting increase of spending from £17bn to £42bn over next three yearsBritain’s biggest environmental groups have warned the government that funding to tackle the climate emergency must be more than double next year to avoid an even greater cost from catastrophic ec...
02:00, 2019-09-02

Advocate for Sept. 11 fund says if funding bill can't get passed, 'they're going to have to Tase me' John Feal, a recovery worker at the World Trade Center site and a longtime activist for extending the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund told Fox News' Shepard Smith on Thursday that "they're going to have to Tase me" if lawmakers can't pass a bill to extend the fund before the anniversary of the terrori...
03:34, 2019-06-28

Twitter Leads $100 Million Funding in Vernacular Chat App ShareChat "Twitter and ShareChat are aligned on the broader purpose of serving the public conversation, helping the world learn faster and solve common challenges."...
13:34, 2019-08-16

White House still wants deal on debt ceiling, funding: official The White House still wants to reach a deal with Congress to fund the government and raise the nation's debt limit, even though President Donald Trump has said he will not negotiate with Democrats until they stop investigating his administration, a senior official said on Thursday....
18:34, 2019-05-23

'We are a country, not a county' - Jamie Murray hits out at LTA over funding in Scotland "Jamie Murray has once again vented his frustrations over Britain\u0027s tennis authorities failing to capitalise on the success of his brother Andy with proper funding for Scottish tennis."...
15:17, 2019-09-17

Allianz leads C$100 million funding round for fintech Wealthsimple German insurer and asset manager Allianz has led a C$100 million ($74.55 million) capital raise for Canadian financial technology company Wealthsimple....
19:00, 2019-05-22

British Steel collapses after failing to secure extra funding British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, has collapsed and put 25,000 jobs at risk after failing to secure emergency government funding, Britain's Official Receiver said on Wednesday....
19:17, 2019-05-22

Road funding cuts could have paid for eight million pothole repairs News 6 Jul, 2019 Money cut from councils’ road funding budgets since 2010 could have paid for eight million potholes to be repaired, figures reveal...
13:51, 2019-07-06

Bipartisan legislation would cap prices for drugs developed with taxpayer funding Senators Chris Van Hollen of Maryland and Rick Scott of Florida unveiled bipartisan legislation to lower the costs of drugs that were developed using taxpayer-funded research....
20:17, 2019-07-31

Real estate firm Compass announces $370 million in new funding Real estate firm Compass announced $370 million in new funding on Tuesday. Robert Reffkin, CEO and founder of Compass, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss....
20:17, 2019-07-31

Bill would create entity to push for key rail tunnel funding TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A bill put forward in New Jersey’s Senate is the latest step to try to get crucial federal funding for a new rail tunnel into New York City. The bipartisan measure announced Friday would create a commission composed of representatives of both states and Amtrak to oversee t...
19:34, 2019-06-07

Chancellor urged to double funding to tackle climate crisis Charities write to Sajid Javid requesting increase of spending from £17bn to £42bn over next three yearsBritain’s biggest environmental groups have warned the government that funding to tackle the climate emergency must be more than double next year to avoid an even greater cost from catastrophic ec...
18:51, 2019-09-02

Istanbul's new opposition mayor cuts funding to some pro-government groups Istanbul's new opposition municipality canceled the transfer of more than 350 million lira to some pro-government foundations, Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu said on Tuesday, in one of his first moves against Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan since his election....
17:00, 2019-08-27

Kashmir Businessman's Assets Attached In Terror Funding Case The Enforcement Directorate or ED on Thursday said it has attached assets worth Rs 1.73 crore of Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Watali in connection with a case of terror funding and money laundering....
19:34, 2019-08-01

Minnesota, Nebraska to receive federal funding for opioid treatment The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Friday that Minnesota and Nebraska have been approved for Medicaid demonstrations that will match state funding to improve treatment for opioid use disorder....
05:34, 2019-06-29

Another budget fight looms in Congress over border wall funding The fight over funding for a border wall in Texas and other states appears to be heating up again in Congress this month as lawmakers near a deadline to pass a military funding bill....
22:51, 2019-09-16

Joe Biden says he now supports federal funding of abortion, in second apparent reversal Joe Biden said on Thursday that he supports the repeal of the Hyde Amendment, which bars federal funding for most abortions, after facing criticism this week for his support for the measure....
10:17, 2019-06-07

Senate will try to advance Trump's border funding request next week The Senate next week will try to advance President Trump’s emergency spending request to deal with the massive surge in illegal immigration on the Texas border....
03:17, 2019-06-12

House committee delays decision on funding Space Force A draft of the National Defense Authorization Act released by the House does not fund the Space Force envisioned by President Donald Trump, but members of Congress say an amendment for it will be voted on Wednesday....
22:17, 2019-06-10

U.S. Senate's McConnell expects stop-gap funding bill this month U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he expects the Senate will pass a stop-gap government funding bill before the end of September, to prevent any lapse in funding when the fiscal year ends at the end of the month....
02:00, 2019-09-10

Nigeria's president moves to stop funding for food imports Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has instructed the country's central bank to stop providing foreign currency for food imports, according to a statement from his spokesman....
22:34, 2019-08-16

More funding needed to tackle child labour in agriculture says UN, marking World Day The number of children working in agriculture has increased by 10 million since 2012, which is why on Wednesday’s World Day Against Child Labour, the UN agency for the sector is urging countries to allocate more funding to address a global surge in subsistence farming at every level. ...
05:17, 2019-06-13

U.S. lawmakers advance bill to boost Puerto Rico Medicaid funding A bill that would give Puerto Rico a substantial boost in federal Medicaid funding advanced out of a U.S. House subcommittee on Thursday after lawmakers agreed to work on stricter safeguards for the money in the wake of a government corruption scandal in the island territory....
00:17, 2019-07-12

2020 candidate compares using taxpayer money for abortions to funding the military Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton criticized people who say they support abortion but do not want their tax dollars to fund them. He compared the position to supporting the U.S. military but not wanting to fund it....
08:51, 2019-06-07

Disaster aid spending package keeps growing as parties bicker over funding deal The House on Friday passed a $19.1 billion aid package to help states and territories recover from a string of recent natural disasters, but the ballooning spending measure is snagged in a dispute with Republicans and President Trump over funding for Puerto Rico and the emergency at the border....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Crisis Among Shadow Banks Pushes Up Funding Costs Overseas: Report India's slowest economic growth in six years has prompted predictions for deeper interest-rate cuts, but that's yet to translate into easier borrowing conditions at home for the shadow lenders....
12:17, 2019-09-04

Appeals court rejects Trump's request for border wall funding The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Trump administration's allocation of $2.5 billion from the Department of Defense to pay for construction of physical barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border....
12:00, 2019-07-04

Joe Biden reverses position on federal funding of abortion after Democratic outcry The former vice president announced his new stance after activists, lawmakers and presidential campaign rivals hit his previous view that poor women seeking abortions should not have access to federal funding....
10:17, 2019-06-07

Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute The lawmaker who was hit, a member of Parliament’s budget committee, said she was struck so hard she bled, spurring female colleagues to walk out in protest....
18:17, 2019-06-14

Planned Parenthood to close two Ohio clinics after rejecting federal funding Planned Parenthood cited state and federal policy changes for the closure of two Cincinnati-area health centers.        ...
07:34, 2019-09-10

Judge blocks Trump’s national emergency funding for border wall U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam, Jr., on Friday immediately halted the administration's efforts to redirect military-designated funds for wall construction....
06:34, 2019-05-25

Joe Biden Switches Position on Abortion Funding After Sen. Elizabeth Warren Gathered His Ass Up Former Vice President Joe Biden is proving himself to be a fuckboi. At this point, I wouldn’t trust Obama’s BFF to tell me what he ate for breakfast this morning if he hadn’t checked with his campaign staff and taken a peek at his polling numbers to see where bacon haters have landed....
22:34, 2019-06-07

Republicans Reject Cuts to Wall Funding, While Democrats Threaten Filibuster WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican-controlled Senate committee on Thursday rejected Democratic attempts to cut President Donald Trump’s latest border wall request and prevent him from again funding the project without congressional approval. Democrats threatened to filibuster a Pentagon spen...
08:51, 2019-09-13

Alphabet's GV leads funding in gene editing company Verve Therapeutics GV, Alphabet Inc's venture capital arm, led a $58.5 million investment to launch Verve Therapeutics, a new biotech focused on developing therapies that edit the human genome to treat heart diseases....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Trump, Senate agree to $19.1B disaster relief plan with no border funding The Senate on Thursday reached a deal with President Donald Trump on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after the president dropped pressure to include funds to build a border wall....
11:34, 2019-05-24

Military Base Loses Funding for New School to Trump’s Border Wall The Pentagon is diverting $62.6 million from the construction of a new middle school at Fort Campbell, meaning that 552 students will continue to cram themselves in at an aging school....
05:34, 2019-09-06

Man accused of funding David Ortiz shooting is drug trafficker: reports The man who allegedly footed the $7,800 bill for the failed hit on Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is a convicted drug trafficker, according to local media reports. Alberto Miguel Rodriguez Mota — who is still at large — was named by prosecutors Monday as the money man behind the June 9 oper...
23:34, 2019-06-18

Pak Minister Admits Funding Hafiz Saeed, Says "World Trusts India" On J&K In a major embarrassment for the Imran Khan government, his Interior Minister Brigadier (Retd) Ijaz Ahmed Shah has admitted that Pakistan has failed to garner support from the international community......
12:51, 2019-09-13

No, maternal mortality did not spike in Texas after funding cuts to abortion clinics More than a year ago, revised numbers showed that the Texas maternal mortality rate was not as high as previously believed. But the news apparently has not reached Congress....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Apple supplier Japan Display secures bailout after funding shortfall Japan Display Inc said on Friday that a group led by Chinese investment firm Harvest Group had formally secured additional funding for a previously announced 80 billion yen ($738 million) bailout plan for the screen maker....
11:00, 2019-07-12

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....
16:51, 2019-06-17

B.C. chiefs call on Canada to cancel funding for controversial Hawaii telescope The Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs is calling for the Thirty Meter Telescope project to be shut down and for the Canadian government to withdraw its support for the project....
21:34, 2019-07-24

Chinese travel site Mafengwo raises $250 mln in Tencent-led funding round Chinese travel site Mafengwo said it has raised $250 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd as it expands in the booming online travel market....
07:51, 2019-05-23

BHP investors file resolution to cut funding for Australian coal lobby groups Several BHP Group shareholders, including the Church of England pension fund, are recommending the company suspend its membership in industry groups that advocate for policies inconsistent with the Paris climate change agreement....
07:17, 2019-09-04

Donald Trump lifts ban on federal funding of faith-based HBCUs President Donald Trump said the Justice Department ruled in favor of lifting a ban on federal funding for faith-based historically black colleges and universities during a speech before a convention of HBCU leaders....
13:00, 2019-09-11

Apple’s rivalry with Spotify escalates as it begins funding exclusive podcasts Apple is reportedly planning to open up a whole new front on its ongoing content war with Spotify soon. Spotify certainly got the jump on Apple with the launch of its music streaming service that’s now the dominant player in the space, with a paid subscriber base of 100 million as of April com...
06:51, 2019-07-17

UN Aids target to end epidemic by 2030 at risk as funding falls for first time Report finds significant financial boost needed to meet targets to eradicate diseaseThe pace of reducing new HIV infections is slowing and progress in accessing treatment is decreasing, putting UN targets to end the Aids epidemic by 2030 in doubt.The UNAids report, published on Tuesday, showed mixed...
12:34, 2019-07-17

Judge slaps down suit by Dems over Trump wall funding plan A federal judge on Monday slapped down a suit by House Democrats who sought to block President Trump from tapping into Defense Department money for his wall along the southern border. Washington, DC, district court Judge Trevor McFadden dismissed the suit, writing in his decision it is “about ...
09:17, 2019-06-04

Ather Energy Secures New Investment Of $51 Million In Latest Round Of Funding Indian electric scooter start-up Ather Energy has raised an investment of $51 million in its latest round of funding. The new investment was led by Sachin Bansal's $32 million, and his second with the......
19:51, 2019-05-28

Democrat Rivals Rebuke Joe Biden for Supporting Federal Funding Ban for Abortion (WASHINGTON) — Joe Biden is under fire from his Democratic presidential rivals and women’s rights advocates for his defense of a decades-old prohibition on federal money paying for abortions. Most Democratic White House hopefuls reflect their party’s latest platform calling for the...
05:34, 2019-06-06

Deutsche Bank Funding Costs Subdued Despite Share-Price Slide The lender’s shares fell to a record low Monday, yet debt investors aren’t panicking and a key measure of the German bank’s funding costs has improved in the past week....
13:00, 2019-06-04

Pima County votes 3-2 to continue funding water stations along border TUCSON – The narrow 3-2 vote renews the contract until June of 2020 and will cost $30,000. “I think this is another wonderful example of the kind hearts of Pima County that were able to save lives every year,” Joel Smith said. “The number of migrant deaths that we find in the...
04:17, 2019-06-05

| Naspers leads $125m in funding for Indian e-commerce platform Meesho Meesho describes itself as a "social commerce online marketplace" that lets independent build small businesses by "connecting them with suppliers to curate a catalog of goods and services to sell" over social media....
14:51, 2019-08-13

NY district attorneys protest lack of funding for criminal justice reform The head of the District Attorneys Association of New York slammed Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature for leaving prosecutors in the lurch — saying they approved an overhaul of criminal justice laws without providing adequate funding. Albany approved new laws this year that end cash bail fo...
02:34, 2019-07-09

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal healthcare funding while it deals with repercussions from a government corruption scandal....
02:01, 2019-07-18

Pelosi under pressure after Senate passes bipartisan border funding bill The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to cope with the massive surge in illegal immigrants along the border, but the bipartisan measure differs from a more progressive bill the House passed on Tuesday....
18:34, 2019-06-27

De Blasio’s Brooklyn-Queens streetcar plan faces funding woes Mayor Bill de Blasio’s $2.7 billion streetcar plan to connect the Brooklyn and Queens waterfronts appears headed on a road to nowhere. Reps from the city’s Department of Transportation and Economic Development Corp. testified before a City Council task force Thursday that the Brooklyn-Queens Connect...
08:51, 2019-05-31

Liberals, Conservatives evenly matched on campaign funding in local ridings The Liberals and Conservatives are matched fairly evenly when it comes to how ready their local campaigns are to pay for the coming federal election....
22:17, 2019-08-13

TransferWise closes $292 million secondary funding round at $3.5 billion valuation Money transfer startup TransferWise has closed a $292 million secondary funding round which doubles its valuation to $3.5 billion, the company said on Wednesday....
08:34, 2019-05-22

Online bank N26 extends latest funding round in expansion push Berlin-based N26 said on Thursday it raised an additional $170 million in its latest funding round, driving up its valuation to $3.5 billion, as the online bank looks to speed up expansion to markets outside Europe including the U.S....
17:34, 2019-07-18

Bill Gates is funding chemical clouds to help stop global warming As fires in the Amazon prompt renewed global outcry over climate change, Bill Gates is backing the first experiment of one controversial solution. It's called solar geoengineering, and it would create a huge chemical cloud that would cool the earth....
19:00, 2019-09-07

More than 120 U.S. military construction projects to be hurt by Trump's border wall funding More than 120 U.S. military construction projects will be adversely affected as the Pentagon prepares to use $3.6 billion to help build or enhance 175 miles (282 km) of the border wall with Mexico, U.S. officials said on Tuesday....
02:51, 2019-09-04

India Reminds Pak To Meet Watchdog's Deadline On Curbing Terror Funding After global financial watchdog Financial Action Task Force told Pakistan to curb terror financing by October or face consequences, India today said it expects Islamabad to take "credible, verifiable,......
10:34, 2019-06-22

3 Arrested In Madhya Pradesh's Satna Over Alleged Terror-Funding Links Madhya Pradesh Police's Anti-Terror Squad has arrested three men in connection with a terror-funding case in Satna district. The arrests, which were carried out on Wednesday night, came after five......
13:51, 2019-08-22

House Democrats move to back Senate plan for border funding U.S. House Democrats dropped opposition on Thursday to a bill passed by the Republican-controlled Senate that would release $4.6 billion in emergency funds to address worsening humanitarian conditions for migrant children and families on the U.S.-Mexico border, lawmakers said....
00:00, 2019-06-28

How digital media businesses are successfully integrating e-commerce as a new revenue stream — and how brands can benefit (AMZN, SNAP, FB, GOOGL, EBAY, WMT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider IntelligenceConsumer habits are shifting to digital, driving massive changes in how people access media content as well as how they shop for products and services...
19:34, 2019-07-17

Democrat overseeing U.S. Census funding would block form reprint for citizenship question A U.S. House Democrat who oversees funding for the U.S. Census Bureau said on Tuesday he would not support money being spent to reprint forms if the Trump administration won court approval to include a contentious question on citizenship....
00:00, 2019-07-10

Iran's Elite Defense Force Finds New Funding Sources as Tension Rises With U.S. Iran’s top paramilitary force is maintaining support for armed groups in the Middle East and finding new sources of funding, defying U.S. efforts to curb its activities abroad as tensions between Washington and Tehran soar following fresh attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
05:34, 2019-06-17

This is the 19-slide pitch deck two 22-year-olds used to nab $57 million in funding from Silicon Valley Technology is shattering legacy financial systems that can't keep pace with market demand — and Brex is at the forefront. It's one of fintechs buzziest startups, aiming to rebuild B2B financial products starting with corporate cards for technology companies. Brex The company was quietly launch...
21:51, 2019-09-02

Cancer social network app Belong.Life raises $14 million in private funding Belong.Life, a U.S.-Israeli creator of a social network and app for cancer patients, said on Monday it raised $14 million in a funding round led by life science analytics firm IQVIA....
20:17, 2019-07-01

Biden drops support for Hyde Amendment restricting abortion funding after criticism ATLANTA — Joe Biden said Thursday that he can no longer support federal restrictions on funding for abortion services, an abrupt reversal from his longstanding backing of the Hyde Amendment. Speaking at a Democratic National Committee gala in Atlanta, the former vice president said that, in an envir...
20:51, 2019-06-07

ACLU suing over Iowa's decision to allow restrictions on taxpayer funding of gender surgeries Iowa was "cruel" and violated its state constitution by allowing government officials to withhold Meidicaid funds for surgeries for individuals with gender dysphora, The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said on Friday. ...
22:34, 2019-06-01

Planned Parenthood president on Biden's abortion funding flip-flop: 'I take him at his word' Planned Parenthood President Leana Wen said Friday she believes Joe Biden saying he no longer supports a long-standing ban on federal funding for abortion, even though he reversed his stance over the course of 36 hours....
21:51, 2019-06-07

José Serrano would fight funding to amend census forms for citizenship question The top House Democrat who oversees census funding said today he’ll oppose any federal dollars needed to reprint the questionnaire with the Trump administration’s citizenship question.“I have no intention of allowing this flagrant waste of money,“ Rep. José Serrano (D-N.Y.), who chairs the Ho...
21:34, 2019-07-09

Judge rejects House Democrats' request to block border wall funding A federal judge rejected a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from using $6.1 billion of unappropriated funds to construct a border wall....
12:34, 2019-06-04

Judge Rejects Congress’ Challenge Over President Trump’s Border Wall Funding WASHINGTON — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden ruled Monday that the House didn’t have authority to sue over the president...
12:34, 2019-06-04

Isis suspect Jack Letts' parents found guilty of funding terrorism John Letts and Sally Lane given suspended sentence for sending son money in SyriaA couple from Oxford have been spared jail after they were convicted of funding terrorism offences by sending or attempting to send money to their Muslim convert son while he was living under Islamic State in Syria.John...
17:17, 2019-06-21

Newly Minted Pentagon Chief Authorizes Funding For Border Wall Expansion Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Wednesday that he has authorized funding to go toward building 20 miles of wall along the U.S. border with Mexico, the latest move inside the Pentagon toward accomplishing President Donald Trump’s long-promised campaign goal. The Defense Department had earlier...
06:00, 2019-08-29

Rihanna's Lingerie Brand Savage X Fenty Receives $50 Million in Fresh Funding Rihanna’s lingerie brand Savage X Fenty has received new funding from investors following a strong first year, bringing the total amount invested in the company to roughly $70 million....
08:00, 2019-08-29

Singapore 'deep tech' startups face funding hurdle as risks higher Because investment risks typically are higher and returns slower with startups that deal with deep technology such as artificial intelligence and medtech, venture capitalists in Singapore are less willing to stick their bets in early-stage startups....
05:00, 2019-06-07

Remember When Trump Called Baltimore Rat Infested? He Should Know Since He Tried to End the City’s Federal Rat Control Funding The president of white nationalism has a tendency to talk badly about places where people of color live. He reportedly called African nations “shithole countries” and more recently, referred to Baltimore as “rat-infested.” Well, it turns out President Splinter was well-informed of Baltimore’s rat pr...
22:34, 2019-08-28

Congress prepares to delay tough decisions on spending with another temporary funding bill Five weeks out from the next shutdown deadline, House leaders are already preparing lawmakers for another short-term spending extension that keeps the government running until late November or early December. Congressional leaders are not expected to pick a firm date for that stopgap until just days...
20:51, 2019-08-26

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: funding for Palestine refugees, families today, tech surveillance This Tuesday, we cover: a key fundraising conference for the UN Palestine refugee agency (UNRWA); a new UN report on families in 2019-2020; a call by an independent human rights expert to ban surveillance technology; 20,000 migrants rescued in the Sahara; and malnutrition in India....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Ocasio-Cortez, other Dems accuse ICE and CBP of 'killing' children, call for hold on funding Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., along with a slew of other House Democrats, responded on Saturday to President Trump's announced Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids by calling for the agency's abolition and opposing supplemental funding for both it and Customs and Border Protectio...
22:51, 2019-06-22

Federal Judge Blocks Parts of Trump’s Border Wall Over Improper Funding President Donald Trump’s “big, beautiful” vanity project is facing more setbacks after a federal judge on Friday night temporarily halted construction of a wall on the southern U.S. border because the project’s funding likely is illegal....
18:51, 2019-05-25

Appeals Court Refuses to Block Trump Rule That Would Cut Planned Parenthood Funding In a major setback for Planned Parenthood, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday that a Trump ban on funding clinics that refer women to abortion providers can take effect while the court weighs the overall merits....
08:51, 2019-07-12

Congress’ challenge of U.S.-Mexico border wall funding rejected by federal judge A federal judge on Monday denied a House request to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico, saying Congress lacked authority to sue....
09:00, 2019-06-04

House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say WASHINGTON (AP) — House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say. The post House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say appeared first on LEX18.com....
21:51, 2019-06-27

South Korean firm Yanolja that reinvented love hotels gets Booking, GIC funding Yanolja's gentrification of South Korean love hotels has brought the company a valuation of more than $1 billion from investors keen to capitalize on the globalization of a novel approach to short-stay accommodation, its chief executive told Reuters....
18:00, 2019-06-11

Lena Waithe Calls Out Will Smith, Denzel Washington for Not Funding More Black Films As Lena Waithe’s star continues to rise, she’s taken her responsibility as a black filmmaker seriously. Not only does she make it a point to create opportunities for other deserving black creatives, but she holds other Hollywood veterans in positions of power to do the same....
00:17, 2019-06-23

Trump touts border wall progress as Pentagon signs off on funding transfer President Trump on Wednesday talked up the ongoing efforts to construct or replace barriers along the southern border with Mexico, saying he expects the project to be completed in key areas by the end of next year....
22:17, 2019-09-04

Already an Awesome HBCU, Spelman College Receives Funding for STEM Center; Becomes Awesomer Spelman College, the all-women historically black college located in Atlanta, was recently ranked as the best historically black college or university (HBCU) by U.S. News & World Report. Well, it looks like that train of black excellence will not be slowing down any time soon. The college recent...
21:00, 2019-09-09

Aretha Franklin's rare pancreatic disease inspires new research funding One year after the singer's death, the Boston foundation that supports neuroendocrine tumor research has established the Aretha Franklin Fund.        ...
16:34, 2019-08-16

Stephen Curry visits Washington to announce funding golf at Howard University The NBA star will sponsor the Howard University men’s and women’s golf teams for the next six years, creating the first Division I program in the historically black college’s history....
04:00, 2019-08-20

200th New York firefighter dies from 9/11-related illness as funding debate rages on The number of firefighters who have died from illness stemming from the 9/11 terrorist attacks is now at 200.        ...
18:17, 2019-07-19

Schumer will ask Trump to divert wall funding to combat gun violence and white supremacy Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer plans to ask the Trump administration to divert a $5 billion wall funding allocation to programs aimed at ending gun violence and “violent white supremacist extremism.”...
03:51, 2019-08-14

France's Macron bets on private-sector funding to fuel startup push France aims to raise 5 billion euros ($5.53 billion) in funds from private-sector investors to give French startup companies a leg up and help the most promising ones grow further, President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday....
05:17, 2019-09-18

Transport app FlixMobility gets Germany's biggest tech funding round to drive growth Transport app FlixMobility has raised around 500 million euros ($561 million) in Germany's biggest tech funding round to date to back investments in its expansion, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
20:51, 2019-07-18

CORRECTED-Online bank N26 extends latest funding round in expansion push Berlin-based N26 said on Thursday it raised an additional $170 million in its latest funding round, driving up its valuation to $3.5 billion, as the online bank looks to speed up expansion to markets outside Europe including the U.S....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Chinese travel site Mafengwo raises $250 million in Tencent-led funding round Chinese travel site Mafengwo said it has raised $250 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd as it expands in the booming online travel market....
18:34, 2019-05-23

Meet the three North Korean hacking groups funding the country’s weapons programs Enlarge / Hacking for their home country, we guess. The Trump administration is sanctioning three North Korean hacking groups widely accused of carrying out attacks that targeted critical infrastructure and stole millions of dollars from banks in cryptocurrency exchanges, in part so the country ...
09:00, 2019-09-14

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colombia will be in jeopardy, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Monday....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Mexico's refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday....
01:51, 2019-05-23

Brazilian states bypass Bolsonaro to discuss rainforest protection funding directly Brazilian states containing the country's Amazon rainforest said they want to negotiate directly with European nations who fund projects to curb deforestation after changes proposed by the federal government led Norway and Germany to suspend donations....
15:17, 2019-08-20

South Africa: Ramaphosa denies graft allegations linked with campaign funding South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has pledged to battle a report accusing him of misleading lawmakers on campaign funding. A state watchdog body has linked Ramaphosa's campaign to money laundering....
11:51, 2019-07-22

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday that it terminated a 2010 agreement with the California High-Speed Rail Authority and will pull a nearly $929 million federal grant....
04:51, 2019-05-22

Gavin Newsom triples funding to combat gun violence in updated Calif. budget California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an updated state budget that calls for $27 million to go toward combating gun violence, triple the amount he originally suggested in January....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Jon Stewart Calls Rand Paul’s Refusal to Back 9/11 Victim Funding an ‘Abomination’ Just over a month after Jon Stewart passionately called for Congress to pass a bill ensuring that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund never runs out of money, the former Daily Show host is putting Rand Paul on blast for blocking the bill. Stewart appeared on Fox News on Wednesday to call the ...
13:51, 2019-07-19

As Yemen relief operations face funding gap, timing of surge in violence ‘couldn't be worse’ The situation in Yemen is “very fragile”, the top United Nations humanitarian official there has warned, noting that as many as 13 people have been killed and at least 70 wounded over the past three days during clashes in two governorates....
18:00, 2019-08-30

Trump’s border funding request could languish amid partisan divisions, Democratic skepticism Not until Tuesday was there some apparent progress in Congress, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced the Appropriations Committee would begin working on the $4.5 billion package next week....
02:51, 2019-06-12

Gingrich on Biden's abortion funding reversal: 'Poor Joe just repudiated his entire career' on the issue Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Friday that Joe Biden "repudiated his entire career" by reversing his long-held position that taxpayers should not fund abortions. ...
17:17, 2019-06-07

Self-driving car startup Gatik emerges from stealth with $4.5 million in seed funding and Walmart partnership Gatik, a business-to-business self-driving startup based in Palo Alto, emerged from stealth with $4.5 million in funding and a Walmart partnership.Read More...
20:34, 2019-06-06

Mexico's tiny refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday....
07:34, 2019-05-22

Judge Stops President Trump From Using $2.5 Billion in Military Funding to Build Border Wall OAKLAND, Calif. — A federal judge on Friday prohibited President Donald Trump from tapping $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority segments of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico. Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. in Oakland acted in two lawsuits filed by C...
16:34, 2019-06-29

9th Circuit blocks emergency funding for border wall, as White House vows appeal The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld a freeze on Pentagon money that the Trump administration sought to repurpose to build a border wall with Mexico, prompting the White House to promise an immediate appeal....
12:34, 2019-07-04

Planned Parenthood Faces an Uncertain Road Without Title X Funding—and Patients May Struggle to Get Care Millions of patients may struggle to get the family-planning care they need after Planned Parenthood on Monday decided to leave the federal Title X program, which annually provides $286 million in grants to groups across the country for services including cancer screenings, STD testing and birth con...
02:00, 2019-08-20

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN health agency’s officials said on Tuesday, following a visit to the epicentre of what is already the worst outbreak in the country’s history....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Lawmakers worry World Bank is funding China's Uighur Muslim 're-education' camps World Bank officials have issued a loan to China for the very region where Communist authorities have established mass detention camps targeting Uighur Muslims, drawing rebukes from U.S. lawmakers and analysts....
15:00, 2019-08-27

Read the pitch deck that business travel startup Lola used to secure $37 million in funding Lola.com CEO Mike Volpe thinks business travel on the whole is just horrible – but he saw that as a big business opportunity. Lola focuses on making it easier for medium-sized companies to manage corporate travel arrangements. Companies use the service to authorize employees to make travel-rel...
00:17, 2019-08-22

Trump-Appointed Judge Is Wary of Ruling in House Lawsuit Over Border Wall Funding A federal judge appointed by President Trump in 2017 seems to be leaning towards siding with the administration, or not ruling at all, in a case brought by Democrats in the House of Representatives over Trump’s reallocation of Defense Department funds to pay for a border wall, according to Bloomberg...
07:17, 2019-05-24

House committee limits Space Development Agency funding, asks for detailed plans Funding for the proposed Space Development Agency could be limited until the Defense Department submits a detailed plan for the costs of its establishment and the programs it will be involved with....
22:34, 2019-05-21

Explorium secures $19M funding to automate data science and machine learning-driven insights Part machine learning platform, part data marketplace, Explorium promises to automate data and feature discovery, and build and deploy models for your analytics and application needs....
02:34, 2019-09-12

Congressional Hispanic Caucus blasts border funding bill as 'betrayal' of American values Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus blasted Thursday's passage of a bipartisan $4.5 billion border funding bill, calling it a "betrayal of our American values."...
03:34, 2019-06-28

A nonprofit promoting dairy pays leaders millions — while farmers funding it go out of business Dairy Management Inc. spends $160 million a year from farmers' milk checks on promotions and partnerships, but sales continue to fall.       ...
21:00, 2019-09-08

Archinaut snags $73 million in NASA funding to 3D-print giant spacecraft parts in orbit A project to 3D-print bulky components in space rather than bring them up there has collected a $73.7 million contract from NASA to demonstrate the technique in space. Archinaut, a mission now several years in development from Made In Space, could launch as soon as 2022. The problem at hand is this:...
07:51, 2019-07-13

Three border wall projects reportedly canceled due to lack of funding amid environmental lawsuit against Trump The Trump administration reportedly canceled three projects to build parts of the barrier wall at the U.S. southern border in Arizona and California....
01:51, 2019-09-15

Former Hillary Clinton aide: 'Deeply troubling' that Biden supports the Hyde Amendment on abortion funding Jess McIntosh, former adviser to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, decried former Vice President Joe Biden's "deeply troubling" support for a law that blocks federal funding for abortions. ...
23:00, 2019-06-05

California sues over $1B in canceled high-speed rail funding, escalating feud with Trump administration California sued to block the Trump administration from cancelling funding for a high-speed rail project, escalating tensions.        ...
05:34, 2019-05-22

Appeals court turns down requests to halt Trump rule cutting Planned Parenthood funding A federal appeals court allowed a Trump administration rule that would cut Planned Parenthood funding to go forward while it considers the rule at greater length....
02:00, 2019-07-12

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown said on Tuesday. ...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Bernie Sanders says he'd back US funding for Third World abortions, birth control as part of climate plan Sen. Bernie Sanders, a top contender for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination, said Wednesday that he would support U.S. taxpayer-funded programs in developing countries that administer abortions as well as help give women access to birth control....
20:00, 2019-09-05

Planned Parenthood Could Lose Millions in Preventative Care Funding for Poor and Uninsured Patients on Monday A new Trump administration abortion rule may cause Planned Parenthood to be “forced out” of a federal program on Monday that helps to fund reproductive healthcare care like cancer screenings, STD testing and birth control for 1.5 million of its patients. The healthcare nonprofit declared...
00:17, 2019-08-15

Texas capital of Austin approves first-in-the-nation funding for abortion transportation, lodging, child care Austin, Texas, has become the first city in the nation to approve funding for abortion access services such as transportation, advocates said.        ...
06:51, 2019-09-13

Investigations will not hold up debt ceiling hike, government funding bills: White House official Despite the president's claim that "you can't investigate and legislate simultaneously," certain must-pass pieces of legislation -- including a debt ceiling hike -- will nonetheless move forward, a senior White House official told CNBC....
03:51, 2019-05-23

Amber Heard, Chelsea Handler support Planned Parenthood amid loss of federal funding Amber Heard, Chelsea Handler and Maggie Gyllenhaal are defending Planned Parenthood against what they call a "direct attack on the equality of women."        ...
04:51, 2019-08-24

Businesses will have to accept 'short-term pain' for 'long-term gain' on Mexico tariff, Rep. Andy Biggs says President Trump's threatened tariff on Mexico would initially hurt businesses but eventually help the country in the long-term, Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., said on Saturday while appearing on "America's News Headquarters."...
22:34, 2019-06-01

How Salesforce is making Einstein Voice a customizable voice assistant for today's mobile workers and data-hungry businesses At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Michael Machado spoke with TechRepublic about the unique challenges of building Einstein Voice Assistant within the company's highly-customizable platform....
19:00, 2019-06-14