Comcast made good on its plans to make an offer for 21st Century Fox’s film and TV assets today, with a cash bid of $65 billion, or $35 per share. That’s 19 percent more than the $52.4 billion that Disney agreed to pay in December. This follows yesterday’s U.S. court approval of the merger of […]
Airbnb wants to give the homeowners who power its service the opportunity to own a piece of its business. That’s why, as Axios reports, the $31-billion-valued company has written to the SEC to ask if its rules around security ownership can be revised. Specifically,
Hard to believe, but Startup Battlefield MENA is just over a week away. We’ve got some of the top founders and investors in the region speaking, including Magnus Olsson of Careem, Imad Kreidieh of Ogero, Mai Medhat of Eventtus,
Sextech entrepreneur and advocate Bryony Cole is planning for a future when entire relationships exist in virtual reality.
A draft executive order circulating around the White House “is not the result of an official White House policymaking process,” according to deputy White House press secretary, Lindsay Walters. According to a report in The Washington Post,
The Room has been ranked with Plan 9 From Outer Space as a strong contender for the “best” worst movie ever made — and it’s now available in its entirety on YouTube. Written, directed, and starring Tommy Wiseau, The Room belongs in the same category as Plan 9,
Comcast has outbid Twenty-First Century Fox for the UK's Sky, a final step in what's been a years-long takeover battle between the two media conglomerates.
Many corporations are pinning their futures on their venture investment portfolios. If you can’t beat startups at the innovation game, go into business with them as financial partners.
As primaries ramp up in states across the U.S.,concerns about election cybersecurity are mounting too. This week, a group of Democratic senators introduced a bill to mitigate some of the well-established risks that the nation’s uneven mix of voting machines and election systems poses. The new bill,
Creating a salad-making robot is pretty good, as far as tech company hooks go, but Chowbotics is looking to expand. The Bay Area company just raised $11 million in a “Series A-1” led by the Foundry Group and Techstars.
Netflix denies a report that it’s entering the gaming market, but says it is expanding its lineup to include a new game-related, “interactive” narrative series called “Minecraft: Story Mode.” The new series will be the latest addition to its growing collection of interactive stories,
From futuristic designs to energy-saving technologies, the New York International Auto Show is something of a who's who of automotive geniuses.The show opens to the public on Friday,
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Not too long ago, Nokia Lumia 530 went on sale in Vietnam, and it seems Ireland may be its next stop. Three and Vodafone Ireland have confirmed that Nokia Lumia 530 will be offered to customers in the coming weeks. Unfortunately, there's no exact launch date available, nor its pricing,
As the end of summer sends people on vacation and essentially stops time as we know it, a couple good distractions for this slow time include food and sex. That said, we take a look at the new Foursquare before awkwardly chatting about the new AutoBlow 2 and OhMiBod sex toys. Read More
On a crowded train, passengers try to be respectful to the other straphangers riding along. Unfortunately, one New York preacher didn't get the memo, and proceeded to go off on a homophobic rant on a busy subway car.See also: 17 all-too-real terms that describe riding the subwayRob Maiale,
If you love a good explainer, you’ll love SciShow, a prolific YouTube channel (nearly 700 videos) that tackle science and technology questions in bite-sized primers, usually around three minutes long. Here are a few to jumpstart your cocktail party small talk for this weekend.Read more...