Tencent to spin off its music business and list its shares in the U.S.

Tencent to spin off its music enterprise and checklist its shares within the U.S.

Chinese web big Tencent has introduced plans to spin off its on-line music enterprise and float the unit within the U.S. Tencent, which operates dozens of digital companies, from social networking apps to ecommerce websites, listed its shares on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (SEHK) in 2004, but it surely has now sought and […]

The real meaning behind DEVO's Energy Dome helmets

The actual which means behind DEVO's Energy Dome helmets

They’re not canine bowls or flower pots, although DEVO’s iconic crimson plastic vacuum-formed helmets, their “Energy Domes,” have been mistaken for such issues. On the fan-site DEVO-OBSESSO, DEVO’s co-founder and bass participant Gerald (“Jerry”) Casale explains their unique intent (exterior hyperlinks mine): It was designed in line with historical ziggurat mound proportions utilized in votive […]

Phil's Lemonade's lemonade jetpack at the Marin County Fair

The future has arrived with these lemonade "jet packs"

I am no futurist however I feel I’ve noticed the way forward for beverage-dispensing units. Marin County Fair vendor Phil’s Lemonade is promoting lemonade-filled (philled?) jetpacks for $19.99 a pop. Phil’er up! Previously: Deep-fried filet mignon, spaghetti donuts, and “unicorn-specific” foods debut at the San Diego County Fair photograph by Rusty Blazenhoff If your child […]

Earlybird closes $204 million fund for ‘deep tech’ startups in Europe

Earlybird closes $204 million fund for ‘deep tech’ startups in Europe

European enterprise capital (VC) agency Earlybird has closed a recent €175 million ($204 million) fund targeted on early-stage “deep tech” startups throughout Europe. The fund, dubbed “Digital West,” was introduced again in 2016 with a goal of €150 million ($175 million), however greater than two years later it has lastly closed at round 17 % above its […]

Zain Jaffer: criminal abuse charges dropped against former Vungle CEO

Zain Jaffer: felony abuse fees dropped towards former Vungle CEO

A San Mateo, California County decide dismissed felony assault and child abuse charges against Zain Jaffer, who was previously the founder and CEO of cellular advert agency Vungle. Jaffer was positioned on depart final October and later dismissed when the fees surfaced. He was accused of felony assault, battery towards a police officer ,and a […]

Google launches Android P Beta 2 with final APIs

Google launches Android P Beta three with near-final system behaviors

Google immediately launched the third Android P beta with near-final system behaviors, newest bug fixes, optimizations for stability and polish, and the July 2018 safety updates. If you’re a developer, that is your fourth Android P preview, and you can begin testing your apps towards this launch by downloading the brand new preview from developer.android.com/preview. […]

Trax raises $125 million to bring computer vision insights to retailers’ shelves

Trax raises $125 million to carry pc imaginative and prescient insights to retailers’ cabinets

Trax, a pc imaginative and prescient platform that provides retailers insights into what’s taking place on their retailer cabinets, has raised $125 million in a collection E spherical of funding led by Chinese funding agency Boyu Capital. Somewhat oddly, U.Okay.-based media writer DC Thomson additionally participated within the funding spherical. Founded in 2010, Singapore-based Trax […]

Taylor Swift rapidly reinforcing her defences

Taliban launch comeback tour with enormous bangNewsBiscuit

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, or in this case ‘a bicameral national legislature, comprising of two chambers’, it turns out it’s not. Like a blast from the past, or at least the detonation of a car bomb, the world’s favourite pantomime villains have returned with a cover-version […]