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Animal Legal Defense Fund Sues SUNY College of Optometry over Invasive Experiments on Kittens and Young Cats

ANIMAL LEGAL DEFENSE FUND SUES SUNY COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY OVER INVASIVE EXPERIMENTS ON KITTENS AND YOUNG CATS

Lawsuit seeks public records regarding painful, taxpayer-funded experiments on cats' eyes and brains Contact: Natalia Lima, nlima aldf.org,...

The feds are moving ahead with private land seizures to make room for Trump's border wall

THE FEDS ARE MOVING AHEAD WITH PRIVATE LAND SEIZURES TO MAKE ROOM FOR TRUMP'S BORDER WALL

Federal authorities are said to be gearing up to seize private land in the Rio Grande Valley in southern Texas to make room for the...

 
 
 
Grizzlies draft Jaren Jackson with fourth overall pick

GRIZZLIES DRAFT JAREN JACKSON WITH FOURTH OVERALL PICK

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Memphis Grizzlies have selected forward Jaren Jackson Jr. of Michigan State with the fourth overall pick in the...

Star Wars Fans Raise $15M to Fund Last Jedi Remake, Rian Johnson Trolls Back

STAR WARS FANS RAISE $15M TO FUND LAST JEDI REMAKE, RIAN JOHNSON TROLLS BACK

The producers of this proposed Last Jedi remake have already raised nearly $15 million from fan pledges. Rian Johnson and James Gunn...

 
 
 
6 Berkeley Lab Researchers Receive DOE Early Career Research Awards

6 BERKELEY LAB RESEARCHERS RECEIVE DOE EARLY CAREER RESEARCH AWARDS

Six scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science to...

 
 
 
Retail Robot Maker Bossa Nova Raises $29M to Monitor Shelves

RETAIL ROBOT MAKER BOSSA NOVA RAISES $29M TO MONITOR SHELVES

Bossa Nova, a robotics company geared toward grocers and other sellers of related consumer products, announced today it has raised...

Is Oil Or China The Main Concern For U.S. Markets?

IS OIL OR CHINA THE MAIN CONCERN FOR U.S. MARKETS?

From Steven Vannelli, CFA : Talk of a trade war with China has recently dominated the discussion in financial markets, overshadowing...

 
 
 
Bossa Nova Robotics raises $29 million for its store inventory robot

BOSSA NOVA ROBOTICS RAISES $29 MILLION FOR ITS STORE INVENTORY ROBOT

Bossa Nova Robotics today announced the closure of a $29 million funding round to bolster its store inventory robots for grocery stores...

Silexica raises $18 million to accelerate development of software tools for autonomous vehicles

SILEXICA RAISES $18 MILLION TO ACCELERATE DEVELOPMENT OF SOFTWARE TOOLS FOR AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES

Silexica, announced today that it has raised $18 million in venture capital that it will use to further develop its suite of software...

 
 
 
14 popular startups you didn't know were backed by celebrity investors

14 POPULAR STARTUPS YOU DIDN'T KNOW WERE BACKED BY CELEBRITY INVESTORS

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the...

The Nasdaq hits an all-time high

THE NASDAQ HITS AN ALL-TIME HIGH

The Nasdaq closed at a record high Wednesday as multiple tech stocks rose to fresh peaks, managing to shake off mounting trade tensions...

 
 
 
The SEC has received nearly 200 pages of complaints about Coinbase, the $1.6 billion cryptocurrency trading platform

THE SEC HAS RECEIVED NEARLY 200 PAGES OF COMPLAINTS ABOUT COINBASE, THE $1.6 BILLION CRYPTOCURRENCY TRADING PLATFORM

Coinbase users allege that the company has stolen funds and not responded to their complaints, according to complaints filed with the...

The Sneaky Way Princess Diana Cut Her Hair to Prevent a Media Frenzy

THE SNEAKY WAY PRINCESS DIANA CUT HER HAIR TO PREVENT A MEDIA FRENZY

While it's fairly common for celebrities who cut their hair to make the news, Princess Diana was pretty strategic in making sure that...

 
 
 
Hired raises $30 million to power its recruitment marketplace with data and machine learning

HIRED RAISES $30 MILLION TO POWER ITS RECRUITMENT MARKETPLACE WITH DATA AND MACHINE LEARNING

Hired, a recruitment marketplace that connects companies with technology talent, has announced a $30 million series D round of funding...

Eye Smartcase Adds Android 8.1 Oreo To Apple's iPhone

EYE SMARTCASE ADDS ANDROID 8.1 OREO TO APPLE'S IPHONE

An Indiegogo campaign for a prototype iPhone case called the Eye Smartcase, which allows users to effectively dual-boot Android 8.1...

 
 
 
Calm raises $27 million at $250 million valuation to grow its meditation app globally

CALM RAISES $27 MILLION AT $250 MILLION VALUATION TO GROW ITS MEDITATION APP GLOBALLY

Meditation startup Calm has raised $27 million in a series A round of funding led by Insight Venture Partners, with participation from...

Blinkist raises $18.8 million to grow its abridged ebook subscription service

BLINKIST RAISES $18.8 MILLION TO GROW ITS ABRIDGED EBOOK SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE

Blinkist, a German startup that creates abridged versions of popular nonfiction books, has raised $18.8 million in a series C round...

 
 
 
Yet Another Strategic Step From Turkish Airlines Before Moving To The Istanbul New Airport

YET ANOTHER STRATEGIC STEP FROM TURKISH AIRLINES BEFORE MOVING TO THE ISTANBUL NEW AIRPORT

The media briefing and signing ceremony of the joint venture between Turkish Airlines' Turkish Cargo successfully representing Turkey...

India's budget hotel network unicorn OYO expands into China

INDIA'S BUDGET HOTEL NETWORK UNICORN OYO EXPANDS INTO CHINA

The tech world sees plenty of Chinese companies move into India - including the likes of Alibaba and Xiaomi - but few expand the other...