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Claire Diaz-Ortiz Contributor Claire Diaz-Ortiz is an angel investor and bestselling author of nine books that have been published in more than a dozen countries. An early employee at Twitter, she was called “The Woman Who Got the Pope on Twitter” by Wired and holds an MBA and other degrees from Stanford and Oxford. More…

UPS Will Use Arrival’s Electric Vans In the US, Europe

binspamdupenotthebestofftopicslownewsdaystalestupid freshfunnyinsightfulinterestingmaybe descriptive Mirror your GitHub releases to SourceForge quickly and easily with this tool. Check out all of SourceForge’s improvements. | Check out Slashdot on LinkedIn × 124154462 story UPS Will Use Arrival's Electric Trucks In the US, Europe (engadget.com) Posted by BeauHD on Wednesday January 29, 2020 @07:30PM from the what-to-expect dept. Delivery…

Europe’s A/O PropTech is a new €250M fund dedicated to businesses disrupting genuine estate

A/O PropTech is a new European VC officially launching today, after raising €250 million of so-called “permanent capital” to invest in technology companies disrupting real estate. It’s this “permanent” approach—seeing the firm structured more like a corporate with various shareholders, rather than a traditional venture capital fund that typically has a life cycle of 2-5…

What to expect when pitching European VCs

Russ Heddleston Contributor Russ is the cofounder and CEO of DocSend. He was previously a product manager at Facebook, where he arrived via the acquisition of his startup Pursuit.com, and has held roles at Dropbox, Greystripe, and Trulia. Follow him here: @rheddleston and @docsend More posts by this contributor Fundraising is the single most important…

Samsung will supply a 4G edition of the Galaxy S20 in some nations

Samsung has made a point of making 5G available for every Galaxy S20 variant, but that doesn't mean the phones will always come equipped with 5G. People in the UK, countries in mainland Europe and elsewhere will also have the option of buying the S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra in 4G (read: LTE) variants. In…

These are the 11 most expensive soccer players in Europe

Spending standards in the soccer transfer market have been rising steeply over the past few years.Signings of hundreds of millions now considered relatively normal.The CIES Football Observatory has put together a ranking of Europe's most expensive soccer players.The ranking uses factors such as age, contract, position, minutes played, goals, international status, and team results.These are…

TFW your all-electric powered Audi e-tron wants an oil change

It's hard to change the oil on an Audi e-tron. Image: audi By Sasha Lekach2020-02-12 09:20:43 -0800 When your battery-powered electric vehicle alerts you to get an oil change, it's OK to laugh. A small number of Audi's first all-electric compact SUVs, the e-tron, are alerting drivers about scheduled maintenance. The problem? Legacy alerts from…

Europe to Britain: So prolonged, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, adieu

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Brexit cleared its last formal hurdle in Brussels on Thursday, setting Britain’s Jan. 31 exit from the European Union in stone, but it was an unceremonious moment and a party in the heart of the EU’s capital to say “au revoir” was a rain-drenched washout. The 27 EU member states that Britain…

Flights axed and floods feared as Storm Ciara clobbers Europe

LONDON (Reuters) - Storm Ciara lashed Britain and northern continental Europe with heavy rain and wind speeds that reached more than 90 miles an hour (145 kph) in places on Sunday, forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights, train services and sports matches. More than 200 flood warnings were issued across Britain, which recorded a…

A safer internet for Europe, the Center East and Africa

Be Internet Awesome in the classroom Matt Brittin President, EMEA Business & Operations Published Feb 11, 2020 Chances are you’re reading this in a country that formally recognizes Safer Internet Day—an initiative that originated in the European Union two decades ago and is now observed in as many as 150 countries around the world. Whether you’re…

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Latin The us can take the world-wide direct in VC directed to female co-founders

Claire Diaz-Ortiz Contributor Claire Diaz-Ortiz is an angel investor and bestselling author of nine books that have been published in more than a dozen countries. An early employee at Twitter, she was called “The Woman Who Got the Pope on Twitter” by Wired and holds an MBA and other degrees from Stanford and Oxford. More…

Coronavirus outbreak ‘just beginning’ outdoors China, says professional – Reuters India

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The coronavirus epidemic may be peaking in China where it was first detected in the central city of Wuhan but it is just beginning in the rest of the world and likely to spread, a global expert on infectious diseases said on Wednesday. The Chinese government’s senior medical adviser has said the…

Thank you, Mike Bloomberg, for rescuing the debate – POLITICO

Democratic presidential candidates Michael Bloomberg, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. | John Locher/AP Photo Michael Bloomberg may have bought his way on to the debate stage in Las Vegas Wednesday night but the rest of us are in his debt. These once-every-couple-weeks rituals had become so familiar that watching til the end was a chore.…

Jeff Bezos’ girlfriend’s brother is suing the Amazon CEO for defamation, claiming he was falsely accused of providing incriminating pictures to the Countrywide Enquirer

As the saga of Jeff Bezos, his nude selfies, and his leaked affair with Lauren Sanchez continues, a new development has arisen – Sanchez's brother Michael Sanchez is now suing Bezos for defamation.Bloomberg reports Sanchez has accused the Amazon CEO and his security consultant Gavin de Becker of telling journalists that Sanchez leaked Bezos' nude…

Two far more missing following Turkey quake kills 39

By Umit BektasELAZIG, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkey called off rescue operations on Monday in eastern areas hit by Friday's earthquake after emergency workers recovered the body of a final person they were searching for in a collapsed building, bringing the death toll to 41, authorities said.The magnitude 6.8 quake caused 37 deaths in Elazig province,…