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An eccentric tech investor has spent over $1 million to get Californians to weigh in on splitting the state into 3

AN ECCENTRIC TECH INVESTOR HAS SPENT OVER $1 MILLION TO GET CALIFORNIANS TO WEIGH IN ON SPLITTING THE STATE INTO 3

Silicon Valley investor Tim Draper is known for having crazy ideas - and for funding them. Now, Draper wants to split California into...

AOL cofounder Steve Case is betting $150 million that the future of startups isn't in Silicon Valley or New York, but the money isn't what's making his prediction come true

AOL COFOUNDER STEVE CASE IS BETTING $150 MILLION THAT THE FUTURE OF STARTUPS ISN'T IN SILICON VALLEY OR NEW YORK, BUT THE MONEY ISN'T WHAT'S MAKING HIS PREDICTION COME TRUE

AOL's billionaire cofounder Steve Case runs the DC-based venture capital firm Revolution . Case is convinced that the future of American...

 
 
 
Kenzo Tange Gymnasium and 7 Other Threatened Sites Receive $1M in Preservation Funding

KENZO TANGE GYMNASIUM AND 7 OTHER THREATENED SITES RECEIVE $1M IN PRESERVATION FUNDING

By Take - licensed under , CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 , Link Eight sites from the World Monuments Fund 's 2018 World Monuments Watch list have...

Amazon won a major battle in Seattle, but a Big Tech 'head tax' could still happen for Apple and Google

AMAZON WON A MAJOR BATTLE IN SEATTLE, BUT A BIG TECH 'HEAD TAX' COULD STILL HAPPEN FOR APPLE AND GOOGLE

This week, the Seattle City Council repealed a $275 per-employee tax for larger companies amid pressure from Amazon . Mountain View...

 
 
 
Former Google and Instagram engineers got millions to take TV into the future: Here's what it looks like

FORMER GOOGLE AND INSTAGRAM ENGINEERS GOT MILLIONS TO TAKE TV INTO THE FUTURE: HERE'S WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE

Zoë Bernard/Business Insider Dreams is a new company that's reformatting TV for smartphones. It got $5 million from investors including...

This 24-year-old Goldman Sachs banker wants to solve the global water crisis - and the bank just gave him $150,000 to get started

THIS 24-YEAR-OLD GOLDMAN SACHS BANKER WANTS TO SOLVE THE GLOBAL WATER CRISIS - AND THE BANK JUST GAVE HIM $150,000 TO GET STARTED

Bondh-E-Shams, a charity founded by a 24-year-old Goldman Sachs analyst Hamza Farrukh, won a $150,000 grant from the bank. It focuses...

 
 
 
Treasuries Little Changed On The Week, Despite Fed Hike

TREASURIES LITTLE CHANGED ON THE WEEK, DESPITE FED HIKE

From Jill Mislinski : Let's take a closer look at recent activity in US Treasuries. The yield on the 10-year note ended Friday at 2.93%...

The crypto boom is like the dotcom bubble but that's not a bad thing: 'Selling crypto now is like selling Apple in 2001'

THE CRYPTO BOOM IS LIKE THE DOTCOM BUBBLE BUT THAT'S NOT A BAD THING: 'SELLING CRYPTO NOW IS LIKE SELLING APPLE IN 2001'

More than 1,000 cryptocurrency startups worldwide have raised over $10 billion over the last two years. Yoni Assia, the CEO of eToro,...

 
 
 
GM reportedly wants to spin off Cruise, its $11.5 billion self-driving car business

GM REPORTEDLY WANTS TO SPIN OFF CRUISE, ITS $11.5 BILLION SELF-DRIVING CAR BUSINESS

General Motors is considering a separate listing for its self-driving unit, Cruise, Bloomberg reported Friday. The department recently...

Mike Novogratz has poached a Citi veteran and star wrestler to head up his crypto-bank's trading desk

MIKE NOVOGRATZ HAS POACHED A CITI VETERAN AND STAR WRESTLER TO HEAD UP HIS CRYPTO-BANK'S TRADING DESK

Bitcoin king Mike Novogratz has poached a former Wall Streeter to lead his crypto-bank's trading operations, a person familiar with...

 
 
 
 
 
 
FSI acquires 41 percent of Missoni's shares

FSI ACQUIRES 41 PERCENT OF MISSONI'S SHARES

Italian fund Fondo Strategico Italiano , which is indirectly controlled by the state, is set to acquire 41.2 percent of Missoni, the...

Missoni sells stake to private equity fund

MISSONI SELLS STAKE TO PRIVATE EQUITY FUND

Private equity fund FSI has reached agreement with the Missoni family to acquire a minority stake in the Italian brand for an undisclosed...

 
 
 
Missoni sells stake to private equity fund

MISSONI SELLS STAKE TO PRIVATE EQUITY FUND

Private equity fund FSI has reached agreement with the Missoni family to acquire a minority stake in the Italian brand for an undisclosed...

EToro is setting up a crypto trading desk for hedge funds and banks

ETORO IS SETTING UP A CRYPTO TRADING DESK FOR HEDGE FUNDS AND BANKS

EToro is a social trading platform that lets retail investors trade stocks, cryptocurrencies, and other assets. CEO Yoni Assia tells...

 
 
 
World Cup Free Bets: Earn up to £50 for the final with dabblebet's in-play bank builder

WORLD CUP FREE BETS: EARN UP TO £50 FOR THE FINAL WITH DABBLEBET'S IN-PLAY BANK BUILDER

For every in-play bet of £10 or more throughout the World Cup, dabblebet will add a £1 free bet to your bet fund for the finale in...

3,000 journalists covering Kim-Trump this week is WTF is wrong with media

3,000 JOURNALISTS COVERING KIM-TRUMP THIS WEEK IS WTF IS WRONG WITH MEDIA

Media businesses are in the dumper. Every week, we hear of new layoffs, budget cuts, diminished editorial quality, and more, way more....

 
 
 
Fed Hikes Rates For Seventh Time In Three Years

FED HIKES RATES FOR SEVENTH TIME IN THREE YEARS

From Franklin Templeton Investments : The US Federal Reserve continued its tightening path at its June policy meeting, raising its...

The Boring Company wins bid to negotiate a deal for high-speed, autonomous public transit in Chicago

THE BORING COMPANY WINS BID TO NEGOTIATE A DEAL FOR HIGH-SPEED, AUTONOMOUS PUBLIC TRANSIT IN CHICAGO

Elon Musk's Boring Company won a bid that could bring autonomous, high-speed public transit to Chicago. The Boring Company and the...