While many venture capitalists might hope to fund the next Amazon or Shopify, Crossbeam is a new firm focused on backing the startups built on top of these platforms. Noting that third-party sales on Amazon reached $200 billion in 2019, Hamed said, "There's going to be 100 winners in this space."
“I haven’t put heat on my hair in six months.”
Tesla Inc filed a petition with U.S. auto safety regulators saying that 612,000 vehicles produced since 2012 do not fully comply with federal safety standards because displays can be switched from miles per hour to only metric measurements, documents released on Friday show. The automaker asked the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to declare the noncompliance issue inconsequential to safety, according to the agency's filing. Tesla said it corrected the issue in production in September and that more than 75% percent of the affected U.S. vehicles have accepted the firmware update released in September.
Palace have recorded a rare victory and a draw in the last two seasons on their trips to the Etihad Stadium and Guardiola said he was wary of their defensive resilience having held in-form Arsenal to a 0-0 draw on Thursday. Hopefully we can... A team like Palace knows exactly what they have to do.
Imagine rowing a boat... across the entire Atlantic Ocean! One daring duo has done exactly that, and fast enough to set what is believed to be a new world record. Mark Slats and Kai Wiedmer, both men from the Netherlands, have won a race to cross the Atlantic in 32 days, 22 hours, and 13 minutes. "The hardest thing I found really was waking up after every shift, every time again and again and again." That was Mr. Slats shortly after arriving in Antigua. The annual race is called the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge. Racers originally set off from the Spanish Canary Islands on December 12th, a 3,000 mile slog through wind and weather. Slats and Wiedmer took turns rowing every 18 hours.
A ruling by the Supreme Court is likely to force insurers to pay out to around 370,000 businesses who were impacted by the Covid-19 crisis last year. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) brought what experts believe could be a £1.2 billion case over when insurers have to pay out. The Supreme Court found largely in favour of the FCA’s case.
The group managed to get the hearse going again as it made its way to Rotherham Crematorium.
In today’s Global Bulletin, WarnerMedia Latin America makes several leadership team changes; HBO Europe announces new true-crime docuseries “Pray, Obey, Kill”; Amazon Prime Video picks up “I Care a Lot” in several key territories; Piece of Magic hires Charlie Kemball as head of acquisitions and business development; San Sebastián opens the call for key sections; […]
Gareth Bale's future is uncertain as Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho said "not one second" has been spent talking about extending his season-long loan from Real Madrid.
A London MP has warned that children’s access to food is becoming a “postcode lottery” as Marcus Rashford launched his latest drive to overhaul the government’s free school meals policy. Celebrity chefs Jamie Oliver, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Tom Kerridge have joined forces with the football star by writing to Boris Johnson asking him to “fix” the system.
In short, we really couldn’t live without them.
John Legend and Foo Fighters are also on line-up of 90-minute special
Italy’s fashion chamber is opening on Friday the first Milan Fashion Week that won't have VIPS populating runway front rows, as the reality of Italy's persistent resurgence of the coronavirus has forced an all-virtual format for presenting menswear previews. The National Fashion Chamber maintained a live element during the July and September fashion weeks in Milan. Dolce & Gabbana canceled its runway show entirely, citing restrictions in place due to COVID-19.
Cyclingnews takes a closer look at the sticker-bombed helmet design that broke the internet during last year's Giro d'Italia - now fetching £1,220 on eBay
A short competition player at this year’s MyFrenchFilmFestival, “Blue Fear” is the colorfully animated brainchild of filmmakers Marie Jacotey and Lola Halifa-Legrand, neither of which had any experience in the artform before working on the short together. “Blue Fear” uses traditional 2D animation to tell the story of a couple on the roads of Provence, […]
Britain will have to prove itself to be a successful nation after Brexit if it ever wants to return to the European Union, former Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Friday, calling for strong leadership to make the country's voice heard. A vocal opponent of Britain's departure from the EU, Blair again said he was against Brexit but accepted its reality after the country completed its journey out of the bloc at the end of last year. Not mentioning Prime Minister Boris Johnson by name, Blair said British leaders would have to implement "radical changes" or fall into decline, warning that Brexit had made sure that without some reinvention the country could be left behind.
Prepare for very dry and warm weather for the second half of January unlike the very wet and cool weather in the past fortnight.
City heavyweights said the ruling was a “validation” of the FCA and law firms’ hard work on behalf of small businesses
Snow fell over in Iowa overnight Thursday, January 14, with accumulations of more than seven inches in some parts of the state by the Friday morning, the National Weather Service (NWS) reported.Snow began falling late Thursday, which, carried by gusty winds, created dangerous blizzard conditions and complicated travel around Des Moines.Twitter user @BTravs shared this footage from Des Moines, which he said was taken around 11:30 pm on Thursday night.A blizzard warning remained in effect through Friday and officials “strongly discouraged” travel. Credit: @BTravs via Storyful
In a blog post published on Friday, the EU's top diplomat Josep Borrell said Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed now needed to live up to the Nobel Peace Prize he was awarded in 2019 by doing all it takes to end the conflict in Tigray. "We are ready to help, but unless there is access for humanitarian aid operators, the EU cannot disburse the planned budget support to the Ethiopian government," Borrell said.