Jeff Bezos space flight: Amazon founder and Blue Origin crew to launch New Shepard – watch live

Jeff Bezos, the Amazon founder and world’s richest man, is minutes away from taking a historic leap for private space flight when he is blasted into space aboard his New…

EtherLite (ETL) Token Is Now Listed on Bitcoin.com Exchange

Bitcoin.com Exchange has announced the listing of ETL on it’s platform, being available to trade on the 19th July 2021 at 16:00 UTC. ETL was created by the EtherLite team,…

18-year-old to go to space with Jeff Bezos after $28M auction winner backs out

Bezos’ rocket business Blue Origin revealed Thursday that the mystery bidder who put up a stunning $28 million for an 11-minute joy ride to the edge of space alongside Jeff…

India’s e-commerce giant Flipkart raises $3.6 billion in fresh funds

Flipkart, India’s e-commerce behemoth, announced on Monday that it has raised $3.6 billion in new funding from a variety of worldwide investors, including governmental funds, private equity, and foundations, as…

Biden presses Putin to disrupt cybercriminals in Russia as U.S. grapples with latest ransomware attacks

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks before signing an executive order in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, July 9, 2021. Alex Edelman…

China’s war on bitcoin just hit a new level with its latest crypto crackdown

China’s central bank said Tuesday it had called for the shutdown of a company that “was suspected of providing software services for virtual currency transactions.” The statement, issued by the…

Why tether, the world’s third-biggest cryptocurrency, has got economists worried

Tether is the third-biggest cryptocurrency in the world by market value. And it’s got some economists — including an official at the U.S. Federal Reserve — worried. Last month, Boston…

E-commerce logistics startup Locad gets $4.5M seed round led by Sequoia Capital India

E-commerce is booming in Southeast Asia, but in many markets, the fragmented logistics industry is struggling to catch up. This means sellers run into roadblocks when shipping to buyers, especially…

Swedish gaming giant acquires India’s PlaySimple for $360 million

Swedish gaming giant Modern Times Group (MTG) has acquired Indian startup PlaySimple for $360 million, the two firms said Friday. MTG said it will pay 77% of the acquisition sum…

Instant grocery startup Getir makes its first acquisition to expand into Spain and Italy

Getir, the startup based out of Turkey that has built a $7.5 billion business out a mobile app that lets consumers buy groceries and get them delivered in minutes, has…