TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-06 15:34

Does SoftBank Really Have $108 Billion for Its Vision Fund 2?

SoftBank appeared to have pulled off a fundraising coup last month when it announced a technology investment fund with $108 billion in expected capital from the likes of ...

Does SoftBank Really Have $108 Billion for Its Vision Fund 2?

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SoftBank's Vision Fund to borrow $4 billion against stakes in Uber and two others: FT SoftBank's Vision Fund is looking to borrow $4 billion against its stakes in Uber Technologies Inc, soon-to-go-public Slack Technologies Inc, and blood-testing company Guardant Health Inc, the Financial Times reported, citing people directly involved...
2019-05-30 11:17

Most SoftBank Vision Fund investors want to join the second fund, says CEO Masayoshi Son Most investors in SoftBank Group's $100 billion Vision Fund want to join the group's forthcoming second fund, founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday, adding discussions would begin soon....
2019-06-19 07:34

Most SoftBank Vision Fund investors want to join second fund: CEO Son Most investors in SoftBank Group Corp's $100 billion Vision Fund want to join the group's forthcoming second fund, and discussions with those investors will begin soon, SoftBank founder and Chief......
2019-06-19 09:34

Why SoftBank Needs a Second Vision Fund Softbank could use a second technology megafund following the success of its Vision Fund, which has added a powerful shot of growth to the company’s recent financial results....
2019-08-08 08:00

SoftBank says Vision Fund 2 could start investing soon, bags big gains on first SoftBank Group Corp's second Vision Fund could start investing as soon as next month, founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said, as the technology conglomerate reported a leap in profits at its first $100 billion fund....
2019-08-07 15:34

SoftBank's Vision Fund 2 Plans to Begin Investing as Soon as Next Month The sequel to the world’s biggest technology investment fund could start investing billions of dollars as early as next month in a venture-capital market already awash with money....
2019-08-08 13:00

Collective Health secures $205 million in funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund Collective Health, which makes software for companies to pay workers' health costs directly, said on Monday it had raised $205 million in new funding led by SoftBank Group Corp's Vision Fund....
2019-06-17 14:34

SoftBank's profit blows past estimates on Vision Fund gains Japan's SoftBank Group Corp raked in a better-than-expected quarterly operating profit as it saw a leap in investing gains from its $100 billion Vision Fund....
2019-08-07 12:34

SoftBank ‎Vision Fund eyes delivery start-up Glovo The world's largest technology investment fund is targeting the purchase of a substantial stake in Glovo‎, a Spanish online delivery start-up which competes with Deliveroo and Uber Eats....
2019-07-08 19:00

WeWork IPO valuation likely below $20 billion, clouding SoftBank's vision WeWork owner The We Company is weighing slashing the valuation of its forthcoming IPO to below $20 billion, two sources said, in the latest headwind for leading shareholder SoftBank Group whose key group portfolio firms have tumbled in value....
2019-09-10 13:00

SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 billion to employees to invest in new fund: WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/307Ljih on Saturday, citing peo...
2019-08-18 01:34

SoftBank Faces Challenges Raising Latest $100 Billion Fund SoftBank’s bid to raise a second mega fund has met with a chilly reception from some of the world’s biggest money managers, signaling that a crucial initiative for the firm faces significant hurdles....
2019-06-02 21:51

SoftBank’s profit nearly quadruples on fund investments TOKYO — Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. reported Wednesday its fiscal first quarter profit nearly quadrupled to 1.122 trillion yen ($10.6 billion) as its fund investments boosted income. Tokyo-based SoftBank’s April-June profit...
2019-08-07 23:34

SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 bln to employees to invest in new fund- WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/307Ljih on Saturday, citing peop...
2019-08-17 18:34

SoftBank to Lend Founder and Employees Billions to Invest in Fund Softbank is leaning on its employees, including its chief executive, for cash as the firm rushes to raise an ambitious technology fund amid volatile markets....
2019-08-17 21:34

Japan's SoftBank is reportedly grappling with raising money for its latest fund Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group has reportedly hit a roadblock in its quest to raise money for its latest fund, according to the Wall Street Journal....
2019-06-03 08:17

Vision Fund makes $110 million bet on renewable energy storage Softbank Group's Vision Fund has made its first foray into energy storage technology with a $110 million investment in Switzerland-based Energy Vault....
2019-08-15 02:51

U.S. clears SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM's Cruise SoftBank has come under increasing U.S. scrutiny over its ties to Chinese firms in the face of an escalating trade and technology war between Washington and Beijing....
2019-07-06 20:17

Mubadala expected to invest in Vision Fund 2 in fourth quarter: sources Abu Dhabi state fund Mubadala Investment Company is expected to invest in Japanese group SoftBank's Vision Fund 2 in the fourth quarter of 2019, which will focus on technology projects, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
2019-09-05 21:00

Exclusive: U.S. panel clears SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM's Cruise Cruise, a U.S. self-driving vehicle company majority-owned by General Motors Co, told Reuters on Friday that a U.S. national security panel approved a $2.25 billion investment in the firm by Japan's SoftBank Corp....
2019-07-06 04:51

Exclusive: U.S. clears SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM-backed Cruise Cruise, a U.S. self-driving vehicle company majority-owned by General Motors Co, told Reuters on Friday that a U.S. national security panel approved a $2.25 billion investment in the firm by Japan's SoftBank Corp....
2019-07-06 11:00

WeWork IPO valuation may dip below $20 billion in fresh blow to leading investor SoftBank WeWork owner The We Company is considering slashing the valuation of its planned stock market launch to below $20 billion, two people familiar with the matter said, the latest blow to leading tech investor SoftBank Group after limp flotations of Ube...
2019-09-10 19:00

Oyo founder to buy back $2 billion worth stake in SoftBank-backed Indian co Indian hospitality startup Oyo Founder Ritesh Agarwal raised his stake in the company with a $2 billion buyback, in a move that will bring his ownership closer to biggest investor SoftBank Corp ....
2019-07-19 11:17

Exclusive: U.S. panel okays SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM-linked self-driving firm A U.S. national security panel on Friday approved a $2.25 billion investment by Japan's Softbank in Cruise, a self-driving vehicle firm majority owned by GM, the unit told Reuters, signaling some leeway for investors with deep ties to China....
2019-07-06 03:51

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 billion fund: Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday....
2019-06-06 00:34

Hedge Fund Loses $1 Billion in One Month on Argentina Bet Hedge fund Autonomy Capital lost about $1 billion last month largely on investments tied to Argentina, making it one of the most prominent investors caught on the wrong side of market turmoil in that country....
2019-09-05 21:00

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
2019-06-22 01:51

California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires cau...
2019-07-13 00:00

N Korea Took $2 Billion In Cyberattacks To Fund Weapons Programme: Report North Korea has generated an estimated $2 billion for its weapons of mass destruction programs using "widespread and increasingly sophisticated" cyberattacks to steal from banks and cryptocurrency......
2019-08-06 04:51

California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund: media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
2019-06-21 23:17

UPDATE 2-California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
2019-06-22 06:00

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 billion wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a top issue for the state....
2019-07-11 23:00

Blackstone raises $20.5 billion for largest ever real estate fund U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group Inc said on Wednesday it has raised the largest ever real estate fund, amassing $20.5 billion to be invested in property assets around the world....
2019-09-12 03:34

BlackRock raises $2 billion for Global Credit Opportunities Fund BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset management firm, said on Wednesday it had raised $2 billion for its flagship opportunistic credit fund, Global Credit Opportunities, reflecting investor......
2019-07-31 19:51

Cory Booker Proposed a $50 Billion Fund to Get Rid of All Our Lead Pipes Senator Cory Booker’s got his eye on the White House, but the Democratic presidential candidate’s roots stretch back to the suburbs of Newark, New Jersey. This city is now facing a massive water crisis as lead leaches into its water supply. In his ne...
2019-09-04 01:34

Democrat Warren wants $7 billion fund to give grants to minority entrepreneurs Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren is proposing creating a $7 billion fund to provide grants to help more minorities start their own business, she announced on Friday....
2019-06-14 19:34

Fund manager loses $1.8 billion in one day on Argentina bets: Financial Times Franklin Templeton fund manager Michael Hasenstab lost $1.8 billion on Monday due to the market slide in Argentina, according to the Financial Times....
2019-08-15 04:17

North Korea took $2 billion in cyberattacks to fund weapons program: U.N. report North Korea has generated an estimated $2 billion for its weapons of mass destruction programs using "widespread and increasingly sophisticated" cyberattacks to steal from banks and cryptocurrency exchanges, according to a confidential U.N. report se...
2019-08-06 01:51

Norway fund may have to offload $1 billion stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to meet proposed tighter ethical investing rules....
2019-06-12 11:00

California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Bill For $21 Billion Wildfire Fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities......
2019-07-13 10:00

EU drafts plan for hundred billion-dollar fund to take on US tech firms, reports say European Union officials drafted a plan to launch a sovereign wealth fund to invest in companies that could compete with U.S. and Chinese tech giants, according to reports in the Financial Times and Politico....
2019-08-23 16:00

UN claims North Korea hacks stole $2 billion to fund its nuclear program United Nations experts say they are formally investigating at least 35 instances of cyberattacks by North Korea in 17 countries, believed to be carried out in a bid to fund its nuclear program. According to a report seen by Associated Press, North Ko...
2019-08-13 15:51

China's Didi Seeks Up to $2 Billion as Ride-Hailing Firms Want Investors to Fund Growth Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing Technology is looking to raise fresh funds from investors, the latest sign that firms in the sector are eager to raise money to fuel investments while posting steep losses....
2019-07-18 10:00

JPMorgan to convert Highbridge multi-strategy fund into a credit fund -spokesman JPMorgan Chase & Co will convert its $2 billion Highbridge multi-strategy fund into a credit focused fund to better meet client appetite, a company spokesman said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 16:17

UPDATE 1-JPMorgan to convert Highbridge multi-strategy fund into credit fund JPMorgan Chase & Co plans to convert its $2 billion Highbridge multi-strategy fund into a credit-focused fund as the bull market shows signs of slowing and clients want to invest elsewhere, a company spokesman said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 17:34

Rand Paul blocks attempt to permanently fund 9/11 victims fund Democrat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand accused Republicans of playing “political games” after a GOP senator Wednesday blocked her effort to permanently fund the 9/11 victim compensation. Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) attempted to pass the legislation by voice vote ...
2019-07-18 12:17

Peltz's Trian Fund may push for changes at mutual fund Legg Mason Nelson Peltzs' Trian Fund Management LP may push Legg Mason Inc. to implement changes to boost returns, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, the second time in 10 years that Trian has......
2019-05-21 17:51

McConnell vows to fully fund 9/11 victim fund, wonders why Jon Stewart is 'all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell strongly pushed back Monday against Jon Stewart following the comedian's complaints that the senator has not dealt "compassionately" with the health problems 9/11 responders have faced in the years following the...
2019-06-17 22:34

AI Is Hot and SoftBank Is Offering Cash to Burn SoftBank’s plans for a second technology megafund focused on artificial-intelligence startups is poised to flood an already-hyped sector with more money....
2019-08-08 13:00

SoftBank urges WeWork to shelve IPO WeWork owner The We Company is weighing slashing the valuation of its forthcoming IPO to below $20 billion, two sources said, in the latest headwind for leading shareholder SoftBank whose key group portfolio firms have tumbled in value. The valuation...
2019-09-10 16:00

WeWork presses on with IPO, pushing SoftBank into a corner Office-sharing startup WeWork is pressing ahead with plans to go public despite lukewarm interest in its shares, three sources said, leaving its largest investor, SoftBank Group , with a stark choice: take a haircut or pony up even more cash....
2019-09-11 06:34

SoftBank mulls bringing 40 companies to Brazil Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is considering bringing around 40 companies with high growth potential to Brazil and expects to announce a large investment in the country in around two weeks' time, the group's head in Brazil, André Maciel, said on Friday...
2019-09-21 23:00

SoftBank Unit Yet to Conquer Internet of Things Arm Holdings’s software business posted $191 million in sales for the past fiscal year, a sliver of the $2 billion revenue goal set for itself by 2025....
2019-07-08 12:51

SoftBank may need to write down its stake in WeWork, Bernstein says SoftBank could be forced to write down its multibillion-dollar investment in WeWork if the company fetches an IPO valuation below $25 billion, analysts at Bernstein said....
2019-09-10 21:34

SoftBank Gears Up to Pump More Cash Into Much-Hyped AI SoftBank’s plans for a second technology megafund focused on artificial-intelligence startups is poised to flood an already-hyped sector with more cash....
2019-08-08 01:00

SoftBank to Buy at Least $750 Million of WeWork Parent Shares in IPO SoftBank plans to buy at least $750 million of the shares in WeWork’s impending IPO, a move that could allow the office-sharing company to shore up an offering that has been plagued by tepid investor demand....
2019-09-14 08:34

SoftBank reportedly asks WeWork to shelve IPO SoftBank, WeWork's biggest outside investor, is urging the startup to shelve its initial public offering, according to a Monday report from the Financial Times....
2019-09-10 01:00

Hurricane Dorian insured losses in Caribbean to range from $1.5 billion to $3 billion: AIR worldwide Insurance industry losses in the Caribbean spurred by Hurricane Dorian will range between $1.5 billion to $3 billion, according to catastrophe risk modeler AIR Worldwide, a Verisk Analytics Inc unit....
2019-09-06 20:34

Jeff Bezos Cashes in $1.8 Billion of Amazon Stock, Will Keep $1.4 Billion After Taxes Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and the world’s richest person, has cashed in $1.8 billion worth of Amazon shares, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission submitted last night. Bezos will keep an estimated $1.4 billion from...
2019-08-01 16:17

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid claims: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
2019-08-28 00:00

Drugmaker Purdue Pharma reportedly offered $10 billion to $12 billion to settle opioid claims Reuters Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, are offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits for $10 billion to $12 billion, NBC News reported on Tuesday, The lawsuits accused the company of aggressively marketing prescription opioids w...
2019-08-28 10:00

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid lawsuits: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 opioid lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
2019-08-28 01:34

Chewy stock IPO raises more than $1 billion. Values company at $8.8 billion Chewy.com, the online pet product retailer owned by PetSmart, priced its IPO at $22 per share Thursday, above the expected range.       ...
2019-06-14 18:00

Softbank's Arm Holdings eases upfront license costs Arm Holdings, the British chip technology firm whose designs underlie mobile phone chips, is changing its licensing model to pursue a bigger customer base as more devices become connected to the internet....
2019-07-16 16:17

SoftBank urges WeWork to shelve IPO over valuation concerns: FT SoftBank Group , a leading shareholder in the holding company of U.S. office-sharing startup WeWork, has urged it to shelve a planned IPO on concerns over the valuation, the Financial Times reported on Monday....
2019-09-10 11:00

SoftBank Group Q1 profit falls 4%, but tops estimates SoftBank Group Corp's first-quarter operating profit fell 3.7%, but was well above estimates, compared to the same period last year that saw the sale of part of its stake in chip designer Arm's China business....
2019-08-07 10:34

Cybereason raises $200 mln from SoftBank to expand global footprint Antivirus startup Cybereason said on Tuesday it raised $200 million in investment from Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, doubling the total investments raised by the company so far to about $400 million....
2019-08-06 10:34

iPhone 11 May Go on Sale on September 20, SoftBank President Tips iPhone 11 release date has seemingly leaked. Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has said that he believes that the tariffs won't impact the prices of Apple products in China....
2019-08-06 14:34

Brazilian startup Volanty gets capital injection led by SoftBank Brazil's digital used car portal Volanty has received an infusion of 70 million reais ($17.6 million) from venture capital funds led by Japan's SoftBank and Kaszek of Argentina....
2019-08-07 23:34

Five automakers back Toyota's and Softbank's self-driving business Tech companies and automakers have been setting differences aside and merging forces in hopes of getting themselves a piece of the self-driving pie as early as possible. Late last year, Toyota and Softbank teamed up to establish a joint venture calle...
2019-06-28 16:51

Softbank evaluating around 40 Brazilian companies for investment - exec Japan's SoftBank Group is evaluating around 40 Brazilian companies with high growth potential for possible investments, the group's head in Brazil, André Maciel, said on Friday....
2019-09-21 01:00

Wirecard signs cooperation agreement with Softbank's Brightstar Wirecard has signed a memorandum of understanding with Softbank's Brightstar and anticipates "significant transaction volume" out of the deal, the German fintech announced on Monday....
2019-09-02 08:34

Japan's SoftBank chases more deals with Mexican startups Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is in advanced talks to invest in Mexican used car platform Kavak and financial technology firm Konfio, several people familiar with the matter said, underscoring the company's interest in Mexico as it pours money into Lat...
2019-08-09 20:00

SoftBank's Bid to Build a Solar-Power Empire Founders Investor Masayoshi Son sought deals of immense scale in Saudi Arabia, India and beyond to tackle one of the world’s toughest energy challenges. So far, his firm has done a fraction of what it promised....
2019-08-11 02:00

Wirecard deal with AUTO1 first fruit of SoftBank alliance German payments company Wirecard AG said on Thursday it was teaming up with car-dealing platform AUTO1 Group to offer digital financial services to consumers, in its first alliance with a company backed by Japan's SoftBank Group....
2019-07-18 09:34

Uber Lost Another $5.2 Billion, Has Now Burned $16.2 Billion Since 2016 Uber, a company that uses rich people’s money to subsidize artificially cheap taxi rides provided by underpaid drivers, continued its streak of having never made a profit by losing another $5.2 billion in the second quarter of 2019....
2019-08-08 23:00

Cybereason raises $200 million from SoftBank to expand global footprint Antivirus startup Cybereason said on Tuesday it raised $200 million in investment from Japan's SoftBank Group Corp , doubling the total investments raised by the company so far to about $400 million....
2019-08-06 20:00

Car leasing app Fair raises $500 million loan from Mizuho, Softbank Car leasing startup Fair said on Tuesday it had raised $500 million in loans from a group of creditors, including Mizuho Bank and Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, as it looks to expand its leasing services to Uber drivers....
2019-09-17 16:34

SoftBank uses 'capital as a weapon' and competitors don't know how to react, says Bill Gurley Price competition fueled by SoftBank's investments makes for "one of the toughest things a board has ever had to analyze," Benchmark's Bill Gurley said....
2019-09-11 08:00

VCs like SoftBank see big opportunity in solutions to world problems: Energy Vault CEO Robert Piconi, co-founder and CEO of Energy Vault, discusses the $110 million investment the Swiss start-up received from Japanese conglomerate SoftBank....
2019-08-16 19:00

Security start-up Cybereason raises $200 million from Japan's SoftBank Boston-based security start-up Cybereason said Tuesday it raised $200 million in fresh funds from Japan's SoftBank Group Corp and its affiliates....
2019-08-06 15:00

Saudi, Abu Dhabi showing 'high interest' in investing in VF2: SoftBank's Son SoftBank Group Corp founder and CEO Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi are showing "high interest" in investing in the second Vision Fund....
2019-08-07 12:34

SoftBank's service to help power self-driving buses, farm machinery Japan's SoftBank Corp said on Monday it will launch a service this year that would use satellite navigation data and the telco's mobile base stations to help power self-driving buses, drones and farm machinery....
2019-06-03 11:51

SoftBank reportedly accelerates Japan’s 5G network plans by 2 years Japan's top carriers appear to be moving up their 5G rollout timetables, with an eye towards more quickly increasing coverage throughout the island nation.Read More...
2019-09-17 16:34

WeWork's IPO delay a blow to Japanese investment giant Softbank Failure of WeWork comes soon after Uber, another loss-making SoftBank investment, went publicWeWork’s decision to delay its public share offering after a lacklustre response from investors comes as a blow to Softbank, the Japanese investment giant th...
2019-09-18 20:34

CORRECTED-Softbank mulls bringing 40 companies to Brazil -exec Japan's SoftBank Group is considering bringing around 40 companies with high growth potential to Brazil, the group's head in the country, André Maciel, said on Friday....
2019-09-21 23:34

Five Japanese automakers sign on to SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture Five Japanese automakers including Suzuki Motor Corp and Mazda Motor Corp on Friday said they would each invest 2% in the on-demand, self-driving car service venture set up by SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor Corp....
2019-06-28 06:17

Five Japanese automakers invest in SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture Five Japanese automakers including Suzuki Motor and Mazda Motor on Friday said they would each invest 2% in the on-demand, self-driving car service venture set up by SoftBank and Toyota Motor....
2019-06-28 08:51

UPDATE 1-SoftBank mulls bringing 40 companies to Brazil -exec Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is considering bringing around 40 companies with high growth potential to Brazil and expects to announce a large investment in the country in around two weeks' time, the group's head in Brazil, André Maciel, said on Friday...
2019-09-21 23:34

SoftBank leads new financing round in Brazil's housing broker QuintoAndar Brazilian online housing broker QuintoAndar has raised $250 million in a new funding round led by Japan's SoftBank Group International, the company said on Tuesday....
2019-09-10 08:34

SoftBank raises $270 million via Seoul unit for early-stage investments SoftBank Group Corp said on Friday its Seoul-based venture capital unit focusing on early-stage investments has raised a 317 billion won ($270 million) fund....
2019-07-19 11:17

SoftBank Group to book 1.2 trillion yen profit on Alibaba share sale Japan's SoftBank Group Corp said on Tuesday it expects to book around 1.2 trillion yen ($11.12 billion) in pre-tax profit on the sale of shares in China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd....
2019-06-04 10:34

Suzuki, Mazda, Subaru Join Toyota-Softbank Self-Drive Venture Suzuki, Mazda, Subaru Corp, Isuzu Motors Ltd and Toyota's compact car unit Daihatsu will each invest 57.1 million yen ($530,620) in the venture - dubbed Monet...
2019-07-01 08:17

Deutsche Bank in partnership talks with SoftBank-backed OakNorth: source Deutsche Bank is in talks with SoftBank-backed British fintech firm OakNorth to use the latter's credit analysis and monitoring platform, a source with knowledge of the discussions told Reuters....
2019-07-09 16:51

SoftBank brand Ymobile to delay launch of Huawei P30 Lite phone Japanese telco SoftBank Corp's low-cost mobile brand Ymobile said on Wednesday it would delay the launch of Huawei P30 Lite smartphone, following the imposition of trade restrictions on the Chinese manufacturer by Washington....
2019-05-22 12:00

Cyber defense firm Cybereason raises $200 million from Japan's Softbank U.S.-Israeli cyber security provider Cybereason said on Tuesday it raised $200 million from Japan's Softbank and its affiliates, bringing the company closer to an initial public offering....
2019-08-06 20:00

Nikkei climbs on upbeat U.S. data, weaker yen; SoftBank Group slips Japanese shares reached another one-month on Friday as better-than-expected U.S. economic data and hopes for progress from coming trade talks between the United States and China bolstered risk appetites....
2019-09-06 06:34

What is kaleidoscope vision? When a person has kaleidoscope vision, it is because their brain has created a visual illusion of fractured or bright colors. Ocular migraine is what most often causes kaleidoscope vision, but this visual symptom can also indicate a stroke. Learn abo...
2019-07-12 23:51

Honor Vision: first look The Honor Vision is the first smart TV from Huawei’s Honor subdivision. While it’s competitively priced, the television’s big draw is inside: it’s the first device to run HarmonyOS, Huawei’s cross-platform operating...
2019-09-06 03:34

BMW Teases The Vision M Next We wait for BMW to give us more information on the Vision M Next, but from what we can predict, the Vision M Concept will either be an electrified car or one with a hybrid powertrain, all of which......
2019-06-15 13:51

SoftBank Corp first-quarter profit climbs 4% as mobile user numbers grow Japanese telco SoftBank Corp said on Monday its operating profit in the quarter ended June rose 4%, in line with estimates, as the number of mobile users grew....
2019-08-05 10:00

SoftBank exec sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners An executive in Japan's SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican consumer companies, such as retailer Femsa and bread-maker Bimbo, along with startups in the country....
2019-05-22 03:01

CORRECTED-Japan's SoftBank makes bet to challenge Brazil's concentrated banking sector Japan's SoftBank Group Corp has led a $231 million new financing round for Brazilian lending platform Creditas, valuing it at $750 million and funding a future expansion to other Latin American countries, Sergio Furio, the founder of Creditas, said....
2019-07-11 09:17

SoftBank's 'capital as a weapon' strategy is huge challenge for boards, Bill Gurley says Price competition fueled by SoftBank's investments makes for "one of the toughest things a board has ever had to analyze," Benchmark's Bill Gurley said....
2019-09-10 19:34

SoftBank executive sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners An executive in Japan's SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican consumer companies, such as retailer Femsa and bread-maker Bimbo, along with startups in the country....
2019-05-22 12:00

SoftBank leads financing round in Brazilian home goods retailer MadeiraMadeira Japan's SoftBank Group Corp has led a $110 million financing round for Brazilian online home goods platform MadeiraMadeira, according to a statement on Tuesday....
2019-09-17 12:34

First stop Southeast Asia: SoftBank, Toyota's autonomous car venture heads overseas The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas foray, its chief executive said on Tuesday....
2019-06-12 00:17

BMW Vision M Next concept may preview next i8 German firm will next week preview an electrified sports car design study that could point towards an i8 replacement BMW has released teaser images of a new sports car concept that will be revealed at a brand presentation next week.  The Vision M Ne...
2019-06-14 20:00

Motorola One Vision Review 2019 shapes up to be a great year for those looking for an affordable phone with no compromises. After the revolutionary Google Pixel 3a, now Motorola has come up with a budget model of its own that exceeds expectations: welcome the new Motorola One ...
2019-05-22 02:00

Preacher returns with a vision of the end Credit where it’s due: I’m not sure I’ve reviewed a show outside of Westworld that has Preacher’s confidence in disorienting cold opens. Last season ended with Jesse getting the power of Genesis back and taking his revenge on what was left of his fam...
2019-08-05 09:34

America’s safety net needs a new vision There is nothing more American than the Fourth of July when we come together as a nation to celebrate our country’s independence. Each year, we commemorate our republic’s founding on the bedrock principle of freedom. While many of us spent time away ...
2019-07-07 10:17

Vision Zero Is The Wrong Goal On February 28, 25-year-old bike messenger Aurilla Lawrence was killed by a truck driver in Brooklyn. After killing her, the truck driver did not stop. Following a familiar pattern whenever a cyclist is killed by a driver, the NYPD rushed to make ex...
2019-08-21 01:00

SoftBank-backed lender OakNorth doubles staff, inks deal with NIBC Bank British financial technology firm OakNorth has signed a five-year deal to provide its credit analysis and monitoring platform to Dutch lender NIBC Bank NV [NIBC.AS], OakNorth said on Tuesday in its first such agreement to be made public....
2019-07-02 11:17

Ericsson Shares Vision for the Future of 5G How can 5G lead to a more connected world? It’s a question that few consumers think about a we go through our daily lives. Yet, for Ericsson, the multitude of ways 5G has can make life easy preoccupies how they see the future. From sports to b...
2019-06-04 19:17

Trump on Fed: 'No "guts," no sense, no vision!' President Donald Trump blasted the Federal Reserve for delivering only a quarter-percentage point interest rate cut on Wednesday, saying the U.S. central bank and its chair, Jerome Powell, had "No 'guts,' no sense, no vision!"...
2019-09-18 22:00

New BMW Vision M NEXT concept sports car teased News 14 Jun, 2019 The BMW Vision M NEXT concept is set to be revealed at the end of the month, and it could preview a replacement for the i8...
2019-06-14 17:51

Ray-Ban's Owner Gets Relief From Double Vision It is a good sign that Ray-Ban’s feuding bosses have agreed to buy a smaller rival. But investors won’t be fully reassured that eyewear giant EssilorLuxottica’s double vision problems are fixed until after the summer vacation....
2019-07-31 22:34

Mercedes' Vision EQS is a peek at its EV future Mercedes' EQ EV sub-brand continues to grow with new cars being added seemingly every few months. That's good news for fans of luxury vehicles who also want to be pampered when they drive. The latest concept car though, it's something ...
2019-09-10 16:00

Nikkei flat as trade woes, strong yen saps risk appetite; SoftBank Group falls Japan's Nikkei ended nearly flat in choppy trade on Tuesday as festering trade tensions and a stronger yen curbed risk appetite, while extended losses for index-heavy SoftBank Group added to the overall pressure on the market....
2019-06-04 11:00

Goldman Sachs arm to buy Capital Vision Services Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Monday that West Street Capital Partners VII, a fund managed by the company's merchant banking unit, will acquire Capital Vision Services LP, to bolster their portfolio in the healthcare services sector....
2019-06-03 12:17

Astronauts may have vision problems because of liquid in their brains In microgravity, astronauts’ brains fill with fluid and it doesn’t drain for months after they return to Earth, which may be why their vision worsens...
2019-05-21 17:51

iPadOS: A First Look at Apple's Vision for the Future of Its Tablets Apple has been trying to market the iPad as a budget solution for people who want an Apple laptop, but the iPad has never really held up to that promise. Sure it’s a great device that’s fast enough for general tasks like web browsing, light enough to...
2019-06-03 21:34

Rokid’s Vision AR headset has a 3D stereo display At this year's CES, Rokid showed off Glass, an AR headset that's meant primarily for enterprises. Though it was a little rough around the edges when we saw it in January, the company announced today that the Glass is finally ready for mass ...
2019-05-30 05:00

Here’s the new 4K Amazon Fire TV Edition with Dolby Vision There’s a new Amazon Fire 4K TV ahead of Amazon Prime Day 2019, and it has Dolby Vision, Alexa and an HD antenna for local channels all baked in to the TV.The Amazon Fire TV Edition with Dolby Vision, as it’s officially called, pairs a ...
2019-06-21 00:51

Uber unveils its vision of flying taxis Uber presented a grandiose vision of flying vehicles whisking people around cities at its annual flying car conference Tuesday in Washington, DC, a day after a fatal helicopter crash raised safety questions about plans for increased air traffic over ...
2019-06-13 07:00

Tomorrow's bionic eyes will have 'Predator' vision Whether through illness or injury, 36 million people suffer from blindness worldwide, and until just a decade ago those afflicted had little chance of regaining their sight. In 2009, doctors at the University of Manchester implanted the first Argus I...
2019-08-10 07:00

New Mercedes Vision EQS previews all-electric S-Class News 10 Sep, 2019 The electric Mercedes Vision EQS is based on an all-new EV platform and has been revealed at Frankfurt with a 435-mile range...
2019-09-10 10:34

'Natalia Goncharova' Review: An Exuberant Vision Tate Modern’s retrospective of one of the leading figures of Russian modernism reveals a boundlessly imaginative artist who never shied away from controversy or provocation in tackling the issues of her day....
2019-06-13 16:00

A vision of 2040: everything we need for a sustainable world already exists There are real obstacles to environmental progress, but we must focus on what we are for, not just what we are againstWhen my daughter was two years old, I found myself struggling to finish any article relating to the dire state of our environment. I...
2019-05-21 17:34

Microsoft's 'Modern OS' vision: A foreshadowing of 'Lite' or more of the same? Is Microsoft's vision for 'a modern OS' something brand-new? Or is it just the next phase of the Microsoft 'Modern Desktop'? 'Modern' is in the eye of the beholder....
2019-05-29 18:51

Benitez: Newcastle United did not share my vision "Rafael Benitez said on Monday he did not want to leave Newcastle United but felt the Premier League club\u0027s hierarchy did not share his vision."...
2019-07-01 16:34

In 1991, Germany was exciting and everyone had a vision for what reunification might bring. In 1991, Germany was exciting and everyone had a vision for what reunification might bring. Mercedes, for their part, thought a B-pillar-less minivan with an extra low belt-line, mobile fax machine and central driving position would suit the needs of...
2019-08-31 19:00

The Computer Vision nominees for the Transform AI Innovation Awards Here are the nominees in the computer vision category for the inaugural Transform AI Innovation awards. Transform 2019 is July 10-11 in San Francisco.Read More...
2019-07-08 01:34

New Mercedes-Benz Vision EQS concept is 470bhp luxury EV Vision EQS shows that electric luxury car will be the most sophisticated Mercedes to date when it arrives in 2021 Mercedes-Benz has previewed its upcoming EQS luxury saloon with the unveiling of a new 470bhp electric-powered concept at the Frankfurt...
2019-09-10 13:00

Africa's vision for the future – much more than a free trade deal The Agenda 2063 is meant to bring Africa together in a multitude of ways. However, at an AU summit in Niger, the main focus will be on a free trade agreement, with little time for other issues....
2019-07-06 00:17

Rafael Benítez says he would have stayed if Newcastle shared his vision Manager left St James’ Park at end of contract last weekBenítez blames ‘those at top of the club’ for his departureRafael Benítez has said he wanted to sign a new contract at Newcastle but did not as he felt the club did not share his vision.The Cham...
2019-07-01 12:00

CHEAP: Power Vision’s PowerEgg drone for just $349? Egg-sale-ent Have you seen the movie Arrival? It’s a fantastic movie starring Amy Adams where aliens arrive in a floating egg-shaped ship to the earth. How cool would it be if you can get a gadget which looks like that? I got just the right thing for you. Power V...
2019-09-08 04:00

Seniors with vision loss experience discrimination, depression (Reuters Health) - Seniors with declining vision are more likely than peers with good eyesight to experience discrimination as well as depression that may result from this bias, a new study from the UK suggests....
2019-05-31 01:34

Etsy uses computer vision to classify listing styles Ecommerce company Etsy is using AI to automatically categorize the styles of millions of listings, Mike Fisher revealed at VentureBeat Transform 2019.Read More...
2019-07-11 04:34

Nvidia’s STEAL AI gives neural networks better computer vision Researchers from Nvidia created STEAL, a framework that improves inference for existing computer vision models and labeling future data sets.Read More...
2019-06-17 22:51

So, is Dark Rey real, a vision, or a clone? Let's look at the latest theories Does J.J. Abrams really have the stones to turn Daisy Ridley’s Rey evil? That’s what Star Wars fans have been debating in the wake of the new Rise Of The Skywalker footage, which ends with our hero igniting the kind of double-bladed red lightsaber fa...
2019-08-27 03:34

Trump says Powell and the Fed 'Fail Again' — 'No guts, no sense, no vision!' The decision to cut rates followed a monthslong pressure campaign by Trump, who often criticized Chairman Jerome Powell by name as he called for lower interest rates....
2019-09-18 22:34

Vizio’s budget V-Series will offer 4K and Dolby Vision for just $259 Vizio is attacking both ends of the price spectrum with its 2019 series of 4K TVs: On one end, there’s the new P-Series Quantum X that promises an eyeball-searing 3,000 nits of peak brightness while on the other end, there’s the new V-S...
2019-05-22 02:00

Motorola One Vision Debuts in India at Rs. 19,999: Event Highlights Motorola launched its One Vision smartphone in India Today. Check out the highlights from the launch event, including the phone specifications, price, sale date, and more....
2019-06-20 10:00

Amazon upgrades the Fire TV Edition with Dolby Vision At an intimate press event in the Dolby SoHo space today, Amazon announced a new Fire TV Edition with Dolby Vision. This is basically an upgraded Fire TV Edition, and the display model is made by Toshiba. A 55-inch model is available starting today f...
2019-06-21 02:00

Motorola One Vision vs Redmi Note 7 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy M40 The Motorola One Vision has a few differences from the Redmi Note 7 Pro and the Samsung Galaxy M40, and we highlight all of the differences between the three....
2019-06-21 09:34

In their own words: Presidential candidates share vision in books As the Democrats looking to unseat GOP President Donald Trump head into another round of debates Thursday, their policy positions and values will be whittled down to sound bites and talking points....
2019-09-12 22:34

Kim Jong Un has 'great and beautiful vision' for N Korea - Trump Donald Trump has claimed that recent North Korean missile tests do not breach an agreement between Washington and Pyongyang - as he said Kim Jong Un has a "great and beautiful vision for his country"....
2019-08-04 02:51

Amazon's Dirt Cheap TVs Have Dolby Vision HDR Now, Which Is a Big Deal Don’t look now, but Amazon’s latest Fire TVs are starting to get high-end features, starting with the newly released 55" model. Made in conjunction with Toshiba, the new 55" Fire TV is the first in Amazon’s line to get Dolby Vision....
2019-06-22 02:17

Goldman Sachs to buy Capital Vision Services in $2.7 bln deal - WSJ The merchant-banking division of Goldman Sachs Group Inc is set to buy Capital Vision Services LP, which manages MyEyeDr. optometry centers, in a deal valued at $2.7 billion including debt, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
2019-06-03 07:51

Bernie Sanders seeks to modernize FDR's vision as democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders praised the social programs enacted by former President Franklin D. Roosevelt on Wednesday during a campaign speech outlining the 2020 presidential contender's alignment with democratic socialism....
2019-06-13 01:00

Oprah Winfrey announces ‘2020 Vision’ wellness tour Oprah’s campaigning in 2020 — for Weight Watchers. America’s most beloved talk show host, and likely our most visible yo-yo dieter, is hitting the road for “WW Reimagined” (yes, it no longer goes by its full, former moniker) i...
2019-09-05 11:00

Nobody knows when Bitcoin Satoshi Vision’s hard fork for 2GB blocks starts Fledging blockchain Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) is ready for a “hard fork” upgrade to increase the size limit of its blocks from 128MB to 2GB — but there’s confusion over when it’s actually supposed to occur. According to BitMEX Research (the analyt...
2019-07-24 18:34

Unapologetically black: the vision of Toni Morrison | Valerie Babb Morrison reshaped our literature, making it more reflective of the nation that generated itMost bios begin, “Toni Morrison was an American writer,” and indeed the nation should thank her for a body of writing that held a mirror to its soul and social...
2019-08-08 16:34

Teaching artificial intelligence to connect senses like vision and touch In Canadian author Margaret Atwood’s book "Blind Assassins," she says that “touch comes before sight, before speech. It’s the first language and the last, and it always tells the truth.” While our sense of touch gives us a channel to feel the phys...
2019-06-17 06:34

Yellow lens glasses don't improve drivers' night vision (Reuters Health) - - Touted to improve nighttime eyesight, yellow lens glasses don't help drivers see better and may, in fact, worsen vision, a new study suggests....
2019-08-03 00:17

Oprah Winfrey Launching a ‘2020 Vision’ Speaking Tour (LOS ANGELES) — Oprah Winfrey is taking her motivational spirit on the road early next year with an arena tour to promote a healthier lifestyle. The former talk-show host and OWN television network chief announced Wednesday that the “Opra...
2019-09-05 06:34

David Lynch's vision of hell sours the atmosphere in Manchester Various venues, ManchesterThe Manchester international festival’s art strand features cinematic misery and interactive tech – but it’s Ibrahim Mahama’s work that touches the heartI couldn’t keep up with the number of repurposed shipping containers, t...
2019-07-06 00:51

Is Simon Cowell's surprising new face a vision of our deepfake future? In the future, we might all embark on a side-slide not into younger, prettier people, but whole new personaeThe human face, that subsection of appendages living just south of our eyebrows, has rarely been under such attack. Take the Bill Hader deepfa...
2019-08-25 12:34

Black Mirror Used to Be a Terrifying Vision of the Future. Season 5 Is Just Silly Black Mirror was built on chilling “what if” scenarios. In the first two seasons of the sci-fi anthology, which aired on Channel 4 in the UK, creator Charlie Brooker applied the question to a series of tech-dystopia nightmares: What if ti...
2019-06-05 10:00

Top CEOs are reclaiming legitimacy by advancing a vision of what’s good for America By disavowing shareholder primacy and embracing a broader vision of corporate purpose, a group of top chief executives has now enhanced political legitimacy....
2019-08-19 18:34

Game of (rods and) cones: Will computer vision rule the enterprise? Enterprises are implementing new computer vision solutions to drive growth and operational efficiencies across a host of use cases, ranging from marketing to manufacturing. And, if you go after the right use cases, these solutions require little inve...
2019-07-09 05:00

Brain implant restores partial vision to blind people Medical experts hail ‘paradigm shift’ of implant that transmits video images directly to the visual cortex, bypassing the eye and optic nervePartial sight has been restored to six blind people via an implant that transmits video images directly to th...
2019-07-13 12:51

Watch super slow-mo video from a camera with human-like vision Conventional video cameras that capture scenes frame by frame have little in common with our eyes, which see the world continuously. A new type of device called an "event camera" works in much the same way, capturing movement as a constant stream of....
2019-07-09 18:17

Motorola One Vision With 21:9 Display, 48-Megapixel Camera Debuts in India Motorola One Vision has made its India debut. The new Motorola phone sports a glass sandwich design with a hole-punch selfie camera and rounded edges....
2019-06-20 10:00

AI startup Gather uses drones and computer vision for warehouse inventory Gather is made up of robotics graduates from Carnegie Mellon University and uses drones and computer vision to carry out inventory for warehouses.Read More...
2019-08-16 13:00

NASA reveals vision to bring astronauts back to the moon NASA has revealed details of its vision for the Artemis Moon Lander that will return US astronauts to the lunar surface by 2024. In a notice posted to the Federal Business Opportunities website, NASA seeks “proposals from industry for the development...
2019-07-24 02:17

Microsoft details 'Modern OS,' its vision for a future operating system At Computex 2019, major tech companies are showing off their newest products and  visions for the future of computing. Microsoft is also sharing its vision for the future in a blog post that highlights the path forward for the future of Windows ...
2019-05-30 04:51

'No guts, no vision!' Trump unhappy after Fed announces modest rate cut Central bank approves quarter-point interest rate reductionTrump tweets: ‘Jay Powell and the Federal Reserve fail again!’ Under pressure from Wall Street and the White House, the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates on Wednesday for a second straig...
2019-09-19 02:00

ObjectiveEd is building a better digital curriculum for vision-impaired kids Children with vision impairments struggle to get a solid K-12 education for a lot of reasons — so the more tools their teachers have to impart basic skills and concepts, the better. ObjectiveEd is a startup that aims to empower teachers and kids with...
2019-05-22 08:17

Some deep-sea fish have evolved souped-up colour night vision Several species of fish living in the deep ocean have evolved extra copies of genes that enable them to see a range of colour hues in the near-darkness...
2019-05-21 14:39

Macron's vision for Europe faces test in French EU elections Campaign is being dominated by power struggle between far right and president’s centrist agendaIn a restaurant in northern Paris with European flags pinned to the walls, the former French Europe minister Nathalie Loiseau warned female voters that the...
2019-05-24 12:34

Joker’s throwback vision is derivative, but at least it brings something new to superhero cinema Joker (Grade: B-), an operatic and fashionably nihilistic smear of comic-book mythmaking that already feels like a phenomenon a whole month before it’s even scheduled to open, is a movie that could only exist right now, at this exact moment in pop cu...
2019-09-11 05:00

Vision loss linked with anxiety, depression - and vice versa Older adults with impaired vision are more likely to have symptoms of anxiety and depression, and older adults with symptoms of anxiety or depression are more likely to develop vision impairment, according to findings from the U.S. National Health an...
2019-05-25 01:51

Modern Warfare Makes Night Vision Goggles Mandatory (And Fun) Night vision goggles in first-person shooters often felt like a gimmick, so I was surprised to find myself actually enjoying them in the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare beta over the weekend. The PlayStation 4 beta featured two maps, “Azhir Cave” and “H...
2019-09-20 03:00

Vision Mercedes Simplex concept is a retro go-kart of the future News 19 Sep, 2019 Mercedes has unwrapped its latest design exercise – a two-seat, open wheel concept, which blends yesteryear styling with modern technology...
2019-09-19 23:34

Lockheed nets $106.1M for Apache night vision targeting sensor systems Lockheed Martin was awarded a $106.1 million contract to supply the U.S. Army, Netherlands and Britain with night vision sensor systems for the Apache attack helicopter....
2019-06-28 16:00

Elizabeth Warren’s economic nationalism vision shows there's a better way | Robert Reich Why do Americans think the sole choice is hardline economic nationalism or unfettered free trade? As we’re now witnessing, Trumpian economic nationalism is a zero-sum game in which the industries of the future are dominated either by China or by the ...
2019-06-09 15:17

4 Your Health: Air pollution possibly linked to bipolar disorder and poor vision Many diabetics are cutting back on their medication because of cost. According to a new report from the CDC, 10 percent of adults were considered to be diabetic last year. Among those, more than 13 percent did not take their medication as prescribed ...
2019-08-22 21:00

I Touched the xCloud: An Incredibly Early Look at Microsoft's Vision for the Future of Games While Google has already held two splashy events about Stadia, its big bet on streaming games, Microsoft, has been a little more lowkey about its own streaming game initiative, xCloud. We still don’t know a whole lot about it, but today I got to play...
2019-06-10 03:00

The Mercedes-Benz Vision EQS Sets Up An All-Electric S-Class And The Lighting Is Wild The Mercedes-Benz Vision EQS is a concept that shows what the S-Class may be someday: an all-electric, 469-horsepower barge with 435 miles of range. It’s one of the latest reveals at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show, which, this year, seems to be just a...
2019-09-11 01:34

Ex-Pak Envoy Retweets Photo Of Adult Filmstar As Kashmiri Who Lost Vision In an embarrassing goof-up former Pakistani High Commissioner to India, Abdul Basit on Monday retweeted a photo of an adult filmstar while passing it off as a Kashmiri man who lost his vision due to......
2019-09-03 16:34

Sanders lays out his vision for America: finish what Franklin Roosevelt started The 2020 presidential candidate, who has consistently ranked second in national polls, defended democratic socialism Presidential 2020 candidate Bernie Sanders confronted critics of his leftwing politics in a formal speech on Wednesday that sought to...
2019-06-13 02:17

Karma Automotive's SC1 Vision Is Coming To Pebble Beach In All Its Technological Glory While its official debut came a few months ago at Auto Shanghai 2019, the Karma Automotive SC1 Vision hasn’t made its way stateside—at least, not yet. If you’re headed to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, you’ll find this bad boy at on the Concep...
2019-08-13 02:51

Predator-style thermal vision could help blind people ‘see’ with brain chip Researchers have invented new bionic eye technology that allows patients to “see” again through special glasses that send electrical signals to an implant in the wearer’s brain. These signals stimulate the implant so it gives a patt...
2019-08-13 18:17

Tuesday's Best Deals: Posture Corrector, Fresh Scallops, Dolby Vision TVs, and More A TCL 49S517 49" 4K Dolby Vision TV, free bacon and scallops with a new Butcher Box subscription, and a posture corrector lead off Tuesday’s best deals from around the web....
2019-08-13 18:51

Apple shares its vision for macOS 10.15 Catalina: Cross-platform apps are key Apple's new framework, Project Catalyst, will help iOS developers translate existing mobile apps into macOS apps. SAN JOSE, Calif.—The next major operating system update for Apple's Mac computers will bring ne...
2019-06-04 00:34

Mercedes ESF Concept shows brand's vision of an accident-free future News 20 May, 2019 Mercedes has unveiled a new autonomous concept car based on the GLE, and it comes with a variety of prototype safety systems...
2019-05-21 20:51

Motorola One Vision review: An affordable 21:9-screen handset with good cameras A mid-range handset with a ’CinemaVision’ screen and a 48MP main rear camera, the Motorola One Vision is solidly built and punches well above its weight. Battery life could be better though....
2019-06-18 17:51

Meet the artist contributing to Liam Hodges' Flintstones-style vision For his SS20 collection, emerging London menswear designer Liam Hodges called upon the talents of artist Alfie Kungu to help him capture the primitive futurism of his menswear designsFrom the menswear designer who brought us prints of Mr Blobby and a...
2019-07-16 13:17

Voters endorse Modi’s vision of a muscular, stridently Hindu India Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party are poised to win a clear majority of seats in Parliament, a result that represents a stunning mandate for the charismatic and polarizing politician....
2019-05-23 21:00

Mercedes-Benz ups ante against Tesla Model S with all-electric Vision EQS concept car The Vision EQS sits alongside an already growing array of production models from Mercedes that underscore its determination to dethrone Tesla as king of the emerging battery-car market....
2019-09-17 00:00

'The Matrix' returns to theaters August 30th with Dolby Vision and Atmos The Matrix is coming back to theaters to (belatedly) mark its 20th anniversary, and you might have a reason to watch even if you're not overwhelmed with nostalgia. The sci-fi classic will start a one-week run on August 30th at AMC's Dolby ...
2019-08-06 04:51

Banning fans' free speech is not consistent with our vision of sport. Or democracy MLS fans have been banned for displaying flags with the anti-fascist Iron Front symbol. But it is crucial that peaceful political statements are allowed in sports“Push ‘em back, push ‘em back, waaay back!” is a classic American football chant encoura...
2019-09-17 18:00

Tommy Lee's vision of a post-Trump America is extremely liberal, metal Tommy Lee, the Mötley Crüe drummer and Hall of Fame party animal, has taken an interest in politics as of late. Like many people, Lee appears to have developed a strong dislike of Donald Trump over the past few years, and would really like him to be...
2019-08-08 23:34

New Amazon Fire TV Cube enhances your watching experience with Dolby Vision Amazon has announced the new Fire TV Cube, an updated version of its Alexa-enabled hands-free streaming media player, adding Dolby Vision and a few other new features to the mix.It's twice as powerful as the previous generation, with a new hexa-...
2019-09-05 09:34

"Economic Survey Outlines Vision To Achieve $5 Trillion Economy": PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tweeted the government's roadmap on how to take India to a $5 trillion economy, after the Economic Survey 2018-19 was presented to parliament by Finance Minister......
2019-07-04 12:00

The Making of ‘1984,’ George Orwell’s Nightmare Vision of a World Without Truth “The Ministry of Truth,” by Dorian Lynskey, is a “biography” of the 1949 novel, an enduring icon of state power devoid of moral principle and human concern....
2019-06-06 01:17

Ahead of the Curve: What Every Lingerie Brand Can Learn From Rihanna's Vision for Savage x Fenty “I’m looking for unique characteristics in people that aren’t usually highlighted in the world of fashion, as it pertains to lingerie and ‘sexy’...what society sees [as] sexy,” says Rihanna within the first minute of her Savage x Fenty Show mini-doc,...
2019-09-21 04:00

Flying Lotus: Flamagra review – cosmic voyager's cartoonish cinematic vision (Warp)Always known for Technicolor hip-hop odysseys, Flying Lotus has now gone fully cinematic. Following his directorial debut with the gross-out flick Kuso, Steven Ellison’s sixth album includes a short story from David Lynch and cartoonish rap min...
2019-05-25 13:17

Masa Son's multi-generational vision is running into a brick wall: The public markets SoftBank wants to invest in technologies that will be the backbones of the next industrial revolution, but public markets may complicate that mission....
2019-09-07 23:00

Pizza God's Quick Thinking And Court Vision Prevent Messy, Costly Turnover Here’s what we know: This is a pizza establishment. Okay, that’s all we know. Just enjoy the improvisation required to salvage this broken play:...
2019-06-06 12:17

Vegan chef’s organic vision is making food delivery services ‘sexy’ Haute vegan chef Mike Bagale is charting a new path in delivering his knowledge of the changing cuisine by teaming up with Sakara Life, a pioneering plant-focused national food-delivery service. Whether he’s foraging for berries, herbs and flowers in...
2019-05-28 13:51

Candid RJ Barrett: Knicks’ vision, funniest Zion story and Tom Brady confession Former Duke star RJ Barrett — taken by the Knicks with the third-overall pick in Thursday’s draft — talks with Post columnist Steve Serby about his excitement to come to the team, his aspiration to be the best ever, and his family and Canadian herita...
2019-06-23 16:51

Bianca Andreescu sees a remarkable vision come true at US Open | Tumaini Carayol The Canadian teenager capped a meteoric rise this year with victory over Serena Williams in the final at Flushing MeadowsBefore every tournament she plays and every move she makes, Bianca Andreescu sits down, closes her eyes and visualises exactly ho...
2019-09-09 00:00

Biden rips 'chest-thumping' Trump as he spells out his foreign policy vision Former Vice President Joe Biden blasted Republican President Trump on Thursday, as the current front-runner for the Democratic nomination spelled out his vision for a sweeping overhaul of U.S. foreign policy....
2019-07-11 22:51

Car-Sharing Startup Getaround Bets on Ride Sharing With SoftBank After raising a $300 million investment led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund, Getaround is hoping to profit from ties to the tech giant’s other portfolio companies....
2019-07-09 09:51

Six sentences of hope: Defining a unifying vision in the face of the climate crisis | Richard Flanagan A sense of futility haunts us all, so I sought to distill in as few words as possible what could be done by us as a people. Writing them, I felt my despair liftIn 1971, the Liberal Billy McMahon – routinely judged the worst Australian prime minister ...
2019-08-21 20:34

Automobili Pininfarina To Showcase Pura Vision Design Model At The 2019 Monterey Car Week Automobili Pininfarina will drive in Pininfarina-designed cars alongside the latest Battista pure-electric hypercar on the inaugural Pininfarina Legends' Drive event on August 15,2019 at the 2019......
2019-08-08 18:00

Harris wins EU approval for L3 Tech deal subject to sale of night vision business Military communication equipment provider Harris Corp has won European Union approval for the acquisition of L3 Technologies Inc, on the condition that Harris sells its night vision global business, the EU Commission said on Friday....
2019-06-21 18:17

2019 Frankfurt Motor Show: Mercedes Vision EQS Unveiled; Previews The Electric S-Class The ongoing 2019 Frankurt Motor Show has some exciting launches happening around it and German automaker Mercedes-Benz has previewed the next iteration of the S-Class with the Vision EQS Concept. Now,......
2019-09-10 23:00

Scheer vows internal free-trade deal as part of vision for stronger federation During a speech in Edmonton Tuesday, Andrew Scheer said he'll convene a first-ministers' meeting devoted to knocking down barriers to trade among Canada's provinces if the Conservatives win the federal election....
2019-06-05 02:34

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the latest to dunk on Quentin Tarantino's vision of his friend Bruce Lee The discourse surrounding the portrayal of martial arts legend Bruce Lee in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood continues apace today, with The Hollywood Reporter publishing a piece from Lee’s long-time friend, co-star, and student Kare...
2019-08-17 12:34

Melissa Joan Hart shares 'favorite moment' from family's mission trip to Africa with World Vision Melissa Joan Hart has played several roles on television, from Clarissa to Sabrina to Mel, but her favorite is being a faith-filled mother to three boys....
2019-09-09 18:34

President Trump Downplays North Korean Missile Tests, Compliments Kim Jong Un’s ‘Great and Beautiful Vision’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Friday downplayed recent missile tests by North Korea and flattered the country’s leader as a friend with a “great and beautiful vision for his country,” as the U.S. tries to lure Kim J...
2019-08-03 00:17

Boris Johnson vows to hold back £39bn EU divorce bill to force Brexit deal as he sets out vision for Number 10 Tory leadership hopeful Boris Johnson has vowed to hold back the promised £39 billion from the European Union unless better exit terms are offered as he set out his vision for Number 10....
2019-06-09 10:17

Motorola India Launch Event Set for June 20, Motorola One Vision Expected The Motorola One Vision has also been spotted earlier on the BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards) certification site in India, indicating an imminent launch....
2019-06-05 11:34

President Trump's post-NAFTA economic vision is working. Keep it up: Today's talker President Trump's new trade deal with Canada and Mexico, the USMCA, follows a fundamental principle: If something is bad for America, don't do it.       ...
2019-07-19 07:51

Mercedes-Benz Vision Mercedes Simplex Concept Unveiled The sculpture 'Vision Mercedes Simplex' recalls this historic event and at the same time the sculpture shows that Mercedes-Benz is continuing to drive forward the transformation of the car....
2019-09-15 14:00

The real science behind Years and Years’ vision of the near future TV writer Russell T. Davies has taken inspiration from cutting-edge research to imagine the technologies that will influence our lives over the next 15 years...
2019-06-04 20:34

Huawei announces Huawei Vision 4K TV with pop-up camera Who isn't making TV these days? Alongside hype for the upcoming OnePlus TV, phone-maker Huawei has also been getting in on the action with a HarmonyOS TV, the Honor Vision – and it looks like another set called the Huawei Vision is on its...
2019-09-19 18:34

This Fund Is Riding Bitcoin to Top Bitcoin is booming again. One of the biggest beneficiaries is Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, a fund that provides everyday investors with access to the world’s most popular cryptocurrency....
2019-07-01 00:51

Trump: ‘We’ll see what happens’ with 9/11 victims fund President Trump said he was “impressed” with Jon Stewart’s emotional testimony about continuing health care for 9/11 responders before a House panel but sidestepped a question whether he would direct Senate Majority Leader Mitch McC...
2019-06-23 23:51

NYC’s rainy day fund could be in danger The city’s rainy day fund is at risk of drying up, fiscal watchdogs warned Wednesday. The budget surplus plummeted by $355 million over the past year from $4.221 billion to $4.576 billion, according to City Comptroller Scott Stringer. Those fun...
2019-08-08 04:34

Sen. Lee willing to fund 9/11 victim program for only 10 years GOP Sen. Mike ​Lee, who blocked a vote on a bill for 9/11 victims in the Senate, on Thursday suggested funding the program for 10 years instead of through 2092 as advocates have sought. “Last night Jon Stewart said he believed a billion dollars a yea...
2019-07-18 20:51

Cboe Welcomes New ARK Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – December 5, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new ARK fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
2019-05-21 18:00

NYC to become first city to directly fund abortions New York City could become the first city to set aside funds strictly for abortion, according to a councilmember who called the move a "beacon for the rest of the country."...
2019-06-18 17:51

Woodford 'extremely sorry' for top fund suspension Neil Woodford has appeared in a video where he say he is "extremely sorry" that investors had to be blocked from withdrawing their cash from his top fund....
2019-06-05 23:00

Fund Manager Says Oil Is Going Higher, Buy Oil Drillers James Brilliant, chief investment officer at CM Advisors, thinks the oil market has been fundamentally misunderstood and that oil is going to $100. He expects the entire industry to benefit, but he especially likes oil drillers Transocean and Ensco....
2019-05-21 15:51

Plumb Balanced Fund Is Beating The S&P 500 "We're not trying to duplicate the stock market. We're trying to make money for people," said Tom Plumb, manager of the Plumb Balanced Fund. The fund is the top fund in its Morningstar category for the 1-year, 3-year, 5-year periods. It also beat the...
2019-05-21 15:51

Woodford fund goes into second month of suspension Fund manager Neil Woodford will keep his flagship £3.7bn fund frozen for at least another month, leaving thousands of investors without access to their money....
2019-07-02 01:00

Norway's wealth fund earned $28.5 bln in Q2 Norway's $1.1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, made a 3.0% return on investment in the second quarter, earning 256 billion Norwegian crowns ($28.5 billion), it said on Wednesday....
2019-08-21 10:34

How To Check Provident Fund (PF) Balance In an EPF account, the employee contributes 12 per cent of his or her salarytowards the account, and an equal amount is contributed by the employer, according to the EPF website - epfindia.gov.in....
2019-08-28 19:00

3 times my emergency fund has saved me Without a healthy savings account, you effectively risk racking up costly debt the next time an unplanned expense comes your way.       ...
2019-06-08 18:34

Want to Profit From a Trade War? There’s an Investment Fund for That There are funds on the market that could help you profit from American trade tensions with countries like China. But short-term bets are inherently risky....
2019-07-11 14:01

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging an about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-05/pg-e-is-said-to-plan-11-billion-fund-to-sett...
2019-06-06 01:17

A top-performing hedge fund is making a big bet on gold An under-the-radar hedge fund is ruling the industry with a nearly 30% return this year on its long positions, and it's more than doubling its bet on gold....
2019-08-20 21:00

The euro zone now has a budget — but no agreement on how to fund it The 19 finance ministers agreed, after a marathon meeting that ran into the early hours of Friday morning last week, that the euro zone should have its own budget to help with structural reforms and public investment....
2019-06-19 13:00

Cboe Welcomes New iShares Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 9, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new iShares fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
2019-05-21 18:00

Brexit 'may bar UK scientists from €100bn EU research fund' Nobel prize winner warns UK science will suffer unless it can gain access to Horizon EuropeOne of Britain’s leading researchers has warned of a “major blow” to national science if ministers cannot secure access to a massive research programme that is...
2019-06-03 11:17

Conditions Under Which You Can Withdraw From Your Provident Fund Account The subscribers can put a claim for 'advance' withdrawal online via EPFO's website - unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in. The claim is then forwarded to the employer for approval. Once approved, the......
2019-08-24 16:34

UPDATE 1-PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-05/pg-e-is-said-to-plan-11-billion-fund-to...
2019-06-06 01:17

Jon Stewart eviscerates US Congress over 9/11 first responder fund The comedian has delivered an emotional plea to US lawmakers on behalf of first responders running out of time and money. He attacked Congress for its hypocrisy and lack of shame....
2019-06-12 05:00

Cboe Welcomes New Aptus Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 1, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new Aptus fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
2019-05-21 18:00

Jon Stewart lashes out at Congress over 9/11 victims fund WASHINGTON (AP) — Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims’ compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. Stewart, a longtime advocate for 9/11 responders, angrily called out lawm...
2019-06-11 20:34

Why Fund Managers Are Scared of Sudden Withdrawals   Why have markets been so alarmed over sudden withdrawals from a handful of European investment funds, like London-based H2O Asset Management? And why did their troubles lead the head of the Bank of England to warn that some funds were “built on lies”...
2019-07-10 15:17

Senate expected to pass 9/11 fund extension The Senate is expected to pass a bill Tuesday to fund the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090, permanently compensating individuals who were injured during the 2001 terrorist attacks and its aftermath rescuing people and removing debris under ...
2019-07-23 17:17

Cboe Welcomes New Global X Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – October 18, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BZX: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), a leader in exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, today welcomed a new Global X fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
2019-05-21 18:00

Australian business should cut less, grow more, fund manager says IFM Investors calls for focus on long-term revenue growth, and supports BHP’s pledge to curb carbon emissionsThe head of IFM Investors says the $140bn investment powerhouse will be pushing Australian company bosses to work on growing their businesses...
2019-07-31 19:34

NZ to fund NZ$10m to support Pacific cybersecurity strategy Over the next five years, the New Zealand government will support Pacific countries as they secure their infrastructure and data, enhance online safety, and implement new cyber crime laws....
2019-09-13 07:00

Cboe Welcomes New Pacer Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – December 12, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new Pacer fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
2019-05-21 18:00

Investigation Intensifies Into Top Trump Fund-raiser Elliott Broidy, who raised money for Donald J. Trump’s 2016 campaign and his inauguration, is the subject of a wide-ranging inquiry of foreign influence....
2019-07-09 09:51

Loeb's Hedge Fund Wants Centene to Consider Selling Itself Daniel Loeb’s Third Point has built a stake in Centene and wants the health insurer to consider selling itself before spending $15.3 billion on its deal to purchase WellCare Health Plans....
2019-05-24 20:17

House committee gives OK to 9/11 victims fund reauthorization The House judiciary committee gave its approval to legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund one day after comedian Jon Stewart passionately implored the panel to support the bill....
2019-06-12 23:34

Need To Make A Fund Transfer From SBI Account? Here Are Your Options SBI online banking: From National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) to Immediate Payment Service (IMPS) and Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS), SBI customers can remit funds using one of these payments......
2019-05-30 12:34

Logo becomes a point of contention for 9/11 family fund The family of a Bloomberg staffer who was killed in the World Trade Center on 9/11 is fighting an apparel company over what they claim is trademark infringement on a logo the family designed as part of a charity fundraiser after his death. The Bill K...
2019-09-11 05:34

U.S. value fund managers betting shift to value stocks won't last The massive U.S. market rotation into value stocks over the last two weeks is finally giving value fund managers a reason to be hopeful after years of underperformance....
2019-09-17 08:00

Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Online Nomination: Here's How To Do It EPFO nomination: It is important to nominate members to the EPF account, according to EPFO's website. In the event of a subscriber's sudden demise, only the nominated members can withdraw the EPF......
2019-05-27 18:34

Jon Stewart blasts Congress over 9-11 victims fund Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. (June 11)        ...
2019-06-11 22:17

Why Africa’s Biggest Fund Manager Is Under Fire The Public Investment Corp. is the behemoth of Africa’s fund managers, overseeing $150 billion in pension assets for more than 1 million South African state workers. While the PIC, as it’s widely known, was long heralded for delivering market-beating...
2019-07-01 16:34

BT suggests it could cut dividend to fund fibre expansion BT has suggested it could cut the dividend handed out to shareholders in order to invest in fibre to the premise (FTTP) infrastructure.Speculation that BT is preparing to cut its dividend for the first time since 2009 has been mounting, with some exp...
2019-07-12 10:00

9/11 first responder pleads for victims fund from his hospice bed Luis Alvarez, who testified with Jon Stewart, asked Congress to ‘do the right thing’ in what he expects to be his last interviewAn emergency first responder who was diagnosed with cancer following his work at Ground Zero in New York has spoken from h...
2019-06-21 20:34

Steel pension fund in talks about £10.5bn buyout The trustees of the £10.5bn British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) are in secret talks to offload it two years after it was handed £550m to secure a rescue of the UK's biggest steel producer....
2019-06-29 17:34

What you're watching, mutual fund scrutiny, and Uber's 'bloodbath' Netflix When you sit down to watch a TV show or movie on Netflix, you're helping fine tune the streaming giant's recommendation engine. As BI reporter Ashley Rodriguez reported this week, algorithms sort through the thousands of titles available to ...
2019-08-05 10:00

Donors pledge over US$ 15 million to WHO’s Contingency Fund for Emergencies Donors have pledged an additional US$15.3 million to support quick action by the World Health Organization to tackle disease outbreaks and humanitarian health crises through its emergency response fund in 2018, the Contingency Fund for Emergencies (C...
2019-05-21 21:17

9/11 First Responders Fund Clears Senate and Heads to Trump Congress gave final approval to legislation that would extend lifetime compensation to emergency workers who became ill after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001....
2019-07-24 01:51

New Fund for Southeast Asia Tech Hits First Close A new Southeast Asia-focused private-equity firm launched by a group of seasoned technology executives has hit the first close of its debut fund, the latest sign of investors’ growing enthusiasm for startups in the populous region....
2019-06-14 02:51

CBOE Launches Hedge Fund Benchmarks with Eurekahedge CHICAGO, IL – August 18, 2015 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has launched four new benchmark indexes in collaboration with Eurekahedge, a Singapore-based hedge fund research and data collection compan...
2019-05-23 05:34

McConnell: I don’t know why Jon Stewart is ‘all bent out of shape’ on 9/11 victims fund “It sounds to me like he’s looking for some way to take offense,” the Senate majority leader said of Stewart on Monday, days after the comedian’s emotional testimony on Capitol Hill....
2019-06-18 00:51

Senate overwhelmingly passes 9/11 victim fund bill, 97-2 The Senate passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090 by a vote of 97-2 , virtually funding health care for 9/11 victims and first responders for life....
2019-07-24 01:00

Over 6 Crore Provident Fund Subscribers To Get 8.65% Interest For 2018-19 The Central Board of Trustees -- the apex decision-making body of the Employees'' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) -- had approved 8.65 per cent interest rate for the last fiscal in February this......
2019-09-17 14:00

Capgemini expands with technology venture capital fund Global business consultancy Capgemini is launching its first-ever investment fund, with plans to invest up to 90 million euros ($102 million) in early-stage technology companies....
2019-06-11 18:51

Kentucky conservation fund wins award for preservation FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The American Battlefield Trust has recognized the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund for helping preserve battlefields and historic sites. American Battlefield Trust President James Lighthizer recognized the fund last week...
2019-06-10 11:51

Two Former Hedge Fund Employees Could Get $90 Million Jury Payout Two former employees of commodities hedge fund Touradji Capital Management could receive roughly $90 million after winning a decadelong lawsuit against the firm....
2019-06-06 16:17

Italy will discuss later this year how to fund tax cuts: Di Maio The Italian government is committed to forging ahead with ambitious tax cuts in 2020 and will discuss how to finance them later in the year, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 11:17

Home Office to fund use of AI to help catch dark web paedophiles Money will go towards testing tools including voice analysis on child abuse image databaseArtificial intelligence could be used to help catch paedophiles operating on the dark web, the Home Office has announced.The government has pledged to spend mor...
2019-09-17 02:00

Over 6 Crore Provident Fund Accounts To Be Credited With 8.65% Interest Over 6 crore Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) accounts will be credited with interest amount at 8.65 per cent rate for 2018-19 ahead of the festival season, Labour Minister Santosh......
2019-09-17 14:00

Fund to compensate Equifax data breach victims set to run out Consumers rushing to collect $125 (£103) in compensation from Equifax after a major data breach could be disappointed, US regulators have warned....
2019-08-01 11:51

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill clears Senate The US Senate on Tuesday finally passed a bill guaranteeing financial support to the families of 9/11 first responders and victims — as a chorus of riotous cheers arose from the gallery. Senators approved 97-2 “The Never Forget the Heroes: Jame...
2019-07-24 02:17

Myanmar Military's Businesses Fund Campaign Against Rohingya, U.N. Says The Myanmar military’s sprawling corporate empire contributed to the expulsion campaign against the country’s ethnic-minority Rohingya and should be sanctioned, the United Nations said in a report....
2019-08-05 20:17

An Outside Hedge Fund Is Driving Steve Cohen's Gains Billionaire Steve Cohen’s hedge fund is up about 10% this year. But a significant part of that return has come from a money manager who doesn’t work at Mr. Cohen’s fund....
2019-08-05 22:17

6-year-old boy starts lemonade stand to fund dad’s dying wish for mom He was fulfilling his dad’s dying wish. Brady Campbell, 6, of Colorado, used the money he earned from a lemonade stand to take his widowed mother on a “date” after his father died of colon cancer this past July 7. “My dad and ...
2019-08-05 23:34

Hedge fund-owned MNG reduces stake in Gannett to 4.2% Alden Global Capital's MNG Enterprises Inc., which launched a bid to acquire Gannett Co. in January, has reduced its stake in the company from 7.5%        ...
2019-05-23 09:34

After Woodford fund suspension, focus turns to its stewards The suspension of Neil Woodford's flagship fund has put the focus on a little known firm tasked with ensuring his investors were being looked after properly....
2019-06-17 17:17

McConnell swats at Jon Stewart over 9/11 fund: 'I don't know why he is all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday defended his legislative handling of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund after comedian Jon Stewart, an advocate for 9/11 first responders, accused the Kentucky Republican of slow-walking the a...
2019-06-17 18:51

Jon Stewart to testify on behalf of 9/11 victims fund to Congress Jon Stewart and a number of first responders will testify before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday to push lawmakers to fund the 9/11 victims compensation fund. The House is expected to vote on the “Never Forget the Heroes Act” on Wed...
2019-06-11 17:17

| Amanda Knox married before asking fans to fund wedding Amanda Knox, the US student who was convicted then acquitted of killing her roommate in Italy, was already married when she launched an appeal for thousands of dollars to pay for a wedding, according to media reports....
2019-08-02 23:17

Provident Fund Subscribes To Get 8.65% Interest For 2018-19: 10 Facts Over six crore accounts in the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) will be credited with interest at the rate of 8.65 per cent for financial year 2018-19 ahead of the festival season, Labour......
2019-09-18 01:34

The Fall of Barneys Burns a Hedge-Fund Star Some billionaire hedge-fund managers buy sports teams. Richard Perry snapped up Barneys, one of New York’s most influential luxury department-store chains, but couldn’t save it from industrywide pressures....
2019-08-06 14:00

US fund managers grapple with socially responsible investing NEW YORK, Aug 2 (LPC) - Asset managers are increasingly making sustainable investment decisions that reflect their own corporate values and those of their investors, but are still under pressure to deliver competitive returns as the market continues ...
2019-08-02 18:51

Schools 'crowd fund for pencils, glue and books' The prime minister says the government is putting a "record level of funding". into schools, after Jeremy Corbyn asks about some closing early on Fridays....
2019-05-22 17:34

CBOE to Develop Hedge Fund Benchmarks with Eurekahedge CHICAGO, IL -- May 20, 2015 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has entered into an agreement with Eurekahedge, a hedge-fund research and data collection company, to collaborate on the development of a series of new ...
2019-05-23 05:34

BlackRock Fund's First Big Private-Equity Deal Is a Sign of What's to Come BlackRock’s private-equity fund hopes its deal for a stake in Authentic Brands will be the first in a series that will help the firm close the gap with private-equity rivals, and drive momentum for a fund designed to hold stakes for the long haul....
2019-08-12 17:51

U.S. judge approves PG&E $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the investor-owned power producer's bankruptcy r...
2019-05-22 21:34

Fund investors retreat from U.S. stocks as S&P 500 hits records Investors pulled slightly more than $5 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold U.S. stocks last week, ending what had been the largest rush into domestic stocks since 2016, according to data released Wednesday by the Investmen...
2019-07-03 18:17

Low-carbon technology fund is tonic for Scottish gin maker Orkney Distillery aims to be the first producer powered by hydrogen and renewable energyA craft distillery in Scotland could become the greenest gin and whisky producer in the world as part of the government’s plans to cut industrial climate emission...
2019-08-29 18:34

McConnell to meet 9/11 responders to discuss victims’ fund Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is meeting this week with 9/11 first responders to talk about reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund...
2019-06-28 00:51

U.S. Investigating Deutsche Bank's Dealings With Malaysian Fund The sprawling, multibillion-dollar Malaysian development fraud scandal that has toppled a prime minister and stretched from Hollywood to Wall Street is threatening to implicate Germany’s biggest bank....
2019-07-11 12:34

How To Check Provident Fund (PF) Balance, View Passbook In an EPF account, the employee contributes 12 per cent of his or her salarytowards the account, and an equal amount is contributed by the employer, according to the EPF website - epfindia.gov.in....
2019-08-28 14:00

State Street to pay $88.8 mln to settle with U.S. SEC on mutual fund overcharges State Street Corp agreed to pay $88.8 million to settle charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it overcharged mutual funds and other clients for expenses related to its custody of client assets, the regulator said on Thursday....
2019-06-27 18:51

AT&T Faces Demands for Strategy Shift From Hedge Fund Funds like Elliott Management often take small positions in companies they hope to influence, and then try and rally the support of larger investors behind their cause....
2019-09-09 19:00

Fund investors continue retreat from U.S. stock market Investors last week pulled nearly $4.4 billion from mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold U.S. stocks, continuing a retreat from the domestic equity market that has extended over four of the last five weeks, according to data released Wedn...
2019-09-11 22:00

How To Check Provident Fund Account Balance Online Provident fund account balance: Retirement fund body EPFO or Employees' Provident Fund Organisation allows EPF subscribers to access their passbook - which contains information on their account......
2019-05-30 12:34

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 bln wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a top issue for the state after power provider PG&E Co...
2019-07-11 23:34

Hedge fund could bid for Hudson News wholesale operation Could Anthony Melchiorre’s Chatham Asset Management be readying a bid to buy out Jimmy Cohen’s Hudson News magazine wholesale distribution business? “I wouldn’t be surprised if it happens in the third or fourth quarter,” said one veteran of the magaz...
2019-07-12 04:17

Is Germany too stingy to fund the fight against climate change? The German government is proposing a climate protection package that will cost billions of euros. The country is wealthy, but there are already concerns over how to fund the measures....
2019-09-20 08:34

Vulture fund Hilco plots swoop on Bathstore A vulture fund which has swooped on a string of retailers including Homebase and HMV is plotting a move to take over Bathstore as it hovers on the brink of collapse....
2019-06-21 12:51

NASA will fund a revolutionary mission to fly through Titan’s atmosphere Mission concept of Dragon's entry, descent, landing, surface operations, and flight at Titan. [credit: Johns Hopkins APL ] On Thursday, NAS...
2019-06-28 00:51

Nancy Pelosi Agrees to Fund More Concentration Camps Today, the House passed a Senate version of a bill that will provide emergency funding to address the crisis on the border, according to CNN. The vote came after disagreements about whether House Democrats should hold out to amend the bill....
2019-06-28 04:34

Funeral scheduled for detective who fought for Sept. 11 fund NEW YORK (AP) — A funeral will be held Wednesday for a former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund. Detective Luis Alvarez appeared with former “Daily Show”...
2019-07-01 17:34

Is It Time To Sell? 4 Questions Fund Investors Should Answer Getting better at selling funds can help you keep your investments in shape and may even improve your results. These four questions can help you know when it's time to move on....
2019-05-21 15:51

Women's Open raises prize fund to $4.5 million The Women's British Open winner's paycheck will be less than one-third of that of her male counterpart's at The Open, but the overall prize fund for the women's major has been significantly increased....
2019-07-08 21:17

| US hedge fund billionaire charged with sex trafficking minors Jeffrey Epstein, a hedge fund billionaire with ties to top politicians and celebrities, was charged on Monday with sexually exploiting dozens of young girls....
2019-07-08 23:51

Mexico says US development aid to fund wind farm, LNG plant The Mexican government says a natural gas plant and a wind farm to produce electricity will be the first two projects under a U.S. development program to improve the economy of Mexico’s poor south as a way to discourage migration...
2019-07-11 07:17

The Pitfalls of 'Designated Beneficiaries' for Mutual-Fund Accounts “Transfer on death” accounts go directly to beneficiaries upon the owner’s death. But they still need to be carefully coordinated with the owner’s overall estate plan....
2019-07-09 09:51

Former NYC police detective who fought for 9/11 compensation fund dead at 53 Alvarez was diagnosed with colorectal cancer in 2016. He traced his illness to the three months he spent in the rubble of the World Trade Center's twin towers after the 2001 terrorist attacks....
2019-06-30 01:00

How To Open Public Provident Fund Account With SBI? 10 Things To Know Public Provident Fund (PPF) account, a retirement planning-focused instrument, is considered among the most sought after investment products by financial experts. It is offered by various institutions......
2019-06-29 21:00

Female Hedge-Fund Veteran Has Contemplated Comeback Anne Dias has discussed a return to money management, people familiar with the matter say. She was once one of the few women to run a hedge fund, investing on behalf of billionaire Julian Robertson as well as her then-husband, Ken Griffin....
2019-05-29 21:00

How To Check Provident Fund (PF) Claim Status Via Umang App Users can also check their EPF balance, search establishment, get EPFO address and apply for Jeevan Pramaan certificate via Umang app, which is currently available on google, apple and windows......
2019-05-30 12:34

Factbox: Saudi sovereign fund's strategy in focus Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has pursued eye-catching investments abroad over the past several years, part of reform plans to diversify the economy beyond oil and transform the country into a high-tech investment powerhouse....
2019-06-28 12:51

UPDATE 1-Saudi sovereign fund's strategy in focus Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has pursued eye-catching investments abroad over the past several years, part of reform plans to diversify the economy beyond oil and transform the country into a high-tech investment powerhouse....
2019-06-28 12:00

House Votes to Extend 9/11 Fund for Lifetimes of First Responders The House voted Friday on a $10 billion measure that would replenish a Sept. 11 fund for ailing first responders and extend assistance for the rest of their lives....
2019-07-13 00:34

California governor signs bill for $21 bln wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires cau...
2019-07-13 04:51

Senate to vote on permanently extending 9/11 victims fund The Senate has agreed to vote on permanently extending the 9/11 victims fund, setting up action that will put the bill on President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature by next week.After Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) insisted on ame...
2019-07-19 00:17

Pensions commit $8B to fund of prison-phone magnate Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores has been freed from his fundraising prison. Two massive pensions — including New York City’s pensions and the Pennsylvania Teachers pension — are planning to commit more money to a new $8 billion fund Gores is raising ...
2019-06-20 05:51

U.S. Supreme Court to hear IBM retirement fund dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to weigh whether managers of a retirement fund for IBM Corp employees that invested in the company's stock can be sued for failing to disclose that its microelectronics business was overvalued....
2019-06-03 17:00

Hedge fund Elliott buys stake in UK's Saga Activist investor Elliott has taken a position in Britain's Saga Plc, less than a month after the specialist tourism and insurance firm warned that discounting was taking a heavy toll on its tours business....
2019-07-17 10:00

Woodford listed fund says administrator to cut valuation in another of its holdings Woodford Patient Capital Trust, the listed trust run by under-fire money manager Neil Woodford, said its administrator Link Fund Solutions would cut the valuation of its stake in another of the......
2019-09-12 23:34

US hedge fund plots Four Seasons care homes bid An American hedge fund giant has waded into the auction of Britain's second biggest care home operator, setting up a potential tussle for control with another of the company's major creditors....
2019-07-11 21:00

Star Manager Woodford Halts Fund's Redemptions U.K. money manager Neil Woodford suspended redemptions from his main fund, drawing fresh attention to the dilemma for investment firms that promise investors they can quickly cash out of funds with hard-to-sell assets....
2019-06-05 03:34

Climate change pushes U.S. fund managers to bet on AC makers Record heatwaves in Europe and Asia this summer are leading fund managers to buy shares of air conditioning manufacturers, betting that the public health risks of rising temperatures will compel businesses and apartment building owners to install coo...
2019-09-12 20:34

Cboe Welcomes New Exponential ETFs Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 1, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new Exponential ETFs fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
2019-05-21 18:00

U.S. House Democrats introduce bill to fund government until Nov. 21 Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a stopgap government funding bill on Wednesday that would maintain current spending levels until Nov. 21 and avoid a government shutdown when funding expires at the end of this month....
2019-09-19 21:34

Mexico's president says sale of plane will fund migrant crackdown Funds from sale of Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s jet will be put toward the deployment of the newly-formed national guardAndrés Manuel López Obrador has promised to fund a crackdown on migrants to Mexico from Central America with proceeds from the sa...
2019-06-12 20:51

De Blasio used state account he controls as campaign slush fund Strapped for cash, Mayor Bill de Blasio turned to a state political account he controls to buy plane tickets, pay rent and purchase digital advertisements for his nascent presidential campaign — potentially violating campaign finance regulations, cam...
2019-07-20 04:00

Small Stock Fund Provides Safe Haven Amid Trade War Sandy Villere, one of the portfolio managers of the Villere Balanced Fund (VILLX), which is up 9.7% this year and is beating both the S&P 500 and the Russell 2000, said "Small-caps have the wind at their back with deregulation, lower corporate taxes ...
2019-05-21 15:51

US duty free magnates fund network for Israeli settlements JERUSALEM (AP) — When travelers shop at dozens of duty free shops at airports worldwide, they may be paying for more than a bottle of vodka or box of chocolates. The Falic family of Florida, owners of the ubiquitous chain of Duty Free Americas shops,...
2019-07-01 09:17

Senate passes bill ensuring 9/11 victims fund will never run out of money House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at a news conference on behalf of 9/11 victims and families, Friday, July 12, 2019, at the Capitol in Washington. The House is expected to approve a bill Friday ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund for th...
2019-07-23 22:00

Instagram couple slammed for asking people to fund cycling trip An Instagram couple from Germany is getting ridiculed on social media after setting up a GoFundMe page to fund their trip to Africa. Cat and Elena of the Instagram account Another Beautiful Day have come under fire for requesting 10,000 euros ($11,23...
2019-06-18 04:00

Group to fund and operate first hydrogen fuel ferry fleet in the US The first hydrogen-powered commercial ferry under construction. [credit: Golden Gate Zero Emission Marine / Switch Maritime ] On Wednesday,...
2019-06-13 04:00

$105M fund for California wildfire survivors approved by judge Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. received approval Wednesday to establish a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent California wildfires started by the utility’s equipment....
2019-05-23 03:34

Hedge fund investor Tarrant, who bet with Warren Buffett, dies Investor Jeffrey Tarrant, whose firm Protege Partners backed billionaire managers including William Ackman and Marc Lasry early in their careers and made a bet with Warren Buffett that hedge funds......
2019-08-08 01:00

Hedge fund Hoplite Capital plans to shut down: letter Hedge fund Hoplite Capital is returning money to outside clients after a period of sluggish returns, the firm's founder, John Lykouretzos, told investors in a letter on Wednesday....
2019-08-08 01:00

Congress clears permanent funding for Sept. 11 victims fund The Senate cleared legislation Tuesday to permanently authorize a Sept. 11 victims compensation fund, rejecting GOP amendments to put limits on the funding and to pay for the measure, by a vote of 96-2....
2019-07-24 00:51

Jon Stewart rips McConnell: You only see the 9/11 victims fund as a 'political pawn' Comedian Jon Stewart fired back at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, after the top lawmaker questioned why the 9/11 victims activist was "bent out of shape."...
2019-06-18 08:34

Mexico says presidential plane sale to help fund migration plan Mexico President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday that the planned sale of the former presidential airplane, and other aircraft from the prior government, would help fund a new migration control deal struck last week with the United Stat...
2019-06-12 16:17

Seeking shelter from trade war, fund managers bet on China's consumers China may be an odd choice for investors seeking shelter from a Sino-U.S. trade war. Yet, money managers in Asia are pouring funds into Chinese stocks as the long-term promise of a growing middle class trumps more immediate fears about tariffs....
2019-06-13 10:17

New White Paper on Fund use of Options in Portfolio Management Released CHICAGO, IL and NEW YORK, NY -- January 13, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today the release and publication of a groundbreaking new study: “Highlights of Performance Analysis of Options-Based Equity Mutual Funds, C...
2019-05-23 05:34

Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman gives $14M to Nxivm defense fund Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman coughed up more than $14 million to fund the defense of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere, herself and other accused sex cult cohorts, Brooklyn jurors heard Tuesday. Government witness Richard Guerci, formerly of the I...
2019-06-12 04:51

Reinsurance hedge fund Tangency Capital raises further $165 million Hedge fund Tangency Capital has raised a further $165 million to invest in the property reinsurance market, bringing its size to $265 million as the hurricane season gets under way, one of its......
2019-07-04 15:51

Centre Orders Probe Into Jet Over Alleged Fund Mismanagement: Report The centre ordered an investigation on Thursday into alleged mismanagement of funds at Jet Airways, which halted operations in April after running out of cash....
2019-07-05 03:34

Fund managers gird for long trade war after FedEx slide A profit warning and muted outlook from package delivery company FedEx Corp is prompting some high-profile fund managers to prepare for the trade war between the United States and China to last longer than many had originally anticipated....
2019-09-21 20:34

Abu Dhabi sovereign fund buys 25% stake in 330 Madison Avenue Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has bought a 25% stake in 330 Madison Avenue in New York from Vornado Realty Trust a spokesman of sovereign wealth fund ADIA said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 09:34

North Korea has stolen $2B through cyberattacks to fund weapons: UN report The experts said North Korea “used cyberspace to launch increasingly sophisticated attacks to steal funds from financial institutions and cryptocurrency exchanges to generate income.” They also used cyberspace to launder the stolen money, the report ...
2019-08-08 08:34

Legg Mason Reaches Deal With Hedge Fund Trian Legg Mason confirmed it reached an agreement with Trian Fund Management on the composition of its board, naming Nelson Peltz and Ed Garden as directors....
2019-05-21 14:39

That loose change left at airports may be used to help fund border operations The Transportation Security Administration plans to use loose change left in trays at airports to partly fund the $232 million that its parent agency, the Department of Homeland Security, has requested to help pay for border operations if Congress do...
2019-05-21 20:00

Greatest Fund Manager Update: Stick With Delaware Healthcare And 3 Others Three of the four mutual fund managers I recommended beat the S&P 500 in June. Only the Oppenheimer Global Opportunities fund lost money. What happened and what should we do?...
2019-05-21 15:51

Low-Income College Students Are Being Taxed Like Trust-Fund Babies Higher education officials are calling on Congress to fix a provision in the Trump administration’s tax overhaul that has caused unintended tax increases....
2019-05-21 20:01

Hedge fund Hoplite Capital plans to shut down - letter Hedge fund Hoplite Capital is returning money to outside clients after a period of sluggish returns, the firm's founder, John Lykouretzos, told investors in a letter on Wednesday....
2019-08-08 07:34

Australian retirees lose their $900,000 pension fund in cryptocurrency scam A retired couple in Australia have reportedly lost $900,000 to an elaborate cryptocurrency scam.  Mike and Karen Taylor were traveling around Australia in a camper van when they fell for the online scam. The cryptocurrency website they used looked le...
2019-07-19 19:34

Virgin Galactic is going public to fund its expensive tourist spaceflights Space tourism company Virgin Galactic has announced that it will go public via a merger with an investment firm. Its new partner, Social Capital Hedosophia (SCH), will invest $800 million in exchange for a 49 percent stake and take Virgin Galactic pu...
2019-07-09 18:17

Rajasthan Budget: Rs 1,000 Crore Farmers' Welfare Fund Announced Rajasthan Budget: From farming, irrigation, renewable energy and health sectors, the budget presented by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot came with many offerings for the people of the state....
2019-07-10 15:51

Apple awards iPhone supplier $250M from manufacturing fund Apple on Tuesday said it would award Corning Inc. $250 million from a $5 billion fund dedicated to US advanced manufacturing. Corning supplies glass to Apple for products such as the iPhone and Apple Watch. Since the first iPhones hit the market in 2...
2019-09-17 17:34

AOC rallies for 9/11 compensation fund, Congress expected to back bill The 9/11 victims compensation fund is expected to get crucial funding to help extend it for years when it finally hits Congress next week, it was announced at a Ground Zero rally on Sunday. “I’m told that we have 330 representatives that ...
2019-06-09 23:51

Record highs in U.S. stock market not enough to attract fund investors Investors retreated from the U.S. stock market last week despite the benchmark S&P 500 reaching new record highs, pulling nearly $9.1 billion from mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold......
2019-07-31 19:51

Mitch McConnell fires back at Jon Stewart over 9/11 victims fund Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he doesn’t know why Jon Stewart is so “bent out of shape” over securing health care for 9/11 responders, saying the Senate will “take care” of the September 11 Victim Compensat...
2019-06-17 22:34

Sens. Mike Lee, Rand Paul are holding up 9/11 victims fund A pair of penny-pinching Republican senators are gumming up the works on a bipartisan bill that would provide for 9/11 victims and their families, infuriating first responders who worked at Ground Zero. Sen. Mike Lee of Utah placed a procedural hold ...
2019-07-17 22:17

Rick Scott becomes latest senator to support 9/11 victim fund WASHINGTON – Sen. Rick Scott, the former Florida governor, is the latest lawmaker to co-sponsor the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill, The Post has learned. Scott will become the Senate bill’s 10th Republican to sign on and 43rd sponsor overal...
2019-06-18 19:34

Dawn Capital raises $125 million for new Europe tech fund Venture capital firm Dawn Capital said on Thursday it had raised $125 million for its latest fund which is aimed at business-to-business technology companies across Europe....
2019-06-20 14:34

Norway wealth fund allowed to invest again in Walmart, Rio Tinto, others Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund can invest again in miner Rio Tinto and retailer Walmart after their exclusions from the fund's investments on ethical grounds were revoked, the board of the central......
2019-06-27 18:51

Apple will reportedly fund exclusive podcasts to challenge Spotify Apple historically offered only a directory of podcasts available across the world; now the company will reportedly fund exclusives to bolster its apps.Read More...
2019-07-17 02:51

Some Surge, Others Sputter: 5 Lessons From the Democratic Fund-Raising Reports Second-quarter totals show a lower tier of candidates burning through cash trying to stay viable, while the leaders banked millions. Elizabeth Warren now has more than 300 people on her payroll....
2019-07-16 17:00

Hargreaves Lansdown CEO to forgo bonus over Woodford fund fallout - FT Hargreaves Lansdown Chief Executive Officer Chris Hill is waiving a bonus of as much as 2.1 million pounds ($2.65 million) over the firm's links with Neil Woodford's suspended fund, the Financial Times reported on Sunday....
2019-06-17 01:51

TPG signs deal to takeover management of Abraaj's healthcare fund U.S. private equity firm TPG said on Thursday it has signed a definitive agreement to takeover the management of a healthcare fund, previously managed by collapsed private equity firm Abraaj....
2019-05-21 17:51

9/11 first responder: Senators who blocked vote on victims fund are ‘a–holes’ John Feal, a first responder who’s been fighting for passage of the 9/11 compensation fund bill in Congress, said senators who held up the legislation in the upper chamber are “a–holes.” GOP Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Mik...
2019-07-18 18:34

HSBC lures Moreau to head $500bn fund management arm A former head of the fund management arms of Deutsche Bank and AXA UK will this week be named as the next chief executive of HSBC's $500bn asset management business....
2019-08-07 01:00

British Steel: Turkish pension fund likely to be preferred bidder Two of the three remaining bidders are expected to be excluded imminentlyThe government is close to entering exclusive talks with a Turkish military pension fund about the sale of British Steel, raising hopes that more than 4,000 jobs and the Scuntho...
2019-08-08 22:34

Norway's sovereign wealth fund backs away from fossil fuels Coal and oil have long been sought-after investment targets, but that is changing. Norway is increasingly withdrawing its huge sovereign wealth fund from fossil fuels. But for finance, not climate protection....
2019-07-10 21:17

Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off businesses Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its entertainment and semiconductors businesses into separate companies, the second time in six years it has targeted the Japanese electronics maker....
2019-06-14 01:51

U.S. sanctions Iran's central bank, fund after Saudi oil attack The United States on Friday imposed another round of sanctions on Tehran, including on Iran's central bank and a development fund, following last week's attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia that Riyadh and U.S. officials have blamed on Iran....
2019-09-20 20:34

Gannett shareholders reject hedge fund’s board candidates The vote, completed at Gannett’s annual meeting in McLean, amounted to a rejection of Alden’s Media News Group -- possibly a final one -- of Alden’s attempt to acquire Gannett through a hostile takeover launched in January....
2019-05-21 18:51

UPDATE 1-California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 bln wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a top issue for the state....
2019-07-11 23:34

'We cannot wait': experts urge US to fund fight against white extremism Shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Gilroy, California, are being investigated by federal authorities as domestic terror attacksThe Trump administration is facing growing calls to invest more federal enforcement resources to investigate the threats pose...
2019-08-07 15:34

Government Approves 8.65% Interest Rate On Provident Fund For 2018-19 The government has approved 8.65 per cent interest rate on employees' provident fund (EPF) for 2018-19, reported news agency Press Trust of India (PTI) quoting a source. The interest amount will now......
2019-09-19 23:00

More GOP senators support 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming Two additional GOP senators signaled their support for the 9/11 Victims Fund bill on Thursday following Jon Stewart’s shaming of lawmakers who were not present for testimony from 9/11 first responders at a Judiciary subcommittee hearing earlier...
2019-06-14 06:01

PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the bankruptcy of the investor-owned power produ...
2019-05-22 22:51

US duty free magnates fund controversial Israeli settlements HEBRON, West Bank (AP) — When travelers shop at dozens of duty free stores at airports worldwide, they may be paying for more than a bottle of vodka or a box of chocolates. The Falic family of Florida, owners of the Duty Free Americas chain, funds a ...
2019-07-01 09:17

Vice Ventures wants to fund ‘bad’ industries like weed, booze, and vaping Vice Ventures is a VC fund that focuses on areas where investors have been less inclined to venture -- including weed, booze, gambling, and psychedelics.Read More...
2019-06-28 02:51

Jeffrey Gundlach's DoubleLine to launch Income Fund: SEC filings DoubleLine Capital, run by widely followed investor Jeffrey Gundlach, is planning to launch a new fund that will invest in mortgage-backed securities, other asset-backed securities and collateralized......
2019-06-14 06:34

China sovereign fund CIC says cautious of U.S. investment amid trade war China Investment Corp (CIC) reported a 37% dive in annual profit on Friday and said the ongoing Sino-U.S. trade war has made the Chinese sovereign wealth fund more cautious about investing in the United States....
2019-09-20 12:00

Comedian Jon Stewart assails Congress for ignoring 9/11 first responders fund Jon Stewart, the popular former host of the late-night comedy program The Daily Show, criticized members of Congress for not attending a hearing on Tuesday on renewing funding for a program that provides health care to first responders who were sicke...
2019-06-11 22:34

Argentina market rout pummels Brazilian hedge fund A Brazilian hedge fund was among the casualties of Monday's market rout on Argentine assets, with at least 75 percent of its equity exposure suffering losses between 25% and 59%....
2019-08-13 22:17

How To File An Online Claim For Provident Fund Withdrawal? Other Details In order to file an online claim for partail withdrawal from EPF corpus, subscriber should have activated his/her Universal Account Number (UAN) and the mobile number used for activating UAN should be......
2019-08-14 18:17

Hedge fund urges Madame Tussauds operator to go private A large investor in the operator of Madame Tussauds is waxing nostalgic about the company’s days as a private entity. Activist hedge fund ValueAct is urging the company behind the maker of Meghan Markle and Ariana Grande wax figurines to pursue a dea...
2019-05-24 06:17

Ghosn started investment fund with Nissan partner, report says Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn did not inform Nissan he started the investment business with the Nissan distributor, Suhail Bahwan Automobiles in Oman, The Wall Street Journal reported....
2019-08-27 08:00

Danish pension fund excludes top oil firms on climate concerns Danish pension fund MP Pension said on Tuesday it would sell its stakes in 10 of the world's biggest oil firms as it seeks to divest major sources of carbon emissions from its portfolio....
2019-09-04 03:00

Norway mulls alternatives to sluggish Europe for $1 trillion fund Norway's $1-trillion-plus sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, may seek to shift the balance of its investments between Europe, the Americas and Asia, a senior official said on Wednesday....
2019-08-21 16:00

New grant to fund archery backstops at 2 Pima County ranges TUCSON – A $30,000 grant from Arizona Game and Fish Department will be used to renovate backstops at two Pima County ranges. The funds will be used at Tucson Mountain Park Archery Range and Southeast Regional Park Archery, Pima County said. According...
2019-05-31 02:01

Leonardo DiCaprio-backed fund pledges $5M in aid for Amazon wildfires Leonardo DiCaprio has joined with other philanthropists in pledging $5 million dollars through their environmental foundation to aid the Amazon as massive wildfires continue to burn across the region....
2019-08-26 02:34

World Bank's Georgieva sole candidate to lead IMF, Fund says Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva is the sole candidate to be the next International Monetary Fund managing director, the IMF's board said on Monday, virtually guaranteeing that she will succeed Christine Lagarde in the job in early October....
2019-09-09 22:34

City probing DOE pension fund exec’s ‘crazy’ pay rise A little-known bureaucrat on the Department of Education payroll will make more money than Mayor de Blasio this fall after receiving a raise so “off the reservation” that it’s sparked a city investigation, The Post has learned. Daniel Miller is the d...
2019-08-31 22:34

This new space industry fund is already beating the market—here are its main drivers An out-of-this-world exchange-traded fund just hit the market, and its creator says it capitalizes on lesser-known industries involved in the space race....
2019-05-27 02:17

Jon Stewart leads blitz to inform non-first responders of 9/11 health fund Jon Stewart will be on hand to help launch a publicity blitz Monday urging hundreds of thousands of regular Joes to apply for 9/11 medical funds. There is a misconception that the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund only covers first responders who got si...
2019-09-15 22:34

Interest Rate, Withdrawal Rules Of Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) In an EPF account, the employee contributes 12 per cent of his or her salary (basic wages, dearness allowance and retaining allowance) towards the account, and an equal amount is contributed by the......
2019-08-18 07:34

General Provident Fund (GPF): How It Works, Interest Rate, Other Details A subscriber is required to subscribe monthly to GPF except during the period when he is under suspension. Subscriptions to the general provident fund are stopped three months prior to the date of......
2019-05-29 04:01

Thiel's Founders Fund sells remaining Facebook shares Early Facebook Inc backer, Founders Fund, has sold all of its holdings in the social media giant as part of a previously established trading plan by the venture capital firm's partner, Peter Thiel, according to a regulatory filing from late Monday....
2019-08-27 20:34

Bank Exchange Traded Fund To Be Launched By December: Report Government holding in several PSU banks continues to remain at very high levels. It is as high as 75 per cent in PNB and 65 per cent in Bank of Baroda...
2019-05-29 04:01

Britain to fund steel in $480 million climate change package Britain announced 390 million pounds ($480 million) of spending for low carbon technology on Thursday, most of which will go to the steel industry in a fund to help it reduce emissions....
2019-08-29 17:34

Vulture fund Hilco shops for Links of London chain The vulture fund which presided over HMV's collapse into administration last year is plotting a rescue bid for Links of London, one of Britain's best-known jewellery retailers....
2019-09-04 20:00

UPDATE 1-Sweden to introduce bank tax to fund defence boost Swedish Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson said on Saturday the centre-left coalition government would introduce a bank tax to help fund greater defence spending from 2022....
2019-08-31 19:34

Watchdog examines Guernsey listings of suspended Woodford fund Britain's financial watchdog said it was examining a decision by a frozen Woodford fund to list investments in Guernsey, as wealth manager St James's Place pulled 3.5 billion pounds ($4.45 billion)......
2019-06-05 19:51

Norway halts Amazon fund donation in dispute with Brazil International concerns grow over deforestation surge since Jair Bolsonaro took powerNorway has followed Germany in suspending donations to the Brazilian government’s Amazon Fund after a surge in deforestation in the South American rainforest. The mov...
2019-08-16 17:00

AT&T hires Goldman Sachs to defend against activist hedge fund AT&T has hired Goldman Sachs to defend itself against activist investor Paul Singer, whose hedge fund is calling on the company to sell assets, including its DirectTV satellite service, The Post has learned. The telecom company only learned on Friday...
2019-09-09 22:00

Norway stops Amazon fund contribution in dispute with Brazil Norway has suspended donations supporting projects to curb deforestation in Brazil after the country's right-wing government blocked operations of a fund receiving the aid, the Norwegian ministry of climate and environment said on Thursday....
2019-08-17 00:00

D.E. Shaw's top shareholder activist Koffey leaves hedge fund Hedge fund manager Quentin Koffey, who joined D.E. Shaw & Co two years ago from Elliott Management Corp to lead its shareholder activism strategy, has left to join Senator Investment Group LP, the......
2019-05-24 03:51

Supreme Court to hear Intel retirement fund dispute Intel has been accused of violating federal law in making employee retirement plan investments that cost beneficiaries hundreds of millions of dollars....
2019-06-10 23:34

UPDATE 2-U.S. Supreme Court to hear IBM retirement fund dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether managers of a retirement fund for IBM Corp employees that invested in the company's stock can be sued for failing to disclose that its microelectronics business was overvalued....
2019-06-03 19:34

Jon Stewart shames lawmakers for not showing up to 9/11 victims fund hearing ​WASHINGTON – ​Former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart shamed ​members of a House panel Tuesday when only five lawmakers were seated in the rostrum to hear survivors of the Sept. 11 terror attacks testify about the need to reauthor...
2019-06-11 20:17

Angry Jon Stewart pushes lawmakers to extend 9/11 victims fund Comedian and actor Jon Stewart joined a group of Sept. 11 first responders on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to push lawmakers to vote in favor of legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund....
2019-06-11 21:00

Carl Icahn moving hedge fund to Miami, whether his workers like it or not Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is moving to Miami next year — and employees of his hedge fund who don’t like it will be let go without any severance, The Post has learned. Icahn quietly informed the staff of his publicly traded Icahn Ent...
2019-09-13 01:34

UPDATE 1-U.S. Supreme Court to hear IBM retirement fund dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to weigh whether managers of a retirement fund for IBM Corp employees that invested in the company's stock can be sued for failing to disclose that its microelectronics business was overvalued....
2019-06-03 17:00

Swedish fund AP2 ditches tobacco and nuclear weapons investments Sweden's AP2, one of the country's five main national pension funds, will no longer invest in tobacco and nuclear weapons-linked stocks, in a move it said on Tuesday deepened its commitment to......
2019-06-04 12:17

Retirement savings 101: Here are 7 things to know before investing in a target-date fund A target-date fund is a fund of mutual funds that becomes more conservative with time. Here's what you should know about this retirement saving tool.        ...
2019-06-05 14:17

U.S. money fund assets hit highest since October 2009: iMoneyNet U.S. money market funds amassed their highest level of assets since October 2009 as investors shift cash into low-risk products amid worries about a global economic slowdown and trade tensions, a......
2019-08-22 09:00

Kushner Sees a Problem in Trump’s Fund-Raising, but Not Everyone Agrees The involvement of the president’s son-in-law is described as something of a defensive move to prevent rivals from taking over a job with great power and proximity to the president....
2019-06-04 03:00

US-Based Tiger Fund Increases Equity Holding In Flipkart: Report The $514-billion Walmart acquired a majority stake (77 per cent) in Bengaluru-based Flipkart on May 9, 2018 for a whopping $16 billion (Rs 107,662 crore) at $67.3 per share....
2019-09-02 12:00

S.Korean activist fund KCGI eyes stake in Asiana Airlines South Korea's activist fund KCGI, the No.2 shareholder in the parent company of Korean Air Lines , is interested in buying rival carrier Asiana Airlines, KCGI Chief Executive Officer Kang Sung-boo told Reuters on Monday....
2019-08-19 07:34

Philly refiner defers retirement fund payments to employees: letter Philadelphia Energy Solutions will defer retirement payments to union members until next year, the company said in a letter to the union last week, the latest sign the refiner is struggling to find......
2019-05-21 17:51

U.S. money fund assets fall from highest since October 2009: iMoneyNet U.S. money market fund assets fell this week, retreating from their highest level since October 2009, suggesting a pause in investors piling into these low-risk products amid trade and economic......
2019-08-28 22:00

A Trump Friend, Under Scrutiny by Prosecutors, Appears at California Fund-raisers Thomas J. Barrack Jr. attended two events with the president this week in California. Prosecutors have questioned him in their investigation of foreign influence in the 2016 campaign....
2019-09-18 22:34

Big Donors Are Pulling Out of Brazil's Amazon Fund; That Could Spell Trouble for the Rainforest Norway and Germany have been helping support the Brazilian government for its efforts to reduce deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest for some 10 years now. These financial rewards—the annual donations to the Amazon Fund, which the Brazilian Develop...
2019-08-16 21:34

NASA chief alienates Senators needed to fund the Moon program Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine speaks in front of a large hydrogen tank Friday at Marshall Space Flight Center. (credit: NASA) When Jim Bridenstine became administrator of NASA 16 months ago, critics questioned his willingness to defe...
2019-08-17 01:00

Hedge fund-backed reinsurance duo poised for performance uptick: Barron's Two reinsurance firms backed by prominent hedge funds are considered good investments as their share price performance has yet to benefit from the sector's improved pricing outlook, according to......
2019-09-02 04:00

The President’s Personal Fourth of July Party Has Bankrupted D.C.’s Security Fund Remember just a few weeks ago when the president planned a “my dicktatorship is bigger than yours” July Fourth event in which he wanted tanks and jets and sparklers and shit?...
2019-07-11 00:01

Australian regulator loses landmark pension fund court battle Australia's banking watchdog lost a landmark case on Friday after a court ruled it had not proved its case alleging wealth manager IOOF Holdings had breached pension laws....
2019-09-20 18:00

Bengal Superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee Questioned In Chit Fund Scam Popular Bengali actor Prosenjit Chatterjee is being questioned by the Enforcement Department in Kolkata for his association with the Rose Valley Group whose chairman is now in jail. This is the first......
2019-07-19 16:34

Saudi Arabia's hometown ambitions could clip wealth fund's wings Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) risks being pulled deeper into Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s domestic projects, curbing its international ambitions and tying its fortunes closer to its home market, four sources familiar with its stra...
2019-06-28 12:51

Labour attacks 'appalling waste' as Johnson adds £2.1bn to no-deal fund Spending for Brexit preparations increased to stockpile medicines and recruit border officialsThe huge cost of a no-deal Brexit was laid bare on Wednesday as the government announced plans to set aside an extra £2.1bn for preparations including stock...
2019-08-01 04:17

More than 3,400 classrooms damaged or destroyed by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, says UN Children’s Fund More than 305,000 children in Mozambique are losing out on lessons at school since the devastating floods caused by Cyclone Idai, which struck southeast Africa just over a month ago. ...
2019-05-21 16:17

Warren dodges over whether she would raise taxes on middle class to fund 'Medicare for all' Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren ducked a question during the second round of debates Tuesday about whether she would raise taxes on the middle class to fund "Medicare for all."...
2019-07-31 20:00

Trump's Fourth of July celebration helped bankrupt DC security fund In a letter to the president, the city’s mayor said the fund is running a $6m deficit for the fiscal yearDonald Trump’s “Salute to America” Fourth of July event in Washington and subsequent protests cost the District of Columbia’s security fund $1.7m...
2019-07-11 08:17

Hemingway on left's new criticism of Joe Biden: It's now 'radical' to say taxpayers should not fund abortions Joe Biden is taking heat from the left for his support for the Hyde Amendment, which prevents federal funds from being used for abortions except in cases of rape, incest or to save the life of the mother. ...
2019-06-06 16:51

Trump to sign 9/11 victims fund bill Friday at White House President Donald Trump will hold a bill-signing ceremony Friday for a new law guaranteeing financial support to 9/11 first responders and other victims of the terrorist attacks, sources said Wednesday. John Feal, a first responder and longtime advoca...
2019-07-25 00:34

Infineon launches 1.5 bln euro capital hike to help fund Cypress deal Infineon Technologies said on Monday it was launching an accelerated capital increase to raise 1.5 billion euros ($1.68 billion) towards the cost of its planned acquisition of Cypress Semiconductor....
2019-06-17 19:17

Brazil rejects £18m Amazon aid claiming fund is better spent reforesting Europe The Brazilian government today dismissed an £18 million aid offer from G7 countries to tackle wildfires raging in the Amazon and suggested that the money might be better spent trying to "reforest Europe"....
2019-08-27 15:34

Jon Stewart fires back at Mitch McConnell over 9/11 victims fund bill Ex-Daily Show host continues to demand Congress act to aid September 11 responders, with appearance on Stephen ColbertAs generations of opponents have discovered, it can be hard to land a punch in a political fight against Mitch McConnell, the longes...
2019-06-18 18:51

Raman Singh's Son Abhishek, 19 Others Charged In Alleged Chit Fund Scam A case has been registered against former Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh's son Abhishek Singh, a former MP, and 19 others on the charge of cheating in connection with an alleged chit fund......
2019-06-18 20:00

MOVES-D.E. Shaw's top shareholder activist Koffey leaves hedge fund Hedge fund manager Quentin Koffey, who joined D.E. Shaw & Co two years ago from Elliott Management Corp to lead its shareholder activism strategy, has left to join Senator Investment Group LP, the firms told Reuters on Thursday....
2019-05-24 02:01

New Cboe Vest Fund Targets Distributions of 3.5% Above the S&P 500 with Proportional Price Returns McLean, VA – Nov. 8, 2017 – The newest mutual fund from Cboe Vest Financial LLC (“Cboe Vest”) seeks to track the recently launched Cboe S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Target Income Index (SPAI), an index designed to track the hypothetical performance o...
2019-05-21 18:00

Trinamool Lawmaker, Ex-Party Parliamentarian Summoned In Chit Fund Case The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday summoned six persons including Trinamool Congress MP Satabdi Roy and former party MP Kunal Ghosh for questioning in connection with the Saradha chit fund......
2019-07-15 19:34