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Investors demand key VC firm leave Uber’s board in light of lawsuit

Yesterday, it was revealed that Benchmark Capital, an Uber investor with a seat on the company's board, is suing former CEO Travis Kalanick for fraud. Now, in an equally bizarre move, a group of investors is asking Benchmark to divest a.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetAug 11th, 2017

At 290 mph, the Hennessey Venom F5 will make hurricanes and supercars cower

The Texas-built Hennessey Venom F5 isn’t just fast, it’s gunning for a new world production speed record. At 1,400 horsepower, the twin-turbo V8-powered speed demon may leave the Bugatti Chiron in the rearview. The post At 290 mph, the Hennessey.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 13 min. ago

The butt of every space joke is high in the sky this week

This week, you can look to the night sky to see the butt of every planetary joke.  Make your way to a relatively dark, light pollution-free area to see the planet Uranus high in the sky, glowing a blue-ish, green color in the constellation Pisce.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 21 min. ago

Russell Brand compares board games to humanity and sends us into an existential crisis

Russell Brand visits the Travelling Man, a game shop in Leeds, and checks out some gems in the board gaming world. Brand and shopkeeper Matt check out Elevenses (a card game about being a 1920s socialite), Pandemic (a mainstay in cooperative board g.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 21 min. ago

NZ"s Sounds Air makes progress on Beechcraft purchase

Sounds Air (S8, Picton) is one step closer to purchasing larger aircraft to be deployed along its Blenheim – Christchurch route, with the airline's board agreeing to research the acquisition of three 19-seater Beech 1900Ds, reports New Zealand ne.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  ch_aviationRelated News1 hr. 49 min. ago

Ex-Googlers unveil Coda, a collaborative editor with word processor and spreadsheet tools, in private beta, reveal two rounds raised $60M, Reid Hoffman on board (Casey Newton/The Verge)

Casey Newton / The Verge: Ex-Googlers unveil Coda, a collaborative editor with word processor and spreadsheet tools, in private beta, reveal two rounds raised $60M, Reid Hoffman on board  —  From rows and columns to custom apps .....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News1 hr. 49 min. ago

Look up to see the butt of every space joke this week

This week, you can look to the night sky to see the butt of every planetary joke.  Make your way to a relatively dark, light pollution-free area to see the planet Uranus high in the sky, glowing a blue-ish, green color in the constellation Pisce.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 21 min. ago

Russian automaker Volga hides Tetris Easter egg in dashboard display

Russian automaker Volga hid an Easter egg for those who play with the car's on-board trip computer display located in the gauge cluster. Push enough buttons in a sequence and voila -- you'll find yourself playing Tetris! The post Russian automaker Vo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 41 min. ago

Franchise Services of North America Inc. Announces Reclassification to NEX Board

TSX-V Trading Symbol: FSN RIDGELAND, MS, Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - FRANCHISE SERVICES OF NORTH AMERICA INC. ("FSNA" or the "Company") (FSN.V) today announced that in response to the Company's ongoing bankruptcy in the United Sates, the TSX Ven.....»»

Category: autoSource:  wardsautoRelated News2 hr. 57 min. ago

Global 4WD and AWD Light Vehicle Market 2017-2032 - Top 14 Markets, Technology Trends and Market Forecasts

DUBLIN, October 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global 4WD and AWD Light Vehicle Market - Forecasts to 2032" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. read more.....»»

Category: autoSource:  wardsautoRelated News2 hr. 57 min. ago

Saudi Arabia Car Finance Market 2017-2021 - Major Players are Al Rajhi Bank, National Commercial Bank, Riyad Bank, Al Amthal Finance

DUBLIN, October 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Saudi Arabia Car Finance Market Outlook to 2021 - Rising Used Car Demand and Increasing Focus of Banks on Consumer Finance to Stabilize the Market Growth" report has been ad read more.....»»

Category: autoSource:  wardsautoRelated News2 hr. 57 min. ago

Global Light Vehicle Hvac Market to 2032: Major Suppliers, Top 14 Markets, Technology Trends and Forecasts

DUBLIN, October 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Light Vehicle Hvac Market - Forecasts to 2032" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. read more.....»»

Category: autoSource:  wardsautoRelated News2 hr. 57 min. ago

Alphabet leads $1 billion investment in Lyft, but is GM on the way out?

The ride-hailing service is on the ups, but GM might be headed to Uber. Enlarge / A Lyft-branded car picks up a passenger in San Francisco on June 20, 2015. (credit: Ramin Talaie | Getty Images) In September, we found out that Alphabet was po.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News3 hr. 5 min. ago

Tracing cell death pathway points to drug targets for brain damage, kidney injury, asthma

Scientists are unlocking the complexities of a recently discovered cell death process that plays a key role in health and disease, and new findings link their discovery to asthma, kidney injury and brain trauma. The results are the early steps toward.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News3 hr. 13 min. ago

New Tesla lawsuit accuses company of LGBT discrimination

Tesla has just been hit with its second discrimination lawsuit in as many days. Just yesterday, the company was sued for racial harassment in its factories. A few months back, its diversity panel uncovered a slew of sexism. Now The Guardian.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News3 hr. 13 min. ago

Neil Gaiman wants to read his books to you and we are totally on board

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. If you're a fan of books and somehow haven't read any of Neil Gaiman's work, chances are they've at least been recommended to you at some point. Hi.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 41 min. ago

Lyft Is Said to Explore I.P.O. as It Raises $1 Billion Led by Alphabet

The ride-hailing company is exploring a 2018 initial public offering, as it added fresh capital to its coffers from investors including a venture arm spun out of Google......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News3 hr. 41 min. ago

Mexico auto group rejects U.S. proposal on NAFTA rules of origin

The Mexican Auto Industry Association rejected U.S. proposals to increase North American content for light vehicles produced in the region and require, under a new NAFTA deal, that half of all content come from the United States......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News3 hr. 57 min. ago

Falling United 3Q Margins Concern Investors

United Airlines posted a $637 million net profit for the 2017 third quarter on Oct. 18. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News4 hr. 13 min. ago

GM Cruise Said To Be Weighing Ride-Hailing Partnership With Uber

Reportedly, GM could be looking into pressing its autonomous vehicles into service on the Uber network, in addition to its existing Lyft partnership......»»

Category: autoSource:  gmauthorityRelated News4 hr. 40 min. ago

Attorney Carney Shegerian Issues Comments on Tesla"s Decision to Fire 400 Employees

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carney Shegerian, trial lawyer and founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, released a statement regarding the announcement that Tesla recently fired around 400.....»»

Category: autoSource:  wardsautoRelated News4 hr. 40 min. ago