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Proposed bill targets sexual harassment in venture capital industry

 Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) plans to introduce a new bill, SB 224, to explicitly prohibit sexual harassment in the venture capital industry. Jackson’s bill comes in light of numerous reports from female founders alleging se.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchAug 21st, 2017

Over 500,000 sign petition to "save Uber"

Hundreds of thousands of people have signed a petition calling for taxi-hailing app Uber to be allowed to continue in the capital......»»

Category: topSource:  skynewsRelated News3 hr. 23 min. ago

Uber only has itself to blame for London license loss

 The tech industry’s over-processed supply of irony might not be enough to service all the ramifications of Uber being stripped of its London license by the city’s transport regulator. Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 43 min. ago

The music industry is on the upswing thanks to streaming

According to the 2017 midyear report from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), the music industry in the U.S. is very much on the upswing, thanks largely to streaming services. The post The music industry is on the upswing thanks to.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 43 min. ago

A new Central Polish Airport: Welcome new infrastructure, but uncertain need for it

Poland has been pondering the construction of a new airport for some time. Poland is slightly unusual in that the capital’s city region around Warsaw is only as large by population as other conurbations such as the Silesian one around Katowice,.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  centreforaviationRelated News7 hr. 31 min. ago

Plastics machinery shipments rise 6% in second quarter

North American shipment of plastics machinery registered a year-over-year gain in Q2 of 2017, according to statistics compiled and reported by the Plastics Industry Association’s Committee on Equipment Statistics (CES; Washington, DC). This halted.....»»

Category: plasticsSource:  plasticstodayRelated News9 hr. 15 min. ago

Tesla looking to add convenience stores to some Supercharger stations

With a broader adoption of electric cars, there are numerous other facets of the transportation industry that need to be upgraded as well. Take the convenience store, for example. They are almost always located at gas stations, but Tesla and other el.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News10 hr. 7 min. ago

Audi signals diminished interest in hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

The tepid outlook from one of the world's largest automakers could ripple across the industry by slowing or discouraging the adoption of fuel cell technology, which will require increased global scale and infrastructure investments to catch on......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 31 min. ago

Over 400,000 sign petition to "save Uber"

Hundreds of thousands of people have signed a petition calling for taxi-hailing app Uber to be allowed to continue in the capital......»»

Category: topSource:  skynewsRelated News11 hr. 51 min. ago

Comic creator calls Trumpcare "kryptonite" for the industry

Many people will be negatively affected if the Affordable Care Act is repealed and replaced with the American Health Care Act. That much has been obvious for a while now. What you may not have thought of, though, is that an entire industry could suff.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News14 hr. 31 min. ago

2017 has been a great year for the music industry, and it’s thanks to streaming

According to the 2017 midyear report from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), the music industry in the U.S. is very much on the upswing, thanks largely to streaming services. The post 2017 has been a great year for the music indus.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 7 min. ago

Sikorsky Targets EASA Certification For S-92 Weight Expansion By Year’s End

Sikorsky is targeting European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Transport Canada certification of its Gross Weight Expansion for the S-92 twin-engine heavy helicopter by the end of 2017. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News15 hr. 23 min. ago

Chongqing to Supply 15 Enstroms To Police

Chinese police forces signed agreements with Chongqing General Aviation Industry Group involving 15 Enstrom 408B turbine helicopters for law enforcement. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News15 hr. 23 min. ago

Betsy DeVos makes fears come true by revoking Obama-era rules on campus sexual assault

Betsy DeVos, one of the most controversial Trump administration cabinet members, just made a radical change to one of the most contentiously debated Department of Education policies.  On Friday, DeVos announced that the department had revoked Ob.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News15 hr. 59 min. ago

John McCain just body-slammed Trumpcare and the bill"s sponsor tweeted a surprising response

The latest trainwreck of a GOP health care plan looks likely to die — and, once again, John McCain could be the dude who killed it.  On Friday, the Republican senator announced he would vote against the Graham-Cassidy bill. With zero suppo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News15 hr. 59 min. ago

"Brilliant jerks" and driver selfies: 10 Uber facts

Uber has tens of thousands of drivers on London streets, but from October, grabbing one in the capital could be a thing of the past......»»

Category: topSource:  skynewsRelated News16 hr. 51 min. ago

Facebook drops no-vote stock plan, Zuck will sell shares to fund philanthropy

 Mark Zuckerberg has gotten so rich that he can fund his philanthropic foundation and retain voting control without Facebook having to issue a proposed non-voting class of stock that faced shareholder resistance. Today Facebook announced that it.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 51 min. ago

Facebook and Microsoft"s High-Capacity Submarine Cable to Europe Complete

It is the highest-capacity cable to have ever crossed the Atlantic, according to Microsoft, and represents a recent shift in the balance of power in the submarine-cable industry. Read More... It is the highest-capacity cable to have ever crossed the.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  thewhirRelated News17 hr. 7 min. ago

California sets demands for emissions talks with automakers, White House

California may reopen discussions on its greenhouse gas limits for cars and trucks for 2025, so long as automakers and the Trump administration embrace significantly tougher targets the state is seeking for later years......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News17 hr. 7 min. ago

The MedTech Investing Europe Conference in London Showcases Latest Innovations

Now celebrating its 25th gathering, the MedTech Investing Europe Conference brought together over 100 participants from throughout Europe, and further afield, to London. Attendees included startup companies and medtech industry innovation specialist.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated News17 hr. 15 min. ago

How serious issues in cryptocurrencies, like shady exchange and ICO practices, industry pub/journalist conflicts of interest are largely ignored by media (Tim Swanson/Great Wall of Numbers)

Tim Swanson / Great Wall of Numbers: How serious issues in cryptocurrencies, like shady exchange and ICO practices, industry pub/journalist conflicts of interest are largely ignored by media  —  [Note: I neither own nor have any tra.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News17 hr. 15 min. ago