Tencent Music sued by investor ahead of $1.2 billion US IPO

Tencent Music sued by investor ahead of $1.2 billion US IPO

China’s largest music streaming service has had a whirlwind year. With 800 million monthly users across multiple apps and a profitable business, Tencent Music Entertainment is...
Eleven researchers publish sharp critique of EPA fuel economy logic

Eleven researchers publish sharp critique of EPA fuel economy logic

take note — EPA made incorrect assumptions in 2016 and 2018; most recent are more damaging. Megan Geuss - Dec 9, 2018 7:30 pm UTC In this week's edition of Science, eleven researchers from prominent universities around the US criticized the federal government's justification for rolling back vehicle fuel economy standards. They wrote that the economic…
Greenland’s melting snow makes new hockey stick (graph)

Greenland’s melting snow makes new hockey stick (graph)

Hockey stick on ice — The last 20 years were no natural fluke. Scott K. Johnson - Dec 9, 2018 2:00 pm UTC Enlarge / Staring down the barrel of an ice core drill.Sarah Das / WHOIThe Greenland Ice Sheet’s unhealthy and rapid weight loss—and contribution to sea-level rise—occurs by a handful of mechanisms. In…
Some things Jack Dorsey didn’t mention in his Myanmar meditation travelogue

Some things Jack Dorsey didn’t mention in his Myanmar meditation travelogue

Twitter co-founder and chief executive officer Jack Dorsey recently went on a birthday trip to Myanmar. As Dorsey recounted in a series of tweets to his 4.1...
Andy Serkis brings back Gollum to parody Theresa May

Andy Serkis brings back Gollum to parody Theresa May

ByJohnny Lieu2018-12-10 02:31:45 UTC As you're likely aware, the UK's Brexit deal is well,not very popular. Despite the turmoil, the deal is very precious to Prime Minister Theresa May...
Tencent-backed fleet manager G7 racks up $320M in funding

Tencent-backed fleet manager G7 racks up $320M in funding

A sizable funding round is poised to heat up a race to automate China’s logistics infrastructure. Beijing-based fleet management company G7 announced on Monday that it has banked...
Payment service Toss becomes Korea’s newest unicorn after raising $80M

Payment service Toss becomes Korea’s newest unicorn after raising $80M

South Korea has got its third unicorn startup after Viva Republica, the company beyond popular payment app Toss, announced it has raised an $80 million round at a...
11 festive holiday light shows you can watch without leaving the house

11 festive holiday light shows you can watch without leaving the house

Come December, many elect to adorn their homes with lights and decorations. And some take holiday decorating to the next level by curating intricate light shows. Holiday light...
Smokey Bear’s world is on fire. But the old mascot stays relevant.

Smokey Bear’s world is on fire. But the old mascot stays relevant.

The real Smokey Bear narrowly avoided death in the pine-filled Capitan Mountains of New Mexico, nearly 70 years ago.  Just west of the town of Roswell, firefighters found...
Tony Stark is lost in space and NASA is here to help

Tony Stark is lost in space and NASA is here to help

Tony Stark is stuck in space and NASA has some tips.Image: marvel studiosByKellen Beck2018-12-09 20:21:12 UTC The last time we saw Tony Stark, he was adrift in...

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