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As Big Business Faces Climate Obligations, Microsoft Jumps in With $1B...

Big business is increasingly pointing the finger of blame back at itself regarding global warming -- banks are cutting loans to coal...

EU May Ban Facial-Recognition Software for Five Years Amid AI Privacy...

The European Union is considering banning facial-recognition software in public areas for up to five years so privacy issues surrounding artificial intelligence...

Comcast Kicks Off Sports Tech Accelerator, Teams with NASCAR, NBC Sports

Comcast Corp. is putting a full-court press on its competition as investors and startups discover new opportunities in the increasingly tech-driven sports...

Millennial Customers Are The Real Target of Visa’s $5.3 Billion Plaid...

Visa wants to be everywhere that millennials want to be, and is spending big bucks to land those young, future customers. 

As Pleasure Morphs into “Wellness,” Multi-Billion Dollar Sex Tech Industry Raises...

Sex tech was back at the annual Consumer Electronic Show, with the focus on more polite theme of “wellness,” and less on...

African Startups Raise Record Amounts as Fintech Draws More Investors

Africa’s swift adoption of new technologies is making it one of the world’s fastest-growing tech hubs.  Venture capitalists spent...

The 2020s Will Be the Decade of Tech Reckoning

There’s no shortage of media pundits this time of year gazing at their crystal balls to divine what the next decade will...

Impact Investing’s Solid 2019 Isn’t Due to Gods of Virtue, but...

Impact investing appears to be heading for a very good 2019. But don’t thank any gods of virtue -- give credit to...

China Steps Up Deepfake Policing, Banning Fake News As Problem Spreads

China is moving to regulate deepfake video and audio content, applying a strong-armed approach to an increasingly pervasive issue that other countries...

Israel’s Vayyar, Whose Sensors ‘See’ Through Walls, Lands Another Big Funding...

Vayyar Imaging, whose sensors are used in breast cancer detection, robotic arms and on retail shelves, lined up another round of funds...

TransferWise Bucks the Trend by Not Going Public as Its Cash...

Just over a decade ago, Kristo Käärmann and Taavet Hinrikus were looking to cut the costs of converting cash from pounds into...

Carlyle Group’s Big Bets on Energy, Technology Help Propel Third-Quarter Profit

Private equity giant Carlyle Group completed a blockbuster majority stake acquisition in the energy sector and invested in a promising artificial intelligence...

Die Laughing: U.K. Life Insurer DeadHappy’s Gallows Humor Helping it Sell...

Key Takeaway: DeadHappy’s wisecracks, animations and black humor on social media seek...

Renewable Pledges by Google, Amazon May Be More Than the Old...

Key Takeaway: Google, Amazon and other companies announcing plans to source renewable...
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