Revolut Gets More Funding For Its Mobile Foreign Exchange Service
 British startup Revolut just closed its seed round. After announcing having raised $2.3 million this Summer, the company has added a couple of new investors. In total, the company has raised $4.8 million (£3.2 million) from Index Ventures, Balderton Capital, Seedcamp and Point Nine, Venrex and business angels. Read More ...
Satellite images show fuel trucks at North Korea launch site: think tank
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Satellite images taken this week of North Korea's Sohae rocket launch site show apparent fueling activity seen in the past one to two weeks before a rocket launch, a U.S. think tank said on Friday. ...
Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to hold historic meeting in Cuba
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in what could be a landmark step towards healing the 1,000-year-old rift between the... ...
FCA Kills Chrysler 200 and Dodge Dart, SUVs To Be Main Focus
Fiat Chrysler (FCA) is one of the rare automakers willing to discuss the details of its future product plans, typically covering a five year span of time. This past January FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne revealed that the company intended to make substantial changes to the most recent strategy announced for 2014-2018, a move that will change the face of several … Continue reading...
FCA Kills Chrysler 200 and Dodge Dart, SUVs To Be Main Focus
Fiat Chrysler (FCA) is one of the rare automakers willing to discuss the details of its future product plans, typically covering a five year span of time. This past January FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne revealed that the company intended to make substantial changes to the most recent strategy announced for 2014-2018, a move that will change the face of several … Continue reading...
LinkedIn shares fall 40 percent, reducing market cap by $10 billion
LinkedIn shares fell by 40 percent early Friday morning, reducing the company's market capitalization by $10 billion. The company also announced that it will stop selling ads that mine user data to create sponsored content. The post LinkedIn shares fall 40 percent, reducing market cap by $10 billion appeared first on Digital Trends....
How to Back Up and Restore Your Android Phone with TWRP
When you’re rooting, flashing custom ROMs, and otherwise playing with Android’s system, there are a lot of things that can go wrong. Before you start, you should know how to back up and restore your phone with the TWRP recovery environment.Click Here to Continue Reading...
Meek Mill -- Dodges Jail Time ... Skates with House Arrest
Meek Mill just got the best possible outcome at his sentencing for probation violation -- zero time behind bars. A Philadelphia judge gave Meek 6 to 12 months in county jail ... BUT ... he will be allowed to serve the time on house arrest.…
Wevr Raises $25M, Announces Cross-Platform VR Content Network
 It’s a question on a lot of entrepreneurs’ minds: will the virtual reality space need replica networks for everything? Will the unique input and interface needs of VR lead to there being a Facebook for VR, a Twitch for VR and a Gmail for VR? Well today, Wevr is launching a private beta of Transport, a video platform that may have the potential to be the YouTube for virtual… Read More ...
Struggling Republican Bush brings out the big gun: his mom
WASHINGTON/MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (Reuters) - Jeb Bush brought out his famous family four days before the crucial U.S. presidential primary in New Hampshire, tapping his mother on Friday to scold Republican front-runner Donald Trump over his use of profanity and treatment of women. ...
Researchers add AI to ‘Super Mario’, bring characters to life
Researchers with Tübingen University’s Cognitive Modeling group added artificial intelligence to Super Mario, bringing the characters to life, at least to a degree, adding social skills and a level of intelligence. The project was led by Professor Martin Butz, and it aims to demonstrate what video games may be like with “socially intelligent game characters.” The team cloned Super Mario … Continue reading...
Twitter users cool toward mellow Coldplay ahead of Super Bowl
NEW YORK (Reuters) - British rock band Coldplay may have won several Grammy awards for its music, but it has yet to convince Twitter users that its mellow ballads are suited for the normally peppy Super Bowl halftime show on Sunday. ...
Upcoming Lego Ghostbusters set drops hints about the film’s plot
These days, everything is Lego-ified, but the toy version of the upcoming, all-female Ghostbusters reboot may have just revealed a few things about the film that we didn't yet know. The post Upcoming Lego Ghostbusters set drops hints about the film’s plot appeared first on Digital Trends.
Josh Duggar -- Porn Star Admits Lie In Sexual Assault Lawsuit ... Drops Case
Josh Duggar just won a big victory against the porn star who claimed he roughed her up during a sexual encounter, because she just folded like a cheap suit and dropped her lawsuit. Danica Dillon promised never ever to refile the case against Josh.…
Foxconn reaches concensus with Sharp Corp, regarding takeover of the Japanese giant
Taiwan’s Foxconn is aiming to finalise a deal to acquire Japan’s Sharp Corp by the end of the month, after the two firms reached a consensus on most points, Foxconn Chief Executive Officer Terry Gou said. Foxconn, known formally as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, has been given preferred negotiating rights and most remaining issues to be resolved were legal and regulatory, Gou said after meeting with executives of the struggling electronics maker on Friday. The Apple Inc supplier has ...
What To Expect At The 9th Annual Crunchies
 Is this your first time attending the Crunchies? Well you’re in for a real treat. Even if you’ve been before, we’ve put together a guide detailing exactly what you can expect at this year’s show, and tips on how to prepare your night accordingly. You can meet the nominees and learn more about what the categories represent here. Read More ...
Russia's luxury flagship store turns to Chinese spenders
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Framed by Swarovski crystal figurines and crocodile skin-clad smart phones, sales promotions at Moscow's exclusive TsUM department store are being publicized in two languages:... ...
Ghostbusters LEGO kit shows off ECTO-1
There's a new Ghostbusters movie coming out, and it's definitely not the one that we remember from the 80's. This time we've got a whole new gender-swapped cast of misfits who will save the world from ghosts. And to commemorate the upcoming movie, LEGO has just announced a new set that looks even better than their previous Ghostbusters ECTO-1 set. … Continue reading...
Zayn scores fastest-selling single of 2016 with solo release
LONDON (Reuters) - The debut solo of former One Direction singer Zayn shot straight to the top of the British charts on Friday as the fastest-selling single of 2016 so far, while David Bowie continued to dominate the albums. ...
Tech companies want in on NFL streaming rights, but who will end up with them?
Watching NFL games could soon be much easier for cord-cutters, as a number of tech companies including Apple, Google, Amazon, and Verizon are reportedly in talks to stream the NFL's Thursday Night Football. The post Tech companies want in on NFL streaming rights, but who will end up with them? appeared first on Digital Trends....