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Microsoft aims to become carbon negative by 2030, launches $1 billion Climate Innovation Fund

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Microsoft aims to become carbon negative by 2030, launches $1 billion Climate Innovation Fund

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Microsoft's newest 'moonshot' will make it carbon negative by 2030 – and eventually remove all of the carbon it has emitted since it was founded in 1975 from the environment (MSFT) Drew Angerer/Getty Images Microsoft announced a plan on Thursday to become carbon negative by 2030 — meaning that it will remove more carbon di...
18:40, 2020-01-16

Microsoft says it will cut emissions to be carbon negative by 2030 Microsoft says that by 2030 it will remove more carbon from the environment than it emits, and by 2050 it plans to offset all emissions the firm has ...
20:56, 2020-01-16

Microsoft pledges to be 'carbon negative' by 2030 Company seeks to remove more carbon from the atmosphere than it emits within a decadeMicrosoft announced it aims to remove more carbon from the atmos...
20:36, 2020-01-16

Microsoft vows to be ‘carbon-negative’ by 2030 CEO Satya Nadella said Thursday that the commitment will happen “not just across our direct emissions, but across our supply chain, too.”...
22:16, 2020-01-16

Formula One aims for zero carbon footprint by 2030 Formula One set out its first ever sustainability plan on Tuesday with the aim of achieving a net zero-carbon footprint for the sport by 2030....
01:44, 2019-11-12

Microsoft makes 'carbon negative' pledge The tech giant pledges to remove all the carbon it has emitted since its founding in 1975....
19:04, 2020-01-16

UK should contribute £20bn to UN climate fund by 2030, report says IPPR says UK should shoulder burden due to major historical contribution to rising carbon emissionsThe UK contribution to the UN’s climate fund shoul...
01:24, 2019-11-29

Germany ready to spend €75 billion to tackle climate change by 2030: report Germany's finance minister said failure to secure a "convincing solution" may risk government stability. Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on the p...
12:48, 2019-09-13

Britain's AstraZeneca launches $1 billion China investment fund with CICC AstraZeneca said it is launching a new fund with China International Capital Corporation (CICC) to invest $1 billion in China's healthcare sector, as...
00:36, 2019-11-06

In climate push, Microsoft to erase its carbon footprint from atmosphere Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it aims to remove more carbon from the atmosphere than it emits by 2030 and that by 2050, it hopes to have taken out ...
19:12, 2020-01-16

Microsoft to erase its carbon footprint, past and future, in climate push Microsoft Corp on Thursday set a new ambition among Fortune 500 companies in addressing climate change, pledging to remove as much carbon as it has e...
21:56, 2020-01-16

Governments pledge $9.8 billion for global climate fund Donor governments pledged $9.8 billion in fresh financing for the Green Climate Fund, set up to help developing nations tackle global warming, the he...
16:00, 2019-10-25

Poland and Germany to be top beneficiaries of 100 billion euro EU climate fund Poland and Germany will be the biggest beneficiaries of a new 100-billion-euro ($112 billion) EU fund designed to help coal-dependent regions move to...
14:48, 2020-01-16

Global climate fund gets $9.8 billion in fresh financing pledges Donor governments pledged $9.8 billion in fresh financing for the Green Climate Fund, set up to help developing nations tackle global warming, the he...
16:28, 2019-10-25

UN launches drive to suck back carbon and reverse climate change New York forum aims to ‘restore’ the climate by reducing atmospheric levels of carbon to those of a century agoA new effort to rally governments and ...
15:36, 2019-09-17

Wealthy countries pledge $9.8 billion climate fund to aid poorer nations The Green Climate Fund have secured $9.8 billion in funding from 27 countries to help developing countries tackle climate change. The US and Australi...
21:32, 2019-10-25

ArcelorMittal aims for 30% cut in emissions in Europe by 2030 The world's biggest steelmaker ArcelorMittal announced plans on Friday to cut emissions by 30% at its European operations by 2030, two days after the...
14:24, 2019-12-13

Composting in schools: Montreal aims to be zero waste by 2030 Last month, the City of Montreal presented its 2020-2025 waste management plan, which aims to divert waste from landfills by 85 per cent by 2030....
23:28, 2019-11-28

Norway's state-controlled oil firm aims for 40% cut in emissions by 2030 Norway's state-controlled oil company plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% in the coming decade and to near zero by 2050, potentially allowin...
14:12, 2020-01-06

Rhode Island Governor aims for 100% renewable power by 2030 Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo signed an executive order on Friday aiming for renewable energy to provide all of the state's electricity by 2030...
21:28, 2020-01-17

Formula 1 targets ‘net-zero carbon’ status by 2030 Sustainability programme launched by F1 bosses with ambitious targets set Formula 1 has pledged to work towards a “net-zero carbon footprint” by 2030...
12:24, 2019-11-12

Formula 1 targets 'net-zero carbon' status by 2030 Sustainability programme launched by F1 bosses with ambitious targets set Formula 1 has pledged to work towards a “net-zero carbon footprint” by 2030...
16:28, 2019-11-12

Founders Fund, Peter Thiel’s venture firm, is raising a new $3 billion fund to maintain its power in startups that stay private According to a Wall Street Journal report from Rob Copeland and Katie Roof on Monday, Peter Thiel's venture firm Founders Fund is raising nearly $3 b...
19:20, 2019-10-21

Drax owner plans to be world's first carbon-negative business Energy firm once labelled western Europe’s top polluter sets ambitious 10-year targetAn energy company once labelled western Europe’s biggest pollute...
02:16, 2019-12-10

Singapore aims to expand solar power use in city state by 2030 Natural gas will continue to play a dominant role in generating electricity in Singapore while the city-state plans to scale up the use of renewable ...
04:16, 2019-10-29

Shipping sector sets course for zero carbon vessels, fuel by 2030 Leading ports, banks, oil and shipping companies on Monday launched an initiative which aims to have ships and marine fuels with zero carbon emission...
15:36, 2019-09-23

Majority of UK public back 2030 zero-carbon target – poll Nearly half of Tory voters back plan, compared with 16% who back party’s 2050 targetA majority of the UK public and almost half of Conservative voter...
09:00, 2019-11-07

Singapore aims to expand solar power use in city state by 2030: trade minister Singapore aims to widen the use of solar power in the city state, targeting a 2-gigawatt peak of solar power capacity by 2030, a senior government of...
03:32, 2019-10-29

Study imagines low-carbon N.S. by 2030: electric cars, renewables, heat pumps The report, commissioned by the Ecology Action Centre, assumes a future without coal-fired generation by 2030....
22:56, 2019-11-25

Sadiq Khan vows to make London carbon-neutral by 2030 if re-elected Mayor’s pledge on air pollution to form part of vision for green new deal for LondonSadiq Khan will promise to put London on a par with Scandinavian ...
21:52, 2020-01-17

Meet Masayoshi Son, the Japanese billionaire with a $14 billion personal fortune whose SoftBank mega-fund lost more than $4.7 billion investing in WeWork Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images Masayoshi Son, the billionaire founder and CEO of Japanese holding company SoftBank, is worth an estimated $14.1 billion...
16:36, 2019-11-06

Sadiq Khan pledges to make London carbon neutral by 2030 if he wins mayoral race London Mayor Sadiq Khan has pledged to make the capital carbon neutral by 2030 if he is re-elected later this year....
23:20, 2020-01-17

Congress aims to fund government through Dec. 20 Congressional leaders have pegged Dec. 20 as the next deadline for government funding after the current stopgap expires next week, House Appropriatio...
00:48, 2019-11-13

Goldman Sachs pledges $750 billion to environmental causes by 2030 Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Monday it will provide $750 billion in financing, advisory services and investments for initiatives that fight climat...
20:16, 2019-12-16

NEW: Ualá, a fast-growing personal finance app in Argentina, just closed a $150 million fundraising led by Tencent and SoftBank's Latin America innovation fund See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: A 45-year-long study discovered trends in successful hyper-intelligent childrenSee Also:I'm a...
14:16, 2019-11-25

India plans $330 billion renewables push by 2030 without hurting coal India said on Thursday it needs $330 billion in investments over the next decade to power its renewable energy dream, but coal would remain central t...
15:36, 2019-07-04

F1 aims to set benchmark for sporting world with pledge to go carbon neutral Plan intends to make all grands prix fully sustainable by 2025‘If F1 can do it then surely anyone can,’ says Green PartyFormula One has pledged to de...
20:20, 2019-11-12

CAQ government aims to reform management of Quebec’s Green Fund The Quebec government has tabled a new bill to fight climate. If passed, it will give the environment minister more power to manage the money in the ...
23:28, 2019-10-31

Goldman Sachs' green goal: $750 billion in work for environmental projects by 2030 Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Monday it will provide $750 billion in financing, advisory services and investments for green projects and companies,...
02:20, 2019-12-17

Swiss study aims to find out if carbon dioxide can be locked in rock Swiss scientists are injecting carbon dioxide into rock deep inside a mountain to discover if the gas leaks out or if it can be locked away to stop i...
14:16, 2019-05-08

Low-carbon technology fund is a tonic for Scottish gin maker Orkney Distillery aims to be the first producer powered by hydrogen and renewable energyA craft distillery in Scotland could become the greenest gin ...
18:24, 2019-08-29

Low-carbon technology fund is tonic for Scottish gin maker Orkney Distillery aims to be the first producer powered by hydrogen and renewable energyA craft distillery in Scotland could become the greenest gin ...
19:12, 2019-08-29

Finisterre: the sustainable outdoor clothing brand with aims to be a carbon-positive business A pioneering sustainable outdoors clothing brand based in Cornwall and inspired by a love of the sea...
12:52, 2019-11-27

The dark side of innovation: From dynamite to climate change Cultural evolution defines us as humans, but its products kill as people weaponise consumer tech and climate change threatens Earth, argue two new bo...
11:20, 2019-11-30

Shipping execs advocate carbon levies to fund fuels of the future Executives at some of the world's top shipping groups are advocating a levy on carbon emissions on shipping in an effort to shape tightening rules on...
13:24, 2019-11-01

Uber Aims for Valuation of Up to $91 Billion in I.P.O. The world’s largest ride-hailing company, which has not yet made a profit, kicked off the last stage of its journey to list on public stock markets....
14:08, 2019-04-26

80M jobs could be lost by 2030 due to climate change: UN A temperature rise of 1.5C by the end of century could lead to a 2.2 per cent drop in working hours - equal to 80 million full-time jobs - costing th...
18:40, 2019-07-01

Angus Taylor won't say what PM's 'negative globalism' comments mean for climate talks Energy minister ducks questions about Scott Morrison’s criticism of ‘internationalist bureaucracy’The energy minister, Angus Taylor, has ducked quest...
08:40, 2019-10-08

Juul to cut $1 billion in costs as new CEO aims for reboot Juul will cut nearly $1 billion in costs next year, a company official said on Tuesday, as its new chief executive officer tries to turn around the e...
16:44, 2019-11-12

SmileDirectClub aims for $1 billion IPO in September: Sources The company is on track to generate $1 billion in revenue in 2019, one of the people said....
00:16, 2019-08-01

Microsoft pledges to remove entire historical carbon footprint by 2050 Microsoft has pledged that within the next 30 years it will remove all the carbon it has emitted since it was founded in 1975....
21:32, 2020-01-16

Eight EU countries call on Timmermans to raise 2030 climate goal to 55% Eight European Union states have called on the bloc's incoming top climate official, Frans Timmermans, to raise the EU's carbon dioxide reduction tar...
05:28, 2019-10-08

Germany Passes Climate-Protection Law to Ensure 2030 Goals The law aims to get the country in line to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions to meet Paris Agreement targets....
20:20, 2019-11-15

Exclusive: U.N. chief calls on EU to raise 2030 climate goal to 55% U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the European Union to aim for a 55% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, far more than the ...
18:12, 2019-06-15

City of Montreal to ban oil heating by 2030 in bid to fight climate change Heating oil will be banned in the City of Montreal, with all municipal buildings making the switch to alternate energy sources by 2021....
22:28, 2019-05-06

8 EU states push to raise 2030 climate goal, but Germany absent The European Union member states have signed a letter urging the bloc to get tougher on climate action. Germany, however, was not among them, with on...
09:36, 2019-10-08

Reach ‘peak meat’ by 2030 to tackle climate crisis, say scientists Reducing meat and dairy consumption will cut methane and allow forests to thriveLivestock production needs to reach its peak within the next decade i...
07:40, 2019-12-12

UEFA launches online streaming portal, aims for young fans NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA says its new online platform to stream soccer games will show German league matches next season. The governing body of ...
13:36, 2019-06-13

UK launches £315m new tech fund to help industry cut emissions Government hopes scheme will help save £1bn a year on industrial energy billsThe government has launched a £300m hunt to find new technologies that c...
16:20, 2019-11-05

AdColony launches $5 million fund for publisher in-app monetization  AdColony, a mobile performance marketing firm, has launched a $5 million fund to encourage publishers to adopt its in-app monetization technologies....
14:48, 2019-05-02

CBOE Launches Hedge Fund Benchmarks with Eurekahedge CHICAGO, IL – August 18, 2015 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has launched four new benchmark indexe...
13:52, 2019-05-01

Dutch climate policies set to fall short of 2030 goals: advisory body The Netherlands looks set to miss its goal for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the next decade, the country's main environmental advisory body s...
13:00, 2019-11-01

Microsoft launches the ARM-based Surface Pro X At its annual Surface hardware event, Microsoft today announced the long-rumored ARM-based Surface, the first time Microsoft itself has launched a de...
17:28, 2019-10-02

Repsol to cut carbon emissions to net zero by 2050 at $5.3 billion cost Spain's Repsol pledged on Monday to reduce net carbon emissions from its operations and most of its products to zero by 2050 and absorb a 4.8 billion...
22:32, 2019-12-02

VMware acquires Pivotal and Carbon Black for nearly $5 billion Cloud software company VMware acquired security firm Carbon Black and cloud services developer tool maker Pivotal today for $5 billion.Read More...
01:52, 2019-08-23

Alberta launches promised constitutional challenge of federal carbon tax The government said the federal tax, which is imposed on any province that doesn't establish its own policy, "disrupts the balance of Canada's federa...
20:44, 2019-06-20

France’s $5.5 billion startup fund is a bid for digital sovereignty Digital sovereignty is an issue for countries worried about being squeezed by Silicon Valley and China. France has a $5.5 billion plan, but is it eno...
16:12, 2019-09-23

US may subsidize Huawei alternatives with proposed $1.25 billion fund Enlarge / Huawei sign displayed at CES 2020 in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) The US government should spen...
22:40, 2020-01-15

Tesla to issue more than $2 billion in debt to fund expansion Tesla launched issues of new shares and debt worth more than $2 billion on Thursday, with Chief Executive Elon Musk pitching in $10 million as the el...
17:36, 2019-05-02

SoftBank’s Vision Fund suffers $8.9 billion loss SoftBank reported its first quarterly loss in 14 years on Wednesday, whiplashed by an $8.9 billion hit at its giant Vision Fund and marking a rare, h...
16:20, 2019-11-06

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked ...
01:08, 2019-06-22

Global renewable energy initiative aims to bring a billion people in from the dark Worldwide commission aims to end energy poverty in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia by driving investment in new technology Electricity could be del...
14:20, 2019-09-13

Merge Games turns 10, launches $4 million indie fund Game publisher Merge Games is starting a $4 warchest to help the funding and advertising of indie titles.Read More...
17:16, 2019-07-16

Rokit launches $50 million indie game development fund Rokit, the maker of smartphones, launched a $50 million game development fund for mobile and console indie game developers.Read More...
23:40, 2019-07-11

Israel's Pitango launches $150 million health technology fund Israel's Pitango Venture Capital said on Thursday it was launching a fund that will reach $150 million to invest in health technology....
06:48, 2019-06-06

Climate-centric 2020 candidate Jay Inslee calls for mandating 100% clean energy by 2030 Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee released a plan Friday to impose a 100% clean energy mandate, requiring all U.S. electricity to be carbo...
15:24, 2019-05-03

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September ...
12:24, 2019-05-02

With $1 Billion From Microsoft, an A.I. Lab Wants to Mimic the Brain OpenAI, now managed by start-up guru Sam Altman, wants to create a machine that can do anything the human brain can do. Skeptics wonder if it is poss...
17:12, 2019-07-22

Microsoft launches AI for Cultural Heritage program Microsoft's latest AI for Good initiative -- AI for Cultural Heritage -- aims to preserve and celebrate people, places, and historical artifacts.Read...
21:04, 2019-07-11

Cutting carbon emissions to net zero by 2050 to cost Repsol $5.3 billion Spanish energy group Repsol pledged on Monday to reduce its net carbon emissions to zero by 2050 in a bid to battle climate change, a move it said wo...
21:04, 2019-12-02

3D printing platform Carbon raises $260 million at $2.4 billion valuation 3D printing 'digital manufacturer' Carbon has raised $260 million in a growth round of funding co-led by Madrone Capital Partners and Baillie Gifford...
15:16, 2019-06-25

Ship industry proposes $5 billion research fund to help cut emissions Shipping associations have proposed creating a research fund with $5 billion raised by the industry to develop technology to help the sector meet U.N...
02:04, 2019-12-18

Global Fund raises $13.92 billion to fight AIDS, TB, malaria French President Emmanuel Macron says a conference of the Global Fund to fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria has raised at least $13.92 bill...
16:12, 2019-10-10

California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund: media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, according to media report...
22:48, 2019-06-21

SoftBank unveils $108 billion fund to invest in artificial intelligence SoftBank has secured pledges from Microsoft, Apple and other investors of around $108 billion for a second Vision Fund aimed at investing in artifici...
16:00, 2019-07-26

California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Co...
00:24, 2019-07-13

PG&E expects $4.8 billion of initial contribution to California wildfire fund Power producer PG&E Corp said on Thursday its initial contribution to California's wildfire fund would be about $4.8 billion, and annual contribution...
18:16, 2019-07-25

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 billion wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future ...
22:32, 2019-07-11

Bridgewater co-CEO Eileen Murray is leaving the $160 billion hedge fund Getty Images Bridgewater Associates co-CEO Eileen Murray is leaving the $160 billion hedge fund, according a press release published Tuesday. Murray ...
16:24, 2019-12-03

Nobel laureate launches reparations fund for sexual violence survivors UNITED NATIONS — The Nobel Peace Prize-winning surgeon whose hospital in war-torn Congo has treated over 50,000 victims of sexual violence has launch...
19:16, 2019-09-23

TDK launches $50 million corporate venture fund for material science technologies TDK has established TDK Ventures as a $50 million corporate venture capital fund to invest in early-stage startups in material science, energy, and c...
13:48, 2019-07-01

IBM Bets $34 Billion That It Can Catch Up to Amazon and Microsoft With the purchase of Red Hat, IBM is presenting itself as an open, impartial player in the cloud computing industry....
21:00, 2019-07-09

Microsoft launches Surface Pro X and previews folding phone Product bonanza includes bigger Surface Laptop 3, Surface Earbuds and updated Surface Pro 7Microsoft has launched the Surface Pro X, a redesigned thi...
20:00, 2019-10-02

Microsoft launches Azure Security Lab, doubles top bug bounty to $40,000 Microsoft announced the Azure Security Lab, a sandbox-like environment for security researchers, and doubled the top Azure bug bounty to $40,000.Read...
18:48, 2019-08-05

E-cigarette maker Juul's value slashed to $24 billion by hedge fund investor, WSJ says Darsana reportedly wrote down the value of its investment in Juul by more than a third to a price that values it at $24 billion....
14:44, 2019-10-04

Blackstone raises three-quarters of targeted $4.6 billion life sciences fund Private equity firm Blackstone Group Inc has secured $3.4 billion from investors for its first fund dedicated to investments in the life sciences sec...
23:44, 2020-01-09

Norway fund may have to offload $1 billion stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive mor...
11:08, 2019-06-12

Britain to create 1 billion pound fund for clean energy technology Britain will create a 1 billion pound ($1.25 billion) fund for scientists around the world to create and test new technology to help developing count...
00:28, 2019-09-23

Ray Dalio's hedge fund has bet more than $1 billion that global stocks will tumble by March, WSJ says Brian Snyder/Reuters Ray Dalio's hedge fund has placed a bet north of $1 billion that global stocks will fall by March, according to a report from th...
15:24, 2019-11-22

Intesa Sanpaolo CEO says ready to fund 50 billion euros in green investments Italy's biggest retail bank Intesa Sanpaolo is ready to fund 50 billion euros in green investments in Italy, Chief Executive Carlo Messina said on Th...
11:36, 2020-01-16

Toyota launches second $100 million VC fund targeting autonomous mobility and robotics startups Toyota announced the launch of its second $100 million fund targeting startups in artificial intelligence and machine learning.Read More...
14:48, 2019-05-02

Brick & Mortar Ventures launches $97 million construction tech venture fund Construction technology is a big thing, which is why Brick & Mortar Ventures has raised a $97 million fund to invest in building innovations.Read Mor...
21:52, 2019-08-13

Amazon and Microsoft Are 2 Finalists for $10 Billion Pentagon Contract The cloud computing project, known as JEDI, is one of the largest federal information technology contracts in history....
20:56, 2019-04-11

Microsoft furthers $5 billion IoT plan with new Azure features At the IoT Solutions World Congress, Microsoft took the wraps off a slew of enhancements headed to Azure IoT Central, Azure IoT Hub, and more.Read Mo...
14:48, 2019-10-28

Microsoft launches fully managed Azure Blockchain Service Microsoft announced its own fully managed blockchain service. The Azure Blockchain Service is launching in preview, but some companies are already us...
23:16, 2019-05-02

Microsoft’s game streaming service launches in October, but you’re going to need an Xbox Google a few days ago held its second Stadia press event of the year, revealing price and launch dates for the streaming service it first announced a...
13:40, 2019-06-10

Microsoft is bringing Visual Studio to the browser, unveils .NET 5, and launches ML.NET 1.0 At Build 2019, Microsoft previewed new Visual Studio features for remote work, unveiled the .NET roadmap, and launched ML.NET 1.0.Read More...
20:12, 2019-05-06

Microsoft launches Visual Studio Online public preview and ML.NET 1.4 Microsoft launched Visual Studio Online public preview, which meshes together Visual Studio, cloud-hosted developer environments, and a web-based edi...
15:52, 2019-11-04

Microsoft launches Project Cortex, improves Search and MyAnalytics Microsoft launched a new service in the AI-powered Project Cortex and announced updates across its Search products at Ignite 2019.Read More...
15:52, 2019-11-04

Reality check: The Liberals want to plant 2 billion trees to get to carbon neutral. Will it work? Justin Trudeau has vowed to plant two billion trees over 10 years to help Canada become carbon neutral....
22:44, 2019-09-27

A secretive $120 billion hedge fund has bested Warren Buffett again and again. These are its 10 biggest holdings. Chip Somodevilla / Getty A secretive $120 billion hedge fund founded by a Cold War codebreaker has vastly outperformed Warren Buffett over the past t...
09:32, 2019-11-21

History Lesson: Sen. Elizabeth Warren Breaks Down Why Her $50 Billion Plan to Fund HBCUs Is Very Necessary Last week, 2020 presidential candidate and U.S Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) outlined a radical education plan that addresses the racial and socioe...
12:00, 2019-05-02

Microsoft invests $1 billion in OpenAI to develop AI technologies on Azure OpenAI and Microsoft will partner to develop AI technologies on the latter's Azure platform, and to commercialize some of those technologies over tim...
15:48, 2019-07-22

Microsoft Project upgrade launches in general availability with a focus on collaboration Microsoft is rolling out an all-new version of Microsoft Project, as the company looks to better equip teams to "collaborate on projects more efficie...
15:00, 2019-10-29

WSJ says Ray Dalio's hedge fund has bet more than $1 billion on a global stock sell-off by March — a report he's since denied Brian Snyder/Reuters Ray Dalio's hedge fund has placed a bet north of $1 billion that global stocks will fall by March, according to a Wall Street Jo...
19:12, 2019-11-22

Microsoft Wins Pentagon’s $10 Billion JEDI Contract, Thwarting Amazon Amazon was considered a front-runner for the cloud computing project, known as JEDI, before President Trump began criticizing the company’s founder, ...
01:12, 2019-10-26

Microsoft reports $33.1 billion in Q1 2020 revenue: Azure up 59%, Surface down 4%, and LinkedIn up 25% Microsoft today reported fiscal Q1 2020 earnings, including revenue of $33.1 billion, net income of $10.7 billion, and earnings per share of $1.38.Re...
23:04, 2019-10-23

Microsoft reports $33.7 billion in Q4 2019 revenue: Azure up 64%, Surface up 14%, and LinkedIn up 25% Microsoft today reported fiscal Q4 2019 earnings, including revenue of $33.7 billion, net income of $ billion, and earnings per share of $1.71.Read M...
22:24, 2019-07-18

Pentagon awards $10-billion 'war cloud' deal to Microsoft, snubs Amazon Amazon has expressed its "surprise" over the decision to award the contract to Microsoft Corp. The planned cloud IT system for the US military had lo...
08:52, 2019-10-26

Microsoft beats Amazon for $10 billion Pentagon JEDI cloud contract Microsoft beat Amazon out for a $10 billion cloud contract to provide the United States Department of Defense cloud computing services.Read More...
02:40, 2019-10-26

GitHub is releasing its first-ever smartphone app, a year after Microsoft acquired it for $7.5 billion (MSFT) Microsoft On Wednesday, GitHub announced its first-ever mobile app, now available for iPhone and iPad in beta. The launch comes after Microsoft acqui...
19:20, 2019-11-13

Yahoo launches privacy-focused search engine powered by Microsoft Bing Verizon recently released a brand-new Yahoo OneSearch search engine powered by Microsoft Bing, which is said to be “privacy-oriented.” The new search...
00:36, 2020-01-18

Goldman could reportedly settle for less than $2 billion following multiple probes over Malaysian investment fund — and that's lower than expected REUTERS/Olivia Harris Goldman Sachs could settle for under $2 billion to resolve US probes into the bank's involvement with 1MDB, a Malaysian investm...
22:04, 2019-12-06

Microsoft's $10 billion Pentagon contract win changes everything in the cloud wars with Amazon. Here's what you need to know. (MSFT, AMZN) Chip Somodevilla / Staff Last week, the Pentagon sent a shockwave through the cloud computing world with the surprise announcement that Microsoft had...
19:24, 2019-11-01

Microsoft launches election verification tool and M365 for Campaigns to protect political parties Microsoft is introducing tools to safeguard democratic contests around the world with the debut of ElectionGuard and M365 for Campaigns.Read More...
20:12, 2019-05-06

Microsoft launches Chromium Edge release candidate, brings intranet search to phones Microsoft launched the release candidate of Edge based on Google's Chromium open source project. Chromium Edge will hit general availability on Janua...
15:52, 2019-11-04

Volvo Cars aims to be climate neutral by 2040 Volvo Cars, owned by China's Geely Holding, is targeting a 40% reduction in the carbon footprint of each car it manufactures by 2025 as it bids to be...
14:00, 2019-10-16

‘We want everybody’s attention on this’: A new exhibit on climate change aims to hit home. The American Museum of Natural History’s Lauri Halderman on teaching visitors the impacts of a changing environment....
14:37, 2019-09-17

The world's top 20 hedge fund managers posted their biggest gains of the decade in 2019 — and returned $59.3 billion to their investors Reuters / Ruben Sprich The 20 best-performing hedge fund managers of all time gained $59.3 billion in 2019 to post their best annual return in at lea...
17:24, 2020-01-21

Amazon asks court to pause Microsoft’s work on Pentagon’s $10 billion JEDI contract Amazon has filed a motion to temporarily stop the U.S. Department of Defense and Microsoft from carrying out an up to $10 billion cloud computing dea...
14:44, 2020-01-23

Amazon has filed a lawsuit after the Defense Department signed a $10 billion cloud contract with Microsoft Reuters Amazon.com Inc. filed a lawsuit on Friday in the US Court of Federal Claims contesting the Pentagon's award of an up to $10 billion cloud com...
03:52, 2019-11-23

Microsoft is set for a record open after beating Amazon to a controversial contract with the Pentagon worth $10 billion Reuters Microsoft is set for a record opening on Monday, after securing a contract with the Pentagon, worth $10 billion for its cloud computing servi...
13:40, 2019-10-28

Climate scientists try to cut their own carbon footprints For years, Kim Cobb was the Indiana Jones of climate science. The Georgia Tech professor flew to the caves of Borneo to study ancient and current cli...
17:52, 2019-12-09

Climate protesters want net zero carbon emissions - is it possible? An increasing number of countries are declaring plans to hit net zero carbon emissions, but doing so will require technology that doesn’t yet exist...
14:16, 2019-04-18

How climate scientists are trying to cut their own carbon footprint For years, Kim Cobb was the Indiana Jones of climate science. The Georgia Tech professor flew to the caves of Borneo to study ancient and current cli...
20:44, 2019-12-09

Brazil's climate negotiators in dark on Bolsonaro's aims: sources Brazil's negotiators already face a tough job at United Nations climate talks, given anger at President Jair Bolsonaro's stance on the Amazon, but it...
14:00, 2019-12-02

No longer the host, Brazil still aims for key role at U.N. climate talks Brazil may have backed out of hosting this year's U.N. climate summit, but the country will still take a leading role in negotiating the mechanisms n...
01:00, 2019-10-16

EU aims to stir global action with pledge on climate crisis Brussels sets goal to halve emissions by 2030 and become first climate-neutral continent by 2050The EU will attempt to revive the world’s flagging at...
10:24, 2019-12-11

AT&T plans to sell its Puerto Rico business for almost $2 billion amid pressure from activist hedge fund Elliott Management (T) Brendan McDermid/Reuters AT&T announced on Wednesday it plans to sell its Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands business to Liberty Latin America for alm...
20:48, 2019-10-09

Goldman Sachs is reportedly in talks to admit guilt, pay $2 billion fine to settle probe into Malaysian investment fund Richard Drew/AP Goldman Sachs is set to pay a fine nearing $2 billion and admit guilt to the US government to resolve an investigation into its 1MDB ...
15:24, 2019-12-19

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a $2 billion recovery fund to rebuild areas devastated by the bushfires AAP Image/Lukas Coch via REUTERS Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has promised the government will invest at least $2 billion over for a "rec...
15:12, 2020-01-06

Microsoft shares hit record high after beating Amazon to a controversial contract with the Pentagon worth $10 billion Reuters Microsoft is set for a record opening on Monday, after securing a contract with the Pentagon, worth $10 billion for its cloud computing servi...
15:12, 2019-10-28

$5.5 billion Swedish fintech Klarna says it has added tens of thousands of new merchant partners including H&M and Microsoft Shutterstock Swedish payment provider Klarna is the most valuable fintech startup in Europe. According to its own data, Klarna added 60,000 new merch...
18:12, 2019-11-28

Climate change: New Zealand passes 'zero carbon' law New Zealand has passed a law that aims to make the country almost carbon neutral by 2050. Farmers, who bring in a large portion of foreign income, wi...
10:40, 2019-11-07

UK climate report: What your life could be like in a low-carbon future An ambitious plan to cut the UK's greenhouse gas emissions will see the country completely transform many aspects of daily life. Here's what it will ...
02:00, 2019-05-02

First EU-wide 'climate law' to set net-zero carbon target by 2050 Plan is part of ‘green new deal’ but campaigners say it is not enough to tackle climate crisisThe first EU-wide “climate law” would enshrine a legall...
15:16, 2019-11-29

Climate change: Can Glasgow go carbon neutral? As more cities declare climate emergencies, we look at how Glasgow aims to cancel out its carbon footprint....
02:44, 2020-01-17

Microsoft launches Service Mesh Interface, Visual Studio Code Kubernetes extension 1.0, and Virtual Kubelet 1.0 Microsoft has launched the Service Mesh Interface (SMI) specification, Helm 3 alpha, Visual Studio Code Kubernetes extension 1.0, and Virtual Kubelet...
17:28, 2019-05-21

UN climate summit aims to speed up transition to cleaner, greener future New measures to speed up the transition to clean energy and green economies are among the initiatives to be unveiled during the UN Climate Change Sum...
22:00, 2019-09-17

Poland delighted with EU climate fund proposal A European Union fund designed to help coal-reliant regions move toward a greener economy is very good news for Poland, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawi...
14:48, 2020-01-16

UN climate fund struggling to meet goal without help from US US President Donald Trump’s decision to withhold $2 billion of the $3 billion pledged by Barack Obama has contributed to a shortfall at the Green Cli...
18:20, 2019-10-24

A Bezos-backed trucking startup now valued at $2.75 billion just raised $400 million from Al Gore's fund to dominate the digital-freight market Mario Tama/Getty Images Convoy just raised $400 million for its freight brokerage and software solution. The Seattle-based trucking tech unicorn is n...
12:36, 2019-11-13

Meet Steve Cohen, the hedge-fund billionaire who is in talks to buy the Mets for $2.6 billion and owns mansions across some of America's swankiest ZIP codes Lucy Nicholson/REUTERS; Samantha Lee/Business Insider Billionaire hedgefund manager Steve Cohen is in talks to buy an 80% share of the New York Mets ...
15:20, 2019-12-06

Amazon Web Services is 'evaluating options' after Microsoft wins $10 billion JEDI contract out from under its nose (AMZN, MSFT) Mike Blake/Reuters Microsoft was officially awarded the $10 billion JEDI cloud contract with the Pentagon on Friday — marking a big victory ove...
02:28, 2019-10-26

Microsoft hits record high after announcing $40 billion stock buyback plan, dividend boost (MSFT) Beck Diefenbach/Reuters Microsoft's stock price rose 2.8% to an intraday record high on Thursday after the company announced an 11% increase to its ...
18:44, 2019-09-19

Gucci goes carbon neutral in bid to tackle climate crisis The planet has gone too far, says CEO Marco Bizzarri, as he outlines greener strategyAs the fashion industry continues to address its role in the cli...
18:24, 2019-09-12

Proposed EU-wide 'climate law' would set net-zero carbon target by 2050 Plan is part of ‘green new deal’ but campaigners say it is not enough to tackle climate crisisThe first EU-wide “climate law” would enshrine a legall...
15:40, 2019-11-29

Climate change: Is Greta Thunberg right about UK carbon emissions? Teenager Greta Thunberg said the UK's carbon emissions reduction relied on "creative accounting"....
12:28, 2019-04-26

Climate change: Peatlands 'turning into carbon sources' Scientists call for urgent action to prevent peatlands drying out and releasing vast stores of carbon....
20:04, 2019-10-21

Climate Change: Plan to cut carbon emissions from concerts Scientists team up with group Massive Attack to create blueprint that will 'transform the music industry'....
03:04, 2019-11-28

New Zealand introduces climate bill to become carbon neutral WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s government has introduced an ambitious climate change bill that aims to make the nation carbon neu...
03:48, 2019-05-08

New York aims to fight climate change by creating green union jobs Effort to build offshore wind turbines to power up to 6m homes will create more than 10,000 jobs under Climate Jobs New York planAs global warming ha...
08:12, 2019-05-16

YouTube ads of 100 top brands fund climate misinformation – study Avaaz says firms are unaware commercials being played alongside misleading videosSome of the biggest companies in the world are funding climate misin...
14:36, 2020-01-16

Is Germany too stingy to fund the fight against climate change? The German government is proposing a climate protection package that will cost billions of euros. The country is wealthy, but there are already conce...
22:16, 2019-09-19

$9.8B raised for global climate fund following damning UN reports As global concerns about the changes to the Earth's climate rise to heightened levels, a group helping poor nations around the world address the issu...
18:08, 2019-10-25

Climate change pushes U.S. fund managers to bet on AC makers Record heatwaves in Europe and Asia this summer are leading fund managers to buy shares of air conditioning manufacturers, betting that the public he...
20:32, 2019-09-12

BlackRock, partners eye initial $500 million for climate fund A BlackRock-backed group aims to raise an initial $500 million for a private equity fund that will invest in climate change-linked infrastructure upg...
08:44, 2020-01-22

Poland and Germany to be top beneficiaries of 100 bln euro EU climate fund Poland and Germany will be the biggest beneficiaries of a new 100-billion-euro ($112 billion) EU fund designed to help coal-dependent regions move to...
15:20, 2020-01-16

R&A to fund projects as golf gears up for climate change Golf's governing body the R&A are investing up to 650,000 pounds ($849,030) in various sustainability projects as the sport attempts to safeguard its...
18:56, 2020-01-09

Syrians still living on ‘razor edge’ as UN launches $8.8 billion dollar appeal An $8.8 billion funding appeal has been issued by the UN to help millions of Syrians who live a “razor-edge existence” inside and outside the war-tor...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Microsoft just scored a huge upset over Amazon by winning the fierce battle over the $10 billion JEDI contract (MSFT, AMZN) AP Photo/Elaine Thompson Microsoft was officially awarded a $10 billion cloud contract with the Pentagon on Friday — marking a big victory over...
01:36, 2019-10-26

Bipartisan Senate climate caucus can't focus on carbon tax, founders say The founding members of a new bipartisan Senate climate caucus say they are aiming to avoid focusing just on a carbon price to maintain equal support...
22:52, 2019-10-23

Climate change: 'Bleak' outlook as carbon emissions gap grows The UN says nations must "dramatically strengthen" carbon cuts to avoid dangerous climate change....
09:36, 2019-11-26

UN climate delegates deadlock on ‘carbon market’ as talks stall Climate change is still a hot topic as the summit sponsored by the United Nations dragged on past its final day Friday and into the weekend as delega...
16:20, 2019-12-14

Gucci goes carbon neutral in attempt to tackle climate crisis The planet has gone too far, says CEO Marco Bizzarri, as he outlines greener strategyAs the fashion industry continues to address its role in the cli...
09:32, 2019-09-13

Sucking carbon out of the air is no magic fix for the climate emergency | Simon Lewis Negative emissions tech is important, but the idea it could replace decarbonisation is pure fantasy. Business as usual is not an optionThe Arctic is ...
09:16, 2019-08-01

Bloomberg climate plan would halve U.S. carbon emissions in 10 years Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Friday unveiled a climate plan to slash U.S. carbon emissions by 50% in ten years, by slapping...
16:56, 2019-12-13

Carbon taxes have to rise sharply to avoid climate crisis, says IMF Fund says governments could use money to help vulnerable people or invest in green energyAvoiding dangerous global heating will require governments a...
16:44, 2019-10-10

Europe threatens U.S. with carbon tariffs to combat climate change “It’s not whether it’s going to happen — it’s going to happen,” former Secretary of State John Kerry predicts....
23:40, 2019-12-13

Climate Town Hall: Several Democratic Candidates Embrace a Carbon Tax At a CNN forum on climate change, the first such prime-time event in a presidential campaign, candidates vowed to take aggressive action to combat gl...
09:40, 2019-09-05

Jay Inslee signs clean-power bill, aims to cement himself as the climate change candidate Democratic presidential candidate and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill Tuesday that aims for 100% carbon-free electricity in the state by 204...
20:08, 2019-05-08

Mormon Church-linked investment fund amassed $100 billion in tax-free money and claimed it was being stored in preparation for 'the second coming of Christ,' according to a whistleblower complaint George Frey/Getty A Mormon who used to work at the investment division of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints alleged in a whistleblower ...
09:56, 2019-12-17

Biden Fund-Raiser Draws Climate Change Protesters Joe Biden defied the activists and attended a fund-raiser co-hosted by Andrew Goldman, a founder of a fossil fuel company....
15:52, 2019-09-06

Britain to fund steel in $480 million climate change package Britain announced 390 million pounds ($480 million) of spending for low carbon technology on Thursday, most of which will go to the steel industry in...
16:08, 2019-08-29

Punish directors who don't make climate disclosures, says hedge fund TCI threatens to dump stakes in firms do not have credible plan to reduce emissionsThe activist hedge fund TCI plans to target directors of companies...
11:44, 2019-12-02

Danish pension fund excludes top oil firms on climate concerns Danish pension fund MP Pension said on Tuesday it would sell its stakes in 10 of the world's biggest oil firms as it seeks to divest major sources of...
15:36, 2019-09-03

Climate change has U.S. fund managers adjusting agriculture investments After historic floods devastated Midwestern agricultural states this spring, some fund managers are evaluating how climate change will affect the lon...
18:32, 2019-05-01

UK General Election news LIVE: Boris Johnson announces dementia fund and Jeremy Corbyn launches youth manifesto as they return to campaign trail Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn were today launching new policies as they return to the General Election campaign trail following a live TV grilling....
10:00, 2019-11-23

Norwest Venture Partners raises $2 billion venture and growth equity fund Norwest Venture Partners has raised $2 billion for its 15th venture capital and growth equity investment fund -- its largest investment fund to date....
15:48, 2019-11-14

Amazon just made its first official challenge to Microsoft's $10 billion JEDI cloud contract win over claims of ‘unmistakable bias’ (AMZN, MSFT) REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne Amazon made its first formal action against Microsoft's victory in the battle for a $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract. The...
23:48, 2019-11-14

Amazon just made its first official challenge to Microsoft's $10 billion JEDI cloud-contract win over claims of 'unmistakable bias' (AMZN, MSFT) REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne Amazon made its first formal action against Microsoft's victory in the battle for a $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract. The...
01:00, 2019-11-15

Oil CEOs push carbon-capture efforts ahead of climate talks (This September 23 story corrects to change title for Matthew Stevenson from CEO to VP Finance at Inventys.)...
01:28, 2019-09-26

Tax carbon, not people: UN chief issues climate plea from Pacific 'frontline' Antonio Guterres hears from leaders at Fiji summit who warn region is facing ‘an unprecedented global catastrophe’Governments around the world must i...
05:28, 2019-05-15

Activists say Saskatchewan carbon tax ruling is ‘great news for climate action’ Environmental groups cheered after the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal ruled that the federal carbon tax is constitutional....
00:32, 2019-05-04

John Oliver on climate change: 'The current situation of carbon is critical' The Last Week Tonight host focused on climate change, stressing the importance of radical interventionJohn Oliver has turned his focus to climate cha...
18:36, 2019-05-13

UN hosts drive to suck back carbon and reverse climate change New York forum aims to ‘restore’ the climate by reducing atmospheric levels of carbon to those of a century agoA new effort to rally governments and ...
17:40, 2019-09-17

Farmers look to capture carbon as warnings of climate shocks grow louder Some Canadian farmers are making sustainable changes in their fields following dire climate change reports....
19:32, 2019-08-11

Europe's 'carbon border tax' could hurt climate negotiations: China adviser The European Union's proposed "carbon border tax" on imports could introduce uncertain and harmful factors to otherwise friendly cooperation in clima...
21:16, 2019-12-04

Cash for Carbon: Schumer Climate Plan Would Help Consumers Buy Electric Cars A $450 billion climate change proposal from Senator Chuck Schumer would give consumers vouchers to buy American-made electric and hybrid cars and tru...
03:20, 2019-10-25

UN climate summit ends with no deal to regulate global carbon markets After two weeks of negotiations in Madrid on tackling global warming, delegates from almost 200 nations passed declarations calling for greater ambit...
13:12, 2019-12-15

Climate hawk Republicans are wrong to look to carbon tax as Green New Deal alternative Some Republicans have seized on the idea that a carbon tax could serve as a free market alternative to sweeping environmental regulations and reforms...
22:36, 2019-07-01

Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan to end U.S. carbon emissions by 2050 Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that would pour $1.7 trillion of investment into achieving 100% ...
20:08, 2019-06-04

Canada's Conservative leader unveils climate plan without carbon pricing Canada's Conservative Party leader unveiled his long-awaited climate and environmental plan on Wednesday that would eliminate the current federal car...
00:00, 2019-06-20

EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 carbon neutral climate target A proposal for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to garner unanimous support at a leaders summit in Brussels. The target date ha...
22:04, 2019-06-20

Marathon United Nations climate talks end without key deal on carbon markets The longest United Nations climate talks on record have ended with negotiators postponing a key decision on global carbon markets....
19:16, 2019-12-15

Britain must commit to carbon capture to meet climate goals: lawmakers Britain must commit to projects to capture, store and use carbon dioxide emissions to meet its climate targets, a report from a cross-party group of ...
02:28, 2019-04-25

Democrats set goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 to fight climate change House Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats announced a goal Tuesday of adopting legislation to combat climate change by the end of the year that w...
21:00, 2019-07-23

Climate crisis: Australian businesses back net zero carbon emissions by 2050 Carbon Market Institute survey finds 96% believe Australia should not delay transition to decarbonised economyAustralian businesses are calling for a...
18:56, 2019-12-18

The man who runs the $100 billion SoftBank Vision Fund dismisses the idea that his firm values companies too high — even after Uber and WeWork have struggled to live up to extreme valuations Reuters / Mike Blake SoftBank Investment Advisors CEO Rajeev Misra, who oversees the $100 billion Vision Fund, denied that the fund overvalues compan...
16:00, 2019-10-04

Australia will fund a $500m climate change package for the Pacific, PM to announce Pacific leaders say they need more than money from Australia as they demand concrete actions to reduce emissionsScott Morrison will unveil a $500m cl...
17:16, 2019-08-12

Danish pension fund dumps oil majors on climate change concerns The $20 billion fund says oil companies including ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell are not doing enough to meet goals set out in the Paris Agreement....
11:56, 2019-09-05

Legal & General defends holding Shell stock in climate fund Investor says it is seeing ‘positive signs’ from oil giant after PensionBee clients question inclusionLegal & General has defended its decision to re...
17:00, 2019-11-22

Norway wealth fund says climate change key to risk-based divestments Norway's $1.1 trillion wealth fund, the world's largest, said climate change dominated discussions about whether it should sell stakes in companies b...
18:36, 2019-11-27

Climate change hampers progress on fighting epidemics: Global Fund Climate change is making it harder to eradicate deadly epidemics, with rising temperatures helping mosquitoes spread malaria in higher places in Afri...
15:52, 2019-10-22

President Donald Trump reportedly wants to 'scuttle' the $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract that Amazon and Microsoft are fighting over (AMZN, ORCL, MSFT) Drew Angerer / Getty Images President Donald Trump reportedly wants to "scuttle" the bidding process for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure...
09:00, 2019-07-27

Daily on Energy: House Democrats hide carbon pricing in their climate bill Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:40, 2020-01-10

Climate change: Half world's biggest airlines don't offer carbon offsetting Half the world's biggest airlines are not giving flyers the opportunity to offset the CO2 from their flights....
03:20, 2019-05-09

Montreal creates committee to curb climate change, reduce carbon footprint New partners are joining the fight, announced Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante, including the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Montreal Public...
21:20, 2019-06-19

Scheer calls Trudeau a ‘high-carbon hypocrite’ who is using climate change as a distraction Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says he will support a Liberal motion declaring climate change a national emergency if the Liberals agree to amend ...
23:16, 2019-05-15

Greta Thunberg to set sail on Atlantic crossing for climate conferences on zero-carbon yacht Environmental activist Greta Thunberg will set sail from Plymouth today on a carbon neutral yacht to attend UN summits in New York and Chile on tackl...
09:56, 2019-08-14

Madrid climate negotiators seek to break deadlock on role of carbon markets Negotiations on how carbon markets can be used by countries to meet their global warming goals under the Paris accord go down to the wire this week a...
20:44, 2019-12-10

Microsoft launches Azure Lighthouse in general availability, updates Azure Migration Program At Microsoft's Inspire 2019 conference, the company launched Azure Lighthouse in general availability alongside Azure Migration Program enhancements....
21:04, 2019-07-11

Legal & General fund boosts stakes in firms it shamed over climate crisis Exclusive: UK’s biggest fund manager LGIM ploughed extra £285m into companies such as ExxonMobilThe UK’s biggest fund manager has spent nearly £300m ...
13:00, 2019-11-07

General election 2019: Lib Dems pledge £100bn climate fund over five years Sir Ed Davey will promise to "jump-start" efforts to tackle the "climate emergency" in a speech on Friday....
11:16, 2019-11-15

Over $39 million earmarked by UN-backed fund to combat effects of climate change in Nepal More than $39 million in funding was approved on Wednesday for a project that will build resilience and mitigate the effects of climate change, benef...
19:56, 2019-11-13

Kano, the kids-focused coding and hardware startup, inks deal with Microsoft, launches $300 Kano PC Kano, the London-based startup that builds hardware designed to teach younger people about computing and coding, is taking a significant step forward...
08:52, 2019-06-20

Microsoft launches Chromium Edge builds for Windows 7 and Windows 8 Microsoft has released the first Chromium Edge builds for Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1. No mention of Edge for Linux.Read More...
02:12, 2019-06-20

Amazon wants to block Microsoft from working on the $10 billion JEDI contract at all until its own challenge of the contract has been resolved AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis Amazon filed a lawsuit on Monday to block Microsoft from starting work on the $10 billion Pentagon Joint Enterprise Defen...
11:12, 2020-01-14

The IMF thinks carbon taxes will stop the climate crisis. That's a terrible idea | Kate Aronoff The IMF’s proposed $75-per-ton tax would exacerbate rampant inequality. There are better ways to fund decarbonizationA well-circulated statistic this...
15:48, 2019-10-12

The IMF thinks carbon taxes will stop the climate crisis. That's a terrible idea | Kate Aronofff The IMF’s proposed $75-per-ton tax would exacerbate rampant inequality. There are better ways to fund decarbonizationA well-circulated statistic this...
15:32, 2019-10-12

Climate change is morally wrong. It is time for a carbon abolition movement | Eric Beinhocker Those who fought against slavery did not agonise over the costs and benefits. Their goal was clear: make it illegalHuman-induced climate change is a ...
13:36, 2019-09-20

How an Obscure Part of the Paris Climate Agreement Could Cut Twice as Many Carbon Emissions — Or Become a ‘Massive Loophole’ for Polluters The science of climate change is, at its heart, fairly simple. When we emit greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide, more heat gets trapped in the Earth...
18:56, 2019-12-12

Greta Thunberg sets sail on Atlantic crossing for climate conferences on zero-carbon yacht Environmental activist Greta Thunberg set sail from Plymouth today on a carbon neutral yacht to attend UN summits in New York and Chile on tackling g...
15:52, 2019-08-14

Concrete steps? For China cement giants, monster carbon footprint smothers climate goals At its massive Baimashan plant near the Yangtze river in eastern China, cement giant Anhui Conch has invested the best part of $10 million in new equ...
10:41, 2019-09-12

Republican climate hawk Francis Rooney to introduce carbon tax bill that cuts payroll taxes Republican Rep. Francis Rooney is introducing a carbon tax bill Thursday that would use most of the revenue to reduce payroll taxes, his office told ...
15:48, 2019-07-24

Microsoft joins group seeking to avoid historic climate change lawsuit Legal immunity would squash raft of climate lawsuits launched by cities and counties across the US seeking compensation for damages Microsoft has joi...
13:04, 2019-05-01

Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summit VATICAN CITY (AP) — Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summi...
15:56, 2019-06-14

Teen climate crusader Greta Thunberg completes carbon-free voyage by yacht from Europe to New York City Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived in New York City on Wenesday after a 15-day trip by yacht from England....
02:12, 2019-08-29

Climate change group recommends banning all frequent flyer reward programs to cut carbon emissions by targeting jet-setters Reuters A climate-change advisory group, which helps the UK government shape policy, has called for a ban on all frequent flyer reward programs to di...
13:32, 2019-10-14

Germany Unveils $60 Billion Climate Package Angela Merkel’s government is seeking to meet the country’s climate-protection goals with new measures....
19:32, 2019-09-20

California ex-governor launches climate partnership with China Former California Governor Jerry Brown on Monday announced the launch of a partnership between China and the University of California at Berkeley to ...
21:36, 2019-09-23

Just Days Ahead of Employee Climate Strike, Microsoft Announces Partnership with Chevron to Accelerate Oil Extraction Mere days before Microsoft workers are set to walk out of their jobs and publicly call on their employer to reduce carbon emissions and sever its tie...
01:16, 2019-09-19

CBOE Vest Launches CBOE Vest Defined Distribution Strategy Fund (VDDIX) McLean, Virginia, October 18, 2016 — CBOE Vest, an investment manager focused on Target Outcome Investment strategies, today announced it has launche...
13:28, 2019-05-01

CBOE Vest Launches CBOE Vest S&P 500 Enhanced Growth Strategy Fund (ENGIX) McLean, Virginia, January 11, 2017 — CBOE Vest, an investment manager focused on Target Outcome Investment strategies, today announced it has launche...
13:28, 2019-05-01

CBOE Vest Launches CBOE Vest S&P 500 Buffer Protect Strategy Fund (BUIGX) McLean, Virginia, September 7, 2016 — CBOE Vest Financial, an investment manager focused on target outcome investment strategies, on August 25 launch...
13:52, 2019-05-01

Trump allegedly ordered former Defense Secretary James Mattis to ‘screw Amazon’ one year before awarding a hotly contested $10 billion defense cloud contract to Microsoft Reuters/Joshua Roberts/Susan Walsh/AP/Business Insider composite Trump ordered former Defense Secretary James Mattis to "screw Amazon" out of a lucra...
20:28, 2019-10-26

Daily on Energy, presented by FreedomWorks: White House aims to boost ‘energy dominance’ at FERC with new climate guidance Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:24, 2019-06-24

Big Oil undermines U.N. climate goals with $50 billion of new projects: report Major oil companies have approved $50 billion of projects since last year that will not be economically viable if governments implement the Paris Agr...
01:56, 2019-09-06

These U.N. Climate Scientists Think They Can Halt Global Warming for $300 Billion. Here’s How $300 billion. That’s the money needed to stop the rise in greenhouse gases and buy up to 20 years of time to fix global warming, according to U...
05:52, 2019-10-24

John Kerry Launches Star-Studded Climate Coalition John Kerry and a group that includes some Republicans, some military members and a lot of Hollywood, are launching a new coalition to push for public...
19:08, 2019-11-30

John Kerry launches coalition to fight climate crisis: ‘We are way behind’ Bipartisan bloc aims to convince people that rapid action is required to halt carbon emissions within 30 yearsFormer US secretary of state and Democr...
18:56, 2019-12-01

Oil and gas group launches campaign to advertise itself as combating climate change The American Petroleum Institute is launching an advertising campaign to sell the oil and gas industry as being interested in reducing emissions and ...
11:32, 2020-01-07

Microsoft launches Chromium Edge for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, and macOS Microsoft launched Edge based on Google's Chromium open source project for Windows 7, Windows 10, and macOS. This is Edge 79 stable.Read More...
18:20, 2020-01-15

Climate events have cost the US economy more than $500 billion over the last 5 years, Fed official says AP Photo/Jae C. Hong Climate- and weather-related events have directly cost the US more than $500 billion over the past five years, according to a Fe...
17:48, 2019-11-10

Prince William launches Earthshot Prize to help tackle climate crisis The Earthshot Prize, described in its publicity as the "most prestigious environmental prize in history", will be awarded to five winners a year over...
16:32, 2019-12-31

Prince William launches “Earthshot Prize” to help tackle climate crisis The Earthshot Prize, described in its publicity as the "most prestigious environmental prize in history", will be awarded to five winners a year over...
14:44, 2019-12-31

Wisconsin launches taskforce to face 'grave threat' of climate crisis Democratic governor establishes taskforce despite inevitable pushback from state’s Republican-controlled legislatureThe Democratic governor of Wiscon...
22:08, 2019-10-17

Europe launches 'Green Deal' as Thunberg denounces climate inaction Europe sought to bolster the world's faltering battle against climate change on Wednesday with its "Green Deal" to slash fossil fuel dependence, whil...
20:20, 2019-12-11

The UK star fund manager Neil Woodford's equity fund has been shut down Handout via Reuters The fall from grace for Neil Woodford, once the UK's best-known stock pickers, reached a climax on Tuesday after the fund was shu...
11:56, 2019-10-15

Rand Paul blocks attempt to permanently fund 9/11 victims fund Democrat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand accused Republicans of playing “political games” after a GOP senator Wednesday blocked her effort to permanently fun...
22:36, 2019-07-17

The UK's once star fund manager Neil Woodford was dealt another blow as his equity fund gets shut down Handout via Reuters The fall from grace for Neil Woodford, once the UK's best-known stock pickers, reached a climax on Tuesday after the fund was shu...
13:04, 2019-10-15

Climate change: 'No brainer' fuel change to cut transport carbon MPs say the simple step of adding more ethanol to the UK's fuel mix would be same as taking 700,000 cars off the roads....
03:36, 2019-07-17

Pope Francis launches trip to three African nations affected by climate change Pope Francis is set to visit the cyclone-vulnerable nations of Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius this week. Climate change, corruption and poverty...
01:56, 2019-09-05

Germany's ruling coalition plans to spend €40 billion on climate protection The governing coalition parties in Germany have reportedly agreed to a deal to ensure the country meets its 2030 goals to combat climate change. The ...
06:20, 2019-09-15

Exclusive: Swiss central bank's $800 billion could be enlisted in climate push The Swiss central bank could be required to pull its $800 billion balance sheet out of investments in fossil fuel companies in a move by one of the w...
12:52, 2019-12-10

UN Youth envoy launches coding competition to help solve climate crisis and ‘Reboot the Earth’ Can young coders help solve the climate crisis? The UN’s Youth Envoy launched a global competition earlier this month, “Reboot The Earth”, in collabo...
22:24, 2019-07-22

Investment banks have plowed more than $700 billion into fossil fuels since the Paris climate agreement Reuters The world's largest investment banks are pouring billions into fossil fuels. According to the Guardian newspaper, over $700 billion worth of ...
18:00, 2019-10-14

Greens promise to plant 10 billion trees over 30 years to fight climate change The Green party plan also involves employing jobless forest workers to plant trees and cutting fire-break areas to protect communities from future wi...
20:40, 2019-10-04

German climate package to cost government 4-5 billion euros per year initially: SPD A major climate package Berlin is due to announce this week will cost the government 4-5 billion euros per year initially, a Social Democrat said on ...
11:57, 2019-09-16

Boris Johnson to unveil £1 billion in funding to help scientists tackle climate change Up to £1 billion of the aid budget will be made available to scientists inventing new technology to tackle the climate crisis in developing countries...
23:52, 2019-09-22

Germany's climate protection measures to cost 40 billion euros by 2023: source Climate protection measures that Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and their Social Democrat coalition partners want to unveil next week will ...
16:20, 2019-09-14

Reality check: Will planting 1 billion hectares of trees slow down climate change? "We all knew that restoring forests could play a part in tackling climate change but we didn’t really know how big the impact would be," said one of ...
18:04, 2019-07-09

Trump's Agriculture Department spends only 0.3% of its $144 billion budget aiding farmers combat climate change AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall The Agriculture Department has set aside only 0.3% of its current $144 billion budget to prepare American farmers confron...
22:16, 2019-10-15

General Election 2019 PolicyWatch: Public service broadband, investment in 'overlooked' communities and £100bn fund to combat climate change Labour has promised free public service broadband for all, the Tories want to invest in "overlooked" communities and the Lib Dems plan to pump an ext...
06:48, 2019-11-15

Microsoft Graph data connect and Microsoft Search hit general availability At its Build 2019 developer conference, Microsoft announced the general availability of Microsoft Search and Microsoft Graph data connect.Read More...
20:12, 2019-05-06

Microsoft's new Surface laptop lineup is up for preorder at Best Buy and the Microsoft Store — here's everything you need to know Business Insider/Antonio Villas-Boas Microsoft has finally announced a new lineup of Surface products, including the Surface Laptop 3, Surface Pro 7,...
16:00, 2019-10-04

Extinction Rebellion London protests LIVE: Climate change group launches legal action against Met Police as more than 1,600 arrests confirmed Extinction Rebellion has launched legal action against the Met Police over the "ban" on its "autumn uprising" protests in London....
12:48, 2019-10-16

Google just hired a former Microsoft exec to spearhead G Suite, the productivity software that's going after one of Microsoft's biggest money makers Google hired Javier Soltero, the former head of Microsoft's Cortana virtual assistant and the former head of strategy for Microsoft's Office suite of...
23:08, 2019-10-21

Microsoft's chief environment officer: tech isn't the silver bullet but it's part of the climate change solution Lucas Joppa leads Microsoft's sustainability efforts as the company's first chief environmental officer...
10:52, 2019-11-02

Amazon Web Services brags about snagging a key customer from Microsoft: The Seattle Seahawks, owned by late Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen (AMZN, MSFT) Associated Press Amazon Web Services announced on Monday that it had nabbed the Seattle Seahawks as a customer, largely thanks to the fact that the N...
21:44, 2019-11-25

EVs Are Coming For Your Job Just Like Every Other Innovation That Came For Your Job Cars are complicated. They have many moving parts that are difficult to make at massive scale. For generations, car companies and their suppliers hav...
02:56, 2019-09-07

The new Right: Who needs innovation when you can stifle it? The populism that is coursing through the veins of Republicans in Congress right now is frightening. It is like the Hulk breaking out of Dr. Banner: ...
20:28, 2019-05-24

What 17 Years Of Mercedes-AMG Innovation Looks Like I’ve always been a fan of AMGs. More so the old stuff over the new stuff, but the philosophy of stuffing huge engines into cars that have no business...
18:08, 2019-10-30

First Innovation Day Witnessed Huge Participation The event saw a huge participation with direct involvement of around 1,06,134 students and 1,40,00 faculties while indirectly influencing more than 2...
11:16, 2019-11-04

AWS AI VP: Developers drive all innovation in technology AWS AI VP Swami Sivasubramanian believes developers drive innovation in technology, which is part of why Amazon created Machine Learning University.R...
02:40, 2019-07-12

The NLP/NLU nominees for the Transform AI Innovation Awards Here are the nominees in the NLP/NLU category for the inaugural Transform AI Innovation awards. Transform 2019 will takes place July 10-11 in San Fra...
18:32, 2019-07-06

Microsoft ships antivirus for macOS as Windows Defender becomes Microsoft Defender Microsoft is bringing its Windows Defender anti-malware application to macOS—and more platforms in the future—as it expands the reach of its Defender...
12:16, 2019-05-02

Type O Negative — 'Black No. 1' Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams....
14:04, 2019-10-28

Will ECB Change Course to End Negative Rates? Negative rates aimed at boosting European bank lending instead had the opposite effect. Will the ECB end this policy and raise rates in 2019?...
15:48, 2019-05-06

California governor unveils record $213 billion budget, says $70 billion recession could hit coffers California Gov. Gavin Newsom's revised state budget proposes a 2% increase over his January budget....
13:24, 2019-05-10

Hurricane Dorian insured losses in Caribbean to range from $1.5 billion to $3 billion: AIR worldwide Insurance industry losses in the Caribbean spurred by Hurricane Dorian will range between $1.5 billion to $3 billion, according to catastrophe risk m...
17:52, 2019-09-06

WeWork just agreed to SoftBank's bailout which values the company between $7.5 billion and $8 billion, according to CNBC WeWork WeWork is taking a bailout from SoftBank, a deal which will value the company between $7.5 billion and $8 billion, CNBC reported on Monday. Th...
22:24, 2019-10-21

Purdue Pharma offers to settle opioid claims for $10 billion to $12 billion The lawsuits allege the company and the Sackler family are responsible for starting and sustaining the opioid crisis....
11:44, 2019-08-28

AT&T, facing $158 billion debt, to sell Puerto Rico network for $2 billion Enlarge / An AT&T sign outside a company office in New York City. (credit: Getty Images | Roberto Machado Noa ) AT&T has agreed to sell its wireless ...
23:04, 2019-10-09

Purdue Pharma offers $10 billion - $12 billion to settle opioid claims The lawsuits allege the company and the Sackler family are responsible for starting and sustaining the opioid crisis....
02:00, 2019-08-28

Peloton prices its IPO at the top of its range, raking in $1.2 billion and giving it a $8.2 billion value (PTON) Peloton / Youtube Peloton has priced its public offering. The maker of connected fitness equipment will go public at $29 a share. The offering will ...
03:48, 2019-09-26

Disney bought Marvel for $4 billion in 2009: It’s made over $18 billion since Marvel has more than proven its worth to one of the entertainment industry's titans.        ...
10:32, 2019-07-22

Drugmaker Purdue Pharma reportedly offered $10 billion to $12 billion to settle opioid claims Reuters Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, are offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits for $10 billion to $12 billion, NBC News r...
23:52, 2019-08-27

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid claims: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company for $10...
22:56, 2019-08-27

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid lawsuits: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 opioid lawsuits against the company ...
02:24, 2019-08-28

Why Collaboration and Innovation Are Key to Improving Medical Research Behind any landmark cure is years of medical research. But the old goal of research — to find a one-size-fits-all treatment for a disease, base...
01:12, 2019-10-18

Video: Why McLaren's 1980s F1 innovation is still used today One of the ways Formula 1 teams push the limits of aerodynamics at the rear end of the car is from the 'coke bottle' concept started by McLaren...
18:08, 2019-08-07

Sony just unveiled a new controller innovation that will launch before the PS5 The PS5 might be the console on every PlayStation fan’s mind, but Sony isn’t done developing products for its current console. Just a few...
00:40, 2019-12-18

The biggest smartphone innovation of 2020 might’ve just leaked For a few years now, we’ve been waiting for Samsung to launch a phone packing a graphene battery, but that hasn’t happened yet. The compa...
13:48, 2019-12-23

The AI for Good nominees for the Transform AI Innovation Awards Here are the nominees in the AI for Good category for the inaugural Transform AI Innovation awards. Transform 2019 is July 10-11 in San Francisco.Rea...
20:08, 2019-07-08

How feedback fuels innovation that customers actually care about When asked what data was most important to driving innovation, 78% of business respondents in a recent study answered customer feedback.Read More...
13:40, 2019-09-30

Announcing the inaugural VentureBeat AI Innovation Awards To cap off Transform 2019, July 10+11 in San Francisco, VentureBeat will recognize and award emergent, compelling, and influential work in AI.Read Mo...
00:00, 2019-06-21

A Few Cities Have Cornered Innovation Jobs. Can That Be Changed? A new report documents the concentration of cutting-edge industries in a few coastal areas and why lawmakers ought to be alarmed....
06:56, 2019-12-09

The overlooked innovation woven throughout human history Kassia St. Clair explains the essential role of fabric, from ancient Egypt to outer space....
14:44, 2020-01-10

What to expect from Apple’s September 10 “By Innovation Only” event Enlarge / This image accompanied invitations Apple sent to the press for the September 10 event. (credit: Apple) At 10am Pacific on September 10, A...
13:12, 2019-09-05

How 5G will change the game industry and spur innovation Of all the technologies that are coming to affect gaming, 5G is one of the biggest. But it's also in some ways unpredictable in terms of its impact.R...
15:24, 2019-09-22

NASCAR's 'The Cup' Is The Greatest Motorsport Innovation Of All Time Forget disc brakes or forced induction or hybrid drivetrains or advances in aerodynamics, the new thing that moved society forward the most stemming ...
17:20, 2019-12-31

How CES is getting back on track with sexual innovation and diversity The Consumer Technology Association acknowledged in May that it messed up when it rescinded a Consumer Electronics Show innovation award for Lora DiC...
07:12, 2019-07-17

Brazil is emerging as a world-class AI innovation hub While the U.S., China, and Europe are enjoying AI investment and growth, South America -- led by powerhouse Brazil -- is gaining ground.Read More...
00:08, 2020-01-13

W Series earns Pioneering and Innovation Award The all-female W Series has received a Pioneering and Innovation Award presented by Mahindra Racing at this year's Autosport Awards following its fir...
00:20, 2019-12-09

One part of NASA seems serious about fostering aerospace innovation Enlarge / A Starship on the Moon? It could happen in as few as three years. (credit: SpaceX) About a year ago, NASA announced it had selected nine di...
17:32, 2019-11-19

How to avoid making catastrophic innovation bets Business executives must make big bets to sustain leadership or else risk obsolescence. But there's a right way and a wrong way to take on those risk...
21:28, 2019-06-08

Apple’s Most Significant New Innovation Is a Little Black Button. Here’s Why During Apple’s annual WWDC keynote on June 3, software boss Craig Federighi said that privacy is in “everything we do” — and ...
15:52, 2019-06-11

Niko Partners: Southeast Asia’s $5 billion game market expected to grow to $8.3 billion in 2023 PC and mobile game revenues for Southeast Asia and Taiwan are expected to grow from $5 billion in 2019 to more than $8.3 billion in 2023.Read More...
18:04, 2019-11-15

SuperData: Games hit $120.1 billion in 2019, with Fortnite topping $1.8 billion The combined game industry grew 3% to $120.1 billion in 2019, according to SuperData. Fortnite generated $1.8 billion in the year.Read More...
16:04, 2020-01-02

Interest rates: Trump wants to go negative, but does the Fed? Once a critic of low interest rates, President Trump is now calling for zero or negative rates in the US. Some believe the measure will prevent anoth...
12:00, 2019-10-29

Negative Rates: Not The Gift That Keeps On Giving Negative rates were considered an elixir to boost growth in the eurozone, Japan, Sweden and Switzerland. We did a case study to find out if it worked...
13:32, 2019-11-05

Carolyn Hax: You and your constantly negative mom may have more in common than it seems A mother’s attitude is affecting her daughter’s mental health. Could anxiety be contributing to the issue?...
06:32, 2019-06-24

Can Negative Rates Stimulate Growth? Negative rates are seen by some quarters as the fuel to speed up economic growth. The eurozone and Japanese experience, however, paints a different p...
13:48, 2019-09-19

Negative Rates: An Option in Fed's Playbook? Negative rates are touted to raise bank lending that bolsters consumer spending, which boosts economic activity. To critics, they are a damaging tax....
13:36, 2019-11-11

25% of those who meditate report negative experiences A recent international questionnaire-based study concludes that not everyone who practices meditation has exclusively positive experiences....
10:52, 2019-05-20

Meghan gets 'more than twice as many negative headlines as positive' Guardian analysis appears to support claim Duchess of Sussex receives more critical treatment than Duchess of CambridgeThe Duchess of Sussex gets mor...
08:20, 2020-01-18

What to know about HER2-negative breast cancer There are two main types of HER2-negative breast cancer: hormone receptor-positive and triple-negative. Many treatments exist, and prognosis varies. ...
02:52, 2019-08-21

Why are interest rates negative in Europe? Ever since eurozone interest rates turned negative in 2014, a debate has raged about whether or not this makes economic sense. DW explains how they c...
12:49, 2019-09-25

Cyber Monday spending soars to record-high $9.2 billion online, with a whopping $3 billion spent via smartphones Reuters Cyber Monday spending online soared 17% year-over-year to $9.2 billion, making it the biggest US online shopping day in history, according to...
15:40, 2019-12-03

The biggest smartphone innovation in years won’t be ready for 2020 after all A few days ago, we saw a rather unexpected leak that said one of the most exciting Android handsets of 2020 will feature the biggest smartphone innov...
14:28, 2019-12-26

These are the leading mobile device innovation plans for 2020 This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Connectivity & Tech subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your...
16:52, 2019-12-27

The Empty Innovation of Kanye West's Gospel Album It has moments of brilliance, but 'Jesus Is King' falls apart when old Kanye jockeys for position with new Kanye....
21:32, 2019-10-29

“Loonshots” and phase transitions are the key to innovation, physicist argues Enlarge / Vannevar Bush seated at his desk, circa 1940-1944. During President Franklin Roosevelt's administration, Bush built a national science poli...
20:04, 2019-12-29

Warren says the Green New Deal needs a $2T innovation boost to work Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren floated a $2 trillion climate innovation plan Tuesday, parts of which sound a lot like Republican ta...
17:16, 2019-06-04

With SpaceX scrub, NASA again demonstrates commitment to innovation A Falcon 9 launch, stage separation, and booster landing on Saturday morning in one long exposure. [credit: ...
16:16, 2019-05-07

Apple’s next camera innovation for the iPhone 12 supposedly leaked 
Two things are always certain about the next iPhone version, as soon as Apple’s iPhone press conference ends in September. The model tha...
14:44, 2019-12-20

Archaic testing slows innovation and causes a brain drain If you have a slow testing process standing between highly accelerated development and operations processes, you can't achieve the desired delivery s...
17:28, 2019-05-21

The Startup Spotlight nominees for the Transform AI Innovation Awards Here are the nominees in the Startup Spotlight category for the inaugural Transform AI Innovation awards. Transform 2019 is July 10-11 in San Francis...
18:40, 2019-07-09

Liveblog: All the news from Apple’s “By Innovation Only” iPhone event Enlarge / This image accompanied invitations Apple sent to the press for the September 10 event. (credit: Apple) Liveblog starts in: View Livebl...
19:04, 2019-09-06

The Business Application nominees for the Transform AI Innovation Awards Here are the nominees in the Business Application category for the inaugural Transform AI Innovation awards. Transform 2019 takes place July 10-11 in...
06:08, 2019-07-07

Apple’s By Innovation Only event established Samsung as the trailblazer All but the most die-hard Apple fans will concede at this point that Samsung took the innovation crown with its devices this year.Read More...
22:24, 2019-09-11

We can’t rely on venture capital to fuel moonshot innovation VCs have become averse to high risk. But it's going to take big bets to solve the problems of today. So governments will have to pick up the mantle.R...
15:40, 2019-09-29

Announcing the AI Innovation Awards winners at Transform 2019 Here are the winners of VentureBeat's inaugural AI Innovation Awards, at Transform 2019. Congratualtions to the winners and nominees!Read More...
05:48, 2019-07-12

The Computer Vision nominees for the Transform AI Innovation Awards Here are the nominees in the computer vision category for the inaugural Transform AI Innovation awards. Transform 2019 is July 10-11 in San Francisco...
23:48, 2019-07-07

UC Berkeley names its first-ever chief innovation and entrepreneurship officer The University of California at Berkeley appointed Richard Lyons as the university's first-ever chief innovation and entrepreneurship officer (CIEO)....
03:24, 2019-07-11

Trump’s ‘Salute to America’ showcased innovation, military might President Trump honored American history and heroes ranging from George Washington to Martin Luther King Jr. during a rousing Fourth of July speech p...
03:32, 2019-07-05

Piola: Mercedes F1 W10 rear suspension innovation explained Mercedes has made no secret that one of the biggest gains it has made with its 2019 Formula 1 car has been in its slow speed corner performance...
14:12, 2019-06-07

The family behind OxyContin pocketed $10.7 billion from Purdue Pharma. Meet the Sacklers, who built their $13 billion fortune off the controversial opioid. The family behind Purdue Pharma, the Sacklers, is one of the richest families in the US, with an estimated $13 billion fortune that came primarily fr...
23:32, 2019-12-17

Qualcomm Pegs Payment From Apple at $4.5 Billion to $4.7 Billion Qualcomm’s forecasts suggested Apple’s licensing fees will not substantially increase revenue as Apple catches up on royalties....
01:56, 2019-05-02

Uber Lost Another $5.2 Billion, Has Now Burned $16.2 Billion Since 2016 Uber, a company that uses rich people’s money to subsidize artificially cheap taxi rides provided by underpaid drivers, continued its streak of havin...
01:04, 2019-08-09

Negative bias in people with depression is temporary People with depression process negative facial expressions in a stronger way than neutral ones. However, this tendency disappears as symptoms reduce....
22:56, 2019-12-01

The big negative in "no-brainer" McLaren IndyCar deal Leaving Honda for Chevrolet was a "big negative" in Schmidt Peterson Motorsports' partnership with McLaren in IndyCar, but the deal was a "no-brainer...
17:20, 2019-08-14

You can be sued for posting a negative online review Online reviews are a blessing and a curse. When they’re glowing, a single review can boost business and improve morale. A bad review can be hurtful a...
13:16, 2019-07-28

'Hamstring is always negative' - Mourinho on Kane injury "Tottenham are sweating on the extent of Harry Kane\u0027s hamstring injury, but Jose Mourinho said he does not expect the side to bolster their stri...
21:52, 2020-01-01

How Google Stadia’s ‘negative latency’ might work Google Stadia is going to feel more responsive than consoles in one or two years thanks to negative latency, according to one of its main engineers.R...
02:44, 2019-10-11

French billionaire Bernard Arnault just made $5 billion in less than 48 hours. Here's how the world's third-richest person makes and spends his $99 billion fortune. Chesnot/Getty Images Bernard Arnault just made $5.1 billion in less than 48 hours, Forbes reported. With an estimated net worth of $96.3 billion, Blo...
15:52, 2019-10-11

Mark Cuban just revealed he has nearly $1 billion in Amazon stock. Here are all the ways the 'Shark Tank' investor made and spends his $4.1 billion fortune. Michael Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times Mark Cuban has an estimated net worth of $4.1 billion, according to Forbes. He's earned his fortune...
18:20, 2019-10-01

Trump wants to end HIV infections by 2030 - here's how to do it US president Donald Trump laid out a plan in his State of the Union address to end new HIV infections in the US by 2030 – and we may already have the...
10:43, 2019-04-09

Water Innovation Prize goes to startups targeting methane and wastewater A startup with a cheap technology for purifying textile wastewater and another with a system to help reduce methane emissions from cattle were named ...
22:56, 2019-04-23

One of the Galaxy Fold’s biggest problems is also an exciting innovation that other companies want Much to everyone’s surprise, Samsung decided to postpone the launch of the first foldable smartphone it has ever made. The company delayed the ...
17:48, 2019-05-03

Southern Alberta farmers find innovation at Livestock Expo The third annual Alberta Livestock Expo kicked off Wednesday at Exhibition Park in Lethbridge....
02:00, 2019-10-10

Ivanka Trump delivers CES keynote, touts innovation, job growth Ivanka Trump delivered a keynote address amid controversy at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Tuesday, touting innovation as an engine f...
02:00, 2020-01-08

Andrea's Bar And Brasserie's New Sushi Menu Spells Indulgence And Innovation The quaint brasserie has come up with a new sushi menu.With additions like monster sushi, rainbow sushi and caterpillar sushi, the diverse menu is su...
15:52, 2019-09-27

'By Innovation Only'? Apple’s iPhone 11 event should have been called 'By Iteration Only' instead. (AAPL) Apple Apple held an event at Apple Park's Steve Jobs Theater on Tuesday to unveil new iPhones, an Apple Watch, a new iPad, and more. Apple's tagline...
22:28, 2019-09-11

Accenture has revealed the eighth cohort of its FinTech Innovation Lab London This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Fintech Pro subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your inbox e...
15:28, 2020-01-07

Humana CEO: Competition and innovation lower drug prices better than just putting a cap on them "I really want to encourage competition because I think competition creates innovation, and when you create innovation everyone wins," Humana CEO Bru...
20:56, 2019-09-20

Fisker's Bold New Turn Indicator Innovation Is Really a Resurrection of an Old Idea You might recall that noted designer of the BMW Z8 and Aston Martin V8 Vantage, Henrik Fisker, is designing a new, all-electric SUV. So far, those of...
18:44, 2019-06-14

How to watch Apple’s 2019 By Innovation Only iPhone event stream Apple's annual September event is today, so here's what you can expect during the iPhone- and Apple Watch-focused gathering in Cupertino.Read More...
16:56, 2019-09-10

In-Q Blends Food Innovation And Flavours Of India, Put Together A Fare To Remember The contemporary Indian restaurant that recently opened doors in The Friends Colony, New Delhi, promises a unique and memorable dining experience....
17:56, 2020-01-08

How rejecting incremental innovation can solve trillion-dollar problems Former Google X exec Mo Gawdat shares how companies and nations can solve some of the world's biggest problems of today through radical innovation.Re...
17:20, 2019-08-29

Defense Innovation Board unveils AI ethics principles for the Pentagon AI ethics principles to guide U.S. military applications of artificial intelligence were approved today by the Defense Innovation Board.Read More...
17:36, 2019-10-31

Google warns: innovation will be stifled if Supreme Court rules against it A long-running legal battle between Google and Oracle has finally made it to the Supreme Court. In August 2010, from Oracle's Java software without p...
03:40, 2020-01-07

Did Egyptians spur innovation by mysterious biblical kingdom 3,000 years ago? A mysterious kingdom from Biblical times that underwent a major technological transformation almost 3,000 years ago might have been influenced by the...
01:16, 2019-09-19

Losing yourself in virtual worlds can have good as well as negative effects Enlarge / A visitor holds a hand control unit to play Minecraft during the EGX gaming conference in London, September 2014. (credit: Chris Ratcliffe/...
11:08, 2019-07-22

Ducati's Petrucci "can't afford" more "negative" races like Brno Ducati MotoGP rider Danilo Petrucci says he "can't afford" more "negative" races like last weekend's Czech Grand Prix, his "worst" showing this seaso...
12:48, 2019-08-07

Stengg turns a negative into a positive in ERC3 Junior "Roland Stengg was able to turn a negative into a positive on round two of the FIA ERC3 Junior Championship earlier this month."...
19:00, 2019-05-11

Tariffs could have negative impact on tourism industry, executives say CNBC's Seema Mody speaks with travel industry executives on the impact of tariffs and trade tensions on tourism....
12:20, 2019-06-04

Nationalism needn’t be negative – but it has to be honest | Gary Younge There have been calls for the left to adopt a progressive patriotism. But often this means ignoring uncomfortable truthsLast summer Stormzy bounded o...
07:44, 2020-01-03

Little Mix's Jesy Nelson: I was obsessed with reading negative comments about me Little Mix star Jesy Nelson says she attempted suicide after online abuse left her unable to "tolerate the pain anymore"....
03:28, 2019-09-09

Patriotism needn’t be negative – but it has to be honest | Gary Younge There have been calls for the left to adopt a progressive patriotism. But often this means ignoring uncomfortable truthsLast summer Stormzy bounded o...
10:44, 2020-01-03

Magnussen: Haas won't have negative F1 spiral like McLaren/Williams Haas Formula 1 driver Kevin Magnussen believes his team can bounce back from its poor 2019 and avoid the kind of "big negative spiral" that occurred ...
11:48, 2020-01-12

Sound waves are a form of antigravity because they have negative mass As sound waves travel, they float upwards away from the pull of gravity. That’s because they have negative mass, so they’re repelled by massive objec...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Meghan gets twice as many negative headlines as positive, analysis finds Guardian analysis appears to support claim Duchess of Sussex receives more critical treatment than Duchess of CambridgeThe Duchess of Sussex gets mor...
11:08, 2020-01-18

Confidence in college plummets, 4-in-10 see ‘negative impact’ on nation As many freshmen flock to colleges across the country, new surveys show that Americans are losing confidence in higher education and a growing number...
23:32, 2019-08-19

Joaquin Phoenix has nothing but negative thoughts in the new Joker trailer Let’s do a little real-talk here: These trailers for Joker are, in a word, great. Even if the movie sucks—as some folks seem to be readily anticipati...
18:44, 2019-08-28

China criticizes ‘negative content’ in US defense bill BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is criticizing what it calls “negative content” about China in legislation before the U.S. Congress, saying it wou...
11:28, 2019-06-28

All ministerial cars to be electric by 2030 News 13 Jun, 2019 A quarter of the Government Car Service’s vehicles will be fully electric by 2022, with the entire fleet being EV-onl...
16:08, 2019-06-13

Will fibre broadband be obsolete by 2030 - and what about 5G? Labour promises to give every home in the UK full-fibre internet if it wins the general election....
17:04, 2019-11-15

Amy Webb: Three things women need to know about for 2030 Amy Webb is a renowned futurist - she looks back at the past and scours data to figure out what might be round the corner....
01:48, 2019-10-23

Labour set to commit to net zero emissions by 2030 Party members back Green New Deal motion including nationalisation of big six energy firmsLatest politics news - live updatesLabour is poised to comm...
16:52, 2019-09-24

Pledge to end smoking in England by 2030 The ambition is part of a range of measures to tackle the causes of preventable ill health....
10:16, 2019-07-23

Half of the U.S. Population Will Be Obese by 2030 Obesity continues to be a serious health problem in the U.S., contributing to heart disease, diabetes, joint disorders and even certain types of canc...
23:12, 2019-12-18

GM’s Cruise raises $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation GM's self-driving Cruise division has raised $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation ahead of the rollout of its first commercial taxi service.Read Mo...
18:00, 2019-05-07

Kenya's largest mobile network provider may shutter its innovation incubator This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Connectivity & Tech subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your...
15:44, 2019-10-21

Williams FW14B Formula 1 car innovation wins Autosport Show award The 1992 Williams FW14B Formula 1 car's active suspension has been voted as motorsport's most influential technology by Autosport International Show ...
12:56, 2020-01-08

Forget "Untuckables"; Tweener Buttons Are the Real Innovation in Men's Button-Downs I’m not a fashionable man, but I do know that at informal occasions, button-down shirts should be worn with the top two buttons unfastened. I admit t...
02:28, 2019-07-24

Trump's ex-FDA chief calls 2020 Dem hopefuls' 'Medicare for All' innovation-stifling "I don't think it is that feasible, quite frankly," says Dr. Scott Gottlieb. "It would crowd out competition in private insurance."...
17:32, 2019-07-02

CES group reinstates innovation award for women’s sex toy maker Lora DiCarlo The Consumer Technology Association has reinstated an innovation award for Lora DiCarlo, the maker of the Ose sex toy that debuted at CES 2019.Read M...
18:12, 2019-05-08

What is a reserve fund? Our landlord is charging us for a 'reserve fund' — is this allowed? Our landlord has suddenly made a charge for a "reserve fund". What is this and why weren't we told about it before?...
09:24, 2019-11-04