Monthly Archives: September 2015

Axel Springer Spends $343M To Buy Business Insider

 German media giant Axel Springer has announced it’s acquiring online business news publication Business Insider, spending some $343 million to acquire 88 per cent of BI’s shares. Axel Springer already had a stake of around nine per cent in the business. Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Finally, You Can Play Mega Man Legends Again

Capcom has announced that the cult classic PlayStation game Mega Man Legends is coming to PSN on Sept. 29th. Here’s why you should play it. The post Finally, You Can Play Mega Man Legends Again appeared first on WIRED.
Source: wired

PepperTap Lands $36M To Expand Its Grocery Delivery Service To 75 Cities In India

 PepperTap, a nine-month-old grocery delivery service in India, has closed its third round of investment this year after announcing a $36 million raise. Read More

Source: TechCrunch

The Prettiest Elementary School Ever Is in France, of Course

A french architect has designed the primary school of our dreams. The post The Prettiest Elementary School Ever Is in France, of Course appeared first on WIRED.
Source: wired

Microsoft Built Its Own Linux Because Everyone Else Did

For years, Microsoft actively worked to suppress Linux. Now it’s using the open source operating system to help run its online empire. The post Microsoft Built Its Own Linux Because Everyone Else Did appeared first on WIRED.
Source: wired

Sicario Is the True Detective Season Two We Deserved

Denis Villeneuve’s new movie is gripping—so gripping you might wish it was on HBO for eight hours. The post Sicario Is the True Detective Season Two We Deserved appeared first on WIRED.
Source: wired

Want to See Where BMWs Are Born? Of Course You Do

What does a famous, prestigious car plant look like when the machines stop whirring? The post Want to See Where BMWs Are Born? Of Course You Do appeared first on WIRED.
Source: wired

Qualcomm Plans $150 Million Startup Fund For India

 Roll up, roll up, there’s more funding incoming for startups in India after Qualcomm announced plans to invest up to $150 million in strategic investments in the country. Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Apple Blows Up The Concept Of A Privacy Policy

 Three years ago, a common human being interested in the privacy policy of a gadget or service it was using was a rare bird. With the revelation that a large amount of the communications and private data of both foreign nationals and native residents of the U.S. were being collected and scrutinized by the government, all of that prototypical fine print came home to roost. Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Alibaba Increases Its Investment In Indian Payments And Commerce Firm Paytm

 Alibaba has sharpened its focus on India after it made a second investment in Paytm, a mobile wallet and shopping service run by One97. Read More

Source: TechCrunch