SoftBank CEO pulls out of speaking at Saudi investment conference – TechCrunch

SoftBank Group has develop into the newest top profile era industry to drop out of an investment conference in Saudi Arabia following the snowballing international outcry over the killing of journalist, Jamal Khashoggi. The Wall Street Journal studies the ultimate minute cancelation by means of CEO Masayoshi Son of a speaking engagement at the Future Investment Initiative conference […]

LinkedIn acquires employee engagement platform Glint – TechCrunch

LinkedIn, the social community for the operating global with with regards to 600 million customers and now beneath the wing of Microsoft, has introduced an acquisition because it continues to paintings on increasing the ways in which other folks already at the platform use it. It has bought Glint, a startup that gives employment engagement […]

Tier, the Berlin-based scooter rental startup, raises €25M as European e-scooter market heats up – TechCrunch

Tier, considered one of quite a few electrical scooter rental startups founded in Berlin, has raised a corpulent €25 million in Series A investment. Leading the spherical is VC fund Northzone, with participation from current buyers Speedinvest, and Point Nine. The funding marks the greatest monetary backing for a European corporate in the area, and, […]

Berlin’s Emil launches pay-per-mile car insurance – TechCrunch

Emil, a brand new startup from the founders of Movinga, has introduced what it claims is Germany’s first pay-per-mile car insurance that measures miles in real-time. Aimed at drivers who do lower than 6,200 miles according to yr on reasonable (or more or less 120 miles every week) — which we’re instructed accounts for 49 p.c […]

Saudi Arabia’s ‘Davos in the Desert’ website was hacked and defaced – TechCrunch

The website of the Saudi govt’s upcoming Future Investment Initiative convention was hacked and defaced with photographs of the murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Several journalists tweeted screenshots of the web page after its defacement, purporting to turn Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman — the kingdom’s de facto ruler — brandishing a sword. A portion […]