Category: Breaking News

Hero wants to save the day for companies facing a working capital crunch

Hero, a new fintech startup based in Paris, is announcing an €11.3 million all-equity funding round led by Valar Ventures ($12.2 million at today’s exchange rate). For the past couple of years, the company has been quietly building an ambitious banking product for small companies that can essentially replace everything you’d expect from a traditional […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use…

How to watch Australia vs. Bangladesh online for free

TL;DR: Watch Australia vs. Bangladesh in the 2024 Men’s T20 World Cup for free on Disney+ Hotstar. Access this free streaming platform from anywhere in the world with ExpressVPN. It’s Australia vs. Bangladesh up next in the 2024 Men’s T20 World Cup and it’s not one to miss. The group 1 teams will go head to head in the fourth match of the Super Eights,…

How to watch Afghanistan vs. India online for free

TL;DR: Watch Afghanistan vs. India in the 2024 Men’s T20 World Cup for free on Disney+ Hotstar. Access this free streaming platform from anywhere in the world with ExpressVPN. We’re three games into the 2024 Men’s T20 World Cup Super Eights, and fans are eager to see who will make it to the semi-finals. Next to go head-to-head is Afghanistan and India. If you want…

Clyburn on Biden losing steam with Black voters: ‘This is all about miscommunication, disinformation’

Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.) blamed President Biden’s struggles with Black voters on “miscommunication” and “disinformation,” fighting back against a perception that the president is losing a demographic that has long stood by Democrats. Recent polling has shown that former President Trump could attract up to a fifth of Black voters in the November election, a significantly larger proportion than previous races.  “We have to be…

Torres blasts Netanyahu after Israeli leader accuses US of delaying weapons shipments

Rep. Ritchie Torres (D-N.Y.) criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday after the prime minister went after President Biden in a video message, accusing him of withholding arms from his country amidst the Israel-Hamas war. Netanyahu’s message claims that Biden has repeatedly withheld weapons from Israel, accusing the president of propping up Hamas and Iran. The White House has strongly pushed back, pointing to…

Man ‘dragged 100 metres by ute’ in deadly alleged road rage

A man has died after being struck and dragged about 100 metres by a ute during an alleged road rage attack west of Sydney, with the driver yet to be arrested. Emergency services were called to Jersey Road in Blackett about 8.45am to find a 27-year-old man critically injured. CCTV showed the man, who was dressed in hi-vis, appearing to be dragged alongside the ute…

Farms locked down, thousands of poultry dead in bird flu outbreak

Three farms are under lockdown and thousands of poultry have died after bird flu was detected in Sydney’s outskirts. An emergency biosecurity incident was declared yesterday after the avian influenza strain H7N8 was found at a commercial egg farm in the Hawkesbury region. The outbreak is believed to have come from wild birds and is different to the strains found in Victoria. READ MORE: Warning…

Osun albinos seek efforts at equal rights, opportunities

Albinos in Osun State have appealed to the Osun State Government, civil societies organisation, and non-governmental organisations to bridge the gap between them and the other members of the society. Making the appeal under the aegis of the Osun State Chapter of the Albinism Association Of Nigeria, AAN, they also called for equal opportunities for persons with Albinism. The association made the appeal in a…

Otti appoints new Chief Press Secretary, rescues abandoned students in India

Abia State Governor, Alex Otti has appointed Mr Njoku Ukoha Njoku as his new Chief Press Secretary. The new CPS replaced Mr Kazie Uko, who has been the Governor’s Chief scribe since May, 2023. The Commissioner for Information and Culture, Prince Okey Kanu disclosed this while briefing journalists at Government House, Umuahia, on the outcome of this week’s Executive Council meeting, chaired by the Governor….

More rich countries worried about the dollar want to buy gold

Central banks appear to be more enthusiastic about gold than the US dollar. GeorgePeters/Getty Images Central banks from advanced economies plan to buy more gold, according to a World Gold Council survey. They’re loading up on gold to hedge risks including inflation and economic shocks. Meanwhile, central banks expect the US dollar’s share in global reserves to fall in the next five years. Emerging economies,…

A ‘Bridgerton’ makeup artist says these 5 beauty products passed ‘smooch-tests’ and stayed on during steamy sex scenes

Luke Newton as Colin Bridgerton and Nicola Coughlan as Penelope Featherington on season three, episode two of “Bridgerton.” Liam Daniel/Netflix Bridgerton’s new season, like previous installments, has no shortage of steamy scenes.  The show’s makeup artist told Page Six which products  passed “smooch tests.”  Glowy highlighters, primers, and setting sprays are the way to go, she said.  Shimmering regency-era gowns, sparkling jewels, and elaborate wigs were…

LARRY KUDLOW: Donald Trump is pulling together a working-class coalition of all colors and stripes

The truth always wins out at the end. And that’s the subject of “The Riff.” There are so many phony charges and untruths around — across so many issues –  that it’s hard to sort things out. So let me give you a brief stream of consciousness. Today is Juneteenth, which celebrates the final enforcement of the Emancipation Proclamation that occurred June 19, 1865, under…

Ferrari’s first EV to cost over $500K: report

Italian luxury automaker Ferrari is planning to produce its first electric vehicle — which will reportedly cost over $500,000. Reuters reported Wednesday citing a source familiar with the matter that Ferrari is preparing to open a plant that will produce the EV model and lift the company’s output by up to one-third. Ferrari is planning to launch the EV in late 2025, and the hefty…

Cyclist throws bicycle in front of SUV, which runs over two-wheeler on busy street

A cyclist in New York City threw a bicycle in front of an SUV waiting at a stoplight Wednesday in Manhattan.  Video footage of the incident shows a cyclist appearing to argue with the driver of a Jeep at 26th Street and Broadway as the vehicle was trying to advance at a green light.  NEW YORK CITY MAN ALLEGEDLY FOLLOWED A WOMAN HOME, PUSHED HIS…

U.S. lawmakers meet with Dalai Lama in India, sparking anger from China

A bipartisan United States congressional delegation met with the Dalai Lama Wednesday at his residence in India’s Dharamshala, sparking anger from China which views the exiled spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism as a dangerous separatist. This comes as Washington and Beijing have recently restarted talks after several years of turmoil that began after the imposition of tariffs on Chinese goods under the Trump administration. Relations…

Snapchat AI turns prompts into new lens

Image: Snapchat Snapchat offered an early look at its upcoming on-device AI model capable of transforming a user’s surroundings with augmented reality (AR). The new model will eventually let creators turn a text prompt into a custom lens — potentially opening the door for some wild looks to try on and send to friends. You can see how this might look in the GIF below,…

Update your Windows PC to avoid a serious Wi-Fi vulnerability

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If you’ve been putting off your next Windows update, now’s the time to install it. Last week, Microsoft patched a pretty nasty vulnerability in Windows 11 and 10 that could put your PC at risk when connected to a public Wi-Fi network, as spotted earlier by The Register. The vulnerability (CVE-2024-30078) could let hackers deploy a malicious…

Alicia Vikander on Working With an Unrecognizable Jude Law in ‘Firebrand’ and Why It’s Taken 10 Years to Reunite on...

King Henry VIII is most associated with ordering the killings of two of his wives while he had his marriages to another three annulled. Usually forgotten or rarely mentioned is sixth and final spouse Catherine Parr. But Alicia Vikander is hoping her portrayal of Parr in the new drama “Firebrand” will bring more attention to […] Go to Source

‘Hamilton’ Star Renée Elise Goldsberry Weighs in on Struggling to Have It All in ‘Satisfied’ Documentary

In “Satisfied,” Renée Elise Goldsberry’s vlogs capture how the singer-actor secured the role of Angelica Schuyler in what would become the 2015 Broadway phenomenon “Hamilton,” while also enduring fertility issues and trying to mother her two young children. The Tony winner began vlogging about important moments in her life 10 years ago. Goldsberry used her […] Go to Source

France leads the pack for Generative AI funding in Europe, London has 3X the number of GenAI startups

Like it or hate it, artificial intelligence – especially generative AI – is the technology story of 2024. OpenAI, with its rollouts of viral services like ChatGPT and billions in funding, may have gobbled up the lion’s share of attention and money so far. But according to a new report out from top VC Accel […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use…

C12, a French quantum computing startup founded by twin brothers, raises $19.4 million

C12 is announcing that it recently raised an €18 million funding round ($19.4 million at today’s exchange rate). Originally founded in 2020 as a spin-off from the Physics Laboratory of the École Normale Supérieure, the company has been working on a unique process to create quantum computers based on carbon nanotubes. While the concept of […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use…

RFK Jr.’s campaign raises $2.6 million in May

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s independent presidential campaign raised $2.6 million in May, according to federal filings, a figure far behind both major party candidates and one that shows its reliance on big money donors. May was the campaign’s weakest month this year, according to federal campaign finance reports. It’s also the first month Nicole Shanahan — a wealthy Silicon Valley lawyer and the campaign’s vice…

Texas governor issues disaster declaration ahead of Tropical Storm Alberto

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) issued a disaster declaration for the southern parts of the state on Wednesday as it prepares for the first tropical storm of the year, forecast to make landfall in nearby northern Mexico on Thursday. Tropical Storm Alberto is slated to bring heavy winds and rains to South Texas and potential flooding across most of the Gulf Coast in the coming…

Alana Thompson Pregnant: Reality TV Responds to Rumors, Potential Parenthood

Alana Thompson is only 18 years old. The former child beauty pageant star has only just started nursing school and is barely able to legally vote in this country. And yet… Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson attends WEtv’s premiere fashion event celebrating the return of “Bridezillas” on March 13, 2019 at Angel Orensanz Foundation in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for WEtv)…

Whoops! Trina McGee Reveals That Her Adult Children Learned About Her Pregnancy Online

Trina McGee is continuing to dish about her recent pregnancy announcement and revealed that her adult children learned about her life update online. RELATED: Congrats! ‘Boy Meets World’ Actor Trina McGee Reveals She’s Expecting A Child At 54 (PHOTO) Trina McGee Says Her Adult Kids Learned About Her Pregnancy Online In an exclusive interview published by PEOPLE on Monday, June 17, the 54-year-old explained that she…

Landmark survey reveals Australia’s cheapest groceries

Consumer group Choice’s first government-funded quarterly supermarket price survey has revealed the cheapest chain to shop at in Australia. Choice sent mystery shoppers to 81 regional and urban supermarkets around Australia, including the three major chains of Woolworths, Coles, and Aldi. The shoppers loaded up their baskets with 14 common grocery items and went through the checkout, comparing prices afterwards. READ MORE: Polar blast sends…

Woman killed during collision between ute and sedan

A woman has died following a two-vehicle road crash in Sydney’s north-west. The 58-year-old was a front-seat passenger in a silver Mercedes sedan when it was involved in a crash with a white Isuzu Ute yesterday evening at Tuckwell Road, in Castle Hill.  Emergency services arrived at the scene about 5.30pm and she was treated by paramedics before being taken to Westmead Hospital in…

Ned Nwoko’s proposal for creation of Anioma State divides Delta North

Delta North senatorial district is singing different tunes over a proposal by Senator Ned Nwoko, representing the district at the National Assembly, on the creation of Anioma State. During an interactive session with indigenes of the district in Abuja recently, he said the creation of Anioma State is both urgent and compelling, promising to present a bill for the creation of the state. He said…

Semi-finalists emerge in women’s President Federation Cup

Semi-finalists have emerged in the women’s President Federation Cup, DAILY POST reports. Rivers United confirmed their place in the last four following a 5-0 thumping of Osun Babes at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium, Enugu, on Wednesday. Abuja-based Naija Ratels defeated hard-fighting FC Robo Queens 5-4 on penalties at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba. The keenly contested game ended 1-1 in regulation time. Delta Queens cut…

Friend of Jay Slater missing in Tenerife claims teen ‘cut his leg on a cactus’ and ‘needed a drink’ in...

A FRIEND of missing Jay Slater claimed the teen had “cut his leg on a cactus” and “needed a drink” in final phone call. Lucy Law said the 19-year-old apprentice bricklayer “didn’t know where he was” before vanishing in Tenerife on Sunday night. Instagram Lucy said there are still ‘so many questions that are unanswered’[/caption] Solarpix Jay had flown out to Tenerife with friends Lucy…