Home / Social News

Social News

How technology is shaping the way we live with each other

Uber is on a hiring spree in Singapore despite ‘exiting’ Southeast Asia

gettyimages 838542800 - Uber is on a hiring spree in Singapore despite ‘exiting’ Southeast Asia

Uber agreed to promote its Southeast Asia enterprise in March, but it surely isn’t leaving the area. In truth, the U.S. agency is doubling down with plans to greater than double its employees in Singapore. That’s proper. Uber is at the moment in the midst of a main recruitment drive ...

Read More »

Three Indonesian tech unicorns unite to back digital insurance startup

three indonesian tech unicorns unite to back digital insurance startup - Three Indonesian tech unicorns unite to back digital insurance startup

It’s nearly unparalleled to see three unicorns be a part of forces to fund a startup, however that’s precisely what has occurred in Indonesia. Ride-hailing firm Go-Jek, e-commerce agency Tokopedia and journey reserving startup Traveloka — every of which is valued within the billions of U.S. — have come collectively ...

Read More »

Facebook is the recruiting tool of choice for far-right group the Proud Boys

GettyImages 1010946436 - Facebook is the recruiting tool of choice for far-right group the Proud Boys

Twitter could have suspended the Proud Boys and their controversial chief Gavin McInnes, nevertheless it was by no means their platform of choice. The Proud Boys, a self described “Western chauvinist” group that always flirts with extra hard-line teams of the far proper, runs an elaborate community of recruiting pages ...

Read More »

Sequoia India and Accel back on-demand scooter startup in $12.2M deal

scooters in india - Sequoia India and Accel back on-demand scooter startup in $12.2M deal

Two of India’s most outstanding VCs are backing a bike on-demand service after Sequoia India and Accel led a $12.2 million funding in Metro Bikes. Sequoia India and Accel have been joined in the spherical by Raghunandan G, who based TaxiForPositive which bought to Ola, amongst different traders. Metro Bikes began ...

Read More »

Flux partners with fast food merchant itsu for itemised paperless receipts

flux partners with fast food merchant itsu for itemised paperless receipts - Flux partners with fast food merchant itsu for itemised paperless receipts

Flux, the London fintech that has constructed a software program platform to supply retailers digital receipts, loyalty, card-linked provides and analytics, continues to signal new partnerships in a bid to unravel its ‘chicken and egg’ downside. That is, it wants financial institution integrations to enroll retailers and it wants merchant ...

Read More »

Patrick Stewart is returning to the role of Jean-Luc Picard for a new Star Trek series

picard - Patrick Stewart is returning to the role of Jean-Luc Picard for a new Star Trek series

Did you ever suppose Patrick Stewart would return to the role of Jean-Luc Picard? Neither did he. But he’ll! Sir Pat Stew himself simply introduced the information on Instagram, timed to line up with an on-stage announcement at the Star Trek Las Vegas 2018 conference: I’ll all the time be ...

Read More »

Apply to compete in Startup Battlefield at Disrupt Berlin 2018

tc disrupt social fb11 - Apply to compete in Startup Battlefield at Disrupt Berlin 2018

Who’s prepared to compete head-to-head with the most effective early-stage startups throughout Europe and past? If you assume your startup has what it takes to win the day, we would like to see you compete in Startup Battlefield at Disrupt Berlin 2018, which takes place on November 29-30. This is ...

Read More »

Go-Jek kicks off Southeast Asia expansion with Vietnam launch

go viet - Go-Jek kicks off Southeast Asia expansion with Vietnam launch

Go-Jek, the Indonesia-based ride-sharing firm valued at $5 billion, has begun its formidable plan to extend its rivalry with Grab by increasing into three new markets after it opened store in Vietnam. The service — which is called Go-Viet — covers an preliminary 12 districts in Ho Chi Minh City with a ...

Read More »

Grover raises €37M Series A to offer latest tech products as a subscription

ManagementTeam Grover Thom Cummings  Michael Cassau  Thomas Antonioli - Grover raises €37M Series A to offer latest tech products as a subscription

Grover, the Berlin-based startup that provides “pay-as-you-go” subscriptions to the latest shopper tech as another to proudly owning products outright, has raised €37 million in funding. The Series A spherical is led by Circularity Capital LLP — a VC that specialises within the so-called “circular economy” — with participation from ...

Read More »

Twitter will suspend repeat offenders posting abusive comments on Periscope live streams

twitter will suspend repeat offenders posting abusive comments on periscope live streams - Twitter will suspend repeat offenders posting abusive comments on Periscope live streams

As a part of Twitter’s tried crackdown on abusive conduct throughout its community, the corporate introduced on Friday afternoon a brand new coverage going through those that repeatedly harass, threaten or in any other case make abusive comments throughout a Periscope broadcaster’s live stream. According to Twitter, the corporate will ...

Read More »