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KC Crain named CEO of Ad Age parent Crain Communications

Media company is parent for Crain’s Detroit Business, Automotive News and nearly 20 other trade and business titles in North America, Europe and Asia.
Tags: Advertising, Crain, North America Europe, Crain Communications, KC Crain, Detroit Business Automotive News


Maidbot, Creator of Rosie the Robot, Closes Series B Round Led by RB, the makers of Lysol

Maidbot, a company pioneering commercial service robotics, has closed a Series B round, which will accelerate production and enable deployments across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. The funding is being led by RB (Reckitt Benckiser), a leading health, hygiene, and nutrition company and the makers of many world-renowned brands including Lysol, Dettol, Harpic, Finish and Mucinex.
Tags: Travel, Asia Pacific, Reckitt Benckiser, North America Europe, Maidbot Creator of Rosie


Record Low Interest Rates Mask Underlying Problems in Mortgage Industry, J.D. Power Finds

Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans Ranks Highest in Customer Satisfaction for 11th Consecutive Year Troy, MI – November 09, 2020 (BUSINESS WIRE) Record low interest rates have driven U.S. home sales to a 14-year high and spurred a 200% annual increase in refinancing. While this boom in volume has generally been positive for primary mortgage originators, it has also exposed underlying weaknesses in their digital strategies that could create challenges down the road. According to the J.D. Power 2020...
Tags: News, Bank Of America, Radio, Asia Pacific, Mortgage, West Coast, East Coast, North America Europe, Real Estate News, J D Power, JD Power, Jim Houston, BUSINESS WIRE Record


MPA Lawyers Are Trying To Shut Down Pirate Anime Giant Nyaa.si

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TorrentFreak: Documents obtained by TorrentFreak dated September reveal the MPA, acting through legal representatives, attempting to pressure individuals who they believe are important at [anime site Nyaa] and could have the ability to shut the site down. Information suggests that several people in North America, Europe, and Australia have all received similar correspondence. The letters allege massive copyright infringement via the Nyaa site and include ...
Tags: Amazon, Australia, Tech, Netflix, Bittorrent, Mpa, Torrentfreak, North America Europe, Disney Paramount Universal Columbia Warner Bros, Nyaa


TikTok invests in social commerce via new Shopify partnership

TikTok is further investing in social commerce with today’s announcement of a new global partnership with e-commerce platform Shopify. The deal aims to make it easier for Shopify’s over 1 million merchants to reach TikTok’s younger audience and drive sales. The partnership will eventually expand to include other in-app shopping features, as well, the companies said. At launch, the agreement allows Shopify merchants to create, run and optimize their TikTok marketing campaigns directly from ...
Tags: Amazon, Social, TC, Facebook, Ecommerce, Video, Instagram, Advertising Tech, Social Media, Tech, Walmart, E-commerce, Ads, Teespring, Black, Shopify


TikTok partners with Shopify on social commerce

TikTok is further investing in social commerce with today’s announcement of a new global partnership with e-commerce platform Shopify. The deal aims to make it easier for Shopify’s over 1 million merchants to reach TikTok’s younger audience and drive sales. The partnership will eventually expand to include other in-app shopping features, as well, the companies said. At launch, the agreement allows Shopify merchants to create, run and optimize their TikTok marketing campaigns directly from ...
Tags: Amazon, Social, Startups, TC, Facebook, Ecommerce, Video, Instagram, Advertising Tech, Social Media, Walmart, E-commerce, Ads, Teespring, Black, Shopify


5 enterprise tech execs discuss remote work, new cybersecurity threats, and why Asia was first to multi-cloud

Kimberly White/Getty; Red Points; Sam Barnes/Getty; Appier; Quantexa; Skye Gould/Business Insider Business Insider selected the top 10 people transforming enterprise tech in the North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific regions. Okta chief product officer Diya Jolly, Cloudflare COO Michelle Zatlyn, Appier COO Winnie Lee, Quantexa CEO Vishal Marria, and Red Points CEO Laura Urquizu gathered together for a virtual roundtable. The execs discussed trends in remote work, cybersecur...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Enterprise, Okta, US, Trends, Taiwan, Asia Pacific, Innovation, North America, Vishal, Cloudflare, Enterprise Software, Michelle Zatlyn, Business Insider, Forrester


The best 20 airports in the world for 2020 according to expert reviewers

The Jewel at Singapore Changi Airport. REUTERS/Feline Lim Aviation rating firm Skytrax has released its list of the top 100 airports in the world with European and Asian airports dominating the list. Singapore Changi Airport once again took the top prize for the eight consecutive year. Only one airport in the Americas was in the top 20 with Vancouver International Airport ranking highest in North America and Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport highest in the US.  Visit Business ...
Tags: Transportation, Asia, Hong Kong, Japan, UK, London, Sweden, Airports, Air Travel, Australia, Germany, Singapore, Air Canada, Americas, US, Trends


Battery tech superstars JB Straubel of Redwood Materials, Celina Mikolajczak of Panasonic coming to TC Mobility 2020

It was a trickle at first that has evolved into a slow and steady stream. Now, a wave of new electric vehicles is building, promising to deliver an unprecedented number of models to North America, Europe and China over the next two to three years. There might not be a better time to dig into EVs and we have two superstars coming to TC Sessions: Mobility 2020. JB Straubel, co-founder and CEO of Redwood Materials who pioneered the battery powertrain design for Tesla as its longtime CTO, and Celina...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Transportation, China, Events, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Panasonic, North America, Cto, Don, North America Europe, JB Straubel, Sparks Nevada, Straubel


After lockdowns lead to an e-bike boom, VanMoof raises $40M Series B to expand globally

E-bike startup VanMoof, has raised a $40 million investment from Norwest Venture Partners, Felix Capital and Balderton Capital. The Series B financing comes after a $13.5 million investment in May. The funding brings VanMoof’s total raised to $73 million and furthers the e-bike brand’s ultimate mission of getting the next billion on bikes. The Series B funding will be used to meet the increased demand, shorten delivery times and build a suite of rider service solutions. It also aims to ...
Tags: TC, Europe, Balderton Capital, Japan, Tech, Supply Chains, Bicycles, Cycling, Transport, North America, Felix Capital, Balderton, Vanmoof, Norwest Venture Partners, Norwest, North America Europe


How to tell if you're in a socially distant toxic workplace — and what you can do about it

If your company makes you leave your camera on, that can be a red flag. Crystal Cox/Business Insider Toxic workplaces don't just pop up in physical buildings; remote work has shown that they can breed online too.In fact, in an unstable economy, toxic bosses may take advantage of workers' fears over losing their jobs.There are a few telltale warning signs that you're in a socially distant toxic workplace, from no work-life balance to constant micromanagement.Try setting clear boundaries arou...
Tags: Career, India, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Middle East, National Bureau of Economic Research, Career Advice, Khan Academy, Coursera, Glassdoor, Nordic, Job Searching, Carr, Belani


Funds focus on oil refining margins: Kemp - Reuters

Funds focus on oil refining margins: Kemp - Reuters:Hedge funds continued to rotate their positions from crude to fuels, especially gasoline, in light trading during the summer vacation period in North America, Europe and the Middle East.Hedge funds and other money managers sold the equivalent of 10 million barrels in the six most important petroleum futures and options contracts in the week to Aug. 25.Those sales reversed purchases of 12 million barrels the week before, but the overall position...
Tags: Travel, Brent, North America Europe, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Kemp Reuters, Middle East Hedge


AB InBev nixes global media review and retains incumbent agencies

The brew giant will continue working with Vizeum in North America, Europe and Africa; Starcom in Colombia and APAC; and MediaCom in Mexico, Middle Americas and South America.
Tags: Africa, Advertising, Colombia, Ab Inbev, APAC, North America Europe, Mediacom, Starcom, Mexico Middle Americas


Notorious movie pirates busted by Europol and Homeland Security

A massive international investigation has led to the arrests of several individuals suspected of running an illegal movie piracy sting. Led in coordination with law enforcement authorities in 18 countries and supported by Homeland Security and Europol, the investigation focused on a notorious movie piracy ring, more commonly known as the Sparks Group. The collective has allegedly facilitated the illegal distribution of a bevy of blockbuster titles. “Dozens of servers controlled by the Sparks Gro...
Tags: Startups, Asia, Insights, Homeland Security, Department Of Justice, Europol, North America Europe, Sparks Group


Four queer women defying the snow: Mikael Owunna's best photograph

‘Snow evokes the west, Europe, the far north – places that have historically been hostile to black people. So this is like an assertion: we’re going to take this place for ourselves’I shot this in Brooklyn in 2017. For four years, I had been working on a series about LGBTQ African immigrants in 10 countries, across North America, Europe and the Caribbean, but I had no group shots. I started thinking about how we interact with each other for support. I wanted to capture that.I already knew Mai’Ya...
Tags: Photography, New York, Africa, Race, Society, Culture, Brooklyn, Art and design, Migration, Sexuality, LGBT rights, Identity politics, Caribbean, Badu, North America Europe, Amadi


Industrial-grade VR company Varjo picks up $54M in Series C funding

Varjo, the Finnish startup that has developed a virtual and mixed reality headset capable of “human-eye resolution” for use in various enterprise applications, has closed a $54 million in Series C funding. Backing the round is Tesi, NordicNinja, and Swisscanto Invest by Zürcher Kantonalbank. Existing investors including Lifeline Ventures, Atomico, EQT Ventures and Volvo Cars Tech Fund have also followed on. It brings total raised by Varjo to around $100 million to date. The company is also annou...
Tags: TC, Europe, Global, Tech, Middle East, Virtual Reality, Siemens, Audi, Boeing, Atomico, Emerging-technologies, Immersion, Volvo Cars, North America Europe, EQT Ventures, Lifeline Ventures


Industrial-grade VR company Varjo picks up ~$52M in Series C funding

Varjo, the Finnish startup that has developed a virtual and mixed reality headset capable of “human-eye resolution” for use in various enterprise applications, has closed a $51.7 million in Series C funding. Backing the round is Tesi, NordicNinja, and Swisscanto Invest by Zürcher Kantonalbank. Existing investors including Lifeline Ventures, Atomico, EQT Ventures and Volvo Cars Tech Fund have also followed on. It brings total raised by Varjo to around $100 million to date. The company is also ann...
Tags: TC, Europe, Global, Tech, Middle East, Virtual Reality, Siemens, Audi, Boeing, Atomico, Emerging-technologies, Immersion, Volvo Cars, North America Europe, EQT Ventures, Lifeline Ventures


Harley-Davidson has a 5-Year Hardwire Strategy Now

Starting Once the Rewire Ends Harley announced its Rewire plan not that long ago to shift its focus. This came after the company appointed a new CEO and fired some workers and had at least one high-level executive leave. On July 28, 2020, Harley’s new CEO, Jochen Zeitz talked about the company’s poor sales numbers and how the Rewire is going. He also announced a post-Rewire strategy called the Hardwire. “We are now working on our new 5-year strategic plan, The Hardwire, which will be grounded i...
Tags: Asia Pacific, Motorcycles, Bronx, Harley Davidson, Harley, North America Europe, Zeitz, Jochen Zeitz, Pan America


StayNTouch Now Serves 100,000+ Hotel Rooms with Mobile PMS and Contactless Check-in Solutions

StayNTouch, a leading cloud-based mobile PMS provider, announced that it now serves over 100,000 hotel rooms and over 500 hotels across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Since its founding in 2012, StayNTouch has been an innovator in mobile and contactless technologies, providing a game-changing cloud-based mobile PMS that can operate on a tablet, as well as both mobile and kiosk-based contactless guest check-in/out solutions.
Tags: Travel, Asia Pacific, North America Europe


Business Immigration With CanadaCIS: How To Start A Successful Business In Canada

Investor protection, low corruption, trade freedom, and low corporate tax are some of the benefits businesses enjoy in Canada. In addition to Canada’s stable economy, other perks include its proximity to the United States and its similar business ethics and culture with the U.S, which makes running your business in Canada smooth with less cultural challenges to deal with. Over the years, Canada has been a choice location for entrepreneurs and businesses across the different facets of endeavors ...
Tags: Startups, Asia, Japan, Toronto, Canada, United States, Asia Pacific, Kpmg, North America, Others, Forbes, Nafta, Richard Mille, Europe China, North America Europe, Organisation for Economic Co


A revolutionary new treatment alternative to corneal transplantation

A new approach in ophthalmology that offers a revolutionary alternative to corneal transplantation has just been developed by researchers and clinicians in North America, Europe, and Oceania.
Tags: Science, North America Europe


Tesla's history can be traced through numerous milestones. Here are the top 25 moments that shaped the electric carmaker over 16 years. (TSLA)

Tesla has been around for 16 years, and in that time period, CEO Elon Musk's all-electric carmaker has established an astonishing number of milestones. I rounded up the most significant 25. They range from the original Roadster, which made electric cars cool, to the insane Cybertruck, plus quite a few other adventures along the way. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Tesla is 16 years old. It turns 17 in July. In the nearly two decades it's been around, the Silicon Valley ele...
Tags: Facebook, Spacex, Elon Musk, China, Berlin, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Tesla, Paypal, Ford, Paris, Gm, Peter Thiel, Silicon Valley, Toyota


VESoft raises $8M to meet China’s growing need for graph databases

Sherman Ye founded VESoft in 2018 when he saw a growing demand for graph databases in China. Its predecessors like Neo4j and TigerGraph had already been growing aggressively in the West for a few years, while China was just getting to know the technology that leverages graph structures to store data sets and depict their relationships, such as those used for social media analysis, e-commerce recommendations, and financial risk management. VESoft is ready for further growth after closing an $8 mi...
Tags: Facebook, Asia, Enterprise, California, China, Tech, Open Source Software, West, Alibaba, Tencent, Ibm, Silicon Valley, Ant Financial, Hangzhou, Nosql, Databases


Tesla's vast, multinational Supercharger network is a huge competitive advantage. Take a closer look. (TSLA)

Tesla's extensive Supercharger network is what sets the company apart from the electric-vehicle competition. Other automakers have partnered with charging operations and have explored their own solutions, but only Tesla has a vast network in North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia that's fully integrated with the company's vehicles. Supercharging allows Tesla owners to be one-car EV customers; other charge systems favor EVs with less range that require backup vehicles for longer trips...
Tags: Facebook, Asia, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Tesla, New Jersey, Middle East, North America Europe, Tesla Semi, Lincoln Aviator, Cooper SE Electric, Kettleman City CA


New CRM Created Just for Small Businesses, Cyberthreats on the Rise, Online Checkout Made Simple and Other Things Entrepreneurs Need to Know

9 Things Small Businesses Need to Know   1—New CRM Solution Crafted Especially for Small Businesses Zoho Corporation, just launched a new pipeline-centric CRM software designed specifically for small and micro business owners. Bigin by Zoho CRM is a simple solution that helps small businesses keep track of customers and improve customer relationships—and you don’t have to worry about high costs or complicated features. “Small businesses are the heart and soul of our communities and with busin...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Asia, Europe, Business, Minnesota, Cdc, Montana, Massachusetts, America, Hawaii, Alibaba, States, Rhode Island, Vermont, South


Tesla's sprawling, multinational Supercharger network is its biggest competitive advantage. Take a closer look. (TSLA)

Tesla's extensive Supercharger network is what sets the company apart from the electric-vehicle competition. Other automakers have partnered with charging operations and have explored their own solutions, but only Tesla has a vast network in North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia that's fully integrated with the company's vehicles. Supercharging allows Tesla owners to be one-car EV customers; other charge systems favor EVs with less range that require backup vehicles for longer trips...
Tags: Facebook, Asia, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Tesla, New Jersey, Middle East, North America Europe, Tesla Semi, Lincoln Aviator, Cooper SE Electric, Kettleman City CA


The Latest: Reinstatement of pres. primary in NY challenged

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.TOP OF THE HOUR:— Democrats on NY Board of Elections challenge reinstatement of presidential primary— China says all areas of country have been downgraded to low virus risk— Brazil’s health minister for the first time has said that lockdowns will be needed to prevent the ...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Europe, New York, London, News, Maryland, Congress, Australia, California, Cdc, Washington, Oregon, Senate, White House, China


Essential Oils From Around the World

In these stressful times, the ability to find ways to reduce stress is greatly valued. Here, from the Discoverer blog are some ideas for essential oils from around the world. Essential oils have been used around the world for centuries, and they're an easy way to bring the scents of the world into your home during a time where you can't go outside or travel as much as you might like. Before trying any essential oils, you'll want to do some background reading, such as this article fro...
Tags: Asia, Japan, Florida, France, India, Bbc, Italy, Middle East, Queensland, Burma, Vietnam, Astrology, Mediterranean, Indian Ocean, South East Asia, Aromatherapy


OMERS Ventures announces a new $750M fund for investing in North America, Europe

OMERS Ventures, the venture capital arm of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS), has put together a new, $750 million fund to invest in both Europe and North America. The capital vehicle is larger than the group’s preceding European and North American funds combined. In 2019 OMERS Ventures announced a €300 million fund Europe-focused fund (TechCrunch covered its launch here), and the venture group’s last North American fund was worth $300 million back in 2017. The new $75...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Europe, US, Tech, Vc, Canada, Venture Capital, North America, Steel, Crunchbase, North America Europe, OMERS Ventures, Damien Steel, Steel OMERS Ventures


The CEO of $1.8 billion fintech Airwallex talks us through its $160 million fundraise during coronavirus. 'We want to be the AWS for financial services.'

Melbourne-based payment business Airwallex raised $160 million from investors including ANZi Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, and existing investors DST Global, Tencent, and Sequoia Capital China during the coronavirus pandemic.  The unicorn fintech upped the size of its raise during the crisis to give itself more runway as major markets in Asia locked down due to Covid-19.  Airwallex raised funds at a tricky time, with the US stock market crash in March causing some smaller investors to drop ou...
Tags: Asia, China, US, Trends, Middle East, Aws, Melbourne, Alan, Index Ventures, Business Insider, Oceania, Zhang, North America Europe, India Indonesia, Sequoia Capital China, Airwallex