Booster Raises $56M To Grow Its ‘Gas Station On Wheels’ Business

Booster, a San Mateo-primarily based on-call for the gas delivery carrier, has raised $ fifty-six million in a Series C led by Invus Opportunities. Strategic investors Enterprise Holdings Ventures and France’s Total Ventures additionally participated in the financing as did current backers Madrona Venture Group, Vulcan Capital, Maveron, Conversion Capital, and Dallas-primarily based Perot Jain […]

10 Great Netflix Originals From 2019 You’ve Already Forgotten About

So many shows and movies debut on television and streaming services these days that it has end up not possible to preserve up. Long gone are the days when the complete us of a might watch “M*A*S*H*” collectively. Two of the closing final tremendous popular shows ― “Game of Thrones” and “The Big Bang Theory” […]

Across China: New corporations run errands for busy human beings

Too busy to spare your time for the small and trivial matters that frequently devour your lives? Concierge businesses, primarily based in fundamental Chinese cities, offer a solution. From taking walks the canine to grocery buying, from scheduling clinic appointments to handing over papers, from making reservations at restaurants to babysitting, savvy commercial enterprise owners […]

EDWIN YODER: A cathedral that touched our souls

Like many pilgrims of many nations and faiths for whom Notre Dame of Paris is a spiritual home, I watched its burning through shocked and mournful eyes. If Westminster Abbey is the cultural home of those born to English language and literature, Notre Dame is an ecumenical presence of an equivalent personal sort. And when […]

No, Apple Doesn’t Need to Acquire Roku

With the streaming wars heating up, it’s been suggested that Apple buy Roku. That’s just plain nonsense. Here’s the article that caught my attention. “Forget Netflix, Apple Should Be Buying Roku.” First of all, Roku went public in late 2017. At that time, it was valued at $US2.0 billion, so Apple certainly has the means […]

‘I had to drive home on towels’: Exploding sunroofs just the start of the ordeal for many drivers

A Toronto driver is looking for answers about why the sunroof of his vehicle seemingly shattered without warning. Sean O’Shea reports. Jody Winder was walking back from an errand in Milton, Ont., on a mild fall day in 2017, when she discovered a hole in the panoramic sunroof of her brand-new BMW X5. She had […]

Veterans and others salute fallen service members at traveling Vietnam memorial in Costa Mesa

Jeanette Chervony, 52, of Costa Mesa points to her father Eddie Chervony’s name on the traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, at Estancia Park in Costa Mesa on Wednesday. Chervony was 13 months old when her father, a member of the U.S. Army 77th Field Artillery, was killed in combat on May 5, […]

AGAR: Guzzling cash for a fool’s errand aimed at oil companies

Toronto City Councillor Mike Layton wants you to. Layton has asked city staff to make up a number as to what the city will have to spend to deal with global warming, which he says is caused by the oil companies refuse to admit they caused it. He uses that rhetoric as he believes that […]

All 88 companies from Y Combinator’s W19 Demo Day 2

y-combinator-gears Today was the second half of Y Combinator’s two-day Demo Day for its Winter 2019 class. Over 85 startups pitched on stage yesterday, and another huge batch launched today. Previously held at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, this YC Demo Day instead took over a massive warehouse in San Francisco. Like yesterday’s […]