Oscar Williams-Grut, provided by Published 11:58 pm, Wednesday, May 2, 2018 Blockchain Blockchain, the world's biggest digital wallet provider, has acquired early-stage app-building startup Tsukemen. The deal establishes Blockchain's first San Francisco office. Blockchain raised $40 million last June and has been expanding rapidly, doubling its headcount in the last eight months. LONDON — Blockchain, the world's biggest provider of digital wallets, is establishing a presence in San Francisco for the first time after acquiring Bay Area startup Tsukemen. UK-headquartered Blockchain announced the deal on Wednesday but did not disclose terms. Tsukemen is an early stage app-development company founded by Thianh Lu, who previously founded and sold file-sharing product Cloudup. LATEST BUSINESS VIDEOS Now Playing: Now Playing Scandal Plagued Wells Fargo Face Protesters Associated Press Facebook Makes a Move Into the Dating Game Cheddar TV New Demands on … [Read more...] about Hot crypto company Blockchain is opening in San Francisco after acquiring a small app building shop
Prachi Bhardwaj, provided by Published 3:10 pm, Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Now Playing: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos saw a $6.6 billion dollar increase in his fortune, tentatively putting him at number one on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. For more on the story here is Zach Devita Media: Buzz 60 HO/Mike Brown/Space Florida Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos uses $1 billion of his "Amazon winnings" to fund his space company Blue Origin, he recently said in an interview. The entrepreneur has a net worth of $127 billion and a number of personal projects to spend it on, but he says none are as important an investment as Blue Origin and the goal to put civilizations in space. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos spends a tiny fraction of his net worth to fund Blue Origin, the space company he started back in 2000. For a man worth $127 billion dollars, that tiny fraction amounts to $1 billion a year, which he gets by liquidating Amazon stock, Bezos said at an Axel Springer awards event in Berlin, … [Read more...] about Jeff Bezos says he liquidates a whopping $1 billion of Amazon stock every year to pay for his rocket company Blue Origin
The realtor.com data team set out to find the best housing markets for 10 of the fastest-growing professions in the country. Lance Lambert, provided by Published 3:00 am, Monday, April 16, 2018 Photo: IStock; Realtor.com Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: IStock; Realtor.com 10 Most Affordable Cities for the Fastest-Growing Careers: Is Your Job on This Lucky List? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery When it comes to winning the real-world Game of Life, there are a pair of treasured action cards everyone is eager to play. One is "Get a great new career"; the other is "Buy the home of your dreams." For most of us, they're a critical one-two combo. Homeownership is one of the reasons we shell out thousands for a good education, spend endless hours studying for certification tests, and smile through … [Read more...] about 10 Most Affordable Cities for the Fastest-Growing Careers: Is Your Job on This Lucky List?
Grocery shoppers in Boca Raton, Cooper City and Dania Beach will have a reason to party when Lucky's Market comes to those towns. The Boulder-Colo. organic grocery chain, which serves craft beer and wine to customers as they shop, has signed leases in South Florida as well as Orlando, Winter Park and nine other Florida cities with plans to open stores over next 18 to 24 months, the company announced.There are stores in Plantation, Oakland Park and Coral Springs. The hip chain currently has 28 stores nationally with plans to open at least 20 more this year, the company said. Other locations in the Florida expansion include Bonita Springs, Cape Coral, Naples, Fort Myers, Port Charlotte, Port St. Lucie, Hunters Creek, Vineland, Colonial Landing and Lake Mary. Lucky's also will open stores in Montana, Cleveland and Colorado. Doing the weekly marketing can be a chore and a bore, but Lucky's Market changes that.The chaing has a fun, festive … [Read more...] about Lucky’s Market coming to Boca Raton, Cooper City and Dania Beach, among other Florida cities
Ask Stefan Gelbhaar, Green party senator and spokesman for traffic, media and internet policy, how likely it is that there will be free WiFi available for Berliners next year and he scoffs. “We've been trying to do that in Berlin for seven years,” he says. “I'm sceptical and I'm not getting my hopes up.” He's talking about a fresh call for business proposals which Björn Böhning, head of the Berlin Senate Chancellery, wants to launch in November. Böhning wants to install the first hotspots at the beginning of 2015 and eventually give all Berliners, in the centre of the city at least, free internet access. In response to a parliamentary question from Gelbhaar, Böhning said that the Berlin government would offer private-sector partners a total of €170,000 to cover start-up costs, including rent-free space for their equipment in city buildings and free electricity to run it. “For the first time, we're offering a … [Read more...] about Fourth time lucky for free Berlin WiFi?