Huawei is allegedly building a self-sufficient chip network using state investment fund

We’ve seen Huawei’s surprising strides with its recent smartphones — especially the in-house 7nm 5G processor within, but apparently the company has been working on something far more significant to bypass the US import ban. According to a new Bloomberg investigation, a Shenzhen city government investment fund created in 2019 has been helping Huawei build … Read more

Live updates | Pro-Palestinian protesters force their way into University of Michigan building

A group of pro-Palestinian protesters forced their way into a building Friday on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor, police said. Video posted on social media showed protesters pushing past police into the Ruthven Administration Building, which houses offices for school President Santa Ono. An estimated 200 people then entered the building, university … Read more

Blaze at a coal mine company building in northern China kills 25 and injures dozens

A fire in a coal company building in a northern Chinese city has killed 25 people and injured a few dozen more ByThe Associated Press November 16, 2023, 12:15 AM BEIJING — A fire burned in a coal company building Thursday in a northern Chinese city, killing 25 people and injuring a few dozen more. … Read more

Kennedy Odede is Building Community Power in Kenya

Kennedy Odede remembers seeing how life’s odds were stacked against him while growing up in Kibera, Kenya’s largest urban slum, nestled within the capital city of Nairobi. “Sometimes, it’s all about where you were born,” he says. In his teenage years, Odede says he lost friends to mob violence, police killings, and suicide. But when … Read more

Investors double down on Snaptrude in challenging legacy building design platforms

Snaptrude — a startup aiming to compete against traditional platforms in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) design sector, including Autodesk, Trimble and Nemetschek — with its modern approach and cloud-based offering, has raised $14 million in a Series A round, just 10 months after announcing its seed funding. With Foundamental and Accel leading the … Read more

For VCs and founders, building in public is about filling the top of the funnel

“Chief Meme Officer” was once Turner Novak’s tongue-in-cheek job title, and his 161,300 X followers probably know why. Yet, he has it clear: “If you think about raising a venture fund and you need to raise $50 million, somebody’s not going to say: ‘Wow, that’s a great meme, here’s $10 million.” Why all the memes, … Read more

‘Friends’ Fans Remember Matthew Perry With Tributes Outside the Sitcom’s Apartment Building in NYC

Friends fans are mourning the loss of Matthew Perry. Supporters turned out on a dreary weekend in New York City to offer tributes to the late actor, leaving flowers, handmade signs and art outside the building that served as the show’s apartment exterior.  In photos from the scene, many fans were teary as they honored … Read more

The giant ship critical to building Dogger Bank Wind Farm

The Jan De Nul Group’s Voltaire in waters off China in Dec. 2022. As wind turbines get bigger, the vessels that install them are having to change, too. VCG | Visual China Group | Getty Images A project to build a facility described as “the world’s largest offshore wind farm” took a big step forward … Read more

Meghan Markle ‘slowly’ building career ‘behind the scenes’ with new strategy

Meghan Markle’s new plan for her career is slow and steady Meghan Markle’s new strategy for her career could play out very well for her, as per a royal expert. The Duchess of Sussex has signed with William Morris Agency (WME), which also represents Hollywood stars like Matt Damon and Joaquin Phoenix. Royal expert Jack … Read more