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September 24, 2017 9:21 AM Deliveroo is now valued at over $2 billion after investors pumped in another $385 million

Deliveroo has raised $385 million (£285 million) from investors in a huge funding round that values it at over $2 billion (£1.48 billion) and makes it one of the most valuable tech companies in the UK. Total investment in the London-based startup, which employs over 1,000 people worldwide, now stands at around $857 million (£635 million). The lead investors 3

September 24, 2017 4:35 AM Auditor says he was forced to quit Vatican after finding irregularities

VATICAN CITY: The Vatican's first auditor-general, who resigned without explanation in June, has broken his silence, saying he was forced to step down with trumped-up accusations after discovering evidence of possible illegal activity. Speaking to reporters from four media organisations including Reuters in the office of his lawyers in Rome, Libero Milone 3

September 22, 2017 10:20 AM Uber stripped of London licence

LONDON: London stripped Uber on Friday (Sep 22) of its licence to operate from the end of September in a huge blow to the taxi app that will affect more than 40,000 drivers in one of the world's biggest cities. Regulator Transport for London (TfL) said Uber's conduct posed risks to public safety and it would not renew its licence when it expires on Sep 30. Uber has 21 days to appeal 3

September 22, 2017 9:51 AM This may finally be the year the iPhone line ritual dies a natural death

Today is iPhone day. And for the past decade that has incited a ritual of capitalism that became ingrained in our culture and served to demonstrate the cultish devotion Apple had inspired, and that no other company could match. The iPhone lines were a near-religious, tribal gathering of believers who, yes, wanted first dibs on the latest version. But they also wanted 3

September 21, 2017 9:25 PM Istanbul's Ataturk airport reopens after jet crash, Turkish Airlines CEO says

ANKARA - Istanbul's main Ataturk airport was reopened to traffic on Thursday after a private jet crashed on the runway, causing authorities to suspend flights, the head of Turkish Airlines said on Twitter. The jet, registered as TC-KON, crashed after reporting a malfunction as it was taking off, the state-run news agency Anadolu said. The flight was heading 3

September 21, 2017 9:11 AM Google bets anew on smartphones, pays US$1.1b for HTC's Pixel division

TAIPEI/SAN FRANCISCO: Alphabet Inc's Google said it would pay US$1.1 billion for the division at Taiwan's HTC Corp that develops the U.S. firm's Pixel smartphones – its second major foray into phone hardware after an earlier costly failure. The all-cash deal will see Google gain 2,000 HTC employees, roughly equivalent to one-fifth of the Taiwanese firm's 3

September 20, 2017 7:43 AM NTUC FairPrice launches housebrand formula milk for under S$30 a tin

SINGAPORE: Supermarket chain NTUC FairPrice on Wednesday (Sep 20) launched a new range of formula milk from Australia, under its housebrand label. The FairPrice Gold formula milk is priced between S$27 and S$29 for a 900g tin. It is available in three types - for infants up to six months of age, between six months and a year old, as well as for those 3

September 20, 2017 1:52 AM FMLLP unveils 'new era' Super League trophy, TMJ plans to replace FA Cup trophy

M-League organiser Football Malaysia LLP (FMLLP) on Tuesday unveiled the new Malaysia Super League (MSL) trophy, in a press conference held in Johor Bahru. The unveiling ceremony and press conference was attended by Malaysian FA (FAM) president and FMLLP chairman Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, FAM secretary-general Dato' Hamidin Amin, FMLLP CEO Kevin Ramalingam 4

September 19, 2017 11:32 PM Fact-Checking Donald Trump's UN Speech: 4 Claims, Examined for Lies and Misleading Facts

President Donald Trump's speech at the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday was divisive and hyperbolic. It can cost a lot to bring a refugee to the U.S. from a war-torn land, but Trump's statement ignores that refugees add to the economy of their new home. Trump's own departments of State, Homeland Security and Health and Human Services found refugees 3

September 18, 2017 9:24 AM Trump’s Hillary Clinton tweet: Does it violate Twitter’s ban on suggestion violence?

Sunday morning: Church bells and bird calls. Coupon-stuffed newspapers. “Meet the Press.” And, in America in 2017, a tidal wave of bizarre Internet activity courtesy of the leader of the free world. True to form, President Trump jump-started his week Sunday with a string of 140-character thought-bursts aimed at his 38.5 million followers. The lineup 2