Euro technology Vanguard and Ant Financial announce joint venture to launch an investment service in China

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Fintech Pro subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your inbox each day, hours before they’re published on Business Insider, click here.Ant Financial, the Alibaba affiliate that reached an impressive valuation of $150 billion in 2018, has established a joint venture (JV) with Vanguard, the…

Euro technology Last year, Business Insider Intelligence published payments and commerce predictions for 2019 — here’s how they fared

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Payments & Commerce subscribers earlier this morning.To get this story plus others to your inbox each day, hours before they’re published on Business Insider, click here.In late 2018, Business Insider Intelligence published predictions about what to expect in the payments industry in 2019. Here’s a look at how…

Euro technology Misinformation, hacking, and imploding startups: 18 books to read in 2020 that puncture Silicon Valley utopianism

Amazon Need a Christmas gift for the tech bro in your life? One of the books below might just make them think twice about their dreams of a futuristic utopia. The 18 books on this list include recent releases, such as “Don’t Be Evil” by Rana Foroohar and `’Bad Blood” by John Carreyrou. Work your way through…

Euro technology Two rising stars in tech investment just raised $34 million to fund underrepresented and diverse founders

London-based investors Matt Penneycard and Check Warner have closed a $34 million new fund called Ada Ventures to support underrepresented startup founders. Warner and Penneycard both formerly worked at Downing Ventures and have named their new fund after computer science trailblazer Ada Lovelace.”We’re really excited to have this fund raised despite some headwinds which might have…

Electrical cars EV Sherrock given Premier League challenger place

Sherrock beat Ted Evetts and Mensur Suljovic at the PDC World ChampionshipFallon Sherrock has been named as one of nine challengers to compete alongside the top nine players in this year’s Premier League Darts.The 25-year-old last month became the first woman to win a PDC World Championship match as she reached round three at Alexandra…

Electrical cars EV Arsenal 2-0 Man Utd: United were too slow in first half – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits his side were “too slow” in the first half against Arsenal but he was happier with their display in the second half of their 2-0 defeat at the Emirates.MATCH REPORT: Arsenal 2-0 Man UtdWatch highlights of today’s New Year’s Day Premier League action on Match of the Day…

Electrical cars EV Arsenal 2-0 Man Utd: Mikel Arteta reflects on ‘perfect’ first win

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is full of praise for his players after they completed a “perfect” 2-0 win over Man Utd at the Emirates to give him his first win as Gunners boss.MATCH REPORT: Arsenal 2-0 Man UtdWatch highlights of today’s New Year’s Day Premier League action on Match of the Day from 23:05 GMT…

Electrical cars EV David Stern: Former NBA commissioner dies aged 77

Image copyright Reuters Image caption David Stern helped boost basketball’s popularity domestically and internationally David Stern, the former commissioner of the US National Basketball Association (NBA), has died at the age of 77.He had been in a serious condition after suffering a brain haemorrhage in December.Stern was the NBA’s longest-serving commissioner, holding the job for…

Electrical cars EV Netanyahu seeks immunity from prosecution

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu will seek immunity from bribery and fraud charges. Show more The Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he will seek parliamentary immunity from prosecution in three cases in which he’s charged with bribery and fraud. Also in the programme: Supporters of Iranian-backed militia have pulled back from the US Embassy compound…

Electrical cars EV Anti-Islamic slogans painted near Brixton mosque

Image copyright Google Image caption The graffiti was found on a building near the North Brixton Islamic Cultural Centre Anti-Islamic slogans have been painted on a building near a mosque in south London.The graffiti was found on a building near to the North Brixton Islamic Cultural Centre in Brixton Road at about 11:00 GMT.The Metropolitan…