GBP News 

Britain, US to duel in team competition in London

“LONDON (AP) Britain will take on the United States in a nine-event track competition at the Olympic Stadium next year” reports foxsports.com. Organizers say many leading athletes will take part in a competition called ”The Meet,” which will be ”a blend of running, jumping, hurdles and relay events.” They didn’t disclose specific names or the exact format for the meeting, which is scheduled for July 21.The U.S. team won 10 golds and finished at the top of the medals table at the world championships, which took place this month at…

Read More
News 

Team of rivals: The startups Uber competes against around the world

“The Indian ride-hailing company operates in nearly 100 cities throughout India and is the country’s largest ride-hailing app” writes Emma Hinchliffe for mashable.com. Easy Taxi calls itself the most downloaded taxi app in the world—because it uses actual taxis, not drivers’ own cars.The 5-year-old ride-hailing app had the home-field advantage in China, and Uber realized it couldn’t win. Source: mashable.com Share This:

Read More
News 

The world’s largest movie theater chain is trying to block MoviePass’s new $10-a-month plan

“The largest theater chain in the world issued a statement late Tuesday stating that it is consulting with its attorneys on if it can stop accepting MoviePass” writes Jason Guerrasio for businessinsider.com. That is the biggest question many have in the exhibition world: How will MoviePass be financially sustainable?.  Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

Read More
News 

MICROSOFT Teaches Autonomous Gliders to Make Decisions on the Fly…

“Now, researchers hope to reach bigger milestones here in the real world” writes Cade Metz for nytimes.com. In building their algorithms, Mr.Through those onboard algorithms, the gliders could analyze what was happening around them and then change directions as need be.That’s the big reason Microsoft is building autonomous gliders. Source: nytimes.com Share This:

Read More
News 

World Cup 2026 bid to consider 49 sites across North America

“The 2026 World Cup committee started its outreach for cities to declare their interest in hosting the world’s largest soccer competition” reports sportingnews.com. Forty-nine stadiums in 44 cities across the United States, Canada and Mexico will be considered in the official World Cup bid that will be sent to FIFA by March 16, 2018. Source: sportingnews.com Share This:

Read More
News 

Johnny Depp helping produce The Secret World TV show

“The Secret World relaunched recently as a free-to-play and ‘shared world’ experience – dubbed Secret World Legends – hence the renewed activity” reports eurogamer.net. Johnny Depp and his film production company Infinitum Nihil are producing a television series based on Funcom’s magic-world-within-a-real-world game The Secret World. This is the secret story of the people who rule the people who rule the world.”.  Source: eurogamer.net Share This:

Read More
News 

To create more businesses across the U.S., support first-time founders

“Most often, someone may have a good idea and energy to execute, but that person may not be ready immediately for the startup world” writes Manan Mehta for venturebeat.com. It is important that we provide a support system to prepare entrepreneurs with an idea and the courage to jump into the startup world.This lack of developmental support for entrepreneurs rings even truer for those in areas of the country more disconnected from the VC and startup world.The Kauffman Foundation’s “zero barriers” idea is one that everyone involved in startups should…

Read More