AirAsia launches a $60M fund to help start-ups enter into Southeast Asia

AirAsia launches a $60M fund to help start-ups enter into Southeast Asia

Budget airline AirAsia is getting into the VC game after it unveiled a venture capital fund that aims to invest in startups across the world. The airline today announced Redbeat Capital, a $60 million fund that it says will operate independently and seek deals with startups worldwide in areas such as travel, lifestyle, fintech and…

Fly freely around the 3D worlds of your preferred (mainly Nintendo) games

Fly freely around the 3D worlds of your preferred (mainly Nintendo) games

noclip.website hosts the extracted levels of various classic games and a simple interface to fly freely around them. Remember these? (That last one is the collision map of a Dark Souls region.) Epic colony simulator Dwarf Fortress coming to Itch.io and Steam Dwarf Fortress, the astonishingly elaborate and in-depth simulation of a community of dwarves…

How digital media organisations are successfully integrating e-commerce as a new revenue stream– and how brand names can benefit (AMZN, SNAP, FB, GOOGL, EBAY, WMT)

How digital media organisations are successfully integrating e-commerce as a new revenue stream– and how brand names can benefit (AMZN, SNAP, FB, GOOGL, EBAY, WMT)

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can log in and read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence Consumer habits are shifting to digital, driving massive changes in how people access media content as well as how they shop…

Samsung Galaxy Fold: Price, Specs, Release

Samsung Galaxy Fold: Price, Specs, Release

Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesWhen Samsung first teased its foldable smartphone in November, it mostly left the details to the imagination. At its Unpacked event on Wednesday, the company began sketching a fuller picture. The wild concept is now officially real, and it has the name, price, and release date prove it: Galaxy Fold, $1,980, April 26.Samsung’s…

US Tracks Journalists, Chelsea Manning Goes to Prison, and More Security News This Week

US Tracks Journalists, Chelsea Manning Goes to Prison, and More Security News This Week

HERIKA MARTINEZ/Getty ImagesThe RSA Conference, one of the biggest cybersecurity events of the year, took place in San Francisco this past week. Researchers demonstrated lots of new reasons to freak out about your data security, but they also highlighted new techniques for staying safe. There’s the clever new tool that can protect Macs using Apple’s…

How the Accenture Luminaries Program Helped a Toy Producer Unlock Development Ideas – SPONSOR CONTENT FROM ACCENTURE INNOVATION

How the Accenture Luminaries Program Helped a Toy Producer Unlock Development Ideas – SPONSOR CONTENT FROM ACCENTURE INNOVATION

Sanjay Sarma, Vice President for Open Learning at MIT and co-founder of the Auto-ID Center at MIT There was a level of expectation in the room at the Accenture Innovation Hub in Boston when the CIO and senior leadership of a major toy manufacturer, together with its Accenture team, gathered for a workshop to explore…

Urban unicorn renewal

Urban unicorn renewal

Three cities, three dead urban unicorn renewal projects. In just the past few days, we’ve had Foxconn renege on Wisconsin, Amazon renege on NYC and GE renege on Boston. Each followed the Anna Karenina principle that every unhappy economic development deal is unhappy in its own way: for Foxconn, it was trade tariffs and slowing…