RPT-U.S. companies rush to insulate themselves against Venezuela's currency, economic woes + MORE

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] RPT-U.S. companies rush to insulate themselves against Venezuela's currency, economic woes – reuters.com CARACAS/NEW YORK, May 14 (Reuters) – A growing number of U.S. companies say they can’t cope with Venezuela’s sinking bolivar currency, prompting some of them to remove their operations in the South American nation from their consolidated financial reports. In other […]

UPDATE 2-Greenlight's Einhorn slams oil frackers at Sohn conference + MORE

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] UPDATE 1-ANZ H1 cash profit up 5 pct, beats forecast – reuters.com SYDNEY, May 5 (Reuters) – Australia and New Zealand Banking Group on Tuesday said cash profit rose 5 percent to a record, beating forecasts, as housing growth continued to drive earnings while profits at its Asia business climbed 18 percent. Continue Reading […]

Google strikes deal with carriers to pre-install Wallet

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Google strikes deal with carriers to pre-install Wallet – vator.tv Google also acquired technology and intellectual property from mobile payments app SoftcardThough Google Wallet has been around a lot longer, having debuted all the way back in 2011, Apple Pay somehow seemed like a much bigger deal. And the reason for that is simple: […]

Healthtech vs traditional spaces: how they stack up + MORE

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Is Google going to invest in, and partner with, SpaceX? – vator.tv A partnership makes sense as both have talked about using satellites to connect the worldThis weekend, when SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed his plan to use satellites to bring everyone on Earth (and beyond) onto the Internet, I spoke of Google as a potential […]

Yik Yak raises another $62 million in funding!

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Yik Yak raises another $62 million in funding! – vator.tv The company has raised over $73 million this year, and is now valued in the hundreds of millionsYou can blame is on WhatsApp: ever since that gigantic deal was announced, venture capitalists have been head over heals for mobile messaging. They simply cannot wait […]