FAA proposes record $1.9M fine against drone operator for ‘unauthorized’ flights

A Chicago-based drone business is facing a hefty $1.9 million fine from the FAA for alleged unauthorized flights in airspace over New York City and Chicago, with some of the incursions apparently taking place close to busy airports. The post FAA proposes record $1.9M fine against drone operator for ‘unauthorized’ flights appeared first on Digital […]

Enterprise SaaS Marketplace AppDirect Raises $140M Series E Round Led By J.P. Morgan

 AppDirect makes it easier for enterprises to buy cloud services from the likes of Box, Google, Symantec and others (and serves as a kind of referral service for these businesses). The company today announced that it has raised a $140 million funding round led by J.P. Morgan. All of the company’s existing institutional investors, including […]

MoneySmart Raises Series A To Bring Personal Finance Tools To Southeast Asia’s Growing Middle Class

 For most consumers who aren’t Scrooge McDuck, learning about personal finance is like dental checkups—boring, sometimes painful, but necessary. Vinod Nair, the founder and chief executive officer of MoneySmart, wants to change that. The site, which publishes articles and lets users compare services like home loans and credit card, tries to make personal finance fun […]

Twitter debuts Moments, its editor-curated news stream

Twitter’s newest feature offers a simpler way to view the constant flood of information hitting the service. It’s hoped that the editor-curated news streams, called “Moments,” will help ease newcomers into the service and also appeal to current users. The post Twitter debuts Moments, its editor-curated news stream appeared first on Digital Trends. Source: digitaltrends

Drive Me: Volvo urges US gov to establish guidelines for autonomous car testing

On Thursday, October 8, Volvo President Håkan Samuelsson will give a speech at the Embassy of Sweden in Washington D.C. The executive will urge U.S. officials to establish federal guidelines for the testing and certification of autonomous cars. The post Drive Me: Volvo urges US gov to establish guidelines for autonomous car testing appeared first […]