Teenage adoption: The family that took in a 17-year-old girl
How a 17-year-old girl got out of foster care and found a permanent home with a loving family.
Berlin venture studio Merantix raises $27M fund to concentrate on AI startups
Berlin-based Merantix, a venture studio which specifically concentrates on building ‘AI companies’, says it has raised a new €25M fund ($27M). Anchor investors include Trusted Insight, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, as well a…
Currencycloud nabs $80M from Visa, World Bank Group and more for its cross-border payments API
Sending money from one country to another — either because you are a business paying someone for a service, or a family member working abroad and sending money back home, or something in between — is a huge business, worth some $700 million annually. Today, a…
Ring’s new security ‘control center’ isn’t nearly enough
On the same day that a Mississippi family is suing Amazon -owned smart camera maker Ring for not doing enough to prevent hackers from spying on their kids, the company has rolled out its previously announced “control center,” which it hopes will make you forg…
Report: Girl hit by foul ball at baseball game has permanent brain injury, attorney says
A young girl hit by a sharply hit foul ball at a Houston Astros game more than seven months ago has permanent brain damage, an attorney representing the girl’s family told the Houston Chronicle.