Nearly a third of UK workers favour fines for companies who breach ethics

Almost two thirds (64 percent) of SME employees believe that companies should make a positive contribution to society, while half of all UK workers (50 percent) would be discouraged from working for an organisation with no interest in community or ethical goals. According to The Future Workforce from Unum and independent …

Advance Publications acquires stake in esports and games analytics firm Newzoo

Esports and games have become a big business, tracked well by analytics firm Newzoo. So it’s only fitting that Newzoo has drawn its own investment interest. The Amsterdam company is announcing today that Advance Publications has acquired a majority stake in Newzoo. As part of the agreement, Advance Publications will …

Amazon is opening a pair of new robotic fulfillment centers in Ohio

Amazon this morning announced its intentions to open a pair of robotic-powered fulfillment centers in Ohio. The two warehouses — both larger than 700,000 square feet — will be located in the north of the state, in Akron and Rossford, respectively. They’ll function much like Amazon’s other shipping centers, providing …

Ezra Miller's 'Fantastic Beasts 2' red carpet outfit turned a whole lot of heads

If ever there’s a time to bust out your most memorable outfit, it’s the red carpet. A nice, big world premiere, preferably. On Thursday, on the red carpet for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Ezra Miller did exactly that. SEE ALSO: Eddie Redmayne, actual wizard, performs a magic trick …

White Star Capital eyes Asia growth with new Hong Kong office

For western startups looking to enter Asia and Asian startups expanding globally, more funding has become available as investors are increasingly looking to export local tech solutions to overseas markets. Globally based venture capital firm White Star Capital has set up a new office in Hong Kong this month to …

VC Lior Susan has a big idea that seems to be working: building next-generation industrial companies

Many investors in Silicon Valley are waiting the next big platform. That’s fine with Lior Susan, a former Flex exec who in 2015 cofounded Eclipse Ventures with the legendary venture capitalist Pierre Lamond, long of Sequoia Capital. The duo, along with a team that has now grown to 13 people …

GoDaddy Q&A with Elohim: Musical star shines light on taboo topics

GoDaddy is honored to partner with Elohim for our “Make the world you want campaign” — empowering makers to change your world if it doesn’t quite fit you. Based in LA, Elohim is a true artist’s artist. A skilled producer, vocalist, songwriter and classically-trained pianist, she crafts intricately-produced songs that curiously explore …

Forget all the talk of Blue Monday; work is still (largely) good for us

So here it is. Blue Monday. Officially the most depressing day of the year. We say ‘officially’, but like the idea of ‘Body Odour’ its common usage hides the fact that it was originally created as part of a 2005 PR campaign. For Sky’s travel channel. The whole idea of …

Morty raises $8.5M series A to help first-time homebuyers secure their mortgages

For the past decade, Brian Faux has been fighting on the front lines of housing finance. In between pursuing a career in mortgage lending and holding stints at Freddie Mac and Wells Fargo, Faux spent more than two years in the detritus of the 2008 financial crisis advising the Department …

Watch SpaceX launch its CRS-18 Dragon mission to the International Space Station live

SpaceX is currently set to launch its eighteenth commercial resupply mission (CRS-18) for the International Space Station at 6:24 PM ET (3:24 PM PT) on Wednesday, from LC-40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The mission will carry equipment for experiments and scientific research, as well as supplies …

12 Beautiful Websites with Sunrise-Inspired Color Schemes

What guides you when it comes to choosing a color scheme for your project? I bet you have some arguments and principles. For instance, we are all aware of the fact that every color has its personality and psychological undertone – making it responsible for evoking specific emotions. For example, …

Cloudflare co-founder Michelle Zatlyn on the company’s IPO today, its unique dual class structure, and what’s next

Shares of Cloudflare rose 20% today in its first day of trading on the public market, opening trading at $18 after it priced its IPO at $15 a share yesterday and holding steady through the day. Put another way, the performance of the nine-year-old company — which provides cloud-based network services …