Meet the women inventing the future in the TechMAKERS mini-series

 MAKERS spotlights five women at the forefront of technologies remaking our world, from AI to robotics to telepathy to deep space exploration. They are engineers and computer scientists at the top of their game in an industry where women make up only a quarter of technical jobs. They are exploding silicon ceilings and motivating a new generation of female “makers” to join their… Read More

Watch Yahoo Finance’s crypto summit live

The Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit: Crypto will examine the growing market and investor interest in crypto and the technology behind it. Specifically, where are these digital assets heading, and how can everyday investors buy in safely? From bitcoin and blockchain to ethereum and ICOs, we’ll discuss crypto investing with CEOs, engineers, policy makers and legal experts. Watch the… Read More

Watch Pitch@Palace Global live right here

 The Duke of York will be at St. James’s Palace today for #pitchatpalace Global. Pitch@Palace Global brings together entrepreneurs from 2017 Pitch@Palace events that took place in Africa, China, Singapore, Australia, United Arab Emirates and Mexico. Watch the live stream above starting at 5:30 p.m. GMT/9 a.m. PT. Read More

Watch the Pitch@Palace pitches live right here

 After months of preparation, startups will gather at St. James Palace in London to compete in the Pitch@Palace pitch-off. TechCrunch will be broadcasting the competition live here beginning at 5:30 p.m. PT. The Pitch@Palace competition has toured a number of cities, including Aberdeen, Bristol and Oldham, giving startups an opportunity to hone pitches and be selected to compete at St. Read More

TechHub’s new NYC site brings London startups Revolut, Aire, Cronofy, Callsign

 Co-working and startup office leviathan WeWork continues to expand in London. It’s latest accounts show that it has £2 billion of lease commitments in the UK (25 offices in London and two in Manchester) over the next 25 years, indicating it is upbeat about the prospects of the city post-Brexit. However, Rival office space provider Regus is less bullish, issuing a property warning… Read More

Thailand jails man for 35 years for Facebook posts that insulted its royal family

 A man in Thailand has been sentenced to 35 years in prison after he was found guilty of insulting the country’s royal family on Facebook. Identified only as Wichai, he is alleged to have published 10 photos, videos and comments on the social network that violate Thailand’s strict lèse majesté regulations which outlaw criticism of the royal family, according to free speech… Read More