The real-life Emery and Evan from” Fresh off the Boat” launch Batu Capital for cannabis, crypto and big data startups

Brothers Evan and Emery Huang, founders of Batu Capital Restaurateur and raconteur Eddie Huang is the best known of the three “Fresh off the Boat” brethren( it was his memoir that inspired the ABC sitcom ), but his younger brethren Emery and Evan remain relatively mysterious even to its most loyal spectators. Though the two’s […]

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JD.com’s new accelerator focuses on blockchain startups

JD.com, one of China’s largest e-commerce companies, is launching a new Beijing-based accelerator program for artificial intelligence and blockchain startups. Called AI Catapult, its first batch includes six companies: Bankorus, CanYa, Bluezelle, Nuggets, Republic Protocol and Devery. In an announcement, JD.com said startups will work with its operational teams to “test real-world applications of their […]

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Youd Be Crazy to Actually Spend Bitcoin

A little more than four years ago, Coupa Cafe, a caramel-macchiato joint in Palo Alto, began accepting bitcoin. This was shortly before the first big bitcoin hurry briefly pushed the cryptocurrency’s cost from about $100 to more than $1,000. At the time, two or three Coupa customers a week would pay their bills with bitcoin, […]

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Putin brings China’s Great Firewall to Russia in cybersecurity pact

The Kremlin has joined forces-out with Chinese authorities to bring the internet and its users under greater nation control Russia has been working on incorporating elements of Chinas Great Firewall into the Red Web, the countrys system of internet filtering and control, after unprecedented cyber collaboration between the countries. A decision earlier this month to […]

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