Europe

Turku Airport (Finland) receives Caravelle Monument

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) Sud SE-210 Caravelle III SE-DAF at Stockholm-Arlanda Airport © Alan Lebeda on Wikimedia The plane from the time of the early jet flight was parked at Stockholm Arlanda for 47 years. Now it gets a new home in Turku – but still outdoors. A 32-meter-long Caravelle, which began Finnish jet travel in the 1960s, will be exhibited in Turku. The aircraft will be exhibited at the southwestern exit from Turku Airport in connection with renovation work at the terminal. The plane is a French-made Sud Aviation SE210

Techstars to host Blockchain Incubator in Dublin in 2022

As reported in The Irish Times, Techstars will be launching a blockchain focused incubator in Dublin from March 2022. The program aims to bring on ten companies per year focused on blockchain or tokenization and put them through an intensive mentoring program to help bring their products or services to market. The incubator had originally been planned for London, but for various reasons Dublin was chosen instead, which is a great boost to the local crypto ecosystem. The announcement quotes Techstars CEO, Maëlle Gavet as saying “The strong growth of

FourKites grows relationship with Zebra

FourKites, a leading real-time supply chain visibility platform, has announced that Zebra Technologies Corporation, an innovator at the front line of business with solutions and partners that deliver a performance edge, will be reselling FourKites’ Dynamic Yard and real-time visibility platform as part of its suite of asset visibility solutions. Used by some of the largest logistics operators in the world, Zebra’s MotionWorks Yard solution will now combine Dynamic Yard with Zebra locationing hardware and professional services. MotionWorks Yard will continue to be sold directly by Zebra and through select

Crypto Shorts, Robinhood Revenue, Plus500 H1, XRP Market Cap: Editor’s Pick

In a quieter week for news, let’s take a look at the news stories that dominated the worlds of forex, fintech and crypto in our best of the week segment.$160 Million Worth of Crypto Shorts Liquidated in the Last 24 HoursThe trading week kicked off with the news that the total market cap of crypto assets crossed the level of $2 trillion on Sunday after a strong rally in altcoins.Almost $160 million worth of short crypto trading positions were liquidated in the previous 24 hours. Approximately $55 million worth of short

Family That Went “All-In” On Bitcoin At $900 Stores Fortune On Four Continents

Meet “The Bitcoin Family” that lives a decentralized nomad life solely on Bitcoin. 43-year-old Didi Taihuttu has a  wife and three kids. They are known as the family that liquidated all their assets in 2017 to buy Bitcoin back when it was trading at around $900. Taihuttu is a true example of a Bitcoin enthusiast. According to him on his website, after losing his mother, and later his father, he “started reflecting life more and more and discovered that the life I was living was not the life I wanted to

UK Police Seize USB Stick With Ethereum Worth $9.5 Million

British detectives have seized $22.25 million from operators of an international cryptocurrency scam. Among the items seized was a USB stick containing ethereum worth $9.5 million. The police are now attempting to contact the victims of this scam to return their funds. UK Police Seize Crypto in USB Stick The U.K.’s Greater Manchester Police announced Wednesday that its Economic Crime Unit has seized a USB stick containing “huge amounts of ethereum, the second largest crypto currency after bitcoin.” The USB stick was discovered after the police arrested a 23-year-old male

BlueYonder report highlights e-commerce growth and supply chain investment and execution

A report issued this week by Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Blue Yonder (formerly JDA), a provider of AI-driven and end-to-end supply chain management service, in partnership with Reuters Events Supply Chain, examines priority strategies and investments for supply chain professionals across transportation and warehousing, across a few different themes, including supply chain and risk management within transportation and warehousing, among others.The report, entitled “The State of Supply Chain Execution Report 2021,” was based on feedback from 589 global supply chain professionals surveyed between May and June 2021, with 40% of respondents from

Didi Taihuttu Discusses Hiding His Cold Storage Wallets After Selling Everything for Bitcoin 3 Years Ago

Over three years ago, a Netherlands native made headlines when he told the world he and his minimalist family sold everything for bitcoin. At that time, Didi Taihuttu and his family sold their home, valuables, and vehicles in order to accumulate the digital asset. Taihuttu recently discussed how things have been after three years, explaining that 74% of his crypto holdings are currently held in cold storage. Taihuttu Family Keeps Six Cold Storage Stashes Hidden Across Several Nations Didi Taihuttu and his family are doing quite well in 2021 living

Episode #338: Startup Series – Will Matthews, Fellow, “Semen Quality Is The Canary In The Coal Mine To Overall Health”

Episode #338: Startup Series – Will Matthews, Fellow, “Semen Quality Is The Canary In The Coal Mine To Overall Health” Guest: William Matthews is the founder and CEO of Fellow, which offers the only lab-certified, mail-in semen analysis that exceeds all standards for FDA validated semen analysis methods. Date Recorded: 7/15/2021     |     Run-Time: 49:21 Summary: In today’s episode, we’re covering the topic that men like to shy away from – sperm health! We start by discussing the decline in fertility rates in the West and the possible reasons why –