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TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2014 - Day 3

Startup with a smart gardening system manage to raise $2 million in funding

Smart gardening startup Edyn announced today that it raises a $2 million seed round. The investment, led by Fenox Venture Capital, followed by other firm such as Ideabulb Ventures and also some angel investors

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TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2015 - Day 1

Parker Conrad steps down as Zenefits CEO

Parker Conrad, co-founder and CEO of Zenefits steps down from his post as the company is under lots of pressure to meet its revenue projection. Besides that, the company also is under investigation for breaking few insurance regulations in at least seven different states.

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US President Barack Obama, with President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos, hosts a reception for Plan Colombia

Colombia will receive $450 million fund from the United States

President Barack Obama said he would ask Congress for about $450 million in funding to help Colombia to reach an economic stability and peace in the country. Besides that the 'Plan Colombia' policy will also be changed to 'Peace Colombia' policy from now on.

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Breakthrough In Medical Imaging For Use In Hip Replacements Announced

Stryker acquires Sage for $2.76 billion

Stryker just reached an agreement with Sage to acquire the company for $2.76 billion in an all cash agreement. The acquisition is expected to boost Stryker's revenue in the coming years and the company will also enjoy $500 million in tax benefit.

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U.S. President Barack Obama Meets With President Raul Castro Of Cuba

Cuba and United States continue to improve its relation

The Barack Obama administration announced more restriction lift on Cuba thus helping to improve the country's economy. The restriction lift will allow film shooting, travelling access and also a direct trade with the state run enterprise there.

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Aeropostale Welcomes YouTube Celebrity Bethany 'Macbarbie07' Mota At Exclusive Meet & Greet

Aeropostale to slash headcount; reaffirms Q4 outlook

The New York based teen retailer plans to eliminate its corporate headcount as its sales fall. The company also reaffirmed its outlook for the fourth quarter.

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Amazon's Fulfilment Centre In Hemel Hempstead Gears Up For Black Friday

Amazon is venturing into freight shipping business

Amazon is planning to enter into ocean freight shipping industry as the company has been awarded with a clearance from the Federal Maritime Commission. The license will entitle Amazon to act as Ocean Transportation Intermediary.

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