November 28th @ 5:24 AM GMT
Reuters Australia's Olympic chief John Coates has backed calls for an A$50 million ($37.35 million) lottery to boost funding for sport and keep the country competitive in the face of rising spending by their rivals. (Sports)
November 27th @ 8:19 AM GMT
Yahoo! Life was good for Mitharam Patil, a wealthy money lender from a small village in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Small-time financiers like Patil would typically lend cash to farmers and traders every day, providing a vital source of funding for a rural economy largely shut out of the banking sector, albeit at interest rates of about 24 percent. All that came crashing down on Nov. 8, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi banned 500 and 1,000 rupee ($7.30-$14.60) banknotes, which accounted for ... (World)
November 25th @ 4:47 PM GMT
Yahoo! Former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has raised funds to launch a recount in the second of three battleground states won by Donald Trump where she intends to challenge the results. Stein has raised more than $4.8 million of her $7 million goal, enough to fund a recount in Pennsylvania, her website said on Friday. ''Now that we have completed funding Wisconsin's recount (where we will file on Friday) and funding Pennsylvania's recount (due Monday), we will focus on raisin... (Politics)
November 28th @ 2:45 PM GMT
Yahoo! The new leader of Britain's anti-EU UKIP pledged Monday to bring the party together, as he took over from Brexit firebrand Nigel Farage after a tumultuous few months. Former history lecturer Paul Nuttall vowed unity in the party -- a driving force behind Britain's vote to leave the EU now struggling with infighting and a funding plunge. ''The country needs a strong UKIP more now than ever before,'' he said, urging the party to keep pressuring the government for ''real Brexit''. (Politics)
November 25th @ 1:00 PM GMT
Yahoo! Finding the funding for smart city technology is often only the first step in the lengthy process of becoming a connected city. (Technology)
November 25th @ 1:27 PM GMT
Reuters David Baazov, the former chiefexecutive of online gaming company Amaya Inc, disclosednew details on Friday of funding for his proposed offer to buythe Canadian firm, (Business)
November 25th @ 12:36 PM GMT
Reuters Britain's biggest carmarker Jaguar Land Rover said it planned to build electric cars in Britain, just two days after the government promised 390 million pounds ($484 million) of funding to support greener technologies. (Business)
November 25th @ 10:02 PM GMT
Yahoo! Banks involved in the blockchain consortium R3 CEV have expressed interest in investing $59 million in the companys first funding round, less than half its overall target, a person close to the deal said on Friday. R3, a New York-based startup, is seeking to raise $150 million from its members and strategic investors to fund its activities focused on developing blockchain-based technology for the financial services sector. (Technology)
November 25th @ 3:52 PM GMT
Wall Street Journal Stripe, whose software is used by businesses to accept and track digital payments, will be valued at $9.2 billion in a new funding round that is being completed, the company said. (Business)