The Indianapolis Star showed Simone Biles the ‘magnitude’ of gymnastics abuse. How it got the story.

Kwiatkowski and Evans, along with their reporter colleague Mark Alesia, pored over the documents, conducted numerous interviews and dug up more information that eventually led to their first blockbuster story, published Aug. 4, just as the Rio Olympics got underway. The story detailed how USA Gymnastics, the national governing body of the sport, had dealt … Read more

Logistics Startup Stord Raises $90 mln In Series D Funding

Stord, a logistics startup based in Atlanta, has announced the successful raise of $90 million in Series D financing to expand its platform. Led by Kleiner Perkins, the round counted with the participation of news investors like Lux Capital, D1 Capital, and Palm Tree Crew. Existing investors BOND, Dynamo Ventures, Susa Ventures, Lineage Logistics, and … Read more

Resorts Make Staying Put More Appealing

“The people who liked piecing trips together and exploring the unknown are approaching travel a little less adventurously,” said Melissa Wu, the owner of Woodlyn Travel, a travel agency in Pasadena, Calif. “Covid numbers are unpredictable; countries keep changing their entry requirements. And people are just tired: They’re worried about their health, their kids, their … Read more

Does the S’pore retailer deserve a second chance?

Homegrown multi-label retailer Naiise made headlines earlier in April this year when it announced its abrupt closure due to financial woes. It was struggling to repay multiple vendors and in January last year, some homegrown brands were pulling out of its online and physical stores due to payment delays of up to a year. Following widespread news … Read more

Running Watches & Partner Apps: adidas Running Compatibility

  Did you know that the adidas Running app supports integration with various smartwatches, running watches, and can be synced to selected partner apps and training devices? Good to know: Your data is only ever shared across different apps when you have linked your account and allowed sharing. Read our blog post to find out … Read more

An app and virtual food centre in Cheras for hawker food

Author’s Blurb: As a young working professional, cheap decent food reminiscent of my mum’s homecooked meals is what I’m more drawn towards these days, since I’m trying to save up more. But the pandemic didn’t make it easy to access hawker food, and options on popular apps like Grab and foodpanda were limited. Noticing this … Read more

Things to Know Before You Go –

Want to plan a ski trip? Is it your first time skiing? Look no further. We have got you covered. Winter may get all the attention because of the holidays, but it’s also the season of chairlift rides and carving through fresh snow. Skiing is one of my favorite ways to take in the cool … Read more

Over 50,000 have died from COVID-19 in Florida — a quarter of them this summer – National

Florida surpassed 50,000 coronavirus deaths since the pandemic began, health officials reported Thursday, with more than one fourth of those succumbing this summer as the state battled a fierce surge in infections fueled by the delta variant. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tallied 50,811 deaths after adding more than 1,500 COVID-19 … Read more

Growthwell Foods raises US$22M to make more plant-based food

Homegrown manufacturer of plant-based alternatives for meat and seafood Growthwell Foods announced yesterday (September 16) that it has successfully raised US$22 million (S$29.6 million) in a Series A funding. The funding is backed led by Creadev, with the participation of GGV Capital, Iris Fund (Iris Capital and Hanwha, supported by Penjana Kapital) and existing investors … Read more