• ELECTRONICS
    NewSpring invests in Lynn Electronics

    NewSpring Capital has invested $14.3 million in Lynn Electronics Inc. Based in Ivyland, Pennsylvania, Lynn Electronics is a provider of data and telecommunications products. PRESS RELEASE Radnor, PA – April 13, 2017 – NewSpring Capital, a family of private equity funds providing growth and expansion capital, announced today that NewSpring Mezzanine Capital (“NewSpring”), the Firm’s […]

  • COUPONS
    Online coupon site RetailMeNot acquired for $630 million

    Harland Clarke, a payment and marketing services firm, will acquire online coupon site RetailMeNot in a deal worth $630 million in equity. Harland Clarke will pay $11.60 per share in cash, which is about 50 percent higher than the stock’s closing price of $7.75 on April 7. A subsidiary of MacAndrews and Forbes Holdings, the […]

  • Gordon Ramsay’s father-in-law admits hacking chef’s computers

    Chris Hutcheson, father of Ramsay’s wife, Tana, on his way to court on Tuesday. Photograph: Jeff Spicer/Getty Tuesday 11 April 2017 08.44 EDTFirst published on Tuesday 11 April 2017 08.00 EDT Gordon Ramsay’s father-in-law and two of his brothers-in-law have admitted hacking computers at the celebrity chef’s restaurant and business empire during a time of bitter dispute […]

  • CLOTHING
    Jaeger clothing chain collapses into administration

    The fashion chain Jaeger has gone into administration, putting 700 jobs at risk in the UK. The British retailer’s directors appointed administrators after failing to find a suitable buyer for the struggling clothes business. Jaeger has 46 stores, 63 concessions, a head office in London and a logistics centre in King’s Lynn. The firm has […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Apple on hiring spree for London-based GPU development team

    The Californian tech giant is currently advertising at least 11 hardware engineering roles at its UK Design Centre based in London to work on the development of GPUs in what the job ads describe as a “newly formed graphics team”. The job ads on Apple’s corporate careers website have been posted at various times between […]

  • COMPUTERS
    ASUS unveils its premium ZenBook UX330 ultrabook in India

    Taiwanese electronics giant ASUS on Tuesday launched ZenBook UX330 premium ultrabook with a full body aluminium design inspired by the Swiss watch and a Japanese Zen garden. The notebooks are available across all online retailers at a starting price of Rs 76,990 in two exclusive colours — rose gold and quartz gray. Weighing only 1.2 […]

  • CLOTHING
    New patterns emerge in fabric when the temperature changes

    Imagine a single-coloured piece of cloth that suddenly displays a colourful pattern when the ambient temperature changes. Upon further temperature change, a completely different pattern shows up. Doctoral student Marjan Kooroshnia at the University of Borås has developed methods that enable just such changes. They are now on display at the Textile Museum, in Borås, […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Seizure of computers from Enmore NDC

    On Thursday, the eGovernment Project Execution Unit, accompanied by the State Assets Recovery Unit (SARU),  descended on the Enmore/Hope Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) and seized 15 computers. Its reason for doing this, according to a statement from the Ministry of Public Telecommunications, was that it had become aware of a plot by the NDC to […]

  • COUPONS
    Stretching a Dollar: Digital coupons are set-and-forget option

    Coupons.com is the site that most couponers think about for printable coupons, and the Coupons.com app is also popular among couponers. The app, available for free in the Android and Apple stores, recently updated the program to offer digital coupons that can be loaded to loyalty cards and store accounts instead of being printed in […]

  • NEWS
    HB2 Repeal: North Carolina Overturns Controversial ‘Bathroom Bill’

    A deal that North Carolina lawmakers reached to repeal the state’s controversial and costly “bathroom bill” passed on Thursday after a contentious debate — but the compromise has left LGBTQ advocates exasperated, with some calling it “shameful” and an “outrageous betrayal.” Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper signed the bill into law just hours after the state’s […]