U.K. Pushes EU Blacklisting of Hezbollah Military Wing
The U.K. has formally requested that the European Union add the military wing of Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah to its terror list, a step that should force a decision on the issue in coming weeks.
Hoping To Ride The Crowdfunding Wave, Celery Lets Sellers Accept Pre-Orders, Charge When Products Ready To Ship
Airbrite, a Y Combinator-backed e-commerce startup, is debuting its first product today called Celery (its name a play on the world “sell”). Celery is designed to be a “pre-commerce” store builder – or, in other words, it allows anyone to start selling ahead of having a product to ship. That means sellers can start taking credit cards now, then charge when their product is ready to launch. And in case you couldn’t figure it out by that description, Airbrite is hoping the product will be a hit with those raising funds using crowdfunding. In fact, says Airbrite co-founder Chris Tsai, the company has already seen some traction with crowdfunders during its private beta, which rolled out to hundreds of users this March. But, he clarifies, Celery isn’t just designed for those merchants – it’s for anyone in any business who needs to enable pre-commerce on any platform. Some of its early customers include Kickstarter crowdfunder the3doodler.com, e-commerce site dagnedover.com, ...
Atlanta to get 20-story Ferris wheel from Paris, via Pensacola
ATLANTA (Reuters) - Downtown Atlanta will soon look a little more like London, after a decision by city council members on Monday to allow the construction of a 20-story Ferris wheel similar to the...
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Guatemala’s Highest Court Overturns Genocide Conviction of Former Dictator
The decision, which rolled back the proceedings to April 19, when a decision by a pretrial judge sent the trial into disarray, is a dramatic legal victory for General Ríos Montt, 86, and a blow to human rights advocates.
Dwight Howard – Will he stay or will he go
NBA free agency period is fast approaching and Lakers star center Dwight Howard has a decision to make, stay in LA and build on the legacy of great big men or take his talents elsewhere.