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Grab invests $100 million in Indian hotel startup OYO: source

FILE PHOTO: A man walks past a Grab office in Singapore March 26, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su (Reuters) – Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab has invested $100 million in Indian hotel-reservations startup OYO, a source with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Monday. Both companies are backed by Japan’s SoftBank Group …

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NASA rocket to image Earth’s leaky atmosphere

The aurora borealis is of keen interest to the VISIONS-2 team, but not just for its otherworldly glow. The aurora play are fundamental drivers in the process of atmospheric escape, whereby planets, including Earth, gradually leak their atmosphere into space. (Image Source: NASA) NASA is set to launch a sounding …

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ECB takes on PayPal with instant payment system

FRASCATI, Italy (Reuters) – The European Central Bank launched on Friday a new system aimed at letting banks settle payments instantly across Europe, helping them to compete with PayPal and other global tech giants. The PayPal and Androin Pay apps are seen on a mobile phone in this illustration photo …

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