Facing extradition to the US, Huawei’s CFO is released on bail in Canada

Vancouver, Canada (CNN Business)The chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei has been released on bail in Canada, setting her up for a lengthy legal fight over extradition to the United States. The US government alleges that Meng, who is the daughter of Huawei’s founder, helped the company dodge…

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US teamed up with Russia, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait to weaken language supporting landmark climate report

Washington (CNN)The United States sided with Russia, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait over the weekend at a global climate summit to contest language supporting a landmark climate report on limiting global warming. A State Department spokesperson said that the US response was not “pre-discussed” with the three other nations. The Washington…

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Somebody Literally Coughed Up A Lung

We’re heading towards winter, at least in the Northern Hemisphere, which means cozy jumpers, industrial snowfall, and the inevitable onslaught of the common cold. People from Yekaterinburg to Yellowstone can look forward to wiping runny noses and coughing up things that definitely ought to stay down. As this mucusy tradition…

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Carolina Brochado leaves Atomico to join SoftBanks Vision Fund

In the latest installment of VC revolving doors, Carolina Brochado, a partner at European venture capital firm Atomico, is joining SoftBank’s Vision Fund. According to sources, Brochado informed Atomico portfolio companies earlier this week that she was joining SoftBank, where she’ll be based at the mega-fund‘s London office. Noteworthy, Brochado…

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