Hamilton: Hungary motivated me to beat Bottas "every single time"

Hamilton was outqualified by Bottas at the Hungaroring, but was allowed to overtake in the race to try to attack the leading Ferraris.Unable to make progress, Hamilton handed third back to Bottas at the finish.Hamilton said that was a turning point partly for helping Mercedes’ harmony, but also because it made him determined to prevent ...

AWS has a post re:Invent surprise as it enters the single sign-on market

 Steve Jobs used to famously end his keynotes with “there is one more thing…” AWS decided to wait a week after their re:Invent conference ended to announce their more thing when they quietly released a single sign on product for the AWS cloud yesterday. While the announcement was pretty thin on details, it appears to ...

Spotify and Tencent agree to swap stakes in their music businesses

 Tencent’s overseas investment splurge continues after the company confirmed a deal with Spotify that will see the duo make investments in each other’s music businesses. Tencent Music Entertainment (TME), the Chinese firm’s subsidiary that manages its music streaming and karaoke services, will make an undisclosed minority investment in Spotify through new shares, while… Read More ...

Equity Podcast: Lyft’s driving fast, Blue Apron’s troubles and bitcoin infinity

 Welcome to Equity, our venture capital and tech business podcast. On the latest episode, we were joined by Nagraj Kashyap, who runs Microsoft Ventures. Topics this week included Lyft’s growing financials and its driverless cars. It looks like the company benefitted during Uber’s eventful year.  We also talked about the change of leadership at Blue Apron.The company ...

Jean Todt re-elected unopposed as president of FIA for third term

Jean Todt is re-elected unopposed for a third term as president of the FIA. Source: BBC F1

Amazon brings its Echo smart speakers and Music Unlimited service to 28 new countries

 Amazon is continuing to push its media services worldwide after it expanded its Alexa smart speakers and its standalone Music Unlimited service to an additional 28 countries today. The company took its Prime Video service global a year ago and last month it rolled a Fire TV Stick for over 100 countries, but now the ...

Todt re-elected FIA president for third and final term

The Frenchman, who first took up the role in 2009, stood unopposed and will now govern until the end of 2021.The new four-year term will be his last as FIA rules stipulate a maximum of three terms of the presidency.Having received unanimous support by a show of hands, Todt said: “It is gratifying to have ...

Todt wins third term as FIA president | 2017 F1 season

Jean Todt has been elected to serve as FIA president for a third term at its annual General Assembly, held in Paris. He was unopposed in the election. Source: F1 Fanatic

“Lucky” Webber honoured to join Australian Motor Sport Hall of Fame | 2017 F1 season

Mark Webber said he was fortunate to be able to develop his motor racing career in Europe after being inducted into Australia’s Motor Sport Hall of Fame. Source: F1 Fanatic

Why is bitcoin’s price so high?

 Bitcoin’s price has risen stratospherically, a fact that leaves many minor players in the market with massive gains and many bigger players millionaires. But is this a bubble? Are the gains real? And are the bitcoin whales in for a sad Christmas? First we must understand what drives bitcoin price and, in particular, this boom. ...