Boeing makes significant, undisclosed, investment in supersonic business jet developer Aerion

Boeing’s investment aims to tap growing high-end demand for air travel that slashes travel time. In a filing, Boeing Co has disclosed, it has made a significant investment in Aerion, a supersonic business jet developer. The development comes in the wake of Boeing, the world’s largest planemaker looking to tap increasing demand for high-end aircraft…

Utility-scale batteries set to be a multi-billion dollars market by 2022

The nenewable energy market in the Asia Pacific region is to boom with utility-scale batteries replacing expensive power grids. In a strategic move, Japan’s JERA, is set to collaborate with a U.S.-German joint venture along with an Australian firm in order to develop battery projects in the Asia-Pacific region. The move targets a market expected…

Messaging & business collaboration developer Slack raising $250 in new funding round

As per the latest valuation, Slack has been valued at a little over $5 billion.   Sources familiar with the matter have disclosed, San Francisco-based Slack Technologies Inc is raising $250 million in a new funding round which will boost its valuation. Silicon Valley startups are enjoying a surge in venture capital investments. Slack Technologies,…