Aerospace startup Boom Supersonic aims to start supersonic trans-Atlantic commercial air travel by 2029

In a statement, Aerospace startup Boom Supersonic said, it hopes to resurrect supersonic commercial air travel across the Atlantic, which was last seen when British Airways and Air France flew the SST Concorde in the 1970s. Boom Supersonic is aiming to fly 65 passengers from New York to London in little more than three-and-one-half hours,…

Venture capitalists repose confidence on London-based fintechs, despite Brexit and COVID-19

London-based fintech companies have increased their funding from venture capital investors in the first six months of this year compared to any year in the past signaling the British capital’s resilience as a fintech hub post-Brexit. nvestors have sunk $5.3 billion into London fintech startups in the first half of 2021. compared to $2.1 billion…

London hedge funds and asset managers being targeted by internet scammers

Rogue internet operators have targeted some of London’s top hedge funds and asset managers by cloning their websites and names in an attempt to dupe unsuspecting investors. Although few individuals are known to have fallen to this scam, two of Europe’s most prominent investors Winton and Algebris are among the highest profile names to be…

Huawei watching coronavirus outbreak, could attend Mobile World Congress

On Wednesday, Huawei Technologies stated, it aims to hold events around the forthcoming Mobile World Congress despite the coronavirus outbreak. The telecoms industry event draws more than 100,000 visitors to Barcelona. “We are keeping a close eye on matters and having to internally adjust accordingly and responsibly,” said Huawei’s spokesman after South Korea’s LG Electronics…

One idiot moment can impact decades of due diligence

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is scheduled to meet senior ministers on Tuesday to decide on whether the UK will allow China’s Huawei to participate in building the country’s critical 5G mobile infrastructure. The United States views Huawei as a company of particular concern and it sees Huawei’s participation in building a critical infrastructure as…