Jeremy Wagstaff

Indonesian ride-hailing firm Go-Jek to expand to Philippines in 2018

Indonesia motorbike-hailing startup Go-Jek plans to set up operations in the Philippines in early 2018, with other Southeast Asian countries to follow later that year, the company’s chief technology officer said on Thursday. Go-Jek, backed by private equity firms KKR & Co LP and Warburg Pincus LLC, competes with Uber… Read more »

Apple acquires NZ wireless charging company PowerbyProxi

The deal could allow Apple to offer much larger pads that could quickly charge multiple consumer devices.

Dog fight: Startups take aim at errant drones

A boom in consumer drone sales has spawned a counter-industry of start-ups aiming to stop drones flying where they shouldn’t, by disabling them or knocking them out of the sky. Dozens of start-up firms are developing techniques – from deploying birds of prey to firing gas through a bazooka –… Read more »

Australian ‘bitcoin founder’ quietly bidding for patent empire

Craig Wright, the Australian who claimed to be the inventor of bitcoin, is attempting to build a large patent portfolio around the digital currency and technology underpinning it.