Monthly archives: April, 2017

10 Accelerators Helping Startups Grow to the Next Level

The increasing number of startups is related to more than the economy growing again. It’s a chicken-and-egg scenario. It’s unclear which came first, the rise in startup accelerators or the number of startup founders looking for help. What we do know is that there are new accelerators and incubators popping up around the world to help these …

Follow your phone: Tracking apps can help ferret out the bad guys

John Hammons woke up on New Year’s Day, went to the garage of his Tustin home – and realized his two guitars were gone. Culprits had slipped into his unlocked car in a back alley and grabbed the garage-door opener. So he called police and reported the missing guitars, torch lighter and aging iPhone with …

Korean language test draws 30,000 Myanmar nationals

YANGON — More than 30,000 Myanmar nationals have applied to sit for a Korean language proficiency test, which is a requirement for those hoping to work in South Korea, said Ms Thin Thin Lwin, staff officer of the Government Overseas Employment Agency. The application forms were released for sale on March 20, and all have …

Ireland Considered Ceding Atlantic Rock To Portugal

A rocky Irish islet in the Atlantic, a steep little place where former Taoiseach Charlie Haughey and his family and friends once partied, faced being ceded to Portugal last autumn following close examination of current Round Ireland record footage. Afloat.ie has learned that late last summer, an influential group had made approaches to Portugal in …