Lireka, the online bookseller who is betting on competing with Amazon with books in French sold all over the world

The Arthaud bookstore, in Grenoble, physical anchor of the Lireka online bookstore. JEAN-PAUL CORLIN/CC BY-SA 4.0 Competing head-on with Amazon to sell French books around the world: this is the cheeky gamble taken by two former executives of the e-commerce giant, Emmanuelle Henry and Marc Bordier. Both launched, at the beginning of October, Lireka, an … Read more

By changing its name to Meta, the Facebook group is betting on the future

« One more thing. » While stretched, Thursday, October 28, for more than an hour, his virtual conference, Mark Zuckerberg, the boss of Facebook, took over the recipes of Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple, who liked to deliver his announcements. more important at the end of his speeches. Forget Facebook, welcome to Meta: a new name … Read more

A NASA engineer paid for his wedding and honeymoon by betting cryptocurrency on his ability to pick stocks for a quant trading firm

NASA engineer Hayden Burgoyne spends his nights betting cryptocurrency on stock picks. He’s part of an online tournament hosted by crowdsourced-fund Numerai, Bloomberg reported. “We trade stocks, and we’re doing a better job of it than the best hedge funds,” Numerai’s founder said. See more stories on Insider’s business page. A 32-year-old NASA engineer spends … Read more

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Jupiter, as photographed by the Juno spacecraft, in September 2017. NASA/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt/Seán Doran NASA / SwRI / MSSS / Gerald Eichstädt / Seán Doran NASA engineer Hayden Burgoyne spends his nights betting cryptocurrency on stock picks. He’s part of an online tournament hosted by crowdsourced-fund Numerai, Bloomberg reported. “We trade stocks, and we’re doing a … Read more

Iran is betting on the Taliban

Mohammad Javad Zarif, then Iranian foreign minister (right), receives Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar (center) and a Taliban delegation in Tehran on January 21, 2021. TASNIM NEWS / AFP In the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Taliban legitimization operation began long before the fall of Kabul on August 15. As early as January, senior Iranian officials … Read more

Justin Trudeau is betting on the results of his management of the Covid-19 to obtain a renewal of his mandate

Justin Trudeau campaigning in Ottawa, Canada, August 15, 2021. DAVE CHAN / AFP Two years from the official end of his mandate, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau decided Sunday, August 15, to call a new federal election. He traveled with his family to Rideau Hall (Ottawa), the official residence of the Governor General, British Crown … Read more

‘Boss Level’, A Violent And Recreational Action And Science Fiction Film By Joe Carnahan That Wins By Betting On The Loop

Six years after the funny ‘Unexpected turn’, Joe Carnahan returns to our screens with another of his donkey stories about pending issues that are settled at the blow of a gun. ‘Die again‘is a very fun exercise series b (but expensive) so impossible, so crazy and so stupid (in a very good way) that one … Read more