Category: Kicks

Volocopter kicks off presales for its first air taxi flights — with a wait time of 2-3 years
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Volocopter kicks off presales for its first air taxi flights — with a wait time of 2-3 years

If your sad-faced technology mantra is ‘we were promised flying cars and all we got were these shitty Internet trolls’ never fear, Berlin-based autonomous air mobility startup, Volocopter, wants to revive your sci-fi dreams. It’s just kicked off presales for trips in its forthcoming electric air taxi service, VoloCity — albeit, there’s no date on…

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Disrupt 2020 kicks off tomorrow — are you ready?
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Disrupt 2020 kicks off tomorrow — are you ready?

Happy Disrupt 2020 Eve, startup fans! It’s been a crazy mad dash to transform our annual flagship San Francisco event at Moscone Center into the first all-virtual Disrupt (thanks, COVID-19). Then again, going global seems an appropriate way to celebrate 10 years of Disruption. It all starts tomorrow with a pre-show session to explain how…

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Judge Kicks ‘Sloppy’ Lead Prosecutor off Case in George Floyd Murder Trial
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Judge Kicks ‘Sloppy’ Lead Prosecutor off Case in George Floyd Murder Trial

Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill on Friday disqualified Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman and three additional lawyers from his office from participating in the George Floyd case, branding their work “sloppy.” Star-Tribune reports: That news was broken in tweets by WCCO and KARE television reporters covering a hearing Friday at the Hennepin County Family Justice…

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Trump Kicks Off Independence Day with History Lesson at Mt. Rushmore
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Trump Kicks Off Independence Day with History Lesson at Mt. Rushmore

President Donald Trump invoked the history of the four presidents represented on Mount Rushmore on Friday while delivering an address to kick off the Independence Day weekend. Trump, who is seeking reelection this fall, began his remarks by pledging that his administration would never allow the monument to be “desecrated” by activists waging “a left-wing…

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TuSimple kicks off plan for a nationwide self-driving truck network with partners UPS, Xpress and McLane
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TuSimple kicks off plan for a nationwide self-driving truck network with partners UPS, Xpress and McLane

Self-driving trucks startup TuSimple laid out a plan Wednesday to create a mapped network of shipping routes and terminals designed for autonomous trucking operations that will extend across the United States by 2024. UPS, which owns a minority stake in TuSimple, carrier U.S. Xpress, Penske Truck Leasing and Berkshire Hathaway’s grocery and food service supply…

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Google kicks The Federalist and ZeroHedge off its ad platform for racist protest content
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Google kicks The Federalist and ZeroHedge off its ad platform for racist protest content

Google is booting online far-right website The Federalist from its ad platform for publishing content about the ongoing protests against police brutality that violated the company’s rules around content that promotes hate. As NBC News reports, Google determined that both The Federalist and right-wing website ZeroHedge violated its policy against monetizing content that “promotes hatred,…

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Joe Biden Kicks Up the Yelling at Eighth Democrat Debate
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Joe Biden Kicks Up the Yelling at Eighth Democrat Debate

Former Vice President Joe Biden kicked up the volume at the eighth Democrat debate on Friday. The former vice president, dubbed by President Donald Trump “Sleepy Joe,” frequently yelled his answers to basic debate questions. Biden suffered a fourth-place finish in Iowa, putting the squeeze on the vice president to perform better in the debates.…

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Biden Kicks Off ‘No Malarkey’ Tour By Lying About Meeting Kim Jong-un
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Biden Kicks Off ‘No Malarkey’ Tour By Lying About Meeting Kim Jong-un

Former Vice President Joe Biden kicked off his “No Malarkey” tour of Iowa over the weekend by lying about having “spent a lot of time” with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Biden, who has been known to embellish portions of his personal and political life on the campaign trail, flubbed the nature of his relationship withthe North Korean strongman…

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Registration Kicks Off For Global BTC Trading Competition
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Registration Kicks Off For Global BTC Trading Competition

Registration for Bybit’s inaugural BTC Brawl, the “biggest global team trading competition the world has ever seen!”, got underway on 18th November at 9.00AM UTC. Bybit, a cryptocurrency derivatives exchange based in Singapore, have been going from strength to strength, recently hitting the 4 billion USD mark for 24 hour trading volume, and the BTC…

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