Doctrine raises $11.6 million for its legal search engine

French startup Doctrine is raising a $11.6 million funding round (€10 million) from existing investors Otium Venture and Xavier Niel. Doctrine is building a search engine for court decisions and other legal texts. This is a key tool if you’re a lawyer or you’re working in the legal industry in

World Cup fans rev up revenues for sanctions-hobbled Russia

Moscow’s beer kegs are emptying fast and demand for Vladimir Putin T-shirts is overwhelming St. Petersburg street vendors as the World Cup sends business surging across the 11 Russian cities hosting soccer’s biggest show. Read more about this at

The best comfort TV of 2018 (so far)

Helplessness and anger are all too familiar in 2018, but sometimes the best self-care is to take a break from reality and indulge in some comfort TV.  It is our balm against the relentless news cycle, our safety blanket at the end of a long day – and it pairs