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YC-backed Lively raises $4.2 million and adds HSA investment option

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Lively, which provides a digital platform to easily manage health savings accounts (HSAs), announced today that it has secured a $4.2 million seed round. Investors include Streamlined Ventures, Transmedia Capital, Y Combinator, SV Angel, PJC, The Durant Company (Kevin Durant and Rich Kleiman), Liquid 2 Ventures, Haystack Partners, and other angel investors. The San Francisco-based startup launched its platform in March after graduating from Y Combinator’s Winter 2017 batch. Lively helps emplo... Read More
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Khosla Ventures makes first investment in France, leads $18 million round in Eligo Bioscience

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With resistance to antibiotics growing in the U.S., startups around the world are seeking new ways to target and treat bacteria-associated diseases. One example is Paris-based Eligo Bioscience, which targets the microbiome — microorganisms that live in the gut, vagina, lung, and on the skin. The startup has garnered considerable interest, managing to lock in Khosla Ventures as a lead investor in its $18 million round, which it announced today. Returning investor Seventure Partners also joined. While some bacteria residing in the microbiome are cri... Read More
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Ataribox runs Linux on AMD chip and will cost at least $250

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Atari released more details about its Ataribox game console today, disclosing for the first time that the machine will run Linux on an Advanced Micro Devices processor and cost $250 to $300. In an exclusive interview last week with GamesBeat, Ataribox creator and general manager Feargal Mac (short for Mac Conuladh) said Atari will begin a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo this fall and launch the Ataribox in the spring of 2018. The Ataribox will launch with a large back catalog of the publisher’s classic games. The idea is to create a box that makes people feel no... Read More
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Dubai starts testing flying taxis

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(Reuters) — Dubai staged a test flight on Monday for what it said would soon be the world’s first drone taxi service under an ambitious plan by the United Arab Emirates city to lead the Arab world in innovation. The flying taxi developed by German drone firm Volocopter resembles a small, two-seater helicopter cabin topped by a wide hoop studded with 18 propellers. It was unmanned for its maiden test run in a ceremony arranged for Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed. Meant to fly without remote control guidance and with a maximum flight duration of 30 minutes, it comes with plenty of fail-safes in case of trouble: back-up batteries, rotors and, for a worst case scenario, a couple of parachutes.... Read More
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Nvidia targets China with hardware and unveils software to slash AI costs

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The Chinese are racing ahead with artificial intelligence research, and Nvidia is helping them to do it with some new announcements that the graphics chip maker’s CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang, made today at a big AI event in Beijing, China. Santa Clara, California-based Nvidia has pivoted over the past decade, adapting its graphics chips to do artificial intelligence processing, and a number of big Chinese companies — from Baidu to Tencent — are endorsing Nvidia’s approach. That’s important in a world where 60 billion video frames are uploaded per day to YouTube, and where Google Translate translates 140 billion words per day. Of the multiple announcements at Nvidia’s GPU Technology conference in Beijing, the most intere... Read More
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Vainglory’s esports tournaments are about more than competition

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Super Evil Megacorp’s mobile multiplayer online battle arena Vainglory has had a strong showing on mobile, particularly as an esport. A few well-known esports teams have gravitated toward it so far, such as NRG, Fnatic, Rogue, Echo Fox, and Immortals. And this past weekend, the Vainglory8 Autumn Season kicked off with eight European and North American teams battling it out for a chance to move on to the upcoming Vainglory World Championship in December. Vainglory will also be featured alongside Blizzard’s hit card game Hearthstone at Amazon’s ... Read More
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3 ways augmented reality will transform UX design

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With Apple’s recent launch of AR Kit and Google’s announcement of AR Core, the nascent augmented reality space is set for a major battle. AR presents a brand new frontier of computing interfaces that will redefine how we interact with information. As such, the UX designers of tomorrow will need to be equipped with the right knowledge and tools to build im... Read More
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Pymetrics Frida Polli discusses technology staffing

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Pymetrics is being used at more than fifty companies around the world, including some in Asia, to help employers and employees find the right job match. CGTN's Mark Niu sat down with the company’s CEO, Frida Polli, a MIT-trained neuroscientist who decided she wanted to leave academia.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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New Twist on Venture Capital Taps a Well-Connected Village

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Venture-capital investing often resembles a competitive blood sport, with hundreds of firms battling to get into the best deals. There are only so many good deals to go around, and the hottest startups don’t always pick the firms with the most money. Promising companies often choose their investors based on the firm’s reputation, the services it offers—such as help with PR or recruiting—or its Rolodex of industry power players. For firms to stand out, it helps to have a few successful entrepreneurs and tech luminaries as partners, advisers or investors. Many successful executives invest heavily in startups and venture funds. Vi... Read More
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5 emerging female VCs you should know about

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According to a report conducted by TechCrunch, only 7 percent of partners at top VC firms are women. While there is an apparent gender divide amongst male and female VCs, a new study shows that women are better investors than men. The big investment firm Fidelity found that female investors outperformed men by 0.4 percent in the past year. The firm also discovered that female investors outdid men last year when generating a return on their investments. Female VCs are also being recognized for b... Read More
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Amazon and Codeacademy team up for free Alexa skills training

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Amazon and tech training app Codeacademy have collaborated to create a series of free courses. Available today, the courses are meant to train developers as well as beginners how to create skills, the voice apps that interact with Alexa. Since opening Alexa to third-party developers in 2015, more than 20,000 skills have been made available in the Alexa Skills Store. Amo... Read More
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How Do You Turn Around A Tech Giant? With Empathy, Microsoft CEO Says

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Enlarge this image In his new book, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella explores how he's had to work on his capacity for empathy to change the company's culture. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption toggle... Read More
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biOasis Welcomes Dr. Stagliano, Dr. Rathjen, and Dr. Radhakrishnan to Its Board

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Announces Voting Results for 2017 Annual Meeting VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–September 25, 2017– BIOASIS TECHNOLOGIES INC. (OTCQB:BIOAF; TSX.V:BTI) today announced the voting results from its Annual General Meeting held on Sept. 21, 2017 in Vancouver, British Columbia. The total number of shares represented in person or by proxy at the meeting was 17,212,451, representing 33.45% of the total... Read More
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Cloudflare ditches surge pricing for DDoS protection

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Cloudflare is making it easier for companies to weather the storm that comes when they’re subjected to a distributed denial of service attack. The company announced today that all of its customers won’t be charged extra based on how bad the DDoS attack against them is. That’s a massive change from the status quo in the DDoS mitigation industry, where providers typically charge customers more money based on how much data adversaries throw at a website. That means while customers can keep their sites up in the midst of an attack, they’ll get stuck with large bills afterward. The benefit will apply to all of Cloudflare’s customers, including sites that pay nothing for protection all the way up to companies that subsc... Read More
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ITUS Corporation to Present at the 2017 Disruptive Growth Company Showcase NYC Presented by SeeThruEquity and RHK Capital

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ITUS Corporation to Present at the 2017 Disruptive Growth Company Showcase NYC Presented by SeeThruEquity and RHK Capital NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / September 25, 2017 / ITUS Corporation (NASDAQ: ITUS) announced today that it will be presenting at the 2017 Disruptive Growth Company Showcase NYC at 2:30 PM EDT/ 11:30 AM PDT on September 27, 2017 at the Grand Hyatt 109 E 42nd St. Dr. Amit Kumar, CEO of ITUS, will be presenting, as well as meeting with investors. Each company will be provided with a 30-minute time slot to present to an audience of investors and industry professionals and company management will also be available for one-on-one meetings with institutional investors. ... Read More
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Importance of tax reform, skilled labor on businesses in the U.S.

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Published on Sep 25, 2017Limbach Holdings CEO Charlie Bacon and National Association of Home Builders CEO Jerry Howard on the importance of tax reform, the demand for skilled workers and rebuilding after hurricanes. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Cloudflare’s Unlimited DDoS Protection Won’t Kill Off Botnets For Good

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The digital assaults known as distributed denial of service attacks occur constantly, whether you notice them or not. Corporations, internet infrastructure companies, and other large targets like universities and government agencies experience them frequently, or in some cases constantly. The only reason more of the internet doesn't exist in a constant state of DDoS-caused collapse? Third-party companies that offer protection services. The offerings go a long way toward safeguarding customers, but they have shortcomings. They typically cost more as the size of an attack increases, and providers can even drop their defense services altogether if an attack is too overwhelming. On Monday, though... Read More
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Facebook Says It Will Hand Russian Ads Over to Congress

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Facebook said it will to turn over roughly 3,000 ads to Congress, which were purchased by Russian-linked groups allegedly in an effort to influence the 2016 U.S. election.Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] Reversing Course Facebook Has Decided To Turn Over Roughly 3000 Ads Which Were Purchased By Russian Linked Groups allegedly In An Effort To Influence The 2016 US Presidential Campaign In A Video announcement On September 21st Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Said That His Company Would Share The Ads With The Senate And House Intelligence Committees And Would Continue To Work With The Government To Investigate What Happened During The 2016 Election I Care Deeply about The Democratic Process And Protecting Its Integ... Read More
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Thriving in chaos: From tech products to presidential campaigns (podcast)

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The startup environment is chaotic. Resources are limited and the hours are grueling. But it can also be one of the most rewarding experiences for an entrepreneur. They must get creative and think fast when it comes to building a team that will excel in this type of environment. The same is true in a presidential campaign. Stephanie Hannon was the chief technology officer for the Hillary for America campaign and was tasked with building a team from scratch. In under 20 months, she built an 80 person engineering... Read More
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GoPro will launch the Hero 6 Black on September 28th

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GoPro announced today in an email that it’s holding a launch event this coming Thursday, September 28th, in San Francisco, California. While the company didn’t specifically name the new camera, all signs point to the new Hero 6 Black being the star of the show. CEO Nick Woodman will start things off at 9AM PT. It seems like the $499 Hero 6 will also go on sale that day, seeing as a number of the cameras have already been delivered to st... Read More
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Google Play’s top indie games: Flipping Legend, Slayaway Camp, and Tiny Bubbles

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Google Play picked its top three independent games in the U.S. on Saturday at its Indie Games Festival in San Francisco. The winners included Flipping Legend, Slayaway Camp, and Tiny Bubbles. The three Android-based winners emerged from a list... Read More
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How A Venezuelan Chef Is Teaching Women To Make Chocolate And Money

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Enlarge this image Entrepreneurs sort cocoa beans on a tray at Cacao de Origen, a school founded by Maria Di Giacobbe to train Venezuelan women in the making of premium chocolate. Zeina Alvarado (left) later found work in a bean-to-bar production facility in Mexico. Court... Read More
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Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi apologizes to London as company bungles its response to ban

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If nothing else, the revoking of Uber’s license by the city of London and the company’s poorly handled response may reveal just how deep run the company’s cultural issues that its new CEO must fix. The latest self-induced controversy started last Friday when Transport for London announced it would not renew the license for the privately subsidized taxi service. The agency said San Francisco-based Uber was not “fit and proper” to hold such a license. And so Uber responded reflexively as Uber learned to do under founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick, who was bo... Read More
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Puppet acquires Distelli amid expansion plans

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Automation vendor Puppet has acquired Distelli, a delivery software firm based out of Puppet’s home state of Oregon. The purchase will look to combine Puppet’s wide reach and its position as a frontrunner in the DevOps market with Distelli’s container and application deployment services. Puppet hopes to help businesses increase automation across the software delivery lifecycle, and push forward DevOps projects. Through the acquisition, businesses should benefit from end-to-end visibility into and control over application delivery, regardless of where it runs. That can include VMs or containerised applications, either on-premises or in any cloud. Puppet CEO, Sanjay Mirchandani, said: ‘Automation makes world-... Read More

Microsoft’s Nadella Wants to Help Coders Take a Quantum Leap

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Forty-two years ago this summer a two-person company called Micro-Soft shipped its first product. It was a version of the programming language BASIC for the Altair 8800, one of the first successful personal computers. The company is now much larger, and un-hyphenated. And it’s reprising its original strategy in hopes of gaining an edge on another technological revolution—powerful computers that work on data using the quirks of quantum mechanics. Practical quantum computers don’t yet exist, and Microsoft is behind rival tech giants Google and IBM in the race to develop quantum hardware. But at a conference in Orlando Monday for its corporate customers, the company announced the release of a new... Read More
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Artificial Intelligence Platform Pipeline Aims to Aid Businesses in Gender Equity

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Denver-based Startup Helps Organizations Make Gender Equity Actionable and Attainable; Improves Economic Impact for All DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–September 25, 2017– Pipeline, an artificial intelligence (AI) SaaS platform engineered to stop unconscious bias in the workplace and increase financial performance, today launched its proprietary v.1 platform focused on helping businesses understand the economic opportunity available to them through gender equit... Read More
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Jopwell raises $7.5 million for diversity-focused job recruitment

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Jopwell is trying to increase diversity in the workplace and announced today funding of $7.5 million for its job recruitment platform, which targets black, Latino/hispanic, and Native American students and professionals. Returning investor Cue Ball Capital led this round, with participation from other existing investors Kapor Capital, Y Combinator, Omidyar Network, and Valar Ventures. New investors include SJF Ventures, Blue Ivy Ventures, and Teneo Ventures. Candidates create a profile on the Jopwell website, much like on other job recruiting sites — the difference being that they are asked to select their racial identity. “Jopwell relies on s... Read More
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Fitbit’s first smartwatch and wireless headphones, the Ionic and Flyer, go on sale globally on October 1

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Fitbit has announced the global availability of two of its new product lines, with its Ionic smartwatch and Flyer wireless headphones hitting retailers globally from October 1. The devices were ... Read More
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US: Trump’s feud with NFL players escalates

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More than 100 National Football League players have now sat or knelt during the national anthem to protest US President Donald Trump's call to boycott the game. The players are protesting social and racial injustice. As the number of protesting athletes continues to rise, so too have the president's attacks. Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports from Washington, DC.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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The top 10 angel investors in AI

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The artificial intelligence space is growing quickly and, with that, so is the need among AI startups to find the right investor. I and four of my colleagues at NYU recently developed an AI powered engine to analyze investor data and identify the investors most likely to invest in certain startups. After analyzing more than 22,000 angel funding rounds since 2014 based on data available through Crunchbase, we ranked top angel investors in the AI space measuring three primary variables: Recency: measures angel investors’ latest investments in the angel round. Frequency: measures how active angel investors are in the AI space. Relevan... Read More
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What rights do airline passenger have?

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The cost of purchasing cheap tickets on low-cost airlines has proven costly for hundreds of thousands of passengers. Ryanair, Europe's biggest budget airline recently cancelled some 2000 flights. The company says the decision was because of a scheduling blunder among its pilots and cabin crew. Well, as you can imagine, that decision sparked immediate outrage from frustrated passengers. The CEO, Michael O’Leary, was forced to apologise - saying Ryanair 'messed up'. To make matters worse, travel insurance companies have told many of the travellers that hotel and car rental cancellations will not be covered. The flight cancellations are expected to last until the end of October.... Read More
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How Kristel Kruustük turned a passion for testing apps into a big business

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When Kristel Kruustük finished high school in Estonia, she went to London and became a waitress. Her friends turned her on to the tech scene, and she decided to go back to school to study software development. Kruustük fell in love with software testing and started her own company, Testlio, testing mobile apps with her husband Marko Kruustük. Their company took first place at the AngelHack hackathon in London in 2012. And then it embarked on its rapid growth to become an expert in testing mobile apps. Kruustük has built out the headquarters team in San Francisco, while Marko Kruustük serves a... Read More
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A look at history of sports and resistance

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The phrase “Take A Knee” has led to one of the biggest online conversations over the past 24 hours. Thousands of people are discussing US President Donald Trump’s attack on sports players who kneel during the national anthem. It’s a silent protest against racial inequality. We look at the history of sports and resistance. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Intel believes WiGig will be a viable option for wireless high-end VR

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Intel showed off a demo this week of WiGig wireless networking technology that can connect a high-performance PC with a wireless virtual reality headset, providing a new option for doing VR without the annoying cables. The WiGig technology, which uses a short-range 60-gigahertz radio, can transfer data at fast enough rates to feed VR imagery from a PC to the display in a VR headset, said Kim Pallister, director of virtual reality excellence at Intel, at a press dinner this week. That’s a departure from previous plans to in putting the PC processing inside a standalone VR headset that Intel was previously calling Project Alloy. Earlier this year, Intel CEO B... Read More
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Tunnel To Towers Special 2017 Part 2

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Watch CBS2's special coverage of the Tunnel to Towers run.Detected Closed Captioning: you Know You've Run Every Motion That Day You Know You Get Upset You Know If We Have A Private Moments Where We Overcome With Emotion And Then We Have A celebration You Know Of Steven's Life But Not Just Stevens All Of The Lives That That Were Lost On That Day You Know We Want To Make Sure We Don't Forget But we Also Want To Make Sure That We Do Good In Their Name That Was The Chairman And CEO Of The Tunnel To Towers Foundation Frank So We're Sharing With Us Motivations He Is Always Inspiring that's So Good You See We've Got A couple Of Special Guests It's So Good To See Right Now To Steve Hill Is The Vice president Of GM N... Read More
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Tunnel To Towers Special 2017 Part 4

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Watch CBS2's special coverage of the Tunnel to Towers run.Detected Closed Captioning: I Would Love To Thank To The Foundation For Definitely Keeping Us In Mind I'm gonna Thank Everyone For Coming Together In Difficult Time I Know This Is Like the Hardest Time Gather Yourself But It's A Beautiful thing That We All Came Together maybe A Rose Son They're Just Another example Of How The Tunnel To Towers Foundation Just Goes Beyond Helping Wounded Warriors And Also Their firefighters And The Children Of firefighters But Even Those That Are Lost Our First Responders And Ykd EMTs Tunnel To Towers Foundation Always There Police People All Over The Country Are Being Supported By The Foundation Of One World Trade Cent... Read More
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Your chances of making a successful mobile app are almost nil

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With every passing year, the tech industry is flattered with a new slew of statistics revealing truly remarkable growth. 90 billion mobile app downloads across Android and iOS in 2016, with a whopping 40 percent increase to revenue generated for developers. But something’s not quite right here: If you were to sit your business partner down and talk about how your great idea for an app would be able to capitalize on just a fraction of this market and make you multi-millionaires, you’d be plain old naive. Forget being multi-millionaires — how about just being able to make a comfortable living? Still a bit naive. ... Read More
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European food delivery startup Deliveroo raises $385 million at more than $2 billion valuation

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European food delivery company Deliveroo has raised a whopping $385 million at a valuation of more than $2 billion, according to a statement issued by the company this morning. Prior to now Deliveroo had raised around $475 million, the most recent tranche coming via a $275 million series E round last August. With another $385 million in the bank the company said that it will invest across three “priority growth areas,” including its kitchens-only “Editions” program that launched in London back in April; expanding its technology tea... Read More
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Study: Startups that don’t set firm goals actually do better

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New data, from a study done by my team at Bunch, could redefine what we see as the trademark characteristics of early startup success. Our study collected data from 62 early-stage startups over the course of a year to find the factors that correlate directly to higher revenues. And what we found was pretty surprising: A lower committment to goals actually resulted in better financial performance. And a high growth mindset didn’t necessarily mean higher revenues. Before I dig into the results, a quick note on how we conducted the study: We used a team assessment (that was based on a thorough study of more than 150 papers detailing significant predictors of team perfor... Read More
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Why I’m happy I lost $1000 on SiaCoin

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About 15 months or so ago, I bought some SiaCoin using Bitcoin. At the time, it was about $140 worth. Today, thanks to Bitcoin’s rise, it would be worth about $1,000. But I lost mine, thanks to Sia’s protocol, so I now have $0. But it’s not Sia’s fault. It’s mine. And I’m happy it happened. Sia is a company that, like Storj, FileCoin, and MaidSafe, promises to help you monetize the extra storage space on your hard drive in return for tokens. The way Sia works... Read More
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5 tips for mastering the complicated role of CMO

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The CMO role is constantly under fire, despite being one of the most exciting roles in the C-Suite with the greatest opportunity to drive both short and long-term company growth. The role is plagued by a lack of clear definition, misaligned expectations with counterparts, short tenures, and a bevy of responsibilities in emerging areas. On top of all that, CMOs are rarely given the same deference as other members of the C-Suite. CMO is actually the most complicated of all C-Suite roles and requires the most discipline to serve the broadest range of stakeholders (Board, CEO, peers, employees, and customers) while building a fluid organization to accommodate needs that have yet to be uncovered and for which there are no blueprints. T... Read More
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VRChat grabs $4 million in a rare bright spot for social VR

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Startup VRChat raised a $4 million Series A round of funding led by HTC. The money for the social VR startup comes in the wake of AltspaceVR running out of cash and the earlier closure of Convrge, though Altspace found a lifeline of sorts. There’s still High Fidelity running strong and Linden Lab continues ... Read More
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Top 7 reasons why you need to be at CA World 2017

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It’s that time of the year again – we’re gearing up for CA World in Las Vegas! There’s a lot of exciting stuff on the agenda this year. Here are some reasons why you should definitely join us at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on November 13-17. 1. Gain a competitive edge through Pre-conference education There are over 400 sessions where you can make the most of your investment in CA solutions. You can, for example, jumpstart your agile learning with hands-on training from certified experts at the CA Agile Academy, or distinguish yourself from the rest of the crowd with CA Certifications. Check out what’s available and pi... Read More
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Will Trump’s insults toward North Korea end in war?

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National Interest Defense Studies Director Harry Kazianis, Iris Independent Research President Rebecca Grant and American Majority CEO Ned Ryun on the war of words between Korean President Kim Jong Un and President Trump.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Why Facebook Will Struggle to Regulate Political Ads

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In 2011, Facebook asked the Federal Election Commission to exempt it from rules requiring political advertisers to disclose who's paying for an ad. Political ads on TV and radio must include such disclosures. But Facebook argued that its ads should be regulated as "small items," similar to bumper stickers, which don’t require disclosures. The FEC ended up deadlocked on the issue, and the question of how to handle digital ads has languished for six years. Now, it's blowing up again—and damaging Facebook in the process. The renewed interest follows Facebook's disclosure earlier this month that it had sold $150,000 worth of political ads linked to Russian troll accounts during the 2016 election. ... Read More
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Uber’s new CEO tells employees there is ‘high cost to a bad reputation’ after London ban

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Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi sent a sobering, self-reflective email to employees today following the London transport authority’s decision not to renew the company’s license. In what is an uncharacteristic move for a company plagued by rampant sexism and regulatory abuse, much of which was a product of the leadership style of former chief exec and founder Travis Kalanick, Khosrowshahi told Uber employees that “there is a high cost to a bad reputation.” Text of the email was first published on Twitter by Bloomberg reporter Eric Newcom... Read More
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Republican Party splintering over Luther Strange’s Senate race

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American Majority CEO Ned Ryun and Republican strategist Evan Siegfried weigh in on President Trump’s decision to campaign on behalf of Luther Strange, an establishment GOP candidate who’s running for the Senate seat in Alabama's special electionNo Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Ruling Finds Solar Panels From China Hurt U.S. Maker

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Enlarge this image U.S. regulators say cheap solar panels from China have hurt U.S. manufacturers. Here, the Manhattan skyline is seen beyond a rooftop covered with solar panels. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption toggle caption Mark Lenni... Read More
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Martin Scorsese is MasterClass’ newest online instructor for aspiring filmmakers

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MasterClass, a startup that offers specialized instruction from celebrities in various industries, has now added Martin Scorsese to its roster. For $90 you can take a general filmmaking class with one of the most critically and commercially successful directors of the last 40 years. Or, as MasterClass CEO David Rogier boasts in a press release, “Scorsese is one of the most influential filmmakers of all-time... This is a once in a generation opportunity.” That’s some pitch. Scorsese isn’t the first high-profile filmmaker to teach a course on MasterClass. Werner Her... Read More
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How being banned in London could force Uber to become a better company for everyone

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There are a lot of immediate winners and losers from today’s news that Uber lost its license to operate in London. Obvious winners: London’s black cab owners and drivers who lobbied hard for the decision, as well as second-tier ride-hail apps like myTaxi and Gett. Clear losers: the perpetually scandal-tossed Uber, thousands of drivers who will now be scrambling to find work with less reliable services, and devoted customers who prefer the ride-hail app over the dozens of other transportation options available in London (the Tube, bike share, double-decker buses, etc). The app will still be operational in Lon... Read More
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Trade Commission decision finds solar manufacturers harmed by imports

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Enlarge / An employee inspects photovoltaic cells following electrical contact soldering during manufacture at Solarworld AG in Freiberg, Germany, in July 2016.Martin Leissl/Bloomberg via Getty Images On Friday, the International Trade Commission (ITC) sided with bankrupt solar panel manufacturer... Read More
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Northwell in deal with Irish firm

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As an extension of its partnership with Enterprise Ireland and part of its growing global reach, Northwell Health has signed a new agreement with and invested in Irish company Salaso Health Solutions. Northwele Health President and CEO Michael Dowling announced the deal in Ireland along with Enterprise Ireland CEO Julie Sinnamon and Tánaiste Fitzgerald, Ireland’s minister for business, innovation and enterprise. Kerr, Ireland-based Salaso Health Solutions lets patients use smartphones and tablets to view videos of exercises prescribed for them by clinicians. Northwell plans to help the firm expand and hone its offerings related to physiotherapy, which restores movement and function in patients affected by injury,... Read More
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Ubisoft shareholders support Guillemot family, but Vivendi threat lingers

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Shareholders endorsed the leadership of Yves Guillemot, the longtime CEO of Ubisoft, as the French video game publisher held its annual meeting. But the threat from Vivendi, which has acquired enough shares to launch a hostile takeover of Ubisoft, still lingers. Today, the shareholders approved by majority vote resolutions to appoint independent directors for Ubisoft’s board — a move that Yves Guillemot proposed. But Vivendi still holds enough stock to be a threat to Guillemot control of the company, which has one of the industry’s best portfolios of games such as Assassin’s Creed, Watch Dogs, Far Cry, Just Dance, Tom Clancy, and the Rayman, along a f... Read More
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Why AI will need more emotional intelligence

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Emotional intelligence (EQ) — the ability to pick up on what other people are feeling or thinking, primarily using body language and tone of voice — is a difficult endeavor, even for some humans. When a human misreads their fellow human, they could lose a friendship, a relationship, a job. Stakes are even higher for bots — if their makers can’t teach them empathy, they could cease to exist. Naveen Joshi, the founder and CEO of enterprise development company Allerin, recently wrote about how EQ will make all the difference in whether AI becomes more widely used by society. “Even the most so... Read More
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Sprint and T-Mobile reach ‘major breakthrough’ in merger talks

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(Reuters) — T-Mobile US Inc is close to agreeing tentative terms on a deal to merge with Sprint Corp, people familiar with the matter said on Friday, a major breakthrough in efforts to merge the third and fourth largest U.S. wireless carriers. The transaction would significantly consolidate the U.S. telecommunications market and represent the first transformative U.S. merger with significant antitrust risk to be agreed since the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump in January, testing his administration’s appetite for such deals. The development follows more than four months of on-and-off talks this year between the companies, and comes as the telecommunications sector seeks ways to tackle investments in... Read More
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MongoDB files for IPO

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MongoDB, a privately-held database company based in New York, has filed paperwork with the Securities & Exchange Commission to begin trading stock on the NASDAQ under the symbol MDB. The company has secured $304 million in funding to date, in nine separate series from 2008-2015. MongoDB hopes to raise an additional $100 million in the initial public offering (IPO), which will be used for business development or possibly acquisitions, according to documents filed with the SEC. In their filing, ... Read More
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Report: T-Mobile, Sprint finally figuring out this merger thing

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EnlargeT-Mobile USA and Sprint are getting further along in merger talks and are "close to agreeing [to] tentative terms on a deal," Reuters reported today, citing anonymous sources. A merger would join the third and fourth larg... Read More
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FEops Closes EUR 6 Million Series B Financing

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GENT, Belgium–(BUSINESS WIRE)–September 22, 2017– FEops, a leader in personalized computer modeling for structural heart interventions, announced today that it has secured a 6 million euros investment, led by Valiance, and joined by existing investors Capricorn and PMV. The funding will be used to aggressively implement the company’s product roadmap, centered around FEops HEARTguideTM, and drive commercial adoption in the fast-gr... Read More
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Facebook’s racist ad problems were baked in from the start

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Facebook and Google, two of world’s biggest and most influential companies, pride themselves on their ad businesses. These operations generate tens of billions of dollars per year, thanks in part to letting advertisers target even the most obscure microcommunities using unprecedented sets of data. As the revelations of last week evidenced, however, that ability is a double-edged sword, one that has come back to haunt these ad-supported giants. ProPublica discovered last Thursda... Read More
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T-Mobile and Sprint could announce their merger in October

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T-Mobile and Sprint’s on-again, off-again merger talks may be nearing a conclusion. Reuters reports that the two companies are now “close” to reaching “tentative terms” on a merger and could announce a deal by the end of October. The merger would reportedly give T-Mobile’s owner, Deutsche Telekom, a majority stake in the combined company, while Sprint’s owner, SoftBank, would have somewhere between 40 and 50 percent. T-Mobile CEO John Legere would lead the combined company, according to Reuters. ... Read More
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Star Trek: Discovery: everything you need to know before the series launches Sunday

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Star Trek: Discovery is the first new Trek show in more than a decade, and fans will be watching this weekend’s premiere closely to see how it manages the weighty expectations that come with any new entry in one of the most storied science fiction franchises of all time. The show is set chronologically in an era of Star Trek following Star Trek: Enterprise, but before the 1960 Star Trek that fans now refer to as The Original Series. Discovery is a rare new piece of Trek media that takes place in the franchise’s original continuity, instead of in the spinoff ... Read More
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After Equifax, public shaming but GOP wary of new rules

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Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it’s unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million Americans. Since early this year, President Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress have strived to curb government’s influence on businesses, arguing that regulations stifle economic growth. Lawmakers have repealed more than a dozen Obama-era rules and the House voted in June to roll back much of Dodd-Frank, the landmark banking law created after the 2008 economic crisis that was designed to prevent future meltdowns. Several bills unveiled after Equifax are so far missing a key ingredient for success: Repub... Read More
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HPE plans to cut 5000 staff in streamlining effort

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is intending to cut around 5000 staff, according to sources close to the matter. Staff cuts to that extent would amount to about 10% of the company’s 50,000-strong workforce. Sources speaking to Bloomberg state that the reductions are part of a general move to reduce expenses as competition grows for the company and it looks to shift its focus towards enterprise IT. It is understood that the cuts will begin before the end of the year, and are likely to affect workers both in the U.S. and abroad. It is also reported that this will ... Read More
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Machine-learning cloud platforms get to work

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EnlargeGetty Images The machine-learning smarts that help Google know what’s in a photo and let Amazon’s Alexa carry on a conversation are getting a real job. “ML” platforms from vendors like Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, and others can automate business processes on a previously impossible scale and free up... Read More
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise to cut 10% of its employees, continuing its extraordinary layoff legacy

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CEO Meg Whitman may not have created the culture of layoffs at Hewlett-Packard, but she has embraced the practice with gusto since ascending to the captain’s chair in 2011. And now it appears she’s ready to put a few more notches in her layoff belt. According to Bloomberg, Hewlett Packard Enterprise is set to announce that it will let 5,000 employees go before the end of the year. As Whitman enters the sixth year of her five-year turnaround plan for the company, selling divisions and jettisoning employees seem to have become the prime tactics in a fight to keep the giant from sliding f... Read More
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This may finally be the year the iPhone line ritual dies a natural death

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Today is iPhone day. And for the past decade that has incited a ritual of capitalism that became ingrained in our culture and served to demonstrate the cultish devotion Apple had inspired, and that no other company could match. The iPhone lines were a near-religious, tribal gathering of believers who, yes, wanted first dibs on the latest version. But also wanted to be surrounded by other believers. At times, Apple executives like CEO Tim Cook would come out to shake hands, high-five customers, and take selfies, adding to the frenzy. But today, early reports are that lines are either subdued or non-existent across Eu... Read More
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The Next Big Focus In The Russia Investigations: Social Media

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Enlarge this image Facebook and Twitter appear to be key platforms in Russia's interference in the 2016 election; investigators want to know more. Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images h... Read More
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Navigating the challenges of a hybrid cloud strategy

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Dimuth Samaranayaka, CEO of Ascension IT, discusses the move towards hybrid strategies and the challenges this can present for businesses Over the last few years, enterprise digital transformation initiatives have resulted in a dramatic increase in the adoption of cloud technologies. Two dominant players have emerged in the public cloud computing market – Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Challengers include Google Cloud Services and Aliyun (the cloud service arm of Alibaba). Unlike early adopters of cloud technologies, enterprises are now embarking on a multi-cloud strategy to harness the best of the solutions offered by these vendors. Research conducted by Gartner indicates that by ... Read More
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US uncertain of solution to North Korea

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Independent Women’s Voice CEO Heather Higgins, editor-in-chief of The Daily Caller News Foundation Christopher Bedford and Center for Security Policy vice president Fred Fleitz discuss what the United States can do to deter North Korea from continuing to develop its nuclear weapons program.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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PC Gaming Weekly: One way Steam could disarm review-bombers

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Some studios on Steam have no problem getting noticed. In fact, they might be getting too much attention in the form of review bombs from people who might not have even played the game they’re trashing. And Valve, the video game company that owns PC gaming’s biggest platform, didn’t help matters with its recent move to keep review-bombing from affecting a developer’s games. Tuesday, ... Read More
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Facebook to Release Russia Ads to Congress

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company is "actively working" with the U.S. government on its ongoing investigations into Russian interference into the 2016 presidential election. (Sept. 21)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Maria ‘Basically Destroyed’ Puerto Rican Power Grid

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Published on Sep 21, 2017All of Puerto Rico is without power after category 4 Hurricane Maria tore across the island and officials estimate it will take months to restore it. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Capt... Read More
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Facebook To Turn Over 3,000 Ads To Congress In Russian Election Interference Probe

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Enlarge this image Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, seen here in May, has announced new rules intended to remove ads that interfere with the integrity of elections. Steven Senne/AP hide caption toggle caption Steven Senne/AP ... Read More
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Trump Hits North Korea With Tougher Sanctions

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President Donald Trump issued a new executive order Thursday, ramping up economic pressure on North Korea to abandon its nuclear program. As CBS2's Dick Brennan reports, the order aims to cut off sources of revenue that fund North Korea’s nuclear ambitions.Detected Closed Captioning: president Trump Is Hitting North Korea with Even Tougher Sanctions Issuing An Executive Order Allowing The U.s. To Impose Them On Companies And Individuals That Finance Trade With North Korea North Korea's Nuclear Weapons And Missile Development Is A Grave Threat To Peace And Security In Our World And It is Unacceptable That Others Financially Support This Criminal Rogue Regime The Order Aims To Cut O... Read More
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Tesla is getting rid of the cheapest Model S

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Tesla will stop making the rear-wheel drive Model S 75 after this coming Sunday, September 24th, as was first reported earlier today by Electrek. The car, which starts at $69,500 and is currently the cheapest Model S available, will be on the company’s website through the weekend. It will also sell out the rest of the inventory around the country, and then it will be gone. At that point, the dual-motor Model S 75D will become the cheapest Model S at $74,500. That also means every Model S and Model X will come with dual motors — one on each axle — and the only rear-wheel d... Read More
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Facebook’s Election Ad Overhaul Takes Crucial First Steps

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Facebook has agreed to give Congressional investigators roughly 3,000 political ads it found linked to Russian accounts that ran during the 2016 election. The company will also overhaul the way it approaches campaign ads altogether, seeking to create a “new standard for transparency,” CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in an address on Facebook Live Thursday. This unexpected announcement from Facebook suggests the company has finally started listening to its many critics in Congress, the media, and at large. Less than a year ago, in the immediate aftermath of the election, Zuckerberg dismissed the idea that Facebook's fake news problem had anything to do with the results. Today's address suggests that the... Read More
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Advrty brings native ads to virtual reality

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Advrty wants to offer a new avenue of monetization for virtual reality developers, which doesn’t involve full field-of-view pop-up ads. Instead, it’s a platform aimed toward designing and incorporating nonintrusive product placement. It’s in beta. “Initially, think billboards, posters and product placements using images or video,” said CEO and cofounder Niklas Bakos in an email. “It could be a label on a cup. To get ad relevancy, we’ve created a patent-pending context-based system that will allow for proper targeting in a case where we wouldn’t allow a billboard creative to end up on a soda can label, or an ad for the iPhone X to [show] in a game that is all about the medieval era, for example.​” And thi... Read More
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Zuckerberg says Facebook will work to protect election integrity

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Facebook has agreed to disclose ads to Congress that were purchased by Russians on the social media platform in that country's effort to influence the 2016 election, the company announced Thursday. CEO Mark Zuckerberg made the brief announcement Thursday. Watch his full remarks here.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will end untraceable political ads

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In an announcement on Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg said the company would make changes to ensure political ads on its platform are more transparent. Calling it “maybe the most important step we’re taking,” Zuckerberg pointed out that political ads online are not regulated to the same extent as ads on mediums like TV. The Facebook CEO said, in those cases, you still can’t be sure if you’re seeing the same ads as others. “We’re going to bring Facebook to an even higher standard of transparency,” he said. “Not only will you have to disclose which page paid for an ad, but we will also make it so you can visit an advertiser’s page and see the ads that they are currently runni... Read More
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WATCH: Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to cooperate on Russian investigation after 2016 election

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Facebook will provide copies of 3,000 political advertisements bought through Russian accounts to Congress, announced Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Facebook agrees to give Congress ads linked to Russian election interference

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In a major reversal, Facebook agreed today to share with Congress more than 3,000 ads linked to a Kremlin-linked group believed to attempted to influence the US political election. The company had previously given the ads to Robert Mueller, the special counsel currently investigating Russian interference in the presidential election. Facebook had resisted sharing the information more broadly, saying it would threaten advertiser’s privacy. “Disclosing content is not something we do lightly under any circumstances,” Colin Stretch, the company’s general counsel, said ... Read More
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Is the hyperloop finally too big to fail?

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Today, Hyperloop One announced it raised an additional $85 million in financing, bringing its total haul to $245 million and a likely valuation of more than $700 million. That’s a lot of scratch for a transportation startup with no commercial product, no revenue stream, no government approval, and no proof that its ultrafast transit system would even be safe for human passengers. Nonetheless, the company has managed to convince a variety of wealthy backers and governments to buy into their fantastical dream of moving people and packages through airless tubes at near-supersonic speeds. ... Read More
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Cloudleaf Secures $13 Million Series A Funding from Leading Investors

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Cloudleaf’s Patented IoT Sensor Fabric™ Brings Complex Enterprise Operations to Life with Location and Context Aware Visibility MILPITAS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–September 21, 2017– Cloudleaf, a Silicon Valley Enterprise IoT startup, announced today that it has secured $13 Million Series A funding from IndusAge Partners, ... Read More
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Hillary Clinton book ‘What Happened’ sells well

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Hillary Clinton's new book on her views of the presidential election sold 167,000 hardcover copies in the U.S. alone during its first week.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/72215/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: Almost A Year After The US Presidential Election Some Still Want To Hear Hillary Clinton's Take On Why The Race Ended Like It Did Her New Book Titled What Happened Sold 167,000 Hardcover Copies In The US during Its First Week On Sale Clinton's Publisher Says That Makes For The Best first Week Of ... Read More
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Activehours raises $39 million for its ‘rigid paycheck’ solution

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Activehours is trying to provide employees with more liquidity throughout the pay cycle and today announced funding of $39 million for its app. Andreessen Horowitz led the round, with participation from existing investors Matrix Partners, Ribbit Capital, and March Capital Partners. “The rigid paycheck that only shows up every two weeks works well for companies,” wrote Activehours founder and CEO Ram Palaniappan, in an email to VentureBeat. “However, it doesn’t work well for employees. They have to manage the timing between payday and when bills are due.” Employees with a direct deposit setup download the app — available on both iOS and And... Read More
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Launch of New, Narrative-Based Men’s Fashion Site: Wanderset.com

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Karmaloop.com Founder Creates Site Combining Merchandising, Story-Telling and Discovery Company Positioned to be the Next Global E-Commerce Powerhouse LOS ANGELES & BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–September 21, 2017– Wanderset.com, a premier e-commerce destination for the global, eclectic tastemaker, today launched a revolutionary men’s fashion site focused... Read More
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Google sets its sights on the iPhone with HTC deal

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Of the three most influential companies in smartphone design, Nokia fragmented into a million pieces after being bought out by Microsoft, Apple is still going strong, and Google just bought the third with its $1.1 billion deal with HTC. The reason why Google acquired what looks to be the majority of HTC’s phone design and engineering team is simple, and it’s been obvious for over a year: Google is serious about becoming a hardware company. Early in 2016, Google created a new hardware division and re-hired Motorola chief Rick Osterloh to run that group. A brief few months after that, ... Read More
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Chartboost uses automated ad partners to make more money for mobile game devs

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Chartboost has created marketing tools for mobile game developers since 2011, and today it is launching its Chartboost Exchange, giving developers and brand advertisers access to new kinds of automated advertising tools. San Francisco-based Chartboost is opening programmatic access to its in-app global gaming inventory, meaning brand advertisers can place automated ads that reach Chartboost’s mobile gaming audience through demand partners Aarki, Index Exchange, and Rubicon Project. The advertisers bid to show their ads to users in real-time, resulting in the best ad rate fo... Read More
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Suozzi, Health and Welfare Council network discuss services for the vulnerable

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Long Island non-profit leaders must look for ways to ensure that the region’s most vulnerable gets the services they need. That’s the message U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-Glen Cove) shared at a town hall held specifically for 90 executives from the Health and Welfare Council of Long Island’s networks of nonprofits Tuesday at the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington. “On the heels of our incredible town hall, we need to build on this and make sure those most in need have access to important services,” Suozzi said. “That means ensuring lines of communication are open so our most vulnerable are aware of what’s available, and it also means telling all levels of government that slashing funding for these services is simply ... Read More