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AngelList’s ‘Carta for India’ product helps startups manage cap table and employee grants for free

AngelList, a platform that helps startup founders discover and connect to angel investors and job seekers, on Wednesday branched out to a new category in India to further serve the ecosystem. The startup platform said its new product, called EquityList, allows founders to easily manage their cap table, which as the name suggests, is a table that documents a firm’s percentages of ownership, value of equity in each round, and equity dilution. AngelList’s new offering pits it against the talk-of...
Tags: Startups, Apps, Asia, India, Startup, Tech, Palo Alto, New Delhi, Bangalore, Times Internet, Angellist, Microsoft Excel, Carta, Sampat, Somani, Utsav Somani


Virgin Galactic and Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin may soon be rocketing NASA scientists to the edge of space

NASA is pushing to commercialize space travel to lower the cost of getting astronauts to and from orbit. The US space agency is also opening up private access to the International Space Station and, to that end, announced a partnership with Virgin Galactic for training private astronauts. NASA on Tuesday also announced that it's standing up a new Suborbital Crew or "SubC" office to fly astronauts, scientists, and other agency employees on suborbital flights to the edge of space. Although the a...
Tags: US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Iss, Faa, Federal Aviation Administration, Jane Poynter, International Space Station ISS, Kennedy Space Center, Kathy Lueders, Whitesides


Android Developer Challenge : 3 out of 10 winners from India #MachineLearning

https://developer.android.com/helpful-innovationGoogle has announced 10 winners of the challenge, out of which 3 are from India. – AgroDoc helps farmers diagnose plant disease and make treatment plans. – Leepi helps students learn hand gestures and symbols for American Sign Language. – UnoDogs helps owners better support their pet’s wellness, providing customized information and fitness programs. The post Android Developer Challenge : 3 out of 10 winners from India #MachineLearning appeared firs...
Tags: Android, Business, India, Tech


Andrew Little confirms rent relief bill 'under discussion' three weeks after Cabinet decision

Justice Minister Andrew Little faces renegotiating a law change designed to offer rent relief to businesses hit by the impact of Covid-19, three weeks after the Government announced it had a deal.As the Herald revealed on Wednesday... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Herald, Cabinet, Andrew Little


Reserve Bank keeps official cash rate on hold at 0.25%

The Reserve Bank has kept its official cash rate on hold at 0.25 per cent, in line with market expectations, but said the stronger New Zealand dollar had put pressure on export earnings.The central bank, in an emergency response... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Reserve Bank


'Country of origin' label now mandatory on Govt's e-procurement portal

https://tech.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/internet/government-makes-country-of-origin-mandatory-for-its-e-procurement-portal/76528507The government’s e-procurement site GeM made it mandatory for sellers to disclose the ‘Country of Origin’ on the products they list on the platform. It also introduced a provision for sellers to indicate the percentage of local content in each product. The post 'Country of origin' label now mandatory on Govt's e-procurement portal appeared first on...
Tags: Business, Makeinindia, Dhandha


Kerala aims to provide free internet for all by the end of this year #God'sOwnDigitalCountry

https://www.livemint.com/news/india/kerala-aims-to-provide-free-internet-for-all-by-the-end-of-this-year-11592917662454.htmlKerala is planning to prove high-speed, affordable internet connectivity to 20 lakh families by the end of this year. Through the KFON project, the government has promised on delivering internet free of cost to two million families living below the poverty line The post Kerala aims to provide free internet for all by the end of this year #God'sOwnDigitalCountry appeared...
Tags: Business, Kerala, Digital India, KFON


With no orders from domestic fashion retailers, Indian fashion industry is on the verge of a collapse

https://tech.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/corporate/indian-fashion-industry-on-the-verge-of-collapse/76541794Garment manufacturers said they received virtually no order from domestic fashion retailers in May and June, generally a busy time for businesses for the fall season, and that they don’t expect any significant improvement in July either. The post With no orders from domestic fashion retailers, Indian fashion industry is on the verge of a collapse appeared first on NextBigWhat.
Tags: Business, Dhandha


Coronavirus Australia update: ABC to cut 250 jobs as Victoria records Covid-19 death and 20 new cases reported – live news

State’s chief medical officer Brett Sutton confirms a man in his 80s is Victoria’s 20th coronavirus death. Follow liveABC announces job cutsTwenty new infections recorded in VictoriaFollow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 3.22am BST The ABC has urged the government against pursuing any further budget cuts, as the national broadcaster confirmed its plan for $40m in savings each year would result in job losses and an im...
Tags: Health, Business, Abc, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Victoria, Daniel Andrews, Australian economy, Brett Sutton, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


Shaadi.com removes skin tone filter, after being questioned by a user

https://www.bbc.com/news/newsbeat-53146969Hetal Lakhani from Dallas, USA, started an online petition against the option, which led to the company removing it. She started it after speaking to another user, who questioned the filter in light of anti-racism protests. Shaadi.com says the filter “was not serving any purpose” and was a “product debris we missed removing”. The post Shaadi.com removes skin tone filter, after being questioned by a user appeared first on NextBigWhat.
Tags: Business, Digital India, Lakhani, Dallas USA


Horror video games may have therapeutic value

Some of the most downloaded video game genres during the pandemic quarantine have been horror games designed to inspire terror and anxiety.Authors of a new study say that inserting yourself into a virtual horror realm could offer relief during times of stress by allowing you to engage and dominate materialized monsters and demons. They argue that the horror game appeal is similar to religious methods to grapple with fear and guilt (sin). A befuddling trend in the world of gaming culture has e...
Tags: Psychology, Gaming, Video Games, Horror, Religion, Innovation, Fear, Coronavirus


Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War: Everything to know about this year’s launch

Although it's still mysterious, we've rounded up the latest rumors surrounding Activision's upcoming release.
Tags: Gaming, Video Games, Trends, Call Of Duty, Activision, Treyarch, Call Of Duty Black Ops Cold War


Watch how NASA plans to deploy the first-ever Mars helicopter

The 314-million-mile journey 'all comes down to the last few inches'
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, Mars, Ingenuity, Mars 2020, Mars Helicopter


A look at tech salaries and how they could change as more employees go remote

Each year, the hiring platform Hired produces a look at tech salaries based on the data it says it gleans from hundreds of thousands of interview requests and job offers. This year, as in past years, it looked at salaries around the globe for software engineers, product managers, DevOps engineers, designers, and data scientists. Of course, this year is a very funky year, one that, owing to the pandemic, looks to see an accelerated shift toward more remote work. So this year, Hired split its f...
Tags: Startups, TC, Facebook, New York, London, San Francisco, Remote Work, Recruiting, Austin, Seattle, Denver, Hired, Bay Area, Mehul Patel, COVID-19


White House stimulus letter is an official IRS tax document you need to save

Did you get your COVID-19 stimulus money, either as direct deposit, debit card or a check like this? If so, you also should have received a letter discussing the payment and amount. The IRS says you need to keep that letter in your tax files. Congress might be working on another round of COVID-19 economic relief payment (EIPs). I say might because although the House in mid-May approved the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act and its provisions for even mo...
Tags: Taxes, Congress, Senate, White House, House, Rudy, Giuliani, Agi, Irs, Trump, Don, U S Treasury, Internal Revenue Service, Donald J Trump, Uncle Sam, WaPo


Consumer NZ: Ticket Rocket told to front up and refund customers

By RNZ Consumer NZ is urging disgruntled ticket holders to seek help from their bank over delays in refunds from Dunedin-based company Ticket Rocket.In March, the company announced it would take up to 60 days to refund people... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Dunedin, RNZ Consumer NZ


Trump suspended most work visas until the end of the year, but US embassy closures around the world have already been keeping workers from getting them

The US closed embassies around the world due to coronavirus earlier this year. This has meant non-essential visa services have been suspended — leaving countless would-be immigrant workers unable to move to the US. On Monday, Trump suspended the H-1B skilled worker visa program, but these closures meant many foreigners were already effectively blocked from entering the country for months. The embassy closures, sweeping travel bans, and visa program suspensions will hit the tech industry hard, ...
Tags: Facebook, China, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, European Union, Ireland, Silicon Valley, State Department, Trump, US State Department, Google Apple, UK Brazil, Major Silicon Valley


Lawyer Boon Hong struck-off after transferring client's property into his name and trying to evict them

An Auckland lawyer who betrayed his client by transferring their property into his name before trying to evict them has been struck-off, while another who used $265,000 of client funds to buy a personal property has also been given... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Boon Hong




The best Amazon Original movies

Like Netflix, Amazon has its own catalog of award-winning original films. Here, we've rounded up the best.
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Amazon Prime, Streaming, Netflix Amazon, Manchester-by-the-sea, Movies & TV


Auckland bar owner says they have been 'scarily busy' but it won't be the same everywhere

"The first weekend was a tidal wave," says Mat Jorgensen, an Auckland bar owner, when asked how busy it has been after the move to alert level 1.However, he says there isn't sunshine and rainbows on the horizon for everyone in the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Mat Jorgensen


Late in 2020 or in 2021 Apple and Microsoft Should Pass Saudi Aramco

Saudi Aramco is currently the most valuable company in the world. They have a stock price of 32.9 riyal. The value of the Riyal is pegged to the US dollar at 0.27 dollars to one Riyal. Saudi Aramco... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Microsoft, US, Innovation, Riyal, Saudi Aramco, Riyal Saudi Aramco


Coronavirus Australia update: Victoria records Covid-19 death as 20 new cases reported and Melbourne at risk of second lockdown – live news

State’s chief medical officer Brett Sutton confirms a man in his 80s is Victoria’s 20th coronavirus death. Follow liveVictoria records new Covid-19 deathTwenty new infections recorded in VictoriaFollow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 1.24am BST For those wanting updates on the international situation in regards to Covid, you can find it here Related: Coronavirus live news: Seven US states see record hospitalisation...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, US, Australia news, Australian politics, Brazil, Victoria, Melbourne, Daniel Andrews, Australian economy, Brett Sutton, Coronavirus outbreak


Microsoft increasing Black leadership with $150 million investment

Microsoft is taking other steps to address racial inequity, too
Tags: Gaming, News, Microsoft, Trends


Sexual predators on Twitch: We all knew

We have to talk about Twitch. Specifically, we have to talk about the problem of predators on Twitch. Over the weekend, several people came forward on Twitter to describe incidents of harassment, assault, and coercion by Twitch streamers, YouTubers, eSports players, and other people in the gaming industry. The floodgates appear to have been opened by several women in the Destiny community describing the threatening and creepy behavior they’d experienced at the hands of one streamer. Within a day...
Tags: Startups, Gaming, Media, Opinion


Wealthy weather coronavirus economy by putting money here

Ultra-wealthy individuals increased their private equity holdings.
Tags: Finance, Article, FBN, Fbn/markets, FOXBusiness, Fox-business/markets, Brittany De Lea, Fox-business/topic/coronavirus, 08e9b76e-5847-540d-b1f0-5e23939cc5cd


Segway, personal vehicle known for high-profile crashes, ending production

Company will retire Segway PT, popular with tourists and police officers, on 15 JulySegway, which boldly claimed its two-wheeled personal transporter would revolutionize the way people get around, is ending production of its namesake vehicle.The Segway PT, popular with tourists and police officers but perhaps better known for its high-profile crashes, will be retired on 15 July, the company said in a statement. Continue reading...
Tags: Gadgets, Business, Technology, US news


The most common multi-monitor problems, and how to fix them

Connecting and using a second display should be a breeze, but many factors cause issues you can easily fix.
Tags: Trends, How-to, Other, Computing, Display, Monitors, Tier 4


DoNotPay, the surging startup that helps you fight parking tickets and break up with your gym, just raised $12 million at a valuation over $80 million

DoNotPay, a startup that uses artificial intelligence and chatbots to fight small claims like parking tickets, just raised $12 million in Series A funding with an $80 million valuation. The round was made up of existing investors, according to founder and CEO Joshua Browder. Coatue led the round with participation from Andreessen Horowitz, Founders Fund, and Day One Ventures. Browder said the 8-person team was struggling to keep up with surging demand as more users wanted to cancel gym members...
Tags: Trends, Andreessen Horowitz, Browder, Joshua Browder, Coatue, DoNotPay, Joshua Browder Coatue


The cofounder of Cards Against Humanity has resigned from the company after allegations arose he fostered a sexist and racist culture

In the last few weeks, several former employees at Cards Against Humanity have shared stories detailing a toxic company culture that affected women, people of color, and members of the queer community. Former employees told Polygon that the company lacked an HR department, ignored concerns about offensive game cards from people of color, and feared speaking up or speaking out. Employees specifically called out cofounder Max Temkin, who has faced sexual assault allegations, for retaliating agai...
Tags: Trends, Adidas, Chicago, Crossfit, Cards Against Humanity, Taskrabbit, Max Temkin, Temkin, COH, Polygon



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