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Why Investors are Loving Austin as an Innovation Hub!

There’s a reason why Austin has been named the top tech city in the US in 2019 and 2020 by CompTIA. With the sheer number of startups, talent and investment funds within Austin or moving to the city, it is no surprise that the number of individuals relocating to the area continues to increase. To give a high-level snapshot of the activity in just the investment community alone this past June, ATX Venture Partners closed a $150M fund, 8VC filed with the SEC regarding plans to raise an $880M fund ...
Tags: Startups, News, US, San Francisco, Startup, Austin, Chile, SEC, Edtech, Cbre, Ruben, ECMC, Mainsail Partners, Austin Startups, Innovation Hub, Venture-capital


'Bachelorette' recap: Katie sets her final four contestants. But is Andrew's exit for good?

Even spoiler blogs got Katie's final four wrong. Here's who's left on "The Bachelorette" after a dramatic flip-flop of an ending.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Robin Roberts on why her 'Jeopardy!' hosting nerves 'felt good,' wisdom from Alex Trebek

"Alex made it look a lot easier than it is!" "GMA" anchor Robin Roberts says, ahead of her turn as "Jeopardy!" guest host (July 19-23).       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Alex, Alex Trebek, Robin Roberts


As Jeff Bezos prepares to lift off, he concedes that billionaires-in-space critics are 'largely right'

A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter.
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Bezos concedes that billionaires-in-space critics are 'largely right'

• Live updates: Bezos will fly to space today • Opinion: The billionaires' space race is only just beginning • How to watch Jeff Bezos go to space
Tags: News, Stories, Jeff Bezos, Bezos


Britt McHenry's harassment lawsuit against Fox News, former co-host Tyrus voluntarily dismissed

Britt McHenry's sexual harassment lawsuit against Fox News and George "Tyrus" Murdoch has been voluntarily dismissed.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Fox News, Usa Today, Britt McHenry, George Tyrus Murdoch


Analysis: As Jeff Bezos prepares to lift off, he concedes that billionaires-in-space critics are 'largely right'

A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter. You can sign up for free right here.
Tags: News, Stories, Jeff Bezos


'Will rest in the quiet': Rosebud Sioux children, taken to a boarding school over 140 years ago, finally laid to rest

Remains of Rosebud Sioux children, who died after being taken to a boarding school in the late 19th century, were finally laid to rest on Saturday.       [Author: Sioux Falls Argus Leader]
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Analysis: Bezos concedes that billionaires-in-space critics are 'largely right'

A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter. You can sign up for free right here.
Tags: News, Stories, Bezos


It has taken a pandemic to crack the glass ceiling in India

The coronavirus pandemic appears to have given an unexpected boost to a small — but influential — cohort of India's working women.
Tags: India, Cnn


Opinion: Bezos' Disney ride on steroids

Weather and technical conditions permitting, a spacecraft will Tuesday be launched vertically from a location southeast of El Paso. It's expected to reach an altitude of 66 miles (106 km), leaving no doubt that it crossed the boundary between the sky and outer space -- assuming everything goes well, of course. This launch will be particularly interesting for one reason: Jeff Bezos, the enormously wealthy founder of Amazon, as well as his own space company, Blue Origin, will be on board.
Tags: Amazon, News, Stories, Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin, El Paso, Bezos Disney


The billionaires' space race is just beginning

Weather and technical conditions permitting, a spacecraft will Tuesday be launched vertically from a location southeast of El Paso. It's expected to reach an altitude of 66 miles (106 km), leaving no doubt that it crossed the boundary between the sky and outer space -- assuming everything goes well, of course. This launch will be particularly interesting for one reason: Jeff Bezos, the enormously wealthy founder of Amazon, as well as his own space company, Blue Origin, will be on board.
Tags: Amazon, News, Stories, Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin, El Paso


Peru's electoral authority declares Pedro Castillo President-elect, 6 weeks after runoff

Six weeks after voters headed to the polls in Peru, former schoolteacher and union leader Pedro Castillo has been formally declared the country's President-elect. He will be sworn in on July 28, the bicentennial of Peruvian independence, election authorities announced Monday.
Tags: Cnn, Peru, Pedro Castillo


Paul McCartney and Rick Rubin Have a Field Day Going Down Beatles Rabbit Holes in ‘McCartney 3, 2, 1’: TV Review

As it turns out, Peter Jackson’s “Get Back” might be only the second-most satisfying authorized Beatles documentary of 2021 when it comes out around Thanksgiving time. Or maybe it’ll come out as the toppermost of the poppermost after all in fan rankings of these thing. But what’s for sure is that the Rick Rubin-hosted “McCartney […]
Tags: Reviews, News, Paul Mccartney, Hulu, Peter Jackson, Beatles, Mccartney, Rick Rubin


Kris Wu Loses Endorsement Deals Amid Allegations of Sexual Misconduct in China

Major brands are dumping their partnerships with Kris Wu, a former member of the K-pop group EXO and one of China’s most influential celebrities, after he was accused of predatory behavior toward women. The allegations have created a nationwide scandal and set the Chinese internet on fire. Eight out of the top 10 search items […]
Tags: Asia, News, China, Global, Artists, Tencent, Exo, Kris Wu, The Rap of China, Du Meizhu


Six Texas House Democrats test positive for Covid-19 in Washington

Another Texas state House Democrat who traveled to Washington, DC, last week has tested positive for Covid-19, an official with the group told CNN on Monday evening, bringing the number of infected legislators to six.
Tags: Texas, Washington, Cnn, Washington Dc, House, Texas House, COVID


Even as Ardern signals alignment with US, New Zealand still seeks to maintain distance | Pete McKenzie

As the prime minister treads the delicate path between China and the US we shouldn’t overstate the significance of her latest movesNew Zealand and China clash after west condemns ‘malicious’ cyber activityNew Zealand has long prided itself on having an “independent” foreign policy that charts a middle path between great powers. It’s an approach for which the prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, and her new foreign minister, Nanaia Mahuta, have voiced strong support. Over the past week, however, Arder...
Tags: China, US, America, World news, US news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, Ardern, US New Zealand, Nanaia Mahuta, Pete McKenzie, movesNew Zealand


Twitter temporarily suspends Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for vaccine misinformation

Twitter on Monday evening temporarily suspended Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene after she shared misinformation about Covid-19 and vaccines, a company spokesperson told CNN.
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Council algorithms mass profile millions, campaigners say

Most of the software is "secret, unevidenced, invasive and likely discriminatory", Big Brother Watch says.
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6 people hospitalized after house explodes in Plano, Texas, officials say

Six people were hospitalized after a home in a Dallas suburb was leveled by an explosion Monday afternoon, according to fire rescue officials.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Dallas, Usa Today, Plano Texas


Opinion: The billionaires' space race is only just beginning

Weather and technical conditions permitting, a spacecraft will Tuesday be launched vertically from a location southeast of El Paso. It's expected to reach an altitude of 66 miles (106 km), leaving no doubt that it crossed the boundary between the sky and outer space -- assuming everything goes well, of course. This launch will be particularly interesting for one reason: Jeff Bezos, the enormously wealthy founder of Amazon, as well as his own space company, Blue Origin, will be on board.
Tags: Amazon, News, Stories, Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin, El Paso


This $30 bundle offers a second phone line and VPN protection to keep you secure online

It feels like it shouldn't be a big deal. Giving out your phone number isn't like giving out your credit card information, right?  But in the hands of a skilled identity thief, a phone number is actually a very helpful inroad into reaching vital data and even accessing a victim's money. — Read the rest
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The billionaires' space race is only just beginning

Don Lincoln writes that Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos respective space flights show that we are entering a new age of space travel: commercialization. But the real winners are not the billionaires who can afford trips outside the atmosphere.
Tags: Cnn, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Don Lincoln


Hollywood Studios, Unions Reach Tentative Deal to Relax COVID Safety Protocols

Hollywood’s largest studios and unions have come to terms on a tentative short-term deal to relax some of the COVID safety protocols that were put in place last year to allow movie and TV production to resume. The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers and four unions — DGA, SAG-AFTRA, IATSE and Teamsters — […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, SAG-AFTRA, AMPTP, DGA, Hollywood Studios Unions Reach Tentative Deal, AFTRA IATSE


Naomi Kawase's Olympic film promises to be like nothing you've ever seen before

Visiting coronavirus wards and profiling groundskeepers -- it's the Olympics, but not as we know it.
Tags: Cnn, Naomi Kawase


Check out the first images sent by Hubble space telescope since reboot

The Hubble Space Telescope has beamed back its first images after a mysterious glitch knocked it offline for more than a month.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, Hubble, Hubble Space Telescope, Space Telescope


More ready to evacuate in Oregon as massive Bootleg Fire passes 340,000 acres

Officials are warning more Oregon residents should prepare to evacuate as the Bootleg Fire scorches more than 340,000 acres, with a national fire official warning it could take a major weather event to subdue the flames.
Tags: Oregon, Cnn


Fireworks explosion in Los Angeles caused by 'human error,' LAPD chief says

The "catastrophic" fireworks explosion that injured 17 people last month in a South Los Angeles neighborhood was caused by "human error" after bomb technicians miscalculated the weight of the fireworks, Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Chief Michel Moore said in a news conference Monday.
Tags: Los Angeles, Cnn, Lapd, South Los Angeles, Los Angeles Police Department LAPD, Michel Moore


A large red tide has contributed to more than 600 tons of dead marine life in Florida

A red tide has invaded the Gulf Coast of Florida, causing problems for wildlife and the community.
Tags: Florida, Cnn, Gulf Coast


'Legally Blonde' at 20: The enduring legacy of Hollywood's pinkest wardrobe

Elle Wood's hyper-feminine style was central to the cult movie's inversion of blonde stereotypes -- and, two decades on, it's as relevant as ever.
Tags: Hollywood, Cnn, Elle Wood



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