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Resolute Ventures sticks to its knitting with $75 million fourth fund

Resolute Ventures, an early-stage firm with offices in San Francisco and Boston, just closed its fourth fund with $75 million. It’s an almost shockingly conservative amount of capital in today’s era of big-is-better funds. And with valuable companies like the real estate startup OpenDoor, the applicant tracking system company Greenhouse, and the dog products company BarkBox in its portfolio, one imagines that seven-year-old Resolute could have raised more. It didn’t want to do that, says firm fo...
Tags: Google, TC, New York, Microsoft, Boston, San Francisco, Tech, Venture Capital, Barkbox, Resolute Ventures, Greenhouse Software, Greenhouse, Polaris Partners, Daniel, Jonathan, Matt


Behold, Slack’s new logo

New year, new you, new Slack. The popular workplace chat service’s resolution clearly involved a bit of a facelift, starting with a new logo. A redesigned version of the familiar grid logo launched this week, and appears to have rolled out on most major platforms. Slack did the customary thing of explaining the hell out of the new design over of its blog. There’s all of the usual stuff there, about maintaining the spirit while moderning thing up a bit. The company also calls the design “simp...
Tags: Apps, New York, Design, Tech, Logo, Slack, Michael Bierut, Pentagram Design, Eric Scott Johnson


Everything you need to know about the 2019 Women’s March LA on Jan. 19

Women’s March LA 2019 is a non-partisan march taking place Saturday, Jan. 19, in downtown LA celebrating women’s rights and organizations that promote voter registration, inspire young people to perform community service and help women who are interested in running for public office. The third annual march, whose theme is “Truth to Power,” kicks off with a Tongva blessing at 8:30 a.m. at Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles. A program with guest speakers begins at 9 a.m., and participants pro...
Tags: Google, Politics, New York, News, Wall Street, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Gloria Allred, City Hall, Metro, Ventura, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles City, Louis Farrakhan


Wendi Murdoch travel photo scam

There’s a widespread scam in the travel photography community, and it’s particularly dangerous and deceptive — this is no poorly-worded email from a “Nigerian prince.” Aimed at travel photographers, this elaborate scheme is designed to lure them to Southeast Asia on the pretext of shooting a photo campaign for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games. Although some costs are covered by the scammers to make the target feel comfortable, other expenses like airfare and “photo permits” are not. Whil...
Tags: Travel, Google, New York, Hollywood, Indonesia, China, Southeast Asia, Scams, Beijing, Rupert Murdoch, Jakarta, Penang, All, Travel Scam, Henry, Wendy


House Republicans question telecoms on location tracking

NEW YORK (AP) — Several House Republicans are asking T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon and Sprint how they share their users’ cellphone location data, citing a recent report that telecoms are selling that information to shadowy companies without customer knowledge. The lawmakers said they are troubled because it is not the first report of these types of […]
Tags: Business, New York, Technology, News, House, Sprint, T Mobile AT T Verizon


A map of London's most toxic breathing spots

Dirty air is an invisible killer, but an effective one.More than 9,000 people die prematurely in London each year due to air pollution, a recent study estimates.This map visualizes the worst places to breathe in Central London. The Great Smog of 1952 London used to be famous for its 'pea-soupers': combinations of smoke and fog caused by burning coal for power and heating. All that changed after the Great Smog of 1952, when weather conditions created a particularly dense and persistent layer...
Tags: Health, Google, UK, New York, London, Thames, Eu, History, Beijing, Pollution, United Kingdom, Innovation, Environmentalism, Air, Victoria, Khan


Infor lands $1.5 billion investment ahead of IPO

Infor, a NYC-based enterprise software company, announced a massive $1.5 billion investment today that could be the precursor to an IPO in the next 12-24 months. One analyst is estimating that the valuation could be at least $60 billion. The investment is being led by Koch Industries’ investment arm, Koch Equity Development, and Golden Gate Capital. Today’s investment comes on top of a $2 billion+ cash infusion from Koch in 2017, bringing the total raised to at least more than $3.5 billion along...
Tags: TC, Cloud, New York, Enterprise, Ipo, Funding, Tech, ERP, Sap, CRM, Enterprise Software, Koch Industries, Newman, Koch, Wang, Infor


Infor lands $1.5 billion investment ahead of possible IPO

Infor, a NYC-based enterprise software company, announced a massive $1.5 billion investment today that could be the precursor to an IPO down the road. One analyst is estimating that the valuation could be at least $60 billion. The investment is being led by Koch Industries’ investment arm, Koch Equity Development, and Golden Gate Capital. Today’s investment comes on top of a $2 billion+ cash infusion from Koch in 2017, bringing the total raised to at least more than $3.5 billion. That’s a lot of...
Tags: TC, Cloud, New York, Enterprise, Ipo, Funding, Tech, ERP, Sap, CRM, Enterprise Software, Koch Industries, Newman, Koch, Wang, Infor


YC-backed Upsolve is automating bankruptcy for everyone

The popular image of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy might be a large company like Enron failing, or maybe some lazy drifter trying to shirk their financial responsibilities. The reality is anything but those sorts of images. Today in America, the most common reason for bankruptcy is to discharge egregious sums of medical debt [1], which might have been incurred in a short stint in a hospital emergency room. Bankruptcy allows people to get out from under a debilitating and permanent state of financial cr...
Tags: Google, Startups, New York, Government, America, Tech, Bankruptcy, Harvard University, Illinois, Intuit, Eric Schmidt, Non-profit, Yc, Eric Eldon, Danny, Enron


On-demand telehealth company Tyto Care adds Sanford Health, Itochu and Shenzhen Capital Group as strategic investors

Tyto Care, a telehealth company that enables physicians to conduct on-demand remote exams, announced today that it has added $9 million to its Series C, bringing the round’s total to $33.5 million. The new funding comes from strategic investors Sanford Health, Itochu, and Shenzhen Capital Group. First announced last year, the oversubscribed Series C was led by Ping An Global Voyager Fund, run by the Chinese financial conglomerate. Itochu, Shenzhen Capital Group, and Sanford Health, the largest r...
Tags: TC, Asia, Europe, Japan, New York, China, Medical, Tech, Canada, United States, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, On-demand, Japan China, Sanford Health, Gilad


Jeff Bezos, Donald Trump and crony capitalism

Donald Trump’s Tweet dubbing Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s billionaire founder, “Jeff Bozo” reveals more than the locker room MO of our president. Our country’s roots are in England, where people of importance are knighted. In America, we now have our own version of knighthood: a nickname from Donald Trump. Amazon is this little hidden gem you may not have heard of where you can buy things.  It’s just like eBay except the Amazon stuff doesn’t show up at your house smelling like cigarette smoke and moth b...
Tags: Google, Amazon, England, New York, Washington Post, Opinion, Ebay, China, US, America, Sport, Turkey, Cnn, Soccer, Bill Clinton, Christian


Facebook to invest $300 million in news initiatives, focusing on local partnerships

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook says it is investing $300 million over the next three years in news initiatives, with a focus on local news partnerships and other programs. The money will go toward reporting grants for local newsrooms, expanding Facebook’s program to help local newsrooms with subscription business models and investing in nonprofits aimed at supporting local news. It will also be used for Facebook’s other, broad news initiatives such as news literacy programs and third-party fact-checki...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Business, New York, Australia, America, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Grants, Brown, Menlo Park California, Local Media Consortium, Campbell Brown Facebook, Local Media Association, Local-news


Twitter’s de-algorithmizing ‘sparkle button’ rolls out on Android

After launching on iOS, Twitter is giving Android users the ability to easily switch between seeing the reverse-chronological “latest tweets” and the algorithmic “top tweets” feeds on their home page.  The company announced the rollout at a media event in New York. The “sparkle button” is a way for Twitter to appease long-time power tweeters while also shifting more of its user base to the algorithmic feed which the company says has served to increase the number of conversations happening on...
Tags: Android, TC, Twitter, New York, Tech


Bill Murray to Star in Sofia Coppola’s On the Rocks

Bill Murray to star in Sofia Coppola’s On the Rocks Oscar nominee and Golden Globe winner Bill Murray (Lost in Translation, St. Vincent, Ghostbusters) will be teaming up again with Oscar and Golden Globe-winning Lost in Translation writer and director Sofia Coppola for the upcoming movie On the Rocks, Deadline has confirmed. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStand...
Tags: Apple, New York, Movies, Oscar, Bill Murray, Murray, Marie Antoinette, Sofia, Golden Globe, Sofia Coppola, Coppola, Steve Zissou, ComingSoon, Movie News, On The Rocks, Best Sofia Coppola


A man allegedly shipped a package with more than a pound of meth to Apple’s Grand Central Station store in New York and was arrested when he tried to pick it up (AAPL)

Richard Dean Desain, a 32-year-old from Los Angeles, was arrested on July 9, 2018, after he allegedly tried to pick up a package of crystal methamphetamine that had arrived at Apple’s Grand Central Terminal store in New York City. According to NYC special narcotics prosecutor Bridget G. Brennan, Desain was connected to “multiple large-scale shipments of methamphetamine to New York City and the surrounding area.” After a nine-month investigation, a new indictment handed down Monday from the Man...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, New York, New York City, Los Angeles, Trends, New Jersey, Grand Central Terminal, Duane Reade, Brennan, Manhattan Supreme Court, Grand Central Station, New York City According, DeSain, Richard Dean Desain, Bridget G Brennan Desain


Sofia Coppola, Bill Murray to reunite for ‘On the Rocks’

NEW YORK (AP) — Sofia Coppola and Bill Murray will reunite 16 years after the Oscar-winning “Lost in Translation” in the splashiest feature film yet announced by Apple. A24 said Tuesday that Coppola’s “On the Rocks” will be the indie studio’s first project under its joint deal with Apple, which is pushing into original content. […]
Tags: Apple, New York, Movies, News, Entertainment, Ap, Nation, Bill Murray, Sofia Coppola, Coppola, Sofia Coppola Bill Murray


Opendoor competitor Knock raises $400M

Home trade-in platform Knock has brought in a $400 million investment to accelerate a national expansion and double its 100-person headcount. Foundry Group has led the Series B funding round in New York-based Knock, with participation from Company Ventures and existing investors RRE Ventures, Corazon Capital, WTI and FJ Labs . Knock co-founder and chief executive officer Sean Black declined to disclose the startup’s valuation. Founded in 2015, Knock helps its customers find a new home, t...
Tags: Startups, Real Estate, New York, Softbank, Funding, Tech, Venture Capital, Black, Foundry Group, RRE Ventures, Trulia, PitchBook, Knock, Vision Fund, FJ Labs, Katerra


IBM Vets Launch Sonrai Security, Eyeing Multi-Cloud “Complexity”

Businesses racing faster and faster to put their data and applications into multiple cloud services will soon have to figure out how to keep an eye on it all. Start thinking about the hundreds of users, the dozens of accounts, and the handful of different cloud services that don’t always speak the same language, and the job of monitoring and securing it all quickly gets complicated.This is the problem that Brendan Hannigan and Sandy Bird are attacking with their New York-based company Sonrai Se...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Deals, Startups, Open Source, Cloud, New York, Microsoft, Identity, Azure, Trends, Tech, Cisco, It, Cybersecurity, Vc


For $5,800 per year, Chief helps women reach the C-suite

For decades, women in business have lacked the resources necessary to navigate to or sustain executive roles. Finally, venture-funded projects have emerged to fill this gap. The latest is Chief, a private network for New York-based women in senior roles in tech, retail, enterprise, finance, media and more. The company launches today with $3 million in venture capital funding to provide its 200 members access to a Tribeca clubhouse, monthly executive coaching and leadership development sessions a...
Tags: New York, Tech, Bbg Ventures, Tribeca, Kaplan, Childers, Lindsay Kaplan, Carolyn Childers


$2 billion takeaway startup Deliveroo lost its CTO, chief people officer, and chief legal officer in a big reshuffle

Food delivery startup Deliveroo has reshuffled its executive team as its chief technology officer, chief people officer, and chief legal officer depart. The company's new vice president of engineering and chief product officer will now run the tech team. The departures come as expectation grows for a Deliveroo float, sale, or further fundraise. Deliveroo, the $2 billion food takeaway startup, has had an executive reshuffle, resulting in the departure of its chief technology officer, chief peo...
Tags: Google, Facebook, UK, New York, London, US, Trends, Britain, Cto, Deliveroo, Will Shu, Dan, Clutterbuck, Akshay, Rob Miller, T Rowe Price


Making Sense of White Paintings: A Short Art History Lesson on Minimalism and the All-White Painting

“I could do that” goes the refrain of philistines at modern art galleries, sometimes followed by a “Hell, my dog/cat/baby/elephant could do that!” Sophisticates smirk knowing smirks. Oh no, sir or madam, they most certainly could not. But maybe everyone, at some level, comes across Agnes Martin’s White Stone or Jo Baer’s Untitled (White Square Lavender) and thinks it looks like someone “just took a tube of white paint and spread it on a canvas.” It's tempting to imagine, notes Vox in the...
Tags: Google, Art, New York, College, Harvard, Vox, Sherman, Whitney Museum, Frank Stella, Facebook Twitter, Josef Albers, White Stone, Josh Jones, Agnes Martin, Delacroix, Yasmina Reza


The Artistry Behind an All-White Painting: A Short Art History Lesson on Minimalism and the All-White Painting

“I could do that” goes the refrain of philistines at modern art galleries, sometimes followed by a “Hell, my dog/cat/baby/elephant could do that!” Sophisticates smirk knowing smirks. Oh no, sir or madam, they most certainly could not. But maybe everyone, at some level, comes across Agnes Martin’s White Stone or Jo Baer’s Untitled (White Square Lavender) and thinks it looks like someone “just took a tube of white paint and spread it on a canvas.” It's tempting to imagine, notes Vox in the...
Tags: Google, Art, New York, College, Harvard, Vox, Sherman, Whitney Museum, Frank Stella, Facebook Twitter, Josef Albers, White Stone, Josh Jones, Agnes Martin, Delacroix, Yasmina Reza


Everyone Will Subscribe to Media in the Future. No, Really!

One of the things that is going to come up again and again over the next couple of years is the question of how many people are going to subscribe to all these paywalls and monetization plans that publishers are setting up?For instance, in a tweet from the News Media Alliance, they asked this question:Subscriptions make sense. But how many will consumers pay for?And in another tweet from Reuters Institute, they wrote this:Over half (52%) of publishers expect subscription & membership to be main ...
Tags: Apple, New York, Blogging, Chicago, Netflix, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Spotify Netflix, Reuters Institute, News Media Alliance, Stranger Things Black Mirror


Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures targets $350M for new funds

Valar Ventures, one of the three venture funds co-founded by Peter Thiel, has filed paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to raise $350 million across two new funds. The PayPal co-founder and billionaire investor in Facebook and SpaceX is also behind Founders Fund and Mithril Capital Management. Valar, a New York-based firm, plans to raise $150 million for its fifth flagship venture fund and an additional $200 million for its first opportunity fund, presumably for foll...
Tags: Facebook, Spacex, New York, San Francisco, Tech, Paypal, Venture Capital, Peter Thiel, Valar Ventures, Founders Fund, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Mithril Capital Management, Andrew McCormack, N26, Mithril, Mithril Capital Management Valar


IT pros in Washington DC are ready to ditch their current jobs and flock to Amazon's HQ2, says a new survey (AMZN)

Washington DC IT professionals are happy that Amazon is opening up one of its HQ2 campuses in the area, a new poll indicates.  Almost three-quarters of them said they would be willing to leave their current job to work for Amazon. Many are hoping that Amazon will pay higher salaries. But there are other reasons they like the idea of working for the tech giant, too. While Amazon has faced a slew of protests over its decision to hire up to 25,000 people for its new HQ2 offices in New York, it c...
Tags: Google, Amazon, New York, Congress, San Francisco, Trends, Washington Dc, Pentagon, Dc, Seattle, Alexa, Trump, AMZN, Crystal City Virginia, Amazon Many, Virginia Washington DC


More investors are betting on virtual influencers like Lil Miquela

Brud, the company behind the virtual celebrity Lil Miquela, is now worth at least $125 million thanks to a new round of financing the company is currently closing. Meanwhile, new venture-backed companies like the superstealthy Shadows, SuperPlastic, and Toonstar are all developing virtual characters that will launch via social media channels like Snap and Instagram, or on their own platforms. It’s all an effort to test whether audiences are ready to embrace even more virtual avatars — including ...
Tags: TC, New York, Instagram, Los Angeles, Tech, Poppy, Nba, Mario, Silicon Valley, Caa, Damon Albarn, Cartoon Network, BetaWorks, Rothenberg Ventures, Warner Brothers, Peter Rojas


Schneider’s EVLink car charging stations were easily hackable, thanks to a hardcoded password

Schneider has fixed three vulnerabilities in one of its popular electric car charging stations, which security researchers said could have easily allowed an attacker to remotely take over the unit. At its worst, an attacker can force a plugged-in vehicle to stop charging, rendering it useless in a “denial-of-service state,” an attack favored by some threat actors as it’s an effective way of forcing something to stop working. The bugs were fixed with a software update that rolled out on September...
Tags: Security, Energy, Gadgets, New York, Tech, Broadband, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Transport, Electric Car, Internet Connectivity, Charging Stations, Positive, Schneider, Inductive Charging, Positive Technologies


Two Key Marketing Opportunities Amid Stories of Fake Traffic and Fraudulent Metrics

“What you know you can't explain, but you feel it. You've felt it your entire life, that there's something wrong with the world. You don't know what it is, but it's there, like a splinter in your mind, driving you mad.” — Morpheus, The Matrix ~~~~~ "How much of the internet is fake?" pondered the headline of a late-December New York Magazine feature , before answering its own question: "A lot actually." What followed was a systematic unpacking of that premise, via author Max Re...
Tags: Google, Facebook, New York, Seo, Content Marketing, New York Magazine, Digital Marketing, Toprank Marketing, CMO Council, Shai Wininger, Edelman Trust Barometer, Liz Miller, Trust in Marketing, Transparency In Marketing, Digital Marketers Internally


Podcast: A Bipolar and a Schizophrenic Talk Self-Sabotage

 Most of us are to blame for our failures, believe it or not. We didn’t practice enough, plan ahead, or work hard enough. If we are honest, we could have done more to succeed, but something stopped us. In this episode, our hosts discuss why people sabotage their own success and fess up to whether or not they are sabotaging their own.   SUBSCRIBE & REVIEW “People would rather fail because they didn’t try rather than fail because they weren’t good enough.” – Gabe Howard   ...
Tags: Psychology, Apple, Google, Facebook, New York, Nbc, New York City, Turkey, Bipolar, Schizophrenia, Forbes, Olive Garden, Mental Health And Wellness, Michelle, Gabe Howard, Don


All of the major tech companies are going their separate ways, making things more difficult for regulators

Investors fell in love with a basket of stocks they called FAANG (for Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google) and rode those investments up a tall curve for years. Policymakers and regulators found it convenient to paint a single big target on "the big tech platforms" as the spate of privacy- and election-related controversies since 2016 raised calls for government action. But the closer the government looks at the companies' problems, the harder it gets to settle on any one-size-fits-al...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Europe, New York, Hollywood, Microsoft, Congress, Washington, Trends, Cisco, Eu, Netflix, Internet Association, Silicon Valley



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