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Report: Zynga founder Mark Pincus is raising up to $700 million for an investment fund

Zynga founder Mark Pincus is raising up to $700 million for a new investment fund that will focus on publicly traded tech companies in need of strategic restructuring, according to a new report in Axios. It says his new firm is called Reinvent Capital and that Pincus is founding the outfit with hedge fund manager Michael Thompson, who has been steering his own New York-based firm, BHR Capital, for the last nine years. Reinvest’s plans, says Axios, involve investing in up to 15 internet, software...
Tags: TC, Facebook, New York, Alabama, Linkedin, Tech, Zynga, Reid Hoffman, Jones, Greylock Partners, Mark Pincus, Democratic Party, Emeryville, Hoffman, Pincus, Harvard Business School

Panthers Top Maple Leafs – Snap 7-Game Losing Streak

SUNRISE, Fla. — Mike Matheson scored the winning goal to help the Florida Panthers snap a seven-game losing streak by beating the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Friday night. Mike Hoffman and Frank Vatrano also scored for Florida. Roberto Luongo made 20 saves and Luongo moved within four wins of tying Ed Belfour (484) for third place on the NHL’s all-time wins list. Florida Panthers left wing Mike Hoffman is congratulated after scoring the winning goal. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) Vincent Trocheck, wh...
Tags: Florida, Sport, Nashville, Hockey, NHL, Sparks, Florida Panthers, Leafs, Maple Leafs, Toronto Maple Leafs, Hoffman, Panthers, Mike Hoffman, Roberto Luongo, Fla, Luongo

Sydney FC 1-0 Newcastle Jets: Hoffman sees red

Sydney FC have defeated Newcastle 1-0 at the Jubilee Stadium thanks to an own-goal by the Jets' Nigel Boogaard.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Newcastle, Sydney, Latest, Sydney FC, Newcastle Jets, Australian A-League, Hoffman

Why are women more religious than men? Because men are more willing to take risks.

Sociologists have long observed a gap between the religiosity of men and women.A recent study used data from several national surveys to compare religiosity, risk-taking preferences and demographic information among more than 20,000 American adolescents.The results suggest that risk-taking preferences might partly explain the gender differences in religiosity. None In virtually all countries in the world, women tend to be more religious than men. In the U.S., recent surveys show a sizeable 12-po...
Tags: Psychology, Gender, Religion, Sociology, Innovation, Pew Research Center, Brigham Young University, Hoffman, Hoffmann, Catholic University of America, Blaise Pascal, John P Hoffmann, Pascal s Wager, PsyPost Hoffman, Omar Lizardo, Jessica L Collett

Three Simple Rules to Guide Your Marketing Communications Spending

Teachers take complicated subjects and make them easy to understand. Before Bob Hoffman became an ad man, before he started, ran and sold Hoffman/Lewis in San Francisco, and before he was known as “The Ad Contrarian,” Hoffman was a science teacher. Now that he’s enjoying his retirement from the agency, he makes time to speak and […] The post Three Simple Rules to Guide Your Marketing Communications Spending appeared first on Adpulp.
Tags: Advertising, San Francisco, Agencies, Hoffman, Bob Hoffman, Hoffman Lewis, Ad People, Industry Analysis

Canadiens Control Panthers – Niemi Makes 52 Saves

MONTREAL — Antti Niemi made a career-high 52 saves as the Montreal Canadiens extended their win streak to three games with a 5-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night. Shea Weber, Phillip Danault, Max Domi, Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Brendan Gallagher, into the empty net, scored for Montreal (26-17-5) in the second half of back-to-back games. The Canadiens were coming off a 3-2 overtime victory in Boston on Monday. Mike Hoffman scored in the first period for the Panthers (17-20-8), who ...
Tags: Florida, Boston, Sport, Detroit Red Wings, Hockey, NHL, Montreal, Florida Panthers, Montreal Canadiens, Canadiens, Weber, Bruins, Claude Julien, Brendan Gallagher, Hoffman, Panthers

Short Fiction Hoffmann, E.T.A.: The Jesuit's Church in G-, v1, 15 Jan 2019

This version of The Jesuits' Church in G- is taken from Tales from the German, which contains 17 stories by several German authors translated by John Oxenford (1812-1877) and C.A. Feiling for the Chapman and Hall 1844 edition. Three of the stories were by E.T.A. Hoffman, and were translated by John Oxenford. This story is told in the first person by the author, and tells of a man working at a Jesuit church who is blessed and tormented by his sense of the sublime, and his remarkable abilities as ...
Tags: Books, Kindle Books, Chapman, Hoffman, Hoffmann, John Oxenford

Short Fiction Hoffmann, E.T.A.: The Jesuits' Church in G-, v1, 15 Jan 2019

This version of The Jesuits' Church in G- is taken from Tales from the German, which contains 17 stories by several German authors translated by John Oxenford (1812-1877) and C.A. Feiling for the Chapman and Hall 1844 edition. Three of the stories were by E.T.A. Hoffman, and were translated by John Oxenford. This story is told in the first person by the author, and tells of a man working at a Jesuit church who is blessed and tormented by his sense of the sublime, and his remarkable abilities as...
Tags: Books, ePub Books, Chapman, Hoffman, Hoffmann, John Oxenford

Mediator: Fake News as ‘Moral Imperative’? Democrats’ Alabama Move Hints at Ugly 2020

Reports about the use of homegrown disinformation online in a 2017 Senate race suggest foreign operatives may be just one thing threatening the integrity of the next presidential election.
Tags: Elections, News, Senate, Warren, Republican Party, Biden, Booker, Jones, BETO, Trump, Elizabeth, Democratic Party, Moore, Hoffman, Facebook Inc, Senate Committee on Intelligence

Mediator: Chilling Notion for 2020: Disinformation Will Be Homegrown

Reports that a group of Democrats used online disinformation in the Alabama Senate race in 2017 raise the question of how low will the next presidential campaign go.
Tags: Elections, News, Warren, Republican Party, Biden, Booker, Jones, BETO, Trump, Elizabeth, Democratic Party, Moore, Hoffman, Facebook Inc, Senate Committee on Intelligence, Jamieson

Flames Come From Behind to Burn Panthers

CALGARY — Michael Frolik had a goal and two assists to lead the red-hot Calgary Flames to a 4-3 comeback victory over the Florida Panthers on Friday night. Frolik has eight points (four goals, four assists) in seven games since coach Bill Peters made the veteran a healthy scratch on Dec. 29. Mark Giordano, Sean Monahan, into an empty net, and Matthew Tkachuk also scored for Calgary (29-13-4). The Western Conference-leading Flames have won four games in a row and improve to 7-1-1 in their last ni...
Tags: Florida, Sport, Vancouver, Hockey, NHL, Calgary Flames, Calgary, Florida Panthers, Flames, Matthew Tkachuk, Winnipeg, Bill Peters, Hoffman, Panthers, Tkachuk, Roberto Luongo

Hidden Streams: Werner Herzog, Paul Schrader, and Other Streaming Gems

(Welcome to Hidden Streams , a column focused on the best older movies available to stream on your favorite services, including Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and more.) The death of FilmStruck might make it harder for cinephiles to dig those older hidden gems out of the overwhelming piles of streaming titles. From lesser-known classics to cult favorites, we’ve put together a handy guide to some of the best older films you can stream on the various platforms. In this edition of Hidden Streams, yo...
Tags: Amazon, England, Texas, Movies, Abc, California, Features, David Bowie, Giorgio Moroder, Quentin Tarantino, Seattle, Jay, Denver, Antoine, Alice, Bell

Billionaire tech investor Reid Hoffman said the explosive growth of tech giants like Facebook has led to major problems, but warns that regulation may not be an easy fix

Billionaire tech investor and LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman is one of the most influential people in Silicon Valley. He said tech companies have lost the public's trust because they've adapted poorly to rapid growth, and need to stop being naive or stubborn. He does not believe that increased government regulation is a quick fix, because the companies in question grow too quickly. This article is part of Business Insider's ongoing series on Better Capitalism. Americans are living in a New G...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, China, US, Trends, Linkedin, Reid Hoffman, Myanmar, Silicon Valley, Airbnb, Dell, Donald Trump, Greylock Partners, Brian Chesky

Redondo Beach police shoot and injure armed suspect during domestic disturbance call

A suspect was hospitalized after being injured in an officer-involved shooting in Redondo Beach on Tuesday night, Jan. 8, authorities said. Just past 9 p.m., Redondo Beach police responded to the 1000 block of Esplanade on a report of a domestic disturbance, Capt. Joe Hoffman said. When officers arrived, they were met by the suspect, who was armed with a firearm, and at least one officer fired at the suspect, Hoffman said. It wasn’t immediately known how many officers fired their weapons or if t...
Tags: News, La, Sport, Soccer, Glendale, Local News, Torrance, Hoffman, Eagle Rock Plaza, Redondo Beach, Los Angeles County Sheriff s Department, Officer-involved Shooting, Top Stories Breeze, Crime + Public Safety, Harbor Gateway Armed, Capt Joe Hoffman

Report: Self-driving car startup Aurora is raising capital at a $2B valuation

Early last year, LinkedIn co-founder and prolific venture capital investor Reid Hoffman called Chris Urmson “ the Henry Ford of autonomous vehicles (AV).” The vote of confidence and big check from Hoffman, coupled with a team of deeply knowledgable AV entrepreneurs, has catapulted his company, Aurora Innovation, squarely into “unicorn” territory. Aurora, the developer of a full-stack self-driving software system for automobile manufacturers, is raising at least $500 million in equity f...
Tags: Google, Startups, Transportation, Uber, Linkedin, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Sydney, Venture Capital, Reid Hoffman, Sequoia Capital, Greylock Partners, Kleiner Perkins, Greylock, Intel Capital

MLB Corridor of Fame: Shifting situations improve alternatives for Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens

MLB Corridor of Fame: Shifting situations improve alternatives for Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens Submitted by proctor hayden on January 7, 2019 - 7:05pm. Each time Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens initially seemed upon the Corridor of Fame ballot, it was a difficult provide. The circumstance for possibly was clouded by way of proof that they made use of effectiveness-increasing medications Very little was proved inside felony p...
Tags: Boston, Baking, Jose Canseco, Marlins, Bonds, Mariners, Ken Griffey Jr, Mike Piazza, Martinez, Wagner, Barry Bonds, Hoffman, Rodriguez, Mark McGwire, Clemens, Manny Ramirez

Short Fiction Hoffman, E.T.A. The Golden Pot: v1, 7 Jan 2019

E.T.A Hoffmann (1776-1822) was a Prussian artist, author, caricaturist, composer, lawyer, musical director, and musician. He wrote many short stories and novellas, though not all have been translated into English. This translation of The Golden Pot is taken from volume 22 of The Works of Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) edited by D.H. Trail (1842-1900), published by Chapman and Hall in 1898. The plot is very complex, and moves to and fro between a student's life in Dresden, where he falls in love wi...
Tags: Books, Kindle Books, Dresden, Fairyland, Chapman, Hoffman, Golden Pot

Blue Jackets Beat Panthers on Jones’ OT Winner

SUNRISE, Fla. — Seth Jones scored 18 seconds into overtime and the Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Florida Panthers 4-3 on Saturday night. Brandon Dubinsky, Josh Anderson and Anthony Duclair also scored for the Blue Jackets. Sergei Bobrovsky made 27 saves. The Blue Jackets have won seven of their past nine games. Aaron Ekblad, Mike Hoffman and Jonathan Huberdeau scored for the Panthers. Keith Yandle had two assists. James Reimer stopped 31 shots. The Panthers are winless in their last seven g...
Tags: Sport, Hockey, NHL, Columbus, Jones, Tampa Bay Lightning, Anderson, Florida Panthers, Edmonton Oilers, Columbus Blue Jackets, Sergei Bobrovsky, Pittsburgh Penguins, Hoffman, Panthers, Mike Hoffman, James Reimer

Sabres Slide Past Panthers – Skinner Tallies Two

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Jeff Skinner scored twice and the Buffalo Sabres ended a seven-game skid against Florida by defeating the Panthers 4-3 on Thursday night. Sam Reinhart had a goal and an assist, and Tage Thompson also scored in a game the Sabres played minus injured captain Jack Eichel. Buffalo coach Phil Housley said Eichel will miss at least one more game with an upper-body injury after he was hurt in the first period of a 3-1 loss to the New York Islanders on Monday. Linus Ullmark stopped 35 sh...
Tags: Florida, Boston, Sport, Buffalo, Hockey, NHL, Edmonton, New York Islanders, Thompson, Reinhart, Florida Panthers, Buffalo Sabres, Jeff Skinner, Sabres, Jack Eichel, Sam Reinhart

100 Mile Review: Hoffman Explorer

Howdy folks, Today I reached 100 logged hiking miles in my Hoffman Explorer mountain boots. I've likely got twice as many actual miles in them, doing chores around the ranch, going to Costco, the range, walking around town, etc. The Explorer is made in Italy by Armand and imported to the US by Hoffman in Kellogg, Idaho. I stopped in there last winter and tried the Explorer on after I'd work Kennetrek, Lowa, Meindl, and Schnee. After walking around their small retail area for about ten second...
Tags: US, Italy, Weapon, Costco, Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum, Hoffman, Gore Tex, KELLOGG Idaho, Armand, Hoffman Explorer, Kennetrek Lowa Meindl, Kennetrek Meindl

Short Fiction Hoffman, E.T.A: Weird Tales, v1, 30 Dec 2018

E.T.A Hoffmann (1776-1822) was a Prussian artist, author, caricaturist, composer, lawyer, musical director, and musician. He wrote very many short stories and novellas, though not many of them have been translated into English. The translator for Weird Tales was J.T. Bealby (1858-1944). He provided a 'Biographical Notice' about Hoffmann in the book, and stated that 'the common characteristic running through the stories [is] that he puts them before us more as individual pictures than as develop...
Tags: Books, Kindle Books, Martin, Hoffman, Hoffmann, Cooper Mademoiselle

Reid Hoffman denies direct knowledge of funding disinformation in the Alabama Senate race

One of Silicon Valley’s prominent billionaires is in hot water after funding deceptive social media campaigns with echoes of Russia’s own political playbook. Reid Hoffman, who co-founded LinkedIn in 2003 and is now a partner at Greylock, footed the bill for a small political project with the aim of getting Democrat Doug Jones elected in 2017’s special election. Now, Hoffman is sorry — but he also maintains that he didn’t know where his money ended up. It’s not clear what impact the project ha...
Tags: Google, TC, Facebook, Obama, Washington Post, Government, Senate, Russia, Linkedin, Tech, New York Times, Reid Hoffman, Silicon Valley, Birmingham, Times, The Washington Post

Billionaire LinkedIn co-founder apologises for funding 'Russian-style' disinformation group in Alabama Senate race

Billionaire Reid Hoffman apologised on Wednesday for funding a group linked to a “highly disturbing” effort that spread disinformation during last year’s Alabama special election for US Senate, but he said he was not aware that his money was being used for this purpose. Mr Hoffman’s statement is his first acknowledgement of his ties to a campaign that adopted tactics similar to those deployed by Russian operatives during the 2016 presidential election. In Alabama, the Hoffman-funded group alle...
Tags: Facebook, News, Alabama, Reid Hoffman, US Senate, Roy Moore, Hoffman, Alabama Senate, Doug Jones

LinkedIn Co-Founder Apologizes for Deception in Alabama Senate Race

The tech billionaire Reid Hoffman said he had no idea his money had been spent on a Russian-style social media disinformation campaign.
Tags: Elections, News, Senate, Alabama, Social Media, Reid Hoffman, Jones, Moore, Hoffman, Reid, Facebook Inc, United States Politics and Government, Roy S, Doug (1954-

Linkedin founder Reid Hoffman apologizes after $750,000 campaign donation linked to misinformation in Alabama senate race

Silicon Valley venture capitalist Reid Hoffman apologized Wednesday following reports that he donated $750,000 to a group linked to a project which used misinformation tactics on social media during the 2017 Alabama special election. Hoffman, a vocal Democratic supporter, said he wasn't aware of the group's misinformation project. The project involved creating a Facebook page aimed at conservative Alabamians as part of an effort to divide the party. Linkedin co-founder and Greylock Partner's ...
Tags: Facebook, Washington Post, Alabama, Trends, Linkedin, Virgin Galactic, New York Times, Reid Hoffman, US Senate, Silicon Valley, Times, Greylock, Moore, Hoffman, Doug Jones, SpaceX Blue Origin

Panthers & Hawryluk Pounce on Blackhawks

CHICAGO — Jayce Hawryluk scored his first two NHL goals, Mike Hoffman and Jared McCann had goals in a 31-second span in the second period and the Florida Panthers defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 6-3 Sunday night. Denis Malgin also scored and Frank Vatrano added an empty-netter as the Panthers won road games on consecutive night and prevailed for the fourth time in five games overall. Hoffman’s goal was his 17th, tying him for the team lead. Denis Malgin, Florida Panthers (Amy Irvin / The Hockey...
Tags: Florida, Minnesota, Sport, Chicago, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Chicago Blackhawks, Florida Panthers, Kane, Jamie McGinn, Blackhawks, Patrick Kane, Ward, Springfield, Sunrise Florida

Maple Leafs & Matthews Pounce on Panthers

TORONTO — Auston Matthews scored twice and set up two more for his second four-point game of the season as the Toronto Maple Leafs thumped the Florida Panthers 6-1 on Thursday. John Tavares also had two goals for Toronto (23-10-2), while Morgan Rielly had four assists for his second four-point night of 2018-19. Mitch Marner added a goal and two assists for the Leafs. Nazem Kadri chipped in with a goal and an assist. Frederik Andersen made 25 saves. Both Matthews and Rielly recorded the third fou...
Tags: Florida, Toronto, Sport, Chicago, New Jersey, Hockey, NHL, Detroit, New York Rangers, Ottawa, Florida Panthers, Auston Matthews, Leafs, Maple Leafs, Toronto Maple Leafs, Alex Ovechkin

Secret Experiment in Alabama Senate Race Imitated Russian Tactics

A project to help the Democratic contender, Doug Jones, in his closely contested race against Roy Moore used deception on Facebook and Twitte
Tags: Facebook, News, Alabama, Social Media, Jones, Clinton, Trump, Roy Moore, Moore, Hoffman, Alabama Senate, Hillary Rodham, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, LinkedIn Corporation, Doug Jones

A Silicon Valley startup with 26 patents under its belt just raised $400 million from SoftBank and Goldman Sachs to make materials from living things

On Thursday, the Silicon Valley-based synthetic-biology company Zymergen announced a mammoth funding round of $400 million. It's the third largest biotech deal of 2018. With financing from SoftBank Vision Fund and Goldman Sachs, the fresh infusion of cash brings the startup to the forefront of a hot and growing industry based on manufacturing goods with biology. Zymergen doesn't yet have any consumer-facing products, but CEO Joshua Hoffman told Business Insider they're working on their first: ...
Tags: Boston, Softbank, Trends, San Diego, Silicon Valley, Goldman Sachs, Genomatica, Zymergen, Dfj, Ginkgo Bioworks, Business Insider, Bay Area, Bayer, Don, Hoffman, SoftBank Vision Fund

Pop Culture Imports: ‘Roma,’ ‘Happy as Lazzaro,’ a French Comedic Caper, an Immigrant Detention Drama, and More

(Welcome to Pop Culture Imports, a column that compiles the best foreign movies and TV streaming right now.) With last week’s announcement of the Golden Globe nominees and the plethora of film awards ceremonies popping up every week, we’re well into the swing of awards season. You know what that means: a full month of Oscar contenders making their way to theaters while studios vie for the precious golden statuette. But in the case of a few of these foreign films, Oscar contenders are making the...
Tags: Coco, Hbo, Movies, Mexico, France, Spain, Features, World, Netflix, United States, Paris, Italy, Moon, Alfonso Cuarón, Oscar, Roma