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The giant ancestors of today's sloths stood 10 feet tall and ate meat, a new study found

An artistic reconstruction of the South American giant ground sloth feeding on the carcass of a prehistoric herbivore related to modern llamas. Jorge Blanco Ground sloths occupied South America during the last ice age before going extinct 10,000 years ago. Scientists thought these giant creatures ate plants like their modern, tree-climbing counterparts. But a study found one ground sloth species also ate meat, scavenging from carcasses when it could. We think of sloths as slow-moving, gent...
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Mets trade rumors: These three hitters could help inept offense

The Mets head to Washington for as big a series as they have had in years, to be followed by the biggest homestand they have had in years, with the Dodgers, Padres and Nationals coming to Queens. While New York sits two games out of first place in the National League East, the Mets are doing so with an incredibly unbalanced roster – all pitching, next-to-no hitting.Sunday’s game, in which the Mets squeaked out a 3-1 win in 18 innings in St. L...
Tags: Travel, New York, Minnesota, Colorado, Washington, St Louis, Denver, Rockies, Segura, Phillies, Upton, Mets, Murphy, Brewers, Justin Upton, Gomez


Power Book II: Ghost Renewed for a Second Season at Starz

Power Book II: Ghost renewed for a second season at Starz Following Power Book II: Ghost‘s series debut earliest this month, Starz has officially decided to renew Courtney A. Kemp’s first Power spinoff series for a second season. This early renewal comes after it had became the network’s most-watched new series with record-breaking multiplatform views in its debut week that is now approaching 7.5 million. “I am incredibly humbled by and grateful for the response from our ‘Power’ fans — the b...
Tags: TV, Movies, Brazil, TV News, Starz, Ivy League, Jackson, Mary J Blige, Smith, Curtis, Mark Canton, Tariq, Kemp, Tasha, Tejada, Naturi Naughton


LA businesses pick up the shattered pieces, with help from good Samaritans

Clean up on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles, Sunday, May 31, 2020. Protesters vandalized, looted and damaged businesses in the area after protesters gathered on Saturday in response to the killing of George Floyd, who died in Minneapolis while being arrested by police. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)   It was an eerily quiet Sunday morning in downtown Los Angeles and the city’s Fairfax District, except for the sound of brooms. They were sweeping up scattered shards of gla...
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Downtown LA wakes up to devastation after George Floyd protests

Parts of Downtown Los Angeles were in shambles Sunday morning, May 31, as the sun rose on weary business owners surveying the carnage of a day — and night — of protests, looting, vandalism, a lockdown and a state of emergency. “Everything was broken, but thankfully they didn’t go through it, so that’s a plus,” said Carlos Tejada, 32, a resident of Los Angeles, who with his father owns a shop on Broadway and 5th Street downtown. Tejada described a dramatic evening Saturday, when he got an alarm a...
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The CEO of PagerDuty, which helps websites stay 'always on,' says its customers have faced an uptick in issues as the coronavirus crisis places a huge strain on the whole internet (PD)

PagerDuty is helping IT departments and developers everywhere keep their apps and websites up and running by alerting them whenever there's a problem. As of March 21, PagerDuty has seen a significant uptick in incidents across its customer base, with the most coming from online learning platforms, collaboration tools, travel, non-essential retail, and entertainment services. CEO Jennifer Tejada said that while its too early to say how this will impact the business, PagerDuty is seeing more int...
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PagerDuty CEO Jennifer Tejada explains how it's helping critical websites and apps stay 'always on' as the coronavirus crisis places a huge strain on the whole internet (PD)

PagerDuty is helping IT departments and developers everywhere keep their apps and websites up and running by alerting them whenever there's a problem. As of March 21, PagerDuty has seen a significant uptick in incidents across its customer base, with the most coming from online learning platforms, collaboration tools, travel, non-essential retail, and entertainment services. CEO Jennifer Tejada said that while its too early to say how this will impact the business, PagerDuty is seeing more int...
Tags: Trends, PagerDuty, Tejada, Jennifer Tejada, Business Insider As for PagerDuty


Check Out the Celebs at the Grammys Who “Dolled Up” with Lashify Lashes!

Celebrity Makeup Artist Ariel Tejada shares tips about Rosalía’s Lashify Lashes!   At the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, celebrity makeup artist Ariel Tejada used Lashify products on Grammy WINNER and Best New Artist contender Rosalía, whose double-platinum album El Mal Querer won Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album.     Tejada created […]
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Amazon has a big leadership hole to fill with the departure of advertising exec Seth Dallaire. Here are five insiders that ad execs say are his likely successor.

Seth Dallaire recently left his role as VP of global advertising sales and marketing at Amazon Advertising to be CRO at Instacart, creating a gap in Amazon's leadership. Dallaire was the face of Amazon's burgeoning advertising business and was the rare public figure who attended industry conferences and events to mingle with advertisers. Business Insider asked five agencies close to Amazon who they thought would replace Dallaire, and based on their knowledge of the company, they named five peo...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo, US, Trends, Diageo, Johnson, Seattle, Instacart, Elton, Interactive Advertising Bureau, Universal Pictures, Business Insider, Emarketer


The CEO behind the smash-hit PagerDuty IPO says that she looked at 51 other chief exec roles before she chose to lead the $3.9 billion company (PD)

PagerDuty CEO Jennifer Tejada looked at 51 CEO roles before deciding to lead PagerDuty, a company that helps software developers team up to tackle software outages and other problems.  Earlier in April, PagerDuty went public in a very successful IPO, and it's now valued at nearly $4 billion. In PagerDuty's early days, investors passed on the idea of a company focused on developers, but many users have since told Tejada that they won't do their job without PagerDuty. Some engineers have even sa...
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Daily Crunch: Uber files to go public

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Uber files for IPO Uber has filed its S-1, setting the stage for the transportation company to go public next month. The company will list on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “UBER.” Uber had already disclosed most of the financial information released yesterday, but among the tidbits revea...
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CEO Jennifer Tejada just took PagerDuty public; we talked about the roadshow, the IPO and what comes next

PagerDuty debuted on the New York Stock Exchange today, and as we type, shares of the nine-year-old, San Francisco-based incident response software company are trading at nearly $39. That’s up more than 60 percent above their IPO range of $24 per share, which was itself adjusted from the range of $21 to $23 that had been expected earlier and gives the company a valuation of close to $3 billion. That’s an awful lot for a company whose software helps technical teams at 11,000 companies spot proble...
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CEO Jennifer Tejada just took PagerDuty public; we talked now about the roadshow, the IPO, and what comes next

PagerDuty debuted on the New York Stock Exchange today, and as we type, shares of the nine-year-old, San Francisco-based incident response software company are trading at nearly $39. That’s up more than 60 percent above their IPO range of $24 per share, which was itself adjusted from the range of $21 to $23 that had been expected earlier and gives the company a valuation of close to $3 billion. That’s an awful lot for a company whose software helps technical teams at 11,000 companies spot proble...
Tags: TC, London, Developer, Ipo, Toronto, San Francisco, Tech, Atlanta, SaaS, Sydney, Silicon Valley, Andreessen Horowitz, New York Stock Exchange, Seattle, Devops, Alex


Unicorn startup PagerDuty soared 56% in its first day of public trading — now its CEO and CFO explain what's next (PD)

On Thursday, PagerDuty went public, and the stock soared some 56% percent in the first day of trading. PagerDuty CEO Jennifer Tejada says the company decided to IPO now as a way to increase brand awareness.  Tejada and PagerDuty CFO Howard Wilson share their vision for the company to grow in other markets besides IT, expand globally, and generally push towards profitability. PagerDuty hit the public markets on Thursday with a $1.76 billion valuation, and soared some 56% in its first day ...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Ipo, Africa, Trends, Asia Pacific, Wilson, PagerDuty, Tejada, Howard Wilson, Jennifer Tejada


One of PagerDuty's earliest investor shares why he went big on the IT-management company before it reached $1.76 billion (PD)

PagerDuty began trading Thursday morning after an IPO that valued the company at $1.76 billion.  One of the company's investors, Bessemer Venture Partner's Ethan Kurzweil, said there was a time when companies like PagerDuty couldn't even get venture funding. Other public Bessemer investments like Shopify and Twilio prove that the public markets understand the DevOps model, he said. Bessemer's stake is now worth $189 million. Andreessen Horowitz, which led PagerDuty's Series A, owns around $283...
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One of PagerDuty's earliest investors shares why he went big on the IT-management company before it reached $1.76 billion (PD)

PagerDuty began trading Thursday morning after an IPO that valued the company at $1.76 billion.  One of the company's investors, Bessemer Venture Partner's Ethan Kurzweil, said there was a time when companies like PagerDuty couldn't even get venture funding. Other public Bessemer investments like Shopify and Twilio prove that the public markets understand the DevOps model, he said. Bessemer's stake is now worth $189 million. Andreessen Horowitz, which led PagerDuty's Series A, owns around $283...
Tags: Amazon, Lyft, Pinterest, Microsoft, Israel, Tel Aviv, Trends, New Jersey, Credit Suisse, Nvidia, Silicon Valley, Andreessen Horowitz, Shopify, Twilio, Accel, Bessemer


PagerDuty just filed its S-1

Yet another San Francisco-based company looks to be going public imminently. PagerDuty, an 8.5-year-old startup that sends companies information about their technology, just filed its S-1, a public disclosure about its IPOs plans. PagerDuty, which helps companies quickly respond to IT incidents, as well as increasingly tries to anticipate them, had reportedly filed confidentially several months ago but the 35-day government shutdown meant that no one could review its prospectus (or that of other...
Tags: Startups, TC, San Francisco, Bloomberg, Morgan Stanley, Bessemer Venture Partners, Eventbrite, Bessemer, Tejada, Harrison Metal, Baseline Ventures, Julia Hartz, T Rowe Price Associates, Jennifer Tejada, Wellington Management Earlier, Accel Andreessen Horowitz


Seven Jaguars, seven goals: Cabrillo offense explodes to beat San Fernando, move on to regional final

San Fernando High’s Alexis Hernandez (#18), right, slides to block Cabrillo High’s Graddy Kayembe (#9) during their CIF Southern California Regional Boys Soccer Championships – Division II tournament playoff game at the Jaguars’ Long Beach, Ca. campus field Feb. 28, 2019. (Photo by Leo Jarzomb) San Fernando High goalie Edgar Hernandez (#13), center, snags a shot by Cabrillo High’s Graddy Kayembe (#9) during their CIF Southern California Regional Boys Soccer Championships – Division II tour...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Tigers, High School Sports, Cabrillo, San Fernando, Jaguars, Daniel Figueroa, Tejada, Carlos Martinez, Valenzuela, Westview, Jesus Navarrete, Noyes, San Fernando High


Tejada scores 20 to lift Lehigh past Army 91-81

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Lance Tejada had 20 points as Lehigh topped Army 91-81 on Wednesday night. Kyle Leufroy had 17 points and six assists for Lehigh (18-8, 11-4 Patriot League). Jordan Cohen added 16 points, seven rebounds and six assists. Pat Andree had 15 points and seven rebounds for the hosts. Lehigh headed into […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Army, Bethlehem, Lehigh, Tejada, Jordan Cohen, Lance Tejada, Kyle Leufroy, Pat Andree


Tejada with 36 points, Lehigh edges Holy Cross 99-94 in OT

WORCHESTER, Mass. (AP) — Lance Tejada shattered his previous career-high, scoring 36 points on 10 3-pointers as Lehigh rallied late to edge Holy Cross 99-94 in overtime on Wednesday night. Tejada sank a pair of 3-pointers and Jordan Cohen hit a third to give the Mountain Hawks (10-4, 3-0 Patriot League) a 95-88 advantage to […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Lehigh, Tejada, Jordan Cohen, Patriot League, Lance Tejada, Mountain Hawks, WORCHESTER Mass


Tejada’s 3 allows Lehigh to hold off Lafayette, 86-83

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Lance Tejada drilled a 3-pointer with just over a minute left and Jordan Cohen added two free throws in the closing seconds to lift Lehigh to an 86-83 win over in-state rival Lafayette in the Patriot League opener for both schools Wednesday night. Lafayette took the lead on Justin Jaworski’s 3, […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Lafayette, Bethlehem, Lehigh, Tejada, Jordan Cohen, Lance Tejada, Justin Jaworski


Academic Matthew Hedges thanks wife in first comments since his pardon for 'spying' in UAE

A British academic sentenced to life imprisonment by the United Arab Emirates and then pardoned has spoken for the first time since his release, thanking his wife for her "brave" support. Matthew Hedges was freed on Monday after a high-profile battle with the Gulf state ally, but officials persisted in calling him an MI6 spy - a claim denied by family and colleagues. "I could not have done this without Daniela, I hear her face is everywhere!" he said through his family spokesman, after landing a...
Tags: UK, News, Iran, Colombia, Britain, Heathrow, United Arab Emirates, James Bond, Jeremy Hunt, Sky News, Abu Dhabi, Uae, Exeter, Matthew, Foreign Office, Dubai Airport


Matthew Hedges' wife: 'My heart broke into a million pieces'

Daniela Tejada speaks of the desperate six months she has spent trying to free her British husband from jail in UAETwo days after her husband was sentenced to life in prison, Daniela Tejada shrugs her shoulders in resignation when asked if there is a chance for clemency, a chance he could be pardoned.Tejada’s hopes have been repeatedly shattered over the past six “nightmarish” months and, possibly in an act of self preservation, she cannot bring herself to raise them all over again. For the mome...
Tags: Politics, UK News, Middle East and North Africa, Foreign Policy, United Arab Emirates, Tejada, Matthew Hedges, Daniela Tejada


Meet Jennifer Tejada, the secret weapon of one of Silicon Valley’s fastest-growing enterprise software startups

PagerDuty, an eight-year-old, San Francisco-based company that sends companies information about their technology, doesn’t receive a fraction of the press that other fast-growing enterprise software companies receive. In fact, though it counts as customers heavyweight companies like Capital One, Spotify and Netflix; it employs 500 employees; and it has five offices around the world, it has largely operated out of the spotlight. That’s changing. For one thing, the company is now a so-called unico...
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Meet Jennifer Tejada, the secret weapon of one of Silicon Valley’s fastest-growing enterprise software startups

https://www.s28capital.com/ PagerDuty, an eight-year-old, San Francisco-based company that sends companies information about their technology, doesn’t receive a fraction of the press that other fast-growing enterprise software companies receive. In fact, though it counts as customers heavyweight companies like CapitalOne, Spotify, and Netflix; it employs 500 employees; and it has five offices around the world, it has largely operated out of the spotlight. That’s changing. For one thing, the comp...
Tags: TC, San Francisco, Tech, Netflix, Silicon Valley, Wellington, University Of Michigan, T Rowe Price, Proctor Gamble, Tejada, Jennifer Tejada, CapitalOne Spotify


Designated for Assignment ... Permanently

When do baseball players know it’s time to retire? And how do they handle it?
Tags: News, Retirement, Chase, Baseball, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, Dwight, Ruben, Gooden, Tejada, Utley, Los Angeles (Calif, Philadelphia (Pa


Whicker: Baseball will be a softer game without Chase Utley’s rules

Dodgers players, including, Kenley Jansen, Kenta Maeda, Rich Hill and Austin Barnes, listen to teammate Chase Utley (not shown) during a Friday news conference at Dodger Stadium where Utley announced that he will retire at the end of the season. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) The Dodgers’ Chase Utley talks about his decision to retire at the end of the season during a news conference prior to Friday’s game against the Angels at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by Libby Cline, Contributing Photographer) ...
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Ears Wide Open: Wajatta (Reggie Watts & John Tejada)

Comedian, musician and “The Late Late Show With James Corden” bandleader Reggie Watts met veteran electronic producer John Tejada at a show about a year ago, and the two found some common ground in their love for classic urban electronic music from Detroit, Chicago and New York. They kept in touch after that, with the idea of pursuing some kind of collaboration. Wajatta, a fusion of their two names, combines Watts’ improvisational lyricism and Tejada’s production into a truly catchy serving for ...
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Astros’ Yuli Gurriel will face hostile environment at Dodger Stadium

HOUSTON — Yuli Gurriel will arrive in Los Angeles on Monday with a target on his back. Not literally, of course, and Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish has tried to quell any possible backlash against Gurriel’s racially motivated remark and gesture Friday. After hitting a home run against Darvish in Game 3 of the World Series, Gurriel was caught on camera saying the word Chinito – Spanish slang for a person of Chinese descent – and pressing his fingers against his eyes. Gurriel apologized, first through...
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John Tejada: Ceol (Review)

A little bit of Tejada is better than none at all. [Author: John Garratt]
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