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Splice gets $55 million for its software bringing beats from bedrooms to bandstands

Splice, the New York-based, AI-infused, beat-making software service for music producers created by the founder of GroupMe, has managed to sample another $55 million in financing from investors for its wildly popular service. The github for music producers ranging from Hook N Sling, Mr Hudson, SLY, and Steve Solomon to TechCrunch’s own Megan Rose Dickey, Splice gained a following for its ability to help electronic dance music creators save, share, collaborate and remix music. The company’s popul...
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Three Howard University Yearbooks Featuring Kamala Harris Sell for $1,500

The 1984, 1985 and 1986 editions of the Howard University yearbook If you attended Howard University between 1984 and 1986, you might want to dig out your college yearbooks. AbeBooks recently sold a set of Bison yearbooks for 1984, 1985 and 1986 for $1,500 thanks to the inclusion of Kamala Harris, who graduated from Howard in 1986 with a degree in political science and economics. Kamala Harris, center, in her senior year photograph Harris – the United States’ first female vice pr...
Tags: Books, Politics, News, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, United States, Ronald Reagan, Washington Dc, Vice President, Biden, Kamala Harris, Robert A Heinlein, Howard, HARRIS, Howard University, University of Mississippi


More than a Vogue cover: Madam Vice President Kamala Harris

Vice President Kamala Harris graced the February cover of Vogue magazine wearing her signature Converse sneakers, a dark jacket, and skinny pants, paired with a white top. This casual image of the first female vice president drew considerable criticism for failing to capture Harris in a pose and outfit more appropriate for her historic position in American government. Anna Wintour, Vogue editor-in-chef, and others defended the cover picture by noting that this image best reflects the events of t...
Tags: Books, Gender, Politics, Featured, New York City, Race, Barack Obama, Georgia, Racism, US politics, Missouri, Vogue, Vice President, Anna Wintour, Intersectionality, Black


Photos show residents of the Indian village where Kamala Harris' grandfather was born celebrating her swearing in as vice president

A child reacts as villagers hold placards featuring Vice President-elect Kamala Harris after participating in special prayers ahead of her inauguration, outside a Hindu temple in Thulasendrapuram. AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi Kamala Harris took an oath of office on Wednesday to become the vice president of the United States. The ceremony thrilled residents in the Indian village of Thulasendrapuram, where Harris' grandfather was born. The village celebrated her swearing in with flowers, firecrackers...
Tags: Politics, News, India, Narendra Modi, US, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, United States, Muslim, Vice President, Biden, Donald Trump, New Delhi


Kamala Harris will resign from her Senate seat on Monday ahead of inauguration as vice president

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. AP Photo/Susan Walsh Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign from her Senate seat on Monday, two days before a historic inauguration where she and President-elect Joe Biden will take the reins from President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. Harris informed California Gov. Gavin Newsom of her decision, which paves the way for the appointment of California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to the seat. Harris, who won her first Senate race ...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, California, Senate, San Francisco, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, New Jersey, Vice President, Biden, Illinois, Donald Trump, South Carolina, Kamala Harris


Kamala Harris, the first female, Black, and Asian American vice president-elect, will be sworn in by Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina Supreme Court justice

Harris is the first female, Black, and Asian American vice president-elect in United States history. Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images In a historic ceremony, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be sworn in on Wednesday by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Harris is the first female, Black, and Asian American vice president-elect in United States history. Sotomayor is the first Latina justice to sit on the Supreme Court. When asked about being sworn in outside the US Capitol foll...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Abc, Washington, White House, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Citizens United, Vice President, Biden, Abc News, Black


Scraped Parler data is a metadata goldmine

Embattled social media platform Parler is offline after Apple, Google and Amazon pulled the plug on the site after the violent riot at the U.S. Capitol last week that left five people dead. But while the site is gone (for now), millions of posts published to the site since the riot are not. A lone hacker scraped millions of posts, videos and photos published to the site after the riot but before the site went offline on Monday, preserving a huge trove of potential evidence for law enforcement in...
Tags: Amazon, Security, Facebook, Washington, Tech, Law Enforcement, Software, Internet Archive, President, Computing, Web Services, Vice President, Social Network, Operating Systems, Real Time Web, Microblogging


Parler reportedly removed posts by Trump affiliate Lin Wood calling for execution of VP Mike Pence

It seems that even the “free speech” social network Parler has its limits. The social network that has attracted scores of conservative commentators because of its commitment to free speech has taken down several posts from Trump affiliate Lin Wood, according to a report in Mediaite. In one of the posts removed from the social media platform, Wood called for the execution of Vice President Mike Pence . Wood adds on Parler that he is currently serving a Twitter suspension. pic.twitter.c...
Tags: TC, Twitter, Tech, Capitol Hill, Vice President, Wood, Social Network, Forbes, Trump, Mike Pence, Capitol, Mediaite, Jim Bourg, Parler, Lin Wood, Zachary Petrizzo


Pro-Trump mob storms the US Capitol, touting ‘Stop the Steal’ conspiracy

A chaotic scene unfolded in Washington D.C. on Wednesday as a large crowd of pro-Trump protesters stormed the U.S. Capitol Building. The Trump supporters flooded into the nation’s capital to attend a rally held earlier by President Trump outside the White House. The rally was timed to protest lawmakers gathering Wednesday to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s electoral win. At his own event, Trump encouraged his supporters to continue demonstrating against Congress, claiming incorrectly that Vi...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Twitter, Usa, Social Networks, Congress, Washington, Government, Senate, White House, Tech, Spokesperson, Joe Biden, United States, President, Vice President


Trump pressures Pence to violate the Constitution by falsely claiming the vice president 'has the power' to reject the Electoral College count

President Trump Holds Daily Coronavirus Task Force Briefing In Rose Garden WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 29: Vice President Mike Pence listens to U.S. President Donald Trump speak in the Rose Garden for the daily coronavirus briefing at the White House on March 29, 2020 in Washington, DC. The United States is advising residents of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut not to travel domestically after the number of reported coronavirus deaths doubled to over 2,000 nationwide within two days. Photo by T...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, United States, House, Connecticut, Mitch McConnell, Vice President, Republican


Dedicated commercial human in-space operations are coming sooner than you may realize

If you’ve ever heard someone refer to the idea of ‘working in space,’ you’d be forgive for thinking they were describing a science fiction plot. But the number of humans actively working beyond Earth’s atmosphere – and living significant chunks of their lives there, too – is about to start growing at a potentially exponential rate. Given how small that population is now, the growth might look slow at first – but it’s happening soon, and plans are in place to help it start ramping up quickly. The...
Tags: TC, Space, Science, Tech, Nasa, Earth, Space Tourism, International Space Station, Vice President, Mars, Astronaut, Iss, Spaceflight, Aerospace, Space Station, Chief


Helping big banks out-Affirm Affirm and out-Chime Chime, gives Amount a $681 million valuation

Amount, a new service that helps traditional banks compete in a digital world, has raised $81 million from none other than Goldman Sachs as it looks to help legacy fintech players compete with their more nimble digital counterparts. The company, which spun out from the startup lending company Avant Credit in January of this year, has already inked deals with Banco P opular, HSBC, Regions Bank and TD Bank to power their digital banking services and offer products like point-of-sale lendin...
Tags: TC, Money, Finance, Tech, Economy, Hsbc, Bank, Goldman Sachs, Vice President, Financial Services, Goldman, Affirm, Advisor, Klarna, Challenger Banks, Hughes


The first US vice president of color

Kamala Harris has broken many barriers in her election as vice president of the United States. But the first biracial and the person of color to become vice president was Charles Curtis, who served under Herbert Hoover in his single term. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, US, United States, Vice President, Native American, Kamala Harris, Herbert Hoover, Charles Curtis, Chares Curtis


Facebook and Instagram notifications warn U.S. users there’s no winner yet in Presidential Election

Facebook and Instagram are running notifications in their respective apps informing U.S. users that the winner of the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election has not yet been determined. In large pop-ups appearing at the top of the Facebook and Instagram News Feeds, the notification states that “Votes Are Being Counted” and directs users to other in-app election resources. Both apps are using the same language for their respective notifications: “The winner of the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election h...
Tags: Travel, Social, TC, Facebook, Apps, Instagram, Social Media, United States, News Feed, President, Vice President, Biden, Caching, Presidential Election, Mobile Software, Facebook Applications


Facebook and Instagram notifications warn US users there’s no winner yet in presidential election

Facebook and Instagram are running notifications in their respective apps informing U.S. users that the winner of the 2020 U.S. presidential election has not yet been determined. In large pop-ups appearing at the top of the Facebook and Instagram News Feeds, the notification states that “Votes Are Being Counted” and directs users to other in-app election resources. Both apps are using the same language for their respective notifications: “The winner of the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election h...
Tags: Social, TC, Facebook, Apps, Instagram, US, Social Media, Tech, United States, News Feed, President, Vice President, Biden, Caching, Presidential Election, Mobile Software


Nutrium app, which links dietitians and patients, raises $4.9M led by Indico Capital

Nutrium, a digital health startup which links dietitians and their patients via an app, has raised a €4.25 million Seed round led by Indico Capital Partners, alongside the the Social Innovation Fund in Portugal (SIF) and previous investors. It now offers professional nutrition software to 80,000 nutrition professionals and 800,000 patients in more than 40 countries. With this investment round, Nutrium plans to double the team size in the next 24 months in order to focus on platform development a...
Tags: Health, TC, Europe, UK, Nutrition, France, Articles, Tech, Spain, United States, United Kingdom, Italy, Portugal, Vice President, General Partner, Portugal Ventures


Moderator Susan Page on Pence interrupting her during VP debate: 'I don't know that I've seen him in that kind of setting with a male moderator'

Senator Kamala Harris of California and Vice President Mike Pence. Alex Wong/Getty Images Susan Page, who moderated Wednesday's debate, reflected on Vice President Mike Pence continually interrupting her as she attempted to ask the candidates questions. When asked about the interruptions in a YouTube video by USA Today on Thursday, Page, who heads USA Today's Washington bureau, pointed out the vice president behaved similarly in the last vice presidential debate in 2016. "Of course, he par...
Tags: Politics, News, California, Washington, Cbs News, Trends, Vice President, Usa Today, Kamala Harris, Page, Mike Pence, Election 2020, HARRIS, Pence, Susan Page, Sen Kamala Harris


House fly wins vice presidential debate

It was the fly that captured the hearts of a nation. And sent tittering meme engines into overdrive.It only took seconds into a fly landing on the snow white helmet that VP Mike Pence calls his hair for the Internet to light up with jokes (and for the fly to get its own Twitter accounts). — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, House, Memes, Vice President, Kamala Harris, Mike Pence, Flies


Funny Caption 78: Fly in Pence

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Tags: Politics, Funny Caption, Humour, Vice President, Debate, Francis, Joke, Pence, Funny Photo


Second lady Karen Pence broke safety rules by not wearing a face mask when she joined her husband on stage after the vice presidential debate

Vice President Mike Pence is joined on stage by his wife Karen Pence after the conclusion of the 2020 vice presidential campaign debate held on the campus of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S., October 7, 2020. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters Second lady Karen Pence didn't wear a face mask when she joined her husband on stage after Wednesday night's debate, breaking the safety rules set by the Commission on Presidential Debates. All attendees, except for the vice president, Democr...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, Trends, Commission, Vice President, Biden, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Kamala Harris, Trump, Democratic, Mike Pence, Melania Trump, HARRIS, Cleveland Clinic


Pence refused to concede climate change is a manmade 'existential threat' during the vice-presidential debate

US Vice President Mike Pence in Salt Lake City on Wednesday. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters Vice President Mike Pence side-stepped questions and made multiple false claims about climate change during Wednesday night's vice-presidential debate. "With regard to climate change, the climate is changing, but the issue is what's the cause and what do we do about it?" Pence said, rejecting established science. When asked directly whether he considers climate change an "existential threat," Pence ignored ...
Tags: Politics, News, Climate Change, California, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Salt Lake City, Vice President, Biden, Kamala Harris, Trump, Mike Pence, HARRIS, Pence, Lucy Nicholson Reuters


Harris, Pence dodge question on what they would do in the event that their respective presidential candidate is unable to serve

Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris during the vice presidential debate on October 7, 2020 in Salt Lake City, Utah.. ERIC BARADAT,ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images) Both Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris fielded a question asking what they would do in the event that their respective presidential candidate is unable to serve. Pence was asked in the context of Trump's recent COVID-19 diagnosis, but instead, he dodged the question to r...
Tags: Politics, News, California, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Vice President, Biden, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Joe, Trump, Democratic, Mike Pence, Election 2020


Kamala Harris says she will be 'first in line' for a coronavirus vaccine if health experts approve it, but 'if Donald Trump tells us we should take it, then I'm not taking it'

Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris during the vice-presidential debate on October 7, 2020, in Salt Lake City. ERIC BARADAT,ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images) Sen. Kamala Harris said she would not take a coronavirus vaccine based on President Trump's word alone. "If Donald Trump tells us that we should take it, I'm not taking it," the Democratic vice-presidential nominee said during Wednesday's debate. Vice President Mike Pence slammed his opponen...
Tags: Politics, News, California, Trends, Food And Drug Administration, Salt Lake City, Vice President, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Kamala Harris, Debates, Trump, Democratic, Mike Pence, Election 2020, HARRIS


Kamala Harris could be the first female VP of color, and the challenges ahead resonate with female BIPOC leaders

Kamala Harris, right, with Mara Peoples, the executive vice president of the Howard University Student Association, and Amos Jackson III, the organization's executive president, after announcing her presidential candidacy on January 21, 2019. Al Drago/Getty Images The debate between US Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris is Wednesday night. If elected, Harris would be the first woman and the first woman of color to serve as vice president. Because she represents multiple f...
Tags: Gender, Politics, Leadership, Congress, California, Senate, White House, Virginia, Politico, India, Women, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, Strategy


As losses expand, Asana is confident it has the ticket for a successful public listing

Asana, the project management software developer, dropped its filing for a direct listing on one of the busiest days of a surprisingly busy late summer. The task management toolkit provider started by Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz and early FB employee Justin Rosenstein, isn’t as well known or as well financed as today’s other big public offerings — the game engine developer, Unity, and the $14 billion valued enterprise cloud storage provider Snowflake — but its modest $1.5 billion ...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Tech, Software, Computing, Vice President, Snowflake, Asana, World Wide Web, Gore, Al Gore, Dustin Moskovitz, Unity, Moskovitz, Rosenstein, Justin Rosenstein


Kamala Harris’ record on real estate is mixed

The Democratic vice presidential candidate believes "housing is a human right" and has proposed legislation for mortgage and rent relief amid the pandemic.
Tags: Legislation, Radio, Evictions, Vice President, PPP, Settlement, Presidential Election, Kamala Harris, George Soros, National Association of Realtors, Xavier Becerra, Markets & Economy, Select, Foreclosures, California Association Of Realtors, OneWest


Kamala Harris’s record on real estate is mixed

The Democratic vice presidential candidate believes "housing is a human right" and has proposed legislation for mortgage and rent relief amid the pandemic.
Tags: Markets & Economy, Select, California Association Of Realtors, California Attorney General, California Mortgage Bankers Association, CARES Act, Evictions, Foreclosures, George Soros, Kamala Harris, Legislation, Mortgage Servicers, National Association Of Realtors, Onewest, Paycheck Protection Program, PPP


Susan Rice Highlights Past Virus Response Efforts As She Vies For VP Slot

Former Obama National Security Adviser Susan Rice challenged those who have suggested she isn’t a qualified pick for vice president, saying Tuesday that her career has been dedicated to public service over personal political ambition. “It’s not about one’s own profile,” Rice told CBS when asked about the role of a vice president, adding that while some have suggested she lacks the experience of running for political office, she is proud of a career dedicated to serving others. “I don’t h...
Tags: News, Obama, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, United States, Susan Rice, Cbs, National Security Council, Vice President, Biden, Donald Trump, Clinton, Rice, Sen Elizabeth Warren D MA, Obama Biden, President Trump


Biden Unlikely To Announce VP Pick Until Second Week Of August

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is unlikely to publicly announce his vice presidential pick before August 10, in spite of low murmurs regarding interviews of about a dozen or so women and even talk on Friday about a short list. The Associate Press reported Saturday that a public announcement likely wouldn’t happen until just one week before Democrats hold their convention to formally nominate Biden as their presidential nominee which begins August 17. Biden said in May that he hop...
Tags: News, Obama, Washington Post, Joe Biden, Ap, Susan Rice, The New York Times, Vice President, Tammy Duckworth, Biden, Times, Kamala Harris, Jill, Val Demings, Karen Bass, ASSOCIATE PRESS


Brian Grazer and Ron Howard’s Imagine Impact entertainment “accelerator” inks deal with Netflix

Imagine Impact, the entertainment accelerator launched by Brian Grazer and Ron Howard to try and bring Silicon Valley style mentorship and project development techniques to Hollywood, has inked a development deal with Netflix, and is looking for submissions. Under the agreement, Impact will identify and develop film ideas in four specific genres over the next year that they will then bring to Netflix to produce and distribute, through a global submission process. The companies did not disclos...
Tags: TC, Y Combinator, Hollywood, Films, Los Angeles, Tech, Netflix, Zimbabwe, House Of Cards, Silicon Valley, Brian, Vice President, Ron Howard, Streaming Services, Mitchell, Brian Grazer