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Southeast Asia gaming and e-commerce firm Sea ends first day on NYSE up 8%

 Sea, the gaming and e-commerce company holding the first major U.S. IPO from a Southeast Asian tech firm, had a bumpy start to life on the NYSE after closing the day up around eight percent on its list price of

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Find the actual ends of the Earth and live comfortably with Unicat’s MD77h 6×6 expedition vehicle

Much like Action Mobil, Unicat builds some of the biggest, meanest, most diesel-tastic expedition vehicles on the planet. Powerful, oversized truck exteriors finished with soft, feature-packed interiors, these vehicles bring the comforts of home to the most barren, uncomfortable geographies

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Find the actual ends of the Earth and live comfortably with Unicat’s MD77h 6×6 expedition vehicle

Much like Action Mobil, Unicat builds some of the biggest, meanest, most diesel-tastic expedition vehicles on the planet. Powerful, oversized truck exteriors finished with soft, feature-packed interiors, these vehicles bring the comforts of home to the most barren, uncomfortable geographies

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Crunch Report | SoftBank Vision Fund Sequels

SoftBank is planning to create $100 billion Vision Fund sequels, Chariot is temporarily paused in San Francisco and Stitch Fix shows us what a good IPO looks like. All this on Crunch Report. Read More Go to Source

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Many businesses remain unprepared for GDPR

A shockingly large proportion of businesses have no idea how to behave when GDPR comes into play, a new report by the DMA has claimed. More than half of marketers surveyed (56 percent) believe they’re on the right track, with four percent

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Harvey Weinstein’s Cameo in a Barbie Movie

In the early aughts, Mattel launched the My Scene dolls for tweens. It’s jarring now to find the predatory producer in their animated feature film. Go to Source

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Mozilla proposes combined WebXR standard for virtual and mixed reality in the browser

 Although we may disagree on the usefulness of VR and AR today, it’s hard to argue with the idea that it should be easier to develop for and deploy — especially on the web. That’s why Mozilla is working on

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John Kelly and the Dangerous Moral Calculus of Working for Trump

Ryan Lizza on the moral and reputational risk faced by Presidential staffers, including most recently the White House chief of staff, John Kelly. Go to Source

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Increased IT spending will boost digital transformation efforts in Europe

European businesses are set for an increase in IT spending which should greatly accelerate digital transformation efforts within the next 12 months. That’s according to new research from CenturyLink, which found that over half of companies are set to boost IT spending

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Robert Scoble has allegedly continued to sexually harass women after going sober

 Venture capitalists Dave McClure, Jason Caldbeck and Chris Sacca, SoFi CEO Mike Cagney and a top Uber engineer have all been accused of sexual impropriety in the last six months as a growing number of women have come forward about the

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Eau de antelope saves bovine lives

While you likely already know that the tsetse fly causes sleeping sickness in people, you may not realize that it also spreads the often-lethal disease among cattle. This is particularly problematic in Africa, where the sickness results in huge losses

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Eau de antelope saves bovine lives

While you likely already know that the tsetse fly causes sleeping sickness in people, you may not realize that it also spreads the often-lethal disease among cattle. This is particularly problematic in Africa, where the sickness results in huge losses

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Disputed DNA analysis software’s code open for inspection after court order

 If you’re going to convict or acquit based on evidence provided by a piece of software, you’d better be damn sure that software is reliable. One such program, a DNA analysis tool used in over a thousand cases, has been

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Israel’s first AUV could make a splash

Israel can now be added to the list of countries that manufacture autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs). Developed by a team at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, the HydroCamel II was unveiled this Thursday at the NexTech Conference 2017 in the

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Israel’s first AUV could make a splash

Israel can now be added to the list of countries that manufacture autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs). Developed by a team at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, the HydroCamel II was unveiled this Thursday at the NexTech Conference 2017 in the

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Rebecca Kaden joins Union Square Ventures as general partner

 Rebecca Kaden has announced that she’s leaving Maveron to join Union Square Ventures as a general partner on the investment team. She’ll be the first female partner at USV. She said that her faith in the team and also a

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5G adoption will explode after launch

5G networks are set to take off faster than any other mobile technology as users flock to faster and more reliable connections, new research had predicted. A report from analyst firm CCS Insight has forecast a huge explosion in 5G growth in

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Hubble’s take on the Messier catalog is stunning to behold

NASA has released a breathtaking gallery of images captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, showcasing celestial objects contained in the Messier catalog. The Messier collection was initially compiled by renowned French astronomer Charles Messier, using his own observations and those

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Hubble’s take on the Messier catalog is stunning to behold

NASA has released a breathtaking gallery of images captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, showcasing celestial objects contained in the Messier catalog. The Messier collection was initially compiled by renowned French astronomer Charles Messier, using his own observations and those

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Google will pay Android app developers more for retaining subscribers

Developers who want to sell apps or offer in-app subscriptions on Google Play have to give 30 percent of the revenue up. It’s the cost of doing business on Google’s popular app store — and the same goes for the

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