Bill Gates has once again topped the list of world’s richest in Forbes magazine

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates once again topped the Forbes magazine list of the world's richest billionaires, while US President Donald Trump slipped more than 200 spots, the magazine said Monday. The post Bill Gates has once again topped the list.....»»

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Intercom lands former Intuit exec Karen Peacock as its new COO

 Intercom, a business messaging tool that enables companies to communicate directly with customers in an online context, announced today that it has hired former Intuit SVP Karen Peacock as company COO. She joined the company May 30th, but they.....»»

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Mysterious stealth gaming startup Wonder announces $14 million in funding

 Ah, another day, another stealth mobile gaming startup getting funded by Shakira. LA-based Wonder announced today that it has closed a Series A round of funding. The startup is building what it claims to be a new breed of “VR-ready̶.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News33 min. ago

Hear how Houzz’s Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohen built a $4B company at Disrupt SF

 Teamwork makes the dream work, as the saying goes. And in the case of Houzz, the founding team of Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohen have made that dream work in spades. The husband and wife duo has built a massive startup out of what started as a onli.....»»

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Zume Pizza adds extra automation as it rolls out to new cities

 Zume Pizza has its eyes set on disrupting legacy pizza players like Pizza Hut and Domino’s by improving on both speed and quality with the help of robots. Over the last two years, founder Julia Collins has been steadily adding new machi.....»»

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Even a $2.2 billion investment couldn’t solve LeEco’s money problems

 LeEco wanted too much too fast, and its overzealousness caught up with it almost immediately. Chairman Jia “YT” Yueting has long acknowledged the company’s cash problems in the wake of its rapid growth, but while PR has tried.....»»

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Luke from "Gilmore Girls" is selling out and starting a coffee brand

Gilmore Girls' curmudgeonly Luke Danes may have served coffee for a living, but he would probably loathe the idea of starting his own coffee brand. Scott Patterson, the actor who plays Luke, has no such inhibitions, and decided to make something of h.....»»

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Calif. weighs making electric cars cheaper off the lot

The federal tax credit for electric car purchases has an end in sight, but California doesn't want demand for the zero-emission vehicles to meet the same fate......»»

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Operation ‘Pirate On Demand’ Blocks Pirate IPTV Portals

A crackdown on groups that provide unauthorized IPTV services has continued today with the blocking of several portals. Operation 'Pirate On Demand' is being carried out by the Guardia di Finanza (GdF), a department under Italy's Minister of Economy.....»»

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PlayStation Plus July Free Games Revealed

Telltale's Game of Thrones series, Tokyo Jungle, and more will be made free next month. July's list of PlayStation Plus free games has been revealed, with Supermassive Games' Until Dawn and Telltale Games' Game of Thrones: Season 1 leading off.....»»

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Facebook deletes 66,000 hate speech posts reported by users per week

Facebook is also exploring the possibility of using artificial intelligence (AI) to automatically filter out hate speech. The post Facebook deletes 66,000 hate speech posts reported by users per week appeared first on Tech2. Facebook has said th.....»»

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In The End, Entropy Always Wins

I woke up to an email from a close friend of 25 years that his wife had passed away unexpectedly last night. She’d been fighting cancer for several years, had made progress, then had setbacks, and then made progress again. While I knew them bot.....»»

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"John Wick" and "Mission: Impossible" actor Michael Nyqvist dead at 56

After a year-long battle with lung cancer, the family of Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist have confirmed that the 'John Wick' and 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' star has passed away. The post 'John Wick' and 'Mission: Impossible'.....»»

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These photos could be the best images shot with an iPhone this year

The annual iPhone Photography Awards has announced the 2017 winners -- and the gallery is quite impressive. The contest included submissions from over 140 countries and both grand prize and special category winners. The post These photos could be the.....»»

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Sony joins the 3D facial recognition trend by demoing tech on an Xperia phone

The company has partnered with a developer of depth sensing technologies and is expected to demo three-dimensional facial recognition running on a prototype smartphone at MWC Shanghai. The post Sony joins the 3D facial recognition trend by demoing te.....»»

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Kingdom Come: Deliverance"s Hard Medieval Living

For instance, Deliverance has such a heavy focus on realism that equipping heavy armor means you’re a walking tank, but you can barely see a thing. With no magic, no elves, and not even a King Arthur, Kingdom Come: Deliverance is aiming for a.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

Stud kitten is feelin" himself after getting a brand new sweater

A brand new outfit can do wonders for you mood. A new pair of shoes, or a cool hat instantly makes you feel like you can conquer the world.  A tabby kitten named Arlo, who may have been a bit down in the dumps, instantly perked up when his mom a.....»»

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Mod turns "Counter-Strike" into a "Tekken" clone with fighting chickens

Nothing about this mod makes sense.  Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is a first-person shooter and one of the central players in the present-day esports world. This is a 2D fighting game in the style of Tekken, except the fighters are chick.....»»

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Meet "Sam," a transgender toy that"s teaching kids about gender fluidity

'Gender Creative Kids Canada' has developed an educational transgender toy in hopes to help children better understand gender identity and expression. Read more...More about Education, Gender, Children, Toys, and Transgender 'Gender Creative Kids Ca.....»»

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Troubled shoots that became classic movies, or why Han Solo fans shouldn"t worry

For better or worse, internet pop culture is obsessed with the minutiae of movie production. Once upon a time most people outside Hollywood would have only received the birth announcement; now millions wring their hands throughout the pregnancy. .....»»

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Antarctic ice shelf crack is moving at record speeds, poised to cleave off massive iceberg any minute

A crack spreading inexorably across the Larsen C Ice Shelf in northwest Antarctica has surged forward at record rates, bringing the ice shelf closer to cleaving off an iceberg roughly the size of Delaware. If this occurs, it would be one of the large.....»»

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