Month: July 2019

Technology News

Education software maker Pearson says data breach affected thousands of accounts in the U.S. – TechCrunch

Pearson, the London-based educational software maker, said today that thousands of school and university accounts, mostly in the United States, were affected by a data breach. The company added that it has notified affected users already and that the vulnerability has been fixed. The Wall Street Journal reports that the data breach happened in November […]

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The “world’s largest internet restaurant company” quietly raised $125 million this month – TechCrunch

In May, venture capitalist Michael Moritz of Sequoia Capital warned in a Financial Times column that Amazon’s recent $575 million investment in the London-based delivery service Deliveroo could prove ominous for local restaurants. Wrote Moritz: “Amazon is now one step away from becoming a multi-brand restaurant company — and that could mean doomsday for many […]

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Revolut launches stock trading in limited release – TechCrunch

Fintech startup Revolut is launching its stock trading feature today. It’s a Robinhood-like feature that lets you buy and sell shares without any commission. For now, the feature is limited to some Revolut customers with a Metal card. While Robinhood has completely changed the stock trading retail market in the U.S., buying shares hasn’t changed […]

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Calling all hardware startups! Apply to Hardware Battlefield @ TC Shenzhen – TechCrunch

Got hardware? Well then, listen up, because our search continues for boundary-pushing, early-stage hardware startups to join us in Shenzhen, China for an epic opportunity; launch your startup on a global stage and compete in Hardware Battlefield at TC Shenzhen on November 11-12. Apply here to compete in TC Hardware Battlefield 2019. Why? It’s your chance […]

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Conservative News

Joy Behar Calls Elizabeth Warren’s Tuesday Night Medicare-for-All Push the Democratic Party’s ‘Death Knell’

[Screenshot from The View on Twitter, https://twitter.com/TheView/status/1156591196468215808?] Every now and then, The View star Joy Behar goes against one of her own (like here). On Wednesday, the liberal pundit called out Elizabeth Warren over her push for Medicare-for-All. Not only is it, in Behar’s view, a “big mistake;” it’s a flat-out “death knell” for Democrats. […]

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Oh, by the way: Epstein wanted to seed the human race with his sperm or something, NYT reports

Nothing much happened this lazy Wednesday afternoon as America prepared for the second leg of the second Democratic debate. Just the country’s most famous paper breaking the most bananas news story you’ll ever read. No excerpt will do it justice. Suffice it to say: Imagine how creepy you’d need to be for this to not […]

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Nike Model Claims Men Can’t Be Women & Loses Her Agent. Her Next Shocker Makes Things Much Worse

This story’s a doozy. Get ready to read it twice. 20-year-old Carissa Pinkston is a model. She’s said Cheese for heavyweights such as Nike, Marc Jacobs, Coach, and Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty. But she made a mistake: In May, she posted multiple messages to Facebook about men not being women. Here’s one: “Being Transgender does NOT […]

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LIVE BLOG: Democrat Primary Debate: Round 2, Part B

Democrat Primary Debate: Round 2, Part B Hello Red State! Welcome to the Live Blog of the Democrat Primary Debates; Round 2, Part B. My name is Mike Ford, one of your Front Page Contributors and I’ll be your host. Tonight, as a special treat, we have two guest commenters, Sam (who some of you […]

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Second Democratic debate live thread: Biden-geddon

Last night’s round one of the debate was hard to predict. Would the natural rivals, Bernie and Warren on the one hand and Buttigieg and Beto on the other, go toe-to-toe? (Nope.) Would the moderates, like John Delaney and Tim Ryan, pile on the progressives? (Yep.) Would Marianne Williamson cast a spell stealing the souls […]

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Fitbit lowers guidance after Versa Lite disappoints – TechCrunch

Fitbit continued solid device growth for Q2, up 31%, year over year, representing a 5% bump in revenue. From that angle, the company’s long-term turnaround appears to be on track — but things weren’t all cheery this time out. Notably, the company’s stock is down in after-hours trading after it lowered guidance for annual revenue. […]

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