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  • Invoice finance platform MarketInvoice raises $33.5M from Barclays, Santander
    London, with its huge FinTech hub, is continuing to attract investment and that is no better represented today than with the news that MarketInvoice, arguably Europe’s largest online invoice finance platform, has raised £26M ($33.5M) in a Series-B…
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  • The case against behavioral advertising is stacking up
    No one likes being stalked around the Internet by adverts. It’s the uneasy joke you can’t enjoy laughing at. Yet vast people-profiling ad businesses have made pots of money off of an unregulated Internet by putting surveillance at their core. But…
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  • Thanks to Hulu, Disney lost $580 million last fiscal year
    The streaming media business is tough. Disney, which has a 30 percent stake Hulu, saw losses of $580 million last fiscal year, according to an SEC filing. This was, the SEC filing states, “primarily due to a higher loss from our investment in Hulu,…
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  • Uber is exploring autonomous bikes and scooters
    Uber is looking to integrate autonomous technology into its bike and scooter-share programs. Details are scarce, but according to 3D Robotics CEO Chris Anderson, who said Uber announced this at a DIY Robotics event over the weekend, the division will…
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  • Facebook launches petition feature, its next battlefield
    Gather a mob and Facebook will now let you make political demands. Tomorrow Facebook will encounter a slew of fresh complexities with the launch of Community Actions, its News Feed petition feature. Community Actions could unite neighbors to request…
    - 12 hours ago 20 Jan 19, 6:21pm -

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  • The future of war is cyber
    Gone are the days where battles are fought in person-to-person conflicts. In the coming years, most wars will be waged via computers, servers, and digital weapons. The question is, is the United States prepared for the future? Cyber and electronic wa…
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  • The challenges of moderating online content with deep learning
    Earlier in December, the internet was abuzz with news of Tumblr’s declaration that it would ban adult content on its platform starting December 17. But aside from the legal, social and ethical aspects of the debate, what’s interesting is how the…
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  • For $40, Appz helps you win at Instagram without lifting a finger
    Since you probably don’t want to stay tethered to posting 24/7/365, enlisting services like the Appz Instagram Assistant are practically a must. Right now, TNW Deals is knocking over 90 percent off the price of a lifetime Appz subscription, cutting…
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  • The hidden secrets of insect poop
    Insect defecation may not seem like one of the pressing scientific inquiries of our time, but in fact the faeces of these wee creatures serves an extraordinary variety of functions in bug and human life. Unlike most animals, many insect species actua…
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  • How IoT-enabled scooters, bikes, and cars are making streets safe
    The flurry of anti-dockless electric scooter headlines reached critical mass last summer. “This town seriously hates electric scooters,” screamed the link to a story focused on Santa Monica, Calif. “San Francisco Is Fighting the Scooter Trend W…
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  • How 2018 became Facebook’s worst year in privacy and security
    In early December, Facebook’s developer team declared the discovery of a security bug that gave developers access to photos users hadn’t shared on their timeline, including photos they had posted in Facebook Marketplace or Stories. More worryin…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jan 19, 5:00pm -
  • Hiveage streamlines your freelance and small business invoicing for just $50
    Hiveage is trusted by 60,000 small businesses and freelancers around the globe -- and with this offer, you can get a lifetime of access to their suite of invoicing features for only $49.99, hundreds of dollars off the regular price.
    - 2 days ago 19 Jan 19, 2:00pm -
  • The security threats of neural networks and deep learning algorithms
    This article is part of Demystifying AI, a series of posts that (try to) disambiguate the jargon and myths surrounding AI. History shows that cybersecurity threats evolve along with new technological advances. Relational databases brought SQL injec…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jan 19, 1:00pm -

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  • NewNissan's Ghosn offers to wear electronic ankle tag for bail
    Ousted Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn has offered to wear an electronic ankle tag and hire guards to monitor him in an unusual bid to secure his release on bail after two months of detention in Japan for alleged financial crimes.
    - 12 mins ago 21 Jan 19, 6:04am -
  • NewPatriots beat Chiefs to join Rams in Super Bowl
    New England and 41-year-old quarterback Tom Brady will be going to their third consecutive Super Bowl after they beat the Kansas City Chiefs 37-31 in overtime on Sunday, with the Los Angeles Rams standing between the Patriots and a sixth NFL title.…
    - 21 mins ago 21 Jan 19, 5:55am -
  • NewStudent in Trump hat denies mocking Native American activist in videotaped encounter
    A white high school student seen with classmates appearing to confront a Native American Vietnam veteran near the Lincoln Memorial issued a statement on Sunday that video of the incident that went viral gives the false impression that the teens were…
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  • NewChina's 2018 growth slows to 28-year low, more stimulus seen
    China's economy cooled in the fourth quarter under pressure from faltering domestic demand and bruising U.S. tariffs, dragging 2018 growth to the lowest in nearly three decades and pressuring Beijing to roll out more stimulus to avert a sharper slow…
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  • China December aluminum production surges to record monthly high
    China's primary aluminum output defied low prices to rise for a second straight month to a record high in December as falling alumina costs boosted margins, while 2018 annual output was also a record, official data showed on Monday.
    - 2 hours ago 21 Jan 19, 4:46am -

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  • NewChina Box Office: ‘Bumblebee’ Flies on to $138 Million Total
    “Bumblebee” flew to its third weekend of dominance in China. But the Chinese box office remains in lackluster mode at the start of 2019. The spinoff from Paramount’s “Transformers” franchise earned $16.1 million in Chinese theaters between…
    - 13 mins ago 21 Jan 19, 6:03am -
  • A+E Networks Sets Program Sales in Latin America and U.S.
    A+E Networks has clinched a raft of new programming sales to top TV outlets in Latin America and NBC’s Universo Spanish-language cabler in the U.S. On the eve of the annual NATPE programming market in Miami this week, A+E said it has set new licens…
    - 1 hour ago 21 Jan 19, 5:01am -
  • Harry Connick Jr. Swears Off Super Bowl After Saints Defeat
    Tempers flared during today’s NFC championship game between the New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Rams at the Super Dome after a controversial non-call on a potential pass interference penalty and head-to-head hit by L.A. defensive back Nickell Ro…
    - 2 hours ago 21 Jan 19, 4:22am -
  • ‘Outlander’ Recap: Brianna Confronts Her Rapist in ‘Providence’
    SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched “Providence,” the 12th episode of “Outlander” Season 4. There were two competing narratives on “Outlander” this week — one that was largely invented for the show but was a very clev…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Jan 19, 2:00am -
  • Diverse Talents Pepper Variety’s Fifth 10 Europeans to Watch List
    Variety has unveiled its fifth edition of 10 Europeans to Watch, spotlighting 10 rising talents from across the continent who are poised for breakthroughs in 2019. The selection includes emerging actors, directors, showrunners and cinematographers f…
    - 5 hours ago 21 Jan 19, 12:47am -

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  • NewManny Pacquiao's Home Burglarized Day After Fight with Adrien Broner
    Manny Pacquiao's Los Angeles home was burglarized less than 24 hours after the boxer defeated Adrien Broner. Law enforcement sources tell us they got a call Sunday from someone on Pacquiao's team regarding the crime. We're told there were signs of…
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  • Cops Visit Blac Chyna After Caller Claims She Was Drunk, Neglecting Dream
    Blac Chyna had the LAPD at her home after a call came in alleging Chyna was intoxicated and neglecting her child. Law enforcement sources tell us an anonymous person called in Sunday night and stated Chyna was drunk at her home. The caller claimed…
    - 1 hour ago 21 Jan 19, 5:05am -
  • Lady Gaga Slams Mike Pence as Bad Christian For Wife's School Gig
    Lady Gaga went scorched earth on Vice President Mike Pence and his wife over the weekend ... calling them terrible representations of what it means to be Christian. Gaga was performing Saturday at the Park Theater in Vegas -- as part of her new…
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  • Smirking MAGA Hat Student Responds to Accusations of Harassment
    1/20/19 -- The student who came face-to-face with Nathan Phillips has released a statement to the media about what he claims actually happened Friday. Nick Sandmann, a junior at Covington Catholic High School, says he and his classmates were…
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  • Lionel Richie's Son Issued 'Caution' in U.K for Airport Bomb Hoax
    Lionel Richie's only son, model Miles Brockman Richie, had a run-in with cops at a U.K. airport after allegedly claiming he had a bomb and then slugging a security guard ... TMZ has learned. A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police in London…
    - 8 hours ago 20 Jan 19, 10:00pm -

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  • Atlanta Housewife Phaedra's New Man Gets EXPOSED!!
    Former Atlanta housewife Phaedra Parks' new boyfriend is being exposed on social media. Last month, Phaedra introduced the world to her new boyfriend, Chicago radio personality, Tone Kapone. The two had been seeing each other for a few months, and on…
    - 16 hours ago 20 Jan 19, 2:45pm -
  • Russell Wilson RESPONDS To Future's BELLIGERENT Threats!
    Russell Wilson has finally responded to threats that Future levied towards the NFL star. On Friday, rapper Future went on a rant on his Apple Beats radio podcast. During an interview, Future blasted his babys mother Ciara's new husband Russell Wilson…
    - 16 hours ago 20 Jan 19, 2:45pm -
  • Steve Harvey's Wife Drinks $7K Bottle Of Wine On Instagram!!
    Steve Harvey's wife Marjorie has a discriminating taste - she prefers the finer things in life. And Steve, who loves and cherishes Marjorie, is happy to give her anything that her heart desires. Yesterday Marjorie let her fans into some of the lavis…
    - 16 hours ago 20 Jan 19, 2:44pm -
  • Rapper Trippie Redd Gets LIP FILLERS - Now Looks Like Kylie!!
    Rapper Trippie Redd is hoping to start a new trend - as the first male hip hop artist who got lip filler plastic surgery. Trippie Redd unveiled his new face on social media yesterday, and so far people are letting him have it. Trippie's real name is…
    - 16 hours ago 20 Jan 19, 2:13pm -
  • Brad Pitt Is Now Dating Actress Charlize Theron!!
    Brad Pitt is now dating Charlize Theron - the two are now in a new superstar relationship, according to British magazine The Sun. The mag claims that Brad was introduced to Charlize Theron by her ex-fiance Sean Penn, who is a close friend to Brad. An…
    - 16 hours ago 20 Jan 19, 2:03pm -

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  • Australian Open women's bracket, schedule, scores, and results
    Will Serena Williams get title No. 24, or will someone like Naomi Osaka unseat her again? We have streaming info, results and more for the 2019 Australian Open. Serena Williams isn’t ranked as the top player in the world anymore, but she continues…
    - 2 hours ago 21 Jan 19, 4:41am -
  • Celebrate the Patriots’ third straight AFC title with new gear and merch
    New England is once again atop the AFC, and there’s new merch that just dropped to celebrate the moment. It’s back-to-back-to-back AFC titles for the New England Patriots!With their 37-31 win over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, Tom Brady, Bil…
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  • Tom Brady & Bill Belichick have been to twice as many Super Bowls as any QB/coach duo in history
    9 Super Bowls in 18 years is more than twice of any other coach-quarterback duo Tom Brady and Bill Belichick are back in the Super Bowl again, and if it seems like this is an annual rite of passage for the New England Patriots, it’s not far off.B…
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  • Patriots’ 8 Super Bowls with Tom Brady have all been instant classics
    Super Bowl 53? Yep, gonna be awesome. The New England Patriots will play in their ninth Super Bowl under head coach Bill Belichick on February 3. It will not be boring.How do I know? Because the Patriots are incapable of playing a boring Super Bowl…
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  • When and where is Super Bowl 2019?
    The biggest game of the year is just two weeks away. The battle for the Vince Lombardi Trophy in 2019 will feature a familiar face against a team making their first Super Bowl appearance in 17 years. It’s the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patrio…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Jan 19, 3:37am -

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  • Tom Brady Forgets Question, Drops F-Bomb On Live TV
    Postgame interviews with athletes on the field are almost always boring. The interviewer usually doesn’t ask anything of interest, the athlete on the other end of those questions is spent after playing a whole game and generally doesn’t have much…
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  • Fuck This Fucking Shit 
    The Patriots beat the Chiefs 37-31 in an overtime instant classic at Kansas City, clinching the AFC title and a Super Bowl berth against the Rams. Tom Brady engineered long drives down the field at the end of regulation and in overtime—both of whi…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Jan 19, 3:23am -
  • Julian Edelman’s Fingertips Taketh, Giveth, Taketh Away
    Julian Edelman’s hands ruled the most consequential sequence so far in tonight’s AFC title game. First, down 17-14, the Chiefs punted to the Patriots receiver, who appeared to muff the punt and set Kansas City up for a prime scoring opportunity.…
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  • There's Only One Way This Could Get Worse
    It is absolutely rotten that the Saints’ season was ended at least in part by two blown pass interference calls, including an inexplicable one in the last two minutes. Rams corner Nickell Robey-Coleman, who smashed Saints receiver Tommylee Lewis in…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Jan 19, 2:03am -
  • Rams Head To Super Bowl While Saints Are Left To Be Haunted By Terrible Missed Penalty
    Look: the officials didn’t make Drew Brees throw a horrific interception in overtime, and they didn’t make Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein nail a 57-yard game-winning field goal despite a low snap a few plays later. In fact, after a quarter and a half…
    - 6 hours ago 21 Jan 19, 12:22am -

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