Broncos release veteran DT Jurrell Casey after one season
Broncos release veteran DT Jurrell Casey after one season
💬www.yardbarker.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 07:45 pm

The move saves the Broncos $11.87 million in salary-cap space for the 2021 campaign. There was no guaranteed money remaining on Casey's contract.


Stoke Space wants to take reusable rockets to new heights with $9M seed
Stoke Space wants to take reusable rockets to new heights with $9M seed
💬feedproxy.google.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 07:24 pm

Many launch providers think reusability is the best way to lower the cost and delay involved in getting to space. SpaceX and Rocket Lab have shown reusable first stages, which take a payload to the edge of space — and now Stoke Space Technologies says it is making a reusable second stage, which will take


Twitter reveals Super Follow, a feature that will let users get exclusive content, deals, and community access to creators for $4.99/month, and a groups feature (Michael Potuck/9to5Mac)
Twitter reveals Super Follow, a feature that will let users get exclusive content, deals, and community access to creators for $4.99/month, and a groups feature (Michael Potuck/9to5Mac)
💬www.techmeme.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 07:21 pm

Michael Potuck / 9to5Mac: Twitter reveals Super Follow, a feature that will let users get exclusive content, deals, and community access to creators for $4.99/month, and a groups feature  —  During an Analyst event today, Twitter revealed at least part of the paid subscription service it's been working on for some time.


Bologna vs Lazio Prediction: Serie A Match on 27.02.2021
Bologna vs Lazio Prediction: Serie A Match on 27.02.2021
💬news.22bet.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 07:13 pm

The race for European football in Italy is getting tense, and one of the sides in that battle will be... The post Bologna vs Lazio Prediction: Serie A Match on 27.02.2021 appeared first on 22bet.


Donald Trump’s tax returns are now in the hands of the Manhattan DA
Donald Trump’s tax returns are now in the hands of the Manhattan DA
💬nypost.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 07:11 pm

Former President Donald Trump’s tax returns and related records have been turned over to the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office as part of a criminal probe — after he lost a protracted battle to keep them under wraps. “Our office obtained the records on Monday,” said Danny Frost, a spokesman for Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance Jr....


Brett Gardner thinks this could be his last Yankees contract
Brett Gardner thinks this could be his last Yankees contract
💬nypost.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 07:02 pm

TAMPA — Brett Gardner, returning for a 14th season in Yankees pinstripes, said Thursday that he doesn’t anticipate signing another contract with the team that drafted and developed him. “I’d say that’s pretty safe,” Gardner said, before adding, “Let’s take things not one year at a time but one day at a time.” Just last...


Lady Gaga’s dad Joe Germanotta says family is ‘sick’ over dognapping
Lady Gaga’s dad Joe Germanotta says family is ‘sick’ over dognapping
💬nypost.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 06:54 pm

“We’re just sick over it, it’s really horrible,” Joe Germanotta, a Manhattan restaurateur, said by phone.


Cybersecurity experts and US lawmakers criticize Amazon for a lack of public transparency about the SolarWinds hack, which was likely launched using AWS (Wall Street Journal)
Cybersecurity experts and US lawmakers criticize Amazon for a lack of public transparency about the SolarWinds hack, which was likely launched using AWS (Wall Street Journal)
💬www.techmeme.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 06:50 pm

Wall Street Journal: Cybersecurity experts and US lawmakers criticize Amazon for a lack of public transparency about the SolarWinds hack, which was likely launched using AWS  —  Tech giant says it wasn't breached, but it is seen as having valuable data on the attack  —  As lawmakers and security researchers continue …


Syria: Economic decline, rising hunger and surging humanitarian needs
Syria: Economic decline, rising hunger and surging humanitarian needs
💬news.un.org | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 06:42 pm

Syria’s fragile economy has “suffered multiple shocks” over the past 18 months, with its currency plummeting and joblessness swelling as people struggle to cover their basic needs, the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Thursday. 


Costco to hike its minimum wage to $16 an hour
Costco to hike its minimum wage to $16 an hour
💬nypost.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 06:28 pm

Costco is boosting its minimum hourly wage to $16 starting next week, the warehouse retailer’s chief executive said during congressional testimony on Thursday. The $1-an-hour wage increase exceeds the pay that competitors Target, Walmart and other big-box retailers offer their employees and comes amid a national discussion about raising the federal minimum wage to $15...


BMW 2 Series Gran Coupes recalled for a sunroof issue     - Roadshow
BMW 2 Series Gran Coupes recalled for a sunroof issue - Roadshow
💬www.cnet.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 06:02 pm

Around 14,000 vehicle are impacted by a noncompliance problem, which the automaker will correct free of charge.


Crypto startup Anchorage, which recently became the first federally chartered digital asset bank, raises $80M Series C led by GIC (Yogita Khatri/The Block)
Crypto startup Anchorage, which recently became the first federally chartered digital asset bank, raises $80M Series C led by GIC (Yogita Khatri/The Block)
💬www.techmeme.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 05:55 pm

Yogita Khatri / The Block: Crypto startup Anchorage, which recently became the first federally chartered digital asset bank, raises $80M Series C led by GIC  —  Cryptocurrency custodian and banking company Anchorage announced Thursday that it raised $80 million in a Series C funding round.


Can Clubhouse Move Fast Without Breaking Things?
Can Clubhouse Move Fast Without Breaking Things?
💬www.nytimes.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 05:54 pm

The 11-month-old audio social network is compelling. It also has some very grown-up problems.


Payments startup Klarna reports 2020 results: operating income rose 40% YoY to $1B, net loss widens to $167M; 18M app MAUs and 87M shoppers used its services (Robin Wauters/Tech.eu)
Payments startup Klarna reports 2020 results: operating income rose 40% YoY to $1B, net loss widens to $167M; 18M app MAUs and 87M shoppers used its services (Robin Wauters/Tech.eu)
💬www.techmeme.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 05:50 pm

Robin Wauters / Tech.eu: Payments startup Klarna reports 2020 results: operating income rose 40% YoY to $1B, net loss widens to $167M; 18M app MAUs and 87M shoppers used its services  —  Klarna, the Swedish payments company that was Europe's most valuable private fintech firm until Checkout.com overtook it late last year …


Virtual work parties: the good, the bad and the plain peculiar
Virtual work parties: the good, the bad and the plain peculiar
💬nypost.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 05:32 pm

Stockholm – Virtual work parties? You can’t really mingle with colleagues or dance with them and it’s tough to get in the disco mood in your home office. On the other hand, you can’t spread disease, you don’t have to traipse home and there’s no chance of an ill-advised amorous encounter. In the COVID-19 era...


BetterUp, which helps clients provide employees with career coaches and mental health counseling, raises $125M Series D at a $1.73B valuation (Katie Roof/Bloomberg)
BetterUp, which helps clients provide employees with career coaches and mental health counseling, raises $125M Series D at a $1.73B valuation (Katie Roof/Bloomberg)
💬www.techmeme.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 05:15 pm

Katie Roof / Bloomberg: BetterUp, which helps clients provide employees with career coaches and mental health counseling, raises $125M Series D at a $1.73B valuation  —  - $125 million Series D funding round led by Iconiq Growth  — BetterUp offers coaching, counseling as well as mentorship


Why are people spending hours on Clubhouse? It's not (usually) the money
Why are people spending hours on Clubhouse? It's not (usually) the money
💬www.latimes.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 05:08 pm

Influencers of all stripes are racing to build up their followings on Clubhouse, spending hours a day on the audio app. Why are people doing this?


Texas' Icy Disaster Makes the Case for Uniting the US Grid
Texas' Icy Disaster Makes the Case for Uniting the US Grid
💬www.wired.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 05:00 pm

The national grid is split into sections that can't share much power. Connecting them won't be cheap or easy, but it will help usher in the future of energy.


How to check your Intel and M1 Mac’s SSD health using Terminal
How to check your Intel and M1 Mac’s SSD health using Terminal
💬www.macworld.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 04:56 pm

Learn how to set up the Terminal in macOS so you can install and run smartmontools, a utility that provides data on the health of your SSD.


Stockholm-based Memmo.me, which allows users to pay celebrities for personalized video messages, raises $10M Series A (Anthony Ha/TechCrunch)
Stockholm-based Memmo.me, which allows users to pay celebrities for personalized video messages, raises $10M Series A (Anthony Ha/TechCrunch)
💬www.techmeme.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 04:55 pm

Anthony Ha / TechCrunch: Stockholm-based Memmo.me, which allows users to pay celebrities for personalized video messages, raises $10M Series A  —  Memmo.me, a startup allowing users to pay celebrities for personalized video messages, is announcing that it has raised $10 million in Series A funding.


Smart TVs running Google TV will come with a Basic mode that strips smart features from the TV (Ben Schoon/9to5Google)
Smart TVs running Google TV will come with a Basic mode that strips smart features from the TV (Ben Schoon/9to5Google)
💬www.techmeme.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 04:45 pm

Ben Schoon / 9to5Google: Smart TVs running Google TV will come with a Basic mode that strips smart features from the TV  —  Google TV is the company's next effort to rule the living room, picking up on the progress that Android TV made over half a decade.  The first smart TVs running on top


Terminus, a B2B marketing service that combines sales and marketing functions, raises $90M Series C, sources say at a valuation of around $400M (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)
Terminus, a B2B marketing service that combines sales and marketing functions, raises $90M Series C, sources say at a valuation of around $400M (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)
💬www.techmeme.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 04:40 pm

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch: Terminus, a B2B marketing service that combines sales and marketing functions, raises $90M Series C, sources say at a valuation of around $400M  —  Sales and marketing are often considered a single category on a business plan, but ironically, when it comes to building apps and services to help with them


President Biden Revokes Trump's Controversial Classical Architecture Order
President Biden Revokes Trump's Controversial Classical Architecture Order
💬www.npr.org | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 04:27 pm

The announcement from The White House was included in an executive order that revoked a number of Trump's actions as president. Trump had aimed to promote traditional design for federal buildings.


Armorblox, which protects enterprise communications using AI, raises $30M Series B led by Next47, bringing its total raised to $46.5M (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)
Armorblox, which protects enterprise communications using AI, raises $30M Series B led by Next47, bringing its total raised to $46.5M (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)
💬www.techmeme.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 04:15 pm

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat: Armorblox, which protects enterprise communications using AI, raises $30M Series B led by Next47, bringing its total raised to $46.5M  —  Armorblox, a cybersecurity startup using natural language understanding to protect enterprise communications, today announced that it raised $30 million in series B venture capital funding.


Sources: Parler investor Rebekah Mercer, who controlled 2 of 3 board seats in early February, is increasingly exerting control since the founding CEO's exit (Rachel Lerman/Washington Post)
Sources: Parler investor Rebekah Mercer, who controlled 2 of 3 board seats in early February, is increasingly exerting control since the founding CEO's exit (Rachel Lerman/Washington Post)
💬www.techmeme.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 04:10 pm

Rachel Lerman / Washington Post: Sources: Parler investor Rebekah Mercer, who controlled 2 of 3 board seats in early February, is increasingly exerting control since the founding CEO's exit  —  Mercer, whose family also invested in right-wing news site Breitbart, controls two of the three board seats at the company


Facebook launches a TV, radio, and digital ad campaign in support of personalized ads called Good Ideas Deserve to be Found, ahead of Apple's IDFA changes (Megan Graham/CNBC)
Facebook launches a TV, radio, and digital ad campaign in support of personalized ads called Good Ideas Deserve to be Found, ahead of Apple's IDFA changes (Megan Graham/CNBC)
💬www.techmeme.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 03:55 pm

Megan Graham / CNBC: Facebook launches a TV, radio, and digital ad campaign in support of personalized ads called Good Ideas Deserve to be Found, ahead of Apple's IDFA changes  —  - Facebook is launching a new ad campaign called “Good Ideas Deserve to be Found,” which makes a case for personalized advertising.


Otter.ai, which offers an AI-based transcription service, raises $50M Series B, including $10M in convertible notes, led by Spectrum Equity (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)
Otter.ai, which offers an AI-based transcription service, raises $50M Series B, including $10M in convertible notes, led by Spectrum Equity (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)
💬www.techmeme.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 03:50 pm

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat: Otter.ai, which offers an AI-based transcription service, raises $50M Series B, including $10M in convertible notes, led by Spectrum Equity  —  AI transcription startup Otter.ai today announced it has raised $50 million in a series B round that includes $10 million in convertible notes and was led by Spectrum Equity.


Sorare, an ethereum-powered marketplace for creating and trading football NFTs, raises $50M Series A led by Benchmark (Yogita Khatri/The Block)
Sorare, an ethereum-powered marketplace for creating and trading football NFTs, raises $50M Series A led by Benchmark (Yogita Khatri/The Block)
💬www.techmeme.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 03:30 pm

Yogita Khatri / The Block: Sorare, an ethereum-powered marketplace for creating and trading football NFTs, raises $50M Series A led by Benchmark  —  Quick Take  — NFT marketplace Sorare has raised $50 million in Series A.  — The round was led by Benchmark, with participation from Accel, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian …


SEC filing: Twitter says it aims to have 315M monetizable DAUs by the end of 2023 and to at least double annual revenue to $7.5B by then; stock up 7%+ (Lauren Feiner/CNBC)
SEC filing: Twitter says it aims to have 315M monetizable DAUs by the end of 2023 and to at least double annual revenue to $7.5B by then; stock up 7%+ (Lauren Feiner/CNBC)
💬www.techmeme.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 03:20 pm

Lauren Feiner / CNBC: SEC filing: Twitter says it aims to have 315M monetizable DAUs by the end of 2023 and to at least double annual revenue to $7.5B by then; stock up 7%+  —  - Twitter said on Thursday it aims to have 315 million monetizable daily active users by the end of 2023. 


Amazon Music's App Arrives on the New Chromecast With Ad-Supported Listening
Amazon Music's App Arrives on the New Chromecast With Ad-Supported Listening
💬www.reviewgeek.com | Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 01:56 pm