Monday, January 27, 2020

Italian Vogue’s Sustainable January 2020 Issue

After Vogue editors across many international editions declared that the magazine would do its best to “preserve our planet for future generations,” Italian Vogue cut photo shoots—and photos—for its January 2020 issue. In a letter to readers, editor Emanuele Farneti details the embarrassingly long list of people, supplies, and trips needed to complete an issue:…

Tove Lo Takes An Awkward Uber Ride With Finneas In ‘Bikini Porn’ Video

Charlie Twaddle Name any random place, and there's a good chance Tove Lo has danced there in nothing but a bikini. A dirt road? Yep. The back of a truck? Yep. A drab record store and its adjacent parking lot? Yep, yep. And then there's the gym, the pool, the bar, and everywhere in between.…

Missy Elliott Is A Doo-Wop, Disco, And Punk Icon In Her ‘Why I Still Love You’ Video

Atlantic Records 2019 was a stellar year for Missy Elliott, who dropped her ICONOLOGY EP just before receiving the Video Vanguard Award at the VMAs and celebrating with a career-spanning performance. Now, Missy is bringing her icon status into the new decade with her latest top-notch visual, for the ICONOLOGY standout "Why I Still Love…

17 celebrities who are happily single, thank you very much

Both Emma Watson and Jennifer Aniston are happy just as they are — single. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images/Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images Emma Watson coined the viral term "self-partnered" in November 2019, which she explained to Vogue meant she's happy being single. And while speculation continues for a rekindling of Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt 2.0 relationship, Aniston…

The 1975 Give Fans Two Reasons To Smile And One Reason To Frown

Who's better at sharing bad news with a little delight tacked on than The 1975? Although their forthcoming album, Notes on a Conditional Form, has been pushed back a couple of months, the Matt Healy-led band delivered double the good news to make up for the bad announcement: Not only did they release a new tune, "Me…

Here’s Who Qualified For The Next Democratic Presidential Debate

The seventh Democratic presidential debate is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 9 p.m. Eastern, hosted at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez may move it, however, if the event interferes with a yet-unscheduled Senate impeachment trial for President Donald Trump. To qualify, the candidates needed to meet polling…

News

CNN goes to ground zero of Wuhan coronavirus outbreak – CNN Video

A deadly outbreak of the new Wuhan coronavirus emerged in Wuhan, China, a city of 11 million people in December 2019. Within weeks, the virus has killed dozens, sickened hundreds and spread as far as the United States. CNN's David Culver reports.Source: CNN

DC attorney general’s office sues Trump inaugural committee for alleged abuse of nonprofit status

The DC AG accused the inaugural committee of overpaying the Trump Hotel in DC.January 22, 2020, 7:41 PM6 min read President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee abused its nonprofit status by knowingly overpaying for space in the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., in early 2017 as part of an effort to enrich the Trump family,…

What was the Senate chamber like while Rep. Adam Schiff made his final Thursday speech?

CLOSE House Democrat impeachment managers began opening arguments on Wednesday, led by Rep, Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) . Their opening arguments are expected to span three days. USA TODAYHouse Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff decided to close the Thursday Senate impeachment proceedings by reading passages from President Donald Trump’s July 25 call with Volodymyr Zelensky to…

Taylor Swift Opened Up About Having An Eating Disorder In Her New Documentary

Taylor Swift has opened up for the first time about her experience with an eating disorder. Getty Images In scenes from her documentary, Miss Americana, which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival on Thursday night, Taylor revealed that she would often starve herself to the point of feeling she was about to pass out on…

Mariah Carey Will Be Inducted Into The Songwriters Hall Of Fame And We Are So Not Surprised

By now, we all know that Mariah Carey is unstoppable. The pop icon has broken not one, not two, but several records over the last few months, and soon, she'll be honored for her songwriting in a major, major way. On Thursday (January 16), the Songwriters Hall of Fame announced which talent will be inducted into the class of…

Victoria Pedretti Wants You To Believe In Love

Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for MTV Victoria Pedretti has never online dated, but she has a theory as to why we’re all on edge about it. “It all goes back to fears about being vulnerable,” she says, in a matter-of-fact tone that would give my therapist a run for her money. “You give your information to…

Miley Cyrus Made A Bed Out Of A Massive Guitar Collection

Miley Cyrus knows an awesome guitar collection when she sees it. The singer recently spent time with Billy Idol and producer Andrew Watt for a session. Besides being over the moon about the fact that we could be hearing new music potentially featuring the legendary rocker, Cyrus was particularly excited by Watt's guitar collection. It's…

Politics

Stacey Abrams talks voter suppression, the 2020 Democratic field and Obama

Talk about what steps you'll take beyond this initial phone banking to address these voters, and how else you're fighting this purge? So voter purges, when they happen, the most important part of the process is ensuring that the people who are likely to be purged know what's coming and know what their rights are.…

‘Start Here’: Impeachment trial on hold and takeaways from the Democratic debate

It's Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. Let's start here. 1. Senate trial standoff After Wednesday night's historic impeachment vote against President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she is waiting to send the articles to the Senate until she sees the details for a trial from Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. "In any event, we are…

We’re Hiring A Part-Time Social Media Producer

FiveThirtyEight is hiring a part-time social media producer to join our team. The ideal candidate is someone who is interested in connecting our wonky, data-driven approach to sports and political journalism with audiences across platforms. This position, along with the head of social, is FiveThirtyEight’s voice across social platforms, including Twitter and Facebook. This team…

Can any team stop?

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore Ravens have won nine straight games, sit at 11-2 on the season, and they look, at least on offense, to be virtually unstoppable. Even with their top receiver leaving in the first quarter of Sunday’s game against the Bills, Lamar Jackson still led the team to 24 points, tossing three…

The New Boeing 777X Has Wings That Fold Up and the World’s Largest Twin-Engine

The plane boasts the world’s largest and most efficient twin-engine jet. January 26, 2020 On Saturday, the new Boeing 777X took flight heading to Paine Field north of Seattle. It was the aircraft's first flight. RELATED: BOEING'S 737 MAX COULD BE IN THE AIR AGAIN IN EARLY 2020 The new model is notably impressive due to its…

Corvettes inside flattened building

New York Daily News | Jan 25, 2020 | 8:46 PM A building full of Corvettes was fattened Friday in Houston. (J.D. POOLEY/ASSOCIATED PRESS) A bevy of Chevys worth $1 million was trapped inside a Corvette-filled building flattened by a deadly explosion in Houston on Friday, according to a local report. Gordon Andrus, the owner…

Romney: ‘It’s very likely I’ll be in favor of witnesses’ in Trump impeachment trial | TheHill

Utah Sen. Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyKaine: GOP senators should 'at least' treat Trump trial with seriousness of traffic court Des Moines Register endorses Elizabeth Warren as Democratic presidential nominee Romney: 'It's very likely I'll be in favor of witnesses' in Trump impeachment trial MORE (R) said Saturday that it is “very likely” he will…

China’s Battle With a Deadly Coronavirus, in Photos

The spread of a deadly respiratory virus has prompted the authorities to limit travel in cities in central China, including Wuhan, where the disease was first found last month. It has since spread to at least four other countries.The outbreak comes just before the start of the Lunar New Year holiday on Friday, as hundreds…

Space Photos of the Week: An Ode to Infrared

On January 30, NASA will bid farewell to its Spitzer Space Telescope. The size of a schoolbus, Spitzer is one of NASA’s most beloved and hardworking telescopes: It launched on August 25, 2003, and its mission has been to study the universe using infrared light. (Space is cold, so detecting even slight variations in heat…

Health

A Deadly Coronavirus Is Spreading In China, But What Exactly Is It?

Photo: Mark Schiefelbein/AP/Shutterstock.Update: On Tuesday, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first U.S. case of coronavirus. The patient was taken into isolation in Everett, Washington and officials are currently compiling a list of people he may have been in contact with. Currently, there are no confirmed cases in Canada.This story was originally…

Three UW students in Seattle screened for novel coronavirus – UW News

Administrative affairs  |  For UW employees  |  UW and the community  |  UW News blog January 26, 2020 The University of Washington was notified by Public Health – Seattle & King County (PHSKC) that three students from the UW’s Seattle campus are being screened for the novel (new) coronavirus. These three students recently traveled to…

Test results show Texas A&M student does NOT have coronavirus – KBTX

Posted: Sun 4:17 PM, Jan 26, 2020 &nbsp|&nbsp Updated: Sun 7:39 PM, Jan 26, 2020 BRAZOS COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX)- The Brazos County Health District has received the results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the suspected case of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Officials on Sunday announced the results are negative. The health…

National Why you might catch the flu twice this season Susan Gonzalez 3:38 PM, Jan – The Denver Channel

You may have already caught the flu this season, but there's a chance you could get it again, health experts warn. According to Healthline, there's an increased chance for a "double-barreled flu season" this year, meaning two different strains of influenza could strike back to back. This also means people who have already had the…

Arizona college student diagnosed as fifth US coronavirus case – New York Post

January 26, 2020 | 4:14pm | Updated January 26, 2020 | 4:15pm An Arizona college student was confirmed to have the new coronavirus strain — the fifth case of the deadly bug detected in the US, officials said. The patient, who wasn’t identified, is a student enrolled at Arizona State University in Tempe, news station…

Wesleyan University student being monitored for coronavirus in Connecticut – New York Post

January 26, 2020 | 8:48am | Updated January 26, 2020 | 8:50am Enlarge Image An official wears a protective mask in Thailand amid fears of the coronavirus outbreak. Reuters A student at Wesleyan University in Connecticut is being monitored as a possible case of the deadly new coronavirus, school officials said. The unidentified student complained…

Don’t Delay Your Knee Replacement – Healthline

Americans have more than 600,000 knee replacements each year. That number is expected to reach 1.28 million by 2030.A new study finds that 90 percent of patients with osteoarthritis in their knees wait too long to get a replacement.Experts devised a new algorithm to help physicians and patients figure out the right time to have…

Coronavirus outbreak: Patients in France are in good condition, says public health chief – Global News

The three people confirmed to have contracted the Wuhan coronavirus in France are in good condition, the country's public health chief Jerome Salomon said on Saturday.A day earlier, France confirmed the first three cases of the virus in Europe, with two patients hospitalized in Paris and the other in Bordeaux.For more info, please go to…

When a Man’s Impotence Is Purely Psychological

Source: nee dpix free image As many writers have observed, the causes for male impotence and erectile dysfunction (ED) fall into three categories: physical/medical, lifestyle, and psychological. But ultimately the dynamics of this common disturbance aren’t that separable. For many such difficulties start out as physical but eventually become mainly mental and emotional. Because other…

Alcohol-Related Deaths Have Doubled Since 1999, Here’s Why – Healthline

Share on PinterestStudy findings indicate women and people over 50 have seen the greatest increases in alcohol use. Getty Images.Alcohol-related deaths are on the rise according to a new study. In 2017, 3 percent of 3 million deaths involved alcohol. Rates were highest among men between the ages of 45 to 74. A new study…

News

Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter Likely Succumbed to Well-Known Danger

Wreckage of the crashed helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven others. Photo: David McNew/Getty Images While the cause of the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and seven others has not yet been determined, the weather and terrain conditions in the Los Angeles area on Sunday were similar to…

As Coronavirus Fears Intensify, Effectiveness of Quarantines Is Questioned

Amid news the coronavirus is spreading at an accelerating rate, concern is growing that China’s lockdown of cities may not only have come too late but could even make the situation worse.A police officer blocking a road leaving Wuhan, the Chinese city at the center of the coronavirus outbreak. Credit...Hector Retamal/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesPublished Jan.…

Here’s How The Grammy Awards Honored Kobe Bryant In The Opening Of The Show

The Grammy Awards are happening tonight — but for many, the festivities are overshadowed by the shocking and tragic death of Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, after their helicopter crashed this morning. Seven other people were killed in the crash. Christian Petersen / Getty Images Making things even more emotional, the Grammys are…

Bryant death draws tributes from Asian fans, politicians

BEIJING (AP) — Kobe Bryant was a hugely popular figure in Asia, no more so than in China where basketball rivals soccer as the most popular sport.However, his death Sunday in a helicopter accident comes at an awkward time between the country and the league. National broadcaster CCTC pulled all NBA games off the air…

Billie Eilish Won All The Grammys, Basically

Getty Images The 2020 Grammys are done and dusted, and it was a stellar night for anyone who bet big on Billie Eilish. The 18-year-old wunderkind basically bulldozed her way through the end of the show with a historic sweep that even she herself couldn't believe. "God, this is so crazy!" she said while accepting…

Democrats demand Bolton testify after NYT report Trump directly told him Ukraine aid tied to investigations

William Cummings, USA TODAY Published 9:27 p.m. ET Jan. 26, 2020 | Updated 11:01 p.m. ET Jan. 26, 2020CLOSE Senators from both parties react to the possibility of calling former White House national security adviser John Bolton as he is "prepared to testify" if he is subpoenaed by the Senate in its impeachment trial of…

Amazon employees launch mass defiance of company communications policy in support of colleagues

SEATTLE — More than 330 Amazon employees violated the e-commerce giant’s communications policy Sunday, in an unprecedented public display of support for colleagues who were warned they could be fired for speaking out to criticize the company’s climate practices.Amazon Employees for Climate Justice, a group of workers concerned about the company’s business with the oil…

Japan to arrange charter flight for Japanese in Wuhan as early as Tuesday: Kyodo

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is expected to arrange a charter flight as early as Tuesday for any of its citizens who wish to return from Wuhan in China, the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak, Kyodo news agency cited a senior ruling party official as saying on Monday. The death toll from the new virus rose…

CBS News Battleground Tracker: In Iowa, it’s Sanders, Biden and a wild finish ahead

Battleground Tracker: Sanders, Biden and a wild finish ahead in Iowa It's a tight and fluid race heading into the final week in Iowa for a lot of reasons. Bernie Sanders is attracting 26% support, with Joe Biden at 25%, as the top preferences of likely caucus goers. Pete Buttigieg is right there within striking…

Business

Watch Toyota Tacoma Truck Spin Out, Lose Control On Wet Ramp: TeslaCam

A wet roadway is often slick and in this case it proves to be too slick to maintain control. This TeslaCam video captures the moment a Toyota Tacoma loses control on a wet exit ramp on the highway. The pickup truck spins out and goes off the road. The Tesla driver did indeed stop to…

23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki is ‘surprised’ that DNA test sales have declined. I’m not.

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Barbie and Ken re-imagined as Soviet citizens living in Cold War USSR

Russian doll artist and photographer Lara Vychuzhanina takes Barbie and Ken out of their Malibu dream house and imagines them "back in the US, back in the US, back in the USSR." Working with real photographs as a reference, Vychuzhanina manages to capture the style of the Soviet world in incredible detail. The delightfully nostalgic,…

Walmart Grocery Pickup Service Down Nationwide

UPDATE: Walmart grocery pick up services back up. BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) -- According to a Rogers Walmart, the entire grocery pickup service is down nationwide. Walmart received every grocery order placed this morning (Jan.26) but were unable to process them according to Walmart Assistant Manager Hamish. Every order placed this morning was canceled due to…

Google says it can save lives, but can we ever trust it with our health data?

Google hopes that one day it might be able to save your life. As the tech giant moves deeper into healthcare, it plans to fight medical misinformation in search results, create tools to be used by thousands of doctors, and improve the accuracy of diagnosis with technologies like computer vision to read X-rays.Those are just…

Entertainment

How to Look Attractive During the Winter

Do you like to look nice? Are you the type of person that needs hours to buy a new piece of clothes? Well, then you know that winters are the toughest period of the year for fashion geeks. Things are different during the summer. Logically, you will want to improve your body and be in…

Grammys 2020: Joy Villa continues her streak of Donald Trump-inspired red carpet looks

Hannah Yasharoff, USA TODAY Published 6:24 p.m. ET Jan. 26, 2020 | Updated 12:04 a.m. ET Jan. 27, 2020CLOSE See which stars pulled off the best and most outrageous outfits at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards. USA TODAYJoy Villa's streak of wearing conservative-inspired outfits on the red carpet continues. The singer arrived on the Grammys red…

Billy Porter is the First Man to Land on Allure

This cover is every bit the piece of art that Billy himself strives to be in his life. It’s stunning The interview is also one of those where the writer probably just sat back and turned on the tape recorder. This could be why our government allowed the AIDS epidemic to run rampant through artistic…

HBO Probably Won’t Make a Second Season of *Watchmen*

Hello, welcome to an all-new edition of The Monitor, WIRED’s entertainment news roundup. What’s been happening the last few days? Lots of television news. Let’s dig in.HBO Likely Won’t Make a Second Season of WatchmenHave you been wondering what happened to Regina King after she stepped into that pool in the season finale of Watchmen?…

Trust Us, This Is The Worst Way to Cook Pasta

Cooking pasta seems so monotonous, but what if there was a way to avoid the whole boiling water routine? According to Italian chef Cesare Casella, there is. The chef claims you can cook the pasta directly in a pan full of tomato sauce. Simply thin some tomato sauce with water, bring it to a boil,…

PSG beat sixth-tier team made up of their own supporters in French Cup

Adil Aouchiche scored his first goal for PSG against ESA Linas-MontlheryParis St-Germain cruised to a 6-0 win over sixth-tier ESA Linas-Montlhery in the French Cup - and their opponents were understandably star-struck.The amateur club's players are almost entirely diehard PSG fans and the draw handed them a once-in-a-lifetime chance to face some of their heroes.Linas-Montlhery…

1917’s win at the Directors Guild Awards foreshadows a big Oscar win for Sam Mendes

TFW you don’t know where you’re going to put this giant awardPhoto: Frazer Harrison (Getty Images)1917 director Sam Mendes better start clearing some shelf space in his house, both because he won the Outstanding Directorial Achievement In Theatrical Feature Film award at last night’s Directors Guild Awards (and that award is absolutely massive), and because…

Trump works to avoid evangelical defections in 2020

The first of several "Evangelicals for Trump" events planned over the next 11 months was part of a larger effort to broaden the president's support among religious voters in the wake of an attention-grabbing Christianity Today op-ed that backed his impeachment and removal. The Trump campaign believes that if it can win over a few…

‘Joker’ Just Beat Every MCU Movie in This Stunning Way

There was kind of a collective gasp in the movie world the morning when the 2020 Oscar nominations were read January 13. Finding out Joker had 11 nominations wasn’t really predicted by any Oscar soothsayer. If maybe it reflects the kind of voters the Oscars still have (older and white), it’s now in the record…

The Evergreen Allure of Gucci Loafers

Florentine fashion house Gucci made a name for itself with luggage. In the early 1900s its founder, Guccio Gucci was working as a porter in various European hotels, notably London’s Savoy Hotel, when he was captivated by the opulent bags and trunks of well-to-do hotel guests. So, when he returned to Italy and in 1921,…

eOnline Reddit Streams To Grammy Awards Live Streaming Reddit HD

If you are looking to watch the Grammy Awards live stream from your home, check out all options below. Grammy Awards is getting closer to its end. We have seen some amazing events and new athletes. Make sure you watch all games live through the official streaming channels listed below. Although Grammy Awards has become…

This Animal Shelter’s Adoption Ad For a Sassy Cat Is Way Too Relatable: “She’s a Jerk”

Single, socially awkward, and ready to mingle. No, this isn't my dating profile. It's just the start of what you need to know about Perdita, a ridiculously sassy cat up for adoption at Mitchell County Animal Rescue in North Carolina. "Not for the faint of heart," Perdita is a 4-year-old cat who found her way…

Sports

How Patrick Mahomes could’ve ended up a Tiger – MLB.com

Tim Grieve can feel his busy season approaching. While Michigan is covered in snow, it’s nearing baseball season in Texas. And as a Tigers crosschecker, Grieve has college and high school prospects to begin tracking again. Still, as he enjoyed one of his last remaining free weekends, Grieve took some Tim Grieve can feel his…

Red Sox manager Alex Cora fired in sign stealing scandal

The Boston Red Sox have fired manager Alex CoraBy JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports WriterJanuary 15, 2020, 3:29 AM5 min readBOSTON -- Alex Cora has already been identified as a ringleader in an illegal system of sign stealing when he was with the Houston Astros. The Red Sox didn't wait to see what punishment Major League…

The Making of an NBA Icon

"Howard, do you need me today?"The voice came from behind me, but I knew who was asking before I turned my head.Kobe Bryant was striding across the gym at L.A. Southwest College, heading toward the exit. Practice was over, players were slowly dispersing, and I was in the middle of asking Robert Horry about something.Kobe…

Coco Gauff: “I really, truly love it here!” | Australian Open 2020 Press Conference R4 – Australian Open TV

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Chris Broussard: ‘I’m truly heartbroken for Kobe, his fans, the Laker family, the NBA family’ (VIDEO)

Video Details Jan 26, 2020 at 5:20p ET | NBA | Duration: 1:48 NBA Chris Broussard on the passing of Kobe Bryant More Videos » Help | Press | Advertise With Us | Jobs | FOX Cincy | RSS | Site MapFS1 | FOX | FOX News | Fox Corporation | FOX Sports Supports | FOX…

In Europe and Asia, fans pay tribute to Kobe

12:32 AM ETESPN News Services Basketball fans in Europe and Asia reacted to the sudden death of former Lakers star Kobe Bryant with tributes and praise.Bryant and his daughter Gianna were among several people killed Sunday in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, a source confirmed to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Bryant was 41. Gianna was…

Former NBA Player Jim Farmer to Plead Not Guilty to Human Trafficking Charge

(MURFREESBORO, Tenn.) — A grand jury has brought charges in a sex trafficking case against former NBA player and one-time University of Alabama basketball standout Jim Farmer, who was caught up in an undercover law enforcement sting last October. Farmer, 55, of Franklin, Tennessee, was arrested again after being indicted by the Rutherford County grand…

Magic Johnson paid tribute to Kobe Bryant with both of his jersey numbers. Here is the meaning behind each one.

Kobe Bryant is the only player in NBA history to have two numbers retired by the same team.He retired in 2016 and his Los Angeles Lakers jerseys were sent into the rafters at Staples Center in December 2017 during the halftime ceremony of a Lakers-Warriors game.Bryant wore No. 8 for the first half of his…

Australia pay tribute to those affected by bushfires

Kyrgios was part of the Australian team that reached the quarter-finals of the Davis Cup in NovemberNick Kyrgios will donate 200 Australian dollars (£106) for each ace he hits in events held in Australia in January to help those affected by the bushfires.The Australian, 24, earlier called on Tennis Australia to host a fund-raising exhibition,…

Derek Jeter, Larry Walker Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

NEW YORK — Derek Jeter came within one vote of being a unanimous pick for the Hall of Fame while Larry Walker also earned baseball’s highest honor on Tuesday. The longtime New York Yankees captain appeared on 396 of 397 ballots cast by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, falling just shy of the standard…

Technology

The Pentagon pushes back on Huawei ban in bid for ‘balance’

Huawei may have just found itself an ally in the most unexpected of places. According to a new report out of The Wall Street Journal, both the Defense and Treasury Departments are pushing back on a Commerce Department-led ban on sales from the embattled Chinese hardware giant. That move, in turn, has reportedly led Commerce…

As the venture market tightens, a debt lender sees big opportunities

David Spreng spent more than 20 years in venture capital before dipping his toe into the world of revenue-based financing and realizing there was a growing appetite for alternatives to venture capital. Indeed, since forming debt-lending company Runway Growth Capital in mid-2015, Spreng has been busy writing checks to a variety of mostly later-stage companies…

Clayton Christensen, author of “The Innovator’s Dilemma,” has passed away at age 67

Clayton Christensen, a longtime professor at Harvard Business School who became famous worldwide after authoring the best-selling business book, “The Innovator’s Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail,” passed away last night. The Deseret News reported earlier today that the cause tied to complications from leukemia treatments that Christensen was receiving in Boston.…

Vine reboot Byte officially launches

Two years after Vine’s co-founder Dom Hofmann announced he was building a successor to the short-form video app, today Byte makes its debut on iOS and Android. Byte lets you shoot or upload and then share six-second videos. The tiny time limit necessitates no-filler content that’s denser than the maximum 1-minute clips on TikTok. Byte…

Google backtracks on search results design

Earlier today, Google href="https://twitter.com/searchliaison/status/1220768238490939394?s=21"> announced that it would be redesigning the redesign of its search results as a response to withering criticism from politicians, consumers, and the press over the way in which search results display were made to look like ads. Google makes money when users of its search service click on ads. It…
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