• Snap's former head of engineering is teaming up with 2 ex-colleagues to launch a new startup

    20 days ago - By Business Insider

    Timothy Sehn, Snap's former senior vice president of engineering, announced Monday night that he's no longer retired an will be founding a company called Liquidata, along with two other former Snap engineers.
    Liquidata is a Data as a Service company headquartered in Santa Monica.
    The company plans to release its first product in early 2019.
    Last November, Timothy Sehn, Snap's then senior vice president of engineering, made headlines when he announced he was leaving the company .
    On Monday night he announced that he has emerged with a brand new startup.
    On LinkedIn, Sehn posted that he will...
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  • Trump is going all out to tie Democrats to his latest political boogeyman: socialism

    Trump is going all out to tie Democrats to his latest political boogeyman: socialism

    20 days ago - By Chron

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    President Donald Trump is increasingly trying to link Democrats to socialism, possibly in an attempt to drive Republican voters to the polls.
    Trump has pointed to the growing popularity of Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for All" plan as evidence of socialist influence in the party.
    Concurrent with this push, the White House Council of Economic Advisers released a 72-page report on "The Opportunity Costs of Socialism."
    The report attempted to tie policies like Medicare for All to the ideology of dictators like Vladimir Lenin and Mao Zedong.
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  • Puerto Rico's ‘Inept Politicians' Want to Use Federal Disaster Aid to Pay Debt, Trump Says

    20 days ago - By Fortune

    President Donald Trump falsely asserted that Puerto Rican politicians are seeking to use federal disaster aid to pay off the crippling debts that pushed the island into a record bankruptcy.
    Puerto Rico is expecting billions in disaster recovery aid to help rebuild from last year's Hurricane Maria, an influx that has improved the island's economic prospects by bringing in capital for infrastructure and promising to create jobs. This week it prompted a federal oversight board to project fiscal surpluses for the island through 2023, after accounting for a planned program of economic...
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  • The U.S. and European Union leaders are meeting today in Washington

    20 days ago - By AG Web


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  • Kevin Kester, president of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association

    20 days ago - By AG Web

    Kevin Kester, president of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association, Rep. Rodney Davis of Illinois, and Will Sawyer of CoBank are guests today.
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  • Josh Kushner's Thrive Capital brings in $1B

    20 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    It's a good week to be Josh Kushner, venture capitalist, founder of the health insurance unicorn Oscar , brother to President Donald Trump's senior advisor Jared Kushner and son of real estate tycoon Charles Kushner.
    Days after marrying supermodel Karlie Kloss, Kushner's VC firm Thrive Capital has announced the close of $1 billion in new capital for its sixth flagship venture fund. The firm has raised $600 million for late-stage deals and an additional $400 million for earlier bets.
    Thrive is stage and industry agnostic with investments in Oscar, Cadre, a real estate software company...
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  • U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet

    20 days ago - By AG Web

    U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet at the Group of 20 nations summit in Buenos Aires to discuss the trade dispute between the two countries.
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