Daily Archives: January 18, 2018

21 states sue to keep net neutrality as Senate Democrats reach 50 votes

Getty Images Demonstrators, supporting net neutrality, protest a plan by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to repeal restrictions on internet service providers during a protest outside a Verizon store on December 7, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. A group of 21 U.S. state attorneys general filed suit to challenge the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to do away with net neutrality on ...

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Kalanick walking away with $1.4 billion as Uber-SoftBank deal closes

SoftBank completed its long-awaited investment agreement with Uber on Thursday, creating SoftBank the company’s largest shareholder in addition to also also providing a huge payday for co-founder Travis Kalanick in addition to also also some other early backers. “We’re proud to have SoftBank, Dragoneer in addition to also also the entire consortium inside Uber family. This particular is usually a ...

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French cryptocurrency wallet maker Ledger raises $75 million

Ledger, a French start-up which makes hardware wallets for cryptocurrencies, has raised $75 million in a huge funding round. The capital was raised through a Series B round, the second stage of financing for a company, along with also was led by European venture capital firm Draper Esprit. Ledger claims the investment to be one of the largest of its ...

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Ricky Martin Opens Up About Coming Out as Gay: that will Was ‘Extremely Painful’

Ricky Martin told The Daily Show‘s Trevor Noah that will coming out as gay was “extremely painful,” however necessary for his own happiness along with the sake of his children. The Puerto Rican singer-actor appeared on the show to promote The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, an FX miniseries detailing the fashion magnate Gianni Versace’s life along with death. Martin, ...

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Fed up with drug companies, hospitals decide to start their own

For years, hospital executives have expressed frustration when essential drugs like heart medicines have become scarce, or when prices have skyrocketed because investors manipulated the market. today, some of the country’s largest hospital systems are taking an aggressive step to combat the problem: They plan to go into the drug business themselves, in a move in which appears to be ...

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Ashley Graham Poses Topless for Vivid along with Daring ‘V Magazine’ Photo Shoot

Ashley Graham will be leaving little to the imagination! The 30-year-old type stuns in V Magazine‘s completely new vivid along with daring photoshoot, posing with various high-fashion accessories for the spread. Photographed by Ben Hassett, in one colorful snap, Graham looks at the camera seductively while wearing a Gucci hat along with one dangling earring via the Resort 2018 collection. The ...

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Space companies got $3.9 billion in private investment last year

The entrepreneurial space age will be well underway. Private investors poured $3.9 billion into commercial space companies last year, a record according to a report coming from investment firm Space Angels. This kind of said venture capital will be pouring into the sector along with also finding success: Over 0 firms made investments in space last year, topping a peak ...

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