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What did VCs study in college?

Last updated: 08/21/2018

Although some colleges may offer a major program in business or entrepreneurship, there isn’t exactly a major in venture capital or angel investment. Crunchbase News has alread

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Beyoncé brings Jay-Z and a Destiny's Child reunion to 'Beychella'

Last updated: 08/21/2018

"I took some time to live my life, but don't think I'm just his little wife." Beyoncé is back. After bailing on her headlining spot at 2017's Coachella Valley Musi

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Maryland Schools May Tell Children When It’s Time to Log Off

Last updated: 08/21/2018

Maryland could become the first state to address parental concerns about computer screen time for children in the classroom. Legislation passed this month would require state educa

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EarthNow promises real-time views of the whole planet from a new satellite constellation

Last updated: 08/21/2018

A new space imaging startup called EarthNow aims to provide not just pictures of the planet on demand, but real-time video anywhere a client desires. Its ambition is matched only b

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Think KFC Has Recovered Since Its 'No Chicken' Fiasco? Oh, No It Hasn't

Last updated: 08/21/2018

Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.  They addressed it so well, right? Two months ago, KFC's UK arm had no

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A Former Top Wall Street Regulator Turns to the Blockchain

Last updated: 08/21/2018

SAN FRANCISCO — Gary Gensler was one of the top financial regulators in the Obama administration, the finance chief for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and, before

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Korean Air Heiresses, One Known for ‘Nut Rage,’ Lose Their Jobs

Last updated: 08/21/2018

SEOUL, South Korea — Two sisters accused of abusing Korean Air employees will be removed from management positions in their family-run corporate empire, the company announced on

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Google’s Parent Company Spends Like It’s Thinking of a Future Beyond Ads

Last updated: 08/21/2018

SAN FRANCISCO — Alphabet, Google’s parent company, is spending like it is beginning to prepare for life after advertising. Currently, Alphabet makes nearly 90 percent of its mo

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Dolo delivers on the Foursquare prophecy of hyper-local tips

Last updated: 08/20/2018

Dolo is the kindness of strangers as an app. Where’s the prettiest place in the park? What’s the best thing on the menu? How do I skip the line? Dolo lets you leave helpful sug

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One Goal of Amazon’s HQ2: Learn the Lessons of Seattle

Last updated: 08/20/2018

SEATTLE — When 10 representatives from Amazon visited the Denver area in late January, they did what you’d expect from a company scouting for a place to put its second headquar

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