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Delaware lawmakers pass Beau Biden Gun Violence Protection Act

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A Delaware gun control measure named for the late Beau Biden is headed to the governor's desk, after the state's General Assembly passed the legislation on Tuesday.<p>The bill would create a process for law-enforcement officials to get permission to search and seize firearms from …

Guns

How Pressing Mute Got Us Our First Sale

Every company has a first sale story. Here is the story of how our startup captured its first sale and the lessons you can learn.<p>Picture yourself pitching a new product on a sales call, and the client unexpectedly asks to purchase immediately. You have no price, no order form, and they want your …

Customers

The Simple 7 Warm-Up

Get Fired Up, Loosened Up, and Ready to Lift<p>The purpose of a warm-up is to prepare your body for work, perform better, and reduce the risk of injury. …

Workouts

China’s Uber for Trucks Is Said to Raise $1.9 Billion in Funding

Full Truck Alliance Group, China’s biggest app for Uber-like truck services, raised $1.9 billion in funding to fuel its expansion, people familiar …

Venture Capital

MIT study shows the most successful entrepreneurs are in their forties

The tech world can sometimes feel like <i>Logan’s Run</i>. If you haven’t made your start by the end of your twenties, you’re officially past it. Daniel Ek founded Spotify when he was 23. Steve Jobs launched Apple when he was 21. And Mark Zuckerberg found the time to launch Facebook amidst a busy schedule …

Entrepreneurship

911 operator sentenced to 10 days in jail for hanging up on thousands of emergency calls

HOUSTON, Texas (CBS/AP) - A former 911 operator for the city of Houston will serve 10 days in jail and 18 months on probation for hanging up on …

Crime

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Exercise

Rally held at Portland DHS after Filipino activist's deportation

PORTLAND, Ore. – Human rights groups held a rally Friday at Portland’s Department of Homeland Security after a Filipino activist was deported from …

Human Rights
Immigration
Immigration

Official: Shotgun in guitar case was used in school shooting

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A gunman carried a shotgun in a guitar case and opened fire Friday in a Florida high school, wounding one student before he was arrested on a day planned for a national classroom walkout to protest gun violence, authorities said.<p>Nineteen-year-old suspect Sky Bouche said …

High School

I Was Living In Poverty When One Small Decision Started Making Me $5,000 a Week

With business slowing to a crawl and his rent due, this entrepreneur found prosperity by leaning into his fear.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, I was in a dilemma. I’d found success as a writer and as a coach, but my business had slowed to a torpor. I didn’t …

Motivation

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

300,000 people say they're ready to protest if Robert Mueller is fired

<b>(CNN) —</b> If President Trump fires special counsel Robert Mueller, the liberal group MoveOn.org plans a quick and expansive response.<p>The group is calling for hundreds of rallies to take place across the country protesting Trump's action if such a firing occurs.<p>So far MoveOn's gotten around 300,000 …

Background checks pay for Checkr, which just rang up $100 million in new funding

Criminal records, driving records, employment verifications. Companies that use on-demand employees need to know that all the boxes have been checked before they send workers into the world on their behalf, and they often need those boxes checked quickly.<p>A growing number of them use Checkr, a San …

Startups

4 Exercises for Real Posture Improvement

The Posture Experts Are Wrong<p>Any time the subject of posture comes up, it creates the image of a bunch of wanna-be debutantes struggling to learn how …

Workouts

New Jersey Governor Signs 'Name And Shame' Order On Gun Data

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed an executive order making data on gun violence more accessible to the public.<p>The so-called "Name and Shame" order will cite the origin of a gun involved in a crime. According to the state, approximately 80 percent of guns involved in crime come from outside of …

Guns

Johnson & Johnson acquires C-SATS, a University of Washington spinout that grades surgeons

Johnson & Johnson today announced the acquisition of C-SATS, a Seattle startup that uses technology to facilitate performance reviews for …

Johnson & Johnson

How Patriots' Julian Edelman helped stop a potential school shooting

<b>(CNN) —</b> New England Patriots player Julian Edelman was in Texas visiting a friend when he got a disturbing message on social media.<p>"I can't help but notice in the comments section there is a kid saying he's going to shoot up a school, can everybody alert the authorities please????" an unidentified …

Social Media

Feds Say They've Detected Apparent Rogue Spy Devices In D.C.

The Department of Homeland Security says it has seen activity in Washington, D.C., of what appear to be rogue surveillance devices that could be used to hijack cellphones, listen to calls and read texts.<p>But it says it's not able to actually track down where they are, because that would require more …

Surveillance

American lawyers urged to use 'burner phones' when travelling abroad to protect information from US border inspection

Lawyers in the US are being advised to use “burner phones” when they travel abroad to protect information from government inspection on re-entering the country.<p>The advice, given by the New York Bar Association, comes against the backdrop of the Trump administration tightening border security.<p>Anyone …

Immigration

Police: YouTube shooter was calm in interview before attack

MENIFEE, Calif. (AP) — Just hours before she shot and wounded three people at YouTube headquarters, Nasim Aghdam calmly told police who found her sleeping in her car that she was having family problems and had left her home.<p>During the 20-minute interview with officers early Tuesday, she did not …

San Francisco

YouTube shooting: Female suspect dead, three wounded at HQ in San Bruno, California

The woman appeared to have killed herself and three other people were being treated for gunshot wounds, police said.<p>A woman opened fire at YouTube's California headquarters Tuesday afternoon before turning the gun on herself, authorities said. Three other people were shot, one of whom was in …

San Mateo County

Veriff wants to make it simple to present identification online

Whenever you are doing something online that requires you to present an official ID like a passport or driver’s license to complete the transaction, it presents risk to both parties. Consumers want to know they are secure and brands want to know the person is using valid credentials. That’s where …

Identity Theft

Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look<p>Five things we learned from Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook hearing<p>Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store …

Time I

Twitter bot in 17 lines of code

A few months ago I posted how to "create a twitter bot in 3 minutes". Since then Twitter API changed so I decided that its time for an update. I also …

APIs

Selfie medicine: Phone apps push people to take their pills

SEATTLE (AP) — Take two tablets and a selfie? Your doctor's orders may one day include a smartphone video to make sure you took your medicine.<p>Smartphone apps that monitor pill-taking are now available, and researchers are testing how well they work when medication matters. Experts praise the …

Medicine

What Marketers Can Learn From The Facebook Scandal

If you’ve been watching the news over the past few weeks, you’ve undoubtedly heard about the latest Facebook scandal, involving the potential misuse of Facebook user data by consulting firm Cambridge Analytica. For some, this is an indication that their online data isn’t safe; the #DeleteFacebook …

Cambridge Analytica

Data is not the new oil

It’s easier than ever to build software, which makes it harder than ever to build a defensible software business. So it’s no wonder investors and entrepreneurs are optimistic about the potential of data to form a new competitive advantage. Some have even hailed data as “the new oil.” We invest …

Machine Learning

GDPR: Regulatory compliance is just the beginning

Joel Benavides, managing director of global legal services at Box, explains the policies enterprise companies can anticipate with cloud data …

GDPR