Tye Jhurilal

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How to go from $13,000 to almost $20 million in capital

Take it from someone who survived the Shark Tank: the journey of raising capital for a startup isn’t easy. If it was, every business would get off the ground without a hitch.<p>The truth is, even the best startups have to work hard to raise money. In fact, a 2014 CB Insights survey found that almost a …

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Salah Abdeslam's extradition to France approved by Belgium

Lawyer says suspect in Paris attacks who was arrested in Brussels on 18 March wants to be handed over to French<p>Belgian judicial authorities have approved the extradition to France of Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam, prosecutors said, adding that a date for the transfer had not been set.<p>“As …

The Weird Drink That Gives Me All-Day Natural Energy

Every morning with my tea, I drop in a grain-sized portion of sticky, black tar that emits a rather pungent smell. It melts, darkening the green tea …

3 Tips for Building a Really Successful Startup

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Report: Rail hazmat safety violations should be prosecuted

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are failing to refer serious safety violations involving freight rail shipments of crude oil and other hazardous …

University of Missouri Fires Professor Melissa Click After Scuffle With Reporter

A mass media professor who was caught on video trying to block a student journalist from filming activists last fall has been fired, the University of Missouri announced Thursday.<p>Melissa Click made national headlines when a video of her attempting to kick out a campus reporter during protests at …

A Lawyer Explains Why Bill Cosby Is Suing the Woman He's Charged with Assaulting

We asked a veteran criminal defense lawyer about the now-infamous comedian's aggressive strategy.<p>Dozens of women have come forward with sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby, but Andrea Constand is the only one to get the comedian criminally charged. Cosby faces three felony counts of …

Facebook “Birthday Cam” Encourages Videos, Not Robotic Wall Posts

Birthdays on Facebook have become a dystopian chore. Typing “HBD” or just “Happy Birthday!” on a friend’s profile is basically the least human way to interact with them. So Facebook is pushing people to record more intimate greetings with its new Birthday Cam feature launching today on iOS.<p>A banner …

Social Media

Former Deportation Officer Charged in Immigrant Sex Bribery Scheme

A federal deportation officer has been charged with shaking down six undocumented immigrants for cash or sex — and impregnating one of them — in exchange for working papers and other protection.<p>Arnaldo Echevarria, 37, who no longer works for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, was previously …

Apple to FBI: Drop this case and let's figure out digital security together

Apple's war of words with the FBI and U.S. government is far from over, but in the latest salvo Apple CEO Tim Cook pressed his case in a letter to …

Why Donald Trump's Win Is Apple's Loss

There were a lot of losers in the South Carolina Republican primary. Most of them were candidates not named Donald Trump.<p>Go ahead and add Apple …

Government

Black water pouring out of Texas town's faucets

A Texas town is facing another crisis days after its mayor, city manager, mayor pro tempore, a city councilman and a former councilman were arrested earlier this week.<p>Crystal City residents don’t have any water they can drink. Black water came out of the pipes in homes in the tiny city where the …