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$100 Million Was Once Big Money for a Start-Up. Now, It’s Common.

In late April, when Mike Massaro set out to get $40 million to $75 million in funding for his payments start-up, Flywire, he contacted a small group of investors he already knew. But word quickly got around, and other investors flooded his inbox with $200 million of investment offers, half of which …

Venture Capital

Jeff Bezos Says Any Good Business Opportunity Has These 4 Qualities

Dreamy business offerings all have huge potential.<p><b>Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said a "dreamy" business offering has at least four characteristics.</b>• <b><br>"Customers love it, it can grow to very large size, it has strong returns on capital, and it's durable in time," Bezos said in his 2014 letter to Amazon</b> …

Jeff Bezos

Hackers account for 90% of login attempts at online retailers

Selling stolen personal data is a big business for hackers: Somewhere on the dark web, your e-mail address and a few passwords are probably for sale (hopefully, old ones). Cyber criminals buy troves of this information to try to login to websites where they can grab something valuable like cash, …

Cybersecurity

Universal Method to Sort Complex Information Found

The nearest neighbor problem asks where a new point fits in to an existing data set. A few researchers set out to prove that there was no universal …

Mathematics

Yoshi: The ‘Uber For Gas’ That’s Putting Wheels On Gas Stations

We’ve found ways to save time doing just about everything. Amazon has revolutionized shopping so we can get virtually anything online, including …

Transportation

Infinite Scrolling in React using JavaScript Generator

<i>Photo by JOHANNA MONTOYA on Unsplash</i><p>While reading the following article, A Quick, Practical Use Case for ES6 Generators: Building an Infinitely …

JavaScript

A natural blue wine is selling well in southern France

A glass of blue chardonnay with your meal? Well, it's certainly something different!<p>The Spanish wine starts off white but is passed through red grape pulp which naturally turns the colour to turquoise.<p>The Mediterranean's restaurants and beach bars in Sete have so far drunk through 2,000 bottles of …

Selling

Bird is the fastest startup ever to reach a $1 billion valuation

Electric scooter startup Bird is the fastest company to reach a valuation of $1 billion.<p>Bird, one of many scooter startups currently sweeping the US, was last valued at $400 million after closing $100 million in series B funding in early March. In late May, Bird was reported to be raising $150 …

Venture Capital

The Most Beautiful Place to Visit in Every Country in Southeast Asia

The two months I spent in Southeast Asia while backpacking were a little overwhelming, because there was just so much to look at, all the time. When …

South-east Asia

The Best Places to Visit in California for Major West Coast Wanderlust

Start ticking these Golden State stars off your list.<p>California has a mind-numbing amount of places to visit and incredible attractions to see. From …

California

12 of the Best Hiking Trails in the World

Hiking is my hands-down favorite travel activity. There’s just so much that you can see in this world that’s only accessible by foot, over …

Hiking

Why gua sha is the new cupping

I first learned about the traditional Chinese therapy called gua sha on Instagram, of all places. I was looking at photos of cupping and accidentally …

Naturopathic Medicine

Machine Learning In Node.js With TensorFlow.js

TensorFlow.js is a new version of the popular open-source library which brings deep learning to JavaScript. Developers can now define, train, and run …

JavaScript

4 Must-Try Dishes in the San Francisco Bay Area - Chowhound

<b>SPRO Coffee Lab</b> is a bit of a hidden gem in SF. It's a food truck at Spark Social in China Basin whose foundation is coffee and all kinds of unique …

San Francisco Bay Area

You don't need express to get started with socket.io

The best place to get started with socket.io is their website. But once you access it you are given this example app demonstrating how to use …

JavaScript

CVS to offer nationwide telemedicine service through smartphone video

Think of it as a digital doctor.<p>Drugstore giant CVS Health plans to offer a nationwide service to treat easy-to-diagnose maladies and other medical issues via its smartphone app.<p>The telemedicine service will be offered for diagnosis of conditions such as colds and flu, skin issues and general …

Health Care

Oakland home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice asks less than $1 million

This mid-century modern in Oakland's Montclair neighborhood was designed by Mark Mills, who after an apprenticeship with Frank Lloyd went on to work on Eichlers as well as a plethora of his own designs.<p>For $950, 000, you could be the next owner of this piece of Bay Area architectural history.<p><b>The</b> …

Frank Lloyd Wright

When to use async vs defer when loading scripts?

So I've recently learned that putting your js at the bottom of the DOM is antiquated, and that I should be once again putting them in the <head> with …

JavaScript

An internal email shows how Facebook learned of a 'psychological trick' to get teens to try a new product

An internal memo obtained by BuzzFeed shows how a group of Facebook staffers became "obsessed" with finding ways to attract high schoolers to a new product — and landed on a "psychological trick" that worked.<p>The note was put together by executives at tbh, the once-popular viral polling app that was …

Social Media

I just published my first open source project. Here's what I've learnt.

That it's one of the best ways to learn a technology you haven't worked with before.<p>I just published an npm package/tool that allows you to create …

JavaScript

Building A Pub/Sub Service In-House Using Node.js And Redis

Building A Pub/Sub Service In-House Using Node.js And RedisBuilding A Pub/Sub Service In-House Using Node.js And RedisDhimil Gosalia …

Web Design

The Shenzhen Billionaire Following His Stanford Tech Dream

The idea came to him while lounging on the Stanford University lawn as an electrical engineering student: a flexible display that could be tucked …

IHS Markit

The Bay Area's Best Hikes With a View

Living in the Bay Area means that our average, everyday views are just as spectacular as some of the best in the world. (We like to think so, …

Hiking

Raspberry Pi and machine learning: How to get started

A guide to how to experiment with machine learning on the $35 board.<p>If you want to dabble with machine learning on the $35 Raspberry Pi you've never …

Machine Learning

50 Angel Investors Based On Investment Volume And Successful Exits

Who are the leading angel investors startup entrepreneurs should be pitching right now? How do you connect with them?<p>Effective fundraising for startups isn’t about how many people and firms you can blast your opportunity out to. It’s about getting in front of the right investors, with a strong …

Venture Capital

How to Build a Video Call & Voice Chat App in WebRTC Using Javascript/node.js

Taking up a vital conversation is made simple by the persistent development of WebRTC that wholly magnifies the video/audio communication for …

JavaScript

Understand Async Iterators Without Really Trying

Photo by paolo candeloNobody likes a callback. It’s like a modern day equivalent of a GOTO statement. But how can we replace those pesky ones like …

JavaScript

16 of the world's most amazing coastlines

Coastlines

This Interior Designer's Trick for How To Paint a Room Is Genius

Interior designer and entrepreneur Nicole Gibbons knows a thing or two about how to paint a room, so you can guarantee that she has some expert …

Home Decorating

This Is the Police 2 goes live three days early, for a weird reason

The law enforcement management sim/adventure This Is the Police 2 went live today on Steam. And if you're saying to yourself, "But I thought it …

Law Enforcement