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Logistics startup Turvo zooms out of stealth with $25 million in Series A funding

Turvo, a two-year-old, Sunnyvale, Ca.-based company, is emerging today with an idea so ambitious that investors have provided it with $25 million in Series A funding to chase it.<p>What it wants to do: connect people looking to have things shipped, which doesn’t sound so unlike what a lot of both …

Startups

10 Entrepreneurs Share the Best Advice They've Ever Received

Incorporate these adages in your own work life.<p>Entrepreneur Staff<p>Staff Writer. Covers leadership, media, technology and culture.<p>The life of an entrepreneur is often beset with obstacles. Every founder, no matter how successful they are now had a moment when they weren’t sure that they were heading …

Entrepreneurship

The 2 Words You Should Never Say to an Investor

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

Using a cheap VPN service to protect your privacy is a bad idea

Yesterday, US Congress voted in favor of rolling back Obama administration guidelines designed to protect consumers from ISPs that sought to collect, and sell personal data from customers. This information included, but isn’t necessarily limited to internet browsing history and search data. This …

Information Systems

How to Protect Your Online Privacy Now That Congress Sold You Out

Congress just cleared your ISP to sell your data, so now it is time to take privacy into your own hands.<p>All your private online data—the websites you visit, the content of your chats and emails, your health info, and your location—just became suddenly less secure. Not because of hackers, but …

Protesters raise more than $200,000 to buy Congress’s browsing histories

After Congress voted Tuesday to dismantle landmark privacy protections for Internet users, pockets of the Web erupted in a mixture of fury and fear.<p>Among other changes, this legislation would make it easier, and legal, for Internet service providers (ISPs) to both gather and sell personal …

Snoops may soon be able to buy your browsing history. Thank the US Congress | Bruce Schneier

Not only did they vote to violate your privacy for their own profit – they are seeking to make it illegal for a key watchdog to protect your privacy online<p>Think about all of the websites you visit every day. Now imagine if the likes of Time Warner, AT&T and Verizon collected <i>all</i> of your browsing …

Privacy

Flights from the US to Europe Starting at $187 (includes Paris, Rome, Madrid, Milan)

Related Articles<p>The great fares to Europe continue. There’s a great sale on TAP Portugal right now where you can leave from multiple US cities and …

Dataiku grabs $14 million for its collaborative data science platform

French startup Dataiku has been profitable for the past three years. But the company wants to go further and is raising a $14 million Series A round led by FirstMark Capital with all existing investors also investing.<p>Dataiku helps data scientists and data analysts manage huge sets of data to get …

Data Science

Flight Deal: U.S. to London (Plus Iceland) From $149

Wow Air is at it again, adding routes and lowering fares to Europe from East Coast hubs.<p>This week, Icelandic budget airline Wow Air announced additional flights this spring from Reykjavik to 31 European destinations like London, Paris, and Amsterdam. And while the addition of more flights to and …

Google's co-founders are about to sell $4.4 billion worth of shares

It's basically an extension of a plan that was previously in place but expired at the end of January.<p>As of January 30, 2015, Brin and Page held approximately 44.6 million shares of Google Class B stock and another 44.6 million shares of Class C stock.<p>Under the new trading plan just filed, they will …

Do You Really Hire Only 'A' Players? Indispensable Advice From a Self-Made Billionaire

During their monthly consulting sessions in the early 1970s, Peter Drucker and Mort Mandel, the then-CEO of electronics and auto-parts distributor Premier Industrial Corp., chewed over all sorts of topics—basic business strategy, the company’s approach to acquisitions, how to set priorities. But …