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The Bare-Bones Cookbook That Southern Cooks Swear By

Chef John Currence says this fantastic cookbook is like "syrup with intellect."<p><i>Getting a chef to pick a favorite cookbook is like asking a parent to</i> …


Bitcoin Startup Coinbase Raises $75 Million From DFJ, the NYSE and Two Banks

The announcement comes as the bitcoin ecosystem faces turbulence amid a year-long slide in the value of the digital currency.<p>Coinbase, a software company that allows people to buy bitcoin and enables businesses to accept it as payment, has closed a giant $75 million investment. In real U.S. dollars.<p>…


Create your own Adventure Time game in this great iOS app

Cartoon Network’s <i>Adventure Time</i> isn’t just a popular kids’ show, it presents one of the richest and most surreal animated landscapes I can remember seeing on a TV show.<p>In other words, it’s perfect for sparking and unlocking young people’s imagination and creativity.<p>That’s the concept behind the …

Panasonic's mirrorless Lumix GF7 is a $600 selfie shooter

Panasonic is getting in on the selfie-first trend with the new mass-market Lumix GF7 — a 16-megapixel interchangeable lens camera which comes with a flippable LCD monitor, secondary left-hand shutter button, and a hands-free mode that shoots when the subject waves.<p>The GF7 is the latest Panasonic to …


Porch.com Raises $65M Series B Round As It Prepares To Take Its Service Nationwide

Porch.com, the Seattle-based startup that uses a data-driven approach to help homeowners find local professionals for all of their home improvement and repair needs, today announced that it has raised a $65 million Series B round. The round was led by Valor Equity Partners, a firm that has also …

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Google could invest $1 billion in Elon Musk’s space internet plan

<b>Update:</b> it’s official – Google and investment firm Fidelity bought a 10 percent stake in SpaceX for $1 billion, resulting in a $10 billion valuation for Elon Musk’s company.<p><b>Original post:</b><p>Two of the world’s most forward-thinking and ambitious companies could team up soon. Google is reportedly close …

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