Jason Pothoof

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Texas hospital acknowledges brain-dead status of pregnant woman

The hospital keeping a pregnant Texas woman on life support, against her families wishes, acknowledged for the first time on Friday that she is brain-dead and that the fetus in her body is not viable.<p>Marlise Munoz has remained on life support for the past two months because John Peter Smith …

Texas judge orders brain-dead pregnant woman off life support

A judge ordered a Texas hospital Friday to remove Marlise Munoz, who is pregnant and brain dead, from life support after the hospital acknowledged that her fetus isn't viable.<p>Tarrant County District Judge R.H. Wallace gave John Peter Smith Hospital of Fort Worth until 6 p.m. ET Monday to disconnect …

PayPal Merges Braintree's Developer Relation Team With Its Own

PayPal is merging its developer relations team with Braintree in an apparent attempt to help the payment processing company build better relationships with the developer community. The improved group will be led by PayPal’s head of its Developer Network, John Lunn, but will be under the Braintree …

Flipboard launches widgets and profile badges to let users embed any magazine onto their site

Flipboard released a new feature today that enables users to add widgets and profile badges to their website or blog. These new tools will automatically update when the featured magazine is updated. Naturally, when you click on the widget, it will open up the magazine in your Web browser.<p>Profile …

Uber Admits To Aggressively Trying To Steal Rival’s Drivers

Key to Uber’s continued success has been reliability, and that means always getting more drivers on the road. The e-hailing startup has used several tactics to achieve this, including its controversial surge-price policy during periods of high demand, preferential car financing rates for qualified …

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Google search bug floods random man's Hotmail account with 10,000 emails a day

Blank missives are arriving at a rate of roughly 500 per hour<p>Starting yesterday afternoon, the Hotmail account of California resident David Peck suddenly became a lot more popular. It's the result of a bug in Google search, which <i>The Verge</i> was able to reproduce. Search for "gmail" and the first …

Founders Of World’s Largest Offline Search Engine Raise $500K To Build A Jelly Rival

Co-founders of Innoz, an SMS-based offline search engine in India that has answered over 1 billion queries on mobile phones, are raising $500,000 in Seed funding from 500 Startups and other angel investors to build a Jelly-like app targeted at the U.S. market. The app is called Quest and it’s …

Twitter Co-founder Biz Stone: My Latest Startup Was An 'Accident'

But the app was an accident, Stone told Bloomberg's Emily Chang:<p>"First of all, I did it by accident. I didn't mean to do this. My friend Ben Finkel and I were going on a walk and we accidentally asked ourselves the question, what would build if we had to build something that can answer any question …