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techcrunch.com - Mary Ann Azevedo - Banking-as-a-service startup Unit closes on $100M at a $1.2B valuation
Banking-as-a-service startup Unit closes on $100M at a $1.2B valuation
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Bryce Durbin / TechCrunch Unit, a banking-as-a-service startup, has closed on a $100 million Series C round of funding led by Insight Partners. Existing backers Accel, Better Tomorrow Ventures, Aleph, and Flourish Ventures also…

forbes.com - Emmy Lucas - Tech Talent Startup A.Team Raises $55 Million From Investors Like Adam Grant And Jay-Z
Tech Talent Startup A.Team Raises $55 Million From Investors Like Adam Grant And Jay-Z
Forbes

Raphael Ouzan launched A.Team in early 2020 with a simple premise: To build a high-impact product, you need a high-performing team. While many freelance platforms allow skilled tech workers to get plenty of often-pedestrian gigs, Ouzan says he…

cointelegraph.com - Prashant Jha - US agencies warn against the influx of North Koreans in IT and crypto jobs online
US agencies warn against the influx of North Koreans in IT and crypto jobs online
Cointelegraph

The United States Department of Justice, State and the Treasury issued a joint advisery warning against the influx of North Korean workers in various freelance tech jobs, especially in the crypto industry The public advisory was released on Friday…

techcrunch.com - Christine Hall - Daily Crunch: Musk pauses Twitter buy until platform proves less than 5% of users are spambots
Daily Crunch: Musk pauses Twitter buy until platform proves less than 5% of users are spambots
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket / Getty Images It's Tuesday, May 17, 2022, and we are currently in the midst of an existential crisis; aren't we all, when we are being very honest with ourselves, a little bit spambot at…

wsj.com - Peter Grant - New York Developer Targets Top Executives Working Remotely
New York Developer Targets Top Executives Working Remotely
Wall Street Journal

Giant developer Related Cos. is launching a new lodging brand that targets business executives who split time between their primary residence and a place near their office. While a number of developers, lodging companies and startup firms have…

chicagoreader.com - Chicago Reader formally completes transition to nonprofit
Chicago Reader formally completes transition to nonprofit
Chicago Reader

CHICAGO — Sale documents were signed May 16, 2022, to transfer ownership of the Chicago Reader to the Reader Institute for Community Journalism, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Elzie Higginbottom and Leonard C. Goodman, who purchased the…

entrepreneur.com - Bhavik Sarkhedi - 5 Benefits of Hiring a Content Writing Agency
5 Benefits of Hiring a Content Writing Agency
Entrepreneur

Content writing is a key element of business these days. With the digitalization of business and online businesses becoming a trend, content dominates a major segment in business. From promoting the brand and the product or the brand and the…

theweek.com - Bonnie Kristian - A farewell to The Week that was
A farewell to The Week that was
Dennis Publishing

The value and future of the liberal public square has come under intense debate. Ours is a time in which the ACLU wrings its hands over the risks of free speech; self-described small-government conservatives seek to sic the state on Big Tech; and…

theglobeandmail.com - Too many people still have their winter tires on
Too many people still have their winter tires on
The Globe and Mail

We had a mid-May heatwave in Ottawa – bright sun and temps above 30 degrees. That's unusually warm for late spring, but not a shocker. What was shocking was the number of parked cars I recently spotted that still had their winter tires on.

mashable.com - Meera Navlakha - Modern Love Mumbai' review: the fight for love in the city of dreams sometimes falls short
Modern Love Mumbai' review: the fight for love in the city of dreams sometimes falls short
Mashable

There's something about Mumbai, and falling in love in Mumbai, as Amazon Prime's latest series shows viewers. Enclosed by the Arabian Sea and coined India's 'city of dreams', romance underscores Mumbai. It is the home of Bollywood, known for its…

ign.com - Adele Ankers - Star Wars Is Now About Persistent Storytelling, Not Trilogies, Says Kathleen Kennedy
Star Wars Is Now About Persistent Storytelling, Not Trilogies, Says Kathleen Kennedy
IGN

Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy has addressed the reason for the hiatus in the Star Wars film slate, explaining that there has been a shift in their storytelling approach. Speaking to Vanity Fair, Kennedy opened up about the master plan for the…

prdaily.com - How to work with journos who start their own content platforms
How to work with journos who start their own content platforms
PR Daily

As legacy continues to be disrupted, there are opportunities for PR pros to work with journos who are hanging up their own shingle. James Barrett is freelance travel and lifestyle journalist and founder of the Jimmy Rox newsletter — and is…

beincrypto.com - Valdrin Tahiri - Net Realized Profit/Loss (NUPL) Indicator Signals Bearish Trend With Decrease Below 0.25
Net Realized Profit/Loss (NUPL) Indicator Signals Bearish Trend With Decrease Below 0.25
BeInCrypto

Be[in]Crypto looks at on-chain indicators for Bitcoin (BTC), more specifically the Net Realized Profit/Loss (NUPL) indicator. This is done in order to determine if the ongoing correction marks the bottom or the beginning of a prolonged bear market.

ign.com - Adele Ankers - Rian Johnson's Star Wars Trilogy Is on Hold, Says Lucasfilm
Rian Johnson's Star Wars Trilogy Is on Hold, Says Lucasfilm
IGN

Lucasfilm has confirmed that Rian Johnson's Star Wars trilogy is on hold for the time being as the filmmaker is 'unbelievably busy' with other projects. In an interview with Vanity Fair, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy provided an update on…

theinformation.com - CATL Could Make Battery Swaps Pay Off, Finally
CATL Could Make Battery Swaps Pay Off, Finally
The Information

The Electric is a new premium publication, from Steve LeVine and The Information, focused on one of the most important and least-covered groupings of industries on the planet: next-generation batteries, electric vehicles and autonomous driving.

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