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Travis Kalanick's November selling spree has almost reached $1.5 billion. The Uber Technologies Inc. co-founder sold off about $578 million of stock over three days this week, extending a series of transactions since a lockup ended Nov. 6. More…
The New York Times
– Nov 22, 12:52 PM
After going up for auction last month, Democracy.com has officially been sold. Its new owner is Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks. Mr. Cuban, who is also famous for his role on the reality television show “Shark…
The American CBD industry has seen explosive growth over the past few years. The industry research group Brightfield forecasts more than $23 billion in annual revenue by 2023 (http://cnw.fm/CmHd3). The U.S. is now the world's leader in hemp…
Wall Street Journal
– Nov 22, 2:30 AM
We relinquish all kinds of data to tech companies in exchange for convenience. We hand over our location, our heart rates and even imprints of our eyeballs because we want to order an Uber, track a workout or get through airport security faster.
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Roland Harwood Follow Compulsive Connector
– Nov 27
Participation seems to be everywhere right now: participatory communities; participatory cities; participatory commerce; participatory movements; participatory democracy; participatory futures… What's going on and how are these forms of…
francine hardawaySuch a wonderful message. Let's co create the world we want to live in.
Roger McNamee started his career in 1982, as a twenty-six-year-old analyst at the investment firm T. Rowe Price. The personal-computer revolution was just beginning. He invested in Electronic Arts (now a leading video-game maker) and Sybase (a…