What to expect when Snapchat goes public tomorrow

 It’s here! The much-anticipated Snap IPO is happening. They priced their IPO today at $17 per share, raising $3.4 billion and valuing the company at $24 billion. Like venture rounds, IPOs are fundraising events, yet instead of private investors buying the shares, its stock market investors. But there’s a catch. If you’re an ordinary “retail” investor, you… Read More

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Global warming made Australia's record-breaking, sizzling summer 50 times more likely

Millions of Australians just endured a sizzlingly hot summer, with three blistering heat waves enveloping much of southeastern Australia during January and February sending temperatures soaring as high as 48.2 degrees Celsius, or 118.7 degrees Fahrenheit.  New South Wales, located in southeastern Australia, had its warmest summer on record, with numerous temperature milestones shattered in Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra, among other locations.  SEE ALSO: The atmosphere has forgotten what season it is in the U.S.…

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Lyft seeks $6 billion valuation in funding round

 Lyft is out pitching to investors while competitor Uber surrounds itself in controversy. The Wall Street Journal first reported that they are chatting about a $500 million round. We’re hearing that they are targeting a roughly $6 billion valuation, slightly above the $5.5 billion they were valued at in their last private round. The timing makes sense given the failed sale process last… Read More

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions met with Russian ambassador during Trump campaign but didn't disclose

Noted white supremacist and current United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions said under oath at his confirmation hearing that he’d had no contact with Russia during Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. That wasn’t true, according to the Department of Justice. (more…)

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Saint George Michael to watch over LGBTQ community at Mardi Gras pride parade

George Michael is gone, but his impact on the LGBTQ community won’t be easily forgotten. The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is on Saturday, and the final touches are being applied to the 180 or so floats set to travel down Oxford Street, in one of the world’s biggest pride parades. Among them is DIY Rainbow, the group known for chalking city streets with rainbows in support of marriage equality. In tribute to the…

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This Is Yuge: Alec Baldwin to Write Satirical Book About None Other Than Donald Trump

NBC Alec Baldwin’s on point performance as Donald Trump has been tremendous on the last two seasons of SNL. In his time so accurately mimicking Trump, Baldwin has amassed a polluted sea of knowledge on the former reality TV star. Naturally, then, he intends to put it to good use with a book. A book, you say? Does Baldwin have the inside scoop? Does he know how Trump ticks (shivers)? Unlikely, considering a mere two percent of…

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National Enquirer thinks Trump is almost too smart for his own good

He’s been called psychotic, narcissistic and dangerously unbalanced, but finally we have the ‘National Enquirer’ dig its notoriously sharp teeth into President Donald Trump this week with its revelatory cover story: “The Secret Psych Evaluation!” The “explosive report” by the crack investigative team of medically-trained ‘Enquirer’ reporters promises to blow the lid off Trump’s “shocking psych file!” What does the iconoclastic tabloid that routinely excoriates celebrities for being too fat, too thin, too wrinkly, too…

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