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Amazon Prime Video will now show pay-per-view UFC fights

If you’re a UFC fan you’ll now have another place to watch fights — Amazon Prime Video. The online retailers just announced that starting with UFC 222 on March 3rd, all pay-per-view UFC fights will be available to buy and watch on Amazon prime. Fights can be preordered and also purchased up to

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Virtualitics grabs another $7M in funding to drive its VR data visualization platform

After raising $4.4 million last March, Virtualitics has closed a $7 million Series B round led by Centricus with participation from The VR Fund. The startup is building a sort of “Excel for VR,” that lets people see data in a more immersive and collaborative way. “[B]usiness intelligence platforms need to be 3D and

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Going public pits Spotify’s suggestions versus everyone

The secret to Spotify’s public market debut is actually an acquisition it made in 2014. The Echo Nest was powering music recommendations for Beats Music, Rdio, Vevo and iHeartRadio before Spotify pulled it out from under them by buying it for a reported $100 million — 90 percent in Spotify equity. That deal paid

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The mystery of the public marketplace

Steve Sloane is a principal at Menlo Ventures. More posts by this contributor: Note: This is the second article in a three-part series on valuation thoughts for common sectors of venture capital investment. The first article, which attempts to make sense of the SaaS revenue multiple, can be found here. The two most

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Possibly canceled LG G7 leaks in full, with hands-on images and specs

LG has revamped its smartphone strategy this year, vowing not to release new devices just to respond to competitors. Thus, the much anticipated G7 has apparently been canceled or rebuilt from scratch, according to past rumors. That, however, hasn't stopped it from leaking in full at MWC today. The images you can see

By | 2018-03-01T07:19:23+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Categories: GSM|Comments Off on Possibly canceled LG G7 leaks in full, with hands-on images and specs

See you tonight in New York

A reminder that I’m going to have Paul Vigna and Michael Casey, authors of The Truth Machine, onstage with me tonight at Knotel, a co-working and event space in Manhattan. I’ll see you there tonight. RSVPs are closed. It starts at 7pm and will feature a 35-minute talk with two of the top writers

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LittleThings blames its shutdown on Facebook algorithm change

A recent Facebook algorithm change seems to have claimed a high-profile casualty: LittleThings, a digital publisher focused on inspirational and how-to content for women, which shut down yesterday. I wrote about the company at the beginning of 2016, when it raised debt funding from City National Bank. At the time, it seemed to

By | 2018-02-28T23:50:50+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Categories: Facebook|Comments Off on LittleThings blames its shutdown on Facebook algorithm change

Misconfigured Memcached Servers Abused to Amplify DDoS Attacks | Threatpost

Misconfigured Memcached Servers Abused to Amplify DDoS Attacks February 28, 2018 , 3:55 pm Drupal Patches Critical Bug That Leaves Platform Open to XSS Attack February 23, 2018 , 5:13 pm FBI Warns of Spike in W-2 Phishing Campaigns February 23, 2018 , 12:14 pm New BEC Spam Campaign Targets Fortune 500 Businesses

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Spotify plays the long game with Family and Student Plans even as revenue per user drops

Spotify’s “Family Plan,” a variation of which launched in 2014, as well as its “Student Plan” appear to be driving a significant portion of the company’s growth and improving retention, as the company points to it multiple times in its filing for a direct listing on public markets today. But that also comes

By | 2018-02-28T22:22:48+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Categories: Gadgets|Comments Off on Spotify plays the long game with Family and Student Plans even as revenue per user drops

Here’s what Spotify shares will be worth when they start trading

Spotify has finally filed to go public. But unlike most tech offerings, Spotify won’t be raising any money by issuing new shares. Instead they’ll just allow existing shares owned by investors and employees to be traded publicly on the New York Stock Exchange. No IPO means there are no investment banks to underwrite

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