For $5,400 per year, Chief helps women reach the C-suite

For decades, women in business have lacked the resources necessary to navigate to or sustain executive roles. Finally, venture-funded projects have emerged to fill this gap. The latest is Chief, a private network for New York-based women in senior roles in tech, retail, enterprise, finance, media and more. The company launches…

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Israeli exchange student, 21, killed in ‘horrific’ attack in Melbourne, Australia

(CNN)A 21-year-old exchange student has been killed in a “horrific attack” in Melbourne, Australia, police said — a city consistently ranked among the world’s safest places to live. Detective Inspector Andrew Stamper said Thursday that further details about her injuries would not be revealed out of respect for her family.…

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SeeTree raises $11.5M to help farmers manage their orchards

SeeTree, a Tel Aviv-based startup that uses drones and artificial intelligence to bring precision agriculture to their groves, today announced that it has raised an $11.5 million Series A funding round led by Hanaco Ventures, with participation from previous investors Canaan Partners Israel, Uri Levine and his investors group, iAngel…

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BuzzFeed: Sources say Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about proposed Moscow project

(CNN)President Donald Trump personally directed his longtime former attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the Moscow Trump Tower project, two federal law enforcement officials involved in an investigation of the matter told BuzzFeed. “BuzzFeed’s description of specific statements to the Special Counsel’s Office, and characterization of documents and…

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Nobody hurt in car bombing in Londonderry in Northern Ireland, police say

Londonderry, Northern Ireland (CNN)Police in Northern Ireland said it appears nobody was hurt in a Saturday night car bombing that shook central Londonderry. ‘We have lived through this before’ Gina McFeely said she was in her flat, getting ready to go to her nephew’s 21st birthday party, when she heard…

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Privacy campaigner Schrems slaps Amazon, Apple, Netflix, others with GDPR data access complaints

European privacy campaigner Max Schrems has filed a fresh batch of strategic complaints at tech giants, including Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Spotify and YouTube. The complaints, filed via his nonprofit privacy and digital rights organization, noyb, relate to how the services respond to data access requests, per regional data protection rules.…

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Someone Created A New Cards Against Humanity Version And Fans Of The Office Will Be Happy

Attention all ‘Cards Against Humanity’ and ‘The Office’ fans – this news is for you. Recently, one shop started to sell Cards Against The Office – the game’s expansion pack for all the devoted legendary TV show’s (the US version) aficionados out there. The card pack features all of your…

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Nobel Scientist James Watson Stripped Of Titles For ‘Reprehensible’ Race Remarks

racist comments about intelligence on a recent PBS documentary. DNA with partner Francis Crick in the 1950s, said in “American Masters: Decoding Genetics” earlier this month that genes are responsible for inferior intelligence among blacks.  reprehensible” and completely without a scientific basis. While the lab “appreciates” Watson’s “substantial scientific legacy,” the…

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Most Facebook users still in the dark about its creepy ad practices, Pew finds

A study by the Pew Research Center suggests most Facebook users are still in the dark about how the company tracks and profiles them for ad-targeting purposes. Pew found three-quarters (74%) of Facebook users did not know the social networking behemoth maintains a list of their interests and traits to…

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