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Founder Friendly [0.38]

Posted on Aug. 13, 2017, 10:31 a.m. by AVC @ [source]

Long time VC watcher, writer, and analyst Dan Primack suggested on Friday that the days of VCs trying to out “founder friendly” each other are now over.

But there are times when interests diverge and what is best for the Company and it’s stakeholders may not be what an entrepreneur perceives to be in their own best interest.

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An interesting little point being made about the wealth of some of those in the past, the implication of which is that Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and the like simply aren't rich enough to be considered truly wealthy by those historical standards. This is obviously a contentious point and economists have tied themselves in knots over the years trying to work out how we can compare incomes, wealth, in fact even just basic lifestyles, over centuries and millennia.

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5 Life Lessons From Astrophysics [0.10]

Posted on Aug. 13, 2017, 9:57 a.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

Humanity has been learning astrophysics’ hard lessons for tens of thousands of years: From first being flummoxed by eclipses of the Sun and Moon to the inexplicable movements of the celestial sphere. But despite the mind-boggling equations, a few basic truths can be gleaned from the often cryptic realm of astrophysics.

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The specter of the Model 3 without tax credits looms as Tesla talks about "compelling" value sans incentives and Tesla salespeople reportedly warn customers.

The Model 3, sans rebates: The Tesla Model 3 has been designed to be affordable without federal and state tax credits, the EV maker said in its most recent investor newsletter.

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For the jingoistic sign carrier, the impatient shareholder, the late-night goofball and the nascent entrepreneur in search of cash...

We've heard your rants, your threats, your plans. We understand that you are in a hurry for a simple, dramatic, obvious solution to whatever problem you face.

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Prime Minister Modi’s Clean India campaign, open defecation and all that talk about building toilets: Is Akshay Kumar’s new film trying to sell us something more than a good time? It has also been declared tax-free in states ruled by Modi’s party.

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NBA 2K respects the history of the sport it simulates more than any other game in the genre. That homage to classic players and teams will continue with NBA 2K18.

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Maybe because the leakers of the smartphone industry are so good at what they do, or maybe it's a testament to the hype cycle of the internet, but more and more phone companies have developed a habit of pre-announcing or "leaking" features/photos of their yet-to-be-unveiled device. Last week, LG announced yet another feature of its upcoming V30 (whose official unveiling is actually at the end of the month): the handset will have an aperture of f/1.6, the lowest ever in a smartphone.

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Trump Not 'Dangerous' Enough On North Korea [-0.07]

Posted on Aug. 13, 2017, 4:01 a.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

America, President Trump said on Friday, is ready for war. So far, the American leader is not doing nearly enough to force Kim in better directions.

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We haven't had a chance to play WWE 2K18 yet, but based on the screenshots we've already seen, this could be the best looking WWE video game in history.

For years, the championship belts didn't fit the player models.

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Marketers from around the globe convened to listen to top marketers share insight and advice at the recent Marketing United conference.

The objective of the conference was to bring digital marketers around the world together to learn, network, and get inspired by some of the smartest minds in the industry.

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Last year, for the first time ever, the amount spent on digital advertising surpassed that spent on television ads. Last year, Facebook made over $26 billion in revenue, a number that exceeded analysts’ expectations and that represented a $9 billion increase over the previous year.

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Recent contrarian signs are raising the probability of more stock gains ahead, and they could be significant. However, a contrarian outlook is possible when there is widespread agreement about a significant next move.

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Running through the final heartbeats of the Obama years, a nasty presidential election and the dawn of the Trump administration, Season 42 of NBC's Saturday Night Live earned the show its highest ratings in 24 years on the shoulders of our nation's mounting political dysfunction.

Having gone silent during a nearly three-month summer hiatus that spanned the ouster of several high-ranking Trump administration staffers--including chief of staff Reince Preibus, press secretary Sean Spicer and communications director Anthony Scaramucci--"Weekend Update" co-anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che were eager to address the changes in their first of four Thursday episodes.

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Running through the final heartbeats of the Obama years, a nasty presidential election and the dawn of the Trump administration, Season 42 of NBC's Saturday Night Live earned the show its highest ratings in 24 years on the shoulders of our nation's mounting political dysfunction.

Having gone silent during a nearly three-month summer hiatus that spanned the ouster of several high-ranking Trump administration staffers--including chief of staff Reince Preibus, press secretary Sean Spicer and communications director Anthony Scaramucci--"Weekend Update" co-anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che were eager to address the changes in their first of four Thursday episodes.

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If your perception of cruising is 5,000 passenger ships with ice skating rinks, water parks, luxury vessels with white glove service and butlers or even the now very popular river cruises, there is an entire additional category that is roughly referred to as expedition and specialty cruising.

Quark Expeditions has been around for 25 years and only does polar travel.

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Ten Signs Your Personal Brand Isn't Working [-0.10]

Posted on Aug. 12, 2017, 11:49 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

Your personal brand tells people who you are and what you care about when you are not there to tell them in person.

Your LinkedIn profile is a big part of your personal brand.

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I'm one of three employees in my department.

They didn't want to leave the department without any supervision or coordination so they decided to promote one of the three senior designers to Team Lead.

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The new Los Angeles Lakers core is a tight one.

Lonzo Ball didn't seem to have much of an issue with his 80 overall rating, but he didn't care for his new teammate Brandon Ingram's 76.

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