November 1, 2016

Tools that help startups scale effectively

Colorful wooden blocks stacked over green background If you wanted to start your own tech business 10 years ago, you needed deep pockets and extensive knowledge of building the various parts of a company yourself. But you should neither need a hefty amount of capital nor a degree in engineering. If you have a great idea, you should be able to focus on that idea and not have to worry about building non-core parts of your business from scratch. Read More

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Hillary Clinton email scandal, renewed FBI probe put supporters on edge in crucial Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Hillary Clinton's supporters here are nervous about her campaign, fearing the renewed scandal over her emails will dent her — and she is hoping to counter with a full slate of surrogates urging voters to back the Democratic team, even if they are not excited about its ...

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Clinton Heads Back to Long-Safe Michigan as Race Grows Tighter

Hillary Clinton added a stop in Michigan and her campaign is pouring more money into advertising there and three other states once considered safe amid concerns among some Democrats that a new FBI review of a top aide's e-mails may erode her electoral firewall.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Kredo: Obama Administration Stonewalling Again on Iran Deal

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California cabbie who aided terror group returned to Somalia

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A California cabdriver convicted of funneling thousands of dollars to a terrorist organization in his home country of Somalia has been turned over to authorities in the African nation.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says officers turned over Ahmed Nasiri Taalil Mohamud to law enforcement in ...

Source: stories: Politics

Crowdpac CEO: Really High Chance Election Polls Are Wrong

Steve Hilton, Crowdpac's chief executive officer, comments on polling in the U.S. presidential election during an interview with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology." (Source: Bloomberg)

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Early voting buyer's remorse? Some states allow ballot changes

Early voters who have buyer's remorse can switch their votes before Election Day in several Midwestern states, and the Trump campaign is hoping to peel off some who backed Hillary Clinton but are having a rethink in the wake of the renewed FBI investigation into her emails.

Voters in Wisconsin, ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Weiner Is 'A Perfect Target' For Hacking Hillary's Server

'It's actually really easy to do.'

Via: The Daily Caller

Facebook officially announces Gameroom, its PC Steam competitor

facebook-gameroom After losing mobile gaming to iOS and Android, Facebook is making a big push into playing on PC with today's developer launch of its Gameroom Windows desktop gaming platform. After months of name changes, beta tests, and dev solicitation, Facebook opened up the beta build for all developers and officially named it Gameroom. The app is openly available for users to download on Windows 7… Read More

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Trump Adviser A.J. Delgado: Not Looking Good for Hillary Clinton

A.J. Delgado, senior adviser for the Donald Trump campaign, and former Congressman Harold Ford of Tennessee discuss the state of the race in the final week on "With All Due Respect."

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Paul Ryan has Hillary Clinton dread

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan informed Fox News on Tuesday that he had voted for Donald Trump last week, an advisory which quickly rocketed around media and social media.

But the Wisconsin Republican also revealed something that many Republicans already feel. It's not election anxiety this time, it's election dread. ...

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Montel Butters Up Female Pundits Donna Brazile And Ana Navarro

The only real question is: WHY?

Via: The Daily Caller

It's curtains for Talkshow, launched by former Twitter VP Michael Sippey

talkshow-mute Twitter's former VP of product Michael Sippey seemed to be building a service that might challenge his former employer: his Talkshow app allowed anyone to exchange text messages in front of an audience; the idea was to get other people talking. Now it's gone quiet. In a letter to users sent earlier today, the company writes: "Six months ago, we launched Talkshow in the App… Read More

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One-Two Punch: Donald Trump, Mike Pence Hammer Obamacare

On "With All Due Respect," Mark Halperin and John Heilemann discuss whether Obamacare is a sleeper issue which might make a real difference in the last stretch of the race.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Starbucks CEO Said Clinton Campaign is 'Stale'

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz privately complained that Hillary Clinton's campaign was "stale" and that the Democratic candidate lacked authenticity, according to recently released hacked emails.

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Montana official says national GOP group broke campaign law

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana's campaign finance regulator says a national organization that seeks to elect conservative judges blatantly violated state law by not reporting $268,000 that was used in attack ads against a Montana Supreme Court candidate.

Commissioner of Political Practices Jonathan Motl gave the Republican State Leadership Committee's ...

Source: stories: Politics

Former Top Clinton Aide Wanted Bernie Sanders Grounded 'To A Pulp'

'Crush him as hard as you can'

Via: The Daily Caller

Otonomo raises $12 million to make data from connected cars useful

connected-car-security Even if self-driving cars aren't part of our daily lives yet, vehicles are becoming internet-connected at a rapid pace. Gartner predicts that one fifth of all autos on the road, and great majority of new vehicles being produced worldwide will have wireless network connectivity by 2020. Yet, few organizations have access to use the data generated by these vehicles today. That's… Read More

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Clinton: Trump Wants to Make It Even Harder for Women

At a rally in Dade City, Florida, Hillary Clinton bashed Donald Trump for his treatment of women. She said the mission of her presidency will be to break down barriers, while the GOP nominee wants to "make it even harder" for women and families to get ahead.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Buyer's Remorse, Democrats?

(Steven Hayward) If Hillary loses a week from today, it will be in part because a number of Democrats and Democrat-leaning independents, never that enthusiastic about Hillary to begin with, stay home. I suspect a lot of Democratic grandees are already privately venting their second thoughts if not outright regrets about having let her have the nomination. Any other plausible Democrat (not named Sanders) would be beating Trump handily (and likewise most

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Report: Russia Revives Soviet-Built Military Bases in Crimea

Russia is working to resurrect a number of Soviet-built military facilities in Crimea that were used during the Cold War as a defense against naval attacks, Reuters reported Tuesday.

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Maryland's newest citizens vote to defend immigrants

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - Faced with a Republican candidate who threatens to identify and deport all immigrants living in the country without legal permission on his first day in office, many Maryland Latino voters see the election as an opportunity to send a message from those unable to speak ...

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Last Living Member Of 1948 Cleveland Indians Team Will Attend Game 6

The Indians are hoping he will bring them some luck

Via: The Daily Caller

How combined human and computer intelligence will redefine jobs

vector-man-plus-pyramid The man versus machine dichotomy has been a staple of pop culture for decades. From 2001: A Space Odyssey to Blade Runner to Terminator to The Matrix and beyond, film makers have envisioned what the world would look like if artificial intelligence took over. However, a new mindset is taking shape — the era of AI-human hybrid intelligence. Read More

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Clinton and Trump Arm Up for Overtime

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are arming up for a possible post-Election Day battle. Bloomberg Politics' Margaret Talev has more on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

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Podesta Ordered Clinton Campaign to 'Dump' Emails After Private Server Was Revealed

Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, John Podesta, directed her former chief of staff at the State Department to "dump all those emails" on the same day that Clinton's private email server became public.

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Rapper K'naan wants to tell Somali-American tale in HBO show

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - For Somali-Canadian rapper K'naan, the story he is trying to tell in his proposed HBO series "Mogadishu, Minnesota" is one he has lived - an immigrant coming to America and trying to adjust.

But the 39-year-old ran into vocal opposition from fellow Somalis as he prepared to ...

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US Rips Guns From The Hands Of Allied Police Over Wrongful Killings

Philippines says there are other gun stores

Via: The Daily Caller

For Roli, the future is modular

img_1773 Roli wouldn't say much before our demo. Just that the company was showing off something new, and that we would probably want to bring a camera. So when we arrived, expecting the latest take on the company's flexible Seaboard instrument, we weren't quite sure what the make of the thing. It's a small, wireless square that has little in common with the London-based… Read More

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October Gun Sales See Massive Spike, Set Yet Another Record

The FBI's background check system for gun sales processed more than 2.3 million checks in October, setting an all-time record for the month.

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Group drops plan to borrow cash from Iowa State for airport

AMES, Iowa (AP) - A business group has scrapped plans to borrow $175,000 from Iowa State University to pay for its share of a new terminal at the Ames airport.

In a memo to board members last week, Ames Economic Development Commission president Dan Culhane said securing a bank loan ...

Source: stories: Politics

Clinton Announces Ad Buy In Blue States Trump Says He Will Win

Michigan and New Mexico

Via: The Daily Caller

The next investments in infrastructure should include more than roads and bridges

powerlines While both political parties seem to agree that Congress should spend several hundred billion dollars on infrastructure, their spending plans ignore one of the most woefully out-of-date pieces of American infrastructure. Taxpayers should fund not just asphalt and concrete but also stimulate a huge increase in private investment for power. And not just power, but renewable power. No less an… Read More

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Wait Another Day Before Buying 2016 Poll Results, Experts Say

The presidential race has tightened since FBI Director James Comey's "bombshell" letter to Congress about Hillary Clinton e-mails, though its impact can't yet be accurately measured in voter surveys, says Larry Sabato, director of the University of Virginia's Center for Politics. "We need some more polls" and may have more clarity by the end of tomorrow, Sabato says in phone interview NOTE: Dollar, Mexican peso, Brazilian real trading lower after ABC News/Washington Post tracking poll showed Don

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Halloween, &c. with Ramirez

(Scott Johnson) Against all the odds, the brilliant editorial cartoonist Michael Ramirez (@Ramireztoons) continues to extract humor from the current presidential campaign. He observed Halloween in "Monsters and ghouls." Inspired by the big story currently in the news, I think Ramirez has topped himself in "Carlita Danger." I could say "Sandy Berger! Thou shouldst be living at this hour," but it wouldn't be right. I will only say thank you, Mr. Ramirez.

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U.K. Spy Chief Warns of 'Increasingly Aggressive' Russian Threat

British spy agency MI5 has hired hundreds of additional agents to prepare the United Kingdom amid a growing threat from Russia, the service's director general told the Guardian in an interview published Tuesday.

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Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

The (Bloomington) Herald-Times. October 26, 2016

Our Opinion: Amendment on hunting, fishing is unnecessary.

Does Indiana really need to add the right to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife into the state constitution?

No, it does not.

But some lawmakers, following the lead of the National Rifle Association, have gotten this ...

Source: stories: Politics

Clown Porn Searches Went Up 213% As Country Swept With Clown Scares

'ronald mcdonald'

Via: The Daily Caller

Serial entrepreneurs Rick Marini and Michael Levit are selling companies to China — for a lot of money

img_0755 Michael Levit knows a thing or two about China. As an executive vice president at the e-commerce services company Vendio, he stayed with the company for six months after Alibaba agreed to acquire it in 2010. (It marked the Chinese conglomerate's first U.S. acquisition.) Levit says it was long enough to develop a consumer shopping project called Dealio that Alibaba had no interest… Read More

Source: TechCrunch