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Founder’s Corner: Wealthfront’s Andy Rachleff on growing a business

 Omidyar Network’s Emerging Tech team has launched the second season of its podcast, Founder’s Corner, with lessons from today’s premier founders and CEOs. We will be speaking with some of the top...

Amazon’s Running an Insane Deal On the Most Fashionable Fitbit

Fitbit’s Alta is one of the first fitness trackers that actually looks nice on your wrist, owing largely to its fashionable interchangeable bands, and you can pick one up on Amazon...

Sunday’s Best Deals: Electric Massagers, Memory Foam Dog Beds, Get Out, and More

Naipo massagers, memory foam dog beds, and a top-selling hammer drill/driver lead off Sunday’s best deals from around the web. Read more...

Get Psyched for Game of Thrones Season 7 All Over Again with Epic Trailer...

The next season of Game of Thrones is looking more like a movie franchise than a season of television. With fewer episodes and longer runtimes, including a record 81-minute season finale,...

How One Man Overcame Blindness and Started an Audiobook Show for New Scifi and...

In early 2015, 33-year-old Chris Herron was declared legally blind, and was told he had an 80-percent chance of losing his sight entirely in three months. Now, he’s almost fully recovered,...

Take a Detailed Look at Every Tiny Aspect of the Silicon Valley Credits Sequence

Like all HBO opening sequences, the Silicon Valley credits are a remarkable little world unto themselves. I’ve seen the segment dozens of times, but until I watched this breakdown I had...

Houzz raises a huge $400M round at a $4B valuation

 If you ask investors in Silicon Valley about Houzz — an app where you browse ridiculously nice homes and check out interesting interior design ideas — they’ll probably quietly mutter that...

The World’s Ugliest Dog Competition Winner Was Only, Like, the Fourth Ugliest Dog

Ladies and gentlemen, I fear that the fix was in at this year’s World’s Ugliest Dog competition. A three-year-old Neopolitan Mastiff named Martha took the $1,500 top prize at the annual...

Several States in the US Allow the Same Cladding That Turned Grenfell Tower Into...

The UK is not happy that its government allowed a 24-story public housing building to be built under such abominable safety standards that 79 people died in a massive fire ten...

This Portable Beach Cabana Is Only $40 Today, If You’re a Prime Member

Bar none, Sport-Brella is the ultimate beach umbrella, and Amazon’s discounting the blue model for just $40 today, if you’re willing to wait out a backorder.Read more...