Peter Pham of Science on the psychology of venture capital
 ‘The battle between entrepreneurs and VCs is unfair’, according to Peter Pham, the co-founder of Science Inc. His reasoning: VCs have experienced thousands upon thousands of pitching processes. Entrepreneurs, on the other hand, have experienced 1,2, maybe 3 at most. Leading to a power imbalance in the funding environment. So how can we ‘even the playing field’, as… Read More ...
Peter Pham of Science on the psychology of venture capital
 ‘The battle between entrepreneurs and VCs is unfair’, according to Peter Pham, the co-founder of Science Inc. His reasoning: VCs have experienced thousands upon thousands of pitching processes. Entrepreneurs, on the other hand, have experienced 1,2, maybe 3 at most. Leading to a power imbalance in the funding environment. So how can we ‘even the playing field’, as… Read More ...
EU demands Apple pay Ireland up to 13 billion euros in tax
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators ordered Apple on Tuesday to pay up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) in taxes plus interest to the Irish government after ruling that a special scheme to route profits through Ireland was illegal state aid. ...
BLU Pure XR crams 4GB RAM, 3D Touch, f/1.8 camera in mid-ranger
As demonstrated by Archos yesterday, China isn’t the only one with crazy cheap but decent quality smartphones. Now US-based BLU Products is chiming in with its latest Pure XR. Looking at some specs and the price tag, it definitely looks the part of a mid-range smartphone. But you might not be able to easily tell because of its design and … Continue reading...
Gene Wilder, star of 'Willy Wonka,' 'Blazing Saddles,' dead at 83
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Gene Wilder, whose wild curls and startling blue eyes brought a frantic air to roles in the movies "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," "Young Frankenstein" and "Blazing Saddles," died on Monday at the age of 83, his family said. ...
Leander Paes, Rohan Bopanna, Saketh Myneni in India's Davis Cup Team vs Spain
India will play Spain in Davis Cup World Group play-off from September 16-18
US Open 2016: Monica Niculescu credits Sania Mirza for win against Barbora Strycova
Romania's Monica Niculescu dumped Czech 18th seed Barbora Strycova out of the US Open on Monday and credited Indian doubles star Sania Mirza with the victory. The post US Open 2016: Monica Niculescu credits Sania Mirza for win against Barbora Strycova appeared first on Firstpost....
Pokemon GO unbans some “innocent” users
Pokemon GO creators Niantic Labs is probably having a terrible time nowadays. After the initial fever and fervor surrounding the game, the court of public opinion has quickly turned against them. And in its zeal to curb cheating, it may have turned some of its users against them as well. Niantic has recently started slamming the, sometimes perma, ban hammer … Continue reading...
Gene Wilder, star of 'Willy Wonka,' 'Blazing Saddles', dead at 83
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Gene Wilder, whose wild curls and startling blue eyes brought a frantic air to roles in the movies "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," "Young Frankenstein" and "Blazing Saddles," died on Monday at the age of 83, his family said. ...
Battlefield 1 open beta won’t need PS Plus, will demand Xbox Live Gold though
As we gear up to get into the open beta of Battlefield 1, one of the most anticipated titles of this year, This article was originally posted on Game Guru . [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Save The Date: 5 Annual Book Fests That Every Book Lover Needs To Know About
Finding someone who loves books as much as you do is often a tough task. Not too many people appreciate hour-long discussions on literary characters and plots. But that's where book festivals come in. You not only get to pack 10 books for a two-day festival, but people actually expect you to sit down and do nothing but read, and talk about them. It's basically a bookworm's dream come true. If you are looking for an annual holiday, we suggest checking out these amazing book fairs in India, and ac...
No Regrets For Legend Robbie Keane as he Prepares Final Bow
Striker Robbie Keane will play for Ireland for the last time in Wednesday night's friendly with Oman
Tillakaratne Dilshan says Sri Lanka didn’t support him during captaincy
Sri Lanka's Tillakaratne Dilshan suggested he did not have enough support from his team-mates during his 10-month stint as captain and was "hurt" by the manner in which he was removed from the post. The post Tillakaratne Dilshan says Sri Lanka didn’t support him during captaincy appeared first on Firstpost....
Trump hovers over McCain, Rubio U.S. Senate re-election contests
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican voters in Arizona and Florida are expected to pick Senators John McCain and Marco Rubio as their respective U.S. Senate nominees when they go to the polls on Tuesday, but one name not on either ballot, Donald Trump, looms large. ...
Omate Rise Limited Edition brings Amazon’s Alexa to your wrist
While it seems that smartwatch makers have settled down in camps around a very few wearable platforms, like Android Wear, Apple watchOS, Tizen, and Pebble OS, Omate remains firm in its uniqueness. It is perhaps the only remaining smartwatch maker that runs a “full” Android version on its smartwatches. Not Android Wear but Android. It turns out, that has advantages, … Continue reading...
When Ranveer Singh Sang “Pardesi Pardesi” For Tourists in Switzerland
  Ranveer Singh can do anything. He can fly to Toronto, ONLY to be with his girlfriend on Valentine's Day, he can impress his fans with his fashion quirks, he can endorse condoms and be loved for it: the list is endless for this actor, whose vibes and level of energy can't help but make one fall in love with him. Currently in Switzerland, shooting for his upcoming film, Ranveer is making the most of his time by sharing pictures and videos on social media, and it looks like he is not done wi...
Snapchat’s first multi-level game puts you in control of an 8-bit Serena Williams
Snapchat just got its first-ver playable multi-level game courtesy of Gatorade. "Serena Williams Match Point" comes just in time for the U.S. Open. The post Snapchat’s first multi-level game puts you in control of an 8-bit Serena Williams appeared first on Digital Trends.
Haryana Assembly passes Sports Council Bill, CM Manohar Lal Khattar will head the body
The Haryana Assembly on Monday passed the Haryana Sports Council Bill, 2016 to constitute statutory sports councils at state, district, block and municipal levels. The post Haryana Assembly passes Sports Council Bill, CM Manohar Lal Khattar will head the body appeared first on Firstpost....
Ray J to Kanye West -- You're a Shameless Hypocrite
Kanye West is a hypocrite for embracing his wife's sex tape now that it suits his purposes, after blasting Ray J for daring to write a song about the famous video ... at least that's what Ray has been telling his crew. We're told Ray is livid that…
U.S.-led coalition planes hit Islamic State in north Syria: Turkish military
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - U.S.-led coalition warplanes hit Islamic State targets near the Syrian frontier town of Jarablus overnight, the Turkish military said on Tuesday, as forces backed by Ankara pushed deeper into north Syria. ...