5 things for September 5: White House, Kavanaugh, Gordon, Jebi, inactivity & disease

(CNN)Meet the 84-year-old hurricane hunter who has flown into more than 500 storms. And he's not done yet. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the...

The Winners of The Europas Awards 2018 show Europe’s startup power

Yesterday The Europas, the European Tech Startup Awards and Unconference once again held its annual jamboree in London, throwing together an afternoon of deep-dive panel discussions on the hottest topics in tech, a...

Time Out acquires events discovery and booking platform YPlan for as little as 1.6M

YPlan, the events discover and booking platform, has been acquired by publicly listed media company Time Out Group for an initial price of 1.6 million significantly less than the approximately 31 million that...

MemSQL raises $30M Series D round for its real-time database

MemSQL, a company best known for the real-time capabilities of its eponymous in-memory database, today announced that it has raised a $30 million Series D round, bringing the company’s overall funding to $110...

Latin America roundup: SoftBank bets on Brazilian unicorns and Konfio raises $250M for lending...

Sophia Wood Contributor Share on Twitter Sophia Wood is a Principal at Magma Partners, a Latin America-focused seed-stage VC firm...

Silicon Valley’s Plot to Reinvent the Dreaded Conference Call

Stepping into one of the “project rooms” at speaker-maker Sonos’s office in downtown Boston is like opening a teleportation portal. The large, messy space, cluttered with half-built soundbars and heaping piles of screws, almost...