Peer tutoring platform Knack raises $1.5M from Charles Hudson, Jeff Vinik — TechCrunch

Knack, a peer tutoring platform aimed at college students, is taking a different approach than some online tutoring marketplaces have in the past. As a result, the Florida-based startup has raised a $1.5 million seed round co-led by Charles Hudson’s Precursor Ventures and Tampa Bay Lighting owner and Fenway Sports Group Partner, Jeff Vinik. Other… via […]

Make it Short, I Got a Plane to Catch — Sharon Bonin-Pratt’s Ink Flare

The contemporary reader has a short attention span and we writers need to respect that. We need to write toward their preferences because they’re the folks who buy our books. How to shorten chapters, reduce paragraphs, decrease word count, and still write a book with intriguing premise, significant character development, and exciting plot remains […] via […]

Saudi crown prince attracts fresh scrutiny, if not sanction — Columbia Journalism Review

On Friday, the seemingly endless scandal over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi dissident writer killed in his country’s Istanbul consulate early last month, took another twist. The Washington Post, where Khashoggi worked as an opinion columnist, reported the CIA’s conclusion that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) personally ordered Khashoggi’s killing. The… via […]

Cook this: Charlie Bird’s farro salad from Ina Garten’s Cook Like a Pro — National Post

Our cookbook of the week is Cook Like a Pro: Recipes & Tips for Home Cooks by Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa. Over the next three days, we’ll feature recipes from the book and an interview with its author. Ina Garten had just made this sensational salad when we spoke. “I really would happily eat… via […]

Coinbase plots to become the New York Stock Exchange of crypto securities — TechCrunch

  The future of Coinbase looks something like the New York Stock Exchange. That’s according a vision laid out by CEO Brian Amstrong who was interviewed on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco today. Coinbase is known for being the most popular exchange for converting fiat currency into crypto — most of the largest […]

Vanished sub found on ocean floor. Is Argentina up for the herculean task of retrieving the bodies? — National Post

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina — A day after Argentina announced that the wreckage of a navy submarine that vanished a year ago with 44 sailors on board had been found, several relatives of the crew members demanded Sunday that authorities spare no effort to bring the remains to the surface quickly. Their pleas raised the… via […]

“We Will Never Have A Deal”: China’s Former Top Trade Negotiator Slams Beijing’s “Unwise” Trade War Tactics — peoples trust toronto

In a surprising show of public dissent within Beijing’s power echelons, China’s former top trade negotiator slammed Beijing’s trade war tactics on Sunday, singling out the decision to impose tariffs on soybeans as ill-thought out. The comments by Long Yongtu – a former vice-minister with China’s foreign trade ministry who led the talks that led […] […]

FRISS: Insurance Carriers Prioritize Fraud Detection and Prevention — Financial Post

CHICAGO — Insurance fraud is a global problem. In the U.S. alone, insurance carriers lost over $34 billion in 2017 on fraudulent insurance claims. It’s a global problem with a growing number of technological solutions. Big data analysis and large-scale collaboration are key to fighting insurance fraud. The insurance industry is increasingly focused on preventing… via […]

Approaches to Working with Students from Poverty — Free Spirit Publishing Blog

By Richard M. Cash, Ed.D., author of Self-Regulation in the Classroom: Helping Students Learn How to Learn Part of our Cash in on Learning series by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Click to read other Cash in on Learning posts. This post was originally published on January 26, 2015. I began my teaching career in St. […] […]

Kraken Exchange leave traders in shock as it boycotts Bitcoin Satoshi Vision token for Bitcoin Cash ABC — ZyCrypto

  Some cryptocurrency platforms like Jihan Wu‘s Bitmain had already chosen a team ahead of the Bitcoin Cash upgrade, in fact, Wu was already hell-bent on unleashing a hashing war against Bitcoin Satoshi Vision long before it commenced. Could this be the same for the United States based cryptocurrency exchange platform Kraken? In a Twitter post… […]

Lidar startup AEye raises $40M Series B led by the Taiwanese government’s investment firm — TechCrunch

Lidar technology developer AEye will scale its operations globally through manufacturing partnerships after raising a $40 million Series B. The round was led by Taiwania Capital, the investment firm created and backed by Taiwan’s National Development Council, and included returning investors Kleiner Perkins, Intel Capital, Airbus Ventures, and Tychee Partners. This brings the California-based startup’s… via […]

Why Does America Have 13 Million Households That Don’t Have Enough Food To Eat? — peoples trust toronto Things are going to be tough during the days to come, and we are all going to need more flexibility than ever before. Vía Infowars via Why Does America Have 13 Million Households That Don’t Have Enough Food To Eat? — peoples trust toronto

Xiaomi wants to change rural retail in India with new business — Social News XYZ

  New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Chinese electronics major Xiaomi, which is focusing on amplifying its product portfolio beyond smartphones, is all set to launch on Tuesday a new business which, according to the company, will “change rural retail in India”. “Excited about a new business that we are launching. We’ll announce it tomorrow,” Manu Kumar… […]

Whistleblower Implicates Deutsche Bank In $150 Billion Money Laundering Scandal — peoples trust toronto

  Just when Deutsche Bank probably thought the worst of its legal troubles (over the Libor scandal, sales of shoddy mortgage-backed securities, FX and precious metal rigging which collective resulted in tens of billions in legal fines) were behind it, the struggling German lender is being drawn deeper into the biggest money laundering scandal in […]

3Novices:Celebrities and Hong Kong film industry veterans pay their respects at memorial service for legendary producer Raymond Chow — 3noviceschina

Celebrities and veterans in the Hong Kong film industry turned out in droves at a memorial service for Raymond Chow Man-wai on Monday, remembering how the entertainment mogul was a “polished gentleman” who always wore a smile and showed respect to others. The 2½-hour service, held at the Kerry Hotel in Hung Hom, was attended […] […]

The Origins Of Narcissism — Awakening From PTSD

In this training segment, Ross Rosenberg explains the early childhood conditions that are responsible for the development of Narcissistic Personality Disorder and other pathological narcissistic disorders. Narcissists come from a childhood in which their pathologically narcissistic parent abused, neglected and/or deprived them of love, care, and safety. via The Origins Of Narcissism — Awakening From PTSD

Theresa May wins business support for draft Brexit deal — Peace and Freedom

  British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday won support from big business for her draft Brexit deal ahead of “intense negotiations” with Brussels in the coming week. May told the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), the UK’s main business lobby group, that she was “determined to deliver” her Brexit deal as she prepares for […]

Studies from the Father-in-Law Institute On Keeping Your Maiden Name — Little Old Lady Comedy

  “Children Living In Household with Two Last Names at High Risk For Premature Identity Crisis” Summary: In recent decades, the number of females opting out of taking their male counterparts’ surname has grown at an alarming rate. With societal concern mounting over the phenomenon’s impact on the familial dynamic of Homo Sapiens, a small […]

Infosys informs about investor conference — Intraday Equity Tips

  Infosys has informed that the representatives of the company will be attending the investor conference on November 21 & 27, 2018. The company will participate in group and/or one-on-one meetings in all conferences. This information will also be hosted on the company’s website, at The above information is a part of company’s filings […]

Futures dip on Apple concerns, trade uncertainties — peoples trust toronto November 19, 2018 By Medha Singh (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures dipped on Monday as Apple shares were hit by concerns of slowing demand for iPhones, while conflicting signals of a potential truce in the China-U.S. trade dispute added to market jitters. Shares of Apple Inc fell 1.5 percent after the Wall […] via […]

Hong Kong protest leaders warn of threat to civil rights — National Post

  Hong Kong protest leaders who went on trial Monday for spearheading pro-democracy demonstrations in 2014 said their prosecution threatens the future of civil rights in the territory, where fears have grown of Beijing’s growing influence. “What is on trial is not just the nine of us. What is on trial also is the high degree… […]

US should assess own failures in Afghanistan instead of making Pakistan a scapegoat: PM Khan — Peace and Freedom

  Prime Minister Imran Khan responds to US President Donald Trump’s statements about Pakistan yesterday. ─ File photo Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday clapped back at United States (US) President Donald Trump on Monday, suggesting that Washington assess its efficacy in the War on Terror in Afghanistan instead of making Pakistan a scapegoat for […]

News Pictures – First glimpse at 1,000ft high skyscraper dubbed ‘The Tulip’ — News Exc Celebrity

  Article and photos from These are the first concept pictures of a stunning new 1,000ft-high glass skyscraper featuring glass gondolas allowing visitors to ride on the outside. The building dubbed ‘The Tulip’, which is set to become London‘s second tallest structure behind The Shard, will have a 12-storey glass bud on top of […]

3Novices:The Chinese-West African restaurant in London that earned a Michelin star in just a year — 3noviceschina

An imaginative London restaurant created by a Chinese-Canadian chef and a Nigerian-Sierra Leonean director has surprised British gastronomes and was last month awarded a star in the Michelin Guide Great Britain and Ireland 2019. Fuelled by West African flavours, Ikoyi is now among the 14 of London’s 71 Michelin-starred restaurants serving non-European cuisine. The Araki, […] […]

3Novices:Hello Mr. Billionaire review: crazy rich Chinese get satirical treatment — 3noviceschina

3/5 stars This rambunctious satirical comedy from China takes aim at the conspicuous consumption of the country’s nouveau riche by trying to make their lifestyles look vulgar. The film is very well made, and funny enough, but it does send a mixed message about wealth. Ash Is Purest White: violence and heartbreak in Jia Zhangke […] […]

News Pictures — Trump defends firing aide Melania wanted gone and says John Kelly ‘will move on’ — News Exc Celebrity

Article and photos from President Donald Trump defended firing an aide first lady Melania Trump wanted gone and admitted his Chief of Staff John Kelly ‘will move on’ but denied reports his White House is in chaos and gave himself an A+ as president. ‘The White House is running like a well-oiled machine, it’s… […]