The $1 Million Race For The Cure To End Aging

Monday, September 15, 2014 18:44
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aging, elderly hands clasped The hypothesis is so absurd it seems as though it popped right off the pages of a science-fiction novel. Some scientists in Palo Alto are offering a $1 million prize to anyone who can end aging. “Based on the rapid rate of biomedical breakthroughs, we believe the question is not if we can crack the aging code, but when will it happen,” says director of the Palo Alto Longevity… Read More

Bellabox, Australia’s Largest Beauty Box Service, Raises $2.7M From Allure Media

Monday, September 15, 2014 18:43
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Bellabox3 bellabox, Australia’s largest beauty subscription site, announced today that it has received $2.7 million in funding from Allure Media, a digital publishing company owned by Fairfax Media. The capital will be used to expand bellabox’s service offerings and improve its market research, as well hire more staff and expand the the startup to new international markets in the Asia Pacific. Read More


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Tim Cook Holds Firm On iMessage Security: It’s Encrypted, And We Don’t Have A Key

Monday, September 15, 2014 17:55
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Screen Shot 2014-09-16 at 00.41.54 As Apple continues to come under some attack for how it handles iCloud security, the company’s CEO Tim Cook is holding firm on the company’s priorities when it comes to data protection. In part 2 of an interview with Charlie Rose, airing on PBS tonight, Cook is adamant that Apple is not in the business of collecting data, but rather selling hardware, and, as such, it puts data… Read More

Recruitment Trainwreck BranchOut In Talks To Be Acquired, May Sell Mobile Team To Hearst

Monday, September 15, 2014 15:41
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branchout-hearst2 BranchOut’s story is a brutal lesson about building on someone else’s platform. After raising $49 million and growing to 33 million users, Facebook changed its viral channels leading BranchOut to starve. Now the “Linkedin Within Facebook” wants to throw in the towel. Sources confirm that BranchOut is in discussions with several acquirers in the recruiting space for its… Read More


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