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Zuckerberg's Philanthropy Project Makes First Major Investment
Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg's Philanthropy Project Makes First Major Investment

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative LLC, created by Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, led a $24 million series B funding in Andela, the startup said on Thursday.
China's Didi Chuxing Raises $7 Billion in New Funding
Ridesharing Apps

China's Didi Chuxing Raises $7 Billion in New Funding

The funding round valued the company at more than $25 billion.
SpaceX Rocket Crashes After Streak of Successful Landings
SpaceX

SpaceX Rocket Crashes After Streak of Successful Landings

After earlier successful sea landings, the Falcon 9 rocket exploded.
Jerry Seinfeld Grilled Mark Zuckerberg About His Morning Habits and Secretly Broken Arm
Mark Zuckerberg

Jerry Seinfeld Grilled Mark Zuckerberg About His Morning Habits and Secretly Broken Arm

The amusing clip comes as part of Facebook's huge push to get more Live Video on its platform.
Martha Stewart Has Now Entered the Meal-Delivery Space
Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart Has Now Entered the Meal-Delivery Space

The partnership, called Martha & Marley Spoon, puts the icon directly in competition with startups Blue Apron, Plated, Munchery and others.
Courtney Reagan
Users Can Now Retweet Themselves on Twitter -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Performance Ignited

Users Can Now Retweet Themselves on Twitter -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: Tesla is planning to sell electric cars at Nordstrom.
Lindsay Friedman
Singapore Startup to Launch Robo Adviser for the Tech-Savvy Wealthy
FinTech

Singapore Startup to Launch Robo Adviser for the Tech-Savvy Wealthy

A new, tech-savvy generation of wealthy clients and family offices are creating opportunities for fintech startups, challenging traditional private banks who have been slow to meet these demands.
Twitter Invests $70 Million in SoundCloud
Twitter

Twitter Invests $70 Million in SoundCloud

The microblogging site's investment was part of a funding round expected to be in the range of $100 million, which would value SoundCloud at about $700 million.
Appeals Court Backs Landmark Net Neutrality Rules
Performance Ignited

Appeals Court Backs Landmark Net Neutrality Rules

The rules prohibited broadband providers from giving or selling access to speedy internet, essentially a 'fast lane' on the web's information superhighway.
If You Buckle Under Stress, Avoid These 10 Jobs
Stress

If You Buckle Under Stress, Avoid These 10 Jobs

Dancers, childcare administrators and people who draw blood are some seriously stressed out folks, says a recent report. What other jobs made the cut?
Carolyn Sun
More Sleep May Not Be Making You as Productive as You Think
Sleep

More Sleep May Not Be Making You as Productive as You Think

It has long been thought that the amount of time spent in different stages of sleep was responsible for how well people were able to remember things.