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How Do Silicon Valley Techies Celebrate Getting Rich in a Pandemic?

New York Times
Sprinter vans For Palantir, a data analytics company that went public in September, Feb. 18 was “giraffe money” day. That was the first day that current and former employees could cash out all of their shares after the company went public. In a Slack channel for former employees called Giraffe......

Away From Silicon Valley, the Military Is the Ideal Customer

New York Times
In the drone business, however, he is not alone. A host of start-ups are building similar technology for the military. Shield AI, founded by a former member of the Navy SEALs, is in San Diego, not far from Anduril. Teal Drones, whose founder emerged from Mr. Thiel’s internship program, is......

Crosby carries Alcorn St. over Mississippi Valley St. 70-56

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here AP News ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) Troymain Crosby scored 22 points as Alcorn State broke the game open in the second half to beat Mississippi Valley State 70-56 on Saturday. Kurk Lee had 14 points for Alcorn State (4-9, 4-4......

SPACs used to be a joke in Silicon Valley — now they’re going mainstream

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The New York Stock Exchange welcomes Desktop Metal Inc. (NYSE: DM), today, Thursday, December 10, 2020, in celebration of its listing. To honor the occasion, Ric Fulop, Co-Founder and CEO, rings The Opening Bell®. NYSE Roger Lee of Battery Ventures......

The Silicon Valley Start-Up That Caused Wall Street Chaos

New York Times
The online trading app Robinhood became a cultural phenomenon and a Silicon Valley darling with a promise to wrest the stock market away from Wall Street’s traditional gatekeepers and “let the people trade” — making it as easy to put millions of dollars at risk as it is to summon......

Cele leads Southern past Mississippi Valley State 102-61

Sports Illustrated
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Samkelo Cele had 18 points off the bench to lift Southern to a 102-61 win over Mississippi Valley State on Monday night. Harrison Henderson had 12 points and nine rebounds, Lamarcus Lee added 12 points and seven rebounds, and Jayden Saddler also scored 12 points with......

How Miami Mayor Francis Suarez is luring tech players from Silicon Valley and New York

CNBC Real Estate
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez speaks to the media during the annual hurricane preparation exercise at the City of Miami’s Emergency Operations Center on May 29, 2019 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Miami Mayor Francis Suarez was leaving lunch at tech billionaire Peter Thiel’s house and on his......

Aimaq, Overton lead Utah Valley past Seattle 93-92 in OT

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTc4MjY1NDA4NTQzOTI1ODY5/usatsi_15439997.jpg AP News SEATTLE (AP) Fardaws Aimaq had 29 points plus 14 rebounds while Trey Woodbury chipped in 20 points and made the game-winning 3-pointer with five seconds left in overtime as Utah Valley edged past Seattle 93-92 in overtime on Friday night. Jamison Overton added 21 points for the......

Alabama State tops Mississippi Valley State 64-51

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here AP News ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) Kevion Stewart scored 19 points, Kenny Strawbridge had 11 points and 11 rebounds and Alabama State beat Mississippi Valley State 64-51 on Tuesday night. Brandon Battle added nine rebounds and DJ Jackson had six......

Grand Valley State University police still looking for answers in student’s death

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here The investigation into the death of a first-year Grand Valley State University student continues but additional witnesses still need to be interviewed and a toxicology report completed, according to university police. Taylor DeRosa, a Royal Oak resident and first......

‘This is going to come back and bite ‘em’: Capitol breach inflames Democrats’ ire at Silicon Valley

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “This is going to come back and bite ‘em because Congress, in a bipartisan way, is going to come back with a vengeance,” Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, told POLITICO. The result......

Proposed Virginia rules may delay Mountain Valley natgas pipeline

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Lengths of pipe wait to be laid in the ground along the under-construction Mountain Valley Pipeline near Elliston, Virginia, U.S. September 29, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Mostoller (Reuters) – Environmental regulators in Virginia proposed stream-crossing rules that analysts say could delay the startup of the $5.8-$6.0 billion Mountain Valley natural......

Mississippi State, Mississippi Valley State gearing up for league play

Sports Illustrated
AP News Mississippi State is using its pre-conference schedule to prepare for the rigors of the SEC schedule. Mississippi Valley State is facing a series of SEC teams during its pre-conference schedule to get ready for its conference season. The in-state rivals meet Monday night in Starkville, Miss. MSU is......

Texas Rio Grande Valley tops Texas A&M-International 89-51

Sports Illustrated
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) Sean Rhea had 19 points and eight rebounds as Texas Rio Grande Valley rolled past Texas A&M-International 89-51 on Monday night. Quinton Johnson II had 16 points and nine rebounds for Texas Rio Grande Valley (5-2). Connor Raines added 14 points. Tre Thomas had 11 points and......

How Washington and Silicon Valley Agree to Disagree on Taming Big Tech

New York Times
A group of experts gathered to debate privacy, competition and what to do — if anything — about tech giants’ growing power. For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – Click here for Free Stock Photos...

Memphis seeks progress against Mississippi Valley State

Sports Illustrated
AP News If the season’s first five games are any indication, the scoreboard operator in Memphis figures to be busy on Tuesday night. That’s because the Tigers, who have scored in the 80s in consecutive wins over Arkansas State and Central Arkansas, are hosting a Mississippi Valley State squad that......

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