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8 Steps to Securing Online Privacy

Last week, I set out my reasons for expecting serious civil liberties and privacy problems under a Trump presidency. I strongly recommended that you take steps to protect yourself — steps I’m going to outline shortly. We now live under […]

Stripe Lands $150 Million At $9.2 Billion Valuation

Stripe Lands $150 Million At $9.2 Billion Valuation

Payment processing company Stripe has reportedly secured $150 million in fresh funding at a $9.2 billion valuation, representing an almost 2x valuation jump from its previous venture round. Alphabet’s growth investment arm CapitalG is said to have co-led the financing […]

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Significant Challenges In The Global M&A Environment

Overall market conditions remain reasonably strong for a continued healthy dealmaking environment in the fourth quarter of 2016 and into fiscal year 2017. Companies will continue to seek ways to supplement slow organic growth by actively hunting for solid M&A […]

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Higher Frequencies Catch Hearing Loss In Teens

Adding higher frequencies to hearing tests helps detect adolescent hearing loss, according to pediatricians and audiologists. “If we can detect hearing loss when it’s mild, we can modify behavior,” says Deepa Sekhar, associate professor of pediatrics at Penn State College […]