Zeta Global, a company that specializes in marketing automation software, now has $140 million in new funding, including $25 million in debt financing, with which it plans to fund expansion. The company, co-founded by former Apple CEO and Pepsi-Cola president John Sculley and entrepreneur David Steinberg, was partially built on the acquisition of nine companies, and it’s “highly probable we’ll buy a tenth,” Steinberg told Fortune. Marketing executives--and increasingly pe...
What would happen if Google merged with Facebook to create an all-knowing social network? The result might look a lot like The Circle, a company that can invade every last corner of our private lives. In the movie The Circle, which comes out Friday, Emma Watson and Tom Hanks show us what such a tech hell would feel like--where “privacy is theft” and "secrets are lies," and where a corporation like Facebook or Google could force governments to bow entirely to their will. Based on the ...
President Donald Trump won’t immediately terminate U.S. participation in the North American Free Trade Agreement, the White House said, after he spoke with the leaders of Mexico and Canada about ways to renegotiate the accord. “Both conversations were pleasant and productive. President Trump agreed not to terminate Nafta at this time and the leaders agreed to proceed swiftly, according to their required internal procedures, to enable the renegotiation of the Nafta deal to the benefit...
Since 1993, the Classic Center in Fellbach has been the worldwide focus of Mercedes-Benz automotive authenticity.
As Argentine President Mauricio Macri visits the White House, the Donald Trump Administration has the opportunity to revitalize our economic and security partnership with Argentina and reenergize America’s leadership in the Western Hemisphere Argentina is the third largest country in South America and has the second highest per capita income. After decades of high unemployment and runaway inflation under socialist Peronist rule and the heavy hand of the state, in November 2015 the Argent...
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah). (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Politicians, pundits, and scholars alike routinely call Congress the “broken branch.” Most often, they note its abysmally low level of legislative productivity recently, a trend that even the return of unified Republican control of government has failed to reverse. But Congress’s feeble efforts to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election may be an even more startling and serious institutional failure. The House inqui...
Swipe right on Snapchat on any given day and you might stumble upon a custom geofilter designed for someone's special occasion, be it a birthday, wedding or even a promposal. But have you ever wondered who's behind these bespoke filters? Custom geofilters are the must-have party accessory for the Snapchat generation and, now, talented designers are setting up businesses to quench people's thirst for bespoke filters.  SEE ALSO: 'Promposals' get even more out of control with custom Snapchat...
Everyone loves David Attenborough. Whether he's in cartoon form, hologram form, or simply lending his sweet voice to an Adele video, the internet's adoration of the British documentary presenter knows no bounds. And sometimes, the internet has an unusual way of expressing its love. SEE ALSO: 10 things named after Sir David Attenborough On Wednesday, a picture of David Attenborough lying next to the thigh bone of a Titanosaur — taken from the 2016 BBC documentary Attenborough and the Gian...
Great news, everyone: Donald Trump has installed a new red button in the White House. Oh, don't worry. It doesn't launch anything. It just signals White House staff to bring him a Coca-Cola. And each time that happens, as Stephen Colbert notes, the Oval Office inches ever closer to becoming "an eight year old's drawing of a treehouse." Read more... More about Donald Trump, Stephen Colbert, Watercooler, and Watercooler
A German paramedic has been fired for drawing a Hitler moustache on an immigrant patient being taken to hospital after a suspected overdose. The tasteless prank (pictured) was revealed after medical man Thomas Wagner posted a video and photos in a WhatsApp group chat he set up for the Johanitter care group in Frankfurt. He sent colleagues a photo of the semi-comatose man with the fake moustache drawn on with a blue pen alongside the caption: ‘Victim#1 – today: trendy beards.’ O...
Police gathered evidence from Fitbit, home alarm, Facebook, phone and credit cards to piece together timeline of events leading up to woman's death
This is His Excellency, John Agyekum Kufuor. GhanaLadies.com   He is the former president of the Republic of Ghana.   John Agyekum Kufuor is a member of the Freemason. VW Bro HE John Kofi Agyekum Kufuor, PGSwdB, former President of the Republic of Ghana, has been appointed Senior Grand Warden pic.twitter.com/iUSPpjZvCY — UGLE – Grand Lodge (@UGLE_GrandLodge) April 26, 2017   Ghana’s former president has been honoured according to United Grand Lodge of England, the gov...
Nigerian twitter is too lit! So we told you that the Oba of Lagos snubbed the Ooni of Ife when he tried to greet him. The funny thing is, the Ooni of Ife is higher in rank than the Oba of Lagos and was not even supposed to greet him in the first place. @_achmed started a thread on Kings/Obas that are greater than the Oba of Lagos and the awesome people of Nigerian twitter started adding their own tweets to it. Check out the amazing thread. 1. The tweet that started it all A short thread of Kin...
The LSU baseball team travels to Tuscaloosa, Ala. tonight for one of the more important series of the season. And, luckily, it’s against the exact team LSU needed to face at this moment. Coming off three losses in four games, the LSU baseball team (27-15, 10-8 SEC) will face SEC bottom dweller Alabama (15-26, 2-16 SEC) in the first game of a three-game series tonight. Given the point in the season, LSU can’t afford any losses, let alone a series loss, to this caliber of opponent. But...
The 2017 NFL Draft begins on Thursday, April 27, with coverage of the first round live from Philadelphia at 8 p.m. EY. From great defensive ends like Myles Garrett to stellar defensive backs like Jamal Adams, a number of talented draft prospect will hear their name called on Thursday night. Here is all that you need to know about the 2017 NFL Draft. This will be updated through out the day to reflect selections and trades. 2017 NFL Draft Round 1 picks 1. Cleveland Browns 2. San Francisco 49ers ...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Quincy Wilson came to Florida as a 3-star safety and left the Gators with first-round cornerback talent. Recruiting analysts and scouts projected Wilson to play in the back-end of Florida’s secondary, but he solidified himself as a lock-down SEC corner. Wilson cracked the starting lineup as a true freshman and started 24 of his 39 career games. He earned second-team All-SEC honors as a junior, finishing the 2016 season with 33 tackles, 6 pass breakups, 3 intercep...
PLEASANT VIEW, Tenn. — It’s 9 o’clock on a school night, and Ty Chandler has finished his school work and run in a city track meet in Nashville and found time for a sit down interview in his home with SEC Country. Chandler, the No. 5-rated tailback in the nation and a Tennessee signee who’s expected to play for the Vols immediately, does not like to spend much time talking about himself. But on this rare occasion, Chandler realizes there’s a captive Tennessee football audience eage...
On a Spring afternoon, I'm gazing out the window of an -office building on the outskirts of Estonia's capital, -Tallinn, watching people stroll below, when a cream--colored plastic container mounted on black wheels rounds the corner and begins maneuvering its way among the pedestrians. The device looks like a kid's toy. But in reality it's a high-tech delivery robot called Starship and potentially the next mega-profitable invention to spring from this snowy, miniature country on the northern edg...
On Monday, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced the United States had found preliminary evidence that Canada was subsidizing exports of softwood lumber. As a result, the United States would begin imposing new 20 percent tariffs on wood imports. Monday’s announcement raised eyebrows, in part because of President Trump’s controversial decision that the U.S. government would “self-initiate” a separate investigation alleging steel imports were a threat to U.S. national ...