Will Uber Convertibles Run Out Of Gas?

Uber just completed a $1.6 billion, six-year convertible debt raise via Goldman’s private wealth group. “But Robbie,” you say, “how do you even put a value on a convertible bond if there isn’t any stock to convert the bond into?” A great question,

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Will Uber Convertibles Run Out Of Gas?

Uber just completed a $1.6 billion, six-year convertible debt raise via Goldman’s private wealth group. “But Robbie,” you say, “how do you even put a value on a convertible bond if there isn’t any stock to convert the bond into?” A great question,

Dear Unicorn, Exit Please

In the last couple of years, it’s become the conventional wisdom that the hottest, fastest-growing tech companies benefit from steering clear of public market investors as long as possible.

There Is No Silicon Valley Crash Coming — For A While

Talk of the bubble bursting eventually surfaces with every successful market. When valuations are increasing exponentially, excitement is building to a fever pitch, and companies are sprouting seemingly overnight — it’s almost like everyone becomes afraid that success won’t last.

Return Of The M&A

2014 has seen an unprecedented number of M&A transactions globally, especially within the tech sector. Global tech M&A was up 55% over last year, soaring to its highest level since 2000. Technology related transactions this year alone have generated over $100B. Read More

Music Service Deezer Postpones $343M IPO, Citing Market Conditions, Reviews Fundraising Options

Call it the Pandora effect? On the heels of the online music company posting a Q3 loss of nearly $86 million, music streaming company Deezer has announced that it would be postponing its own public listing “due to market conditions.” Instead,

With IPO Hopes Fading, Square And Box Face Reality Of Commodity Products

Square and Box would seem to be the very epitome of every startup founder’s dream of reaching the pinnacle of entrepreneurial success. Take a kernel of an idea and turn it into a massive, multi-billion-dollar company that publicly debuts in an IPO. For the founders involved,

Unicorn Bloodbath: VC Bill Gurley Sounds The Alarm, Again

"I think you're going to see a lot of failure in 2015," venture capitalist Bill Gurley of Benchmark Capital tells Fortune for a cover story ("The Age of Unicorns") about how all these companies are now raising money at sky-high valuations.Read more...

How Venture Capital Incentives Promote Zombie Companies

It feels like every other day: Another company raises a massive round of funding. We tend to assume that a company that’s raising money must be doing well. However, the truth is that venture capital funds’ incentives drive them to fund companies that should have folded long ago.

VC Jeff Clavier on Getting to the Promised Land

Last month, we talked with Jon Callaghan of True Ventures and marveled at the billion-dollar-plus return that his firm is poised to reap from leading the seed round of the wearable fitness company Fitbit. But True isn’t the only venture firm for which Fitbit is a giant home run.

What The Tech Bubble Means Outside Silicon Valley

It’s a place, a mindset, a nickname, a metonym, an innovation hub, a TV show and a standard against which all cradles of technology are measured. Silicon Valley prides itself on having a meta-status that defies easy categorization, but this cannot save it from the impending bubble.

Top 9 Free AI Tools That Make Your Life Easier

Copy.aiPhoto:- Copy.aiFirst one on the list is copy.ai. It is an AI based copy writer tool. Basically  what a copywriter tool does is, it gives you content that you can post on your blog or video  when you give it a few descriptions about the topic you want content on.

Tonga struggles with ash, psychological trauma after eruption and tsunami

A satellite image shows Mango islands after Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano eruption, in Tonga, January 20, 2022.

People with this certain gene version less likely to develop severe COVID-19

The new results show that people with a specific version of a gene are less likely to develop severe COVID-19. Earlier research had identified a specific group of genes, called the OAS1/2/3 gene cluster, as being involved in the risk for severe COVID-19. 

Scientists scrutinise characteristics of new Omicron sub-variant

Image Credit:CIPhotos via Getty ImagesStudies are underway to find out the precise characteristics of the latest Covid-19 variant ‘BA.2’. It already accounts for the majority of most recent cases in a number of countries, including India, Denmark and Sweden. But,

WhatsApp plans transfer of data between Android, iOS devices

WhatsApp chat could now be transferred between Android and iOS devices after the Meta-owned messaging app  plans to roll out a new update. This was revealed by the found source code  of WhatsApp 22.74 Beta for iOS. However,

Bitcoin Extends Slide, Has Fallen More Than 50% From Record High

Bitcoin, the largest digital asset, extended its decline Saturday, and has now shed more than 50% from its record high in November.Bitcoin’s decline since hitting the record has wiped out more than $600 billion in market value, and over $1 trillion has been lost from the aggregate crypto market.

Russian c.bank proposes banning cryptocurrencies, crypto mining

Representations of virtual cryptocurrencies are seen in this illustration taken November 28, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File PhotoRussia's central bank on Thursday proposed banning the use and mining of cryptocurrencies on Russian territory, citing threats to financial stability,

Review Of Uber’s Privacy Policy Shows Positive Signs, But Still Room For Improvement

Uber today released the results of a review of its privacy policies, which it had commissioned from independent law firm Hogan Lovells. The firm found that Uber had appropriate policies and disclosures in place and that it had invested significantly to enforce those policies. However,

FIghting Sexism In Silicon Valley

The scenarios depicted in the Newsweek story were disturbing, but frankly they remained somewhat abstract for me until I taught my class at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business several hours later. Read More

Betaworks Launches Idiot-Proof Livestream Broadcast App Upclose

Sick of hassling with Google Hangouts? Now you can start broadcasting video live to the world with just one-touch through Upclose, the newest app from Betaworks. Upclose lets you follow people to get notified when they’re on the air, discover who’s livestreaming now,

打车软件引发新现象:或冲击广播行业

打车软件“战火”越烧越烈,现已经“烧”到了广播行业,不少人认为,现在许多出租车司机都在忙着听打车软件“报单”,已经很少听广播了,这将导致广播广告下滑。

罗永浩锤子手机是这样的,用户会买单吗?

文/宿艺(微信公众号:guancha01)不知不觉间,罗永浩的锤子OS已发布超过一年。再过近两个月后的5月20日,锤子手机将正式发布。  对于国产手机厂商来说,最核心的竞争其实就是供应链之争。

Why Earth's Most Abundant Mineral Only Just Got Its Name

It sounds weird, but the most abundant mineral on Earth finally got a name last week, thanks to a century-old meteorite. What? How? Why did it take so long? There were a whole confluence of reasons it took bridgmanite so long to get its name. Read more...

Today is Earth's equinox and this is how it looks from space

Right now, the Earth is at its equinox. Today, the duration of the day and the night all around the world would be the same because the sunlight is hitting the Earth at the perfect angle to align its shade with Earth's spin axis. You can see it in this video,

A 3-D Printer Saved This Poor Underfed Tortoise

3-D printing is going to put humans out of work and make shopping obsolete, if you believe the evangelists. But before it does all of that, it has poor sickly animals to save, like Cleopatra the tortoise. Read more...

洛杉磯永續城市計畫啟動,政府機關大量導入綠能車輛取代傳統內燃機汽車

圖片來源: LAPD 官方推特洛杉磯市最近打著支持綠能的大義以租賃的方式承租了一批環保車輛作為包括 LAPD 、消防單位、水利局等公部門車輛,包含 160 台純電動車以及 128 台插電式混合動力車( PHEV )。閱讀全文

Construction Permits Pulled on the Thirty-Meter Telescope in Hawaii

It’s a clash of gods, science, lava, stars, and the law for the Thirty-Meter Telescope in Hawaii. The would-be new largest telescope on the planet just had its construction permit yanked by the Hawaii Supreme Court.Read more...

中國財團提出全面收購!Opera 瀏覽器或將完全中國化

提起現時最常用的瀏覽器,相信不少人應該會即時聯想起 Chrome、Firefox 及 Safari 等名字,不過留意老牌瀏覽器 Opera 其實也有一定支持者,但這個來自挪威的品牌或很快會變天。因為今日就有消息傳出 Opera 已經收到來自中國財團的收購,所以不久將來該公司或會變成一間中資企業。以下有更多資料:The post 中國財團提出全面收購!Opera 瀏覽器或將完全中國化 appeared first on UNWIRE.HK 流動科技生活.

Linux Hook 笔记 - 有价值炮灰

相信很多人对"Hook"都不会陌生,其中文翻译为"钩子".在编程中,钩子表示一个可以允许编程者插入自定义程序的地方,通常是打包好的程序中提供的接口.比如,我们想要提供一段代码来分析程序中某段逻辑路径被执行的频率,或者想要在其中插入更多功能时就会用到钩子.

就医160推出由全科医生把关的健康商城,或进一步拓展盈利模式

近日,就医160宣布推出健康商城,主营医疗健康类服务及产品,涵盖了健康咨询 、就医陪诊、体检、香港高端医疗、基因检测、健康类智能硬件、推拿理疗等服务。后期还会有更多产品上线,丰富健康商城的商品种类。目前,就医160健康商城的产品主要通过就医160官网、微信公众号和APP三种渠道进行购买。官网和APP用户可在“健康”栏目中找到健康商城入口,公众号用户则需要点击“活动中心”才能进入健康商城页面。此外,该商城支持线上支付,且提供24小时客服服务。

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