Common Foods That are Toxic to Dogs

Our pets are at our mercy, so it's up to us to make sure they're safe. This can be tough sometimes, because a lot of seemingly harmless everyday foods can be toxic to our animals. This infographic lays out some of the most dangerous foods for dogs and ... [...]

Coursera raises $49.5M from NEA, Times Internet & others

US-based Coursera Inc, an education technology company that partners with universities to offer courses online, has secured $49.5 million in the first closing of Series C funding from New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Times Internet (TIL) and others investors. Existing investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) also participated in this round, as [...] [...]

The Best Tip To Remember Names

If you are someone who avoids meeting people not because you don't like to socialize, but you are extremely bad at remembering names; we know how it feels. This is a common problem, the solution of which is yet to be found. However, till then, we can... [...]

Amazon’s “Prime Now” Expands To Seattle Region, Adds Beer, Wine & Liquor Delivery Option

prime-now Amazon’s one-hour delivery service, Prime Now, is finally making its way to the company’s hometown with today’s launch in Seattle and surrounding regions. Included in the expansion are Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond, and Kirkland areas, the company says. The move comes shortly after the service’s expansion outside the U.S. to London, which took place earlier this summer. Read More

Philips Launches Cheaper Hue Smart Light Bulb Kit

hue-wdk-hand-and-switch The Philips Hue product line is great, but it’s also very expensive with some starter kits costing $200. But if you really want to be able to control multiple light bulbs at a time, Philips has something new for you — the new $40 wireless dimming kit. In order to bring the price down, Philips had to remove a bunch of features, starting with the ability to control your lights from… Read More

Why Billion-Dollar Valuations Don’t Matter

fakegold In the last few years, there’s been a massive decoupling between private and public markets. A Goldman Sachs report shows that since December, five of the seven most recent exits for billion-dollar startups came in at valuations equal to or below their pre-exit valuations. One of the most concerning bi-products of this decoupling is the migration away from focusing on underlying… Read More

PickMyLaundry secures $100K in seed funding from GHV

PickMyLaundry, a mobile platform that facilitates booking and delivery of laundry services, has raised $100,000 from Green House Ventures (GHV), a startup accelerator launched by serial entrepreneur and Indian Angel Network member Vikram Upadhyaya. New Delhi-based PML Solutions Pvt Ltd, which runs PickMyLaundry, has partnerships with various laundry service providers for washing, dry-cleaning and wardrobe [...] [...]

SlideShare Rebrands As “LinkedIn SlideShare,” Adds A Pinterest-Like Clipboard Section

Screen Shot 2015-08-25 at 9.41.13 AM Over three years after its acquisition by LinkedIn, SlideShare this morning is getting deeper integration with the professional social network, a rebranding (now it’s “LinkedIn SlideShare”) and a new tool that allows users to clip out the best slides from presentations and save them to topic-based clipboards. The added feature, simply called “Clipping,” has been… Read More