Summary List Placement Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) has closed two new mega funds totalling $4.5 billion, bringing its total assets under management to nearly $16.5 billion, it announced in a blog post Friday. Those new funds helped make 2020 the biggest year yet for venture fundraising in the US, putting the total raised at a record $69.1 billion in spite of a global pandemic and e
Andreessen Horowitz just raised $4.5 billion in two new mega funds, helping 2020 become a record-breaking year
Resurfaced video of Trump pardoning Carrots the turkey has gone viral, as the president refuses to concede losing to President-elect Joe Biden
The Margin: President Trump once called out a Thanksgiving turkey that ‘refused to concede’ after losing a fair election
Summary List Placement US stocks gained on Monday amid reports that former Fed Chair Janet Yellen would be selected as President-elect Joe Biden's Treasury Secretary. The news came on a day where investors cheered the data results from another COVID-19 vaccine candidate, this time from AstraZeneca. AstraZeneca said its COVID-19 vaccine candidate demonstrated an average efficacy r
Dow climbs 328 points amid reports Janet Yellen will be named Treasury Secretary
Summary List Placement If you're looking for the best laptop out there, there are a ton of different choices. We've tested and researched a wide range of laptops during our years covering tech products to narrow down our list of top picks. Whether you want a top-of-the-line laptop, a MacBook, or a more affordable Chromebook, we have a pick for your needs in our guide. Based on our
The best laptops
Summary List PlacementLosing any kind of important data on your Android can be gut-wrenching. Accidentally deleting text messages is especially onerous because your phone has no trash can or temporary storage for deleted texts; as soon as you delete them, they're gone – at least, mostly gone. Here's what you can do to try to recover deleted messages and how to prevent catastrophe
How to recover deleted text messages on Android, and why you should back up your phone on Google Drive
President-elect Joe Biden taps a known entity in John Kerry to take the lead on climate change. But the position, which will coordinate a joint-agency effort and includes for the first time a security role, is new territory.
Capitol Report: Fossil-fuel apologist or sensible statesman? Responses to Biden’s pick of Kerry for climate envoy
Bitcoin’s price has been caught within a bout of range-bound trading throughout the past few days, with the support at $18,000 and resistance at $19,000, leading to the formation of a new and intense trading range. Its trend of trading sideways has greatly favored altcoin bulls, as Ethereum and many other digital assets have been posting massive gains throughout the past few days.
Bitcoin’s Risk-Adjusted Returns Make It a Better Investment Vehicle than Gold
Summary List Placement Black Friday is coming soon, but some Apple device deals are already popping up in early Black Friday deals. We're seeing early deals for iPhones, AirPods, iPads, Apple Watches, and even the latest Mac Mini running on Apple's new M1 chip. Most notable are the $250 AirPods Pro wireless noise cancelling earbuds, which can be had for a great deal now on Woot
The best early Black Friday Apple deals — pick up the AirPods Pro for $190, down from $250
Summary List Placement All a Belgian researcher needed to break into and effectively steal a Tesla Model X: a $300 bluetooth kit, and some luck. According to Wired, Lennert Woulters, who studies security at the university KU Leuven, found a way to exploit two vulnerabilities by simply reading the car's VIN number and lifting a code from the owner's key fob (which requires being wi
A researcher managed to 'steal' a Tesla in 90 seconds with a $300 bluetooth kit (TSLA)
Yellen, the former head of the Federal Reserve, would become the first woman to hold the nation’s top economic policy job just as the coronavirus pandemic threatens another downturn.
Biden plans to nominate Janet Yellen for Treasury secretary
Summary List Placement Hershey's move into cocoa futures trading pushed the market into chaos this month and boosted prices to record highs. The candy producer bought cocoa beans through the ICE Futures exchange in mid-November, Bloomberg reported Friday. The trade allows Hershey to obtain cocoa at lower prices, as chocolate producers typically buy from physical suppliers who cha
Hershey drove a record spike in cocoa prices after reportedly sourcing beans from the futures market instead of physical sellers
Summary List Placement Now through December 31, popular e-learning platform Coursera is offering 100 free online courses, many of them taught by Ivy League schools or offered by companies like Google and Amazon. Learners will get access to everything that's typically kept behind a paywall: graded homework, projects, and reading material, as well as a certificate of completion to
You can enroll in 100 free online courses on Coursera now through December 31 — here's a list of classes, from health and humanities to data science and cloud technology
U.S. Forces Korea reported 22 positive COVID-19 tests among people arriving at South Korean bases between Nov. 5 and Nov. 20 in a statement on Monday.
U.S. forces in South Korea, Japan confirm more than 50 new COVID-19 cases
Separating emotions from monetary value — and planning ahead