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The Mercury News
Ro Khanna seeks Mike Honda rematch in Silicon Valley Congressional seatbiggest technology names: Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer, Facebook executi
Ro Khanna seeks Mike Honda rematch in Silicon Valley Congressional seat
The Mercury News / Posted 8 hours ago
biggest technology names: Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer, Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg, Napster co-founder Sean Parker, investor Marc Andreessen and Salesforce founder and CEO Marc Benioff. Many of those names appeared among... Read more
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The Mercury News
Election 2016: Ro Khanna seeks Mike Honda rematch in Silicon Valley Congressional seatbiggest technology names: Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer, Facebook executi
Election 2016: Ro Khanna seeks Mike Honda rematch in Silicon Valley Congressional seat
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
biggest technology names: Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer, Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg, Napster co-founder Sean Parker, investor Marc Andreessen and Salesforce founder and CEO Marc Benioff. Many of those names appeared among... Read more
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International Business Times
UK cancer scientists' pension fund invested in British American Tobacco efficiently in the global fight against cancer. How can this possibly be in lin
UK cancer scientists' pension fund invested in British American Tobacco
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
efficiently in the global fight against cancer. How can this possibly be in line with the fact that most of us will retire comfortably on money earned from tobacco investments?" Sean Parker sets up $250m cancer immunotherapy collaborationIBTim... Read more
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The Register Citizen
A state tournament whirlwind finishes off a busy high school sports seasonin the javelin. Shepaug’s Chandler Wetherbee is No. 2 in the 1,600 meters; Wamo
A state tournament whirlwind finishes off a busy high school sports season
The Register Citizen / Posted 3 days ago
in the javelin. Shepaug’s Chandler Wetherbee is No. 2 in the 1,600 meters; Wamogo’s Brendon Leclair is No. 3 in the 3,200; Sean Parker, Wamogo, is No. 4. Litchfield’s boys 4 x 800 relay is seeded third. Top Seed: Fitch-Groton (20-0) Area Team:... Read more
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Orange County Register
Initiative for Californians to vote on legalizing recreational pot on track, but opposition growingSecretary of State reports show the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, which is backed
Initiative for Californians to vote on legalizing recreational pot on track, but opposition growing
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
Secretary of State reports show the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, which is backed by Silicon Valley billionaire Sean Parker, submitted more than the needed 365,880 signatures just in Southern California. And more than three quarters of... Read more
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The Morning Sun
New jobs coming to Pittburgimpacted and we are working to help them transition professionally and personal
New jobs coming to Pittburg
The Morning Sun / Posted 3 days ago
impacted and we are working to help them transition professionally and personally.”Human Resources Vice President Sean Parker said the reductions are part of a program to increase the efficiency of EaglePicher’s operations.The 20 jobs... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"You Are Redefining Yourself As A Comic-Book Villain" - Nick Denton's Open Letter To Peter Thielpeople can actually read the articles you find so illegitimate, and make their
"You Are Redefining Yourself As A Comic-Book Villain" - Nick Denton's Open Letter To Peter Thiel
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
people can actually read the articles you find so illegitimate, and make their own judgment about their newsworthiness. Sean Parker, a partner in your Founders Fund and an early backer of Facebook, is one of the friends who was covered... Read more
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Gawker
An Open Letter to Peter Thielpeople can actually read the articles you find so illegitimate, and make their
An Open Letter to Peter Thiel
Gawker / Posted 4 days ago
people can actually read the articles you find so illegitimate, and make their own judgment about their newsworthiness. Sean Parker, a partner in your Founders Fund and an early backer of Facebook, is one of the friends who was covered... Read more
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examiner.com
Nat’l Review writer: ‘Fire Couric’ over film; look who ‘partners’ are“Very Special Thanks” is extended to Everytown, which is anti-gun billionaire M
Nat’l Review writer: ‘Fire Couric’ over film; look who ‘partners’ are
examiner.com / Posted 4 days ago
“Very Special Thanks” is extended to Everytown, which is anti-gun billionaire Michael Bloomberg’s creation, philanthropist Sean Parker and The Ballmer Group. Among other complaints about the film is the one from author John Lott, president of the... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
In business startups, rural America is falling behindInnovation Group, a bipartisan research and advocacy organization that was foun
In business startups, rural America is falling behind
The Arizona Republic / Posted 6 days ago
Innovation Group, a bipartisan research and advocacy organization that was founded by the Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sean Parker and a small group of investors. That concentration of startup activity is unusual, economists say. In the... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Legalizing marijuana in California would be harmful, not beneficialAct is rumored to be bankrolled by billionaires who do not have California’s be
Legalizing marijuana in California would be harmful, not beneficial
The Daily Californian / Posted 8 days ago
Act is rumored to be bankrolled by billionaires who do not have California’s best interest in mind. New York billionaire Sean Parker has purportedly been recruited to augment money that will flow from George Soros and the Drug Policy Alliance.... Read more
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The Morning Call
A very bad sign for all but America's biggest citiesInnovation Group, a bipartisan research and advocacy organization that was foun
A very bad sign for all but America's biggest cities
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
Innovation Group, a bipartisan research and advocacy organization that was founded by the Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sean Parker and a small group of investors. That concentration of start-up activity is unusual, economists say. In the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Voters face information overloadhaze cleared and reformers now are backing this one, which is supported by Lt.
Voters face information overload
Orange County Register / Posted 8 days ago
haze cleared and reformers now are backing this one, which is supported by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and Facebook co-founder Sean Parker. “I’m confident this one will pass,” Dale Gieringer told us; he’s the state coordinator for the California... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
In rural America start ups are falling behindInnovation Group, a bipartisan research and advocacy organization that was foun
In rural America start ups are falling behind
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Innovation Group, a bipartisan research and advocacy organization that was founded by the Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sean Parker and a small group of investors. That concentration of start-up activity is unusual, economists say. In the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
A very bad sign for all but America's biggest citiesInnovation Group, a bipartisan research and advocacy organization that was foun
A very bad sign for all but America's biggest cities
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Innovation Group, a bipartisan research and advocacy organization that was founded by the Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sean Parker and a small group of investors. That concentration of start-up activity is unusual, economists say. In the... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
A very bad sign for all but America's biggest citiesInnovation Group, a bipartisan research and advocacy organization that was foun
A very bad sign for all but America's biggest cities
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
Innovation Group, a bipartisan research and advocacy organization that was founded by the Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sean Parker and a small group of investors. That concentration of start-up activity is unusual, economists say. In the... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
For the traditional theatrical window, the lines continue to bluras well — for example, whenever Netflix picks up a movie to stream as soon as i
For the traditional theatrical window, the lines continue to blur
Los Angeles Times / Posted 11 days ago
as well — for example, whenever Netflix picks up a movie to stream as soon as it hits theaters. Or when Napster co-founder Sean Parker proposed a new way to watch new movies at home. Trying to understand the arguments on both sides of the release... Read more
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Newsmax
'Appleseed' Method: Fight Cancer by Boosting the Immune SystemTech billionaire Sean Parker made headlines earlier this year when he announced
'Appleseed' Method: Fight Cancer by Boosting the Immune System
Newsmax / Posted 13 days ago
Tech billionaire Sean Parker made headlines earlier this year when he announced that he was sinking $250 million into an effort to “solve” cancer through immunotherapy, which uses the body’s own immune system to fight the deadly disease. While... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom snuggle at Cannes; who's Selena Gomez?and Vladimir Putin friend Roman Abramovich. And Kate Hudson was on the yacht, t
Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom snuggle at Cannes; who's Selena Gomez?
Bennington Banner / Posted 13 days ago
and Vladimir Putin friend Roman Abramovich. And Kate Hudson was on the yacht, too. Katy Perry in April arrives at Sean Parker and the Parker Foundation's Gala Celebrating a Milestone in Medical Research in Los Angeles. (Photo by Rich... Read more
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The Mercury News
Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom snuggle at Cannes; who's Selena Gomez?and Vladimir Putin friend Roman Abramovich. And Kate Hudson was on the yacht, t
Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom snuggle at Cannes; who's Selena Gomez?
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
and Vladimir Putin friend Roman Abramovich. And Kate Hudson was on the yacht, too. Katy Perry in April arrives at Sean Parker and the Parker Foundation's Gala Celebrating a Milestone in Medical Research in Los Angeles. (Photo by Rich... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom snuggle at Cannes; who's Selena Gomez?and Vladimir Putin friend Roman Abramovich. And Kate Hudson was on the yacht, t
Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom snuggle at Cannes; who's Selena Gomez?
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
and Vladimir Putin friend Roman Abramovich. And Kate Hudson was on the yacht, too. Katy Perry in April arrives at Sean Parker and the Parker Foundation's Gala Celebrating a Milestone in Medical Research in Los Angeles. (Photo by Rich... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom snuggle at Cannes; who's Selena Gomez?and Vladimir Putin friend Roman Abramovich. And Kate Hudson was on the yacht, t
Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom snuggle at Cannes; who's Selena Gomez?
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 13 days ago
and Vladimir Putin friend Roman Abramovich. And Kate Hudson was on the yacht, too. Katy Perry in April arrives at Sean Parker and the Parker Foundation's Gala Celebrating a Milestone in Medical Research in Los Angeles. (Photo by Rich... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom snuggle at Cannes; who's Selena Gomez?and Vladimir Putin friend Roman Abramovich. And Kate Hudson was on the yacht, t
Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom snuggle at Cannes; who's Selena Gomez?
Lowell Sun / Posted 13 days ago
and Vladimir Putin friend Roman Abramovich. And Kate Hudson was on the yacht, too. Katy Perry in April arrives at Sean Parker and the Parker Foundation's Gala Celebrating a Milestone in Medical Research in Los Angeles. (Photo by Rich... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom snuggle at Cannes; who's Selena Gomez?and Vladimir Putin friend Roman Abramovich. And Kate Hudson was on the yacht, t
Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom snuggle at Cannes; who's Selena Gomez?
Silicon Valley / Posted 13 days ago
and Vladimir Putin friend Roman Abramovich. And Kate Hudson was on the yacht, too. Katy Perry in April arrives at Sean Parker and the Parker Foundation's Gala Celebrating a Milestone in Medical Research in Los Angeles. (Photo by Rich... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California marijuana legalization draws lawmaker oppositionsaid in a statement. Championed by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and funded by benefac
California marijuana legalization draws lawmaker opposition
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
said in a statement. Championed by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and funded by benefactors like billionaire tech entrepreneur Sean Parker, the highly professional and organized effort to authorize marijuana contrasts sharply with a failed 2010... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Litchfield County Roundup: Housatonic and Shepaug girls track ends in a tieWeish (high jump, 800 meters)); Dan Ong (pole vault); Ralph Capriozzi (triple j
Litchfield County Roundup: Housatonic and Shepaug girls track ends in a tie
The Register Citizen / Posted 14 days ago
Weish (high jump, 800 meters)); Dan Ong (pole vault); Ralph Capriozzi (triple jump; Quinton Walsh (100 meters, 200 meters); Sean Parker (1,600 meters, 3,200 meters); Chandler Wetherbee (400 meters); Trevor Maginitie (300 hurdles). Lewis Mills... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
SF DCCC candidates broadly support legal pot useAct, a statewide ballot measure backed by Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, the
SF DCCC candidates broadly support legal pot use
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 15 days ago
Act, a statewide ballot measure backed by Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, the former mayor of San Francisco, tech tycoon Sean Parker, public safety officials, public health leaders, and others. Under the measure, people 21 and older would be... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
13 Books That Inspired Tech's Top Business Leadersof imperial tendency. He was really into Greek odysseys and all that stuff,” Na
13 Books That Inspired Tech's Top Business Leaders
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 15 days ago
of imperial tendency. He was really into Greek odysseys and all that stuff,” Napster founder and early Facebook president Sean Parker said of Zuckerberg in the New Yorker in 2010.#11 Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg says... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
New California pot legalization campaign learns from past failurecritics, the new legalization campaign is in better financial position, countin
New California pot legalization campaign learns from past failure
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 17 days ago
critics, the new legalization campaign is in better financial position, counting as its top backer billionaire entrepreneur Sean Parker. Leading the campaign is a veteran team anchored by strategist Gale Kaufman. This time, they are running the... Read more
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Newsmax
Oracle Founder Larry Ellison Gives $200 Million to Cancer ResearchThe excitement in the field has attracted the attention of more billionaires be
Oracle Founder Larry Ellison Gives $200 Million to Cancer Research
Newsmax / Posted 18 days ago
The excitement in the field has attracted the attention of more billionaires besides Ellison. Multimillion-Dollar Gifts Sean Parker, former president of Facebook Inc., announced in April a $250 million gift to create a research institute... Read more
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Daily Mail
Patricia Arquette thanks fans on Twitter after CBS cancels CSI: CyberAshley Judd, Amy Poehler, Colin Farrell, Danai Gurira, Connie Britton, Elton Jo
Patricia Arquette thanks fans on Twitter after CBS cancels CSI: Cyber
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Ashley Judd, Amy Poehler, Colin Farrell, Danai Gurira, Connie Britton, Elton John, Muhammed Ali, Sheryl Sandberg and Sean Parker. Patricia previously won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama in 2005 for her... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Oracle’s Ellison gives $200 million for cancer researchsingle gift USC has ever received, is among a wave of recent of multimillion do
Oracle’s Ellison gives $200 million for cancer research
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
single gift USC has ever received, is among a wave of recent of multimillion donations to cancer research. Entrepreneur Sean Parker announced a $250 million gift last month to create a San Francisco research institute involving six U.S.... Read more
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The Scientist
Larry Ellison Donates $200 Million for Cancer Researchgift to USC is the latest in a series of high-profile donations to cancer resea
Larry Ellison Donates $200 Million for Cancer Research
The Scientist / Posted 19 days ago
gift to USC is the latest in a series of high-profile donations to cancer research. In April, billionaire entrepreneur Sean Parker, the cofounder of Napster and former president of Facebook, donated $250 million to bring together researchers to... Read more
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Fortune
Larry Ellison Gives $200 Million to Fund Cancer Treatmentsomething.” Ellison isn’t the only tech tycoon to put big money into cancer re
Larry Ellison Gives $200 Million to Fund Cancer Treatment
Fortune / Posted 19 days ago
something.” Ellison isn’t the only tech tycoon to put big money into cancer research. Just last month, Napster founder Sean Parker announced a $250 million institute that will combine the efforts of top cancer immunology centers like MD... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Litchfield County Roundup: Torrington softball wins; Litchfield baseball stuns Thomastonjump); Ralph Caprilozzi (100 hurdles); Colin Decker (100 meters, 200 meters); C
Litchfield County Roundup: Torrington softball wins; Litchfield baseball stuns Thomaston
The Register Citizen / Posted 20 days ago
jump); Ralph Caprilozzi (100 hurdles); Colin Decker (100 meters, 200 meters); Chandler Wetherbee (1,600 meters); and Sean Parker (3,200 meters). Wamogo’s winners were Matthew Brady (shot put); Stan Nerkowski (high jump); and Nick Damiani... Read more
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TechCrunch
PlaceAVote wants to give voters a say in Congresslocal legislatures soon. Davis and Coleman certainly aren’t the first founders
PlaceAVote wants to give voters a say in Congress
TechCrunch / Posted 20 days ago
local legislatures soon. Davis and Coleman certainly aren’t the first founders to apply a technical solution to politics. Sean Parker has dabbled in the area with Brigade, an app that also aims to facilitate policy debates. Other apps have made... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Sean Parker's New Mission: Destroy CancerSean Parker knows a thing or two about sharing. In 1999, he cofounded Napster,
Sean Parker's New Mission: Destroy Cancer
The Huffington Post / Posted 21 days ago
Sean Parker knows a thing or two about sharing. In 1999, he cofounded Napster, the notorious file-sharing service that became a household name as people discovered online music piracy for the first time. Parker later became the first president of... Read more
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The Verge
Why movie theaters should and shouldn't be afraid of VODof users, but also in terms of reach and power. Movies transition from theaters
Why movie theaters should and shouldn't be afraid of VOD
The Verge / Posted 21 days ago
of users, but also in terms of reach and power. Movies transition from theaters to home-viewing formats faster than ever. Sean Parker, known for his involvement in Napster and Facebook, is pitching a service called the Screening Room that would... Read more
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Variety
Niche Film Distributors Explore Alternative Ways to Grab Audiencestheater. But quickly, VOD became code for a crappy movie.” And like many in th
Niche Film Distributors Explore Alternative Ways to Grab Audiences
Variety / Posted 21 days ago
theater. But quickly, VOD became code for a crappy movie.” And like many in the industry, Cohen is similarly skeptical of Sean Parker and Prem Akkaraju’s Screening Room. The company is in talks with studios and exhibs on a plan to charge $150 for... Read more
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Quartz
One of Silicon Valley’s top tech investors is backing Donald Trump for presidentstartups like Spotify, Stripe, and SpaceX through Founders Fund, a venture capi
One of Silicon Valley’s top tech investors is backing Donald Trump for president
Quartz / Posted 21 days ago
startups like Spotify, Stripe, and SpaceX through Founders Fund, a venture capital firm he runs with Napster co-founder Sean Parker. Thiel is also known for his views on politics and society, which diverge somewhat from the tech industry’s... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Tech expert gunned down his love rival in front of his own childrenhe decided to change that as well – by erasing the new husband completely. Min
Tech expert gunned down his love rival in front of his own children
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
he decided to change that as well – by erasing the new husband completely. Minh, 38, had gone to school in Virginia with Sean Parker, a talented and wealthy entrepreneur. As well as being a co-founder in the music-sharing site Napster and the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Sacramento Update: Smoking Banned, Pot Endorsed, Primary Hopes Dashednext time. The fall election, however, is quite interesting down ballot. A co
Sacramento Update: Smoking Banned, Pot Endorsed, Primary Hopes Dashed
KPBS San Diego / Posted 25 days ago
next time. The fall election, however, is quite interesting down ballot. A coalition, which includes billionaire Sean Parker, has gathered enough signatures to place an initiative to legalize marijuana on the November ballot. Lt. Gov.... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Correction: California Marijuana Legalization storyfor the November ballot. A well-funded and politically connected coalition spe
Correction: California Marijuana Legalization story
Lake Placid News / Posted 26 days ago
for the November ballot. A well-funded and politically connected coalition spearheaded by former Facebook president Sean Parker said it has collected 600,000 signatures from registered voters — far more than the 365,000 needed — ahead of a... Read more
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TechCrunch
Sean Parker’s Airtime acquires WebRTC video chat wizards vLinesome serious engineering magic to build low-latency group mobile video chat and
Sean Parker’s Airtime acquires WebRTC video chat wizards vLine
TechCrunch / Posted 26 days ago
some serious engineering magic to build low-latency group mobile video chat and simultaneous content viewing. That’s why Sean Parker’s recently relaunched video chat room app Airtime acquired vLine, which offered video chat infrastructure to SaaS... Read more
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The Times Leader
Correction: California Marijuana Legalization storyfor the November ballot. A well-funded and politically connected coalition spe
Correction: California Marijuana Legalization story
The Times Leader / Posted 26 days ago
for the November ballot. A well-funded and politically connected coalition spearheaded by former Facebook president Sean Parker said it has collected 600,000 signatures from registered voters — far more than the 365,000 needed — ahead of a... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Correction: California Marijuana Legalization storyfor the November ballot. A well-funded and politically connected coalition spe
Correction: California Marijuana Legalization story
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 26 days ago
for the November ballot. A well-funded and politically connected coalition spearheaded by former Facebook president Sean Parker said it has collected 600,000 signatures from registered voters - far more than the 365,000 needed - ahead of a... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Correction: California Marijuana Legalization storyfor the November ballot. A well-funded and politically connected coalition spe
Correction: California Marijuana Legalization story
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 26 days ago
for the November ballot. A well-funded and politically connected coalition spearheaded by former Facebook president Sean Parker said it has collected 600,000 signatures from registered voters — far more than the 365,000 needed — ahead of a... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Correction: California Marijuana Legalization storyfor the November ballot. A well-funded and politically connected coalition spe
Correction: California Marijuana Legalization story
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 26 days ago
for the November ballot. A well-funded and politically connected coalition spearheaded by former Facebook president Sean Parker said it has collected 600,000 signatures from registered voters - far more than the 365,000 needed - ahead of a... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Correction: California Marijuana Legalization storyfor the November ballot. A well-funded and politically connected coalition spe
Correction: California Marijuana Legalization story
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 26 days ago
for the November ballot. A well-funded and politically connected coalition spearheaded by former Facebook president Sean Parker said it has collected 600,000 signatures from registered voters - far more than the 365,000 needed - ahead of a... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Correction: California Marijuana Legalization storyfor the November ballot. A well-funded and politically connected coalition spe
Correction: California Marijuana Legalization story
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 26 days ago
for the November ballot. A well-funded and politically connected coalition spearheaded by former Facebook president Sean Parker said it has collected 600,000 signatures from registered voters - far more than the 365,000 needed - ahead of a... Read more
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