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KOMU Columbia
Eagle Picher laying off 135 from Joplin siteJOPLIN (AP) — Eagle Picher Technologies is laying off 135 workers in Joplin. S
Eagle Picher laying off 135 from Joplin site
KOMU Columbia / Posted 4 hours ago
JOPLIN (AP) — Eagle Picher Technologies is laying off 135 workers in Joplin. Sean Parker, vice president of human resources told The Joplin Globe Thursday that this round of layoffs is in addition to 90 layoffs the company announced in late May.... Read more
10h
NBC Miami
Bradley Cooper's DNC Appearance Irks Conservativesportrayed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in 2014's "American Sniper" Rich Fury/Invision/
Bradley Cooper's DNC Appearance Irks Conservatives
NBC Miami / Posted 10 hours ago
portrayed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in 2014's "American Sniper" Rich Fury/Invision/AP File photo: Bradley Cooper arrives at Sean Parker and the Parker Foundation's Gala Celebrating a Milestone in Medical Research on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in Los... Read more
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11h
NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Bradley Cooper's DNC Appearance Irks Conservativesportrayed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in 2014's "American Sniper" Rich Fury/Invision/
Bradley Cooper's DNC Appearance Irks Conservatives
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 11 hours ago
portrayed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in 2014's "American Sniper" Rich Fury/Invision/AP File photo: Bradley Cooper arrives at Sean Parker and the Parker Foundation's Gala Celebrating a Milestone in Medical Research on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in Los... Read more
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11h
NBC Connecticut
Bradley Cooper's DNC Appearance Irks Conservativesportrayed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in 2014's "American Sniper" Rich Fury/Invision/
Bradley Cooper's DNC Appearance Irks Conservatives
NBC Connecticut / Posted 11 hours ago
portrayed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in 2014's "American Sniper" Rich Fury/Invision/AP File photo: Bradley Cooper arrives at Sean Parker and the Parker Foundation's Gala Celebrating a Milestone in Medical Research on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in Los... Read more
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11h
NBC Philadelphia
Bradley Cooper's DNC Appearance Irks Conservativesportrayed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in 2014's "American Sniper" Rich Fury/Invision/
Bradley Cooper's DNC Appearance Irks Conservatives
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 11 hours ago
portrayed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in 2014's "American Sniper" Rich Fury/Invision/AP File photo: Bradley Cooper arrives at Sean Parker and the Parker Foundation's Gala Celebrating a Milestone in Medical Research on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in Los... Read more
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11h
NBC New York
Bradley Cooper's DNC Appearance Irks Conservativesportrayed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in 2014's "American Sniper" Rich Fury/Invision/
Bradley Cooper's DNC Appearance Irks Conservatives
NBC New York / Posted 11 hours ago
portrayed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in 2014's "American Sniper" Rich Fury/Invision/AP File photo: Bradley Cooper arrives at Sean Parker and the Parker Foundation's Gala Celebrating a Milestone in Medical Research on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in Los... Read more
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11h
NBC Los Angeles
Bradley Cooper's DNC Appearance Irks Conservativesportrayed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in 2014's "American Sniper" Rich Fury/Invision/
Bradley Cooper's DNC Appearance Irks Conservatives
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 11 hours ago
portrayed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in 2014's "American Sniper" Rich Fury/Invision/AP File photo: Bradley Cooper arrives at Sean Parker and the Parker Foundation's Gala Celebrating a Milestone in Medical Research on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in Los... Read more
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11h
NBC Chicago
Bradley Cooper's DNC Appearance Irks Conservativesportrayed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in 2014's "American Sniper" Rich Fury/Invision/
Bradley Cooper's DNC Appearance Irks Conservatives
NBC Chicago / Posted 11 hours ago
portrayed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in 2014's "American Sniper" Rich Fury/Invision/AP File photo: Bradley Cooper arrives at Sean Parker and the Parker Foundation's Gala Celebrating a Milestone in Medical Research on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in Los... Read more
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NBC Washington
Bradley Cooper's DNC Appearance Irks Conservativesportrayed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in 2014's "American Sniper" Rich Fury/Invision/
Bradley Cooper's DNC Appearance Irks Conservatives
NBC Washington / Posted 11 hours ago
portrayed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in 2014's "American Sniper" Rich Fury/Invision/AP File photo: Bradley Cooper arrives at Sean Parker and the Parker Foundation's Gala Celebrating a Milestone in Medical Research on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in Los... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Bradley Cooper's DNC Appearance Irks Conservativesportrayed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in 2014's "American Sniper" Rich Fury/Invision/
Bradley Cooper's DNC Appearance Irks Conservatives
NBC Bay Area / Posted 11 hours ago
portrayed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in 2014's "American Sniper" Rich Fury/Invision/AP File photo: Bradley Cooper arrives at Sean Parker and the Parker Foundation's Gala Celebrating a Milestone in Medical Research on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in Los... Read more
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Variety
James Cameron and Gale Anne Hurd Brainstorm on How to Save MoviegoingSAN DIEGO — Screening Room, the home streaming movie service backed by Napster
James Cameron and Gale Anne Hurd Brainstorm on How to Save Moviegoing
Variety / Posted 3 days ago
SAN DIEGO — Screening Room, the home streaming movie service backed by Napster co-founder Sean Parker and former SFX Entertainment executive Prem Akkaraju, made waves earlier this year with big names like Peter Jackson and J.J. Abrams supporting the... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazyshares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 bi
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazy
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 7 days ago
shares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 billion. Cue Justin Timberlake as Sean Parker telling Mark Zuckerberg in a sequel to “The Social Network” that a trillion dollar market valuation is... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazyshares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 bi
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazy
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 7 days ago
shares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 billion. Cue Justin Timberlake as Sean Parker telling Mark Zuckerberg in a sequel to "The Social Network" that a trillion dollar market valuation is... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazyshares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 bi
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazy
KECI Missoula / Posted 7 days ago
shares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 billion. Cue Justin Timberlake as Sean Parker telling Mark Zuckerberg in a sequel to "The Social Network" that a trillion dollar market valuation is... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazyshares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 bi
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazy
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
shares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 billion. Cue Justin Timberlake as Sean Parker telling Mark Zuckerberg in a sequel to "The Social Network" that a trillion dollar market valuation is... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazyshares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 bi
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazy
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 7 days ago
shares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 billion. Cue Justin Timberlake as Sean Parker telling Mark Zuckerberg in a sequel to "The Social Network" that a trillion dollar market valuation is... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazyshares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 bi
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazy
KTVZ Bend / Posted 7 days ago
shares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 billion. Cue Justin Timberlake as Sean Parker telling Mark Zuckerberg in a sequel to "The Social Network" that a trillion dollar market valuation is... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazyshares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 bi
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazy
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 7 days ago
shares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 billion. Cue Justin Timberlake as Sean Parker telling Mark Zuckerberg in a sequel to "The Social Network" that a trillion dollar market valuation is... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazyshares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 bi
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazy
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 7 days ago
shares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 billion. Cue Justin Timberlake as Sean Parker telling Mark Zuckerberg in a sequel to "The Social Network" that a trillion dollar market valuation is... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazyshares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 bi
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazy
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 7 days ago
shares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 billion. Cue Justin Timberlake as Sean Parker telling Mark Zuckerberg in a sequel to "The Social Network" that a trillion dollar market valuation is... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazyshares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 bi
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazy
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 7 days ago
shares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 billion. Cue Justin Timberlake as Sean Parker telling Mark Zuckerberg in a sequel to "The Social Network" that a trillion dollar market valuation is... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazyshares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 bi
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazy
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 7 days ago
shares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 billion. Cue Justin Timberlake as Sean Parker telling Mark Zuckerberg in a sequel to "The Social Network" that a trillion dollar market valuation is... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazyshares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 bi
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazy
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 7 days ago
shares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 billion. Cue Justin Timberlake as Sean Parker telling Mark Zuckerberg in a sequel to "The Social Network" that a trillion dollar market valuation is... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazyshares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 bi
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazy
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 7 days ago
shares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 billion. Cue Justin Timberlake as Sean Parker telling Mark Zuckerberg in a sequel to "The Social Network" that a trillion dollar market valuation is... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazyshares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 bi
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazy
Local 10 Miami / Posted 7 days ago
shares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 billion. Cue Justin Timberlake as Sean Parker telling Mark Zuckerberg in a sequel to "The Social Network" that a trillion dollar market valuation is... Read more
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News 8000
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazyshares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 bi
Facebook worth $1 trillion? Not so crazy
News 8000 / Posted 7 days ago
shares hit an all-time high on Thursday. The company is now worth about $350 billion. Cue Justin Timberlake as Sean Parker telling Mark Zuckerberg in a sequel to "The Social Network" that a trillion dollar market valuation is... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Libertarian Gary Johnson says he backs California pot legalizationof the Republican National Convention. The initiative is supported by Lt. Gov.
Libertarian Gary Johnson says he backs California pot legalization
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
of the Republican National Convention. The initiative is supported by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and billionaire entrepreneur Sean Parker. “Whether you agree with marijuana legalization or not, you have friends, family, coworkers that use marijuana,”... Read more
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The Mercury News
What happens to medical marijuana if recreational use becomes legal in California?medical marijuana advocates still have a lingering distrust of the people who a
What happens to medical marijuana if recreational use becomes legal in California?
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
medical marijuana advocates still have a lingering distrust of the people who are the face of the ballot initiative. Sean Parker, a billionaire who co-founded Napster, is the campaign's largest contributor. And Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom has been... Read more
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The Mercury News
What happens to medical marijuana if recreational use becomes legal?medical marijuana advocates still have a lingering distrust of the people who a
What happens to medical marijuana if recreational use becomes legal?
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
medical marijuana advocates still have a lingering distrust of the people who are the face of the ballot initiative. Sean Parker, a billionaire who co-founded Napster, is the campaign's largest contributor. And Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom has been... Read more
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Business Insider
A startup that wants to take cancer therapy to the next level just landed a $2.5 billion dealpledging $125 million to create a new cancer institute at Johns Hopkins focused
A startup that wants to take cancer therapy to the next level just landed a $2.5 billion deal
Business Insider / Posted 9 days ago
pledging $125 million to create a new cancer institute at Johns Hopkins focused on immuno-oncology, and Napster billionaire Sean Parker invested $250 million to create the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy. And deals for cancer... Read more
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East Bay Express
Marijuana Laws On The Ballot in Seven States And Climbing This November Electionon the ballot, while Oklahoma has cleared to circulate a last-minute measure.
Marijuana Laws On The Ballot in Seven States And Climbing This November Election
East Bay Express / Posted 10 days ago
on the ballot, while Oklahoma has cleared to circulate a last-minute measure. In California, philanthropist/technologist Sean Parker has augmented his efforts to help cure cancer with another $1.25 million this month for Prop 64 — a coalition... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
What happens to medical marijuana if Proposition 64 makes recreational use legal?medical marijuana advocates still have a lingering distrust of the people who a
What happens to medical marijuana if Proposition 64 makes recreational use legal?
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
medical marijuana advocates still have a lingering distrust of the people who are the face of the ballot initiative. Sean Parker, a billionaire who co-founded Napster, is the campaign’s largest contributor. And Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom has been... Read more
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Orange County Register
What happens to medical marijuana if recreational use becomes legal?medical marijuana advocates still have a lingering distrust of the people who a
What happens to medical marijuana if recreational use becomes legal?
Orange County Register / Posted 12 days ago
medical marijuana advocates still have a lingering distrust of the people who are the face of the ballot initiative. Sean Parker, a billionaire who co-founded Napster, is the campaign’s largest contributor. And Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom has been... Read more
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CNET
Sean Parker-backed app Airtime integrates Twitchadding support for Twitch video gaming streams. Airtime, a live-chat social ne
Sean Parker-backed app Airtime integrates Twitch
CNET / Posted 13 days ago
adding support for Twitch video gaming streams. Airtime, a live-chat social network app backed by Facebook investor Sean Parker, added Twitch to the list of media users can share and watch together in virtual rooms. Airtime is an app that... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Take a look inside the stunning offices where companies are reinventing NYC's biotech scene— could be used for events. For example, last year, the lobby was used to host
Take a look inside the stunning offices where companies are reinventing NYC's biotech scene
Stamford Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
— could be used for events. For example, last year, the lobby was used to host a panel event that included billionaire philanthropist Sean Parker, and other cancer research leaders.Hollis JohnsonSee the rest of the story at Business Insider See Al... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Take a look inside the stunning offices where companies are reinventing NYC's biotech scene— could be used for events. For example, last year, the lobby was used to host
Take a look inside the stunning offices where companies are reinventing NYC's biotech scene
Connecticut Post / Posted 14 days ago
— could be used for events. For example, last year, the lobby was used to host a panel event that included billionaire philanthropist Sean Parker, and other cancer research leaders.Hollis JohnsonSee the rest of the story at Business Insider See Al... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Take a look inside the stunning offices where companies are reinventing NYC's biotech scene— could be used for events. For example, last year, the lobby was used to host
Take a look inside the stunning offices where companies are reinventing NYC's biotech scene
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
— could be used for events. For example, last year, the lobby was used to host a panel event that included billionaire philanthropist Sean Parker, and other cancer research leaders.Hollis JohnsonSee the rest of the story at Business Insider See Al... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
Budding Possibilitiesinitiative campaign in California will need millions. The AUMA has some deep po
Budding Possibilities
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
initiative campaign in California will need millions. The AUMA has some deep pockets behind it, including tech billionaire Sean Parker and Weedmaps co-founder Justin Hartfield, both of whom have dropped million-dollar chunks of change into the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Silicon Valley jargon deepens California divideexecutives like Zuckerberg or Apple’s Tim Cook are more outspoken than your ave
Silicon Valley jargon deepens California divide
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 days ago
executives like Zuckerberg or Apple’s Tim Cook are more outspoken than your average corporate titan. And the tech investor Sean Parker has become a top California political donor. But these men attract attention because they are exceptions. Valley... Read more
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Variety
The Top Celebrity Home Sales in the First Half of 2016Manhattan to buy and combine two and even three townhouses into one super-sized
The Top Celebrity Home Sales in the First Half of 2016
Variety / Posted 16 days ago
Manhattan to buy and combine two and even three townhouses into one super-sized urban mansion. In May, Facebook co-founder Sean Parker spent $16.5 million to acquire a townhouse next door to another one he bought in 2010 for $20 million; former New... Read more
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CBS News
Stakes high as California poised to vote on recreational potmeasure failed, this initiative has drawn big-name backers, including Lt. Gov.
Stakes high as California poised to vote on recreational pot
CBS News / Posted 16 days ago
measure failed, this initiative has drawn big-name backers, including Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and former Facebook President Sean Parker. Proponents say with a 15 percent retail tax on the drug, the California cannabis market could reportedly... Read more
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The Mercury News
Election 2016: Big Pharma's $70 million tops California campaign contributionsIt has the support of law enforcement groups. Proponents have raised $3.3 milli
Election 2016: Big Pharma's $70 million tops California campaign contributions
The Mercury News / Posted 17 days ago
It has the support of law enforcement groups. Proponents have raised $3.3 million. Then there's Napster co-founder Sean Parker, who has contributed about $2.8 million of $7 million total to support Proposition 64, a measure to legalize... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California ballot measure money rolls in following deadlineproponents had raised to date. The campaign to legalize marijuana, meanwhile,
California ballot measure money rolls in following deadline
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 17 days ago
proponents had raised to date. The campaign to legalize marijuana, meanwhile, received another $2 million. Businessman Sean Parker gave $1.25 million to the yes-on-Proposition 64 effort and a pro-legalization committee, the Washington,... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Imax brings the $1M screening room homemovies of some Hollywood studios, at the cost of $35,000 a year for a set-top b
Imax brings the $1M screening room home
Finance and Commerce / Posted 19 days ago
movies of some Hollywood studios, at the cost of $35,000 a year for a set-top box and $500 per screening. Napster creator Sean Parker hit a wall recently with his own “day and date” service attempt after top filmmakers and exhibitor groups came... Read more
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The Morning Call
Penn prepares to try new gene-editing therapy on patients with certain cancersImmunotherapy, which is funding the research. The institute launched in April w
Penn prepares to try new gene-editing therapy on patients with certain cancers
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
Immunotherapy, which is funding the research. The institute launched in April with $250,000 from billionaire entrepreneur Sean Parker, co-founder of Napster and the first president of Facebook. Its mission is to accelerate immunotherapy... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California prosecutors come out swinging against pot legalizationmarijuana. The legalization effort, supported by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, with m
California prosecutors come out swinging against pot legalization
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 days ago
marijuana. The legalization effort, supported by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, with major funding from billionaire entrepreneur Sean Parker, would allow adults 21 years and older to possess, use and share up to an ounce of marijuana, and to cultivate... Read more
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Orange County Register
California's marijuana legalization campaign gets $2 million boost64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, got a $2 million boost in donations this we
California's marijuana legalization campaign gets $2 million boost
Orange County Register / Posted 20 days ago
64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, got a $2 million boost in donations this week from two key financial backers. Sean Parker, who co-founded Napster and was Facebook’s first president, gave an additional $1.25 million, bringing his total... Read more
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FOX News
Promising drugs stoke talk of eventual cancer 'cure'ideas in prevention, early detection and treatment. Silicon Valley innovators
Promising drugs stoke talk of eventual cancer 'cure'
FOX News / Posted 21 days ago
ideas in prevention, early detection and treatment. Silicon Valley innovators are joining the effort too. Napster founder Sean Parker has endowed a foundation aimed at accelerating the development of promising treatments. For the most difficult... Read more
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Japan Today
Californians seek pot of gold in marijuana legalization ‹ Japan Todaygroups who helped defeat the 2010 initiative. But this time backers have the d
Californians seek pot of gold in marijuana legalization ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 22 days ago
groups who helped defeat the 2010 initiative. But this time backers have the deep pockets of former Facebook president Sean Parker, support from Newsom - a Democrat expected to run for governor in 2018 - and a switch in attitude among voters... Read more
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The Verge
Microsoft releases a free version of Skype for small businesseson mobile devices — Microsoft wants its platform to stay relevant. Just this ye
Microsoft releases a free version of Skype for small businesses
The Verge / Posted 23 days ago
on mobile devices — Microsoft wants its platform to stay relevant. Just this year, a venture from Napster co-founder Sean Parker launched a more social-focused video chat app called Airtime, while Google continues to offer its Hangouts... Read more
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