Early-bird ticket sales to Disrupt London end December 5
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  Are you planning on heading to the UK for Disrupt London next week? If so, you might as well save a few hundred quid in the process by getting early-bird tickets for just £950 apiece, a full £250 less than they’ll be if you wait to buy them at the door. You can get […]






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SUSE buys HPE’s OpenStack and Cloud Foundry assets
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 SUSE, which probably is best known for its Linux distribution, has long been a quiet but persistent player in the OpenStack ecosystem. Over the last few months, though, the German company has also emerged as one of the stronger competitors in this world, especially now that we are seeing a good bit of consolidation around OpenStack. Today, […]






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Facebook has cut off Prisma’s Live Video access
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 Style transfer startup Prisma added support to its iOS app for livestreaming its art filter effects in real-time via Facebook Live earlier this month — but almost immediately the startup’s access to the Live API was cut off by the social media platform giant. Read More






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Gett secures $100M loan from Sberbank to expand its on-demand ride service
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 After raising $300 million from Volkswagen earlier this year, on-demand ride service Gett is getting another tranche of financing. Today the company announced that it has secured a $100 million, seven-year loan facility from Russia’s Sberbank. Gett said that it will use this to further expand the service with the bank — one of its […]






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Eric Schmidt-backed data science startup Civis Analytics raises $22M
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 Civis Analytics, a company founded by the chief analytics officer of Barack Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign, has raised $22 million in Series A funding. Founder and CEO Dan Wagner told me that after the election, he discovered that many organizations — whether they were in politics, government or business — were dealing with problems similar […]






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Trump’s Transition Team Is All Tied Up With Anti-Gay Pseudoscience
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The Family Research Council has close ties to Trump’s transition team and cabinet appointees. Its bad science could lead to worse policies. The post Trump’s Transition Team Is All Tied Up With Anti-Gay Pseudoscience appeared first on WIRED.






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Kratom: The Bitter Plant That Could Help Opioid Addicts—if the DEA Doesn’t Ban It
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The DEA is considering regulating an herb called kratom using its strictest regulations. However, many users say this plant helps them stay off harder drugs. The post Kratom: The Bitter Plant That Could Help Opioid Addicts—if the DEA Doesn’t Ban It appeared first on WIRED.






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Check Out the ExoMars Orbiter’s Beautiful First Pics
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Last week, the ESA’s new Martian orbiter started sending back its first images of the Red Planet. The post Check Out the ExoMars Orbiter’s Beautiful First Pics appeared first on WIRED.






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23 Times Niall Horan Was The Cutest Person Alive In 2016
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Thank you for making 2016 a little better. When he was totally adorable ?: Instagram: @niallhoran When he posted this and — IDK what was more beautiful, the beach or him: Instagram: @niallhoran When he was just looking casually cool by a plant: Instagram: @niallhoran When he made you want to play golf: Instagram: @niallhoran […]






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