August 2, 2015: One of this week’s highlights was reviewing and editing an Offering Memo for a company where I sit on the board. We did two days of very productive road shows in Georgia and are following up with the legal docs to complete the raise. Tags: Risk Factors PPM Reg D investors
The business reviews site has suffered a string of blows this week, including the departure of its high-profile board chairman. Can it regain its footing?
The review site's earnings call revealed growing user numbers—along with its struggle to attract advertisers. PayPal cofounder Max Levchin has resigned his post as chairman of Yelp's board after a disappointing second-quarter earnings call on Tuesday. Read Full Story
The 6502 is a classic piece of computing history. Versions of this CPU were found in everything from the Apple ][, to the Nintendo Entertainment System, and the Commodore 64. The history of the 6502 doesn’t end with video games; forShow More Summary
The NYPD sergeant who pushed a handcuffed 14-year-old through the window of a Bronx hookah bar could face disciplinary charges now that the Civilian Complaint Review Board has determined he used excessive force. Sgt. Eliezer Pabon nearly...Show More Summary
The National Law Review Amendments to the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) election rules went into effect on April 14, 2015. The new rules have already had a major impact on the timing of and procedures for union elections.
A review of a board game about Manhattan real estate in the early 20th century; an index of exotic foods; the story of the craft spirits boom in New York State; and anecdotes from Elaine’s, the former Upper East Side eatery.
Rodeo Games has a niche, and they're getting better and better at satisfying it with each new release. Their last game was a fairly well-received conversion of the classic Warhammer Quest [$4.99] board game, and their newest release is another Warhammer-themed turn-based strategy game. Of course, before all of that, Rodeo Games made their name
It’s just after the end of a quarter, and for VC’s that means many board meetings to review how portfolio companies have performed. Over the years of doing this, I’ve been shocked and surprised how many times I’ve seen good companies with great product/market fit miss their sales targets for an incredibly avoidable reason: they […]
In The Mesh [$1.99] by Creatiu Lab you play as a mad king who believes he rules over an ever-changing land of whole numbers. In the middle of the game board is a white tile which represents the most ideal House, and your goal as ruler is to combine the number tiles to the North
A Manhattan judge has ordered the Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) to release the number of substantiated disciplinary complaints filed against Daniel Pantaleo, the NYPD officer who put Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold just over a year ago in Staten Island. [ more › ]
Qualcomm says it will cut jobs, update its board and review its business structure options as part of an effort to improve its performance. Qualcomm Inc.'s announcement comes as it reports a massive drop in third-quarter revenue and profit.
A 2012 game review by Fitzthislewits shows that he is unimpressed with the classic game of chess, which he mistakes for a real-world board game version of the 1980s game Battle Chess. Fitzthislewits calls the game unbalanced and suggests that world champion Magnus Carlsen take up League of Legends instead. via reddit
The New York state Dept. of Labor panel tasked with reviewing fast food wages in the Empire State today released its recommendation for a plan to increase pay for workers at McDonald’s, Taco Bell, Burger King, and others to $15/hour over the next six years, and even sooner for workers in New York City. In May, after the state’s Acting … [More]
Are you a huge PlayStation fan? Is your PlayStation 4 (which we’ve reviewed) your go-to gaming hub? Do you have all the accessories for PlayStation products on your shelf? If so, you’re in luck, because today we’re going to show you places where you can get together with your fellow Sony faithful. Show More Summary
Microchip has unveiled a new dev board called the Curiosity Development Board. I had my first look at this at Bay Area Maker Faire back in May but was asked not to publicize the hardware since it wasn’t officially released yet. Yesterday...Show More Summary
Long Beach Unified School District board members announced Monday they will form a committee to review all school names and determine whether to change the name of Robert E. Lee Elementary.
The Indian film Ludo, co-directed by Q (Gandu) and Nikon, shrugs off cohesiveness and a palpable message in favor of bloody havoc as it hurls its audience into sheer chaos during its latter half. The title comes from the board game of the same name, which originated in India as “Pachisi” (aka Parcheesi). The game […]
“Virtually a model of how to regulate badly”: law professor Carl Schneider discusses his new book on institutional review boards, The Censor’s Hand: The Misregulation of Human-Subject Research [Inside Higher Ed via Zachary Schrag] Does...Show More Summary
An editorial called “Why Science Needs Female Mice” by the New York Times Editorial Review Board relies on a new study that concludes that research performed only on male mice are inadequate to understand human disease. Yet, numerous prominent researchers have concluded that studies on mice and other animals of either sex are inadequate to understand human disease.