B.C. legal software firm lands record US$250M venture capital investment

A Metro Vancouver legal software company has secured a landmark venture capital investment of US$250 million. The cash infusion, worth about C$330 million, is believed to be the largest-ever growth stage transaction in Canadian history. The company announced the investment by venture capital firms TCV and JMI Equity on Wednesday. Clio (Themis Solutions Inc.) makes software for small law firms […]

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You can put this soundbar to the Mad Max test

Home theatre speakers were once just a luxury for audiophiles and film geeks, but as televisions become thinner, forcing TV speakers to become shallow and tinny, the need for separate audio hardware has increased. Modern soundbars are now good enough to replicate the room filling sound of older home theatre systems in a much more convenient package, and a decent soundbar […]

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‘You can always rely on Australia’: Gulf commitment welcomed in US, UK

London/New York: Britain's Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has praised Australia's decision to join the US-led mission to protect merchant ships from the Iranians in the Persian Gulf. Senior figures on both sides of the Atlantic have welcomed Australia's decision to join the US-led mission to protect private ships in the Persian Gulf from Iranian aggression. New British Defence Secretary Ben […]

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Eli Manning shows he also can put Giants in the end zone

Eli Manning answered the bell. A week after Giants rookie quarterback Daniel Jones led the team on a touchdown drive in his first NFL action last week, Eli Manning answered and likely quieted any doubts about him opening the season as the starter. Manning went a perfect 4-for-4 passing for 42 yards, including an 8-yard touchdown pass to Bennie Fowler. […]

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AOC says Dov Hikind can’t sue her over ‘personal’ Twitter

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says ex-Assemblyman Dov Hikind’s lawsuit against her for blocking him on Twitter is bogus because the account in question is “personal,” new court papers reveal. Through her lawyer, the freshman congresswoman told a judge Wednesday that the legal precedent cited by Hikind — which centers on President Trump’s Twitter account — is a completely different set of […]

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Scientists can now manipulate brains using smartphones: study

Mind control has never been so high-tech. Scientists have created a tiny, smartphone-controlled brain implant capable of selectively manipulating brain cell circuits — and uncovering neurological problems, such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, addiction and depression, a new study finds. A team of engineers with the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology and neuroscientists from the University of Washington published their […]

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Now YOU can stay in top Premier League stars’ luxury Algarve villas as company organises holidays for Brit families at star’s homes – The Sun

FANS who want to holiday like Premier League stars can now go one better – and stay IN their private villas A company is offering families the chance to stay in the luxury homes of big-name footballers, complete with private astroturfs, cinema rooms, water slides, waterfalls, pool rooms and even designer caves. The firm refuses to say which world-class players […]

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‘Anonymised’ data can still be used to identify you, scientists show

Your medical records might be used for scientific research. But don't worry, you're told; personally identifying data was removed. Information about you gathered by a government bureau might be made public. But don't worry; it, too, has been "anonymised." This week, scientists showed that all this information may not be as anonymous as promised. The investigators developed a method to […]

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