Audience data provider Eyeota raises $12.5M

Audience data provider Eyeota raises $12.5M

Eyeota is looking to sell audience data to advertisers around the world, and it’s announcing that it’s raised $12.5 million in Series B funding for further growth.

The company was actually founded back in 2010, but it didn’t raise its Series A until two years ago. CEO Kevin Tan admitted that the company had been “difficult for early-stage investors

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No, Mark Zuckerberg didn’t buy a giant yacht

No, Mark Zuckerberg didn’t buy a giant yacht

Update: A spokesperson for Mark Zuckerberg offered a pretty flat-out denial of reports saying that the Facebook founder had purchased a $150 million ultra-luxury super yacht in Monaco this past September, “The reports related to Mark purchasing a yacht are completely inaccurate as he did not purchase a yacht.”

A report from the Hürriyet Daily News h

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Exes Aishwarya and Vivek in the same frame, courtesy this man

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Television host and comedian Ellen DeGeneres' selfie at the 86th Annual Academy Awards in 2014 became the most retweeted photograph. The selfie featuring Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, DeGeneres, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie among others got 7,79,295 retweets in approximately half an hour. Why do we mention Ellen DeGeneres "best photo" record now? Well, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who is in India wants to break that record with the selfie he clicked with Bollywood actors and filmmakers on Thursday in Mumbai. Let’s all tag this photo so that a hundred million people can see the great friendship between our two countries,” he said while Amitabh Bachchan clicked the selfie.

The selfie had megastar Amitabh with son Abhishek and daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai, CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi, filmmaker Imtiaz Ali, Madhur Bhandarkar, Karan Johar and others. Sharing the selfie on his official Twitter handle, Netanyahu wrote, "Will my Bollywood selfie beat @TheEllenShow Hollywood selfie at the Oscars? SrBachchan @juniorbachchan @rajcheerfull @imbhandarkar @vivek_oberoi. Other than the wish of the Israeli PM's wish to break Hollywood selfie record with his Bollywood selfie, what grabbed attention was the coming together of former lovers Aishwarya Rai and Vivek Oberoi after more than a decade.

The photo shared by Netanyahu has Aishwarya and Vivek in the same frame. And this is probably the first time post their break up that we see them under the same roof. Though Aishwarya and Vivek never made their relationship public, both were often spotted together attending events and shows together in early 2000.

However, Vivek also shared a click of him and wife Priyanka Alva Oberoi with the Israeli PM on his Twitter handle. What an incredible pleasure it was meeting you, sir! You are an amazing ambassador for Israel, you won our hearts today! Looking fwd to visiting your beautiful country and experiencing the rich Israeli culture very soon! wrote Vivek along the photo.

While addressing the Bollywood celebrities at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai on Thursday evening, Netanyahu said, "Pyaare doston, namaskar. Shalom. I used to think I was a big deal, and then I found out that Amitabh Bachchan has 30 million more Twitter followers than I do. And I added up the followings of all the other Bollywood stars who are here today, and let’s just say that you guys are a big deal. The reason for that is that the world loves Bollywood. And Israel loves Bollywood — I love Bollywood.

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UN cuts food for east Africa as Bangladesh gets priority

UN cuts food for east Africa as Bangladesh gets priority

Cuts in food rations for 1. 5 million refugees in east Africa, due to funding shortages, could increase school dropouts, crime and malnutrition, a United Nations official said on Wednesday.

said Peter Smerdon, the World Food Programme (WFP)’s east Africa spokesman.

As a result, refugees in Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Rwanda fleeing drought and conflict have had maize, beans and vegetable oil rations cut by almost a third over the last seven months, he said.

In my 15 years at WFP, I have never seen this number of refugees, at this time of year, having cuts to their food rations,” he said.

Needs have gone through the roof for the whole of the humanitarian system, and donors really can't keep up with these increased needs. And the longer they continue, the more likely people will fall through the cracks.

The four east African nations provide sanctuary for millions fleeing drought in the Horn of Africa and protracted conflict in Somalia and South Sudan - the world's youngest nation - where civil war has created the continent's biggest refugee crisis.

WFP has only received about one-fifth of almost $360 million required to support refugees in Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania in 2018, Smerdon said.

He warned that WFP would have to further reduce rations if funding did not come through.

If you a cut a refugee family's rations, they will take their kids out of school to save money on costs such as uniforms and books, and send them out to either find food or work,” he said.

In a refugee camp, crime is likely to go up as people are likely to go into debt as people are already pretty poor. Over the longer term, child malnutrition will go up.

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Sweatcoin lets you earn crypto for working out

Sweatcoin lets you earn crypto for working out

Want a way to workout and earn some coin? Sweatcoin has risen to the top of the App Store for helping folks get something more than just a glow for taking those daily steps.

The startup says it has accumulated more than 5 million users in the past year and increased revenue by 266 percent in the last quarter. There are more than 2 million weekly

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