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Cloudflare reportedly gearing up for a $3.5 billion IPO next year

Cloudflare is reportedly preparing for an initial public offering with a potential valuation of more than $3.5 billion. According to Reuters, the IPO would take place in the first half of 2019 and be led by Goldman Sachs. This year is expected to be a strong one for cybersecurity stock debuts, thanks in part to increasing awareness of, and demand for, security and privacy services. Another cybersecurity startup said to be prepping for an IPO is CrowdStrike, which raised $200 million earlier this year on a valuation of $3 billion.…

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The One Thing The Haunting Of Hill House Got Right About This Terrifying Sleep Disorder

Spoilers alert: If you haven’t watched the series or at least up to Episode 5, please don’t read further Youtube / EDGAR RENTØN I never thought one could be paralyzed in their sleep until it happened to me. It was three years ago when I had my first episode. I thought it was just one of my nightmares or some lucid dreaming like in Vanilla Sky, but it wasn’t. It felt so real that I can still remember how it unfolded that evening. I woke up one night because I…

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Year-round pay parking coming to Granville Island – CBC.ca

CBC.ca Year-round pay parking coming to Granville Island CBC.ca Year-round pay parking begins to Granville Island, one of Vancouver’s most popular tourist destinations.( CBC ). 38 commentaries. Year-round pay parking is coming into impact at Granville Island as of June 1, 2019. From May to September, parking from 11 … granville island parking management strategy – Granville Island 2040 Granville Island 2040 all 12 news articles >>

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Obesity, low BMI linked to increased risk of death, study reveals

(CNN)Excessively high or low body mass index measurements have been linked to an increased risk of dying from nearly every major cause except transport accidents, new research says. “We have filled this knowledge gap to help researchers, patients and doctors better understand how underweight and excess weight might be associated with diseases such as cancer, respiratory disease and liver disease.” BMI is determined by dividing a person’s weight in kilograms by the square of their height in meters. The study authors say they discovered that maintaining a BMI in the…

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Synagogue shooting victims: ‘Gentle, caring, compassionate’

And they were “all very gentle, caring, compassionate, good people,” said Brian Schreiber, the president of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh and a member of Tree of Life. Said Stephen Cohen, co-president of one of the congregations that meet there: “The loss is incalculable.” CECIL AND DAVID ROSENTHAL: ‘SWEET, GENTLE, CARING MEN’ Cecil and David Rosenthal went through life together with help from a disability-services organization. And an important part of the brothers’ lives was the Tree of Life Synagogue, where they never missed a Saturday service, people…

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Everything Apple unveiled at its iPad event

Apple CEO Tim Cook gave the low-down on new Apple products.Image: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images It feels like we literally just wrapped up a major Apple event with three new iPhones. But wait, there’s more… SEE ALSO: Apple’s Oct. 30 iPad and Mac event: live blog It’s only been a month, and Apple is already releasing more hardware. This time the company held a special media event at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, where it showed off new iPads, MacBooks, a Mac Mini, and even a revamped Apple Pencil.  Here’s…

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Why Were Not Celebrating Halloween This Year

ShareTweet So this is kind of a hard post for me to write as I know a lot of eye roll will be induced, but considering I’ve always been a bit of a square peg I guess I should be used to being looked at funny. Many of you will think we’re being silly, maybe even ridiculous. I told my 6-year-old the other day, when she mentioned how every cartoon on TV was celebrating Halloween, that sometimes when you’re a Christian you may be called to be different from the…

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A Clueless Remake Is In The Works Betches

You guys, I’m like totally buggin’. Variety reports that Clueless, the iconic 90s movie, is getting a remake. Apparently, Paramount is working on the film, with Tracy Oliver, a writer from Girl’s Trip, producing. And one of the writers and story editors on GLOW, that Netflix show about wrestling, has been hired to write the script. Seems like they have a pretty good team so far. That’s pretty much all we know about the remake, so the rest of this article will be wild speculation from me. We don’t know who will play any of the roles in the Clueless remake,…

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Rabbi At Mike Pence Rally Thinks Jews Who Deny Christ Go To Hell

Wearing a Jewish prayer shawl, Loren Jacobs invoked “Yeshua,” a Hebrew word for Jesus, in his prayers for Republican candidates at the start of the Oakland County rally, near Detroit. Pence later called on Jacobs, whom he described as “a leader in the Jewish community here in Michigan,” to offer a special prayer for the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting and their families. “Lord, I pray that we would see fewer and fewer horrible tragedies like this. And I pray this ‘beshem Yeshua’ — in the name of Jesus,” he concluded.…

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A Twitter employee groomed by the Saudi government prompted 2015 state-sponsored hacking warning

An explosive report in The New York Times this weekend sheds new light on the apparent targeting of Twitter accounts by “state-sponsored actors” three years ago. It comes in the wake of the confirmed death of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Friday, two weeks after he disappeared in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Khashoggi had long been a target of a Saudi troll army, according to the report, which employed hundreds of people to stifle the speech of government critics, like Khashoggi, who left the kingdom to live and…

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Faraday Future’s electric car plans are in peril

Faraday Future's electric car dreams are in danger.Image: Andrej Sokolow/picture alliance via Getty Images That Faraday Future 91 electric vehicle that seemed so promising just a few years ago will probably never get made for the masses — and definitely not by 2019. The California-based would-be Tesla rival has suffered many setbacks, but none as severe as those announced this week. In a statement sent Tuesday, Faraday Future confirmed that two execs, Pete Savagian and Nick Sampson, have left the company. “We wish them the best of luck in their…

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