OpenSea Valued at $13.3 Billion in New Round of Venture Funding

OpenSea Valued at $13.3 Billion in New Round of Venture Funding

OpenSea, one of the most talked about blockchain start-ups in Silicon Valley, said Tuesday it has raised $ 300 million in new venture capital, making it the latest company to cash in on the rush to fund cryptocurrency start-ups. A new round of funding led by investment firms Paradigm and Cotu Management has raised the…

F.B.I. Arrests Man Accused of Stealing Unpublished Book Manuscripts

F.B.I. Arrests Man Accused of Stealing Unpublished Book Manuscripts

They were committing shocking thefts, lacking a clear purpose or return, and that happened in Gentle, not in a particularly attractive world for publication: someone was stealing unpublished book manuscripts. Thefts and thefts were attempted primarily by email, by a fraudster pretending to be publishing professionals and targeting writers, editors, agents, and literary scouts who…

Lawsuit says Meta shares blame in the killing of a federal guard.

Lawsuit says Meta shares blame in the killing of a federal guard.

A lawsuit has been filed against Facebook’s parent company Meta Platforms over the 2020 killing of a federal security guard, aimed at challenging federal law that protects websites and social media platforms from liability for what users post. A lawsuit filed Wednesday by the guard’s sister, Angela Underwood Jacobs, argued that Facebook was responsible for…

As Beijing Takes Control, Chinese Tech Companies Lose Jobs and Hope

As Beijing Takes Control, Chinese Tech Companies Lose Jobs and Hope

The video platform that Mr. Zhao, iQiyi, had an extraordinary quarter, losing about $ 268 million. Its share price fell 85 percent from its peak in 2021, reflecting investors’ concerns that the company, once aspiring to become China’s Netflix, would lack a show that could attract more subscribers and advertisers. “The biggest problem for our…

Dr. Ronald Weinstein, Telepathology Pioneer, Dies at 83

Dr. Ronald Weinstein, Telepathology Pioneer, Dies at 83

He completed his medical education at Tufts University in 1965 and completed his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, then experimenting with an early telemedicine program that connected him to the clinic at Boston’s Logan Airport via television camera. He was asked to look into some cases and he said, “It’s stuck in my mind.” In…