Fanduel investor Pentech raises new £88M fund for more early stage startups

00  You know it’s spring when VC funds start to announce their new fund raises. But it’s buoying to see a mid-sized fund appears which over the years has been…

The FAA gets a case study with a drone crash inside an MLB stadium

00  PSA, flying your drone over a baseball stadium with tens of thousands of fans is a really really bad (and probably illegal) idea. Yesterday someone flew their drone (which…

Pinterest brings full dish recognition to its Lens camera search

00  In a move that may seem like an early step toward hitting a ridiculously high valuation, Pinterest is now adding the ability to recognize complete dishes to its Lens camera…

Tesla’s next Autopilot update is all about the smooth ride

00  Tesla is improving Autopilot with a forthcoming update, with a focus on making the ride smoother while the autonomous highway driving system is engaged. Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted…

Amazon takes on Etsy with a new shop featuring handcrafted items for weddings

00  Amazon this morning staked another claim in the billion-dollar wedding industry with the launch of a new Wedding Shop dedicated to sales of handcrafted items, including décor, invitations, gifts, jewelry,…

Can the Pope Save Trump?

00 E.J. Dionne, Washington PostWASHINGTON — If anyone ever needed a conversion experience — and fast — it is President Trump. The issue here is not switching religions. What he…

As Fox News Moves to the Left, Its Ratings Plummet

00 Peter Chowka, American ThinkerThe sudden death of Roger Ailes (R.I.P.) yesterday is a grim omen for the network he envisioned and built. In the wake of the recent upheavals…

The Genius of Roger Ailes, Champion of U.S. Values

00 Cal Thomas, Washington TimesRoger Ailes was no genius, not in the league of Stephen Hawking and Albert Einstein. The founding chairman of Fox News Channel, who died last week…

Roger Ailes's Dream Was My Nightmare

00 Monica Lewinsky, New York TimesThis is not another obituary for Roger Ailes, who died last week 10 months after being ousted at Fox News. It is, I hope, instead…

A Heretic at Duke Divinity School

00 Peter Berkowitz, Wall Street JournalThe dean brings charges of ‘unprofessional conduct’ for a vigorous defense of free inquiry. Source: Real Clear Politics