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  • A billion-dollar-startup founder used a classic memory strategy to perfect his investor pitch — and raised $448 million

    Henry Ward is the founder and CEO of Carta, an equity-management firm that is valued at $1.7 billion. At a Business Insider webinar hosted by the correspondent Shana Lebowitz, he talked about how he handwrote his pitch and memorized it. Research supports the idea that handwriting leads to retention. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Henry Ward has raised a total of $448 million for his equity-management firm, Carta. Even though Ward's work is emphatically digital, he relied on an analog...

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  • Fox News wants to keep politics out of sports -- liberal politics, anyway

    Melissa Joskow / Media Matters The U.S. women’s national team returned home after its 2-0 victory over the Netherlands in the July 7 final of the soccer World Cup to a thankful nation united in celebration of the team’s second straight championship -- well, mostly united. As the team basked in its deserved glory with a ticker-tape parade through the streets of New York and accepted the best team award at ESPN’s annual ESPYs award show, Fox News railed against the team and co-captain Megan...

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  • Trump Rages At Fox News, Says It's Now Worse Than 'Fake News CNN'

    The president again lashes out at his onetime favorite news network.

  • Trump flips OUT at Fox News: 'Worse than watching low ratings Fake News CNN'

    President Trump totally wigged out on his natural ally Fox News Channel on Sunday night, with very little to explain what exactly it was that caused offense. Out of the blue, Trump unleashed a tirade on Fox, calling the weekend programming worse than CNN, which is about the most cutting insult that anyone in MAGA can give anyone. Trump world weighs CNN just slightly below the bugs on the bottom of Kim Jong Un's tiny shoes, so he had to be really, really mad. And he not only compared them...

  • How to survive the fake news about cancer

    The internet is awash with ads for costly but bogus treatments – and claims that scientists are suppressing a cure for the disease For Eileen O’Sullivan, being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013 was the catalyst for a deluge of distinctly unscientific and frequently dangerous advice. An investment manager with a analytical mind, she began seeking information to better understand her potentially life-altering condition. But from the moment Eileen starting searching online, misinformation was...

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  • How Facebook fought fake news about itself

    Since 2016, Facebook employees have used Stormchaser to track many viral posts, including a popular conspiracy that the company listens to users through their phone’s microphone, according to three former employees.

  • Reagan, Trump and Fake News

    It's no fair for the rest of us to notice any of the rare liberal media stories that support our arguments or criticize the left.�