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The highest valued company in Bessemer’s annual cloud report has defied convention by staying private

This year’s Bessemer Venture Partners’ annual Cloud 100 Benchmark report was published recently and my colleague Alex Wilhelm looked at some broad trends in the report, but digging into the data, I decided to concentrate on the Top 10 companies by valuation. I found that the top company has defied convention for a couple of…

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The highest valued company in Bessemer’s annual cloud report has defied convention by staying private

This year’s Bessemer Venture Partners’ annual Cloud 100 Benchmark report was published recently and my colleague Alex Wilhelm looked at some broad trends in the report, but digging into the data, I decided to concentrate on the Top 10 companies by valuation. I found that the top company has defied convention for a couple of…

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Amy Coney Barrett’s expected nomination means a more conservative Supreme Court is primed to weaken or nix Roe v. Wade. Here are 18 abortion cases in the pipeline to the high court.

It’s the worst-case scenario that reproductive rights groups have feared for years: A solidly conservative Supreme Court that could chip away or knock down the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide.  The Supreme Court will almost certainly turn more conservative once the Republican-controlled Senate confirms Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump’s…

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Billionaire David Booth says focusing on this long-term investing strategy will help you get the returns you’re expecting — and the ones you’re not

David Booth is the founder and executive chairman of Dimensional Fund Advisors and a trustee of the University of Chicago, whose Booth School of Business is named after him. If you want returns on your investments, Booth says the best strategy is to stick around for long-term, lucrative growth. Expect the unexpected — the volatility of the market makes…

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A Black fourth grader was suspended for having a BB gun visible in his online class

A Harvey, Louisiana elementary school suspended a Black fourth grader for unintentionally showing a BB gun during class.  NOLA.com reported that 9-year-old Ka Mauri Harrison moved a BB gun that his younger brother tripped on during an English test. Because the gun was visible during class, school officials said it violated their internet usage policy.…

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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Apologizes for Killing of South Korean Official – The Wall Street Journal

SEOUL—North Korean leader Kim Jong Un issued a rare apology for his military’s brutal killing of a South Korean civil servant at sea, saying he feels “very sorry” for the incident, officials in Seoul said. In a letter sent by North Korean officials, Mr. Kim expressed regrets for “disappointing” South Korean President Moon Jae-in. South…