Boundless, Navigator CRE and Off the Record take prizes at TechCrunch’s Seattle pitch-off

 It was a lovely day for a meetup in Seattle, and the Showbox SoDo was packed as TechCrunch’s annual pitch-off in my home town took place last week. But as impressive as our ten contestants were, only three would leave with tickets to Disrupt SF. And here they are. Read More

Venezuela’s Maduro warns of war if ‘revolution’ toppled

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro warned on Tuesday that he and supporters would take up arms if his socialist government was violently overthrown by opponents who have been on the streets protesting for three months.

Canada allows Dow, Dupont merger after firms agree to sell assets

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada’s Competition Bureau said on Tuesday it would allow a planned merger between DuPont and Dow Chemical Co after both firms agreed to dispose of some assets.

Some would-be immigrants left in limbo after Supreme Court travel ban order

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Without close family in the United States, Elly and her husband had few options for getting permission to immigrate to America from Iran. So when they won a U.S. government lottery last September for a so-called “diversity visa” allowing them to resettle in the United States, the couple was thrilled.

Want To Hire Great Employees? Fix Your Broken Recruiting Process

Employers complain about “talent shortages,” but they don’t realize that they create their own recruiting problems by leaving broken, talent-repelling practices in place! These days employers have to be smarter about recruiting. Here are ten ways to fix your broken recruiting process!

SpaceX plans expansion of rocket refurbishing facilities in Florida

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – SpaceX wants to expand facilities in Florida to refurbish and store its reusable rocket boosters as it increases the pace of launches, documents filed with authorities show.