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KISS Biopic to Focus on Band’s First Four Years

When you have a history as rich and event filled as KISS have enjoyed, it could be kind of hard to narrow down what would go in an eventual biopic. But with the project now in the works, the group's longtime manager Doc McGhee has offered fans some idea of what might be included.Speaking with the Talking Metal Podcast (as heard below and transcribed by Blabbermouth), McGhee revealed that the […]

todaySeptember 23, 2021 1

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Mike Patton Cancels Tour Dates to Focus on His Mental Health

Faith No More and Mr. Bungle have canceled a number of 2021 U.S. tour dates. The cancelations are due to mental health reasons, with Mike Patton explaining he is suffering from “issues that were exacerbated by the pandemic.”Faith No More and Mr. Bungle were both scheduled to play this year’s Riot Fest around Faith No More’s September and October tour dates. Mr. Bungle were also meant to play an intimate […]

todaySeptember 14, 2021 3


Revenue-based financing startup Jenfi raises $6.3M to focus on high-growth Southeast Asian companies – 98bmp

Many Southeast Asian digital businesses run into obstacles when seeking early-stage growth financing. They might not want to sell equity in their company, but often struggle to secure working capital loans from traditional financial institutions. That’s where Singapore-based Jenfi comes in, providing revenue-based financing of up to $500,000 with flexible repayment plans that co-founder and chief executive officer Jeffrey Liu refers to as “growth capital as a product.”  While revenue-based […]

todayAugust 17, 2021 4


One of Windows 11’s best features is a focus timer with Spotify

A few days ago, Microsoft hype man Panos Panay tweeted an interesting new feature coming to Windows 11 that wasn’t part of the official announcement (nor was it present in any of the preview builds so far). The OS will come with a feature called Focus Sessions, which is basically a Pomodoro-style timer with Spotify and Microsoft To-Do integration. I’m all for it.Another first look from the team…#FocusSessions on #Windows11 […]

todayAugust 9, 2021


Microsoft Teases Gaming-Changing Focus Mode in Windows 11

Microsoft isn’t done yet with new Windows 11 features. A day after teasing a new Snipping Tool, Windows and Devices chief Panos Panay just revealed a new Focus Sessions feature for Windows 11 — hinting at new ways for the operating system to help you stay productive and creative. The short 14-second Focus Sessions teaser clip highlights a completely redesigned clock app for Windows 11. In addition to the usual […]

todayAugust 5, 2021 2


Duolingo’s S-1 depicts heady growth, monetization, new focus on English certification – 98bmp

Duolingo filed to go public yesterday, giving the world a deep look inside its business results and how the pandemic impacted the edtech unicorn’s performance. 98bmp’s initial read of the company’s filing was generally positive, noting that its growth was impressive and its losses modest; Duolingo recently began making money on an adjusted basis. While the company’s top-level numbers are impressive, we want to go one level deeper to grow […]

todayJune 29, 2021 1

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Oli Herbert’s Death Is the Focus of a New ‘In-Depth’ TV Report

Connecticut's News 8 newly reflected on the "suspicious" 2018 death of All That Remains guitarist Oli Herbert in a TV report that aired on Wednesday (May 26). Part memorial and part investigation, the broadcast includes interviews with Herbert's bandmates and family members.Herbert died on Oct. 16, 2018, at the age of 44. News 8 in New Haven, Ct., is only an hour away from the Stafford Springs home where Herbert last lived. He was found […]

todayMay 27, 2021 3


ActiveCampaign raises $240M at a $3B valuation as marketing and sales automation come into focus for SMBs – 98bmp

As businesses continue to adopt new digital tools to get their names out into the world, a startup that’s built a sales and marketing platform specifically for small and medium businesses is announcing a big round of funding. ActiveCampaign, which has built what it describes as a “customer experience automation” platform — providing a way not just to run digital campaigns but to follow up aspects of them automatically to […]

todayApril 21, 2021 3


Drew Brees Retires, His Focus on the Details Until the End

Consistent as Brees was, sometimes that focus blinded him from change swirling around him. Long a vocal supporter of the military, he equated kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality with denigrating the flag.As civil unrest roiled the country last summer, and as the league and its players grew more proactive about addressing systemic racism and social injustice, Brees reiterated that he considered it disrespectful to kneel. His […]

todayMarch 17, 2021 4