Slack Confirms It Raised $160 Million at a $2.8 Billion Valuation

Slack, the workplace tool, has raked in another $160 million in a funding round stacked with new investors, bringing its total capital war chest up to $340 million and a valuation of $2.8 billion. The company, led by CEO Stewart Butterfield, launched in February 2014 and has 750,000 daily users and 200,000 paid seats.


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Beer and Data Science – Looking at topic modeling in multi-aspect reviews

TASTE WORDS
['balanced', 'favorite', 'delicious', 'tasty', 'exceptional', 'perfectly', 'night', 'highly', 'sour', 'complex', 'truly', 'outstanding', 'job', 'heavy', 'flavorful', 'food', 'combination', 'wonderfully', 'beer!', 'balanced,', 'surprise', 'superb', 'satisfying', "ipa's", 'scotch', 'anyone', 'content', 'raisin', 'evening', 'goodness', 'complex,', 'subtle', 'growler', 'sierra', 'blended', 'area', 'excellent,', 'man', 'good!', 'sometimes', 'chocolatey', 'nevada', 'class', 'nutty,', 'future', 'smokiness', 'meal', 'everyone', 'flavorful,', 'delicious!']
SMELL WORDS
['aroma', 'smell', 'nose', 'fresh', 'fruit', 'pumpkin', 'wonderful', 'amazing', 'vanilla', 'unique', 'pine', 'aroma,', 'awesome', 'scent', 'part', 'grapefruit', 'smell,', 'tart', 'fantastic', 'banana', 'bourbon', 'apple', 'citrusy', 'oak', 'absolutely', 'pie', 'coffee,', 'blend', 'raspberry', 'cinnamon', 'incredible', 'vanilla,', 'citrus,', 'intense', 'tropical', 'smoke', 'overpowering', 'blueberry', 'powerful', 'apricot', 'initial', 'orange,', 'ginger', 'fruit,', 'funk', 'pineapple', 'grapefruit,', 'soon', 'barrel', 'simply']
LOOK WORDS
['head', 'light', 'good', 'beer', 'not', 'nice', 'more', 'sweet', 'very', 'color', 'malt', 'bit', 'pretty', 'glass', 'retention', 'taste', 'better', 'carbonation', 'white', 'too', 'just', 'flavor', 'great', 'much', 'beautiful', 'amber', 'body', 'mild', 'clear', 'brown', 'golden', 'bottle', 'strong', 'appearance', 'hop', 'lace', 'kind', 'medium', 'really', 'so', 'nothing', 'first', 'caramel', 'well', 'tan', 'dark', 'creamy', 'alcohol', 'top', 'bitterness']
FEEL WORDS
['mouthfeel', 'smooth', 'crisp', 'refreshing', 'smooth,', 'perfect', 'silky', 'mouthfeel,', 'mouth', 'm', 'texture', 'm-', 'creamy,', 'velvety', 'summer', 'tongue', 'incredibly', 'crisp,', 'full,', 'smoothness', 'creaminess', 'quenching', 'wheat,', 'chewy', 'crispness', 'refreshing,', 'thirst', 'palate,', "beer's", 'budweiser', 'mouthfeel/drinkability-', 'mouthfeel-', 'mouth,', 'miller', 'ideal', 'perfect,', 'luxurious', 'day,', 'exceptionally', 'feature', 'german', 'slick', 'silky,', 'viscous', 'water,', 'pinch', 'wheaty', 'corona', 'mouthfeel;', 'sensation']


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10 tech conferences worth attending in 2015

10 tech conferences worth attending
10 tech conferences worth attending

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Looking to get the biggest bang for your travel budget buck in the remaining months of 2015? We’ve has compiled a list of 10 must-attend conferences that can help your organization address technology and business challenges, offer insight into security, software development and gamification and celebrate the contributions of women in technology. Check it out, and then get on to the phone to your travel department.

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Type “Find My Phone” Into Google to Locate Your Android Device

The Android Device Manager has been a useful security feature for a while, but hunting down the right bookmark when you can’t find your phone is a mild hassle. Now, instead, you can simply type “find my phone” into Google from any desktop you’re logged in on.

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Google Opens Cloud Dataflow To All Developers, Launches European Zone For BigQuery

CBF_008 Google is launching a couple of updates to its cloud-based big data products at the Hadoop Summit in Brussels today. These include the launch of the open beta of Cloud Dataflow, Google’s new service for processing huge amounts of data, as well as an update to BigQuery, which will make the company’s bid data database service available in Google’s European data centers and… Read More


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Amazon’s Giving Away 26 Premium Android Apps and Games For Free

Amazon’s running another one of their signature Android app giveaways, highlighted this time around by the likes of Plants vs. Zombies, Wolfram|Alpha, Runtastic PRO, and Osmos HD. If you own an Android device, take a minute to check out the full list and download anything you might want before the deal ends. [Amazon Appstore]

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