This Seattle e-commerce startup didn’t raise any VC money and was just acquired in a nine-figure deal

Pacvue co-founders Zhaohui Tang, chairman, and Melissa Burdick, president. (Pacvue Photos) A huge exit doesn’t always require venture capital money. That’s what Pacvue just demonstrated. Los Angeles-based e-commerce software company Assembly announced today that it acquired Pacvue, a Seattle startup that sells similar B2B e-commerce tools. Terms were not disclosed, but pegged the purchase price … Read more

Andrea’s mother comes with a bomb for Kim

Emmerdale spoilers for next week reveal Andrea’s mother Hazel goes to the village with some big news for Kim. There was no love between the Tate matriarch and her ex-daughter-in-law, especially at the end of Andrea’s life. But Charles convinces Kim that it is in Millie’s best interest if they hold a memorial to her … Read more

AAU takes aim at ‘pass the harasser’ with new principles on sexual misconduct

Dive Brief: A network of 66 top U.S. research universities has agreed to a new set of principles on sexual harassment that aims to bolster transparency during hiring processes and eradicate misconduct. The Association of American Universities’ principles are nonbinding. But they dictate that institutions should inform employers if there are substantiated allegations of sexual … Read more

6 burning questions we have after episode 2

Oct 26, 2021, 10:00 PM | Updated: Oct 26, 2021, 4:51 pm Episode two of The Long Call aired on ITV tonight (Tuesday October 26th) and the action thickened considerably. As suspects begin to form before our eyes and backstories about all characters come together, we get a clearer idea of ​​who might have killed … Read more

Duke pays $19M to settle case alleging no-poach agreement with UNC-Chapel Hill

Dive Brief:  Duke University recently agreed to pay $19 million to settle a class-action antitrust lawsuit that alleged the institution had an illegal agreement with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill not to poach each other’s nonmedical faculty members.  Lucia Binotti, a Spanish professor at UNC-Chapel Hill, sued Duke last year on behalf … Read more

Tech Moves: Unbounce names new CEO; Azure VP joins VMware; and more

Felicia Bochicchio (left) and Rick Perreault. (Unbounce Photo) — Vancouver, B.C.-based landing page builder Unbounce announced Felicia Bochicchio as its new CEO. She was most recently the company’s president and previously chief revenue officer. Bochicchio succeeds co-founder Rick Perreault who will become executive chair of the board. After being diagnosed with cancer, Perreault took a … Read more

Has actor Declan Bennett appeared in EastEnders?

Jonathan in The Long Call aroused suspicion among viewers last night (Monday October 25) – not because he was a murder suspect, but because they recognized him from somewhere. And her suspicions were correct – actor Declan Bennett only played a character in a very well-known soap in 2017. So who does Declan play in … Read more