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Brigade Media Raises $9.3M From Sean Parker To Shake Up American Democracyview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Stealthy, unlaunched startup Brigade Media has raised $9.3 million from Sean Parker of Facebook fame, along with unknown sums from Ron Conway and Marc Benioff, TechCrunch has learned. Parker’s investment is personal, and not from Founders Fund, a group that he has stepped back from. In fact, Parker will be taking over the Chairman and CEO role, at least on an interim basis. (IT news)

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On-Demand Household Services Startup Handybook Expands To 12 More Citiesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  On-demand household services startup Handybook wants to enable consumers to hire a cleaner or a handy man with the push of a button on their mobile phones. And it's aggressively expanding to make that service available in a dozen more cities starting today. Read More (IT news)

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PeaZip 5.3.0 Is One of the Best Open Source File and Archive Managersview story

http://news.softpedia.com – Open source file and archive manager PeaZip, which can be used to extract, create, and convert multiple archives at once, has just reached version 5.3.0 and is now available for download. The Linux platform doesn't lack archiving applications and there are a number of already established formats that are being used across the board. (IT news)

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7 Reasons You Should Upgrade To GNOME 3.12 On Linuxview story

http://www.makeuseof.com – Labeled by some as “unintuitive” and “a usability nightmare,” GNOME Shell used to be crap. Not anymore. GNOME released version 3.12 of its popular desktop environment recently, and it refines the Gnome Shell concept yet again. It managed to pass the “usable” threshold a few releases ago and hasn’t stopped improving since. (General)

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SeedInvest Raises Series A On Its Own Crowdfunding Platform, $2M Committed So Farview story

http://techcrunch.com –  SeedInvest, the equity crowdfunding platform based in New York that helps other startups (like Vengo Labs) raise rounds, is today launching a campaign on its own plaform to complete an intended $3 million Series A round. The startup has already had $2 million committed from VCs Scout Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Avenue A Ventures, Archer Gray and Krillion Ventures. Read More (IT news)

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Triage Raises Seed Financing For Its Integrated Notification And Collaboration Appview story

http://techcrunch.com –  As startup app developer Triage moves from the Bay Area to New York, the company is preparing to close on roughly $1.1 million in a seed round of financing. Read More (IT news)

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Long man-db.service startup time?view story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – It is triggered by a systemd.timer.  These have been put in use in place of anacron.  So if your comptuer was due for this to be run while the machine was off, it does it upon restart/wake/whatever.  This is not something that will happen frequently.Check out the timer unit to see how frequently it runs.  It is really no different than the time intervals that were in place befo (HowTos)

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Galaxy s3 mini cracked, what do I do?view story

http://forums.androidcentral.com – Titles rubbish, I know. So hi, I dropped my phone over the bannister (long story and it seems stupid but accidents happen) and it landed on its... (HowTos)

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CarPlay Is Coming To The Third-Party Stereo Marketview story

http://techcrunch.com –  iPhone fans will not have to buy a new car to get in on the CarPlay fun if a report from a Japanese business newspaper is correct. Alpine is reportedly planning on releasing an aftermarket stereo sporting CarPlay this Fall. Read More (IT news)

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Python SSH problemview story

http://www.unix.com – Hello geeks, Am trying to write a custom plugin using python but it seems python is not handling the SSH part well, find below for the code: Code: #!/usr/bin/python import os, sys host = sys.argv[1] pdpactgsm=os.popen("ssh -l GbeAdi $host "pdc_kpi.pl" | grep -A 4 sgsn_g | awk 'NR == 5 ' | awk '{print $4}' | sed 's/[^0-9,.]*//g'").readline().strip() Python k (HowTos)

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Which Spigen Case?view story

http://forums.androidcentral.com – This? Amazon.com: Spigen® [+Screen Shield] Samsung Galaxy S5 Case Slim **NEW Release** [Ultra Fit] [Electric Blue] Full HD *Japanese* Screen... (HowTos)

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Get The Witcher 2 with 80% Discount in Anticipation of Linux Launchview story

http://news.softpedia.com – CD Project, the developer of the Witcher franchise has announced a while ago that they plan to extend into the Linux territory and it's very likely that The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition will be ported to the open source platform. Now it's your chance to buy the game at a ridiculous price. (IT news)