Lyft, Uber, and Slack are the IPOs getting all the attention this year — but a completely different corner of the market is heating up

lenetstan/Shutterstock The initial-public-offering market suffered through a slow start to the year due to the partial government shutdown and the brutal fourth-quarter for financial markets, but public debuts are ratcheting back up. While a host of high-profile unicorns and decacorns like Lyft, Uber, Airbnb, and Slack are all set to debut on the public market…

(GIST OF YOJANA) Multi-Pronged Approach to Urban Transformation [FEBRUARY-2019]

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AMD’s CEO was at Google’s big streaming video-game unveiling, and it may hint big plans for the future (AMD, GOOG)

AMD AMD’s graphics processing unit was chosen to run Google’s new streaming-video-game platform.  The presence of AMD CEO Lisa Su at Tuesday’s developer’s conference could be a sign the two companies will work more closely in the future.  Watch AMD trade live. AMD was the biggest winner on Tuesday, spiking 12%, after Google unveiled Stadia,…

Method for client-server communications through a minimal interface

FIELD OF THE INVENTION In general the invention relates to a method for simulating subroutine calls in applications that communicate with a client (i.e., a user) through a minimal interface. In particular, the invention relates to the use of continuations to simulate subroutine calls in a program that interacts with the user through successive Web…