Gang Suppression Unit raids property

McAfee’s property in Orange Walk Town, Belize, is raided by the Gang Suppression Unit. A GSU press release says that he was arrested for unlicensed drug manufacturing and possession of an unlicensed weapon. During the raid, guards find a lab where antibiotics are being produced without a license. One of McAfee’s 11 dogs is shot for allegedly attacking […]

Swartz speaks at Seven on Seven conference

Swartz and Taryn Simon discuss their project at the New Museum of Contemporary Art. The Seven on Seven conference pairs seven leading artists with seven game-changing technologists in teams of two, and challenges them to develop something new—be it an application, social media, artwork, product, or whatever they imagine—over the course of a single day. Swartz and […]

Raising new $50m fund

According to a SEC regulator filing 500 Startups is raising a new $50 million fund. The group’s first fund was $15 million and included 257 companies, a handful of which were later acquired by major tech companies. McClure said startups in international markets could account for 25% of its investments. :McCLURE: I think the mentality […]