This VC helped jump start the app economy by launching the iFund. Now he thinks an overlooked part of the enterprise software market is about to explode.

Menlo Ventures partner Matt Murphy thinks there a big opportunity in a new area in the enterprise software market. To date, most enterprise software firms have focused on producing applications and services that are general-purpose; they can be used by companies or departments across many different industries. But some newer startups are developing software targeted at particular industries, Murphy said. Many of those industries have been technological laggards, but they’re starting to embrace change, he said. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Matt Murphy knows how to spot a trend. While a partner at VC firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, he was early to recognize the game-changing potential… Read More

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13 TV Couples With Absolutely No Chemistry

Some TV couples suck. There, we said it. Despite trying to push some couples to endgame status, some are very clearly not that into each other. The Hollywood Gossip has rounded up 13 couples who have a grand total of zero chemistry. Sorry … not sorry. 1. Kara and Mon-El – Supergirl Mon-El was one of the worst characters on Supergirl, and it was largely because the producers tried to put force them together. Mon-El was officially exiled from the series about a year after his debut. 2. Jackson and Maggie – Grey’s Anatomy Jackson and Maggie were believable as friends, but not so much as a couple. They need… Read More

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Todd Chrisley Indicted for Tax Evasion, Reality Show Gets the Axe

Forgive the most obvious pun in content writing history, but… … it turns out that Todd Chrisley does NOT actually know best. Or, perhaps the reality star does know best, if the subject at hand is how to try and avoid paying one’s taxes. This perfect segue is relevant because the veteran USA Network and his wife, Julie, have been indicted by a federal grand jury for tax evasion, as well as other financial crimes, according to local news station WSBTV. The indictment includes a dozen charges. Among the most serious? Wire fraud, conspiracy to commit bank fraud and conspiracy to defraud the United States. In a statement obtained by… Read More

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Amazon’s facial recognition mistakenly labels 26 California lawmakers as criminals

As government agencies continue to push for the deployment of facial recognition systems, you needn’t look far to see why that’s bad news. To illustrate the point, the ACLU conducted a test of Amazon’s Rekognition software — facial recognition tech currently being used by US law enforcement — in which it incorrectly identified 26 California lawmakers as matches in a criminal database. We’ll pause while you chuckle at the “politicians are criminals” jokes running through your head. It’s the second time the ACLU has run this type of test. In the first, a test conducted last year, Rekognition was wildly… This story continues at The Next Web Or just read… Read More

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