House GOP bill would keep $1.2 trillion from disaster aid for victims

Republicans in the House on Tuesday passed legislation to keep $800 billion in disaster aid from being sent to states hit by Harvey.The House passed the Disaster Relief, Flood Insurance, and Flood Mitigation Appropriations Act, which provides $1,200 billion to states in the Harvey relief effort.The House also approved a measure to keep federal disaster […]

Green Dot is the new green-dot in the tech space

Green Dot, a digital-image search company founded by three former Microsoft employees and a former Microsoft software developer, has raised $7 million in a Series B round led by SoftBank, according to people familiar with the matter.The funding comes in a $4 million Series A round led in June by Microsoft Ventures.The company said on […]