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$7.2 billion Twilio is spending $2 billion to buy one of its publicly-traded partners

$7.2 BILLION TWILIO IS SPENDING $2 BILLION TO BUY ONE OF ITS PUBLICLY-TRADED PARTNERS

Twilio, which makes communication tools for websites, is acquiring SendGrid. SendGrid, an email marketing platform, went public in...

Pat McGrath's 2018 Holiday Collection Offers A Haute Take On Your Past Favorite Products

PAT MCGRATH'S 2018 HOLIDAY COLLECTION OFFERS A HAUTE TAKE ON YOUR PAST FAVORITE PRODUCTS

I've said it before, and I'll say it as many times as I need to until I'm blue in the face: Mother always, always, always knows best....

 
 
 
Grieving Family Warns The Public After Dog Dies From Eating Chewing Gum

GRIEVING FAMILY WARNS THE PUBLIC AFTER DOG DIES FROM EATING CHEWING GUM

Canon was a gorgeous 3-year-old Husky that loved to eat, chase cats, and snuggle. His owner, Christy Figlio of Nashville, Tennessee,...

Quavo Denies 'Big Bro' Lyrics Being Related to Lil Peep's Death: 'Never Will Speak on the Deceased'

QUAVO DENIES 'BIG BRO' LYRICS BEING RELATED TO LIL PEEP'S DEATH: 'NEVER WILL SPEAK ON THE DECEASED'

Normally, Quavo isn't one to comment on public conversation clouding his name. That mind-set changed following the release of his Quavo...

 
 
 

UFGI PUBLICATION ROUND-UP WEEK 10/15

A novel rat model of comorbid PTSD and addiction reveals intersections between stress susceptibility and enhanced cocaine seeking with...

13 New Sephora Gifts Your BFF Will Scream Over - All Under $25

13 NEW SEPHORA GIFTS YOUR BFF WILL SCREAM OVER - ALL UNDER $25

Beauty-lovers are tough people to buy presents for because they already have every hot new release. Luckily, Sephora offers tons of...

 
 
 
‘Fortnite' in-game tournaments will give you the chance to beat the pros

‘FORTNITE' IN-GAME TOURNAMENTS WILL GIVE YOU THE CHANCE TO BEAT THE PROS

Epic Games is introducing in-game tournaments to Fortnite. The initial schedule includes five tournaments, with commemorative pins...

Insane 1,200 HP Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Does 9.66s Quarter Mile

INSANE 1,200 HP JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE TRACKHAWK DOES 9.66S QUARTER MILE

The Hellcat-powered Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is potent enough for a majority of owners out there but if 707 hp does not quite...

 
 
 
Win a Parka London Gift Card

WIN A PARKA LONDON GIFT CARD

If you're in desperate need of a new winter coat, then this give-away is for you. We've teamed up with our friends over at Parka London...

Gap and Victoria's Secret both made offers to acquire Lululemon in the early 2000s, the athleisure company's founder reveals in new tell-all book

GAP AND VICTORIA'S SECRET BOTH MADE OFFERS TO ACQUIRE LULULEMON IN THE EARLY 2000S, THE ATHLEISURE COMPANY'S FOUNDER REVEALS IN NEW TELL-ALL BOOK

Lululemon founder Chip Wilson reveals in a new tell-all book that Gap , Victoria's Secret , and Liz Claiborne made bids to acquire...

 
 
 
GM warranty boost, Mercedes GLE hybrid, Hyundai Kona EV driven: What's New The Car Connection

GM WARRANTY BOOST, MERCEDES GLE HYBRID, HYUNDAI KONA EV DRIVEN: WHAT'S NEW THE CAR CONNECTION

GM dealers to offer factory-backed extended bumper-to-bumper warranties General Motors dealers on Monday began offering extended full-coverage...

5 reasons you must visit Fraser Island, Australia

5 REASONS YOU MUST VISIT FRASER ISLAND, AUSTRALIA

Perched just off the coast in south east Queensland, Fraser Island is the world's largest sand island, offering stunning beaches, crystal...

 
 
 
Samantha Markle Reportedly Went To Kensington Palace To Visit Meghan And Was Turned Down By Security

SAMANTHA MARKLE REPORTEDLY WENT TO KENSINGTON PALACE TO VISIT MEGHAN AND WAS TURNED DOWN BY SECURITY

This situation just keeps on getting more and more awkward. Meghan Markle‘s half-sister, Samantha Markle, has been in the public eye...

Porsche CFO floated idea of IPO, could be valued at $81B, automaker says no way

PORSCHE CFO FLOATED IDEA OF IPO, COULD BE VALUED AT $81B, AUTOMAKER SAYS NO WAY

Going public with an IPO is a quick way to raise capital, which is important to Volkswagen Group in the wake of the diesel scandal....

 
 
 
3 Wall Street CEOs tried to get Saudi Arabia to delay a major investment conference because of Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance

3 WALL STREET CEOS TRIED TO GET SAUDI ARABIA TO DELAY A MAJOR INVESTMENT CONFERENCE BECAUSE OF JAMAL KHASHOGGI'S DISAPPEARANCE

Three high-profile Wall Street CEOs reportedly attempted to convince Saudi Arabian officials to push back their Future Investment Initiative...

Carl Icahn comes out swinging against Dell's $21.7 billion VMware deal that could see it return to the stock market

CARL ICAHN COMES OUT SWINGING AGAINST DELL'S $21.7 BILLION VMWARE DEAL THAT COULD SEE IT RETURN TO THE STOCK MARKET

Carl Icahn says Dell' s offer to buy VMware tracking stock is massively undervalued. In a letter published Monday, the billionaire...

 
 
 
Saudi ally calls for Uber boycott over response to Khashoggi's vanishing

SAUDI ALLY CALLS FOR UBER BOYCOTT OVER RESPONSE TO KHASHOGGI'S VANISHING

Uber is facing calls for a boycott of its app in the Persian Gulf, a region that has poured billions of dollars of investment into...

Jamie Dimon Joins Growing List Of Business Leaders Skipping Saudi Conference

JAMIE DIMON JOINS GROWING LIST OF BUSINESS LEADERS SKIPPING SAUDI CONFERENCE

The Future Investment Initiative conference is scheduled to begin Oct. 23 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

 
 
 
G-Power Kits BMW X5 With Typhoon Wide Body Kit Backed By Power

G-POWER KITS BMW X5 WITH TYPHOON WIDE BODY KIT BACKED BY POWER

The previous generation BMW X5 has just received G-Power 's Typhoon package and while the modifications are initially focused on aesthetics,...

What a Diehard iPhone User Thinks of the Pixel 3

WHAT A DIEHARD IPHONE USER THINKS OF THE PIXEL 3

The Pixel 3 and iPhone XS offer clear insights into what Google and Apple believe a smartphone should be.

 
 
 

Letter from the Editor in The Public Intellectual