Verne Troyer, Mini-Me in ‘Austin Powers’ Series, Dead at 49

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Verne Troyer, the diminutive actor who appeared as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series, died Saturday at the age of 49. The actor’s family confirmed Troyer’s death on Instagram. “It is with great sadness and incredibly heavy hearts to write that Verne passed away today,” the This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Verne Troyer, Mini-Me…

Robert Redford-Produced Surfer Doc to Premiere at Tribeca Film Festival

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A crew of surfers who helped change the sport tumble into each other’s company in a new clip from Momentum Generation, a documentary executive-produced by Robert Redford (among others), that’s set to premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. The film tracks the rise of athletes who eventually “win This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Robert…

In the NYC enterprise startup scene, security is job one – TechCrunch

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While most people probably would not think of New York as a hotbed for enterprise startups of any kind, it is actually quite active. When you stop to consider that the world’s biggest banks and financial services companies are located there, it would certainly make sense for security startups to concentrate on such a huge…

Up-and-coming enterprise startups in NYC – TechCrunch

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New York City has an incredible density of up-and-coming enterprise-focused startups. While the winners are publicized and well-known, we felt it was time to put a bit of a spotlight on younger companies, ones you may not have heard about yet, but are likely to in the coming years. TechCrunch asked two dozen founders, venture…

‘Scarface’ Reunion: 10 Things We Learned at Tribeca Film Festival Event

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The Tribeca Film Festival celebrated the 35th anniversary of Scarface on Thursday night with “the greatest double feature in the history of the Beacon [Theater in Manhattan]:” a screening of the movie followed by a panel featuring three of the actors – Al Pacino, This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: ‘Scarface’ Reunion: 10 Things We Learned…

Pivotal Software closes up 5% following IPO, raised $555 million – TechCrunch

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Stock market investors showed lukewarm enthusiasm for Pivotal Software’s debut on Friday. After pricing the IPO at $15, the company closed the day at $15.73. Although it didn’t “pop” for new investors, pricing at the midpoint of its proposed range allowed Pivotal to raise $555 million. Its public company market cap exceeded $3 billion. The enterprise…