Googles News Initiative heads to APAC with grants of up to $300K for media orgs

Google is expanding its efforts to support media to Asia-Pacific after the search giant brought its Google News Initiative to the region. Known as GNI, the program is designed to “help quality journalism thrive in the digital age” by providing grants (i.e. cash without equity) to media organizations that are…

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This New Font Helps You Remember What You Read

A font has been created to improve memory retention, combining past research on memory enhancement and design expertise. Preliminary testing shows that when information is conveyed in this font, dubbed Sans Forgetica, participants retain a small but significant extra portion of what they have read. Previous studies have shown people…

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The Infatuation raises $30M from Jeffrey Katzenbergs WndrCo to bring Zagat into the digital age

WndrCo, the consumer tech investment and holding company founded by longtime Hollywood executive Jeffrey Katzenberg, has invested $30 million in The Infatuation, a restaurant discovery platform. The Infatuation made waves earlier this year when it purchased Zagat from Google, which had paid $151 million for the 40-year-old company in 2011. Despite efforts to…

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