Tapping Nas’ former fund manager Manhattan Venture Partners launches MVP All-Star fund

rashaun-steph-curry-andre-lou Rashaun Williams, a former fund manager at Queensbridge Venture Partners, the venture capital firm made famous by the hip-hop legend Nas, has joined boutique merchant bank Manhattan Venture Partners to leverage his proximity to star power for a new secondary investment fund. Read More

Engadget giveaway: Win a smart home surveillance kit courtesy of Synology!

What's the cat doing? Did I leave the window open? Who's been eating my cereal? Keeping track of your pets and home security is easier than ever, and with Synology's latest Surveillance Station software running on one of its NAS products, there's mor…

Matternet To Test The First Real Drone Delivery System In Switzerland

Screen Shot 2015-04-23 at 8.04.27 AM The Swiss postal service, Swiss Post, is going to attempt drone deliveries for the first time ever using Matternet, a company working on perfecting drone-based delivery systems. The first tests will happen in Switzerland this summer as proof of concept to “to clarify the legal framework, consider local conditions and explore the technical and business capabilities of the… Read More

ArtsBeat: SummerStage Expands Its Schedule, Beginning With a Concert by Tedeschi Trucks Band

SummerStage, the annual free concert series organized by the City Parks Foundation, will celebrate its 30th season this year.

Product Hunt Wins Best New Startup Of 2014

IMG_8504 Product Hunt, the online community where members submit and vote up the best new tech products, has been taking the industry by storm as founders, investors, early adopters and other tech enthusiasts now check the site on a daily basis. Today, the company also has the honor of winning the Crunchie award for “best new startup,” beating out runner-up Shyp to take home the trophy. Read More

ArtsBeat: Nas Scholarship Fund Aims to Ease Transition From College to Work

The rapper Nas is working with a Seattle company to help college students make the transition from academic life to the working world.

LaCie’s updated NAS OS 3 software boosts RAID write speeds, expands hybrid cloud capabilities

LaCie's updated NAS OS 3 software boosts RAID write speeds, expands hybrid cloud capabilities

Rely heavily on a LaCie 5big NAS Pro or 2big NAS? If so, you’ll want to carve out a few minutes to inject a bit of new software (tap “Support” in the product’s Dashboard). The aforementioned outfit has updated its NAS OS 3 software today, increasing RAID 5 write speeds by 25 percent, expanding hybrid cloud capabilities and adding more professional features. With this update, the LaCie 5big NAS Pro now features RAID 5 write speeds up to 100MB/s on a single LAN, a 25 percent increase from the previous NAS OS version.

In addition to letting users sync data between a computer and the cloud, NAS OS 3.1 now lets users sync data between a computer and the NAS. For the pros in attendance, you’ll be pleased to know that the software now features hardware monitoring that alerts the admin in real time of potential issues with the fan, CPU and RAM. The new build (v3.1) is available today for the 5big NAS Pro and will be available in August for the 2big NAS; for more, peek the full presser after the break.

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