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A startup selling $1 razors is worth $630 million — and still raking in cash from investors

Dollar Shave Club has raised another $15 million, bringing its latest round of fundraising to almost $91 million, according to an SEC filing posted Friday

The Series D round was reportedly closed in June when the startup that sells men's shaving kits raised $75 million, led by Technology Crossover Ventures. Friday's filing with the SEC shows that the startup has brought in an additional $15 million with another $10 million worth of shares still up for grabs. 

The filing says that a total of 22 investors are participating in the latest fundraising round. 

According to Pitchbook, the additional funding raises the valuation of Dollar Shave Club to $630 million.


These are the 10 cities in the US that are most obsessed with eating turkey on Thanksgiving

Every year, Google searches for the term “turkey” skyrocket around a particular day in November.

As you can see from this Google trends data, Thanksgiving seems to be pretty much the only time we care at all about turkeys:

Most of those searches center on recipes for cooking turkey, or where the best place to buy one is.

But there are some cities in the US that are more obsessed with turkey than others. Bus-booking site Busbud crunched the Google data to analyze which cities are most excited for turkey day, based on how often they are searching for it.

Nashville took the top spot, with Washington and Louisville rounding out the top three.

Here are the most turkey-crazy cities in the US, according to Google trends:


A programmer wrote scripts to secretly automate a lot of his job — including to automatically email his wife and make himself a latte

There's a hilarious project that's popular on Github, the website that hosts all kinds of software that programmers want to share with each other. 

The project was shared by a programmer named Nihad Abbasov (known as "Narkoz" on GitHub). It consists of a bunch of software scripts with some funny, but NSFW names. Narkoz says that the scripts came from one of his coworkers who left for another company, the type of guy that, "if something — anything — requires more than 90 seconds of his time, he writes a script to automate that."

After the guy left for a new job, his former co-workers were looking through his work and discovered that the guy had automated all sorts of crazy things, including parts of his job, his relationships and making coffee. 


Domino's has launched a physical button you push to order pizza

Domino's is attempting to make the act of ordering pizza even simpler/lazier with the launch of its "The Easy Order" button.

The pizza chain is releasing a number of physical buttons — similar to Amazon's Dash buttons — to social media competition winners in the UK from December.

The button, which looks like a miniature pizza box, works by pairing with the Domino's app over Bluetooth. Customers need to register their details — including their name, address, and their favorite order — and the pizza will be on its way every time they press the button, which is powered by technology company FLIC.

There's also a "virtual" version of the button on the website and app, which is available from Monday.


Internal Amazon document tells workers 'Do Not Call 911!' in the event of a medical emergency (AMZN)

In the event of a medical emergency at an Amazon warehouse, the company tells its US workers not to call 911 but to call security instead, according to a company policy document obtained by Huffington Post.

The document says:

In the event of a medical emergency, contact Security. Do Not call 911! Tell Security the nature of the medical emergency and location. Security and/or Amcare will provide emergency response.

Amcare is Amazon's own in-house medical services team. The document was obtained as part of HuffPost's investigation into the sudden death from cardiac dysrhythmia of Amazon warehouse worker Jeff Lockhart Jr. Lockhart died while on a night shift at the Chester, Virginia, warehouse in 2013.


The journalist who ticked off Tinder's CEO writes an open letter inviting him to duke it out

In an open letter on Vanity Fair's website, writer Nancy Jo Sales has invited Tinder CEO Sean Rad to settle the pair's issues.

"I'd be happy for you to join me in a public forum to talk about the important issues surrounding this little kerfuffle between you and me — freedom of the press; female journalists and freedom of the press," Sales said in her letter.

Before Match Group — the IAC-owned company whose businesses includes Tinder and OkCupid — went public last week, Rad gave a cringeworthy interview to the Evening Standard.


The 7 best solutions to make sure your phone and laptop never run out of battery again

Running out of battery on your phone or laptop can be a huge hassle, especially when you're traveling this holiday season.

Luckily there are many innovative people working on solutions to make sure you never feel the panic as your phone dips below 5%.

From the best battery cases to chargers hidden in belts, these are the best ways to make sure all your devices are charged — wherever you happen to be traveling.

 

The H2Pro case keeps your phone safe from water — and gives you twice the battery life.

The Mophie H2Pro is a battery case that's also waterproof. This combination makes it great for vacations when you might be away from a charger, and in a place where you could accidentally drop your phone in the water. The case gives an iPhone twice the battery life it would normally get. 

Price: $129.95


Square has hiked up the rates on one of its newest products (SQ)

Square, the payments company run by Jack Dorsey that went public last week, has increased rates on its Cash for Business product, Re/Code reports

When Square Cash for Business launched in March the company charged a 1.5% payment processing fee, below the average of 2.75% that other companies charge for a similar service. The fee was then raised to 1.9% and now sits at 2.75%. 

Square Cash for Business works just like the personal version of the product, which gives a user a cash.me domain and means anyone can send them money. 


Find out how today's hottest marketing and advertising execs are shaping their industries at IGNITION 2015

At a time when ad blocking is being seen as a growing threat, many marketers and advertisers are scrambling to find innovative ways to move beyond the banner in order to engage digital audiences.

What will this mean for brands relying on programmatic or native advertising? How can brands achieve scale while having a meaningful influence?

IGNITION: Future of Digital will look to address these and other questions as it showcases the game changers redefining the marketing and advertising industry. You'll hear from innovators in native, video, and mobile apps on December 8-9 at the Time Warner Center in New York City.

Miha Mikek, CEO of Celtra, is pushing native advertising to new heights with cross-screen HTML5 technology and has made Celtra the preferred vendor for the mobile-advertising ecosystem.


Business Insider is hiring a social media intern
Posted November 23, 2015 0:47 AM
Business Insider is hiring a social media intern

Business Insider is looking for a paid intern to join our growing social media team. This team manages the site's Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media accounts, and directs our social media strategy across the web.

The social media intern will learn how to grow an audience for a large digital news site, how to engage readers across a variety of mediums, and how to identify trending stories.

Responsibilities include writing Facebook posts, tweets, and other posts for social media, working with editors to identify and promote stories, and engaging with readers.