Mongodb Seizes Surging Investor Interest In Nosql For Another $80 Million Round | Siliconangle

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Investors wanted more, however. The former venture capitalist said that resulted in MongoDB raising about three times as much as had been originally planned. Besides providing a fairly solid hint as to how much it paid for WiredTiger, the funding also sheds some valuable light on the startups plans for the next few quarters. The capital left over after the WiredTiger deal adds to a sizable pile of working capital from previous rounds that affords MongoDB the flexibility to push out a public offering until after 2015, according to comments made by Ittycheria in a separate interview withBloomberg. That would enable the startup to continue focusing on growing the top line and building out its business without worrying about too much about financial performance. There are also other considerations, such as the need to build up a sufficiently attractive balance sheet before starting to pitch the stock to public investors. Lack of profits didnt stop Hortonworks, Inc.
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In January 1919, a giant storage tank in the city’s North End ruptured, sending 2.3 million gallons of molasses pouring down city streets, killing 21 people. Ronald Mayville, a senior structural and metallurgical engineer with Simpson, Gumpertz & Heger in Waltham, has researched the disaster for years in his spare time. He tells The Boston Globe (http://bit.ly/1wZdmKQ ) the walls of the tank were at least 50 percent too thin and the type of steel used was brittle because it contained a low amount of the chemical element manganese, making it more likely to crack. His research was featured in the September edition of Civil and Structural Engineer Magazine. ___
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Engineer sheds new light on Boston molasses disaster | Boston Herald

“When this shed was moved onto your property, it was moved across your property without your permission,” Libordi said. “Correct,” Bebout said. “Damage to the property,” Libordi said. “Correct,” Bebout confirmed. “What would satisfy you so that we don’t have to move 300 sheds in the village?
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The dinner will be at the Terravant Winery in Buellton. From 6 to 9 p.m., the Pirates players will be waiting on table for tips with all proceeds used to help the team fund raise items for the program, such as field improvements and equipment. There will also be a silent auction and a special wine tasting. For more information call 895-688-6487, ext.
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