Booting Up: Larry Ellison Doles Out Lots of Grants in the Hopes of Dodging Death

With a girlfriend like this...  (Photo: Getty)

With a girlfriend like this… (Photo: Getty)

Another day, another sky-high valuation for Uber. Today’s figure is $3.5 billion, with $258 million coming from Google Ventures [AllThingsD]

If you’re not interested in joining the Spotify bandwagon, Pandora is now ending its 40-hour monthly cap on mobile streaming thanks in part to good ad revenue. [CNet]

Since you people can’t stop watching House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, Netflix is speeding up its spending on original content. [Variety]

Larry Ellison’s foundation dishes out $40 million a year in research grants to end mortality. God bless him, tbh. [Business Insider]

Once a major competitor, Travelocity’s search platform is now going to be powered by Expedia. [Skift]

Booting Up: Larry Ellison Doles Out Lots of Grants in the Hopes of Dodging Death