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Michal Lev-Ram / Fortune:
Sequoia's Ascent program, which pairs technical women with mentors from other portfolio companies, is increasing number of participants from 50 to 200 this year   —  Silicon Valley venture capital firms haven't exactly been models for gender equality—especially in light of the recent spate …
Aug 30, 2017, 6:00 PMIn context
Robert Hackett / Fortune:
IBM announces collaboration with Walmart, Unilever, Nestlé, and other food giants, to apply blockchain tech to food supply chains and improve food safety   —  Walmart and a group of food giants are teaming up with IBM to explore how to apply blockchain technology …
Aug 22, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context
Robert Hackett / Fortune:
Bitcoin wallet provider Blockchain and exchange Bitstamp add support for Ethereum   —  Ethereum, a cryptocurrency network and rival to Bitcoin, continues to gain steam in the virtual money world.  —  Two of the longest-operating cryptocurrency businesses said Thursday they will customers to start buying …
Aug 17, 2017, 5:20 PMIn context
Barb Darrow / Fortune:
Marketing tech startup Appboy, which is challenging Salesforce's Marketing Cloud, raises $50M Series D led by Iconiq, bringing the total raised to $93.6M   —  Appboy, a New York-based startup that's challenging Salesforce and other business software giants, now has $50 million in new Series D money.
Aug 14, 2017, 2:55 AMIn context
Susan Wojcicki / Fortune:
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki defends firing of memo writer, says she's faced gender-based slights throughout her career   —  Yesterday, after reading the news, my daughter asked me a question.  “Mom, is it true that there are biological reasons why there are fewer women in tech and leadership?”
Aug 9, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Barb Darrow / Fortune:
IBM touts improvement in scaling deep learning performance across servers, says its tech reached 95% efficiency across 64 servers housing 256 processors   —  The race to make computers smarter and more human-like continued this week with IBM IBM claiming it has developed technology …
Aug 8, 2017, 10:00 AMIn context
Samson Mow / Fortune:
Bitcoin Cash is an untested Bitcoin fork that is putting undue pressure on Bitcoin exchanges and wallet providers to support the currency   —  The newly created Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is a rushed spinoff of Bitcoin (BTC), a clonecoin of which there have been many in Bitcoin's past.
Aug 8, 2017, 9:00 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Delaware law that lets corporations maintain shareholder lists and other corporate records using blockchain technology went into effect this week   —  Blockchain got a big boost on Tuesday when a Delaware law went into effect that lets corporations maintain shareholder lists, along with other corporate records, using the technology.
Aug 7, 2017, 2:50 AMIn context
Barb Darrow / Fortune:
Ironclad raises $8M Series A, led by Accel, to ease lawyers' workflows by automating legal contract creation and management   —  Ironclad, a Silicon Valley startup that wants to automate the way legal contracts are created and managed, now has $8 million in new funding to try to make that happen.
Aug 2, 2017, 4:10 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Bitcoin Cash was the 3rd most valuable cryptocurrency with market value of ~$7B; Coinbase users threaten to sue over lack of support for Bitcoin Cash   —  A new version of bitcoin hit the market on Tuesday and, on its second day of trading, it has already tripled in price and its market cap …
Aug 2, 2017, 1:55 PMIn context

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