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Dan Primack / Fortune:
With 60K home WiFi routers preordered, Luma raises $12.5M Series A from Accel, Amazon, others   —  Amazon Invests in Luma, a New Home WiFi System  —  It's been a year since we were introduced to Eero, a home Wifi solution that promised to improve coverage by using multiple access points.
Apr 10, 2016, 7:35 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Fortune:
eBay to launch shipping supply store that sells branded boxes, envelopes, tape, more   —  EBay Will Sell Its Own Boxes to Kick Up Its Brand Awareness  —  EBay still sells billions of dollars in goods every year, but you wouldn't know it by checking out the average recycling bin filled with rival Amazon's cardboard boxes.
Apr 6, 2016, 10:10 AMIn context
David Meyer / Fortune:
WhatsApp's embrace of encryption is a landmark event because it brings ease of use and state-of-the-art encryption tech to billions for the first time   —  Why WhatsApp's Encryption Embrace Is a Landmark Event  —  The news that Facebook's fb WhatsApp now supports encryption across all its apps is nothing short of seismic.
Apr 6, 2016, 9:25 AMIn context
Michal Lev-Ram / Fortune:
Twitter to give all new parents 20 weeks of paid leave, joining Etsy, Facebook, others in offering a gender-neutral parental leave program   —  Exclusive: Twitter to Give All New Parents 20 Weeks of Paid Leave  —  May 1 will be a happy day for Twitter employees—at least those expecting a baby.
Apr 5, 2016, 7:00 PMIn context
Leena Rao / Fortune:
New OpenTable CEO Christa Quarles says OpenTable made nearly 250M reservations in 2015, discusses global expansion, Premium Reservations, mobile payments, more   —  OpenTable's New CEO Talks Mobile Payments, Premium Reservations, and More  —  OpenTable is one of the few Web 1. companies …
Apr 4, 2016, 8:05 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Just 5.7% of decision-makers at 282 US venture capital firms are women   —  Venture Capital Still Has a Big Problem With Women  —  Fewer than 6% of all decision-makers at U.S. venture capital firms are women, according to data compiled by Fortune.  It is a pathetic figure …
Apr 3, 2016, 3:20 PMIn context
Erin Griffith / Fortune:
Investment robo-advisor Betterment raises $100M Series E led by Sweden's Kinnevik at $700M valuation   —  “Robo-advisor” Betterment raises $100 million  —  Betterment, a digital investment startup based in New York, has raised $100 million in a Series E round venture funding led by Kinnevik, a Swedish investment firm.
Apr 1, 2016, 4:00 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Ancestry.com now valued at $2.6B after Silver Lake and Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC buy minority stakes in the company   —  Silver Lake Buys Into Ancestry.com at $2.6 Billion Valuation  —  Private equity firm Silver Lake and Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC have agreed …
Apr 1, 2016, 2:20 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Fortune:
Sidecar co-founder Jahan Khanna leaves General Motors and is joining Uber as the product lead of the Vehicle Solutions growth team   —  Exclusive: Sidecar Co-founder Leaves General Motors for Uber  —  In February, General Motors acquired the assets and talent behind ride-hailing startup Sidecar to help it develop its own car service.
Apr 1, 2016, 12:30 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Fortune:
Uber rolling out in-app customer service support globally, in place of its email method   —  Checking Your Uber Rating Or Getting Your Purse Back Just Got Much Easier  —  After years of forcing customers to use email to complain about anything, Uber is now committing to more updated technology.
Mar 31, 2016, 1:55 AMIn context

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