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Dan Primack / Axios:
Sources: Google launches venture capital program focused on AI, led by VP of engineering Anna Patterson, aiming to invest $1M to $10M per deal   —  Google has launched a new venture capital program focused on artificial intelligence, Axios has learned from multiple sources.
May 26, 2017, 3:05 PMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
As Section 702 of FISA comes up for renewal, 30+ tech companies including Google, Snap, Uber, Facebook, Microsoft, and Amazon push for surveillance reform   —  Major tech companies including Facebook, Google and Snap are asking for reforms to a key government surveillance program, according to a letter obtained by Axios.
May 26, 2017, 2:13 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Imzy, a “nicer Reddit” founded in 2016 by former Reddit employees, to shut down on June 23, having raised $11M   —  Imzy, a Utah-based startup that wanted to create a friendlier online community—a “nice Reddit”—said on Wednesday that it's shutting down just two years after its founding …
May 24, 2017, 2:20 PMIn context
Kim Hart / Axios:
Uber threatens to fire Anthony Levandowski if he does not cooperate with a court's order to return any files he has back to Waymo   —  Uber has asked Anthony Levandowski, the executive at the center of a major lawsuit with Waymo, to cooperate with a court's order to return any files he has back to Waymo …
May 19, 2017, 1:50 PMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
FCC votes to begin rolling back Obama-era rules governing net neutrality for ISPs   —  The long-anticipated rollback of net neutrality rules has officially begun.  The FCC voted along party lines on Thursday to formally consider Chairman Ajit Pai's plan to scrap the legal foundation for the rules …
May 18, 2017, 12:22 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
HP says Conexant keylogging code should not have been included on PCs, issues fix for 2016 models, says fix for 2015 models coming Friday   —  HP says it has a fix for a flaw that caused a number of its PC models to keep a log of each keystroke a customer was entering.
May 11, 2017, 9:05 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Sarah Tavel leaves Greylock Partners to become general partner at Benchmark Capital, the first woman in that role at the firm   —  Sarah Tavel has joined venture capital firm Benchmark Capital as its sixth general partner, after having been with rival Greylock since 2015.
May 9, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Okta files for IPO, looking to raise $100M, and discloses fiscal 2016 loss of $76.3M, up from $59.1M in 2015   —  Okta, a provider of cloud-based tools for business to manage employee access of software and devices, has filed for a $100 million IPO.  —  Offering details: The San Francisco …
Mar 13, 2017, 5:15 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Sources: Jay Z is launching a VC fund, which will partner with Sherpa Capital, though it will have a separate brand, and investments won't be led by Sherpa   —  Rapper and ubiquitous mogul Jay Z is launching a venture capital fund, according to multiple sources.
Feb 21, 2017, 12:05 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Uber CEO says he was unaware of former employee allegations; board member Arianna Huffington to work with Uber's new HR chief on “independent” investigation   —  Another tale of sexism and unacceptable workplace behavior in Silicon Valley company has emerged.
Feb 19, 2017, 7:42 PMIn context

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