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Dan Primack / Fortune:
Consumer loans marketplace Avant raises $325M in new equity funding, led by General Atlantic with J.P. Morgan investing, at a valuation of about $2B   —  Exclusive: Online lender Avant raises $325 million and joins unicorn club  —  Avant, an online marketplace for consumer loans …
Sep 29, 2015, 4:58 PMIn context
Derrick Harris / Fortune:
Google and NASA extend quantum computing contract with D-Wave Systems   —  The quest for an entirely new type of computer will continue at NASA's Ames Research Center, which is nestled in the heart of Silicon Valley.  The space agency, along with Google GOOG and the Universities Space Research Association …
Sep 29, 2015, 8:55 AMIn context
Robert Hackett / Fortune:
Sources: cybersecurity startup Tanium adds $30M to the previously reported $120M Series G   —  Tanium, the world's hottest cybersecurity startup, has raised $300 million  —  In the white-hot venture capital market for cyber security, Tanium is unquestionably the alpha “unicorn.”
Sep 28, 2015, 10:20 PMIn context
Luke O'Brien / Fortune:
Profile of Will Ackerly, ex-NSA security architect and founder of email encryption firm Virtru   —  Could this ex-NSA hotshot protect your email from hacking?  —  One morning in June 2013, Will Ackerly opened his laptop in his Washington, D.C., apartment and began to worry.
Sep 28, 2015, 9:25 AMIn context
Sources: Square to file for IPO in the next two weeks   —  Payments startup Square plans to file an S-1 document for its initial public offering within the next two weeks, according to multiple sources familiar with the situation.  —  The San Francisco-based company earlier this summer submitted …
Sep 25, 2015, 4:00 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Crystal ad-blocking iPhone app leaves Safari unable to fully render e-commerce sites of major retailers like Walmart and Sears   —  Apple's ad-blocking move causes big problems for retailers like Walmart  —  When Apple AAPL last week released a new operating system that permits ad-blocking extensions …
Sep 24, 2015, 12:20 PMIn context
Mathew Ingram / Fortune:
UBS note contradicts Pagefair's recent claim that ad blocking will lead to $20B+ in lost revenue, says impact will be at most $1B   —  Cost of ad-blocking will only be $1 billion, research firm says  —  There's been a lot of angst in the media and advertising industries about the potential effects …
Sep 23, 2015, 8:35 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Kleiner Perkins absorbs legal fees after Ellen Pao drops gender discrimination suit, keeping to earlier pledge   —  Ellen Pao won't have to pay Kleiner Perkins after all  —  Earlier this month, Ellen Pao said that she would drop her appeal of a jury verdict that denied her claims …
Sep 23, 2015, 4:50 PMIn context
Leena Rao / Fortune:
Udacity expanding to India, to offer nanodegrees and scholarships in partnership with Google and Tata Group   —  Udacity partners with Google to expand nanodegree program to India  —  Online education company Udacity will start offering classes tailored to Indian students …
Sep 22, 2015, 8:55 AMIn context
Phil Wahba / Fortune:
Target partners with Techstars on a retail-focused startup accelerator in its hometown of Minneapolis   —  Target wants to turn Minneapolis into a mini Silicon Valley  —  Target TGT is known as a major brick-and-mortar retailer.  —  But it also now wants to be known as a major e-commerce innovator …
Sep 22, 2015, 1:50 AMIn context

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