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Claire Zillman / Fortune:
Facebook introduces new privacy tools to combat catfishing and guard profile photos from being misused, in India now and other countries soon   —  Facebook on Wednesday is unveiling new features that it hopes will make women in India feel safer on its platform.
Jun 22, 2017, 6:00 AMIn context
Rachel King / Fortune:
Etsy to lay off additional 15% of its global workforce, totaling 22% or 230 jobs this year, expects to incur $12.5M-$16.8M severance charges, other exit costs   —  Etsy is reorganizing behind-the-scenes, which includes another reduction of 15% to its global workforce.
Jun 21, 2017, 11:20 AMIn context
Erin Griffith / Fortune:
3D mapping startup Carmera, which uses delivery fleets to collect data, raises $6.4M led by Matrix Partners   —  This article first appeared in Term Sheet, Fortune's newsletter on deals and dealmakers.  Sign up here.  —  The biggest problem preventing our self-driving future from becoming a self-driving reality is, naturally, humans.
Jun 8, 2017, 4:50 AMIn context
Leena Rao / Fortune:
Change.org raises $30M led by LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman; Sam Altman and Bill Gates invest too   —  In 2006, newly minted Stanford grad Ben Rattray sat at a Starbucks in Silicon Valley, pitching LinkedIn founder and early Facebook investor Reid Hoffman to fund his idea for a political website.
May 26, 2017, 12:20 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Former IBM developer Xu Jiaqiang pleads guilty to theft of source code with intent to give it to China; sentencing scheduled for October 13   —  A former developer for IBM pled guilty on Friday to economic espionage and to stealing trade secrets related to a type of software known as a clustered file system …
May 23, 2017, 12:05 AMIn context
Phil Wahba / Fortune:
Walmart online sales grew 63% YoY in Q1 as the number of items sold on Walmart.com increased to 50M from 10M a year ago   —  Walmart's wmt massive e-commerce investments are starting to pay off.  —  The discount chain reported on Thursday that U.S. online sales rose a staggering 63% …
May 19, 2017, 1:10 PMIn context
Lucinda Shen / Fortune:
Cybersecurity stocks rise on WannaCrypt news, with the five biggest firms cumulatively adding nearly $6B in market cap on Monday   —  Despite the global scale of the ransomware attack dubbed “WannaCry,” its creators have reportedly collected just $50,000 in bitcoin from the hack as of early Monday.
May 15, 2017, 4:45 PMIn context
Leena Rao / Fortune:
Mobile auction marketplace Tophatter raised $21M Series B from Goodwater Capital, says it's profitable and expects $100M in 2017 revenue, up from $40M in 2016   —  Early stage startups that achieve profitability are a rarity in Silicon Valley.  Tophatter, a startup you have probably never heard of, may be an exception.
May 14, 2017, 10:35 PMIn context
Aaron Pressman / Fortune:
CDC says 50.8% of US households use only cellphones, overtaking landlines as main service for the first time   —  It's official: For the first time, a majority of American homes have only wireless telephones.  —  The trend to drop landlines has been growing over the last decade alongside …
May 5, 2017, 2:55 AMIn context
Leena Rao / Fortune:
Apple Pay accepted at 20M locations worldwide and transaction volume is up 450% YoY, likely due to Apple's 2016 expansion into many international markets   —  Apple's mobile payments wallet is growing quickly.  —  The number of Apple Pay transactions in the latest quarter rose 450% …
May 3, 2017, 12:15 AMIn context

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