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June 24, 2017, 4:15 PM

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Reid Hoffman / LinkedIn:
The tech industry should treat sexual harrassment of founders by VCs much like HR departments treat workplace abuses  —  Entrepreneur.  Product Strategist.  Investor.  —  I don't often write immediate reactions to recent news.  However, after reading an article published …
Dan Primack / Axios:
After reports of sexual harassment, Justin Caldbeck takes indefinite leave of absence from Binary Capital, apologizes for behavior, says he'll seek counseling  —  Venture capitalist Justin Caldbeck is taking an indefinite leave of absence from Binary Capital, the Silicon Valley firm he co-founded …
Dan Primack / Axios:
Sources: Binary Capital delayed its plans to close on upwards of $75M in new capital in wake of Justin Caldbeck situation  —  Binary Capital yesterday delayed its plans to close on upwards of $75 million in new capital for its second fund.  This comes after co-founding partner Justin Caldbeck took …
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Dan Primack / Axios:
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Google to stop scanning Gmail email content to target ads, will use other user info it has for ad targeting  —  The move is designed to ease concerns of enterprise customers  —  Diane Greene pushes ad change to chase Microsoft in enterprise  —  Google is stopping one of the most controversial …
The Guardian:
Cyberattack on UK parliament email accounts forces security team to disable remote access; investigation is ongoing  —  House of Commons spokesperson says it is investigating after unauthorised attempts were made to access user accounts  —  Parliament has been hit by a “sustained and determined” …
Chris Williams / The Register:
Heaps of Windows 10 internal builds, private source code leak online  —  Unreleased 64-bit ARM versions, Server editions among dumped data  —  Exclusive A massive trove of Microsoft's internal Windows operating system builds and chunks of its core source code have leaked online.
Evan Blass / VentureBeat:
Source: Samsung Galaxy Note8 to come with 6.3" display, dual 12MP cameras, and 6GB of RAM, launches in second half of September, will retail for €999  —  EXCLUSIVE:  —  Samsung is making preparations to launch its most expensive cellphone yet, telling partners that its Galaxy Note8 will retail for €999.
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Sources: Venmo is testing its own physical debit card  —  Plastic is so hot right now.  —  Venmo has been testing its own version of a physical debit card that would allow people who use its app to make purchases in brick-and-mortar stores using money stored in their Venmo account, according to multiple sources.
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Olivia Zaleski / Bloomberg:
Home design firm Houzz closes $400M round from Sequoia, GGV Capital, Iconiq Capital, and others; sources say at $4B valuation  —  Iconiq Capital, which manages Zuckerberg money, led funding  —  The company's new valuation is said to be $4 billion  —  Houzz Inc., a website for home design services …

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