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June 25, 2017, 3:53 AM

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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 …
Fitz Tepper / TechCrunch:
Coinbase is reimbursing losses caused by Wednesday's Ethereum flash crash, when prices briefly dropped from $320 to as low as $0.10 on the GDAX exchange  —  Earlier this week, GDAX, the digital currency exchange run by Coinbase, experienced a flash crash in its USD - Ethereum market.
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Waymo court filing shows former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick knew Anthony Levandowski had taken Alphabet files in March 2016  —  Uber has also been ordered to produce a key document in the case.  —  Alphabet is asking a judge to find Uber in contempt for failing to notify the court …
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” …
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Researcher gains full system-wide access on Windows 10 S, despite the operating system's strict security measures, by exploiting Microsoft Word macros  —  We enlisted a leading security researcher to test if Microsoft's newest, locked down version of Windows 10 is protected against all …
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.
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 …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
eBay will now match Amazon's, Walmart's and others' prices on over 50,000 items  —  As Amazon and Walmart continue their battle to become the world's largest retailer, another longtime rival in the e-commerce business, eBay, is now stepping up its game as well.

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