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July 1, 2017, 8:05 AM

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Katie Benner / New York Times:
More female entrepreneurs describe sexual harassment by investors on the record; Dave McClure is no longer running 500 Startups after an internal investigation  —  Their stories came out slowly, even hesitantly, at first.  Then in a rush.  —  One female entrepreneur recounted …
Christine Tsai / 500 Startups:
Christine Tsai says she is now CEO of 500 Startups after Dave McClure was found to have behaved inappropriately with women  —  “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”  —  This is the advice I give to people whenever they ask for it.  It's aspirational, which means it is a lot easier said than done.
New York Times:
Germany passes law allowing fines of up to $57M for social media companies if they do not delete illegal, racist, or slanderous content within 24 hours  —  BERLIN — Social media companies operating in Germany face fines of as much as $57 million if they do not delete illegal …
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook says it will identify and demote links from users who post more than 50 times a day in News Feed  —  People who post 50-plus times per day are likely sharing spam or false news, Facebook says.  —  Facebook has a new way of identifying false news and spam in users' feeds …
Zac Bowden / Windows Central:
Images of Microsoft's scrapped Surface Mini leak, showing a felt-like exterior and kickstand  —  Zac Bowden is a Senior Editor at Windows Central.  Bringing you exclusive coverage into the world of Windows 10 on PCs, tablets, phones, and more.  Also an avid collector of rare Microsoft prototype devices!
Benjamin Romano / Xconomy:
Redfin files for $100M IPO, discloses “Redfin Now” subsidiary that buys houses for resale  —  Seattle-based online real estate brokerage Redfin is filing to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering.  —  The offering paperwork filed Friday afternoon by the 15-year-old company …
Martin Luis Gomez / Facebook Code:
Facebook says its solar-powered Aquila drone completed its second test flight successfully, flying for 1 hour and 46 minutes before landing perfectly  —  Just after dawn on May 22, Facebook reached another exciting and important milestone for the Aquila program — completing the successful second full-scale test flight of the aircraft.

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