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July 3, 2017, 10:15 AM

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Dave McClure / 500 Hats:
Dave McClure apologizes for inappropriate advances towards multiple women, says Christine Tsai and 500 Startups senior management were unaware until recently  —  By now you may have heard I f**ked up, and people are calling me a creep.  —  While I'd like to believe that I'm not a bad or evil person …
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:
Sam Shead / Business Insider:
UK's data protection watchdog rules that Google DeepMind's first deal with the NHS failed to comply with data protection law  —  The UK's data protection watchdog has ruled that a deal between DeepMind and an NHS trust “failed to comply with data protection law.”
Politico:
Trump voter-fraud panel's data request made to all states is a gold mine for hackers, say infosec experts; 20+ states refuse, including Mississippi and Virginia  —  Cybersecurity specialists are warning that President Donald Trump's voter-fraud commission may unintentionally expose voter data …
Natasha Singer / New York Times:
How Code.org, which has raised $60M from Google and others, is influencing education, with help from a broader push by firms like Apple and Microsoft  —  At a White House gathering of tech titans last week, Timothy D. Cook, the chief executive of Apple, delivered a blunt message to President Trump …
Brian Feldman / New York Magazine:
Tumblr's uncertain future demonstrates the difficulty of monetizing internet culture, as do the fortunes of Twitter, Reddit, 4chan, and even YouTube  —  Earlier this month, Verizon completed its acquisition of Yahoo, incorporating the internet-portal pioneer's slate of brands under a new umbrella corporation named, ominously, Oath.

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