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May 11, 2019, 5:55 PM

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Nick Clegg / New York Times:
Facebook responds to Chris Hughes, says it is not a monopoly and has robust competition in all areas it operates, reiterates its call for more regulation  —  Dismantling our company won't fix what's wrong with social media.  —  Mr. Clegg is Facebook's vice president for global affairs and communications.
Dan Primack / Axios:
Uber's IPO got caught in a perfect storm of negative events on Friday, some of its own making, some, like Trump's China tariffs, outside its control  —  Uber's IPO stalled out yesterday, stunning both Silicon Valley and Wall Street.  —  Details: The ride-hail giant priced shares near the bottom of their range on Thursday night.
Lauren Feiner / CNBC:
Uber closes down 7.6% on its first day of trading after raising $8.1B in its IPO, which valued the company at about $82.4B  —  - Uber debuted Friday on the New York Stock Exchange at $42 per share, trading under the symbol “UBER.”  —  Uber dropped 7.6% on its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange Friday.
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Heather Somerville / Reuters:
SEC approves the creation of the Long-Term Stock Exchange, or LTSE, a Silicon Valley-based national securities exchange proposed by Eric Ries  —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Friday approved a new stock exchange that is the brainchild of a Silicon Valley entrepreneur …
Bryan Menegus / Gizmodo:
Tech activists are protesting Palantir's work with ICE by mass flagging “issues” with the company's most popular Github repositories  —  Tech activists continue to organize and win across many of the industry's biggest firms—and increasingly the online spaces tech workers gather …
Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
A look at the super app trend in India, where companies like Paytm, Ola, and Amazon are increasingly bundling a range of new services into their apps  —  Companies like Paytm and Amazon bundle other services to give users an all-in-one experience  —  Truecaller, an app that helps users screen strangers …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
In its lawsuit against Rankwave, Facebook alleges Rankwave misused Facebook data outside of the apps where it was collected and refused to comply with an audit  —  Facebook might have another Cambridge Analytica on its hands.  In a late Friday news dump,  —  TechCrunch has attained a copy …
Jessica Romero / Facebook:
Laura Hautala / CNET:
A look at the eclectic, global data-hunting community, and the tools its members use to scour the internet for unsecured databases  —  Justin Paine sits in a pub in Oakland, California, searching the internet for your most sensitive data.  It doesn't take him long to find a promising lead.
Simina Pasat / The GitHub Blog:
GitHub unveils GitHub Package Registry, a package management service that supports npm, Maven, RubyGems, NuGet, and Docker, available today in limited beta  —  Today, we're excited to introduce GitHub Package Registry, a package management service that makes it easy to publish public or private packages next to your source code.

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TWiT.tv:
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Zoho:
8 habits for better emotional intelligence at work  —  No one enjoys working with people who are a constant stream of negativity in the workplace.  Sure, a certain amount of venting is healthy, but not when it is endless.
AWS Startups:
Shaping Your Startup Culture to Thrive  —  Our panel of experts at our AWS Loft in New York, including folks from Buzzfeed, Enigma, and Value Culture, discuss why culture is vital to any startup that wants to survive past its early days.
Google Fi:
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TechCrunch Disrupt SF:
Clearbanc co-founder and president Michele Romanow is coming to Disrupt SF  —  Raising venture capital isn't easy; for some, it's impossible.  Clearbanc offers startups a fundraising alternative …
Intel:
Here's how Intel is powering breakthrough research in astronomy, medicine, AI and beyond  —  Fastest supercomputer in academia - Frontera, is based on 2nd generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors.

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