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October 7, 2019, 10:00 AM

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Saritha Rai / Bloomberg:
Indian hotel-booking startup Oyo is raising $1.5B at a $10B valuation, of which $700M is from the founder Ritesh Agarwal, who plans to raise his stake to 30%  —  - 25-year-old founder will spend $700 million for new shares  — Existing investors such as SoftBank, Sequoia will add the rest
Sarah Gooding / WordPress Tavern:
Matt Mullenweg and Ruby on Rails' creator David Heinemeier Hansson discuss balance of power in open source projects, tradeoffs of growing WordPress market share  —  In what began as a heated conversation on Twitter, Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg and Ruby on Rails creator …
Andreessen Horowitz:
The history of open source, as big VC raises and multi-billion dollar exits for open source software startups become normalized  —  Editor's Note: The open source software (OSS) movement has created some of our most important and widely used technologies, including operating systems, web browsers, and databases.
Carl Miller / BBC:
Taiwanese Wikipedia editors, who suspect the Chinese government is behind edits made to politically sensitive articles, are facing attacks and death threats  —  Ask Google or Siri: “What is Taiwan?”  —  “A state”, they will answer, “in East Asia”.  —  But earlier in September …

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