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July 12, 2020, 6:30 AM

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Ian Walker / Kotaku:
Ubisoft announces multiple senior executive departures, including its chief creative officer and Canadian studios head, amid company-wide misconduct allegations  —  Serge Hascoët has resigned as Ubisoft's chief creative officer after weeks of damning accounts of sexual misconduct throughout …
Jason Koebler / VICE:
A look at the gray market around repairing ventilators, where technicians use homemade dongles and software secretly shared within the community  —  As COVID-19 surges, hospitals and independent biomedical technicians have turned to a global grey-market for hardware and software …
Jake Slobe / Clay and Milk:
Iowa-based Growers Edge, which provides a range of data-driven fintech and analytics tools for the agricultural industry, has closed $40M Series B  —  Growers Edge has announced the close of a $40 million Series B round of financing to accelerate the development of its financial technology products …
Leah Rosenbaum / Forbes:
Telemedicine service Doctor on Demand raises $75M Series D led by General Atlantic, bringing the total raised to $240M  —  Although many industries have suffered during the Covid-19 pandemic, telemedicine is one sector that isn't slowing down.  The demand for virtual doctor's appointments …
Aroon Deep / MediaNama:
Zomato says its FY 2020 revenue was $394M, up 105% YoY, and EBITDA loss reached $293M vs. $277M in FY 2019, as Zomato Gold/Pro had 1.7M subscribers as of March  —  “While FY19 saw hyper-competition between four well-funded food delivery players, FY20 ended with a two player market structure …
Christopher Dring / GamesIndustry.biz:
Microsoft's Phil Spencer claims asking studios to make games for Xbox Series X that will also work on Xbox One at launch won't hinder the potential of Series X  —  “Held back is a meme that gets created by people who are too caught up in device competition”

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