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February 15, 2021, 10:40 AM

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Tom Warren / The Verge:
Sources: Microsoft has begun testing a web-based version of its xCloud game streaming service, which would let users game via browser, including on iOS devices  —  This is what Xbox looks like in a browser  —  Microsoft has started testing its xCloud game streaming through a web browser.
Noah Smith / Noahpinion:
The NYT overstated the influence of both Slate Star Codex and the Rationalist community on Silicon Valley, and falsely portrayed the tech industry as right-wing  —  Stereotyping the tech industry as a bunch of secretive right-wingers isn't correct, and it isn't helpful.  —  11 hr ago
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Annie Musgrove / Tech.eu:
London-based Solidatus, which helps clients like HSBC and Citi visualize, manage, and monetize their data, raises £14M Series A led by AlbionVC  —  Solidatus, a London-based data lineage and metadata management company, is today announcing it has raised £14 million in Series A funding.
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Nymbus, which helps roll out full-service digital banking in under 45 days for financial institutions, raises $53M Series C led by Insight Partners  —  Banking-as-a-service (BaaS) startup Nymbus raised $53 million in a Series C funding round led by existing investor Insight Partners.

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