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Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
Proprio, which is developing a computational imaging system that seeks to help surgeons perform procedures more accurately, raises $23M Series A led by DCVC   —  Seattle startup Proprio has raised more cash to help build out its surgical technology that some investors believe will be just as transformative as the X-ray.
Jun 20, 2020, 1:50 AMIn context
Kaitlyn Tiffany / The Atlantic:
Reddit faces renewed scrutiny over racism on the platform, as moderators claiming to represent 200M users sign open letter in its largest ever collective action   —  In 2015, the Southern Poverty Law Center called out Reddit as home to “the most violently racist” content on the internet …
Jun 13, 2020, 2:00 AMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Reddit names Y Combinator CEO and Justin.tv founder Michael Seibel as Alexis Ohanian's replacement   —  Ohanian stepped down last week, asking the board to replace him with a black candidate  —  Reddit has named Y Combinator CEO Michael Seibel to its board of directors.
Jun 10, 2020, 7:30 AMIn context
Hannah Murphy / Financial Times:
Reddit pledges to honor Ohanian's request to appoint a black director, says it'll update content moderation policies to “explicitly address hate” within weeks   —  Founder to leave controversial discussion platform, saying resignation can be ‘act of leadership’
Jun 5, 2020, 4:20 PMIn context
@alexisohanian:
[Thread] Alexis Ohanian resigns from the Reddit board, urges company to fill his seat with a black candidate, pledges $1M to Kaepernick's Know Your Rights Camp   —  I co-founded @reddit 15 years ago to help people find community and a sense of belonging. It is long overdue to do the right thing. I'm doing this for me, for my family, and for my country.
Jun 5, 2020, 12:48 PMIn context
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
A look at recent statements by tech companies, including Amazon, Microsoft, and Salesforce, regarding racism in America after George Floyd's death   —  Comments Share 70 Tweet Share Reddit Email  —  Seattle tech giants Amazon and Microsoft issued statements this weekend in response …
May 31, 2020, 9:05 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Twitter and Reddit file an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit challenging a State Department rule that visa applicants must disclose social media handles   —  Twitter and Reddit have filed an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit challenging a U.S. government rule change compelling visa applicants …
May 29, 2020, 12:10 PMIn context
Alfred Ng / CNET:
Mozilla, Twitter, and a coalition that includes Facebook, Apple, and Google, call on Congress to protect search and browser data from warrantless access   —  A recent amendment to require the FBI to get a warrant to view browsing data failed by one vote.  —  A group of technology companies …
May 22, 2020, 5:10 PMIn context
Celia Wan / The Block:
Reddit is beta testing Community Points, to reward users for contributing content to subreddits r/Cryptocurrency and r/FortniteBR with two Ethereum-based tokens   —  Reddit, the popular online forum, is beta testing two Ethereum-based tokens for users to earn rewards for contributing content, The Block has learned.
May 14, 2020, 2:55 AMIn context
JD Alois / Crowdfund Insider:
CBInsights: global VC funding in fintech totaled $6.1B in Q1 across 404 deals vs. $7.1B in Q1 2019; US startups raised $3.3B, India topped China with $421M   —  - Twitter- Facebook- LinkedIn- Pinterest- Reddit- HackerNews- Telegram- Weibo- Email- Print- Subscribe
May 12, 2020, 10:55 PMIn context

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