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Sara Fischer / Axios:
Snap partners with NewsWhip, Storyful, SAM Desk, and TagBoard to help journalists better mine the billions of public videos and photos shared on its app   —  Snapchat is launching a news partnership initiative with the goal of helping journalists and news organizations better mine the billions …
Jul 17, 2018, 8:15 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Uber, in partnership with Checkr, will now conduct driver background checks continuously using real-time data from Appriss   —  As part of a plan to improve safety for its riders, Uber is rolling out ongoing background checks for its drivers, the company tells Axios.
Jul 13, 2018, 1:35 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Apple reveals that 5,000 people had access to info on Project Titan, company's autonomy project, in a filing against an engineer accused of stealing secrets   —  While Apple hates when people spill its secrets, it also hates having to go to court against leakers.
Jul 11, 2018, 11:05 PMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Facebook will roll out news shows for Facebook Watch from July 16, with the lineup including shows from CNN, Fox News, Quartz, Bloomberg, Univision, ATTN:, Mic   —  Facebook will launch a slate of video shows on its video platform, Watch, on July 16.  —  Why it matters: The tech giant …
Jul 11, 2018, 12:50 PMIn context
Axios:
All charges against ex-Vungle CEO Zain Jaffer have been dismissed at the request of San Mateo DA, who said prescribed drugs from multiple doctors were at fault   —  Last fall we reported that tech entrepreneur Zain Jaffer was arrested on a variety of awful charges, including sexual assault of his own child.
Jul 3, 2018, 11:15 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Lyft has raised $600M in new funding led by existing investor Fidelity at a post-money valuation of $15.1B   —  Lyft has raised $600 million in new funding led by existing investor Fidelity at a valuation of $15.1 billion post-money, up from $11.7 billion at the previous round.
Jun 27, 2018, 12:52 PMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
SCOTUS rules AmEx didn't break antitrust laws by discouraging merchants' promotion of rival cards, in win for firms like Amazon operating in “two-sided” markets   —  The Supreme Court upheld Monday a lower court ruling that American Express didn't violate federal antitrust laws …
Jun 25, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context
Axios:
Source: White House has begun planning a federal approach to data privacy, led by Trump's special assistant for tech Gail Slater, as EU rolls out GDPR   —  The White House is in the early stages of determining what a federal approach to online data privacy should look like, Axios has learned.
Jun 20, 2018, 11:10 AMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
BetterDoctor, a site that helps health care networks keep track of data on providers, to be acquired by healthcare network analysis firm Quest Analytics   —  BetterDoctor, an online site that helps health care networks keep track of data on providers, is being acquired by Quest Analytics …
Jun 18, 2018, 8:50 AMIn context
Steve LeVine / Axios:
A look at one of about a million small retail shops that Alibaba has transformed into a digitized Tmall store equipped with AI apps and heat sensors   —  China's take-no-prisoners Big Tech war is playing out in An Huang's little family grocery in Hangzhou, a three-hour drive southwest of Shanghai.
Jun 17, 2018, 4:55 PMIn context

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