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Sara Fischer / Axios:
Facebook gets accreditation from Media Rating Council for first of three audits it committed to, validating ad impressions on Facebook News Feed and Instagram   —  The Media Ratings Council (MRC,) which has for decades acted as the de facto watchdog for the media and advertising industries …
Apr 5, 2018, 2:10 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Amazon adds a parent dashboard to its Fire for Kids tablets, letting parents track kids' usage and remotely control devices   —  Amazon, which already has some of the most parent-friendly options for its Fire tablets, is adding two key improvements on Thursday.
Apr 5, 2018, 10:50 AMIn context
Axios:
Mark Zuckerberg confident no more than 87M affected by Cambridge Analytica scandal and says that Facebook hasn't seen meaningful decline in users, usage, or ads   —  Facebook made a “huge mistake” in poorly managing its platform of more than two billion people, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg …
Apr 4, 2018, 5:25 PMIn context
Joe Uchill / Axios:
Test finds 18 of 26 email domains managed by Executive Office do not comply with a DHS directive to implement the DMARC security protocol that verifies senders   —  The security advocacy group Global Cyber Alliance tested the 26 email domains managed by the Executive Office of the President …
Apr 4, 2018, 10:10 AMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Grindr's security chief Bryce Case says company has been unfairly singled out and that it has stopped sharing users' HIV status with its third-party vendors   —  Grindr has stopped sharing users' HIV status with its third-party vendors, the company's head of security told Axios.
Apr 2, 2018, 8:30 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Grindr defends sharing users' personal info, including HIV status, with 3rd parties when “appropriate”, says it doesn't sell the info or provide to advertisers   —  LGBTQ dating site Grindr said it does share some data with third party vendors, including customers' HIV status …
Apr 2, 2018, 4:42 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
More VC firms are seeking to raise new funds of $1B+ due to startups staying private longer, SoftBank as possible competition, avoidance of stake dilution, more   —  Tech startups aren't the only ones in Silicon Valley that want to be unicorns.  More and more VC firms are seeking to raise …
Mar 29, 2018, 4:00 PMIn context
Axios:
Report: Zuckerberg will testify before Congress   —  CNN's Dylan Byers reports that Mark Zuckerberg will testify before Congress under oath “within a matter of weeks,” according to unidentified Facebook sources.  The company is working on a strategy for the testimony now as pressure to appear has become too intense to ignore.
Mar 27, 2018, 11:47 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Sources: Lerer Hippeau assumes management for Binary Capital's debut fund of $125M   —  Lerer Hippeau Ventures has agreed to assume management of a $125 million venture capital fund raised and invested by Binary Capital, around nine months after the firm imploded over allegations of sexual harassment …
Mar 26, 2018, 4:30 PMIn context
Joe Uchill / Axios:
The CLOUD Act, a legal framework for overseas data requests by law enforcement that is backed by Microsoft but opposed by activists, passes via omnibus bill   —  The funding bill released Wednesday includes the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data [CLOUD] Act, which provides a legal framework …
Mar 22, 2018, 9:50 AMIn context

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