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Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
One year after doubling tweet length, Twitter finds the average tweet is now 33 characters, one fewer than before the change; 5% are longer than 190 characters   —  Nearly a year since Twitter doubled the character limit of tweets from 140 to 280, the company has found that the most common length …
Oct 30, 2018, 5:10 PMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
Lobbying group for Apple, Facebook, Google, and others unveils framework proposal for user privacy regulation, including opt-ins for use of sensitive data   —  A leading tech lobbying group in Washington Monday introduced a plan for regulations to protect user privacy online …
Oct 22, 2018, 5:45 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Sources: online payday lender LendUp is splitting the company to separate the lending and credit card businesses; LendUp has raised more than $300M   —  LendUp, a San Francisco-based fintech company that has raised over $300 million from firms like Google Ventures and Y Combinator …
Oct 19, 2018, 7:10 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Sources: Apple acquires music analytics startup Asaii, source says for less than $100M   —  Apple has acquired Asaii, a startup that built a music analytics engine for music labels and artist managers, sources confirm to Axios.  The deal, which appears to be verified by employee LinkedIn profiles …
Oct 15, 2018, 7:10 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
ANGI Homeservices, owner of Angie's List and HomeAdvisor, to acquire Handy, a startup for on-demand cleaning and other home services; Handy has raised $115M   —  ANGI Homeservices, the parent company of Angie's List's and HomeAdvisors, is acquiring Handy, a New York-based startup that provides cleaning and other home services.
Oct 12, 2018, 2:35 PMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Forbes partners with journalism blockchain network Civil to become the first major media company to experiment with publishing stories to the blockchain   —  Forbes, the century-old business publisher, is joining forces with Civil, a journalism blockchain network, to become the first major media company …
Oct 9, 2018, 9:55 AMIn context
Michael Sykes / Axios:
ClimaCell, which uses variations in wireless signals and IoT data to provide weather forecasting for airlines and autonomous cars, raises $45M Series B   —  ClimaCell, a Boston-based startup that uses cell phone and IoT data for short-term, hyper-local weather forecasting, raised $45 million in Series B funding.
Oct 4, 2018, 12:17 PMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
First presidential wireless test alert will come to your phone today   —  Federal officials on Wednesday afternoon will run the first nationwide test of the wireless emergency alert system.  It uses a type of alert that can only be sent by the president, and that consumers aren't able to turn off.
Oct 3, 2018, 10:25 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Two of Benchmark Capital's longtime general partners, Matt Cohler and Mitch Lasky, are voluntarily stepping back as the VC firm raises its ninth fund   —  Two of Benchmark Capital's longtime general partners, Matt Cohler and Mitch Lasky, are stepping back as the venerable venture capital firm raises its ninth fund.
Oct 1, 2018, 4:30 PMIn context
Shannon Vavra / Axios:
John Bolton says Trump signed off on a new national cyber strategy to guide how the administration handles cyberthreats, offensive and defensive cybersecurity   —  President Trump has signed off on a long-awaited national cyber strategy that aims to guide how the administration handles offensive …
Sep 20, 2018, 4:27 PMIn context

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