Techmeme

Results 31 - 40 of about 164:

Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Uber will no longer require arbitration for individual claims of sexual assault or harassment by riders, drivers, staff, but class action suits still disallowed   —  In a surprise move, Uber said on Tuesday it is changing its long-standing policy of mandatory arbitration to exempt employees …
May 15, 2018, 6:30 AMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Facebook outlines topics it considers “issue ads”: abortion, civil rights, crime, foreign policy, government reform, guns, terrorism, poverty, and more   —  Facebook is defining what it considers “issue ads” through an initial list of ad topics, ranging from abortion to guns …
May 8, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Cybersecurity company Carbon Black closes up 26% on its first day of trading after raising $152M in its IPO and is now valued at $2B   —  Cybersecurity company Carbon Black went public on Friday, raising $152 million in its IPO and closing its first day of trading up 26%.
May 4, 2018, 4:25 PMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
Starting July 10, Google will require people buying ads related to candidates in US federal elections to be US citizens or lawful permanent residents   —  People buying Google ads related to candidates in U.S. federal elections will have to prove they are U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents beginning July 10, the company says.
May 4, 2018, 9:55 AMIn context
Joe Uchill / Axios:
Quad9, a free DNS service that blocks malicious domains and is designed to dodge surveillance, says it has 27M users, up from 1M at launch in November 2017   —  Quad9, a free internet switchboard that amplifies security, has grown to 27 million users after launching with 1 million just five months ago.
May 2, 2018, 11:30 AMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
In a pitch seemingly aligned with Trump admin's rhetoric and aimed at regulators, T-Mobile and Sprint argue merger will help US beat China in 5G and create jobs   —  The CEOs of T-Mobile and Sprint argued on an analyst call that their just-announced merger would create jobs and boost America's position …
Apr 29, 2018, 3:35 PMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
Facebook declines to appear before US House panel on social media, which will feature pro-Trump vloggers GOP lawmakers asked about during Zuckerberg's testimony   —  Facebook said Wednesday it won't attend a House Judiciary Committee hearing later this week featuring two conservative video personalities …
Apr 25, 2018, 1:50 PMIn context
Stef W. Kight / Axios:
Study using new data from US immigration services shows big US tech companies obtained more H-1B visas in 2017 than 2016, with Amazon topping list at 2,515   —  Prominent U.S. tech companies obtained more H-1B visas in 2017 than in 2016, according to a new study by the National Foundation …
Apr 19, 2018, 11:50 AMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Tempo Automation raises $20M Series B, led by P72 Ventures, to fund its new electronics manufacturing factory in San Francisco's SOMA neighborhood   —  Manufacturing printed circuit boards in San Francisco sounds crazy given the high cost of labor and real estate, but Tempo Automation has raised $20 million to do just that.
Apr 17, 2018, 9:25 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Coinbase acquires Earn.com, which lets users earn bitcoin by completing tasks, hires Earn.com CEO Balaji Srinivasan as CTO; sources say deal is valued at $120M+   —  Coinbase is acquiring Earn.com, a paid inbox service formerly known as 21 inc., with CEO Balaji Srinivasan joining as chief technology officer …
Apr 16, 2018, 12:30 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Wavefront by VMware:
Metrics and Analytics by Wavefront by VMware: Enter to Win $500  —  Discover Wavefront's out-of-the-box monitoring suite for Containers, AWS, Windows, Linux & more.  Try Free for 30 days, enter to win $500
eero:
The eero Plus experience keeps getting better with regular updates.  —  With the latest version of the eero app for iOS and Android, it's now easy to track your eero Plus daily, weekly, and monthly activity of Inspections …
Zoho:
Zoho Mail Plugin for WordPress—sending authentic emails from your website  —  With the Internet Era here to stay, websites and blogs have become a must-have for any business looking to scale itself up.
TechCrunch Disrupt SF:
Techmeme readers save 15% off Disrupt SF passes  —  TechCrunch's Disrupt SF (Sept. 5-7) is our most ambitious event ever where our 10k attendees will extract more startup insights & inspiration than ever before.