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Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Cyngn (formerly Cyanogen), which raised $115M to build a more open flavor of Android, pivots to self-driving technology   —  Cyngn, a Silicon Valley startup that raised $115 million to build a more open flavor of the Android mobile operating system, has changed course and is now working on autonomous driving technology.
Oct 11, 2017, 10:40 AMIn context
Axios:
In email to advertisers, Facebook says it'll manually review ads that target users based on politics, religion, ethnicity, or social issues before they go live   —  Facebook is going to require ads that are targeted to people based on “politics, religion, ethnicity or social issues” …
Oct 7, 2017, 9:57 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
SEC filing shows Docker has raised more than $61M of a $75M funding round   —  Docker, a Silicon Valley software maker, has raised more than $61 million of a $75 million round, according to an SEC filing .  In August, Bloomberg reported that the company was fundraising …
Oct 6, 2017, 8:40 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Former Zenefits and Yammer CEO David Sacks raising a VC fund, according to SEC filing   —  Former Yammer and Zenefits CEO David Sacks appears to be raising a venture capital fund, according to an SEC filing .  —  Why it matters: Sacks created one tech unicorn in Yammer, which was sold to Microsoft for $1.2 billion.
Oct 6, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
Facebook steps up efforts to answer questions about its role in Russian election meddling, with print ads, lobbying, outreach by Campbell Brown and Liz Spayd   —  Facebook is stepping up its offensive to respond to questions about the role it played in Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
Oct 5, 2017, 11:15 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Uber board voted to proceed with SoftBank talks, moves ahead with some governance changes; source says shareholder super-voting rights were removed   —  Uber's board of directors today failed to approve governance changes that would have formally prevented former CEO Travis Kalanick …
Oct 3, 2017, 6:42 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Crowdsourced hardware maker Quirky, which filed for bankruptcy in 2015, relaunches with a similar focus but plans to license products for manufacture   —  Quirky once was one of the tech world's most-watched startups, raising around $200 million to build a platform whereby inventors …
Sep 26, 2017, 11:10 PMIn context
Alayna Treene / Axios:
Internet Association says Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Salesforce each contributed $50M to Trump's education initiative focused on STEM and coding   —  The Internet Association announced Tuesday that its member companies, including Google, Facebook and Amazon …
Sep 26, 2017, 12:50 PMIn context
Shane Savitsky / Axios:
Startups in Toronto have seen double-digit increases in job applications from the US since Trump was elected   —  Numerous startups in the tech hub of Toronto say they have had steady, double-digit increases in job applications from the United States since last year's presidential election.
Sep 21, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Google announces it is rolling out new Natural Language API features: automatic classification of content and sentiment analysis of places or things   —  Google is launching new features within its free Cloud Natural Languages API (shared software technology) that will help newsrooms …
Sep 19, 2017, 3:45 PMIn context

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