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David McCabe / Axios:
Techdirt gets $250K+ via Craig Newmark, Freedom of the Press Foundation, Charles Koch Foundation, more to cover free speech while battling Hulk Hogan's lawyer   —  An eclectic group is financially backing TechDirt, a tech news site being sued for libel by the same lawyer who who helped take down Gawker.
Aug 9, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Greylock COO Tom Frangione out, source says due to “inappropriate” consensual relationship, just weeks after partner Reid Hoffman proposed a “Decency Pledge”   —  Tom Frangione has stepped down as chief operating officer of Greylock Partners, after the Silicon Valley …
Aug 3, 2017, 11:30 AMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Tim Cook says Apple had no choice in removing VPN apps in China due to local law, but hopes restrictions will be loosened over time   —  Asked about the recent removal of VPN apps from the Chinese App Store, Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company had no choice under local laws, but expressed hope the crackdown won't be permanent.
Aug 1, 2017, 6:20 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Sources: Uber board member views on Whitman as CEO: Kalanick, Huffington not in support; Cohler, Trujillo, Graves, Camp in favor; Martello and Rumayyan, unclear   —  Uber's board of directors is expected to meet tonight, in order to discuss both its vacant CEO position and a possible investment from Japan's SoftBank Group.
Jul 27, 2017, 6:40 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Tech leaders including Tim Cook, Jack Dorsey, Mark Zuckerberg, Sam Altman, Sundar Pichai, and Marc Benioff speak out against Trump's transgender troop ban   —  Salesforce and the CEO of Google are among the first tech leaders to publicly speak out after President Trump's announcement Wednesday …
Jul 26, 2017, 3:20 PMIn context
Axios:
Sources: Y Combinator raising up to $1B for second Continuity fund, which will merge with early-stage investment program, and won't be limited to YC companies   —  Silicon Valley startup accelerator Y Combinator is raising up to $1 billion for a new venture capital fund, Axios has learned from multiple sources.
Jul 21, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Microsoft CFO Amy Hood: for the first time, Microsoft got more revenue from Office 365 subscriptions than from traditional Office software licensing   —  Shares of Microsoft hit record territory in after-hours trading on Thursday, topping $75 a share, after the software giant's better-than-expected financial results.
Jul 21, 2017, 7:10 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Early coding school Dev Bootcamp is shutting down, says it couldn't make its business model work; it was acquired by education services company Kaplan in 2014   —  Dev Bootcamp, the original “coding bootcamp,” is shutting down, the company announced on Wednesday.
Jul 13, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
E-tailer Brandless launches with flat $3 pricing on household goods, announces $35M Series B led by New Enterprise Associates, with GV, Redpoint among investors   —  Tina Sharkey has been reinventing media for some time, having run both BabyCenter.com and NBC's iVillage before trying her hand at VC work at Sherpa Capital.
Jul 11, 2017, 6:30 PMIn context
Kim Hart / Axios:
As expected, DHS delays effective date of startup visa “International Entrepreneur Rule”, which Trump administration has now signaled its intent to eliminate   —  The Department of Homeland Security has delayed the effective date of the International Entrepreneur Rule.
Jul 10, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context

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