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David McCabe / Axios:
Policy paper from Sen. Warner lays out 20 ways to address issues posed by big tech platforms, from putting a price on users' data to mimicking GDPR rules   —  In a policy paper obtained by Axios, Sen. Mark Warner's office laid out 20 different paths to address problems posed by Big Tech platforms …
Jul 30, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Source: two ex-Uber execs run Moving Capital, a private AngelList syndicate with ~100 Uber alums investing in two-sided marketplace and transportation startups   —  Two former Uber executives are quietly operating an investor syndicate to invest in startups led by their former colleagues, Axios has learned.
Jul 24, 2018, 3:15 PMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Snap partners with NewsWhip, Storyful, SAM Desk, and TagBoard to help journalists better mine the billions of public videos and photos shared on its app   —  Snapchat is launching a news partnership initiative with the goal of helping journalists and news organizations better mine the billions …
Jul 17, 2018, 8:15 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Uber, in partnership with Checkr, will now conduct driver background checks continuously using real-time data from Appriss   —  As part of a plan to improve safety for its riders, Uber is rolling out ongoing background checks for its drivers, the company tells Axios.
Jul 13, 2018, 1:35 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Apple reveals that 5,000 people had access to info on Project Titan, company's autonomy project, in a filing against an engineer accused of stealing secrets   —  While Apple hates when people spill its secrets, it also hates having to go to court against leakers.
Jul 11, 2018, 11:05 PMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Facebook will roll out news shows for Facebook Watch from July 16, with the lineup including shows from CNN, Fox News, Quartz, Bloomberg, Univision, ATTN:, Mic   —  Facebook will launch a slate of video shows on its video platform, Watch, on July 16.  —  Why it matters: The tech giant …
Jul 11, 2018, 12:50 PMIn context
Axios:
All charges against ex-Vungle CEO Zain Jaffer have been dismissed at the request of San Mateo DA, who said prescribed drugs from multiple doctors were at fault   —  Last fall we reported that tech entrepreneur Zain Jaffer was arrested on a variety of awful charges, including sexual assault of his own child.
Jul 3, 2018, 11:15 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Lyft has raised $600M in new funding led by existing investor Fidelity at a post-money valuation of $15.1B   —  Lyft has raised $600 million in new funding led by existing investor Fidelity at a valuation of $15.1 billion post-money, up from $11.7 billion at the previous round.
Jun 27, 2018, 12:52 PMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
SCOTUS rules AmEx didn't break antitrust laws by discouraging merchants' promotion of rival cards, in win for firms like Amazon operating in “two-sided” markets   —  The Supreme Court upheld Monday a lower court ruling that American Express didn't violate federal antitrust laws …
Jun 25, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context
Axios:
Source: White House has begun planning a federal approach to data privacy, led by Trump's special assistant for tech Gail Slater, as EU rolls out GDPR   —  The White House is in the early stages of determining what a federal approach to online data privacy should look like, Axios has learned.
Jun 20, 2018, 11:10 AMIn context

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