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Dan Primack / Axios:
More VC firms are seeking to raise new funds of $1B+ due to startups staying private longer, SoftBank as possible competition, avoidance of stake dilution, more   —  Tech startups aren't the only ones in Silicon Valley that want to be unicorns.  More and more VC firms are seeking to raise …
Mar 29, 2018, 4:00 PMIn context
Axios:
Report: Zuckerberg will testify before Congress   —  CNN's Dylan Byers reports that Mark Zuckerberg will testify before Congress under oath “within a matter of weeks,” according to unidentified Facebook sources.  The company is working on a strategy for the testimony now as pressure to appear has become too intense to ignore.
Mar 27, 2018, 11:47 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Sources: Lerer Hippeau assumes management for Binary Capital's debut fund of $125M   —  Lerer Hippeau Ventures has agreed to assume management of a $125 million venture capital fund raised and invested by Binary Capital, around nine months after the firm imploded over allegations of sexual harassment …
Mar 26, 2018, 4:30 PMIn context
Joe Uchill / Axios:
The CLOUD Act, a legal framework for overseas data requests by law enforcement that is backed by Microsoft but opposed by activists, passes via omnibus bill   —  The funding bill released Wednesday includes the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data [CLOUD] Act, which provides a legal framework …
Mar 22, 2018, 9:50 AMIn context
Mike Allen / Axios:
Sources: Zuckerberg plans to speak out in the next 24 hours on the Cambridge Analytica scandal, after initially being more focused on how to fix the problem   —  Axios is told that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to speak out in the next 24 hours on the data-harvesting revelations …
Mar 21, 2018, 6:50 AMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Sources: Facebook is aiming to launch a news section for its Watch platform this summer and is testing different video partnerships with roughly ten publishers   —  Facebook is getting ready to launch a news section for its Watch platform and it's testing different video partnerships with roughly 10 publishers, Axios has learned.
Mar 13, 2018, 7:15 AMIn context
Stef W. Kight / Axios:
Gallup poll: 58% of Americans see AI, robotics, and automation as bigger threats to jobs than immigration and offshoring over the next ten years   —  More than half of Americans (58%) believe that artificial intelligence poses a greater threat to U.S. jobs over the next 10 years than immigration …
Mar 10, 2018, 11:30 PMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Report: Snap CEO Evan Spiegel sent a company-wide note to employees several months ago outlining goal to break even in 2018   —  Snap CEO Evan Spiegel sent a company-wide note to employees “several months ago” outlining a zealous goal to break even in 2018, according to The Information.
Mar 9, 2018, 5:40 AMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
Twitter, Reddit, Cloudflare, Pinterest, Automattic, and others ask for changes to anti-sex trafficking bill to make it easier for smaller companies to implement   —  A group of web companies including Twitter, Reddit and Yelp are mounting a last-ditch effort to modify an anti-trafficking bill …
Mar 8, 2018, 2:20 PMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
Senator Lindsey Graham says he wants to hold a hearing to question social media companies about how threats of gun violence spread online   —  Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham (S.C.) says he'd like to grill America's social media companies at a hearing about the way threats of gun violence, including against schools, spread online.
Mar 8, 2018, 9:05 AMIn context

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