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Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Orchid Labs raises $4.7M seed from a16z, Sequoia, and others to build blockchain-based protocol for unrestricted or uncensored internet   —  Orchid Labs says that it has developed blockchain-based protocol that lets users access the internet free of censorship, restrictions, and surveillance.
Oct 26, 2017, 12:25 PMIn context
Kim Hart / Axios:
Trade group representing Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Amazon, Alphabet, and others releases principles for ethical AI to promote responsible use of data and more   —  The Information Technology Industry Council — a DC-based group representing the likes of IBM, Microsoft, Google, Amazon …
Oct 25, 2017, 1:55 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Overstock.com plans to sell up to 500M digital tokens in an ICO to fund its subsidiary, tØ, an SEC-compliant digital token exchange   —  E-commerce veteran Overstock.com is planning to sell up to 500 million digital tokens via an initial coin offering that will launch next month …
Oct 24, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
CoinList, provider of ICO management and compliance services, spins out of AngelList into a separate company led by former Sidewire CEO Andy Bromberg   —  CoinList, a provider of financial services for staging and managing initial coin offerings (ICOs), is spinning out of AngelList …
Oct 20, 2017, 11:40 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
UAE-based sovereign wealth fund Mubadala is launching a $400M fund in partnership with SoftBank, a $200M VC fund-of-funds, and is opening a San Francisco office   —  Mubadala, an Abu Dhabi-based sovereign wealth fund with $125 billion in assets under management, is opening its first U.S. office …
Oct 18, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Magic Leap closes $502M round of funding led by Singapore sovereign wealth fund Temasek; return backers include Alibaba, Google, Fidelity, JPMorgan venture arms   —  Magic Leap, the secretive “mixed reality” startup, announced on Tuesday that it has raised $502 million in new venture capital funding led …
Oct 17, 2017, 3:33 PMIn context
Shannon Vavra / Axios:
DHS issues directive for federal agencies to adopt DMARC and STARTTLS email security protocols, among other best practices   —  The Department of Homeland Security announced a new binding directive today for federal agencies to adopt basic web and email security features.
Oct 16, 2017, 5:50 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Google announces new education initiatives: $1B in global grants to nonprofits, US-based Grow with Google for training and resources, Goodwill partnership   —  Google CEO Sundar Pichai was in Pittsburgh Wednesday to announce a new five-year, $1 billion program to help close the global education gap.
Oct 12, 2017, 1:50 PMIn context
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

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