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David McCabe / Axios:
Facebook declines to appear before US House panel on social media, which will feature pro-Trump vloggers GOP lawmakers asked about during Zuckerberg's testimony   —  Facebook said Wednesday it won't attend a House Judiciary Committee hearing later this week featuring two conservative video personalities …
Apr 25, 2018, 1:50 PMIn context
Stef W. Kight / Axios:
Study using new data from US immigration services shows big US tech companies obtained more H-1B visas in 2017 than 2016, with Amazon topping list at 2,515   —  Prominent U.S. tech companies obtained more H-1B visas in 2017 than in 2016, according to a new study by the National Foundation …
Apr 19, 2018, 11:50 AMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Tempo Automation raises $20M Series B, led by P72 Ventures, to fund its new electronics manufacturing factory in San Francisco's SOMA neighborhood   —  Manufacturing printed circuit boards in San Francisco sounds crazy given the high cost of labor and real estate, but Tempo Automation has raised $20 million to do just that.
Apr 17, 2018, 9:25 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Coinbase acquires Earn.com, which lets users earn bitcoin by completing tasks, hires Earn.com CEO Balaji Srinivasan as CTO; sources say deal is valued at $120M+   —  Coinbase is acquiring Earn.com, a paid inbox service formerly known as 21 inc., with CEO Balaji Srinivasan joining as chief technology officer …
Apr 16, 2018, 12:30 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Swiss staffing and workforce development company Adecco acquires New York-based coding school General Assembly for $412.5M; General Assembly had raised ~$120M   —  Coding school General Assembly has agreed to be acquired for $412.5 million in cash by Swiss staffing and workforce development company Adecco.
Apr 16, 2018, 1:20 AMIn context
Shannon Vavra / Axios:
Amazon rivals and experts caution that DoD's plans to give just one company a contract for moving Pentagon data to cloud favors Amazon and increases dependency   —  As the Pentagon moves military information systems into the cloud, some industry experts and executives are questioning the wisdom …
Apr 12, 2018, 12:20 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Boston-area antivirus and security software maker Carbon Black files for IPO, reports $162M revenue on a $56M net loss in 2017, up from $116M in revenue in 2016   —  Carbon Black, a Boston-area maker of antivirus software and other endpoint security solutions, has filed for an IPO.
Apr 10, 2018, 3:35 PMIn context
Axios:
Sources: Coinbase in talks to acquire Earn.com, a paid inbox service formerly known as 21.co, for $100M, wants Earn's Balaji Srinivasan to become Coinbase's CTO   —  Digital currency exchange Coinbase is still in talks to acquire Earn.com, a paid inbox service formerly known as 21 inc., Axios has learned from multiple sources.
Apr 6, 2018, 11:33 AMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Facebook gets accreditation from Media Rating Council for first of three audits it committed to, validating ad impressions on Facebook News Feed and Instagram   —  The Media Ratings Council (MRC,) which has for decades acted as the de facto watchdog for the media and advertising industries …
Apr 5, 2018, 2:10 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Amazon adds a parent dashboard to its Fire for Kids tablets, letting parents track kids' usage and remotely control devices   —  Amazon, which already has some of the most parent-friendly options for its Fire tablets, is adding two key improvements on Thursday.
Apr 5, 2018, 10:50 AMIn context

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