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Dan Primack / Axios:
SoftBank reports Vision Fund has secured $97.7B in commitments through end of Sept., up from ~$93B in May, has deployed $18.4B, will increase holdings in Sprint   —  Japan's SoftBank Group today released its latest quarterly earnings, which included a note that its tech-focused Vision Fund …
Nov 6, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Venture capitalist David Lee sues former SV Angel partner Ron Conway for $3.5M, wants declaratory relief for $15M-$20M more Lee expects to be owed in the future   —  Venture capitalist David Lee has sued former partner Ron Conway for millions of dollars Lee feels is being improperly withheld by Conway …
Nov 3, 2017, 11:00 AMIn context
Kim Hart / Axios:
Singapore-based chip manufacturer Broadcom says it's moving operations back to the US, pending shareholder approval   —  Singapore-based chip manufacturer Broadcom is moving operations back to the U.S., pending shareholder approval, President Trump announced Thursday.
Nov 2, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
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

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Making gaming accessible to all  —  Read the story behind the new Xbox Adaptive Controller, which will make gaming accessible to people with a broad range of disabilities.
eero:
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