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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
Ina Fried / Axios:
BetterDoctor, a site that helps health care networks keep track of data on providers, to be acquired by healthcare network analysis firm Quest Analytics   —  BetterDoctor, an online site that helps health care networks keep track of data on providers, is being acquired by Quest Analytics …
Jun 18, 2018, 8:50 AMIn context
Steve LeVine / Axios:
A look at one of about a million small retail shops that Alibaba has transformed into a digitized Tmall store equipped with AI apps and heat sensors   —  China's take-no-prisoners Big Tech war is playing out in An Huang's little family grocery in Hangzhou, a three-hour drive southwest of Shanghai.
Jun 17, 2018, 4:55 PMIn context
Steve LeVine / Axios:
JD.com's new Shanghai fulfillment center ships 200,000 orders per day and employs just four people to service the robots   —  JD.com, a Chinese e-commerce gargantuan, has built a big new Shanghai fulfillment center that can organize, pack and ship 200,000 orders a day.
Jun 16, 2018, 8:20 AMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Facebook plans to separate archives for political ads and for ads promoting news publishers' political content; publisher archive will be ready in a few weeks   —  Speaking at Axios' Media Trends event Monday night, Facebook's head of global news partnerships Campbell Brown formally announced …
Jun 13, 2018, 8:00 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Sources: e-scooter company Bird is seeking to raise ~$200M in new funding at a $2B valuation; just three months ago the startup raised at a $300M valuation   —  E-scooter company Bird is seeking to raise around $200 million in new funding at a $2 billion valuation, according to multiple sources.
Jun 12, 2018, 10:47 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Although Lyft has reportedly agreed to acquire Motivate, possibly for $250M, a source says Uber is considering its own bid for the bike-sharing startup   —  Uber is considering a takeover offer for Motivate, the bike-share company behind such programs as CitiBike in New York and Ford GoBike in San Francisco, Axios has learned.
Jun 8, 2018, 2:00 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Uber and Lyft have submitted applications for San Francisco's upcoming pilot program for electric scooters   —  Uber wants to get into the scooter business in San Francisco and is submitting an application for the city's upcoming pilot program, the company confirmed to Axios on Thursday.
Jun 7, 2018, 8:40 PMIn context
Axios:
Source: GV to lead ~$250M round in scooter startup Lime; each scooter gets used 8-12 times/day, and the startup has told investors users have taken 4.2M rides   —  Lime, a San Francisco-based bike and scooter-sharing startup, is raising around $250 million in new funding led by GV (formerly Google Ventures), Axios has learned.
Jun 5, 2018, 10:23 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
SEC filing: Dataminr, a startup that analyzes public data in real time, raises $221M   —  Dataminr, a startup that analyzes public data about events in real time, has raised $221 million in new funding, according to an SEC filing.  —  Why it matters: The New York-based companies is capitalizing …
Jun 4, 2018, 10:20 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Winning hackathon project now helping millions read and write  —  Teacher Merlyne Graves used to spend hours recording for her students who struggled with reading.  Not any more.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
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Zoho:
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