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Dan Primack / Axios:
GOP tax bill, still in early stages, includes a big break for employees of privately held startups, would allow tax to be deferred on exercised stock options   —  House Republicans may win some new fans in Silicon Valley, with a new tax proposal that would help employees of highly valued startups that have not yet gone public.
Nov 7, 2017, 1:40 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Internal email: Lyft COO Rex Tibbens to step down, as company prepares to go public next year   —  Rex Tibbens is stepping down as chief operating officer of Lyft by year-end, Axios has learned from multiple sources.  Tibbens, who joined the ride-hail company in 2015 after four years at Amazon …
Nov 6, 2017, 9:50 PMIn context
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
Alison Snyder / Axios:
Researchers at Vicarious AI have developed a new brain-inspired AI technique that can solve CAPTCHAs with less training data than other AI techniques   —  One of the ways computers distinguish humans from robots is with CAPTCHAs — that little box with a weird letter combination at the bottom of your online ticket or other transaction.
Oct 27, 2017, 2:05 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

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