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Shannon Vavra / Axios:
Bipartisan group of lawmakers introduce Secure Elections Act bill, propose spending $386M to replace outdated voting systems vulnerable to hacking   —  Sen. James Lankford introduced a bill Thursday that could help prevent foreign tampering in U.S. elections and strengthen election cybersecurity …
Dec 22, 2017, 7:30 AMIn context
Axios:
Source: Amazon in advanced talks to acquire Sqrrl, a startup that analyzes big data to detect cybersecurity threats; Sqrrl has raised nearly $30M in VC funding   —  Amazon is in advanced talks to acquire Sqrrl, a Massachusetts-based cybersecurity software company whose founders used to work for the NSA, Axios has learned.
Dec 17, 2017, 4:10 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Shervin Pishevar says he has resigned from Sherpa Capital effective immediately   —  Venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar has left Sherpa Ventures, the San Francisco-based firm he co-founded in 2013, following multiple allegations of sexual harassment.  He has denied all of the claims, including one made on-the-record to Axios.
Dec 14, 2017, 3:41 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Google Brain founder Andrew Ng unveils Landing.ai to bring AI to the manufacturing industry, starting with Foxconn as its first strategic partner   —  After helping Google and Baidu kickstart their artificial intelligence efforts, Andrew Ng wants to see AI transform more than just tech companies.
Dec 14, 2017, 9:55 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Boston entrepreneur Laura Fitton becomes first woman on record to accuse Shervin Pishevar of sexual harassment, saying he forcibly kissed her and more in 2011   —  Laura Fitton is a Boston entrepreneur and social marketing executive, known to many early Twitter users as the co-author of Twitter for Dummies.
Dec 7, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Axios:
How big tech companies, especially from the US, could be affected by upcoming trade and legal disputes over cross-border data transfers   —  Technology companies are facing growing international obstacles affecting how their most valuable asset — data — flows across borders.
Dec 6, 2017, 4:55 PMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
News Corp launches News IQ, a data-driven online advertising network, across all of its online properties, including The Wall Street Journal   —  News Corp is taking aim at the digital-ad dominance of Google and Facebook with a new platform to let advertisers reach audiences across all of its online properties.
Dec 5, 2017, 12:20 PMIn context
Evan Spiegel / Axios:
Evan Spiegel says social media fueled fake news and Snapchat is “separating the social from the media” in its upcoming redesign   —  The personalized newsfeed revolutionized the way people share and consume content.  But let's be honest: this came at a huge cost to facts, our minds and the entire media industry.
Nov 29, 2017, 7:15 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
WeWork agrees to acquire Meetup, the New York-based social network that helps organize offline meetings; source says deal is valued at ~$200M   —  WeWork has agreed to acquire Meetup, a New York-based social network that helps organize offline meetings around common interests.
Nov 28, 2017, 11:05 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Filing shows Lyft is raising an additional $500M in funding, one month after announcing $1B raise led by Alphabet's CapitalG, at an $11.5B post-money valuation   —  Ride-hail company Lyft is raising up to $500 million in additional funding, according to a share authorization document filed yesterday in Delaware.
Nov 22, 2017, 8:40 PMIn context

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Microsoft:
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