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Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Sources: Uber and Lyft each held talks to acquire Skedaddle, a startup that creates group bus rides by matching customers headed in the same direction   —  Uber and Lyft each held talks to acquire Skedaddle, a startup that creates group bus rides by matching customers headed in the same direction, Axios has learned.
Jul 5, 2018, 4:35 PMIn context
Axios:
All charges against ex-Vungle CEO Zain Jaffer have been dismissed at the request of San Mateo DA, who said prescribed drugs from multiple doctors were at fault   —  Last fall we reported that tech entrepreneur Zain Jaffer was arrested on a variety of awful charges, including sexual assault of his own child.
Jul 3, 2018, 11:15 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Dataminr, a NY-based startup that analyzes public data in real time, raises $392M at a valuation of $1.6B, more than the double the $680M valuation from 2015   —  Dataminr, a New York City-based startup that analyzes public data about events in real time, has closed a $392 million funding round …
Jun 29, 2018, 4:15 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Lyft has raised $600M in new funding led by existing investor Fidelity at a post-money valuation of $15.1B   —  Lyft has raised $600 million in new funding led by existing investor Fidelity at a valuation of $15.1 billion post-money, up from $11.7 billion at the previous round.
Jun 27, 2018, 12:52 PMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
SCOTUS rules AmEx didn't break antitrust laws by discouraging merchants' promotion of rival cards, in win for firms like Amazon operating in “two-sided” markets   —  The Supreme Court upheld Monday a lower court ruling that American Express didn't violate federal antitrust laws …
Jun 25, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context
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

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