Techmeme

Results 41 - 50 of about 214:

Dan Primack / Axios:
Instacart raises a $150M extension to its Series E, bringing total raised in the round to $350M, from existing investors including Coatue Management   —  Grocery delivery company Instacart is closing on $150 million in new funding from existing investors like Coatue Management, Axios has learned.
Apr 5, 2018, 1:13 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Amazon adds a parent dashboard to its Fire for Kids tablets, letting parents track kids' usage and remotely control devices   —  Amazon, which already has some of the most parent-friendly options for its Fire tablets, is adding two key improvements on Thursday.
Apr 5, 2018, 10:50 AMIn context
Axios:
Mark Zuckerberg confident no more than 87M affected by Cambridge Analytica scandal and says that Facebook hasn't seen meaningful decline in users, usage, or ads   —  Facebook made a “huge mistake” in poorly managing its platform of more than two billion people, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg …
Apr 4, 2018, 5:25 PMIn context
Joe Uchill / Axios:
Test finds 18 of 26 email domains managed by Executive Office do not comply with a DHS directive to implement the DMARC security protocol that verifies senders   —  The security advocacy group Global Cyber Alliance tested the 26 email domains managed by the Executive Office of the President …
Apr 4, 2018, 10:10 AMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Grindr's security chief Bryce Case says company has been unfairly singled out and that it has stopped sharing users' HIV status with its third-party vendors   —  Grindr has stopped sharing users' HIV status with its third-party vendors, the company's head of security told Axios.
Apr 2, 2018, 8:30 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Grindr defends sharing users' personal info, including HIV status, with 3rd parties when “appropriate”, says it doesn't sell the info or provide to advertisers   —  LGBTQ dating site Grindr said it does share some data with third party vendors, including customers' HIV status …
Apr 2, 2018, 4:42 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
More VC firms are seeking to raise new funds of $1B+ due to startups staying private longer, SoftBank as possible competition, avoidance of stake dilution, more   —  Tech startups aren't the only ones in Silicon Valley that want to be unicorns.  More and more VC firms are seeking to raise …
Mar 29, 2018, 4:00 PMIn context
Jonathan Swan / Axios:
Sources: Trump is “obsessed” with Amazon, with his antipathy surfacing when discussing tax policy or antitrust cases; he is not concerned about Facebook   —  Capitol Hill wants Facebook's blood, but President Trump isn't interested.  Instead, the tech behemoth Trump wants to go after is Amazon …
Mar 28, 2018, 9:15 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Uber will pay $10M to settle a discrimination and hostile workplace class action lawsuit filed last year on behalf of 420 women and minority engineers   —  Uber will pay $10 million to settle a discrimination and hostile workplace class action lawsuit filed last year on behalf of 420 women and minority engineers.
Mar 27, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context
Axios:
Report: Zuckerberg will testify before Congress   —  CNN's Dylan Byers reports that Mark Zuckerberg will testify before Congress under oath “within a matter of weeks,” according to unidentified Facebook sources.  The company is working on a strategy for the testimony now as pressure to appear has become too intense to ignore.
Mar 27, 2018, 11:47 AMIn 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:
Another day, another cyber security threat. eero keeps your network protected.  —  VPNFilter is the latest router-based malware and is estimated to affect over 500,000 consumer routers.
Zoho:
At Zoho Recruit, We Take Workflows very Personnel-ly  —  Here's the thing about workflows.  They are very difficult to understand until you actually start working with them.  —  But, for recruiters …