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David McCabe / Axios:
Tech firms are concerned about bill with bipartisan support in Senate, which aims to hold online platforms liable for illegal ads that led to sex-trafficking   —  Of all the policy fights big internet companies are facing this fall, a sex-trafficking bill with bi-partisan support on the Senate has them rattled the most.
Sep 7, 2017, 11:05 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Overview of where regulators stand on ICOs in US, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Russia, Singapore, and Canada   —  Initial coin offerings, or ICOs, have quickly become a popular alternative to traditional venture capital and project financing, but a growing number of regulators are pumping the brakes.
Sep 7, 2017, 12:00 AMIn context
Alison Snyder / Axios:
Survey of 3,000+ American business executives finds 85% say AI presents a competitive advantage, but just 20% use AI in some way, and 5% use it extensively   —  American business executives expect artificial intelligence to have a large impact on their companies, but few are actually doing anything with AI …
Sep 6, 2017, 2:40 PMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
LinkedIn launches Audience Network to let marketers promote native ads on sites and apps other than LinkedIn   —  Microsoft-owned LinkedIn is launching LinkedIn Audience Network, an advertising feature that will let marketers promote native ads to certain audiences on sites and apps other than LinkedIn.
Sep 6, 2017, 6:45 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Dara Khosrowshahi is officially Uber CEO, according to an email from company's board to employees; Travis Kalanick says he “couldn't be happier”   —  Uber's board of directors this evening sent an email to company employees, saying that it voted unanimously to name current Expedia boss Dara Khosrowshahi as its next CEO.
Aug 29, 2017, 10:40 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Product Hunt founder Ryan Hoover has his own VC fund that's secured $3M+, according to SEC filing, and is part of AngelList's Angel Funds initiative   —  Ryan Hoover, founder of popular tech leaderboard and forum Product Hunt, is raising a small venture capital fund called “Weekend Fund.”
Aug 29, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
In Q2, Uber had gross bookings of $8.7B, up 17% QoQ, revenue of $1.75B, up from Q1's $1.5B, net loss of $645M, down ~9% QoQ, 14% YoY; global trips rose 150% YoY   —  Uber's gross bookings were up 17% in the second quarter, the number of trips taken rose 150% in the past year and its adjusted loss fell …
Aug 23, 2017, 4:08 PMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
US lawmakers and advocates on both the left and right are increasingly calling for regulating Google, Facebook, and Amazon   —  Tech behemoths Google, Facebook and Amazon are feeling the heat from the far-left and the far-right, and even the center is starting to fold.
Aug 18, 2017, 8:40 PMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
In less than a month, over 29M unique viewers have watched Stay Tuned, NBC News' daily Snapchat Discover show   —  In less than a month, over 29 million unique viewers have already watched “Stay Tuned,” NBC News' daily Snapchat Discover show, Axios has learned.  —  Why it matters:
Aug 18, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich leaves President Trump's American Manufacturing Council, says the divided political climate is causing serious harm to critical issues   —  Intel said Monday that CEO Brian Krzanich was leaving President Trump's American Manufacturing Council, the latest executive …
Aug 14, 2017, 10:45 PMIn context

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