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Ina Fried / Axios:
Craigslist pulls all personal ads after passage of sex-trafficking bill FOSTA, says any tool or service can be misused and that it can't take such risk   —  Online classified site Craigslist has pulled its entire personal ad section after Congress passed a new sex-trafficking bill that puts more liability on Web sites.
Mar 23, 2018, 12:30 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Blockchain Capital, an investor in Ripple and Coinbase, raises $150M for its fourth fund, which appears to be the largest fund focused on crypto and blockchain   —  Blockchain Capital, an investor in such companies as Coinbase and Ripple, has raised $150 million for its fourth fund.
Mar 22, 2018, 10:40 AMIn context
Joe Uchill / Axios:
The CLOUD Act, a legal framework for overseas data requests by law enforcement that is backed by Microsoft but opposed by activists, passes via omnibus bill   —  The funding bill released Wednesday includes the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data [CLOUD] Act, which provides a legal framework …
Mar 22, 2018, 9:50 AMIn context
Axios:
Mark Zuckerberg didn't apologize, explain why the misuse of data wasn't disclosed in 2015, or say whether he would appear before Congress if asked   —  Mark Zuckerberg today broke his silence on the “Cambridge Analytica situation,” but there were several issues that his post didn't address.
Mar 21, 2018, 4:34 PMIn context
Mike Allen / Axios:
Sources: Zuckerberg plans to speak out in the next 24 hours on the Cambridge Analytica scandal, after initially being more focused on how to fix the problem   —  Axios is told that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to speak out in the next 24 hours on the data-harvesting revelations …
Mar 21, 2018, 6:50 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Salesforce will acquire MuleSoft, a SaaS integration company, for $6.5B, making it Salesforce's largest-ever acquisition   —  Salesforce today announced that it will acquire SaaS integration company MuleSoft for approximately $6.5 billion in cash and stock.  The sale price represents …
Mar 20, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Sources: Facebook is aiming to launch a news section for its Watch platform this summer and is testing different video partnerships with roughly ten publishers   —  Facebook is getting ready to launch a news section for its Watch platform and it's testing different video partnerships with roughly 10 publishers, Axios has learned.
Mar 13, 2018, 7:15 AMIn context
Stef W. Kight / Axios:
Gallup poll: 58% of Americans see AI, robotics, and automation as bigger threats to jobs than immigration and offshoring over the next ten years   —  More than half of Americans (58%) believe that artificial intelligence poses a greater threat to U.S. jobs over the next 10 years than immigration …
Mar 10, 2018, 11:30 PMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Report: Snap CEO Evan Spiegel sent a company-wide note to employees several months ago outlining goal to break even in 2018   —  Snap CEO Evan Spiegel sent a company-wide note to employees “several months ago” outlining a zealous goal to break even in 2018, according to The Information.
Mar 9, 2018, 5:40 AMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
Twitter, Reddit, Cloudflare, Pinterest, Automattic, and others ask for changes to anti-sex trafficking bill to make it easier for smaller companies to implement   —  A group of web companies including Twitter, Reddit and Yelp are mounting a last-ditch effort to modify an anti-trafficking bill …
Mar 8, 2018, 2:20 PMIn context

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