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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
Dan Primack / Axios:
Sources: Fantasy sports site FanDuel in talks to go public, likely through a reverse merger with Platinum Eagle Acquisition Corp.   —  FanDuel is in advanced talks to go public, but not via an IPO.  —  The plan: Multiple sources tell Axios that the fantasy sports site is likely to participate …
Mar 8, 2018, 9:50 AMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
Senator Lindsey Graham says he wants to hold a hearing to question social media companies about how threats of gun violence spread online   —  Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham (S.C.) says he'd like to grill America's social media companies at a hearing about the way threats of gun violence, including against schools, spread online.
Mar 8, 2018, 9:05 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
HQ Trivia says it has raised $15M at a $100M post-money valuation, led by Founders Fund, to grow out its engineering team   —  HQ, the live trivia game-show app, tells Axios that it has raised $15 million in new VC funding at a $100 million post-money valuation.
Mar 6, 2018, 10:47 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
San Francisco-based Triplebyte, which develops online tools to assess engineers' skills and match them to jobs, raises $10M Series A led by Initialized Capital   —  Triplebyte, a three-year-old San Francisco startup developing software and tools to assess engineers' skills and match them to available jobs …
Feb 28, 2018, 5:15 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Spotify files with SEC for $1B direct listing, will use SPOT as stock symbol; reports 71M paid subs, up 46% YoY, $4.09B revenue in 2017, up from $2.95B in 2016   —  Music streaming giant Spotify today filed for a $1 billion IPO.  Axios had previously reported on the company's confidential filing, but the new paperwork is public.
Feb 28, 2018, 2:38 PMIn context
Kim Hart / Axios:
Poll of 3,574 US adults shows 55% favor more regulation of big tech companies, up from only 40% in November last year   —  A majority of Americans are now concerned that the government won't do enough to regulate how U.S technology companies operate, according to an Axios-SurveyMonkey poll.
Feb 28, 2018, 10:05 AMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
News Media Alliance, a trade group for 2K+ US newspapers, forms PAC to push for a safe harbor exemption to compete against Google and Facebook   —  The News Media Alliance (NMA), a newspaper trade group that represents over 2,000 newspapers in the U.S., is launching a political action committee …
Feb 27, 2018, 11:25 AMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Facebook to launch Local News Subscriptions Accelerator, a $3M three-month pilot program in the US to help metro papers boost digital subscription efforts   —  Facebook Journalism Project will announce today the launch of its Local News Subscriptions Accelerator, a $3 million …
Feb 27, 2018, 10:45 AMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Chartbeat: AMP traffic to publishers increased 100% since 2017 as mobile dominates traffic growth; Parse.ly data shows Facebook referral traffic fell to 25.3%   —  According to new data from Chartbeat, the vast majority of traffic growth publishers are seeing from platforms is now coming from Google AMP …
Feb 15, 2018, 5:30 PMIn context

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