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Dan Primack / Axios:
Dublin-based sports betting company Paddy Power Betfair agrees to acquire FanDuel, will merge its US assets with FanDuel and invest $158M in cash   —  Ireland-based online gaming company Paddy Power Betfair has agreed to buy U.S. fantasy sports site FanDuel, Axios has learned from multiple sources.
May 23, 2018, 12:20 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
IBM says it will bring 1,800 jobs to France over the next two years in areas like AI, blockchain, cloud computing, and IoT   —  IBM CEO Ginny Rometty will announce a plan to create 1,800 jobs over the next two years in France in areas like AI, blockchain, cloud computing and IoT.
May 23, 2018, 8:10 AMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
Progressive groups including Demand Progress to launch a “six-figure” ad offensive telling FTC to break off Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger from Facebook   —  A collection of progressive groups will launch a six figure digital ad offensive Monday telling the Federal Trade Commission …
May 20, 2018, 8:40 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Google declines to provide the names of hair salon and restaurant used in controversial Google Duplex demo, or say whether the calls were edited   —  Google made headlines by demonstrating an AI-powered voice assistant that made haircut and restaurant reservations, without betraying that it isn't human.
May 17, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Facebook announces partnership with US-based think tank Atlantic Council aimed at helping deter manipulation of the platform during elections around the world   —  Facebook today will announce a partnership with the Atlantic Council aimed at helping deter manipulation of the platform during elections around the world.
May 17, 2018, 9:30 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
European online gaming firm Paddy Power Betfair says it's in talks to buy FanDuel, source says for $600M-$700M, a day after SCOTUS killed ban on sports gambling   —  European online gaming company Paddy Power Betfair confirmed that it is in talks to acquire FanDuel, one day after the U.S. Supreme Court struck …
May 16, 2018, 12:40 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Sources: on-demand scooter startup Lime is raising up to $500M following a $70M raise in February that brought its total funding to $130M+   —  Lime, one of the startups filling sidewalks with electric scooters, is raising up to $500 million in new funding, possibly via a combination of equity and debt …
May 15, 2018, 5:50 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Following Uber, Lyft won't require arbitration for sexual assault and harassment claims from riders, drivers, and employees; class actions still disallowed   —  After Uber's announcement early Tuesday morning that it will no longer require mandatory arbitration for sexual assault and harassment claims …
May 15, 2018, 3:15 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Uber will no longer require arbitration for individual claims of sexual assault or harassment by riders, drivers, staff, but class action suits still disallowed   —  In a surprise move, Uber said on Tuesday it is changing its long-standing policy of mandatory arbitration to exempt employees …
May 15, 2018, 6:30 AMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Facebook outlines topics it considers “issue ads”: abortion, civil rights, crime, foreign policy, government reform, guns, terrorism, poverty, and more   —  Facebook is defining what it considers “issue ads” through an initial list of ad topics, ranging from abortion to guns …
May 8, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context

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